well, my sister has motivated me. I want to start quilting and in order to that, I need to better learn to sew. I was thinking smaller projects are key and at my cousin beth's house this weekend I fell madly in love with her beds and decided the key is in the pillow. not too many, but enough. especially for those of us still lacking a headboard.
therefore, I bought 4 yards of this tanya whelan fabric:
to turn our bed:
into this (and by this, I only mean the tall square pillows in the very back, almost serving as a headboard ... ish):