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  • Free crochet pattern on how to crochet a cat ears headband or a cat ears hat two different ways. Also included is directions to make a crochet bow to make a Hello Kitty hat or headband.

    Crochet Cat Ears Pattern

    Crochet Cat Ears Pattern

    by Samantha Harris18

  • Find out why knitting patterns have you slip the first or last stitch in a row. It's a technique in knitting to form an even edge of the final knitted garment and keep it from curling. Learn how to form an even edge with this technique and why it works.

    Why Slip First or Last Stitch in a Knitting Pattern (Slip 1)?

    Why Slip First or Last Stitch in a Knitting Pattern (Slip 1)?

    by Katy Medium0

  • 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.

    Knitting Hints:  A Simple Guide to Blocking

    Knitting Hints: A Simple Guide to Blocking

    by Donna Herron17

  • 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 Sew Mini Crib Sheets (Easy With Pictures)

    How to Sew Mini Crib Sheets (Easy With Pictures)

    by GenevieveStevens67

  • Leather gloves and leather mittens are warm and cozy. Get started today learning how to make them yourself. They will make a great Christmas present this holiday season.

    How to Make Leather Mittens & Leather Gloves

    How to Make Leather Mittens & Leather Gloves

    by Dawn4

  • 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.

    How to Make a Baby Girl's 'Nuno' Felted Circle Jacket

    How to Make a Baby Girl's 'Nuno' Felted Circle Jacket

    by Sally Gulbrandsen18

  • This no-sew fleece blanket is easy to create and has a homemade touch. Fleece fabric is soft—perfect for baby gifts—and can be cut to fit cribs or beds of any size.

    How to Make a Tied Fleece Blanket

    How to Make a Tied Fleece Blanket

    by Robin Edmondson331

  • 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

    45 Outstanding Yarn Craft Ideas

    45 Outstanding Yarn Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer5

  • Nothing is more fun than crocheting for babies. Select from this wide variety of free crochet baby blanket patterns. Most are easy enough for a beginner.

    Free Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

    Free Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

    by Barbara Badder20

  • Learn how to wet-felt a bar of soap and transform it into an object of real beauty. Not only will it last longer, but it can also be used as a scrubber!

    How to Make Wet-Felted Soap

    How to Make Wet-Felted Soap

    by Sally Gulbrandsen14

  • Make a soft cloth baseball. Suitable for supervised indoor play or for juggling. Not intended for children under 3 or for pets.

    How to Make a Cloth Ball

    How to Make a Cloth Ball

    by KA Hanna13

  • Keep your arms warm and stylish by knitting your own armwarmers with these easy to knit patterns and ideas.

    How to Knit Easy Armwarmers

    How to Knit Easy Armwarmers

    by JulieStrier3

  • 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.

    10 Quilting Tips for Beginners

    10 Quilting Tips for Beginners

    by Claudia Mitchell5

  • Adding a quilt label is an necessary step in finishing a quilt. Labeling a quilt will provide important information for you and future owners of the quilt. How to Make a Quilt Label provides several easy ways to label your quilts.

    How to Make a Quilt Label

    How to Make a Quilt Label

    by Shasta Matova55

  • Sharpies, rubbing alcohol and a plain white t-shirt are all you need for the next rainy or snow day. Try it once and watch yourself looking at every white thing as a canvas for tie-dye adventures.

    Tie-Dyeing With Sharpies and Rubbing Alcohol

    Tie-Dyeing With Sharpies and Rubbing Alcohol

    by LopezUnleashed7

  • 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.

    Wet Felted Boots Master Class Tutorial

    Wet Felted Boots Master Class Tutorial

    by Sally Gulbrandsen48

  • This kennel bedding cage mat sews up quickly. I hope you make bunches and bunches of extra mats to donate to the local animal shelter. Better yet, share this tutorial so more animal lovers can help!

    Cage Mat Tutorial

    Cage Mat Tutorial

    by Pam Irie12

  • I made elk skin and buffalo leather moccasins. My stitching is sloppy, but they're so comfortable. As my feet have improved from plantar fasciitis I'm wearing minimalist shoes and it's doing me good.

    I Made My Own Buffalo and Elk Leather Moccasins

    I Made My Own Buffalo and Elk Leather Moccasins

    by Chris Telden1

  • A simple basting stitch for hand sewing is really not hard, once you know what steps to follow and what to look out for. This simple stitch will work for mending ripped cloth, sewing on buttons, hand-sewing delicate areas in clothing construction,...

    How to Stitch: Step-by-Step with Pictures

    How to Stitch: Step-by-Step with Pictures

    by Ann Leavitt8

  • 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.

    How to Make a Wet Felted Bird Pod

    How to Make a Wet Felted Bird Pod

    by Sally Gulbrandsen43

  • ‘Hair makes the doll’ - Rag dolls' hair is what gives them their own personality and character. A unique art in itself, creating a distinguishing hairdo for a handmade doll is a fun craft that anyone can do. Find out how to make rag dolls hair and what materials are best to use.

    How to Make Rag Dolls Hair With Yarn, Rags, or Mohair

    How to Make Rag Dolls Hair With Yarn, Rags, or Mohair

    by viryabo14

  • Do you have a pair of old, faded jeans? Before you throw them away you should consider dyeing them. Learn how to dye your jeans by reading the following tips, techniques, and instructions.

    How to Dye Your Jeans

    How to Dye Your Jeans

    by Janet Giessl64

  • These bags are super cute and super easy to make with absolutely no sewing required. If you can do some very simple folding and tie a common knot, you can make these cute bags. A child could do it.

    DIY: How to Make A Super Cute Bag Without Sewing

    DIY: How to Make A Super Cute Bag Without Sewing

    by Rebecca Young19

  • This easy to make walker tote bag is held on with two strips of hook and loop tape (Velcro). It is a fast sewing project, perfect for beginner sewers who want to sew for charity. The tutorial teaches you step by step how to sew a walker bag.

    How to Make a Walker Tote Bag

    How to Make a Walker Tote Bag

    by Jimmie Quick21

  • Do you ever get to the end of a crochet project and think '... now what?' — these crochet edging patterns will help you get a professional-looking finish and add a touch of individual crochet style!

    14 Free Crochet Edging Patterns

    14 Free Crochet Edging Patterns

    by Cecil Wilde4

  • Crochet patterns for a baby dress. There is nothing sweeter than and little girl all dressed up in a gorgeous crocheted dress. Find my favourite patterns here.

    Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Dresses

    Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Dresses

    by Lisa Auch27

  • A list of 16 types of quilts, along with photo examples and brief descriptions.

    Types of Quilts

    Types of Quilts

    by Claudia Mitchell2

  • 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.

    How to Make Wet Felted Dreadlocks for a Chemo Hat

    How to Make Wet Felted Dreadlocks for a Chemo Hat

    by Sally Gulbrandsen16

  • Use a Moët and Chandon top hat-shaped ice bucket to shape the top hat made in this wet-felting tutorial. The end result is as good, if not better, than a hat created using an expensive vintage wooden hat block.

    How to Wet-Felt a Double Brimmed Top Hat

    How to Wet-Felt a Double Brimmed Top Hat

    by Sally Gulbrandsen12

  • For most quilters, binding the edges of a quilt is the last major step in completing the project. But how do you bind the edges if the quilt isn't a basic straight-sided shape? Or what if you prefer to have and un-bordered look? One good answer is...

    Perfectly Finished Quilt Edges Without Binding

    Perfectly Finished Quilt Edges Without Binding

    by hugsnstitches lm2

  • This is an easy to follow, step-by-step guide to casting on for beginning knitters with pictures. The guide also acts as a good refresher for someone who has taken a break from knitting.

    How to Knit: Casting On

    How to Knit: Casting On

    by Stacie Naczelnik25

  • This page is a DIY cross-stitch guide for mounting and framing your project. I'm a professional picture framer for over 20 years and I'll answer any questions regarding mounting stitchery.

    How to Stretch Mount a Cross Stitch Needlework

    How to Stretch Mount a Cross Stitch Needlework

    by Mona51

  • If you've been storing favorite t-shirts - likely never to be worn again - create a snuggly quilt that will be used often and bring back fond memories of times gone by. This one is for our son who now lives in Berlin.

