This cute boxy looking pouch is a gem! I am so pleased with how these turn out. It’s just perfect for any retreat, or gift, or swap bag, or make-up bag, or wet bag, or shaving bag, or pencil bag, or toy bag…. did I say sewing bag?

Retreat Bag Sewing Tutorial 2

The Retreat Bag is a simple zippered pouch with a wide base and a wide structured opening. There is a casing in the top where you insert two wire frames (one on each side), which helps it stay open when open, and helps turn the corners down when closed. It has two optional slip pockets inside and a long zipper that helps it open wide.

Retreat Bag Sewing Tutorial

 

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Very easy crochet rainbow scarf pattern.

Using DK (8ply) yarn of your choice and a 4mm crochet hook.

Leave a long end (approx 15cm) and chain 150 in pink. Turn.

Half double crochet back along your foundation chain. Fasten off, change to red and leave a long tail end on both the last colour (pink) and the new colour (red), these long ends will become your tassels.Turn.

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Free Crochet Pattern – Little Doily Bag

This is a very simple, small purse measuring approximately 14cm x 10cm. The design is very basic, so these little purses are suitable for beginners and can be quickly made up.

You will need yarn in 8ply and a 4mm hook. I used cotton, but acrylic or wool would work too. These instructions are in US terms.

Little Doily Bag Free Crochet Pattern 2

To make the purse chain 22, turn and half double crochet (hdc) in the third stitch from the hook and each stitch across (20hdc). Chain 2, turn and hdc in each stitch across the row. Keep working back and forth (remembering to ch 2 at the end of each row) until you have a rectangle approximately 20cm long.  I made this bag with stripes, alternating two rows in each color – and 4 rows (rows 8-10) at the bottom of the bag (where you fold it).

Little Doily Bag Free Crochet Pattern

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Maddison’s Hat Free Crochet Pattern

Madison's Hat Free Crochet Pattern

12 ply yarn ( the hat uses a little over a ball)

6mm Hook.

Round 1: Make a magic circle and chain 2, half double crochet (HDC) 7 x into the circle and pull tight, join to top of chain 2 (8).

Round 2: Chain 2 (counts as first HDC here and throughout), HDC into same stitch, 2 HDC into  every stitch around, join to top of chain 2 (16).

Round 3: Chain 2, 2HDC into next stitch. 1HDC into next stitch, 2HDC into next stitch around, join to top of chain 2 (24).

Round 4: Chain2, HDC in next stitch, 2HDC in next, *HDC in next 2 stitches, 2HD in next stitch*, repeat between * and * around, but only place 1HDC into last stitch (not 2)  join to top of chain 2 (32).

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Look at what I found on tumblr. It’s a cute baby booties pattern buried in time being. This little beauty is first posted in what you sow blog in tumblr and it’s about 3 years old post. Although I am a heavy user of Pinterest, I haven’t seen this cute booties tutorial anywhere so I though I should share. You can read the tutorial visiting HERE. Do not forget to read other crochet patterns published in our site. Enjoy!Crochet Baby Booties Pattern

Now the spring is about to end and the fall season is on it’s way.  Everybody is excited to enjoy the beauty of fall so, everything Etsy is sharing exciting sewing projects to try for the fall. The projects are incredibly simple and fast so I think you sure will like the list.

Link to the article : http://www.everythingetsy.com/2014/09/12-fall-sewing-tutorials-diy-genius/

top 12 fall sewing tutorials http://www.newcraftworks.com

top 12 fall sewing tutorials

Tote bags are so popular that you can not stop buying/making them almost everyday. With a big enough tote bag you can bring all your tools wherever you go; whether it be your make up set, comb, purse or even camera, laptop etc. Although you can buy ready made tote bags, there’s a Kick in making one. And making those are incredibly easy.

Here is a nice and interesting DIY tote bag tutorial I found on YouTube. I am not embedding the tutorial here because I think it’s unfair for the owner. Enjoy!

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diy tote bag tutorial

Homemade Coffee ScrubAre you a coffee nut? Does the smell, the taste, just about everything about coffee drive you up the wall? Well these great coffee ideas are for you then.

15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts! See them all at Diyready

15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

Mornings may be rough for some of us until you’ve had your cup of coffee. Well,  it shouldn’t be the only way to beat the morning blues. Who knew you could use up any extra beans, grinds or accessories to start brewing up creative DIY coffee crafts. Check out our favorite 15 creative DIY coffee crafts and brew up some fun.

DIY Crafts For Adults Who Love To Drink Coffee

1. Coffee Can Lanterns

Coffee Can Lanterns | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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These are awesome! Simply upcycle tin coffee cans into lanterns for festive outdoor fun! See how you can make it here.

2. Coffee Filter Wreath

Coffee Filter Wreath | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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This is a totally gorgeous wreath. I am surprised at what you can create with coffee filters! Check it out here.

3. Homemade Coffee Scrub

Homemade Coffee Scrub | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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This homemade coffee scrub can help nourish skin and lessen the appearance of stretch marks and cellulite. Get the instructions here.

4. Coffee Candles

Coffee Candles | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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Instead of wasting all of that wonderful wax, combine it with some fragrant coffee grounds to create dazzling, coffee-scented candles at home. Make it with this tutorial.

5. Flying Coffee Cups

Flying Coffee Cups | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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I just love this DIY home decor craft idea – it has an intriguing optical illusion. Check it out here.

6. DIY 3D Coffee Cup Wall Decor

DIY 3D Coffee Cup Wall Decor | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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You’ll be surprised how fancy and fragrant this coffee bean wall decor is! See how you can make it here.

7. DIY Coffee Tealight

DIY Coffee Tealight | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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I love being able to freshen indoor air naturally. Check it out here.

8. Coffee Bean Coaster

Coffee Bean Coaster | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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Your new coaster may even double as an air freshener when you use it with hot drinks. See how you can make it here.

9. DIY Coffee Heart

DIY Coffee Heart | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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I so love the idea. This is a fun DIY project to make a heart shaped coffee bean decor. Tutorial here.

10. DIY Pallet Coffee Cup Holder

DIY Pallet Coffee Cup Holder | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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This is an awesome idea and I love the simple, elegant stencil. Check it out here.

11. DIY Coffee Tree

DIY Coffee Tree | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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This is such a great gift idea! See how you can make it here.

12. DIY Coffee Bean Ornament

DIY Coffee Bean Ornament | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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Not only do this smell great but it makes a decoration as well. Get the instructions here.

13. Homemade Candles

Homemade Candles | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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This coffee bean candle will surely fill your home with the sweet aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans. Make it with this tutorial.

14. Plastic Bag Dispenser

Plastic Bag Dispenser | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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Way classier than shoving those plastic bags in a drawer or at the back of the shelves. Instructions here.

15. Coffee Beans Table Centerpieces

Coffee Beans Table Centerpieces | 15 Creative DIY Coffee Crafts

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Coffee bean centerpiece ideas are simple and cute. See how you can make it here.

Need more DIY coffee crafts? Let’s check this video and learn how to make a Leather Coffee Cup Sleeve from Inspire To Make:

What DIY coffee crafts have you made? Let us know below in the comments!

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This is Juliana’s Tifton Tiles quilt and you can find the free tutorial on how to make it here.   The fabric collection is called Meadow Bloom.

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I used Hearts In Bloom for the pantograph as the quilt is a gift for a nine year old girl.  The batting is Quilters Dream Blend, the thread is White So Fine and White Bottom Line on the back.  The backing is s fun polka dot pink Minkie!

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Cheap-DIY-Jewelry-Projects-for-Girls-DIY-Tassel-NecklaceLooking for cheap DIY jewelry projects? If you need some DIY projects that your girls will love, this list will help you out. Make DIY jewelry from upcycled materials that still looks amazing!

22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

Many may be wondering how to make jewelry. It’s really not that hard. If you just want something girls can spend time on making and sharing with their friends, you don’t really have to spend a lot.

My daughter was planning a sleepover with her friends and being the great mom that I am ;), I thought it would be a good idea to have them make some DIY jewelry. It was an instant hit! They had a great time that night and even have some souvenirs when they went home. So if you’re looking for some budget-friendly craft projects any girl will love, continue reading on!

Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls | DIY Jewelry

1. Pop Can Tabs Bracelet

Pop Can Tabs Bracelet | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

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This doesn’t have a tutorial but it seems pretty straight forward. Just take some pop can tabs and some ribbon and slide it inside the holes making a chain. Make it in any color you want.

2. Rainbow Pompom Necklace

Rainbow Pompom Necklace | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via This Heart of Mine

Know how to make pompoms? It’s super easy and you can make it in different colors like this rainbow pompom. All you need is some yarn. Get the tutorial here.

3. DIY Summer Bracelet

DIY Summer Bracelet | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Happy Girly Crafty

It’s so wonderful what great things you can do with some glue. Just check out this easy to make DIY summer bracelet here.

4. Lego Friendship Bracelet

Lego Friendship Bracelet | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Make Great

Ever bonded over lego? Kids may need to ask a grownup to drill the holes but otherwise, this is super easy to make. Check the instructions here.

5. DIY Bottle Necklaces

DIY Bottle Necklaces | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Paper and Pin

Want to keep some small (really small) trinket close to you? Make this DIY necklace and put what you value most in it. Get the steps here.

Or watch a tutorial here on Louise Fowler’s youtube!

6. Button Rings

Button Rings | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Morning Creativity

I have to admit, even I fancy some cute and stylish buttons. Here’s your chance to turn it into a cool DIY ring. Just grab some buttons and elastic cord. See it here.

7. DIY Felt Ball Necklace

DIY Felt Ball Necklace | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Lia Griffith

So you now know how to make felt balls, why not try turning them into personalized necklaces? They’ll be so cute! Check it out here.

8. DIY Popsicle Stick Bracelets

DIY Popsicle Stick Bracelets | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Blitsy

Little girls may need to ask a little help but this sure is one cheap and cute DIY bracelet project. Get the tutorial here.

9. Easy DIY Glitter Bracelets

Easy DIY Glitter Bracelets | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via She Knows

Kids love everything that glitters that’s why this DIY bracelet is just the perfect thing. See how here.

10. DIY Popsicle Earrings

DIY Popsicle Earrings | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Curly Made

Complete your set of popsicle jewelry with this cute and easy to make DIY earrings. Get the steps here.

11. DIY Hama Perler Beads

DIY Hama Perler Beads | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Oh Happy Dane

Kids will love this colorful DIY jewelry project. Have fun stringing them to make DIY necklaces and bracelets. See it here.

12. Easter Egg Candy Necklace

Easter Egg Candy Necklace | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Sister’s Suitcase

Still have some leftover plastic eggs from last Easter? Make some holes and string them into a colorful DIY necklace! See how here.

13. Finger Knitting Necklaces

Finger Knitting Necklaces | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Hello Wonderful

Learn the art of finger knitting and make these colorful necklaces! Get the tutorial here.

14. DIY Upcycled Heart Charm

DIY Upcycled Heart Charm | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Curly Made

Can you believe these heart charms were made of empty cereal boxes? Find out how here.

15. DIY Mermaid Earrings

DIY Mermaid Earrings | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Moms and Crafters

Ever dreamed of becoming a mermaid? Now you’re just a few tail-wags closer with these beautiful, mesmerizing, and easy to make DIY earrings. Get the instructions here.

This craft was made by the fabulous Momma at MomsandCrafters.com – Click through to check out all her other wonderful kids craft ideas!

16. DIY Perfume Bottle Necklace

DIY Perfume Bottle Necklace | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Ice Pandora

Know those sample perfume bottles? Here’s a great repurposing idea! Check it out here.

17. Painted Macaroni Necklaces

Painted Macaroni Necklaces | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Mollymoo

Kids just love macaroni crafts. Why not have the girls make their DIY necklace with their own design. See how here.

18. Super Easy DIY Bead Bracelet

Super Easy DIY Bead Bracelet | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via The Occasional Hobbyist

Nothing fancy, just a lot of beads and some string. Get the steps here.

19. DIY Paper Beads

DIY Paper Beads | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Suzy’s Artsy-Craftsy Sitcom

You’ll have more reasons to eat your morning cereal with this paper craft project. Make your own beads! Get the tutorial here.

20. 15-Minute Color Block Necklace

15-Minute Color Block Necklace | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Paper and Pin

Any girl would have an amazing time coloring these blocks. Get the instructions here.

21. DIY Tassel Necklace

DIY Tassel Necklace | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via The Cheapishly

Everyone love tassels so why not make it a necklace? Check it out here.

22. Candy Bracelets

Candy Bracelets | 22 Cheap DIY Jewelry Projects for Girls

via Lil Luna

I’m sure any girl will love to make this sweet and easy candy bracelet. Just hope they make one before they eat everything. See it here.

Got time for one more? Check this video tutorial from Vanessa Crafts & Arts:

Which DIY jewelry are you going to make with the girls? Let us know below in the comments!

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