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Skandinavian style winter dolls from logs (no-sew)
You will be surprised how easy is to make one of these gorgeous  cute skandinavian / russian winter dolls! Almost no-sewing involved in this quick winter craft project (only a few hand stitches for the hair and the skirt ruffles )!  In this nice craft site you can learn how can you make this adorable traditional winter doll with a simple log and some leftover fabrics.  The pictures of the different finished skandinavian / russian vintage doll designs in the site's comment section is also very interesting  (and inspirational) so don't forget to check it out!
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How mo make a spring flower fairy doll - doll making tutorial
Watch this step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make gorgeous ( spring ) flower fairy dolls ! This easy DIY doll making tutorial will teach you how to make a fun and easy doll with the kids using a basic flower fairy doll technique. This includes using floral wire, a wooden bead , embroidery floss, and a silk flower. The supplies for this beautiful flower fairy dol l are absolutely inexpensive! Once you have mastered making a basic flower fairy there are a lot fun options and variations. You can use these beautiful fairies to decorate the kid's room , your home at spring or the classroom ! ( Or you can create a whole fairy doll play set for the kids as a gift ! )
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DIY Whimsical Santa toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Winter is almost here and this means you can start your Christmas crafts now officially! If you love sewing this craft idea - the Santa plush toy - can be  a great craft choice for you, even if you're beginner in sewing, because with this detailed masterclass tutorial  sewing one will be a piece of cake! The kids will love this adorable Santa plushie! And of course you can use this fun and lovely fabric Santa  toy to decorate your home at Christmas! Unique handmade decorations are always the best! ( This Christmas sewing project is perfect for scrapbusting ! )
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Tilda style Santa toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Look at this gorgeous & super adorable skandinavian / Tilda style Santa doll ! Hes soo adorable and unique! This Tilda style Santa doll can be a perfect Christmas gift / soft toy for kids, or you can use it to decorate your home at Christmas / winter. In this nice craft website you will find the free Santa toy sewing pattern accompanied with a detailed sewing tutorial - which will help you to create this cute T ilda style Santa and his clothes from scrap fabrics ! This pattern is not really suitable for beginners in sewing ( because of the small details ) .
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DIY Cute sock doll - sock upcycling craft
As a follow on to Tina's No sew Sock Penguin she has this cute sock doll. Adorable, sin't it? This sock doll does require some hand sewing , but it's an absolutely easy sock craft! You can whip up an adorable sock doll with the kids in no time! You can use the finished sock dolls to decorate your home at winter or you can give them as nice Christmas gifts for your loved ones! This adorable little sock dolls is so lovely and so fun to make. Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make this adorable sock doll in no time!
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Little amigurumi doll in skirt (free crochet pattern)
Today Anitha ( Paint It Colorful Blog ) is sharing a free amigurumi pattern with us: a lovely crochet doll toy ! Adorable, isn't it? We love handmade amigurumi dolls so much, because they have lots of personality and the kids will love them more than any expensive store bought toy ! This adorable amigurumi doll toy should be easy-peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute doll amigurumis for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet this doll in any size and color - it will be lovely in any form!
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Amigurumi craft granny - crochet granny organizer (free pattern)
Are you looking for versatile and super cute storage for your crochet stuff ? Why don’t you try this super cute crochet granny organizer ? This amigurumi granny doll designed by Zhaya Designs Amigurumis is everything you need for organizing your craft tools . It is a scissors pocket, pin cushion and hook divider all in one! Plus it has a bunch more useful nooks and crannies.Visit Zhaya's site and get the amigurumi craft granny pattern for free !
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Tiny amigurumi mermaid doll (free crochet pattern)
This free mermaid crochet pattern is one of our favorites from Black Hat Llama's free amigurumi patterns because it's soo cute and easy to crochet! This is the perfect amigurumi mermaid doll for little girls who dream of being a mermaid and swimming in the sea . The beauty of this adorable amigurumi mermaid doll is that you are able to customize her in any way you would like and it's super easy: so you can easily crochet one even if you are a beginner in amigurumi! Visit blackhatllama.com and enjoy crocheting your very own cute amigurumi mermaid doll:
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Cute amigurumi doll - Greta ( free crochet patterns )
This free crochet doll pattern ( translated by Papillon en Papier and designed by Petus Ochoa ) is an absolute joy to make! Perfect for the little ones. If you follow Papillon en Papier's free crochet doll patterns ( and Petus Ochoa's video tutorials ) you will be able to create and personalize Greta the amigurumi doll in no time. This link guides you to the free pattern of Greta's dress and boots but at the bottom of Papillon en Papier's pattern you will find the links of all the body parts as well. ( Body, arms, legs, and assembling ) . Maybe this amigurumi pattern is not suitable for beginners, but absolutely worth a try! Get the free patterns at papillonenpapier.blogspot.com:
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Easy Primrose amigurumi doll ( free crochet pattern)
This beautiful Primrose crochet doll by All About Ami is an excellent gift for a girl! This little beauty has a lovely face with just 2 safety eyes and cute braids that are decorated with flowers. She wears a dress and shoes in the colors of the fresh Spring ! Have you ever seen a most beautiful amigurumi doll? And it's also super easy and quick to crochet ! You can customize this lovely little amigurumi doll to match your kids hair and eye color. Get the free pattern and step-by-step crochet tutorial at allaboutami.com:
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Rose the amigurumi doll - free crochet pattern
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi doll pattern by Maria Kostyuchenko and Amiguroom ! Like most of the people you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is, until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful personalized toys using yarns , just like this lovely little doll. So grab a few skein of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi doll today, and create a darling new toy for your loved one.
