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Baby Blanket and Other Baby Goodies...

So I finally got around to uploading the pictures I took of the baby blanket I made to match our little guy's nursery.  I used Michael Miller's "Dick and Jane" fabric on the front and pieced in a strip of red with white polkadots on which I embroidered baby's name.  The back is blue and white ticking with a piece of the red and white polkadots pieced in as well.  I did wavy quilting stitches on the Dick and Jane portions and straight stitching on the red and white portion and bound the whole thing with white trim with red polkadots.. I think it turned out pretty well!

Here are some pictures:

The embroidery on the front- love my embroidery sewing machine!
Blanket for Baby
The front, back and binding...
Blanket for Baby
Front and back...
Blanket for Baby
Front of blanket....
Blanket for Baby

Yesterday Paul's parents took us to BabiesRUs as they wanted to buy us the carseat for the baby... We chose the Chicco KeyFit 30 which gets great safety reviews... They purchased an extra base for it as well so that we can easily transfer the seat between my car and Paul's...
Paul's mom also went a bit crazy buying baby clothes- this child is going to be so stylish!  Now I'm trying to motivate myself to head upstairs and do a bit more sewing, still have a few things to get done before the baby arrives!

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  1. Congratulations on having a little boy! I have three myself and I am pregnant. People ask- are you hoping for a girl- and to be honest- I really love having boys! I have a line of children's illustrations for boys room that you can check out at www.peekabooprints.etsy.com I stopped for a selling for a time and just starting again so stop by! I think little boys are amazing and love to do art inspired by their zest for life! PS- I love the blanket!

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