Thursday, September 18, 2008

baby legwarmers

look at what i made for #2 ... i did three pairs in about 20 minutes. soooo easy ... i bought a three pack of socks on sale at target for $4.88, that sure beats $12 per pair at babylegs.net. i'll be posting a tutorial on craftivision on how to make them for yourself ... but i HATE the pictures i took, so now you'll have to wait until i can go out and buy more socks to cut up. sorry!!
this is what they look like on babies ... SOOOO dang cute.

Here are some reasons why you'll LOVE them:
- they make for quick and easy diaper changes and make potty training easier. (there is no need to completely undress them!)
- they protect your little one's sensitive legs from chill, or a light "extra" layer for under pants on cold winter days.
- they protect knees while your crawler roams on hardwood and rugs.
- feet remain free to allow for successful crawling, walking and running.
- help to keep sock on.
- one size will fit newborns to pre-teens.
- can be used on legs AND arms, protecting from cooler weather.
- extends the length of pants when baby is in a carrier, car seat or stroller (covers those exposed ankles!!)
- small enough to keep in your bag at all times, easy to put on in sudden temperature changes.
With so many innovative uses for this item, you'll want to have a few pairs on hand at all times. So be prepared to want to make LOTS of them.

9 comments:

C and S (Mostly S) said...

I love these things and always wondered how they were made. Now that you mention socks I totally get it. I will be having my mom make my little Aubree some...oh and Kadee too! Thanks :)

Amanda said...

Oh so cute! And with winter coming, those will definitely be useful!

Nicole Shelby said...

you've talked about these before...and i thought you were a little bonkers.

however, with this post, you've got me sold. make me some? what? you're going to have a baby and are already stressed out? bummer.

Kimberly Bluestocking said...

Cute and practical--I love it. And the concept seems easy enough that even a sewing-challenged person like yours truly could make them. I may have to try it . . .

Kimberly Young said...

Hey you! I'm new to the blogging world so I just wanted to say hi! I can't believe you are already about to have baby #2. Time goes by so so fast when you have kids! Congrats and I hope everything goes well on Monday. So we need to hang out... I keep telling Robby to bring you over so we can entertain eachother while the boys nerd themselves out! Talk to ya soon!

Connie H said...

Leggins, that is so 80's. But you sure do make them look great in this new century, and yes they are practical also. You are so cleaver and up to date.
I LOVE YA, mom

GomezFam said...

Soooo cute! Love the idea. And how easy to make too?!?! Anyway, I wanted to know what color baby's room is going to be (if you've picked a color). Or maybe you just have a specific color for all the bedding. Let me know!

Amy

Seth and Rachel said...

I am SO jealous of all your creativity! And I can't believe you live with a snake!!! I would die!

Gina Rochelle said...

Cuteness! I guess I can't make them for Andrew though, can I ?.