Octopus Amish Puzzle Ball

Oliver: Octopus Amish Puzzle Ball Pattern

Oliver the Octopus is a modified Amish Puzzle Ball.  He comes apart into 3 segments that can be taken apart and reassembled at will.  He is made from upcycled clothes – in this case an old torn Long Tall Sally Jean and a stained baby t-shirt. If you are put off because this project looks […]

Adding a lining to a crochet bag

Crochet Stroller Bag: Optional Fabric Liner

I added a Fabric Liner and pocket to my crochet stroller bag to show you that this bag is not only perfect for a stroller bag or a market bag, but it can also serve as a purse.  You can find the pattern for the bag here. The measurements I use are tailored to this […]

t-shirt baby bandana bib (2)

T-shirt Baby Bandana Bibs – Upcycling

T-shirt Baby Bandana Bibs You might have seen my post about making your own Baby Bandana Bibs.  This is a follow-up of that post.  Why, if I have already shared the pattern and the how-to?  Because these baby bandana bibs were made out of upcycled fabric and I feel it my duty to encourage you […]

How to make a Baby Bandana Bib

How to Make a Baby Bandana Bib

It’s a Bandana Bib, Baby! I think a Baby Bandana Bib is just about the cutest thing a little boy can wear.  And I think it is the only item of baby boy clothing that kicks any frilly dress’ ass!  They are also incredibly simple to make.  Anyone that can use a pair of scissors […]

DIY Superhero Cape

Superhero Cape Pattern

    I had such a lot of fun designing and making these capes for Pieter’s Superhero party.  I like that they can be worn as masked capes or without the mask.  The girls all preferred without.  The boys all preferred with :) They are incredibly easy to make as you only need to be able […]