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Repurposed T-shirt bag - free sewing pattern
This repurposed T-shirt bag is a super easy sewing project which can be done in an evening. These T-shirt bags are very useful at the mall, beach or swimming pool because after a long day you could just toss them in the washing machine with your regular clothing.There are several patterns for T-shirt bags floating around the internet, but this one is a bit different :it has a boxy bottom and deeper handles/straps to put over your shoulder. It's a really easy pattern to adjust, though, if you have different ideas on how you want yours to look.
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DIY Eco friendly grocery bag from old T-shirts
When tried to come up with something eco-friendly Deliah decided to create something that's green in more ways than one. She made her reusable grocery bag out of an old knit T-shirt . This a funny, easy to make ( and eco friendly ! ) bag idea which is also great for storage and easy to clean! You can create T-shirt grocery bags in various shapes, colors, and sizes even from a t-shirt sleeve! How fun is that? This DIY Eco friendly grocery bag is really easy and requires very little sewing. You can easily pack them in with your reusable grocery bags so you remember to use them at the store.
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DIY Knit T-shirt headbands (6 quick headband)
Have you made headbands from t-shirts yet? We bet that you will love these super adorable and super easy to make repurposed t-shirt headbands by Sugar Bee Crafts! A knit headband is so easy to make and wear – it’s perfect all year around. In this nice step-by-step DIY knit T-shirt headband making tutorial by Sugar Bee Crafts you can learn how to make the pinched bow headband ,the big bow headband ,the ruffled flower knit headband ,the braided T-shirt headband and the twisted head wrap headbands .
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DIY elegant purses / handbags from cereal boxes
You won't believe me, but this elegant and beautiful small purse / handbag is made from.. cereal boxes ! It's true! Watch this super cool craft video tutorial and create one for yourself or for the girls! This cereal box handbag is not just only a perfect and gorgeous ( super low budget ) accessory for a night date or an elegant party but the best is: you can personalise it as much as you want! Release the inner fashion designer in you! : ) This cute upcycled cereal box purse is also perfect for small girls to play or you can make it in doll size.
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DIY no-sew braided leggings
"Turn a plain pair of boring leggings into exciting statement legwear with this unbelievably easy slash and weave technique!  You will be shocked at how easy this craft project is and how good it will looks. All you really need to create this unique outfit is leggings and scissors! ( There are a lot of design options to play with!)  You can use this cool no-sew "braiding" technique on other stretchy type cothes (t-shirts, thick pantyhoses etc) as well.
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DIY fabric accent sneakers
We simply love adding personal touch to our outfits! And this shoe makeover project by A Little Craft In Your Day is a super easy ( and frugal ) way to do this! Today Courtney and Tanner will show you how to spice up a pair of old / boring / cheap sneakers with a simple small piece of fabric . We think you are going to adore these DIY Fabric Accent Sneakers ! Of course you can use fabric scraps with various patterns ( imagine a romantic lace-pastel or a fun colorful sneaker with large geometric patterns! ) The variations are endless!
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Never tie your shoes again - ribbon fasteners
Really useful and cheap way of DIY Shoe Fasteners ( or DIY Shoe Ties ) that will let you never lace your shoes and never tie them again! It is very popular now to exchange ordinary shoelace for modern designed shoe fasteners. So she tried to make her own design with colorful hair ties ( or scrunchies ) ! You will need to tie them once, and then just slip on your shoes. Because of hair ties are elastic and flexible - it is very comfortable to walk and run in your shoes. And what we like most of all - there are sooo many colors and designs of scrunchies , that you can make your shoes really unique!
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Autumn fashion dolls with leaves (  free printables )
Look at these gorgeous fall inspired fashion artworks! This fall leaf fashion kids craft is not just a brilliant way to practice fine-motor skills, developing creativity and learn art / fashion but  the collecting of the leaves will be also a very fun fall activity! In this nice craft website you can find lots of different free printable fashion templates included faces and  fashion model dolls as well! Of course you can make your own fall fashion doll designs if you don't like the pre drawed ones (for example: you can cut out model girls from magazines, or ask the little ones to draw their own models)
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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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Urban gipsy boho bag ( free crochet pattern)
This boho-ethno bag free crochet pattern is fun to put together and loaded with bohemian charm. Every woman who is both a certifiable hippy AND prolific crocheter needs this super unique stylish, crocheted summer festival bag! Authentic granny squares,legit embroidery & fringe for days! A leather belt can make a great bag strap when affixed with some D-rings. (The white crocheted boho bag in the photos uses a thrifted leather belt attached with D-ring.) Crochet one and take your inner free spirit out on the town with your new Urban Gypsy bag!
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10 Easy nail art design for beginners - painted with a bobby pin
Making beautiful nail art designs without special manicure equipment and skill? Absolutely possible! Try these super quick and easy nail art designs painted with a simple bobby pin ! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can find not just only 1 but 1 0 ! different super easy beginner nail art designs from cute chick motifs to elegant non figurative nail art designs. These chick and easy ail art designs can be a nice addition to your ( holiday party ) outfit or you can simply make them to spice up boring school days. With a simple bobby pin you can be the Pablo Picasso of nail polish without any special art or nail art design skill!
