Any way, I have given in and bought a couple of kits. The impetus for the surrender to "the kit" is that it is a minky set. So it's half a dozen minky fabrics all cut and ready to go. It'll be so yummy and warm and snuggly, I just couldn't resist. And I would never have bought the fabrics individually to make this off my own bat. So I can justify it to myself that it's not really giving in or giving up. It's just experimenting with a patchwork of minky, which I would be too scared to do if I'd bought big swathes of fabric myself. So it's still part of my learning, etc, etc.
So I bought 2.
I bought a little pink one, which I have cut and laid out and started sewing together. It is only going to be cot sized. Offically titled "A cuddle blanket". It just seemed the thing for a little girl.