Sunday, November 8, 2009

baby goods....and a birthday present

I've been crafty lately, finishing up some baby gifts for my youngest SIL.

Her baby boy came 3 weeks early so I had to play catch up!

Since she doesn't read blogs, I'm not worried about spoiling any surprises:

First, I made this blanket....which I finished before summer ended.

Then, I made this funky monkey rattle.....I purchased the pattern off etsy HERE....and it was totally worth it!

Isn't he CUTE!?

I also made one of the baby towels I like to give....sorry, I forgot to take a separate photo of it.

BTW, If you want to make one, the tutorial is HERE.
They are great (and are inexpensive) baby shower gifts.

After that, I finished up
this reversible pillow for a birthday gift...

One side shows a bright eyed kitten:

and the other side shows a sleepy kitten:

g'night kitty!


Doris Sturm said...

Oh, how pretty - I especially love that reversible kitten pillow, what a clever idea.

You do good work ;-)

Have a nice day,

laterg8r said...

that monkey rattle is AWESOME - you are sooo talented - she'll love it for sure :D

LittleRed said...

Love the monkey and the awake and asleep kitty pillow is almost 'vintage' cool looking. Love it!

Cathy said...

Hi, Val!
All your projects are sooo cute!! :) Thanks for sharing.

AwtemNymf said...

i really wish I knew how to knit. I have a beginniers kit and a Dummys Guide to Knitting but getting started is confusing- the casting! I'm a visual learner and i do best if someone is there to show me the reigns and then I'm good from that point on!

Cute monkey! :O)

Amy Herbst said...

So cute! What a lucky baby! :-)

Aunt Pitty Pat's Fun said...

wonder gift items.. LOL those babies seem to come when you least expect them. I Hope your new family addition is doing well and is getting fat and happy :)
You always make the most wonderful stuff.. love the rattle ;)

Melinda Cornish said...

love it all, but especially that rattle!!!!

laterg8r said...

ps - i got my eyeball today THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!

I put a shout out to you on my blog today :D

Jennifer said...

all is the rattle!

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