Nov 12, 2012

Bootie-Licious...

Over the years I've enjoyed sewing things for LP.  I love that he thinks I'm some master sewist who can whip up anything he wants.  Amongst other things, I've sewn him a toy crocodile (ooo I should share those photos sometime!), a "Backson" (from the Winnie the Pooh movie), a fleecy robe, pants that actually fit his tall and skinny body, and a Thomas the Train pillow that he can't sleep without.  But there's something about sewing for a little girl that really has my wheels turning.

Of course, I did a lot of sewing for Eliza's nursery but now that I'm dressing a baby girl every day I have so many things I want to make for her!

So far I've started small (and not too time-consuming as let's face it, I do not have lots of sewing time anymore!) and made her some little boots from a pattern I purchased on Etsy:

First I made these which ended up being too big.  When they fit her in a month or two I can picture her wearing them with cute leggings and a tunic top (please excuse the cruddy phone pictures of the first pair of boots!):

 
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Next up I made some black, white and grey boots in the right size:

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And here she is modeling them.  They're so cozy and cute and stay on her feet!

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I'm obsessed with all the little pairs of baby mocassins that you see celebrity babies wearing but I'm not about to shell out that kind of cash for them so I tried making my own out of some soft grey suede I had in my fabric stash:

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There are a few little things I'd change about them when I make another pair but I think they're pretty cute too! (These are in the slightly larger size as well so it will be another month or so before Eliza can wear them...)

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Gah!  So many cute things to sew!!  And don't even get me started on baby dolls and doll clothes!

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