Friday, June 15, 2012

My Bucket List: Sewing Style

The countdown is well underway! Our little guy should be arriving in 50 (yes, 50!) days give or take. A month and a half. Just over 7 weeks. And I have some sewing to do! I thought I'd do a blog post of my to-do list--more for me than for my readers :) but I thought it'd be fun to share.
Photos linked to sources below :) 

1. Chase Pants-Dress pants for my little guy to wear to the Convention in the middle of August. I have the pattern & the fabric.
2. Matching vest
3. Tie to coordinate with....
4. Eden Dress- The skirt portion will be made from the same fabric as DS's suit (khaki twill) and the blouse will match his tie. Shawn picked a really pretty navy blue satin for this.
5. Coming Home Outfit- Kwik Sew 2246 (muslin here) Fabric swatch has been ordered--I need to find a coordinating ribbing and zipper. 
6. Big Brother, Big Sister applique shirts. I'll probably just purchase plain t-shirts & then hopefully applique the words on them. This is "low" priority, but I do hope to get it done.
7. Diaper bag! I bought the pattern from Watermelon Wishes on Etsy. The outer fabric will be a grey twill and the lining will be a combination of Verona Teal & Dots quilting cotton. 
8. Nursing Cover- Easy nursing shawl using tutorial from The Coterie Blog. I'm so glad I found this, I have a couple different traditional nursing "aprons" and I hate them.

Well, that's quite a list!! Add in a couple more tops & maybe even a maxi dress for myself & I'll be a busy girl!! I don't feel "pressure" to get any of it done except for the first 4 for the Convention (and I should be able to finish all 4 in a week or so), and the coming home outfit (which will take a couple days, probably).  The rest would just be icing on the cake!

4 comments:

  1. Enjoy sewing away through out your due date count down! Will u b taking your little one to the Convention?
    Im still home avoiding crowds & listening to meetings over the phone.
    Thanks for sharing the link in #8.... I may want to make one :-).

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    1. Our convention will be 3 weeks before my due date, so hopefully this LO will stay put. :) Our daughter was 3 weeks old at her first convention-which was actually much easier than having a toddler because she slept the whole time!!

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  2. Very admirable! J. Hope all is well! Perhaps your new bundle of joy is soon to be here or maybe he is
    already :-)!

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  3. Congratulations! Hope your sewing plans are going well. That diaper bag is totally gorgeous - I'm totally book making that one!

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