Things for Baby

Hello, Hello 🙂

Over the last month I have stepped aside from painting and tried my hand at other crafts, specifically with a focus of creating things for my baby which is to be born in a couple months. The first project I made was a stuffed whale using this pattern from Pinterest:

http://www.allmyfriendsareflowers.com/2013/12/denim-whale-tutorial-printable-pattern.html

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Since I am currently without a sewing machine it is completely hand-stitched. For the fabric a used an old hoodie; it’s the same fabric just different sides for the light and dark. Then I stuffed it with stuffing from an old pillow. Here he is!!

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For the most part the pattern was easy to follow, but for some reason when it came to sewing the mouth/nose area together the pieces didn’t line up very well. So he ended up with a rounder nose than the whales from the pattern, but I still think he looks cute. 😛

My next project was a baby hat. I got some nice wool yarn for Christmas and found this really cute pattern from Pinterest (it’s a great resource).

Knitted hood hats

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And here’s the one I made:

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Once again, the pattern was straight forward but in the end it looked too deep so I folded the front part back to make a cuff. I’m all about adjusting things to make them work for me. 😛

Finally, here is a pic of the two put together. It just seemed like a convenient place to keep my hat until the baby arrived. 🙂

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Ruth

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