How to Make Decoden Bow Necklaces

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Here’s a simply sweet tutorial for polymer clay bow necklaces.   Transform a handful of  polymer clay and a few jewelry findings into cool accessories that finds its inspiration in decoden. So easy, so Hello-Kitty-ish, so girly, so decoden ~ so perfectly aligned with the times. Want to learn how to make this double bow […]

Toddler Summer Dress Tutorial: Darling Tunic w Ruffle Straps

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Here’s a Toddler Summer Dress Tutorial. It’s a great, free sewing pattern + instructions to make a darling girl toddler summer tunic dress with ruffled straps and an elastic back. It’s presented here as a short tunic, but I would lengthen it to make it into a full dress that you could wear with/without leggings […]

White Tunic Summer Dress

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Hi guys. I told you I just bought a new sewing machine and have gone crazy designing and sewing. I just made this white tunic summer dress aka beach cover-up dress. What do you think of my new dress? It took me about 2 hours making the pattern, working out the details, getting a good […]

How to Adjust the Straps on Wooden Watches

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This totally amazing wooden watch was just delivered.   I have to confess: I am kinda jealous. You see, when I was approached by JORD to review their wooden watches for them, I as I felt it would be best for Michael to receive have the watch afterwards, as he has nice olive skin and […]

Free Bikini Knitting Pattern

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You like that handmade-look for a bikini? And crochet is beyond you? Consider this easy and free bikini knitting pattern. While it is officially recommended for knitters and crocheters with some experience, it’s not hard at all. The instructions for the bikini bra top are written for A-cup size. Any changes for B- and C-cup […]

Burberry Clutch Bag ‘Petal’ – Inspired Tutorial

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:: Burberry clutch bag – inspired DIY :: Everyone has seen the Burberry folded clutches, called ‘Petal Flowers’ in their Spring/Summer 2014 collection?!! These slightly A-symmetrical floral Burberry clutches are beautiful and really trendy! The bag design is rather non-traditional for the conservative Burberry bag brand: Use it as a handheld clutch or wear it […]

Easy Handmade Jewelry For Girls :: Beaded Friendship Bracelets

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We have featured several jewelry-making methods of friendship bracelets to date. This beaded friendship bracelet just is a perfect addition now that summer is approaching. Cute girls / teenagers need something to do when they are lazing around on the school or back yard.  And you might want to join in. These easy-to-make friendship bracelets […]

Beautiful Free Crochet Patterns @ my Pinterest Board

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You know, once you start sharing and opening up to others, particularly with these Pinterest boards, something miraculous happens: like babies, they start a life of their own. This is particularly the case with my Free Crochet Patterns Board, the first board I turned into a group board, and have been marketing since as such. […]

Beautifully Romantic Skirt with Gathered Ribbon Pull-ups :: Free, Easy Skirt Sewing Pattern

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Never knew that skirts with those gathered ribbon pull-ups at the bottom – you know, the ones that result in such a lovely romantic skirt edging – were actually simple to make. Really. I had no idea. I had been under the impression that this kind of skirt would be too advance for my simple […]

Linky Party, Vegan Hummus Bites Recipe + Ombre Celtic Knot Bracelet Tutorial

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Hi All! Today a linky party, prefaced by a free jewelry making tutorial. This Celtic knot bracelet tutorial is too good to pass up so I am sharing it with you today. We are having some really great tutorials at Fine Craft Guild lately. I am sure you have noted our online quilting for beginners […]

Quilted Pleated Toiletry Bag Pattern

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This super-sweet quilted toiletry bag design is Ina’s. She’s a trained seamstress from Berlin and it shows. This bag design shows some serious bag design skill. I would never attempt this pleated bag without a pattern like Ina’s. And then, actually, it’s easy. Frankly, if it wasn’t easier than you’d think, I would probably not […]

Elegant Bow Tote :: Free Bag Sewing Pattern

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As far as tote bags go, this beautiful bag has to be one of the classiest ones I have seen. The details of the neat bow over the bag’s top band, and that those crisp folds on the bag’s side panels make this a tote bag to take to town. To ‘go shopping’ rather than […]

Perfect Tote Bag Sewing Pattern

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:: Free sewing pattern for a perfect tote bag :: Many years ago for Mothers Day, I featured a free sewing pattern for what I considered to be the perfect tote bag. See picture on the right. Much to my dismay, that blog vanished/changed and the tote bag pattern is no where to be found!!! […]

Pretty Baby Wipe Case :: Free Sewing Pattern :: DIY Baby Gift

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:: another handmade baby gifts idea :: baby wipe case cover :: Create a personalized, decorative baby wipe case cover with this handy tutorial, quilting/sewing pattern from Tam at  Sew Dang Cute Crafts. She made this pretty ‘jewel’-case out of that ugly plastic box that baby wipes typically come in.   Does it not look classy? […]

Time for a Party :: Come Link Up!

