Last week I was able to dust off my pointer, find my long-lost teacher voice and make a little visit to my daughter's class to share the story of Margaret's Hope Chest and enlist their help to design 2 quilts for the Hope Squared project. Man, were they excited....thankfully, we were able to channel all of that excitement into 91 nine-patch blocks (with 2 inch squares). We talked about some big concepts like the color wheel, complimentary colors, and monochromatic blocks. Well, I think they learned something because just look at their first quilt, WOW! Mom will have to find about 10 extra hours in the next few days to finish the second one!