June 30, 2015

June Stash & Bee Crash

Just sneaking in this post before June is over. The blocks are currently traveling to their rightful owners! This month I participated in a little hive crashing, like wedding crashing just with blocks! **Not to worry there were no hives damaged in my crashing ;) ** Summer in Hive 6 got some blocks, but also  Diana in Hive 4, and Yvonne in Hive 2. 

HIVE 6: Summer @ The Easy Quilter

Summer requested a combination of saturated prints, well hello stash meet Summer, you're going to get along just alright! Having difficulty settling on one saturated double star, I compromised at two. Can't hurt to have extras :). 

Question: Have you ever participated in a quilt along?  Yes, last year I participated in the Sugar BOM club, it was so much fun! I have yet to put all the blocks together, that is on the to do list this summer! I say try it out, usually you gain some friendships and it's nice to post to Instagram and see what others are doing. 

HIVE 4: Diana @ Red Delicious Life

I hope Diana is making this quilt for me, teal and grey, it's almost like she knows me too well! We do have similar color tastes, so I am envious that I didn't think of this pattern first!

Question: What do you like to listen to when sewing? The podcasts 'How Stuff Works' or 'Stuff you Missed in History Class'

HIVE 2: Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl 

Yvonne chose big mail letters, so to be a pain I made got addicted to making small mail letters.  She wasn't counting on my block in her final number so I took some liberties :).  Hopefully, she likes them just as much. If not they will be good for the backing! She always sends me nice blog mail/comments, its only nice to return the favor! 

Question: What is your favorite season? I love fall in New England. The crisp cool days, the changing of the leaves, the apples (and apple pie), the pumpkins, and going back to school. There is nothing about fall I dislike. Now winter, that's a whole different story ... 

Whew, I hope all these ladies enjoy their new blocks.  It was fun to branch out and go beyond! 

-Patch & Chels


  1. I am LOVING that people are having so much hive crashing this year! We've never really had people do it until this year! :) :) :)

  2. Thank you so much, Chelsea, I am sure they will be perfect. :)

  3. Beautiful Chelsea. its fun watching the extras being made!

  4. Hello stash, Summer loves you! These are beautiful, and I'm eagerly awaiting their arrival in my mailbox so I can meet the blocks in person! Thanks again!

  5. Great looking blocks, I love the color scheme you used for the summer double star blocks.

  6. These are all absolutely beautiful and I love the colors in all of these. I've always been impressed with the stars you create! Can't wait to see the other blocks put together this summer.

  7. I love autumn too! The mountains in western NC are gorgeous in the fall. I love the same things, crisp cool weather, getting out my sweaters, local apple festival, pumpkins and football. Love it all!

  8. Your bee crash blocks are beautiful!

  9. Chelsea, you are such a sweetheart! Thank you so much for making some blocks for me. They look awesome!

  10. Hive crashing is contagious. Mwa ha haaa!
    I love the tiny letter blocks. I am sure Yvonne will find a way to use them.
    I listen to the radio all day – mostly classical, but I love pop. I need to get back in the habit of borrowing audio books from the library.