Month: July 2010

Ready to Receive

I finished this set of receiving blankets last week or so. I linked to the project last month and it took me about that long to complete them! I bought four different yards of flannel on sale at JoAnn’s and some crochet-lace yarn and a tiny hook–it was a little tedious getting the hang of […]

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Crocheted Baby Hats

I’m starting to slow down just a little; I haven’t been pushing myself to sew as much–it takes a lot of energy to iron, trace patterns, cut, pin, and then finally sew and finish off so many projects! Sitting and crocheting has proven much less draining (although it leaves me cross-eyed at times!).  I recently […]

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DIY Nursing Cover

Here’s a project I was able to start and finish after the kids were in bed (apart from prewashing the fabric during the day). I had some sort of weird nursing cape that I used from time to time with Eleanor, but more often than not I ended up just using one of her receiving […]

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Pinwheel Dress

Along with all of the sewing I’ve been doing for the baby, I’ve wanted to sew some dresses for Eleanor, too. Well, I finally got one done yesterday from a pillowcase I found at the thrift store for about a dollar. I loved the print and thought I would make a traditional pillowcase dress out […]

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Bonnet & Booties

I have some vintage handkerchiefs that I’ve been holding onto for this sweet bonnet tutorial, but came across Singer’s Sewing For Children with a section on heirloom sewing. I’ll probably still transform the hankies, but wanted to try my hand at making this one from an old bed sheet I have. I loved the trim […]

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