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These creepy halloween candles may be the creepiest idea for 2017 Halloween. Developed by the Creepy Candle company, these candles burn and then the flesh reveals to show blood coming out and then when all the burning is done, the … Read More...

Tutorial: Skinny hair bows http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-skinny-hair-bows/2017/09/19/ Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:32:07 +0000 http://8.94144 Tutorial: Skinny hair bowsThese skinny fabric bows make the cutest hair accessories!  Kimberly from Sweet Red Poppy shows how you can sew these sweet little fabric bows.  They’re a cute way to use your scraps.  Add them to hair clips or headbands!

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Project: Floating Ghost Acetate Card http://stamping.craftgossip.com/project-floating-ghost-acetate-card/2017/09/19/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:17:08 +0000 http://19.22644 Project: Floating Ghost Acetate Card

I was really inspired by a card I shared recently from Sugar Pea Designs so I decided to use it as inspiration and put my own spin on it and make a card with a similar idea. Visit my Youtube Read More...

Try This Fun Leaf-Rubbing Activity with Your Little Ones http://lessonplans.craftgossip.com/try-this-fun-leaf-rubbing-activity-with-your-little-ones/2017/09/19 Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:11:53 +0000 http://27.13351 leaf rubbing printable book cover

Taking leaf rubbings is a classic fall activity (and it happens to be a great motor skill developer, what with the holding, grasping and rubbing that’s going on).

You can make leaf rubbing into a fun activity with this printable Read More...

Knit a Sweet Treat for Your Hands http://knitting.craftgossip.com/knit-a-sweet-treat-for-your-hands/2017/09/19/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:13:57 +0000 http://2.19050 knit candy corn mittens for kidsEveryone, it seems, has a strong opinion about candy corn. I think it’s disgusting and a waste of calories that could otherwise be consumed in chocolate.

But even I can see its graphic appeal, those bold stripes that are prefect … Read More...

Giveaway- Feng Crochet: Calming Projects for A Harmonious Home http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/giveaway-feng-crochet-calming-projects-for-a-harmonious-home/2017/09/19/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:30:52 +0000 http://12.14448

Giveaway- Feng Crochet: Calming Projects for A Harmonious Home

Leave a comment in today’s post by September 28, 2017and you are in the running for this yummy crochet book.

Open to U. S. residents only please.

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Tutorial: Black cat zip pouch http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-black-cat-zip-pouch/2017/09/19/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:29:03 +0000 http://8.94141 I have 5 black cats at my house, so this black cat zip pouch by Alicia from Sew What Alicia is giving me all the smiles!  I love how his little eyes are cut to the side like he’s up … Read More...

20 Paper Plate Projects http://kidscrafts.craftgossip.com/20-paper-plate-projects/2017/09/19/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:00:00 +0000 http://13.1255


Paper plate crafts are such a lot of fun for toddlers and preschoolers. Paper plates are inexpensive and require minimum storage too. I love when my craft supplies stack up in a small pile. Paper … Read More...

What makes a sewing business successful? http://indiecrafts.craftgossip.com/2017/09/19/what-makes-a-sewing-business-successful/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0000 http://17.15588

We all know that when it comes to business it is important to learn from our mistakes. How about learning from others? This article is an interview with a handmade sewing business that made it work! They are out there … Read More...

Unicorn Door Wreath Tutorial http://homeandgarden.craftgossip.com/unicorn-door-wreath-tutorial/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0000 http://30.14264

This wreath can be a great gift for unicorn lovers and a great project for crafty unicorn fans! Learn how to make a Unicorn wreath with this free step by step tutorial.


Materials required

• Burlap fabric

• Scissors…

Halloween Gift – Candy Corn Bath Salts http://bathnbody.craftgossip.com/halloween-gift-candy-corn-bath-salts/2017/09/19/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0000 http://9.14046

This recipe is for a Halloween Themed Candy Corn Bath salt. It’s the perfect Halloween gift for anyone who doesn’t like candy or want candy. (Crazy people). It also makes a lovely Bath Gift for A Party hostess in the … Read More...

