Bakerettes

For a while after the holidays we got a break from the relentless birthday party circuit but it seems to have started back up again. So this Spring Katrina’s birthday girl friends will be getting this:

Birthday Gift

The basket, rolling pin, whisk, and cookie cutters are all from the Target dollar bins. The glass jars are from World Market and we filled them with color-coordinated sprinkles from our pantry. The apron — modeled by Katrina — was a quick sew and turned out pretty cute with gingham-ish ties and ball fringe. The main fabric is an older print, Buckarette, by Alexander Henry. I bought enough of everything to make three sets — one for a party today and two more for the granny gift closet . I am actually making four aprons though, my little bakerette needs an apron too.

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13 Responses to “Bakerettes”


  1. 1 TD wool design March 8, 2008 at 4:45 pm

    awesome gift idea! of course, her own apron is a must 🙂 very cute with the fringe.

  2. 2 sally March 8, 2008 at 5:14 pm

    What a cute gift! I need to start a granny gift closet, too!!

  3. 3 amandajean March 8, 2008 at 5:30 pm

    cute! what a great idea to make multiples. my big goal for next week is to at least catch up on gifts that i need to make and i am determined to set a few things aside for my own granny gift closet.

  4. 4 lina March 8, 2008 at 8:00 pm

    What a perfect gift for boys or girls. Thanks for the great idea!

  5. 5 Kris March 9, 2008 at 9:03 am

    Great idea – it’s always a chore coming up with kids’ birthday presents – now I have a good reason to go to Target. Thanks for the idea!!

  6. 6 Anina March 9, 2008 at 11:56 am

    What a wonderful idea! I want a pink rolling pin!

  7. 7 erin March 9, 2008 at 1:09 pm

    it’s a great gift idea!

  8. 8 melissa March 9, 2008 at 5:56 pm

    What a great idea! You’ve got to love that gift closet, especially when you fill it with gifts made from the dollar bins! We seem to only have boy birthdays- wonder how I could translate that color-wise- my boy LOVES to bake.

  9. 9 Lindsey March 9, 2008 at 8:19 pm

    Such a cute present! And not just for little girls – who wouldn’t enjoy receiving it?!

  10. 10 Jennifer March 10, 2008 at 9:19 am

    We did the same gift for my cousins’ girls and they loved it. I think a granny box is a great idea, our is called the once and future gift box. Here is another cute apron idea for little folks:
    http://ihavetosay.typepad.com/randi/2007/02/dishtowel_apron.html


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