Category Archives: monogram

Gifts for new babies

A friend’s sister ordered this onesie for baby Zooey- a Z monogram on the front…

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and a girlie owl on the back (sorry about the blown out picture)!

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My college friend Jess ordered a burrito blankie for her new nephew, whose nursery is blue and white.

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So many new little babies!

Farmer’s Market Bag

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I made this farmer’s market bag for a friend out of some remnant canvas and some cute Mary Engelbreit herb fabric for the lining and handle. 

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I had some scraps so I made a little fabric applique tag with her initial to go along. 🙂

Minky Bib, Burp Cloth and Onesie

My cousin just had a sweet baby girl named Vallie! I’m always excited by the arrival of girlies in my family so I can make PINK stuff!

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I used a minky polka dot remnant I’d been saving for no occasion in particular to make a bib, and monogrammed and lined it with a fun pink cotton.

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To round out the gift, I whipped up a matching diaper burp cloth and onesie.

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Now, to get my hands on that sweet baby!

Oh, Baby!

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FIVE mommies in our playgroup are expecting their babies during the month of May. For our very full shower, I created a little something for each mommy- a sleeper with each girl baby’s initial and a duckie for the two boy babies- yet unnamed. I tied the sleepers around burp cloths that I made in coordinating fabrics. Simple but fun!

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Monkey Stitch Monograms

I just linked to a MckLinky on Kelly’s Korner for shops that sell monogrammed baby/kids’ items. Although we’ll do just about any design you could think up here at Monkey Stitch, about 1/3 of all our applique orders are for monograms. I thought I’d put up a post of some of my favorite past monogrammed/name personalized items.

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Be sure to check out our info page for more details and our product gallery to see even more examples!

As a bonus, email us at monkeystitchers@gmail.com with the subject line It’s Spring! for 10% off your total order now until April 15.

Monkeys, Tigers and Elephants, Oh My!

Mr. R got some special treats for his 3rd birthday…

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His mama designed a very special #3 shirt…

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and also requested an R shirt with a matching crown for the birthday boy!

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And Mrs. L will be getting her very own monogrammed tote!

Merry Christmas!

Monkey Stitch has had a busy holiday season working on Christmas gifts for the many orders we got! We have been so thrilled to work on these special creations for you guys- thank you!

Here’s a sampling of what’s gone out!

Our biggest order ever- five shirts for five boys (cousins from 2 families) all 4 and under. (And a taggie square for the baby. 🙂 Wow! I loved the idea of the rookie shirt for the littlest. This was so fun, Tiffany!

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A poinsettia shirt- we used metallic gold thread and it came out really shining. I have a new obsession with metallic thread, now!

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An initial shirt for little Gracie, the god daughter of one a friend.

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Butterfly and train shirts, and a snowflake beanie for R’s nieces and nephews!

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Elephant, Caterpillar, and Butterfly onesies for several of Erin’s friends with new babies.

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A reversible fabric headband

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A lavender rice heat therapy bag

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And a tie onesie for my little guy 🙂

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