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This craft category is a huge collection of creative DIY kids costumes, various free patterns of kids clothes, and handmade accessories! DIY costumes for kids ( Halloween costumes for kids, dress-up party costumes for kids), free baby clothes sewing patterns, free kids clothes sewing patterns, free crochet patterns, free printable costume parts and low budget costume ideas, baby accessories, DIY accessories for teenagers, easy handmade jewelries for kids, free bag patterns for kids, knitted baby clothes, knitted kids clothes and a lot more!
Easy elegant bead flowers (beading pattern)
This gorgeous beaded (spring) flower is a very easy beading project which makes it excellent choice for beginners! It's not just super easy to bead, but also very decorative and elegant! This beaded flower can be a gorgeous brooch, hairpin, earring... or you can use it in many other ways! This elegant beaded flower can be a great accessory or decor element at your wedding as well. Read this detailed step-by-step written tutorial and learn how to bead one gorgeous elegant beaded flower! In the external site you will find a free beading pattern as well, so even if you are a beginner in beading it can be a great starting project for you!
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4 DIY friendship bracelets - easy stackable arm candy projects
Today, in this nice step-by-step video tutorial DIY Lover will teach you how to make these stylish, fun and easy DIY bracelets ! These gorgeous and super easy bracelets are perfect gifts for friends and family for any occasion! You can create the macrame, braided and beaded bracelets with creamy pastel summer colors or any colors of your choice, they will be beautiful in any form! Making these gorgeous bracelets is not as hard as it seems: if you getting familiar with the base knot or braid you can make them with closed eyes! Even if you are a beginner in jewelry making this video tutorial is a perfect start for you!
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Amigurumi cow brooch pattern (free amigurumi pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a crocheted accessory, and this little crochet amigurumi cow brooch is no exception. This lovely cow brooch pattern by Olga Lukoshkina at Amigurumi Space works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely cow brooch for all of the cow -lovers in your life. ( Kids really love handmade accessories , especially when they are cuddly and colorful, which makes this amigurumi cow brooch a great gift for any special occasion! )
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Quick and easy bubblegum costume (costume making tutorial)
Everything is more fun with balloons , especially Halloween costumes ! What can you do with a bunch of pink balloons and a dress? Make yourself a super fun bubblegum costume for Halloween this year! This costume by Studio DIY hits hard on the nostalgia factor ( because who didn’t love bubblegum as a kid? ) , plus it’s super easy to put together and oh-so-fun to wear! We love how this DIY balloon costume takes only minutes to make and it guarantees your little one will be the brightest and most festive kid on the block! Get the tutorial at studiodiy.com and create your bubblegum costume today:
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Gorgeous DIY spring ribbon flower headband - kanzashi
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous colorful spring satin rose / satin flower headband ! We love kanzashi ( ribbon folding ) technique because it's super easy and the outcome is always soo beautiful and unique! You can use this ribbon flower headband / braid at your wedding , or you can make one as a beautiful gift for a special occasion! This kanzashi ribbon flower headband will look gorgeous in any color, you can even use it as a nice spring/Easter decor ! You can use this clever and easy ribbon rose folding technique to create other accessories/jewelrie s as well!
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Elegant silk ribbon bow easily with kanzashi technique
In this nice kanzashi video tutorial you will learn how to make gorgeous elegant twisted silk ribbon bows with sewn-in beads ! Gorgeous, isn't it? You can use these beautiful kanzashi ( folded ribbon ) bows to decorate your precious gifts , you can use them as nice accessories / jewelries for any e legant occasion! ( such as wedding, banquets etc ) Despite the look this delicate beaded ribbon bow is very easy to make ( just a little bit time consuming but it absolutely worth the time and effort! ) You can use silk ribbons in any color and pattern to make this gorgeous elegant kanzashi bows , they will look gorgeous in any form!
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Last minute DIY bandit costume
If you are still looking for some halloween/ dress up party costume ideas, she has a quick and easy costume you can whip up for a boy or girl of any age. With just a few quick sewing tutorials and some things you might already have on hand, you can put together this last minute little bandit costume! his costume requires very little sewing and it is great for beginners. It looks adorable on a toddler, but would work for older kids or tweens too. Or maybe you just got invited to a Halloween party and have no costume to wear? Make one up for yourself too!
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DIY Bubblegum machine Halloween costume - sewing tutorial
This DIY Bubblegum machine Halloween costume can be tackled by just about anyone. It doesn’t require much sewing at all (only a tiny bit on the skirt) and is a perfect costume for the tween/teen age who don’t know what to be for Halloween. But let’s be real, adults will love this too.The skirt is made with felt, which is nice and stiff and stays in place really well. Go to makeit-loveit.com and learn how to make your very own pretty DIY gumball machine costume!
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DIY Hot chocolate costume ( simple DIY halloween costume )
This DIY hot chocolate costume by Studio DIY is perhaps the easiest and funniest costume we’ve ever seen! Fun, colorful and instantly recognizable! Deciding on a costume for a party or Halloween is never easy. Buying or renting costumes can also be an expensive investment, especially if you go to a lot of themed parties. This super fun hot chocolate costume is an easy and affordable way to stand out at any party! You could decorate your hot cocoa costume with different sprinklers as well: imagine fun colorful candy sprinklers or candy hearts as an extra decoration! The possibilities are so fun!
