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Let's get organized... As I start this post I am giggling (and I think my mom would have a good chuckle too). Something you need to know about me sooner rather than later is that I am NOT very organized. I usually put stuff away in 'a-place-I-will-definitely-find-it'. Needless to say, I never find the stuff or will find it again when we move. One thing that always piles up in various areas of our house are our bills and receipts.

Because my husband and I both get them I'm never sure what can go in the trash and what can't - so I make small piles in random places. So when I saw this tutorial in a Korean book that I have (its called 펠트소품 DIY - phonetically its peltuh sohpoom) I was quite excited. I made some minor changes to details, here and there. You will need: 4 different colour sheets of felt (2mm). A small piece of ribbon Thread (beads are optional) Apologies in advance for the bad photo lighting (most of my crafting occurs at night.) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Now find a place to hang it! Love and blessings. Pleated fabric flowers TUTORIAL | Craftaholics Anonymous. There’s how i make pleated fabric flowers! You can makes these pleated fabric flowers in all sizes. here’s how: 1. cut a strip of fabric to be 2 inches by 24 inches. fold in half and sew wrong sides together. 2. get coordinating thread and a needle ready. 3. start at one end and fold the bottom {the edge with the seam} over to create a pleat. pinch with your fingers to hold in place. 4. sew a single stitch through the pleat to hold in place. 5. make another pleat next to the first pleat and sew a single stitch. repeat until you’ve made a “circle”. 6. continue making pleats behind the first circle or layer. on the second layer, make the pleats slightly farther apart. 7. should look something like this. 8. when you’ve reached the end of your fabric strip, wrap layers and arrange how you want it to look. by doing it this way, you can easily adjust the size of the overall flower a little big bigger or a little bit smaller 12. cut a strip of fabric 3″x18″ and repeat steps 2-5.

Happy crafting!! Diy and Crafts.

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<3 crafts. Xmas crafts. Knitting basics. Well today's post is a wee late, but I was taking time to spend with family on a holiday. Anyway, you are in for a treat! Elisa has put together a few short and sweet videos that are uber easy to follow. Even my husband said he would be able to knit after watching the videos. Ok… don't tell any of his friends I told you that! Be sure to catch up because next week you'll be completing a modish headband (which doubles as a cowl, too!). Here's a sneak peek… Go and be pretty, Sara In todays lesson we are going to cover a lot of ground. Slip Knot A slip knot is the basic beginning stitch for both knitting and crochet. If you prefer photos, here are a few still shots of the slip knot process.

Twist loop to make an X shape. Grab the left hand strand through the loop and pull it through the loop. Once you have your slip knot on your left hand needle, you can begin casting on your stitches. Cast On Knit Stitch Troubleshooting Dropping a Stitch: One common mistake is dropping a stitch. -Elisa. Think Crafts Blog – Craft Ideas and Projects – CreateForLess » Blog Archive » How to Make a Cool Button Pendant. Welcome Guest Blogger, Diane Gilleland, from the Blog and Podcast “CraftyPod”.

CraftyPod is made by me, Sister Diane – aka Diane Gilleland. I’ve made things my whole life, and would gladly give up most household chores for an afternoon of serious crafting. When I’m not crafting, I producepodcasts, and make zines, and write and blog about crafts. I live in Portland, Oregon – the coolest city ever. I also run DIY Alert, a website for Portland crafters. If you’re a local, you should check it out. How to Make a Cool Button Pendant How to Make a Cool Button Pendant at Here’s what we made at Church of Craft yesterday: Button Pendants.

So, you begin with some small pieces of plastic canvas. Next, gather some cool buttons. Okay, now we’re going to wire these buttons to the plastic canvas. Take about an arm’s-length piece of wire. Poke the leading end of the wire back down through the other set of holes – again, passing through both the button and the canvas. . . . See? Free Crochet Pattern – Easy iPhone Sleeve « Roses n Lilies.

Here is a sample of some of the iPhone sleeves I have made, to give you a little inspiration. They were all made using my free pattern. The pattern is very easy, and you can use any yarn you choose. An experienced crocheter will whip this up in a very short time. It would also be a great first crochet project for a beginner. These were made using Veronica in Burgundy and Veronica in Denim from Lincraft (10 wraps/inch) and a 7/0 crochet hook. Luscious Cookies and Cream Both ‘Strawberries and Cream’ & ‘Cookies and Cream’ were made using one strand of Fairy Floss in Cream from Lincraft and one strand of Double Kniting (DK) acrylic yarn from Lincraft (15 wraps/inch) with a 6/0 hook.

