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Purchased this as a Christmas Present for a Friend. So many options and styles to choose from. I chose the White leather band and blue as shown in this picture I also requested to have my friends name punched into the plate.
Can’t wait for it to arrive. I’m thinking today’s the day 😉

Description
Check out these killer wrist cuffs by FOSTERWELD. Each cuff features a piece of recycled ALUMINUM that is tastefully beveled and distressed, with the color of your choice. That plate is RIVETED to a piece of GENUINE LEATHER that is soft and supple and your choice of color. There is a post and 3 holes for a comfortable fit. Our most popular size is a MEDIUM, fitting both the ladies and the fellas. Feel free to convo with any questions.

The last picture shows some color variety but is our THIN cuff.

CUFF SIZING = post to first middle last hole, holes are 1/2” apart:
LARGE- 7.5 8 8.5 MEDIUM – 6.75 7.25 7.5 SMALL – 6 6.5 7

YOU MUST LEAVE ME COLOR + SIZE SELECTION
METAL COLOR:
black white silver pink lime turquoise red purple kelly green royal olive yellow orange

LEATHER OPTION:
black white brown cracked black cracked white

This is a great little tutorial to make your own gift tags for the holidays. All you need is some paper, a printer, a few cutting tools, some scrap fabric and glue.

last-minute christmas tags

I know everyone is busy wrapping (or perhaps still finishing) a few gifts. I’m here to help! These gift tags are a great way to use leftover fabric scraps. First, download this template and print it on some white cardstock.

Here’s what you need: your printed template, a ruler and an x-acto knife, a bone folder (in order to get nice crisp folds), a cutting mat, glue (spray adhesive or glue stick), 1.5” circle punch (or you can cut the circles with your x-acto knife.. be careful!), a few cute fabric swatches (cut to roughly 1.75” squares), and a hole punch.

STEP 1: Cut out your tags (each template makes four tags) with a ruler and an x-acto knife, using the guides on the template. I cut the top and bottom horizontal lines first, and then the vertical lines.. do not cut through the paper top to bottom, you want to stop shy of the edge of the paper so you keep the border and your guide marks intact.

STEP 2: Take the four cards and punch out the 1.5” circle, as marked on the template (your circle punch will be slightly larger than the circle on the template). Line it up as closely as you can.

STEP 3: Apply glue to the entire wrong side (or back of the card) especially the edges. Pick your fabric swatch and affix it to the back of the card, wrong side up, making sure it covers the entire punched circle. (The right side of the fabric should be face down).

Fold the card in half to sandwich the fabric, use a bone folder to get a nice tight fold (or your fingernail). Rub the card all over, making sure the glue is spread evenly over the entire card. Punch holes where indicated. Add string or ribbon and enjoy!

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When ever I see gnomes listed on etsy i add them to my favorites, lol i don’t know why. i guess i like them. I’ve never had a gnome garden figuring, but i do remember watching a cartoon about gnomes when i was little. Anyone remember that, lol they used to heal the sick or something.

The World of David the Gnome

View this item on etsy:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?ref=fp_recent&listing_id=37098621#

Description
These are two adorable little Gnomes to hang on your Xmas tree! They’re handmade from polymer clay, no molds, then glossed. They have ornament hooks attached so they’re all ready to hang up. This set makes a great gift or stocking stuffer!

These Gnomes are approx. 1.5 inches

**These are handmade so each one is unique and may vary slightly from the item pictured.

After 6 Months on Etsy this bag FINALLY SOLD. I had just about given up on it and almost removed it from my shop the day before it sold. I won’t be re-listing it because it did take me a long time to make and I ran out of duct tape a few months back, lol, but if you want a HOT pink or any other color iPod Nano style duct tape bag contact me on Etsy and request a custom order. This bag is made entirely out of DUCT TAPE! 😉
http://www.MammaRachel.etsy.com

After a LOT of trouble shooting I got my free pattern with instructions. Can’t wait to make my first one!

Free pattern: Snuggler infant swaddler

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snuggler_patternThis Snuggler infant swaddler is just one of the projects featured in Lotta Jansdotter’s Simple Sewing for Baby: 24 Easy Projects for Newborns to Toddlers.  You can download the pattern for the swaddler for free from CraftzineGo to the free pattern.

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  1. Rachel Low on December 16, 2009 8:00 pm

    Hello Yikes it’s already December. I have the same freezing problem Can anyone email me the Pattern I would LOVE to make it for my baby Due the end of Jan 2010.

    my email is myspace_67@yahoo.com

  2. Rachel Low on December 17, 2009 5:51 am

    Thank you for replying so quickly I can’t wait to try it out.

  3. Rachel Low on December 17, 2009 7:37 am

    There is a pattern with instructions available here
    http://blog.craftzine.com/archive/2009/05/craft_pattern_podcast_snuggler.html

    I’m not a good enough sewer to figure it out myself with no instructions.

    People seem to have trouble downloading that one as well.

    but after reading the comments I was able to download the pdf.

    After a little bit of a wait the PDF even loaded properly in a new window when I used internet explorer rather than firefox.

    If it still doesn’t load for you try the direct download like she says.

    In INTERNET EXPLORER right click on the download link when the window pops up Choose “save target as” choose a destination folder and voila you have it saved on your computer. ;)

    As far as printing goes, I had to Open the PDF file with ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR one page at a time. In adobe illustrator printing options include “tile” “full pages” Your pattern will print out on (4) 8/1/2 x 11 sheets. According to adobe’s website that option should be available in acrobat, but it is not available for me. Maybe you need to have Acrobat Professional not just the reader.

    So like I said I had to use “open with” to open the PDF in another ADOBE program, WORKED for me with Illustrator, you should try it in PHOTOSHOP or INDESIGN if you have one of these programs.

  4. Rachel Low on December 17, 2009 7:44 am

    This is why we can’t print large pages. You need the full version of adobe acrobat not just the free reader.

    http://help.adobe.com/en_US/Acrobat/9.0/Standard/WS58a04a822e3e50102bd615109794195ff-7bde.w.html

    Hi Keith,

    The tile print feature is part of Acrobat not Reader, which is why you do not see it in the Adobe Reader print menu. If you’re interested in testing the tiling capability try downloading a 30-day trial of Acrobat 9 at:
    http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobatpro/tryout.html

  5. Rachel Low on December 17, 2009 7:53 am

    If you are lucky enough to get the pattern to load in Internet Explorer the printing options were available for me to tile large pages. So print it out directly from the web browser. Probably a good idea to make sure you have the latest version of internet explorer and the adobe reader plugin
    good luck every one

  6. anneweaver on December 18, 2009 6:59 am

    Rachel,
    Thanks for posting this! This download has been giving people lots of trouble, but your research and explanation will help make it easier. You rock!!
    –Anne

Apple n Pear Design

Vintage glassware has become a popular item to collect over the years. Collectors looks for well known American brands like Pyrex and Anchor Hocking’s. There are even whole books dedicated to collecting glassware. Fire-King glassware refers to Anchor Hocking’s brand name of glassware. This method of manufacturing produced a very high quality durable glassware that became the popular choice for serving dishes in restaurants. I love the vintage and retro designs. They also come in unique shapes and sizes. I recently listed a cute pair of mugs in my Etsy Shop. One mug features a pear design and the other an apple. An orange and lemon design would complete this set.

Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King Mug

Apple and Pear Design

Apple and Pear Design

More info on this Item:
Vintage Anchor Hocking Fire King Super Fruit Cups Mugs from the 60’s Apple, Pear. All are signed on bottom Anchor Hocking Fire King Oven Proof Made in USA and numbered. These cups are stackable. Each cup holds 8 ounces and measures 3 1/2″ tall and including handle 4″ wide.

Ships USPS First Class Domestic and International

Check out more Vintage and Collectibles in MammaRachel’sEtsyShop

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Apple Dot Shoes

Soft soled baby shoes are said to be the best thing for babies and tots that are still learning how to walk. Soft soled shoes allow them to still “feel” the ground with their feet so they can wear shoes to protect their feet with out hindering balance and coordination.  My son who is 15 months old and still not walking has given me plenty of time to shop around for soft soled shoes, and once he decides to get up and go I don’t want anything (like thick hard soled uncomfortable shoes) to get in his way. We live in Hawaii so most of the time he goes barefoot. Like a lot of children in Hawaii he doesn’t like shoes when it’s time to wear them because he’s so used to going with out them. Remember we don’t wear our shoes in the house either. Robeeze is the popular brand of soft shoes for babies and tots. I’ve been looking for something comparable to Robeeze soft soled style baby shoes for some time now. I like Robeeze but hate the price. $30 for a brand new pair at Baby Gap. I was over joyed to find this little shop on Etsy, all the way from Canada, littlejumpingbeans. I’ve seen other soft soled baby shoes on etsy, but by far these are the best ones on Etsy, and only $14 a pair! I also love the fabric and designs. LittleJumpingBeans‘s shoes are made out of high quality designer fabrics and cute Kawaii imported Japanese fabrics.

The design I chose has little blue and green guitars on it. What caught my eye with these shoes are the little grippy dots used for the soles.

Sweet Guitar - Soft Soled Cloth Baby Shoes

Description

Flexible, Cozy, Fun

These soft soled baby shoes are perfect for little growing feet! Robeez style, but without the higher price!

♥ Made with a cool blue and green imported japanese guitar print on a white background with a few mnusical notes!

♥ Please choose a size and put in “notes to seller” at check out.

Size 0-6 months with a 4″ sole
Size 6-12 months with a 4.5″ sole
Size 12-18 months with a 5″ sole,

♥ Shoes have a generous toe box for lots of wiggle room! Great to help those little feet develop!

Little grippy dots

♥ Shoes are fully lined with a green cotton!
♥ The sole is made from white grippy dots!

Can’t wait for mine to arrive. There are so many cute designs I think I’m going to get a pair for my baby on the way, so I can buy one of the little girl designs.

Here are some of my other favorite designs.

Elephants Hippos n Zebras

Kawaii Cute Shoes

Sweet Pink Octopus

Starry Dots Baby Shoes

Starry Dots

UPDATE: Yay! my Shoes just arrived!

Excellent Quality, Super Fast Shipping & so Cute. My baby likes to Play with the little bumps on the bottom.

Soft Soled Baby Shoes From LittleJumpingBeans Etsy Shop

For more Unique Handmade Items on Etsy Check out:Some of my Etsy Favorites- Unique Christmas Gift Ideas

For Mommy and Baby related posts check out: DIY Tutorials For Moms N Moms To Be

Quick update

2 new items added to ClearlyAshley’sEtsyShop just in time for the holidays.

1.KidRobot Munny Accessory – Ice Cream Cone Earrings

KidRobot Munny Ice Cream Earrings

Description

This listing is for one pair of cute ice cream cone earrings. Ice cream cones are from Kidrobot’s Munny Zipper Pulls Series 2 (Blind Box). Looks like mint ice cream with sprinkles, yum.

Unique one of a kind gift idea perfect accessory for the teenager with lots of style.

I love the cute little ice cream stands.

Shipping

Item ships from Hawaii to anywhere in the US for just $2.00

2.KidRobot Let’s Hang Fire Logs Earrings

KidRobot Let's Hang Fire Logs Earrings

Description

Listing is for one pair of cute log fire earrings created from KidRobot’s line of Let’s Hang Zipper pulls.

Artist of Let’s Hang: Aaron Meshon – Limited blind box run.

Findings made from 1″ Silver Plated Brass Fish Hooks.

Each figure is approximately 1″ in height.

UPDATE: Items that haven’t SOLD OUT yet.

Animals Cookie Cutters Set

Christmas Cookie Cutters Set

Flowers Hearts Cookie Cutters

MammaRachel’s Etsy Shop is happy to announce the addition of a few unique fun and cute vintage collectible items in the new Vintage Section of our shop. Vintage and Retro looks have always been a very popular design aesthetic. Artist and designers use vintage items for inspiration. Vintage and collectible items are powerful. They are comforting and have the ability to take you back to a happy place. Resurfacing childhood memories that have long been forgotten. For these reasons they make great gifts for others or maybe just a little gift for yourself to brighten up your day.

1) Vintage Mr. Men and Little Miss Thermos

Little Miss Sunshine Thermos

Little Miss Sunshine Thermos

Description

Little Miss Sunshine and two friends from the Mr. Men and Little Miss Series pictured on this vintage thermos.
Mustard Yellow Cap that turns into a little cup.
This Thermos design has a pop up straw

It was probably part of a Lunch Box Set.

Item in good condition

Purchase or View more Pictures Click here

2) Assorted Kawaii Japanese Plastic Molds

Japanese Musubi Molds Fun Shapes

Japanese Musubi Molds Fun Shapes

In Hawaii we make MUSUBI

5 Musubi (Japanese rice) Molds Assorted Shapes.

Use this to create a unique Kawaii Bento Box assortment.

Also fun for other crafting projects.

Only one is open the rest are still wrapped in original plastic.

Cute Fun Shapes
-Triangle
-bird
-fish
-panda
-bunny

Shapes are 3″ wide and 1 1/2″ deep
height ranges 1/1/2″-3″ depending on the shape.

Purchase or View more Pictures Click here

3)Vintage- 4 Suits Playing Cards Cookie Cutters Set

Vintage Playing Card Cookie Cutters (4 Suits)

Vintage Playing Card Cookie Cutters (4 Suits)

Vintage Cookie Cutters shaped like playing card suits. Fun to make Las Vegas style cookies! Hawaii People LOVE Vegas! Maybe even use it on fondant to decorate and unique Las Vegas theme cake. . . so many possibilities.

Use this set of 4 cookie cutters to give your cookies a nice fluted edge.

The Diamond is 2″ x 3″
The Spade is 2.25″ x 2.5″
The Club is 2.25″ x 2.5″
The Star is 2.5″ x 2.5″
These cutter are .5″ deep with a little handle.

Purchase of View more Pictures Click Here

4) Vintage Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy Cookie Cutters

Raggedy Ann and Andy

Raggedy Ann and Andy

What a sweet pair. Sold as a Set

Made by: Bobbs Merrill Co., Inc
Vintage RAGGEDY ANN & RAGGEDY ANDY Cookie Cutters.

Not just for cookies use it for cake decorating and many other crafts

These cutters are 4.75″ tall! Raggedy Ann is 2.75″ at the widest part.

Purchase or View more Pictures Click Here

5) Vintage Gingerbread Christmas Cookie Cutter by Hallmark Cards Boy and Girl Set

Christmas Cookie Cutter Set Boy and Girl Gingerbread Man

Christmas Cookie Cutter Set Boy and Girl Gingerbread Man

Another Sweet Pair

Vintage Gingerbread Man and Girl Gingerbread in Dress with Apron and Boots

Boy and Girl set

Classic Collectible Cookie Cutter made by Hallmark Cards.
Perfect for any craft for the upcoming Holiday Season.

Make some Gingerbread boy and girl Cookies as a wonderful Christmas gift.

