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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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Repurposed T-shirt bag - free sewing pattern
This repurposed T-shirt bag is a super easy sewing project which can be done in an evening. These T-shirt bags are very useful at the mall, beach or swimming pool because after a long day you could just toss them in the washing machine with your regular clothing.There are several patterns for T-shirt bags floating around the internet, but this one is a bit different :it has a boxy bottom and deeper handles/straps to put over your shoulder. It's a really easy pattern to adjust, though, if you have different ideas on how you want yours to look.
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DIY Knit T-shirt headbands (6 quick headband)
Have you made headbands from t-shirts yet? We bet that you will love these super adorable and super easy to make repurposed t-shirt headbands by Sugar Bee Crafts! A knit headband is so easy to make and wear – it’s perfect all year around. In this nice step-by-step DIY knit T-shirt headband making tutorial by Sugar Bee Crafts you can learn how to make the pinched bow headband ,the big bow headband ,the ruffled flower knit headband ,the braided T-shirt headband and the twisted head wrap headbands .
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Burlap Christmas stockings - free sewing pattern
Sew your stocking to fill with gifts on Christmas morning. This super easy to sew Christmas stocking by Craft Passion is just a great evergreen Christmas decor , plus ( as usual ) Craft Passion's sewing tutorial is very nicely done, so even if you are a beginner, this Christmas stocking will be a piece of cake! You can sew the stockings with any fabric you want, the possibilities are truly endless! Get the free sewing pattern and let's get sewing :
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Beauty and the beast costumes (Belle and beast) - Disney
This is a very nice, detailed Halloween kids costume tutorial with free printable sweing patterns,  inspired by Beauty and the Beast - Disney movie. Make Your Little Man Into a Little Beast and your girl into a pretty Disney princess!
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Olaf the snowman costume ( Disney - Frozen )
Do you want to build a snowman? Turn your kiddo into a darling snowman with this fun ( Disney - Frozen ) Olaf inspired halloween costume tutorial!  Made from fleece this snowman costume is a quick and easy sew! Throw it on over a brown tee and you’re all set!
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DIY Bunny (Easter) Treat Bags with Free Pattern
Are you looking for a funny and adorable Easter treat bag? If yes, this super cute Easter bunny treat bag tutorial is a perfect choice for you! Just fill the bunnies up with your favorite Easter treat and tie their little ears in a knot. They are small so they are a great way to use up some scrap fabric you may have laying around.  These little guys are quick to make so you probably won't be able to stop at just one. Then on Easter they can be tucked in their Easter basket, or hidden with the eggs.
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DIY easter bunny softie (with sewing pattern)
Today Lorraine shares her Spring Bunny tutorial, just in time for some special Easter sewing. Welcome spring with this happy little (easy to sew) bunny! If you love sewing, suprise you little kids with a cute bunny family. You can create a whole house with cardboard furnitures, or you can just give them as an easter gift.
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DIY fleece dino hat (with sewing pattern)
For this year winter or halloween/ dress up party sew this adorable and warm fleece dino hat. In this nice craft website you can find the sewing pattern and a nice detailed sewing tutorial. Fleece is a perfect material if you are a beginner in sewing because it doesn't fray, that means no finishing seams! This hat is super cute, the dino look is perfect for a little boy and it should keep his head and ears warm this winter.
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DIY Monarch butterfly wings from garbage bags
If you looking for a gorgeous and affordable halloween or fairy/woodland dress up party costume with the help of this great video craft tutorial make this monarch butterfly costume from garbage bags ! All you need is some plastic garbage bags in black, orange and white.
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Adorable teddy bear (with sewing pattern)
If you looking for a perfect baby shower gift or you just want to suprise your little one with a great soft toy sew this super cute teddy bear plushie for him/her! ( Note: This project is not really for beginners, if you have never made stuffed animals and are not familiar with patterns /sewing , I would recommend you to start with a more simple sewing project and attempt this teddy bear once you have the skills and patience to put together pattern pieces and are familiar with your sewing machine. ) If you plan to give this teddy bear plushie as a baby gift do not use glass or plastic eyes !
