I finished it! the quilt was much easier to make and finish than I had previously expected. It only took my about 2 to 3 days to completely finish without appliqué. I didn’t end up adding any appliqué because it distracted from the simplicity and cuteness of the quilt.
Overall, I would say it was a ridiculously easy project to make and rather inexpensive. I think it cost me around $20 usd for materials and around $50-$80 usd in labor. I love the way it turned out and plan to make more of these quilts in the future to sell and use as baby shower gifts. I apologize in advance for the hastily taken photo. I was only able to borrow my friend’s camera for a moment before she had to jet out the door.