Are you ready for a new Snapshots block? It's that time again!! The months are just flying by, we're over half way there.
I love this block so much I'm thinking of adding it to the front in place of one of the other blocks, (hint, meow). I went with some navy fabric for this block too, but it's all Daysail.
I used Daysail fabric, but chose different prints than what is listed in the pattern. My puppy block has a lot of navy blue, and that was the only block with navy blue, so for some balance I went heavy on the navy for this block. This block is a breeze (get it balloon, breeze, lol) to piece, really. Start to finish I think it only took me two hours. The background is the traditional white, but I took this picture on a rainy day so it looks more tan.
I also pieced the camera block that goes on the back of the quilt. It's in the backing pattern that is currently available.
I am thrilled that the FQS has already surpassed it's initial goal of raising $10,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and its new goal of $20,000. The last time I checked the amount raised was over $28,000. Great job, give yourself a pat on the back! As a reminder, the monthly patterns are a free download, a donation is up to you, the suggested donation is $5. Here is a link to the pattern, instructional video, donation page, and everything else you need to know. (click here) The backing and finishing directions are also available now.
Here are a few more folks participating in the sew along, be sure to check out their hot air balloons.
Camille Roskelley of Thimble Blossoms
Bonnie Olaveson of Cotton Way
Pat Sloan of The Voice of Quilting
Lori Holt of Bee in My Bonnet
Sherri McConnell of A Quilting Life
Pam Viera-McGinnis of Pam Kitty Morning
And finally, be sure to also check out instagram, #fqssnapshots for some great blocks and inspiration.