On a recent visit to a local thrift shop, I picked up these new hankies for about 5 cents each. After squaring up one hankie, I used it as my pattern for trimming up the other 30 with scissors.
After sorting the handkerchiefs out and snapping a couple of photos, Hub helped me choose my first arrangement (below) as the one I will use for piecing.
Now to sit down at the hand crank sewing machine and get this quilt top together.
The winning choice:
Here were the other options: