Make a Poinsettia Pillow

by DIY Maven

Make a Poinsettia Pillow

Centsational Girl was inspired to try her hand at making felt poinsettia pillows this holiday season. The outcome is gorgeous! And although they might not look like it, Centsational Girl assures us that they are quite easy to make. Supplies to make one 14" to 18" pillow include the following:

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DIY Yourself a Typographical Tote

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

DIY Yourself a Typographical Tote

Don't get me wrong, I'm not one for ripping off someone else's great idea for personal gain.  However, taking the essence of this typographically delightful tote and making a unique bag for your own green trips to the market might not ruffle the ethics committee.  The Little Factory sells a limited selection of typographical paraphernalia for your writing, blogging, reading and digit doting friends.

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How to Weave Felt Placemats

by DIY Maven

How to Weave Felt Placemats

Molly at The Purl Bee shares her technique on how to make woven felt placemats. The best part about this project....it requires NO SEWING! (Even sewers like those kinds of projects now and then!) To make a set of six placemats, you'll need the following:

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Felt Snowflakes

by Lilybee

Snowflakes that are fuzzy and soft are so much better than the real thing. Look how pretty these Two Sided Felt Snowflakes are:

created on: 12/12/08

Their creator, Molly at The Purl Bee says that you can 'You can create your own blizzard in a snap!' A pretty felt blizzard sounds lovely and way better than the real kind that stops you wearing your brand new boots and makes your nose do that dribbly snot thing.

Here's what you'll need:

  • 2 pieces of felt one...

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How To Make Wool Dryer Balls.

by Chris Gardner

These wool dryer balls are a natural, handmade alternative to chemical fabric softeners or commercial dryer agitation products. They're a clever way to use extra yarn, and are a guaranteed way to keep your laundry habits easy and ethical.

How To Make Wool Dryer Balls.

Materials:

•    Wool Yarn:
•    Old Pantyhose or sock
•    Cotton or Acrylic Yarn or String
•    Scissors
•    Small Crochet Hook
•    Measuring Tape
•    Natural scents

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How to Make FABRIC Silhouette Wall Art From (Mostly) Recycled Materials

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

created on: 04/15/08

Silhouettes can transcend paper, you know?  I've been experimenting with all sorts of fabrics for silhouettes during the past year and a half.  The best materials are felt, hide, suede, faux leathers and, if you don't mind a little raveling, cotton velvet. 

Believe it or not, the yellow floral fabric was a hideous sundress I found at GW.  I needed that color of  yellow so this is it.  The best thing was that the dress was lined so I used the...

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10 Ways to Reuse Old Sweaters.

by Chris Gardner

Your winter clothes are out of storage again, and some of your sweaters might not look as presentable as when you put them away last year. Farrah Parkes from DIYLife has assembled some of the best tutorials 'round the 'net for recycling you sweaters.

10 Ways to Reuse Old Sweaters.

1. Simple instructions for using sweater sleeves to make extra long gloves 

2. Sew knit or felted mittens

3. Create a felted bag

4. A recycled sweater coin purse

5. Turn your old sweater into a...

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