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Patchwork Santa christmas tree ornament
If you love sewing or patchwork, have some scrap fabrics, and you woul'd like to  make a fun festive Santa ornament, this craft idea is perfect for you!
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Quilted angel pattern and tutorial
Make this beautiful (and easy to sew) quilted angel from a little scrap fabric. It's so adorable! In this website you can find the sewing pattern and a nice photo illustrated tutorial.
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Crocheted cabbage patch doll hat (wig)
If you looking for a cozy and ah so funny winter hat or a fun halloween/dress up party wig make this adorable crocheted cabbage patch doll wig/hat! If you don't know how to make loop stitches that's not a problem, in this  nice crocheting tutorial you will find a tutorial video and  step-by-step instructions!
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DIY patchwork easter egg warmer bunny (with sewing pattern)
This super cute, gorgeous and cozy easter egg warmer rabbit is a perfect ( easy and quick ) easter sewing project ! With this nice sewing tutorial and the free sewing pattern you can make it in no time! This patchwork egg cozy bunny is a perfect easter table decoration or you can also use it as a cute shabby chic /vintage /skandinavian style addition to your home decor. With this nice bunny shape pattern you can create rabbits in any size, even you can make cute soft toys for the kids! You can use any leftower / scrap fabrics and add more embellishments ( ribbons, beads, embroidery ) if you would like to.
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DIY Patchwork fabric easter eggs ( with sewing pattern )
Are you looking for a quick Easter sewing project? Do you have LOTS of scrap fabrics ? If your answers are yes, you will love these gorgeous patchwork fabric Easter eggs by Retro-Mama! These fabric Easter eggs are just a bit bigger than real eggs and a terrific way to use up those fabric scraps ! With this super egg sewing pattern you can create them in any color and if you fill it with rice the kids can use it as a fun "beanbag" toy. It's a perfect ( and frugal ) way to spice up your Easter home decor ,and it can be a perfect Easter gift as well!
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DIY easy fabric spring flowers
Even if you think you can't sew, these fabric flowers by Pink Paper Peppermints are super-duper easy! You just have to try one! If you don't have any fabric lying around you could use an old sheet, clothes that the kids have outgrown, little baby things that you love ( imagine giving grandma a flower brooch made from pieces of fabric from all her grandkids favorite clothes! ) , dishcloth or anything else made from fabric. This quick fabric flower can be perfect as a beautiful spring flower bouquet , you can gift it for any special occasion, you can wear it as an accessory or simply use this fun technique to create unique jewelry.
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Patchwork stars -  Christmas tree ornaments
If you have tons of leftower fabric pieces at hand because of your larger sewing project, this scrap buster Christmas craft can be a perfect choice to repurpose them and create something gorgeous! These patchwork stars are easy to make and make a huge inpact in any fabric pattern and color . It can be a denim star, a vintage/Tilda style star or even a funky and fun neon color will work well with this quick and easy sewing project! You can decorate your home  or your Christmas tree with these sewn star patchwork Christmas tree ornaments  or you can givce them as nice handmade gifts!
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Adorable and easy DIY fabric birds (with sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for an easy scrap buster spring decor project? Try these super cute, gorgeous fabric birds! In this nice craft website you will find the free step-by-step photo sewing tutorial and of course the free fabric bird pattern! (Scroll down to the comment sections in the russian site to find the full size pattern!) These adorable fabric birds can be great decors at Easter/spring or you can use them as cute plushies (or pincushions)! These sewn birdies will look gorgeous in any pattern and color!
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Gorgeous shabby chic loop flowers (brooches) from fabric scraps
These gorgeous vintage / shabby chic flowers are completely made from leftover fabric strips , so this quick fabric flower craft can be a great fabric scrap buster project! You can use these beautiful shabby chic fabric loop flowers as home decors, gifts, jewelries and it also can be a great addition to your upcoming wedding party or you can create unique romantic accessories with them! You can make the flowers from almost every type of fabrics it will be gorgeous and unique in any form and style! At Alittleshabbychic's Youtube channel you will find lots of other gorgeous shabby chic style flower tutorials , so don't forget to check it!
