Category Archives: fabric

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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Custom Work

I thought I’d share some of my recent custom work…. This little zipper birdy coin purse was for Yasemin. A hot pink extra large wetbag for Aspen… A pair of Soap Saver Socks in brown and white twist cotton.  I … Continue reading

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Tea Towel Tote Tutorial

I have a stack of Tea Towels that I bought on various trips. Souvenirs mostly from the UK.  They just sit in a drawer and never see the light of day. The thought occurred to me to make totes bag … Continue reading

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Stash Busting

Over at the Purl Bee there is a great tutorial for making these simple fabric stash baskets or…buckets.  I find it is more like a bucket so that is what I’m calling it. So I made one yesterday out of … Continue reading

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Nook Sleeve Tutorial

I decided that I didn’t want the same style of Nook cover that I made for  Hubby’s Nook.  What I came up with was a simple zippered sleeve made from a recycled wool sweater and some cotton fabric. This really … Continue reading

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