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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 Easy Celtic knot headband from an old T-shirt
Celtic knots represent infinity and eternity because they don't contain beginnings or ends. In ancient times, if a gift was adorned with a Celtic knot, it was thought to give the recipient longevity or good luck in new adventures. This no-sew headband is made with a Shannon knot, which symbolizes balanced creativity, a fitting emblem because it makes creative use of old T-shirts.
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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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Beautifull paper napkin ballerinas
We are always amazed at people’s creative minds and skillful hands to make something ordinary become extraordinary. This paper napkin ballerina is such a delicate and beautiful piece of craft! You can use different colors of napkin paper to make the ballerinas. They are definitely lovely decorations for girls’ bedrooms. You can use any water soluble glue (PVA,wallpaper glue) or you can make your own paper mache glue with mixing 5dl (hot) water and 3 tsp flour (just put this mixture back into your microwave for another  1-2 minute till it's not fluid anymore )
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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 Flower fairy dress up doll (with cnageable outfits)
This fun flower spring (or autumn) fairy craft is not just only a fun and creative activity for kids, but it's also perfect way to spend some time outdoors (to collect flowers and leaves). You can create a whole fairy outfit collection for the different seasons because this cute fairy will look good with flowers and leaves as well! You can glue the flower petals / leaves directly into the free printable flower fairy drawing or you can use transparent films to create a fun dress up doll.
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DIY pompom flower fairies
These super cute pompom (yarn) dolls are not just super cute (spring) kids room decorations or toys but they are very easy to make,even for the smallest crafty hands! (And also very inexpensive, because you just need a little yarn and a few nice beads). You can create the flower pompom fairies in any color and style! If you haven't got enough yarn you can use fabric scraps or faux flowers to create the fairies' clothes and acessories.
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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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Coffee pod elf girls - adorable recycling Christmas craft for kids
These super cute winter girls / elves are made from simple empty coffee pods ! Creative, isn't it? With this brilliant craft idea you can upcycle some metalic junks and create adorable Christmas tree ornaments / winter decors at the same time! The coffee pod girls / elves are perfect winter crafts for the smalest crafty hands and also perfect little gifts for the family members! You can decorate the empty coffee pod elve s with any decor elements that you already have at hand or use other upcycled materials to make them more unique and cute! ( Old clothes, yarn and fabric scraps, buttons, pipe cleaners etc )
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Gingerbread girls - creative cookie packaging
With this super easy cookie packaging idea you can turn boring store bought cookies into fun homemade Christmas treats in minutes! Brilliant isn't it? To create these super cute gingerbread girl faces you will need a little celophane (or pre-packaged cookies), a white  (or any lighter color) sharpie, and a cute ribbon! You can create the gingerbread girls with almost every chocholate (chip) cookies or you can create other Christmas figures with vanilla ones (imagine a cute snowman from a sugar cookie or an adorable reindeer from a gingerbread cookie)! This easy dessert packagind idea can be perfect for almost everyone at Christmas from family members, to teachers everyone will love them!
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DIY easy wooden bead girls with fabric skirts
If you love easy craft ideas, super cute dolls and you have tons of small leftover fabric pieces you will love this adorable craft idea: the wooden bead dolls!  You can use these cute fabric dolls as fun kids' toys, keychains or just decorate your home with them at springtime! This  doll making project is super easy, quick and also inexpensive! You won't need sewing machine or expert sewing skills to make these little wooden bead dolls just a few hand stitch, a wooden bead and a little piece of fabric. This project is a perfect fabric scrap buster project for sewing enthusiasts and also a great way to create gifts for any special occasions!
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DIY Easy fabric dolls with yarn hair
Do you love handmade toys and sewing ? Try this brilliant ( fabric scrap buster ) project: the fabric dolls ! To make these adorable dolls you will need: some leftover fabrics , yarn and a few hand stiches ! With this nice step-by-step video doll making tutorial creating one cute toy for your little girl will be a piece of cake! These adorable dolls will look gorgeous in any color and pattern, and you can use them as nice kids' room decors or even as Christmas angel ornaments ! This is a beginner sewing project so you can whip up some easily even if you haven't got a sewing machine at hand!
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DIY Easy paper dolls with accordion fold - kids craft idea
Watch this step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make these adorable and super easy to make paper accordion fold dolls ! This easy DIY doll making tutorial will teach you how to make a fun and easy paper doll with the kids using a simple origami ( accordion ) fold and a few sheets of colorful paper. As you can see the supplies for this beautiful paper dol l are absolutely inexpensive! Once you have mastered the accordion fold making these paper dolls will be a piece of cake, even with the smallest crafty kids ! You can use these beautiful p aper dolls to decorate the classroom or you can use them as a nice addition to a Mother's day gift card!
