CD Player Belt

My sons have recently started a program called Therapeutic Listening.  It involves listening to customized CDs with a portable CD player and special headset.  I wanted a way for them to be able to move around freely while listening to their CD, so I set out to make them CD player belts.  I didn’t find any online tutorials – most likely because most people use iPods these days (I found plenty of iPod case/carrier tutorials) – so I decided to make one myself.  Hopefully it will help someone else along the way.  :)

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Tutorial Review: Simple, Reversible Tote

I recently went through all of my scrap fabric and was sorting through what to keep, what to get rid of and deciding what to do with the larger pieces.  Then I came across this tutorial, thanks to a friend’s post on FaceBook: http://www.skiptomylou.org/2009/07/17/how-to-make-a-simple-reversible-totebag/

It looked like a great, simple use of some of the scrap fabric I have, and my kids love totes, so I gave it a try.  Overall, it’s a quick and easy tutorial, but I have a few comments and recommendations to make it a little better.

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