“Frolic” Blocks Completed!

Since taking the “Straits of Mackinac” class the end of February, I have been spinning my wheels on my quilts.  I have worked on “Straits of Mackinac”, the whole time feeling guilty because “Frolic” pieces are spread out all over my work area.  I finally decided that I needed to concentrate on “Frolic” so that I could put it all away.

Last night I got really excited because I finished all the half blocks, went to my computer to look at the instructions for pressing the sashing strips (which I have been doing as leaders and enders), and to my dismay realized that I had quarter blocks to make.  I found the pieces for them and laid them out, and called it a night.  At least they were all ready to be stitched this morning, which I went down and did as soon as I got up.

Frolic Squares done
Those half blocks gave me fits, and I don’t know why!

Now to finish pressing the sashing strips and figure out where in this house I am going to lay this out!  It is big, and I don’t have a design wall (yet!) and I am not going to a store to buy what I need to make one.  I can find floor space, but not where our dog won’t walk through, lay down on, and maybe even do a roll or two.  I will figure this out by the time I get the strips pressed.  In the scheme of what is going on all around us, this is VERY small potatoes.

I am thankful I have these projects to distract me and a hobby that allows me to pray for my family and loved ones while I work with my hands.  The thankful list is long these days…  my sheltering home, the health of my family and friends, a well stocked pantry, and so much more!  Thankfulness and gratitude make everything so much better!

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