Well, i finished my first quiltish blanket. Up to this point i've steered clear from quilts as i knew they required some measure of precision and step-following, both of which i'm not very fond of. However, i really needed a "blanket time" blanket for baby ben that would be kinda hefty and big but also attractive enough to have out on the living room floor each day. So, i got this stripey color idea in my head and decided to see if i could "wing" it. Well, as you might have guessed, quilters measure and follow logical steps for a reason. As much as i do love the colors and overall effect of the blanket, i'm glad the fabric i chose was cheap. It gave me freedom to experiment and therefore wasn't as disappointed with the (many) flaws as i would have been had it had been some designer fabric.
Besides, it serves it's purpose and Baby Ben's cuteness hides all its flaws, well mostly. :)
-i got the fabric at JoAnns and it was cheap but i LOVE it. It was in the shirting section i think- it has a hefty feel without it being too canvas/duckclothish, and its soft. fyi :)
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