>Infant Tiered Skirt


I’ve done it. 
I’ve made my first item of clothing for Adelyn. And boy, is it girly!
What’s funny is that I made this from the fabric of some pants my mom was getting rid of. I figured I would use the fabric someday so I swiped them from the donation pile.
Yes, she did own these pants. 
No, I don’t think she ever wore them… thank God.
 I attempted to make a tutorial of how I made this skirt but I’ll be honest, I had no clue what I was doing. I had to seam rip about 4 times. So I figure you can probably find more qualified tutorials out there if you really want one.
 I’ll give you the cliff notes version of how I made it though. 
I cut three different pieces. 
 Hemmed and ruffled two of the pieces.
 Sewed them together.
 I mean, this picture is hilarious. Look at that mess at the bottom of the fabric. Thank you for seam rippers!
 After many mistakes, I finally got it what I wanted it to look like!
 Adelyn is going to have some sassy outfits!

>To-Go Pouch


 A while back I made some reusable snack bags from a picnic table cloth. Remember these?
So, when I saw this plastic table cloth on clearance for $1.50, I knew I would find a way to use it in a similar way.
That day finally came!
I used the table cloth material to whip up some little to-go bags that can be used in a diaper bag. 
From what I hear, babies can produce some nasty smelling diapers/clothes/burp cloths/etc. I figured these would be great little bags to throw those nasties in while out and about.

To make the flowers, I used the yo-yo technique.

 I added some velcro to the top of course to seal in whatever may be placed in the bag.
 I love repurposing things!

>Burp Cloth Tutorial


 I’ve seen burp cloth tutorials all over the creative blogland so I decided it was time to try them out. It was a super easy project!
I actually made these for a friend who has a shower coming up. They chose not to find out the gender so I tried to pick fabrics that were gender neutral.
 I made two types of burp cloths for this little bundle.
Type 1: Decorative
Type 2: Full Coverage
I’ll first show you how to make the decorative type.
I bought a 12 pack of cloth diapers from Target. Only $16.99 for 12! I figure this will carry me through the next 3 baby showers. Not a bad investment.
After ironing one of the cloth diapers flat, I measured the length and width of the thick strip down the middle of the cloth diaper. I then added one inch to my height and width measurements and cut out a piece of fabric. Mine ended up being 6.5 inches X 19 inches (I think… I didn’t write it down-woops!)
Measure one inch around the edge of the fabric and iron the edges down.

 Should look like this after ironing.
 Pin it on your cloth diaper.
 Top stitch the fabric down.
 I used a decorative stitch for mine. A simple zig zag stitch should do the trick though.
 Guess what- you’re done!
If you want to get a little crazy, you can snaz up your fabric. For example, I combined two fabrics for this one:
The second type I made for this burp cloth bundle is a bit different. One side is completely covered instead of a strip of fabric.
I used flannel fabric and the same cloth diapers as I did for the first tutorial. 
Measure the height and width of the cloth diaper and cut out a piece of fabric with the same measurements.
Flip the flannel piece right side down and pin it to your cloth diaper
 Sew around the edges. Make sure to leave about 3 inches open so you can turn it right side out!
After you’ve sewn the pieces together, trim the edges.
 Flip your burp cloth right side out and smooth out the wrinkles. Sew two straight lines down the middle. (I followed the existing lines originally created by the cloth diaper)
 Then sew around the edges one more time. Again, I used a decorative stitch but a simple straight stitch will work too.
 After that, you’re done!
I bundled mine up and put a little bow around them.

>Glider Makeover


 Here’s a project I did quite a while ago.
 I scored this glider at a garage sale for $15.00! Yes, $15.00!!
 It has a little squeak that we haven’t quite fixed yet, but I figured it would be good for a nursery someday.  Little did I know, how soon I would actually need it!
Cooper (my sisters dog) added to the nastiness of the chair fabric. It was screaming for a makeover.
 I started by priming and spray painting the whole thing and ivory color. It was quite a tedious task. All of those dang spindles and different angles were hard to get paint on. However, 2.5 cans of spray paint later, it was done.
 Now it needed some fabric lovin. Knowing this would go in a future nursery, I picked a fun, colorful fabric that would hopefully go in any room.
I pretty much just laid the cushions out on the fabric, traced the shape, and then cut out two pieces (one for each side of the cushion).
For the footstool, I just got a staple gun and stapled the fabric on.
 Pretty cute, huh!?

>Owl Banner


 You guessed it. 
I’ve already started crafting for Baby C’s Nursery. 
 I got this idea from Spunky Junky and kinda made it my own. I just have a thing for owls, I guess.
 This was a time consuming project that I did between nauseous spells. I started it around week 6 of being pregnant and then the project was on hold for about 3 weeks until I found energy to finish it. 

Austin is convinced it is for a girl’s nursery. I beg to differ. I made it as gender neutral as possible.
 I pretty much made all the owls, sewed the sides of the owls together, then sewed them to cardstock to make sure they stood up straight.  
 My creative juices are flowing!!!

>My First Quilt


I started working on this a few weeks ago. It was a stop and go process for a while but I’m finally done!
 I actually made it to be used as a baby quilt.
 Gender neutral, of course. The back of it has this warm, fuzzy, soft brown texture.
 For the binding, I just used fleece and a fun stitch to give it some uniqueness.
 Aren’t the colors so fun!
 I mean, If I am wanting to curl up and take a nap on this quilt, won’t a future baby??