|Photo ts featuring her gerbils and dog|
She began the day with baking rolls with the dude. During the rise, we tie-dyed two t-shirts and made two photo shirts. We took a break for lunch and we discussed how we might make a felt bunny case for her phone. We made a pattern and cut it out adding buttons for eyes and nose. While she was adding whiskers, the dude called her down to finish making the rolls.
She returned with diminished energy. (The kneading kills her, and her uncle won't let her skimp.) We did get the rabbit sewn up. The ears have a paperclip between the green outer ear and pink lining. We had hoped this would provide some structural integrity so the ears would stand up. Unfortunately, they are too small and a bit heavy. We consulted the family engineer (my cousin and her mother) who suggested collar stays. She may be brilliant! I hope they can work it out. My niece had a huge black pompom for a bunny tail. In fact, that was her inspiration. She's a creative one, this kid!
On our way back to her house tonight, I asked if she wanted to do this again next year. "I enjoyed our day, deeply," she replied. I told her she had me up until "deeply." But she said we can do it again next year. Any ideas for crafts for a thirteen year old that we can do in a day?