making things to sell to raise money for school.

(16 Posts)
MercedesKing Thu 07-Mar-13 10:25:08

How about cute baby owl hat and cute thick socks? I think it would go on smooth. smile

2sugarsandadog Thu 07-Mar-13 06:58:44

One idea I had (and now dds are in Yrs 8 and 10 I probably have time to do it!) was to have some Cash's woven name tags made with 'Tooth Fairy' in blue and red. The idea was that I was going to use some colourful fabric, possibly an animal shape simple pattern, with a tiny pocket on a small cushion and the Tooth Fairy label stitched somewhere on it. Like I said, they're 13 and 14 now, so hats off to you! grin

BranchingOut Thu 07-Mar-13 06:52:54

Aprons?

play, not okay!

Bunting is popular at the moment, and you get to have a okay matching different fabrics. or any kind of bag...reusable ones in pretty patterns and colours could work. little fabric purses for girls?

sashh Thu 07-Mar-13 05:58:45

Costumes for world book day and other dressing up events.

nevermindthecrocodiles Wed 06-Mar-13 12:45:41

Oh dear, did I kill the thread? confused sorry! I have made a whole batch of softies to sell at the school fair, this website is fab for ideas! HTH!

nevermindthecrocodiles Sun 03-Mar-13 20:44:24

Watching with interest as I have been "volunteered" <sigh> for crafty fundraising for the preschool grin just made about forty owl shaped softies!

seeker Sun 03-Mar-13 08:21:52

A parent at my dd's infant school made loads of PE kit sized drawstring bags, and if you bought one she put initials on them-she must have had some sort of machine that cut out fabric letter shapes (vague emoticon). They were a HUGE success. My dd still has hers 12 years later and uses it regularly to put a change of shoes in.

BikeRunSki Sun 03-Mar-13 08:10:42

Doll's clothes
Baby clothes - something simple like pull on shorts or A line dress

IllGetOverIt Sun 03-Mar-13 07:10:49

Tote bags
Little dolls/animals (not sure if Rhys possible)
Peg bags
Cushions
I like the letter idea Pidgen suggested
Bookmark
Coasters?

flubba Sun 03-Mar-13 06:58:22

If you've got a school uniform, you could make hair bands etc to match - they're likely to sell well I hope because that's what I'm doing too grin

MistyB Sat 02-Mar-13 17:39:04

Could you come up with a list of suggestions and take advanced orders?

rotavirusrita Sat 02-Mar-13 17:20:23

I like the idea of the baby bibs! May have a play around later

PurplePidjin Sat 02-Mar-13 16:49:10

Wrapping paper bags - long thin one wide enough for two rolls with a ribbon drawstring.

Bandana baby bibs - triangle of cotton, triangle of fleece either overlocked or turned and topstitched with a popper closure.

Applique letter key rings for book bags.

rotavirusrita Sat 02-Mar-13 15:37:43

I have a large fabric stash and im ok with a sewing machine and im reasonably proficient when im following a pattern or tutorial. Id like to make things to sell at pta events to parents/children. I wouldnt "charge" for my time and have loads of fabric to use but im not sure what to make! Bags? Bunting? Doorstops?!? Any ideas about what might sell. its a very small village primary school if that makes any difference.

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