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Mindy is an enormous, hand-picked, quality checked, and categorized craft / DIY tutorial collection. Our mission is to help you discover the world's best free craft tutorials, patterns, and printables! We have fantastic crafts, helpful tips, and step-by-step tutorials from talented and passionate craft bloggers all around the world. Our library consists of thousands of in-depth craft tutorials and covers an immense variety of crafts and hobbies. Whether you want to see specific crafts or just collect a few fun ideas, our team will be here for you every step of the way! Browse through our craft tutorial collection and transform the everyday things around you into fun and useful things! Whether you’re looking to master a new-to-you hobby, improve your skills, or simply get inspired, Mindy is here to help.
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Santa hat chair covers - free sewing pattern
This Santa hat chair cover is a totally unnecessary, non-functional, can only be used a few-weeks-out-of-the-year, type of craft idea.. BUT don’t you dare Bah-Humbug this!  Because every time you take one little step into the kitchen (or dining room) you won’t be able to stop that smile from spreading across your face!  And you may find yourself humming ‘jingle bells‘ or ‘Rudolph‘ as you clean up after meals. These little Santa hat chair covers are made from felt so they hold their shape really well.  And sewing is minimal since hemming is not needed.  Truly, a pretty quick little Christmas sewing project!
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Santa hat brownie bites with strawberries
These Santa hat brownies by Erica's Sweet Tooth are so cute, and so so easy to make! We highly recommend you to bring these to any Christmas party because your friends and family will go crazy for them! (Who doesn't love chocolate and strawberries together? It's pure heaven! ) Did we mention how easy is to make this chocolate brownie and strawberry cake? This beautiful, delicious and impressive Christmas cupcake is a must do for this year!
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Santa hat cupcake with homemade icing
Its being to look at lot like Christmas in the kitchen! These Santa hat cupcakes are simple to make but look like a million bucks. In this nice craft blog you can find the instructions on how to make the Santa hat cupcakes, and step by step instructions on how to make a cupcake swirl as well! If your are looking for recipes to put these Santa hat cupcakes together you can also find here a few easy cupcake recipes! These Santa hat cupcakes can be a great hit in your Christmas party or you can give them as delicious gifts for your family members or collegues.
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Santa hat red velvet brownies
An another super simple and sweet recipe by Pretty Providence! A simple red velvet brownie shaped as triangle, decorated with a little butter cream and boom:a Santa hat! Can you imagine a more easier Christmas dessert? And this red velvet Santa hat brownie is not just super easy to make but also very delicious! Of course you can use any another cake (or cookie) recipe to create the base. These Santa hat triangle brownies would be perfect to take to a cookie exchange or any holiday gathering, because not only are they festive, they are scrumptious as well! get the recipe at prettyprovidence.com:
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Easy crochet Santa hat (free crochet pattern)
Here is a super easy & cozy crochet Santa hat that will be a perfect gift or photo addition during Christmas time. This crochet Santa hat tutorial (and this easy free crochet pattern) is absolutely great for beginner crocheters because its so easy and quick to crochet! So grab a skein of red & white yarn and crochet this cute Santa hat for your kids or for yourself!  ( This crochet Santa hat is working in round, so If you want to crochet a bigger size Santa hat just make crochet increase )
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Miniature amigurumi Santa owl (free crochet pattern)
Know an owl lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet Santa owl keychain ! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern by Double Treble Trinkets will thrill owl fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) owl can be a perfect handmade gift for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free amigurumi Santa 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 Origami Santa hat - easy paper craft for kids
Make your own origami Santa hat with Basteln mit Papier's easy to follow origami tutorial! This fun Santa craft sure to thrill children and adults alike! This cute origami Santa hat is perfect for creating an adorable Christmas gift card , OR fold some just for fun! This easy origami Santa hat is just a great DIY project for kids over the winter holidays. You only need one sheet of square paper for this origami Santa hat ( p referably it will have a red and a white side ). If you don't have any of this kind of origami paper , simply just use plain white printer paper and color in the red sections after it's folded.
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Amigurumi penguin Christmas ornament (free crochet pattern)
If you don’t want to think about putting another big crochet project on your hooks this lovely little penguin ornament by Ekaterina Ustinova and Amiguroom Toys is just a perfect project for you! You can hook up this super adorable penguin ornament in and afternoon! You can add little bells, ribbons or embroidered snowflakes to your finished crochet penguin ornaments as festive little additions. Get the free crochet penguin ornament pattern at amigurum.com and create your own little penguin ornaments now:
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Amigurumi reindeer Christmas ornament (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi reindeer Christmas ornament pattern by Ekaterina Ustinova and Amiguroom Toys ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little reindeer Christmas ornament. So grab a few skeins of yarn and make this lovely amigurumi reindeer Christmas ornament today, and add a festive new d ecoration to your Christmas tree !
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Fausto the amigurumi Christmas monkey (free amigurumi pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet Christmas monkey pattern by AmourFou is completely free so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. This adorable amigurumi Christmas monkey is ready for cuddles from your favorite kiddo. If you're stitching the Christmas monkey as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes for crocheted or embroidered eyes instead. Crochet a little Christmas monkey as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Christmas amigurumi owl (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted owl for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Yana Lisitsyna's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi owl in no time! If you need a heartwarming gift for Christmas or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi owl makes a sweet little gift.
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Amigurumi lemur (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted lemur for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Nina Kuznetsova's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi lemur in no time! If you need a heartwarming gift for a special occasion or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi lemur makes a sweet little gift.
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