You know it's going to be bad when the temperature is 72F at 5:30am and the humidity feels 100%. Cutting through suspended particles with your body feels nasty! High temp for today is supposed to be 94F. So, you can just imagine how bad it's going to get.
Guess what? The quilt was featured on Saturday's Craft Gossip! *big grins* You can see it HERE. A shout out goes to all my stitchy friends who brought this to my attention. Even though I subscribe to CG, I hadn't read the issue yet. Here's a photo of me and my coworkers. There were actually 11 that worked on it: some made squares, some did the piecing together, and one did the binding handwork.
The raffle drawing was done last Saturday and a lucky lady in Mt. Carroll, IL won. For those of you who don't know, the small town of Mt. Carroll is known for it's sauerkraut pizza and the haunted house. The raffle raised over $600.
Japanese Garden is coming right along. I think I'm almost 75% finished with it. Can you believe it?! I was hoping that I'd get it done this year, but I'm not sure it's going to happen.
Here's what it looked like before:
Here's the progress I made in a week: