A friend of mine from my online mother's group had a gorgeous baby boy - Archer - a couple of weeks ago. I thought I'd make a little outfit for him and ended up with a simple pair of pants from a Simplicity pattern and a couple of matching appliquéd onesies - all in 3-6 months size. I did French seams for the first time - I didn't want seams rubbing against that precious newborn skin, so it seemed (or is that seamed?) like a good idea. I'm really happy with how the seams turned out. Will do French seams for most new garments I think - also much neater for those who don't have an overlocker. Like me! For a great tutorial, go here.
It's a beautiful winter's day here in Canberra, so it was nice to be able to take a photo of the outfit outside.
Carl's taken Romily out for a bike ride around the lake, so it's time to start on a new project. Do I bite the bullet and start making blocks for Romily and Bub#2's quilts, or do I whip up another pair of pants and some more onesies for yet another cousin who's just had yet another baby boy? Decisions, decisions. I'm definitely procrastinating on starting the Hungry Caterpillar quilts. I'm not 100% happy with the butterfly block and I can't get my head around paper piecing, so I'm worried I'm going to muck it up!
I think I had just better go and make a start or I never will!
Oh, and you might notice a new link on my sidebar - Quilting Bloggers - if you quilt and have a blog why not go and sign up? Michele, aka Mishka, is creating a whole new blog community for quilters. So head on over, have a mooch about - you can search by country - and sign yourself up.