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1. Baby Sandals Free Crochet Pattern
Baby Sandals Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a pair of toeless summer sandals for infants using worsted yarn. Choose a soft yarn in bright colours or pastels. The sandals have instep straps and buttoned straps over the toes. See your Baby Sandals Crochet Pattern here.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:27
2. Square & Rectangle Doily Set Free Crochet Pattern
Square & Rectangle Doily Set Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a matching set of doilies with flower centre made in four colours to match your decor. The doilies; one square doily and one rectangular doily, can be used on a vanity, placemats and centrepiece set, or as a table runner and end table set. See your Doily Set Crochet Pattern here. Please ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
3. Christmas Star Quilt Free Pattern
Christmas Star Quilt Free Pattern
Sew a star quilt for Christmas from blocks using your choice of colours. For a quilt measuring about 91 x 105 inches, with 11 blocks across and 13 strips up and down, alternate 72 pieced blocks with 71 plain blocks of the same size and add a double border (two strips, cut about 4 inches wide) all...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:23
4. Tatted Edge Free Tatting Pattern
Tatted Edge Free Tatting Pattern
Tatted edge to make using cotton thread and a tatting shuttle. A delicate edging suitable to use as trim on linens or clothing. Add to a plain T-shirt or blouse or edge collars and cuffs. Turn a plain skirt into a dressy skirt by adding one or two rows of edging to the hem. See your Tatted Edge P...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
5. Soft Toys Dog, Cat, Bunny Free Sewing Pattern
Soft Toys Dog, Cat, Bunny Free Sewing Pattern
Make adorable soft toy dog, cat or bunny in plain or print fabric. All have the same body with different tails, nose and ears. Make them as big or as small as you wish by adjusting the squares on the pattern. Each square equals one square inch.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:14:17
6. Easy Slippers or Bed Socks Free Knitting Pattern
Easy Slippers or Bed Socks Free Knitting Pattern
Very easy bed socks or slippers knit in garter stitch with crochet beading and edging on top. Thread a pretty ribbon through the beading and tie. Or if you wish, use elastic thread around the top of the knitting and attach a bow. See your Free Knitted Bed Socks or Slippers Pattern here. Please e...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:46
7. How to Make Button Knots
How to Make Button Knots
Have you ever found a sweater or dress that you wanted to buy because it was very pretty or on sale but didn't buy it simply because of the plain buttons? You can very easily turn a plain article of clothing into something very special with button knots.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:56:23
8. Moccasins slippers Free Sewing Pattern
Moccasins slippers Free Sewing Pattern
Make a pair of moccasin slippers to custom fit your foot. Using leather, felt or other study fabric, cut a pattern and sew the pieces together. The size is adjustable and can easily be made to fit men, women, or children. Use soft material for wear around the house or sturdy material for outsid...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:19
9. How to Sew a Cloth Doll
How to Sew a Cloth Doll
You can sew, knit or crochet a rag doll any size you wish if you use the correct proportions. The measurements of each body section is very important so that your doll looks life like. Your doll can be slim or plush, tall or short. You can change the proportions of the doll if you wish; the doll ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:21
10. Reversible Vest Free Sewing Pattern
Reversible Vest Free Sewing Pattern
An easy sewing pattern for a reversible vest with decorative buttons and pockets. There are no darts so you can easily adjust the size and length. Choose plain colour for one side and patterned for the other or any combination you wish. Teen Size Medium (10-12)
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:59
11. Cobbler Apron with Pockets Free Sewing Pattern
Cobbler Apron with Pockets Free Sewing Pattern
A cobbler's apron slips over the head and has a front and back section. It typically has large pockets in front and has many uses. Children can wear one to protect their clothing and carry craft items or small toys. Adults like them for carrying cleaning items or when they tidy up to carry items...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
12. Dog Stuffed Toy Free Sewing Pattern
Dog Stuffed Toy Free Sewing Pattern
Sew a large or small stuffed toy dog using fake fur or other sturdy fabric. Stuff with cotton batting to make a stuffed toy or use as appliques. See your Stuffed Dog Sewing Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:43
13. Religious Cross Free Crochet Pattern
Religious Cross Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a special gift for Easter or other religious occasions. Choose white with gold trim, pastels or bright colours. Vary the size by using larger or smaller thread and crochet hook. This pattern was created for use as a bookmark however you can easily use the cross in other ways. See your C...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:50
14. Make Doll Clothes from Socks
Make Doll Clothes from Socks
You can make clothes for a doll of any size using socks. Choose lightweight or heavy socks in any colour or pattern. Use baby of children's socks for smaller dolls. Some clothes will need elastic at the top of the sock; others will require ribbing or plain knitting. Follow the cutting diagrams bu...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:46
15. Soft Baby Shoes Free Sewing Pattern
Soft Baby Shoes Free Sewing Pattern
Sew soft baby shoes with quilted soles and ankle straps from cotton fabric. Use pastel or bright colours, prints or plain and decorate with applique or embroidery. Make several to match different outfits and occasions. Lovely for gifts.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:14:18
16. Slippers Free Easy Knitting Pattern
Slippers Free Easy Knitting Pattern
This is an easy pattern to knit a pair of slippers for beginners and experienced knitters.These are very warm and comfortable slippers. Since the sides are knit in ridges, they will stretch. To determine the length, pull the slipper ridges; they should stretch to the ball of your foot. See your S...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:04
