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  • Crochet two pretty hearts with these easy crochet patterns. This is a written crochet pattern complete with a diagram and videos for extra help.

    Adorable Heart Crochet Pattern—Free!

    Adorable Heart Crochet Pattern—Free!

    by Mariska Vos-Bolman0

  • These knitted flowers are colorful accessories that are quick to knit and easy to assemble. They are a fun project, and you can use scrap yarn (yea!). They make great gifts, or even a wonderful little topper for a present. You can make them as sophisticated, romantic, or as funky as you want by adding the button or buttons of your choice as the center of your flower. You can also use these flowers as a decoration on a sweater, hat or headband, purse, pillow, almost anything.

    Free Jewelry Knitting Pattern: Flirty Flower Pin With Button Center

    Free Jewelry Knitting Pattern: Flirty Flower Pin With Button Center

    by Donna Herron37

  • 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

  • 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

  • This great stash buster also serves to keep your crochet hooks neat and organized. Use whatever materials you have laying around.

    Sew Your Own Crochet Hook Case

    Sew Your Own Crochet Hook Case

    by CarteDuJourFarms0

  • 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 a Rug For Beginners

    Crochet a Rug For Beginners

    by Katy0

  • Learn how to crochet a cute crochet case for your iPhone, iPod touch, or any other mobile phone or MP3 player. This guide will show you how to make a case, cozy, and how to customize your design.

    Crochet Cell Phone Pouch

    Crochet Cell Phone Pouch

    by Samantha Harris4

  • Free knitting pattern for a headband/ear warmer and matching mitts in horizontal reverse stockinette rib stitch.

    Easy Knit Headband and Mitts

    Easy Knit Headband and Mitts

    by KT Dunn0

  • Winter is here, and sometimes a hat is a little much. I have made several of these ear warmers for my Etsy Shop and for a local gift shop. They are easy to make and modify to suit your preferences.

    How to Crochet an Ear Warmer

    How to Crochet an Ear Warmer

    by Diane Ziomek6

  • Whimsical style small bird free printable template for use in both fabric and felt crafts and paper crafts too. Ideas and inspiration with photos on what to make.

    Whimsical Felt or Paper Bird Template

    Whimsical Felt or Paper Bird Template

    by Marie4

  • Do it yourself and make these easy felt flower brooches to sell at markets and fairs, wherever handmade is welcome and hippies wander. A colourful, beautiful, quick craft with a decent profit margin.

    DIY Felt Flower Brooch Tutorial

    DIY Felt Flower Brooch Tutorial

    by Suzanne Day26

  • This versatile necklace has a bit of a vintage look and can be worn with either the button fastening in the back as a necklace or in the front for more of a collar look. The necklace in the photos is about 27” long. You can add or omit repeats of the pattern to customize the length. I used DK weight yarn for this project, but I think it would also be pretty in a sock weight (adjust needle size as needed).

    Free Jewelry Knitting Pattern for High Tea Collar Necklace

    Free Jewelry Knitting Pattern for High Tea Collar Necklace

    by Donna Herron4

  • This is a free stay-on baby bib pattern with braided cables and seed stitches. It includes step-by-step instructions and how-to-knit videos for beginners.

    Cable Stay-On Baby Bib Knitting Pattern

    Cable Stay-On Baby Bib Knitting Pattern

    by whiteflowerneedle10

  • Crochet a pretty cactus with this easy crochet pattern. This is a written crochet pattern with photos to help you make this cute cactus.

    Cactus Crochet Pattern - Free!

    Cactus Crochet Pattern - Free!

    by Mariska Vos-Bolman0

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a serious mental health condition that can cause many problems for the people that suffer from it. It is a form of extreme anxiety that manifests itself in obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors. It certainly requires diagnosis and treatment by a medical professional. But in addition to that, people with this condition may be able to use the craft of crochet to assist them in managing their symptoms.

    Can Crochet Help People with OCD?

    Can Crochet Help People with OCD?

    by Kathryn Vercillo33

  • 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 Gulbrandsen31

  • I made this knitted basket using Zoë Scheffy's FREE Pinwheel Coaster pattern as a base, then knitting up the sides in a diamond pattern. I love having baskets around the house to hold things and to use as decoration.

