Baby Rattles from Tea Strainers
This is a favorite gift of mothers-to-be when they receive it as a gift for
their baby... it makes a lot of noise is really light-weight and doesn't hurt
the baby when he/she bonks themselves with it! This is an inexpensive, easy,
Materials: Two plastic teas strainers -- the kind with the sieve and handle
that fits on top of a standard tea mug; cross-stitch thread and a bell.
Directions: Place tea strainers together so that the bell is contained in
between in the middle and the two handles are together. Sew together all
around the outside of the strainers (beginning and ending at the handle). Tie
of at end of handle. Ooops, if you want to cross stitch the baby's nameon the
rattle, do so before you put them together.
Submitted by: Swiss Chocolate