    How to Make a T-Shirt Memory Quilt

    How to Make a T-Shirt Memory Quilt

    by The Sampsons11

  • 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.

    How to Make Wet-Felted Slippers:  An Easy Free Tutorial

    How to Make Wet-Felted Slippers: An Easy Free Tutorial

    by Sally Gulbrandsen42

  • 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.

    Wet Felting! Needle Felting! Hat on a Ball!

    Wet Felting! Needle Felting! Hat on a Ball!

    by Sally Gulbrandsen7

  • This step-by-step wet-felting tutorial will guide you through all the stages of making a wet-felted pixie hat. For convenience, a pdf template has been made available for download for this fun hippy festival hat.

    How to Make a Wet-Felted Pixie Hat

    How to Make a Wet-Felted Pixie Hat

    by Sally Gulbrandsen18

  • All you need to know to use macrame to make your own hammock. Use it camping, in the back yard, or in your child's room. Make on a smaller scale to hang and organize those stuffed toys in!

    How to Macrame a Hammock

    How to Macrame a Hammock

    by Dawn4

  • I designed these textured fingerless mitts because I wanted a pair with an interesting design on the back of the hand, but fit snugly around the cuff and was comfortable to wear for everyday use. Perfect for showing off the different colors in variegated or handpainted yarns!

    Free Knitting Pattern: Textured Fingerless Gloves or Mitts

    Free Knitting Pattern: Textured Fingerless Gloves or Mitts

    by Donna Herron35

  • Consider adding embellishments to your next quilt. Learn how with this guide that includes step by step video instructions, helpful hints and beautiful examples of embellished quilts.

    How to Embellish a Quilt

    How to Embellish a Quilt

    by Claudia Mitchell23

  • 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.

    How to Crochet: Getting Started for Beginners

    How to Crochet: Getting Started for Beginners

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC27

  • A beginner's guide to knitting a scarf. This step-by-step guide teaches you how to knit a homemade scarf with directions for knit and purl stitches, two easy scarf patterns, knitting terminology glossary, and valuable links to related sites.

    How to Knit a Scarf: An Illustrated, Step-by-Step Guide

    How to Knit a Scarf: An Illustrated, Step-by-Step Guide

    by Stacie Naczelnik66

  • We all have t-shirts that were just too good to pass up, even though they are a size too big. Why not turn these wanted, but large, t-shirts into racer back tank tops? Follow this tutorial and get ready to hit the beach or gym in unique style.

    How to Cut a T-Shirt into a Racerback Tank Top (No Sew)

    How to Cut a T-Shirt into a Racerback Tank Top (No Sew)

    by Natasha60

  • If you're looking for an easy prayer shawl crochet pattern (or if you're wondering what a prayer shawl is), you've come to the right place!

    How to Crochet a Prayer Shawl

    How to Crochet a Prayer Shawl

    by sdakin115

  • 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.

    How to Make Wet Felted Coin Purses: A Free Tutorial

    How to Make Wet Felted Coin Purses: A Free Tutorial

    by Sally Gulbrandsen42

  • Make this super cute, and environmentally friendly apron, by upcycling old jeans. It's easy with these detailed photos and step by step instructions.

    Upcycled Denim Apron Tutorial

    Upcycled Denim Apron Tutorial

    by Claudia Mitchell108

  • Use my free shower turban pattern to easily put one together! It'd make a lovely and functional gift for teenage or college girls. Whip up an entire batch to give away for Christmas, graduation, or a bridal shower.

    How to Sew a Simple Shower Turban

    How to Sew a Simple Shower Turban

    by Loraine Brummer1

  • 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.

    How to Wet Felt a Hat on a Multi-Way Bell Hat Shaper

    How to Wet Felt a Hat on a Multi-Way Bell Hat Shaper

    by Sally Gulbrandsen20

  • Add a new crochet project to your list with these tips for crocheting a rug. Complete guide for following a crochet rug pattern or making your own. Great for beginners too!

    Crochet Rug Pattern for Beginners

    Crochet Rug Pattern for Beginners

    by Katy Medium0

  • 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.

