Thursday, May 27, 2010

Baby Changing Pads and Pouches

My own invention is how the changing pad folds and velcros onto itself, so you can fold it up with one hand.  I made two so that one can be in the wash at a time.  The green is by Joel Dewberry (just like the diaper bag).  I couldn't figure out what else I could do with the green.

The blue is a scrap from Sentimental Sorbet and it is my first quilted item.  I'm very happy with how it turned out.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Receiving Blankets

I now have a collection of receiving blankets and burp cloths, in part thanks to my sister-in-law Michelle (the fishes with red crocheted edge) and mother-in-law Elaine (the dot with turquoise crocheted edge).  I'm highlighting the crocheted edges below.  The blankets I made are a sew-around-the-edge and then turned inside out and I put a decorative edge along the outside (the green monkeys and the red-and-beige dino ones). 

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Thank You!

I have some amazing and talented family who really showered me with gifts for our baby.  I want to highlight some of their crafts which have much better craftsmanship than mine.  So I will be posting several times with pictures of these as I have the chance.  It might be a little slow due to the fussy child who refuses to nap properly.

Soft Book Baby Gift

This soft book was made from a fabric panel for a friend when she had her first baby girl.   Congratulations on your second girl Heidi!

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Wedding Cards

I made about 20 of these and gave them to my mother and mother-in-law for mother's day along with a set of birthday cards, baby cards, and all-occasion cards.

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Mother's Day Gift: Handprint Apron

I was only able to get most of the grandkids to paint their hands and put a print on the apron for their grandma (my mother-in-law).  A couple of them were afraid to get their hands dirty ;)  The apron is the Vanilla House "Absolutely Apron" and it says "We Love Grandma."

Saturday, May 1, 2010

April Showers Bring May Flower Clips

I used to make these flower hair clips with my neighbor, until she moved away. Since then, I don't have four cute little girls to make them for!   Here were the results of one day's work:

Here are some of the flower clips that were made from the kits I put together to do with ladies from church.