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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 Easy hanging storage baskets ( free sewing pattern )
Looking for a quick to sew fabric storage basket pattern ? Here is a superb free sewing pattern from Sew Can She! Looking at these neat little storage baskets feels like there’s a dimension where life could really be completely clean and and organized all the time. A place where you can always find everything and your kids neatly put away one toy before playing with another. So get the free sewing pattern and tutorial from Sew Can She and make your life more organized:
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Pencil holder bookmarks (free sewing pattern)
An another quick and easy pencil holder bookmark sewing tutorial by Sew Can She! We simply LOVE this idea! Sew a fun journal pen holder to make sure there is always one pen there when you need it! Besides of it's usefulness this sewing project is also perfect to clear your scrap fabric stash ! And of course this pencil holder bookmarks also makes a super lovely last-minute gift! Get the step-by-step sewing tutorial at Sew Can She:
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DIY Easy washcloth snowman Christmas tree ornament
With just a hand (mitt) washcloth and basic sewing and craft supplies, you can craft this cute snowman within an hour. It is is an easy craft project with minimal sewing that will decorate your home at Christmas! Older children who know the basic even sewing stitches and the simple basting stitch can also make these snowmen Christmas tree ornaments / winter decors with no effort. You can add more embellishments to your washcloth snowman to give him your personal touch.
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DIY Scented fabric Christmas tree ornament - free sewing pattern
Each season is typically associated with a certain smell: spring with fresh blooms, summer with the ocean, autumn with pumpkin spice, and Christmastime with cinnamon, pine and gingerbread . These scents can evoke memories and even influence your mood. Not only will these aromatic fabric Christmas tree ornaments look beautiful on your Christmas tree, but they'll fill the room with that familiar scent of the holidays and, hopefully, bring back beautiful memories of Christmases past.
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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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DIY Chicken (Easter) egg cozy - free sewing pattern
This time Miss Daisy teaches you how to make a cute scrap busting chicken egg cozy! This little egg cozy will cover one or two Kinder eggs ,perfect for hiding the little eggs away for the big Easter hunt or as table decoration . It can then double up as an egg cozy for the rest of the year. This make a cute little Easter gift or Easter home / table decoration and It's super easy to sew even as a beginner .
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Easy DIY fabric Easter egg with bow (free sewing pattern)
This super adorable and unique fabric Easter egg with large bow comes with a free sewing pattern and nice step-by-step sewing tutorial by Miss Daisy. Lovely isn't it? If you have mastered the making o f fabric Easter eggs already you can make a fun little Snuggle Bunny as an extra which is also a free pattern available at Miss Daisy's blog. So grab your fabric scrap stash and sew a few fun fabric Easter eggs and super adorable snuggle bunnies! ( This sewing project is suitable for absolute beginners )
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Easy DIY fabric storage box (free sewing pattern)
The best sewing projects are the multipurpose ones! With this super sewing tutorial and the fabric storage boxes by Craftideas you can decorate and organize your home at the same time! No more mess around the house! These fabrics boxes are super easy to sew , even as a beginner! You can use any decorative fabric ( or even old jeans ) to create these decorative storage boxes , and of course you can make it in any size! These quick to sew fabric boxes are also make wonderful hanging storage boxes. So get the free sewing pattern and tutorial from Craftideas and make your life more organized:
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Easy DIY fabric apple sachet (free sewing pattern)
Let the fruits of fall inspire you to make heavenly scented sachets for closet and drawers! You’ve probably bought at least one herbal sachet in your lifetime. If not, likely you’ve held one in your hand and taken in its intoxicating aroma. Making herbal sachets is a really easy craft, they make wonderful handmade gifts , and it’s a great way to use some of the bounty from your garden. This time Craft Ideas teaches you how to make these adorable little apple shaped sachets. These apple sachets can be great teacher appreciation gifts or fall decorations !