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DIY Toilet paper roll mermaid and hula girl - summer craft for kids
Looking forward to warm, sunny weather ? Or maybe you’re lucky enough to be enjoying it right now! Toilet roll crafts are always a favorite on MollyMoo Crafts and today’s TP Roll Dolls embrace everything that is great about recycled crafts, while celebrating summer sunshine and good times at the beach. So grab your paper tubes because we’re making a hula girl and her mermaid friend! This super easy mermaid and hula girl toilet paper roll doll is  a perfect summer craft project for the kids in the classroom or at home!
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DIY Simple summer ruffle shorts - free sewing pattern
We love every detail of these summer ruffle shorts so we're very excited to share this brilliant sewing tutorial with you today. She wanted the summer shorts to be a nice length, but still look somewhat girly. We think the ruffles do that perfectly! These ruffle summer shorts have pockets for collecting treasures and an elastic waistband. Since they are made of a lightweight fabric they are also nice and cool for summer weather. Perhaps our favorite thing about these shorts 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 pair of shorts that both your daughter and you can feel good about.
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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 Cute origami mermaid - paper folding for kids
Looking for the cutest origami summer craft ever?  That means that it's time for mermaid crafts! What better way to inspire some summer crafting then this uber cute origami mermaid? Put this craft on your summer-to-do list!  It's a must for all mermaid-loving kiddos! We love making cute origami projects! Origami (especially the beginner models) is simple, and you don't need special and expensive craft materials to create some gorgeous artworks with it! You can use this cute origami mermaid as a piece of your summer decor, or glue it to a stick and use as a fun paper puppet! This paper folding model is an absolute beginner one so it can be a great summer project for your kids!
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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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Soda straw weaving - an easy weaving technique for kids
Kids love making and wearing colorful jewelries, especially if it's handmade! This year make at the summer camp this classic kids craft : the soda straw weaving to make bracelets!  It will be a huge hit! Making bracelets with soda straw weaving is super fun as a camp craft. These gorgeous straw woven bracelet also make good craft for summer or a rainy day.  You could use straw weaving to make yarn bracelets.  You could also make a belt or headband following the same directions. Straw weaving is so easy even the smaller crafty hands can create some unique handmade jewelries /accessories with it!
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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 Barbie doll cake (princess cake) - step-by-step tutorial
There is nothing like the look of joy on a Barbie-loving little girl’s face when she is presented with her very own Barbie Doll birthday cake. So delight your princess with a magical cake that's fairy easy to make especially with this nice step-by-step barbie cake video tutorial ! Of course you don't need to decorate your cake as much as Candy-Cake & more do, a simple buttercream frosting with a sprinkle of yummy candy flowers will do the trick for the skirt ! But still this cake decorating video absolute worth watching because you can learn lots of useful Barbie cake shaping and decorating tips from a pro!
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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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DIY Rainbow amigurumi unicorn or horse (free amigurumi pattern)
Today we're sharing a super adorable free amigurumi pattern with you: a crochet unicorn toy ! Adorable, isn't it? We love handmade amigurumi unicorns and horses so much, because they have lots of personality and the kids will love them more than any expensive store bought toy! This adorable amigurumi unicorn toy should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute rainbow unicorn amigurumis for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet the unicorns and horses in any size and color they will be lovely in any form!
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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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Cute little amigurumi elephant in dress - free amigurumi pattern
In this free crochet tutorial, you can learn how to crochet this adorable miniature amigurumi elephant girl in a super cute crochet dress! (And also you can find here a super cute boy elephant version!) This sweet amigurumi elephant is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful soft toy for kids.  At this nice crochet blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute miniature crochet elephant and her dress accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this elephant  is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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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: i ce 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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Pampering massage back scrubber & washcloth (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and making creative pampering gifts? This free pampering massage back scrubber pattern is the perfect crochet project for you! And as an extra Tamara designed a matching washcloth for you and its also free!  Make all of them, tuck them in a basket with some gorgeous soaps, and you’ll have the perfect spa gift set! So what do you think? Will you make one or all three? They’re great unisex patterns, great for gift giving or for treating yourself. The back scrubber will feel fantastic on sore shoulders, and the washcloth gives a great face massage.
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Grace the adorable amigurumi doll (free crochet pattern)
This free crochet doll pattern is an absolute joy to make! Perfect for the little one that dreams of being a ballerina. If you follow FrendlyRedFox's free crochet doll tutorials you will be able to personalize this pattern to fit your own little ballerina. This little amigurumi doll is about 15 inches tall and 3 inches wide. A great size for cuddling! You can make the amigurumi doll with the dress attached or separate. (The blue dress is not attached and the pink is the attached version.)
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Cute sitting angel with dog - step by step polimer clay tutorial
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a lovely sitting polimer clay angel with her dog friend ! In this video tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute angel with dog out of polimer clay! This adorable sitting angel figurine can be a great Christmas decor , or you can make one to remember your old beloved dog who is in dog heaven now. Of course you can make the polimer clay dog and angel separately and create gorgeous decorations with them! If you leave out the little angel' s wings it can be an adorable cake topper for a little girl who is in love with puppies / dogs !
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