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« on: September 25, 2008 12:33:47 PM »

I took a stab at making one, no pattern at all just freehand drawing of what I wanted and this is how it turned out.

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« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2008 01:14:39 PM »

I made some for my twin grandsons last year and my daughter loved them...I also made up my own pattern using guidelines suggested on line here: http://www.sleepingbaby.net/jan/Baby/index.html
love that fabric you used  Grin
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« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2008 01:54:15 PM »

Oh how cute, love that cowboy print. Seeing all these baby sacks makes me want another one.
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« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2008 01:54:30 PM »

Looks great!
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« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2008 02:24:30 PM »

Great job. Is there a zipper on the side? I was gonna try something like that. I haven't done zippers yet and I was thinking without a zipper on the side. It would be difficult to get the baby down into the sack.
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« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2008 02:46:03 PM »

This is really nice.  I am expecting a new bundle of joy in January and this will come in handy,  thinking of making a couple of them.  Some questions did you use a zipper or buttons to open/close it?  If so where did you place it?
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« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2008 02:57:18 PM »

great job! I need to make a few, i'm due in December and we have a drafty house
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« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2008 03:24:18 PM »

There is no zipper since I am not a huge fan of them, I put snaps at the top of the straps. I think that is will be functional and I am going to give it a shot with a zipper.
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« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2008 04:47:11 PM »

Thanks for the great idea.  My DD's BF is expecting twins.  I think she would enjoy something like this.
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« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2008 08:42:53 AM »

Great job!  I'm planning to make one of these (winter weight) in the next few weeks.  Smiley  Haven't decided if I want to do a zipper or not yet though.  Love the print on this one.
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