These will be my last blocks for the do. Good Stitches bee. I like that bee very much, but I need to trim back from commitments where I can. My little guy needs a lot of my energy now, and four bees is just too much.
I finished this block for the Pastiche Bee. I tried a some embroidery in the rose and I couldn't get it to work. If I was using this block in my own quilt, I'd use quilting to define the rose better. But, I did a bit of machine stitching to complete the paintbrush.
And the sweetest thing of all, last night Henry spontaneously said, "I yuv a Bert. I yuv a Ernie." He has been having a hard time expressing himself, especially without prompting. These two sentences made my week.