Thursday, July 8, 2010

Another Baby Top

I’ve been working with some more of my vintage fabric lately, turning these…

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into this….

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The red gingham border is not vintage.  The blue and red floral was a pillowcase I found at the thrift store, and the yellow was some older yardage.   The top measures out at 42x51, so it’s definitely a baby/toddler size.  I have this blue and white floral (see below) in my stash that I am thinking of using for the backing, but I’m not sold on it yet – it doesn’t seem “strong” enough to me.   

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Well, the heat has found us!  Our temps have been soaring since the weekend, and without a/c, we have to be pretty creative to keep cool.  As an alternative to ice cream, I freeze pudding in small plastic cups, so they can easily be grabbed as a snack.  Because they freeze solid, it takes a bit longer for the kids to devour them – they have to scrape at the pudding with a spoon!   We vary the flavor and have added chocolate chips, bananas, and blueberries, too.

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Enjoy!

-Elizabeth

3 comments:

  1. I have to agree with Nanette, I absolutely love the fabrics. The colors are so bright and happy! The floral pattern is darling too.

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