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1  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / I made by brothers shirt into a dress for his daugther on: February 20, 2008 03:01:11 AM
I just loved how Cheytown turned a mans shirt into a girls dress. I have been thinking of making one ever since I saw her post.

I had my brother drop of some shirts he didnt use anymore. Now, one of them has a new life as a dress for his daugther. She will be 2 on sunday, and this is her birthday gift fra the crafty aunt Smiley
Mine is a different model than Cheytowns, but the general idea is the same.



I cannot hem to save my life, but I think it turned out ok. I guess the little one wont mind the imperfections.

Thanks for looking.
2  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Mommys little helper on: January 23, 2008 04:55:46 AM
Before christmas I made my son an apron for when he is in the kitchen with me or his dad (like every day Smiley).

Its very simple and made from a teatowel:

Closeup of the applique on the pocket:

My son wearing it:

Its a bit too big, but Im not planning on making him another one for a loooooong time so he needs room to grow Smiley
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / I made a hat :) With link to pattern on: January 22, 2008 04:02:52 AM
I used this great pattern:

It came out too big for my little head, but other than that Im happy with it. It was fast and easy to make.
Im going to dinner at a friends house on saturday. I might just bring it along and see if it fits one of my friends.

Front view:

Side view:

4  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Fifties bib for the little one (with pattern link) on: January 21, 2008 03:21:13 AM
While the little one was sleeping I made a bib from a free pattern found here:

Here is the result.
The baby is now awake and hungry, so I got an action shot (impossible to make her smile. Too hungry I guess)

And the back:
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Underwear travel-thingy on: January 16, 2008 01:19:54 PM
Is it just me having a hard time finding my underwear when its mixed up with everything else in my suitcase?
Made this thing to hold my undies when I travel:

Sort of an action shot:
6  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Linen babyshoes. Now with pattern on p.3 on: January 16, 2008 01:10:09 PM
Inspired by these ber-cute babyshoes http://flickr.com/photos/catarinamadruga/page4/ I had to try to make something similar for my little girl. Not nearly as perfect as the "original" but here it goes:

Top is linen, lining is cotton and sole is suede leather. Button is painted wood.
Thanks for looking Smiley
7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / My first 4 pouches. Lot of pics on: January 16, 2008 12:54:42 PM
My first pouches. No 1-3 i made this week. Dont know what to use them for yet, but I guess they will come in handy as soon as there is a birthday coming up.
No4 i actually made in may, and gave away to a co-worker for Christmas.


No2: (same, same, but different)

No3: (also same, same, but different)

No4: (Very different)

Thanks for looking Smiley
8  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Completed Projects / Stenciled pillows on: May 04, 2007 03:37:44 AM
My 2year old just LOVES his pillows. I had to make him some personalized ones Smiley I used the freezerpaper method for the images and initials:

9  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / a rabbit and two pillows on: May 04, 2007 03:30:14 AM
My son just LOVES his pillows. They are the best for snuggeling and comforting Smiley
For his 2nd birthday I just had to make him som personalized ones.
The initial and boat/plane are stenciled on. Here they are on his new bed with a stuffed rabbit I made the other night:

Thanks for looking
10  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Little girl dress on: March 28, 2007 12:43:46 PM
I made my niece a dress for her first birthday. Its pink linen decorated with a picture, som lace and pink beads.

Close up of the decoration:
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