Well, I've been randomly cruising around this site for a few years and only recently have I decided to create an account. I didn't think I'd ever post anything on here, but having just finished up my very first sewing project (unless you count a pillow I made in gr.
I couldn't resist.
I mentioned to a friend that I was sort of thinking about making some sort of blanket for my mom for Mother's Day, but wasn't sure where to begin. She kindly walked me through the whole thing - we went and picked out fabrics together, she helped cut all the squares out, etc. She showed me, briefly, how to put it all together and sent me on my way. I was fairly intimidated by this project - and definitely didn't think I'd finished it in time - but I did.
It's very very simple, but I love the outcome.
Sorry there aren't any 'in-progress' shots, but like I mentioned earlier - I was not intending on posting this anywhere
(Oops - I didn't realize you needed to post 10 times before being allowed to post images. I'm too excited to wait now, so I just included links to the pictures -> Edited to add the actual images.)
This is the top.
This is the bottom.
Here it is all ready to be gifted to my momma.
Hope you like it.
(P.s. I also made one for my boyfriends mom, but its not 100% done yet)