Do you ever have one of those things happen to you that you constantly have to remind yourself happened? Well, back in June when I went to see Bill Kerr speak I had the most surreal and amazing thing happen to me (and I’m a little upset with myself that it’s taken this long to write about it!).
Let me start way back at the beginning of this whole thing so you can truly appreciate the level of organisation and supreme awesomeness involved. In January this year I had an idea to ask Alyce (of Blossom Heart Quilts) about running a Bee Hive in conjunction with her year long Bee Hive Quilts project. I was contributing a block pattern and I’d been part of the Modern Quilt Bee in Australia and I knew how much people love being in Bees (me included) and so I thought it would be a good fit to run a bee from.
Alyce agreed and we set about getting it done. We both thought there’d be all of 3 bees worldwide – we were not prepared for the 300+ people that wanted to be involved. I spent a good few days straight organising, sending emails, setting up groups and coordinating people. It was a heap of work, but the project manager in me enjoyed it and I loved seeing how excited people were….