Oh, my poor, neglected project blog. Lack of posts does not mean lack of projects. Our good friends Ellie and Nick had their first baby in September. I made them this little guy:
It's a pattern and fabric I bought at the Stitchin' Post in Sisters, OR when we were in Bend in May.
And here is the quilt:
This was of the more challenging quilts I've made from a design perspective. I bought the pattern here since I fell in love with this, and I just had the hardest time getting the right combo of fabrics.
Since binding quilts is my least favorite part of quilting, I tried a new technique my mother-in-law taught me. Essentially, what you do is if you are backing with minky (which I hate working with, but it is so soft and cozy), you cut it about an inch wider around.