A First Time for Everything...

OK...I never thought I would do this. I had no interest in it. It didn't seem like fun. It seemed like too much work...(WAY too much work). It didn't seem like it moved quickly enough (I like to start and finish a project in the same night).

But I've decided to take the plunge...and since I've made my decision, I can think about hardly anything else. My kids are lucky they're still getting fed...(on an almost regular basis, even).

I'm going to make a quilt. That's right...I said it. A quilt. And not a little "this may or may not cover one of K's dolls" quilts. An honest-to-goodness, "honey, can you grab me the quilt, I'm cold" quilt.

I've picked my fabric and found an easy beginner pattern (we'll see...;))(here's the pattern). A darling etsy-quilter-mommy friend of mine, Jenny, led me to an easy binding tutorial (here). I found a site that sells a walking foot for my machine (I guess I need one of these...) and I'm not too busy with my shop right now...soooooo, I suppose I have no more excuses...

Here's my fabric...Nicey Jane from Heather Bailey...got it at Quilt Taffy on ebay.

Beautiful prints, huh?

Now this is the pattern...from Melissa Mortenson of the polkadot chair

Don't you love it?!?!?!
OK...so here's a question - anyone want to proceed on this journey with me? Leave a comment or send me a note - I know I'll need as much encouragement as I can get (smile).

I'll keep you updated on my progress!

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