* bloomer bear

Posted on November 23rd, 2006 by maitreya. Filed under Sewing/Fabric Crafts, Toys (cat and kid).

A friend of mine is having a baby soon, which calls for my baby shower gift of choice lately, a Wee Wonderfuls doll. I made a kitty last time, so now it’s on to the bear. While sewing him shut, I accidently cut one of the dress corners a little funny, which fortuitously created this bloomer effect. Since the parents don’t know the gender, I like the little extra gender-neutrality of the bloomers vs a dress. The bloomers are Denyse Schmidt cotton, and the rest is wool-blend felt. I ended up not having quite enough felt, so he has little stubby legs, which I also like. My friend Becket, who is going to start guest blogging on craftlog any day now, made a matching baby quilt that you are just not going to believe. It’s even got a pocket to stow bloomer bear. We’ll get that posted as soon as a photo shoot can be arranged, believe me.


I’m at my sister-in-law’s house for Thanksgiving, which means seeing my niece, which means props for the photo! :)

2 Responses to “bloomer bear”

  1. soo Says:

    very cute! love the green bloomers!

  2. The sister in law Says:

    that is too funny! I checked in today and my first thought was, hey, they must have a friend who has the same baby doll stroller…Wait a minute….


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