Okay, after finishing my Go 4 It quilt and my Bar Code quilt, I was making a very concerted effort to keep myself from starting another quilt with a bajillion little pieces. Sooooooo... I started a table runner... it only needed to by 13" wide and 31"long... and somehow I ended up with this...
which only had a million little pieces instead of a bajillion...LOL! Yes, yes...this is a bit of hyperbole. I used the block called Crops from Lori Holt's book Farm Girl Vintage as my starting point. I ended up making it as long rows instead of individual blocks but that didn't eliminate using little bitty 1" square connector corners...about 80 of them. I could have done the 12" version and that would have been about half the work but I like the way the smaller leaves look and it allowed me to cut a ton of different greens. Hmmm...somehow I still ended up back at a bajillion pieces.
As far as being bird brained, well that's a reference to my mental state and to this background fabric.
It is from the Basic Grey collection called Persimmon and I couldn't resist buying several yards when it first came out. Glad I did because when I did a Google search I didn't find a lot of it out there. I want to get this table runner quilted today. I have plans for a cute vignette on my little yellow chest featuring this runner topped with several other bird elements. I LOVE all kind of birds...robins, sparrows, finches, cardinals and chickens!
The weather guy is teasing me with better weather for the end of the week... after a few more torrential downpours and 90 degree temperatures like we had this weekend. Sheesh! It is like living in a sauna. Thank goodness for central air conditioning.