Welcome back to Boys Will Be Boys, so Handmake Their Toys! Today I have a tutorial for a game that even the youngest boys can play. Bonus, it's a game that doesn't make any noise. [not that I can promise anything about your kiddos...] Supplies: Two different materials - something sturdier than quilter's cotton is … Continue reading Boys Will Be Boys: Fabric Dominoes Matching Game and a Pattern Giveaway! [this giveaway is now closed]
When my oldest turned three, I went on a little birthday decoration making spree. I made him a crown. I appliqued T-shirts with threes on them. I even made a no-sew birthday banner. In the past two years, there have been many birthdays, but I have yet to make anything new to add to the … Continue reading Re-using Handmade Birthday Decorations [happy birthday, E!]
Are we sick of owls yet? Is that trend over? Well, either way, I still like them. And since I have a tendency to scoop up plain T-shirts when they're on clearance, I had a white tee that was in need of a little ... something. So, a little felt owl appliqué, a few freezer … Continue reading Owls and Stars
In the house full of boys like mine, there's not a lot of opportunity for pink. I think that's why I end up wearing pink a lot [that and my hubby once told me I look good in pink... totally bought a lot of pink shirts after that!] So, Valentine's Day is really the perfect … Continue reading Valentine Conversation Heart Garland: a Tutorial!
Did you know today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? Neither did I... until, through the wonders of Facebook, I was made aware of this holiday. So what does a holiday like this require? A super quick eye patch, of course! When I realized it was International Talk Like a Pirate Day, I dug … Continue reading Super Quick Pirate Eye Patch Tutorial
When my oldest turned three, I made a birthday banner. Last weekend, my baby turned one. [Insert tears and sappy "my baby is growing up too fast!" comments here] So we pulled out that birthday banner for the second time in less than two months. The banner is made with felt, ribbon, and hot-glue. I … Continue reading No Sew Birthday Banner
every birthday prince needs a birthday crown how else will everyone know how old you are? super simple - felt, hot glue gun, and self-adhesive velcro it's good to be three.
A couple weeks ago, I broke my first needle on my sewing machine. It was a sad day, because I was finishing a project for myself, and I couldn't get the old needle off! But of course, that problem is fixed and we are now back in business. But before I could get back to … Continue reading Felt Embellished Baby Onesies!