Friday, July 1, 2016

Baby on the way !

I'm going to be a grandma !!! How great is that !! My daughter is pregnant from a baby boy. Parents and grandparents are over the moon!! 
Of course I started sewing and knitting immediately. Yesterday I made these burp cloths.  



Looked in my stash for nice children's fabric. The backside is from flannel, soft and it doesn't slide.



About a year ago an old-fashioned shop in Sparta closed after being there for a 100 years or so. It used to sell clothes, fabric, sheets, towels, baby stuff and I don't know what more. For the last 20 years they only sold clothes; I didn't even know they had fabric!! At the closing sale I bought a lot, and I mean a lot of this blue cowboy and pink gardening vintage flannel. I bought all they got! Before I knew that my daughter was pregnant I already made this swaddle nappy/blanket.



This baby bag was also an earlier project. I took it to Athens last week, filled with the swaddle blanket and a thin white cotton blanket that I knitted. I don't have a picture of the blanket yet, because my camera broke down just when I finished that. But.... I bought myself a new camera, kind of a birthday present. Next time I am in Athens I can show you the blanket.








Well, I have a lot of other baby project planned: sleeping bag, quilt, wall hanging, stuffed animals, etc, etc. !! I'd better start working now !!!!

9 comments:

  1. LIke all the baby things you have made .
    Also like your enthusiasm

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  2. Congratulations!!!!Great opporunity to sew all these lovely things that babies and mamas need!!!!

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  3. Congratulations, Grandmother! They are very lucky parents and baby who has you sewing for them with so much love.

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  4. How exciting to be waiting for a grand-child to be born and how mamy things I am sure you will manage to prepare until his/her arrival! Congratulations, dear Ada!
    All what you have already made are lovely!!!!

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  5. Dearest Ada,
    Congrats to all! Such great news indeed and you now can create beautiful baby items and share happiness.
    Lovely swaddling cloth you made!
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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  6. Wat leuk dat je oma wordt! En wat goed dat je destijds zoveel mooie stoffen hebt ingeslagen. Kun je nu naar hartelust cadeautjes maken! :)

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  7. Geweldig nieuws!, en wat een waslijst leuke dingen om te maken, zeker van die geinige stofjes. Veel plezier....

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  8. My, you were busy Ada. Grandmother indeed! Congratulations. So many goodies for the baby. Very pretty indeed.

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  9. Congratulations....looks like you are having fun making baby things! Thanks for commenting on my blog....I put a reply to your comment.

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