    Knitting Directions for Pinwheel Basket Pattern

    Knitting Directions for Pinwheel Basket Pattern

    by Donna Herron10

  • 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.

    How to Make a 4D Wet-Felted Flower

    How to Make a 4D Wet-Felted Flower

    by Sally Gulbrandsen25

  • Want to make a useful baby shower gift? Or just add some practical baby items to your collection? These bibs are so easy and quick to make, it will only take an hour or two to make a dozen. Using t-shirts to create baby bibs makes this a budget friendly project, while giving your baby some unique accessories.

    Baby Bib Tutorial:  Repurpose T-shirt Fabric Into Practical Baby Gift

    Baby Bib Tutorial: Repurpose T-shirt Fabric Into Practical Baby Gift

    by Jayme Kinsey10

  • 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

  • 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

  • Of all the different patchwork techniques out there, this must surely rank as one of the fastest and easiest, yet the results can be stunning and the possible permutations are endless.

    Dresden Plate Patchwork Block: Five Easy Steps

    Dresden Plate Patchwork Block: Five Easy Steps

    by Annabelle Johnson0

  • 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

  • Picking out stitches can save an embroidered garment from apparent disaster. With the proper techniques and enough patience, almost any design can be removed and sewn over.

    Tips for Correcting Embroidery Mistakes

    Tips for Correcting Embroidery Mistakes

    by Erica J2

  • 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

  • noricum People who like to crochet (or who want to learn) often have in mind that they want to learn how to crochet a baby blanket. There are a lot of great reasons to do so. There are also a lot of little tips for making an easy crochet baby...

    How to Crochet an Easy Baby Blanket

    How to Crochet an Easy Baby Blanket

    by Kathryn Vercillo22

  • For a unique gift, turn a drawing into a one-of-a-kind stuffed toy. The step by step photos and instructions provided will make the process easy.

    How to Make a Stuffed Toy From a Drawing

    How to Make a Stuffed Toy From a Drawing

    by Glimmer Twin Fan114

  • How do you knit a nightcap? While the idea of a nightcap may seem outdated, you can actually tailor the basic pattern by incorporating stripes, different types of yarn, bead, pompons, and other embellishments. The basic design of the nightcap makes it a fairly easy project. For this particular project, the finished circumference fits most adults, approximately 23 inches. In order to complete it, you should be able to cast on, do knit stitch, purl stitch, knit in the round, and decrease.

    How Do You Knit a Nightcap?

    How Do You Knit a Nightcap?

    by Annabelle Tyler2

  • 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

  • Learn how to thread a sewing machine properly so that you can start sewing quickly and confidently without worry about thread tensions, skipped stitches and other problems.

    How to Thread a Sewing Machine (With Photos)

    How to Thread a Sewing Machine (With Photos)

    by QuiltFinger0

  • 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

  • If you are someone that would like to learn how to sew, you can learn the basics from the easy-to-follow lessons here. With step-by-step instructions, learning to sew is pretty easy.

    Free Sewing Lessons for Beginners

    Free Sewing Lessons for Beginners

    by Author Victoria Sheffield0

  • Crochet two pretty stars with these easy crochet patterns. This is a written crochet pattern complete with a diagram and videos for extra help.

    Cute Star Crochet Pattern - Free!

    Cute Star Crochet Pattern - Free!

    by Mariska Vos-Bolman0

  • Learn how to make a Beret with this easy Step by Step Wet Felting Tutorial. Ring the colour changes and make a unisex beret which can be worn by both sexes with or without the detachable pin.

    How to Wet Felt an Iconic French Beret

    How to Wet Felt an Iconic French Beret

    by Sally Gulbrandsen16

  • 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 make quilt binding for all of your projects. This tutorial covers cross-grain, bias tape, and continuous quilt binding as well as instructions for attaching the binding to your quilt.

    How to Bind a Quilt

    How to Bind a Quilt

    by QuiltFinger4

  • Making this practical gift for someone who depends on a walker takes a bit of sewing skill, patience and time, but the end result will bring a smile to the user.

