Welcome to my resources page where I share the resources, services and tools that I personally use and find helpful for myself as a mom, my business and my family.
This will be your one stop shop for the tool, program, service or supplies that will help you slow down your busy life and instantly help you have more creative and quality time with your kids. As I learn more as a parent and develop idea of this website, I will continue to add great new products and useful tools to the page.
Please note this page does contain some affiliate links. This means that should you purchase from some of these links, I will receive a small commission from the sale at no extra cost to you which helps me maintain this website. Please know that the products on this page represent what I honestly feel to be the best products or programs out there, commission or no commission.
Sewing tools and equipment
Sewing machine – Great computerized Singer sewing machine for beginners that is easy to use ad has everything you need for beginner or intermediate skills.
Free Sewing Machine Basics Course : In this free mini Craftsy class with Amy Alan you’ll learn how to thread, clean and use your machine plus course cover basic troubleshooting.
Allfreesewing.com: – Free resources, sewing patterns and basics tutorials if you are at beginning of your sewing journey.
Sewing machine – this is computerized sewing machine I use for past 3 years and could recommend (Related: If you are new to sewing you may wanna check out free beginner sewing machine video course that will teach you basic plus how to troubleshoot issues).
Thread – assorted colours
Felt sheets(polyester) and/or felt scraps – cheap, good fit for most of the projects, variety of colours.
Wool felt – more durable than polyester or ECO felt, less prone to stretching.
Korean felt – more stiff than regular polyester felt, vivid colours, durable
Printed patterned felt – for making special details
Glitter felt – for some additional details (look in a local craft store for cheaper sheets)
Two sided fusible web (sew on, for fixing pieces to page prior to sewing and great for making appliqués)
Clear vinyl – good for cut it and sew or tape for activities where you wanna make ‘glass’, like washing machine doors, oven doors, windows, picture frames, clear pouches etc.
Heat bond – I use it for small pieces, like appliqués for tiny felt clothes and ribbons
DIY Quiet Book
Etsy – huge resource for various quiet book page patterns and entire quiet books for sale
Craftsy – Also big selection of quiet book patterns, both free and paid, uploaded by users.
Alphabet appliqué letters template: https://etsy.me/2JX7rI9
Commercial license for quiet books – if you wanna sell your books
Ultimate Guide About Quiet Books – Place to start learn more about quiet books, you will find materials listed that I personally use when making quiet books plus links to helpful tutorials, tips and more patterns.
Crafts, Arts And Kids Activities
Creativebug – Tutorials for various craft projects and have variety of classes, from sewing, quilting and yarn work to paper crafting and jewelry making. This is a great option if you are just starting out. You can get tutorials and how-tos on YouTube, but the quality will not be as good as those in Creativebug’s collection.
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