Sunday, April 3, 2016

Claire's Kites

These kites are quite possibly the cutest thing I have ever made. Julie is working on decorating Claire's "big girl" bedroom, and the theme is kites. She originally wanted me to make some larger kites, but then she saw a kite bunting on Etsy and we went with this instead.

Each kite is about 4" x 6" with a 9" tail. The whole strand is about 8' long. There are buttons on the back of each kite through which the ribbon is threaded.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Bunny Bag

This bag is for Claire's Easter package. I actually bought this fabric on clearance at Joann's for a completely different purpose, but I decided at the last minute that Claire's Easter presents needed a bag. The twins got purple bags for their Easter presents, which apparently I didn't photograph before packing them up, though I made them quite awhile ago.

Finished size: 6" x 6" x 2" plus handles

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Book Worm Bands

I have finally purchased a Kindle. I don't have a smartphone, and I will be traveling enough this year that I decided it would be worth it. About a week after it arrived, I woke up one morning and remembered this elastic I'd been saving because it said "book worm," hoping to find a suitable use for it. Where did I find this awesome elastic? It came off a pair of underwear. Since it was from the waistband, it was long enough to cut in half and make two bands. I suspect they will be mostly decorative, but they can be used to hold the case shut, or secure other items.

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