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Amigurumi mermaid doll (free crochet pattern)
Playing with super cute huggable dolls are so comforting and fun! The perfect excuse to play with lovely dolls ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one! For example: crochet this lovely little mermaid doll as a handmade gift for your friends or kids! This lovely amigurumi mermaid doll will sure to bring a smile to any face! So follow along Olga Lukoshkina's free crochet pattern and create one! You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi mermaid doll 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! Get the free mermaid doll pattern at Amiguroom:
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Matilda the amigurumi doll (free crochet pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted doll by Marina Brichka for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Marina Brichka s great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi doll in no time! If you need a baby shower gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi doll makes a sweet little gift. Head to Amiguroom.com and get the free doll pattern :
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Amigurumi pig doll in purple dress (free crochet pattern)
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable pig doll in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi pig is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful soft toy for kids. This amigurumi pig doll is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet it from cotton yarn and hand embroider it's eyes. At Amiguroom you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute pig doll, accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner / intermediate one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this pig doll is an absolutely perfect toy to begin with! Pattern designer: Anastasia Vorontsova
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Amigurumi Cinderella doll (Disney princess) - free crochet pattern
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted Cinderella by Emily Freeman for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Emily's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom and create this lovely amigurumi Cinderella in no time! If you need a baby shower gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi Cinderella makes a sweet little gift.
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Little amigurumi pig with movable joints (free crochet pattern)
Playing with super cute plushies are so comforting and fun! The perfect excuse to play with lovely plush toys ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one! For example, crochet this lovely little pig by as a handmade gift for your friends and family members! This lovely amigurumi pig will sure to bring a smile to any face! So follow along Tatyana Kostochenkova's free crochet pattern and create one! You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi pig 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. Get the free pattern at amigurum.com now:
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Miss Piggy - amigurumi pig (free crochet pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at Miss Piggy! Who can resist her? By following along Papillon En Papier's translation on Yana Dym Sky's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet pig in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi pig for your kids, they will adore it!
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Soft amigurumi bunny in orange dress (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: a sweet little amigurumi bunny in a lovely dress! This cuddly crochet bunny is a great amigurumi pattern to work on because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi bunny can be an excellent Easter gift for your kids or grandkids. This free bunny crochet pattern by Julia Deinega at Amiguroom Toys will guide you to make your own wonderful soft amigurumi toy. Pattern designer: Julia Deinega
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Little amigurumi bunny in ruffled dress (free crochet pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted rabbit for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Tatyana Kostochenkova's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys and create this lovely amigurumi rabbit in no time! If you need a lovely Easter gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi rabbit makes a sweet little gift.
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DIY Fabric flower dolls - adorable spring decoration (video tutorial)
To celebrate spring, check out this video tutorial on how to make a gorgeous and super adorable DIY spring flower doll! You will be surprised how easy is to create one! Atelier Coração de Pano will teach you how to make a basic flower doll using some leftover fabric, a styrofoam ball, yarn, some paint, and a silk flower. The supplies for this tutorial are inexpensive but the outcome is so wonderful! Once you have mastered making a basic flower doll there are a lot of fun options and variations.
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DIY Mermaid plush doll (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Make a super adorable mermaid doll by following along this wonderful tutorial by A Beautiful Mess! As usual, at A Beautiful Mess, you will find the free sewing pattern and an easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorial. Begin by printing the mermaid pattern and choosing your favorite mermaid colors. Beginner seamstresses and sewers need not fear! All you’ll need for whipping up this lovely little mermaid doll is simple basic stitches. This DIY mermaid plushie could even be a great project to learn the fundamentals of sewing. So grab your fabric stash and your favorite kiddo and start planning an afternoon of summer crafting !
