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Posted on:12/13/06 0:56 AM

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evarose said... (12/19/06 6:29 PM) Reply
Thanks everyone for our comments! I noticed a little typpo in my review: when I said the pattern layout fit with a margin of a few centimeters, I meant MILLI-meters. Getting the fabric allowance to work for all the pattern pieces was the hardest part of making the pattern. I don't really have any special advice on hand-sewing this, except to allow for extra time! Quite a few of the seams would have to be hand-finished anyway (like the pockets), so it didn't seem like it was too much more difficult than it would have been with a machine. I commented on the size being larger than I expected just because my son has already been outgrowing a lot of commercially-made clothes marked as 3-6 months. Most brands say that 3-6 months means up to 17 pounds-- and he hit that at 3.5 months. So this pattern seems to be a bit larger than the typical size, though not hugely so. A bigger picture is posted here:
j222b said... (12/13/06 11:52 PM) Reply
Hand sewn?? Did you hand sew these? Any hints on hand sewing?? I LOVE these baby clothes (the baby is wonderful, too)!! PS Did you sew the shoes, too?
ryan's mom said... (12/13/06 4:28 PM) Reply
So cute!!! Can we have bigger pic of your baby wearing it? (Pretty please :) )
AuntieShel said... (12/13/06 3:20 PM) Reply
OMG, those are soooo adorable. Is that your son? He is precious!!!
LornaJay said... (12/13/06 1:33 PM) Reply
Patterns with multi-sizing are required (at least here in Europe) to fit the largest size mentioned. So a 3 -6 month size will be sized for 6 months etc. Lovely clothes, and lovely baby BTW.
Nicoal said... (12/13/06 8:55 AM) Reply
These outfits are so sweet! You did a great job.
BeckyC said... (12/13/06 8:53 AM) Reply
Darling outfit on an adorable baby!
ACB said... (12/13/06 6:52 AM) Reply
That is just darling!
Tall Mary said... (12/13/06 1:53 AM) Reply
You did a terrific job. What a beautiful baby you have. Congratulations.
Ann Smith said... (12/13/06 1:26 AM) Reply
How adorable and stylish. All those many pieces added up to something wonderful.
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