Quite an amazing thing has happened on Instagram the last few days. IG users @brazenlisa @lisaquiltslikeaboss & @jessicaquilter decided to start a Modern Bee on Instagram and it exploded! Within a few days’ time they have managed to organize 10 Hives with 12 quilters in each hive.
By the time I found out about it and asked to get in on the fun, I was assigned to Hive 8. I found out who my bee-mates were yesterday. I’ve been having a lot of fun getting to know a bit about them as we introduce ourselves and get organized. Some amazing ladies are in our hive, and we have a range of newer quilters to very experienced quilters; and those who’ve participated in a Bee before and those who haven’t (like me!). I’m in an extremely friendly group of Hive members, and I am SO excited to be participating in this with them.
All of us are using the book Modern Bee by Lindsay Conner for our quilt choice. I should be getting my book Monday or Tuesday, and I’m scheduled to be Queen Bee in November. Since this is my first bee, I’m super excited and nervous at the same time. I don’t want to mess up! Eeek!
One of our Bee-mates has already created a blog button for us. I love it! I’ll be putting it in the side bar, and it will link to Tagboard which will show any #moderninstabee2014hive8 tags on the internet. That way you can see what our bee is working on. If you’re on Instagram, you can follow along with our bee using the aforementioned hashtag or along with the entire bee as a whole by searching the hashtag #moderninstabee2014. It’s gonna be awesome… so be sure to follow along!!
Have you seen all this activity on Instagram? Did you sign up?
If so, which Hive were you assigned?