• Sewing,  Tutorials

    Tutorial: Pee Pee TeePee

    Pee Pee TeePee – what?! So…it’s a little tent that goes over the baby boy when you’re changing him, that way he doesn’t pee all over you or the room. Genius, right? Well, yes, but buying them is silly, especially when you can make them out of scraps or fun Batman fabric. These tee pees are a part of a gift set along with some burp cloths and a Batman blanket made out of the same materials. So fun. What You Need bowl that measures…

  • Projects,  Sewing

    Sewing: Paddington Bear Baby Set

    Paddington Bear baby set! Why? …because my sweet cousin is having a baby boy! Time to sew up, again. Paddington Bear Baby Set For this gift set I made 3 pieces of 3 different things: burp cloths diaper covers baby bibs Get some cute fabric! You’ll need about 1/2 a yard of each fabric. Cut out the diaper covers. I did one in each size. For the bib, I made a template by tracing a bib from a friend (but be sure to add a…

  • Sewing,  Tutorials

    Sewing: Nursing Infinity Scarf

    A nursing infinity scarf is a great gift for an expecting mom. If you’ve never made an infinity scarf before, you may want to visit the infinity scarf tutorial. The main difference in this sewing project is the size. So…grab some fabric and get ready to sew up! What You Need 1-1.5 yards of 60 inch fabric matching thread machine needed First – measure out your fabric. I decided to make two. One out of a light rayon and another out of a thicker cotton.…

  • Sewing,  Tutorials

    Tutorial: Burp Cloths 2

    It’s tutorial time again – time for burp cloths 2. New fabric – new burp cloths – new baby! Burp Cloths 2 Tutorial: Burp Cloths No, no new baby for me – another person at work is having a baby…what fun! This time she doesn’t know if she’s having a boy or a girl, so I picked out these fun Paddington Bear prints for a neutral gender. Yes, there may be a lot of blue, but what little girl doesn’t like the British Bear? He’s…

  • Sewing,  Tutorials

    Tutorial: Burp Cloth

    Baby?!  No, not me…2 of my bosses are having boys.  One had his last week – happy and healthy, and the other is due in about 2 months.  What could be better than homemade a burp cloth as a little welcome gift?  They are precious, soft, and always needed! What You Need 0.6 of a meter of cotton 0.6 of a meter of backing machine matching thread iron ironing board scissors pins First, select some fabric.  I like to make a set out of 3…