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Ad Hoc Improv Quilters challenge

All the things that are going amiss in the world make quilting seem rather insignificant.  But, it is what I turn to when I want some peace.

I finished the top for the Ad Hoc Improv quilters (see link-up here) quarterly challenge of using words in a quilt.  The blocks made me think of bears (Bears paw) and when I think of bears I think of Yellowstone Park.  This was going to be a camp quilt from the start and what better place to go camping?

I used a random mix of unrelated scraps and fat quarters.  There are cows and maple leaves, violins, tape measures, chili peppers, sunflowers, apples, and uglies.  It measures 76" X 90".

I've been stitching a little on the Marigold quilt.  I just love the play of light and shadow when something is hand quilted.

Looking at it just makes me happy.  I only have the words left to quilt and then I can bind it and hang it up.

We went on a trip to Kentucky last week to visit our son who is stationed at Ft. Campbell.  We arrived in pleasant…