17. Nosegay Motif Free Crochet Pattern
Nosegay Motif Free Crochet Pattern
A very pretty motif to crochet for use as a tablecloth, bedspread or runner. The motif measures 5 1/2 inches square and is crocheted with bedspread weight crochet cotton. See your free Nosegay Motif Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:21
18. Kids Crafts - How to do Corking
Kids Crafts - How to do Corking
Corking also called Knitting Nancy or Spool Knitting is an easy knitting tool to make yourself and has many practical uses. With it, you can make a knitted cord of any thickness or length with different sizes of yarn or thread. Use the cord as ties or straps on clothing, accessories, or sew piece...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:56
19. Ascot Scarf Free Knitting Pattern
Ascot Scarf Free Knitting Pattern
This easy to knit ascot scarf in garter stitch has a loop to tuck one end through so this scarf won't slide off. The scarf is knit with 3-ply fingering yarn so it isn't bulky but can be made for warmth in your choice of colours, Try fuzzy or variegated yarn for a dressy look, bright colours or pa...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:04
20. Easy Animal Pillow Free Sewing Pattern
Easy Animal Pillow Free Sewing Pattern
An animal cushion is an easy gift to make for children and they are sure to love it. The basic body and head are the same; vary the ears and tail to make many different animals besides the dog and cat shown above.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:01:08
21. Women's Plus Size Sewing Patterns
Women's Plus Size Sewing Patterns
This is a wonderful time for plus size women to sew their own clothes. Sewing pattern companies have noticed that there are real women in the world who do not look like the models on the runway. There are two things happening which are bringing about changes. The first is that runway and magazine...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:30
22. Baby Afghan shawl blanket Free Knitting Pattern
Baby Afghan shawl blanket Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a baby shawl or blanket for baby with a diamond design in the centre and wide edging. Choose a bright or pastel colour or use variegated yarn. Make the shawl in one colour and the border in a contrasting colour. Give this as a gift to a special baby. See your Baby Shawl Pattern here. Please...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:02
23. Tatted Edging Free Tatting Pattern
Tatted Edging Free Tatting Pattern
Tatted edge to make using size 30 cotton thread and a tatting shuttle. A delicate edging to use as trim on linens or clothing. Add to a plain T-shirt or blouse or edge collars and cuffs. Turn a plain skirt into a dressy skirt by adding one or two rows of edging to the hem. See your Tatted Edging ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:41
24. How to Sew a Sock Doll
How to Sew a Sock Doll
It is easy to make dolls from old socks. These cuddly fellows can be made large or small just by using different sized socks. There are so many varieties of socks to choose from; big woolly work socks, fuzzy socks, nylon socks, bright colours, pastels, stripes, geometrics. Vary the buttons to c...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:02:31
25. Elephant Stuffed Toy Free Sewing Pattern
Elephant Stuffed Toy Free Sewing Pattern
Make this elephant toy as big or as small as you want simply by enlarging or reducing the pattern sheet before you print. Try different colour schemes; gray elephant with black stitching, red saddle and eyes. See your Elephant Stuffed Toy Sewing Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:45
26. Baby Kimono Housecoat Free Sewing Pattern
Baby Kimono Housecoat Free Sewing Pattern
This is a very easy to sew pattern for a housecoat for a baby. You can easily adjust the pattern to the measurements of any baby or young child. The front has an embroidery stitch and ribbon ties; however, you can sew on decorative ribbon or appliques and snaps if you prefer. Choose warm fabrics ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:44
27. How to Make a Biscuit or Puff Quilt
How to Make a Biscuit or Puff Quilt
These quilts are so easy to make in any size. Basically, you make individual stuffed squares from cloth and sew the squares together. These quilts date back to the 19th century and were very popular in the 1970's when people discovered recycling. You can be very creative with your design. Make a...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:01:18
28. Forget-Me-Not Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Forget-Me-Not Edging Free Crochet Pattern
To be sure you remember spring, crochet this pretty and delicate Forget-Me-Not flower edging using size 30 crochet thread and a fine hook. Trim pillow cases, handkerchiefs or hems, sleeves, yokes or pockets on clothing. See your Forget-Me-Not Edging Free Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this f...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:09
29. Child's Sweater with Graph Free Knitting Pattern Sz 2
Child's Sweater with Graph Free Knitting Pattern Sz 2
Knit a pullover sweater for a toddler boy or girl in stocking stitch with ribbing at hem and sleeves, button shoulder seam. Choose a graph picture, bear, duck or bunny, for the sweater front in duplicate stitch. Size 2 years Chest 21 inches See your Child's Sweater with Graph Free Knitting Patt...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:13
30. Baby Cardigan Sweater Free Knitting Pattern
Baby Cardigan Sweater Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a matinee jacket for baby using baby yarn. The patterned skirt and sleeves are attached to a buttoned yoke with collar. Complete the sweater with crochet edging and small pearl buttons. See your Free Knit Baby Cardigan Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:44
31. Afghan Borders Patterns to Crochet
Afghan Borders Patterns to Crochet
There are many afghan patterns to knit and crochet. All require a finishing edge to help your afghan keep its shape. You can choose an edging and crochet it in the same colour as your afghan, a contrast colour or multiple colours.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:30
32. Bleeding Heart Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Bleeding Heart Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Delicate bleeding heart flowers are a sign of spring. They can be crocheted as edging trim for handkerchiefs, towels, clothing or doilies. See your Bleeding Heart Edging Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.  
