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This craft category is a huge collection of fabric crafts! Crafts with fabrics: DIY home decors from fabrics ( seasonal and holiday decors from fabrics), fabric crafts for kids, sewing patterns and tutorials: free sewing patterns (clothing patterns, kids clothing patterns, accessory patterns, bag patterns, home decor patterns, free soft toy patterns ), free patchwork patterns, crafts with fabric scraps (fabric scrap buster projects), gifts from fabrics, jewelries from fabrics, felt figures & felt decors .. and many more creative crafts with fabrics / textiles ! If you are looking for specific things ( for example: toy sewing patterns ) please choose a sub-category from the "fabric crafts" main menu ( at the top of the page).
DIY Spiderweb tablecloth - Halloween decoration
This DIY spider web tablecloth or backdrop by The House That Lars Built makes a perfect addition to your Halloween party ! This spider web tablecloth ( or Halloween backdrop ) is so simple to recreate but makes a big impact! Can you guess how she did it by the looks? ( Hint: the key is a simple household cleaner! ) Get the tutorial at thehousethatlarsbuilt.com and decorate for Halloween with a stylish and spooky spider web backdrop that you can make in minutes.
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DIY bubble snake blower from plastic bottles and socks
These soap bubble snakes are an easy summer activity for kids! All you need is an empty plastic water bottle and one mismatched sock, and you can make the coolest, long bubble chains! You don’t need fancy bubble solutiondish soap and water work perfectly! A few minutes of easy preparation makes for a very entertaining outdoor project!
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DIY Felt Christmas tree - rustic Christmas decor
These little rustic felt Christmas trees are super easy to make and cost almost nothing, thanks to mother nature. You can DIY these cute trees in minutes by following along The Country Chic Cottage's step -by-step tutorial. A simple craft project to add a forest of beautiful, rustic trees to your home. These felt trees will actually be perfect for Christmas and also winter decor. Get the tutorial and cutting file at thecountrychiccottage.net and create your own beautiful, rustic, felt Christmas trees:
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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 Christmas gnome ornament - tomte ornament (video tutorial)
If you're in a hunt for a super fun, easy-to-make, and budget-friendly Christmas decoration - or just want to make a fun Christmas craft with the kids , try these super adorable, Scandinavian style Christmas gnome ornaments ! Christmas gnomes are not just super cute decors, but they are also very easy to craft, which makes them perfect for decorating and also for adorning gifts! By following along Sarah Nenni-Daher's step-by-step video tutorial, you will be able to make a set of Christmas gnome ornaments in no time! All you need is a little piece of ( felt ) fabric , yarn, and a wooden bead. Let's get crafting!
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DIY Concrete pumpkin tea light candle holder
These awesome concrete pumpkin tea light candle holders by Lily Ardor are the perfect, long-lasting fall decorations for your home & garden ! This time Lily will show you a super easy and quick way to make them with very little supplies or expense and without any plastic mold. You will be surprised how easy is to make one with a few simple tricks! This little fall craft project is pretty much the do-it-yourself-ers dream! Cement pumpkins are a fun and easy project to do that will stand the test of time, and assure that your pumpkins don't get kicked over on Halloween. Watch the video tutorial and learn how to make your very own cute concrete fall decorations:
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Cute little sheep toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Spring came in, and it means you can start your Easter crafts now officially! If you love sewing this craft idea - the adorable little sheep plush toy - can be a great choice, even if you're just a beginner in sewing, because with this detailed video sewing tutorial sewing one will be a piece of cake! The kids will love these adorable sheep plushies! And the best of this Easter craft idea : you can use scrap fabric or felt to create the sheep. And of course with enlarging this >>> free sewing pattern <<< , you can make the fabric sheep toys in any size!
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DIY Upcycled fabric plant pot cover- ( twine planter )
If you're always looking for nifty ways to use your recycled handmade scrap fabric twine this is the perfect craft project for you! Cintia from MyPoppet will show you how to make recycled scrap fabric twine and colorful little plant pot cozies ! No more ugly plant pots or scattered fabric scraps! This upcycled fabric twine covered plant pot is just the perfect size to store pencils and other random craft bits. Or you could use them as planters for your growing succulent collection, ideal to cover up ugly plastic pots and prevent water damage to surfaces. So easy to make , once your twine is prepared, it only takes a few minutes to glue it and you are done!
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DIY Scrunchies ( how to sew scrunchies ) - sewing for beginners
For some of you, scrunchies may be a new trend, but for us, it’s a pretty big blast from the past! Scrunchies do double duty: you can either wear it in your hair or wear it on your arm as a bracelet, just waiting for that big moment when you might actually need it for your hair! These stylish scrunchies by Craftaholics Anonymous can be made with just about any fabric, from silk to velvet. In just a few steps ( and with some scrap fabric ) you can make an armful of these retro hair accessories.
