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« on: November 06, 2007 02:18:59 PM »

wow, it's been so long since I made a bag... and this one taught me I need to make them more often -- I made so many mistakes!

Roughly 5 of my female friends are pregnant right now (yay!), so maybe I'll get a little more practice Smiley

(Ugh, sorry for the terrible pics... it was so gloomy and dark today. )

front flap:


under the flap (with zipper pocket):


one side, elastic bottle pocket (the other side looks the same):


inside (velcro pockets on one side, elastic pockets on the other):



and I made a bunch of things to include, too:


close up:



a receiving blanket, a few flannel cloths, a purse organizer filled with baby essentials and moisturizer, a changing pad and a vinyl zipper pouch for used diapers. 

Did I miss anything?  Any suggestions for what else to include next time?


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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2007 02:32:26 PM »

OMG LOVE IT!  Id carry it as a purse!!!
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2007 02:46:59 PM »

That is super cute! And completely functional, a very thoughtful gift. Your friends are lucky to have you.
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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2007 02:48:54 PM »

those are absolutely gorgeous! <3 im loving the hearts and stripes on the first one that blue is lovely! your friends are very lucky. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2007 03:06:45 PM »

That is so cute! Especially because diaper bags don't come in those great bright colors. I love the way you put the stripes on the flap!
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« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2007 03:23:31 PM »

You did a great job! Very good idea with the purse organizer!
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« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2007 04:02:30 PM »

thanks so much, everyone! 

I really hope my friend likes it... Actually, I started out trying to make the bag guy-friendly, so her husband can use it too -- but I think when I added the hearts, things went a little too far over to the girly side for him Wink

Thanks for reminding me, pjherbert -- I used this tutorial:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=48982.0
to make the purse organizer.  It's a pretty handy organizer, and I was hoping it would make up for the pockets I couldn't squeeze on there. You can never have too many pockets!

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« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2007 04:29:07 PM »

Super cute and functional!  You did a fantastic job!  I love the colors, it's the perfect gift.  Thank you for sharing!

If you wanted to add one more thing, I'd suggest a strap with a carabiner, clip, or even snap to make a loop for a binky, or a rattle. But really it is perfect.
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« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2007 05:01:41 PM »

This is great - you've even avoided the typical baby colors, which some Moms like!  I think the overall design is different too, not the typical diaper bag!  I love all the gifts inside the gift you're giving, I'd love it!!  Nice work and thanks for sharing!!
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« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2007 05:27:21 PM »

Wonderful pretty congratulations show espetaculo
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