WIP Wednesday – Stinker

Well, lots of movement this week as I prep for the Project that Ate My Life. I don’t expect it will be as all consuming as the Project of Doom, but still, there goes my early September!

I did manage to finish the top and get Hipster Kitten quilted. I can get the binding on tonight and wash it before donating tomorrow night. After that I need to work on the Cat Commission so I can mail it out along with the baby quilt I just finished.

Nina helpered with the quilting, as you can see. Quite the stinker, she is.

Also worth noting – I pieced together 9 fat quarters to make the back for this quilt, and I did not notice when I got the fabric, but that peach print in the center? Is peach scented. Nasty, fake peach scent.

It really blooms when you press it, too. Ugh. I never thought I’d have to say it, but smell your fabric before you buy, lest you end up with “press and sniff” fabric in your quilt. Imagine putting a whole bunch of fruit fabrics together in one quilt. I shudder to think of the results. Give me the scratch and sniff stickers any day (especially the grape, but never, ever the pizza).

5 Replies to “WIP Wednesday – Stinker”

  1. Ick, never heard of “scented” fabrics. Did it wash out? I do have to say my daughter had a doll with a fake baby smell to it. I’ve been known to smell a fake baby a little too deeply….

  2. I didn’t know scented fabric was a thing! Ugh. I have asthma and a lot of scented stuff makes me wheeze –I’m having this alarming vision of having to hold my breath while shopping for fabric the way I have to while scurrying past the scented candles and the laundry detergent aisle in stores.

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