Bear is happy as my brother called in and gave him a test tube full of slime. He has a lot of 'awesome uncle' points now.
Wean - I'm aiming for something like this one - except mine won't look that good.
I've cutting across the width of a single duvet cover to get two strips of patterned fabric. Then I am putting two layers of old sheet between them, using sheets that were not fit for anything but ripping up. I'm making them different widths etc and just roughly matching. I also don't plan on having a 'good' side. Instead I plan to have raggedy bits on both sides. The aim is to have a throw to pull over the legs or around the shoulders for the living room that looks shabby chic and home spun and that is within my capabilities. I'm still assembling it as it is done around other stuff. If and when I get anywhere I'll share.