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Topic: Mum & Bub rainy ensemble - purple and black goodness  (Read 14185 times)
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« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2008 02:11:32 PM »

*Very* cool. Quite inspired and you did a great job! Isn't there a saying: precipitation on mother is the necessity of an invention?  Cheesy

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« Reply #11 on: April 02, 2008 02:21:21 PM »

There are so many CRAZY entries. I'm happy to see something useful and cool at the same time. Something that won't be thrown away after the challenge. You've got my vote!
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« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2008 02:35:14 PM »

I wish I had this when my kiddo was young!  Brilliant idea, great job!
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« Reply #13 on: April 02, 2008 04:28:37 PM »

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Thanks for the lovely replies! It really was ridiculously easy to make - I drafted it right on the pram with left over bits from the cape. I do so love a model that stands still while drafting and doesn't need to breathe. And the vinyl was really easy to sew, I was surprised.
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« Reply #14 on: April 02, 2008 04:55:35 PM »

Oh what a fabulous idea, I need to make one of these for my double stroller!!
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« Reply #15 on: April 02, 2008 05:03:47 PM »

I'm super impressed, this is awesome. Not only is it practical (and like someone said useful even after this challenge is over) but it's incredibly professional looking (as if it were store bought like so). Yay for happy dry babies and mommies!
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« Reply #16 on: April 02, 2008 07:53:51 PM »

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Love, love, love this I think this is one of the most useful and creative answers to this challenge. Kudos to you!
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« Reply #17 on: April 02, 2008 08:06:14 PM »

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Love the functionality of the Dollar store finds.  I like it!
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« Reply #18 on: April 03, 2008 05:39:03 AM »

Amazing!  Good for you.
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« Reply #19 on: April 03, 2008 07:24:01 AM »

Thanks guys!

I love to enter challenges but I really have no space for random stuff, so the extra challenge is to make useful stuff that still fits the bill.

Also, finding a store-bought cover that still allows for infant breathing seems a little hard for some reason  Undecided. I mean really, you just need to keep a light rain off, not batton down the hatches for a raging storm. But still they seem so closely fitting that it must get awful hot during a summer shower.

And I have serious issues with raincoats since my mum stuck me in one of those horridly tight bright yellow raincoats as a kid. I hate to feel restricted and I always get hot and horrid when tightly wrapped in vinyl... funny that  Tongue. So this is my nod to sticking out the tongue at breathless vinyl.
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