I hope to one day be a Do It Yourself type of mom. There's something unique about homes where people don't just buy everything off the rack but use creativity to make their living space special. However, now a days major corporations are creating products that vaguely resembles something a loved one may have made. Gund Babies has these cute stuffed animals that could be passed on to each child and so does Amy Coe's line at Babiess R' Us.
If you are trying to get your feet wet in the sewing scene (like myself) check out Amy Butler's Design and download a free pattern of these adorable stuffed cats that you can put your own personal touch.