Easy No-Sew Fleece Blanket Tutorial – Single Layer

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When Anna was born, the teenage girls at church made her a very simple, single-layer fleece blanket. It was the perfect stroller blanket, as well as a great play on the floor blanket, and Anna still loves to take naps with it! I thought the design was very clever, and I hadn’t seen it before. […]

How to Easily Make Several Colors of Play Dough

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My kids love playing with play dough, but for a long time I would make only one color at a time. Then I realized that I could easily make several colors of play dough at a time – by making an entire batch of play dough and adding color as you cook a little bit […]

Waldorf-inspired crochet doll overall shorts

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Do you remember this little crochet baby doll that I made Anna before we left Massachusetts? I gave my baby doll crochet pattern a second round of testing and made this little boy baby doll at Johnny’s request. The pattern turned out great, but all of the kids agreed that he needed shorts, not a […]

How to Make a King Costume

I made four Halloween costumes yesterday! It’s amazing what can happen when Dad is around to hang out with the littles and take the kids on school runs! His new job doesn’t start until Friday, and we are all making the most of our days off with him! Johnny and I had a LOT of […]

How to Make a Felt Crown

It’s Halloween week, and at our house we are spending our after school time finishing up some last-minute costumes! I made this felt crown for Johnny first, because it is the simplest of my projects! It goes with his King costume. How to make a Felt Crown Making a felt crown is easy! Start with […]