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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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Cute amigurumi hippo & little bird ( free crochet pattern )
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this LOVELY amigurumi hippo : Melman and his friend the little bird Pi ! Aren't they soo cute? This sweet amigurumi hippo and bird is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful soft toy for girls. In this nice amigurumi blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute crochet hippo and crochet bird accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial - which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness!
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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 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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DIY skeleton rock puzzle - halloween craft for kids
Do you have a huge collection of rocks?  Let the kids make a fun Halloween skeleton with them for this simple mix 'n match stone skeleton activity! You can create different games if you don' t like skeletons:  you can easily create  a train, or a caterpillar mix 'n mach game! Activities that involve using nature’s finds for creating are brilliant for keeping kids busy. Not only do spend time crafting but they also spend time outdoors finding items.With a few rocks /pebbles you can make this cute rock skeleton in no time! This rock skeleton is a fun Halloween craft for the kids.
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DIY Rudolph reindeer sock plush (video tutorial)
If the sock monster already ate your half pair socks it's a great craft idea for you to re purpose the other ones: the sock reindeer This super cute sock Rudolph the reindeer soft toy can stand firmly on a flat surface by itself OR you can use him as a cute Christmas tree ornament ! This cute sock reindeer is a great gift to sew, be it as softie toy, hanging ornament, or merely for display. Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make this cute sock reindeer in no time with hand sewing !
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Cuddly Santa Claus pillow toy (free crochet pattern)
Crochet this cute and cuddly Saint Nick for the holiday season this year! So sweet! Ashleigh will share this free crochet pattern  with us - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this cute Santa pillow! This free crochet Santa (pillow or soft toy) pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. This crochet Santa make great Christmas decoration, or  make a little Santa pillow as a lovely gift for the kids!
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Amigurumi (crocheted) BB-8  Star Wars robot toy - free crochet pattern
Melissa is sharing a super cute and easy to crochet amigurumi BB-8 pattern with us for free!  You can crochet  this amigurumi BB-8 robot as a cute addition to your kids room decor, or  as a handmade birthday gift for Him! Or you can whip up this little robot toy as a lovely gift for a friend who really loves Star Wars.The difficult part of this pattern is BB-8's little circular circuit patterns, but in this nice amigurumi blog you will find a free crochet tutorial of BB-8's details as well!
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Little crochet Santa toy (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet this cute and cuddly Saint Nick for the holiday season this year! So sweet! Dendennis will share this free crochet pattern with you - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this cute little Santa amigurumi toy! This free crochet Santa toy pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. This crochet Santa make great Christmas decoration, or  make a little Santa toy as a lovely Christmas gift for the kids!
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DIY Felt owl baby mobile (free sewing pattern)
This DIY Felt owl baby mobile is actually a surprisingly easy little craft project! Felt is very simple to handle , even if you are a beginner in hand sewing ! You could add additional ornaments like birds, moons, but we like the simplicity of this felt baby mobile design. Once it's done, you'll see how beautifully this felt baby mobile moves: the clouds are constantly in motion. You may find yourself just staring at them for minutes on end.
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DIY Felt finger puppets - savanna animals
Time to get crafty: learn how to make adorable felt savanna animalsfinger puppets ) using the included free printable templates! These DIY Felt finger puppets are super easy to make (because felt is such a fun fabric craft material - you can cut it  easily without pesky frayed edges).Once you understand the process, you should be able to create as many different felt animals as you would like. We love these savanna animal finger puppets and they make a really cute and unique gift. Go ahead and get creative but be warned…they are addicting!
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Little felt pig ( free sewing pattern )
It’s no secret how much we love felt animals! Here is a super cute felt pig! This little felt sleeping piglet is such a great craft project for practicing embroidery stitching, and once you are finished you can gift them to your kids as toys OR you can create a super cute baby mobile with a few felt piggies!Once you have your felt sheets at hand, you can download the free pig sewing pattern:just hit the buttons below!Cut out your felt pieces according to the pig template, sew together with blanket stich, stuff in and voilá' you have a lovely little piggy!
