washcloth puppets

by kath_red on 10/05/2010

in Toys+Plush

How cute – great for making bathtime even more fun! washcloth puppets tutorial.


I need something to brighten up my regular uniform of black and grey – something handmade, something eye catching, something pretty. So I did some research and came upon these … you might like to make one too.

Images above:
mothers day corsage : rose belt : poppy boutonniere : chiffon and tulle flowers

More links to explore …
Felt Dahlia Flower Brooch : : ruffle slipper shoes : ruffle refashion shirt : rose cuff bracelet : fabric flower : geisha bracelet cuff : flower embellished t-shirt : corsage shirt : and another corsage shirt : school girl collar : felt flower corsage : tulle corsage embellished t-shirt : fabric flower garland : organza flowers : fabric flowers

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diy seed tape tutorial [via apartment therapy]


bunny egg cosies

by kath_red on 01/04/2010

in Holidays

get making quick – these bunny egg cosies are fun and easy to make.

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Making gifts is part of our holiday tradition and while it does take time – it is most satisfying – try to give a couple of handmade gifts this season – here are some ideas for the women in your life – you, your mum, sister, daughter, girlfriend and best friend …


1. make a ruffled felt cushion cover
2. beautiful felt bowls [see pic above]
3. make some lemon butter and print some gift tags and labels
4. mason jar sewing kit – for the crafty gals you love
5. cowgirl cookies kit from bakerella
6. rice foot warmer
7. pom pom flowers
8. acorn necklace
9. simple pleasures hat
10. craft apron – another great gift for your crafty gal friends
11. margaret sling bag – stylish and practical bag
12. the heather bailey headband
13. skirty bag – perfect for the refashionistas
14. for the hostess – a stylish linen apron
15. fabric nesting boxes
16. lovely phoebe bag
17. Om shanti yoga mat bag
18. Poppy Boutonniere
19. Spring Ruffle Top Tutorial
20. mama chic wrist cuff – make a whole bunch to give the gals
21. taffeta pleated necklace
22. maya’s envelope purse
23. fabric shawl/scarf
24. eraser ring – very fun and cool
25. school girl style collar
26. leather chain necklace
27. neck cosy – very cosy
28. arm warmers
29. crocheted bracelets
30. tatami socks