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Flashback: Colorful Canvas Containers

<b>By Sonya Nimri</b><p>For those of us who have painted a wall or two, have an extra drop cloth lying around, and need containers for our craft supplies, this project cannot be beat. It’s economical, highly functional, and easily coordinated with your home décor. It’s just a bit of simple sewing combined …

Sewing

DIY Japanese Bookbinding With Embroidered Covers

Have you spun a tale that’s ready for DIY publishing? Then go ahead and thread your needle and stitch your story into a beautiful book, like these elegant examples of Japanese bookbinding with embroidered covers by Anne of Flax & Twine.<p>I find the design of the binding simply charming against the …

DIY

Make Your Own Perfect Fabric Purse Handles

Think you need to buy pre-made handles to get a professional look for your handmade handbags? Think again! Make your own perfect fabric purse handles for any project.<p>This step-by-step fabric purse handle tutorial from <i>Blue Susan Makes</i> will show you all you need to know about making sturdy and …

Sewing

Easy Upgrade: DIY Notebook Pocket

I’m a confirmed carrier of notebooks, but I still never manage to avoid collecting lists, notes, and other important extra sheets of paper. My beloved sketchbooks and steno pads are definitely due for a DIY notebook pocket upgrade!<p>Adding pockets to my pads of paper definitely falls into the …

DIY Emoji Easter Eggs

Express yourself through some handmade emoji eggs this Easter. These are too darn cute, I think they look so great as a collection. You can get the kids involved in drawing their favorite funny faces on the eggs too.<p>There are a variety of ways you can go about creating these, with a lot of choices …

Eggs

Quilting Basics: Slip Stitch for Quilt Bindings and Hems

Love the look of beautiful quilt and blanket bindings or hand-sewn hems applied with nearly invisible stitches, but don’t think you have the skills or the patience to do it in your own work? Allow me to introduce you to the humble—and surprisingly simple—slip stitch!<p>The folks over at The Purl Bee …

Sewing

How-To: Pretty Decoupage Easter Eggs

Feeling a bit underwhelmed by your usual Easter craft routine? Put away the dye, raid your paper stash, and then make some pretty decoupage easter eggs instead!<p>Learn how to empty, clean, and decoupage real eggs to create your own delicate Easter decor with this decoupage Easter eggs tutorial from …

Egg Carton Cherry Blossom Branch

Shares 78<p>Outside the front window of our previous home stood and big cherry blossom tree. Actually, it may have been an apple blossom, I’m not much …

Tips for Accurate Sewing

When I teach new people to sew, there are a few tips and tricks I share to help them feel more confident and in control of their stitching. I thought …

Seed Binders: Easy Seed Organization and Storage

When we first dove into the world of starting our own seeds, it quickly became essential to find a way to organize all of our seeds. And when we …

It’s a Bird…It’s a plane… It’s a Super Valentine!

Before anyone starts freaking out, let me just say I’m not ripping off someone else’s post. I’m actually ripping off my own post. I even went as far …

Tutorial: Boxy fabric basket with piping

Tutorial: Boxy fabric basket with piping<p>Niki from Roonie Ranching shares a tutorial for making a boxy fabric basket. She used to hold some …

Crochet Fur Scarf – FREE PATTERN

I admit, when I started this project, I was uncertain of how well it would turn out. Would the fur yarn look like fur or just like a fuzzy teddy …

Crochet

Easy Zipper Pouch • this heart of mine

I adore sewing. It’s homemaking at it’s best and it brings me joy. I’ve always been enamored with zipper pouches. It all began with an itsy bitsy …

diy | copper planter

copper, craft, decor, diy, faux copper planter, home, lifestyle, succulent, tutorial<p>18/01/2015 - 17 comments<p>I have a secret obsession with …

Tutorial: Felt heart wreath pillow

Tutorial: Felt heart wreath pillow<p>Jess from The Sewing Rabbit shares a tutorial at We All Sew showing how you can make this heart wreath pillow. The …

Tutorial: Button front lumbar pillow

Tutorial: Button front lumbar pillow<p>Sew4Home shares a tutorial for making this lumbar pillow with a buttoned closure on the front. The button front …

DIY Paper Space Shuttle

Do a little exploration of your own space with this ingenious paper space shuttle tutorial by Instructables member pmet.<p>Hey guys! A quick little Instructable for those of you who want your own personal flying shuttle! Hopefully, we can keep this amazing space explorer flying a little longer.<p>This …

Weaving In Ends: Invisible vs. Visible Methods

Finishing up some knitted gifts? Make sure that you weave those ends in properly with this thorough tutorial by Jane Richmond for Very Shannon.<p>Not only does this tutorial show you how to use both invisible and visible methods of weaving in ends, it explains when it makes the most sense to use them!

Weaving

Tips For Giving Your A-Line Skirt A More Flattering Fit

Got an A-line skirt that could use a little tailoring? Lucky for you, our own Haley Pierson-Cox has put together some tips to help give your A-line skirt a more flattering fit over at The Zen of Making!<p>After spending the summer living in my perfect summer skirt, I decided that it was time to tackle …

Clothing

How-To: Paper Snowflake Ballerina

Churning out the same old paper snow flakes year after year? Why not upgrade your winter holiday decor to includes these whimsical paper ballerinas?<p>The Krokotak blog has a simple photo tutorial and free printable template for the dancer silhouettes. These would look beautiful hanging in a window …

Crafting

DIY Felt Flower Wreath

It’s full-blown wreath season out there, so if you’d like to put together your very own circular arrangement of flora this year, this lovely felt flower wreath tutorial by Rubyellen over on A Beautiful Mess seems like a great place to start!<p>Maybe you just want to do all white flowers and green …

How-To: Knitted Gradient Cowl

Feeling bummed about the shorter days and cooler temperatures that signal the approach of winter? Battle those cold weather blues with this tutorial for making your own bright and cheerful knitted gradient cowl from The Purlbee!<p>This project employs a bit of creative yarn stranding as one color …

Weather

Hand Embroidered Maps of London Neighborhoods

Having trouble finding your way around London? Perhaps one of these hand embroidered maps of London neighborhoods by Alex of StitchCity will help you out.<p>Surely, Alex is an expert on London geography by now, because I can’t imagine a better way to memorize a street map than to embroider it by …

How to Upcycle Old Magazines Into Wall Art

So we’ve already shown you how to repurpose your old stacks of magazines, but in case none of those tickled your fancy we’ve got one more DIY for you. DIY silhouette wall art! Ta dah! This DIY Basic is super simple. In just five easy steps you can create wall art that is fun, original, and packed …

Freebie: Cat in Stripes Cross Stitch

STRETCH!!!! How I even this striped kitty with her full stretch. Yiota’s Cross Stitch has created this whimsical kitty pattern for your tot stitch …

Cardboard Tube Angel

This lovely little <b>cardboard tube angel</b> is the perfect recycling craft for the kids for Christmas. She’s singing to the Heavens and wants your kids to …