Category Archives: Crafts

October Package Pals

Last month I signed up for Package Pals at C.R.A.F.T. Everyone is assigned a partner, and you send each other a crafty package. Crafts and mail? How could I resist. Even with a time-sucking newborn in the house, I went … Continue reading

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39 Weeks and 2 Days

The countdown is well into the single digits now. It seems like we got here too fast. This week, I’m late updating because my mom has come to visit! In baby news, my doctor informs me that I could have … Continue reading

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Up, Up and Away

My mom made a mobile for the baby. I think it’s perfect, don’t you? She based it off a pretty mobile I found on Etsy, which was out of my budget. But my mom is a talented paper artist in … Continue reading

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Make a Crib Skirt for the babyletto Hudson

I finally made the crib skirt I’ve been talking about for weeks. It was so easy, I don’t know why I didn’t do it sooner. I used some pretty fabric I found at Jo-Anne’s, which coordinates with the walls and … Continue reading

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Babycraft Challenge

I went to the library on Friday and checked out a bunch of pretty baby-related sewing books. I brought home Simple Sewing for Baby by Lotta Jansdotter, Handmade Beginnings by Anna Maria Horner, Quilts, Baby! by Linda Kopp, and Cherished … Continue reading

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Make a Terrarium

Today my husband called out to me from the back door, “Hey baby, you want this moss for your terrarium?” He was cleaning up the hosta beds for winter, and accidentally pulled up some moss that was living there. Of … Continue reading

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Sewing for Baby: 16 Free Tutorials

I don’t really have many children or babies in my life. I don’t have any siblings who have kids and I don’t have any nearby friends with kids. I just became an aunt for the first time this summer, but … Continue reading

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Another Anniversary

This weekend was our first year anniversary of having no upstairs neighbors stomp their feet across our ceiling. Our first year anniversary of not having to listen to water run through the walls every time the upstairs neighbor flushes the … Continue reading

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