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Showing posts from June, 2008

It's a Girl!

Even before we got pregnant, we decided we would wait for the baby was born to find out the gender. We wanted that "it's a boy/girl" moment in the delivery room and thought it was worth waiting the extra 6 months. That is, until we got pregnant and I realized I would be significantly limited in my knitting and sewing for the little one. I'm not a boy=blue / girl=pink type, but I would certainly make different selections for the nursery and wardrobes. So, I've been counting down to June 19th for the past oh, two or three months. Our "big" ultrasound. It's a girl! The wheels immediately started turning and my brain spilled over with ideas for must-knit baby sweaters and booties and of course, the bedding set. After spending at least 4 or 5 hours pouring over fabric online (seriously), I finally just went to my local quilt shop (LQS? Does that work?) to see some fabrics in person. I decided every baby deserves Amy Butler and stocked up on some prin

Dusting off the Blog

I keep popping in and out of this blog despite promises to stick around... Sorry about that. And more than anything, I'm so sorry I've been absent on your blogs and lack of comments. I've missed being a productive member of blogciety, though, and I'll be catching up in the next couple days. This time, I have good reason for falling off the face of the earth! But first, I have some FOs and WIPs to report, but photos only for this little sweater... I made this sweater for my cousin's baby, Jos. I've been saving this yarn for a baby boy sweater, but it seems that most of my pregnant friends and family wait until the baby's born to find out the gender. So, a blue sweater doesn't always work. Until this time! Now, I'm just crossing my fingers that it will fit him in the Fall. Baby Surprise Jacket The sweater was held in customs at the Paris airport for the last several days, apparently it was questionable because it was wrapped. Of course, the firs