A Star for Terrie

Terrie is the admin for the round robin bee I am participating in. She is great at keeping everyone organized and motivated. She asked for a star block from each of us, and we were to use a fabric that represented a childhood memory. She sent along a ziplock bag full of novelty fabrics and when I saw this sweet strawberry print it triggered a memory from my childhood.

It was a memory about visiting my maternal grandmother at her home in Oregon. Her neighbor had a large strawberry farm, and during our summer visits she and my mother and I would make vast quantities of strawberry preserves which we would take home and enjoy all winter.

This is my star for Terrie:

And these are her star blocks so far:

This is such a sentimental theme for a quilt. The quilt and the journal that accompanies it are shaping up to be very special indeed.?