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:16
33. Sew an Easy Blanket Buddy
Sew an Easy Blanket Buddy
Use a baby blanket and remnant of soft fabric to sew a blanket buddy, or a washcloth to make a bath toy. Once you have sewn the head of a doll or animal, simply sew it to a soft blanket or washcloth. Add an embroidered face and your child will have a new friend to snuggle.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:28
34. Angel Free Craft Pattern Sew or No Sew
Angel Free Craft Pattern Sew or No Sew
Make angels large or small from any type of material. Use felt, fabric, cardboard, stiff foil, or combine different materials. Make the body with cardboard, the dress from fabric, and the wings from foil. Use to decorate gifts or your tree. A wonderful project for adults and children. Sew or no s...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:20
35. Christmas Appliques or Coloring Pages Free Patterns
Christmas Appliques or Coloring Pages Free Patterns
These cute appliques can be used to make Christmas decorations. Cut sections from felt and glue or sew together. Decorate with trim or sequins, beads or sparkles. A wonderful activity for adults or children. Print the sheet for children to colour or decorate together. The appliques can be printed...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:27
36. Easy to Make Fabric Flowers Free Pattern
Easy to Make Fabric Flowers Free Pattern
Easy to make flowers; rose, daisy, violet. Simply cut out the petals and leaves from plain or printed fabric and gather to form a rose, daisy or violet. Attach to a stem of covered wire and leaves. Make large flowers or small flowers to form a nosegay.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:04:55
37. Child Swimsuit Cover Up Free Sewing Pattern
Child Swimsuit Cover Up Free Sewing Pattern
To keep your child warm when he or she comes out of the water, a towel is what everyone usually uses. A towel doesn't give freedom to move and play. An easy pull over beach cover with side ties will dry your child and protect from the sun and chilly breezes. Sew this beach cover quickly and easil...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:19
38. Lace Edging Free Knitting Pattern
Lace Edging Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a lacey edging to use on lingerie, towels, linens or clothing hems. Vary the width using different size needles and thread or yarn. The pattern forms interlocking squares. See your Leaf Edging Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:48
39. Irish Crochet Rose Motif Free Pattern
Irish Crochet Rose Motif Free Pattern
Lovely 3 inch Irish crochet motifs in a rose design with lacy leaves to use as edging on linens, clothes or accessories. Crochet with size 10 cotton thread or vary the size of the cotton thread and crochet hook to make larger or smaller motifs. See your Irish Crochet Rose Motif Pattern here.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:13
40. Child's Toque Free Knitting Pattern
Child's Toque Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a toque for a boy or girl around 8 years old, in a cable pattern with or without a pom pom. Keep your child's head warm in the cold winter. See your Child's Toque Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
41. Bunny rabbit Stuffed Toy Free Sewing Pattern
Bunny rabbit Stuffed Toy Free Sewing Pattern
Sew this cute rabbit stuffed toy holding a carrot from felt or fabric of your choice. Make the bunny large or small by printing the pattern in different sizes. Add buttons, felt or embroidery for eyes and nose. A wonderful idea for a bazaar item or give as a gift to a youngster. See your Bunny Se...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:43
42. Rooster Applique Free Crochet Pattern
Rooster Applique Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet this rooster to use as a decorative applique on linens or clothing. Not a pattern for beginners but a very detailed crochet piece. See your Rooster Applique Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:56
43. Tulip Edging & Insertion Free Filet Crochet Pattern
Tulip Edging & Insertion Free Filet Crochet Pattern
Create a spring look with this lovely filet edging and insertion in tulip design. Crocheted with delicate No. 30 cotton thread, choose your colour to edge your pillow cases and match your sheets with the floral tulip insertion. Use on towels and curtains, edging on a plain T-shirt or blouse, arou...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:19
44. Ideas for Doilies
Ideas for Doilies
A doily is a small ornamental mat or table napkin usually made of cotton or linen placed underneath a dish or bowl. Doilies are both practical and decorative. They save wood or glass surfaces from scratching and help to prevent sliding. Doilies come in all shapes and sizes, square, round, oval o...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:28
45. Rose Runner Free Filet Crochet Pattern
Rose Runner Free Filet Crochet Pattern
A lovely table runner or dresser scarf to make in filet crochet featuring mesh centre and rose at each end. You can easily vary the length of this pattern. See your Filet Crochet Rose Runner Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:56
46. Baby Sweater Jacket Free Knitting Pattern
Baby Sweater Jacket Free Knitting Pattern
Knit this sweet sweater cardigan for babies with crochet trim, four pearl buttons at the yoke, and embroidered flowers. There is no shoulder seam in this jacket. Knit with crochet edge and embroidery. Size 6 months to 1 year. See your Free Knit Baby Jacket Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pa...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:55
47. Flower Looms
Flower Looms
Flower looms are a simple way of making many different types of flowers which you can use singly or join together to to make clothes and accessories or to decorate. Looms come in many different shapes and sizes, round, square, rectangular, and can have a few or many pegs to make lacy or full flow...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:13:47
48. Large Table Doily Free Crochet & Hairpin Lace Pattern
Large Table Doily Free Crochet & Hairpin Lace Pattern
Combine roll stitch crochet and hairpin lace to create this beautiful large round doily as a centerpiece for a table. You can make this in a single colour or using two colours. You must know how to make hairpin lace in order to make this pattern. See your Large Table Doily crochet and hairpin lac...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:23
49. Flower Hot Plate Mat Free Crochet Pattern
Flower Hot Plate Mat Free Crochet Pattern
