All posts tagged: Sugar Block Club

Mercy, Explore, and Presence

So I’m a little late posting these… but here are my February, March, and April Sugar Block Club quilt squares! I’ve realized I have no color scheme… but I’m hoping it all comes together in the end! And yes, I also realize my March block is a little off (oops…) but that’s all part of my learning process; I didn’t feel like fixing it… I’m just letting it add character (although my OCD is really kicking in every time I look at it) :/ Gotta stay strong and just leave it…

Intention

I made a small quilt for the BDAR auction in November, but at that time I hadn’t really looked into the skills and such required for quilting. So back in December when I was making a list of things I wanted to do in the new year… I joined a block of the month (or “BOM” as it’s called) club to help myself create a full size quilt this year. It’s the Sugar Block Club from Amy Gibson. Along with the directions for each monthly quilt square, she goes “beyond the block” and sends out a recipe and a personal challenge. January’s personal challenge: “Be…Intentional”. I really like this challenge. Although I can’t relate to the strong underlying religious/spiritual aspects of it based on her email, I do respect that is where she’s coming from and plan to take my own spin on it. My goal/intention list is an ongoing process, but I’ve been trying to add very specific and realistic aspects to each goal on my list so that I can accomplish them with intention. …