Finishing up a baby quilt
My mother started this quilt in 1986 for Tom, who was born in May of 1987. She cross-stitched the alphabet squares, and cut and hand-pieced all the squares together before she put it aside.
And years went by. Several years ago she gave the work-in-progress to me so I could finish it.
Now before I start another "new" quilt I want to finish this one up first.
I have the cotton batting ready, but have to find a suitable backing and binding.
Mom bought and gave me this fabric when Tom was born and I made curtains for his room with it. We used the curtains in the children's rooms in every house we lived in until we moved here. I would cut and alter and sew them to fit the windows and I thought I still had enough material for a small crib quilt. But I don't! So I have been going through the other material I have and have yet to turn up anything suitable.
I hate to have to make a trip to the fabric store, but it may just have to happen.