Monday, January 9, 2012

Another little thing for little Aspen.

I had to make one more little thing for baby Aspen. These are Made by Rae's Big Butt Baby Pants. I finally buckled and bought the pattern recently, after seeing a guzillion absolutely adorable iterations on the internet. Of course, I'm a little crazy, so even though the pattern clearly calls for woven fabrics, I had to make it, for the very first time, using stretchy cotton/lycra knits.  I just remember I preferred dressing my newborn Joe in knit fabrics, which are so soft and comfortable and washable. Plus, you can get a little more wear out of knits because they stretch to fit your baby a bit.

So I blatantly ignored the fabric requirements, but luckily, they turned out great and I am totally hooked by this easy and adorable pattern!

Newborn BBB Pants
Babies in stripes!


I got my brother to pose with the pants, for scale. These seem so tiny to me. They seemed so ridiculously small that I actually pulled out a pair of newborn pants of Joe's to compare. If anything, these pants are actually on the big side of the 0-3 month range, so apparently it's just been a while since I handled any itty bitty infant clothing.

Newborn BBB Pants
Orange bottom.


That butt gusset is so frickin' cute. Just saying.

I know, they're really loud. I hope and trust the recipients will appreciate a baby with a Blaze Orange butt as much as I do. Safety first, I always say.

(Did these pants remind you of something?)

On a totally different topic, what do you do when your toddler, who no longer naps, falls asleep over a late snack at like 5 p.m. (at the table, mind you), thus potentially wrecking bedtime?

Joe sleeps over milk and cheerios.
Yeah, same blaze orange fabric for Joe's shirt. Two yards didn't seem like a lot of eye-popping orange knit, really.


Photograph him? Oh, good. Me too.

Joe sleeps with milk and cheerios.

6 comments:

  1. Love the pants!
    Lucy fell asleep while getting her hair cut at the hairdressers this afternoon - I thought it was hilarious (no pic though - didn't have my camera.....)

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  2. I do love when the babies can be easily spotted working construction on the highway ; )

    Wow! How can sleeping kids be so darn cute! It's so nice to see some of the curls back, even if it just til the next big kid haircut.

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  3. She fell asleep while getting a haircut??! That is awesome!

    Yes, Aspen will be VERY visible while working construction, which is definitely important!

    Joe looks so angelic when he's sleeping, you'd never guess he's a nonstop ball o' energy when he's awake, huh?

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  4. That orange bum is just too amazing for words! SO CUTE!

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  5. Love the orange butt! My toddler frequently refuses to nap during the day lately, and then passes out for a super-late nap... but it totally ruins bedtime, which is why she just went to bed at... 11 p.m. tonight. And will still get up at 6 a.m. knowing her.

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    1. Toddler Z sounds a lot like Joe in some ways; like how neither of them seem to need as much sleep as their parents do! My sincerest sympathies!

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