I was invited to a baby shower for a friend this past weekend and found some time beforehand to whip up some handmade gifts for the little man. I have been wanting to try out this burp cloth idea since I saw Gail’s version a while back. I used some organic cotton prefolds and bound the edged with some handmade bias tape. While I was making the burp cloths, I wasn’t sure that I was going to be happy with them, but once they were finished and all wrapped up together, I decided they turned out pretty cute.
I also made one of my signature tie onesies so the little man has a snazzy outfit for this spring/summer. Since sewing is kinda known as my thing among my friends, I try to remember to include something handmade in all my baby gifts. Although sometimes I want to (and do, on occasion,) just have the ease of picking something up from store. Anyone else suffer from the angst/guilt of store-bought vs. handmade? Please tell me I’m not the only one! Also do you have any go-to shower gifts? If so, do share. I am always looking for more quick and easy baby gift ideas.
those turned out great! definitely a quick and easy embellishment – i’m always looking for ideas, too!
Love these ideas! I’ve made a quilt as you go wide tote for storage, stuffed animals, or even a little something for the older sibling, like a little coloring tote bag. My favorite stuffed animal to make is based on this pattern at purlbee http://www.purlbee.com/the-purl-bee/2013/2/17/mollys-sketchbook-soft-woolen-bunny.html
Thanks for sharing!
That’s such a cute bunny! I haven’t tried stuffed animals yet but really should give it a try!