Awhile back I blogged about my urge to knit, specifically for a baby, since the size and scope of baby objects can usually keep my interest long enough to complete. Unfortunately, I don't know any newborn babies at the moment. Well, good news! My niece is going to have a baby! Wasn't that so thoughtful of her to answer my wishes? She did it just for me.
One of the things I posted was this:
I have been wanting to try quilting, although it terrifies me. Then I saw this amazing rag quilt and thought "Hey, I could probably do that without screwing it up too badly." And then, because I am a fabric-nerd, I tracked down the EXACT fabric she used:
I even got all crazy and added a couple extra fabric selections (the stripe and the dots). Aren't the colors fabulous? We don't know yet if it's a boy or a girl, but this can go either way. Orange and green....yummmm.....
Oh baby, now I have a reason to spend the fall and winter in my "craft cave" creating...Next stop: YARN STORE!!