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Topic: Cross-Stitch Baby Gifts  (Read 857 times)
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« on: August 22, 2013 08:29:46 PM »

I'm at that stage in life where a lot of my friends/coworkers are having babies, so I've taken to making gifts for the expected bundles of joy. These are three that all have cross-stitched patches sewn onto them.

This is a jacket for a coworker whose son was born in February- the jacket pattern came from a book called One-Yard Wonders, and the Apple cross-stitch pattern was created from a picture using a piece of Mac software called Stitches. I made it on Aida cloth, then cropped and machine-stitched it to the jacket.
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For another coworker, a hooded towel with the same Apple patch for his daughter born in January. The towel pattern is from www.sew4home.com. It's big enough for a toddler to fit into.

Lastly, same towel for a friend from grad school, with a dove on the hood. Daughter expected next month!
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« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2013 08:11:38 AM »

Awsome stitching. The bird is beautiful.

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