Is it Cheating?

I wanted to make some mats for laying baby on for some upcoming showers.  I’d never quilted before so I took the “cheater” route and used the pre-quilted fabric that JoAnns sells.  They’re really simple with the pre-quilted fabric, high loft batting and backed in matching minky fabric:
They turned out pretty cute, I’m not SUPER proud of them but they’ll do:
(Backed in matching brown minky)

I think sometimes cheating is fine.  I would have wound up throwing this project against a wall if I’d tried to do the quilting, I’m glad I cheated but I hope to do a REAL quilt in the future.  Baby steps!

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