Friday, May 25, 2012

Kids stuff


A friend in Arizona asked me to make a wall hanging for her newest nephew and God Child.. I decided to make a Growth Chart and personalize it.

This is what I came up with...


Those are big giant green buttons sewn on the tree.


I added the parents initials to the tree trunk..


And hand stitched the numbers...


And added baby's name on one cloud. The other has his birthdate and weight. Should have gotten a picture of that.

And I should have cut more of the stabilizer away... didn't notice until it was too late.


She also has 2 other God Children.. Maddie and Micah. I made them pillowcases and added their names to the sleeve.


Then for fun, because Micah and Maddie are both under 6yrs old.. I made them crayon coloring bags.


It's been a long time since I've made these. I forgot what a great gift they are for kids. And so simple to make. You add crayons and a coloring book inside and away they go!!

I have been sewing a lot lately. I worked on these last FNSI.. but never shared. They weren't finished until the other night. And now they are all in a box on their way to Arizona.

I hope everyone loves their gifts!
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6 comments:

shez said...

great gifts Heidi.xx

Maria said...

You have make some wonderful kids gifts.
I especailly like the crayon and book bag.. I am sure the kids will love to use them.

Ginette said...

What great gifts! I like the idea of embroidering the names on the pillowcases, and the bags are adorable!!

Anonymous said...

Great kids gifts. I especially love the crayon coloring bag. Do you know the source of the pattern? I would love to make for my 7 year old grand daughter. Love your blog sand the Friday night sew in group-what a great idea.nautsN

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Christine S said...

Is there a tutorial for this someplace? Would love to make some, thanks!