(Please forgive the thready mess on my design wall.)
It's a Fat Cat design. And it came with this adorable embroidered hippo. My friend, Beth, who lives in South Africa and blogs here made the pig and sent the hippo.
The story that came with it is "A Hippo Swallowed a Girl." There is lots more information about it here at Tambani Textiles.
For January, the block I sent out was supposed to have a beach theme. So what is better than an itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka dot bikini?
Only trouble was, I had envisioned a red bikini with yellow dots and couldn't find anything in my stash of dots and spots like that. Which is really surprising because I've been collecting spots and polka dots for years.
This month, my mission was a "Happy House" block. the colors were supposed to be blues, yellows, greens and purples.
I took a house block from EQ7 and played around with it until I was happy and made this: