Ordering t-shirts for your event or organization can get very pricey, very quickly. With a little spray paint and a plain shirt, you can make your own!
Wet felting is not an exact science! Sometimes, things really do go wrong. Most times, there is a solution. In this tutorial, you will learn how to needle felt the problem away.
This article is a tutorial on how to customize your own wooden teething rings with different crochet ideas.
For warm and comfortable winter footwear there is nothing better than a pair of soft soled moccasins. I am going to show you how to make moccasins that cuddle your feet...
Play and fun are two essential ingredients for introducing creative fun for children. Add a ball, some wool fibers, hot soapy water and you have found the perfect craft project for a child to do.
Celebrate the Fall season and Thanksgiving holiday by creating a colorful autumn display with these easy scrap fabric fall leaves. This tutorial makes a festive table decoration and napkin rings.
Duct Tape or Gaffer Tape can be used very effectively to create Custom Made Shoe Lasts on which you can make felted Slippers or Boots This tutorial provides a step by step guide on how to make them.
When you see a finished project created by cross stitch do you think "I could never do that"? Well, think the again - you can and you could produce your first piece of work within a matter of hours.
By cleaning and framing your finished needlework projects yourself, you ensure they are properly framed and cared for, and save a lot of money on professional framing!
A step by step tutorial (with photos) on how to make a biscornu. Based upon a counted cross stitch or linen embroidery design. I show you how to sew up all eight edges using whip stitch and more.
A hat is one of the easiest ways to learn the art of crochet. Learn how to crochet a hat step by step with pictures and video as well as some of the basics of the art of crochet!
Want to make your own bra bag, linen bag or delicates bag out of an old pillowcase? This very easy craft tutorial has instructions on how to do it at home! Make clothes last longer in the wash.
You can add colorful decoration to a plain sweater using the craft of needle felting. This tutorial shows the basic technique and tools of needle felting so you can create your own custom design.
40+ Outstanding yarn crafts for kids, teenagers and adults. Craft project ideas using yarn include snowmen, Santa, trees, angels, dream catchers, weaving art, Christmas and Halloween ornaments, Easter
This free wet felting tutorial combines three felting techniques to create a stunning handbag which can be made in several hours with the help of a tumble dryer. It is a quick easy way to make a bag.
Find a tutorial for sewing a classy colored pencil holder. This project is easily adaptable for crayons.
Learn how to felt a tiny coin purse using polystyrene balls. Needle/wet felting techniques are used to create the purse. Finally, a tiny arched metal frame is sewn on to add the perfect touch.
Get your Curvy Barbie ready for summer with this free bodycon dress pattern! It features a beautiful scoop neckline, and uses a simple chain stitch pattern throughout.
This new method of making 3D wet-felted flowers is the result of many hours of experimentation. The templates shown in this tutorial can be adapted to create a variety of different flowers.
Carding with a drum carder gives one the ability to produce wonderful art batts at reduced prices. The Classic drum carder makes it very easy to wash and process wool at home with stunning results.
Needle felted/wet felted and hat on a ball felting techniques are combined in this free step by step tutorial to create a delightful felt hat. A tumble dryer is used to speed up the felting process.
Learn how to wet felt a 3D Pansy using a wire frame. This method uses beading wire and a few merino wool fibres to create a very realistic pansy.
Learn how to make a finely crocheted rag rug with this tutorial from a master rag rugger! Upcycle old fabrics and clothes and produce a colorful creation with this easy circular rug pattern.
A step by step wet felting tutorial for beginner to advanced felt makers. These simple slippers were created using aqua shoes instead of shoe lasts. No need for expensive polystyrene shoe lasts.
Gorgeous handcrafted gifts can be made from covering soap bars with merino wool fibers. Personalize them by adding a label and turn them into profit at craft fairs or sell them in your Etsy store.
A brief history and explanation of yarn bombing as well as some ideas on how you can knit, crochet, or sew together your own yarn-bombed pieces.
Send your loved ones a handmade Valentine's card this year! I will inspire you to use your crochet skills to make this romantic time of year even more special.
If you own a mini crib, most likely the Alma Mini Crib, you have found out that there is only one crib sheet available on the market. It is organic, but it it’s only plain white and kind of pricey. Here are easy, step-by-step directions on how to...
How to use a needle felting tool with additional woollen fibers to rectify problems such as thin spots which can occur during Wet Felting. Helpful tips, images and techniques are shared here.
This cozy baby blanket is a quick knit using bulky or chunky weight yarn. Designed with seven alternating cables and with just a hint of lace, this blanket will be a charming addition to any nursery.
