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    Sewing: Pacifier Clips

    Here we go – tutorial 7 in the Celebrate the Baby Boy series – Pacifier Clips. They are super handy and easy to make. The hardest part for me was finding the suspender clips. Next time, I’ll order them on Amazon rather than drive to 3 stores looking for them. What You Need a suspender clip 1 piece of fabric 15 inches x 2.5 inches matching thread Fray Check serger machine 1 small piece of velcro Okay – first, grab your supplies. Here we are…

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    Tutorial: Grab Toy

    Babies like to grab at things, especially colours – they pull, suck, and grab at almost anything. This plush grab toy is perfect – it’s easy to make in any shape, size or colour. The ideas are endless! What You Need 1/4 of a yard of fabric 1/4 of a yard for baking stuffing machine serger matching thread First – decide on your shape. I picked a triangle, in keeping with the triangle quilt and triangle burp cloth theme. Make the shape a bit bigger…

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    Tutorial: Quilted Burp Cloths

    Burp Cloths – one of the most functional sewing projects for a new baby. We’ve made them before here at 3ten: burp cloth tutorial and burp cloth tutorial 2. These are quilted burp cloths. What You Need about 3/4 of a yard of fabric – I used scraps 3/4 of a yard of fabric for the backing serger machine matching thread I made these after making the triangle quilt and as you can see, I used all the scraps. Basically, play around with the scraps…

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    Sewing: Triangle Quilt

    This is my very first quilt – and I wouldn’t even really call it a quilt, more like a modern rustic blanket. I worked on it for about a week – not every day or anything – the longest part was sewing all the triangles together. Find some fabric you love and sew up! What You Need 6 colours of fabric – 1/2 a yard each (for the triangles) 1 colour of fabric – 1 1/2 yards (for the back) batting – 1 1/2 yards…

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    Tutorial: Mini Diaper Bag

    So – the logic behind this one. I have a big purse, it has my wallet, room for my phones, my planner, my current book or two, and sometimes even a pair of socks. There are times, however, when I just put my phone, debit card and my license in my pocket and hit the road. When you’re a mom, however, I’m thinking the diaper won’t fit in your pocket, hence this little grab and go mini diaper bag. Maybe it’s a little trip to…