Tag Archives: kids

teacher gifts

Only 2 days of school left.  What am I going to do all summer, stuck in the house because of the heat, with two active little boys?  Wish me luck, or even better, send some ideas my way! We just … Continue reading

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let’s go shopping

I had planned on making my little I-guy some felt food for his birthday, but time got away from me. Fortunately, my lovely sister came to the rescue with some felt food for him from Oceantribes on etsy. Yay! There … Continue reading

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my baby is 5

You can’t really tell from the pictures but it rained all day, was gray and cold. But that didn’t damper or darken my little guy’s day.  He has a light of his own that he shines brightly every day. Always … Continue reading

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name plaques and giant rutabagas

I made these little name plaques for a friend who will be visiting her nephews this weekend. She wanted to give them a gift for their rooms.I finished them up with ribbon for hanging. We also picked up our CSA … Continue reading

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caterpillar book

Like our caterpillar book?  Made it with my I-guy.  He LOVES Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar book and he wanted to make his own version.  See the leaf with little egg? Originally, I was trying to remember how to … Continue reading

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pretties for a pretty girl

These were made for my niece Jasmine.  They are button bracelet bands.  Made simply with elastic (the underwear kind), buttons and blanket stitch around the edges to keep the elastic together.  I found the elastic at a fabric-by-the-pound place, which … Continue reading

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Super Hero Party 101

This is for  a generic super hero party.  We have only been very mildly influenced by “real” super hero TV or products. We only “kinda” know about Superman, Spiderman, etc. What we do know is that we love to be … Continue reading

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LEGOs all day, every day

We too, as do many others, have a LEGO situation.  The situation being that there are hundreds of tiny LEGO pieces E-V-E-R-Y-W-H-E-R-E in my house!!! It has been a problem for a while, and after reading Wise Craft’s LEGO situation, … Continue reading

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Here’s lookin at you kid!

So, I’m looking through flickr at pages and pages of those gorgeous reverse applique skirts from the Alabama Stitch Book and I kept seeing eyes.  Yes, eyes… from the shapes.  I was tired. That night, while trying to fall asleep, … Continue reading

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Free Motion

Triceratops tshirt for Super-E Have you seen THIS video from Threadbanger?  It shows Girl Popcorn adorning polo shirts free motion style.  After seeing this done, I almost immediately ran to the sewing store to get myself a free motion foot … Continue reading

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