Thursday, March 17, 2011

Sewing & knitting for baby

Not much time left... just finishing up a few little baby items...

A changing pad to coordinate with the diaper bag I made-

Thermal knit blankets with binding-


Lovey-


A few more embellished burp cloths-


Teething doll


Baby chalice blanket (pattern)-


Sweet little knit hats (patterns here & here )-

And a little pair of no scratch mittens (pattern)-


If the baby doesn't come soon, I'm sure I'll find another baby project (or two) to pass the time.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Playing catch up - Cabrio Tote Sew-Along

I've spent so much time knitting lately that my sewing projects have been gathering dust.  So... yesterday I spent some much needed time at my cutting table & sewing machine.  I finished up 3 gift sets for my midwife and her assistants.  Now I'm working on finishing the Cabrio Tote Sew-Along.


Steps 7-8: Finish outer shell & make pockets (tote #1)
Finish outer shell and make pockets (Steps 7-8)


Steps 9-10: Magnetic clasp & finish lining
Magnet Clasp and Finish Lining (Steps 9-10)  This piece looks better in real life - I forgot to straighten out the fabric & pocket before I took the photo.
 
...and done!
Steps 12-14: Finish the tote (tote #1)
Finish the Tote (Steps 12-14)- - - - - - - - March 2- 8 




Gift sets

I have created 3 gift sets like this one, but all in different fabrics.  They are for my midwife & her assistants as a "thank you" for everything they've done/will be doing for me.  I know I won't have much sewing time after the baby is born so I'm glad to have them finished now.



Lined tote bag, notepad holder, scrappy bookmark, key fob, pocket tissue holderzippy wallet
(I used tutorials for some of the accessories - if so, I have linked to them in case you are interested in making them for yourself or as gifts!  )