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DIY No-sew bow-back summer tank top from a T-shirt
We love redesigned old t-shirts for lots of reasons. It keeps our wardrobe fresh, and it also keeps us from spending money on new clothes. Plus upcycling old T-shirts are always fun! So grab a pair of scissors and create your own stylish fashion pieces! Redesign a t-shirt is a fun way to spend a morning coffee break or an afternoon workout. To create this DIY no-sew bow-back tank top  you'll need an old V-neck (cotton) t-shirt, a pair of scissors, and some glue (she used E6000). Instead of fabric glue you can sew your DIY no-sew bow-back tank top with a few hand-stitches.
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How to make boho summer barefoot sandals
Do you want to make boho-inspired barefoot sandals for summer? This jewelry making project takes under an hour to complete, and you can get all the materials at your local craft store.She used the Bead Landing brand, but any beading will work. Add a fun twist to your boho summer barefoot sandals if you'd like: use a piece of hemp, braided rope, leather strips, seashells, glass beads, charms or any other jewelry element you have on hand. This barefoot sandals can be a perfect addition to your summer holiday outfit (beachwear)!
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DIY Crochet espadrilles with flip-flop soles (free pattern)
Hey beach babe! Learn how to make crochet espadrilles with flip flop soles in this free pattern and tutorial. These sandals are perfect for the pier, the beach or your rich uncle’s yacht! These crochet espadrilles with flip flop soles can be the perfect addition of your summer outfit! Don’t you think the woven look of espadrilles sandals just perfectly lends itself to some good old fashioned single crochet goodness?I She used ribbon for the ankle straps of her crochet espadrilles, but we think leather could look fantastic too. You can really customize the vibe of these crochet sandals depending on the color of yarn and ribbon you choose.
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Pretty ruffle sleeve raglan tee (free sewing pattern)
Bell sleeves and ruffled sleeves making their way back into stores and we think they’re actually kind of pretty! So grab your favorite fabric and sew one pretty ruffle sleeve raglan tee for yourself! This gorgeous ruffle sleeve raglan tee is fun and a little romantic without being over the top. A step up from your normal T-shirt without being any less comfortable than a normal t-shirt. In this nice craft blog you will find a free ruffle sleeve raglan tee sewing pattern and a detailed written sewing tutorial as well! (So this sewing project can be a great choice even if you are a beginner in machine sewing! )
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DIY Crochet shark bag - fun free summer bag  pattern
Do you love crocheting and fun summer craft ideas? Whip up these fun summer shark bags with The Cookie Snob' free shark bag pattern and step-by-step crochet tutorial ! To make this free pattern even more fun , she's designed the bags in both an adult and a child size. The pictures for this shark bag tutorial feature the child sized shark bag ( the blue shark ) , but the construction techniques are the same for the adult sized bag ( the gray shark ) as well. So follow along The Cookie Snob's tutorial and make your own super fun, unique shark bag ! It's guaranteed to be a conversation piece!
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DIY Simple sliding knot bracelet
Ready for something quick and easy? In this nice detailed craft tutorial, we will make a simple sliding knot bracelet with an antique african coin. (But of course you can use other coin shaped materials with holes: such as washers and buttons!) This super easy DIY macrame bracelet is totally adjustable and can fit just about every wrist, depending on how much cord or string you use. If you finished your very own sliding knot macrame bracelet it's time to give it to someone you have a crush on cause it's totally gender neutral and anyone who is anyone would want to wear something you made !
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DIY Miyuki ombré double circle earrings - jewelry making
We are big fans of the ombre colors trend. With miyuki delica beads, it is a great way to use many of these amazing colors at once in a great jewelry making project.  These pretty ombré earrings are made using  circular brick stitch using 2 beads at a time. There are many other ways to make a circle by weaving beads but this method is the easiest. This gorgeous ombré beaded earring can be a great accessory of your summer outfit or you can create some as nice gifts for a boho style lover friend! This free beading pattern is super easy to bead so you can create a pair of boho circular ombré earrings easily, even if your are a beginner in beading!
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DIY candy dot earrings with glue gun - jewelry making
If you love stud jewelries and simple craft ideas we're sure you will love these DIY candy dot earrings!  With a few easy steps, you’ll be able to whip up a pair of gorgeous candy dot stud earring ! No clay, no fancy craft equipment, only  glue gun, nail polish and a metallic stud earring base. This funky candy stud earring can be great accessory at your wedding ,or at any other elegant occasions OR you can create a few glue gun stud earrings as  gifts for your friends and family members!  It's such a fun and easy way to make colored stud earrings for the spring and summer seasons. You could make a pair of glue gun dot earrings  for each color of nail polish you own!