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Tomorrow marks the first day of Spring and we’ve groomed the closets, making space for the new: a series of quilting for beginners.  Remember our featured blogger at last week’s linky party who make the unique quilted postcard pattern? Exactly. Janeen van Niekerk, who turns out is a published international quilter with  many years of […]

St Patrick s Day Crafts: Shamrock Crochet Pattern

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Celebrate your St Patrick’s Day with some crafts using this free Shamrock Crochet Pattern. It’s Saint Patrick’s Day. I’m excited. It’s already a fun day. I’m planning to have friends over and we’ll have a little Irish shamrock party! I thought to make something fun & frivolous for everyone, like my personal St. Patrick’s Day […]

DIY Photo Pendant

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“Oahu, Anthropologie!!” you mind goes when you’ll see these DIY photo pendants.  You could easily find these fine handmade jewels at this designer shop. Yes. It is that sort of hip, unique ,and good-quality kind of necklace pendant. However, there are 2 differences here, that makes these pendants even MORE special than the Anthropologie variety: […]

Felt Bows!! Free Pattern & Tutorial

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Felt is one of the oldest fabrics known to man. So, for old time sake then, a Felt Crafts Tutorial today: how to make hair bows out of felt. Here is a simple felt bow making tutorial. Once you made your own felt bow, you can use it to embellish just about anything. I have […]

Romantic Easter Egg Bag Sewing Pattern

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  It is the hand embroidery that sets this bag sewing pattern apart. The small size of this Easter basket- bag is perfect to hold the eggs for Easter. Of course,  the chocolate eggs on your outdoor Easter coffee or brunch table in the garden will look glorious and luxurious in to as well.   […]

Runway-inspired, 4-year-Old Makes Own Incredible Paper Dresses

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Whether you want summer dresses, evening dresses, maxi dresses, or party dresses ~ leave it to this 4 year old. She’ll make you one fabulous dress, out of paper.  This little girl is amazing.  Inspired by local events such as trips to the zoo and after seeing some runway show photos, she has made an […]

Party 93

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  It’s time to have a Linky Party! Well, you can say that again! I had to do without you and your wonderful creativity for far too long.  Who knew that this emigration would take me over 2 months!; It’s almost done!!!! Anyone want a new-to-me home reveal of the 113-year-old beach cottage we are […]

Slouchy Hat Knitting Pattern with Happy Hearts

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I did it: made my first slouchy hat knitting pattern. With lovely red hearts! And a Pompom. To keep me smiling in the rain. And… to wear today, at Valentines Day. One thing about the UK: it rains a lot!!! And, as it has been also very windy here, I am swapping my umbrella for […]

Beatnik Sweater Knitting Pattern

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Love the features of this winter fisherman’s sweater which comes with a free knitting pattern: the intricate cables, the boat neck, the cropped sleeves, and … the crazy photo shoot! The pictures of the original Beatnik sweater made me laugh. Thanks, Chris! I love sweater reviews that make me want to go crazy and have […]

DIY Heart Friendship Bracelets make lovely Valentines Gifts

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Long term friendship + 2 seconds to make, great friendship bracelet = a winner for this Valentines Day. Friendship bracelets are about simple gestures. It is the simplicity that counts. Originally, friendships were given to friends who could then make a wish. They would never take off the bracelet, but when the bracelet would fall […]

Free Easy Crochet Infinity Scarf Pattern for Beginners

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What an easy crochet infinity scarf pattern! I can not think of a simpler one, in fact. And doesn’t she look great in it!? photo credit | pattern :  Deliacreates.com   Yarn for Your Easy Crochet Infinity Scarf Pattern Depending on your actual yarn choice and hook size, you could make this easy infinity scarf […]

Coolest Crochet Slippers Patterns for Boys: Sneakers

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  Here’s a photo tutorial for just the coolest crochet slippers that look like low baseball sneakers. Love these slippers for boys and men. Finally something to crochet for them that they will love. Perfect last minute gift idea if you are a fast crocheter and the rest for Christmas is already done… OK. None […]

Top Creative Gifts

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The 1200+ free craft tutorials here at Fine Craft Guild allow you to create any kind of handmade gifts. However, if you want to complement your handmade gifts with store-bought goodies, here are some well-priced, wonderful gifts for creative people and kids. (& just the right gifts for that one last person on your list). […]

Beaded Necklace Tutorial w Silk Ribbon

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Shabby & Fun Jewelry :: Necklace Making Tutorial Today, here is a fabulous inspiration for a  ‘Handmade Christmas Gift for Her’ : a last-minute gift idea of a beautiful, ‘a la Anthropologie’-styled necklace that you could make yourself in very short time. The fabric that holds the beads together and that makes this necklace a […]

22 Beautiful Scarf Patterns

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Make yourself some scarves with these beautiful Scarf Patterns! Today I thought to bring you some of the fabulous crochet patterns that have been posted on my Pinterest community board for the most beautiful crochet patterns. infinity scarf crochet pattern w herringbone weave stitch design. Infinity Scarf Pattern – silk with cotton crochet flower detail. […]

Butterfly Crafts for Kids :: Free Crochet Pattern

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This delightfully happy crochet butterfly crafts just caught my eye and I thought to share the free crochet pattern for it with you. I think I want ten of these and hang them up as Butterfly Wall Decor. Striking and whimsical. Can you see it? Or maybe attach these on a handbag? This crochet butterfly […]