I was part of a monthly bee, Sew Bee It, through my local quilt guild, St. Louis Modern Quilt Guild.If you are not familiar with a bee, basically it is a small group, usually up to 12 members. Each member gets assigned a month and during that month all the other members make a block or blocks of her choosing. They may provide fabric or part of the fabric and the rest is pulled from your stash. One of the blocks in our bee this round was an improv bird block. Improv is not .