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Hand Stamped Muslin Bags for Valentine’s Day

Hand Stamped Muslin Bags for Valentine's Day By: NotSoIdleHands.com

I love Valentine's Day. It's a fun day we get to spread the love around to everyone we know, and who doesn't need a little more love in their life? I remember looking forward to Valentine's parties at school and how fun it was to make little mailboxes and then give out little cards to all my classmates. Today I want to show you these adorable hand-stamped muslin bags and just how easy it is to … [Read more...]

15 Easy Sewing Projects For Kids, Tweens and Teens

15 Easy Sewing Projects For Kids, Tweens and Teens By: NotSoIdleHands.com

My girlies are getting older and have started showing more interest in learning more "grown up" activities, like sewing. But, of course they need to start off with the simpler types of projects.....and since I'm a champ at sewing straight lines (and somewhat wiggly)....that's exactly what I teach them. I've been on the lookout for some cute things they can start off with and these are some that … [Read more...]

Adorable Flannel Hand Warmers and Cold Packs Too! + Video

Adorable Flannel Hand Warmers and Cold Packs Too! By: NotSoIdleHands.com

So, I have a confession to make.....these cute hand warmers were supposed to be gifts our oldest daughter Maddie was going to make for Christmas. But then, more than a week before Christmas, the plague hit our house....hard! Ok, so not really the plague, but pretty bad! We had to drag our sorry selves into the pediatrician's office on Christmas Eve day (thank you for even being open!) to get some … [Read more...]

Easy Last Minute Neighbor Gifts~Freebie Printables Too!

Easy Last Minute Neighbor Gifts~Freebie Printables Too! By: NotSoIdleHands.com

If you're like me, you are still scrambling to get things done and that includes the trying to find a way to show your friends and neighbors that you think they're awesome. I wanted to make something that would be usable for the whole family and not just sweets (which I love BTW....just in case you wanted to bring any my way). So I thought and though (and then got strep throat) and thought some … [Read more...]

Cute Fabric Drawstring Bags for Neighbor or Teacher Gifts

Cute Fabric Drawstring Bags for Neighbor or Teacher Gifts By NotSoIdleHands.com

I love finding creative ways to wrap gifts and send them off to friends and family. And sometimes part of the gift can even be the wrapping itself! This cute bag can be something you throw some treats in, or a small gift for friends, neighbors, teachers, or anybody! These take about 20 minutes to make (or less if you are better at sewing than me), so you can whip out a whole bunch for all your … [Read more...]

Framed Burlap Stocking Decor

Framed Burlap Stocking Decor By NotSoIdleHands.com

Don’t forget to enter the Katiedid Designs giveaway here for your chance to win some cute card designs or fun paper straws! This year as I pulled out all my Christmas decorations (late, since we traveled for Thanksgiving) I noticed this cool stocking frame I made a few years back, and realized that I had actually taken pics of it, but never posted the tutorial (so, please forgive the old … [Read more...]