...by the generosity of online sewing friends! I seriously do not know what to say. I can't believe how awesome kbenco is. She claims I won a mystery prize on a giveaway she had on her blog. I received the most wonderful package in the mail the other day. When I opened it, I was totally overwhelmed by just how awesome this little corner of the blogosphere is. Who would have thought an online friend on the other side of the world would knit the most precious little cardigan for my almost-here baby girl?
Kbenco, you rock. I love it. I especially love that dusty pink color. And the smocking magazine made me smile. I presume that's so one day I, too, can make the formal dress of my daughter's dreams :) I can't wait to put my little girl in to that cardigan. So much so, that I practiced on piglet.
J says that the pig in clothes creeps him out. But it makes me laugh. My aunt knitted that pretty little hat.
I would also like to say thank you to little betty who, out of the blue, sent me an email congratulating me on my upcoming arrival. She also sent me her baby bonnet pattern, which she sells here. I am super excited about making cute bonnets this spring and summer.
And I want to thank Sown Brooklyn for her giveaway during Sew Grateful Week. I won my choice of pattern from Victory Patterns. I chose Nicola, if you were wondering and I can't wait to make it up when I no longer have this gigantic belly. Sewing blogland is awesome, y'all. Seriously.
In other news, I am also overwhelmed..... by this.
Yes, that is my bedroom. I have gone in to some sort of crazy hormonal nesting mode. We decided we better go ahead and finish our bedroom before the baby gets here. It was the only room in the house (besides the bathrooms) that has not been redone since we moved in (two years ago). In fact, it didn't even have baseboards until this past weekend. J is working hard trying to get it all done. I am the supervisor. We are camping out in the guestroom with piles of clothing and other various things all around the house. I had to clean out my closet. My closet. The only room in our house that is not turned upside is the nursery. I guess that's the most important room right now anyway.
I'd be lying if I said I wasn't a little worried that the baby will arrive before we've moved back in to our room. Baby better stay put for at least three more weeks!