After clearing off my paint/cutting table, which didn't take me that long, there was no need to wait until Monday to start sewing. I meditated first and then selected some blocks that I've had for some time and dibbled and dabbled with for a few years. I purchased these hand-dyed 2 inch squares from Wendy Richardson at AQS in Paducah. I loved them so much I came home and ordered another box of them. I used some of them to make placemats for a girlfriend who was having a show of her hand-made dinner works in clay,...but that was at least 3 years ago if not longer. So these gems have been around at least that long. Over the past summer when I hung out for a day with some quilt buds I sewed them together in a 4-patch just to have something to sew.
What was important to me today was just to work calmly and steadily and sewing the squares together provided me this. Once I started arranging them, it became about colour and value...nothing more. Then after I was satisfied with the arrangement I wanted to introduce another fabric which was a soft entry for me to start thinking about design. Here is where I left it:
I'm not going to make any plans for it before I return on Monday but will design in the moment as I go and see what occurs.