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DIY Wrap Bracelet
You should all know by now that we are all about stacking bracelets on our wrists. The more, the better. In fact . . . the most, the best!
sew for big folks
Alina's Adventures sew for big folks All of the links below are to free sewing tutorials and patterns offered by kind creatives all the over the web. Organized in alphabetical order by category- scroll down to see the plethora of categories and links. P indicates a printable or PDF tutorial or pattern. F designates a personal favorite.
DIY Friendship Bracelet
For several months now, we’ve been receiving emails requesting a friendship bracelet DIY. Well, friends, ask and you shall receive! Today, we’ll give you a step by step tutorial on the classic chevron pattern. If you used to whip up friendship bracelets like a champ in grade school and have since forgotten how, consider this a refresher course. And if you can make these with your eyes closed and arms tied . . . umm, can we still be friends? You’ll need:embroidery threada safety pin or tapea pair of scissors
DIY Braided Bead Bracelet
It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY. I don’t know about you, but our wrists have been begging for another colorful addition for months now. So after playing with some materials that were already on hand, we’ve created a tutorial for a braided bead bracelet, which is a not so distant cousin of the hex nut and wrap bracelet.
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428 Gift Patterns For Sewing Addicts :
I posted this list of sewing links a few weeks ago. Today, I’m reposting it, for anyone who might have missed it the first time around! It’s time to start creating handcrafted gifts for the holidays. With that in mind, here are 428 Gift Patterns from Craft Stew. Included here are all your favorite sewing patterns from past posts….. anything that is appropriate for gift giving. I skipped most of previous posts on clothes patterns, as they would require multiple fittings.
Making DIY Coffee Filter Flowers: The Complete Guide
Hello lovely readers, Apologies for the delayed post today. This post was originally one sweet little DIY tutorial all set to go live at 9am this morning then I got immersed in the intoxicating world of coffee filter flowers and ended up adding another and another until I was up to my eyeballs in coffee filter tutorials and inspiration!
DIY Lip Balm
This fun recipe will give you a great organic lip balm! All you need are a few simple ingredients. You can add in more essential oils to this recipe if you want to, or other things you think would go well with the “recipe”. This will make 3 lip balms. You’ll need:
Dining Room Table
One of the things I've loved so much about blogging this past year is how much I'm learning about home design, building my own furniture, and various wood treatments. And I look forward to learning so much more. Now that I work with wood for a living, I've also learned so much about different ways to age new wood, though, I'm certainly no expert. Several years ago when I decided to build a new dining room table with the table legs that my dad made, I really didn't know that much about any of those things, but we really needed a larger dining table for our larger than usual dining room and I really wanted to give those special table legs a purpose.
Macaron Coin Purse
Just can’t help for not sewing these sweet little macaron coin purses when one of Craft Passion’s Facebook fans showed them to me. Thanks to XYZZhandmade for her inspiring handmade and some tutorial links in Japanese, this, this, this and this. No, I can’t read Japanese but I can guess from the pictures on how to sew it.
CWTS reveal - the book clutch + how-to
Did you see this week’s Crafting with the Stars? We got third place- and we’re moving on to round 2! Yikes! My project was the book clutch…this is the post:A little vintage book… upon further review is actually a clever clutch. This upcycled clutch is sure to be a conversation starter wherever you go. Made from a vintage book and old bag found at the thrift store melded together to create this little gem of a purse.
Christmas tree ornament mobile, how-to
Here is how I made my Christmas tree ornament mobile, it was easier than it looks, promise. The Supplies a 17″ steamer rack from a restaurant supply storeabout 5 feet of lightweight jack chaina small carabiner100 basic ornament hooksone roll, 500 feet, monofilament jewelry string (not the stretchy sort)200 jewelry crimp beads or tubesjewelry crimping tool100 lanyard hooks100 ornaments
Bohemian Infinity Dress… « Needles, Thread and Love
I saw this dress as a project in vol. 4 of the Quick Stuff To Sew magazine. It was insanely easy to make and I love it so much! Its so flowy and bohemian…