And then some! It was hot and summery (Baltimore style summer -- humidity of about 95% or so!) today. I had to work on the sales floor, so I got to the store around 9:15 a.m. (before it was too awful outside) and I stayed inside until we left around 6:30 p.m. (still oppressive, but less than earlier, I'm sure). :P
Although we had 41 checkouts today, it seemed quiet to me (traffic was steady rather than in the more usual spurts we see on week days). I started working on the quilt for the Quilters Quest this fall. It's a basket sampler designed by Jinny Beyer and I'm really excited about making this one. :)
Six of the thirteen blocks we received had to be re-sashed to bring them up to the correct size (11.5", with raw edges). I have decided not to use sashing or alternate blocks but rather to set the baskets side by side and on point. They are all bright and lively (our block is the quietest of the bunch, in my humble -- which is a true reversal for Seminole Sampler work!!).
I managed to get the six up to size and laid them out. Barbara and Robbyn came by to rearrange a couple of times, but I'm pretty sure we are happy with the current layout. I even managed to cut the setting triangles and start piecing the corners together. Here is a teaser of the blocks laid out for sewing. With any luck, I'll get the top finished tomorrow and then can think about borders and finishing.