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DIY Wool blanket coat
You can make this super easy blanket coat with a simple wool blanket and a belt you might already have around the house! Do you have some beautiful and warm wool blankets? Make one personalized stylish poncho out of them!  This brilliant craft idea will work well also with fleece and other non-fraying fabrics. This quick winter/autumn sewing fashion project is a perfect choice for beginners because it's really easy to sew! You can use any cozy winter/autumn blankets (even fun colorful IKEA fleece blankets) to create one unique jacket for yourself or for the kids! These quick blanket coats also perfect for camping or going outside to the garden because
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Boys baby carriage diaper cake - DIY baby shower gift
Diaper cakes are the best gifts for baby showers ! They're cute, practical, and show off your amazing DIY skills. Maybe you've mastered the regular three-tier diaper cake ( or maybe not ) , but if you're ready to take on the challenge of making a baby carriage diaper cake , she's here to help. It's really not as hard as it looks! The diaper cakes makes really great baby shower gifts , because it's not just unique, fun and decorative but also very useful for the parents and their newborn baby ! Here is a nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your own boys ( or girls ) baby carriage diaper cake with baby diapers , bibs , soft baby blankets and baby toys !
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DIY Soft taggie blanket - blankie with tags (sewing pattern)
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 baby blankie with tags! This taggie blanket 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. Don’t worry if your lines are not sewn perfectly straight it’s just for a baby who is not going care if its a little off, their just love to play with the tags instead. She used one ribbon that was a satin finish and one that was a grosgrain finish.
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Crocheted baby dog blankey (free amigurumi pattern and video)
As long as they’re soft and safe , handcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi dog baby blankey is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. Isn't this little baby dog blankey is so adorable? And she is so easy to make too! When crafting for babies , please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! ( For the written amigumi dog baby blanket tutorial click
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Adorable puppy baby binkie / blankey (free sewing pattern)
Learn to sew a super cute baby blanket that looks like a puppy with Oh The Things We'll Make's free pattern and instructions! Half softie , half blankey , kids will love snuggling with these dog lovies ! Can you stand the cuteness? Simple stitching and minimal stuffing pulls this sewing project together in a flash! This lovely puppy blanket can be a sweetest huggable toy for your baby ! Use a soft, black fabric for the nose, and form the eyes and mouth by hand by stitching them on with black thread. This way your puppy blanket will be safe as toy and blanket for newborns as well!
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Easy crochet lace (granny) square  - video crochet tutorial
This crochet lace ( granny ) square is a delicate and versatile design that can be worked using any thread or yarn and any size crochet hook. You could use this gorgeous and super easy square crochet lace piece to create larger crochet artworks such as vintage/shabby style blankets or pillows but it's also can be a great Christmas ornament or a decorative addition to a small lavender sachet! This crochet project is absolute perfect for beginner crocheters because it's absolutely not as difficult as it seems! This video tutorial will teach you how to crochet your very own gorgeous granny square lace crochet pieces!
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Cute sun baby toy with ribbons (free sewing pattern)
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 baby sun plushie with tags! This sun 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. Don’t worry if your lines are not sewn perfectly straight it’s just for a baby who is not going care if its a little off, their just love to play with the tags instead. You can use different ribbon textures & colors for a little extra fun!
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Amigurumi taggie hedgehog - free baby toy crochet pattern
As long as they’re soft and safehandcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi hedgehog taggie  is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. Isn't this colorful little baby taggie hedgehog is so adorable? And she is so easy to make too! When crafting for babies, please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! This crocheted hedgehog taggie can be a great baby shower gift! 
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Sleepy sloth snuggler (teether) baby toy - free sewing pattern
Sloths are slow. They’re also super cute ( at least we think so ) . And they are the inspiration for this oversized lovey that is super cute, but not-so-slow to make. Think of it as a security sloth ! And what child wouldn’t want to snuggle up with a sweetly sleeping sloth ? The size makes it small enough to carry around easily, but large enough that it can wrap around your little one’s shoulders. The sewing is very basic, so in an afternoon you’ll have a snuggly new friend! Click the buttons below to get the free sewing pattern and a very nice step-by-step sewing tutorial by HelloBee:
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Easy DIY fabric heart - Valentine's day decor (free sewing pattern)
Easy DIY fabric hearts : you can use them on your Christmas tree , and also enjoy them once again for Valentine's ! The idea of making the fabric heart ornaments came from remnants of fabrics Cristina has in her basement. She was organizing, putting stuff away when she saw the fabrics : they were there staring at her and that was the light bulb moment, red fabrics were perfect to make some lovely Valentine's day hearts ! These sweet DIY fabric heart Valentines are perfect for giving to a friend or neighbor! They are filled with fiberfill but you can add lavender to create a great little sachet .