Crochet Pattern Amigurumi Sheep http://crochet.craftgossip.com/crochet-pattern-amigurumi-sheep/2017/09/19/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0000 http://3.16088

Bah bah black sheep have you any wool? Oh my little sheepy lamb how adorable are these guys? Sheep triplets!

You can grab the free Crochet pattern here.…

Product Review: Hot Glue Gun / Craft Tool Holder http://stamping.craftgossip.com/product-review-hot-glue-gun-craft-tool-holder/2017/09/19/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:00:43 +0000 http://19.22676 Product Review: Hot Glue Gun Holder

The Hot Glue Gun Holder from Totally Tiffany is the perfect way to protect your work surface and your hands from getting burned or covered in glue. It’s got very sturdy construction with a cradle to hold the glue gun, … Read More...

Tutorial: Scrap fabric wrap bracelets http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-scrap-fabric-wrap-bracelets/2017/09/19/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:02:50 +0000 http://8.94138 Tutorial: Scrap fabric wrap braceletsStaci from Crafty Staci shows how you can sew your scraps into these cool fabric wrap bracelets. The long skinny bracelets wrap around the wrist several times and have a swivel hook closure.  The hardware makes an interesting and easy … Read More...

Download: RV Die Cut http://stamping.craftgossip.com/download-rv-die-cut/2017/09/18/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:49:28 +0000 http://19.22636 Download: RV Die Cut

Whether you call it a trailer, a airstream, an RV or a caravan this adorable die cut shape makes for a super cute travel or welcome home card. How fun would it be to decorate it for different holidays? Birds … Read More...

Stencil a barbed wire background on your planner page http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/stencil-a-barbed-wire-background-on-your-planner-page/2017/09/18/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:40:45 +0000 http://12.14440 I’ve been experimenting with different backgrounds and one of my favorite materials and images is of barbed wire. So I thought I’d play around with this cool barbed wire stencil by Sheena on a planner page.

Since this was going …

Tutorial: Accordion style jewelry pouch http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-accordion-style-jewelry-pouch/2017/09/18/ Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:13:43 +0000 http://8.94134 Tutorial: Accordion style jewelry pouchThis jewelry pouch has 5 pockets on the inside, and expands like an accordion!  Sew4Home has a tutorial showing how you can make one.  It’s like a smaller, fabric version of those expandable accordion folders you see at the office … Read More...

Tutorial: Beauty and the Beast Belle costume dress http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-beauty-and-the-beast-belle-costume-dress/2017/09/18/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:52:57 +0000 http://8.94126 Tutorial: Beauty and the Beast Belle costume dressWhy do Disney princesses always have these complicated dresses?  And of course those are the ones the girls want to wear for their Halloween costumes, because who wouldn’t want to wear a fancy princess dress?  Jess from Gracious Threads shares … Read More...

Get Ready for Fall and Winter with Handknits from Norway http://knitting.craftgossip.com/get-ready-for-fall-and-winter-with-handknits-from-norway/2017/09/18/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:53:41 +0000 http://2.19047 handknits from norwayIf you’re a fan of classic Norwegian knitting motifs — snowflakes, stars, geometric patterns and the like — but would also like to use those designs in less-than-traditional ways, you’ll love Handknits from Norway: Classic Norwegian Motifs in Modern Knitting Read More...

Stitch for Fall with Sullivans http://cross-stitch.craftgossip.com/stitch-for-fall-with-sullivans/2017/09/18/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:06:02 +0000 http://21.6781 fall cross stitch patterns from sullivansSullivans USA has a lot of great freebie cross-stitch patterns, but I really like the options for fall. (Scroll down a little on the page to find them.)

There are acorns and a harvest-time theme with pumpkins, a red … Read More...