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Crochet mermaid doll - ragdoll mermaid (free crochet pattern)
This gorgeous mermaid ragdoll will be probably the most beautiful thing you’ve ever crocheted! Crochet a lovely doll for your little sirens using Spin A Yarn Crochet's free mermaid ragdoll pattern. This crochet mermaid pattern is complete with star coverups, a beautiful tail, and stunning rainbow locks. This beautiful ragdoll mermaid doll is the perfect gift for your favorite mermaid fan. This fierce little lady, with her rainbow hair and turquoise tail, is a quick project to keep your hooky fingers happy this weekend.
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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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DIY Flower fairy witch doll - Halloween craft for kids
In this step-by-step tutorial Emilie Lefler will teach you how to make a beautiful "flower fairy" witch doll , using floral wire, a wooden bead, embroidery floss, a silk flower, and felt. Isn't it wonderful? The supplies for this beautiful flower fairy witch doll are inexpensive, plus once you have mastered the basic flower fairy doll, there are a lot of fun options and variations. You can use these beautiful flower fairy witches to decorate the kid's room, the classroom or your home at Halloween ! ( Or you can create a whole fairy doll playset for the kids as a gift ! ) ( You can find the basic doll body tutorial here )
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DIY pumpkin fairy (flower fairy) doll - fun fall craft for kids
It's pumpkin season! Watch Emilie Lefler's step-by-step doll making tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous pumpkin fairy doll out of simple craft materials. This lovely little yarn and faux flower pumpkin fairy doll is a fun decoration for all of autumn , Halloween, and Thanksgiving. Once you have mastered making a basic flower doll, there are a lot of fun options and variations, so let's get crafting! ( You can find the basic doll body tutorial here )
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Adorable Christmas bell elf girl (Christmas tree ornament)
Are you on a hunt for an easy, fun, and super adorable fabric scrap buster Christmas craft project ? Create a lovely Christmas bell elf! So cute and simple to create ! These gorgeous little Christmas elves by Creative Mamy are one of our favorite Christmas crafts. You could make the bell elves as lovely festive home decor , Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt bell elves are incredibly easy to make. Creative Mamy ( az usual ) included a pattern in her step-by-step video tutorial, so even if you are a beginner in doll making, this little bell elf will be a piece of cake! ( If you look at the pattern, you can see how it is cut and adapt it to any size. )
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Adorable DIY Santa elf ornament (video tutorial)
We need to admit that: we LOVE Creative Mamy's lovely little felt ornaments! So much cuteness and personality! This gorgeous little Santa elf ornament is no exception! So cute and simple to create, which make this beautiful little Christmas ornament elf one of our favorite Christmas crafts ! You could make the Christmas bauble elves as lovely festive home decor, Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt Christmas tree ornament elves are incredibly easy to make ( despite the look ). Creative Mamy ( az usual ) included a pattern in her step-by-step video tutorial, so even if you are a beginner in doll making, this little ornament elf will be a piece of cake! ( If you look at the pattern, you can see how it is cut and adapt it to any size. )
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Adorable DIY Christmas elf girl ornament (video tutorial)
We need to admit that: we LOVE Creative Mamy's lovely little felt ornaments ! So much cuteness and personality! This gorgeous little elf girl ornament is no exception! So cute and simple to create, which make this beautiful little Christmas ornament elf one of our favorite Christmas crafts! You could make the Christmas elves as lovely festive home decor, Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt Christmas tree ornament elves are incredibly easy to make ( despite the look ). Creative Mamy ( az usual ) included a pattern in her step-by-step video tutorial, so even if you are a beginner in doll making, this little ornament elf will be a piece of cake! ( If you look at the pattern, you can see how it is cut and adapt it to any size. )
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DIY Fabric snowflake fairy (or snowflake angel) ornament
We need to admit that: we LOVE Luisa Antonioli's lovely little fabric ornaments ! So much cuteness and personality! This gorgeous little snowman fairy ( or snowman angel ) ornament is no exception! So cute and simple to create, which make this beautiful little Christmas ornament one of our favorite Christmas crafts! You could make the Christmas fairies as lovely festive home decor, Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These snowflake fairies are incredibly easy to make , so gather the materials and let's get crafting:
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Little felt wooden bead elf - DIY Christmas tree ornament
Are you on a hunt for an easy, fun, and super adorable fabric scrap buster Christmas craft project ? Create a lovely elf! So cute and simple to create ! These gorgeous little Christmas elves by Luisa Antonioli are one of our favorite Christmas crafts. You could make the elves as lovely festive home decor , Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt elves are incredibly easy to make.
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