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Happy Hooligans. Free Knit Patterns | Jessie At Home. Bee In My Bonnet Row Along. Bee In My Bonnet. Once Upon a Time... ...in the creative land of Bee in my Bonnet... there was a "happy go lucky" princess who was trying to finish her dresden plate quilt that she started 4 months ago.... The princess thought she would pick up the pace by chain-stitching a quick method for the hour glass blocks she would use for the sashings of her dresden plate quilt.... So... she happily chain-stitched away in the early morning hours... But... (dunt dunt duuuhhh!) As she was stitching.... TRAGEDY struck. Time stood still... and so did the sewing machine. It made a loud clunk and stopped working!

"Oh nooooo! " what can I do? How can I finish my Dresden plate quilt... or any other quilt? The princess was not so "Happy Go Lucky" anymore.... ...but wait... ...as luck would have it... the prince (Mr.Honey) was still in the castle (garage) fixing a lawnmower and heard the princess cry for help (or something like that) and came to her rescue armed with his trusty screwdriver (and a flashlight). ..as he had to take it farther and farther The next day.... Mack and Mabel: Organics. Mack and Mabel: Free Knitting Pattern for Rabbit Trousers. I've finally got this typed up as a free pattern for you ! It is just the instructions for the dungarees , hat and rucksack. To purchase the pattern for the rabbit go here or here As everyone stuffs their rabbit differently, the waistline for the trousers is quite generous.

Test your knitting alongside your finished rabbit as you work – you may want to reduce the number of stitches in the trousers slightly. The same goes for the hat – depending on how well you stuffed the head and where you placed the ears, you may have to adjust the number of stitches you cast on and the position of the ear slots. The accessories are not suitable for a rabbit that is to be given to a very young child as the small parts could present a choking hazard.

Dungarees for Robert and Rosie Rabbit Suggested yarns: The pattern uses (US - light worsted weight) (UK - double knit) (Australia - 8ply) yarn Materials needed 20 grams [65 yards] light worsted/double knit/8ply yarn for dungarees Stitch holder Abbreviations K = knit. A Tiny Toothpick Treehouse in a Bitty Broccoli Tree - StumbleUpon. Make Your Own Canvas Portrait! Song Lyric Wall Art / D.I.Y. Project. A couple weeks ago, I found a paint-by-number at an unbeatable price. I can't pass these things up even though I already owned this particular design. I thought that I could maybe use it to make a fun D.I.Y., but my new rule is that all thrifts that I purchase with the intent of restyling need to get done right away. I have way too many half finished projects in my life. With that little bit of motivation I came up with a fun D.I.Y. to display some of my favorite song lyrcis in our newlywed home.

Enjoy.... Here's how I did it... I displayed our piece in our bedroom, on Jeremy's side of the bed. A couple weeks ago, I found a paint-by-number at an unbeatable price. Sofa Caddy. Sometimes, I think my TV remote has a mind of its own. Nine times out of ten, it's not where I want it when I sit down. I figure it must get up and leave when I'm not looking. Same thing goes for all my other controls ... never around when I need them (much like gas stations).

This cool sofa caddy keeps everything right at my fingertips, The pockets all have the perfect expandable gusset: big enough to easily slide stuff in and out, but not so big that things topple out. Proving you can mix and match designer fabrics, we used coordinating Amy Butler and Vicki Payne fabrics, both in decorator weight. You really need the extra heft of a decorator weight fabric for both strength and stability.

Any Sewing Machine (we recommend the Janome Memory Craft 6600P) Some important notes on sizing Our pocket sizes were determined based on the things we wanted to store; you'll have different stuff, and you can change the pocket sizes to get the best fit. Now it's time to cut Constructing the base. No-interfacing Storage Basket Tutorial. As promised, a recipe for making washable stand-up storage baskets: You'll need to cut 2 of each of these pieces (click on the pic to enlarge it to a readable size). The measurements are in centimetres because that's the way I was brought up (sorry).

A seam allowance of 1cm is included in these measurements. This basket's base is 15cm wide, but you could make any size using this slightly haphazard formula, where x is the width of the base and y is the height of the basket. Pieces cut, sew right sides together along these seams: Sew the boxed corners of the linings by folding the pieces open, matching the side seams with the bottom seams, and stitching across: Zig-zag the top edge of the smaller lining piece. Hem the bottom edge of the outer sleeve piece, turning up 1cm all round and stitching it down. Turn the lining pieces so that their right side faces out, and slide the outer sleeve over. Almost done, except for the fiddly part!

See the stitching on the corner?

Christmas

Print Hula Hoop Rug Page | Crafts | FamilyFun - StumbleUpon. I Really Wish I Could Sew | Pioneer Woman Home & Garden | Ree Drummond - StumbleUpon. A sweet friend of mine sent the girls and me a box of adorably adorable owl pillows this week. 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. It must have something to do with the eyes. I love this vinyl detailing. Vinyl? Which brings me to my current fixation: I really wish I could sew. But when I see things like this, all I can think about is that I really wish I could sew. I’d love to be able to grab a pile of fabric scraps and turn them into…an owl. I love this one. Boo! It would take me approximately eighty years to make one of these pillows. That’s because I’d keep taking breaks to go cook. And eat. So maybe it’s best that I don’t know how to sew. If I did, I might be tempted to make things like this. And then nothing would ever get cooked in this house. Maybe even twenty pounds! Yep. Ahem. Free Sewing Patterns, Free Sewing Downloads. Creative DIY Tips & Project Ideas For Homemakers.

Kid Fun

Sock Snowmen. This morning when I went out to take my daughter to school it was -12. That is too cold for my blood and despite the beautiful snow on the ground there is NO way you're getting me outside to make a snowman. So, instead, I'll opt for the inside version made out of socks. They're easier to make, last longer and dare I say it... they're cuter too. Want to make your own? Here's how: You'll need the following: 1- white sock. Step 1: cut the foot part off of your sock and discard. Step 2 & 3: Turn the tube part of your sock inside out and wrap a rubber band around the bottom. Step 4 & 5: Fill the sock with rice. Step 6: Taking the ankle socks, cut as shown above. Step 7, 8 & 9: First, take the sock without a toe and a heel and put it over your rice filled sock. Step 10: Next you add your embellishments. And there you have it - the cutest, easiest, little snowman you'll ever make.

Just some quick tips: - you could sew the sock instead of using a rubber band. Enjoy! Most favorited all-time. "*The Heartfelt Home*" DIY,Sewing, Decorating, Crafts, Cooking,... - StumbleUpon. I am so excited to share a great Christmas craft project today. Salt dough ornaments and gift tags. For pennies you can make a great gift for your family and friends. I am using the ones my girls and I made as gift tags that the recipients can later use as an ornament. All you need to get started is 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 cup salt 1/2 water 1,2,3 easy peasy!!!

Toss it all in the mixer for a few minutes. Once it is all combined Kneed until smooth I separated mine, so each girl could have one. Roll the dough ball out on wax paper Now for the fun part…. Grab a doily and press it into the dough with the rolling pin. When you lift the doily off you will be left with a beautiful pattern. Next grab a cookie cutter and cut out your ornaments. Remove the dough from around your ornament shapes, lift and place on a cookie sheet and poke a hole with a straw. Cook at 200 degrees for 5-6 hours. Take them out and let them cool. Paint them white, start with the back. After the paint is dry apply glue to the front.

Knitting

A flower brooch for you favorite mom.