DIY Tissue Bag To Go

DIY Tissue Bag To Go

I was looking for a possibility to always make sure we have enough tissue paper around when hiking or traveling with the little one. Thus, I soon learned that, of course, there is something that I can sew: A tissue bag. Hooray! But because I hate it when things get lost in the depths of our bags or end up falling down and getting dirty, I made a “Tissue Bag To Go”. To do so, Continue reading

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Felt tools: The Screwdriver

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Welcome to the second post of my “Felt Tools” toy series. Today I would like to introduce The Screwdriver—a quick but very cute project for every little construction worker or handyman. And let’s face it! Who doesn’t need a screwdriver??? 🙂 If you are interested, please also have a look at Continue reading

Pimp My Sweatshirt: Mr. Fox — Front Appliqué

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You simply can’t go wrong with foxes!!! Right? 🙂 Remember that I had pimped one of my son’s shirts back in fall 2014 and made it a Rock(et) Star Shirt? At that time we also agreed on a fox that I had drawn earlier for him (on paper initially). For this so-called Mr. Fox Shirt, I appliquéd a large Continue reading

Giveaway: 10 Cell Phone Sewing Kits — Enter to win!

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Today it’s all about you! I am going to give away 10 super cute sewing kits for my DIY cell phone post. As cutting a pattern usually takes half of the time of any sewing project, I thought it might make you happy if I do this for you! All YOU need to do (in case you win) is Continue reading

DIY Felt Tools: The Saw

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Welcome to the very first post of my super new DIY toy series. *drum roll* Ladies and Gentleman, I am more than excited and proud to introduce the DIY Felt Tools—a series of 6 very cute felt toys. This series is going to cover the following: a saw, a screwdriver, a hammer, a wrench, a carpenter square, and a tool belt.  Continue reading

Rooster Costume: The Beak

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This is the second part of a very basic rooster costume consisting of a comb and a beak (with wattles). For the comb tutorial please click here. As is the case for the comb, the beak is also made from felt and comes with two wattles at each side. The nose is stuffed in order to allow for a nice picking experience… 😉 Nevertheless, there is enough room left for small (and big) noses. Continue reading

Rooster Costume: The Comb

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It’s Easter weekend, and a rooster is on the loose! He is running around in my apartment and loves to pick corn from the floor with his beak… 😉 Like probably every other young kid my son loves farms and farm animals. Currently, he is fascinated by the idea that a rooster is the first animal awake on a farm and that it wakes up all the other animals with Continue reading

DIY Egg Carton for Play Shop

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Every year around Easter we eat a lot of these “Löffeleier” (chocolate eggs to spoon) from a German chocolate company that colours all of their products in purple. I always liked their cute little egg cartons and felt uncomfortable to just throw them away. However, this year my son’s egg carton Continue reading

One Of A Kind Spring Show 2015

Screen Shot 2015-03-29 at 12.29.49 AMYesterday, my wonderful friend, Caro, my son, and I went to the One Of A Kind Show in Toronto. I felt like in heaven! Can you image? Beautiful handmade crafts everywhere! 🙂 450 Canadian artisans, makers, and designers came together to show and sell their makes. If you are living in the GTA, it’s open until tonight! I didn’t see all of the exhibitors, because half of the time my son was dancing on every  Continue reading