Category Archives: fabric

Preschool Busy Bag

I realized that I forgot to post what I made for my Preschool Busy Bag group!  Whoops!  That’s what happens during finals week.  My brain is full of Environmental Technology. Heh. I made small chalkboard mats…  They have about a … Continue reading

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Dyeing Play Silks

Play silks are great for imaginary play.  Unfortunately they can get rather expensive if you buy them already made.  I really wanted a nice set for my son’s third birthday so I set out to dye my own. Dharma Trading … Continue reading

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Quite a while back I made a white and red banner for my husband on his request.  Last week he asked me if I would paint “Black Sheep” on it for him. Here is the result…. I used fabric paint … Continue reading

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Still Here

I’m sorry for being so absent lately.  My classes have ben eating up my time lately.  I had two weeks of midterms for one class and finals and term papers in two others.  I’m down to one class now, so … Continue reading

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Spoonflower Design Contest

Some of you may be wondering what my Wordless Wednesday was about a couple of weeks ago…. Well…. it is a wet pinecone that I scanned as apart of the Spoonflower  Scanned Nature design contest. I took this scan and … Continue reading

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Hand Puppets

Spoonflower had a Puppet design contest a few weeks ago.  I really liked a lot of the designs that people came up with, but my favorite is this one by mytinystar… I ordered the fat quarter about 2 weeks ago and It … Continue reading

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Jane Fabric

I’m a huge Jane Austen fan and I wanted some fabric that had her silhouette on it.  I toyed with the idea of screen-printing,  but I just don’t have the time, money, and space to do it properly.  Having a … Continue reading

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Pillow Re-Do

When I was pregnant, my husband bought me a body pillow.  We both thought it would be fabulous, but it was huge in the bed, bulky, and uncomfortable.  So for 2 years it has sat unused in our basement. When … Continue reading

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Peek-a-Boo Toy Sacks

I’m finally getting around to posting about the toy bags that I made right before the move. I can’t remember which blog I saw them on originally, but the Peek-A-Boo Toy Sack Tutorial is by Make It Perfect. I had … Continue reading

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Travel Lap Desk

Quite a while back Chez Beeper Bebe did a post about a lap desk that she made for her son for traveling in the car.  I think this is a great idea! Chez Beeper made hers based on MerMag’s Tutorial. … Continue reading

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