    Sewing A Gift that Grandma Will Use

    Sewing A Gift that Grandma Will Use

    by Peg Cole48

  • I am a fabric hoarder and can't bear to throw away even the smallest scrap. I have heard on the intervines that I am not alone.

    Fabric Scrap Projects

    Fabric Scrap Projects

    by Bev30

  • Yes, you can sew your own pair of pajama bottoms! Quick and easy instructions for sewing PJ pants.

    How to Sew Pajamas

    How to Sew Pajamas

    by KA Hanna2

  • 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!

    Sew a Child’s Pillowcase

    Sew a Child’s Pillowcase

    by RTalloni60

  • A sweater snag does not necessarily mean your sweater's natural life is over. With a little care a sweater snag can be fixed by pulling, adjusting, crocheting the opening and securing the excess with a needle and thread. Never fear - just learn how to fix a knit sweater snag, with or without a hole, and keep wearing that great sweater that you love!

    How to Fix a Hole or Snag in Knit Sweaters

    How to Fix a Hole or Snag in Knit Sweaters

    by Anastasia Kingsley3

  • 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

  • A lot of history can be found in the art of the time. That includes quilts which was a form of utilitarian art. Changes in technology, fashion, and culture can be found in them.

    Finding History in Quilts

    Finding History in Quilts

    by Rebecca Graf1

  • 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 step by step tutorial takes you through the process of making a wet felted Poinsettia. This much loved and popular flower is more associated with Christmas than any other flower in the world.

    How to Wet Felt a Poinsettia Flower for Xmas

    How to Wet Felt a Poinsettia Flower for Xmas

    by Sally Gulbrandsen23

  • Six-inch Mattel Kelly dolls were only made for a short time. It is quite difficult to find clothing to fit them. Here is a free crochet pattern to make your own clothing.

    Free Crochet Pattern for 6" Mattel Kelly Doll

    Free Crochet Pattern for 6" Mattel Kelly Doll

    by HeatherH1045

  • Knitting a purl stitch can be tricky to learn, but this video, step by step instructions and pictures will make it easy.

    How to Knit a Purl Stitch

    How to Knit a Purl Stitch

    by ESPeck19198

  • 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.

    How to Make a Wet Felted Pansy

    How to Make a Wet Felted Pansy

    by Sally Gulbrandsen41

  • This free knitting pattern has a lace and cable design that continues around the neck and creates a cozy and comfy cowl. This pattern is fully charted with descriptions of the abbreviations at the bottom of the chart and is designed for experienced beginners or advanced knitters who are familiar with basic terms and knitting cables.

    Free Knitting Pattern for Cabled Modern English Cowl

    Free Knitting Pattern for Cabled Modern English Cowl

    by Donna Herron9

  • This cozy cowl features yarn carried in front and knitted stitches moving up and down to look like reindeer tracks. A beautiful pattern to show off the colors of variegated yarn, this cowl also looks great in solid colors. This pattern is easy, but suggested for advanced beginners or experiences knitters who are familiar with knitting terms and slipped stitch techniques.

    Free Knitting Pattern:  Reindeer Tracks Cowl

    Free Knitting Pattern: Reindeer Tracks Cowl

    by Donna Herron4

  • Learn how to make a wet felted Gilet for a child using wet felting techniques. You will learn how to trace a template using a commercial sewing pattern and use this as the basis for your design.

    How to Make a Wet Felted Gilet for a Child

    How to Make a Wet Felted Gilet for a Child

    by Sally Gulbrandsen24

  • If you're learning to crochet, the first step is getting to know the tools you will be using. From hook types to yarn types, take a look at this in depth article to start you off.

    The Basics of Crochet: Tools of the Trade

    The Basics of Crochet: Tools of the Trade

    by Megan Black0

  • Lost the instructions or just a bit confused? Try this step-by-step tutorial and you'll be able to teach your children how to use a knitting fork in no time!

    How to Use a Knitting Fork or Lucet

    How to Use a Knitting Fork or Lucet

    by Fay Cooke1

  • 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 Giessl61