Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Show me your teeth

I asked him to show me his teeth and this is what I got. Not much of a smile.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

New Pillow

Call me a bad parent if you would like, but sometimes I let Boll Weevil watch baby learning videos. Let me just tell you he is interested in them for about ten minutes and then he is done. If you would like to know his favorite video is Baby Can Sign "Playtime". It actually holds his interest for 15 minutes.
On with the story - no more justification- when Boll Weevil watches his video he likes to lay down on the floor and he usually uses one of the pillows from the couch for his head. I though that he needs his own. I had a travel pillow that I didn't use that often, and late Sunday I made him a cover for it.
He really enjoyed having his own pillow. As you can see.

I made the pillow case out of some left over flannel and some minkie dot that I had in my stash.

When time allowes I may have to make him a few more.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Weekend Up Date

I had Saturday to myself at home. The one think on my agenda was sewing. Well, actually I cut out but that is one step closer to sewing. I got 3 pairs of pants cut out. Only one pair is for Boll Weevil the others are gifts. One pillow case cut out, and one Halloween costume. Boll Weevil is going to be the pumpkin in the picture above. I know that pumpkins have been over done for little kids but I just love it. I hope to get started sewing this week.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Pleasant Surprise

I just wanted to share with you a pleasant surprised we received Wednesday night at church. A lady who sits a few pews away from us on Sundays came up to me on Wednesday night and handed me a box. Inside it was this blanket. She had made especially for Boll Weevil. She and Boll Weevil both really like each other. We haven't gone to this church long, but we can really see God's love in the people who go there.
I don't know if this blanket is crochet or knitted. Do any of you know which one it is?

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Roll Tide Outfit

Now I couldn't let this football season go by and not make a team related outfit for my little guy. I used Creations By Michie # 118 pattern. I have used this pattern before to make shorts but never the diaper shirt. I have to say the size 6 month shorts fit Boll Weevil great the shirt is just a little short and sometimes you can see his belly. I do love the flare of the shirt it makes it more of a shirt for a baby and not the big boy he is becoming.
This outfit didn't stop him from trying to climb on the furniture. So I think he would give it high marks.
He loves the camera.

Front view of the outfit. His dad is helping him stand, but in reality it won't be long until he will be standing on his own. He can pull up on almost anything, and we have to watch him all the time. Roll Tide.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Projectable Night Light

Bo and I got Boll Weevil a projectable night light. The one we got him projects fish on the ceiling above his crib. Bo and I were really impressed with the projection. Boll Weevil wasn't impressed at all, but he did take an interest in blue night light plugged into the wall. This was just to funny to us.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Crayon Crafts

With the start of school a few weeks ago, I had to buy some crayons. Well, then I had to find something to do with them. So, I made some crayon art for my niece. I took a canvas and hot glued the crayons on it. I still have erase my pencil marks and give it to Jolene, which I hope to do soon. But like most artist I'm never completely satisfied with my work.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Making Ornaments

Boll Weevil seemed all excited when I sat the ornaments out in front of him, but when I started to paint his hand to make the ornaments all the fun stopped. We will try again closer to Christmas.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

We've been Away

Yes, we went on another trip. This time we went to Pennsylvania to see the Alabama vs. Penn State game. We had loads of fun. We visited family and watched the ball game. I hope to start sewing again soon.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Simple Shorts

These shorts are made from the Creations by Michie pattern number 118. They are a size 6 month and fit Boll Weevil perfectly. This pattern was simple and easy to make. I hope to make more in the future.

Please ignore the droll Boll Weevil is teething.