Wednesday, 30 May 2012

A Jar of Love for Baby Mason

There is a new baby in our church.  I don't know the mama well, but I decided to go to the church  baby shower anyway, joining the ranks of the senior ladies who attend every single shower.  I decided to make another nursing cover (after asking if the baby is nursing).  This time I actually went out to buy fabric and found this cute olive green polka-dot among the bolts of somewhat gaudy quilting cotton.

I also made an extra-large swaddling blanket out of flannel and cotton.  It was supposed to be just a receiving blanket, but after I washed the flannel in hot water as I always do for new fabric, there were some colour splotches on the back that didn't look very nice.

The baby's name is Mason, so I couldn't resist including a mason jar in the wrapping.  My gunmetal nail polish came in handy to highlight his name on the jar.



  1. The jar is such a cute idea! The apron and blanket look gorgeous as well. You are so creative! :)

  2. That is so creative and cute! I tell ya--worth have a baby in your church! LOL

    I've joined the ranks of baby shower goers, too. I feel so grown up. ;)

  3. What a clever idea, Jo. You always come up with the most unique gift ideas.

  4. So adorable!! Your creativity never ceases to amaze me!!


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