Operation Christmas Child

Mini Sewing Kits You Can Make

Have you ever lost a button right before you leave the house?  You could grab a safety pin, or stop to sew it back on.  YET so many people here and abroad just don’t have the resources – no thread, no needles, no extra buttons.   That’s why I love including mini sewing kits in […] Read more…

How you can upcycle plastic rings to make a Barbie Headband

How to Make a Barbie Headband

I had so much fun making doll clothes for my daughter when she was young.  I embellished every outfit to sparkle! Now I enjoy making them to donate, many for Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts.  I think the Accessories are almost as much fun as the clothes, don’t you? With these instructions, you can make a […] Read more…

Here is an Easy Crocheted Flowers tutorial

Easy Crocheted Flowers: Use Up Your Yarn Scraps

Recently I found great deals on hair elastics and headbands.  Since they were plain, I wanted to add something to make them extra special.  I experimented with my yarn scraps (leftover from crocheting my “Aunt Ida” hats), and made a bunch of easy crocheted flowers. I needed a simple and quick item to mass produce, […] Read more…