A Baby Gift

Baby Gift

I don’t have a model for baby clothes like I used to. So, sorry for the flat shots but this here is a shower gift for my friend who is having a baby. The dress pattern is #1 from the spring issue of Ottobre (3/2007). The fabric is by Heather Ross. The detail on the bodice was just an X pattern done on my sewing machine. The back ties on each side so it should fit the wee one for a while. The bolero is knit from Blue Sky Organic Cotton and the pattern is from Leigh Radford’s One Skein. Both of these came together really quickly and I just love them together. I hope the new mom does too.

Baby Dress

Baby Dress
Pattern: Ottobre Design 03/2007 Pattern 1
Fabric: Matrioshka Dolls by Heather Ross, in colorway Beige
Yardage: less than one yard
Size: 62

Baby Bolero
Pattern: Baby Bolero from Leigh Radford’s One Skein
Yarn: blue sky alpacas organic cotton, in colorway 82
Yardage: less than one 150 yard skein
Size: small
Modifications: I joined the shoulders using a three-needle bind-off and picked up the stitches for the sleeves and knit them from the top down.

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6 Responses to “A Baby Gift”


  1. 1 twiddletails October 28, 2007 at 5:45 pm

    I love these! What a lucky friend!

  2. 2 Shelba October 28, 2007 at 7:38 pm

    So sweet. Your friend will love this. Who wouldn’t love a gift this beautiful and thoughtful!

  3. 3 Alicia A. October 28, 2007 at 9:56 pm

    So beautiful. You’re quite the talented sewer!

  4. 4 erin October 29, 2007 at 7:15 am

    they are both gorgeous!

  5. 5 amandajean October 29, 2007 at 4:37 pm

    that is super cute! I am sure that the mom will love them.

  6. 6 sheree November 2, 2007 at 6:27 am

    so lovely. you make the best gifts. 🙂


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