At $9.50 a yard I try to restrain myself but it’s as if the fabric is designed just for me. It speaks, nay, sings to me when I’m browsing on line. I bought some yardage of the 2-D Zoo design in green and I love, love, love it. Not only do I love it but I actually made the new blanket for Chase’s bed in the same week that I received the fabric from Sew, Mama, Sew!
I don’t love the blanket. I like it, but it doesn’t blow me away. The pink, even though I love the texture of it, turns out to be too pink. It’s fine though and I love the feel and weight of the finished blanket. I accidentally bought the batting in full size instead of twin so I decided to use a double thickness and I think it makes the blanket deliciously cozy. I used a nice soft bamboo/cotton blend and I’m really happy with it.
The project was super simple. I didn’t do any piecing or quilting I just used safety pins to hold all the layers together, stitched and flipped the whole thing right side out. I finished the lowed edge with a wide ribbon instead of stitching it closed. I think it looks great and it was a real no fuss no muss project that I was able to complete in one nap time.
Things are really coming together. Now I just need to finish the frieze. Fine, the mural… geez.