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sewing for angels and preemies

A couple piles of bunting waiting to be ironed and top stitched.  Then, I’ll just wait for a hospital to need them and off they will go to snuggle teeny tiny angels 14+ weeks gestation. http://angeloutfitters.blogspot.com

January 19th 2014

Sweet baby caps loomed by Jazmin, newborn and preemie.  These will be going to God’s tiny angels with the next shipment. http://danettesangels.tripod.com  January 19th 2014

Sweet preemie quilt made from 5 inch charms…all flannel and machine quilted for many a wash. Backed with white flannel with hand and foot prints…super cute and I think uni-sexed. 22 inches square.  This will be going to God’s tiny angels with the next shipment. http://danettesangels.tripod.com  January 19th 2014

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there will be warm babies

Very productive 5 day staycation!

Angels sets…whew! I finished all I had cut out and started.  The teeny diapers are via Teeny Tears:http://teenytears.blogspot.com/ .The no sew caps are via: http://angeloutfitters.blogspot.com/2012/10/no-sew-hats.html  and the 12 inch lovies are thrown in so the wee angels can be snuggled.  I worked on these over three days between other projects and celebrations.  Haven’t decided where these will go yet…perhaps a hospital through Teeny Tears and any left over will go to God’s Tiny Angels in West Virginia. December 26th, 27th & 28th 2013

Burp cloths via: http://www.trishscrafts.com/receiving_blanket.html the bug ones will be shipped to God’s Tiny Angels with the next shipment, the Christmas / winter ones will be saved for the Christmas in July for God’s Tiny Angels… Already getting a jump on 2014!  December 27th 2013

The last 2 cheater quilts that joined 26 other newborn blankets, lovies and quilts for the newborn blanket drive for God’s Tiny Angels in West Virginia. December 26th 2013

Tiny reversible preemie gowns.  One out of flannel the other out of super summery crinkle cotton…eeeeeeeeeee… December 27th 2013

Tagasaursi (multiple tagasauruses) the cute Camo one and giant lady bug one already have homes, the other 2 will be going to God’s Tiny Angels.  The pattern for these via: http://www.bubblesandbobbins.com/2012/03/tutorial-how-to-make-dinos…

December 29th 2013

Receiving blanket and matching burp cloth sets for God’s Tiny Angels Christmas in July 2014. December 27th 2013

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not quite holiday sewing

Angel Buntings for angels too tiny and fragile for clothing.  I made 4 smalls (on the right) and 6 larges (on the left) the pattern for these can be found at Angel Outfitters http://angeloutfitters.blogspot.com/.  I’m patiently waiting for my white stockinette to arrive so I can make the ultra tiny caps to go with these.  Once assembled these will be sent to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center, OB Department/PETAL Program. December 15th 2013

Boy Burp Cloths cuz’ Burps happen… I’ve made 16 sets of boy burp cloths, half will go to God’s Tiny Angels in West Virginia after the 1st of the new year.  The other half will go to the young mommies of Wright County MN. December 15th 2013

Girlie Burp Cloths cuz’ Burps happen… I’ve made 16 sets of girl burp cloths, half will go to God’s Tiny Angels in West Virginia after the 1st of the new year.  The other half will go to the young mommies of Wright County MN. December 14th 2013

 

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a little sewing a little thankfulness

Burp cloths in process.  Half will go to God’s Tiny Angels the other half will go to Wright County here in Minnesota for the teen mommies.  Each will have 2 matching burp cloths in a baggie. December 8th 2013

Cheater quilts patiently waiting for some top stitching.  I’m thinking the lovely flowered one will go to a sweet little toddler I know for Christmas.  The other 2 will be joining about 22 other blankets/quilts for the blanket drive for God’s Tiny Angels. December 8th 2013

Flannel and cotton waiting some serious ironing and slicing up…Receiving blankets, teeny diapers, angel wraps, perhaps newborn snap gowns and buntings will be just flying out of this pile bound for God’s Tine Angels, Teeny Tears, Angel Outfitters and perhaps a few will go to the teen mommies here in Minnesota…just need the time and energy! December 8th 2013

 

Newborn sized hospital gown with snaps. December 8th 2013

Newborn sized snap on hospital gown on a newborn sized doll…front and back…I am now out of snaps ugh…have some on order though so I can keep snapping up wee gowns! December 8th 2013

2 newborn sized snap on gowns.  These will be going to God’s Tiny Angels 2014 December 8th 2013

8th 2013

Thank you card I received from a hospital here in Minnesota that I sent a batch of Teeny Tears diapers to.  I dare say it’s nice to hear occasionally that what I’ve done helps people!

