Category Archives: Fabric Craft

BOO! An easy Halloween ghost craft: DIY A Polka Dot, Halloween Ghost Wreath

I love fun Halloween décor, and take a pass on blood, guts and gore. My new Halloween Ghost Wreath, with a cheerful sprinkling of polka dots, is just right for my upbeat Halloween décor. After all, how could you find … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Halloween Crafts, Kid's Crafts, Wreaths | Tagged , , , , , , | 26 Comments

How to make cuddly, No-Sew Minky Fabric Pumpkins

Have you made anything with minky fabric? This soft and dimpled, fleece-like fabric is so cozy and perfect for baby blankets (my daughter would have adored it when she was little). I decided to try making no-sew pumpkins with minky … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Halloween Crafts, Thanksgiving Crafts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Another Fall Topiary to DIY, and other cozy crafts

Sometimes when I look at pretty yarn, I wish I could knit or crochet (I’ve tried, but that’s another story for another day). Other times, I think of something else I could make with the yarn, like these Fall Yarn … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Home Decor, Topiaries | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

DIY a Fall Succulent Wreath in luscious fall colors

Today’s Fall Succulent Wreath is all about the gorgeous shades of fall. After I made the Silk Sari Pumpkins, I knew I had to do something with the leftover silk fabrics. The rich colors and patterns in this fabric wreath … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Wreaths | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Confessions from a craft blog: Craft fails and a front cover (And a giveaway!)

I’m sharing a few craft fails today, but first I’ll start with the big news – my Silk Sari Pumpkins are on the front cover of Craft Ideas magazine! If you page through the issue, you’ll also see my Cowhide … Continue reading

Posted in Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Giveaways, Thanksgiving Crafts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 56 Comments

New, no-sew patchwork pumpkins in gorgeous fall fabrics (and copper stems!)

Pumpkins – pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, Pumpkin Snowmen, pumpkin crafts – I love them all. The No-Sew Patchwork Pumpkins I made last year are one of my favorite pumpkin crafts, but the No-Sew Patchwork Pumpkins I made this year are … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Gift Ideas, Halloween Crafts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

The Summertime Snowman Series finale: A DIY, Sweater Pumpkin Snowman!

I’m wrapping up the Summertime Snowman Series today with a Sweater Pumpkin Snowman – the perfect decoration for fall! Honestly, I’m glad this too hot and too dry summer is almost over, and I’m looking forward to celebrating fall with … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Gift Ideas, Halloween Crafts, Recycle Crafts, Snowmen | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

No-Sew Woodland Critters: DIY a dapper, Sock Fox

Today, I do not have a Fox in Socks, but I do have a fox made with socks. (Remember the Dr. Suess book Fox in Socks?) This DIY, no-sew Sock Fox sports a classic, tweed-style tail and jaunty, burlap scarf, making … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Fall Crafts, Recycle Crafts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

No-Sew Woodland Critters: DIY a Sleepy Hedgehog with easy supplies

You don’t need anything fancy to make this delightful Sleepy Hedgehog, and the supply list is refreshingly short. Designer Debra Quartermain starts with a sock and a foam egg, adds some felt, and eight steps later, you’re done! No sewing … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Kid's Crafts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Summertime Snowman: A fresh, frosty & fleecy Snow Family

What’s more refreshing than a snowman in frosty, creamsicle colors? How about an entire frosty family clad in pastel accessories? This Frosty Snowman Family is another creation by Debra Quartermain, and the happy group is made with fleece and Debra’s … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Tutorial, Fabric Craft, Gift Ideas, Snowmen, Wintertime Crafts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 10 Comments