Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Cute Hat

I received the book "Little Stitches for Little Ones" by Amy Butler for Christmas. It has a lot of great projects in it. My daughter found this cute "Butterfly Hat" and wanted me to make one for Zoey. Only problem I have never sewn a hat in my life. Looking through the patterns for the book I found the one for the hat in a variety of baby sizes. Using my handy plastic mat, I placed it over the pattern on the window with the most light shining in (cheap light box) and trace it onto the mat with a permanent marker.

David wanted to keep it for his bulldog!

Several tips:

1. Use a print with no words!
2. Use a tiny print!
3. Measure the babies head!

It is a great pattern and very well written but I made a few mistakes I thought I would share. As for the hat it should fit soon! Thanks for stopping by "In The Boon Docks"! Forever Sewing Something, Lisa

8 comments:

  1. How adorable!You're right - the baby will grow into the hat! Then you'll be so proud of how good it looks!

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  2. Zoey looks so cute in her hat..nice job! They grow so very fast, I agree with Linda, she will grow into it and sooner than you think! xo

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  3. Hello, my Dear! Awww, so sweet! I've come to you from The "Grow Your Blog" party...it was over before I knew about it, but it was so nice of Vicki to leave the list up! Anyway, I always welcome new blogs to enjoy, and yours is delightful! I am now following you ~ please come and visit me if you get a chance!
    So nice to "meet" you!
    Hugs,
    Anne

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  4. Cute little hat, darling mom, and precious granddaughter., a good picture of all.

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  5. Zoey looks so adorable in that little hat!

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  6. Aww Zoey is still so little and so sweet. The dummy (the Australian word for the pacifier) is bigger than her! She'll grow into the hat. A lovely picture of your daughter too.

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  7. Really cute, well done, and welcome to the competition! : )

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  8. Love your hat, and your granddaughter is adorable! Great job.

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