Craft Gossip http://craftgossip.com Crafts, DIY and Handmade Ideas Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:00:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Shapes, Counting and Colors Busy Bag http://lessonplans.craftgossip.com/shapes-counting-and-colors-busy-bag/2014/08/22 http://lessonplans.craftgossip.com/shapes-counting-and-colors-busy-bag/2014/08/22#respond Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:00:37 +0000 http://27.10030 Shapes, Counting and Colors Busy Bag

This is a fun fine motor activity that will also help young kids work on shape and color recognition and counting skills.

Nicolette, from Powerful Mothering, created this fun activity and free printable templates you can download and use. You … Read More...

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Freebie: Fox Card Paper Piecing Pattern http://stamping.craftgossip.com/freebie-fox-card-paper-piecing-pattern/2014/08/22/ http://stamping.craftgossip.com/freebie-fox-card-paper-piecing-pattern/2014/08/22/#respond Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:33:00 +0000 http://19.15852 Freebie: Fox Card Paper Piecing Pattern

What does the fox say? He says “Hello”! Papercrafts Magazine is sharing a free pattern from their Sept issue featuring this adorable fox. Print the pattern onto colored cardstock, cut out and glue together for a cute card, banner or gift … Read More...

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Tutorial: Color blocked drawstring bag http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-color-blocked-drawstring-bag/2014/08/21/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-color-blocked-drawstring-bag/2014/08/21/#respond Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:26:55 +0000 http://8.76969

Tutorial: Color blocked drawstring bag

Nienke from Pienkel shows how to make a color blocked drawstring bag.  She made this one for her son to take to school.  He’ll use it to hold his gym clothes.  Drawstring bags can also … Read More...

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Tutorial: Beaded throw pillows without sewing any beads http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-beaded-throw-pillows-without-sewing-any-beads/2014/08/21/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-beaded-throw-pillows-without-sewing-any-beads/2014/08/21/#respond Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:38:26 +0000 http://8.76964

Tutorial: Beaded throw pillows, with no actual beading required

Mark Montano shows how you can make these throw pillows with large beaded designs.  And get this – no beading is required.  Think of how long it would take to stitch … Read More...

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Tutorial: Kids art caddy http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-kids-art-caddy/2014/08/21/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-kids-art-caddy/2014/08/21/#respond Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:33:35 +0000 http://8.76961

Tutorial: Kids art caddy

Lindsey from Fort Worth Fabric Studio shares a tutorial showing how you can make this child’s art caddy.  It has small pockets that hold pencils and crayons, and larger pockets to hold drawing pads.  With a handle at … Read More...

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Pin The heart on the Skeleton Fun Game Tutorial (Halloween) http://felting.craftgossip.com/2014/08/21/pin-the-heart-on-the-skeleton-fun-game-tutorial-halloween/ http://felting.craftgossip.com/2014/08/21/pin-the-heart-on-the-skeleton-fun-game-tutorial-halloween/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:03:53 +0000 http://18.11439 Pin The heart on the SkeletonAimée of “Paging Supermom” search the internet looking for a place to buy “Pin The heart on the Skeleton’ and when she ran into a dead-end; she took matters into her own hands and made one!  She appliquéd one with … Read More...

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Tutorial: How to attach a sew-in purse frame http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-how-to-attach-a-sew-in-purse-frame/2014/08/21/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-how-to-attach-a-sew-in-purse-frame/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:48:11 +0000 http://8.76956

Tutorial: How to attach a sew-in purse frame

If you’re making a purse with a metal frame closure, your last step will be to attach the frame.  Frames are either the glue-in or the sew-in variety.  If you’re using a … Read More...

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Freebie: Learn Your Stitches http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-learn-your-stitches/2014/08/21/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-learn-your-stitches/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:37:34 +0000 http://14.41653 img003

I was organizing my vintage patterns (I have a TON of them) and came across this test pattern.  I think it is an adorable little tutorial. You can learn the stitches, practice your lettering and make a sampler with just a few simple … Read More...

