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DIY tangram rubber stamp from rubber eraser
A Tangram is a Chinese dissection puzzle consisting of 7 flat shapes . They all fit perfectly in one square. You can make all sorts of things with the pieces…animals, people,and things! Since geometric anything is all the rage, she though it would be fun to make Rubber Stamp Tangrams art and cards with the kids ! This would be so fun to make for a teacher appreciation gift –A little stack of cards and some envelopes wrapped in twine!
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Amigurumi Christmas gnomes ( free crochet pattern )
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable amigurumi gnome in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi gnome is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful seasonal decoration or soft toy for kids. This amigurumi gnome is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours from cotton yarn and create it's eyes with embroidery. At this nice crochet blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute amigurumi gnome. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this amigurumi gnome is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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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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Amigurumi batman - father's day gift (free pattern)
This year for Father's Day ( or just for fun ) crochet a cuddly Batman to y! Who doesn’t love Batman ? Make your very own cuddly crochet batman toy with PinkMouseBoutique's free crochet pattern ! Now you don’t need to look for a Batman toy in a store or order online, because you can crochet a Batman by yourself! This Batman amigurumi pattern is an medium one but it absolutely worth the time and effort because the outcome is so funny and unique! This Batman toy can be a great gift for him!
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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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Washable coloring book for kids (free sewing pattern)
Today we are starting with a fun coloring and activity book for kids: the washable coloring book by Sew Can She! Yes, it's true, this amazing coloring book is washable, so you don't need to worry about you coloring mistakes or picking mis-matched colors. You can simply have fun coloring because later on you can wash the book and start over! How fun is it? This washable coloring book is perfect for kids of all ages! This washable coloring book would be the perfect project for a last-minute birthday gift, in preparation for a long car-ride, or to keep little preschoolers busy coloring somewhere other than the walls.
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Traveling tic-tac-toe with buttons (free sewing pattern)
Are you planning any fun trips this year? Today Katie from Made to be a Momma is here with a fun sewing tutorial that will be fun for any trips you’re taking this year. It’s a little traveling tic-tac-toe game! How cute is this? Fun family games can make any trip much more enjoyable!  This on the go tic-tac-toe game is perfect for summer vacation travel, waiting in the doctors office or at restaurants, and just a fun game for your kids to play!  It’s not only the “game board” but it also stores the tic-tac-toe pieces in the pouch. This sewing project is absolutely suitable for beginners in sewing and this traveling board game will be a great DIY gift for any occasion!
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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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Crochet pumpkins that look knit (free crochet pattern)
If you love knitted patterns but only know crochet you will love these adorable pumpkins by Malloo Knits! These crochet pumpkins look like they are knitted but they are not! They are actually crocheted pumpkins. Fun, isn't it? These crochet pumpkins are small but they are easily customizable and you can make a bunch in no time to decorate your Halloween table or spread them around the house at autumn. Get the free crochet pumpkin pattern at mallooknits.com and let's get crafting:
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Adorable hedgehog crochet pillow ( free crochet pattern )
It’s time for adorable free crochet patterns again! Who wants free patterns for this amigurumi hedgehog pillow toy? Visit Spin A Yarn Crochet and learn how to crochet these super adorable soft hedgehog baby toys  in minutes! At  spinayarncrochet.com you will find the free crochet patterns of these super cute hedgehog pillow toys! This hedgehog softie is really easy to crochet so you will have a bunch of these ready in no time! Hand embroider their eyes or use safety eyes - this way the hedgehog pillow will be suitable for babies & newborns as well!
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Amigurumi taggie hedgehog - free baby toy crochet pattern
As long as they’re soft and safehandcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi hedgehog taggie  is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. Isn't this colorful little baby taggie hedgehog is so adorable? And she is so easy to make too! When crafting for babies, please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! This crocheted hedgehog taggie can be a great baby shower gift! 
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Cute amigurumi turkey (free crochet pattern)
Crochet a cute and colorful cuddly amigurumi turkey and add to your Thanksgiving table! Today Petals to Picots is sharing a super adorable free amigurumi pattern with us: a crochet turkey 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 turkey toy should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops and granny squares !
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Perez - the tooth fairy mouse (free amigurumi pattern)
This super cute amigurumi mouse by Amour Fou is the most adorable tooth fairy alternative we've ever seen! Be completely prepared when your kids starts loosing their baby teeth : crochet this unusual tooth fairy toy , Perez the amigurumi tooth mouse to hold his / her tooth ! Besides being totally adorable, this crochet mouse pattern is completely free , so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budge t. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, Perez the tooth mouse is a great amigurumi pattern for you! ( And of course the kids will LOVE him! )
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Amigurumi witch (or angel) - free crochet pattern
Crochet your very own gorgeous, delicate amigurumi witch with this nice free crochet toy pattern ! This witch amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids as a Halloween toy or you can use them decorate at Halloween! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi witch bigger for an absolutely giant witch use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a 4 mm hook. This beautiful adorable amigurumi witch is such a unique way to decorate at Halloween !
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Simple spider web paper plate craft - Halloween craft for kids
We have a super fun  and simple Halloween paper craft for you today! This paper plate spider web craft is super simple to make and is perfect as a playful Halloween craft. You could also make this fun spider web craft any time of the year after learning about spiders or to go along with a favorite spider-themed children’s book. Preschoolers might also enjoy playing with this craft while singing Itsy Bitsy Spider. So many fun possibilities!
