Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Car Seat Ponchos


Over the holidays, we visited with lots of friends and family we hadn't seen in a while. It was wonderful. On New Year's Day, we had breakfast with a young mom who has two little girls and one on the way. She is a full-time mommy who also teaches music lessons.

As she was bundling her kids up to go home, she showed me the matching car seat ponchos she had sewn for them. I was intrigued, so she explained how they work. Hers are made of two layers of fleece, and she puts them on her children when they load up into a cold car. The ponchos fit nicely over car seats, and kids can easily remove them if they get too warm.

Pretty genius idea, isn't it? This post isn't an advertisement, but if you're as intrigued as I was and would like one or more car seat ponchos (either for your own kiddos or for a gift) my friend would be more than willing to make them for you. She can make them with one or more layers, depending on the climate.


16 comments:

  1. Anonymous1/11/2017

    Does she make them adult size? LOL

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    1. She says her pattern could be easily converted to adult size. Lol. If you'd like one shoot me an email at nashvillewife@gmail.com. :)

      Ellie

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  2. Anonymous1/11/2017

    I'm sorry, but saying "full time mommy," implying that mothers who work out of the home are only "part time" mothers is offensive.

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  3. Oh where was she when my girls were little! That is a wonderful idea of hers and the little ones look warm and cozy. Too bad they don't come adult size!

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    1. Aren't they just so cozy looking? She says it could be easily adapted to adult size. Haha.

      Ellie

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  4. Anonymous1/12/2017

    cute is there a pattern?

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    1. She says she's going to try to find time to take some pictures of the process. :)

      Ellie

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  5. Anonymous1/12/2017

    Cute! I live them but I don't have and kids.

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    1. I'm in the same boat. Lol!

      Ellie

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  6. What a wonderful idea! I would love to order some for my grandchildren and maybe others! I knew one day someone would come up with a solution to the problem of not being able wear a coat in the dead of winter when in a car seat! Please let me know how I can get in touch to order some. thank you!

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    1. Hi Sherry!

      Just shoot me an email (Nashvillewife@gmail.com) and I'll put you in contact with her. :)

      Ellie

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  7. These are quite clever. Very cool!

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    1. Aren't they? She's super creative! :)

      Ellie

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  8. Anonymous1/13/2017

    I know many moms who have made their own. I never found them necessary; my kids just use blankets.

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  9. Anonymous1/14/2017

    I didn't know how to make anything fun like this for my daughter, but I did let her pick out a cute blanket which we left in the car for her to use.

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