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March 12, 2014

The Lullaby Layette Set

If you saw my post yesterday you  heard me rave about the new Spring Line over at Oliver + S.

Well, I made the Hide and Seek dress to be used in their photo shoot.

And I had the pleasure to sew up the Lullaby Layette Set to be used for my Baby's First Birthday.  
The timing was Perfect!

Did you notice the word, "set"? Well, this is gem of a pattern includes directions to make a shirt, a bodysuit, pants, and a reversible jacket.  Awesome?  Yes.  And it's made for baby, but ranges from sizes 0 - 24 months.  Sweet, so I've still got a year to make more clothes from this lovely set.

Liesl recommends using using woven fabrics, but I went with a snuggly knit for the top and sweatshirt fabric for the pants.

My baby is round and snuggly, so I kinda wanted to make her clothing which reflected that, too.  I really love the look of woven fabrics, but they usually require ironing...and as my husband will attest, ironing often is not my strong suit. 

I love these pants.  They have their seam right on the front side of the pants. What a unique spin on the common pants.

For the back of the pants, she includes directions for some pockets.  I took a little liberty here, when I was making them.  Instead of the usual, straight across the top pocket (as directed), I went with a darling bow top.  Which really ties in the skirt to the pants. 

 I thought the placket on the front of the shirt would be confusing-- but of course, it totally wasn't.  She walks you through every step and you walk away from that part patting yourself on the back having mastered something new.

I would say the fit is generous, so be sure to use the given guide to make sure you're sewing up the right size. 

Since this darling outfit was made for baby's first birthday, her photo shoot was at our local science center on her birthday.  We have been visiting here for the last year, but this was really the first time baby could get around by herself and explore.  She had a blast.

These clothes are great for sitting, walking, and crawling around as fast as can be.

I finally got her to crawl over to an area where I could get some good light.  Since it was her birthday, I didn't want to bug her too much of her posing, like I usually do-- ha, ha.

"Hello, sweetie, oh...please don't put that in your mouth...even if it's your birthday, that's gross."

Again, lovely pattern.  Perfect for that little snuggly baby in your life.

You can get the Lullaby Layette Set Paper Pattern HERE
You can get the Lullaby Layette Set Digital Pattern HERE

Now let's Enjoy Spring and get Sewing!

1 comment:

Judy Whatilivefor said...

Your little one is adorable and the layette set turned out wonderfully!