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Lingerie supplies shopping guide http://sewing.craftgossip.com/lingerie-supplies-shopping-guide/2014/08/21/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/lingerie-supplies-shopping-guide/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:08:07 +0000 http://8.76953

Lingerie supplies shopping guide

Just the other day, a friend asked me if I’d considered making my own bras.  Her question came after my 10-minute rant about how larger retailers rarely carry bras in my size.  My response was that finding … Read More...

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Travelling With Kids http://notcraft.craftgossip.com/travelling-with-kids/2014/08/21/ http://notcraft.craftgossip.com/travelling-with-kids/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:59:04 +0000 http://32.477 travel-kids-tips-ideas-activities-flights

Travelling with kids does not need to be scary, just organized! Here are some of my tried and tested suggestions. During our last trip we traveled for 13 weeks, had 10 flights, 14 different accommodations, visited 6 countries, 3 different … Read More...

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DIY Felt Scarf tutorial http://felting.craftgossip.com/2014/08/21/diy-felt-scarf-tutorial/ http://felting.craftgossip.com/2014/08/21/diy-felt-scarf-tutorial/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:52:30 +0000 http://18.11436 Felt ScaveYou will look as though you just stepped off the fashion runway with this chic felt scarf.  Think about making these as gifts if you want to put a smile on a friends face.  These simple, homemade Christmas gifts can … Read More...

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Decorated Deli Containers Add a Festive Touch to Your Party Food http://partyideas.craftgossip.com/decorated-deli-containers-add-a-festive-touch-to-your-party-food/ http://partyideas.craftgossip.com/decorated-deli-containers-add-a-festive-touch-to-your-party-food/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:46:35 +0000 http://33.2393 deli contianer

Nikki at Tikkido.com has a fun, festive take on plain, boring deli containers. With some scrapbook paper, cutouts, printables – or even stickers – you, too can bring snack-holders to life! These decorated clear containers aren’t just for food, though. … Read More...

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Dog Paw Stocking tutorial http://felting.craftgossip.com/2014/08/21/dog-paw-stocking-tutorial/ http://felting.craftgossip.com/2014/08/21/dog-paw-stocking-tutorial/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:35:45 +0000 http://18.11433 doggie stockingAll you dog lovers; here is a Christmas stocking just for your doggie on “spoonful” and “Courtesy of Family Fun Magazine”! Make one for your dog and some as gifts for your dog loving friends and fill it with dog … Read More...

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Impressive and Beautiful Staircase Ideas http://homeandgarden.craftgossip.com/impressive-and-beautiful-staircase-ideas/ http://homeandgarden.craftgossip.com/impressive-and-beautiful-staircase-ideas/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:30:26 +0000 http://30.10262 29-captivating-staircases

The staircase can be one of the biggest high-traffic areas in the home.  As many trips up and down those stairs as you and your family make, why not make it a little more visually appealing?  These 29 ideas are … Read More...

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More Fun Washcloth Patterns to Try http://knitting.craftgossip.com/more-fun-washcloth-patterns-to-try/2014/08/21/ http://knitting.craftgossip.com/more-fun-washcloth-patterns-to-try/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:21:15 +0000 http://2.15149 legato washcloth knitpicksKnit Picks has been releasing a new washcloth knitting (or crochet) pattern every week this year, and it’s been a while since we checked in, so I thought I would highlight a couple of recent ones that caught my eye.… Read More...

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15 Minute Tortilla Pizza http://ediblecrafts.craftgossip.com/15-minute-tortilla-pizza/2014/08/21/ http://ediblecrafts.craftgossip.com/15-minute-tortilla-pizza/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:00:15 +0000 http://16.28553 simple-tortilla-pizzas
We are days away from going back to school. Right now my biggest struggle is trying to get my teenager going to bed at a decent time. My other struggle is trying to figure out healthy after school snacks that … Read More...

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Geometric Wood Shape Necklace http://jewelrymaking.craftgossip.com/geometric-wood-shape-necklace/2014/08/21/ http://jewelrymaking.craftgossip.com/geometric-wood-shape-necklace/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:00:00 +0000 http://11.12039 IMG_11761

Lidy from Hellolidy.com shares her Geometric Jewelry piece. At the beginning of the article, Lidy confesses she is not a jewelry maker but after seeing this fun design I think we can officially say she is a great jewelry … Read More...

