Sunday, January 9, 2011

It's squirrels for the new year!

Yep, I'll admit it. I've become a bit of a squirrel and nut collector. It all started with my husband, who was joking with some guy friends and called them horn*y squirrels. Then the guys designed and ordered custom cycling jerseys that feature a squirrel. Since then it's been a bit of a competition to gather the most and biggest acorns. We have this cute little guy sitting outside our back sliding door.

Here's a picture of a nice iron grate I picked up somewhere. I really like it.
Here's a few pictures of the current acorn display. Can you guess which acorn my hubby contributed to the display? (Hint, see the bottom pic.)
So what does this have to do with quilting? Many of my fellow quilters know that I've always got an eye open for squirrel-related items. Carol G. sent me an email and directed me to this year's Bunny Hill Designs free BOM. Yep, you guessed it. A whole quilt of squirrels, and FREE!
Can I pass it up? NO WAY. In fact, I am planning on making two, one for hubby and one for his friend.
I may tweak a squirrel or two to make it more "man-friendly." Would any of you like to join me in making this darling quilt? Check out the link to Bunny Hill Designs for the details. In general, a new block is posted on the 5th of each month. That gives you a whole month to finish one (or in my case two) blocks. Easy peasy.


  1. Debbie, I think your nuts! Kidding, I think they are too cute. I love that iron grate.

  2. When I saw the title of your post, the Bunny Hill BOM came immediately to mind, but you'd already seen it! I found you through Pam's blog and am loving your poundings!