Winner- AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary: 200 Modern Knitting Motifs http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/winner-alterknit-stitch-dictionary-200-modern-knitting-motifs/2017/09/18/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:57:51 +0000 http://12.14437 Congrats go out to Yvonne V. of Rochester Hills, MI as she is the winner of AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary: 200 Modern Knitting MotifsRead More...

Tutorial: Felt candy corn Halloween garland http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-felt-candy-corn-halloween-garland/2017/09/18/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:08:05 +0000 http://8.94131 Tutorial: Felt candy corn Halloween garlandCori from Hey Let’s Make Stuff shows how you can make this felt candy corn garland.  The design is so simple and yet it’s so cute!  If you have a cutting machine, she’s got a .SVG file for you.  If … Read More...

DIY Sewing Wreath http://needlework.craftgossip.com/diy-sewing-wreath/2017/09/18/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:00:00 +0000 http://14.43307

This wreath is perfect for any time of year. This wreath is created using sewing notions and old threads. To create your own sewing wreath you will need a polystyrene wreath base. 

Then wrap your wreath with some ribbon or … Read More...

Rustic Grazing Picnic Table http://ediblecrafts.craftgossip.com/rustic-grazing-picnic-table/2017/09/18/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0000 http://16.39262

I am in love with this Rustic picnic Grazing table. The table its self is made from Pallets and a cut board on top. This grazing table is one big chopping board and I love it. The colors on the … Read More...

Make Your Own Rustic Halloween Sign http://homeandgarden.craftgossip.com/make-your-own-rustic-halloween-sign/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0000 http://30.14039

This Rustic Halloween decoration is so easy to make. The Halloween sign is made using garden stakes and a Halloween Design. This would be perfect for Inside on the mantel as Halloween wall art or out on the porch. You … Read More...

Project: Botanical Shaker Card http://stamping.craftgossip.com/project-botanical-shaker-card/2017/09/18/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:56:30 +0000 http://19.22639 Project: Botanical Shaker Card

As summer is coming to an end, I’m glad to see one more pretty floral card design. I love the cool and unique combination of botanical designs and gears in this shaker card designed by Nico Scrap. Using products from … Read More...

Count and Color Thanksgiving Printable  http://scrapbooking.craftgossip.com/count-and-color-thanksgiving-printable/2017/09/18/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:00:15 +0000 http://7.29939

Here’s a fun Thanksgiving activity for your kids: a count and color sheet! Not only can they see how many Thanksgiving items they can find like in I Spy,  they can also color in the sheet too. This will help … Read More...

Tutorial and pattern: Perfect T-Shirt Dress for girls http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-and-pattern-perfect-t-shirt-dress-for-girls/2017/09/17/ Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:11:27 +0000 http://8.94122 Tutorial and pattern: Perfect T-Shirt Dress for girlsThe Perfect T-Shirt Dress by Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom is the perfect school dress!  It’s a loose fit A-line t-shirt dress that looks dressed up but is still comfortable for playground.   And, it’s a free pattern!  … Read More...

Polymer Clay Leaf Incense Holders http://polymerclay.craftgossip.com/polymer-clay-leaf-incense-holders/2017/09/17 Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:38:33 +0000 http://24.7005

Where I live, fall is on it’s way. There are leaves falling everywhere. This leaf shaped incense holder, from Marwa of Enthralling Gumption, is a salute to the theme. Make it with white air dry clay, like Marwa, or … Read More...

Tutorial: Easy fabric pumpkins http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-easy-fabric-pumpkins/2017/09/17/ Sun, 17 Sep 2017 18:14:11 +0000 http://8.94119 Tutorial: Easy fabric pumpkinsFabric pumpkins are a quick and pretty way to decorate for the fall months, and they’re super easy to make!  Amy from The Idea Room shows how you can make a fabric pumpkin.  You can use any fabric, but I’m … Read More...

Mini Lego Star Wars Projects http://kidscrafts.craftgossip.com/mini-lego-star-wars-projects/2017/09/17/ Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:00:00 +0000 http://13.1302

This Lego project is perfect for a quick afternoon Lego project for Children. The full instructions are available over at FrugalFun4Boys.com.Read More...

Halloween Printable Treat Bags http://ediblecrafts.craftgossip.com/halloween-printable-treat-bags/2017/09/17/ Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0000 http://16.39156

These Halloween Trick Or Treat Bags are adorable! They are Perfect For Halloween gifts, or Halloween themed School lunches. You can grab the free printable by following this link.… Read More...

6 Halloween Afghan Crochet Blankets http://crochet.craftgossip.com/halloween-afghan-crochet-blankets/2017/09/17/ Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0000 http://3.16094
These Halloween Crochet Blankets are perfect for October. Halloween is a fun time of year so why not make a Halloween blanket or Afghan. These Crochet Blankets are perfect for gift giving for Halloween or Fall. I have added all … Read More...

Project: Fall Pop Up Gift Card Holder http://stamping.craftgossip.com/project-fall-pop-up-gift-card-holder/2017/09/17/ Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:41:33 +0000 http://19.22633 Project: Fall Pop Up Gift Card Holder

How much fun is this pop up card that holds a gift card inside? Designer Chari Moss used dies and stamps from Lawn Fawn for this great autumn card. My favorite tip was how she made the tree tops. By … Read More...

25 Fonts You Can Use for Halloween Crafts and Scrapbook Pages http://scrapbooking.craftgossip.com/25-fonts-you-can-use-for-halloween-crafts-and-scrapbook-pages/2017/09/17/ Sun, 17 Sep 2017 15:00:33 +0000 http://7.29935

This is a collection of 25 fun and spooky Halloween fonts. They are all free to download for personal use, so pick your favorite and create something fun! Want some ideas on how to use these free fonts for Halloween … Read More...

Tutorial: Bucket bag backpack http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-bucket-bag-backpack/2017/09/17/ Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:54:11 +0000 http://8.94116 Tutorial: Bucket bag backpackCrystal from Stitched By Crystal shares a tutorial at Make It and Love It showing how to make a bucket bag backpack.  The round bottom gives plenty of room to pack for dance class, sports practice, or even a sleepover.  … Read More...

Using a Ripple Blade with Polymer Clay http://polymerclay.craftgossip.com/using-a-ripple-blade-with-polymer-clay/2017/09/16 Sun, 17 Sep 2017 03:47:34 +0000 http://24.7002

I consider various blades to be part of my basic polymer clay set up. I have a flexible and a rigid “tissue blade”, an xacto knife and, usually, a ripple blade. I may not use it much but slicing into … Read More...

Project: Stamped Clay Ornaments http://stamping.craftgossip.com/project-stamped-clay-ornaments-2/2017/09/16/ Sat, 16 Sep 2017 22:33:08 +0000 http://19.22630 Project: Stamped Clay Ornaments

These stamped polymer clay ornaments are perfect for decorating your tree or to make for gifts. Grab some cookie cutters, large stamps and clay and get a jump on your holiday crafting with this ornament tutorial from Beeswax Stamps. I … Read More...

Tutorial: Ballet tutu http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-ballet-tutu/2017/09/16/ Sun, 17 Sep 2017 01:06:14 +0000 http://8.94112

Emily from Life Sew Savory shows how she sewed this classic ballet tutu for her daughter.  Unlike a no-sew knotted tulle tutu, her sewn version has the tulle gathered on to a fabric strip that has a foldover elastic waistband … Read More...

Tutorial: Faux leather pyramid purse http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-faux-leather-pyramid-purse/2017/09/16/ Sat, 16 Sep 2017 18:43:47 +0000 http://8.94109 Tutorial: Faux leather pyramid purseBurdaStyle shows how you can sew this fun little pyramid purse.  The wristlet bag is the perfect size for date night or girls’ night out.  There’s room inside to hold a phone and ID and credit cards.  Make it from … Read More...

