I bought this fabric just before Alec was born, so that means it's been waiting for six and a half years to be made into a baby blanket. Fortunately, I had another baby. Unfortunately, he's already a year old and growing fast. He can use it next winter.
Over the course of raising three babies, I have actually gotten super tired of the zoo/farm/Noah's ark/etc. animal motif that is so prevalent on baby boy clothes and accessories. But this Alexander Henry fabric is so fab in design and color scheme that I love it anyway.
"Make a quilt" has been on my bucket list for a few years now, and I'm excited to cross it off, even if half of my corners look like this:
Finished just in time to wrap my baby in flannel on this 87 degree day. Heh.