Tuesday, May 27, 2014

No Pink!

BabyGirl asked me when she first found out she was pregnant if I was going to make her a diaper bag (since I had made one for Sadie).  

Well, duh, of course I am!  She had only one request .... NO PINK!

She really loves green ... the brighter the better.  So on a shopping trip a few weeks ago I saw these two fabrics and text her this picture for her approval.  


Then it got kind of shifted aside while I worked on other projects because I knew I had plenty of time.  Suddenly, her shower was organized and a date set.  I had to get my hiney in gear! 

I finished the bag a little over a week ago and then pondered over what size to make the zipper pouch.  Then I messed it up ... twice ... but I unpicked and resewed the first mistake ... and covered up (literally) the second mistake .... to come up with this. 





But then I remembered ... changing pad! So yesterday I made this.


And stuffed it into this! 



So, now I'm all ready for her shower (given by friends) in a couple of weeks!  

Her "church ladies" (BabyGurl is youth director at a small rural church) are giving her another one a couple of weeks later so I will probably make some burp cloths / bibs etc for that one.  Because, you know, that's what Mommas do!! 
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20 comments:

  1. These are perfect! I am going to a bridal shower in a few weeks.... But seeing this makes me wish it was a baby shower instead! Guess I better not rush them, eh!???

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  2. Love your fabric choice. Neither one of my daughters have ever cared for pink. They would like your fabric too.

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  3. Terrific bags and useful too. LOVE the colors!!!

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  4. Just think the fabric combination is perfect! Fun & Fresh! and Congratulations.

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  5. Lovely bags and a terrific fabric combination. they go together like a dream

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  6. Love these! Great work and I love the colors!

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  7. LOVE the diaper bag -- the inside just makes me smile!

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  8. Great job on all three of the items. She will be pleased.

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  9. Super bags, she will love them!

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  10. Wonderful! And I love that the colors do not scream "baby bag!"

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  11. love the non-pink colours!! Very pretty, and very useful too.
    I have just made some baby stuff too, and tried that vinyl coated fabric for one side of the change pad, it worked out great!

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  12. Super-cute, and I love that it is not too baby-ish - made with mom in mind!

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  13. hopping over from Finished Friday from Richard and Tanya's quilts. lovely work, stop by my blog for giveaway

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  14. Wow! You are a great friend to have when you're expecting. That's an A+++ gift.

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  15. So cute and that fabric looks great!

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  16. What a fabulous job you did on those bags! Love the pattern and the fabric looks great!

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  17. Adorable! Love the colors (I was a "no pink!" when I had my kids, too lol) I hope she loves them, Paula : )

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  18. I need to do this! I was going to use laminated cotton for the outside.

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  19. Beautiful fabric choice! I love your project

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