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Adorable cat pot holder from plastic bottles
With the help ot this cute (kids) craft idea, you can make these adorable cat pot holders out of some upcycled plastic bottles. Absolutelly stunning, and there is a downloadable printable template for the cat faces (no drawing involved). Easy-peasy!
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DIY cardboard box tiger cat house
Are you looking for a fun, cheap but still cozy cat bed / cat hous e? If your answer is yes, with the help of this very funny and detailed video craft tutorial make this fun tiger cat house from an old cardboard box ! Your cat ( s ) will love it! Of course you can make other cardboard box pet houses with this technique if you don't like tigers.
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DIY halloween black cat plushie from socks
Do you love cats ? Are you looking for an adorable gift /toy or a cute addition to your halloween cotume/decoration ? If yes, this black plushie sock cat is a perfect sewing project for you! ( Even if you never tried hand sewing before, because this sock plushie tutorial video is so detailed! ) The final sock black cat plushie looks extremely professional and adorable because it uses the natural shape of the sock to create 3D volume. You can use any type of socks ( imagine a furry-fluffy type as a nice "long hair" cat ! ) , and any size! ( baby socks =baby cats ! )
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Adorable needle felt kitties
Needle felting : a technique to create the world cutest decorations and gifts from cheap materials in minutes! With this nice needle felting video tutorial you can learn how to make adorable kitties in no time! Meow! They look so small and delicate. With needle felting no sewing is required. It's fun and easy, you can teach it for your kids as well! Make a bunch of needle felt kitties for yourself or make them as cute gifts!
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Easy black sock cat - Halloween decor
We love upcycling craft ideas and adorable plushies! For this year Halloween try to make some cute black sock cats by following Frog Prince Paperie's step-by-step tutorial!  You can make these kitties out of all different sizes and patterns of socks, and they will look marvelous in a group as a neat Halloween decoration! Your kids will love them and will enjoy the making process! If you create the sock kitties with small kids you can use glue instead of sewing! Of course you can create different sock kitties with colorful socks as well! (Imagine a super cute fluffy, or a colorful striped cat!)
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Paw print salt dough ornaments
Are you looking for an easy Christmas craft with pets that can be a gorgeous decoration and a sweet keepsake at the same time? Try these paw print salt dough ornaments! It’s such an awesome keepsake to be able to pull out each year to hang on the Christmas tree! You can make these paw print ornaments in any style you like to match your pup’s colouring and personality! You can make the paw print salt-dough ornaments in any size and with all kind of pets! (Even birds,reptiles and small mammals can help you to create some awsome ornaments and keepsakes just let them walk trough the fresh and soft dough)
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DIY cat tent from old T-shirt and wire hangers
We love cats and upcycling! This upcycled t-shirt and wire coat hanger cat tent is super easy to make - you really just need a t-shirt, some wire hangers and a piece of cardboard. As a bonus, it really only takes five minutes, so if your cat ignores it you didn't put too much effort in. Our cats love to sleep in small cozy hideouts and this tent is absolutely their favourite! You can make this t-shirt cat tent in any color that fits into your home or to your cat's taste, you can even experiment with other clothes (wide neck sweaters for example)or sew a washable tent cover from any fabrics that you have at hand.
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3 adorable handmade plushies (sock toys) - cat,dog and sheep
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make these adorable plushies ( dog, cat and sheep ) completely out of socks ! These sock plushies / soft toys make great DIY presents and are really relaxing and enjoyable to sew. If you already have some experience with sewing , then these sock cat/dog/sheep plushies should be very easy to make. If you're a complete beginner in sewing , then you should get the hang of it after practising with a few plushies. This is a great DIY to do together, especially during the holiday time. You can use any type of socks with different color and pattern they will be super cute in any form!
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DIY Black cat Halloween costume for kids
Do you need a simple – but super cute – kids costume for Halloween or the next dress up party ? With items you probably already have in your home, you can make this easy DIY kids’ black cat costume in less than an hour. You can make an adorable black cat costume from a black jacket, black jeggings, and a furry scarf in minutes! Along with some pink felt, a headband, a glue gun, and a plastic duo-tang you can create a super sweet kitten headband of your own as well. And the best is in this super easy diy halloween costume is: you don’t have to worry about sneezing!
