The New Arrival: The Huggable Doggy!

Huggable Doggy - 3 dogs in arms of a child

  Here is the newest member of the Muumade family: the Huggable Doggy! The Huggable Doggy’s sewing pattern & tutorial is now available from Muumade.esty.com. As shown in the photo, I designed three types of ears, as well as three options for the snout.  Also, instructions and patterns for making a super cute cowboy vest […]

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Paper Cut-Out Cards

Paper cut-out cards: a heart, a sail boat, and a snowflake

  This is a free tutorial on how to make paper cut-out cards.   This project is suitable for children and grownups alike. The idea of this paper cut-out card is very simple, but I think that the symmetry makes the cards look rather elegant.  And as you can see in the photo above, the […]

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Fabric gift wrap

Fabric gift wrap ideas

  Gift wrapping is an opportunity for you to add a personal touch to a gift.  Unfortunately, non-reusable gift wrap creates a lot of waste.  To solve this dilemma, we stopped using paper gift wrap a few years ago and now use reusable fabric gift wrap. Fabric is more flexible than wrapping paper and it […]

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Muumade’s Dragon and Dinosaur

Dragon close up

Here come Muumade’s dragon and dinosaur, just in time for the holiday gift season! The patterns and tutorial for these huggable dragons and dinosaurs are now available from my online shop, Muumade.etsy.com! For more information and some cute photos of these mighty cute dragons and dinosaur, please visit my blog page! Happy Winter Holidays!

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Upcycled Gift Bags

Paper gift bags with collages

  Do you save paper bags and yet find that you do not use them? Here is a simple idea for making upcycled gift bags by transforming used paper shopping bags with a bit of imagination! Selecting an appropriate paper bag is the first step to a successful transformation!  Find a bag that: is sturdy, […]

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Princess Crowns

  My daughter’s class celebrated the end of this academic year with a theater production.  It was especially exciting for my daughter because she was chosen for the role of Cinderella.  The play itself was a mix of classic fairy tales with plenty of modern twists, and her character had a snobbish personality.  But that […]

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