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Amigurumi bunny macaron keychain (free amigurumi pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet bunny macaron pattern by Paint It Colorful is completely free so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. This adorable amigurumi bunny macaron is ready to be gifted for your loved ones. If you're stitching the bunny macaron as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes for crocheted or embroidered eyes instead. You can easily customize this amigurumi bunny macaron design to be any color you'd like. Crochet a little bunny macaron as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Crochet flower necklace (free crochet pattern)
Crocheted necklaces would add finesse to your personality and extra stylish touch to your attire with their beauty! Crochet an elegant, lightweight accessory to flaunt a unique style statement. You can customize the crocheted flower necklaces according to your preferences and taste. So take a step forward in the path of creativity and try making a beautiful piece of crocheted necklace for yourself or your dear ones. Find the free instructions and pattern for crocheting this gorgeous crochet flower necklace at Eva's Doll Shop Blog, follow them and do wonders!
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Quilted boxy tote bag ( free sewing pattern & tutorial )
A tutorial to make a boxy tote bag with some quilted details and exterior pockets. No special bag making tools required. Just a regular sewing machine, some batting and interfacing, regular threads, an optional magnetic snap button, and an optional decorative button.
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Oliver's favorite things -  lovely DIY applique quilt kids blanket
Christine from Sew, Jahit made this adorable applique quilt for her son, and in this step-by-step tutorial, she will teach you how to make one four your little ones using the raw edge applique technique. This applique quilt blanket features some of Oliver's favorite things as a preschooler: adorable animals, vehicles, robots, and fruits - but you can customize your blanket with any other fun motives. ( Free applique SVG cut files included! )
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Little amigurumi Easter bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love bunnies ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi bunny ! @lazy.toy designed this lovely amigurumi bunny. 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 Easter bunny now!
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Crochet spring bunny and mouse (free amigurumi patterns)
Nothing's cuter than stuffed animals, and this little crochet amigurumi bunny & mouse is no exception. This lovely bunny & mouse pattern by Elena Krasnorutskaya at Amiguroom Toys works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely bunny or mouse for all of the cuteness -lovers in your life. ( Kids really love handmade toys , especially when they are cuddly and colorful, which makes this amigurumi bunny & mouse a great gift for any special occasion! )
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DIY Chevron perler bead necklaces
We are in love with these boho style chevron perler bead necklaces by Crafted Sparrow! This jewelry making project is so simple & fun ( it's just perfect for both adults and kids ! ) All you have to do is follow Crafted Sparrow's tutorial using perler beads and a square pegboard. When you are finished, cover with parchment paper and iron. Of course you can make other jewelry pieces with this boho style chevron pattern : just grab a headband or earring hooks, hot glue your design right where you want it and boom: you have a one of a kind hair accessory or earring !
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DIY Boho perler bead elastic bracelets - jewelry making trick
Nothing is better than getting crafty and finding new ways to use ordinary craft materials a little differently. These DIY boho-inspired Perler bead elastic bracelets by The Crafted Sparrow are the perfect example. Yes, these gorgeous bracelets were made with perler beads , but with a little twist. Follow The Crafted Sparrow's step-by-step tutorial and learn how to transform a favorite kid crafting item into fun jewelry perfect for anyone of any age:
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DIY Pineapple Necklace
With a few simple steps, you can make this super adorable pineapple necklace in minutes! In this jewelry making tutorial, The Crafted Sparrow will teach you how to make this lovely pineapple necklace out of polymer clay. This pineapple necklace is not just the perfect summer accessory but it's also a perfect gift for a special occasion. Create a matching pair and give it to your kids, to your mom, or your best friends - they'll love it! Of course, you can use this fun polymer clay pineapple charm to create other jewelry pieces: accessorize bracelets, create fun earrings, keychains, or hair clips - so many possibilities!
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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 Rainbow platform sneakers - how to hide sole stains
Do your old platform sneakers need some smart shoe decoration job done? Look at this one! This time Studio DIY shares with us a super fun DIY shoe decorating project that is guaranteed to bring a jolt of color to your accessories closet ( and inspire a smile each time you glance down at your feet ). Get the tutorial, grab the supplies, and let's get decorating:
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DIY Fruit Perler bead keychain - fun summer craft for kids
In the spirit of embracing all things summer My Poppet has designed these fun fruit keyrings / keychains from Hama/Perler beads. These fun fruit keyrings are easy to make and make great gifts. Use them as keyrings , or cute handbag charms. If your kids are old enough to play with beads , this would be a fun activity to do together, just make sure you do the ironing! Get the free patterns and let the fun begin:
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Soft braided baby nest (sewing tutorial + free pattern)
This handmade braided baby nest was designed to make life easier for new parents and their babies! Sew a baby nest and use anywhere your baby is resting. Having their own nest will help your baby settle easier especially in new environments as they will quickly recognize the smell and feel of their nest. You can use your baby nest virtually anywhere around the house, or bring it with you wherever you go! This soft and cozy DIY baby nest is perfect for traveling as your little one can sleep anywhere stress-free! If you intend to use for co-sleeping the baby nest provides a safe barrier between you and your baby. Watch the video tutorial and create yours now! ( For sizes in English please visit the youtube page - and read the description! )
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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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How to make paper umbrellas - easy & fun paper craft for kids
Spring brings rainy days so it’s a great time of the year to learn how to make paper umbrellas. This cute and fairly easy paper craft by Easy Peasy And Fun can be used as a home or school decoration ( a mobile made out of these will brighten up even the rainiest day ) , or you could leave out the raindrops and use the finished paper umbrellas as colorful party decors ( combine with straws instead of pipe cleaners and boom: you have fun, handmade cocktail umbrellas! ). Read Easy Peasy And Fun's detailed ( step-by-step ) tutorial and create your very own colorful paper umbrellas now:
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Crochet chocolate funny - Easter Project ( free crochet pattern )
This sweet crochet chocolate bunny by Sewrella is just the perfect Easter crochet project! It's quick & easy to make and super adorable! This crochet chocolate bunny can be used as Easter decor, a spring tabletop piece , or a kid’s gift! It is so versatile and will be loved by many! This crochet chocolate bunny is squishy, and just the right size for all ages. The best part is that she can be worked up and finished in a day! If you have a few hours to dedicate to making, this will be your go-to project for spring. Get the free crochet pattern and create your own chocolate bunnies now:
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Tiny amigurumi bear and bunny (free amigurumi patterns)
Crochet your very own adorable, tiny amigurumi bear or bunny toy with following along @scandistyle_dolls's nice free amigurumi patterns ! This super adorable amigurumi bear and bunny is such a cute ( dollhouse ) toy for kids as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi bear or bunny bigger ( for a normal size bear or bunny ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn. You can also make this tiny amigurumi bear or tiny amigurumi bunny from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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DIY Yarn rainbow - simple yarn craft for kids
In this step-by-step video tutorial, NataliDoma DIY will show you how to make a gorgeous yarn rainbow in 10 minutes. This little rainbow craft is so simple you will master it in no time! This macrame rainbow is just perfect as a home decor , or you could use them as cute accessories ( as pendants, earrings, keychains, etc ) Play the video and learn the how-tos:
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