Sunday, November 6, 2011

I think I'm ready for the baby shower now!

I think I'm finally ready for the baby shower.  This weekend, I made a diaper bag with the left over material from the baby bumpers and crib shirt, I have 4 crib sheets, and 6 burp clothes.  What no bibs?  how on earth did I let that happen???  Well I have a few more weeks before the shower (gee can you tell I'm excited????)

Here's some pics: diaper bag first.  The baby's name is Miles, but I like to call him Smiles - this is the same fabric as the bedding.  I embroidered on the front flap.  I think the letters came from Bunnyhill, they had  a retired set that was free.  The little smiley face (hard to see n the picture, but easier in real life, came off the machine standard stuff, but darn cute!  Front and back outside both have 2 pockets, same with the inside. So lots of pockets.  The sides have long skinny pockets, I haven't found anything to put in those yet, but I'm sure I will.  And it's 100% washable - I love washable with babies.  On the side is a cute little Owl rattle that I found.

The back shows the pockets a little more.   Yes I have the bag filled with all kinds of little goodies for the little guy.

And the inside.  Ok I think I'm done with my bag phase now.

Oh and then I had so much fun making the little burp clothes.  I used diaper fabric (who knew they had diaper fabric?  I found some and I got it).  Oh it is just sooooooo soft.  If I were Miles I would want to be burped all the time so I could lay my little face on that yummy soft goodness.  They say it becomes more absorbent as you wash it, I just hope it stays as soft.  So I made 6, 2 are duplicates.  I had just enough of the magician fabric to make 2 so I used it up.   Ya, the orange one isn't really all that manly, but hey, Mom deserves something a little cutsie when someone is spitting on her shoulder :)


And then there were sheets.  One was the owl fabric to match everything.  The other 3 were flannels, soft and cuddly.  Little pirates soft and cuddly?  You bet look at them !!

Did I tell you I like sewing for babies :)   Linking up with Megan at Canoe Ridge Creations and Judy at Patchwork Times

8 comments:

  1. Wow, yes you do like to sew for babies. But it all stuff that makes you smile (for Miles-lol) while working on it. Lovely job Sheila.

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  2. Oh so cute! What a lucky baby that will be!

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  3. What a wonderful assortment to welcome a new baby! I just made burp cloths for my 8 week old baby. Since he was born 10 weeks early, he spent many weeks in the NICU. Sooo....Joanne's is currently having a sale for flannel for 2.99...so I stocked up on 10+ yards of flannel to make many more burb cloths for the NICU, because it was always the one thing that they never had enough of!

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  4. Adorable everything! Glad you sewed all those smiles into special things.

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  5. What great gifts. Your fabrics choices are just terrific.

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  6. those burp cloths are just plain ADORABLE!! I miss the babies. Our youngest great-grandson is now a big boy of 5 years! Maybe I could make some...just in case.

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  7. Ah, so cute! :) Thanks for linking up to {Sew} Modern Monday and have a great week!

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