Category Handmade

2013-05-03 10.48.11

What to do with the Leftovers: Fabric Scrap Garland

The last couple months, I have been pretty much obsessed with making these.  I made them before Little O’s birthday to hang above our windows.  I made them for a baby shower my mom was hosting, I made them for my sister’s classroom, and if I had reason to make more, I definitely would! I […]

2013-03-09 07.08.16

Upcycled Burp Cloths

Little O spit up a lot.  And I mean a LOT.  We own over 30 burp cloths because – seriously – we needed them.  They don’t get much use anymore, so with a baby shower to attend, I decided why not do some upcycling! A couple of the cloths had some little tears, so I […]


Project Linus Delivery

I started crocheting this blanket back in March.  I finished it in June.  And I finally donated it to Project Linus this past weekend.  FINALLY. Project Linus provides handmade blankets to children in need (those ill, traumatized, etc.) as a way to show love and hopefully provide a sense of security.  It’s really easy to […]

2012-12-20 10.02.53

The Stockings were Hung by the Chimney with Care

This year, I have spent a lot of time at my sewing machine and holding my crochet hook because I have been determined to make several Christmas gifts.  I have not, however, remembered to take many pictures, and most of the gifts are already wrapped now.  Oh well!  One of my favorite Christmas projects is […]

2012-11-10 09.01.34

Making Old Things New: Baby Wipes Wrappers & Fabric Scraps

Babies love anything that crinkles.  When I plop my little guy on the changing table, he often lunges right for the baby wipes.  So when I found this tutorial for a crinkle square, I thought it’d be a great toy for Little O.  We finally made it through a package of wipes, and I was ready […]


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