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Amigurumi polar bear with scarf (free crochet pattern)
Today we have a special new free pattern for you: a super cute amigurumi polar bear by Marina B! This amigurumi bear is lovely, huggable, and super easy to crochet from your favorite yarn. In this free amigurumi tutorial, you can learn how to crochet this adorable polar bear. This sweet amigurumi bear is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie can be a wonderful seasonal ( winter ) decoration or soft toy for kids. Get the free amigurumi pattern at Amigurumi Space and let's get crocheting:
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Crochet Mrs Claus doll pillow (free crochet pattern)
She’s the sweetest lady with a sweet white apron and jingle bell accessories. What’s not to love? She’s about the same size as Santa (he can be find as a free pattern in this nice crochet blog as well!) and has lots of beautiful yarn hair to match his beard. Such a sweet couple! Crochet this cute Mrs Claus doll pillow for the holiday season this year!  Ashleigh will share this free crochet pattern  with us - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this cute Mrs Claus doll pillow ! This free crochet Mrs Claus doll (pillow or soft toy) pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. This crochet Santa makes great Christmas decoration, or a lovely gift for the kids!
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Cute crochet (amigurumi) apple - free crochet pattern
Today we're sharing a free amigurumi pattern with you for a super cute crochet apple toy ! Adorable, isn't it? We love handmade amigurumi toys so much, because they have lots of personality and the kids will love them more than any expensive store bought toy! This adorable amigurumi apple should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute apple amigurumis for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet the apple in any size and color they will be lovely in any form!
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Little kawaii crochet apple keychain (free pattern)
This teeny tiny little crochet apple keychain is such a quick and fun crochet project! You can easily whip this little kawaii crochet apple keychain up in a couple of hours. Not only does it make a cute keychain, but it would make a perfect little backpack zipper charm or even an adorable gift to give to returning homeroom teachers, for example. Of course, this apple toy would also be extra adorable if made into a jumbo-sized version! Get this wonderful free crochet apple keychain pattern at Spin A Yarn Crochet:
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Sammy the crochet (amigurumi) seal - free pattern
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this amigurumi seal which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . In this nice crochet / amigurumi blog you will find the free amigurumi seal pattern and a nice detailed written crochet tutorial on how to make Sammy the amigurumi seal ! This amigurumi seal is a relatively easy crochet toy project: you can create the seal easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted seal doesn't require too much yarn , and it will look great with accessories in any color!
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Doodles the deer plush toy (free sewing pattern)
Despite being a little tubby, Doodles the deer requires cozy accessories to stay warm during the winter. Doodles will make the perfect gift for a child , or anyone who appreciates plump, cuddly plush animals ! This reindeer plush toy can be made from new fabric or, for an eco-friendly plush toy , upcycled clothing or eco-friendly felt or fleece. Fluffmonger has made a video tutorial as well as a step-by-step photo tutorial for us on how to make Doodles the super cute soft toy reindeer. To get the video and the free pattern click the button below. Happy sewing !
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Primitive snowman doll - sewing tutorial
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for a super cute, unique soft toy or Christmas decor? Try this huggable snowman softie! This adorable snowman plush toy is a perfect Christmas gift or you can use him to decorate your mantel at Christmas! At Livemaster.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial of this adorable primitive snowman! You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies, or sew / crochet a few accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet smiling snowman face?
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Snowman & snow girl dolls (free sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing ? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids ? Try this snowman softie ! This adorable snowman plush toy is a perfect Christmas gift or you can give them for any special occasion! At Masterclass.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial ! You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies ,or sew / crochet a few accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet snowman face ?
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DIY Felt winter bear (free sewing pattern)
Make this adorable DIY Felt winter bear soft toy ! In this nice craft site you will find the free template and a step-by-step tutorial to make this super cute felt bear toy . Begin by printing the template and choosing your favorite felt colors. Too adorable! Once you’ve gotten your felt, you will want to pick up some poly-fill and colored embroidery floss at your local craft store. Beginner seamstresses and sewers need not fear! All you’ll need for whipping up this project is a simple running stitch and blanket stitch. This could even be a great project for introducing your little ones to the fundamentals of sewing . So grab your materials and your favorite kiddo and start planning an afternoon of crafting !
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Miniature posable snowman toy (free sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing ? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids ? Try this snowman softie ! This adorable snowman plush toy is a perfect Christmas gift or you can give them for any special occasion! At Masterclass.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial ! You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies ,or sew / crochet a few accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet snowman face ?
