We always have a few extra Chuck's Produce bags and my daughter has been really into wearing anything and everything around her neck as a necklace. I wanted to make her something that I would feel bad about her breaking or get hurt breaking. materials used: 1 paper bag ( i used the sides, front and back ) 3 colors of embroidery floss stick glue scissors stretchy jewelry cord (any string will do) When I was cutting... Read More »
April 23, 2013
February 20, 2013
Since we are at the beach and can't get into our swimsuits I made something for my little one while she was sleeping. I just used Fimo molding clay and then baked them for the directed amount in the oven on top of the rocks. I Had a fun time coming up with different suit styles.
February 14, 2013
My Little girl has been really into playing dress up lately with her Lola's (Grand Mother) hats. We are always throwing the diaper boxes in recycling and I thought we could try to make a mask out of one. I used Elemer's glue for the yarn using a liberal amount when placing each strand. It also helps using a stick or an old pen when placing the yarn down.... Read More »
February 6, 2013
I'm always changing bags and I need to have my daughter's Epi-pen on me at all times in case she has a reaction. I needed something small and long that can fit into her diaper bag and my gym bag. The crocheting instructions: Chain 52, slip stitch together the beginning and end chains making a round base, double crochet and slip stitch the final double crochet to the first double crochet.... Read More »
January 24, 2013
In honor of National Handwriting Day I have created a DIY tutorial for a bitty little girl bracelet. I wanted to make my daughter her very own bracelet since she has been wearing mine lately and they keep sliding of her wrists. After I had finished this little bracelet she wanted nothing to do with it, i'll try tomorrow to see if she will wear it. Making these friendship type... Read More »
January 23, 2013
My first attempt at crochet bear hats that I have been seeing around Pinterest. The bobble stitch gave the hat a bulky look. Hopefully my second attempt I will be able to make it a bit smaller. Now, if I could only get my daughter to wear a hat longer than 5 minutes.
January 21, 2013
I have been trying to incorporate pockets into the scarves I'm making. I went on a scarf making frenzy for Christmas presents and now I wanted to try something different. This was my prototype and hopefully I can make a tutorial on my next scarf. The hardest part of this scarf was the hand sewing of the zipper into the yarn. The edges of the pocket were easy to attach... Read More »