i've slowly been accumulating some things for the baby.
Burp cloths from this tutorial. I did end up making a paper pattern so that I could easily reuse it. For the first patchwork one, I stitched the strips to a layer of cotton batting. I used blue flannel for the back. it ended up being a bit of an eyesore. 80s-tastic rainbows can be overdone, apparently.
for the second, I used the argyle fabric, another strip of blue flannel and a layer of cotton batting in the middle. since this one wasn't attached to the batting, i practiced free-motion quilting a couple of flowers. i forgot to take a picture of the back so you could see them. they look kind of crappy anyway--maybe it's for the best.
i'll probably make some more of these. they were easy and fast to put together. i didn't use fleece at all (though i do have some)--hopefully the cotton/batting/flannel sandwich is thick enough.
these bibs were made using this pattern. i'm thinking now that the pattern may not have had seam allowances added. i stitched 1/4" seam allowances and the bibs are TINY. i hope that they're still usable. if i use this pattern again, i'll definitely enlarge it first. i do like how simple it is to put together. these don't have batting--they're just backed with flannel. the one in the middle is a pinwheel block that i made some time ago when i was experimenting with HSTs. i'm glad it found some use here.
to the moms out there: are pockets on bibs a good idea? a lot of patterns have them but i am having a hard time seeing the point.
this bib is from this tutorial. i only made one because it's kind of a pain in the ass. it's adorable as hell but definitely more annoying to sew than the previous pattern. it has a layer of batting and a flannel back. it's much larger than the other bibs. i'm guessing it's good to have multiple sizes because babies grow and stuff.
i haven't even cut into all of my remix fabrics. i'm planning to do more little projects like this as i find time.