• craft·y (krft) adj. craft·i·er, craft·i·est 1. Skilled in or marked by underhandedness, deviousness, or deception. 2. Chiefly British Skillful; dexterous

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Camera Strap

My sister in law asked if I would make a strap for her fancy camera. It is removable and washable. I used this link here. It says that interfacing is optional, but it definitely is better with fusible fleece. After being told twice at Joann that they were getting some in the next day, I found it at Wal-Mart. This was my first attempt, and maybe I will have to make her some more to coordinate with her outfits.

Friday, August 14, 2009

Self-binding blanket

I have been wanting to make one of these for a while, so the morning of the most recent baby shower I went to, I whipped this up. (In case you were wondering, no, I wasn't confident in my ability to do it fast, I just am really good at procrastination.) It turned out pretty well, just don't look too close. I thought about making a tutorial, but after a quick Google search, I found these links.
From Observations of an Everyday Mom
The blogger above used flannel for both sides. If you decide to use minkee like I did, the link below has some really good tips. Don't skip the pinning!
Tips for Working with Minkee
The next link shows how to make matching bibs and burp cloths.
Bib and Burp Cloth

Monday, June 29, 2009

Twirly Skirt

I got this fabric for Christmas from my mother-in-law, and figured it was finally time to use it. I made a skirt for Lil using this pattern. If I had it to do again, I would make the waistband wider or not cut the top layer so tall. I also probably would have put the stripe on the bottom. The hardest part was the gathers.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Mickey Mouse Charm Bracelet

This is a charm bracelet I helped Mandy make for her mother-in-law for Christmas. We used shrinky dink plastic in the Cricut for the Mickey heads, which we then used Matt's heat gun to shrink. We had to play around with the sizes. The red beads are Swarovski crystals on head pins.

This is just a quick box I made using my Cricut.