finito! completed triangle quilt

You can't see the binding very well in this shot, but I used the same orange/red/yellow stripe from the body for my binding ... sooo happy with how this turned out! Another major portion of baby boy's "big boy" room is now complete!

quilting triangles

The top is done ... quilting and all! Now on to my favorite part, the binding ...

robots and rockets boy quilt

Remember when I was contemplating boy quilt colors back in March? I finally settled on .... robots and rockets! This is my first attempt at quilting with equilateral triangles ... my points aren't perfect, but I still love it! I should have the top finished soon ...

thrift shop rehab

I've got a different kind of finished object Friday post this week ... a little thrift shop rehab! My sister is furnishing her first off-campus college apartment next year, and like all poor college students wants to do it on the cheap. We lucked out on our last visit to our local thrift shop--we scored this funky hexagon-shaped side table for $20 and a perfectly good desk for $35. We loved the shape of this side table, but not so much it's wood veneer ... enter my magic fix-all, spray paint! The color? Bauhaus Gold. It will definitely add a "pop" of color to her apartment!

Now this thrift shop score required no rehab at all ... these are by far the cutest glasses I've found yet!

2021 year in review

  Who would have thought that the second year of a pandemic would be worst than the first, in terms of crafting mojo? Not I. But this chart ...