Posted in March 2013

Block 42: March 31, 2013

Happy Easter! Hope you’re enjoying an Easter egg hunt, chocolate, or ham… If, of course, you celebrate. Date: March 31, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Mrs. Howard, my second grade teacher. I went to elementary school in the thick of the 1980s, which seems worlds away from … Continue reading

Block 41: March 30, 2013

  Happy weekend, everyone! Date: March 30, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Back to elementary school… Jeremy B. Music I listened to while sewing: Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George. I specifically needed to hear the version of “Sunday” done at Carnegie Hall back in 1993. … Continue reading

Block for Marriage Equality.

A few posts ago, I mentioned that a quilt block I had sewn to show support for the end of DOMA was featured in an article on Buzzfeed. Here it is! And here’s the Buzzfeed article! Since the article was originally posted, there have been several additional images added… But I was one of the … Continue reading

Block 40: March 29, 2013

I’ve officially been on this project for the same amount of time that Noah was on that Ark of his… Date: March 29, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: I’m breaking my Elementary School Dedications for a moment. I went to a Jesuit high school in Indianapolis instead … Continue reading

Weekly fabric!

  Okay, friends. More fat quarters from The City Quilter. I specifically walked in there with ROY G BIV going through my head; if I don’t actively think about the color wheel, I’m finding that I’m likely to pick up shades of greens and blues… and who wants a quilt this big to be so … Continue reading

Block 39: March 28, 2013

  I can never tell if a certain fabric pairing is going to pop or blend in together. Date: March 28, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Continuing down the line of my elementary school friends, Paul S. Music I listened to while sewing: Goldfrapp. She got me … Continue reading

Block 38: March 27, 2013

9:51 am. Well, today is off to a good start. Date: March 27, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Tevis B., one of the first artists I ever met… And we were in the same grade in Elementary School. No idea where he ended up at or what … Continue reading

Block 37: March 26, 2013

Tuesday, friends! And it’s slightly sunnier than what it was yesterday… but it feels just as cold. Spring cannot get here fast enough! Date: March 26, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Danielle K., another Elementary School friend. Music I listened to while sewing: More Sleep No More … Continue reading

Block 36: March 25, 2013

  Happy Monday, everyone! It’s almost April, and it still feels like Winter outside. Who exactly cancelled Spring, and didn’t *we* get a vote in this? Date: March 25, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: April D., another one of the pack from elementary school. In this “Facebook … Continue reading

Block 35: March 24, 2013

  This one is practically electric! I think it might be the picture though; I’m staring at it right now and it has an earthier quality to it. You’ll have to take my word for it… Date: March 24, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Casey C., another … Continue reading