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Comfy Camera Strap
Here is what you need, leftover fabrics measures around 25” by 3” (cut two) quilting batting measures around 23.5” by 3” (cut two) fabric for the pocket measures 3” by 3” (cut one) 1. Sew the pocket first, you just need to sew one side for the pocket only 2. Then, take one of the strap fabrics, put the pocket on one o the end sides of the...
Rice Bag Warmer
Click the picture to go see the tutorial for how to make these adorable warmers!
Scrap Fabric Bracelets
You will need: Bracelets, a glue gun and glue sticks, fabric and buttons if you’d like to adorn your bracelets! First cut long strips approximately 1/2 ” x 12” or longer! Starting on the inside of our bracelet we are going to glue on an end of our fabric strip! Wrap your fabric around the bracelet pulling it tight! Completely cover the bracelet and finish it by...
Home Depot Necklace? What.
You need three things… Washers from Home Depot. And I warn you! You will get that “Damsel in Distress” look from the sales guy when he asks you what size you need and what you’re using them for! I avoided answering. Pretty Sure Orange Aproned Men don’t like to hear their department is a new hit with house wives across America for gathering jewelry supplies! I...
Junk Food Sushi
Blue Cricket Design I am an avid babysitter and I know the kids I babysit for would FLIP for these, they could even be fun for halloween or easter. Get creative, that’s the best part :)
Little Birdie Secrets shows us exactly how to make these adorable photo blocks, you could take this and make something wonderful as a gift or decoration. xo
If you’d like to have a double braid you will need pieces that are about 60” to 63” long. I used 6 pieces in each portion so total 18 pieces in one braid. Tie them up with a hairband, divide in three equal pieces and start braiding.Tip: You don’t even need to cut the yarn until later just in case you are not sure if you like the way your braid looks on you. Leave the...
Button Earrings? Yes, please.
Head on over to Grosgrainfabulous blogspot for a quick and easy tutorial!
Flower Magnets From Recycled Cans
Tutorial is right here Enjoy.
Shredded T-shirt Necklace
Materials needed: one or more cotton t-shirts and scissors. Step one: Cut off the hems of both t-shirts. Step two: Cut ~1” strips across the width of both shirts (whether they have seams or not, keep them intact). You can cut as many as you like, depending on how thick you want the necklace to be. Step three: Hand stretch each strip of fabric, so that the sides roll. You will...
Want to learn how to make a fringe scarf? Head on over to Emerging Thoughts for a quick tutorial.
Supplies Needed: plain necklace, scrap lace (I used extra hem tape), scissors Step 1: Cut lace into 2.5 inch sections. I ended up using just the white lace. Step 2: Tie each individual section onto the chain. Knot it in the middle, leaving the ends loose. Step 3: Repeat with each piece of lace, until you have the desired look. You can keep them sparse, sporadic, or tightly packed,...
Supplies Needed: satin ribbon (any trim will do), scissors, two elastic bands, sewing machine or needle and thread (not pictured) Step 1: Measure the circumference of your head (where you would want the headband to fit) and subtract four inches. Cut the ribbon to that length. Step 2: Place the elastics so that one is overlapping the other. Step 3: Holding the opposite elastic...
Shrink Plastic Charm
Supplies you will need: #6 plastic (mine is from a takeout lid - make sure it has the 6 recycle imprint), scissors, aluminum foil, hole punch, permanent marker. Step 1: Cut the plastic in a desired shape, and decorate it as you wish. Keep in mind that this will shrink to about 1/3 of the original size. I made a heart, with my puppy’s name, Miku. Step 2: Punch a hole in the...
Materials: Sequins, sewing thread, sewing needle, earring hooks, scissors Begin by threading the needle onto a long strand of thread. Pull the needle to the center of the strand so that the thread is doubled over. Tie one earring hook onto the loose ends of thread. Snip the excess ends off. Now begin to thread the sequins onto the thread. Be sure that they all face the same direction so...
For a full on tutorial of how to make this dream catcher head on over to Seablanket! I absolutely adore her blog to bits and pieces, enjoy!
Tic Tac Vases
Grab some empty tic tac containers and remove all the sticker labeling with soap and water. Once all the labels have been removed, use an Xacto knife or something similar to cut off the top flap. Then grab an old magazine and find an area large enough to cover your tic tac vase. Tip: Paper Source catalogs are perfect for this. Great patterns and thick matte paper. Cut out a strip long...
How to Make a Multi-Photo Frame
For materials and tutorial: Craft Stylish O my goodness! I plan on making a HUGE one when I get back to America for my dorm next fall, you could do multicolored and get so creative! Let me know if any of you guys do it, I’d love to see the results! xo
Fortune Cookie & Fortune Cookie Ring
You’ll need: Felt in the color of your choice (I used tan, but red, pink, or your recipient’s favorite color would be fun, plus small remnants of white and a contrast heart color) Sharp scissors A teacup or another round jar, glass, etc., for a template (mine measured about 3 inches across; if yours is a similar size, you will be able to make six fortune cookies with one 8.5 x...