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Adorable crochet owl bag (free crochet pattern)
Whoo loves owls ? We sure do! Crochet your very own adorable owl bag with OlyaT's easy-to-follow free crochet pattern ! We love making crochet bags ( especially if they are super cute ) because they are fun, quick to make and you can never have too many. Plus crochet owls always look adorable ( maybe that’s why anyone loves them ) , so why not crochet your owl bag ? This crochet owl purse is just perfect for little and grown-up ladies alike.
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DIY easy raincloud costume for kids (no-sew)
Do you love unique,fun , and super easy kids costumes? For this year's Halloween or dress up party try this fun rain cloud costume that is soo easy it doesn't involves sewing at all! You can make this fun handmade rain cloud costume for the kids literally in minutes with a little poliester batting and felt! You can make a raincloud costume with dark clothes imitating thunderstorm but this costume also will be very nice in a cute rainbow-sky blue version! If you are the type to wait til last minute, this  costume will be the perfect choice for you because it came together in under 2 hours!
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Easy DIY prisoner costume - last minute Halloween costume
If you are looking for an easy, last minute Halloween costume, this is it! All you need is some black duct tape and a white shirt and pants. While this prisoner costume will probably be favored by boys this Halloween more than girls, it works for either one! A prisoner costume is one of the most common Halloween costumes . There are lots of ways to dress it up too.Amanda's going to show you how to make a ball and chain ,but you can also paint your child’s face to give them a beard and even a few bruises.
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Easy DIY felt emoji costume for kids - Halloween costume
Are you looking for a last minute ( Halloween ) costume ? Do your kids love emojis as much as hers do? If so, we have the perfect quick and easy Halloween costume solution for you:a no sew emoji costume! Gather some supplies from the fabric store and the dollar store to throw this no sew emoji costume together. This costume making project costs less than $5 in materials and take about 30 minutes to make! AND the outcome is so funny! Of course you can choose the easier / cheaper way and use simple cardboard circles to create the emoji faces.
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DIY Jewelry out of hot glue - jewelry making tutorial
In this video tutorial IdunnGoddess show how to make pendants and earrings with hot glue gun , sprinkles and acrylic paint. This nice, detailed craft tutorial video shows you how to make a fun pendant and earring using hot glue. It`s very, very easy, you won't believe it! You just need some baking paper, a shape, a few piece of rhinestone or cake sprinklers and a hot glue gun. It's a perfect ( and quick ) gift, or just use this technique to make unique and gorgeous jewelries. ( You can create pendants, earrings and other accessories with hot glue as well )
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DIY mini felt witch hat headband
Are you looking for a fast, easy, last-minute Halloween project? This DIY Witch Headband is perfect! You can whip up one (or three!) in less than an hour, especially if you opt for the quick version. This website also included a free downloadable pattern for you. It's a perfect addition to a halloween witch costume or wear it just for fun :)
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DIY Adorable (kawaii) bubbly mobile phone case with craft foam
Are you looking for a super fun, super cute ( kawaii ) DIY mobil phone case project ? Try this one! With a few sheets of craft foam , a little glue and paint you can whip up this super adorable phone case in minutes! With this easy to follow step-by-step video tutorial you can make this ultra kawaii bubbly phone case in minutes and the best of: this DIY craft project is suitable with all types of mobile phones! ( And you can easily customize it with different drawing patterns, colors or you can even add some bling to it! ) Create a fun kawaii phone case four you or for your friends, either way it will be a great hit! ( And its also perfect for protect your phone thanks to the craft foam's foamy material! )
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Little amigurumi dog keychain (free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi dog keychain ( translated by Amiguroom and designed by Amylie Freeman ) is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan, that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Create a lovely little amigurumi dog keychain for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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Adorable DIY polymer clay owl necklaces
Today we would like to share with you Projects With Kids' fun & easy to follow tutorial on how to make a super adorable owl necklace with polymer clay! This cute heart pattern owl necklace is just the perfect gift for any special occasion as it reminds our loved ones that they are always in our hearts, and we love them no matter what. This polymer clay owl necklace can be a brilliant gift for Mother's Day, Valentine's day, or at any time of the year! Give it to your kids, to your mom/dad, to your best friends - either way, it will be a big hit!
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DIY Infinity scarf (free pattern and sewing tutorial) - sewing for beginners
Infinity scarves are a great way to add a splash of color and style to your outfit. Whether you’re new to sewing or more experienced, sewing an infinity scarf is a simple and quick DIY project. This time Sustain My Craft Habit will show you how to sew an infinity scarf in no time. You will be surprised how easy is to sew one: you will be able to start and finish this infinity scarf in under 30 minutes! ( Which makes this comfy scarf an ideal gift for every special occasion ) . Get the tutorial at sustainmycrafthabit.com and let the sewing fun begin:
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Easy DIY cardboard box dinosaur costume for kids
With this fun free DIY Cardboard dinosaur costume tutorial, you can make this super cute DIY Cardboard dinosaur in no time! This DIY Cardboard dinosaur can be a great addition to any dress-up box or for that next costume for Halloween . Once you have made the base you can decorate it however you like, either using paints,felt, paper scales,and other fun stuff. Read this tutorial to learn how to make your own cardboard dinosaur costume ! This Cardboard dinosaur costume can be great for kids even just for play!
