As I mentioned in the last post, when the school year finishes I am headed back to Stanley, Idaho–which is one of my top three favorite places in the world. It is a tiny mountain town in central Idaho that has a year round population of 63. 64 now that my friend Kelly is there full time. It is cold and somewhat isolated in the winter, but it explodes with people and activity in the summer. It is a mecca for kayaking, rafting, backpacking, mountain biking, scenic beer drinking, breakfast eating and porch sitting. And I am very excited to get back there and do all those things.
About a year ago I saw a blog post somewhere about the Beekeeper’s quilt and was totally enamored with it. It looked like a crazy quilt, granny square hybrid that somehow managed to stay outside the realm of looking like the afghans that hang over the back of sofas in 70’s sitcoms. Not that I wouldn’t use one of those bad boys to wrap myself up burrito style–if I had one I would be in it now– but I thought if I made one I wanted it to be more modern. I think I bought the pattern the instant I saw it, but didn’t start it until a few months later. Continue reading “Beekeeper’s Quilt”