I made this quilt for my best friend’s daughter. We went shopping for fabric, my BFF and I. She knows absolutely zero about quilting, so she picked out the fabric for the squares – which has a little pattern that you really can’t see in the pictures – and then the light blue, and a lovely pale, off white print for the second color.
Umm, that won’t work, I told her. She insisted it would be lovely.
I pulled out the dark blue. Wouldn’t this be nice, I said?
Nope, she wanted the white.
Okay, then, got 3 yards of it, shaking my head and going, “it’s not for you, just do what she wants.”
A few hours later, she called me and said, “you know, I think the dark blue would be better, can we take the white back?”
No, we can’t, but off we went to the store again and came home with the dark blue.
The first day, I also bought a batting and fabric for the back and a few other odds and ends ( a 2 1/2 square ruler that has paid for itself many times) and some needle and some thread, and the bill came to about $250. As I expected it would
She nearly passed out, People who don’t craft are odd creatures, I swear. 🙂