Monday, August 2, 2010

Simple Sewing for Baby

Today was one of those Mondays. I started out sick with a mild, but draining (for preggo me) cold. Even though my goats escaped, again, I was able to drag them from the neighbors yard back to the barn. And then the dog who was on her lead, managed to snap the lead and run after the chickens. She killed one of our hens. It was very sad indeed. This is the second she has killed in the past couple weeks. We are definately going to need to enclose the chickens, or atleast only let them free-range while the husky is cooped up indoors. :( So, even though I began my day well, and began work on boxes for my shop (finally) I gave up and decided to take it easy the rest of the day. So, I made baby clothes! I actually just put little appliques on all the onesies I picked up at Target on clearance. I was surprised to find long sleeves on clearance at the end of summer, so I snagged them and today I made them cute.

This owl outfit turned out adorable, even though the pants still need elastic:
I made the pants by tracing a pair of baby pants I had bought, and made them a bit wider and longer. It took less than 1/2 yard of cotton knit fabric. And they are really soft.

So now my day is better, even after a serious meltdown by all... I have a stack of finished, cuddly cotton baby clothes sitting in the "finished" stack on my sewing table. And can I just say, boy clothes are so much fun! Its nice seeing so many blues, reds and greens and other non-pinks! And are you noticing a little nature-foresty theme yet? :)

1 comment:

Jen said...

Wonderful!! I need to sew some stuff!!!!!