torsdag 31. januar 2013

For a tiny heartbreaker...

Til en pitteliten hjerteknuser

One of my friends had a tiny little baby just over a week ago. And a little heartbreaker needs tiny, comfy, warm clothes. So I made this onesie and matching trousers for him. Supersoft merino wool (from Myllymuksut).
Ei venninne fikk en pitteliten gutt for litt mer en ei uke siden. Og små hjerteknusere trenger små klær som er varme og behageliere. Hva passer da bedre enn et sett i merinoull (fra Myllymuksut).

A little heart on the back... this week's Project Run & Play challenge was themed "Love is in the Air". 
Et hjerte applikert på rompa...

Size 44-56. Small babies grow quickly. So the idea was to make the garments last a little longer using extra long ribbing that can be folded up in the beginning and several sets of buttons on the onesie so it can grow a little with the baby. 
I drafted my own patterns, downsizing, changing, adding to two commercial patterns (ottobre).
Størrelse 44-56. Små barn vokser fort og da er det greit hvis klærne kan vokse litt i lag med dem. Derfor brukte jeg ekstra lang ribb som kan brettes opp i begynnelsen og flere knapper på bodyen.
Jeg tok utgangspunkt i noen ottobre mønstre, men jeg har forandret så mye (gjort mindre, forandret fasong, lagt til andre detaljer) at jeg tror jeg kan kalle det mine egne.

I don't have a tiny baby at home so Peter had to help out. He is 38 cm long and his proportions a little different from a baby's, but you get the idea.

 
Because Valentine's Day is coming up... I also finally got round to try out one of the crotchet patterns from Häkelfrühling by Kleeblatt. I was going to put this on a baby jacket, but I haven't got round to sewing that jacket yet.

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  1. That is super cute! I love the hedghog fabric and colors! :D

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  2. That hedgehog fabric is so cute as a onesie! Great job on all of those snaps.

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    1. Yeah, I love those hedgehogs :) Thanks sallyavena!

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  3. that hedgehog fabric is perfect and amazing (as is your color scheme!)... I am absolutely in love with this outfit, his bum will look so cute with that heart on it, and so smart to give it practical growing room!

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    1. Thanks Suzanne! Just hope it fits, too :)

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  4. Oh, my, baby hedgehogs for a sweet little baby. I've never seen merino wool around here but I would love to give it a try. I never thought of wool being stretchy like a knit and now I'm intrigued. Lovely outfit.

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    1. Thanks Stacey!
      Wool, as any fibre can be knit or woven. These are interlock/jaquard knits. I bought them from a Finnish shop, myllymuksut.com. They ship anywhere in the world at not too bad prices, though the merino wool fabrics are not cheap - but absolutely worth it! This is the softest wool I've seen/touched. It's not super-thin either so it can be used as underwear on cold days or a middle layer on not so cold days.
      Wool is what children over here wear in winter - keeps them warm even when they get wet.
      I know that in the US naturesfabrics has wool knits. I haven't had any from there, but understood that they vary in quality.

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  5. Så flink du er! Skikkelig fint sett til den lille! Kjekt å kunne sette sitt eget preg på det. Det blir nok glade foreldre tenker jeg.

    Riktig god helg!

    Klem fra Ingunn

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    1. Takk, Ingunn! God helg til deg også!

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  6. This is ridiculously adorable with those baby hedgehogs! Love it!

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  7. Ååå, for et søtt sett! ;) Flink du er :)

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