I stayed up way too late last night happily engrossed in some embroidery. It's been a long time since I've done any hand stitching.
Fortunately my stitching didn't look too bad in the bright light of day.
I'm putting together a little pattern for what I like to call a "smock bib".
It's essentially a bib with sleeves. I don't know about you, but I found my babies' sleeves always got covered in their food and their tops were often left with stained cuffs. The Smock Bib is the answer to that dilemma. Ingenious no?
Just pop baby's arms into the sleeves and tie the bib at the back of the neck.
These are also a really fun project to use up small scraps of fabric with. And as I have, you can have a lot of fun personalising and embellishing them.
This pattern will come in two sizes: 6 to 12 months, and 12 to 24 months. Let's face it, by the time they're two, children shouldn't be getting food all over their sleeves so those sizes should see you through.
For those of you who make to sell at craft markets, this will be a pretty pattern with which to create some cute wares for you to sell don't you think?