Pretty Pink Felt Cake

The next Christmas present I have to show you is a Pretty Pink Felt Cake made for my 2 year old niece. It’s from the book Big Little Felt Universe, that has the cutest felt toy patterns (and something for everyone). I’m not a big fan of hand-sewing, and there was no way around it […]

Felt Mistletoe Hairclip Tutorial

Kisses under the mistletoe – a cute holiday tradition! I don’t need an excuse to kiss my (not-so) baby girl, but thought a little bit of mistletoe would add some fun to her holiday outfits. Here’s the felt mistletoe hairclip I came up with: And modelled by my sweet, little girl: Who can resist kissing […]

Ruffled Wraparound Toddler Dress

My baby girl turned one last week, and a birthday girl needs a party dress (which has been sadly lacking in her wardrobe to date). I searched the blogosphere for the perfect party dress, and couldn’t find anything just right. A quick search on Pinterest  uncovered the Madelyn Dress from gtz photography, but it was […]

Travel Drawing Kit

Before we embarked on the Great 24 Hour Rail Journey of 2011, I put a lot of thought into how I would keep a 2 year old occupied in a confined space for such a long period of time. The felt car play mat and a couple of cars and trains were a good start, […]

Baby Tunics

Five of my friends had baby girls late last year or early this year. After my fairly average attempt at a Snappy Toddler Dress that didn’t make a gift standard, I decided to revert to my old favourite source of patterns: Ottobre Design magazine. This time, the pattern was Janonheina (No 2 from Autumn 4/2010) […]

Spaceman Trevor Doll Jumpsuit

When I made the Cardboard Rocket for Little Man’s doll Trevor, I decided he needed a spaceman outfit too. Nothing too tricky though, as I don’t have a huge amount of crafting time these days, and well, Little Man is only 2, so doesn’t always appreciate what I make. I made a simple outfit from […]

Snappy Toddler Dress

I finally got around to sorting through the thousands of photos I’ve taken of the kids this year to send off to the grandparents, and found photos of so many crafty projects (and a few recipes) that I haven’t shared. Time to pause the crafting and get typing! The Snappy Toddler Dress from Prudent Baby […]

Baby Overalls

Who can resist a cute baby in a pair of overalls? The last item I managed to make during Kids Clothes Week was a pair of overalls for Little Miss (and the only thing I managed to sew for her). Once again, the pattern was from Ottobre Design – Pupu (No 4) from 4/2010. I’d […]

Ooshka Babushka

When my little girl was born, my BFF decided to buy a present for both Mum and bub (Thanks Cat!): An Ooshka Babushka kit from The Red Thread The kit includes a pretty fabric face panel as well as instructions/templates for appliqueing your own face. It is a very cute and simple project, and was […]

Newborn Going Home Outfit

Two days before the early arrival of Baby Celeste, I decided I absolutely had to make her going home outfit. Luckily, sewing for babies is so quick and I finished in the nick of time (sewing through what I thought were Braxton Hicks contractions, but were probably real ones!). Knowing that bub was going to […]

Felt Corn

After successfully making such delicious-looking Felt Strawberries, I decided to challenge myself and moved on to Felt Corn. I liked the way Homemade by Jill used a basket weave approach for making felt corn in this post, but I preferred the more three-dimensional style of corn created here at Just Stuff. I decided to combine […]

Felt Strawberries

Felt food has captured my attention lately. It started by seeing a few different felt play tents out in the blogosphere, but not being willing to commit to such a big project. A bit of googling for felt crafts later, I found so many cute felt food options out there that I just had to […]

How to sew Felt Corn on the Cob

After successfully making Felt Strawberries, I decided to challenge myself and moved on to Felt Corn. I liked the way Homemade by Jill used a basket weave approach for making felt corn in this post, but I preferred the more three-dimensional style of corn created here at Just Stuff. I decided to combine the two […]