Decadent Strawberries & Cream The red sleeve in the first picture is the one currently on my iPhone. I also had a pleasant surprise while working with the fluffy cream yarn. Happy Crocheting! Like this: Like Loading... Tutorial tuesday: fabric flower garland « Sarah Nielsen. This is fabric flower garland is pretty simple. I made the flowers out on the deck while the boys played in the backyard. Later that night I made it into a garland. It’s the perfect thing for spring and summer. + fabric of your choice cut into circles (3″ diameter) + needle and thread + hot glue + twine or ribbon STEP 1: Fold one circle in half.

STEP 2: Put a little stitch in the bottom. STEP 3: Take another circle and follow steps 1 & 2. STEP 4: Decide the length of your garland and space out your flowers. STEP 5: Hang it where you can enjoy it! Be Sociable, Share! Dandy the Lion Wool Felt Designer Plush Doll by nonesuchgarden. Cascading Garden Pom Poms! Great Wedding or Party Idea! So I've been searching of ways to start doing crafts for budget weddings and fell in love with the idea of the very popular can't-get-enough-of-POM POMS. I bought bulk 20x30 inches of tissue paper online and started to make them. I couldn't stop. I kept making all sizes. I then hung them from the ceiling and took a million pictures of them. I couldn't stop that either. The photos just could not capture the true beauty of these things.

Why is this POM POM tutorial different than any other you may ask?? Things you may need: Tissue paper ScissorGalvanized wires or any thin floral wire (optional)Fishing line or clear sewing thread to hang I cut my 20x30 inch tissue paper into 2 pieces measuring 15x20in. I started by folding the 10 sheets of 7.5x10in inch tissue paper. Accordion folds. Cut the ends round (semi circle) for roses. Do the other side... Cut your wire about 5-7 inches. Tie the folded sheets together and twist the wires at the bottom. Hold it fanned out. Both sides-top view. Enjoy... V and Co. how to: gathered heart pillow. Last week was butt freezing cold here. like in the negatives. so i needed something to keep me busy and happy in the house. and well valentines being around the corner...well when you are a crafter and trying to create things for the holiday... it's right around the corner.this little pillow is fast and easy and well, a happy maker in freezing temps.lets get started: materials needed:a strip of pink or red fabric approx size of 6" by 12"two squares of muslin (i used sandcastle fabric i had on hand in my stash) cut to around 10" by 10". okay now lets get started with the sewing: first you are going to put your machine on the running stitch. mine is a a 1/4" seam along both of the long sides of your pink fabric.

**while you are sewing your running stitch, hold slightly your thread up above, by the spool of thread. this will create your gather as you go. do the same thing to the other side. here is what your gather should look like. next you are going to take your muslin square all done! Paper Starburst Pendant Light. So I had a different project that I was going to post today, an update version of my Book Pages Pendant Lantern from Project 19, but then I started working on this light idea, and I am so excited by the results I just couldn’t wait to show you guys! My inspiration and guide was this light from Design*Sponge, that I spotted on Pinterest.

I really liked the idea, and I had a roll of white vellum lying around left over from college that I thought would look beautiful. So I started cutting triangles. And then I started glueing. And cutting more and glueing more. The roll of vellum that I was using was 24 inches long. I think I glued the pieces on much closer than they did in the Design*Sponge tutorial, but I wanted a really full look. All in all I think the light is pretty awesome, and I can’t wait to post it on Etsy, though I’m a little bit worried about shipping. Ciao, Allison Like this: Like Loading... Super cute sewing tutorials. Have you visited Anna Graham's blog Noodlehead yet? If you like to sew things that are so cute you can't stand it, rush right over there. Here's her free tutorial for gathered clutches (also available as a PDF pattern with other styling options for purchase right here.)

Or maybe you want a little zippered pouch with a key ring. Tutorial here. Maybe you want that zippered wallet to have some adorable detailing. Or maybe you want to sew a bike basket, a diaper keeper, a mail organizer, or a host of other useful things listed on Anna's blog. To see the lovely things others have made from her tutorials, like Yellow Poplar's pouches above, visit the Noodlehead Tutorials Flickr pool. DIY Pantone chip magnets. I try to keep loose Pantone chips in an envelope for future projects, but these nice colors escaped and attached themselves to my file cabinet. If you happen to own a Pantone chip book or can beg a few chips from someone you know, here's how to whip up some little candy-like magnets. Cut small pieces of bookboard or other thick cardboard with an X-acto knife.

