Jun 12, 2011
"I'm supposed to go to X Street," he said.
Seeing that he was now two blocks away, I told him, "Well you are doing so good! It's right over there, just make a left at that stop sign, go one block and turn left again."
The man was so happy that I had told him that he was "doing good." I know that it made his day. When we picked up the person he was looking for he told her, "We have the most wonderful lady here on the bus with us today!" As they say, some positive reinforcement goes a long way.
And here's the quilt top, all assembled. I get such a feeling of satisfaction when I get something assembled. Especially when I started this with no really clear idea of what it was going to be. I was trying for the free-pieced lettering from Tonya Ricucci's book Word Play Quilts, the liberated style from Gwen Marston's book Liberated Quiltmaking II, and at the same time for a simple color scheme and a bit dignified feeling of a quilt for a young man. Now on to finding a backing and doing the pin basting--