Month: October 2013

Hoodie

I made a hoodie for A since she was in need of some more sweaters. I used this pattern. It’s really quick and simple to sew up :). I might make a similar one for S. I suggested that she paint something on the front with fabric paint, but she seems to like it plain. Read more…

Lambswool Sleep Sack

With the weather getting cooler my little one was in need of a night time sleep sack. I wanted something soft and natural. So I found a 100% lambswool sweater at the thrift store and refashioned it into a sleep sack. Since the torso of the sweater was not long enough, I took some fabric […] Read more…

Handmade Eid Gifts

My eldest daughter and I made a few Eid gifts for family this year, and we were able to put some of the fabric scraps from the dresses I made last Eid to good use. First up, a bunny I made for my littlest sister (4) using a pattern from Martha Stewart, here. I also […] Read more…

Hajj Display

My daughter set up her display for Hajj using some word wall cards we had from last year, and some models she built out of lego, an idea we saw on pinterest. She is always really interested in Mina, I think because of the tents and her fascination with camping, but she enjoying going through […] Read more…

Burp Cloths

I sewed a set of burp cloths for LittleS using some fabrics I had on hand. All I did was sew two pieces of fabric approximately 17″ by 9″ together, with one side flannel, one side tshirt jersey. They are a perfect, ecofriendly way for wiping her face if she drools or spits up, Alhumdulillah. […] Read more…

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