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Pattern: Spring Bunnies. Spring has arrived!

Pattern: Spring Bunnies

It’s been 3 years since I designed the Spring Bunnies and I know that this pattern has been dearly loved and used many times all over the world since then. If you never jumped on the bunny bandwagon, now’s your chance to join in on the fun and make your own Spring Bunny as the weather warms up and Easter approaches! This pattern originally appeared on Craftzine HERE and it is my pleasure bringing it to you on my blog for the very first time! Materials: Yarn [beige or white medium weight (4) yarn for the body; pink lightweight yarn (3) for the flower]2.00 mm crochet hook and 1.25 mm crochet hook (for the carrot)Yarn needleFiberfillBrown or pink felt (for the feet)Patterned fabric (for lining of the ears)12 mm safety eyesEmbroidery floss (brown or beige for the nose and to attach felt for the feet; orange and green for the carrot)[For new bunny: 9 mm safety eyes, yellow embroidery floss for flower, pink embroidery floss for nose, beige felt for feet] R9-13: Sc 48 Ch 21.

Free Sewing eBooks. Do it yourself divas: DIY Twisted Headband. How to Knit - 45 Free and Easy Knitting Patterns – Cute DIY Projects. For the knitting newbie, there is something magical about how those needles go flying through the string and somehow make amazing patterns which in turn create whole garments.

How to Knit - 45 Free and Easy Knitting Patterns – Cute DIY Projects

It’s sheer genius! Knitting is not as hard as it looks and with a bit of practice, you could get just as good… and you won’t even be looking half the time. Cartridge Rib Fingerless Gloves. Here is a great quick knit project.

Cartridge Rib Fingerless Gloves

You could knit them for yourself, or as a gift, and because they don’t take too much yarn, it could be done in something luxurious without breaking the bank. With the exception of a couple of u-turns, this is a really easy project. The ribbing used on these gloves is called Cartridge Belt Rib. It is normally done flat, but I have reworked the pattern to make it work in the round. This pattern makes gloves that are about 7″ (17.79 cm) around. Download the Cartridge Rib Fingerless Gloves Pattern.

Raw-edge layer cake quilt tutorial. This is quite possibly the quickest quilt you will ever make!

Raw-edge layer cake quilt tutorial

Mini 10" quilt 'sandwiches' are sewn together with a 1/2" seam. The seams are clipped to give some great 'cuddle-up' texture. For a 54" x 63" (6 x 7 squares)quilt you will need: 1 x layer cake or 42 x 10" fabric squares 2.9 metres (3.25 yards) backing fabric, 112cm wide1.4 metres (1.5 yards) fusible batting, 240cm wide0.4 metres (15") binding fabric I chose to add an extra row to my quilt by cutting a further 6 fabric squares from my stash. DIY TEE-SHIRT WITH A RUFFLE ACROSS THE SHOULDERSClones N Clowns by Aimee Wood. Let’s gooooooooo !


Today’s the first day of the DIY challenge ! DIY ruched maxi skirt. Free Sewing Lessons, Tips & Techniques. Start Our Free Online Sewing Class For Beginners. Pages This Blog.

Start Our Free Online Sewing Class For Beginners

DIY Hot Pads. Hello Everyone!

DIY Hot Pads

I am Desirée visiting from The 36th AVENUE. I am sharing today with you a quick tutorial of how to give an ordinary set of Dollar Store Hot Pads a little Fall makeover. Patron Gratuit & Tutoriel au - Partie 7. How To Sew Sock Monkey Gosh… I am supposed to sew some thing for the Earth Month this April, but I can’t wait to sew these sock monkeys.

Patron Gratuit & Tutoriel au - Partie 7

The Stitching Scientist — Free Sewing Patterns. All Free Sewing - Free Sewing Patterns, Sewing Projects, Tips, Video, How-To Sew and More. Welcome to Modern Sewing Patterns. Make a Rag Rug. The following is an excerpt from Handmade Home: Simple Ways to Repurpose Old Materials into New Family Treasures by Amanda Blake Soule (Trumpeter, an imprint of Shambhala Publications, 2009).

Make a Rag Rug

Though the popularity of making rag rugs has ebbed and flowed through the centuries, the tradition has stayed alive. Rooted deep in handcrafting for family life, rag rugs carry the essence and the history of repurposing as a necessity as well as an art. Rag rugs can be made in a number of different ways. If you’re lucky, you might have the greatest learning source of all in a living relative who can teach you the skill. My Great Aunt Maddie was a rag rug maker, and with her passing, my family was left with a plethora of rag rugs that she made over the past century. When I added one of Aunt Maddie’s rugs to my home, I was inspired to create the same myself and carefully studied her rugs to discern the method she used. Ruffle Tote Bag Tutorial. Easy, Thrifty, Pretty Rag Quilt {Tutorial} For Christmas I made my 3 year old daughter a rag quilt for her bed.

Easy, Thrifty, Pretty Rag Quilt {Tutorial}

And in my very imperfect fashion, I left it a little late. Like, um, oh....CHRISTMAS EVE. I started off well, I was cutting the pieces a whole month before the big day. But in the hubbub of life I managed to put the rest of the project off. Free Quilting Patterns, Quilt Blocks, Quilting Photos. Diaper and Wipes Case Tutorial. Recycled Denim Corset ∙ How To by Karlene C. on Cut Out. Levi Apron.