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Tutorial: sewVery Simple Envelope Pillowcases http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-sewvery-simple-envelope-pillowcases/2014/08/21/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-sewvery-simple-envelope-pillowcases/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:46:58 +0000 http://8.76949

Tutorial: sewVery Simple Envelope Pillowcases

Veronica from SewVery shows how you can make a pillowcase with an envelope end to keep your pillow tucked inside.  The piecing is a fun way to incorporate several prints, and it also allows her … Read More...

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Giveaway: The Paper Hat Book by Alyn Carlson and how to make a bunny cone hat http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/giveaway-the-paper-hat-book-by-alyn-carlson-and-how-to-make-a-bunny-cone-hat/2014/08/21/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/giveaway-the-paper-hat-book-by-alyn-carlson-and-how-to-make-a-bunny-cone-hat/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:46:58 +0000 http://12.9910 the paper hat bookWith Halloween just around the corner The Paper Hat Book: Super Hats for Super Kids could be just the book you need to make darling hats for you and your kids along with fun decorations. Leave a comment in today’s … Read More...

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DIY Wrapping Paper from Food http://indiecrafts.craftgossip.com/2014/08/21/diy-wrapping-paper-from-food/ http://indiecrafts.craftgossip.com/2014/08/21/diy-wrapping-paper-from-food/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:32:56 +0000 http://17.9752

Have you ever tried to create wrapping paper out of food? I haven’t but I love this idea.

ere’s what the folks at Oubly have to say- “If you’re sick of showing up to a party with another drab present … Read More...

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Tutorial: Kimonos for the whole family http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-kimonos-for-the-whole-family/2014/08/21/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-kimonos-for-the-whole-family/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:15:38 +0000 http://8.76946

Tutorial: Kimonos for the whole family

Mary from Zips & Darts shares a reproduced vintage magazine article showing how to make kimonos for the whole family.  Mom, dad, brother, sister – all can have a hand made kimono!  Kimonos are easy to make, … Read More...

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Monster Bookmark Craft http://lessonplans.craftgossip.com/monster-bookmark-craft/2014/08/21 http://lessonplans.craftgossip.com/monster-bookmark-craft/2014/08/21#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:00:49 +0000 http://27.10024 Monster Bookmark Craft
If you ask me, making a bookmark is a brilliant way to use a metal hair clip. Even if you don’t already have some lying around, they are inexpensive and easy to find. Amanda, from Crafts by Amanda, designed these … Read More...

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Tutorial | Make a Photo Collage Monogram with Hybrid Techniques http://scrapbooking.craftgossip.com/tutorial-make-a-photo-collage-monogram-with-hybrid-techniques/2014/08/21/ http://scrapbooking.craftgossip.com/tutorial-make-a-photo-collage-monogram-with-hybrid-techniques/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:00:56 +0000 http://7.21300 Photo Collage Letter by Cynthia Runs With Scissors

 

Head on over to Cynthia Runs With Scissors to find out how to use both digital and paper techniques to make this hybrid photo collage monogram. She explains how she created the photo collage in Adobe Photoshop Elements, … Read More...

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Tutorial: Quilted Pencil Box Pouch http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-quilted-pencil-box-pouch/2014/08/21/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-quilted-pencil-box-pouch/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:43:48 +0000 http://8.76943

Tutorial: Quilted Pencil Box Pouch

Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co. shares a tutorial at The Ribbon Retreat blog for making her Quilted Pencil Box Pouch.  It’s a boxy zippered pouch made from a quilted fabric.  Pack it with pencils … Read More...

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Freebie: Mermaid Image http://stamping.craftgossip.com/freebie-mermaid-image-2/2014/08/21/ http://stamping.craftgossip.com/freebie-mermaid-image-2/2014/08/21/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:16:26 +0000 http://19.15846 Freebie: Mermaid Image

I LOVE mermaids, I think I own more mermaid stamps then any other theme and of course when I can get a free digital mermaid image then I’m a happy camper! Dover publications is sharing a bunch of  large mermaid images to … Read More...