Make a hot plate mat to resemble a flower. Use different size thread and crochet hook to vary the size. Leave the many flower petals standing up or use an iron to make the flower flat. See your Flower Hot Plate Mat Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:14:16
50. Collar Free Knitting Pattern
Collar Free Knitting Pattern
This is a delicate collar easy to knit with a crocheted edge. Wear with basic black or make the collar in coloured thread and wear with white or any other colour. See your Knitted Collar Pattern here.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:04
51. Corn on the Cob Panholder Free Knitting and Crochet Pattern
Corn on the Cob Panholder Free Knitting and Crochet Pattern
If you love corn roasts; you can set the occasion by using this pan holder shaped like an ear of corn, great for holding those tongs. See your Corn on the Cob Panholder Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:13
52. Kitten Applique Free Crochet Pattern
Kitten Applique Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet these cute little kittens with embroidery floss or cotton thread in any colour you wish. Change the size by changing the size of the thread. Use as applique trims on clothing, linens or accessories. See your Kitten Applique Crochet Pattern here.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:55
53. Cutwork Rose Free Embroidery Pattern
Cutwork Rose Free Embroidery Pattern
This pattern is a simple yet beautiful floral design to practice cutwork embroidery. You may make the rose large or small as you wish. Decorate pillow cases, towels, pockets, purses, hats. Choose colours to co-ordinate; roses can be red, pink, yellow, white in different shades.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:17
54. How to Frame Doilies
How to Frame Doilies
A doily can be a beautiful addition to any home decor. If you have a very special doily that is interesting to look at or perhaps you have a doily made long ago by a relative, it can be framed and hung on your wall both to preserve it and to let others enjoy looking at it.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:01:22
55. Girl's Bolero Sweater Free Knitting Pattern 6-8 years
Girl's Bolero Sweater Free Knitting Pattern 6-8 years
Knit a pretty short-sleeved bolero sweater for a girl age 6 to 8 years old featuring a bobble band. Choose a soft angora yarn in pastels or bright colours. Wear with a dress for a special occasion or over a blouse with pants. Size 6 - 8 years To fit 26 inch chest Length from top of shoulder = 10...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:52
56. Golf Club Covers Free Knitting Pattern
Golf Club Covers Free Knitting Pattern
Easy to knit covers for golf clubs. The ribbed cuff will hold the covers firmly on the clubs. A ring at the top of each cover allows them to be hung up when not in use. Indicate the number of the club by the number of stripes in a contrasting colour on the cover. Choose any colour combination you...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:13
57. Christmas Poinsettia Potholder Free Crochet Pattern
Christmas Poinsettia Potholder Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet this lovely pan or pot holder. Make them larger or smaller. Each petal given in the instructions measures approx. 3" long x 1.25" wide. See your Poinsettia Panholder Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:30
58. Shoulder Bag Free Sewing Pattern
Shoulder Bag Free Sewing Pattern
Here is an easy to sew shoulder bag with an inner pocket with or without a zipper. The bag can be made in your choice of fabric with matching or contrast fold-over trim. Wear it over your shoulder; the purse section tucks neatly under your arm.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:59
59. Baby Beret hat Free Knitting Pattern
Baby Beret hat Free Knitting Pattern
This cute beret is knit in one piece by increasing rows and then decreasing. A baby can wear it for warmth or to dress up an outfit. Choose bright colours, pastel or variegated yarn. Add a pom pon or tassel to the top if you wish. See your Baby Beret Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:42
60. Sock Monkey Stuffed Toy Free Sewing Pattern
Sock Monkey Stuffed Toy Free Sewing Pattern
Sew a cute money stuffed toy for boys or girls from a pair of men's work socks. If possible, use a pair of brown socks with red heels, or grey socks with white heel and embroider the mouth red. One sock is used to make the legs, body and head. The second sock makes the arms, tail, hat and mouth. ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
61. Lacy Edging Free Knitting Pattern
Lacy Edging Free Knitting Pattern
A lacey scalloped edging to knit with centre reminiscent of flower petals for use on towels, sheets and pillowcases, clothing or afghans. Use fine cotton thread and needles to create a delicate edging or use larger needles and heavier yarn to edge afghans, blankets or towels. See your Lacy Edgin...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:20
62. Little Characters Soft Toys Free Sewing Pattern
Little Characters Soft Toys Free Sewing Pattern
Create cute characters from fabric remnants. The pattern can be enlarged to make them as big as you wish. Make tall or short small dolls and decorate. Add yarn hair and sequins for a lady doll or make a fabric skirt; use markers to make eyelashes. Make a cone hat or ball cap for a boy; use marke...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
63. Glass Jacket Free Crochet Pattern
Glass Jacket Free Crochet Pattern
Glass jackets serve several purposes; they protect the table surface, allow a better grip on a slippery glass surface and by using different colours allow guests to readily identify their glass. These pretty glass jackets crocheted with thread; choose white, ecru, colours or variegated thread. Cr...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:16
64. Wild Rose Doily Free Tatting Pattern
Wild Rose Doily Free Tatting Pattern
Create a lovely linen doily edged with tatted wild roses and leaves. The lower portion of each rose is composed of five heart shaped petals and the upper part has three petals. Use on a large centerpiece or a small doily. See your Wild Rose Doily Tatting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:14:16
65. Bridge Lunch Set Free Crochet Pattern
Bridge Lunch Set Free Crochet Pattern
If you or a friend belong to a bridge club, this is an easy to make lunch set with table centrepiece, placemats and napkins. Each is completed in single crochet with fringe attached and embroidered bridge symbols. The placemats and centrepiece are white with fringe in black, red or a combination ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:15
66. Kids Crafts - Finger Puppets and Theater
