Monthly Archives: March 2012

Free Easy Sewing Project: Make Your Own Baby Soft Book

Baby Soft BookThis baby soft book is a really easy sewing project. If you have a sewing machine, it will speed up the process however the soft book can easily be completely hand-sewn.

Materials Required: 

  • Coloured fabric (for the cover)
  • Plain fabric (for the pages)
  • Coloured felt and/or fabric (for the pictures)
  • Various coloured threads
  • Toy stuffing (optional)
To make the soft book:

First, decide what pictures you want to use. You want to think about using simple images which are bold and bright, possibly with areas that you can embroider for extra interest in terms ofboth colour and touch. I used six images:

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Free Knitting Pattern: Easy Stashbusting Snake Toy

Stash busting knitted snakeThis snake toy is perfect for using up all the scraps of yarn you might have lying around. This snake toy is knitted in the round and uses basic increases and decreases. It is a great project if you want to start knitting in the round on circular needles but don’t want to knit socks. If you get stuck Silver’s Sock Class has fantastic pictures and instructions which uses the same techniques I’ve used for the pattern below.

MATERIALS

  • 2 x Circular needles (use needles appropriate to your yarn – I used 2.5mm)
  • Toy stuffing
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