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DIY Tie-dye watermelon swim cover (free sewing pattern)
Crystal  from Stitched by Crystal, shares with us a fun summer project: a DIY watermelon poncho! We love watermelon in the summertime and we have been eating a lot of it this summer! This tie dye watermelon swim cover is a really easy and cheap summer sewing project and we love the end result! To create this fun and super comfy watermelon summer poncho / swim cover you will need: cotton fabric, fabric dye, and fabric paint.  Your kids will love to get in on the fun and help dye the fabric! You can create the watermelon poncho /summer swim cover for your kids or even for yourself! This free sewing pattern will be your guide through the project!
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Free crochet cupcake keychain pattern
These sweet little crochet cupcake keychains are quick to make and fun accessory! Could also be used as an ornament, party favor, or zipper pull on a backpack. Be sure look at the picture tutorials as well as the free written crochet cupcake pattern to see where to join the top and bottom pieces. We love handmade crochet toys so much! You can create these adorable crochet cupcakes as cute crochet toys for the kids or just crochet some as nice gifts for your sweet tooth friends, they will love it! By the way: who doesn't love super cute miniature cupcakes?
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DIY mini high heel shoe wire pendant with beads - wire jewelry
This unique and beautiful wire jewelry will bring a little piece of magic to your outfit! This delicate ( Cinderella style ) shoe was made of wire in a copper color with beautiful, shimmering beads. This gorgeous beaded wire jewelry can be a perfect gift for any occasion ( especially for shoe lovers ) , because it's elegant and it will look gorgeous in any color ! Wire jewelries and w ire shoes are one of our favorites from the palette of jewelry making crafts because it's so unique ! Despite the look this Cinderella shoe is relatively easy to make, especially with the help of this nice step-by-step wire jewelry making video tutorial !
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DIY Personalized mobile phone cases with a plastic case
Are you looking for a super fun, easy and versatile DIY mobil phone case project ? Try these! With a few printed images and a clear plastic mobile case you can whip up these stylish, adorable and unique phone cases literally in minutes! With this easy to follow step-by-step video tutorial you can create these gorgeous mobile case designs even if you aren't the craftiest girl in the planet! And the best is in this craft idea : you can use the clear plastic mobile phone case over and over again to create more gorgeous mobile phone case designs that's fits perfectly your style/mood or the actual holiday!
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How to sew a half circle skirt - free sewing pattern and tutorial
Today Melissa will going to teach you how to sew a half circle skirt! The beauty of these skirts is that they are so FAST to make and you can draft your OWN pattern!! Once you have the pattern made, you can whip one out in about an hour flat.  These are made from summery fabrics but they would also be adorable made from wool or chambray for fall or winter.  Perhaps our favorite thing about this half circle skirt (besides the fact that  it's absolutely gorgeous) though are how quickly they come together.  These are a quick sew, and they don’t require a lot of fabric either.  It’s really nice to have a stylish delicate but also funky skirt that both your daughter and you can feel good about.
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DIY Unique ice dyed fabric sneakers
We simply love tie dyeing clothes and accessories, its so much fun! Even if you’re not into the hippy kind of tie dye, Mom Spark has got a method that you might totally love: ice dyeing! It’s so easy and it’s so gorgeous and that makes it so much fun to make! Look at these beautiful colors! Like all tie dye methods there is some patience required as you have to wait for the dye to set and take hold in your fabric but we promise these gorgeous DIY shoes you can make are so worth it! Create your very own ice-dyed shoes with Mom Spark's step-by-step craft tutorial:
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Adorable crochet fox bag - free crochet pattern
Do you love crocheting and fun fall crafts ? Whip up this fun autumn-ish crochet fox bags ! Do you know the song What Does the Fox Say? This was the inspiration behind this super adorable crochet fox purse! Know a fox lover? This cute crochet fox bag is a perfect gift idea for them as well! This cute crochet fox bag can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade accessory for your kids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free crochet fox bag pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted messenger bag ( or purse ) ! This lovely fox bag is guaranteed to be a conversation piece.
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Crochet collar necklace ( free crochet pattern )
This gorgeous crocheted collar necklace is not just only a nice addition to your outfit but it also can be a perfect gift to anyone who you love. This crochet project doesn't require too much yarn, and it can be done in minutes easily  (even if you are a beginner in crocheting). You can crochet these collar necklace to spice up some of your old boring outfits or you can make them as nice handmade gifts they will be a great hit! Crochet jewelries are always great additions to any outfits because they are delicate, stylish and  timeless!
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Free adorable crochet cow hat pattern
This free crochet cow hat pattern is easier than it looks and makes a darling autumn/winter accessory for your favorite baby or toddler.  If you’re looking for a sweet, handmade, non-candy Christmas gift or you just know a baby that would look adorable as a little cow, this free crochet cow hat pattern is perfect crochet project choice for you.This Crochet cow hat is quite quick to whip up and the outcome is soo fun!
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DIY Jimmy Choo inspired sneaker with lace
We simply admire designer shoes, especially Jimmy Choo shoes! But unfortunately not everyone can pay hundreds for a designer pair. But that's not mean you can't have them! Create your own designer (Jimmy Choo) shoes with iLoveToCreate's shoe makeover tutorial! With this fun shoe makeover tutorial you can create this gorgeous art piece from a pair of simple (but comfy) sneakers. Let's get crafting:
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