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Sunday, April 4, 2010

Making a Quiet Book

Before our trip to Punta Cana, I knew I wanted to make Baby T a quiet book to keep him busy on the plane. A quiet book is a soft activity book made of fabric. The possibilities are endless. You can make lift-the-flap pages, pages with buttons, snaps, zippers, buckles and shoelaces, pages where you match shapes, etc. I had been meaning to make one for quite some time.

But of course, I started the Saturday before our trip. It took me a week to make these 8 pages. I worked every night until midnight or so. Nothing like a little procrastination to get me going!

The book is held together with ribbons, and more pages can be added as I make them. It definitely kept Baby T occupied on the plane ride, and I love looking at it myself! Knowing I can make something this special for my baby and keep adding to it with developmentally appropriate pages as he gets older is amazing. This is something he will hopefully be able to pass down to his children.


Christie said... Best Blogger Tips


this is amazing! i looooove it. great job.

<3 christie (carrot)

Jill said... Best Blogger Tips

OH. MY. GOD. Gaby! Can you say "ca-CHING?!" That is amazing. Way way way better than any I've seen (and I'm a blogaholic!) Post it on somedaycrafts and one pretty thing!

Kelly said... Best Blogger Tips

wow. this is freaking rad! love are so creative and thanks for the tips we are taking solo on a plane tomorrow he's 5 rock mama

Amanda said... Best Blogger Tips

This is amazing! I've never seen anything like it - these would sell like hot cakes. I'm impressed with the detail and patterns - it would really keep a baby interested.

PS. miss you.

Jane said... Best Blogger Tips

I really love this. I would gladly buy a pattern.

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