That has led to there being three projects on the go at various stages of completion! This is not like me, as I usually finish one before starting the other! I cannot make my mind up whether it is to do with being pregnant or just the sheer scale of the projects I have decided to do (all of which I have never tackled before...)
I have never made a quilt, but as I needed to do something for my City and Guilds Patchwork and Quilting course, I wanted to do something I hadn't made before, so a babies quilt seemed a good idea at the time. It is still being hand quilted (I have an exceptionally sore finger) and it is terribly hard to photograph due to it's size and colour-but here is my first ever quilt in the making stages!
I have also only ever knitted as a child under my Mums watchful eye and guidance. Sadly my Mum passed away a year a go, so there will be no crocheted blanket from Grandma. I cannot crochet, but I did remember how to knit-hence I set myself the challenge of knitting a blue and white squared cot blanket! Goodness knows if I am doing it the correct way, but I'm doing it-slowly!
As you can see-I have lots of squares to go yet!
My third baby project is to either make this lovely little man a duvet cover or a quilt for his bed. I know he's not even born yet and I'm thinking of single bed sized projects, but I just couldn't let this fabric get away from me, never to be seen again when I wanted it! Impatient, I know, but very worth it!
And with this beautiful fabric I am going to add these lovely checks and ginghams. Who says boy stuff can't be pretty?!
Have I taken on too much? I hope not, and hopefully the time I have left until he makes his arrival is at least enough time to make his cot quilt and blanket. Then I can set to work on his sisters' quilts and make a decision on whether he gets a homemade quilt or duvet...or both!