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This craft category is a huge collection of no-sew fabric crafts & kids' fabric crafts! Craft ideas for kids from fabrics (sock puppets, felt finger puppets, easy crafts with textiles), DIY home decors from textiles without sewing ( upcycled home decor from jeans and t-shirts, t-shirt yarn crafts, wall hangers and wall decors from fabrics, garden decorations from fabrics), easy DIY gift ideas with fabrics ( towel folding, fabric scrap crafts, party favors ), holiday & seasonal no-sew fabric decors.. and many more creative craft ideas with textiles (without sewing)!
DIY Pumpkin wreath - fall wreath (wreath making tutorial)
Autumn is the perfect time to try your hand at making a pumpkin wreath for your door. This time Julie from Julie’s Wreaths Boutique and Grillo Designs share a step by step tutorial on how to make the perfect burlap pumpkin wreath for fall , H alloween or Thanksgiving ! Wreaths are a great way to bring the holiday season into your home without going overboard. Wreaths are typically hung on the front door, but you can also hang them from walls ( you can even hang them over a fireplace mantle! ). This amazing pumpkin wreath starts as a plain old wreath base , but ends up looking like a pumpkin instead ( with stems and leaves ) !
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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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Easy DIY (no-sew) fabric doll - fun fabric craft for kids
One of the first things we learned how to make was a no-sew fabric doll. This was exciting to us because we got to make ourselves a new toy that we could keep playing with afterward! So learning how to make a charming and traditional fabric doll could be a lot of fun. This little doll by Krokotak is just perfect for kids of all ages. Plus it's super easy to make ( no sewing required! ). Instead of relying on a pattern, this doll comes together with a few measured out pieces and a bit of simple shaping with a rubber band. Try different patterns and make different types of dolls!
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Easy DIY rainbow basket with t-shirt yarn
Little baskets are so handy for corralling small miscellanea that seem to end up all over the house, you can never have too many. She created some lovely rainbow hued ones with a simple coil basket making technique, but instead of weaving she used crochet which makes the process go a lot faster. Because she used t-shirt yarn as the core, they are nice and floppy but if you want a firmer basket consider using thin rope. You can even make them fit around an old jar and hey presto, a new vase!
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Easy and quick DIY fall centerpiece with leaves and burlap
We love fall colors! We also love the leaves! So many beautiful natural colors and shapes - and the best: autumn leaves costs nothing! So this gorgeous DIY fall candle centerpiece is not just beautiful, easy to make and quick but also frugal and reusable! (Because if you don't need an autumn decor anymore you can just reuse the candles to decorate for other seasons and holidays as well) In this nice craft tutorial That's What Che Said will teach you how to make this beautiful fall centerpiece in no time!
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Office chair makeover
Do you have an ordinary and boring office chair ? It's time to give it a new life! A nice fabric can always make a big difference! With only 2 yards of textile ( and without any special experience in furniture upholstery ) you can turn your boring office chair into a piece of art! You can use any thick colorful fabrics to re-upholster your office chair or experiment with other materials ( imagine a nice denim chair or one from a knitted sweater ! ) With this nice idea you can easily decorate your office or the kids room without spending too much money on it!
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17 Brilliant sewing hacks  you need in your life
We think you really need these simple sewing hacks in your life! Find out how to hide unexpected holes in your favorite jeans, make basic embroidery stitches and a lot more! 5 Minute Crafts has collected some of the most ingenious sewing hacks you’ve ever seen! We really wish that we had found these sooner! There are so many tricks and tips in this collection that will make sewing a breeze . You’ll save time and money, too!
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DIY Christmas tree ornaments from scrap fabric with a glue gun ( No sewing )
These cute and light orbs will look great in your Christmas tree. They're easy and fun to make, and the best thing about them is that you can make them from almost any stiff scrap fabric or paper you have around. They even look good with leftover jeans fabric, or newspaper. No sewing involved, you just need a glue gun. Watch Thoughts for Happy Minds' video tutorial and learn how to make them:
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DIY Scarecrow - How to make a scarecrow (tutorial)
Whether it's for fall or Halloween decoration, or to chase away birds from your garden, Emily from Burlap Kitchen has instructions on how to build a scarecrow using old clothes and hay. With Emily's easy to follow tutorial, you can transform old unused clothes and toys into the talk of the scarecrow town. The envy of the scarecrow neighborhood. The scarecrow to beat all scarecrows! This DIY scarecrow is super fun to make and it will last year after year. Get the tutorial at burlapkitchen.com and create your very own adorable ( or scary ) scarecrow :
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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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DIY No-sew T-shirt tote bag
We are sharing an awesome upcycling craft with you today: Jessi's upcycled T-shirt tote bag ! Gorgeous isn't it? If you have a bunch of old t-shirts from college that you just don’t wear anymore, but they still have sentimental value turn them into tote bags ! It’s so easy to turn a t-shirt into a tote bag , and the best part is, there’s no sewing required! All you need is scissors and an old t-shirt , you can make a super awesome tote bag !