Felting with a resist will produce a seamless hollow shape which can be used to make hats, decorative vessels, Pods, pots, vases, cat caves, bird houses, bags, purses, mitts, booties and slippers
This free wet-felting tutorial explores the idea of using cling wrap to separate the layers when creating a tiny 3D sunflower hat for a newborn child. This is the perfect hat for a photoshoot.
This table runner features mock cables, some lace, and petal details in columns of different designs that will look great in any room, and at any occasion. This is a fun knit with beautiful results!
How to crochet baby booties, diaper cover, and baby hat, including tips on how to customize your baby outfit to create cute looks.
The single crochet stitch is the foundation for all other crochet stitches. In this article, learn how to work the single crochet stitch with step-by-step photos and video.
Make this super cute, and environmentally friendly apron, by upcycling old jeans. It's easy with these detailed photos and step by step instructions.
Make this beautiful quilted table runner with strips of fabric. It is fast and easy with the step by step guide provided.
When I first published this article I couldn't know how trendy batik-fabrics will become. Do you love fashion? Design your own fabric by doing batiks. They are colorful, a fun project & very en vogue!
Fringe decoration or tassels are often added to scarves, shawls, pillows and other handmade items. Here are step-by-step directions for adding fringe to your knitting or crochet project.
A step by step tutorial on how to work a half double and double crochet stitch with photos and video.
The process of making felt boots has been over complicated. This master class serves to demystify the whole process by providing a free template and helpful resources to enable the best end result.
Step by step instructions for working the most common increases and decreases., with photos and video.
Creating customized, batik shirts, pillowcases, aprons, and more has never been easier! Discover how to batik items at home using gel glue.
Tie dying T-shirts is a fun summer activity to do with kids of almost any age. Easy-to-use kits make the process easy and uncomplicated. Kids and adults will love showing off their projects!
Over my years of knitting, I've discovered an easy and safe way to block most of my knitting projects. I hope these hints answer some of the questions that most people face when blocking, explain the different methods, and offer some suggestions on the best technique to finish your favorite knitwear.
Money-saving and time-saving tips are combined in this wet felting tutorial to make it ideal for those who have a small business or who are interested in making beautiful items fast and for profit.
Handcraft a wet felted coin purse with a needle/wet felted spectacle case for her on Valentine's Day. Party balloons and a tumble dryer are utilized throughout this easy step by step felting tutorial
Balloons, a tumble dryer and a palm sander are some of the unusual tools utilized to make this delightful wet felted cat cave. A step by step, free tutorial for the more advanced felt maker.
Learn the basics of using a rectangular loom, round/circular loom, and spool loom. Complete with video tutorials and some beginner project ideas.
Here are some tips, tutorials, and patterns to crochet your own bracelets. Also includes tips on crocheting, reading patterns, and understanding diagrams for beginners.
Using a simple knitted i-cord, you can make unique statement necklaces that are tailored to your personal taste and style. Here are the directions for three different necklace designs using i-cords.
Through my recent experience of dealing with what seemed like a problematic sewing machine, I want to help others who may be having similar problems with their machines. It can be frustrating to have a sewing machine that one minute is working fine...
A step-by-step tutorial (with pictures) showing how to embroider 5 easy and beautiful stitches. You'll be able to make several beautiful designs and learn the skills to make more complex stitches.
Learn how to transform a plain tall vase with these simple step by step wet felting instructions. It is guaranteed to become a talking point when it becomes a stunning piece of decorative art.
Find out how to care for and store your prized quilts to ensure that they will last for generations to come.
I used a sewing pattern for this wet felting tutorial. Its purpose is to help create a bonnet which not only looks good, but also fits as well as we have come to expect from a sewn garment.
What at first looks as if it came from the bottom drawer turns into a professional-looking garment after blocking. This article shows you how to best block your hand-made garments for a great look.
In this wet felting tutorial, you will learn how to use inexpensive and flexible Aqua Shoes without having to go to the expense of having to buy shoe lasts which can sometimes be very costly.
This is the second part in a two part wet felting tutorial. It is aimed at people who find it difficult to find footwear to fit them. These Duct Tape Shoe Lasts provide a perfect solution.
Linen pillowcases are expensive, but you can make your own quite cheaply. Here are two projects that require minimal sewing skills, and take very little time.
A plastic party supplies top hat is the new alternative to buying an expensive wooden hat block or plastic Hat Shaper. These Unisex felt hats were shaped over a plastic hat purchased from Amazon.
This simple easy to follow step by step felting tutorial takes a modern approach to the age old art of making felt. A tumble dryer a balloon and a palm sander are utilized to speed up the process.
