Meet the quilt that has been eating up all my kid-free time for the last several weeks.
Modeled on the Purl Bee Zig Zag Quilt,
using a stack of Dr. Seuss fat quarters, lots of white fabric,
plus some extra yardage for the backing.
It's about 50x70", which is an odd size for a quilt.
But it's just the right size for two kids to share on our couch.
So they can stop playing tug of war with my childhood quilt.
When I got to the red and blue backing, I realized I didn't have quite enough fabric.
So I worked with all the scraps I had, measuring and planning every
different combination before cutting anything.
I finally found a layout that worked and was so relieved.
Here it is in action.
The kids love it.
And the colors perfectly accentuate all the colorful toys on the floor. ;)
Time to take a breather now before my winter projects take over.