    How to Wet Felt a Hat on a Ball

    How to Wet Felt a Hat on a Ball

    by Sally Gulbrandsen24

  • 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.

    5 Impressive Basic Hand Embroidery Stitches

    5 Impressive Basic Hand Embroidery Stitches

    by Melanie Shebel2

  • How to patch kid's jeans and add appliques to make cool knee patches. Instead of throwing jeans away, simply patch the hole: it saves the environment and your wallet at the same time!

    How to Patch Jeans With Iron-On Patches

    How to Patch Jeans With Iron-On Patches

    by Leah Lefler4

  • When it's time to replace worn out chair cushions, it's often difficult to find the colors, patterns or size you need when looking at pre-made cushions, so why not make your own?

    How to Sew a Cushion Cover With Ties

    How to Sew a Cushion Cover With Ties

    by Kappygirl15

  • 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.

    How to Make a Wet Felted Flower/A Free Tutorial

    How to Make a Wet Felted Flower/A Free Tutorial

    by Sally Gulbrandsen20

  • 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.

    Template for Quick and Easy Wet Felted Coin Purses

    Template for Quick and Easy Wet Felted Coin Purses

    by Sally Gulbrandsen20

  • 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.

    How to Make a Wet Felted Tulip

    How to Make a Wet Felted Tulip

    by Sally Gulbrandsen44

  • This hub provides a tutorial on how to protect your floors by crocheting chair socks. It also includes a free pattern for a customization done on a chair with circular ends but thin legs. It also has a short tutorial on how to make hole-free magic circles.

    How to Customize Crochet Chair Socks (Free Crochet Pattern)

    How to Customize Crochet Chair Socks (Free Crochet Pattern)

    by dezalyx10

  • This hub is about crocheting clothes for your Barbie doll. It will also tackle the different body types available to the doll throughout the years. Links will be provided below to help you get started on crocheting for your Barbie doll.

    Crochet Clothes for Your Barbie Doll: Tips and Free Patterns

    Crochet Clothes for Your Barbie Doll: Tips and Free Patterns

    by dezalyx17

  • 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.

    How to Make Wet Felted Gloves With Fingers

    How to Make Wet Felted Gloves With Fingers

    by Sally Gulbrandsen43

  • Hexagon patchwork is a traditional form of making quilts. Let's investigate the many ways you can design both traditional and modern quilts from hexagon shapes.

    Patchwork Quilt Designs: Hexagons

    Patchwork Quilt Designs: Hexagons

    by Jan T Urquhart Baillie3

  • Taking in or letting out a pair of dress pants is not hard and should take you no more than 30-40 minutes. Custom tailor your pants to make them fit just right for a fraction of the cost a professional charges!

    10 Easy Steps to Alter Pants at the Waist

    10 Easy Steps to Alter Pants at the Waist

    by Zsuzsy Bee48

  • To hand quilt or machine quilt...that is the question. This article provides advice on which quilting method to use and points out some of the pros and cons of hand quilting versus machine quilting.

    Hand Quilting vs. Machine Quilting

    Hand Quilting vs. Machine Quilting

    by Claudia Mitchell26

  • If you are a quilter then you definitely need this useful list of 25 quilting terms. It's a glossary including their definitions, and pictures illustrating them.

    25 Quilting Terms Every Quilter Should Know

    25 Quilting Terms Every Quilter Should Know

    by Claudia Mitchell8

  • Knitting I-cord is so relaxing that you may find yourself with yards of it. Here are fun and useful things you can make with it.

    25 Creative Projects Using I-Cord

    25 Creative Projects Using I-Cord

    by Monica Lobenstein7

  • Beautiful easy free crochet headbands and earwarmer patterns. Perfect for those brisk cold mornings to keep your head and ears warm and cosy. Stylish and modern designs for headware. Great for skiers.

    Free Crochet Headband  & Earwarmer Patterns

    Free Crochet Headband & Earwarmer Patterns

    by Lisa Auch64

  • Crocheters who want to get inspiration, ideas and patterns for their work frequently turn to crochet magazines as a terrific resource for such information. If you go online to search for good crochet magazines you will quickly find that there are a...

    What Happened to Magic Crochet Magazine?

