Today I have some news I am thrilled to share with you - I became a second time mom this summer and this time to a darling little baby boy. This pregnancy was such a contrast when compared to my first one. The whole thing went by within a blink of an eye. Funny how for … Continue reading Crocheted baby blanket for my most favorite baby boy!
Am so excited about this post!!! A few of us in my neighborhood have gotten together and decided to knit/crochet scarves for charity. This project was initiated by a wonderful lady who decided she wanted to tick an item off her bucket list - The goal is to make and donate a 100 hand knit … Continue reading Crocheting for a cause
My little one is 2 yrs old now. Guess they don't call it "Terrible twos" for nothing. With every passing week, she's learning new ways to test my patience 🙂 If there's even few minutes that she isn't attended to, she gets cranky, get into a nagging mode and throws all kinds of tantrums. Her outbursts … Continue reading Handmade gifts: Cards for teachers and a treasure for mom
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
Pregnancy is such an exciting phase for a first time mom. I was thrilled too and doubly excited when I found out I was having a daughter. I've always wanted a little girl, someone I could play with, pamper, make pretty things for and share secrets with :-). There came a time when I was all about … Continue reading Fitted crib sheets