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Yarn and PVA Glue CHRISTMAS STARS. Here is a special collection of Christmas ornaments by KROKOTAK – a limited edition of only 7 stars for our new house, which is almost a hundred years old… and will welcome us for the first time this Christmas They are easy to make.


You need fine white and red yarn, some PVA glue and a suitable surface to stick the tacks on in the shape you need. We used a bulletin board which we wrapped in clingfilm to prevent the glue from damaging its surface. We wound the triangles one by one. Each side is about 5cm long. Brush over the stars well with diluted PVA glue. Then we come to the most delicate task – tying the red yarn. Easy Yarn Crafts: Creative Ways to Use Yarn Without Knitting or Crocheting. Woven Finger-Knitting Hula-Hoop Rug DIY.

Here we go!

Woven Finger-Knitting Hula-Hoop Rug DIY

I’m so excited to kick off this series of finger-knitting projects. For the first project, B proffered his largest ball of finger-knitting for us all to try weaving a rug! This project is super-fun and easy to do. The rug was made on a hula hoop loom, using an old t-shirt for the warp and a massively huge ball of finger knitting for the weft. I based this project on an incredible t-shirt hula hoop rug I saw on the Disney Family Fun site, where they used strips of t-shirts for the weft. Branch Weaving. I’ve been wanting to weave on a branch for years.

Branch Weaving

That might sound strange to an ordinary person, but for this textile design geek it’s a perfectly normal dream! Since my windows of making-alone-time are far and few between, I didn’t spend a whole lot of time finding the perfect branch. I literally took this one out of the kindling box that was next to the fireplace. Speed of execution was more important than perfection for a change! This post contains affiliate links.

Supplies: ~ a branch that has a “T” shape ~ gold tempera paint (I used this one which I got at my local art store, but this one is cheaper on Amazon, it’s just a little bit yellower) ~ yarn (I chose about 8 colors but you can do anything you want!) ~ plastic needles. Paper Plate Weaving How To. I have to confess, that there are not “many paper plate crafts” on Red Ted Art yet.

Paper Plate Weaving How To

I am not sure why, but paper plates are not something we have in our house. But it was it was time to change that……… especially as it is such a fun material to work with. How to Make a Simple Box Loom Weaving. My older daughter, age six, is obsessed with fiber arts, and has been engaged in all sorts of weaving activities lately.

How to Make a Simple Box Loom Weaving

We have a book case full of inspiring crafting books, and she and her friend pulled Eco-friendly Crafting with Kids (affiliate) by Kate Liley off the shelf. After paging through it they landed on Box Loom Weaving, and wanted to give it a go. Pink and Green Mama: * Cereal Box Weaving: Homemade Looms! While playing with ideas for the the girls and I made some homemade cardboard looms out of empty cereal and granola bar boxes.

Pink and Green Mama: * Cereal Box Weaving: Homemade Looms!

"C" has always wanted to try weaving like her big sister, Płytki CD ozdobione. While I love paper craft projects, lately I've been trying to branch out with new materials and new techniques.

Płytki CD ozdobione

I've posted a couple of weaving crafts on this site before and was itching to try some more. Today I'm going to share a fun cd weaving project. It took a little while to weave each cd, but I think it was worth it because the results are just so beautiful. (Plus, isn't everyone always trying to figure out new ways to get rid of cds?) Woven CD Dream Catcher Craft This post contains affiliate links. By the way, if you seriously have a ton of CDs that you'd like to get rid of, then today's the perfect day for you! Materials Needed: Yarn (We used smooth kinds, but any will dot)CDsScissorsBeads (I used regular Perler beads and Biggie Beads)Sharpie MarkersNeedle (You can use a plastic lacing needle, or simply wrap the end in masking tape, or make your own needle by wrapping a toothpick with masking tape, or make a needle from an old plastic lid) Let's get weaving! Now weave!