Some of you may recall, during K's weekly onesie updates, I talked about making a keepsake quilt featuring a swatch of each backdrop fabric used in her first year. I even used my mad excel skills to whip up a design layout that would work. I never gave an update on the quilt, at least not here, but I did end up giving it to K as her 'big sister' gift they day we brought HG home from the hospital. She LOVED it...
... in fact I believe she's nestled cozily underneath it as I type this. Mom win for sure.
So now it's HG's turn to have something special made from his onesie update fabrics. It won't be nearly as colorful as K's was seeing as I'll only have 12 prints (from his bowtie fabric) instead of 52, but I'm still really excited to make it happen. Mostly, I've been excited to bust out my OCD excel skills once again to help design something perfect.
In an attempt to make it as close to K's as possible I created a grid with the same number of squares that hers has, leaving me with more squares to fill than I have monthly fabric for. I decided, after playing around with every color in the rainbow, that a grey scale would work best for the filler squares especially since I'm using the grey and white chevron fabric that he is laying on in each month's photos. I've played a lot and came up with some cute designs but I'm definitely in need of some input on which design I should use. So without further ado, my six favorites: