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Monday, November 23, 2009

Toboggans...Check

I FINALLY finished (well almost finished) sewing fleece toboggans for ALL the kids in the family (that's 12 toboggans). I saw these on Martha and thought that it was an adorable and thoughtful idea. Little did I realize, until after I started, that Martha has these little craft elves that work behind the scenes and do all the cutting and pinning (aka: dirty work) and she comes in at the last minute, sews one stitch and makes it look easy as pie. (No, I am not bitter) Anywho... thank goodness I started these in JULY. If you are feeling overly ambitious, here is a link to Martha's website with the full instructions on these beauties


Yeah, mine aren't quite as cute as hers, but then again, I don't have those nifty little hat stands either. They really aren't hard but I am an impatient sewer (I don't think that's a word) and the pinning kinda takes forever. Here is the Ramsey version:


For the boys



And the girls


And of course a gift is only as good as its packaging


Here is an up-close of the gift tag I made


Linking up to:

The DIY Show Off

DIY Day @ ASPTL

9 comments:

Cindy said...

Yours are every bit as cute as Martha's! I love them...and I'm so glad you linked up so I could find your blog. :)

bj said...

Why, Ramsey, your's are just as cute...I mean it. I would love to try making these...NEXT year!! :O)

Just wanted to say my maiden name is Ramsey and one of my little granddaughters is now Deidra Ramsey...
xo bj

Its So Very Cheri said...

I think you did a fabulous job. Thank you for posting them to the party. I love them.

Cheri

Its So Very Cheri said...

I just subscribed to your blog.

Cheri

myrepurposedlife.blogspot.com said...

they look really cute, love the gift tags!
gail
Happy Thanksgiving!

Damaris said...

OK, those are adorable. Gotta tell you, I love the packaging too. ADORABLE!!! Posted about your blog today so the girls can see some bloggie goodness! :)
Hugs,
me

Melissa said...

Adorable hats! Martha's got nothing on you!

Its So Very Cheri said...

I'm following you.

cheri

Its So Very Cheri said...

You've been featured.

Cheri