Mark this in your calendars. I sewed something this weekend. Granted it was just the end of two socks, usually the sewing of a button sends me into fits of gnashing my teeth and stomping my feet. I just do not like to sew.
This time, I had an idea. I’ve heard how easy it is to make your own weighted snakes at home, but I had yet to try it (see about sewing above). I finally decided to give it a try. I was already purchasing rice for a new sensory bin, so why not?
I forgot to look for some men’s tube socks while we were in the $1 store, so we hit the sock section in the next store we were in picking up some items. I had my son feel the material of the different types of socks and choose which one he liked the best. Of course he chose the one with the skulls.
When we got home, I filled the sock with 1.5 pounds of rice (that’s what size bag I had), and sewed up the end (yes, I always have a needles and thread despite the fact I despise sewing).
That’s it! They’re done, and since it’s a pair of socks, I got two bags of rice so each boy could have one. The boys also like that since there’s rice inside they can microwave it for 20 seconds or so to have it warm.
What DIY projects have you done lately?