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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!
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 magic wands easilly with glue gun and beads
Ever wondered how you can make your own magic wizard wand that is easy to make and is super cheap as well? In this nice video tutorial she will show you to make your DIY magic wizard wand ! This gorgeous and super inexpensive wand can be a perfect addition to your Halloween or Dress up party costume ! You can make magic wands in different stlyes: it can be a fairy wand , an Elsa ice wand or a Harry potter themed wand , it will be perfect in any form!
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Cardboard box viking helmet (free template & video tutorial)
With this fun free downloadable wing template that ZygoteBrown Designs developed, you can make this winged viking helmet as well as the horned version! All which are great additions to any dress-up box or for that next costume for Halloween. Once you have made the base cardboard viking hat you can decorate it however you like, either using wings or even horns. Watch the video at the end of the tutorial to learn how to decorate it with fun wings! If you want to add horns you can find them in Zygote's site with many other fun cardboard costume ideas!
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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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DIY Yarn dog keychain ( yarn puppy )
Who loves adorable little yarn creations ? We do! In this video tutorial, NataliDoma DIY will show you how to make this super adorable little yarn dog in no time. This dog craft ( with a little help ) is suitable for kids of all ages , and the outcome is so unbelievably cute! The kids will enjoy creating this super fluffy, easy and fun yarn dog craft , and the finished puppies are just perfect as keychains. ( You could use them as cute decorations or dollhouse accessories as well ).
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Upcycled knotted baby hat
I don’t know about you, but one can never have too many simple cotton baby hats. I love this tutorial as it is easy and you don’t have to buy any fabric! You can use old cotton t-shirts right from your closet! This DIY for our Baby Love Series is perfect for your baby or perfect for baby gifts.
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DIY Rainbow shoes - fabric painting with the easy method (no dip tie-dye)
This easy tutorial by Fantasvale Art Lab will teach you how to make fabulous rainbow shoes ( without tie-dye ) . All you need is a pair of plain white canvas shoes, a water pray bottle, textile paint and a small sponge. Watch the tutorial and create a pair ( or two ) now:
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DIY Bubble bath family costume (costume making tutorial)
Turn your baby into a super adorable and super funny giant loofah ! This DIY bubble bath costume by Studio DIY is a great mommy and me or full family costume if you can convince your significant other to rock a bathrobe! Whether you need a costume to wear to school during Book Week or to go trick-or-treating on Halloween, these bubble bath costumes are just perfect. You can utilize the whole family to be a part of it or you can combine the different parts to create one unique and complex but still super easy-to-make costume for yourself. Head to studiodiy.com and create this bubble bath family costume in no time:
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DIY Felt flower butterfly antennae headband
Today, Ashley will show you just how simple it is to make a flower antennae headband! Beautiful, isn't it? This DIY Felt flower butterfly antennae headband is actually pretty inexpensive to make because it's mostly made from felt. They are attached to some floral wire that comes covered in brown paper and two little pom-pom antennae . There’s an elastic hairband that holds the wire closed in the back and helps the headband to sit snugly on the head. Click the button below and learn how to make this gorgeous butterfly costume piece for Halloween or for the girls dress up box in not time!
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DIY Quick and easy bow bracelets
Bows are so pretty and bows as bracelets look even prettier! Pysselbolaget created these lovely bow bracelets and we simply LOVE THEM! It is a beautiful bow , but as a bracelet... how unexpected, beautiful and fun! You'll make a statement with this bow bracelet and because this is such an easy and fun DIY you can make one for a friend too. It's the perfect bracelet to wear during special occasions such as weddings, christmas or new years eve. DIY it today!
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DIY No-sew bow-back summer tank top from a T-shirt
We love redesigned old t-shirts for lots of reasons. It keeps our wardrobe fresh, and it also keeps us from spending money on new clothes. Plus upcycling old T-shirts are always fun! So grab a pair of scissors and create your own stylish fashion pieces! Redesign a t-shirt is a fun way to spend a morning coffee break or an afternoon workout. To create this DIY no-sew bow-back tank top  you'll need an old V-neck (cotton) t-shirt, a pair of scissors, and some glue (she used E6000). Instead of fabric glue you can sew your DIY no-sew bow-back tank top with a few hand-stitches.
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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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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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Crochet bobble beard
She shares a  striped beanie pattern in 7 sizes from newborn to extra large adult, along with this adorable and soooo funny  bobble beards. Best gift idea ever! ( And I can imagine on my boyfriend too! hahaha :)))
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Crochet giraffe hat for kids ( free crochet pattern )
We simply love giraffes! If your kids are also in love with these gorgeous creatures this super cute giraffe hat is a great crochet project choice! Isn’t this crocheted giraffe hat is just adorable? Sarah will provide us a free written crochet pattern for this cute giraffe hat! This giraffe hat is a fairly easy crochet hat pattern but it comes with lots of little details which makes it a bit difficult. But the final product absolutely worth the time and effort! So grab your skein and create a fun kawaii hat for those little baby heads!
