Gifts for Babies

My “babies” are regular kids now, notsomuch babies anymore, but I am lucky to have a close friend with a new little guy, so I *may* have gone overboard with baby sewing. It’s just so cute! I whipped up one more Book-inspired sewing project for the little guy, a Romper for the summertime based on old favorite, The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss. It’s reversible, and oh, so cute.

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The Scientific Seamstress


I have done a couple other recent baby projects, these reversible Poofy Pants with matching onesies turned out too cute! These make great baby gifts are are designed to have a little extra room in the backside to accommodate cloth diaper bulk, something I wish I’d had when my babies were babies with fluffy cloth diapered backsides! 

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I am adding both the reversible rompers and the poofy pants baby sets to my offerings soon,they can be made in any colors or themes just ask!

Projects · Quilts

Under the Sea Custom Quilt

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This past week, Grandma was in town playing with the boys so I had lots of free time to sew. I finished quite a few unfinished projects and got all caught up with my etsy orders. I finished a quilt I had started months ago, sometime way back in the summer. When I posted a photo of it to my friends on Facebook, someone I have known since High School commented that she was in want of a baby gift, and loved the quilt. Unfortunately, upon checking in with the expectant parents, the colors and theme (Pink/Green/Brown with Owls.) was all wrong for their nursery. Their little girl’s room was to be done in blues and light greens, with an under-the-sea theme. My friend asked if I could do that, and I said of course I can!

I have loved this every step of the way, from picking out fun blue and green fabrics with a sea vibe, to seeing it all go together. There are a total of eight appliqué sea creatures and I just can’t pick a favorite, they are all so cute. The back is all the multi-dots like the binding, which bright and colorful and ties all the other colors together. 

It is not often that I am sad to see my creations head off to the post office, but this one is definitely tough to say goodbye. This design gave me so many ideas, I can’t wait to do more quilts in different themes like trucks or animals or princesses. The possibilities are endless!

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Holidays · Projects


Packing up some teeny-tiny onesies for twin babies due this week. Too cute.

These adorable and impossibly tiny onesies are on their way to a customer for her twins due this week. This design turned out so cute. I was lucky enough to have a friend let me borrow her adorable twin boys for a photoshoot. My dear friend Amanda has started her own portrait photography business and helped me out with the camera work for these tiny models. 

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Oh, and some gratuitous baby feet! I LOVE baby feet.

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You can find these here.


Quilts as cute as your baby

This is a baby quilt I made as a gift for a friend’s new baby girl. It wasn’t my first quilt, but it was the first one I added appliqué and I love how it turned out. I can see a lot of potential in dressing up quilts with appliqué, especially for babies and kids. I love picking fabrics for quilts and now I am having even more fun picking an appliqué design to go with the fabrics. So much fun!

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