After getting the pirate quilt back, I was suddenly hit by the urge to start another quilt! And it didn't hurt that a dear friend of mine admired the pirate quilt, saying that he "could see the love that went into it" and commenting that no one had ever done anything like that for him. Well then. Anyone who knows me at all knows what happened next....I went out Googling for free simple quilt patterns, and ended up with the "Snuggly Layer Cake Throw" from Melissa Mortenson. It is designed for a Moda layer cake fabric pack, but I always have to be different. My friend is a fisherman and lover of the outdoors, so I started making a color/fabric palette that would reflect that. Here's my start:
I'm really excited to get this put together! it will probably be my "week after Christmas" project.