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Fox tail from yarn
Check out this easy DIY Fox Tail Tutorial that will take you through all of the steps into making your very own fox tail! The materials are anything but expensive, and anyone should be able to make this on their own!
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DIY mini notebooks - notebook keychains
Thus cute miniature paper notebook is a surprisingly easy craft project and it can be a perfect gift for any ocassion! Watch this nice video craft tutorial and create one for yourself or for your friends! You can create the miniature notebooks in any color and size! It can be very handy if you have LOTs of phone numbers, adresses or other important informations or you can gift them with personal messages/quotes/images. Of course you can use printed images/messages to create the mini books instead of plain white sheets, the possibilities are endless! ( Imagine a miniature coloring book , or your favourite novel in miniature ! )
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Lunch money zippered apple pouch with free sewing pattern
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for a fun fabric scrap buster project? Try this super fun and quick zippered apple pouch! This little adorable pouch is perfect for storing small things (money,earphones,mints,mini sewing kits) and can be done in minutes! This pouch is small enough to be a key chain, but you can make bigger versions as well. You can adapt this idea and create other fruit/veggie pouches as well, the possibilities are endless! This little zippered pouch is a perfect gift for any ocassion, or you can sew one for yourself.
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DIY personalised keychains from plastic food cotainers
We love simple upcycling/recycling ideas especially when it comes to plastic ! Watch this nice video step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make cute personalised keychains from siple ( clear ) plastic takeaway boxes ! The only important thing is: ONLY plastic boxes with mark 6 will work with this oven shrinking method ! ) Instead of clear resin you can use simple clear nail polish to finish your work ( or a glittery one for a more unique look ). You can use any cartoon characters to create these cute keychains / charms and give them as nice gifts/accesories for any occasion!
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DIY miniature notebooks (4 different design)
We love cute ( kawaii ) miniture crafts that can be made in minutes and creates huge impact! And this adorable miniture notebook is one of them! You can make one miniature book literally in minutes from a little craft foam and a few sheets of plain white paper ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to create your own cute miniture book keychain ! You can make these miniture notebooks as cute gifts for your friends and family as well, they will love them! You can write in cute messages about them or just leave it empty.
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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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Adorable DIY macaron coin purse
Look at these sweet little macaron coin purses! Aren't they super adorable? The space inside the macaron coin purses is quite limited but good enough to place some small jewelries like ear rings, rings; may be to keep some small coins, folded money; a place to keep small piece of note that wrote your shopping list and reminder etc. Or, simply use it as a key chain or hanging ornament. If you can find a small circle mirror of about 1″ to 1 1/4″, glue it on the back plate and turn this macaron coin purse into a small cosmetic mirror. In this nice step-by-step sewing tutorial you can learn how to sew one cute macaron purse for yourself or for your friends!
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Pompom bird keychain or fun spring decor from yarn
It’s birdie time! Meet Molly Moo Crafts's exotic summer flock with spectacular plumages – pom pom and bead birdies to add a pop of color to bedroom doors or playrooms. The twittering gals are so simple to make with cardboard circles or store bought pom pom makers. Aren’t they darling? To make these super adorable & colorful  pom pom birds  all you need is some colorful yarn , white and black yarn for the eyes, beads and buttons. For the beaks she just cut little pieces of felt and glued into the core of the pom poms, between the threads, with felt glue.
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DIY Easy finger knitted bunny - Easter craft for kids
If like us, you have falling in love with finger knitting and have already learnt how to finger knit and are looking for more finger knitting project ideas you may absolutely ADORE Red Ted Art's easy finger knitting bunny DIY ! Depending on your kids age and dexterity, this is either a together project ( they knit , you assemble ) or should be able to manage it all by themselves. She give a little pointer in this step-by-step finger knitting video tutorial on to how to finish it off more easily if you need to simplify the facial features! But we would say that is the only really tricky bit. So watch this nice step-by-step finger knitting video tutorial and learn how to make these adorable little bunnies !
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DIY Zip-itself triangle coin purse ( free sewing pattern )
This zip-itself coin purse is truly an amazing and creative handmade design!  zip-up to a tetrahedron shaped coin purse, unzip to a long ribbon. This zip-itself coin purse is made from 2 simple materials that you can get from the shop easily – ribbon and zipper. If you wish to line the zip-itself coin purse, then you need additional fabric strip or more ribbon, but we personally think that this zip-itself coin purse looks fine without the lining. Craft Passion is showing the hand sewing method in the tutorial page but you may opt to machine sew if you find it is faster and easier in this way.