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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 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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DIY Herringbone denim pillows - patchwork and recycling
Ashbee Design sharing a new denim pillow tutorial  with us today that combines chevron stripes, ombre color gradation and old jeans all into one! Talk about mixing trends! Photography just doesn't do justice to how rich a fabric these old denim pants became. It is soft yet strong. We just love this herringbone denim pillow! It really adds lots of style to any boring old sofa!  Although the denim pillow looks like it's difficult to piece together, it's really quite easy! Marji will walk you through the steps of crafting your own chevron fabric from scraps so you to can use it for projects! If you are a beginner in patchwork that's absolutely not a problem, read this nice step-by-step herringbone denim pillow tutorial and be a master patcher!
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Fall maple leaves (free crochet pattern)
Two of our favorite things about fall is the leaves changing color and good crochet weather. Seasoned crocheters know what we mean by good crochet weather! So let's combine these two things together with this beautiful and free crochet fall leaf pattern provided by The Painted Hinge! Beautiful, isn't it? With this nice detailed crochet tutorial you will be able to make these gorgeous fall maple leaves as a fall garland or appliques in no time, even if you are a beginner in crocheting !
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Easy crochet snowman Christmas tree ornament (free pattern)
Winter is finally here! The temperature outside is starting to drop and before long, we may be seeing snow on the ground. We decided to get in the winter / Christmas mood by sharing this cute crochet snowman Christmas ornament with you created by Devon. This little crochet snowman ornament would also work for an applique as well. Just don’t add a hanging string and you can use it for something else. You can use small beads or buttons for the eyes and nose. Change out the colors of the hat and/or scarves to customize your  little crochet snowman Christmas ornament.
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Easy and quick magic crochet hearts (free pattern)
These magic crochet hearts are so little, so sweet and so quick and simple. This quick Valentine's day crochet project can be a perfect choice even if your are an absolute beginner in crochet! This nice free crochet pattern and this step-by-step crochet tutorial will teach you how to make these adorable small crocheted valentine's day hearts in no time. Aren’t they darling? You can use scrap yarns you have lying around, and any size hook to create fun color and size variations.
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DIY Puppy key pouch - syberian husky (free sewing pattern)
In conjunction with the Chinese New Year ( Year of the Dog - 2018 ) ,here is a super cute and easy dog themed sewing project : a siberian husky puppy key pouch. Now you can keep your keys in the cozy key pouch and protect your items from being scratched or tangled up by the keys when placing them together in the bag or purse. Siberian husky puppy key pouch is a palm sized cute little cozy key holder ,with a lobster claw clasp attach to a split ring by a cord or chain. Pull the split key ring out from the key pouch to get the keys, pull the clasp to draw the keys back to the pouch.
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DIY Dog coin purse - Jack Russell Terrier (free sewing pattern)
Hope you have enjoyed sewing the previous dog themed sewing projects, now get ready to sew an another one: a super adorable Jack Russell terrier inspired dog coin purse. This adorable Jack Russell dog coin purse has 2 big round black eyes, a black round nose and a little tongue stick out from the mouth. Just too cute to handle! It is a palm sized cute little dog coin purse with zipper closure, suitable for keeping loose coins and some cash notes. However, if you prefer a larger size dog purse , you can always enlarge the template during printing and adjust the materials accordingly.
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DIY Bunny coin purse (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Cherry Bunny is a cute little rabbit with a pair of long lop eared in cherry red color, she is a cheerful bunny who loves to hop around playing in the bush. This bunny coin purse is about a palm sized 3.5″ x 3.5″ ( without the ears ) & 4.5″ x 4.5″ ( with ears ) coin purse with zipper closure, suitable for keeping loose coins and some cash notes. However, if you prefer a larger size purse , you can always enlarge CraftPassion's free bunny purse template during printing and adjust the materials accordingly.
