Monday, February 29, 2016

February 2016 wrap-up

It's Leap Day!  It only comes once every 4 years of course, but this year it's a little more special because I'm doing the Quilty 366 challenge!  One extra Dancing Plus blocks to make for this year...  and, of course, I had the PERFECT fabric to use for my block!  I've had this adorable Dick and Jane fabric for a few years, and only cut little bits off of it every once in a while - but today was one of those days!  Now you want to see it, don't you?  Here it is:
The Dick and Jane books were some of the first books I read, and I wish that I still had them (I'd be rich!).  
The other thing about it being the 29th today means that I need to show you all the blocks I made for the month - all 29 of them. 
This is going to be one VERY large quilt!
And, finally, I have my RSC '16 blocks done for February - the colour for the month was brown, with the addition of pink if desired - and I had a few browns with pink in them, so I figured that they had to be used.  Before I actually started making these blocks, I thought that using black for the centers would be a great choice, because there's no way that Angela would pick black for a month's colour - but some of the fabrics I chose don't work so well with black... oh well.  It can only get better, right?  (March's colour is purple!)

I'm off to link up at SoScrappy and QuiltyFolk.


  1. Your Quilty 366 project is wonderful! First books I learned to read were the Dick and Jane series too. Dating ourselves, aren't we!

  2. Impressive selection of blocks made during BROWN month! Your Quilty 365 project is coming along nicely, too.

  3. Hi,
    Great blocks for the 366 project. Have a great day!

  4. Love the Dick & Jane! Great blocks.

  5. I love your Dancing Plus blocks!

  6. Love those Quilty 365 blocks! Great fabric for that extra block.:)