Here are a few things I have been working on the past month or so.
First, in June our local Quilt Group was asked to participate in making quilt blocks for the Exhibit Hall for the Nebraska State Fair. Now keep in mind that the State Fair has for ever been held in Lincoln, NE, which is in the eastern part of the state. Now the State Fair is a mainly exhibits and compitition from the farm communities, livestock, garden items, baking, clothing, quilting, and such. In the years past folks from the western part of the state that showed goods would have to drive 2-3 hundred miles to participate in the fair. So I had been determined that the fair would move to the middle or a more convienent location. Now it will be held at Fonner Park in Grand Island, NE. I agreed to make the block to represent our county. So far it has been a nightmare, but I will get through it. Here is what I am working with: