Submitted by Linda
When I posted the Kindergarten Classroom Upgrade, featuring Eric Carle's Hungry Caterpillar, I forgot to share the coordinating apron that we made. In case you're wondering, the food fabric is a big pocket for my keys, phone, and other 'teacher stuff'. Here it is:
So a couple of weeks ago (as the beginning of school was approaching), I asked a sewing friend if she had a fancy machine that could embroidery faces on 24 teeth. No such luck. I had pinned a darling tooth from Etsy, that cost $12, and looked something like this:
So off I went to JoAnn's. With my coupons, I ended up spending under $4 to get a big chunk of white felt and a couple of small pieces of the colors. I had the tiny black eye beads on hand, as well as the embroidery floss.
We got to work, and cranked them out in about a week. Here's the back, with the pocket:
I took them to school and pinned a few onto my tooth graph.
And today I was able to give away my very first one!