Category Archives: toys

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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Parts of Things

Bear with me.  This rambles a little, but I’ve no finished projects to share just many parts. The only day I didn’t have a little person with me this week was the day I was in the hospital for some … Continue reading

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Stitched Kitty

While O loves to jump and run and bounce off the walls, A likes to play quietly often tucking in all of the plushies and any dolls she can find or taking them for walks in her stroller.  A also … Continue reading

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Ersatz Dress with Eggs and a Bunny

Upon seeing Dottie and Lavender , O asked me to make him an Easter dress-a dress with eggs and a bunny.  Sew on demand…ugh! I believe by dress he means special and Mommy made.  For now he gets a quick … Continue reading

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Evolving Shadow Cape

Shadow Cloak after today’s session, waiting to be ironed. Do your kids sew?  When did they start?  At almost 5, it is nigh impossible for O to sit still, but he recently managed to hand sew 6 valentine hearts.  It took … Continue reading

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Reckoning Time

Times up!  Put down your needles, hooks and scissors, hang up your dye pots and spindles.  How did you do? Does your homemade holiday list keep getting longer?   I’ve been trying very hard to pare mine down to things I really … Continue reading

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