Very Good Condition
Cutters are approx 5″ tall and 3.5″ wide
Cutter is .25″ thick

This item Ships First Class Mail

Purchase or View more Pictures Click HERE

Most of these items Have SOLD OUT

Just Added

6) Flowers and Hearts Cookie Cutters Set

Hearts and Flowers Cookie Cutters Set

Description

This listing is for 6 vintage cookie cutters Hearts and Flower Shaped.
Great for Christmas Baking and Cake Decorating

3 Flowers
3 Hearts

Smallest Flower- 1 1/4 inches wide
Medium Flower- a little over 2 inches wide
Largest Flower- 2 1/2 inches wide

Largest Heart- 3 1/2 inches tall by 3 inches wide
Medium Heart- 3 inches tall by 2 1/2 inches wide
Small Heart- 2 1/4 inches tall by 2 inches wide

All are a little over 1/2 an inch thick

Item is in good condition.

Perfect for Holiday Baking

MammaRachel is Happy to Ship International and to Canada if a shipping price is not listed for your item please ask for a quote.

These little Guys have cute Dangling Feet!

These little Guys have cute Dangling Feet!

ClearlyAshley’s Etsy Shop has recently sold out of the KidRobot Luckies Rainbow earrings. But not to worry she has updated her shop with fresh New styles of KidRobot Luckies Earrings. So don’t miss out! Once they are sold out it maybe hard to come by another pair. As these unique and fun zipper pulls aren’t always sold by the pair.  So if you see a design you like snatch it up while you can because it most likely won’t be relisted making this a truly unique one of a kind gift or accessory.

New KidRobot Earrings

1. KidRobot Let’s Hang Lemonade Earrings

Hanging Lemonade Earrings

Hanging Lemonade Earrings

Description

Listing is for one pair of earrings created from KidRobot’s line of Let’s Hang Zipper pulls. Artist of Let’s Hang: Aaron Meshon – Limited blind box run.

Findings made from 1″ Silver Plated Brass Fish Hooks.

Lemons are a little over 1″ in height.

Purchase or View more Pictures–CLICK HERE

2. KidRobot Luckies Mr. TTT Burger Earrings

Burger Time yummy

Burger Time yummy

Description

Listing is for one pair of earrings created from KidRobot’s line of Luckies 1.0 Zipper pulls. Artist of Luckies: Friends With You – Limited blind box run.

Findings made from 1″ Silver Plated Brass Fish Hooks.

Mr. TTT Burger has dangly legs! Burger is 3/4″ tall.

Purchase or View More Pictures CLICK HERE

3. KidRobot Let’s Hang Mr. Porkchop Earrings

Lets Hang Mr. Porkchop

Let's Hang Mr. Porkchop

Description

Listing is for one pair of earrings created from KidRobot’s line of Let’s Hang Zipper pulls. Artist of Let’s Hang: Aaron Meshon – Limited blind box run.

Findings made from 1″ Silver Plated Brass Fish Hooks.

Porkchops are 1″ in height.

Purchase or View more Pictures CLICK HERE

4. KidRobot Let’s Hang Orange Skyscraper Earrings

Orange SkyScraper Earrings

Orange SkyScraper Earrings

Description

Listing is for one pair of cute earrings created from KidRobot’s line of Let’s Hang Zipper pulls. Artist of Let’s Hang: Aaron Meshon – Limited blind box run.

Findings made from 1″ Silver Plated Brass Fish Hooks.

Skyscrapers are 1″ in height.

Purchase this item or View More Pictures

5. KidRobot Let’s Hang Green Corn Husk Earrings

KidRobot Green Corn Husk Earrings

KidRobot Green Corn Husk Earrings

Description

Listing is for one pair of cute earrings created from KidRobot’s line of Let’s Hang Zipper pulls. Artist of Let’s Hang: Aaron Meshon – Limited blind box run.

Findings made from 1″ Silver Plated Brass Fish Hooks.

Each corn is 1.25″ in height.

Purchase this or View More pictures

6. KidRobot Munny Earrings – Black

kidrobot munny earrings

kidrobot munny earrings

Description

Listing is for one pair of earrings created from KidRobot’s Munny Zipper pulls. Each Munny is custom painted with glossy black, flecked lacquer.

Findings made from 1″ Silver Plated Brass Fish Hooks.

Munny are 1″ in height.

Purchase this or view more pictures

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