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What I Have Been Sewing Lately

by Jessica

Right after our vacation to the beach, I had a huge list of things to do like organizing, finding the last minute items to wear since there were so many events to attend at the wedding. I also wanted to put together a baby shower gift for my new nephew and sister in law. I knew I wouldn’t be able to attend her baby shower since it was so close to the time of the wedding. I normally don’t make gifts for second babies, it isn’t that I love them less, it is just wayyyyyy too expensive to give that many gifts to people, and I have heard with the second baby there aren’t many things you still need. Anyway, here is the last gift I sewed up for my sister in law.

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Here is the fabric that I found at JoAnn’s. I was hesitant to buy any online even though they had such cute patterns because I wasn’t sure how it would match in person.

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Here is the final basket or caddy. I used the Divided Basket Pattern by Noodlehead.

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It has a center divider, and I made this because my sister in law likes to be organized. I figured this could be used to hold diapers, wipes, creams,etc. in their living room or other area to keep it all together.

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His nursery’s colors are the dark blue and brown so this is the closest I could get to matching it.

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I also opted to add the front pockets which is optional in the pattern.

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Then I made a matching diaper and wipe clutch that Sarina could use on the go or when she leaves him in the nursery at Church.

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I used the Noodlehead pattern for the Diaper Pouch which is a free pattern and tutorial.

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After I finished her gift and returned from the wedding, I realized that I had a LOT of fabric left over so I made the rest into a few more of these clutches to add to boy baby shower gifts.

Let me know if you have any questions, I didn’t do a tutorial for the basket, because when you buy the pattern, the picture tutorial is included.

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sarina June 28, 2014 - 9:45 pm

I absolutely love this gift. Daniel is crazy about the burp cloths and I am loving the diaper clutch. I can’t wait to get his room all set-up with all his home made gifts. Thanks Jess, this meant so much to us!

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