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Adorable DIY Polimer clay owl (step-by-step tutorial)
For nature and animal lovers here's a wonderful step-by-step polimer clay tutorial from Анастасия Астафьева: an adorable owl! This little polymer clay owl is so cute, and it's such a great DIY jewelry craft that is perfect for older kids and teens. You could use the finished owls as adorable necklaces, brooches, keychains or just create some as a lovely fall decor ! These polymer clay owls would also make great handmade gifts that kids could make for their friends. Watch the step-by-step tutorial and create yours now:
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Lumberjack with beard and axe - halloween costume
For this year halloween or dress up party make this super funny and very easy to make bearded lumberjack costume for your boys.  Even teenage boys and yep, adult boys……they’ll all get a kick out of this! :)
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DIY Easy homemade crystal soap - soap making
Are you looking for a fun and useful gift for your crystal/gemstone lover friends ( or for yourself ) ? Try this gorgeous, super easy to make and fun crystal soap with clear glycerin soap base ! Nifty will shows you how to make a cute crystal shape glicerin soap that is great as a Christmas or birthday gift for your beauty loving friends and family members and for any other soap making project ! This craft project is not as difficult as it seems, with this nice step-by step video soap making tutorial making a few gorgeous crystal soap will be a piece of cake! You can use different essential oils or even oil combinations to create your own unique fun gemstone soaps !
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DIY Carrot costume - costume for kids (free sewing pattern)
We just love fun costume ideas! We know your average 10/11/12-year-old kid isn’t going to beg you to be a carrot for Haloween this year….but it’s a fun DIY costume idea for babies, toddlers, or even high school aged kids who are past dressing up like super heroes and princesses but want something a little more unique and kind of hilarious to wear! Or hey, this would be an awesome adult costume too!
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Pineapple dawstring backpack for kids - sewing pattern
This super cute drawstring pineapple backpack is really fun for little ones, but it really works for anyone. You could even make the straps longer and keep it for yourself! And it is so much fun to make! Wouldn’t a pineapple sack make a fun gift for giving too? In this nice craft website you will find a full photo sewing tutorial and a free sewing pattern ! This pineapple bag isn't that difficult to sew as it seems, you can make one in minutes even if you are a beginner in sewing ! You can create other fruit and veggie drawstring bags with this nice technique as well ( imagine a strawberry, or a carrot bag ! )
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Instagram camera coin purse (free crochet pattern)
Nothing's better than a handmade accessory and this little crochet ( Instagram ) camera coin purse is no exception. This lovely camera coin purse pattern by Paint It Colorful works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely Instagram camera coin purse for all of the Instagram addicts in your life. ( Kids really love handmade accessories , especially when they are cool and colorful, which makes this amigurumi Instagram camera coin purse a great gift for any special occasion! )
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DIY Fabric llama key pouch (keychain) - free sewing pattern & tutorial
Finally, we are sharing the last piece of CraftPassion's animal pouch / purse pattern series:the LaLa Llama Key Pouch . If you’ve missed out the previous patterns in this series, you can collect them at CraftPassion.com - all for free! This llama key pouch can easily holds up to 8 normal keys, fully hidden inside. This key pouch design comes with an open pocket at the back, you may keep some small note in there as emergency money and or a door access card. The main materials of this key pouch are fabric, felt and batting, black button eyes, key ring, lobster claw clasp connected to leather cord. Visit CraftPassion.com for the free sewing pattern and more details :
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DIY Crochet snowman gift sack - free crochet pattern
If you are looking for ways to create fun and lovely Christmas gifts this little snowman sack by Repeat Crafter Me is just the perfect project for you! This adorable small crochet snowman gift sack can hold all the goodies and will give each of your kids a sack to open on Christmas! As usual, Repeat Crafter Me shares with us the crochet snowman gift sack pattern for free, so get your skeins and let's get crochet:
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DIY Lawn flamingo costume & baby cactus costume ( Halloween costumes )
This DIY lawn flamingo and baby cactus costume by Studio DIY are perhaps the easiest and funniest costumes you’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 lawn flamingo and baby cactus costume is an easy and affordable way to stand out at any party!
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Drawstring bag from plastic bottles - recycling & organizing
This brilliant recycling craft project, the plastic bottle and fabric drawstring bag is not just brilliant because you can repurprose a lot of plastic trash with it, but it's also a great way to store all kinds of things ( toys, sewing accessories, legos, stationary etc ). If you love sewing and upcycling this is the perfect craft project for you! It's super easy to make , and you can easily customize it with various fabrics and plastic bottles. You can use large plastic bottles/containers to store huge amounts of stuffs ( such as a large lego collection ) or you can use the small plastic bottles to organize tiny items ( pins, crayon chunks etc )
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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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DIY Poseidon costume (Greek god costume)
Make It & Love It created a great picture tutorial for you on how to make your own Poseidon ( Greek god ) costume ! Isn't it wonderful? Poseidon is the mighty god of the sea , water, earthquakes, and horses. Just imagine yourself walking into the party wearing this super cool DIY Poseidon costume ! You'll look like you've just finished winning the battle of gods and now you're ready to celebrate! This super cool costume is absolutely a perfect choice for both kids and adults as well! ( It's also perfect as a part of a group mythology costume )
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DIY Zigzag trilobite paracord survival bracelet
This time CbyS Paracord & More presents you a design based on a Trilobite knot : the king crown zigzag trilobite paracord bracelet. In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful zigzag paracord bracelet with t rilobite knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) without plastic buckles. This paracord bracelet design is fairly easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY trilobite paracord bracelet can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord cobra bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size, even you can make stylish and unique paracord belts with this knotting technique!
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