i managed to finish off the next 4sq for my really cute friend, becca. i started the blanket stitching on it at the beginning of october while watching general conference, but hadn't picked it up for about a week. however, when i found out becca would be bringing dinner over to us tonight, i started stitching like mad to finish it off so i could give it to her while she was here. i nearly made it in time, doing the last few stitches while she waited. i took some quick and sloppy photos before i was done. too bad i don't have better shots because this is one of my favorite blankets so far, made with heather bailey fabrics. gee, i sure adore those heather bailey fabrics!
like i said, really terrible photo. the blanket's all wrinkled and poorly hung, not to mention my kids' toys in the shot. you'd never know i had just started to take a really wonderful on-line photography course. these shots are in no way a reflection of ashley ann's terrific snapshop class! i was just majorly pressed for time.
so becca finally got her baby's blanket and i got an absolutely delicious mexican chicken soup for dinner. it wasn't meant to be a trade, but i'm sure happy with my end. since i'm on bedrest, the relief society (women's organization) in my church ward (congregation) has been voluntarliy bringing in dinner to us twice a week. we would have survived without the meals, but it has been a nice relief for my husband to not have to think about or prep meals on those nights. and we've had some seriously good meals! i'm grateful for the service and thoughtfulness of all the ladies who have contributed. and especially glad becca signed up to bring dinner tonight because her soup was amazing, i got a chance to see and chat with her, and finally turned over the baby blanket. her baby's almost 4 months old already and i've had the fabric since march. feels good to have completed it! thanks again, becca. (and everyone else, too.)
two to four more weeks to go! then i either have a baby or get to get out of bed until she comes.