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Always Chrysti - Always Chrysti - 100+ Ways to Creatively Reuse Old Magazines. Tutorials. Hola there!

Tutorials

Here you can find an organized list of all my tutorials, projects and printables. I want to point out that I am no sewing expert and have no formal education in either sewing or English (Spanish is my native language) So I might not always use the correct terminology or best technique, I am always learning too! It might not always be perfect, but it’s sure a lot of fun! All of my tutorials and printables for personal use only, if you want to sell items made with these tutorials please purchase a Limited Production License. Headband Refashion. Our headband had a flower that was starting to look a little tired and worn so we made it new again!

Headband Refashion

This braided ribbon could embellish many things— a hair clip would be cute too! These headbands would make great handmade gifts for little girls to make each other! Woven Ribbon Headband. Using porcelain paint pens. {valentine’s plate} you know i always talk about my next creative endeavor?

using porcelain paint pens

Well, i can assure you, this will be it! Welcome to the world of porcelain paint pens, friends! {tea for two and fine} it always amazes me when i find a new craft, it’s like how did i survive without knowing this? Wire Wrapped Tree Of Life Ornament. OPTIONS: 1.

Wire Wrapped Tree Of Life Ornament

Pendant Size Tree: If you need to make a smaller Tree of Life for a pendant or even a tiny one for earrings, you'll simply want to use a smaller ring and also decrease the number of wires used. Just remember, you'll always want to have a multiple of three (3, 6, 9...) because you'll be braiding the roots of the tree. 2. Adding charms: If you'd like to add charms to your tree, just add them while your twisting the branches or before you add beads to the branch, depending on where you want the charm to hang. 3.

Fuller Trees: If you prefer the fuller looking trees, don't twist the branches as close to the edge as I did here. Easy Button Earrings Tutorial. Did you know...that you can make new earrings with a button and a paperclip?

Easy Button Earrings Tutorial

True story! I've been trying to think of a way for us to make some earrings without having to buy supplies. Buying the beads and all the findings can really add up. T Shirt Shrug. How romantic.

T Shirt Shrug

My friend and I went to the arthall in Rotterdam and saw an exhibition called ICON DRESSED designed by Annette Meyer, each garment was made of paper and represented a decade of women clothing from the 1800's till now. I was amazed by a garment which looked exactly like the dress Keira Knightley wore in Pride & Prejudice, I went home got into a romantic state of mind, converted that into creativity and made this. Doily canvas bag. Thankfully everyone seems to be making a switch from plastic to lasting when it comes to shopping bags, so here’s another fun little tutorial on customizing one to make it oh so cute.

doily canvas bag

You might notice a lot of doilies in my recent diy projects. Since I was getting so many ready for A Christmas Gathering I used a lot of the same materials…monograms seems to be pretty popular now too. 8 Cute DIY Bookmark Ideas. Bookmarks | 26 comments I don’t really use real bookmarks.

8 Cute DIY Bookmark Ideas

I’m not sure why. They’re not expensive, or hard to make, but I tend to just pick up whatever to mark my pages. Old receipts, scraps of paper, a pencil, etc. I Could Do That. Knitting Patterns: Washcloth Quartet. Latest Post 2 skeins and 1 season of Chuck into my fingering weight project.

Knitting Patterns: Washcloth Quartet

New pattern finally delivered to my sample knitter after months of indecision. I get stuck on the silly things. Simple tote bag tutorial. I needed to sew another tote bag so I could write up a tutorial.

simple tote bag tutorial

It was the perfect excuse to make a tote for myself, it's been a long time since I have sewn something just for me! I added a sweet little 'W' monogram. I will probably use the bag primarily for trips to the library, although I did use it for a solo trip to the fabric store last night. I put my cellphone, keys and wallet in the front pockets and my purchases in the main part. Knitting needle roll tutorial « Warehouse Fabrics Inc Blog. Here, I’ve sewn my D-ring tab and my ribbon piece to the right side of my knitting needle case, with each pointing toward the center for now. Now, I’m going to move on to the big flap that holds the needles in. Without it, they will slide right out from the top. 190 Free Tote Bag Sewing Patterns! Sew tote bags with this collection of over 200 free tote bag patterns collected from all over the web.

And because tote bags usually consist of simple shapes and are quick to sew (especially if left unlined), they can be an excellent first project for a beginner who’s just learning how to sew (see Pillow Patterns and Apron Patterns for more great beginner sewing projects). And because tote bags are often made from heavy fabrics like cotton canvas (and attaching the handles can require stitching through several layers of heavy material), remember to use a thicker sewing machine needle in your machine, such as a denim or jeans needle, which will be able to pierce through those thick, heavy layers easily and without breaking.

~ Tuesday Tute ~ Suede Flowers. Layout 1. The Handy Hausfrau: Portable Spice Kit for Camping or Travel. Today's DIY project at The Handy Hausfrau is a portable spice "rack. " We have a second home (a ski condo in the mountains) and I am constantly filling up Ziplock bags with various spices for cooking. Why don't I just leave the spices up there? You ask. We rent the condo out and on more than one occasion, I've searched for my crushed red pepper, only to find that a renter used the last of it on his pepperoni pizza slice.

To solve my problem (and to be a little more kind to the environment), I created this Portable Spice Kit. Simple Winter Sewing Project: Hot Rice Bags. Warm face, warm ‘ands, warm feet Aow, wouldn’t it be loverly? –Eliza Doolittle Cloth bags of heated grain are great for warming the bed or soothing sore muscles–much cozier than hot water bottles, and a nicer quality of heat. Easy Origami Box Instructions - How to make a Simple Origami Box. The origami box is simple to make, and can be used to hold other origami pieces. Or important stuff, like candies. This origami box is also called Masu, which is Japanese for a square wooden box. Handmade Moccasins. Paper Fortune Cookie Favors by La La Laurie. Flower origami ball. DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From Rolled Recycled Book Pages}

Folding. How to make gift bags from newspaper. Magical Mason Jars - Style Lush. Kanzashi Fabric Folded Flower Craft Project at WomansDay.com. Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That. Mason Jar Key Hook. Put Up Your Dukes: braided scarf tutorial.

Scrapbooking Community and Store. DIY Doily Lamp. Purl soho. Gathered Clutch Tutorial. How To Build The World's Best Paper Airplanes. Small Footprint, Big Yield: Create an Easy Micro Organic Urban Garden Today! How to turn "water" into marbles.