January 30, 2011

Kid Sized Oven Mitts

I made an oven mitt during nap time. It was way, way too small. So I made another one. (When all else fails, follow the directions.) The tutorial online said to make the image fill up an 8 1/2 x 11 page. I thought since my daughter is smaller I should make it smaller than the normal "kid size." I was wrong. She couldn't even fit her hand through the opening!
At least the little one can fit on her Elmo's hand so she has a cooking buddy, right?

January 20, 2011

Family Faces Magnets

These magnets are of our family members' faces. This gives my daughter a chance to see their faces & learn their names since they live far away from us.

Grandpa's original magnet has been missing since I first made these. I just made him a new one and labeled the backs of all of them. I used Photoshop to resize & crop photos into 2.5 inch squares & cut them out, modge podged the pictures, labels, & magnet onto the old frozen juice lids. Done!

January 14, 2011

Princess Baby Quilt

This unfinished project I started 1 1/2 years ago. The butterfly art I did yesterday inspired me to finish something else. What was meant as a "first" blanket will still get a little wear time before my daughter outgrows it. I regret not finishing this sooner.

All I had to do was bind it- well, just the hand stitching on the back. Easy, just tedious. I used invisible thread to machine quilt the top that I learned about in a machine quilting class I took once upon a time.

January 13, 2011

Butterfly Art

I made this today! I can't wait to hang it up in my little girl's room.

Supplies: canvas, picture frame, butterfly punch, scrapbook paper and scrapbooking dots