So when I got some strips of Happy Flappers (an upcoming line from Riley Blake) in the mail the other day (the happiest mail ever!)..
..I decided to stitch enough of them together to make one! I haven't made them since my son was small, and I forgot how much I love them. I had made some for my son after buying these kind..
..and realizing the necks were too loose, and food would still get inside on the neck of his shirt. Here's one of the first ones I made for him.
He wore it until it wouldn't fit over his head anymore. Well into his second year. You can see they absorb a lot of drool, too. :D *sigh* The time flew by so fast! I really do miss those cheeks!
So I decided to use the flannel strips, and part of a knit strip for the neck. And oh my goodness it turned out so cute! Look at how cute the matching knit is on the neck band! My son's were very plain compared to this one! This one is fancy! ;)
Yep, there is a little upside down owl on the brown strip! I didn't even notice until it was done. :)
I backed it with some chenille that I already had, so it's super soft and absorbent.
And embellished it with a little folded flower, made out of some Riley Blake dots, and a button from my Grandma's button jar..
..and took way too many pics of it b/c the fabric is so cute!
And then gave it to this little cutie, after she (barely) agreed to try it on for me. :) She's very serious! And adorable! (*and her mom gave me permission to share this photo*) She's such a doll isn't she?
Thanks for reading! Hope you're having a great weekend! I want to go make another now. Bib.. not baby. haha! ;)
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