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DIY Sparkly clothespin dragonfly - summer craft idea for kids
Do you and your kids love to sit and observe insects outside during the summer? One of our favorites to observe is dragonflies. They are absolutely gorgeous don’t you think? If you are big fans of them like me you are going to love this sparkly clothespin dragonfly craft. It makes a fabulous insect craft for kids and summer kids craft. You can turn this darling clothespin dragonfly craft into fridge magnets by gluing magnets onto the back of the clothespins. Now you can display kids’ artwork, your to-do list, or important papers in style on your fridge.
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DIY Galaxy shoes - fun Sharpie craft
Are you looking for a fun Sharpie craft for you and the kids ? Then you’ll be over the moon with this DIY galaxy shoe craft by Kids Craft Room! These colorful homemade galaxy shoes are super easy to make using Sharpie pens and rubbing alcohol. This is a great Sharpie craft for kids of all ages and adults as well! How about galaxy shoes for the whole family? Get the tutorial at kidscraftroom.com and let's get painting :
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Easy DIY ribbon wreath (how to make a ribbon wreath)
If you still haven’t made ( or bought ) a Christmas wreath yet, we have a super fun craft tutorial for you! While the most popular wreaths are made using artificial flowers or evergreen, ribbon wreaths are quite appealing too. They are surprisingly cheap, easy to make, and the possibilities are endless. Ribbon wreaths are a great option if flowers are not your thing. In this step-by-step tutorial, Uncommon Designs will teach you how to make a unique ribbon wreath , using pieces of ribbon and a wire wreath form. ( This ribbon wreath also can be a great fabric scrap buster project because this will work with any kind of fabric , not just ribbons ! )
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DIY Snowman denim pocket Christmas decor - upcycling craft
Do you love repurposing? Are you looking for a super fun, easy and inexpensive winter / Christmas craft which can be a great addition to your (handmade) Christmas gifts? Try this adorable snowman denim pocket gift bag by Restyled Junk! Cute, isn't it? All you need is to make some is an old unusable denim and some paint! This upcycling craft project is super quick, easy and can be a nice creative activity at winter for the smallest kids as well! If you add a lovely ribbon to these cute denim jeans snowmen gift bags you can use them as  Christmas front door decor / winter wall art! Get the tutorial at restyledjunk.com:
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30 Easy DIY best friend Halloween costrume
This week on Cloe’s YouTube Channel she featured 30 adorable Halloween BFF Costume Ideas. We thought you might like to see her 30 DIY ( last minute ) best friend costume ideas. This video was so much fun! Which is your favorite? Each of these DIY costumes looks perfect as last minute DIY Halloween costumes for girls. These fun best friend costumes will make perfect DIY Halloween costumes for kids, for teens, and even adults. ( Costumes starts from 1:08 )
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DIY Ribbon flower with beads - grosgrain flower - kanzashi
In this nice kanzashi video tutorial you will learn how to make twisted flower with sewn in beads ! Gorgeous, isn't it? You can use these beautiful kanzashi ( folded ribbon ) flowers to decorate your christmas tree , you can use them as nice acessories / jewelries , or it can be a perfect gift for any occasion! Despite the look this delicate beaded ribbon flower is very easy to make ( just a little bit time consuming but it absolutely worth the time and effort! ) You can use any colour and patern ribbons to make this gorgeous kanzashi flower , it will look gorgeous in cream/white, pastels and in vibrant colours too!
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DIY sweater snowmen - (no-sew) easy winter decor
We are being completely honest,we think these little DIY snowmen made from sweaters might even be cuter than sock snowman! You can decide for yourself by swinging by to see our other upcycling Christmas craft projects but these cheeky little snowmen are absolutely our favorites! Each one has its own personality, and they are simply charming in a trio!  Let us show you how easy it is to make them: (Bonus: no sewing is involved! )
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Bunny hot pad / trivet ( with sewing pattern )
Call this cute sewn bunny what you will – hot pad, mug rug, trivet – but we are sure you can find a spot in your home for this lovely little guy. This bunny hot pad by Crafty Staci is just the perfect Easter decoration OR you can spice up the kids room with this cute bunny sewing pattern ( just make it a little bigger and sew an adorable bunny head shape pillow!)
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Adorable christmas dolls from mittens
These adorable winter dolls are made from mittens. Its a perfect christmas kids craft idea, and you can make a whole family with upcycling your old pairless mittens.
