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  • 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 Glimmer Twin Fan3

  • Including photos and instructions, learn how to make reusable fabric bowl covers with this step by step guide. This project is a great way to use up fabric, save money and be kind to the environment.

    How to Make Reusable Fabric Bowl Covers

    How to Make Reusable Fabric Bowl Covers

    by Glimmer Twin Fan137

  • 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 Hanna9

  • Seam sewing for the beginning sewer. Learn how to sew a seam in a few easy steps. Be clever, sew a seam.

    How to Sew a Seam

    How to Sew a Seam

    by KA Hanna0

  • Knitted cowls are the perfect accessory to keep you warm during cold weather. This easy knitting pattern creates a simple, yet interesting neckwarmer that men, women and children will enjoy wearing!

    Free Knitting Pattern:  Slightly Shifting Knitted Cowl

    Free Knitting Pattern: Slightly Shifting Knitted Cowl

    by Donna Herron14

  • Keep your ears warm and outfit stylish with 12 unique headband styles you can easily crochet. Find the free patterns below and make ear warmers for yourself or for the special people in your life!

    12 Easy Crochet Headband Ideas and Free Patterns

    12 Easy Crochet Headband Ideas and Free Patterns

    by Hooks and Needles12

  • 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

  • Free crochet pattern for a very adorable newborn baby shoes featuring an uncommon crochet stitch - the pineapple stitch

    Crochet Baby Booties Free Pattern

    Crochet Baby Booties Free Pattern

    by Moira Durano-Abesmo25

  • 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 Gulbrandsen42

  • A beginner’s guide to crocheting with pictures and videos. Learn how to make a slip knot, hold a crochet hook, and make a chain. This guide also teaches the four most basic crochet stitches: single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, and treble crochet.

    How to Crochet

    How to Crochet

    by Stacie Naczelnik82

  • 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

  • There is nothing like taking a couple of skeins of yarn and turning them into something beautiful and useful. Double-sided afghans not only turn out beautiful but are very warm during the winter.

    How to Make a Double-Sided Afghan

    How to Make a Double-Sided Afghan

    by shaymonu0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    How to Make Wet Felted Slippers Using Aqua Shoes

    How to Make Wet Felted Slippers Using Aqua Shoes

    by Sally Gulbrandsen17

  • Here's how to make a scarf in three sentences. Then lots more info and pictures if you like!

    How to Make a Fleece Scarf

    How to Make a Fleece Scarf

    by puzzlerpaige7

  • If you're a new quilter, start with the basics. Master this technique and use to create all kinds of quilts. Start with a simplified Irish chain or craft a delightful disappearing nine patch.

    Quilting 101: How to Sew a Nine-Patch Block

    Quilting 101: How to Sew a Nine-Patch Block

    by QuiltFinger0

  • 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 OSC40

  • 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 JessicasPulse5

  • These step by step photos and instructions make it easy for you to create your own unique felt hair clips for any occasion.

    How to Make a Felt Hair Clip

    How to Make a Felt Hair Clip

    by Glimmer Twin Fan58

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Gulbrandsen16

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Gulbrandsen24

  • 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 Glimmer Twin Fan108

  • 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 Herron15

  • 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

  • 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 Brock23

  • 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 Gulbrandsen38

  • 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 Brown53

  • 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

  • This hat idea is really easy to make, it only requires learning to make one stitch, and sewing your handiwork together. Firstly, you will need: 4.5mm knitting needles one ball of yarn or wool in any colour of your choice a thick sewing needle

    How to Knit Your Newborn Baby a Simple, Easy Hat

    How to Knit Your Newborn Baby a Simple, Easy Hat

    by ameliejan3

  • Upcycle your old Ugg boots with tie-dye. Tie-dye Ugg boots tutorial using Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye.

    How to Tie-Dye Ugg Boots

    How to Tie-Dye Ugg Boots

    by KA Hanna32

  • 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

  • Here are some tips, tutorials, and patterns to crochet your own bracelets. Also includes tips on crocheting, reading patterns, and understanding diagrams for beginners.

    How to Crochet Bracelets

    How to Crochet Bracelets

    by Samantha Harris17

  • 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

  • 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 OSC14

  • 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

  • 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 GenevieveStevens64

  • 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.

    How to Knit Lace - Beginner Knit Scarf

    How to Knit Lace - Beginner Knit Scarf

    by Katy0

  • 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 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 Lanley16

  • This hub is a free pattern for making some basic socks for Barbie. You can end off earlier to get lower socks or continue on with the pattern for knee high socks.

