She has two baby showers coming up, so taggies were in order. (Tag blankets, or "taggies," are small blankets with ribbons sticking out of them that babies love to cuddle/chew on/drool all over.)
To the stash! Sight-seeing be damned! (But we did that too and it was fun.)
Introducing someone to quilting was really fun. It made me realize how much I love my tools and fabrics and (ahem) how skilled I have become.
Here are her creations (blogged with her permission, and quite lovely too, if I do say so m'self):
here, though it gives a method for making multiple blocks, and since we made just one there was a lot of leftover fabric. There must be a better way, but I couldn't figure it out. Lazy brain!)
In the spirit of Elizabeth over at Oh, Fransson! , and really all of Portlandia, we felt this was a good time to Put a Bird On It.
Then I built a little log cabin nest around it. First time trying liberated log cabins and I love love love them. More to come in the next post...