After some fits and starts with making the binding (I had to remember how since it's been over 2 years since I made any), I finished Evan's "space" quilt this afternoon and it turned out really nice. Each stitch is sewn with love. And by "love" I mean cat hair as Bootsie routinely naps in my dining room cum sewing room. Evan loves the quilt, which is the most important thing.
The blanket looks good on his bed and matches his room. The solid colors of the quilt mimic the colors on his walls (3 of the walls are light blue, one wall has a photo mural of a lunar landscape, the wall opposite has a series of horizontal stripes of varying widths in kelly green, red, orange, yellow and black). I matched the paint to the bold, saturated colors of these two Tin Tin covers, which are hanging on his walls: