Category Archives: sewing

Finished! Soft Baby Toys

I made some squishy soft fabric toys for my new little nephew. They were intended to be a christmas gift but In standard slacker fashion I mailed these off to him in mid march. Worst part is they sat around … Continue reading

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Finished!: Ironing Board Cover

I gave my ironing board a makeover using this great tutorial: IRONING BOARD MAKEOVER I used this hideously fabulous vintage sheet material because I think it looks great with my hideously gold walls. I’m hoping it will take the drudgery … Continue reading

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Free Pattern: Fabric Birdie

While brainstorming cake toppers for the fern’s twig theme wedding cake we kept coming back to birds as the obvious choice. Twigs = birds, birds = love, right? So cute! Click here for the free pattern: birdie pattern Directions: 1. … Continue reading

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Finished!: What’s in a name?

Well if you are my little nephew?  You’re talking about alligators, narwhals, giraffes, unicorns and seals!   When Angus was born I wanted to make something special for him to celebrate his birthday.  It had to be something small enough to send … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Cloth Baby Wipes

Materials to make 30 wipes: 2 metres of soft unbleached organic cotton flannel (cost: $4.49/metre) World’s tiniest serger (borrowed from a friend) thread scissors rotary cutter (optional) Directions: 1. Wash and cut  You should pre-wash & dry your fabric before … Continue reading

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Free Pattern: Fitted Crib Sheet

written by guest blogger, the fern’s big sister Carla Bissett I was so excited to get the nursery ready for my first little angel that I raced to the land of fabric and purchased a number of adorable sheeting prints and … Continue reading

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