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Adorable crochet (amigurumi) bee - free amigurumi pattern
These amigurumi bees are so incredibly adorable! They are such a quick and fun crochet project, perfect for beginners!  In addition to being pencil toppers, they would also be adorable keychains! We hope you’ll try making some amigurumi bees for yourself - it will be a fun crochet project, particularly for the spring!  If you’ve always wanted to try crocheting amigurumi, this is a fun project!  There are no limbs you need to attach, and the increases and decreases are very basic with no complex shaping! Each amigurumi bee took only 20-30 mins to make. Follow this nice detailed free amigurumi pattern and tutorial and create a few super cute kawaii amigurumi bee!
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DIY miniature baby keychain with polimer clay
In this nice step-by-step video polimer clay tutorial you can learn how to make a super adorable ( kawaii ) miniature baby for a barbie or miniature dollhouse. In this video tutorial 2 Cats 1 Doll shows you how to made this cute miniature baby with miniature pacifier and baby doll crib. This polimer clay tutorial is very easy to follow and she use mostly simple things you can find around the house. for the baby she uses polymer clay but you can use homemade salt dough , porcelain clay or air dry clay and then just paint it.
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How to make a pompom panda - yarn animals
Let’s make a cute panda pompom ! If you’re not so familiar with making pompoms in a design, we recommend that you check out Pom Maker's eye pompom tutoria l first so you can learn the basic principals with an easier design. In this step-by-step video tutorial she’ll be making the panda with the Pom Maker, so check out her basic pompom post if you’re using your pompom maker for the first time. ( Of course you can make these super adorable panda pompoms without a store bought pompom maker : just create one pompom maker fro yourself from a simple sheet of sturdy cardboard! )
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Miniature kawaii crochet octopus - free amigurumi pattern
This simple amigurumi octopus is quite quick to crochet. Make yours with a plain face, or add a little takochu mouth. They’re stackable too, so you can make a whole tower of octopi! These super cute (kawaii) amigurumi octopuses can be crocheted as a funny gift for a best friend. With this brilliant free amigurumi pattern you can crochet a few funny miniature octopuses for your friends and family members for a special occasion! (Or you can use them as a fun summer decor!)   This free octopus pattern is a beginner one so if you aren't familiar with the amigurumi technique you can still easily crochet one! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet these kawaii octop
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African flower turtle pincushion  (free amigurumi pattern)
In this crochet tutorial, Inart will show you how to crochet this beautiful turtle pincushion in amigurumi! This sweet amigurumi African flower (pincushion)turtle is sure to bring a smile to any face! He is a wonderful decoration or toy. This amigurumi turtle is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours with cotton yarn and create the eyes with simple embroidery. At Inart's blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute crochet turtle accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this turtle is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Miniature amigurumi puppy - free crochet dog pattern
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet puppy pattern is completely free, so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. Grab some scrap yarn and start stitching! If you're stitching the miniature puppies as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes for crocheted or embroidered eyes instead. You can easily customize this amigurumi dog design to be any color you'd like, especially if you'd like a more realistic-looking puppyCrochet a little dog as a toy or as a cute little keychain! This free miniature amigurumi dig  is designed to sit perfectly in the palm of your hand.  If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you.
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Free adorable amigurumi kitten pattern - crochet cat
Who can resist a super cute (kawaii)cat? Especially if its crocheted? If you love super cute cats and crocheting, you will love this brilliant free little cat amigurumi pattern by Little Bear Crochets! How cute is it? Alongside the free written crochet pattern you will find and extra pictorial tutorial on how to assemble your very own adorable amigurumi cat.  This super cute crocheted kitten is easy-to-create and perfect to start with if you’re a beginner in amigurumi!  This super cute (kawaii) amigurumi cat can be crocheted as a funny gift for a best friend!
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DIY wooden robot - wooden toy for kids (woodworking)
If you want to make a simple wooden toy with a minimum of tools or are looking for the first woodworking experience for older kids, try this robot! While this little robot lacks realism or fantastic articulation, he definitely possesses all the charm of a toy made with love. Why else would he be wearing his heart where everyone can see it? The final result isn’t an elaborate toy, but it’s made of natural materials and safe for babies and toddlers to handle and teeth on (of course, under reasonable parental supervision). What I really like about this DIY wooden robot is that it can be a good first project to try with older kids, introducing the joy of woodworking to them.
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DIY Shopping cart quarter keeper ( Free crochet pattern)
If you’re an avid shopper just like us, you know the struggle of finding (and keeping) a quarter with you at all times to unlock one of the rental cars. So what do we need? A crocheted quarter keeper keychain!  And what Ashlea will give us? A free crochet pattern! To crochet this quarter keeper keychain  you’ll only use one stitch: the single crochet. Show off your fancy quarter keeper keychain, and make one for everyone for presents!
