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Make a Waterproof Bag Tutorial
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Make a Waterproof Bag Tutorial

Waterproof bags are helpful to have around. They’re great for camping trips, pool or beach days, or for carrying wet clothes when you have potty training kiddos. My husband is headed out on a canoeing trip, so I…

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DIY Valentine Mailbox

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, your little ones probably have school parties and Valentines to exchange. This adorable Valentine mailbox that’s just what they need to collect their treats! Supplies: Glimmer Felt (this is a stiffer felt,…

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Handmade Gifts for Boys day 4: Floor Cushion Tutorial with hidden storage!

I don’t know about your house, but my boys’ toys need constant corralling. And what’s better than storage that doubles as a place to cozy up and read! This floor cushion has a hidden zipper so that you…

Snake Stuffed Animal: Free Sewing Pattern and Tutorial
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Snake Stuffed Animal: Free Sewing Pattern and Tutorial

Welcome back to day three of the Handmade Gifts for Boys series! Awhile back, my six-year-old saw a stuffed snake toy at the zoo, and he cannot stop talking about it. He has been begging me to make…

Preschool Color Wheel Matching Game
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Preschool Color Wheel Matching Game

If you have little ones at home, you probably find yourself looking for things to keep them busy while you’re doing something else, like making dinner, folding laundry or helping other kids. It’s a bonus when those activities…

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DIY Boxy Zipper Pouch Tutorial

Zipper pouches are perfect for basically everything… and a boxy pouch that can stand up? Better than perfect. It’s easily a naptime sew (you know how I love those), so let’s get making! Supplies: outer fabric lining fabric zipper…

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Counting Stars and adding a tuxedo stripe to pants

The lovely Melissa and Stacey, fellow boy mamas from Melly Sews and Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy are in the middle of their Sew in Tune series. It’s super fun – sewing that’s inspired by music! Confession: I…