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Last minute DIY Halloween costumes
It’s the time of year when the holidays start creeping up on us and you might find yourself scrambling for a costume last minute for a Halloween party or other event. All For The Boys has some easy (and funny) DIY costumes for you! For example: you can make this super fun stick figure Halloween or dress up party costume! In this nice last minute DIY costume collection you will find 5 hilarious & super easy DIY costumes for your kids or yourself. All of them can be made with ordinary household items and everyday clothes, so you can easily make it even without any crafting skills!
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DIY fleece dino hat (with sewing pattern)
For this year winter or halloween/ dress up party sew this adorable and warm fleece dino hat. In this nice craft website you can find the sewing pattern and a nice detailed sewing tutorial. Fleece is a perfect material if you are a beginner in sewing because it doesn't fray, that means no finishing seams! This hat is super cute, the dino look is perfect for a little boy and it should keep his head and ears warm this winter.
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DIY kids costume - cowboy chaps and vest
For this year halloween or a dress up party make this cool cowboy costume , with the help of this nice and detailed sewing / craft tutorial. You can do this if you have medium sewing skills. I know it looks complicated, but it isn't. Mainly because you don't have to hem anything! This project took less then a hour and a half.
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DIY Bunny coin purse (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Cherry Bunny is a cute little rabbit with a pair of long lop eared in cherry red color, she is a cheerful bunny who loves to hop around playing in the bush. This bunny coin purse is about a palm sized 3.5″ x 3.5″ ( without the ears ) & 4.5″ x 4.5″ ( with ears ) coin purse with zipper closure, suitable for keeping loose coins and some cash notes. However, if you prefer a larger size purse , you can always enlarge CraftPassion's free bunny purse template during printing and adjust the materials accordingly.
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DIY Miss Valerie Frizzle costume ( The Magic School Bus )
Did you love the Magic School Bus when you were little? Then dressing up as Miss Frizzle is the perfect idea for you! This DIY Miss Valerie Frizzle costume by Angie from The Country Chic Cottage is super easy to make and will really wow your friends! And the best part is: this DIY Miss Frizzle costume is perfect for adults as well as kids! Angie will show you how to make this fun and quick Miss Frizzle costume in no time, so head to thecountrychiccottage.net and let the fun begin:
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Silicone bracelets with hot glue gun
Did you know that you can use your hot glue gun to make unique jewelries/accessories ? Watch this video jewelry making tutorial and make some for yourself or gift it to your friends/ family members for a special ocassion! You can decorate the silcicone like glue bracelets as much as you want, the possibilities are unlimited! ( Imagine a nice bracelet with blings, beads, glitter in different colors! ) Plus: this hot glue gun bracelet and its faux "beads" are very flexible, so you can use them to other craft projects as well! ( Make some keychains, bookmarks, or decorate a box with them! )
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Crochet hair scrunchie tutorial
This gorgeous crocheted hair scruchie is not just only a nice addition to your outfit but it also can be a perfect gift to anyone who you love. This crochet project doesn't require too much yarn, and it can be done in minutes easily ( even if you are a beginner in crocheting ) because she give us a very detailed step-by-step crocheting tutorial on this nice crochet blog page.
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Crocheted baby boots (free crochet pattern)
Oh those cute baby feet! They deserve an adorable cozy little boots, right? Try this crochet project and make one cozy baby boots for your kids or grandkids! In the outer craft site you will find a free crochet (picture) pattern and a nice assembling tutorial on how to make crocheted baby boots. This adorable little baby boots will look gorgeous in any color and size! And if you don't use wool yarn it will be washable which can be really handy! This crocheted baby boots can be a great indoor boots at all around the year not just at winter!
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Simple halloween shark costume with fin
If you looking for a simple (last minute) halloween or dress up party costume make this adorable shark costume from a sweatshirt and a sweatpants. Its easy to make (can be done with hand sewing) and also cool looking. You can make the fin with cardboard if you haven't got a second sweatpants at hand.
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DIY Crochet shark bag - fun free summer bag  pattern
Do you love crocheting and fun summer craft ideas? Whip up these fun summer shark bags with The Cookie Snob' free shark bag pattern and step-by-step crochet tutorial ! To make this free pattern even more fun , she's designed the bags in both an adult and a child size. The pictures for this shark bag tutorial feature the child sized shark bag ( the blue shark ) , but the construction techniques are the same for the adult sized bag ( the gray shark ) as well. So follow along The Cookie Snob's tutorial and make your own super fun, unique shark bag ! It's guaranteed to be a conversation piece!
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Little amigurumi elephant (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for super adorable and quick free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love elephants ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi elephant ! Paint It Colorful designed this lovely amigurumi elephant. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi elephant now!
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