Ladies Aid Quilt
aka You Don't Know What You Got Til It's Gone!
Hello from Cairo, Egypt!
I am traveling around the world
but still determined to make my
block each week.
We are quilting along with
Barbara Brackman's Civil
War Quilt 2011.
I am working with the contents of
what I call "The Brackman Bag."
A small assortment of fabric and
No tutorial this week, there is
no better way to make this block
than the instructions given on
Barbara's blog, tough news for
those of us who are
I am no hand piecer ~ well,
I guess you can see that...
I spent a full day in Amsterdam
today, then flew to Cairo and
now I'm on the bed in a funky
hotel making my block by hand,
with no iron for pressing.
But I'm thinking ladies in the
Civil War must have had limits
That dark chocolate with marzipan
bar is one of the greatest quilting
notions by the way...
If you'd like to view the photos
of the trip, "friend" me on facebook:
Ellen Smanko Murphy
or check out updates, photos and
videos on our group page
Hoosier Experiment: Last Hurrah.
Check back to see where in the
world I'll be next!