Kids Crafts - Finger Puppets and Theater
Children can easily make many different finger puppets using construction paper and fabric remnants. The puppet can be a person, an animal, a monster, a space person or anything else a child can imagine. Make a folding puppet theater from cardboard to put on a puppet show. Once the puppet theater...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:42
67. How to Knit Fair Isle Patterns
How to Knit Fair Isle Patterns
Fair Isle knitting, also known as Norwegian knitting, is a knit design worked in stocking stitch using different colours of yarn. Instructions are given for knitting with a sample pattern for practise. The instructions can be written but are usually given in a chart. Each square in the chart re...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:02:38
68. Create Beautiful Clothes - Add A Yoke
Create Beautiful Clothes - Add A Yoke
Yokes are commonly used on nightgowns and camisoles but are becoming more popular on tops and dresses. They are usually lacey and delicate; the prettiest part, simply because they are always seen. Whether you wear a robe, jacket or sweater on top, they usually have a V-shape.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:48
69. Pineapple Quilt Free Quilting Pattern
Pineapple Quilt Free Quilting Pattern
Lovely vintage quilting pattern for a Pineapple Quilt made from white, print and green blocks. The block is set as a cross or a star before the white A pieces are added to join them. The best way to do this, perhaps, would be to join two ends of the star by B pieces, then add an A piece. When se...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:16
70. Fringed or Animal Mittens Free Crochet Pattern
Fringed or Animal Mittens Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet these delightful mittens for children! Choose fringe mitts or animal mitts by adding a nose and button eyes. Use worsted yarn. Sizes 4 1/2 - 7. See your Crochet Mittens Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:13:47
71. Sweater for Boys and Girls Free Knitting Pattern 2-8
Sweater for Boys and Girls Free Knitting Pattern 2-8
Four Sizes 2, 4, 6, 8 Chest Sizes 21, 23, 24, 26 inches Knit a cardigan sweater for boys or girls in stocking stitch with ribbed cuffs and hem, collar and button front. Choose bright or pastel colours or a variegated yarn. The sweater pattern comes in four sizes so you can knit a new sweater whe...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:45
72. Knit or Crochet Slippers from Motifs~Granny Squares
Knit or Crochet Slippers from Motifs~Granny Squares
You can easily make a pair of slippers in any size using knit square motifs or crochet granny squares. A large square forms the bottom and sides, two small squares are attached to the bottom to reinforce, and a smaller square forms the top. Choose colours you wish and make the top in a pretty pat...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:20
73. Ladies Hat Free Knitting Pattern
Ladies Hat Free Knitting Pattern
An easy-to-knit warm hat knit on two needles with double knitting yarn in slip stitch pattern. The hat has a roll-up brim and garter stitch top. See your Knitted Hat Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:46
74. Fern Leaf Placemat Free Crochet Pattern
Fern Leaf Placemat Free Crochet Pattern
Make your summer barbecues suit the outdoors with crocheted place mats in the shape of a fern leaf. Choose one of many shades of green or try fall colours; reds, oranges, browns. Each leaf can be a different colour or a different shade of the same colour. See your Crochet Fern Leaf Placemat Patt...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:43
75. Waking / Sleeping Doll Free Sewing Pattern
Waking / Sleeping Doll Free Sewing Pattern
Small children love a soft cloth doll to play with during the day and cuddle at bedtime. This doll has two sides; one side has open eyes and wears day clothes and the other side has closed eyes and wears pajamas. The girl doll has a dress on the day side and a nightie on the night side. The boy d...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:14:17
76. Baby Booties Free Crochet Pattern
Baby Booties Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a pair of booties for baby using baby yarn in a single colour or two different colours. The bootee is crocheted with simple stitches; sc for the bottom half and scalloped dc for the cuff. Lace a cord through the cuff and tie in a bow. Attach tassels or pom poms if you wish. See your Croch...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:04
77. Duck Lawn and Garden Ornaments Free Woodworking Pattern
Duck Lawn and Garden Ornaments Free Woodworking Pattern
A Mother duck and her Ducklings walk in formation across your lawn or garden. Cut them out of plywood with a jigsaw, sand the edges smooth and paint both sides any colour you wish. Make them large or small and have as many ducklings as you wish. They can parade in a row or be scattered throughout...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:02:33
78. 50 Ways to Use Edging - Crochet Knitted Tatted
50 Ways to Use Edging - Crochet Knitted Tatted
Edgings add the finishing touch to any item you make. They serve two purposes; visual and practical. A plain project can be visually appealing by adding a beautiful edging. As well, edgings can smooth irregular edges and keep them from curling and stretching. Edgings can be made with cotton thre...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:13:49
79. Itty Bitty Bears stuffed toys Free Sewing Pattern
Itty Bitty Bears stuffed toys Free Sewing Pattern
Adorable small bears to sew from remants of fabric; use for loot bags, gift decorations, hair decorations, lapel pins, sachets, or tuck them in a lunch box. Use scraps of cloth or ribbon. See your Itty Bitty Bears Sewing Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:56:14
80. Dishcloths Free Knit & Crochet Patterns
Dishcloths Free Knit & Crochet Patterns
Dishcloths are easy to make and can be for everyday use or to wrap small gifts. Choose a colour to match or contrast with your kitchen decor. Try bright colours or pastels or a variegated colour.Two patterns are given; one to crochet and one to knit. See your Dishcloths Patterns here.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:42
81. Rose Insertion Free Filet Crochet Pattern
Rose Insertion Free Filet Crochet Pattern
Use this filet crochet insertion with roses design as an insertion for linens or crochet an edging and use alone as a decorative table mat. Repeat the design for a table runner, tablecloth or placemat. Different needle and cotton thread sizes will determine the finished size. See your Rose Inser...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
