I volunteered to participate in the 'Giving Tree' program at my mother's church. I was given the task of gifting to an 'Adult Woman'. Hmmm.. now what sort of gift do you give someone when those are the only details you know?? Well.. after Googling 'gift tutorials' for ideas for the first week of my Maternity Leave I finally came up with what I thought was a 'Grand Idea'.
I had this great two sided, Asian print fabric in my stash that was sturdy enough to make a bag.. So I made a bag, lined it with the opposite side out, made a placemat (2 layered like the bag) and then spent a whole hour putting tiny 1/4" twill tape around a 'napkin'. I added chop stix and a couple containers and Voila! A handy lunch kit.
Even Dad thought it was amazing so I guess it passes the gift test!
*** Our son was born November 25th!*** Because my husband and I are uber dorks.. I like sewing and he likes wearing matchy outfits for 'special occasions'. Now that we have a Son on the way it gives me tons of reasons to make matchy outfits.
Daddy wanted to have matchy outfits for Going Home From the Hospital Day (which is not coming soon enough I tell ya!). So using some fabric he had already picked out for a shirt for himself, I whipped up the following ensembles.
Love!!! and Super Love!! Flannel is my fave baby fabric these days. Now if I was 8 days overdue and NOT still an uncomfortable month away from my due date.. I would hope these were for me! My Baby Boy theme is Sea Turtles.