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Adorable love cat necklace from clay
With a simple heart shape cookie cutter you can make these super adorable heart shape cat necklaces in minutes! Creative idea, isn't it? You can gift them on Valentine's day or Mother's day, or you can simply gift them to your friends/family members just to show your love with a simple but fun handmade jewelry! (These cute heart shape clay cat necklaces can be great accessories as well! ) With this nice step-by-step video and picture tutorial making one of these cute heart shape love cats will be a piece of cake! You can use any type air drying clay and also you can paint them to any fun color that fits into your taste!
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Paper plate cat craft - cute kid craft idea
This paper plate cat craft is a great evergreen craft for any time of the year and the best part is it’s made out of a paper plate which you probably already have on hand. You won’t believe how simple it is to make too! In this nice step-by-step tutorial Rachel will show you how to make this simple paper plate cat with the kids! They will love this super easy, quick and fun kids' craft project! You can make the cats in any color, they will look fun in any form! It can be a great afternoon craft project after watching the Secret Life of pets movie or you can whip up some black cats and use them as a cute frugal Halloween decoration!
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DIY magic carpet cat hammock from a towel
Are you looking for a super cozy & frugal cat bed for your small apartment? Try this cozy magic carpet cat hammock which can be placed  right under your coffee table! In this nice craft blog and their step-by-step tutorial you can learn how to make your own DIY magic carpet cat hammock from a simple towel and  t-shirt yarn (or rope). You cat will love this super cozy cat bed and the best of it: you can wash it easily, and you can make it in any color or style that fits into your home! You can use old towels but this DIY magic carpet style cat hammock will work well with other cozy fabrics: such as minky, faux furs etc. as well!
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DIY Cat patchwork coin purse - free sewing pattern
Look at this super adorable patchwork kitty cat coin purse! If you love sewing and a have a few nice but small fabric piece this kitty cat purse sewing project is a perfect choice for you!  This gorgeous DIY cat shaped coin purse is a nice way to use up fabric scraps and create a beautiful and useful wallet for you or your friends/family! With this step-by-step tutorialsewing one patchwork kitty cat coin purse will be a piece of cake! (Well, it's not the easiest sewing project because of it's small size, but absolutely not as difficult as it seems!) The size of the Kitty Coin Purse is just nice to keep some coins and small notes.
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Easy origami money cat - paper folding for beginners
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to fold an origami money cat ! This super cute origami cat is a perfect paper folding model for beginners as well, so grab a few sheets of colorful paper and fold yourself an adorable sitting cat ! To fold this cute origami cat you will need a 20cm x 20cm paper cut into rectangles of approximate ratio of a dollar bill. Of course you can use a dollar bill to fold this model, so this way this adorable cat can be a great gift for any occasion four your cat lover friends and family members!
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DIY baby rattles (cat,mouse,bunny) - free sewing pattern
Crystal from Stitched by Crystal has a super adorable and quick baby rattle project to sew for babies, and today we share it with you! She will show you how to sew a plush rattle for baby that is perfect for boys or girls and makes a great baby shower gift! These cute little fabric baby rattles are the perfect size for little hands to reach and grab, the ears on them are great for chewing on, and they make fun sounds when you shake them! One great thing about sewing projects for baby is you don’t need much fabric.  All of these adorable and soft fabric baby rattles (the bunny, the mouse and the cat) were made from some fabrics she pulled out of her fabric scrap bin!  They are a really easy sew too, and a great project for beginners!
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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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Cute cat couple - polymer clay tutorial
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a super cute polimer clay cat ! In this video tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute sitting cat out of polimer clay! Of course you can use other materials to create the sitting cat figurines : in can be a lovely Valentine's day or wedding cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute home decors with them from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create some cute sitting cat with the kids just for fun !
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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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Crochet black cat slouch hat (free crochet pattern)
This black cat slouch hat has chunky ribbing and cute cat ears. This simple and free crochet cat hat pattern works up quickly and makes a great gift! If you want to crochet your own cat hat, Alexis has written up the pattern for you! Winter is the perfect time to cuddle up with your yarn and crochet hooks and make something cozy. This crochet cat hat pattern is great for beginners, and simple enough that a more experienced crocheter could whip up a hat in just a couple of hours. You can crochet this easy cat hat in any color and size which mean you can customize and personalize this crochet hat pattern pretty easily – perfect for the  holiday gift giving!
