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DIY Baby Snuggly

See this pretty little snuggly? It’s 28+ years old! It’s well loved but still in great shape, a testament to the quality that comes with hand craftsmanship. When my baby cousins (who are now in kindergarten) were born, I was just getting in to sewing and recreated this a few times over. It quickly became my go-to baby shower gift and is always a hit. Expectant parents are always touched by something made personally with love for their future munchkin. For this project you will need: 1.5 Yards Cotton Fleece 1.5 Yards Cotton Solid 3/4 Yard Quilt Batting 3 Yards Eyelet Trim 2 Yards 3/4 Inch or Wider Satin Ribbon 3+ yards drawstring or 1 pair extra long shoelaces You can buy a ‘small/crib’ size batting if it’s packaged, but if they sell it by the yard it’s more economical. The piece I have laid out is 3/4 yard, at about 1/2 inch loft. Take 2.75-3 yards of trim (3 pictured below) and outline the shape of your snuggly. Cut around the perimeter. Voila! This …