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DIY Giant concrete garden orbs - garden decor
Orbs are everywhere and for a very good reason: they are gorgeous! These are Barb's DIY concrete garden orbs inspired by the famous draping methods but in her own original exclusive design.These DIY Giant concrete garden orbs are not solid, don’t require fancy molds and they are so easy to make! Concrete is a brilliant long lasting material that can be used for a wide variety of gorgeous and stylish DIY projects.  Follow Barb's step-by-step orb making tutorial and create one to spice up your garden:
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DIY Big wood log Christmas gnome (video tutorial)
This brilliant Christmas craft project by Sarah Nenni-Daher has three of our favorite components to it: it has a Scandinavian theme, it's no-sew and it's super easy to make. This cute little Christmas log gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or sewing skills! These lovely log gnomes can be perfect Christmas or winter decors on your front porch, or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? You can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts, socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes , with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake!
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Small Christmas stocking (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Sew your stocking to fill with gifts on Christmas morning. This super easy to sew Christmas stocking by Miss Daisy Patterns is just a great evergreen Christmas decor , plus ( as usual ) Miss Daisy's sewing tutorial is very nicely done, so even if you are a beginner, this Christmas stocking will be a piece of cake! You can sew the stockings with any fabric you want. Get the free sewing pattern and let's get sewing :
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DIY Egg carton Easter carrot treat bag with felt bunnies
Easter is right around the corner so now is a great time to hop into some spring crafting ! Today CreativeMamy will show you how to transform an ordinary egg carton into a super cute carrot treat bag. This egg carton Easter treat bag is just a perfect addition to your little one’s Easter basket! These little carrot treat bags hold lots of goodies. They make a really fun alternative to those little plastic eggs! And they will last, so you can fill them year after year! These carrot Easter treat bags are small and easy , making them a great craft project for beginners, b ut they are still big enough to hold plenty of treats ! You can make a few or make a whole bushel.
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Scarecrow halloween treat bags
She grabbed some burlap and made some super fun scarecrow Halloween treat bags.  These are perfect to whip up for school Halloween parties!  She used fabric glue so there is no sewing required on these.  Yes that is a win win y’all!  Get started on this fun craft idea with your kids today.  They will love helping with this super adorable scarecrow craft project and being proud when handing out the Halloween treat bags this year.  This present wrapping idea is perfectly fits to any shape, so you can use the outcome as cute gift bags or fall decors as well!
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Santa hat chair covers - free sewing pattern
This Santa hat chair cover is a totally unnecessary, non-functional, can only be used a few-weeks-out-of-the-year, type of craft idea.. BUT don’t you dare Bah-Humbug this!  Because every time you take one little step into the kitchen (or dining room) you won’t be able to stop that smile from spreading across your face!  And you may find yourself humming ‘jingle bells‘ or ‘Rudolph‘ as you clean up after meals. These little Santa hat chair covers are made from felt so they hold their shape really well.  And sewing is minimal since hemming is not needed.  Truly, a pretty quick little Christmas sewing project!
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DIY Cat patchwork coin purse - free sewing pattern
Look at this super adorable patchwork kitty cat coin purse! If you love sewing and a have a few nice but small fabric piece this kitty cat purse sewing project is a perfect choice for you!  This gorgeous DIY cat shaped coin purse is a nice way to use up fabric scraps and create a beautiful and useful wallet for you or your friends/family! With this step-by-step tutorialsewing one patchwork kitty cat coin purse will be a piece of cake! (Well, it's not the easiest sewing project because of it's small size, but absolutely not as difficult as it seems!) The size of the Kitty Coin Purse is just nice to keep some coins and small notes.
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Holiday gnomes - cute winter decoration
These cuties are becoming pretty popular this season.She is going to show you a simple and trendy way to spruce up your holiday decor this year! This project is rated easy, so even if your a beginner, you can do it!
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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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Beaded bracelets from old zippers
With this brilliant jewelry making idea you can recycle some old zippers and create a very unique and elegant jewelry at the same time! It's a super easy craft project, you can create these bracelets in minutes, even if you are a beginner in jewelry making! Create beautiful accessories for your friends or family members, or for yourself! This beaded zipper bracelet can be a perfect gift for any ocassion!
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DIY lion costume for kids with a Circus crib (sewing tutorial)
An another super cute Halloween costume by Ashley is ready to share, and it’s totally adorable! Make this cute fluffy circus lion costume for your little lion . But what is a lion ,without his traveling circus cage! Ha! The DIY circus lion cage makes it easier to carry your little lion baby , and he can sit and hang out while you are at a Halloween party or out for Trick-or Treating !
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DIY oreo cookie notebooks
Everyone likes Oreo and other Chocolate Sandwich Cookies ! In this video craft tutorial she will show you how to make small DIY notebooks that look like this amazing dessert ! But of course you can make other food notebooks with this simple but still amazing technique: imagine a macaron, a doughnut, a pizza or other round desserts/foods ! The possibilities are endless! You can use any scrap fabrics to create one for yourself ( or you can gift it ) , plus you can upcycle some paper junks with this nice craft idea which is also very nice!