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DIY Checkered repurposed denim picnic blanket
If you've just finished a spring cleaning of your closet and collected a small pile of outdated, ripped up and no-longer-can-squeeze-into jeans make a durable blanket out of them! Tis denim blanket is easy to sew ( it does take time to cut out and sew the fabric pieces together but it totally worth the time! ) This denim blanket can survive almost everything from groups of kids to big playful dogs ,and it's washable! You can use this nice sewing pattern to create other denim items ( dog pillows and beds, door mats .. ) as well Here are the do-it-yourself instructions to turn a bunch of unwanted jeans into a stunning and useful picnic blanket:
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Baby beaver - free crochet applique pattern
Beaver ’s teeth never stop growing so constantly chewing on wood helps to keep them from getting too long. These large buck teeth and their flat tails are the beaver’ s signature traits along with their busy and hardworking nature. Appliques are a great way to jazz up clothing, embellish a kids backpack, frame for decor or stitch to a throw pillow. Combine cute beavers and fun appliques together with this super cute and free crochet beaver applique pattern Designed by SustainMyCraftHabit.com
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17 Brilliant sewing hacks  you need in your life
We think you really need these simple sewing hacks in your life! Find out how to hide unexpected holes in your favorite jeans, make basic embroidery stitches and a lot more! 5 Minute Crafts has collected some of the most ingenious sewing hacks you’ve ever seen! We really wish that we had found these sooner! There are so many tricks and tips in this collection that will make sewing a breeze . You’ll save time and money, too!
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DIY Fabric llama key pouch (keychain) - free sewing pattern & tutorial
Finally, we are sharing the last piece of CraftPassion's animal pouch / purse pattern series:the LaLa Llama Key Pouch . If you’ve missed out the previous patterns in this series, you can collect them at CraftPassion.com - all for free! This llama key pouch can easily holds up to 8 normal keys, fully hidden inside. This key pouch design comes with an open pocket at the back, you may keep some small note in there as emergency money and or a door access card. The main materials of this key pouch are fabric, felt and batting, black button eyes, key ring, lobster claw clasp connected to leather cord. Visit CraftPassion.com for the free sewing pattern and more details :
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DIY Little deer pouch (sewing pattern & tutorial)
DiDi the baby deer coin purse by Craft Passion is here to greet you all to be happy always, in which ever season, be it hunting of Easter eggs, or watching leaves falling, or sunbathing under the hot sun, or clearing snow in front of your porch. If you love sewing and a have a few nice but small fabric piece this baby deer coin purse is the perfect sewing project for you! This super cute ( kawaii ) DIY deer shape 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 tutorial , sewing one patchwork deer 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! )
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Easy small crochet flowers - free crochet pattern & tutorial
Here’s a lovely free crochet flower pattern for beginner crocheters by My Merry Messy Life! It’s so versatile with color options! In this step-by-step crochet tutorial My Merry Messy Life will show you how to crochet these lovely tiny flowers in minutes. This crochet project is perfect for absolute beginners because it's so easy and quick to crochet! ( And the outcome is so adorable! ) You can use these lovely and super easy to crochet flowers as accessories or sew together a bunch of them to create a lovely blanket or throw pillow cover!
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Easy DIY salvaged wood and vintage tweed coasters
This time Sadie Seasongoods shows you how to make these unique, DIY salvaged wood and vintage tweed coasters ! These super easy to make salvaged wood coasters can be perfect fall decors or you can give them as handmade gifts for any special occasions ! It's just the perfect Christmas present for coffee or tea lovers, because this DIY salvaged wood and vintage tweed coaster is just perfect for holding steaming mugs of tea, coffee or hot cider!
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DIY Fabric mason jar bunny - Easter gift idea
With just a few supplies turn an ordinary mason jar into a super cute bunny ! You can fill your mason jar bunnies with delicious Easter treats which makes this Easter craft a perfect little gift for your loved ones! These adorable fabric bunny mason jars may seem difficult to make, but that's not true! This little fabric bunny craft is surprisingly easy to make. Watch the video tutorial, sew one and add a little cuteness to your Easter decor !
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Quick & easy DIY fabric flowers ( video tutorial )
Even if you think you can't sew , these fabric flowers are super-duper easy! You just have to try one! In this step-by-step video tutorial Treasurie will teach you how to make one in no time. If you don't have any fabric lying around you could use an old sheet, clothes that the kids have outgrown, little baby things that you love ( imagine giving grandma a flower brooch made from pieces of fabric from all her grandkids favorite clothes! ) , dishcloths that have outlived their usefulness and anything else made from fabric.
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DIY Adorable jeans mouse (sewing tutorial)
We love small, quick, easy, and super adorable sewing projects , and this jeans mice craft by Creative Mamy no doubt is one of our all-time favorites! In this step-by-step video tutorial, you can learn how to sew ( or hand sew ) these super adorable jeans mice. They are quick and really easy to sew ( you can easily make some with hand sewing ) and the outcome is so adorable! They are the perfect size to make cute toys for your cats or the kids ( you can make a whole felt mouse family ) !
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