Tutorial: Making Roses

Rose Stud Earrings

When I teach classes for new clayers I always do a variant on this rose to give people confidence. You can make a great little rose bead in moments and if you hate it, squish and try again. Most people love ‘em and take ‘em home to cure along with whatever else we create. Here’s a great photo tute for …

Tutorial: Hexie lion pillow

Tutorial: Hexie lion pillow

Tutorial: Hexie lion pillow

Abby Glassenberg from While She Naps, and author of Stuffed Animals: From Concept to Construction, shares a tutorial for making this hexie lion pillow that is alllll kinds of cuteness.  It would be sweet in a nursery or child’s room, but the retro vibe would also make it a fun addition to a living room done up in an eclectic …

Tutorial: Girl’s tank sundress

tanksundressJamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom shares a tutorial for making this pretty tank sundress for a girl.  It’s actually a hack of one of her knit tank top, a previously published free pattern (fits girls’ sizes 3-8).  She shortens the tank top pattern to make the bodice, and then adds a pretty gathered skirt finished with a contrast hem band.  …

Tutorial: Triangle zippered pouch in 3 sizes

Tutorial: Triangle zippered pouch in 3 sizes

Tutorial: Triangle zippered pouch in 3 sizes

Jill from Creating My Way To Success shows how you can make these fun triangle zippered pouches.  Her tutorial gives dimensions to make them in three sizes: a larger pouch that could hold toiletries, a medium sized pencil pouch, and a smaller keychain sized pouch.  That itty bitty one is sooo cute!  You can …