Today is "International Tonya Ricucci Day" because her book "Word Play" has been published TODAY by Martindale Press.
In 2009, Tonya blogged about making a "Four Letter Words" quilt. She asked her readers to make a pieced word from fabric and send it to her. I took the challenge and made:
And I had some bits and pieces left over, so kept finagling around with them to make letters. Finally I made an "A" to complete:
Then Tonya said: "And I'd like your name too." So I made:
In 2010 Tonya again challenged her blog readers, this time to make a "liberated" Amish quilt and include some words. I didn't finish by her deadline, but I completed:
Tonya is making me think about more words on future quilts!
[I hope Santa knows where to find your book 'cause I've asked for it!]
Now have a total of 50 string blocks made
Two more "Dop" bags scrunched together
Fresh bread baking