Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Infant bag-sling risks well-known: experts

March 29, 2010
Infant bag-sling risks well-known: experts
By CBC News

The risks of a bag-type sling similar in design to the Infantino models recalled last week after the deaths of three infants have been known for years, say sling advocates and designers.
Read more here

Safety Recall Notice

Monday, March 29, 2010

New 100% Cotton Interlock Knit Fabric, Continued...

Todays Featured Fabric are both on 100% Cotton Interlock knit fabric.
A Stripe, in Purple, Lavender, Gray and White.
And... Lil Bug Garden, with cute little ladybugs, dragonflies, butterflies, flowers and words on a pink background.

Purple Stripe, 100% Cotton Interlock Knit Fabric

Lil Bug Garden, 100% Cotton Interlock Knit Fabric 
They are available on both my Etsy and ArtFire shops.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Saturday, March 27, 2010

What Bedding To Buy For Your Baby

Do you have a baby on the way? Are you a new parent? If so, you may be confused on what your baby will need once they arrive. This is understandable, many new parents feel this way. There are a few things that should be considered for buying, such as bedding, whether you’re having a boy or a girl.

Your baby is going to require a lot of items and also a lot of space. Therefore, it makes sense to buy convertible baby furniture. For example, your baby will need a crib to sleep in. But what about when they grow? Do you want to spend more money on bigger cribs, child-sized beds, and eventually bigger beds? Of course not. That is why buying a crib that can converts into a larger bed is a smart buying option. This way, you save money even when your baby outgrows their crib.

Regarding the interior of the crib, numerous manufactures sell a bedding collection that will match your baby. Typically, parents choose which kind to get based on the gender of their baby. Different bedding is usually bought for girls than it is for boys.

For girls, their bedding can have cute colors and patterns. For example, the colors pink and light purple are popular choices for girls. As for patterns, cupcakes, twinkling stars, rabbits, bows, hearts, butterflies, and ladybug baby bedding looks very appropriate.

Colors like green and blue are popular choices for boys. Parents usually buy patterns for baby boys like sports-related patterns, dinosaurs, toys, cars, and trains. Themes for boys tend to be masculine instead of feminine.

There are also options that are neutral that both girls and boys can have. Colors like yellow, orange, white, and red are unisex colors. Patterns like characters from children’s TV and film, baby bottles, bears, booties, strollers, and storks are appropriate for both genders. If you buy neutral bedding, it is a smart idea because if you plan on having more children, it can be passed down to them as well, regardless of their gender.

So if you are unsure on which kind of bedding to get for your baby, consider the options. Things that can convert save you money. Different bedding for girls and boys or neutral themes should be decided on. Either way, it’s important to plan for your baby and their future.

Friday, March 26, 2010

New 100% Cotton Interlock Knit Fabric

I have found several new 100% cotton interlock knit fabric in juvenile prints. Made in the USA. All of these interlock knits are sold by the yard, by the 1/2 yard or by the Fat Quarter.
If you don't see a listing for the amount you want...let me know so I can post a listing for you.

To top off the list are Ooga Booga in Blue, Brown, Hot Pink and Pastels.
(I'll have 2 turquoise flavors in a couple weeks too)

Blue Ooga Booga on White 100% Cotton Interlock Knit Fabric

Brown Ooga Booga on Yellow 100% Cotton Interlock Knit Fabric

Hot Pink Ooga Booga on White 100% Cotton Interlock Knit Fabric

Pastel Ooga Booga on White 100% Cotton Interlock Knit Fabric

I'll post more interlock knits later on.

I now accept credit cards directly.

If you prefer not to use PayPal or to go through Etsy or ArtFire...you can send me an email.