Smocked Baby Bishop for Summer

When it comes to dressing up your baby, a smocked bishop can't be beat!  You'll have to agree after seeing this sweet little girl in her yellow floral print bishop. The term "bishop" refers to this particular style--a round yoke that is smocked the whole way around the neck of the dress.  This is the best style for a small baby, and it is the only style of smocked dress that I have made so far for Aaliyah.   For this particular bishop, I used a 100% cotton floral print from the … [Read more...]

Practical Baby Gift: A Changing Pad

A changing pad may not seem like a glamorous gift to give to an expectant mother or a new baby, but a changing pad is certainly a practical gift that will see a lot of use. In September, I made a number of baby gifts for my new great-granddaughter who made her appearance in October.  Of all the things I made her (most of which are pictured on the early blog posts here), her parents like the diaper bag and changing pad best.  Both mother and father have told me personally that they love the … [Read more...]