Category Archives: Fabric Craft

Whip up a Burlap & Ruffles Topiary for your fall décor

It was love at first sight when I spotted this fall fabric – the orange is the color of bittersweet and the pops of turquoise add a little sass. It’s the perfect fabric for fall decorating. And then I mixed … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: Repurpose T-shirts to DIY easy Christmas Tree Cones

Don’t you love making something special from nearly nothing? Like the t-shirt wall art I made using old t-shirts. Today, designer Patty Schaffer repurposes a few old t-shirts to make these Christmas Tree Cones. First, you’ll make t-shirt yarn from old … Continue reading

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A sweet and colorful summertime Watermelon Wreath

It’s August 1, summer is in full swing, and nothing says “summer” like a sweet & colorful Watermelon Wreath. Patty Schaffer used a favorite and super-easy technique to make her Watermelon Wreath – inserting fabric squares into the wreath of … Continue reading

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A six-flag salute to Flag Day: Six flag crafts you can make

Tomorrow is Flag Day and I’m sharing six DIY flag crafts from the past here on Crafts ‘n Coffee. Most of these are easy, and you can make one of these flags in a summer afternoon. So, get out your … Continue reading

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A DIY Patriotic Topiary & a mysterious giveaway . . .

Do you like a good whodunit? I recently saw this pretty, DIY Patriotic Topiary on Pinterest, and I wondered “whodunit”? So, I clicked through and started to unravel the mystery. This Patriotic, Fabric Topiary was first shared by Anastasia Pollack, … Continue reading

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Tinsel Tuesdays: Satin & Brocade Tucked Fabric Ornaments

These ornaments are truly a Christmas classic. The technique for making Tucked Fabric Ornaments has been around forever, but like a classic designer dress, they’re always in style. A little tweak here and there, like updated fabrics and trims, and … Continue reading

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DIY super-simple, super-mod, fabric + foam Wall Art

Simpler is always better, especially when it comes to creating this Abstract Wall Art in just an hour. Who knew you could create such striking wall art with a few basic materials – fabric, foam, grosgrain ribbon, and buttons. I’m … Continue reading

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An easy, patriotic wreath kids – or anyone, can make

My Red, White & Blue Bandana Wreath is an easy summertime craft for kids – and adults. Keeping kids in mind, I chose a smaller, 10” wreath form so that you could make this patriotic wreath fairly quickly. Personally, I like … Continue reading

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Saluting summertime with a collection of 13 patriotic crafts

I cannot believe that Memorial Day, and the unofficial start of summer, is less than a week away. (Of course, if you’re Canadian, you’re a week ahead of us.) To celebrate, I’m sharing a collection of red, white and blue … Continue reading

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DIY Vintage Fabric Rag Balls showcase your favorite fabrics (And I have a giveaway to get you started)

Every crafter is a hoarder of some sort, don’t you think? Is your passion buttons, yarn, glitter, or . . .? For me, it’s fabric, which is one reason why I adore Fabric Rag Balls. Rag Balls are a great … Continue reading

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