Category Archives: Babies

Update #2 Santa’s journey stocking and more…

Just a quick post on my progress. It’s going well! On another project I slipped in here when I was bored with cross stitching: a hat and scarf for me newest granddaughter. I know she won’t use this winter but … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning Stocking update #4

Moving right along on this cute stocking for my soon-to-be-born granddaughter 🙂 Here is where I did my little amendment to the pattern, taking off some hair from the top of her head and then adding a little length down … Continue reading

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Sewing a newborn dress is like…..

sewing doll clothes, but oh so fun!!    I’m using McCall’s pattern #M6103 for this jersey knit dress. I used the same pattern HERE, but made a romper for my grandson.  And here’s the completed dress for my soon-to-be-born granddaughter: (The color … Continue reading

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Stitching and, well, Stitching

I just finished with a couple different types of stitching projects. One is of the sewing kind, where I made an adorable little bonnet for a special little delivery that will be soon: The other is of the crochet kind. … Continue reading

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Another handmade baby blanket

I remembered sometime last month, that I never made my second grandson his blanket for his birth back in March.  What a terrible Nana am I.  So in carrying on the tradition, he will receive this for Christmas: I like … Continue reading

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Snowman Christmas Stocking update #1

Moving right along on my stocking: Sorry for the wrinkles.  I just took it out of the hoop and snapped a quick pic, so I can get it right back in the hoop and keep stitching!! Hard to look at … Continue reading

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Alphabet blocks

****UPDATE**** Here is a pic of my completed project: This project came about because it is my Grandson’s 2nd birthday.  I was doing a Google search for alphabet puzzles and found them to be a choking hazard for his age. … Continue reading

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Adorable little crocheted giraffe

I came across THIS and I just had to make one for my soon to be born grandson. Oh my goodness is this little giraffe CUTE!!! I didn’t care for the way the standard SC2tog left the back of the head … Continue reading

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Avoiding cabin fever counted cross stitch project

Yes I have done maybe 2 dozen finishing straight stitches on my forever project since the last update in September.  Really, has it been that long?! I am avoiding it because once I finish it, it will just sit in … Continue reading

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Handmade baby wipes

I am going to a baby shower for a friend of my daughters next week.  This means I am at the sewing machine this week! Who better to ask than my daughter, a new mom herself, what things she loved … Continue reading

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