22 July 2010
The whole crazy story goes like this: Read this article on baby gear that is stupid, found this time-out mat that tons of people think is the awesome (and are thus, weeping from said awesome). That search led me to this, which is the same idea, only this one is portable so you can execute an effective time-out anywhere you go. I was seriously considering getting one (I know, it is an illness) when I realized: "oh wait, I have the skills required to make something that would do the trick." So now I present to you, Portable Time Out Mats. Basically two fat quarters, sew right sides together, turn right sides out, press and topstitch. I made two, one for the house and one to keep in my bag. So easy, so obvious, so clearly the smartest thing ever!