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Shabby chic style crocheted coaster
With the help of this very nice detailed crochet pattern , you can make this beautiful crocheted shabby chic / japanese style coasters. They are beautiful as coasters, but you can make a blanket with them, or a cozy pillowcase.
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Mad Max style paracord survival bracelet
This style paracord bracelet was worn by Tom Hardy's character in the 2015 Mad Max movie ! With this nice step-by-step paracord bracelet video tutorial you can make one very easily with any kind of "slippery" type rope ( it doesn't need to pe special paracord rope - we had make one bracelet from an old braided belt! )
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How to make a shamballa style bracelet - jewelry making
This very nice video knotting / beading tutorial shows you how to make a unique and gorgeous Shamballa style bracelet ! This is an unbelievably easy jewelry making project with a great outcome! You will need 3x1m cord ( or jarn ) some big ( rhinestone ) beads and a little time! : ) This gorgeous bracelet is not just a perfect accessory for the everydays but it's also a perfect gift for any ocassion! You can create this Shamballa bracelet easily even if your are new in knotting / jewelry making ! This craft project is also suitable for kids/teens !
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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 Country style Halloween bandana pumkins
Aren’t these bandana pumkins adorable and unique? We think the bandana fabric is just divine, and you can get at least 2 pumpkins out of each bandana, which makes this a really affordable DIY fall craft project, as well. You can fill a bowl or small vintage crate with these bandana pumpkins and they’ll look wonderful for autumn and Halloween. Of course you can use other leftover fabrics / unused clothes to create more unique fall/Halloween decorations with this brilliant pumpkin sewing technique.
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Skandinavian style winter dolls from logs (no-sew)
You will be surprised how easy is to make one of these gorgeous  cute skandinavian / russian winter dolls! Almost no-sewing involved in this quick winter craft project (only a few hand stitches for the hair and the skirt ruffles )!  In this nice craft site you can learn how can you make this adorable traditional winter doll with a simple log and some leftover fabrics.  The pictures of the different finished skandinavian / russian vintage doll designs in the site's comment section is also very interesting  (and inspirational) so don't forget to check it out!
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Tilda style little angels (with free sewing pattern)
We love every Tilda ( skandinavian vintage)  style decors because they are so unique and whimsical! Look at these fun little sewn fabric angels! Aren't they cute? If you love sewing and would like to create a lovely winter / Christmas decor, this quick sewing project is a must for you! In this nice craft website you will find the free angel sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step sewing tutorial! These Tilda style fabric angels are perfect Christmas tree ornaments and christmas gifts for your loved ones or you can use them in every season to decorate your home, because they will look good in any color and pattern!
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Barbie doll hair repair tutorial - easy and quick method
In this nice Barbie doll hair detangling and repair video tutorial Guppy shows you how she transformed this Barbie's hair from AWFUL to AWESOME! You'll never throw away an old Barbie again! Step by step instructions that are so easy to follow, i bet you have all of the materials at hand already! She has a Barbied doll hair curling method for perfectionists and a super easy method for kids as well if you would like to re-design your Barbie dolls repaired hair !
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DIY Cross style chain bracelet - jewelry making tutorial
A gorgeous stylish DIY bracelet using chain and suede? Yes please!  This DIY bracelet by Yes Missy binds to pieces of chain together by doing a variation of the simple shoe lace cross. If you love simple but stylish jewelries this nice step-by-step tutorial will be your favorite! You can make this chain and suede cross style bracelet in any color that fits into your outfit, or you can make some as nice gifts for special occasions! You can use the cross style chain bracelets  as a single row bracelet or use 2 or 3 rows for a bold look! You can also add little charms to your DIY bracelet if you wish.
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DIY Natural style woven baskets
We simply love Tilda-vintage style gorgeous and inexpensive home decor projects!  This natural style unique and useful little woven basket is a perfect craft project for you if you love simple stylish storage solutions and sewing! You can wrap your old mason jars, plastic containers, and almost anything with this brilliant basket making technique. If you need a visual help on how to weave a basket you can watch >>> this <<< nice video tutorial as a guide. (It's not the same natural style woven basket but it uses the same weaving technique)
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Tilda style winter rabbit plushies ( free sewing pattern )
We are in love with Tilda styles plushies. They are so adorable and unique! In this nice craft masterclass site you can learn how to make these super cute winter Tilda rabbits! The best in this sewing project is: you can find here 2 sets of clothing for your soft bunnies: a spring gardener set and a warm winter set , so you can use them as winter decors and leave them till Easter! And if spring is over you can give them to your kids as cute soft toys! Win-win! Of course you will find the free sewing pattern for the Tilda style rabbit plushies in the linked site as well!
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DIY Mad Max style sanctified paracord bracelet
This time CbyS Paracord And More will teach you how to make this stylish Mad Max style paracord bracelet without buckle ! With this nice step-by-step paracord bracelet video tutorial you can make one gorgeous and stylish paracord bracelet for yourself ( or for your friends ) easily with parachute rope or any kind of strings ! The base material doesn't need to be a special paracord rope : you can use electrical cords , thick yarn or even leather stripes to create one! This paracord bracelet may seems difficult but it's an easy paracord project ( suitable for beginners ) ! Instead of a plastic buckle CbyS will show you how to use a kobra knot as a closure.