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Fall pumpkin yarn sewing craft for kids from plastic lids
Start saving up those plastic lids from containers like sour cream, yogurt or cottage cheese and turn them into a beautiful yarn craft for the fall season. This plastic lid pumpkin sewing craft is a perfect way for kids to practice beginning sewing skills this fall and it makes a festive decoration to display all season long. This fall pumpkin yarn sewing craft  is crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft.  Whip up a few fun fall pumpkin yarn art piece to spice up your autumn home decor or the classroom's decor with the kids, they will surely enjoy creating these fun little pumpkins!
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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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Cute & easy bat puppet - Halloween paper craft for kids
With following this nice step-by-step video tutorial kids can learn how to make an adorable paper bat paper puppet craft at school or home. Kids of all ages will love this easy and fun bat paper puppet craft! You can use these cute paper bat paper puppets to decorate your home or the classroom at Halloween ! Grab some colorful paper and create a super cute bat paper puppets with the kids i n no time! This paper craft is perfect for home or school , and the best: it doesn't requires fancy and expensive craft materials at all! Download the template >> at Red Ted Art <<
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DIY Halloween magic potion bottle decor - upcycling craft
This is one of those halloween upcycling craft projects that is truly fun to make! You simply don’t know how your magic potion bottles will come out, which is part of the fun! Aren’t these DIY Halloween magic potion bottles are divine? And it’s fun to create something for Halloween that is less frightful and more fantastical. It’s like having all my Merlin-Dumbledore-Gandalf dreams come true, right before your eyes!  Sadie Seasongoods will show you in this nice craft tutorial how to make your own magic potion bottles from simple glass bottles or spice rack bottles!
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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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DIY Sock Christmas gnomes - easy winter decor
his brilliant Christmas craft project has three of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make , 3. It's an upcycling project , the main material comes from an old sock ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills ! The sweater or sock Christmas gnomes can be perfect decors in your skandinavian/vintage style home or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? You can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts , socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes , with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake!
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Amigurumi witch cat pattern (free crochet pattern)
Crochet your very own gorgeous, lovely amigurumi witch cat with  this nice free crochet toy pattern! This witch cat amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids as a Halloween toy or you can use them decorate at Halloween! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi witch cat bigger for an absolutely giant cat use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a 4 mm hook. This beautiful adorable amigurumi witch cat is such a unique way to decorate at Halloween!
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Amigurumi sleepy doll pattern (free crochet pattern)
It’s time for adorable free crochet patterns again! Who wants free patterns for this amigurumi sleepy doll pillow toy ? Visit this nice craft blog and learn how to crochet this super adorable sleepy doll soft toy ( for babies ) in minutes! At lanasyovillos.com you will find the free crochet patterns of this super cute sleepy doll baby pillow toy with a free video tutorial! This amigurumi baby toy is really easy to crochet so you will have a bunch of these ready in no time! Hand embroider the amigurumi doll's eyes - this way this cute amigurumi sleep toy will be suitable for little kids & newborns as well!
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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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Autumn amigurumi dolls (free crochet pattern)
This beautiful amigurumi doll by Amilovesgurumi with all of her autumn clothes and umbrella can be an excellent gift for a girl! This free amigurumi doll crochet pattern includes the instructions for the  doll and also for her accessories ! Easy loops! The difficulty of this free autumn doll amigurumi pattern is medium ( it will take a couple of days to make it, and you will need at least a beginner crocheting/amigurumi skill to create one), but this adorable little doll will absolutely worth the time and effort! You can gift this amigurumi doll as a cute gift for any occasion or you can crochet a few for your kids just for fun!
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DIY Christmas sock mouse (no-sew)
If you loved the no-sew sock snowmen craft you’re going to LOVE this no-sew sock mouse craft too! This little sock ouse will fit nicely with it’s snow made friend so grab that odd sock we know you have and let’s get crafty! This cute little sock mouse is a perfect winter / Christmas craft for the kids because it doesn't involves sewing or other special craft skills/techniques. Just 2 odd socks and a little glue! With this nice step-by-step craft video tutorial you can learn how to make your own sock Christmas mouse.
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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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Scandinavian crochet Santa gnome (free crochet pattern)
It’s almost December so it's time to start your holiday crocheting! This Scandinavian crochet Santa gnome is soo adorable and Chi Wei will share a free crochet pattern of him with us - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this year's Christmas decoration! This free amigurumi Santa ( or amigurumi Christmas gnome ) pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. They make great Christmas decorations , or this year make a little Santa amigurumi as a lovely gift for the kids ! We really love this cute little fella, the pattern is easy to follow and you will have a bunch of adorable amigurumi Santa ready in no time!
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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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Cute crochet (amigurumi) reindeer toy - free crochet pattern
Let us present you this super adorable amigurumi reindeer: Rudolph ! This free amigurumi reindeer pattern is not really a beginner one, but it's absolutely not that difficult as it seems! This crochet ( amigurumi ) Rudolph reindeer soft toy makes a great Christmas decoration , or you can crochet this Rudolph amigurumi reindeer as a lovely handmade Christmas gift for the kids ! If you crochet this amigurumi Reindeer as a soft toy for small kids please leave out the buttons and hand embroider the eyes instead! Pattern designer: Diana Patskun
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