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Yoda Hat. Home » $1 and Free, cheap crafts, Gifts to Make, Headline, Kids, Tutorials, Wearable Crafts 3 August 2009 52,262 views 33 Comments by heather I recently took part in a Star Wars crafting swap on

Yoda Hat

While I was working on another project, I came up with this idea, using a green fleece blanket from the dollar store that I found in my arsenal of dollar store crafting supplies. The Yoda hat is a quick and easy project, and you can make three or four of them from one dollar store blanket, making them quite the bargain! Project Estimate: Fleece blanket, $1Buttons, on handSewing machine, thread, etc., on hand Total: $1 To Cut: For each "ear" - 2 long triangular pieces (4 pieces total)2 half-oval shaped pieces about 10 inches wide2 rectangular pieces about 10x3 inches To Make: 1. 5. 7.

No Sew Blanket Video. Tardis Tissue Box Cozy. UPDATE: This blog post has gone around some, which is awesome, but I know these instructions are a little fly-by-night.

Tardis Tissue Box Cozy

If you want any help please feel free to comment and I will respond. It had to be done. It's so obvious that it's even been done before. This is my interpretation, made for the Great Geek Swap. My swapper partner likes Dr. Shark Hoodie Towel. I have made the hoodie towels before, but I wanted to share this one with you as well.

Shark Hoodie Towel

We have a little friend who likes princesses, well enough, but she really likes construction sites, sharks and blue too. Decorative Dolls. A cross between a Russian babushka doll, a Japanese anime-style superhero and a cushion, these decorative toys are delightfully unique by nature as well as by name. 1.

Decorative Dolls

Download, print, trace & cut. Funny Bunny. Stuffed animals make me happy. They live on my desk at home and at work, so I can glance over at them when I'm having a bad day or when someone has shot down another one of my 'spectacular' ideas. There they sit. Always calm, always smiling. Funny Bunny is another friend in our collection, in which nubby chenille combines with the smooth, retro-inspired cotton of Heather Bailey's for a sweet and soft vintage look. Funny Bunny has button eyes and his little head is sewn on by hand, so he's not the right choice for babies or young toddlers who are still rough on their toys. We found our chenille at Chenille Magic . Like his brother, Eggy Pop ; Funny Bunny is one-of-a-kind, so the list below gives the exact elements you need to clone him. Whimsical Pillows. The week hasn't exactly been going as planned but things seem to have calmed down now.

Whimsical Pillows

I hope. I didn't forget about the promise I made earlier this week - the only problem was finding half an hour to get my act together (and half an hour of good light as well). And I did today! Letter Pillows. Sock Bunnies. Last week while I was in Toledo installing Mason’s letters and taking fanatical pictures of his cheese dip at lunch, my mom had made these adorable little sock bunnies. I thought they were too cute not to share on here! She saw the idea on pinterest and made her way to lil blue boo’s blog that has a fabulously detailed step-by-step.

If you want the detailed diy, go there. Piggy Pillow. As promised, I have completed the tutorial and the pattern for the “Be My Valentine – Piggy Pillow”, which was published 3 weeks ago.

Piggy Pillow

This time I made a pair for my kids, they love it. You may not be able to do it in time for this valentine but as I said, if you have love in you, everyday is valentine. Hope you sew some for your loved ones no matter if it is Feb 14. Besides as a pillow, you can use this pattern to make into other things, for example, pin cushion, smaller softy as gift, or a piggy back pack for little children. Just change the size by reducing or enlarging and modify it to fit into your design. Material you need:1. Print out the PDF pattern of the piggy pillow. Use a pencil and trace the pattern onto the cotton fabric. Sock Owl. This is a very simple Tutorial to make a Sock Owl.

Sock Owl

I’m using the leggings sock… the one that goes from your ankle up to your knees. See photos below from left to right. Measure 5″ from the rubber and cut. We only need this part, the rest can be kept for other toys ;-). Turn the sock around and sew a straight line on the rubber part. Sewing Owls. A sweet friend of mine sent the girls and me a box of adorably adorable owl pillows this week.

