I am so thrilled to have a break from teaching for a week! My car is in the shop, so I am stuck at home and have been working hard to maximize my time, which would explain the project riddled, photo-heavy post. I'm going to try and be brief. It would also explain why I'm done with both of my LYoF goals for the month: My Pantone challenge quilt and my STBS tote bag. Both are in this post.
I finished the front of my Pantone challenge quilt. Here is a close-up fabric shot to see the Radiant Orchid-ness. Mmm, shot cotton.
Here is a shot of the whole front. If I have time to quilt it, great, but at least as a front, it is enterable. The top is 48" by 48". Once it is quilted, I am planning on binding it in that green color between the leaves.
I made my first Spoonflower fabric! Woot! You can find it here. It is a 19" x 24" map of Middle Earth. I have uploaded several different orientations and sizes, if you are interested.
I got the panels made and quilted for this round of Secret Tote Bag Swap.
I even finished the tote bag and made it to the post office to get it in the mail before my car went into the shop.
The boyfriend and I made some blueberry cornmeal pancakes. The cornmeal pancake might have been my favorite pancake ever! Recipe is here, but we didn't coat the blueberries in sugar.
I started on my mug rug for the March Mug Rub Revival Swap. I made up a paper pieced pattern for the block and will hopefully release it soon.
We also made a key lime pie and topped it with tequila lime whipped cream. (Recipes here and here)
We also made some spinach, caramelized onion, & mushroom grilled cheeses. I might whip up a recipe post for these.
Then the chickens were 27 days old and I caught a photo of two of them mid-flight.
We also made some Guinness stew and it was amaaaazing. Recipe here.
Then there were the dulce de leche stuffed cupcakes...
That turned into salted caramel cupcakes! Recipe post for these is in the works.
Then the chicks turned 4 weeks old. Here they are looking huge and waiting patiently while we clean their cage.
And here they are in their new cage with a perch! One little lady is even testing the perch out.
And we grew some broccoli.
Pfffew. I'm exhausted. Have you also been busy? If so, what are you working on?