Category: Sewing

Category: Sewing

Rainbow Baby Quilt

In the last stages of my pregnancy with Edith, I was having severe problems with carpal tunnel and couldn’t work very long on my usual projects of choice. I could only handle knitting and intricate drawing for a few minutes at a time before my hands became painfully numb.  So,

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Quiet Book Pages for Boys

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a delightful and extremely active boy in your life.  He’s curious and smart and if you ever turn your head for even a second he’s climbing the curtains or dumping flour all over the floor, or any other number of mess-producing activities. I

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Calavera (Sugar Skull) Embroidery Free Pattern

We’ve had a big of a sugar skull  (aka Calavera) craze going on at our house lately. We learned about their origin and the part they play in traditional Dia de los Muertos celebrations.  The next logical step was to try our hand at making some, out of felt of course.

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Pattern: Simple Colors Quiet Book

I have a bit of an obsession with felt.  I adore hand sewing with felt and have made a multitude of games, play mats, quiet books and the like for my kids.  I say “for my kids” but what I really mean is that I LOVE sewing with felt and

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Three Cheap and Easy Costumes for Kids

I have a few requirements when we begin contemplating Halloween costumes each year: 1) They  need to be reusable. I want to be able to throw them in the dress-up box and be able to use them for years to come. 2) If I have to buy components, I want

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