Sunday, 31 January 2016

Making BANDANA BIBS

Before our next visit with our new granddaughter I made some bandana bibs. These are the "in thing" at the moment. Well, have you seen the price of them. A friend of mine has recently had a granddaughter too and she has made these. She gave me her pattern. They went together so easy. I have just had my over locker serviced after it has sat in the cupboard for 10 years with not being used. So what better task to give it a good workout.
The best thing is I searched my stash and didn't need to buy anything. BONUS....
I found this fabric, used a scrap of wadding and found a piece of flannelette for the back...
Cute fabric, basted with the template drawn on in frixion pen...
 Then I got to the sewing. Within an hour and a half I had 9 bibs completed. Basted, pattern drawn, overlooked and Velcro stitched on... Well worth it. These will become a basic item for any baby gifts I give in the future. They were super easy...... I reversed some so they weren't all the same pattern...
With the wadding in them hopefully they will absorb a little more dribble.
Cute bandana bibs
I will see what the DIL thinks of them before I make more in case I need to make some alterations.
I used Velcro dots for the fasteners and I am not sure that they will be good enough. Time will tell..

But look at these gorgeous guys.
Pa with his grand daughter MADELEINE 


 LOOK AT THESE CHEEKY GUYS, . WHAT ARE THEY THINKING. 
Look who they have to protect now.
This was so funny to see.
Proud DAD & PA






12 comments:

  1. What lovely photos! My goodness that little girl has the two important men in her life wrapped around her fingers already. Great bibs too.

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  2. Beautiful pictures and you did a fantastic job with those bibs.

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  3. Wonderful family photos Jo! Such a little treasure. Y I u have done an amazing job with the bibs!

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  4. Love the pic of Tony and Madeleine,she is such a sweetie,wow you whipped up those bibs so quick,well done my friend they look fantastic xx

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  5. Bibs are lovely but that last photo beats anything else - so much can be read into those looks!!

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  6. The bibs are really cute and turned out so well. Your family photos are wonderful.

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  7. Gorgeous photos of the new Bub with Pa and her Daddy!! Those bibs look fabulous. How would studs go as a fastener ???

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  8. Madeleine is such a little cutie pie! Congrats! I'm rather fond of the name as my maternal grandmother (we shared a birthday) was named Madeline :)
    The cheeky dudes are gonna have their hands full!

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  9. Great photos! From the looks on their faces, Madeline won't be able to date till she's 30. The bibs are fun. What a great way to use up a few left overs and make a nice gift in the process.

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  10. The Bibs even seem easy to make and will be very useful.
    Congratulations on your beautiful granddaughter!
    Hugs!
    Egléa

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  11. Beautiful photo of the proud men in Madeleine's life. Love the bibs.

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  12. Uh how knew...bibs have fashion! haha...she is so darn cute :)

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