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  • Embroidery in fashion

    Embroidery, Needle crafts, Sewing  |  0 Commentembroidery in fashion

    Embroidery in fashion for kids: make a numbered sequin shirt Here’s how to do. Toolkit A plain shirt – this is from Kmart, $5! Sequins Hot glue gun and spare glue sticks Baking paper Pencil Scissors You’ll also need some masking or sticky tape Step 1: Use the pencil to draw a block number or shape on the baking paper. You could also trace a printout if you want it perfect. My printer isn’t working, hence the various tries to get a decent 3! Step 2: Cut out the number/shape

  • Pink Star Burst Shirt Refashion, Sewing tutorial

    Green crafts, Recycle, Sewing  |  0 Commentpink star burst shirt refashion, sewing tutorial

    My youngest sister loves the color pink...in any tone or shade.  A couple of months ago, I bought a long sleeved pink shirt and made this shirt for myself, but then my sister borrowed it.  I haven't seen it since.  I should have known.  Oh well, at least I know the shirt is well cared for and loved very much. Pink Star Burst Shirt Refashion, Sewing tutorial Here is what I did. I cut off and opened up the sleeves Then, I cut

  • Refashion and HEARTS for shirt, sewing tutorial

    Green crafts, Making flower, Recycle, Sewing  |  0 Commentrefashion and hearts for shirt, sewing tutorial

    Our town Wal-Mart was in renovation mode this summer so I bought several shirts for a buck a piece. I used two of those shirts to make this one for Sam; the solid one fit and the flowered one was a size 5 (way too small for Sam).  It didn't matter since I knew I would use it somehow. I cut up the flowered shirt... and cut out as many hearts as I could. I pinned them onto the solid pink shirt... and went to

  • Gift chrismas

    Christmas's day, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Needle crafts, Newyear's Eve, Sewing  |  0 Commentgift chrismas

    New Year's cover for the chair      

  • Drink costers: Halloween tutorial

    Hallooween's day, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Sewing  |  0 Commentdrink costers: halloween tutorial

    Drink costers: Halloween tutorial They have Halloween silhouettes on one side and Halloween jokes on the other: Here's how to make some of your own! First you need some orange fabric, cut into 12 squares of 12cm x 12cm (4.75 x 4.75") Black fabric, approx 34cm x 12cm (13.5 x 4.75") with Vliesoflix or other fusible webbing ironed onto the wrong side. A4 piece of white fabric also with Vliesoflix ironed onto the wrong side. Either type up your own jokes on your computer - or download the

  • Good activities for kids: Halloween costome

    Hallooween's day, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Sewing  |  0 Commentgood activities for kids: halloween costome

    < How To: Easy Bat Wings for Halloween or Dress Ups These bat wings are a fun and really easy to make addition to any dress up box. They only took me around ten minutes to whip up with some black lycra fabric I had laying about in m sewing room. Only one seam is required which you can do by hand if you don't have a sewing machine. Good activities for kids: Halloween costome These wings can be made for a child or

  • Bunny toy for kids: sewing patterns

    Sewing  |  0 Commentbunny toy for kids: sewing patterns

    Bunny toy for kids: sewing patterns Here's a little clue. Helpful?  No?  That is 16 little paws and lots of scraps.  16 little paws for 4 little linen bunnies.  I made one of these bunnies before, for myself, you can see Humphrey here if you want, there's also a link to the (not free) pattern. Here's a picture of Simon waiting to be born.  The look so cute like this.  Yes, I've named him Simon, but I know he'll get a new name

  • Sewing crafts: Japanese Tree Pincushion Tutorial

    Making flower, Sewing  |  1 Commentsewing crafts: japanese tree pincushion tutorial

    Sewing crafts: Japanese Tree Pincushion Tutorial   This pincushion acts as a thread spool “cozy”. The trunk of the tree has an empty spool inside that keeps it up and you can put it in the bobbin winder while you sew to have all the pins available at the touch of your fingers! Although I did not win, it was really fun to make and see all the pincushions people created. You can see the slide show of all the entries here. The winner was

  • Sewing patterns: Christmas Stocking Tutorial

    Christmas's day, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Sewing  |  0 Commentsewing patterns: christmas stocking tutorial

      Well, after seeing my grandparents' ratty old stockings (their names are written on them in green sharpie, I think), I decided that they'd have prettier ones.  Since it wouldn't be half as fun to buy them, I decided to go with a quilted stocking.  No names on them, but I'm sure Santa will figure it out. ;) Here's the end result: Sewing patterns: Christmas Stocking Tutorial And since I had to make two, I decided that on the second one I'd do up

  • Paper carfts: sewn heart garland tutorial

    Holiday & seasonal crafts, Paper crafts, Sewing, Valentine's day  |  0 Commentpaper carfts: sewn heart garland tutorial

    Paper carfts: sewn heart garland tutorial Materials: assorted paper, card stock is a good weight for sewing into all-purpose sewing thread sewing machine scissors felt craft ball 1) Cut out a variety of heart sizes 2) For the vertical garland, layer different sized hearts on top of one another and sew together down the middle of the heart. Leave about 3 inches in between each heart.  Sew some with a singular heart to create interest and variety. 3) Sew the felt craft ball onto the bottom of the garland

  • Sewing patterns: Button Up Apple Tree

    Felt, Sewing  |  0 Commentsewing patterns: button up apple tree

    The theme of our pre-K home schooling units for the past two weeks has been Apples.  For some fun themed button practice, I made this felt button on apple tree: Sewing patterns: Button Up Apple Tree This was a very fast project to put together.  15 minutes of cutting the felt pieces: And then another hour of hand stitching.  To make the project simple to contain, I tack each piece down with a dot of hot glue.  Then I don't have to worry

  • Felt birthday crown: C is for crown

    Birth's day, Felt, Holiday & seasonal crafts, Sewing  |  0 Commentfelt birthday crown: c is for crown

    Felt birthday crown: C is for crown My little princess is 4 going on 24...No she doesn't wear makeup or get pushed to grow up too fast, but sometimes I can't get over how wise she seems.  So when she gets excited about something young, sweet, and wholesome, I'm all for it. As most of you know, I made a cute wool felt crown for Theo's birthday and Aurora loved it.  So, of course, I had to make another more girly version. And