Sewing Owls

She doesn’t sell them, doesn’t have an Etsy shop…she just makes them. I think they might be the sweetest things I’ve ever seen, and I think they’ll be precious in the girls’ new room. I don’t know what it is about owl pillows. Or owls in general. They’re just so charming. It must have something to do with the eyes. Basic Crewel Embroidery Stitches. The basic embroidery stitches used in crewelwork form the foundation of many other embroidery methods.

Basic Crewel Embroidery Stitches

Crewel is a freeform embroidery worked on non-evenweave fabrics and therefore it requires a sharp embroidery needle. You can use any thread for stitching, even thicker ones such as all 6 strands of embroidery floss. The stitches form bold, heavy work. Use fabric heavy enough to support the work. Designs in Stitches. Hand Embroidery Tutorials. Moldes. Moldes de gato para imprimirHola estas en y hoy te invitamos a hacer este divertido muñeco gato,si nunca hiciste un muñeco con este paso a paso te darás cuenta que no es muy complicado de hacer,aquí te enseñamos y te damos típs de cómo hacer un muñeco gato,si quieres dar un regalo especial a un niño ,piensa en este original muñeco gato el cual no lo encontraras en ninguna tienda,hazlo tu misma compra los materiales que te pedimos y comienza a coser tu muñeco gato ,sabemos que el molde es importante por eso ampliarlo al tamaño que quieres que tenga tu muñeco,no necesitamos usar máquina de coser lo puedes hacer con aguja y un buen hilo ,no lo dudes más es momento que pongas en práctica este paso a paso .Hoy aprendimos cómo hacer un muñeco de manera fácil,está semana habrá muchas sorpresas en manualidades que hemos escogido para tí,no te lo pierdas y sigue visitándonos en Cómo hacer un muñeco gato.


Shag Pillow. *no animals or plants were hurt in the making of this project. Shark Hoodie Towel. How to sew a Monster. Cotton Monster. Hungry Monster. You can sign up for this swap here: Whoever said "Cute doesn't need a reason" sure knew what she was talking about! Case in point: these CUTE little monsters! The pattern is by Ellen Luckett Baker and it's FREE over at The Long Thread ( Ellen calls it a Monster Tooth Pillow, and it was created for children waiting for the Tooth Fairy.

Bendy Dolls. TravelWees. Owl Pillow With Pocket Template. Fabric Boxes. Felt Koala Stuffie. Second to paper, felt is my favorite crafting material. Sew by Hand. Hello, my name is Dawn Anderson and my company is Dawn Anderson Designs. Hand Sewing Stitches. Posted on 2008 under sew dresses | 23 Aug Sewing easy sewing stitches is the best way for beginners to get started. There are often times when machine sewn projects also need some hand sewing done. Once mastered each sewing stitch can add to the beauty when you sew dresses, make a sewing tote or add to any other handmade ideas.

Here is an excellent chart I found from Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Running stitch is made of up and down stitches of equal length. Hemming stitch is made by beginning the stitch inside the fabric that is folded down and taking a few threads from the outer fabric, then bring the needle back up through the edge of the fold. Basting stitch is similar to the running stitch in that is is made of up an down stitches, however, the basting stitch is made with long stitches and can be made without knotting the thread so it can be easily taken out. Overcast stitch is made by making diagonal stitches over the raw edge of the fabric. Sew on a Button. Hand Sew Without The Knot. 05 Apr 2013 April 5, 2013 We’re brushing the dust off our sewing skills and revisiting some essential techniques in sewing to share with you! Whether you’ve just begun sewing or have been stitching for decades, it’s always good to reassess your techniques and see what’s new in the sewing world.

We’re scrubbing the web for sewing techniques and today’s technique is a fun alternative to the traditional hand-sewing knot. Embroidery Books & Patterns. Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches. Embroidery Stitch Types. Embroidery basics. Blackwork Archives. NeedleCrafter. March’s Embroidery Pattern. Needle'nThread. Pocket Mice Templates. Christie Designs II. Sewing Tips Directory. Finger Pin Cushion. Embroidery Stitches. Hand Embroidery Tutorials. Beginning Sewing Lessons Book.