Flight of the Honeybee Handmade Quilt
We’re expecting our first frost in mid-Missouri tonight. My plants are all tucked inside as are my honeybees in their outside hives. After 8 years of keeping bees, the hardest part of winter is not getting to visit with my honeybees every day.
I thought about that when I first saw Flight of the Honeybee Handmade Quilt at Piece and Plenty’s bi-annual quilt show in Rolla October 2017. It’s actually a wall hanging, a lovely piece of fabric art that nicely honors the flight of the - well, you know.
And, to boot, it features my favorite flowers!
I just spent a couple of hours preparing zinnia seeds to plant in my garden next year for my bees and butterflies.
The other surprise was that this was made by a former colleague, Johnnie Fiscus, and her mother, Alverta.
Usually every featured handmade quilt and wall hanging has a short biography of each of the quilters and this one was no exception.
If I could bundle these two together, I would add Flight of the Honeybee quilted wall hanging to our handmade Honeybee days of the week kitchen towels. Yes, I’m getting in the holiday spirit!