I’m sure you are all waiting on tenterhooks to know who won March’s prize! The winner was Sarah. She is just getting back into cloth after a long hiatus, so I’m sure the wipes will come in handy.
The sewing room has been a busy place! I haven’t shown off any finished objects lately. I have several finished diapers, some ring slings, and a wool cover to show you.
Above are four pocket diapers. Elephants is at the top. Clockwise from there is Butterflies on Peach, Ocean, and Celery. Elephants and Celery got some fun mix & match snaps. I love using snaps as accents.
These six diapers are all newborn covers. They are going to good friends who are expecting their first in just a few weeks! Top left is Grape (with accent snaps), below that is Cows Afield, then Chocolate. Top right is Daisies on Lime, below that is Ocean, and finally Red & Grey Dots. Don’t you love the Red & Grey Dots? So classy! That one has alternating red, grey, and black snaps with black gussets. Daisies on Lime is super-cute too, especially with the bright green, blue, and white snaps. The gussets are blue to bring out the color in the center of the daisies.
Below is a wool cover in red & grey plaid. I’ve made three wool covers now, each one constructed a little differently. I think this is my favorite so far. The difference in each was in the way I added the gussets to the legs. The function doesn’t seem to be affected, but this has the most handsome results so far. Or maybe I’ll think of a new way to do it between now and the next cover. That often happens!
Ring slings! I love these for babywearing. I always keep one in the car. It is so quick and easy to get a baby in there. My little monster is about 22 pounds now, a little heavy for a long ride in a ring sling, but very comfortable for me to wear her for 15-20 minutes still. Both of these ring slings are 100% linen. Nice versatile fabric that breathes well in hot weather and is still cozy in the cold.
The sling on the left is in Cilantro — a lovely, earthy green. The sling on the right is in Lime. I didn’t intend to make both slings green! Apparently when I was choosing fabric, I was anticipating spring subconsciously.
Both of these slings can be found in the Monster Pants Etsy shop soon. All of the diapers were custom orders, and so none of those exact ones can be found anywhere but on the monsters to whom they now belong! But you can always put in a custom order for your little monster should you see something too cute to pass up.
Picture overload today! And I only showed you the Monster Pants related sewing. Not pictured are armbands, bridal gowns, prom dresses, and upholstery. All of which are far less adorable, I assure you.
Do you wear your baby? What is your favorite carrier?