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How to Make a Halloween Beaded Cross Stitch Pin

How to Make a Halloween Beaded Cross Stitch Pin

Making a Halloween Beaded Pin as a Special Treat for Your Little Trick-or-Treater A Halloween beaded cross stitch pin makes a great treat for your special little trick or treater.  For me, the special trick or treaters have always been my own children.  For my mother, it would be her grandchildren.  When I was a […]

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How to Make a Mosaic Picture With HobbyWare PixelHobby Art Kits

Written by on July 6, 2017 in Crafts, Tutorials with 0 Comments
How to Make a Mosaic Picture With HobbyWare PixelHobby Art Kits

How to Make Beautiful Mosaic Pictures I have always loved Mosaics and Mosaic art and I have always wanted to make my own mosaics.  When I discovered the Mosaic Art kits by HobbyWare, I was ecstatic and I immediately went to work.  These kits make creating a beautiful mosaic easy. Over the years, I have […]

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How to Make Your Own Beaded Ornaments

Written by on May 2, 2017 in Crafts, Ornament Kits, Tutorials with 0 Comments
How to Make Your Own Beaded Ornaments

Handmade Beauty Beaded Christmas ornaments are not only beautiful decorations but they make excellent Christmas gifts.  Handmade ornaments will be cherished for a lifetime and can be passed down to future generations. In this article, I will use a kit to show you how to make your own beaded Christmas ornaments.  I prefer the kits […]

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How to Make Felt Cupcake Pincushions

Written by on February 8, 2017 in Crafts, Felt Kits & Crafts, Tutorials with 3 Comments
How to Make Felt Cupcake Pincushions

Cupcake pincushions are adorable additions to any craft room and make great gifts for any seamstress or crafters. I enjoy making crafts.  The more unique and unusual, the more I like them.  If they happen to be easy enough to make in a few hours, then I know I will have a lot of fun.  […]

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How To Make a Sailors’ Valentine

Written by on January 7, 2017 in Crafts, Tutorials with 7 Comments
How To Make a Sailors’ Valentine

A Bit of History of the Origin of the Sailors’ Valentine In olden days, Sailors’ Valentines were handmade gifts by sailors to be given to their wife or girlfriend.  How sad it must have been to be a sailor in the 19th century and to be away from your true love for months, possibly even […]

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How to Make a Halloween Ghost with Fleece Tutorial

Written by on October 5, 2016 in Crafts, Decorations, Halloween Crafts, Tutorials with 0 Comments
How to Make a Halloween Ghost with Fleece Tutorial

Halloween Ghost Decoration Add a little fun to your Halloween table with this Halloween Ghost Decoration.  In this article, I share my step by step instructions to make your own ghost out of fleece.  He would be the perfect centerpiece for your party or just be a special friend to help you celebrate the holidays […]

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How to Make a Mad Hatter’s Hat

Written by on August 3, 2016 in Costumes, Crafts, Halloween Crafts, Tutorials with 3 Comments
How to Make a Mad Hatter’s Hat

Johnny Depp’s Mad Hatter’s Hat from “Alice in Wonderland” The Mad Hatter’s hat worn by Johnny Depp in Tim Burton’s new movie, Alice in Wonderland, is simply a glorious creation that we all can make and enjoy! In this article, I will be sharing my photos and step by step instructions to make your own […]

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Plastic Canvas Tutorial

Written by on July 6, 2016 in Crafts, Plastic Canvas, Tutorials with 0 Comments
Plastic Canvas Tutorial

Plastic Canvas is exactly what it sounds like.  The canvas you are stitching on is a plastic grid.  The stitch itself is a very easy needlepoint Continental Stitch, which is honestly just half of an cross stitch or half of an X. Worked on the plastic grid, the stitch looks like it is stitched over […]

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How to Make Beaded Easter Eggs

How to Make Beaded Easter Eggs

Beaded Easter Eggs Everyone loves a decorated beaded Easter egg! Many years ago, I wanted to think of something different, something special for my children on Easter.  Since we always have the traditional Easter egg hunt, I decided to make a special Easter egg for each precious chick. I sat down with the plastic eggs […]

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