Spring has sprung in south Louisiana, and my Quilty 365 circles for March definitely show it!
Here they are, reflecting the March calendar page, with lots of fresh, Spring colors, textures and flowers. I'm up to 148 circle blocks as of the end of March.
I don't have as many stories to tell about my circles as last month. My fabric choices were a little more random and less related to specific goings-on. Of course, a few of them do mark special occasions.
March 3rd was the anniversary of the "Star Spangled Banner" being officially declared the national anthem of the United States. I thought this fabric was a perfect way to honor those broad stripes and bright stars!
March 17th - St. Patrick's Day. The Irish have a long and colorful history in New Orleans. We don't just have one St. Patrick's Day parade - we have several!
Another fabric that's been in the stash forever. There were so many cute kids celebrating Easter on this fabric I had a hard time deciding where to cut. I figured the sheep had to be included!
Last but not least, I created a selvage circle to mark my blog hop post for Diane Knott's book Scrap Quilt Secrets. Hop on over to my post and leave a comment before April 5th and you might win a copy of Diane's wonderful book!
I'm still hand-stitching all my circles. Well, not the selvage one, but all the rest! I'm a little behind - my usual sewing time was taken up with some travel and another quilting project with a deadline. I'm looking forward to catching up this weekend and taking breaks to look at everyone's circles over at Audrey's Quilty 365 link-up.