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11 Super easy hairstyles with bobby pins for short hair
In this episode Milabu features 11 super easy hairstyles with bobby pins for short hair that are super quick, beautiful, simple, edgy, romantic, cute, and fun. These short hairstyles are perfect for any occasion: weddings, prom, date night, gym, workout, office, work , and many more. She has everything from hair updos, messy top knots/buns, simple everyday, to editorial sleek half updos. Which one is your favorite? This nice step-by-step video hairstyle tutorial will teach you how to do these simple but still classy hairstyles in minutes with a few bobby pins !
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DIY Crochet espadrilles with flip-flop soles (free pattern)
Hey beach babe! Learn how to make crochet espadrilles with flip flop soles in this free pattern and tutorial. These sandals are perfect for the pier, the beach or your rich uncle’s yacht! These crochet espadrilles with flip flop soles can be the perfect addition of your summer outfit! Don’t you think the woven look of espadrilles sandals just perfectly lends itself to some good old fashioned single crochet goodness?I She used ribbon for the ankle straps of her crochet espadrilles, but we think leather could look fantastic too. You can really customize the vibe of these crochet sandals depending on the color of yarn and ribbon you choose.
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How to make folded  paper (origami) bracelets - craft for kids
We love simple but clever craft ideas which involves gorgeous water color patterns and requires only simple household materials such as a plain sheet of A4 paper! This origami (paper folded) bracelet is a brilliant way to ignite your inner creativity and create gorgeous jewelries from out of almost nothing! To make a folded paper (origami) bracelet you need to begin by cutting lots of strips of paper. The strips need to be 12cms x 3cms (bigger or smaller as long as the size ratio is 1:4).They would make an unusual and one of a kind gift don’t you think!? You can fold a really big one to make a crown as well!
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DIY Simple sliding knot bracelet
Ready for something quick and easy? In this nice detailed craft tutorial, we will make a simple sliding knot bracelet with an antique african coin. (But of course you can use other coin shaped materials with holes: such as washers and buttons!) This super easy DIY macrame bracelet is totally adjustable and can fit just about every wrist, depending on how much cord or string you use. If you finished your very own sliding knot macrame bracelet it's time to give it to someone you have a crush on cause it's totally gender neutral and anyone who is anyone would want to wear something you made !
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How to sew a half circle skirt - free sewing pattern and tutorial
Today Melissa will going to teach you how to sew a half circle skirt! The beauty of these skirts is that they are so FAST to make and you can draft your OWN pattern!! Once you have the pattern made, you can whip one out in about an hour flat.  These are made from summery fabrics but they would also be adorable made from wool or chambray for fall or winter.  Perhaps our favorite thing about this half circle skirt (besides the fact that  it's absolutely gorgeous) though are how quickly they come together.  These are a quick sew, and they don’t require a lot of fabric either.  It’s really nice to have a stylish delicate but also funky skirt that both your daughter and you can feel good about.
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DIY Unique ice dyed fabric sneakers
We simply love tie dyeing clothes and accessories, its so much fun! Even if you’re not into the hippy kind of tie dye, Mom Spark has got a method that you might totally love: i ce dyeing! It’s so easy and it’s so gorgeous and that makes it so much fun to make! Look at these beautiful colors! Like all tie dye methods there is some patience required as you have to wait for the dye to set and take hold in your fabric but we promise these gorgeous DIY shoes you can make are so worth it! Create your very own ice-dyed shoes with Mom Spark's step-by-step craft tutorial :
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DIY Easy and frugal vintage style frame lantern
Are you looking for a vintage style living room decor idea to showcase precious family photos & memories? Today you are lucky because here is a video tutorial by Do It On A Dime that will teach you how to make this beautiful vintage style frame lantern. This vintage style frame lantern looks very classy that no one will think that they came from a dollar store. This gorgeous family photo luminary is absolutely perfect for your dining table or mantel or it can be  a great wedding decor as well!  This beautiful picture frame lantern will work wonderfully for events like showers, receptions and holidays! ( Or at any time of the year )
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Shoe makeover with rivets & bows
Want to update your shoes a little bit with a simple but brilliant idea? If you are in love with simple DIY projects you don't need to go out anymore to the local mall to buy a stylish pair of shoes for yourself: you can simply create the styles you long for! It might surprise you, but even a beginner DIY-er can do terrific shoe makeovers that will get praise, compliments and envious looks! Just as this super cute fabric slip-on makeover  by Mom Spark! Grab your boring pair of slip-ons and let's get create:
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DIY Truck tire style paracord survival bracelet (video tutorial)
In this nice step-by-step knotting video tutorial BoredParacord will teach you how to make this stylish truck tire style paracord bracelet ! Watch this nice step-by-step paracord bracelet tutorial and make one gorgeous and stylish paracord bracelet for yourself ( or for your friends ) in no time with parachute cord ( paracord ) ! The base material doesn't need to be parachute cord : you can use any kinds of strings, cords , thick yarn or even leather stripes! This truck tire style paracord bracelet may seems difficult but it's an easy paracord project ( suitable for beginners ) !
