This is the first quilt block I have ever made. I finished it tonight. Yes, there are some obvious (and not-so-obvious) mistakes. I have chosen to keep those for a variety of reasons (and no, it's not because I just don't feel like fixing them. I have already fixed several other mistakes in this block...I've gotten very good with the seam ripper).
I may choose, at a later date, to fix the mistakes...or I may not...Time will tell.
This block is the first of many...it is the beginning of a memorial quilt.