Today I had an idea, though. It was inspired by Red Pepper Quilt's recent log cabin block swap post. I'm calling this idea Log Cabins for Japan and it's simple. Make a
In the meantime, please leave a comment with your e-mail address if you'd like to participate. I'll be posting more this week as I get the details worked out, including a tutorial on how to make log cabin blocks. They're fun and easy to make.
For now, take a look at my very first log cabin blocks. I threw these together last week after spending the day organizing my overflowing, out of control scrap bin.
Here's the before:
I didn't have any specific plans for these blocks but now I do. Will you join me and make a few, too?
If this isn't your thing, perhaps you'd like to join in Luana's (from equilter.com) efforts to send quilts to Japan. Details are on her blog. And if you can swing it, please make a monetary donation to the Red Cross.