Thank you so much for all the warm birthday wishes two weeks ago. I was truly moved by so many comments and I hope to reply to them soon.
I finished piecing the background for a new stencil quilt today. I pieced with improvisational curves by laying swaths of green fabric atop one another, cutting long wavy lines through the whole stack, then sewing different fabrics together along matching edges. Then re-stack and repeat. Slivers of orange and blue pop through here and there to keep it lively.
Green Stag quilt something fierce, so this will be another big animal.