Do-It-Yourself, Toys

DIY: Map of the US Fabric Puzzle Playmat

Fabric United States Puzzle Playmat

This week’s DIY was inspired by our most recent inspiration board at the shop—a giant map of the United States all in fabric. Here are the steps to make your own Map of the US Fabric Puzzle Playmat using some felt, fabric scraps, glue, velcro and some basic sewing supplies. […]

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Do-It-Yourself, Party Supplies

DIY: Baby Shower Favor

DIY Baby Shower Favor Lavender Sachets

Recently, we were asked at the shop to make lavender sachets for baby shower favors. Since they were such a big hit at the shower, I thought I would share a quick and easy tutorial on how to make them. […]

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Do-It-Yourself

DIY: Dress-Up Superhero Capes

DIY Initial Superhero Cape

A playful superhero cape for a child has been on my “DIY To-Do List,” so recently, when I was invited to dinner at a friend’s house who happens to have a little boy and girl, I thought what a perfect gift to bring along—his and her superhero capes! I personalized them with each of their initials. […]

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Clothing, Do-It-Yourself, Holidays

DIY: Easter Bunny Ears

DIY Bunny Ears

Looking for a fun way to get ready for Easter? In today’s DIY, I share the steps to make your own bunny ears—make them as a surprise for the kids or have them join you to create their own. […]

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Do-It-Yourself

DIY: Portable Wipes Case

DIY Portable Wipes Case

Recently, clients came into my shop looking for kid-friendly fabric and trim and some guidance on making a portable baby wipes case. I thought this would be the perfect DIY to share with you, so here are the easy steps to creating your own! […]

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Do-It-Yourself, Holidays

Handmade Valentine’s Day Cards

Handmade Valentine's Day Cards - Project Nursery

For holidays and celebrations, I love making things—decorations for the shop, gifts to give and cards to send. Valentine’s Day is one of my favorites! I made sure to get a head start on my “holiday crafting” and made handmade Valentine’s Day cards for my family and friends. […]

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Do-It-Yourself

DIY: Pacifier Clips

DIY Pacifier Clips

Anyone with a baby who loves her pacifier knows what a frustration it can be for that thing to drop on the ground over and over again. Sure you can buy a pacifier clip, but why not make your own?

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Do-It-Yourself, Toys

DIY: Make Your Own Tag Blanket

DIY Taggie Blanket

Recently, a client of Pins & Needles, who is also a new mom, stopped by the shop and showed me a special tag blanket her mom had stitched up using some fabrics that she had purchased from us. I had heard of “Taggies” blankets before and how much babies enjoy playing with them, but I especially liked this one since

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