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good weekend to cut flannel

 

About 40 + burp cloths ready to sew…figure half will go to God’s Tiny Angels and I hope I can send the other half to Wright County for the young mommies.

I noticed I cut too many girlie ones so cut out another pile of only boy shades… November 23-24 2013

Super cute preemie day gown opened up to show the cute beastie fabric.  Got this pattern from:http://www.miraclebabies.org.au/get-involved/knitting-and-sewing/

3 preemie gowns totally done so far.  I might look into purchasing a snap setter…

http://www.miraclebabies.org.au/miraclebabies/assets/File/Premature…

For some reason the large version prints right off the page so this one is ‘small’ I also cut out 4 ‘medium’ we shall see how big they turn out. I could get 2 smalls with coordinating fabrics out of 2 fat quarters with a nice sized chunk of left overs to put into the eventual flannel sweetie quilt. I made mine out of flannel since I’m sewing in the mighty north! November 24th 2013

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busy weekend sewing for angels

Had a busy weekend sewing for angels!

2 larger angel wrap sets ready for packaging: each set will have an angel wrap, matching set of teeny diapers and a teeny no sew cap with coordinating ribbon.  Everything is made with 2 coordinating fabrics so the nurses can choose which fabric works the best for each angel.  I love the green flannel with all the bugs on it! Definitely a boy’s wrap.  It’s lined with blue pin stripe.  The lovely rose flannel is lined with pink stars. These will be joining many other baby goodies in January 2014 for the first box of the New Year traveling to WV to God’s Tiny Angels. November 17th 2013

2 smaller angel wrap sets ready for packaging: each set will have an angel wrap, matching set of teeny diapers and a teeny no sew cap with coordinating ribbon.  Everything is made with 2 coordinating fabrics so the nurses can choose which fabric works the best for each angel.  These will be joining many other baby goodies in January 2014 for the first box of the New Year traveling to WV to God’s Tiny Angels. November 17th 2013

The remaining 4 angel wrap sets, 3 larger and 1 smaller.  I have a few more at the machine to complete. Everything is made with 2 coordinating fabrics so the nurses can choose which fabric works the best for each angel.  These will be joining many other baby goodies in January 2014 for the first box of the New Year traveling to WV to God’s Tiny Angels. November 17th 2013

A fan of teeny tears diapers trimmed and flipped waiting to be ironed and top stitched so they can join matching angel lovies and teeny caps! These will be joining many other baby goodies in January 2014 for the first box of the New Year traveling to WV to God’s Tiny Angels. November 17th 2013

Even more teeny tears diapers trimmed and flipped waiting to be ironed and top stitched so they can join matching angel lovies and teeny caps! These will be joining many other baby goodies in January 2014 for the first box of the New Year traveling to WV to God’s Tiny Angels. November 17th 2013 now I just need to get the lovies done!

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working on keeping busy!

4 day weekend worth of creativity!

No Sew Angel caps, these ones are for angels up to 18 weeks gestation.  I try to use a multitude of ribbon colors so I can match a cap with an angel set super quick.  This massive amount took a few days of aimlessly watching TV and tying ribbons at the same time. November 3rd 2013

5 sweet Boy angel sets completed and ready to package for God’s Tiny Angels.  I figure these will be shipped out in January 2014 since the November box is already full and taped shut.

November 2nd 2013

8 Cute girlie angel Sets completed and ready to package for God’s Tiny Angels.  I figure these will be shipped out in January 2014 since the November box is already full and taped shut.

November 2nd 2013

I hit Target and Wal-Mart after Halloween to stock up on adorable baby goodies to send to God’s Tiny Angels for Halloween 2014! Plan on getting more spoon/Fork sets and perhaps teething rings to complete each little spooky package.  Of course I managed to locate more New Born than Preemie outfits, but I bought out all I could find…here’s all my mad money with Shamus looking on.  Not to worry though, it will all get washed before being shipped out next year! November 1st 2013 Note: I don’t sew P.J.s really not that good at sewing clothing…