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Baby

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Homemade Baby Booties

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Crochet Ball

Steps:19
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY, Crochet, Kids, Yarn
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Bias Tape Craft: Mood Lighting

Steps:2
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Tulip and Rose Flower Costumes

Steps:10
A blooming crepe-paper tulip cap and rosebud headband -- each in pastel hues -- turn a mother-daughter duo into a sprightly pair.
Materials
  • Scissors
  • Pen
  • Craft glue
  • 22-gauge floral wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Floral tape
  • Brown-paper-wrapped 18-gauge floral wire
  • 2 plain headbands
  • 6 1/2-inch pail with handle
  • Double-sided tape
  • Crepe paper in the following colors and quantities: 2 sheets salmon (for tulip cap and pail), 2 sheets green (for leaves and calyxes), and 1 sheet pale pink (for rose headband).
  • Petal template for tulip and rose, plus calyx template for tulip headdress, rose, and pail
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Masked Owl Costume

Steps:7
Give a fledgling aviator wings in the form of a felt owl costume. Contoured brown and white feathers, made by cutting and creasing the fabric, adorn the wings and belly; perked-up ears are attached to a jaunty pilot's cap. Goggled peepers enhance the look.
Materials
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Templates
  • Two 18-inch squares of tan felt and one square each of chocolate, brown, white, ochre, and black felt
  • Brown pilot's cap (we dyed a white one)
  • Glue
  • Velcro strips
  • Fusible interfacing
  • Elastic
  • Iron
  • White long-sleeve snap-bottom T-shirt
  • Tights
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Stuffed Menswear Bunny

Steps:7
Suiting fabrics are an unconventional but charming choice for making toy bunnies. Bright cotton shirting adds a surprising pop of color inside the ears.
Materials
  • 2 menswear fabrics (such as wool flannel and cotton shirting)
  • Sewing machine and sewing supplies
  • Iron
  • Fill
  • Embroidery floss
  • Embroidery needle
  • Bunny template
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Fortune Cookie Baby Booties

Steps:13
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY, Kids, Sewing
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Solar System Mobile

Steps:13
This colorful solar system mobile is a stylish addition to any nursery and an excellent way to introduce older children to the planets.
Materials
  • Large circle cutter
  • Small circle cutter
  • Craft paper or cardstock
  • Bone folder
  • Binder clips
  • Sewing machine
  • Leather needle
  • White thread
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive tape roller
  • Lighted star form
  • Seam binding
  • Fabric glue
  • Snips
  • Monofilament
  • Planet labels template
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Baby Bloomers

Steps:12
Materials
  • Baby bloomers template
  • Scissors
  • Layout diagram
  • 1/2 yard of 45-inch wide, lightweight, woven, prewashed cotton
  • Fabric scissors
  • Water-soluble fabric-marking pen
  • Pins
  • Sewing machine
  • All-purpose thread to match fabric
  • Pinking shears
  • Iron
  • Elastic thread
  • 1 yard of 3/4-inch waistband elastic
  • Large safety pin
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