Today I continue my quest in creating and posting one block a day of the fabulous That Town And Country Quilt by the lovely Susan Claire. This is day twenty-six of that project.

This quilt shows a tall gray building with a red roof. It has three doors and six windows in two horizontal rows. The words on the front read, "Saint Mary Home For Children"

Today’s building reminded me of an orphanage for reasons I can’t explain. Maybe it was the number of doors or windows. When I looked at it I could imagine lots of children looking out those windows. I think the building is huge going back a long way with a playground in the back.

There would be places for all ages. A nursery for babies and a playroom for toddlers. Classrooms for the children old enough to go. A big dining room to feed everyone and dorm rooms for everyone to sleep.

It’s located in a nice suburban neighborhood so prospective parents can come to visit and hopefully adopt. A building where new families are created.

I realize I’m painting a very rosy picture but it’s my quilt and that’s what I want to think about. Everything is so hard for everyone right now I want a happy town to go to in my imagination.

The quilt being made with the second round done. All the previous buildings are in the quilt surrounding a central star.

Here is the quilt with the round I just finished added.  I really love it!  Again the link to this quilt pattern, That Town and Country Quilt, is