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Adorable and easy to sew polar bear plush (free sewing pattern)
If you’re looking for the perfect DIY gift for kids , that special someone, or even yourself, look no further! Fluffmonger's latest free sewing pattern : Mr. Foofs the polar bear comes in two sizes and can be sewn by hand or on the machine. You can customize his adorable self by adding a cowl to keep his neck warm, or a heart for him to hold in his hands. Follow Fluffmonger's free step-by-step sewing tutorial and pattern to make a super adorable polar bear stuffie today! ( Heaps of tips and tricks included! )
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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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Quick fabric pencil case pattern & sewing tutorial
Looking for a stylish way to keep those pens and pencils organized? Your kids will love it when you use this cute pencil case pattern by Crazy Little Projects to make them a fun pencil pouch for their school supplies. This is an easy sewing pattern to follow and it works great for kids ( and adults ) of all ages ! This DIY fabric pencil case is a snap to sew, and since any style or color of fabric can be used, you can make this fit your own unique personality! This pencil pouch requires just a small amount of fabric , which makes it a great project to make to use some of your stash of scraps, too! Continue reading for the complete step-by-step sewing tutorial for how to make a DIY Zipper pencil case of your own!
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Easy DIY fabric carrot banner - Easter decor
This lovely little fabric carrot garland by Bugaboo City is easy to make, great for beginner sewers, and best of all: you can make it with scraps of fabric found in your stash! With endless pattern options, this lovely little fabric carrot garland is a fantastic way to add color and texture to your Easter decor. They can also make for fun party decor or photo props.
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Easy DIY fabric chicken - fun Easter decor from fabric
Do you love super adorable handmade Easter decorations ? Sew this lovely little fabric hen ! This adorable fabric chicken can be a wonderful Easter decor or handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . This time ( in this step-by-step video tutorial ) CreativeMamy will teach you how to sew these cuddly fabric chickens in no time! This fabric hen is an absolutely easy sewing project: you can stitch one easily even if you are a beginner in sewing. This hen plushie doesn't require too much fabric, and it will look great in any size!
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Easy DIY Fabric flower keychain (bag charm) - upcycling craft
Looking for a fabulous fabric flower to add to your fashion accessories ? Create this beautiful little fabric flower keychain ( or bag charm ) from an old flannel shirt ( or any other unused clothes or fabric scraps ) in minutes! Fabric flowers are fun to make and can be used in many different ways. This lovely puffy fabric flower keychain is budget friendly and only takes 5-10 minutes to make. Leave the sewing machine behind, DIY Gifts and Crafts Ideas will show you how to hand sew this gorgeous flower , so it's a perfect beginner sewing project for anyone – even if you’ve never tried sewing before!
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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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DIY Infinity scarf (free pattern and sewing tutorial) - sewing for beginners
Infinity scarves are a great way to add a splash of color and style to your outfit. Whether you’re new to sewing or more experienced, sewing an infinity scarf is a simple and quick DIY project. This time Sustain My Craft Habit will show you how to sew an infinity scarf in no time. You will be surprised how easy is to sew one: you will be able to start and finish this infinity scarf in under 30 minutes! ( Which makes this comfy scarf an ideal gift for every special occasion ) . Get the tutorial at sustainmycrafthabit.com and let the sewing fun begin:
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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 Fabric Christmas tree ( free sewing pattern & tutorial )
These adorable little fabric Christmas trees by Miss Daisy Patterns are super easy to sew and just perfect as a fabric scrap buster project ! You could use the finished fabric Christmas trees to decorate your home for Christmas or you could give them as handmade gifts. ( This fabric Christmas tree is also perfect as a Christmas tree ornament, if you leave out the stand and adjust the size a little bit. ) Get the free sewing pattern at missdaisypatterns.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Bow scrunchies - sewing for beginners
Everyone’s favorite hair accessory from the ’80s is making a major comeback! But you don’t have to spend a lot to indulge in the craze. Follow A Beautiful Mess' tutorial to start your own collection, or to make sweet gifts for your girlfriends. 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 bow scrunchies by A Beautiful Mess 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 beautiful hair accessories.
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How to make fabric carrots - cute Easter decor ( sewing pattern & tutorial )
If you love fun spring fabric projects , sewing fabric carrots may be just the project you need. Ameroonie Designs will show you how to make them from scrap fabrics in no time. These lovely fabric carrots are simple & fun, and just perfect as an Easter decor or as a soft kids' toy. Don’t be surprised if you end up sewing a whole lot more than you think you really need! Read the tutorial, and let's get sewing:
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