82. Table Doily Set Free Crochet Pattern
Table Doily Set Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a round placemat doily with matching glass doily in an open design with three picot edge resembling shamrocks. Choose the colours provided or use a single colour, or choose colours to match your decor. See your Table Doily Set Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:09
83. Jewel Box and Doily Free Crochet Pattern
Jewel Box and Doily Free Crochet Pattern
A very special item is this jewel box and doily. The jewel box is also crocheted and attached to the doily. Insert a small dish to keep the shape and place on the lid. See your Jewel Box and Doily Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:14:18
84. Afghan in Strips Free Knitting Pattern
Afghan in Strips Free Knitting Pattern
Easy afghan to knit in strips with sports weight yarn and join together with single crochet. Make it in your choice of two colours. One strip is checkerboard or block strip (7 inches wide) and the other strip is moss stitch (4 inches wide). See your Afghan Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy th...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
85. Rose Petal Motif Free Crochet Pattern
Rose Petal Motif Free Crochet Pattern
An easy to make motif which can be used in a variety of ways. Line and sew two together and stuff with sachet. Join together to make a beautiful baby crib cover. Lace ribbon through motifs at intervals to create an interesting afghan or use different coloured motifs and ribbons. See your Rose Pe...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:14:16
86. Round Rug Free Knitting Pattern
Round Rug Free Knitting Pattern
Make this rug as large as you wish by adding more rows. Knit strips in the same colour or different colours and sew together around the centre. See your Round Rug Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:19
87. Dainty Head Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
Dainty Head Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a light and lacy mesh head scarf which buttons at the neck. Use colours to complement or contrast with your hair colour or outfit. Carry it with out for windy days or wear for a dainty and elegant look.. See your Free Headscarf Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:46
88. More Fancy Crochet Stitches
More Fancy Crochet Stitches
More fancy crochet stitches to use in any of your crochet patterns. Illustrations and directions to show you how to crochet fancy stitches to use in any of your crochet patterns. These can be made using thread or yarn; make a swatch and proceed. Combine stitches or make an item using one stitch. ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:04
89. Girls Striped Top Free Knitting Pattern 4-7
Girls Striped Top Free Knitting Pattern 4-7
Knit a spring and summer top for a girl in a different style of turret shaped stripe. To fit 23-24 (25-26) inch chest (Age 4-5, 6-7 years) See your Girls Turret Striped Top Free Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:13:36
90. Christmas Holly Doily Free Crochet Pattern
Christmas Holly Doily Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a doily decorated with holly leaves and berries. (measures 16 1/2" from point to point). The leaves and berries are made separately so you can use them to decorate other things. See your Christmas Doily Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:46
91. Reversible Baby Bib with Sleeves Free Sewing Pattern
Reversible Baby Bib with Sleeves Free Sewing Pattern
Sew a bib for a baby or young child by enlarging the pattern to fit across the child's chest from side to side. The pattern is in one piece to make sewing fast and easy. You can make this reversible by cutting two pieces or make it one-sided. The pattern includes sleeves but these can be omitted ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:19
92. Doily in Crochet Tatting Free Pattern
Doily in Crochet Tatting Free Pattern
Crochet a doily that closely resembles tatting using very small crochet thread. To give the prettiest effect, your work must be very firm. See your Doily in Crochet Tatting pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:09
93. Baby Bib Free Crochet Pattern
Baby Bib Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a sturdy bib with picot edging for baby using string weight thread. Crochet ties or or attach purchased ribbon. Make several in different colours and attach purchased appliques or embroider a design. See your Baby Bib Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:14
94. Baby Sweater Free Knitting Pattern Sz 1-3
Baby Sweater Free Knitting Pattern Sz 1-3
Knit a pullover sweater with V-neck for baby or toddler ages 1 to 3. Easy to knit using any colour of yarn. Add an applique or embroidery at the neck or sleeve edges. See your Free Knitted Baby Sweater Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:21
95. Scalloped Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Scalloped Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet this pretty scalloped edging to use on towels, pillowcases, table runners and other linens. Decorate clothing; pockets, scarves, sleeves and hems. The size is easily adjustable by changing the thread size. Use white or ecru, or bright or pastel colours to complement or contrast. See your...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:13:37
96. Pansies Flower Basket Applique Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Pansies Flower Basket Applique Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Pretty edging with a basket of pansies for the corner, to use on hankies, towels or other linens. Crochet the basket in dc stitches and add a row of small coloured pansies at the top. The basket is edged in picots and an edging is given for handkerchiefs. See your Pansies Flower Basket Crochet E...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:19
97. Christmas Poinsettia Flower Free Crochet Pattern
Christmas Poinsettia Flower Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet Christmas Poinsettias with leaves on a wire stem and use as a floral arrangement or place individual flowers on a wrapped gift. Make the poinsettias red, pink or white and adjust the size by choosing larger or smaller crochet thread and hooks. See your Poinsettia Crochet Pattern here. Ple...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:13:44
98. Curtain Tiebacks Free Crochet Pattern
Curtain Tiebacks Free Crochet Pattern
Two colours of rick rack and matching thread are used to make this pretty tieback for your curtains. Crochet an edging around rickrack to create a pretty effect. See your Curtains Tieback Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:44