    Barbie Basic Socks (Free Crochet Pattern)

    Barbie Basic Socks (Free Crochet Pattern)

    by dezalyx8

  • Compare the double-strand, single-strand method, and flat-panel method of making yarn from plastic bags for crocheting or knitting.

    Methods of Making Plarn

    Methods of Making Plarn

    by Moira Durano-Abesmo6

  • Wet felting, needle felting and knitting techniques are combined in this tutorial to create a very sweet pair of booties for a child. Metal shoe lasts are used as molds on which to shape the booties.

    How to Make Wet Felted Booties With Knitted Tops

    How to Make Wet Felted Booties With Knitted Tops

    by Sally Gulbrandsen53

  • 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 Auch60

  • 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

    How to Make Wet Felted Coin and Spectacle Purses

    How to Make Wet Felted Coin and Spectacle Purses

    by Sally Gulbrandsen44

  • 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.

    Rag Quilts - How to make a Denim Rag Quilt

    Rag Quilts - How to make a Denim Rag Quilt

    by Diane Inside38

  • 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 dezalyx12

  • 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 Gulbrandsen40

  • Free crochet pattern to make an adorable crocheted amigurumi mermaid doll.

    Crochet Mermaid Pattern

    Crochet Mermaid Pattern

    by Samantha Harris36

  • 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

  • This free knitting pattern creates a decorative basket featuring a unique geometric shape. This basket is perfect for holding small items or a plant, or just to display as a beautiful handmade item.

    Free Knitting Pattern:  Geometric Basket

    Free Knitting Pattern: Geometric Basket

    by Donna Herron16

  • A first patchwork quilt is a daunting project for many quilters - but it doesn't need to be! You can make a beautiful quilt quickly, by crafting your own block layout and quilting in a simple design.

    How to Make a Simple Patchwork Quilt

    How to Make a Simple Patchwork Quilt

    by Kymberly Fergusson9

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    How to Teach Yourself Cross Stitch

    How to Teach Yourself Cross Stitch

    by Helen Murphy Howell13

  • 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

  • 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!

    Free Knitting Pattern:  Lace & Cables Table Runner

    Free Knitting Pattern: Lace & Cables Table Runner

    by Donna Herron13

  • 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 Harris17

  • 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 JulieStrier2

  • 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

  • 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 Baillie18

  • I made a Wembley Fraggle Costume several years ago and it turned out AWESOME. This article will walk you through the steps to make your own Fraggle Rock Halloween Costume.

    How To Make A Wembley Fraggle Rock Costume

    How To Make A Wembley Fraggle Rock Costume

    by Shay Marie24

  • 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 Auch11

  • A simple pieced block using three templates. One-fourth of the block is constructed and rotated. Great for samplers, as a fill-in block, or by itself. Covers pattern, color, and grain of fabric.

    How to Make a Patience Corner Quilt Block

    How to Make a Patience Corner Quilt Block

    by Marie Flint14

  • 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 Gulbrandsen21

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Fergusson31

  • 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

  • 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 Day13

  • Duduza (Comfort) Doll is an easy charity knitting project to bring comfort and solace to children in need, especially in Africa. Learn to make one yourself with the free pattern, videos and links.

    How to Knit a Comfort Doll or Duduza Doll

    How to Knit a Comfort Doll or Duduza Doll

    by Sushma Webber10

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Craft a one-of-a-kind quilt from T-shirts. Make a memory quilt, a graduation present or a going away to college gift. This tutorial includes everything you need to know to create your own Tshirt quilt

    Learn How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt

    Learn How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt

    by QuiltFinger73

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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-Branagan38

  • 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.

    How to Make Tiny Polka Dot Wet-Felted Coin Purses

    How to Make Tiny Polka Dot Wet-Felted Coin Purses

    by Sally Gulbrandsen98

  • Tossing tatted lace into the washing machine could destroy it. Instead, preserve your lace by learning how to correctly wash and dry it, so that you can keep your heirloom intact for years to come.

    How to Safely Wash Old or Fine Tatting

    How to Safely Wash Old or Fine Tatting

    by JulieStrier7

  • An interview with my grandmother about her passion for quilting. Includes how she began quilting during the Great Depression, her favorite patterns, and how she managed to quilt while raising 9 children through some of the country's leanest times.

    Grandmother's Quilts

    Grandmother's Quilts

    by Jayme Kinsey19

  • 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

  • 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 Gulbrandsen36

  • Starting the yarn craft, crochet, can be challenging with knowing what tools to use and in working out what hook size you should get. This guide explains what beginners need to know.

    Best Crochet Hook and Size for Beginners

    Best Crochet Hook and Size for Beginners

    by Marie6

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