Did I mention my honorific of Fake Auntie? It comes with all the privileges of spoiling kids, dosing them with sugar, and returning them to their parents. Also, I don’t change diapers.
I do make excellent baby gifts. They’re just a little…late… sometimes. My friend is having baby #2 any day now, so I need to step on it to finish her baby blanket. It’s 90% done. The challenge is that what’s left is boring: just sewing on the edge binding. This blanket has been 90% finished for about 5 months.
So Frankenstein will have to wait a bit until this is done, gift wrapped, and in the hands of USPS.
…On the other hand, Baby #2 will hardly know the difference of a few days, and I am/was on a roll.
I’ve got both sides assembled now, and am dithering over The Great Button Conundrum of 2018. One option would be to make it fasten like a duvet cover. I just really don’t like making buttonholes. Another would involve fabric ties instead of buttons, but I worry that’d look weird/kitschy and be annoying. Hmm.
Maybe now would be a good time to finish that baby present.