I can finally reveal the garments I made for three little boys on my Christmas gift list. All the patterns were from the Ottobre design magazine.
In the picture above is my new nephew who was born in June! As her only auntie, I was very keen on sewing something cute for him.
As a soon-to-be auntie I was asked to make a baby nest for my nephew or niece. I had already seen some pictures of baby nests online, but they did not exist when my children were babies. Luckily there are plenty of free patterns available, so I was happy to make one.
My dear friend had a little baby boy and I wanted to congratulate the newcomer and his big brother with matching outfits. Ottobre design 06/2012 had two patterns that suited the purpose beautifully. Ottobre 06/2012 2. Nukkumatti is a baby pyjamas pattern (“Nukkumatti” means “Sandman” in Finnish) but when my children were babies I used to dress them in overalls like these even during daytime due to their easiness. Ottobre 06/2012 16. Raide is a pattern for a basic long-sleeved t-shirt for a little boy or a girl. I found this lovely robot jersey from Paapii design. I bought just one metre of it which was enough for the both…