Saturday, November 26, 2016

A place for baby Abigail...

I have spent the last few months since the baby was born reorganizing my craft room to make room for baby Abigail. I know it sounds like I thing I should have done before she was born but it never happened. She has been enjoying life in bassinets, swings, and rock n plays. A baby with no bed of her own!! So sad. As she has been getting bigger it's become apparent that we could not keep her in a bassinet much longer. Last week my mom was visiting so I utilized the time to get things done so we could get the baby in her crib. 

My ironing board used to be here and my rod to hang my quilts.

I also moved around my craft table/desk and sewing table. So now this is what it looks like. Sooo clean and organized at the moment. I figured photographic evidence was necessary.

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I have also been working on a string quilt to slash through my scraps. I have finished up all the string blocks and just have to trim up about half. I scored some new blades for my rotary cutter at a black friday sale at Joann fabrics. So I should have them trimmed up shortly. It turns out one quilt is not going to make a dent in my scrap stash.



I have been debating on the layout of the blocks. The star layout would have low volume blocks in the corners. The quilt would have 4 stars. 


It would be similar to the quilt I made for Mirabelle about a year ago. Although the individual blocks were only 5" and the current quilt has an 8" block.


I also looked at a zig zag pattern or a string block diamonds



 I'm not sure of the final layout. At present I have enough blocks for the 4 star layout.

Last but not least I wanted to remind everyone about the Santa Stash Swap.


I haven't had a chance to spread the word too much. You can still sign up until 11/28!!!

Linking up to crazy mom quilts



5 comments:

  1. So much to be thankful for! And what a lovely room -- mine, even without a crib, is a hot mess. :) I love both layouts but the star would be my pick. I need to take a tip from your blog and start a scrap quilt, too, since scraps seem to be taking over my house!

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  2. So beautiful blocks.Both setting are great.

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  3. I love those glass front cabinets. Where did you find them?

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  4. they are from ikea, they are called hemnes. since they are glass front im am less likely to shove clutter in them!

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    1. Thanks, I am heading up to Ikea this weekend. I will check them out.

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