Gettin’ Scrappy

I decided to use up some of my fabric scraps and craft up some cuteness today. First up, I decided to quilt together some semi-coordinating scraps for a burp cloth.  I decided to use my rotary cutter instead of scissors because I really need to learn how to wield that thing! I only messed up […]

Boredom Busters #3: MUTANTS

I’m not sure the thought process that lead up to the boys asking, “Can we turn some of our stuffed animals into mutants?”, but my answer was “Uhhh…okay?  Sure?” Before: After: At some point during this project, I was hit with the realization that my boys are Sid.  You know…”that ain’t no happy child” Sid […]

Boredom Buster #2

JoAnn’s Fabric and Craft store has “Creativity for Kids” sets on sale for $3.99. There was lots of choices, but the kids chose the “Rock-a-Doodle” set: The set comes with rocks, paint, glue, feathers, and felt; kids use their imaginations to make their creation. (Or, copy something off the box.  Whichever the case may be.) […]

Teacher Gifts

The last day of school is TOMORROW!  Woo-hoo!  Here are the gifts we made the boys’ teachers: I did the cutting of the stencils and the boys did the rest. I have photographic proof that they sewed the ribbon around the top of the tote bags, but as soon as they heard the camera shutter […]