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Jenny T
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Easy Valentine Pencil Topper
Not every project needs to be DIY.  Store bought goodies are just as thoughtful to make some easy valentine's pencil toppers. I picked up some Star Wars valentines and some pencils.  Then I asked the kids to sign them Next step, grab your exacto knife!  Mak...

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White Cowl for Kids
I knit this cowl in one day for my son's "best friend who is a girl". Her birthday was at the end of November and little man wanted me to make her something handmade in addition to her gift. I used the gaptastic ( like this one I made this past March ) an...

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Rainbow Toddler Backpack and Saying Goodbye to the Backpacks...
For those of you who know me personally, you'll know that I loved making toddler backpacks for my little ones (and for yours too!).  It all started with this backpack for #1. It was so fun to make and so I began selling custom backpacks online.  When I star...

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DIY Coffee Cozies
Last week I shared with you that I went back to a traditional office environment. I thought my crafting days were over however, I soon discovered that even at work, I can find ways to make my day nicer. My new company gives us free coffee and subsidizes our...

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Knitting Club 2016-2017
Knitting Club is on again! There was so much learning from last year that this year's club has already gotten off to a great start! One of the first things we did was number the needles so that we could ensure a better sign in/sign out process. Last spring,...

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall!
This year, summer did not disappoint! It was a hot hot hot summer and it was fantastic! As I write this post, I am a little sad that it's over. But when I look back at what we did, I am so grateful to have had another beautiful summer with my family. T...

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DIY Camp Pillows with Envelope Enclosure / Sandbanks Camping
Summer fun needs to include at least one camping trip.   To get a great site (or any site) at the most popular beaches in Ontario, you need to book early.   We were lucky to get a campsite at Sandbanks Provincial Park.  This place is our favourite because t...

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DIY Yoga Mat Sling
A few years ago, I used to take #1 to outdoor yoga at the bandstand.  He was smaller back then and although he was able to handle a one hour yoga class, he wasn't able to handle the walk.  Now that he's a whiz on his bike, we decided to go to Yoga again, b...

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Summer Sewing: Bicycle Handlebar Bag
Introducing... the bicycle handlebar bag! Growing up, my mom sewed us all sorts of things.  We had little pouches and bags for buttons, our dolls, and everything imaginable.  I grew up knowing there was a pouch or pocket for all of life's emergencies.   Whe...

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Summer Bag Sewing using Manchester Metallics
As mentioned in a previous post, I am participating in a summer sewing challenge sponsored by Sew Mama Sew using Manchester Metallics by Robert Kaufman fabrics . Here's a sneak peak at what I am working on. I love collaborating with Sew Mama Sew.  The chal...
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