I discovered a new use for my cutting table today. I needed to press two long seams on my mystery quilt, and doing it on the ironing board was driving me nuts. I'd get one bit pressed, then move the whole quilt to get the next section lined up on the board, which caused creases in previously-pressed sections. So I took the cutting mats off the table, spread the quilt out there, and ironed it there! I wasn't using steam, which might have been a different story, but no damage to the top of the table was apparent. It became a much easier process!
Once the pressing was done, it was time for some pins:
Once the whole thing was basted, I threaded up my Sweet16, and did some of this: