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This tutorial has been a long time coming – but finally, here it is! These cute and cuddly monster pillows have big mouths just ready to eat your pajamas and keep them safe until night time. They’re also really fun sleepover companions. … Continue reading
Although I mostly bring children’s drawings to life, every once in a while I am asked to make something a little more complicated. I do love these extra challenges, and although there is always those stressful moments (Will it balance? … Continue reading
Would you like to have a create-a-creature of your very own? (or for someone you love?) Visit this Handmade Holidays post on the Sew, Mama, Sew! blog and comment for your chance to win! (and maybe get a few ideas … Continue reading
I have been having so much fun making iPod cozies this past week. It all started when I saw a photo of a monster iPod cozy as I was researching ideas for my children’s sewing classes (I already have 17 students … Continue reading
Another little miss had her birthday last week. This young lady loves fairies, so when I saw a tutorial for fairy bendy dolls, I knew what to do! Isn’t she cute? The birthday girl aslo enjoys making things, so I … Continue reading
It worked! Here is my take on a pajama-eating monster pillow: They are soft and fuzzy and they eat pajamas for breakfast. Christmas sewing is almost done!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I have enjoyed a wonderful (snowy!) holiday with family and friends (and our celebrating isn’t done yet!) One of my favourite things about Christmas is making handmade gifts. And although I didn’t make quite … Continue reading
Today is the first Sunday of Advent. The candle has been lit, the streets are white with snow, and the sound of Joy to the World still echoes in my ears from this morning’s church service. The Christmas season has … Continue reading
Some of you might be saying, “The holidays? Already? Isn’t it too early for that?” I’ll admit that I don’t like hearing Christmas carols in the grocery store in October or walking past rows of Christmas trees before the leaves … Continue reading