Now 40 years after learning to sew on a machine I am the proud owner of a Singer treadle machine.
The new machine is lovely and in dire need of some loving attention. We have belts on order as hers was in pieces. The owner’s manual as well as the manual for the attachments was in one of the many over flowing drawers. I have them flattening under some heavy…Continue
Small buntings… mostly boy… with no-sew caps that have coordinating ribbons… http://angeloutfitters.blogspot.com/2012/10/no-sew-hats.html http://www.angeloutfitters.blogspot.com these bunting don’t have a hospital…Continue
Finished the Shamus block using grey button Zombie fabric I got in a set of fat quarters a while back. His little jacket is from another fat quarter set Beatles Yellow Submarine. Fairy frost for his ‘sky’ and neato green from a fabric swap last year. Threw on some buttons and a yellow doily sun. I think he turned out pretty cute. His block is 8X10 inches.…Continue
Working on the Peeps Quilt… 2 down, 20 to go! Since each one takes about a week…this will be quite the long term project.
Finished the Natalia Angel block on August 23rd. I layered her dress using a textured damask and a cotton with a finished edge. The pattern didn’t have any hair so I added a few extra lines to it then embroidered a few curls. …Continue
Baby C handkerchief bonnet (boy) lovely and ready to include in the gift. This was one of the handkerchiefs I found at the antique store that was a bit discolored and Restore powder brought back to being useable! August 2nd 2014Continue
Whew completed a few things this weekend! Finished 8 large sized (32 week gestation) BOY sets of Teeny Tears diapers http://teenytears.blogspot.com/ with wee blankets, one cap with a coordinating ribbon and a tiny crocheted bonnet my mom made…Continue
Completed a few baby gifts that will be going out eventually…
Baby Boy C is due in November… I will be adding a handkerchief bonnet then calling this one done! The quilt is flannel and Minky backed with cute forest creature flannel and machine quilted… flannel bib, burp and receiving blanket set…yes it doesn’t match (sigh), wee caps and a set of washcloths.…Continue
Rather productive long weekend!
Of course forgot to take a good picture of the quilt I finished on Friday… here’s a craptacular one via phone camera. Dare say it is indeed nice to sleep under a nice new quilt, although weird as it seems Shamus doesn’t seem to like it. …Continue
I splurged and purchased a new pinking shears, JoAnn Fabrics/Friskers…OK really didn’t splurge too much, I had a 40% off one item coupon…well, then there was the 10 yards of flannel, the ½ yard of super cute (I won’t mention the price, ouch) ready to sew pretty pony sundress fabric, (just needs one seam and Olivia will look fabulous) the nice snap sets for bibs…hmmm…yep that was it…Continue
Here’s the pattern if anyone else in interested: http://www.purlbee.com/storage/felt_baby_shoes_template.pdf
I made mine out of 2 layers of flannel rather than felt, less itchy. These were done by hand, took me a few…Continue
I’m all ready for the next 2 baby showers as long as we know one’s a girl and the other’s a boy…Sooooo if you invite me…please check on that one little detail so I bring the correct shade of gift. Each set has matching bibs (3), burp cloths (3) receiving blanket (1) and owl/cat…Continue
Found a couple of printed panels at JoAnn Fabrics when I ran there for ribbon…and yes the fabric isn’t really stored by the ribbon…Jaz located them for me…nonetheless…each panel has 2 bibs and 2 burp cloths on them so I bought a boy (monkey) and a girl (paisley Elephants) version…total cuteness! These I think I’ll put away for the next baby born but I also took a few…Continue
A couple piles of bunting waiting to be ironed and top stitched. Then, I’ll just wait for a hospital to need them and off they will go to snuggle teeny tiny angels 14+ weeks gestation. http://angeloutfitters.blogspot.com
January 19th 2014
Cloth box with little outer pockets
2 coordinating or not so coordinating fabrics (fabric used here are RJR Witchie Poo Spiders Green & Grey)
Iron on fleece (I used Pellon®’s 987F Fusible Fleece)
Rotary cutter, mat and…Continue
Very productive 5 day staycation!
Angels sets…whew! I finished all I had cut out and started. The teeny diapers are via…Continue
Preemie snap on gowns…too stinking cute! All flannel each lined with cute coordinating fabric. Pattern found at: http://www.miraclebabies.org.au/miraclebabies/assets/File/PrematureBabyGownPattern.pdf
for some reason the large version prints right…
Angel Buntings for angels too tiny and fragile for clothing. I made 4 smalls (on the right) and 6 larges (on the left) the pattern for these can be found at Angel Outfitters http://angeloutfitters.blogspot.com/. I’m patiently waiting for my white stockinette to arrive so I can make the ultra tiny caps to go with…Continue
Burp cloths in process. Half will go to God’s Tiny Angels the other half will go to Wright County here in Minnesota for the teen mommies. Each will have 2 matching burp cloths in a baggie. December 8th 2013
About 40 + burp cloths ready to sew…figure half will go to God’s Tiny Angels and I hope I can send the other half to Wright County for the young mommies.
I noticed I cut too many girlie ones so cut out another pile of only boy shades……Continue