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« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2007 08:40:16 AM »

Whooopp!!
I do this all the time,if you lanolise them you can wear them directly over cloth nappies and they are waterproof!!!

Top work I love them!!!
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« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2007 01:35:50 PM »

Love the colors! I was going to do the same thing for my daughter with a black sweater I have, but I can't decide if I want them as leggings or legwarmers/babylegs. Smiley May have to find a striped sweater for her leggings. Grin
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« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2007 05:13:35 PM »

yes, good sweater to use for leggings.  I'm curious what you are going to do with the rest of the sweater  Smiley
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« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2007 01:50:16 PM »

Back with some "action" shots! 

Only thing cuter than a baby butt?  A STRIPED baby butt:



beckey--How funny. . .Yep, it's a Gap sweater all right--I found it at a thrift store last winter.  I thought it was cute enough to keep for myself except it was too small for my pregnant belly last year, and too small for my nursing boobs this year.  Smiley

It was made with a size small sweater, and the leggings were supposed to be for my (tall) 5-month-old.  But as you can see from the pics, there's plenty of room/length to them--they'd probably fit up to a 12-month-old, I'm guessing.

As for what to do with the rest of the sweater. . .I'm pondering that myself.  Try and finagle a matching. . .something. . .for Big Sister?   Felt it and make a purse for myself?  Suggestions? 
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« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2007 01:55:35 PM »

Thanks for the sizing info. They look adorable on your baby.
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« Reply #15 on: November 13, 2007 02:06:03 PM »

Those are adorable! They look like longies actually (for cloth diapers) I wonder if they could be used the same way?

And what  cute little model! Nothing cuter than a baby butt, striped or otherwise!
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frenchwench
« Reply #16 on: November 13, 2007 08:31:32 PM »

cuuuuuute striped baby butt!

Maybe a felted hat to go with?
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« Reply #17 on: November 14, 2007 08:16:30 AM »

I do this with wool sweaters. They make great diaper covers for cloth diapers.
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angeleyes410
« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2007 11:33:55 AM »

Perfect idea!! I'm going home to cut up my black cashmere sweater (because its too hot for me) and my red and white christmassy type sweater because my nursing boobs are too big for it!
I hope mine turn out HALF as good as yours did!!
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