    What Happened to Magic Crochet Magazine?

    by Kathryn Vercillo65

  • 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.

    How to Make Wet Felted Pixie Slippers

    How to Make Wet Felted Pixie Slippers

    by Sally Gulbrandsen33

  • 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.

    How to Wet Felt Over a Vase

    How to Wet Felt Over a Vase

    by Sally Gulbrandsen14

  • 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!

    How to Frame Your Cross Stitch

    How to Frame Your Cross Stitch

    by Kymberly Fergusson34

  • 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.

    How to Make a Wet Felted Spiral Bag

    How to Make a Wet Felted Spiral Bag

    by Sally Gulbrandsen25

  • A more casual alternative to a traditional frame, a pillow or cushion cover with a 'fabric frame' is a great way to display your completed cross stitch projects!

    How to Make a Cross Stitch Pillow

    How to Make a Cross Stitch Pillow

    by Kymberly Fergusson7

  • Pattern to loom knit a scarf using the basic 8 wrap for long looms and the crochet cast off.

    How to Loom Knit a Scarf

    How to Loom Knit a Scarf

    by hsschulte5

  • Learn how to knit lace and follow easy lace knitting patterns. Tips for beginners to keep even tension and create a beautiful product. Find free knit lace patterns and learn how to follow them in this tutorial.

    How to Knit Lace (Plus 4 Types of Lace Patterns)

    How to Knit Lace (Plus 4 Types of Lace Patterns)

    by Katy Medium0

  • 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.

    Working With Silk Sari Yarn - Sari Yarn Preparation And Projects

    Working With Silk Sari Yarn - Sari Yarn Preparation And Projects

    by Suzanne Day15

  • 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

    How to Use a Resist Shape to Make a Wet Felted Hat

    How to Use a Resist Shape to Make a Wet Felted Hat

    by Sally Gulbrandsen46

  • Cleaning wool for needlefelting is time consuming, but well worth the effort as you can prepare your wool the exact way you want it, and you may be able to save a couple bucks along the way.

    How to Clean Raw Wool for Crafts

    How to Clean Raw Wool for Crafts

    by Noelle7

  • Craft a one-of-a-kind quilt from t-shirts to preserve memories, celebrate a graduation, or send off a graduate to college.

    How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt

    How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt

    by QuiltFinger74

  • 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...

    How to Make Moccasins That Cuddle Your Feet

    How to Make Moccasins That Cuddle Your Feet

    by Phyllis Doyle Burns12

  • Learn the basics of using a rectangular loom, round/circular loom, and spool loom. Complete with video tutorials and some beginner project ideas.

    How to Knit Using a Rectangular Loom

    How to Knit Using a Rectangular Loom

    by Samantha Harris10

  • How to crochet baby booties, diaper cover, and baby hat, including tips on how to customize your baby outfit to create cute looks.

    Crochet Baby Outfit

    Crochet Baby Outfit

    by Samantha Harris36

  • A step by step guide to making a Denim Rag Quilt. With full size pictures. This particular quilt is 60"x70" in size. And will fit a twin size bed easily, But my husband saw what I was doing and has now claimed the quilt for himself, to use in his Big truck sleeper.

    How to Make a Denim Rag Quilt

    How to Make a Denim Rag Quilt

    by Diane Inside45

  • 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!

    How to Crochet a Hat for Beginners

    How to Crochet a Hat for Beginners

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC41

  • 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...

    How to make Fabric Flowers from Old T-shirts

    How to make Fabric Flowers from Old T-shirts

    by Jamie Brock82

  • DIY crib sheets are a great way to add a personal touch to a baby's nursery. They're quick and easy to make, and depending on the fabric you select, they're a money-saving option to boot.

    DIY Fitted Crib Sheets

    DIY Fitted Crib Sheets

    by Audrey Kirchner4

  • Make an easy pillowcase for a child to tell him or her that you care. Choose a fun fabric design and check out the sewing process to create this project. Using it as a gift is icing on the cake!

    How to Sew a Child’s Pillowcase

    How to Sew a Child’s Pillowcase

    by RTalloni60

  • Stuck using acrylic yarn because your project is big, it's all you can find, or the only yarn available in the colors you need? Don't fret! You can make it just as soft as some of the pricier yarns.

