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Cosplay DIY Workbook
Adhesive Aleene's Fabric Fusion aleene's turbo tacky glue Aleenes art artist at the heart of my project beaded beads buttons color scheme Cosplay Cosplay DIY Cosplay how-to craft craft how-tos craft project craft workshop ideas Crafts craftsy crafty designer DIY MASK easy easy crafts easy to make embellish embellished Fairfield fairfield how-to Fairfield World fairfieldworld Fashion fashion design fashion statement fusible web glass beads Glue handcraft handmade How to make Cosplay costumes how-to HOW-TO MAKE A MASK howto ideas instructions interview with Pattie Wilkinson jacket joann fabrics Let's Cosplay make Make It make it yourself MAKE YOUR OWN MASK makeit maker Making It MASKS masquerade No-Sew oly-fun ornate trims paint PATTERN pattie donham pattie wilkinson PattieWack Pattiewack Designs PattieWilkinson Pattywack Projects puffy paint Quick Sew repurposed satin sewer sewing sewing project sketch textile thrift store tools
Weighted Busy Blanket
6 lbs. weighted beads ADD ADHD alzheimers autism awareness beads belt buckles busy blanket buttons calico calming calming pockets child's activity pad coconut button craft crochet ribbon D-rings Dementia DIY diy weighted lap pad Fairfield fidget blanket grandkid pics handcraft how to make a weighted blanket lace my shoes lap pad lift and press make make your own weighted blanket memory loss ornate fringe ornate trims peek-a-boo pic pocket poly-fil Poly-Pellets pompom pompom trim restless rick rack roll n go satin seek-n-find senior activity blanket sensory blanket sensory perception activity sewing show lace surprise pocket tassel tie my shoe washable weighted blanket weighted blanket insert weighted stuffing beads wheelchair lap pad zip and go
Never in a million years did I think I would be brainstorming ways to occupy my dad in his senior years. Dementia has taken his mind to a place that is at times lonely and confusing. When I came up with the idea to make something for his idle hands, I was searching the internet for something I could make for him. I found three ideas that intrigued me. There were tons of aprons and mats with items sewn to them to fidget with, weighted lap pads that drape across the knees to bring comfort, and mats with pockets...