Sunday was busy. As I mentioned yesterday, we needed to empty out the kitchen slide on the truck camper. It goes in for some repairs on Wednesday. We were also experiencing rain and high winds. There was a lull in the weather yesterday morning, and so we prepared to go out. Just as we reached for the doorknob, it started pouring rain and hail. (Of course it did.) Oh my. So we paused long enough to put on rain gear, intrepid Oregonians that we are. By the time we were ready to brave the elements, it stopped. (Of course it did.) Fortunately, the whole job took less time than expected and the worst casualties were our muddy shoes.
Back inside, I needed to do some housework, and so it was late afternoon by the time I was able to get any sewing done. I was grateful for the time I had, since I'd feared a no sewing day...pretty much a disaster, if you ask me. It seemed as if the most important task was to prepare the background for the next Calendula Patterdrip block. This one:
There were some "blanks" to cut from the background fabric, and then I needed to do some piecing. There was this 9-patch: