Bee, myself and I

I made a gazillion bee blocks for others in 2015, so from January 2016 I am going to do some selfish sewing and make bee blocks for myself.

I promise that I will complete at least three quilt blocks for me every month, and I will set aside time each month to work on them. I will be both queen bee and worker bee.

I even made myself a button to remind me to make some selfish sewing time for me bee, myself and I.

Granny Maud's Girl: Bee, Myself and I
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If you would like to grab the button and join in, please do so. If you are a blogger, leave a comment below, and I will add you to the list of people taking part. I have chosen to make three blocks each month, but you can set yourself any number to suit your sewing time and other commitments. I think selfish sewing should be to please oneself and not too structured!

Other bloggers taking part include:

You can see my posts on the blocks I make here.

23 thoughts on “Bee, myself and I

  1. Yesssss I am in. I applied the button but haven’t figured out how to size it down yet. Please add me to the list, Carla. I have decided to call myself a Mason Bee, since they are the bees who build solitary nests.

    • Jane, I like the mason bee idea!
      To resize, add the following code after jpg” and before alt: width=”150″ height=”150″
      You can then adjust the numbers to anything up to about 320, but keep both numbers the same so the button stays square.

  2. Good for you! I already make plenty of blocks just because I want to so I won’t sign up but know I’m cheering you on from the sidelines. 🙂 [I’m here from Tall Tales from Chiconia by the way.]

  3. I made myself a BOM last year, it is now like my fave quilt! I am making myself a monthly Medallion this year…so I am way on board! It is always more fun in a group!

  4. I have decided that rather than quilt blocks, my selfish sewing is going to be the needlepoint (or other stitchery) I enjoy so much but don’t indulge in as often as I’d like. Adding your button to my blog now… 🙂

  5. May I still join? I have just started a project for ME, and this will keep me from dropping it completely to work on a gift for someone else! What a great idea!

  6. Carla, would you please add me to the list? I am going to be working along with Kate Chiconi on the Hatbox quilt and a lot of mini quilts that are/will be just for me! Thank you!

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