Nesting: Crocheted chevron blanket with flowers

I have never been a crochet person. I find knitting to be much easier, but I also do not like to feel defeated by something. When I was poking around on Pinterest, I found this pattern http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/rickrack-rainbow-baby-blanket and started asking my mom (the master crochet woman in my life) how difficult she thought it’d be. To […]

Letters to you: 39 weeks

Here’s my letter to you… Well baby girl here we are.  We are all hanging tight waiting for your debut.  I have finished up the last pieces to my class.  All of the freezer meals are ready.  Your bubby keeps trying to tell you to come out.  He just really wants to see your face […]

Nesting: Swaddle blanket

A while back a friend of mine asked me to make a swaddle blanket for a baby shower gift.  I had never seen one like this before but I (the worst swaddler ever!) was intrigued!  Here’s the original…  http://prudentbaby.com/2010/05/baby-kid/new-improved-diy-swaddle-blanket-2/   I made some changes to it just out of necessity and working through the thought […]

Nesting: Car seat blanket

There are so many ideas out there…so many ways to customize a certain concept.  I sat down and decided to combine a handful together to better suit our needs for a car seat blanket. Inspiration from… http://ahandmadechildhood.blogspot.com/2012/01/nesting-35-hooded-car-seat-blanket.html http://www.running-w-scissors.com/2011/03/car-seat-blanket.html http://www.imperfecthomemaking.com/2012/01/tutorial-hooded-car-seat-blankies.html My main concern with making one of these was the overheating issue we have had with […]

Nesting: Minky blanket

A boutique style baby blanket with designer print and minky! First cut down the size that you’d like.  A normal baby blanket is about a 29″ x 35″ (cut a 30″ x 36″ to allow for a 1/2″ seam all around). I love rounded edges, so I folded it in half twice then placed down […]