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DIY felt easter bunny wreath with yarn
There is so much you can do with a felt sheet, this Easter wreath uses the felt to make pretty flowers using a variety of different techniques, and a trusty glue gun! If you wanted to include even more flower designs a simple search online will through up lots of tutorials for you to choose from, you could cover the whole wreath in flowers if you prefer. Plus you can make the wreath base with any style and color yarn : imagine a fluffy wreath with a fun colorful yarn ! This kind of wreath is not just only a perfect spring / easter decoration you can create alternative versions for other ocassions as well! ( halloween, wedding, christmas or a fun decoration to your kids room )
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Bunny hot pad / trivet ( with sewing pattern )
Call this cute sewn bunny what you will – hot pad, mug rug, trivet – but we are sure you can find a spot in your home for this lovely little guy. This bunny hot pad by Crafty Staci is just the perfect Easter decoration OR you can spice up the kids room with this cute bunny sewing pattern ( just make it a little bigger and sew an adorable bunny head shape pillow!)
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Felt easter chick with ribbon (with template)
Are you looking for an adorable easter gift / soft toy or a fun easter decor? Dou you like felt and sewing? If your answers are yes, this adorable felt easter chick is a perfect easter craft project for you! In this super craft website you can find a complete picture assembling tutorial and (of course) a free template! This adorable felt chick (or duck) is a perfect easter gift or a super cute soft toy for the kids. You can even decorate the nursery room with them, just replace the bead eyes with embroidered ones.
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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 Adorable miniature teddy bears ( with pattern )
This ultra cute miniature teddy bear is a perfect gift for any ocassion! With the help of this nice, photo documented teddy bear making tutorial and the free teddy bear sewing pattern you can create one easily! Of course  you can sew bigger softie bears also with this method for tke kids. You can create a whole teddy bear family (with different clothes and accessories) and put them in a wooden dollhouse!
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DIY sock lion ( with sewing pattern )
This is Shimba, a cute sock lion! With this nice sewing tutorial (and the free pattern) you can create him easily with a little scrap yarn and a pair of socks. Sew some soft lion toys today for your kids, grand-kids, friend’s kids, or even your neighbor’s kids! Sock is a very easy sewing material so you can make one even if you havent got a sewing machine or too much skill in hand sewing. You can make this cute sock lion from any size and color socks, and if you use different color yarns you can create a whole lion family with this brilliant sock soft toy making technique!
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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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Fabric and felt needle books
Download Wild-Notions' free sewing pattern and instructions and sew your own fabric and felt needle books! This is an easy sewing project that is great for using up fabric scraps! (You can sew it easily even if your are a beginner in machine sewing). You can use this beautiful and handy needle book to store your (sewing or embroideryneedles or you can gift it to your family members/friends!  You can add more pages to the book,sew in a small pouch, or make it bigger - this little beauty will look lovely in any form!
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Baby clothes memory bear (with free sewing pattern)
Look at this super cute and soft teddy bear by PACountryCrafts! It's not just an adorable soft toy  (suitable for small children and babies) but it's made from onesies which is a great way to upcycle old baby clothes into beautiful keepsakes! If you have some more fabrics scraps you can make a cute blanket for the memory bear! At PACountryCrafts you will find the free printable teddy bear pattern and a nice step-by-step sewing tutorial:
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Tilda style long eared bunny softie (with free sewing pattern)
Look at this super adorable skandinavian / Tilda style bunny softie! Isn't it gorgeous? It's a perfect soft toy for kids, or you can use this adorable Tilda style bunny to decorate your home at spring / easter. In this nice craft website you can find a free sewing pattern and a nicely photo detailed sewing tutorial which will help you to create this cute rabbit and his/her clothes from scrap fabrics! With following the bunny making tutorial (and alternate the pattern sizes) you can sew a whole bunny family!
