Sunday, February 7, 2021

Labyrinth Finishes

I have two more baby quilts done and delivered! I used a pattern I bought electronically on Etsy called Labyrinth. It is charm pack friendly. I made mine with 36 blocks and they finished at 50 inches square. Here is the first one 
and the second one. It is just as easy to cut two at one time!
I ordered a couple woodland fat quarter packs in grays and blues also on Etsy to make these. Plus, of course there was some digging into my stash too.
I had mentioned in my last post that there has been a definitely COVID baby boom in my town and I need to make two more of these ASAP. I started cutting out more fabric for them yesterday.
I used the cuddly minky backing on both of them and quilted in a grid pattern with my wavy stitch. I bound one with navy blue Kona and the other with a charcoal Kona.

I have a couple of girl baby quilts up next--one in muted rainbows and the other is another Fresh as a Daisy with a greenish/teal background.
I decided to treat myself for Valentine's Day and I bought a kit for my Favorite Color Is Moda Sampler in the coastal cool color way. This is being done as a Block of the Month. I have so many UFOs, but I really want to switch my house's color palette to more blues and cool colors. I think this will work perfectly on my guest bed. I better put a new blade on my rotary cutter because you need to cut everything first which will make doing the monthly blocks easier, but is going to take me some serious time this week.

My school district has arranged for teachers to get our first vaccine on Friday. They have cancelled school for our students both in person and online to help accommodate our vaccine appointments. Those of us that are getting the vaccine have the day off and those that are choosing not to get it have to work at their school buildings. The district has also decided that teachers who do not get vaccinated will have to use the own sick days if they contract COVID, but those of us that get vaccinated and still get COVID will not have to use our personal sick days. For this entire school year, if a teacher got COVID or was forced to quarantine with their class/child/spouse their own sick days were not used. I am happily getting the vaccine and I will enjoy my Friday off to work on all my quilting projects! Stay healthy!