February 4, 2009

Nursing Blanket

All the rage with new moms - the nursing blanket (aka, hooter hider). This is SUPER easy to sew - another great project for a beginner. It's basically a rectangle of material, hemming all the sides; into the top hem insert 18in of boneing (found by the notions in the fabric store); also a lower corner has a terrycloth triangle for wiping up spit-up, etc. I made my strap velcro per the suggestion of a friend who already had a nursing blanket. This works great because you can look down at baby, but still be covered. And don't be wierded out - the picture is staged :0)

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Mandy is a craft blogger who loves to blog and enjoys all things crafty, sewing, and DIY - she feels that if she can do something, you can too, and provides tutorials to help you along the way. She loves being a mom to 4 awesome kiddos and blogs from the Kansas City Area. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter or Google +

3 Fabulous Comments:

I have been meaning to make one of these for sometime now...LOVE yours, very cute!

How big was your material-what were the measurements?

I definitely wish I'd had one of these with my son... I guess there's always #2 right?! So cute. Thanks so much for linking up at Baby Week, Mandy!
~Alison

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