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DIY Disney Tsum-tsum sock plushies (Pluto,Donald,Mickey,Goofy)
Look at these super cute tsum-tsum style Disney plushies ! ( Pluto, Donald, Mickey and Goofy ) They are made from socks ! This soft toy making project is a perfect way to repurpose pairless socks , with a help of a little piece of felt, and hand sewing ! Sock knit is a very easy beginner sewing material because it doesn't fray at the edges and it's soo stretchy which make these Disney plushies reallyyyy squishy. ( And socks are also inexpensive and easy to get! ) Create some tsum-tsum soft toys for your kids with this nice step-by-step video hand sewing and plushie making tutorial !
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Pineapple dawstring backpack for kids - sewing pattern
This super cute drawstring pineapple backpack is really fun for little ones, but it really works for anyone. You could even make the straps longer and keep it for yourself! And it is so much fun to make! Wouldn’t a pineapple sack make a fun gift for giving too? In this nice craft website you will find a full photo sewing tutorial and a free sewing pattern ! This pineapple bag isn't that difficult to sew as it seems, you can make one in minutes even if you are a beginner in sewing ! You can create other fruit and veggie drawstring bags with this nice technique as well ( imagine a strawberry, or a carrot bag ! )
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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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Easy fabric pumpkins - fall decor
Make fun fabric pumpkins to decorate your home at Autumn or at the upcoming Halloween party. In this nice craft video you can learn how to make the fabric pumpkin decors in 3 different sizes ( small, medium and large pumpkin ) and she will also share tips on how to make your own size. Whether you have a sewing machine or prefer to sew by hand , this tutorial will show you how! These cute pumpkins are perfect ways to upcycle some old clothes/sweaters or use up scrap fabrics from your craft stash.
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Log slice poufs (with sewing pattern)
Isn't this log slice pouf  just so darling? These little tree stumps wood look great in a child's reading corner, or even slid underneath your coffee table for extra toddler seating. We love trees, faux bois, and woodland themes for decorating - this collection ticks all those boxes! You could use them for pretend play, as stepping stones, as mini poufs, or skip the heavier filling and fusible fleece and use them as throw pillows. This gorgeous kid's room decor is not  just fun and comfy but also very easy to sew!
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DIY slipper boots from old sweaters
What's better on a chilly autumn/winter day than a DIY cozy upcycled slipper?  Jen from Home Sweet Soul will show you how to create your own cute and cozy slipper boots from an old sweater - and it couldn't be easier. You don't even need a sewing machine! We think these would make excellent Christmas presents for basically anyone on your list! You can make these cozy upcycled slippers with any types of sweaters from knitted - to cotton fabrics.
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Adorable fabric owls with button eyes ( free sewing pattern )
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for an easy , quick but still adorable fall decor / gift for your owl enthusiast friend? Try this scrap buster sewing project - the super cute button eyed fabric owl! These cute owls are soo simple to make, you can sew them in minutes! (Even if you are a beginner in sewing!) In this nice craft blog you will find a free sewing pattern to make them. Use these adorable fabric owls to decorate your home at fall or gift them to your loved ones . Alternatively instead of poliester filling you can use lavender to create a cute owl shape lavender sachet!
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Easy sewn Christmas tree ornaments with simple circles
This little fabric Christmas tree ornament can be used as a decoration on your own tree or a thoughtful handmade gift. This adorable  Christmas tree shaped fabric ornament is super quick to make, and you could even use fabric scraps to make them! The trick is a nice fabric circle, folded in a Christmas tree shape. Brilliant, isn't it? This sewing project is soo easy you can easily sew some even if your are a beginner in sewing / patchwork! Of course you can decorate the Christmas tree ornaments with other nice embelishments as well (imagine one with nice beads, laces or other small decorative elements). This fabric Christmas tree ornament looks good in a funky Christmas pattern or even with shabby/vintage fabrics!
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Adorable snowmen plushies ( free sewing pattern )
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids? Try this huggable snowman softie! This adorable snowman plush toy is a perfect Christmas gift or you can give them for any special occasion! In this nice sewing/craft site you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembilng ad sewing tutorial! You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies, or sew / crochet a few accesories for them! Who can resist this sweet smiling snowman face?
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