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4.20.2015

Sewing for the Baby: Baby Cat Romper

I'm joining in Kid's Clothes Week. I love it! I love that everyone is sewing together and inspiring each other. I love knowing that the craziness at my house is also going on in other people's houses. I have a bunch of things to finish that I can't show you for awhile, but I also wanted to make some things that are just fun. So I made Claire a little cat romper. In these pictures there aren't any eyes yet, but I have since added some.
Sewing for the Baby: Baby Cat Romper
Claire loves cats, and she kind of acts like a cat. I used linen left over from the bunny Easter baskets. It's fully lined with a really soft cotton. I used a self drafted shorts pattern and then just raised it up for the bodice with a cat shape at the top. There is elastic at the hem, the waist and the top in the back. I had to use the seam ripper somewhat while I was making it since I made it up, but it finally turned out. I was really worried that it wouldn't fit, but it's just perfect. Purrfect.
Sewing for the Baby: Baby Cat Romper
It fits her so well. She loves having a cat on her tummy, and she often looks down and points at it. It was perfect for running around and playing everywhere.
Sewing for the Baby: Baby Cat Romper

Sewing for the Baby: Baby Cat Romper
She just saw the neighbor's cat and pointed. She follows the cat around all day.
Sewing for the Baby: Baby Cat Romper
Heather

5 comments:

  1. Love it!! So fun seeing what everyone is making this week!

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  2. That's so cute! I'll have to watch instagram, I'm curious how they eyes turned out. Claire is getting so big, these pictures remind me of baby H!!

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  4. So perfect. had one when I was little, but it was a cat faced bib, on overalls. Funny cause my initals as a kid were KAT. And I hate cats. :) She is adorable!

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  5. Darling! With any luck I'll be using your romper pattern to make something for the baby.

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