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Perimyndith
02-11-2010, 05:01 PM
What could I make with 1ish yards of flannel with little robots on it? I was making DS a flannel sleep sack, but I totally put in the wrong zipper and it won't be usable unless I take the whole zipper back out. But the thought of seam-ripping a 22" zipper makes me wilty. I barely have that much free time in 2 average days. Since I'd already cut the flannel up into 2 front panels, a back panel, lining, and arms, I need to make something with small-ish pieces. All I can think of is maybe baby pants but I'm not inspired by that plan.

heatherdoodle
02-11-2010, 05:04 PM
If it were me I would simple just fix the zipper, I am not sure what else you could make. Good luck

ElizabethGwen
02-11-2010, 07:34 PM
You could make some baby wipes :)

Perimyndith
02-12-2010, 05:10 PM
Alas, I already have a ton of flannel wipes. (I cut up my daughter's old receiving blankets, so they're pink, but the baby is not picky. ;) )

Mmmmph, maybe I'll just work on the zipper when I have time...

tlag1986
02-12-2010, 05:45 PM
I agree that just tackleing the zipper would probably be best. I recently made a wonderful waterproof cover for the stroller. I ended up needing to rip out 2 24" open ended zippers, because I put them in upside down.:001_huh:

RockABuyReen
02-28-2010, 02:51 AM
If you do not have a good seam ripper I'd suggest investing. I got a new in package large ergonomic seam ripper by Dritz shipped for $4 from eBay, they are only a few more $ at Joanns... and less if you have a 40-50% off coupon (they have those almost weekly)... anyway, I HATED seam ripping... no sane person loves it, but since I bought a 'real' seam ripper, I don't hesitate like I used to.

libbie52
02-28-2010, 11:11 AM
A seam ripper is one of my must have tools! Everytime I go into JoAnn's a buy a new one, not good to use a dull one. I probably rip out something every project I do.

lswellborn
03-01-2010, 11:40 PM
Could you make a pillow out of it? Or cut the robots out to use for appliques? Fashion a diaper stacker out of it somehow?

Perimyndith
03-07-2010, 11:46 PM
I'm glad I'm not the only one who always has to redo a seam. Nothing drives me more nuts than having to re-do something I've already done once, though. :whistling2:

1of1JewelryDesign
03-08-2010, 12:06 AM
Some cool boxers or even PJ shorts for the spring for a special boy!

Kymy
03-08-2010, 12:45 AM
If you do not have a good seam ripper I'd suggest investing. I got a new in package large ergonomic seam ripper by Dritz shipped for $4 from eBay, they are only a few more $ at Joanns... and less if you have a 40-50% off coupon (they have those almost weekly)... anyway, I HATED seam ripping... no sane person loves it, but since I bought a 'real' seam ripper, I don't hesitate like I used to.

WELL PUT!!! Those 'things' that come with machines are not seam rippers & a big part of why so many people fear them. I have a nice Dritz one that is OKAY, but I have like 4 clover ones (I tend to miss place stuff!) and they are buy far my favorite! They also don't seam to dull. I use them all the time & have had one of them for 4 or 5 years & it still works great!

I would just fix the zipper. With my clover seam ripper I have torn stuff like that & SERGING! I serger a skirt onto a dress inside out :censored:. It doesn't take me more then 15-20 minutes while talking on the phone or watching TV.

rejoicing
03-12-2010, 05:07 PM
How about a bib, baby slipper shoes, a paci holder, embelish a shirt/onesie, and/or ebellish a prefold or burp cloth.

mamaslittlemonkeys
03-14-2010, 09:11 AM
A boo boo bag? Make a square roughly 5.5 inches (finished bag will be 5 inches or so) Turn and topstitch and leave a little hole to put rice in, sew it up and viola you've got a nifty boo boo bag for those hurts and ouches! :)

Amylouwho
04-08-2010, 08:40 AM
Just saw this...wondering if you did anything yet? I'd cut it up and make a cute flannel 'blankie' out of it...

Perimyndith
04-11-2010, 11:57 PM
I ended up just ripping out the zipper and finishing the sleep sack. Sadly, it took me so long to get it finished that my son is now too long for it!!! It looks nice, though, huh? The arms are knit, with ribbed knit for the neck and cuffs. Upside-down zipper to make diaper changing easier.

http://i615.photobucket.com/albums/tt237/perimyndith/sewing/Sewing-sleepsack-robots.jpg

Jenette
04-12-2010, 01:33 AM
I ended up just ripping out the zipper and finishing the sleep sack. Sadly, it took me so long to get it finished that my son is now too long for it!!! It looks nice, though, huh? The arms are knit, with ribbed knit for the neck and cuffs. Upside-down zipper to make diaper changing easier.

http://i615.photobucket.com/albums/tt237/perimyndith/sewing/Sewing-sleepsack-robots.jpg

Looks sweet!

downrightart
04-12-2010, 05:53 AM
Cute! I love that. :thumbup:

Amylouwho
04-12-2010, 08:29 AM
It's darling...if your son is too long for it already keep it for a gift for someone later. :) I love sleep sac's...