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10 Minute scarf wreath
To make this brilliant winter / christmas scarf wreath all you’re going to need is a wreath base form and a scarf long enough to go around it. The longer the scarf, the larger the wreath you can make. You could even try pinning a few coordinating scarves together to cover a really large form.
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DIY Dinosaur baby tag blanket - adorable gift for babies
Make this baby tag blanket by The Country Chic Cottage for your little one ! It is easy to make and that dinosaur shape is something that all kids will love. You can buy all of those great baby toys for your little one , but we bet he/she would be more excited to play with tags hanging off the pillow or blanket next to him/her! So sew one lovely dinosaur baby blanket with tags ! This dinosaur shape taggie plush toy is a great sewing project for beginners. Getting the tags to stay in place can be a little tricky at first but once you get the hang of it the sewing is very basic sewing. You can use different ribbon textures & colors for a little extra fun!
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Valentine's teddy bear softie painted with coffee (Free pattern)
How wonderful is to receive adorable handmade Valentine's gifts? And of course they are much better if you can give them especially if you create it with your own hands for your friends and relatives. With this brilliant step-by-step russian master class soft toy making tutorial you can learn how to make these super cute kawaiii little Valentine's teddy bears painted/stained with coffee! (Yes, your read it right, with coffee!) To make these cute little Valentine's teddy bear softies you will need: a white fabric, colored fabric of your choice,polyester filling, coffee, cinnamon, vanilla, PVA glue, acrylic paints, brushes, and a pencil. In this nice craft site you will find the free teddy bear sewing pattern as well!
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Cute DIY hedgehog costume with felt - costume for kids
Baby hedgehogs . Could they be cuter? This DIY hedgehog costume may look complicated but it's really not! She made her own hoodie and sweatpants but you can buy any cream/tan colored hoodie from the store and save yourself a lot of work. This costume making tutorial will show you how to embellish an existing hoodie. If you don't sew you can always use a hot glue gun! For this project you will need at least 1/2 yard of each of these colors of fleece : cream, tan, and brown.
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DIY Pom pom Santa Christmas ornament - yarn ornament
This DIY Pom pom Santa Christmas ornament is so cute and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers or as cute Christmas ornaments under an afternoon. Kids love to make pom poms , so this would be a fun one to do with them too. You can use a dinner fork or a homemade cardboard pom pom maker to create the pom poms ( if you haven't got a pom pom maker at hand. ) With this fun technique you can make little Christmas gnomes similar to Santa , just use colorful felt pieces instead of red.
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DIY rustic sailboat from a tree branch
This rustic style branch and textile sailboat is not just only a perfect house ( or kids room ) decor , but you can bring in some nature , which is always good! With this branch sailboat you can also add a little nostalgic feel to your ( or the kids ) room. This craft project is very easy, quick and low budget - simple but beautiful! You just need a sturdy brach piece ( or driftwood ) and some leftover fabrics. You can use your hot glue gun ( or any strong glue ) to fix the twig , and simply pin the fabric piece with nails ( if you haven't got eyelet screws at hand )
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DIY Bunny (Easter) Treat Bags with Free Pattern
Are you looking for a funny and adorable Easter treat bag? If yes, this super cute Easter bunny treat bag tutorial is a perfect choice for you! Just fill the bunnies up with your favorite Easter treat and tie their little ears in a knot. They are small so they are a great way to use up some scrap fabric you may have laying around.  These little guys are quick to make so you probably won't be able to stop at just one. Then on Easter they can be tucked in their Easter basket, or hidden with the eggs.
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DIY mermaid doll (faux flower mermaid doll) - summer craft for kids
It's mermaid time! Watch Emilie Lefler's step-by-step doll making tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous mermaid dolls out of simple craft materials. This lovely little yarn and faux flower mermaid doll is a fun decoration for summer, and such a fun toy to play with! Once you have mastered making a basic wire doll body, there are a lot of fun options and variations, so let's get crafting!
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DIY cactus costume
If you looking for a funny last minute halloween / dress up party costume, this costume craft tutorial is a perfect choice for you! Make this funny cactus costume in no time with a nice green dress and some yarn (or you can use pipe cleaners / clothespins for the thorns).
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Adorable and easy DIY fabric birds (with sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for an easy scrap buster spring decor project? Try these super cute, gorgeous fabric birds! In this nice craft website you will find the free step-by-step photo sewing tutorial and of course the free fabric bird pattern! (Scroll down to the comment sections in the russian site to find the full size pattern!) These adorable fabric birds can be great decors at Easter/spring or you can use them as cute plushies (or pincushions)! These sewn birdies will look gorgeous in any pattern and color!
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