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DIY Appliqué heart notebook cover (  free sewing pattern & tutorial )
This lovely DIY Appliqué heart notebook cover by Miss Daisy Patterns would make a great Valentine’s gift. This fabric book cover is all hand sewn, practical, functional and very cute! Do you carry your book around wherever you go? To keep them from getting damaged in your bag you could use this lovely handmade book cover. No dog-ears, no more! Make this book cover with any durable fabric you like. Choose one that shows your or your loved one's personality, or that matches your school supplies. Get the free patterns at missdaisypatterns.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Giant troll hair - fun costume for kids
This troll hair DIY is perfect for giving the look (and height) of that amazing troll hair. This troll hair DIY Halloween costume is easy to make and we love how BIG it is. Perfect for getting that troll look.  This easy to follow tutorial will show you how to make this costume piece step by step. With a few materials this troll hair will help you (or your little one) stand out in a crowd.
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Easy DIY Leather cord organizer - upcycling craft
Tired of seeing all those cords in a tangled mess? This wonderful DIY leather cord organizer by Sustain My Craft Habit is just the thing to declutter your home and office. This DIY cord organizer , made with upcycled pieces of leather fabric, makes a wonderful gift for every special occasion! This easy DIY leather cord organizer is just perfect for all of your cables and gadgets to stay untangled at school, work, travel/ or life. This DIY cable organizer is also surprisingly easy to make – just double-check that you have all the right tools.
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Easy christmas ornaments /   old ornaments in new dresses
One of the easiest holiday crafts you can do is make Christmas ornaments for your tree.  And if you’re anything like she's mom, you have about 40 boxes of ancient glass colored balls of all colors.  What to do with those old ornaments? How about this?
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Simple DIY Christmas gnome ornaments (video tutorial)
This lovely little DIY Christmas gnome ornament by Sarah Nenni-Daher is soooo cute, and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers, or as cute Christmas decors under an afternoon. Kids love to craft with fabric and felt, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. ( This craft is just perfect to upcycle those old unused clothes or socks! ) You could make a little Christmas gnome ornament out of almost every type of fabric, just a little glue, and a few clever tricks. Follow along with Sarah Nenni-Daher' step-by-step gnome ornament making tutorial, and create your very own little Scandinavian style Christmas gnome ornaments :
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No-sew sock turkey plushie - easy& fun fall craft for kids
You will love this little sock toy making project Easy Peasy And Fun shares with you today! This no-sew sock turkey craft makes a wonderful DIY gift or a decoration for your home during the fall season. And this lovely little, sock turkey plushie is a perfect solution to use up the odd socks we know you have. So grab those odd socks and let's get started making the most adorable sock turkey you've ever seen:
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DIY Lace ballerina flats - shoe makeover idea
Your comfy balerina flats are a little bit worn out? Fix it up with this easy and brilliant shoe makeover idea by Mom Spark! Or of course you can sacrifice a par of brand new ballerinas on the altar of crafts to create gorgeous unique shoes to wear on you wedding day or any other special occasion! This shoe makeover idea is very quick, easy and also budget friendly. You can use this brilliant lace-decoupage technique on other shoes as well (imagine chic lace slip-ons or  gorgeous lace heels) . Visit Mom Spark and create your very own lovely lace ballerina:
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DIY Fall wreath with homemade wire ribbon - fall decor
Making your own wired ribbon is definitely more complicated than buying some at the craft store BUT it opens up a world of possibility! Especially if you don’t have craft stores to choose from , simply can’t find the perfect design. Follow along Sadie Seasongood's step-by-step craft tutorial and learn how to make your own wire ribbon, and a gorgeous fall wreath ! This quick DIY fall wreath is simple, but absolutely stunning.
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DIY Styrofoam ball sock snowman
Look at this cute snowman ! Isn't it adorable? You can whip up an adorable Styrofoam ball snowman with the kids in no time! You can use the Christmas snowman ornaments to decorate your home ( or Christmas tree ) at winter or you can give them as nice Christmas gifts for your loved ones! These adorable little Styrofoam ball snowmen are so happy that winter is here and are so fun to make. This easy to make & frugal Christmas snowman decoration is great for small spaces as well!
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DIY painted watermelon summer hat
It's hard to find the perfect hat for the summer , so take the matter into your own hands and make your own! Sometimes it can be impossible to find a sun hat in the color or style you want. At times like these, painting is a great solution! This DIY Painted watermelon sun hat by Studio DIY is just perfect for those hot summer days! It’s a classic floppy, wide-brim hat but turn it over aand... it's a watermelon ! Surprise! It’s super simple, and we can assure you you’ll get plenty of compliments. Get the tutorial and create your very own watermelon summer hat :
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Fabric spring flowers - daffodils ( in 3 different ways )
These beautiful fabric daffodils by Crafty Staci are perfect for decorate your home at spring / Easter or simply for bring the nature indoor without cutting off real flowers. These gorgeous fabric spring flowers are not just only looks  good but it's a very easy spring sewing project (you can hand sew it easily even if you are a beginner in sewing. ) In Crafty Staci's great spring craft tutorial you will find 3  fun and different ways to make them!
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