Onesies For A Pair of Future Best Friends

by ilene on March 9, 2012 · 1 comment

in baby

Jeff and I have two good friends who both recently gave birth just hours apart from each other.  The two of them are really good friends (like bridesmaids for each others’ weddings type of good friends) so when one gave birth to a baby girl and the other gave birth to a baby boy, I […]

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I made this blanket for baby Luke, the second son of some dear friends of mine. One of the first baby blankets I ever made a few years ago was for their first born son, Seth, so I had to make something for their second child as well. I feel bad for second babies who […]


Our sweet neighbors were expecting their first baby so I wanted to sew them something extra special for their baby shower. They opted not to know the gender of the baby to avoid gender stereotypes so I was challenged to make something that was gender neutral. No frilly tutus, ruffled bottom onesies or helicopter onesies […]


My college roommate is expecting her second son next month and she challenged me to make a nursing cover for her.  She was telling me about how expensive nursing covers are even though they are really just a piece of material with a strap attached. The designer ones sell for $30-40!  I didn’t know anything […]


Too Too Cute Tutu!

by ilene on May 17, 2011 · 6 comments

in baby, sewing

My friend A is expecting her first baby girl any day now!! I was so excited to make something frilly, girly and pink for her. It seems like all my friends are expecting baby boys these days so I’ve been making lots of blue boy stuff (like this, this, this and this). I relished this […]