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Crochet elephant snuggle - free amigurumi pattern
As long as they’re soft and safe , handcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi elephant baby blankey by Dendennis is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. Isn't this little baby elephant blankey is so adorable? When crafting for babies , please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! To get the free written amigurumi elephant baby blanket & tutorial click here:
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DIY Checkered repurposed denim picnic blanket
If you've just finished a spring cleaning of your closet and collected a small pile of outdated, ripped up and no-longer-can-squeeze-into jeans make a durable blanket out of them! Tis denim blanket is easy to sew ( it does take time to cut out and sew the fabric pieces together but it totally worth the time! ) This denim blanket can survive almost everything from groups of kids to big playful dogs ,and it's washable! You can use this nice sewing pattern to create other denim items ( dog pillows and beds, door mats .. ) as well Here are the do-it-yourself instructions to turn a bunch of unwanted jeans into a stunning and useful picnic blanket:
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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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Poly the sleeping amigurumi bear  and his blankey (free crochet patterns)
Have you ever seen a cuter sleeping amigurumi bear ? Visit Tarturumies and crochet one! On Tarturumies you will find the free crochet patterns of Poly ( the sleeping teddy bear ) , his pajamas and a gratis tiny teddy bear blankey ! Lovely, isn't it? This super adorable sleeping amigurumi bear can be a cuddly companion of your kids. This amigurumi pattern maybe a little bit time-consuming, but it's not complicated at all! So grab a few skein of ( cotton ) yarn and let's start:
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DIY Felt dog keychain (free sewing pattern)
We are huge fans of stuffed animals , and felt ! We adore felt as a craft material because it does't fray so it's very easy to work with, and it's so versatile! This cute felt dog can be made under an afternoon with simple hand sewing ( blanket stitch ) . Cute, isn't it? At Craftideas.info you will find the felt dog's sewing pattern for free! With Craftideas' free pattern creating one super cute felt puppy ( as an adorable baby mobile piece, soft toy, keychain or cat toy ) will be a piece of cake! This felt dog may be your favorite felt craft you have made in a while!
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Little amigurumi lamb lovey - free crochet pattern
As long as they’re soft and safe , handcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi lamb baby lovey by Sewrella is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. Isn't this little baby sheep blankey is just so adorable? When crafting for babies , please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! To get the free written amigurumi lamb baby blanket & crochet tutorial visit sewrella.com:
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Cuddly koala baby lovely (free crochet pattern)
Make this lovely crochet koala lovey by Make And Do Crew for your favorite little one! This adorable koala lovely works up quickly using only one skein and some scrap yarn, which makes it a perfect baby shower gift. As long as they’re soft and safe , handcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi koala baby blankey is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. When crafting for babies , please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! To get the free written amigurumi koala baby lovely click here:
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Christmas granny squares: Santa, reindeer, snowman, gingerbread man & elf ( free patterns )
What could be merrier than combining the traditional g ranny square motif and Christmas ? This jolly collection by Passionate Crafter will make decorating and gift-giving a treat for the maker and those enjoying the results. Decorate the tree and mantel with ornaments while making the couch a cozy haven with a colorful blanket and pillow. Passioante Crafter will tech you how to crochet a super adorable granny square Santa, gingerbread man , snowman , reindeer and an elf ! Head to passionatecrafter.com and get the free Christmas granny square patterns:
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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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Amigurumi bunny baby blanket (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet the perfect gift for your little ones: an amigurumi bunny blanket ! Whether you're gifting this lovely amigurumi bunny blanket as a toy, a sleeping or teether buddy or as a nursery room decor, the kids will love this adorable little bunny. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) bunny blanket can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids and grandkids because this super adorable amigurumi bunny blanket is just a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At Tarturumies you will find this wonderful free amigurumi bunny blanket pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality, and cuteness! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi bunny blanket , they will look fun and cuddly in any form!
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Amigurumi  Melman hippo baby kit (blanket, rattle & plush) free patterns
Are you looking for free amigurumi baby toy patterns ? Do you love hippos ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi hippo baby toy set ! Tarturumies designed this lovely amigurumi hippo set for your littlest ones. 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 , hooks and colors to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi hippo kit now!
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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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DIY Floor tile-inspired applique quilt
This easy-to-follow quilting tutorial by Sew Jahit provides free vector files for the patterns that make up the gorgeous floor tile-inspired quilt design. The vector files can also be used for other applique projects or paper crafts. Play around with color combinations to create unique designs!
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Oriental lattice quilt ( quilting tutorial + free pattern )
A quilt project inspired by traditional oriental lattice windows that are still commonly found in many parts of East and Southeast Asia. Many such lattice windows contain curved elements, but Sew, Jahit has chosen a simple still beautiful design with only straight lines for this quilt. Read on for a pattern guide and make your own gorgeous oriental lattice quilt now:
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