Okay -- the refrigerator task never stood a chance, so let's just get rid of that right away. Now, about that birthday gift....
I decided to make some coasters, with inspiration by Cathy/Cabbage Quilts. A cute gift and a great scrap buster.
They didn't come out exactly how I pictured them in my head, but I'm pretty pleased with the results. Even though I chain pieced them, I learned a lot as I went along. I thought they would make a nice, fluffy stack, but they turned out kind of flat:
However, Kaffe's beautiful fabrics save the day:
I used a different backing on each one, and I guess you could say they are reversible:
These coasters were fun to make, and I will definitely do it again. I have some ideas to perfect my technique a little. If so, I'll post my results.
Hope everyone is having a great weekend!
With wishes, true and kind -- Joan