Something to do, Something New Something to Bee

At the moment I’m in York for a few days. Mr RH and I have come to help our youngest daughter move into her house for next year and bring her home for the holiday. Our hotel claims to have amazing internet but this is the first time it’s connected at all and it’s so slow, you may never get to read this!

 

 

Before we came I did some machine quilting on the Free two Bee quilt to hold it together so I can add some hand quilting (if I have time) whilst I’m here.
I’ve been trying to use organic lines, which I haven’t tried before and I hope will match the eclectic, evolving nature of the quilt. I’ve also done some grid quilting this month, which was new to me as well, so I’m going to link this post (if I can!) with Fiona.
Apart from that I trialled a block for my Bee month, July, in the ‘Scrappy? Sew Be It’ bee. The block pattern was very kindly sent to me by my bee friend Jeanne at Grey Cat Quilts  who designed it herself.
What do you think of this, using bright solids for the stars and alternating whites and texts in the Spiderswebs?
Janine @ Rainbow Hare

26 thoughts on “Something to do, Something New Something to Bee

  1. Lee says:

    Oh wow! I love love love the text-print spiderwebs with the solid color stars! Fantastic idea. Can't wait to see more! Thanks for linking up to WIP Wednesday. : )

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  2. hydeeannsews says:

    to answer your question, i think it's a great fabric pick for that wonderful block your friend designed! so many other fun bits you shared, too. good luck with the travels, glad your slow internet connected after all!

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  3. Celtic Thistle says:

    I love your text prints in the Spiders Web block, great piecing too!

    Hope you get a chance to have a Fat Rascal in Betty's whilst you are in York :)

    Thanks for linking up to New to Me too.

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