99. How to Braid or Plait Fabric and Uses
How to Braid or Plait Fabric and Uses
Braiding or Plaiting fabric is often used in rugs. It is a way of recycling old clothes or scraps of material. The braids are rolled up in a continuous circle to make a rug as large or as small as you wish. The fabric used can be one colour, a print, or many different fabrics, and can be heavy or...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:56:27
100. Rose and Leaf Motifs Free Crochet Pattern
Rose and Leaf Motifs Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet leaves inset with large and small roses, to use in making bedspreads, tablecloths, runners, placemats, or other linens. Use half roses along edges for a finished look. Crochet with cotton thread; vary the size of the thread and needle to make larger or smaller squares. See your Rose & Lea...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
101. How to Stiffen or Starch Crochet Articles
How to Stiffen or Starch Crochet Articles
Stiffening or starching is used when you have a crocheted article you wish to keep its shape. Stiffening is commonly used for angels or snowflakes, doilies and baskets. Stiffening can either be permanent if you use a glue mixture or can wash out if you use a sugar or starch method (you will have...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:23
102. Sun Hat for Baby or Child Free Sewing Pattern
Sun Hat for Baby or Child Free Sewing Pattern
You can sew a sunhat for a baby or child using one pattern piece and a ruffle. Enlarge the pattern to fit the head. Make the hat in one colour or alternate colours. The ruffle can be as wide or as narrow as you wish. Adjust the size by enlarging the pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:10
103. Stocking Cap Free Knitting Pattern Sz S M L
Stocking Cap Free Knitting Pattern Sz S M L
An easy to knit stocking cap in Sizes Small, Medium and Large knit with worsted yarn. The cap has contrasting coloured bands with ribbed cuff and a tassel. See your Stocking Cap Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:58
104. How to Make Origami Paper or Ribbon Stars
How to Make Origami Paper or Ribbon Stars
Origami is the Japanese name for the craft of folding paper into shapes which resemble 3-D objects such as birds, animals, flowers, or different shapes. Create lovely three dimensional stars from heavy paper or stiff ribbon.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:02:35
105. Christmas Tree Pot Holder Free Crochet Pattern
Christmas Tree Pot Holder Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a pot holder featuring Christmas trees. Use red or white for the holder and green for the trees, or try using white and silver or gold thread. See your Christmas Tree Pot Holder Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:20
106. Bunny Baby Bib Applique Sewing Pattern
Bunny Baby Bib Applique Sewing Pattern
This is a very easy pattern to sew a cute bib with a bunny applique for an infant, baby or toddler. The bib can be made any size you wish. Simply draw the shapes on paper the size you wish and use as a pattern. Cut out the pieces and assemble. Choose material that will not fray and can be washed ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:59
107. Baby Afghan shawl blanket Free Crochet Pattern
Baby Afghan shawl blanket Free Crochet Pattern
This is an easy shawl to crochet for baby in a pretty lacy design made with shell stitches and a scalloped edge. Choose a bright or pastel colour or use variegated yarn. Make the shawl in one colour and the border in a contrasting colour. Give this as a gift to a special baby. See your Baby Shaw...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:23
108. Baby Thumbless Mittens Free Crochet Pattern
Baby Thumbless Mittens Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet mittens without thumbs for an infant to wear this winter. These mitts are easy to crochet with baby yarn. Ribbon is woven through eyelets at the wrist and a knot stitch edging adds a pretty trim. See your Thumbless Mittens Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:35
109. How to Make String Christmas Ornaments
How to Make String Christmas Ornaments
A creative idea to decorate your home for Christmas. Christmas ball ornaments are easy to make using yarn or string wrapped around a balloon and starched or glued into shape. Use any colour of yarn; bright or pastel colours, glitter or metallic. This is a fun craft for adults and kids.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:02:32
110. Knee Warmers or Kneecaps Free Knitting Pattern
Knee Warmers or Kneecaps Free Knitting Pattern
This pattern is sized average. You can add or subtract stitches keeping them an even number. They can also be made of heavier yarn if desired. You can knit them on two needles (sew up the seam) or 4 needles. They can be knit straight or you can shape the knee.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:28
111. Hooded Scarf Free Knitting Pattern
Hooded Scarf Free Knitting Pattern
An easy-to-knit scarf with hood and tassels to keep you warm. The scarf is knit with sport yarn and can be as long or as short as you wish, in one piece, then folded leaving an opening for the hood. See your Hooded Scarf Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:28
112. Tube Scarf on Two Needles Free Knitting Pattern
Tube Scarf on Two Needles Free Knitting Pattern
Knitting a tube pattern on two needles is quite easy. This is an article showing you how it is done with yarn and needle sizes for lightweight or double knitting, plus an easy tube scarf pattern. See your Free Tube Scarf Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:56:29
113. Flower Coaster Free Crochet Pattern
Flower Coaster Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a lovely flower coaster to give as a gift set or hostess gift, or use to decorate packages. The pattern calls for size 10 crochet thread but you can vary the size of the thread. Choose any colour for the flower and add green or autumn coloured leaves. See your Flower Coaster Crochet Patt...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:41
114. Baby Sunsuit Free Knitting Pattern
Baby Sunsuit Free Knitting Pattern
An easy to knit sun suit pattern for toddlers made with soft two-ply yarn. Cotton is a preferred choice as baby's skin can be sensitive. Add appliques, choose bright or pastel colours. See your Free Baby Sunsuit Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:14:16
115. Northern Lights Motif Free Crochet Pattern
Northern Lights Motif Free Crochet Pattern