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Fall Classes at Vitrum Studios http://glassart.craftgossip.com/2014/08/20/fall-classes-at-vitrum-studios/ http://glassart.craftgossip.com/2014/08/20/fall-classes-at-vitrum-studios/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:51:21 +0000 http://26.4677 optic topicsI know if I lived on the east coast Vitrum Studios would be someplace I wold go to take classes. They come up with very interesting classes that seem challenging and satisfying. I especially like the Optic Topics class about … Read More...

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Peripheral art in a feather http://quilting.craftgossip.com/peripheral-art-in-a-feather/2014/08/20/ http://quilting.craftgossip.com/peripheral-art-in-a-feather/2014/08/20/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:16:33 +0000 http://20.23376 Sketch Stitching MaureenCracknellHandmade

I believe some of our best work comes when we are not focused on the big things. Take Maureen Cracknell for instance. After releasing a new fabric collection for Art Gallery Fabrics called Wild & Free – yes, this is huge – she’s returned … Read More...

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Free pattern: Little girls fancy detachable collar http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-little-girls-fancy-detachable-collar/2014/08/20/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-little-girls-fancy-detachable-collar/2014/08/20/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:32:47 +0000 http://8.76940

Free pattern: Little girls fancy detachable collar

Bernadette from Daisies and Dresses shares a tutorial at The Sewing Rabbit showing how you can make a fancy detachable collar for a little girl.  Her tutorial includes a free pattern.  Put it … Read More...

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Tutorial: Jessica sleeveless V-neck dress http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-jessica-sleeveless-v-neck-dress/2014/08/20/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-jessica-sleeveless-v-neck-dress/2014/08/20/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:27:04 +0000 http://8.76936

Tutorial: Jessica sleeveless V-neck dress

Daniela from On The Cutting Floor is killin’ it with free dress patterns!  Her latest pattern is the Jessica dress, which I think I may be in love with.  It’s a loose fitting V-neck sleeveless … Read More...

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Free pattern: Smart Like a Fox book bag http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-smart-like-a-fox-book-bag/2014/08/20/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-smart-like-a-fox-book-bag/2014/08/20/#respond Thu, 21 Aug 2014 00:32:09 +0000 http://8.76932

Free pattern: Smart Like a Fox book bag

Heather from The Sewing Loft shows how you can make this Smart Like a Fox book bag, perfect for toting books to and from the library.  She shares a free pattern for … Read More...

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How to make leggings from a t-shirt http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-leggings-from-a-t-shirt/2014/08/20/ http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-leggings-from-a-t-shirt/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:13:33 +0000 http://12.9904 151b40_98453d8e55d1488881e0caace3a3b24a.jpg_srz_547_621_75_22_0.50_1.20_0.00_jpg_srz I have personally sewed leggings from t-shirts so I can attest to how easy it is. T-shirts are my favorite fabric to wear and I love to make other garments with the fabric and the great images. If these seems … Read More...

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Felt Poppy Flower Tutorial http://felting.craftgossip.com/2014/08/20/felt-poppy-flower-tutorial-2/ http://felting.craftgossip.com/2014/08/20/felt-poppy-flower-tutorial-2/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:09:34 +0000 http://18.11430 Felt Poppy FlowerRoberta of “Mommy Like Whoa” has the loveliest Felt Poppy Flower in the palest pink for us to make.  Who would not love a bunch of Poppies to brighten your day?  Make these for the holidays in any color you … Read More...

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DIY Fashion: 5 Minute Elegant Felt Cat Necklace Tutorial http://felting.craftgossip.com/2014/08/20/diy-fashion-5-minute-elegant-felt-cat-necklace-tutorial/ http://felting.craftgossip.com/2014/08/20/diy-fashion-5-minute-elegant-felt-cat-necklace-tutorial/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:25:17 +0000 http://18.11427 Elegant Felt CatAiko created “Hapy Friend Shoppe” out of George Town, Malaysia; where she survived an auto accident which left 3 of her friends and her brother in horrible condition and she went into the air bag and was saved.  Aiko realized … Read More...

