Some dinosaurs have stomped into the Little Amaryllis shop. Get one today before they are gone off the earth again.
I’ve been making stuffed animals! There are some guys in the sale section in the shop to help make room for the new zoo.
Fleece is a pretty cool fabric. You can leave the edges raw, and it still looks nice. Its forgiving if you mess up a bit. Its fluffy. But, it is awful when it gets wrinkled. And what a bummer when you order some fleece online, and it arrives as a wrinkly mess. After melting my share of fleece, I’ve finally figured out a way to iron it that doesn’t ruin it!
First, here is a wrinkled piece of a future yellow chick.
Next, get a spare washcloth, and make it damp. You can also spray it with a water bottle. Bonus points if its Spiderman themed. Cover the fleece with the damp washcloth.
With an iron on medium heat, gently iron over the top. Check the fleece frequently to see how the progress is going. When all the wrinkles are gone, be sure to lay the fleece flat somewhere to cool down.
And now you don’t have to pull your hair out that your fleece is all wrinkled!
Mint is a popular color for animals this week! Maybe because mint goes well with chocolate, and chocolate goes well with Valentine’s Day??
Can you believe its almost a week until Christmas? We’ve been in a holiday spirit for several weeks here, with lots of hot chocolate and candy canes, Christmas cartoons, shopping, friend dates, and breakfasts for dinner. I am very excited to do all those things with family soon.
And as much as I love making things, it will be nice to take a little break from sewing too! If you are in the market for a handmade stuffed animal or cute Christmas cards, be sure to get your order in today!
Most likely not poisonous. He is a special birthday gift, to go along with the 8-leg theme. Hopefully they are friends! It was fun to sew up something that was a little different than my usual style. Although after around 5 legs I was like, enough already!