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Kawaii crochet Christmas cat in stocking (free amigurumi pattern)
Meet Chester, the curious Christmas cat who loves hiding in stockings! His arms and tail have wire in them so they are bendable! Chester can pivot backwards, so this stocking is functional as you can stuff special goodies in it!  This free amigurumi (crochet) Christmas cat  pattern is not really a beginner one, but it's absolutely not that difficult as it seems!  This crochet (amigurumi) Christmas cat makes a great Christmas decoration, or you can crochet this amigurumi cat as a lovely handmade Christmas gift for the kids!
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Crocheted flower Hello Kitty (free amigurumi pattern)
Know a Hello Kitty lover? We've got the perfect gift for her: a crocheted hello kitty plushie! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as a spring home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill hello kitty fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) Hello Kitty  by Tejiendo Con Chico can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids. In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi Hello Kitty pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness!  You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi Hello Kitty , they will look fun and cuddly in any form!
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Crochet chibi cat doll (free amigurumi pattern)
This beautiful crocheted chibi doll can be an excellent gift for a girl! This free little chibi cat amigurumi doll pattern contains written instructions on how to make your very own gorgeous cuddly amigurumi chibi cat dol l. Easy loops! You can gift this amigurumi doll as a cute gift for any occasion or you can make some for your kids just for fun! This adorable amigurumi cat doll toy should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops.
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Amigurumi (crochet) cat family - free crochet pattern
This little amigurumi cat family is made up of a mama cat, a daddy cat, and their baby kitten. What we love so much about this little family is that you can easily change the colors of the yarn to make totally different looking kitties! Try grey and black instead of orange and white for that little tabby kitten, or try a whole family of black cats for Halloween – the possibilities are endless! We hope you enjoy these little cats, they are the perfect thing for kids toys or a gift for that crazy cat lover in your life!
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DIY Kitty rice heating pad (free sewing pattern)
We are all into craft projects that make us feel cozy and relaxed!  If you haven’t seen or made one rice heating pad before, it’s basically a pouch filled with uncooked rice (and usually something that smells good too), and you can stick them in the microwave for a moist heating pad that lasts a good while. If you are going to make something, why make it regular when it can be a kitty? Much cuter to have around the house and just makes us  smile to look at too.
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Miniature amigurumi Hello Kitty keychain (free crochet pattern)
We are a big fans of kawaii characters in general and Hello Kitty comes on top as one of our favorites. With Anitha's free crochet pattern the making of this super cute miniature amigurumi hello kitty will be easy-peasy! This cute miniature amigurumi Hello Kitty keychain can be great  little gift for family and friends! This is a very easy and quick crochet project that can be done in an afternoon. Anitha's  free Hello Kitty pattern will be your guide thorough the process:
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DIY Spinning Pusheen toy with a fidget spinners
Lots of people have requested more clay tutorials so here's a fun room decor or Christmas gift idea ! This funny DIY Spinning Pusheen toy re-uses a fidget spinner, which most people probably have at home already. Fidget spinners are on sale everywhere now so even you don't have one, you can definitely buy one pretty cheaply. Maqaroon has simply made a clay Pusheen to sit on top which turned out to be surprisingly fun to play with . We think this makes a lovely, touching gift for parents since they can keep this on on their desk at work.
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Adorable amigurumi bunny and cat wreath (free crochet pattern)
There is so much you can do with a few skein of yarn, such as this super adorable amigurumi ( Easter ) wreath! In Zhaya's site you will find the free pattern of this super cute bunny and cat amigurumi wreath , alongside of many other fun free amigurumi patterns ! This cute crochet wreath can be a great decor in your front door at Easter / Halloween OR your can use the crocheted wreaths to spice up the kids' room. This super cute wreath will be a great hit in any color and size!
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DIY Hand crocheted cat bed - fabric tube yarn project
Here are the video instructions for making a cat bed using fiberfill filled fabric tubes and your own hand as crochet needles ! This hand crocheted cat bed is a super fun project and super cozy as well! You can use store bought fabric tube yarn OR you can sew one for yourself with following the knot pillow making video tutorial in our site! You can hand crochet ( or hand knit ) various thing with fabric tubes . This cozy cat bed easily spices up any boring space and your cat will love it!
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