Sunday, October 5, 2008

Productive

I have actually been pretty productive lately. I have a whole heap of new bags that I can't show yet because I still haven't taken photos of them, but I do have photos of a little gift pack I sent off recently to my Sister-in-law and Brother-in-law and their new little baby Angus. I really wanted to try and do a completely handmade pack of goodies to send them. Unfortunately with illness hitting the household at the time of the birth, it took me a little longer to finish everything, but I got there eventually. The pack included:

* reversible bibs for little Angus - made with a mixture of reclaimed vintage and new japanese fabrics.
* cloth ball rattle - pattern found here. It was so super easy, and lots of fun (although I used felt for the circles on the end, which made it even easier!). I can't remember where I got the idea of using a cat toy for the rattle bit inside (i'm sure I read about it on a craft blog somewhere), but it worked a treat.
* casual market tote - just a little pressie for the new mum, whose favourite colour is purple (fabrics used are reclaimed purple linen, reclaimed wool fabric, and new Hollabee linen/cotton blend fabric with hand screenprinted rubine swirls. Strap was a recycled fabric belt, with vintage buttons for detail).

(reverse side of bibs)

OK, so this is one short post (for me!). Look out everyone. I'm on fire!!!

12 comments:

Jodie said...

Short post - concise and to the point !!!I have just finished the longest post ever !!!
Great bibs. I love the one with the plane on!

Car said...

Love the bag Bec - am sure the new mum will love it too :)

shells said...

Love the bag! And the bibs are very cute just lying there, waiting to be dribbled all over ;)

Sharon said...

Lucky baby Angus (and his Mum!), they're so lovely! Thanks for the 'go girl' dance!!! Pleased I'm not dancing it alone!:)

EmBelISH said...

That such a lovely thoughtful collection of goodies Bec. All your 'new' creations all look fantastic!
Bel x

Sophie said...

I love the gifts you have put together, so thoughtful of you. The bag is delicious.

Melanie Gray Augustin said...

Love the gift collection! I need to get started on some bibs now too!

Hey Harriet said...

Gosh you have been creative! Such a lovely bundle of goodies. That's a lucky family to be receiving these gifts :)

Little Mary Moo said...

Wow, they are all so wonderfull. What a lucky family, handmade gifts are always the best.

Ali said...

What a thoughtful little package Bec for a new bub and his mum! My auntie said once (after giving me 21 bibs ... yes, 21!!!!) "you can never have too many bibs" and I have since found out that she was right! Your bibs look great - love the ones with the bias strip around them.

Hollabee said...

You've been very productive. I love the bag & bibs. very cute.

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