(Bookboard is likely available at your local art store or PaperSource.) Make the pieces exactly the size of the Pantone chips. Then paint the edges white; I used acrylic paint for this. Attach the chip to the cardboard. Then cover the face of the chip with paper glaze. Finally, attach a magnet to the back. Tiny Polaroid Magnets | { Ambrosia Girl } Hi there! It’s felt like forever since I’ve last blogged, and has felt like an eternity since I’ve done anything crafty and nifty. Since my morning sickness has gone into full speed (yes, we’re expecting our third this fall!) I haven’t felt like myself. But nothing like inspiration to wake one out of a reverie — or nightmare, in my constantly sick state.

I came across these DIY Pantone chip magnets on How About Orange and wanted to do something similar. You will need: Cardboard (mine was the backing of a sketchbook — much thicker than the back of a regular spiral bound notebook) or 2-3 sheets of white cardstock or poster board spray-mounted together to use as a sturdy backing to the magnetsOpaque white marker (necessary only if your cardboard is not white) Craft knife Metal straight edge/ruler Clear packing tape or frisk film.

Step 1: Download a Photoshop file of the Polaroid frames below. Step 2: Print out photos onto photo paper. Step 4: Trim out photos with craft knife. 487 Comments. Suzy Homemaker Apron - Tutorial. And here is a simplified sketch of the apron (I didn't use a pattern.) A - Neck and Waist ties - Finished size* 1" x 18" - Two layers each: Cut 8 (Light Pink)B - Top Ruffle - Finished size 18" x 1.5" - Two layers: Cut 2 (Light Pink)C - Top - Finished size 12" x 10" - Two layers: Cut 2 (Bright Pink)D - Waist - Finished size 18" x 2" - Two layers: Cut 2 (Light Pink)E - Skirt - 28" x 21" - Single layer: Cut 1 (Bright Pink) F - Skirt trim - Finished size 28" x 1.5" - Two layers: Cut 2 (Light Pink)*Add at least 1/2 inch seam allowance to the finished measurements for the size you'll need to cut out. 1.

I sewed A and B up, right sides together (leaving a small opening) like a pillow and then turned them out and topstitched them.2. I sandwiched the top ruffle (B) and neck ties (A) between the right sides together of the top and stitched it up like a pillow.3. I sewed the trim on the bottom of the skirt (not visible in my picture.)4. 50 Free Apron Patterns You Can Make. Home / Crafts / 50+ Free Apron Patterns You Can Make [Updated 2012] Here’s a treat for Tipnut readers, three free booklets packed full of apron patterns! I’ve scanned, re-typed and organized over 50 vintage goodies from my personal collection and organized them into separate eBooks for you to download (they are in pdf format). Please Note: The files are quite large so they may take a few seconds to load. Before getting started, if you’re looking for current designs that I’ve collected from around the web, you’ll find them moved to this page. That collection has also been updated with a bunch of new goodies and currently features over 40 lovely projects to choose from (and I’ll be adding more to it too so you may want to bookmark it).

Ready to download your booklets? The first is over 30 pages and consists of half-aprons. The second is 27 pages and features full-aprons, there are some pretty nifty ideas in this bunch too! I hope you enjoy these as much as I do! Sailor's Knot Bracelets :: Etsy Blog. With fall days of colored leaves, chunky sweaters and spiced cider in our future, it’s just about time to pack up the beach gear until next year.

Luckily, it doesn’t have to be summer to rock these stylish (and easy to make) nautical bracelets. I’m Simone of Groundsel, and a member of Etsy New York Street Team team. I made the following sailor’s bracelet tutorial using a Turk’s Head Knot for you to share with your summer friends. So, read on, and get knotty… Supplies you’ll need: 3.5 yards of twine14 ounce can for a smaller bracelet or a 20 ounce can for a larger bracelet.

Directions: Step 1: Wrap one end of the twine around the can to shape an X. Step 2: Wrap the long end of the twine around the can again and bring it up to the middle of the X. Step 3: Next, move the upper left leg of the X over the right leg of the X to create an oval shape. Step 4: Pull the long end of the twine through the oval shaped opening you just set up. Step 7: You will now find a three-stranded braid. DIY Solar Lamp: Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Sun Jars. How to make gift bags from newspaper.