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« on: January 01, 2009 02:04:37 PM »

My best friend is having a baby girl in April. To celebrate, my mom and I had a baby shower. At the shower, we made baby onesies for the new baby - almost 20 of them. My mom bought plain onesies at JoAnn Fabrics ($9.99 for a pack of 5). We then used double-sided fusible interfacing to make iron on appliques out of fabric scraps. I highly recommend this project for a baby shower. Everyone had a great time and the baby has more onesies than she'll ever need!






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« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2009 02:36:50 PM »

What a terrific idea!  The onesies look great, & I bet you all had loads of fun!  I love the ones with the paw print & the little necktie!
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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2009 03:01:50 PM »

Great idea!  My sister is having a baby in June and I will keep this idea in mind.
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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2009 04:41:11 PM »

That baby is set!  I can't believe you made so many...I would love to see more details. The bikini one is a riot!
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« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2009 05:18:54 PM »

I wish I had taken more close up pictures. There were 12 girls there and we each made 1-2 onesies over the course of a couple of hours and more than a couple bottles of wine. It was such a hit we were saying that we couldn't wait for someone else to get pregnant so we could do it again! Hopefully, they'll hold up okay in the wash.
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« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2009 08:10:35 PM »

lol! the bikini one made me snort
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« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2009 06:28:08 AM »

I love this! I have a grandbaby coming in May.  This would be so cool to make for her.  My daughter in law kind of beats to a differant drummer. So I can see were I can really have some fun with this.  One question though, how will they wash?
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« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2009 10:32:23 AM »

I love the bikini onesie too!  I might have to make one of those for my friend's baby shower this month!  Smiley

Thanks for posting these... they are AWESOME!!!
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« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2009 07:30:46 AM »

The fusible interfacing we used said that the appliques are machine washable -- just use cold water and low heat to dry. I hope they're okay.
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« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2009 10:35:23 AM »

I love this so much more that the puff painted version! I'm so stealing the bikini idea too! My friend's cousin just had a baby girl and she NEEDS this, lol!
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