Swaddling Blanket

A few years ago, I found this sweet, embroidered tea towel at a garage sale for $1.00. I put it away with all my other non-practical linens, and forgot about it. At the time, I bought it to make a framed display for a nursery, or a baby shower gift of some sort. I never thought I’d use it for another of MY babies! I’m so happy I get to! The stitching is so fun. I could gaze at it for hours.

The sampler has 7 different sized alphabets, and well as 30 alphabetic pictures.

I used this tutorial for a swaddle blanket-a self-binding method. It is backed with a light pink flannel that has bright swirls and flowers.


Baby Clothes

I’ve been hanging on to stained or holey t-shirts recently to up-cycle into tights or leggings for Lorna. Dana and Rae taught me all about re-using knits. So here are two simple cotton tops and leggings (from Eleanor’s recycled t shirts).

Another photo of a Baby shower gift I made a year ago: Fancy frock and cloth shoes. My ironing board is covered in this fabric, too!