Learn about the States with These Unit Studies for (Almost) Every State http://lessonplans.craftgossip.com/learn-about-the-states-with-these-unit-studies-for-almost-every-state/2017/09/16 Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:48:32 +0000 http://27.13347 state unit studies for homeschool

I came across this on Pinterest the other day and it made me tired just thinking about it, but what an amazing resource for homeschoolers or anyone else who wants to teach their kids about the different states.

Ben and …

Tomb Stone Treats You Can Make At Home http://ediblecrafts.craftgossip.com/tomb-stone-treats-you-can-make-at-home/2017/09/16/ Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0000 http://16.39150

You don’t have to be die hard Halloween fans to enjoy a little dessert. These Halloween Tombstone treats are perfect for an After school snack in October or even as a Halloween Party Treat. You can learn how to make … Read More...

Vintage Door Knobs Photo Holders http://homeandgarden.craftgossip.com/vintage-door-knobs-photo-holders/ Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0000 http://30.13946

Show off a fresh vintage look that actually comes in handy.  A quick, stylish project that will leave your house guests in awe. Find out how to make them here. 

While reusing, why not head on over to craftbits.com and … Read More...

Inspiration: Acetate Ghosts Card http://stamping.craftgossip.com/inspiration-acetate-ghosts-card/2017/09/16/ Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:25:07 +0000 http://19.22627 Inspiration: Acetate Ghosts Card

How fun is this ghost card? I love the use of clear acetate for the card front to look like they are floating and the pop of bright purple! Guest Designer Ellenor Emilsson shares her tips for making this cute … Read More...

This Printable 2018 Planner Will Help You Design a Life You Love http://scrapbooking.craftgossip.com/this-printable-2018-planner-will-help-you-design-a-life-you-love/2017/09/16/ Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:00:13 +0000 http://7.29931

If you are a forward planner and already have things you need to write down for 2018, get that jump start you need with the free printable 2018 planner from Shining Mom. The planner has over 30 pages including monthly … Read More...

Tutorial and pattern: Unicorn pillow http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-and-pattern-unicorn-pillow/2017/09/16/ Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:43:15 +0000 http://8.94105 This unicorn pillow would be so cute in a child’s bedding set!  You can make one yourself using a tutorial by Alexis from Persia Lou.  She shares the tutorial and also a free pattern at Crafts Unleashed.  The soft … Read More...

Tutorial: Velvet sleeve baseball tee http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-velvet-sleeve-baseball-tee/2017/09/15/ Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:39:33 +0000 http://8.94102 Tutorial: Velvet sleeve baseball teeWhen you’ve got a tried & true pattern, you can update it to the season’s trends by making small changes.  Jess from The Sewing Rabbit created this baseball tee with velvet sleeves.  The velvet gives a trendy look to a … Read More...

A Stash of One’s Own by Clara Parkes Review http://knitting.craftgossip.com/a-stash-of-ones-own-by-clara-parkes-review/2017/09/15/ Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:20:53 +0000 http://2.19043 a stash of one's own reviewYarn stashes, like any other collection, are highly individual, and every knitter probably has a slightly different feeling about his or her stash (or lack thereof).

Clara Parkes (who you might know from Knitter’s Review) asked a bunch of … Read More...

Fun way to embellish and package tea lights http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/fun-way-to-embellish-and-package-tea-lights/2017/09/15/ Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:54:44 +0000 http://12.14433

I just posted about a fun way to dress up chocolates and today I want to share this fun way to dress up tea lights. If you like to have little hostess gifts or do holiday boutiques this project … Read More...

Ghost and Pumpkin Cross Stitch http://cross-stitch.craftgossip.com/ghost-and-pumpkin-cross-stitch/2017/09/15/ Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:09:05 +0000 http://21.6778 ghost coming out of a pumpkin cross stitchThis cross stitch design is still more cute than spooky, but if you like Halloween crafts with a bit of ghostly flair, check out this ghost and pumpkin cross stitch pattern from Buzy Bobbins.

This is a pretty easy pattern …