Month: April 2014

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handmade for baby: miniature wardrobe for…

little baby GIRL! I’ve been busy at my sewing machine ever since I found out that I’m having a baby girl. Which has, of course, inspired me to start sewing dresses! I started by making an itty bitty baby dress (pattern from Made by Rae) I decided to make it out of some organic cotton […] Read more…

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more fun with paper

While I’ve had my paper crafting supplies out, I couldn’t resist a few projects just for fun…   Tutorial for the bunnies here. If only the weather would get on board with my springy crafting—it snowed here again last night. I’m so ready for it to be green! xo CBB   Read more…

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Pattern Peek

I’ll take a little break from sharing baby clothes to share with you my other recent creative endeavor–designing pattern envelopes for my patterns. I hope at some point to offer print and not just digital patterns. For right now I want to be sure to have some cohesive branding/packaging even if they’re purely digital. As […] Read more…

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handmade for baby: colorblock cardi

Kids Clothes Week is keeping me super inspired! So last night/this morning I designed and stitched up this little cardigan. I loved the idea of making layers that are easy to put on/take off and so I came up with this pattern for a colorblocked snap up cardigan using a onesie to gauge the measurements. […] Read more…

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handmade for baby: all sorts of baby clothes

  As I discover with each new clothing project—sewing with knits is not so bad (I’m starting to love them actually) I’ve been definitely shopping around for cotton knit fabrics to add to my previously non-existent stash. So far I’ve cranked out a few (okay, maybe more than a few) little shirts since they are […] Read more…

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handmade for baby: the master list

As soon as I found out I was expecting I spent many hours trying to learn as much as I could about taking care of babies. One of the big things was figuring out just what did I really need for a baby. There are many baby things out there that would be nice to […] Read more…

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the best best best news

So I’ve had a bit of exciting news (okay more than exciting–SO thrilled!) that I’ve been keeping a bit secret for the past few weeks. Now I’m ready to share with everybody that come September, me and my guy are going to be a family of 3!!!! I’m over the moon that we are going […] Read more…