We have returned from vacation. We drove up to the house yesterday afternoon, took naps, and began hauling in clothes, laundry, and food when one vehicle pulled up.
Since that time, we've seen all the kids, grandkids (except one), Richard's parents and the great grandie. Everyone, it seems is getting ready for school and all of them begin at some point this week.
That said, I've been thinking about not going back for the first time since 1990 when I began my career. It feels strange, of course, but when a friend contacted me to get together, we decided to make it a party.
When teachers are greeting their students on the first day, several of us--who are now retired and worked together at some point--are meeting for lunch.
It's been two years since we were all together, so it will be great fun seeing them after seeing the kiddos off to school.
In the meantime, I thought it would be interesting to see what's happening in the quilt world so far as school is concerned.
To that end, I found a few schoolhouse blocks and quilts. If you've been around for a few years, this inspiration post is a bit different from the one in 2015, so keep going. :)
Whether single block mini-quilts, multi-block table runners, or large bed quilts, the schoolhouse block never disappoints. Take a look at a few larger options: