Love You to the Moon Quilt

Love You to the Moon Quilt

Love you to the Moon Quilt | leave it to Joy

I made this quilt for a tiny little newborn, who just turned 1. Happy Birthday, Little Man! I’m finally going to share it with you. I used this Pinterest Post as my template and collected some star and moon themed fabrics to create this chunky design. The design wasn’t overly tedious, or complicated, which made it very enjoyable to sew and reignited my love of quilting.  Read more

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DIY Over the Door Laundry Hamper for $3

DIY Over the Door Laundry Hamper for $3

DIY, Laundry, Hamper, Bag, Hook

Way back in the day one of my room mates had a hanging laundry basket. I wanted one for my littles room but I could not find one anywhere. One day I had an amazing idea, which in itself is amazing, I never have spontaneous ideas.  Read more

DIY Reusable Swiffer Duster

DIY Reusable Swiffer Duster

swifer1I did it! Another Pinterest Win! This time a Swiffer duster I can reuse and reuse! I wasn’t sure if the dust would actually cling to the flannel, but it does! I wasn’t sure if I could make the flannel scraps that I had left from my DIY Baby Bibs work, but I did!

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DIY Baby Booties 9 months: Free Pattern

DIY Baby Booties 9 months: Free Pattern

Baby Booties, Pattern, pink, lined, 9 months, sew, girl clothes, DIYThere are so many amazing Pinterest ideas about baby DIY’s and sewing. In fact I have a full Pinterest board of ideas, check them out here. I saw so many super cute little baby booties, but none that had an easily printable pattern. Read more

DIY Stuffed Animal: Garth the Giraffe

DIY Stuffed Animal: Garth the Giraffe

Giraffe, stuffed animal, DIY, sew

Say hello to Garth, the latest stuffed toy for baby. Garth is a giraffe, whose pattern I found on pinterest – without instruction. Click here for the pin.  Read more

DIY Sew: Flannel Baby Bib with Pattern

DIY Sew: Flannel Baby Bib with Pattern

DIY Sew: Flannel Baby Bib with Pattern | leave it to Joy

I love home-made gifts. It’s so much more personal and I’ve really been enjoying sewing again. I made these guys from remnants from a local fabric store. Which made them quite reasonable – but not really cheaper than buying them in the store.

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DIY Stuffed Animal: Ellie the Elephant

DIY Stuffed Animal: Ellie the Elephant

DIY Stuffed Animal: Ellie the Elephant | leave it to Joy

I have advanced my stuffed animal repertoire! I started with Mr Owl last winter who looks VERY VERY homemade, and this year I made Ellie the Elephant. I might even make a few other animals before the season is over, I have a few pinterest ideas floating around.

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