Thursday, July 18, 2013

Crafting Along: Stick Horse

The other day Bunny and I were hanging out while little sister napped. I was sitting on the couch and she was riding my leg like a horse. After a while of this, my leg grew tired. I asked her to stop. She said in dismay, "Well, what can be my horse then?" So we set to work, making her a horse.

I found THIS tutorial on Pinterest, and modified it just a little to work better with the wool sweaters I had saved for upcycling. Bunny picked what sweater we would use, and we made an afternoon of cutting, piecing, and sewing.

Bunny did most of the stuffing, and when Papa got home, he went out and cut a stick.

And there you have it. Bunny's custom, upcycled stick horse.

I will try to add a pic of her riding it later.
But the truth is, she is not the best at holding still.

Each week I join several linky parties! What a fun way to share and learn!
Natural Living Monday, The Children's Bookshelf, Monday's Kid Corner, Hey Mom, Look What I Did!, Montessori Monday, Made by Little Hands, Homemade Mondays, Mama Moments Monday {Link Up}, The Gathering Spot, Little Wonders' Days, Mom's Monday Mingle, Mommy Moments, Frugal, Crafty Home, Hip Homeschool Hop, Mom's Library, Tuesday Tots, (tot school tuesday), The Tuesday Baby Link-Up, Keep Calm Craft On {crafting on}, Tuned in Tuesday, Teach Me Tuesday, TOO Cute Tuesday, Open Call Tuesday, Backyard Farming Connection Hop, Tuned in Tuesday, Kids in the Kitchen, Waldorf Wednesday, It's Playtime, We Made That Linky, What I Learned Wednesday, Super Link Party, Kids Co-Op, Artsy Play Wednesday, Healthy 2Day Wednesday, Wildcrafting Wednesday, Adorned From Above, Frugal Days, Sustainable Ways, Kids Crafts, Link and Learn, Thrifty Thursday, Hearts for Home, needle and thREAD, Made U Look, Tender Moments with Toddlers and Preschoolers, Natural Living Link-Up, Small Footprint Friday, Our Days Homeschool Link-Up, For the Kids Friday, FarmGirl Friday Blog Hop, Kitchen Fun and Crafty Friday, Read. Explore. Learn., Creative Learning on Friday, Preschool and Kindergarten Corner, Friday's Nature Table, The Friday Baby Shower, TGIF Linky Party, Family Fun Friday, Creative Friday, Friday Flair Link Party, Shine on Fridays, Friday Favs, Outdoor Play Party, Do Something Crafty, Weekend Whatever, Saturday Show and Tell, Tot School Gathering Place, Sharing Saturday, Share It Saturday, Country Kids, Link and Learn, sharing creative, ideas {all weekend}, Show and Share Saturday, Stress Free Sunday, The Sunday Showcase, The Preschool Prekinder Nook, Fun Sparks, The Sunday Parenting Party, Making Boys Men, Spring Carnival, Made with Love, Raising Memories

And each week I co-host Eco-Kids Tuesday Link-Up!


  1. adorable! I always treasured the stick horse my mom made for me when I was a wee thing - so many adventures!

  2. Such a lovely horse! I used socks for mine but this is a fantastic alternative!

  3. That turned out so cute! You did a great job :)

  4. Oh, how cute!! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!