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Tilda style Santa toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Look at this gorgeous & super adorable skandinavian / Tilda style Santa doll ! Hes soo adorable and unique! This Tilda style Santa doll can be a perfect Christmas gift / soft toy for kids, or you can use it to decorate your home at Christmas / winter. In this nice craft website you will find the free Santa toy sewing pattern accompanied with a detailed sewing tutorial - which will help you to create this cute T ilda style Santa and his clothes from scrap fabrics ! This pattern is not really suitable for beginners in sewing ( because of the small details ) .
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Harry Potter style macrame owl (video knotting tutorial)
This super cute ( sleepy ) macrame owl pendant is a must for every owl lover! With this nice step-by-step video macrame tutorial this macrame yarn owl is not just an easy jewelry making craft project to make from some leftover yarns but it also has soo many possibilities! ( Imagine it as a nice pendant , a keychain , earrings but you can create large wall decors with this technique as well! ) You can use any color and type of yarns / cords as well as the branch: it can be a real tree branch or you can use a nice wooden bead !
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DIY Polimer clay girl keychain in knitted sweater
Today's step-by-step polimer clay tutorial is a lovely polimer clay girl in knitted sweater ! In this pictorial tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute little girl keychain out of polimer clay! This adorable girl figurine can be a great Christmas decor ( Christmas ornament ) ,or you can create some as a lovely Christmas gift for your friends and family members! If you attach little angel wings to it's back it can be a super adorable angel ornament as well!
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DIY Fabric grocery bag with reindeer pattern - fun potato stamp craft
Did you enjoyed stamping with potatoes when you were a child? This time use potato stamps to make lovely fabric bags for your Christmas goodies! Crafting with stamps is a fun way to create simple patterns, and this bag is just perfect for the Christmas season . You can make your own stamps using a staple that can be found in just about every kitchen: potatoes! A potato and a little fabric paint are really all you need to make your own beautiful Christmas grocery bag. In this nice tutorial Sarah will show you how to make one:
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DIY Vintage (Tilda style) Easter hen decoration - free sewing pattern
Isn’t this vintage hen plush is super pretty? This Tilda style chicken plushie can be a great soft toy for kids or Easter shabby decor and a superb sewing project for beginner plushie makers! The hen toy 's body pars are different soft vintage cotton floral Tilda style fabric pieces, so you can create them with small leftover fabric pieces as well! This little fabric chicken is completely machine stitched ( apart from closing her stuffing gap and attaching wings and eyes ) so is surprisingly fast and easy to make – only took a couple of hours to sew . This makes her a great sewing project for newbie softie stitchers !
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DIY Farmhouse style crochet coasters - free crochet pattern
We love crocheted coasters because if you make them with cotton yarn, they’re very absorbent, which is a good thing! And because we like things that are easy to clean ,these beautiful crochet coasters by The Painted Hinge are definite winners over traditional wood coasters! This crochet coaster pattern is super easy and works up quickly . You can use cotton yarn for this pattern because cotton is very absorbent, but of course any worsted weight yarn will work for this pattern as well.
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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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Adorable sheep purse for kids ( free sewing pattern & tutorial )
This might be your favorite sewing project ever! We are so in love with this free sheep purse sewing pattern by Fleece Fun! Seriously, who can resist this sweet little lamb face ? Custom purses can add to a fun personal fashion statement and this sheep purse is also perfect for stashing little treasures and toys in. Visit fleecefun.com, download the free pattern and learn how to make this super adorable sheep purse :
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DIY Lace ballerina flats - shoe makeover idea
Your comfy balerina flats are a little bit worn out? Fix it up with this easy and brilliant shoe makeover idea by Mom Spark! Or of course you can sacrifice a par of brand new ballerinas on the altar of crafts to create gorgeous unique shoes to wear on you wedding day or any other special occasion! This shoe makeover idea is very quick, easy and also budget friendly. You can use this brilliant lace-decoupage technique on other shoes as well (imagine chic lace slip-ons or  gorgeous lace heels) . Visit Mom Spark and create your very own lovely lace ballerina:
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Pocket bunny - little crochet bunny ( free crochet pattern )
Spin a Yarn Crochet is back with another super cute pocket pet: a pocket bunny ! By following along Spin A Yarn Crochet's free crochet bunny pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet pocket bunny in no time! This adorable little bunny using the tapestry technique combined with Spin A Yarn Crochet's unique ragdoll style. If you are not familiar with tapestry crochet we advise to learn it first, but after that, this little crochet bunny will be a piece of cake! Create one little pocket bunny as a darling little Easter gift for your loved ones!
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