This is for Brianna (sorry if I spelled your name wrong!). Brianna and her sister Abby, came over today with their Dad to discuss some business. Well, it wasn't a short meeting as it turned out. We were showing them the studio and somehow we ended up in my "reading room" that has a design wall in it. While the men were talking, I showed her how the blocks were put up on the wall, and then my husband told her that she should design her own. Remember my mystery quilt from late last year? Anyway, I didn't get it assembled and then had to take it off the wall for something else. I pinned them all in rows and then the rows got messed up! so I was going to have to re-do the layout anyway.
So Brianna went to town...she laid all the blocks out herself. She had no idea what I had planned, and created her own design. I kind of like it! I taught her how to squint her eyes so she could see the subtle lines the neutral squares were creating. She spent a long time arranging them and I had to help her put up the last row because she couldn't reach it. Great job, Brianna! And she is only 8! This is the first time she was around a quilter--but I think she wants to come back. :) I think I hear the rumblings of a beginning quilter. I told her that I thought she might be old enough to start sewing a little bit on the sewing machine. Gotta grab them young!