This little box is made with polymer clay, an Altoids tin, and some creativity. Great for keeping small items, this would be perfect for a knitter but pretty enough to appeal to almost everyone.
The short tutorial below describes how to make a 3-D Wet Felted Flower using merino wool roving or wool tops. This large spikey felt flower can be added to compliment a garment or hat.
Learn how to adapt a classic affordable black Hat Shaper to create a giant wet felted top hat which could be worn with pride at a Music Festival or to a Mad Hatters Tea Party.
This free felting tutorial delivers on every level. Learn how to make delicate, wispy, 4D wet-felted flowers with edging made of mohair knitting yarn. It's fun and it's so very easy.
Once you have your crazy fabrics stitched to your base, you start embellishing the seams. That's the fun part of crazy patchwork.
Wet Felted Dreads are made with Pencil Roving. They are then woven into the holes of a crochet Beanie. The dreadlock chemo hat offers a fun solution for those who are undergoing cancer treatment.
Learn how to make this 3D handcrafted felt Tulip using a wire frame and a little Merino wool roving. This step by step tutorial combines nature with felting to make it very simple to follow.
Before you can learn how to make crochet stitches, you need gather your supplies, and learn the basics of how to read a pattern, and what exactly gauge means. This article will get you started.
No need to make fingerless gloves when you can kitchen gloves to produce gloves which have fingers and thumbs. This step by step Free Tutorial will guide you every step of the way.
This seamless wet felted spiral bag tutorial has been designed to be used by the more advanced felt maker. Cost is minimal as botany waste wool is used together with washed and carded shetland wool.
Put an embroidery hoop to new use by creating a wall pocket wreath to display cheery flowers in your home! This wreath can be hung on the wall, displayed on the front door, or placed on a mantle. This is an easy project that just uses a hoop, some fabric, artificial flowers, and glue.
I created these wet-felted heart cushions to be love tokens for Valentine's day. Use sweet colors like pink, purple, and lilac instead of the traditional red for this project!
Flowers made from an old red t-shirt. Jamie Brock For a while now I've been making these pretty fabric flowers out of old t-shirts. They are super easy so I couldn't resist sharing here. If you have an old shirt or any old piece of clothing that...
This wet felting tutorial is designed for the intermediate to advanced feltmaker. The end result should be a stunning piece of felt art to wear or use as chemo hat or simply for display.
Baby blankets are one of the easiest projects, especially for new or inexperienced knitters. This fun and colorful blanket design has no shaping and can be changed to match any nursery decor.
This colorful baby blanket and lap afghan knitting pattern looks complicated but is quite simple to make. Featuring a beautiful mosaic design, it is easy to adapt to match any room or nursery décor.
Looking for tips, hints and ideas for silk sari yarn? Sari yarn is a unique, brilliantly coloured yarn made from sari silk remnants in India. It comes in hanks (skeins) and pre-prepared balls and each one is unique, due to the ordering of colours, the uneven yarn thickness and the skill of the individual spinner.
How to make easy wet felted pixie or elf slippers using merino wool roving and wet felting techniques. This tutorial comes with details for sizing and drawing the template for all sizes.
Seize the day and learn to use your sewing machine! These practical tips will show you how to prepare your sewing machine and make your first perfectly formed stitches. You can do it!
Are you looking for a tutorial for a great homemade baby gift? Homemade gifts are an excellent way to make a new mom feel special and supported. Better yet, this homemade gift is cute and practical!
If you are thinking about taking up quilting as a new hobby, here are 10 tips that will help you avoid some common mistakes that beginners, and some experts, often make.
Learn how to make a simple yet beautiful 3 D Wet Felted flower with Merino Wool Roving. This very easy Step by Step image tutorial makes it so easy that even a child could be taught to do make one.
Waste Merino wool roving, party balloons and a tumble dryer were used to create these wet felted coin purses. Waste pieces of recycled merino wool were blended together to make these cute purses.
Ever wonder why the first stitch (or sometimes the last) is slipped when you follow a knitting pattern? It's a technique in knitting to form an even edge of the final knitted garment. Learn how to form an even edge with this technique and why it works.
Create a charming pincushion and notions box out of an Altoids tin, or other small box. This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to transform these items into a handy, yet pretty sewing accessory!
This simple step by step free wet felting tutorial utilizes a tumble dryer, a balloon, a bubble-wrap template and some beautiful brightly colored merino wool roving to create this stunning bird pod.
Learn how to Nuno felt a baby girl's circle jacket using merino wool roving and pure silk fabric. This delightful baby jacket is soft and crinkly with a lightweight texture perfect for a newborn.