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Quick Craft Post: Black Apple Rag Doll AGAIN…

| January 20, 2012 | 11 Comments
Quick Craft Post: Black Apple Rag Doll AGAIN…

Ok, you had better not look. If you look… and if you think of making a Rag Doll (from Martha Stewart, a Guest Post by Emily from Black Apple) you will become addicted and NEVER STOP! Here is my THIRD doll, for a fellow bloggy friend Angelique. She fell in love with the one I Rag Doll I made for […]

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Quick Craft Post: (Another) Black Apple Rag Doll

| October 18, 2011 | 36 Comments
Quick Craft Post: (Another) Black Apple Rag Doll

Remember a few months ago, I made a Rag Doll from over on Martha Steward‘s site – a Guest Post by Emily from Black Apple? I made the first doll for a friend’s little girl’s first birthday…. Well, I love the doll so much, that I *really* wanted to make one for my little girl’s second birthday […]

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How to.. make a Sock Monkey

| September 30, 2011 | 29 Comments
How to.. make a Sock Monkey

Welcome back to this week’s “How to… Make A  Sock Monkey”. The Sock Monkey Pattern has been around a long long time. Originally it was designed by the Nelson Knitting Company. They came up with a way of making use of two whole socks to make a cute cheeky little monkey. The Sock Monkey Pattern […]

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Quick Craft Post: More Morsbags. Less Waste.

| September 11, 2011 | 1 Comment
Quick Craft Post: More Morsbags. Less Waste.

After having spent a morning with Morsbags a couple of weeks ago, I was inspired to make some more (here is my original Morsbag post with links to patterns). I had huge sewing machine problems.. but it is all part and parcel of learning to sew. I just chanted: it isn’t the sewing machine, you […]

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Kids Craft: Nature Pouch/ Sewing with Kids

| August 17, 2011 | 34 Comments
Kids Craft: Nature Pouch/ Sewing with Kids

Hello hello, welcome back to Kids Get Crafty and this week’s sewing with kids!! “Only” about 8 months ago, I saw these fabulous Nature Walk Pouches over at Kleas’s blog. I loved everything about them – the recycledness, the sewinginess, as well as the fact that they are meant for collecting nature things on walks […]

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Cheeky Craft: Easy Rag Doll

| July 20, 2011 | 12 Comments
Cheeky Craft: Easy Rag Doll

Ooooh I saw this cute cute cute Guest Post over at Martha Steward by Emily from Black Apple: A super easy Black Apple Doll. Isn’t she adorable? Check out the tutorial – make sure you watch the video – as the arms and legs do not allow for a seam allowance, whilst the body does. […]

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How to… make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners

| June 24, 2011 | 36 Comments
How to… make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners

How to Make a Pillow Case Dress for Beginners, is part of the Make It Easy Series. Visit Hello Beautiful for the intro post or read below for more info. This week’s How To is a little “Pillow Case” dress for beginners. It is the second one I have made and I class myself a sewing […]

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How to… make an Octopus out of Kids’ Tights

| April 22, 2011 | 44 Comments
How to… make an Octopus out of Kids’ Tights

Oh hello hello hello! I am sooo pleased about today’s How To… it again, has been brewing for quite a few months now, whilst I figured out “how to” actually do it: 4 pairs of tights converted into a cuddly Octopus toy!! And the best thing about it, is that it is practically no sew.. […]

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How to… make a cute Keepsake Bunny from Onesies (Guest Post)

| February 25, 2011 | 21 Comments
How to… make a cute Keepsake Bunny from Onesies (Guest Post)

Remember our cute cute onesies Doll? Well, if dolls are not your thing, maybe bunnies are? Especially now that Easter is coming up! I have been working on lots of different ideas of what I can make out my children’s cute little baby onesies, but I have to confess, you just have to go to […]

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How to… make a dolly (from onesies?) (Guest Post)

| January 21, 2011 | 39 Comments
How to… make a dolly (from onesies?) (Guest Post)

I have been wanting to make a dolly for Pip Squeak for a number of weeks now. The idea was to use some her onesies and make them into a keepsake doll (as much as a keepsake for me as for her!!). And although, I don’t think making a doll is hard, you do need […]

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Kids Get Crafty – Penguins, Boys, Umbrellas & Card Board Boxes…

| January 19, 2011 | 41 Comments
Kids Get Crafty – Penguins, Boys, Umbrellas & Card Board Boxes…

Welcome to Kids Get Crafty! A couple of weeks ago we went to see a “special under threes” theatre production of Oliver Jeffers Lost & Found. It was wonderful and Red Ted loved it. He kept glancing round to me and giving me the biggest smiles and grins. Then turning back to the 30min play […]

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How to… make Gorgeous Valentines Cards with your Toddler (Guest Post)

| January 14, 2011 | 26 Comments
How to… make Gorgeous Valentines Cards with your Toddler (Guest Post)

We have another lovely crafty Guest Poster for you today: Kelly from Domestic Godd-esque. A lovely family blog featuring lots of fab photos, thoughts on life and family life, as well as, the very important, crafty bits!!! Kelly creates some lovely crafty magic with her children and they are the its that I love best (well […]

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How to… make a Morsbags Shopping Bag out of a Shirt!

| January 7, 2011 | 28 Comments
How to… make a Morsbags Shopping Bag out of a Shirt!

Hello! Well.. I am not sure if today is a bit of a “cheat”. As I do bring you a “How To”, but essentially it is a How To that links to a pattern… but the reason I decided to go ahead anyway, is that I am hoping to tell you a little bit about […]

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How to make a DIY Hobby Horse

| October 29, 2010 | 46 Comments
How to make a DIY Hobby Horse

I have been pondering on how to make an easy Stick Horse (or Hobby Horse in some parts of the world) for a while. Ever since, we had the Sock Bunny visit, I have been wanting to make a Sock Stick Horse, and here we have it! I have made it for Red Ted this […]

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