Tutorial: Scrap Clay Bangles

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In case you haven’t checked out CraftArtEdu.com – a site started by Donna Kato a few years ago – you should! There’s plenty of offerings in clay and other media. There’s even some freebies here and there. Deb Hart has one for her scrap clay bangles. Considering how fabulous her work is you can be pretty sure this will … Read More...

Tutorial: Scrappy anchor throw pillow

Tutorial: Scrappy anchor throw pillow

Tutorial: Scrappy anchor throw pillow

Bev from Flamingo Toes shows how you can make this cute scrappy anchor throw pillow.  The anchor applique is built  from smaller scraps of fabric and is outlined with simple handstitching.  This would be fun for a front porch or patio, wouldn’t it?  It could also be cute accent for a child’s bedding set.  Go to Flamingo Read More...

10 cross stitch tattoos

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So of course, cross-stitch doesn’t have to be really on cloth, right? I came across this wonderful tattoo blog where they have collected 10 examples of cross stitch on.. skin!

Each one of these are beautiful designs and are sure to give you ideas to make them on your own … fabric? Or maybe skin :)

Which one of these designs … Read More...

Tutorial: Easy fabric headband

Tutorial: Easy fabric headband

Tutorial: Easy fabric headband

Sarah from Alice & Lois shows how you can make a fabric headband.  The wider band will keep your hair back out of your face.  The bottom is made from a fold over elastic, which will keep the headband fitting snug but is still soft enough to be comfortable.  It’s a quick, easy project.  Go to Alice Read More...

Tutorial: Floral yoke top

Tutorial: Floral yoke top

Tutorial: Floral yoke top

Kate from See Kate Sew adds a punch of color and pattern to a button up shirt when she adds a contrast yoke.  It’s an easy addition to make, and she shares a tutorial showing how to do it.  A vintage fabric would be fun to use for this project.  Go to See Kate Sew for … Read More...

Tutorial: Padded camera lens cases

Tutorial: Padded camera lens cases

Tutorial: Padded camera lens cases

Melissa from Polka Dot Chair shows how you can make padded cases to hold your extra camera lenses.  They have padding on the sides and the bottom, and a drawstring top to keep dust out.  They’re a lot less expensive to make than buying the ones from the camera store, plus they look a lot prettier.  … Read More...

Tutorial: Scooter Buddy Pouch

Tutorial: Scooter Buddy Pouch

Tutorial: Scooter Buddy Pouch

Nat from Sew Outnumbered shares a tutorial at Sew McCool showing how you can make a Scooter Buddy Pouch.  It’s made to hang on the handle bars of a child’s scooter.  She designed the Scooter Buddy Pouch so her son can carry a water bottle with him while he scooters around the park.  Elastic at the opening … Read More...

8 Free Patterns To Make A Plush Softie

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Homemade plush softies have been around for years.  They can be a perfect gift for a baby shower or a birthday present for someone special.  These 8 free patterns are simple and so clear that you may be surprised how simple it is to make them yourself.  Check out this post to find which one you like best.  I bet … Read More...

Make Your Own Sea Art

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Some of us have easy access to real sand dollars, star fish, broken pieces of coral or even sea shells.  Others of us are not so lucky.  However, thanks to this post from My Pinterventures, you can have those pieces to decorate with in your home.

Have you even heard of salt dough?  Well, this technique is close to the … Read More...