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« on: June 07, 2011 10:48:08 AM »

I received an invite to a friends baby shower in the mail and was thinking to myself "self what would you have liked at your baby shower". The answer came to me a few days later. Handmade stuff. For some reason I have the need to make up patterns all by myself and well it usually takes a few tries. (Never was really good at following directions. So after about 50 drawings and countless hours of pulling hair out of my head I have a finished baby bag and other goodies. I included a covered wipes case, burp cloth, trash bag dispenser, changing pad and stuffed elephant.

a view of all the goodies inside

empty bag... has 5 interior pockets and also 2 exterior side pockets

all of the goodies inside... from left to right. 1)a cute little trash bag holder 2)burp cloth 3)covered wipes case

matching stuffed elephant. the other side is the striped fabric and he has a taggie tail

Thanks for looking and any feedback would be greatly appreciated. Happy Crafting!

Update! pic from the shower! See I really did make her cry. Roll Eyes
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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2011 12:05:35 PM »

Great work, I love the colors.  Boy or girl?


« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2011 12:32:46 PM »

A boy due in August

« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2011 08:12:56 AM »

Oh, well done, looks great! I really like the fabric choices. What a lucky momma-to-be!
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« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2011 08:31:20 AM »

This is done very well for your first bag & all of the accessories. I'm sure your friend will love it. I'm also making something similar for a baby she's already here so have to get busy! Thanks for showing!! Cheesy


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« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2011 07:21:52 PM »

Aww, I love it!  Great colors and awesome to have so many mathing things!  I'm sure your friend will love it!

« Reply #6 on: June 13, 2011 06:56:15 AM »

Thank you all for your nice comments! I went to the baby shower yesterday and she absolutely loved it! I feel kinda bad though. Cute baby stuff + hormones made her cry. It was a pretty good boost for the spirits though.   Grin

« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2011 10:16:13 AM »

Ooooooooo Smiley Nice Smiley Well done!
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2011 06:11:03 AM »

Update when my friend got home she looked through everything and decided that she needed me to make her a matching purse and wallet that can attach to the diaper bag. I think I might have created a monster. After she called me her friend called me and said "hey I met you at the baby shower can you make me a diaper bag just like Nikki's. I'll pay you for it" Wow I am going to be one busy mama this summer. Now off to find some new fabric and get to work.  Grin

« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2011 06:22:12 AM »

love the fabric/color choice! very cute:D
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