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Joanne Rich
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DIY Thread Spool Holder
DIY Spool Holder I need a spool holder. I do own a small wooden spool rack, but I'm not in love with it enough to purchase a larger, more expensive unit. I found the wooden spool rack was a bit wobbly on the table. So here's my version of a super quick and ...

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The Three Little Pigs Pop-Up Quiet Book
The Three Little Pigs felt pop-up book I love pop-up books. I love the delightful surprises that pop-up each time a page is turned. I love discovering the secrets behind every pull strip, rotating pivot, and hinged flap. So when I saw pop-up books at the bo...

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Making the switch from Eco-fi felt to 100% wool felt.
LEFT: 100% wool felt.  RIGHT: Eco-fi felt. When I first started making felt puppets, I used Eco-fi felt. Readily available, Eco-fi felts are polyester fibers made from post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. Not only is it cheap to buy, but it is made from ...

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Making A Garden Teepee
A teepee for the children's garden. While I was at the library, I came upon a book titled Stitched At Home by Mandy Shaw. Inside, there was a project for a DIY garden teepee. Looking at the photographs convinced me this teepee would make an awesome hide-out...

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DIY Chinese Button Knot and Chinese New Year Outfit for Baby
For my son's first Chinese New Year, I decided to make him a traditional Chinese New Year outfit to wear when we visited families during the Chinese New Year holidays. I don't have a pattern/tutorial to work with so I had to learn everything on my own. I co...

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DIY Chinese Button Knot and Chinese New Year Outfit for Baby
For my son's first Chinese New Year, I decided to make him a traditional Chinese New Year outfit to wear when we visited families during the Chinese New Year holidays. I don't have a pattern/tutorial to work with so I had to learn everything on my own. I co...

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Super Hero Finger Puppets
Batman, Spiderman, The Hulk, and Superman. Following up from The Superhero Capes I made for my nephews' birthday, I made them some superhero finger puppets to go with their Batman and Superman books for Christmas. Here are the close-ups of each puppet: Spid...

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Kendrick Harding Rich (June 15, 2012 – December 16, 2012) On December 17th, I donated 50% of the years' profits to the Ronald McDonald House Toronto. We stayed there for six months while he was treated at Sick Kids Hospital since we live almost two hours aw...

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Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends Finger Puppets for Izzy
Thomas and Friends felt finger puppet Happy Birthday Izzy! After my friends' daughter saw Dora the Explorer puppets I made previously, she requested Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends finger puppets for her 3rd birthday. Here are close ups of each puppet I ...
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