Fire in the hills! This pic was taken while standing at my brother Kevin's auto repair shop. The fire started about 4:30 or 5:00 pm Tuesday and was very quickly being battled by multiple fire agencies and a water dropping helicopter.
My brother, who knows everyone, said that when he saw the fire started he called the guy who lives in the house with multiple tall palm trees and told him he'd better get home! The fire luckily burned away from the houses and required a couple of water tanker airplanes, but the weather cooperated and it was under control within hours and no homes were damaged. Some 30+ acres of very dry brush and a few avocado trees in an orchard were burned before it was thankfully declared completely out early the next afternoon.
There is only one more long seam for this month's UFO of the Zig Zag 9 patch to be a completed top, so I'm auditioning border fabrics from the stash.
The brown is a nice print but seems kind of muddying. The ochre one is a bit of an odd color and is a small, directional print. I think the cheddar with the larger pattern is the best complement to the busy blocks. Opinions? This quilt needs to be finished by tomorrow to make the challenge deadline. I think I can!