Chris and I agreed that it's time to retire our white carpet; with two kids and because it's white, it's easily get dirty or stained so we have to clean it quite often. Note to myself: never ever buy a white carpet again. Chris had been trying to get rid of it but I kept holding on. Finally, I gave in with one condition: if I can make a quilt to replace it and he agreed. So off I went to work after finding the inspiration and tutorial from Oh Fransson.
I made some adjustment to the original tutorial by changing the square sizing to 2.5 inches and the colors. I don't have that many fabrics so instead of buying more, I just use whatever fabrics I have. The master plan:
Quilting put my math skill to use:
The first of 12 blocks:
Sewing the squares together row by row:
and more ironing:
Sewing the blocks together
to make one large 48" x 64" rectangle quilt
Finally the top is done just need some more ironing,
basting, quilting, and binding
Max was helping too:
Finally, my second quilt is done:
The quilt is now replaced the worn dirty carpet in our living room/ play room/ learning space. We placed it on the top of a foam play mat.
I add pocket on each corner that way the quilt doesn't move around:
It double functions as tracks too :)
Thank you Elizabeth for an excellent tutorial!