Hand-sewn baby play mat with arches and everything

Hand-sewn baby play mat with arches and everything

Before Johanna was born, I was looking at playmats for her and thought they were stupidly expensive, too small, too ugly, too noisy in some cases, didn’t hold enough toys, and just not what I wanted. I thought I could make a much better one. This is what I came...
Toddler pillow sewn from a vintage thrifted pillowcase

Toddler pillow sewn from a vintage thrifted pillowcase

I finished the toddler pillow I was making for Johanna out of a vintage pillowcase, also from Goodwill Outlet. It was pretty simple to make–I cut the pillowcase in half; I used one half for the pillow itself and one half for the pillowcase. For the pillow half,...