Putting together the second block was irresistible.. The third block is almost finished as well, but not quite. Each block has been a learning experience as I sort out a piecing sequence that works the best for me. My plan for the quilt requires 110 of these blocks, so I’ve got a long way to go. My goal for this week is to get all the shapes printed on the various fabrics and then get the pieces for each block put into an envelope, ready to stitch.
We apparently have a big low pressure system coming in with lots of rain starting today. Yesterday I got a migraine that put paid to doing much of anything, including replying to blog comments. I’m hoping that as today wears on and the rain starts, the headache will lift and I can do a few things including responding to comments.
The cats were pretty laid back on Monday, except at treats time. We found a kitty treat that’s made with ingredients that aren’t kitty junk food. Late last week Smudge began behaving like a finicky cat and had been turning his nose up at their food, so we hit the pet store on the weekend to buy a few different types and flavours. So far we’ve found a couple that he likes and the kitty treats. They learned the sound of the treats bag incredibly quickly — and now as soon as one of us picks it up, they’re right there. They can appear to be sound asleep, but the sound of that little bag being opened works better than any alarm clock could.
We didn’t get any pictures of them on Monday, so these are a couple of my favourites. First Smudge: