June Sewing Goal – Complete

Done with a little over 12 hours to spare.  I finished pressing this top around 10 a.m. today.  Whew!  Clicke HERE to read my about my June Goal.  This month has been a whirlwind.  Let me fill you in.

Baby Jacks Paper Pieced Quilt top – Done

Baby Jacks Black, White, and Brights Quilt


There are so many goodies from my scraps, stash, and the scrap bin finds that are in this quilt.  Variety is good.  Lots of repeats, but everything is spaced out pretty well.  I’m loving the black, white and brights combination.  Last week I pieced the first three blocks, put them together, and then wondered if I should stop.

pieced blocks


I considered floating these blocks in black strips on each side.  After a few texts with a friend, I decided to go all in.  Bright, loud, and sticking to the pattern.  What you can’t see in the black pieces are the little circles in a blackish/grayish color.

Luckily you can’t see all of the errors in this quilt top either.  There are tiny things that will drive me crazy, but can be fixed with quilting and binding.

black, white, and brights baby jacks quilt

Growler Girls survived our show on June 13th.  It was a scorcher in Indianapolis and pretty sure I lost 10 pounds being outside all day.  To top off the the show we got a big custom order that has taken up a good chunk of creative time for the last couple of weeks.

The Tour de Cure was the next weekend and it was amazing.  Porter got to meet two racecar drivers, drive a truck around the track (Indianapolis Motor Speedway), and play in a giant puddle.  Pretty sure it was the best weekend ever for him.

Not the best picture, but the best of the bunch with an active toddler.  Juan Pablo Montoya was very nice!
Not the best picture, but the best of the bunch with an active toddler. Juan Pablo Montoya was very nice!
Happiest kid in the world.
Happiest kid in the world.


Look mom, so much water!
Look mom, so much water!

He seriously rode in the truck for over an hour and played in the puddle for a half hour.  The joy on his face was worth every repetitive thing we did that day.  A bike ride went on too and my husband put on another wonderful event.

We move into July with even more on our to do list as a family.  Can’t wait to share our adventures for the month.

Linking up with A Lovely Year of Finishes for June.

2015 lovely year of finishes