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Free pattern: Hanging shoe organizer http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-hanging-shoe-organizer/2014/08/20/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-hanging-shoe-organizer/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:46:33 +0000 http://8.76928

Free pattern: Hanging shoe organizer

Mary Beth from RetroMonkeys shares a free pattern at the Pattern Patter blog for making this hanging shoe organizer.  The fabric organizer fits over a clothes hanger and has 16 pleated pockets to hold your … Read More...

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Is Tap Water Safer Than Bottled Water? http://ediblecrafts.craftgossip.com/is-tap-water-safer-than-bottled-water/2014/08/20/ http://ediblecrafts.craftgossip.com/is-tap-water-safer-than-bottled-water/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:45:43 +0000 http://16.28546 tap-water-safer-than-bottled-water

This is one of those questions that I don’t find hard to answer. If you go with all the rules governing tap water, in most of the developed world, than yes, tap water is safer than bottled water because government supplied water … Read More...

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Fun Tops to Knit for Summer and Fall http://knitting.craftgossip.com/fun-tops-to-knit-for-summer-and-fall/2014/08/20/ http://knitting.craftgossip.com/fun-tops-to-knit-for-summer-and-fall/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:08:40 +0000 http://2.15145 cool knits to get you through summerEven though I’m starting to get in a fall mood, the weather is hardly cooperating with that feeling. We’re actually having the hottest week we’ve had all summer, and while I’m certainly not complaining, I’m not exactly in the mood … Read More...

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Freebie: Vintage Cups http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-vintage-cups/2014/08/20/ http://needlework.craftgossip.com/freebie-vintage-cups/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:29:31 +0000 http://14.41647  

 

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I just heard on the news this morning that Starbucks is bringing back the pumpkin latte at the end of this month.  I don’t think words can express how excited I am.  Pumpkin spice latte….I could never ever … Read More...

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Tutorial: Diagonal color blocked hoodie http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diagonal-color-blocked-hoodie/2014/08/20/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diagonal-color-blocked-hoodie/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:03:40 +0000 http://8.76923

Tutorial: Diagonal color blocked hoodie

Ren Murphy from The Inspired Wren shares a tutorial at Sew McCool showing how you can make this hoodie with diagonal color blocking.  Rather than simple block shapes, her color blocking makes use of angled … Read More...

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10 Knitted Wreaths http://knitting.craftgossip.com/10-knitted-wreaths/2014/08/20/ http://knitting.craftgossip.com/10-knitted-wreaths/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:55:36 +0000 http://2.15123 10 knitted wreaths - CraftGossip

 

Summer is almost over, so don’t fight it!  Instead, celebrate the coming of fall by making one of these adorable knitted wreaths.   There’s something for everyone here, from beginner finger knitting, to a wreath covered in tiny sweaters … Read More...

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How you can hack Mason Jars with these cheap accessories http://craftgossip.com/how-you-can-hack-mason-jars-with-these-cheap-accessories/ http://craftgossip.com/how-you-can-hack-mason-jars-with-these-cheap-accessories/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:45:51 +0000 http://craftgossip.com/?p=132323 mason-jars-hacked

Face it. Mason jar hacks and craft ideas are everywhere. But most of these are projects that you have to spend time and money into to bring a life to. Wouldn’t it just be easier to be able to buy … Read More...

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Shaped Crayons Make Excellent Party Favors http://partyideas.craftgossip.com/shaped-crayons-make-excellent-party-favors/ http://partyideas.craftgossip.com/shaped-crayons-make-excellent-party-favors/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:41:02 +0000 http://33.2390 crayons

Kristi, the owner of Red Elm Designs, got a wonderful fun idea from her son that she’s offering in her Etsy store. These shaped crayons (made from recycled bits) make great party favors! She has 711 designs in 10 categories … Read More...

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20 Ideas For You To Use Old Drawers http://homeandgarden.craftgossip.com/20-ideas-for-you-to-use-old-drawers/ http://homeandgarden.craftgossip.com/20-ideas-for-you-to-use-old-drawers/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:30:45 +0000 http://30.10258 drawer-reuse

Upcycling old pieces of furniture is kind of a big thing right now.  However, some of these makeovers tend to leave you with unused pieces such as the drawers and knobs.  Have you ever had a hard time getting rid … Read More...

