Cute And Easy! How To Make Tea Towels

Cute And Easy! How To Make Tea Towels

If you are wondering how to make tea towels, the short answer is: it’s easy!  Once you choose the right fabric, and understand the basic methods of making a tea towel, you can make tons of them in no time flat.  They make fabulous hostess gifts and are the perfect base for your embroidery, applique, and even screen printing projects.  Plus, they’re totally useful – who can’t use a cute, and absorbent towel around the house. And…

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It’s A Bust!

NO really, it is! A miniature one anyway… I once made an exact polymer clay figure of my dear Daddy. But I forgot to bake it! So it sat on the shelf for years and years and as we watched it lose it’s structure, my Dad joked that it’s decline posture was a little too lifelike! I’ve since remembered to bake my little creations or at least use materials that can air dry. Which brings…

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How To Make A Tutu

We’ve noticed you ladies love making tutus…we do too – and why wouldn’t we? A tutu (especially a handmade tutu) is the prefect expression of girly, frilly, imaginative fun! When you make them yourself, you can size them to fit just about anyone or anything: a baby, a puppy, a table skirt, a husband that loses a bet….

Here are all of our favorite tutu-torials in one place. If you are an expert tutu maker, please feel free to share your favorite tutu making tutorials instructions and tutu tips in the comments, if this is your first time making a tutu…get ready to have some fun making a handmade tutu!

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How To Make A Flannel Rag Doll

How To Make A Flannel Rag Doll

What you will need:
* Fabric for the body – you will need about 1/2 – 3/4 yards skin colored fabric
* A needle and thread (and a sewing machine if you have one – speeds this project along considerably!)
* Yarn for the Hair
* Fabric to make clothes and accessories
* Down or soft stuffing (softer the better – this will give your finished doll a relaxed, whimsical look)
* Fabric Paint for the details of the face
* Fabric glue for the hair
* (optional) I used a zipper foot on my sewing machine to allow for better maneuverability

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The DIY Headboard Tutorial You’ve Been Searching For!

The DIY Headboard Tutorial You’ve Been Searching For!

About a year ago, I was looking for a new bed and realize that I wanted something that was cushy stylish and customizable. After searching and shopping for a while and looking at the construction of a lot of the available headboards and beds, I decided to make my own. Most of them seem to be constructed in a similar way they had three elements: a wood frame, foam padding from various thicknesses, and a fabric cover. Easy right? Actually it’s not that hard and not too expensive either!

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