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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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DIY Sock dragon (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
We simply love sock softies !Here is another sock toy pattern which is a bit challenging to sew ,but oh so cute: Drake the sock dragon . If you have mastered the sock toy sewing skill from the previous sock toy patterns ,then probably you will find this not as tough as it looks. Drake the sock dragon is the evolution specie from the Japanese famous reptilian sea monster, Godzilla. Unlike it’s ancestry, Drake is a kindhearted dragon who affectionate on peace and love.
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DIY Easy puppy sock plush toy (dog plushie) - video tutorial
This is a simple but adorable plushie DIY that you can adapt for many other animals as well. ( It can be a lovely sock bunny or puppy as well! ) If you want to make it look more like a dog, then you can make the nose larger or create a separate muzzle. With this nice detailed video soft sock toy making tutorial you can make one for the kids easily even if you are a beginner in sewing ( or sock toy making ) ! This super cute sock puppy can be a lovely kids room decor , toy , or a perfect gift for your friends and it's also a nice way to repurpose a few unused socks !
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Little Red Riding Hood finger puppets - free printable
If your kids like to pretend play they are going to love these free printable Little Red Riding Hood finger puppets ! We love this fairy tale so Red Riding Hood crafts and activities are always a hit! These little Red Riding Hood finger puppets are great for story time or to keep the kids busy on the road – you can have a proper play and act it out as it is in the story or just let the imagination run free and create a story of your own!
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DIY Tigger tsum-tsum sock plush - sock toy making (video tutorial)
Look at this super cute tsum-tsum style Disney plushie! In this video tutorial PinkSugarCotton will show you how to make a Tigger tsum tsum plush from a sock! This soft toy making project is a perfect way to re-purpose pairless socks , with a help of a little piece of felt , and hand sewing! Sock knit is a very easy beginner sewing material because it doesn't fray at the edges and it's so stretchy which make these Disney plushies really squishy. ( And socks are also inexpensive and easy to get! ) Create some tsum-tsum soft toys for your kids with this nice step-by-step video hand sewing and plushie making tutorial!
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DIY Tsum-tsum Olaf plushie - sock plush toy sewing tutorial
Look at this super cute tsum-tsum style Olaf plushie! In this video tutorial BudgetHobby will show you how to make an Olaf tsum tsum plush from a sock! This soft toy making project is a perfect way to re-purpose pairless socks , with a help of a little piece of felt , and hand sewing! Sock knit is a very easy beginner sewing material because it doesn't fray at the edges and it's so stretchy which make these Disney plushies really squishy. ( And socks are also inexpensive and easy to get! ) Create some tsum-tsum soft toys for your kids with this nice step-by-step video hand sewing and plushie making tutorial!
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DIY Easter - spring look and find sensory bottle (I spy bottle)
Just when it seems like spring will never come, we realize that it’s right around the corner. To help celebrate this beautiful and amazing season, create a fun craft that Kim (730 Sage Street ) calls a "look and find spring sensory bottle" ( I spy bottle ). You can turn this I spy bottle easily into a game: use 15 completely different items in the bottle then create a list of the things and make it a game to find all of them. So fun! Visit 730 Sage Street and create one fun spring I spy bottle with the kids:
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Little crochet blue bird - free amigurumi patterb
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this lovely little amigurumi blue bird which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . In this nice crochet /amigurumi blog you will find the amigurumi blue bird pattern for free ! This amigurumi blue bird is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create the blue bird easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi . This crocheted blue bird doesn't require too much yarn , and it will look great in any color!
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Little crochet lovebirds - free amigurumi pattern
Giving a handmade present to your loved ones on this occasion is more apt and cherished than buying gifts from outside. So why not make these little birdies by Anitha (Paint It Colorful Blog) to express your love. Anitha created a wonderful free pattern  and a quick how-to for you! This amigurumi love bird is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create the valentine birds easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi . This crochet bird doesn't require too much yarn ,and it will look great in any color!
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DIY Sock lion - free sock toy pattern
With this nice step-by-step sock plushie sewing tutorial you can learn how to sew this super adorable sock lion ! Socks are easy to manipulate due to it’s knitted property that is expandable and flexible. The heel and toe parts are best to be made into bum that could turn into head and butt for the sock toy . With the various types of socks available in the market, you will never get enough surprises of what a pair of socks would turn into. Start shopping and collect beautiful socks that you come across, you will sew up a storm and regretted that you have no enough socks to make.
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