Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Baby Boom

It seems like every time I turn around lately someone else I know is pregnant.  Two of which have already welcomed their little ones into the world this week.  Congrats again!!

As some of you may know I make ribbon blankets a.k.a Lulu Loveys that I consign at a local baby store.  Well whenever I find out someone is having a baby the Lulu is my go to gift.  I found the cutest flannel at Joanne's.  I wish I could buy that whole section!  So many adorable patterns to choose from.
Here's what I made:


How cute is that argyle?  LOVE it!  And the little animals...eek!  Flannel has come a long way since lumberjack shirts!




The Lulu measures around 15" squared with 5 looped tags on each side.  My favorite part of the whole process is picking out the fabric and coordinating ribbon.  I usually spend more time on picking the right ribbon then actually sewing the blanket! :-)


The two bibs were made out of the the same flannel I used for the Lulu (obviously :-)) with solid white flannel to back and pearl snaps to close.  I usually make larger bibs with terry cloth to back but they are more for babies who are eating solid food.  I thought an all flannel bib was perfect for drool bibs.  And the flannel is soft enough that it won't irritate a newborn baby's skin.

My husband's cousin and my friend from college both had girls so I made two of these lulu and bib sets.  I hope they like them as much as I do!


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10 comments:

  1. These are really cute! Love them. You're very creative.

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  2. These are great! Thanks for linking up to Olivia Renn!

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  3. Super cute fabrics, I've made blankets of both of those! Your ribbon blankies are adorable!

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  4. Love the tag blankie! The bibs are darling too!
    xoxo
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home

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  5. Very cute, indeed. I've eyed that argyle at Jo-Ann's a few times now. You used it so beautifully! :)

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  6. i love these little loveeys....that animal flannel is too cute

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  7. LOVE that argyle too! Really cute projects, thanks for linking up! See you next week!

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  8. Those are adorable. Love the fabric.

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