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Camp Craft Upgrade: Liberty Braided Friendship Bracelets

Whether you’re a 12-year-old kid or a 50-year-old kid, making and giving hand-woven bracelets never stops being fun. And, if you’re a fan of Liberty fabrics, you’ll definitely want to add these fun Liberty braided friendship bracelets to your crafty repertoire.<p>Combine your love of gorgeous textiles …

Stitch It: Turn a Pair of Pants into a Sassy Refashioned Skirt

Are your favorite pants getting worn at the knees? Grab your sewing machine and transform that old pair of trousers into a cute refashioned skirt!<p>Upgrade your summer wardrobe using those torn or sendom-worn pants that are just taking up room in your drawer! As long as they fit through the waist and …

Sewing

Crochet dress for 3 year old girl

Crochet dress for 3 year old girl<p>I crochet this dress with cotton yarn and 1.7mm hook.<p>Crochet collar:<p><b>Round 1:</b> 1dc in the 4th chain from the hook, (1 …

Crafty Mom Turns Her Husband’s Old Shirts Into Cute Outfits For Her Girls

Sewing skills on point<p>Moms knows two things to be true: it’s hard to find time for hobbies we love, and kids outgrow their clothes faster than we can …

Utah woman makes dresses for her daughters out of husband's old shirts

This man’s trash is his wife’s treasure.<p>Stephanie Miller of Salt Lake City makes beautiful dresses for her daughters out of her husband’s old …

Simple Preemie Angel Gown: Free Pattern

<b>Update June 2018:</b> <i>Interested in making a vested gown for boys? Please check out this YouTube video for an easy pattern draft and instructions for a</i> …

Sewing

Recipe | Beginner Cinnamon Buns

Breadmaking can be daunting for some, and especially for us! So when an aunt emailed this beginner bread recipe a while back, telling us it's a …

Dessert

The easy shirt sewing tutorial

It’s been a long time since the last clothes tutorial. I spotted this nice a cheap fabric a few weeks ago. I bought 1 yard and looked for the perfect …

Happy Home: DIY Faux Metal Flower Wall Art

Brighten up a room with some stylized floral decor! This DIY faux metal flower wall art definitely looks impressive, but it’s surprisingly easy to make.<p>Create your own beautiful eye-catching decor statement with just a quick trip to the hardware store (or to your craft stash). If you’ve got bamboo …

Crochet Angel Ornament

Welcome to my first Holiday Blog Hop 2016 Contribution!<p>The pattern I have designed for you today is for a tabletop crochet angel ornament. You can …

Crochet sandals with Butterfly

Free Tutorial on How to Make a Colorful Wire Wrapped Bangle Bracelet

Aluminum wires have many usages in daily life. Also in jewelry making field, aluminum wires are widely used in pattern shaping. Today I pick some …

How to Make Cute Keychains with Blue Wire Wrapped Cat Pendant

Do you want to design your own cheap personalized key chain? Here I will show you how to make a lovely cat key chain with blue aluminum wire. This is …

RECYCLED CERERAL BOX BACKPACK FOR KIDS

Pants to Skirt Refashion Tutorial - Life Sew Savory

I love a good refashion… Getting more use out of something I already have, or changing something to make it work better for me, all wins! Today I’m …

Beach Beauty: Barefoot Crocheted Sandals

Have fashionable feet even when you’re hanging out in sandy, sunny paradise with a pair of pretty barefoot crocheted sandals!<p>Whether you’re lounging by the pool, partying on the patio, or just hanging out in your backyard, you can’t go wrong with these super-cute summertime accessories.<p>Ready to …

How to Make Braided Friendship Bracelets

Shares 0<p>These fun <b>braided friendship bracelets</b> are so simple to make, and so pretty and fun to wear! Make one bracelet for yourself and one for a …

Water Bottle Carrier with adjustable strap - a tutorial

My daughter has been asking me to make her one of these for a while, so I thought I'd figure it out and then I can make some for the school carnival …

How to make tribal bracelets in 5 minutes

This is a really, really simple tutorial- it pretty much consists of stringing beads and tying a knot!<p>What you need:<p>1. Elaatic thread<p>2. Wooden …

Up

Using TV cable I enjoy making jewelry into modern and ingenious pieces. Some I combine with vintage brooches or earrings …

Earrings

No Sew Roman Shade

When I moved into my studio, one of the first projects I completed was a no sew Roman shade for the window on the door. When you look through the …

Sewing

Deco Mesh Flowers

I created a bunch of deco mesh flowers for the back wall of my studio. I’ve actually never used deco mesh before, haven’t even made a deco mesh …

Flowers

DIY Notebook Pocket

If you’re someone who can always be found with a notebook in hand, this DIY notebook pocket is for you. Say so long to misplaced papers – keep all of …

Make a Chicken Wire Dragonfly Decoration for Your Garden

Chicken wire sculptures are a charming and creative way to accessorize backyard gardens and patio planters. If you like the look and you’re in the mood for a satisfying weekend project that you’ll be able to appreciate all summer long, a DIY chicken wire dragonfly might be right up your alley!<p>New …

Crafting

DIY Photo Notepads

Did you know that making your own tear-off notepads is really (and I mean REALLY) easy? It's true! You can use your own photos, original artwork and …

Tutorial: Wire Wrapped Bead Rings

I'm going to warn you right now that this project is addictive! Once you get the hang of it you won't want to stop making these beautiful wire …

Paper Fun: Easy Origami Butterflies

Need a quick craft break? Fold a colorful origami butterfly or two!<p>Ready to take a creative time-out? Grab a few squares of paper, then head on over to Red Ted Art to learn how to fold your own easy origami butterflies.

Crafting

Cafetito

Craft and fun jewelry – made by upcycling philosophy. Leather-based earrings, bracelets, necklaces and rings with changeable Nespresso coffee capsule …

DIY || #38 || Take the world wherever you walk

People...I've had these DIY Embroidered Yarn Bracelet Sandals in my head for nearly a year (!!) and I finally found the perfect materials to put it …

Crafting

Sad Sharpie Scribble Coasters

<b>The Sharpie Blog</b> has lots of cool ideas for projects you can make using everyone’s favorite permanent marker, including these Sharpie coasters. Both …

Ceramics