    Soften Up That Stiff, Scratchy Acrylic Yarn

    Soften Up That Stiff, Scratchy Acrylic Yarn

    by Kennedi Brown59

  • This is a step-by-step guide to crocheting baby booties for the beginning crocheter, including pictures for each step showing how to create stitches that can be a bit confusing.

    How to Crochet Baby Booties for Beginners

    How to Crochet Baby Booties for Beginners

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC11

  • 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.

    How to Make Wet Felted Soaps Using a Tumble Dryer

    How to Make Wet Felted Soaps Using a Tumble Dryer

    by Sally Gulbrandsen50

  • An ancient crafting method has been adopted by modern designers and they are turning out fabulous creations. Learn how shuttle lace came down to us and how it is being used today.

    The Ancient Art of Tatting

    The Ancient Art of Tatting

    by Athlyn Green2

  • Make your own beautiful, layered infinity scarf with your choice of three ways to finish it. Warm and comfortable, this is an easy project that only takes a few hours to complete. Just keep knitting.

    Tutorial: Spool-Knitted Infinity Scarf

    Tutorial: Spool-Knitted Infinity Scarf

    by Monica Lobenstein62

  • 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.

    Make Your Own Linen Pillowcases

    Make Your Own Linen Pillowcases

    by Dolores Monet9

  • How Is Crazy Patchwork Made? Scraps are applied to a foundation. Seamstresses would completely cover some not-so-good-fabric with scraps of velvet, satin, all sorts of 'good stuff'.

    Beginner's Guide: Your First Crazy Patch Block

    Beginner's Guide: Your First Crazy Patch Block

    by Jan T Urquhart Baillie21

  • Fleece is an incredibly versatile material you can use for craft projects. Engage your creative side with these DIY project ideas for kids, teenagers, and adults!

    40 Incredible Fleece Craft Ideas

    40 Incredible Fleece Craft Ideas

    by Loraine Brummer6

  • With some basic knitting and sewing stitches, you can make a cute little yarn ball bookmark to enjoy with your favorite book. This easy bookmark would make a great gift for any knitter or crocheter!

    Free Knitting Pattern for an Easy Yarn Ball Bookmark

    Free Knitting Pattern for an Easy Yarn Ball Bookmark

    by Donna Herron2

  • For those of you who love rhinestones on clothing and/or just about anything and everything, this hub is for you. I don't know about you, but I sometimes get a little agitated when I see how expensive it can be for something with rhinestones on it....

    How to Iron and Glue Rhinestones to Your T-Shirts and More

    How to Iron and Glue Rhinestones to Your T-Shirts and More

    by JessicasPulse10

  • 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...

    DIY: Fix a Broken Sewing Machine

    DIY: Fix a Broken Sewing Machine

    by Jamie Brock26

  • A cosy rug can be a useful project for any time of the year. It will help to use up those odd balls of wool and can be a welcome gift - made with love.

    Knitting Project: a Cosy Rug

    Knitting Project: a Cosy Rug

    by Bronwen Scott-Branagan44

  • 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.

    How to Make an Easy 3d  Wet Felted Flower

    How to Make an Easy 3d Wet Felted Flower

    by Sally Gulbrandsen7

  • Pincushions are popular crafts to make, use, collect and enjoy. This tutorial includes easy directions for making a cupcake-style pincushion that can be decorated and embellished in a number of ways.

    How to Make an Embroidered Pincushion

    How to Make an Embroidered Pincushion

    by Donna Herron16

  • Wet Felting does not have to be hard work! Learn how to make multiple items quickly with a tumble dryer where very little rubbing and no rolling is required to produce quality items very quickly.

    Quick and Easy Wet Felting With a Tumble Dryer

    Quick and Easy Wet Felting With a Tumble Dryer

    by Sally Gulbrandsen12

  • 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.

    Wet Felting and What to Do When Things Go Wrong?

    Wet Felting and What to Do When Things Go Wrong?

    by Sally Gulbrandsen36

  • 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.

    What Is Yarn Bombing?

    What Is Yarn Bombing?

    by Samantha Harris11

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