Let's just forget about that Tuesday goal. I did as much sanding as I could reach, but the dust, the sauna that is that bathroom, and my belly were not all getting along.
On to today! I actually did it! Since the doctors of the universe have turned anti-bumper, I thought I would repurpose ours to
As you can tell, my kids have a lot of teeth.
So I started with this lovely fellow.
There were seams at each corner of the crib, so it was easy to figure out where to cut so that I would have a strip long enough for one side.
Before cutting, I picked the piping off of the next section with a seam ripper so that I could fold it down and use it to cover that exposed edge, like so:
Then I sewed down the edge, spread out the ties (I only needed one tie on each side now instead of two), and I was done!
Repeat for the other side, then tie that bad boy on. Ta-da!
P.S. This bumper was actually part of a set, but little brother refuses to sleep on anything that isn't minky soft just like his blankie and so the non-sporty sheet. And I have no clue where the matching crib skirt went; I'll have to find it before I finish this nursery makeover. I am so stinking organized I kill myself sometimes.
P.P.S.S. I also started a headboard project today. It was one disaster after another. Good thing I had this project to post, because until I started writing I was very crabby. In fact, I think John is still afraid to talk to me. I should probably go apologize now. Now if my room never has a headboard, you will know why.