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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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Free ice cream cone keychain amigurumi pattern (crochet)
These amigurumi ice cream cone keychains are so adorable,fun and quick! Perfect pool side project, don't you think? These little crochet ice cream key chains would be so cute on a little back pack or bag, too! Or leave off the chain and you have a cute pretend ice cream cone! This amigurumi ice cream cone keychain is a perfect project for scrap yarn or those half skeins! If you love this crochet ice cream amigurumi pattern, don't forget to check out Kali's other amazing free amigurumi and crochet patterns!
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DIY crochet apple slice keychain (free crochet pattern)
Soon the kids are going back-to-school. This is the perfect time to whip up some apple themed craft projects! We are thrilled to bring you some fun and simple apple project ideas just like these super cute crochet apple slice keychains! This time Sarah is going to show you how to crochet these super easy crochet apple slice keychains! Give them as a gift to a teacher, friend or use them for yourself ! They could also be used as a backpack zipper pull for the kids!  After you are done with crochet apple keychains, head over and check out some of Sarah's other great apple craft projects!
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DIY Small winking amigurumi owl - free crochet owl pattern
Know an owl lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet winking owl keychain! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill owl fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) owl  can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi owl pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi owls , they will look adorable and fun in any form!
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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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Miniature amigurumi horse toy - free crochet pattern
Today Sharon from AmigurumiToGo is sharing a SUPER cute free amigurumi horse pattern with us! Adorable, isn't it? We love handmade amigurumi 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 horse toy (or keychain) should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute horse amigurumis for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet the amigurumi horses in any size and color they will be lovely in any form! You can crochet more than one and create a whole soft toy horse play set!
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Cute little amigurumi cow with tag - free amigurumi pattern
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet cow pattern is completely free, so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. Grab some scrap yarn and start stitching! This adorable amigurumi cow is ready for cuddles from your favorite kiddo. If you're stitching this little cow as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes for crocheted or embroidered eyes instead. You can easily customize this amigurumi cow design to be any color you'd like, especially if you'd like a more realistic-looking amigurumi cowsCrochet a little cow as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. This free amigurumi cow  is designed to sit perfectly in the palm of your hand!
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Easy DIY Beaded pipe cleaner people - pipe cleaner craft for kids
Turn everyday craft materials ( drinking straws, pipe cleaners, and beads ) into an adorable pipe cleaner family! Construct these acrobatic friends by One Little Project , then pose them any way you like. These pipe cleaner people are super easy to put together: in less than 10 minutes you can make a whole pipe cleaner family ! This posable pipe cleaner figurine is a perfect craft project at a summer camp or in the classroom. Get your kids to choose the color combinations and lets' bend those pipe cleaners!
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Adorable little amigurumi scarecrow - free amigurumi pattern
Today Stephanie shares with us this  super adorable not-so-scary Scarecrow who is perfect for the fall, Halloween, or as your little friend from favorite movies and musicals (think Wizard of Oz and Wicked)!  Whether this little guy helps decorate your house or accompanies your little ones as they trick-or-treat, he is sure to bring a smile to people’s faces! In this brilliant amigurumi/crochet blog you will find the amigurumi scarecrow pattern for free! Cool, isn't it?  Be sure to follow along the detailed step-by-step amigurumi scarecrow crochet tutorial and the assembling guide.
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Kawaii amigurumi pencils (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this crocheted / amigurumi pencil which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) or it can be a great teacher appreciation gift as well! In this nice crochet /amigurumi blog you will find the free amigurumi pencil pattern and a nice detailed written crochet tutorial ! This amigurumi pencil is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create the pencil easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted pencil doesn't require too much yarn , and it will look great in any color!
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Little amigurumi owl pattern (free crochet pattern)
Know an owl lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet winking owl keychain! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern by I Crochet Things will thrill owl fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) owl can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free amigurumi owl pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi owls , they will look adorable and fun in any form!
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Little crocheted Christmas elf (free amigurumi pattern)
We know December is the busiest time for all crafters , so we brought to you this cute little crochet ( amigurumi ) elf doll that is small and simple - perfect as a last minute Christmas present or if you need to work up a whole bunch! These super cute amigurumi elves are not complicated to crochet , but do include some small details, which can be a bit fiddly to make. But if you have some patience and enjoy working on small details, it's right up your alley. Happy crocheting !
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Pompom Christmas gnome with crochet hat (free crochet pattern)
If you love easy & quick crochet projects and super cute Scandinavian gnomes you will love these adorable pompom - amigurumi Christmas gnomes by Alex! The pompom - amigurumi Christmas gnomes are perfect to use up yarn scraps , and they can be used as ornaments on your Christmas tree ( or they can be used as cute little winter decorations ). At Alex's crochet blog you will find the pompom-amigurumi Christmas gnome ornament pattern for free accompanied with a nice, detailed assembling tutorial. Happy crocheting!
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