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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The Huggable Animals

The Huggable Moose & Reindeer and the Huggable Horse & Zebra are sewing patterns with step-by-step detailed instructions to make adorable stuffed animals. I recently updated their item pages with new images and more fun facts about these animals. For example, why do you think zebras have stripes? Or how big do you think a […]

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How to Cut Out Patterns from Felt

Cutting out patterns from felt is a little different from cutting them out of fabric. In this post, I will give some tips on how to transfer your patterns onto felt in order to cut them out neatly. The first step in the process of cutting out a pattern from felt is to transfer your […]

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