Between Christmas and New Year’s Day, I checked in blocks from these good folks:
Rachel Williams (US)
Barbara Jensen (US)
Alida Palmisano (US)
Jeff Rich (US)
Brenda Andrews (US)
Robin Olsen (US)
Elizabeth (Liz) Sutcliffe (US)
Cindy Ridgedell (US)
Patsi Brletich (US)
Gayle Visher (US)
and quilts from:
Quilt 335 from the Channel Islands (U.K.) (there will be many more. I’m compiling them now for a series of blog posts.)
Quilt 206 made by Wendy Tuma and others
Quilt 482, made by Patricia Gaska (US)
Quilt 483 made by Susan Bianchi (US)
When we kicked off 2017, we had commemorated 6845 people. Do you want to guess how many commemorations we have as of January 1, 2018? If you said 32,922, give yourself a gold star ’cause you’re exactly right! In case you think your eyes are playing tricks (and because I like saying it), as of January 1, 2018, we have:
or, according to The Engineer, 46.8% of the 70,273 people we will commemorate
Thank you to all of you who continue to commemorate by making blocks, block quilts, Middlings, and Minis, and to all of you who turn bundles of blocks and quilt tops into finished quilts (if you want a bundle or top, let me know). Please don’t stop stitching and sharing news of The 70273 Project, inviting others to pick up a needle and thread, too. And please keep sending me your stories. They fuel me. They really do.
I hope each one of you know how amazing you are.
Wishing all of you The Best Year Ever in 2018.