Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Snack Bag Mania!

Snack bags are such a great idea and seem to be popping up everywhere! I kept thinking I should make some and recently a friend asked me to make some so that got me going. After making a few and trying them out by sending them to Pre-School with my four year old I found a size/pattern that works great for snacks. I have been using them for every kind of snack, carrots, apple, grapes, pretzels, crackers....basically anything that you would have put in a ziploc bag. They are lined with Nylon, making them water-resistant, not water-proof. So far I haven't found a fabric that is waterproof and not lined with some sort of chemical. After a few uses they can be washed in the washer and set out to dry. Enjoy the fun designs!

This one is a bit larger than the others.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

First Craft Show!

Today my friend and I attended our first craft show as sellers. It was a really great experience and we had a lot of fun. Here is a sampling of our goods.

All my booties ready to go!

A few of the crayon rolls.

Our booth! (with a bit of a wrinkly front....)

The great signs my friend made for my things.

All the booties on a vintage suitcase.

'Lili''s Totes.

Crayon rolls all stacked up.

Lili's sign. 

Just a cool picture.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Friday, November 12, 2010

Girly Booties

These are so cute I could eat them.
The picture doesn't do them justice because
you can't really see how teeny tiny they are, but they are so cute!
Girly Booties 3-6 months

Friday, September 24, 2010

Crayon Rolls

Today I made an attempt at a couple crayon rolls, without a pattern. I thought it looked simple enough, and it is! They turned out super cute. I think the girly one is too nice for crayons and should probably become a make-up brush holder instead.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Sewing a bib...easy?

Cat Bib
This should have been really simple. A bib. How hard can that be? Well, I started this one then left it sitting half finished for a few weeks. Basically I was very intimidated by the binding. I haven't made or sewn binding other than in the Kimono-Top, and that was very easy. It was straight. This was curving around a bib, and as much as I LOVE Amy Butler's patterns, the directions are awful. They are very hard to follow and way too long. Well, this morning my three year old was at Pre-School so I decided to tackle it. It turned out pretty good. I still need to figure out how to make it look nicer on the curves, but it's a cute reversible bib with a pocket! (You might notice I like cats).

frontbacklovely little pocket

Angry Cat Booties

Angry Cat Booties

     These were painful to make, literally, but so worth it. There is a bunch of hand stitching inside that made my fingers very sore and had me wanting to break out my thimble collection. This is another pattern from Amy Butler, and these booties are a size 6-12 months. My friends little girl, Avery, is modelling them (isn't she super cute!) and she is about 16 months and they fit her perfectly. If you look carefully you can see the angry cats inside.
Avery checking out the booties
Angry Cat Detail!