So I am pretty sure I am on a basket kick! I could not resist Carrie Nelson’s new Schnibbles pattern, Canasta (available here) after I saw it was the choice for the August Schnibbles Parade hosted by Sherri and Sinta! Carrie’s pattern offers two sizes, I opted for the smaller version. I thought it would be a wonderful quilt for some reproduction reds. I have been longing to make a 2 color quilt for some time and Canasta fit the bill.
I love the old fashioned look of it! There is a scrappy inner border option. I have not yet decided on it or if I will just finish it with a red binding.
I used a variety of reds from my stash with the same shirting fabric for the background.
I love it! Not sure how I will quilt it eventually. It will make a wonderful year around quilt. Another genius design from Carrie. 🙂
Remember in my last post I mentioned that Kristin and I were headed Friday night to the Michigan State Football game?? First, we had the best time! However, we missed the memo on a strong possibility of severe weather. 🙂
We started out with a beautiful evening for football.
Then the skies turned to this…
No joke. A red sky. Eerie. Calm before the storm.
From soaked to SOAKED!!! LOL!!!
The stadium was evacuated. We sat and waited for the exits to clear. No sense in standing and waiting. Then they made the announcement that they were allowing fans back and the game would resume at 10 PM. Perfect…we never left!!! We figured we were already soaked…just sit and enjoy!!! Hard core fans!!!! Or just plain crazy??? Our clothes were still wet the next day.