New Art Apron

I finally finished a sewing project I started well before winter break – a new apron to wear when I am facilitating the creative mess in my classrooms.  I am pretty excited with the finished product – the denim came from the remnants section at the fabric store and the pockets from an old pairContinue reading “New Art Apron”

DIY Felted Wool Balls

I made sets of these felted balls a few years ago as presents for friends and family members.  Put them together in sets – half in one color, half in another, with a smaller different colored felted ball and you have an indoor bocce ball set.  Start with felted wool sweaters.  To felt sweaters, takeContinue reading “DIY Felted Wool Balls”

Fabric Breakfast Food

I decided it was time for Greta to have some of her own fabric food to play with.  She loves to stir, drink imaginary liquids from play cups, and cook invisible foods.  I could watch her pretend for days on end – it is fascinating to me and I wonder where she gets her ideasContinue reading “Fabric Breakfast Food”

Felted Wool Stuffed Cat

I remember asking for a kitten for Christmas when I was around 5.  We had 1 or 2 aging cats at the time, so it was obviously out of the question with two young children in the house.  To my disappointment, on Christmas morning, there was a stuffed cat and kittens under the tree.  WhenContinue reading “Felted Wool Stuffed Cat”

Upcycled Tee Shirt Bib

What to do with all those old concert tee shirts that crowd my closet?  Make my baby a rock star at meal time! I started with one tee shirt.  The smaller, the better the neck hole will fit without alteration.  I traced around an existing bib with a chalk pencil for the correct length.  IContinue reading “Upcycled Tee Shirt Bib”