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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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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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Christmas ornament angels from fabrics
With the help of this nice christmas craft tutorial you can make these adorable fabric christmas tree ornament angels. Perfect gift for your loved ones, or it will looking good on your christmas tree, and the best is: you can upcycle some scrap fabric!
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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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Snowman/Reindeer/Elf Christmas Hats made from old sweaters
Upcycle some old sweaters and turn them into these adorable christmas themed hats! With the help of this nice website you can create the elf hat, the snowman hat and the Rudolph reindeer hat.
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Folded fabric ornaments
Learn how to make these super easy sewn and folded fabric Christmas ornaments ! These make great last minute gifts for friends, family, coworkers and acquaintances. Perfect way to use up a Christmas stash of fabric too! Make up bunches and add them to gifts for a special bonus gift! No special template needed.
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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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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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Woodland fairy costume
If your kids are super CRAZY about fairies make their gorgeous woodland fairy dresses for this year halloween or dress up party with the help of this nice costume craft tutorial! The costume itself needs a little sewing experience, but you can change the sewn parts with normal clothes or a no-sewn tulle skirt. You can also use fleece or felt because it doesn't need sewing.
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Penguin halloween costume (from Mary Poppins)
If you love the Mary Poppins stories make this adorable Penguin costume for your little kid. Even if you aren’t using the Mary Poppins theme, you have got to give this penguin suit a try. It’ll make you smile.  Really big. The costume base needs sewing skill, but if you can't sew you can make the acessories from felt or fleece with a help of a little hot glue.
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DIY  easy sewn parrot (bird) costume
Sewing costumes, you can really let your imagination go crazy and create something over the top, sometimes the crazier the better! Make this quick and easy parrot costume that would be great for Halloween, but are also fun for any day dress up play. The best in it:  it can be any type of bird! You can make an owl,a chicken, an eagle or anything that you want just alternate the colors and the beak.
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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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Adorable DIY lop eared sock bunny
It's an another adorable sock bunny softie from Craft Passion! If you love upcycling, it's  a perfect craft idea for you! Sock dolls aren’t hard to sew as you might think of. With the knit property of the sock, it is easy to manipulate. The biggest motivation you will have at the very moment you’ve just finished a sock doll with your full effort, you will feel proud of yourself as you know someone will love it because it is handmade by you and they can’t find the second piece that looks the same as this!!! Don’t hesitate, pick some socks and start sewing!
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DIY bursting heart Valentine's day pillow
This Heart Pillow tutorial and free pattern by Blue Susan Makes is easy to sew and the outcome is so unique and gorgeous! Decorate for Valentine's Day with these  DIY bursting heart pillows, perfect for tossing on the couch or bed. Make a few in different colors, patterns and sizes for all around the house! Happily though, a festive holiday like Valentine’s day leads to lots of fun DIY projects. And DIY projects don’t care if you are single or in a relationship on Valentine’s day. They are there for you in every stage of life. And this particular project looks so pretty, its bound to make you feel good!
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DIY Wee brown bunny treat bags - sewn easter gift bags
Jelly beans and chocolate coins?  Truffles or candy eggs?  What would you tuck into these embroidered treat bags for Easter?  A gift card, a matchbox car, or a marshmallow bunny? Whatever you choose, it’ll make a fun treat, and these adorable bags, tied with twine and a hand-written tag, make perfect decorations for the holiday table! I think what I love best about these treat bags is that they’re so simple and easy, you can make them in multiples, so everyone gets one!
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DIY Cinderella costume / princess costume
For this year halloween / Disney dress up party sew this sweet Cinderella costume, and make your girl's wish come true! She started to make this princess costume from-scratch by using the shape of another piece of clothing that fits, as a guide to make something new. This costume needs a basic sewing skill but not that difficult as it seems!
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Pascal (chameleon) costume - Disney (Tangled)
If you looking for a fun and cozy Disney costume this Pascal (chameleon) costume (from Tangled) is a perfect choice for you! This halloween / dress up party costume is completely made of fleece, perfect for a cool Halloween night.  The hands and feet are connected to the sleeves and pant legs but are strapped in place with elastic.
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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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Hexagon table runner ( patchwork )
This gorgeous , colorful hexie table runner is made from leftower fabrics pieces. Absolutelly brilliant way to repurpose the smallest pieces of fabrics  or old (not strechy) clothes. With this nice detailed sewing tutorial you can learn how to (hand) sew this fun table runner, and  she will share with you some extra tips to keep your hexagons organized as well as a few methods of stitching them together. You could also make coasters , place mats , pillowcases, or a whole blanket with this hexie patchwork method.
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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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Fabric spring flowers - daffodils ( in 3 different ways )
These beautiful fabric daffodils by Crafty Staci are perfect for decorate your home at spring / Easter or simply for bring the nature indoor without cutting off real flowers. These gorgeous fabric spring flowers are not just only looks  good but it's a very easy spring sewing project (you can hand sew it easily even if you are a beginner in sewing. ) In Crafty Staci's great spring craft tutorial you will find 3  fun and different ways to make them!
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DIY Sock droopy-ear bunny soft toy
This adorable miniature sock bunny  softie can sits on its own, it is great as toy for kid and as well as for spring/easter home decoration, or create some for your loved ones! It is a single sock sewing craft project, perfect if you have some don’t-know-what-to-do stray socks laying around that are still “new”. Or, you can make twins bunny with a new pair of socks.
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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 felt easter bunny ornament with a little pocket
This cute felt easter bunny/rabbit ornament holds a little pocket on its back, where you can put some of those delicious mini chocolate Easter eggs. It makes this a very sweet Easter decoration and a lovely little easter gift , especially for children... and for the not quite grownups, too : ) This sewing project is very easy : if you haven't got sewing machine that's not a problem: you can handsew these cute felt bunnies easily! ( Felt is a brilliant material for practicing hand sewing, because it's not fraying at the cutlines )
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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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Long stemmed fabric roses - fabric flower spring decor
This gorgeous textile rose centerpiece is made from some scrap fabrics and twigs. If you love sewing this easy fabric rose bouquet is a perfect quick spring project for you! It can be a lovely ( shabby chic /vintage style ) spring home decor or you gan gift them as a bouquet in any ocassion ( mother's day, weddings, birthdays... ) You can use this technique with any types of fabrics ( imagine a nice denim or a burlap version! ) This sewing project is a perfect scrapbuster or you can upcycle some old clothes as well!
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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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