Category Archives: Felt

Snow Day Special: Birthdays Preview

First of the handmade birthday gifts for this month.  Now having finished these seals, I’ll add a few more notes on making them.  The baby seal was much much fussier to sew than the adult.  Be sure to check your … Continue reading

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Fluff Everywhere

Working on Betz White Slippy and Slide Seals for my littles is a bit messy.  The patterns are simple and come together easily.  It is clear that the designer glued on the eyes and nose because they are done very … Continue reading

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Yet More Upcycled Seasonal Babywear

I finally got around to making more of these crocheted button flowers-by the way, shirt buttons are a bit too small to work well. I still haven’t attached the first to A’s purple shirt dress.    I guess I’m waiting for spring … Continue reading

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Felt Star Ornaments

These simple felt ornaments were fun to make.  The stars are a bit rough as I drew the pattern by hand.   Creating new stitch patterns for the French knot decorations kept them interesting even as I made a dozen.  They worked up quickly as they are … Continue reading

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Finishes

Pumpkin Candle Mat Cardinal Candle Mat Santa Mug Rug (made entirely from scraps)

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Full Stop

This weekend was the first at home in quite a while.  We realized it was the only weekend that we would be able to take the kids to a swim lesson in this 8 week session, which finally convinced my … Continue reading

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Presents for the Craftroom Part 4: Things I didn’t make myself-Fancy Schmancy Tools

In my quest for a more functional and more fun craftroom I’ve been making a lot of changes.  Last year it was major furniture pieces.  This year it has been making tools, but it has also been buying tools when … Continue reading

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