Yup! Halloween is back and so am I with a couple of interesting ideas on how to dress your kids up with fun (really inexpensive) homemade costumes. Halloween is THE time for DIY. Its a great opportunity to get your creative juices flowing. I am constantly baffled by how expensive the halloween costumes can get. … Continue reading Halloween special- Bat girl costume and other felt costume ideas
Every time I visit my little niece and nephew, I like to carry something handmade for them. I've made several things from little baby clothes, personalized pillow covers to aprons. Inspired by a few designs on Pinterest, I made them what I call a "pillow lounger". A pillow lounger is nothing but simply a bed made … Continue reading 30 min pillow lounger
This is my second attempt at making a quiet book. If you've been following my posts, I made one a couple of years back for my daughter. See the book here. Since I now have more experience with babies ( or at least one), I can tell what kind of books would engage them better. When … Continue reading Chewable Read 2 – A quiet lift-the-flap book for babies
I promised myself (and you all) that I'll make this gift basket for my friend's newborn who was expected in sept 2014. The little one is already 6 months old now and if I realized if I delay this any further it'd soon be her 1st bday :P. Not very proud that it took this … Continue reading A sneak peek into whats coming next……..
The definition of bias tape according to wikipedia Bias tape or bias binding is a narrow strip of fabric, cut on the bias (UK cross-grain). The strip's fibers, being at 45 degrees to the length of the strip, makes it stretchier as well as more fluid and more drapeable compared to a strip that is cut … Continue reading Make your own bias tape
Last week I made this little "pavadai sattai" for my friend's baby. It's been 2 months since she delivered and I've been waiting to go meet the little one. December was just crazy busy with the holidays and family visiting from out of town. We decided to drop in in this Sunday and I so … Continue reading Pattu pavadai sattai…
I've been sewing on and off for a couple of years now. Zippers are something I've always been afraid of. I figured the best way to overcome my fear of zippers would be to try working with a few. Guess what? Few projects later I can proudly say I haven't had wasted even one zipper.In … Continue reading Easy fabric pencil case
I am at a stage in life where all my friends are having babies one after the other. Every few months someone is getting pregnant or delivering a new baby 🙂 My best friend from high school delivered a little girl just a few weeks back and I've been making a little gift basket for … Continue reading Cosy little baby blanket
Last week was all about making bags, pouches and purses. I had to quickly finish making a few and send them overseas to a few loved ones. I literally made all of these during 2 afternoon naps :). Here's a sneak peek into what I made. A few trendy grocery bags in a pretty chevron fabric. … Continue reading Bags, bags and bags………….
I know its been such a long time since I wrote. I think about writing almost everyday and then you know what? - Life Happens :). I am usually a very organized person, but with my little one entering our lives, I am sooo behind on everything that I have even lost count of the … Continue reading Easy breezy, eco-friendly, reusable Grocery Totes