I have not yet decided how I will sew my Bear Tracks block together. Thanks for all your opinions. I really appreciate everyone's input. I think the problem with my block is in the colours I used. I might make a few more sections and see what things look like then. Maybe I'll even end up with two blocks!
Meanwhile............ I am working on finishing some other projects. This first one is supposed to be a surprise for a special someone, so I won't show the whole thing until I know the person has received it. It is almost finished. I even have the binding on it - just a bit of extra quilting here and there and it will be ready to send off.
Today is a dark, dreary and rainy day. I feel as if my eyes don't want to stay open. I don't feel very creative, so I have been sandwiching in anticipation of a quiet afternoon of machine quilting. The quilt is a baby quilt that I started a long time ago. Our Guild used to hold Bee Nights, where we had the opportunity to learn easy quilting techniques.
I was very eager in those days and never missed one of these Bee Nights! For this technique we were supposed to cut our fabric beforehand and bring everything to the Bee Night meeting. The pattern was a very simple half log cabin block. We were supposed to pick a strip of fabric out of a bag and sew with it - no planning was allowed. Well, with my neurotic need for order and my insane perfectionism, I was not able to do much of that! I took everything home and promised to finish the quilt on my own. I tried to do a little more each time I picked it up since then. I even appliqued some bears on the inner light spaces.