Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Keeping Busy

Well I have 2 weeks as of tomorrow until my due date. I've had a couple of false alarms including Monday night I was contracting every 2 to 5 minutes and even every minute at one point. This went on for about 6 hours. So I'm hoping that's my body saying, "Get ready, it's coming soon!"

I've been using my nesting energy on knitting projects I've really been wanting to get done before the baby comes. It's kept my mind off of the waiting part, so it's been a nice distraction. I still would like to get more done, but having a baby right now appeals a lot more than getting more knitting projects done.

Of course you have to have baby hats!

This was something I was just trying out. It's a tad big for a hair bow, but maybe I'll make it into a headband for Clara or add it to a hat. We'll see.

This one's kinda fun. It's a baby hammock that you hang up in a crib. Clara's still using the crib but it can still be used for the baby to nap in when Clara's not napping. I wouldn't want to leave a baby in there all night anyway. Looks pretty comfy right?

The rest of these are all baby photography props. Not only do I want them to take pictures of our baby in, but as soon as I have more time, I'd like to start selling similar items on etsy.

Hat and diaper cover.

Another hammock that isn't really as safe and practical as the other one, but it sure makes for a great picture. My flour baby sure seems to be enjoying it. I for sure need to make some adjustments, like making it wider. I didn't have a pattern and this was my first try at it.

Baby cocoons.

This one I made for my friend, Kasey Sanders, who is a photographer. Check out her blog here. In fact if you go to her site and click on babies under view by catergory, then go to the bottom and hit older posts. The first baby on there (Jayda) is using a pink cocoon that I knitted previously for Kasey. Clara's also on the same page a little bit further down.

Of course a real baby is going to be bigger and fill it out more, but you get the idea.


Coombs Family said...

Wow you have been busy Aubs! You are so talented at this stuff. That diaper cover and hat is really cute!

Mark 'n Mindee West said...

Wow you are really good! Love all the fun things you have made. I can't believe we'll have babies in the next two weeks. WOW!

balesfamily said...

You are SOOO talented!!! I love them all :)

Josh and Tori Furlong said...

You are so so so talented!! I can't wait to hear that your little girl has decided to come!! Its coming up so fast!!

bethy said...

WOW! You have been busy! I have never even heard of a baby hammock or some of those other things. What fun! How exciting that she'll be here soon. Maybe she'll come on Nina's birthday, Aug 2. :)

Wendy and Chase said...

Wow. I'm impressed! Such cute projects. Do you make adult sized hammocks? :) Just kidding.

Lyndzi said...

K so I'm thinking, Oh I love that one...and that one...oh that one's cute too. Goodness gracious girl you have been one busy hermania! I love the pink hat with the flowers and the yellow on with the little string on top. i LOVE the baby hammocks and the matching hat and bloomers are adorable. You are ever so talented. Now, just have that baby and life will be good.
Good luck! LYLAS