Monday, October 31, 2011

So, you saw the blue ones, now here are the pink. Who knows which ones we'll use?

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Can you believe there are still just a couple of bibs waiting for snaps?

Saturday, October 29, 2011

This bag was a super-duper generous gift from dear Dana. The picture in the catalog was so cute! Unfortunately, the kit did not come with the button or the wide ric-rack. Which was disappointing because the local Joann's had only the purple and brown, not the cool matching teal for the bag. The fabric is still great and I enjoy the bag. The best part? There are some strips left! I may be able to squeeze out a diaper bag with this stuff if I can find the perfect pattern.


Friday, October 28, 2011

These quick bags are great for so many things! I've used them for knitting projects, snacks, gifts. The kids use them for their art supplies, those last minute things they need in the car, etc. I've made them in several sizes, depending on the size of the fabric scraps I'm using. If you are on my Christmas list, you may be getting one (if I can get motivated before this baby comes).


Thursday, October 27, 2011

This sandwich wrap is a great project this time of year. Park weather is great! We pack many, many sandwiches because we are there for so many hours.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

A very small baby sweater. It was a fun knit and the buttons were a great addition.

Pattern: From Ravelry called
"Puerperium Cardigan"

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

This pattern was posted just in time for Halloween! Although, we didn't need them, they were kind of fun to make.

Monday, October 24, 2011

A sweet baby hat of cotton. Very fast and easy knit, even for someone who doesn't like I-cord.


Sunday, October 23, 2011

As I was building momentum on the tiny diapers, we suddenly needed a few large ones. Here are four of six larges. Hopefully, these will bring us right to potty training soon.

Very Baby AIO

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Friday, October 7, 2011

Newborn stash. These are all pocket diapers from the Very Baby pattern. There are 25 which I'm happy with, except for the fact that I put the velcro on backwards. Lucky I just give them away when I'm done with them. These will be used with premie sized prefolds of which I have just a dozen.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

In quilting ventures, this one is called a 'whole cloth' quilt. Which means to me, there are only 3 parts. The top, bottom and binding. A good place to start if someone has gifted you with this fabric. And, you are learning to quilt. It is backed with chenille and bound with some more handmade binding. This was not as easy as it looked. That is a lot of fabric to shift around and stuff under the arm of a standard sewing machine. This one is larger than the purple/orange one- it almost fits nicely on a single bed.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

WooHoo! Rainbow cake! Kathy has a little toy caterpillar with rainbow stripes. When she announced it was having a birthday, there was only one kind of cake that would work! I am quite impressed with how very easy this was.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Tiny baby socks. In blue. We are patiently waiting for a new addition around here. Since we don't know what color socks we will need, I've already cast on the pink ones. This is some great yarn. Stretchy cotton with elastic. I'm hoping they will stay on wiggly feet.

Monday, October 3, 2011

The quilt I thought was never going to happen. You can refer back to the original post from May 29, 2008. I am usually proud of my ability to complete projects in a timely manner- except for quilt projects. My dear quilting friend has inspired me to take out all of my unfinished quilting projects and complete them. While she holds my hand, because I'm a complete quilting idiot. Really. We sit once a week for 2 hours and peck away. Amazingly, we are making great progress. My new mantra: "Do not cut out anything new, quilt related."

Sunday, October 2, 2011

I used a pattern from Little Girls, Big Style again. Cute book, few patterns, fun colors. No one here will wear this dress, which is why it is so wrinkled from sitting in a box unwanted.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

As a baby, she had a diaper made from this fabric. For St. Patrick's Day, there was a lined dress. Now, a nightgown. The bottom hem was done with orange bias tape handmade by my dear bias-tape-making friend Victoria! I love this stuff!