Muumade Supports Marine Life

The Little Felt Octopus pictured here is very happy to report that a part of this year’s proceeds from your purchases of Muumade sewing patterns was donated to Oceana. Oceana is a leading organization focused solely on protecting and restoring our oceans and marine life. Their work is diverse, but here are a couple of […]

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Muumade’s Tales

I recently added a new section to this blog, called Muumade’s Tales. My plan is to post short stories and video clips that feature Muumade’s creatures in action! In fact, there is already one story available there for you to enjoy. Please go to the menu bar at the top of this page and click […]

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How to Make Fun Origami Toys

I have selected five origami toys that are fun to make and are also fun to play with afterward! Pictured above are: a tricky boat, a flapping bird, a modular spinner, a spinning top and a magic star. They are listed in order of their difficulty to make, starting with the easiest. But before we […]

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How to Make Your Own Decorative Phone Case

Are you looking for creative ways to decorate your phone without having to buy a case every time you want a new look? Here is how to make your own decorative phone cases easily and economically! Basically, all you need to buy is a transparent phone case. You will create the design yourself, using a […]

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Simple Sewing Projects

Here is a list of simple sewing projects that were designed for children as well as for grownups. The Monkey Finger Puppet is a free downloadable pattern and very detailed instructions for a hand-sewing project. Apart from a bit of simple sewing, you can use glue with pieces of felt and things like googly eyes […]

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New Arrival: A Little Felt Owl

A Little Felt Owl has joined the Muumade family! A Little Felt Owl is a set of patterns & instructions for a hand-sewing project to make an adorable felt owl. The finished owl is approximately 9 cm (3 1/2″) tall and 6 cm (2 3/8″) wide. This downloadable item is available from my online shop, […]

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Fun Indoor Activities For Kids

Here is a list of six indoor activities that you can enjoy with your kids without any hassle. Take a break from TV and video games to have some fun using your craft skills and imagination! Finding Faces in Everyday Places is a fun and easy activity that will engage your children pretty much anywhere. […]

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