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Freebie: Z is for Zombees http://cross-stitch.craftgossip.com/freebie-z-is-for-zombees/2014/08/20/ http://cross-stitch.craftgossip.com/freebie-z-is-for-zombees/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:22:23 +0000 http://21.5612 Z_is_for_ZombeesI know it is still August but I can’t help getting excited for fall and particularly Halloween. Halloween is HUGE at my house. We go crazy with decorations! I always try to add something new each year. I’m so glad … Read More...

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Ruffle Cake Pops http://ediblecrafts.craftgossip.com/ruffle-cake-pops/2014/08/20/ http://ediblecrafts.craftgossip.com/ruffle-cake-pops/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:00:47 +0000 http://16.28549 Ruffle Cake Pops
Cake pops with style!

Cake Poppin’ shows us how to take the ordinary cake pop and give it some flare with ruffles. How cute these would be at a little girl’s party, bridal shower or even a baby shower. You … Read More...

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The Best Soap Scum Remover http://bathnbody.craftgossip.com/the-best-soap-scum-remover/2014/08/20/ http://bathnbody.craftgossip.com/the-best-soap-scum-remover/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:00:00 +0000 http://9.10638 soap-scum-remover-recipe

Fabulesslyfrugal.com shares their “Best Soap Scum Remover” recipe. You won’t believe how simple the ingredients are. I Don’t really have a problem managing my soap scum but do have issues with the Water scaling around the faucet. If you have … Read More...

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Free pattern: Mini tailor’s ham and sleeve roll for sewing doll clothes http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-mini-tailors-ham-and-sleeve-roll-for-sewing-doll-clothes/2014/08/20/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-mini-tailors-ham-and-sleeve-roll-for-sewing-doll-clothes/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:32:34 +0000 http://8.76920 Free pattern: Mini tailor's ham and sleeve roll for sewing doll clothes

Free pattern: Mini tailor’s ham and sleeve roll for sewing doll clothes

Thimbles and Acorns sells sewing patterns for historic doll patterns for American Girl dolls.  And on their website, you can find a free pattern for a miniature tailor’s … Read More...

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DIY Buzzing Mosquito Craft http://lessonplans.craftgossip.com/diy-buzzing-mosquito-craft/2014/08/20 http://lessonplans.craftgossip.com/diy-buzzing-mosquito-craft/2014/08/20#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:17:44 +0000 http://27.10027 DIY Buzzing Mosquito Craft
While you might not like real mosquitoes, you can enjoy making your own pretend mosquito that really buzzes. The trick to making this little critter buzz is a simple drinking straw!

Dusty, from To the Moon and Back, came up … Read More...

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DIY Giant Triangle Driftwood Crystal Dreamcatcher http://indiecrafts.craftgossip.com/2014/08/20/diy-giant-triangle-driftwood-crystal-dreamcatcher/ http://indiecrafts.craftgossip.com/2014/08/20/diy-giant-triangle-driftwood-crystal-dreamcatcher/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:09:49 +0000 http://17.9733

Brigette from the Free People Blog is sharing this tutorial on how to create Giant Triangle Driftwood Crystal Dream Catchers.

Brigette says- “They’re really simple to make – you just need patience and a bit of time. It’s a very … Read More...

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Tutorial: How to make a beautiful lace headband http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-how-to-make-a-beautiful-lace-headband/2014/08/20/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-how-to-make-a-beautiful-lace-headband/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:56:07 +0000 http://8.76917

Tutorial: How to make a beautiful lace headband

Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews shows how you can make this beautiful lace headband.  Lace motifs are stitched on to an elastic band that fits snug around your head.  … Read More...

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Summer of Sketches 14 | Portraits http://scrapbooking.craftgossip.com/summer-of-sketches-14-portraits/2014/08/20/ http://scrapbooking.craftgossip.com/summer-of-sketches-14-portraits/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:30:23 +0000 http://7.21294 Got a couple of nice portraits printed out? whip up a special page using this sketch as a jump off point!

Craft Gossip Summer of Sketches 14 - Aug 20th

 

Vernell used a photo and a printable caricature on her page

Craft Gossip Summer of Sketches 14 - Vernell Clouden

 

I (Francine) used two … Read More...

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