Fabric Scrap Basket
For a tutorial and tips go to The Sometimes Crafter!
How to make a reversible journal cover
Part 1: Measuring 1) Measure the height of your journal. Add 2cm. We will refer to this measurement as “H”. 2) Whilst closed, measure around your journal, from the outside edge of the front cover, around the spine to the outside edge of the back cover. Add 2cm. We will call this measurement “L”. 3) Measure how deep you want your cover pockets to be. 3/4 of the cover...
How To Make A Plush Alphabet
Materials: Idea from: Chez Beeper Bebe PDF of tutorial on the site :)
Paper Lantern Ornament
What you’ll need: - Paper - enough to cut 15 strips - ½”x4” (7.5”x4”) - 2 small brads - Ruler, 1/16” hole punch or pushpin to poke holes, exacto blade or rotary cutter and a cutting mat 1. Measure out and cut your paper into 15 strips - each strip ½”x4” 2. Punch holes 1/8” from edge on short edge on both ends of paper strips. I used a...
Fabric Vase Covers
Fabric Vase Covers How To: 1. Cut a piece of fabric large enough to wrap around your glass or vase once, plus about an inch of overlap. Make it as tall as your vase is, plus an extra half inch. (Of course, vary this depending on how much glass you want to show at the top.) 2. Fold over and press a half inch at the top and bottom of the fabric; then sew a seam across it to hold it down....
Tennis Ball Picture Holder
Materials: Tennis Ball, sharp knife, photo Using a sharp knife or handsaw, cut a slit in the tennis ball that extends roughly a third of the way down the ball. Then stick your favorite photo in the slit and enjoy! Tip: If the ball is rolling around at all, put some pennies or pebbles in the inside to weight it down. This will prevent rolling. Quick and easy item :) Idea from: Paper N...
Magazine Photo Frame
I have already made 4 of these, I am so in love! I’ve made one for each of my good friends and I cannot wait to send them off and surprise them! Such a cute and easy idea. Just sit front of the tv and in 30 minutes you will have a new frame!
Coasters Wall art!
I had so much fun picking/matching all the ribbons! For a tutorial check on my blog :)
I promised I would (Cosmo Bow)
I have made these crafts the past few days just did not get around to taking photos! ENJOY :) Also if you guys are ever interested in trading stuff or would like something just email me!! xx Cosmo Bow made by ME :) Instructions are on the blog!
How to Make a Bangle from a Vintage Map
What you’ll need: A vintage map A blank bangle (diybangles.com, all sorts of shapes and sizes!) Scissors Foam brush Glue Ruler Clear protective coating Step by step instructions: Vintage Map Bangle I want one, I want one, I want one!!! Maybe I will go and make myself one :)
The "Times" They Are A-Changing: How to Make a...
Materials: Newspaper, scissors, a stapler, craft glue, ribbon. For step by step instructions (with images) go here: The “Times” They Are A-Changing: How to Make a Basket from a Newspaper I love anything that has to do with recycling the stuff we have laying around the house so this is such a perfect idea.
Make a gift bow from different papers!
Materials: Any paper for the bow (Get creative! Maps & magazines); Double stick tape or staples; Scissors. 1. Cut a magazine page lengthwise into 9 strips, 3/4” wide. Leave 3 of the strips full length. Cut one inch off 3 of the strips. Cut two inches off 2 of the strips. Cut the last strip down to 3 1/2” long. 2.Twist each strip to form a loop at both ends and staple...
Mens Dress Shirt = Cute Summer Dress
I’m sorry but this is one of the cutest ideas I’ve come across in a long time! First it makes me miss spring/summer ( I am dress obsessed, thats about all I own) & second if I knew how to work a sewing machine I would make about 10 of these dresses! For step by step instructions click here! (Thank you craftstylish!!!!) Idea from: Paper N Stitch
For step by step instructions and a PDF file of the patten please go to Noussnouss! Cute idea and you can re-use them again and again :) Paper n Stitch
Creating a No-Sew Fabric Banner
Supplies: 1. Iron 2. Yarn, Jute, or String 3. Iron-on Adhesive (I used Heat n Bond) 4.Leftover Fabric Scraps 5. Scissors 6. Ruler Step by Step: 1. Gather your fabric scraps and begin cutting them into equal size 2.5 x 5 inch rectangles (size may vary depending on preference). Once you have cut enough, get out your string. Leaving a good amount (2-3 feet) of extra string before...