Motifs, also called medallions or squares, are a wonderful way to crochet. You can make them one at a time, carry your work with you easily, and when you have made enough, you crochet or sew them together to create whatever you wish in any size you wish. Make a tablecloth, runner, placemat or doi...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
116. Evening Clutch Bag in Shell Stitch Crochet Free Pattern
Evening Clutch Bag in Shell Stitch Crochet Free Pattern
Match your evening bag to your outfit. Crochet an envelope style clutch in delicate shell stitch design with crochet cotton, line in a matching colour and sew in a 9" zipper. Dress it up with a fancy button or rhinestone. A lovely gift for someone going to the prom, a wedding, or an evening out. ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
117. Ottoman hassock Free Sewing Pattern
Ottoman hassock Free Sewing Pattern
Sew a hassock or ottoman to use as a footstool or as a seat for a child. Make it in all one colour, or alternate colours; use neutral colours or bright colours. Cut pattern pieces, sew together and stuff. Add a plain or covered button at the top.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:59
118. Baby Shoulderette Shawl Poncho Free Crochet Pattern
Baby Shoulderette Shawl Poncho Free Crochet Pattern
This baby shoulderette is perfect for baby girls to wear over a pretty dress or boys and girls to wear over a shirt as a poncho style sweater. Make it in pretty pastels or use bright colours. Similar to a shawl, it folds over the arms and ties with bows. See your Baby Shoulderette Pattern here. ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:21
119. Christmas Poinsettia Sewing or No Sew Free Pattern
Christmas Poinsettia Sewing or No Sew Free Pattern
An easy Poinsettia pattern to cut from fabric or felt and assemble by sewing or using craft glue. Wonderful for adults or children to decorate gifts and other items. See your Poinsettia Sew or No Sew Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:23
120. Ladies Vest Free Crochet Pattern 32-37
Ladies Vest Free Crochet Pattern 32-37
Crochet a vest for ladies in open mesh design, with front tie. Wear the vest as an accessory for a blouse or sweater. Crochet it long or short; you can easily adjust the length to suit your wardrobe. See your Ladies Vest Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:57
121. Ladies Hat with Brim Free Crochet Pattern
Ladies Hat with Brim Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a hat with open mesh and solid brim. Wear as a summer hat or line for winter wear. Crochet further rounds to make the brim larger if you wish a sunhat. See your Hat with Brim Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:10
122. Decorative Cup and Saucer Free Crochet Pattern
Decorative Cup and Saucer Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a cup and saucer decoration to hold flowers, nuts, candy. Decorate your home, use as bazaar item, or give as a gift. Crochet with shell stitch from cotton thread in any colour and decorate with flowers. See your Decorative Cup and Saucer Crochet Pattern here.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:12
123. Baby Bib Free Knitting Pattern
Baby Bib Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a special bib for any baby as a gift or a bazaar item. Choose a knit or crocheted edging. The bib ties with ribbon through beading. This is an easy to knit bib in ridging for durability with pretty edging. See your Baby Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:13:36
124. 2 Needle Mitts for Children Free Knitting Pattern
2 Needle Mitts for Children Free Knitting Pattern
Mitts can be knit on circular needles or on two needles; which you choose is a personal preference. Mittens usually have a ribbed cuff to keep them snug. The hand can be knit in stocking stitch or in a pattern. Children can never have enough mittens. This pattern has sizes for ages 2 to 12 years ...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:44
125. Ladies Blouse Free Knitting Pattern
Ladies Blouse Free Knitting Pattern
For summer days, this is a lovely blouse to knit with drawstring top, light, sexy cool. The blouse is knit in a stripe pattern with scoop neck and short sleeves. You may vary the length when you knot. Size 14, 16, 18 Bust: 36, 38, 40 inches See your Free Knit Blouse Pattern here.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:27
126. Ladies Bobble Hat Free Crochet Pattern
Ladies Bobble Hat Free Crochet Pattern
Get ready for colder weather with a pretty hat for ladies. This hat is crocheted in a pattern stitch with brim and ribbon woven through the base of the crown. See your Bobble Hat Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:14:18
127. Earmuffs Free Crochet Pattern
Earmuffs Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a pair of earmuffs in a cluster pattern with adjustable size. You may crochet ties for the earmuffs or sew the earmuff band to a headband. See your Earmuffs Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:19
128. Clutch Purse Free Crochet Pattern
Clutch Purse Free Crochet Pattern
Clutch bag in easy crochet with 10" zipper and cuff, crocheted from worsted yarn. Choose pastels or bright colours or use variegated yarn to match different outfits. See your Crochet Clutch Bag Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:42
129. Bonnet for a Girl Free Easy Sewing Pattern
Bonnet for a Girl Free Easy Sewing Pattern
Sew a bonnet for a young girl to keep her warm in winter or shaded in summer. Use warm non ravelling material such as fleece or cool summer fabric in plain colour or a pattern. This is a very easy pattern to sew. The measurements are given for a bonnet approximately 2 years old. To change the siz...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:11
130. Leaf Edging Free Knitting Pattern
Leaf Edging Free Knitting Pattern
Lovely leaf shaped edging to knit, approximately one inch wide, to use on linens. Knit in green or variegated green or autumn colours. Add as an edging to place mats and hapking for your deck table. See your Knit Leaf Edging Free Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:11
131. Fancy Crochet Stitches
Fancy Crochet Stitches
Illustrations and directions to show you how to crochet fancy stitches to use in any of your crochet patterns. These can be made using thread or yarn; make a swatch and proceed. Combine stitches or make an item using one stitch. Crochet blankets, pockets, even fashions. See More Fancy Crochet St...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:24
132. Holly Wreath Brooch Free Christmas Crochet Pattern
Holly Wreath Brooch Free Christmas Crochet Pattern
Crochet a 2 1/2 inch lapel pin in the shape of a wreath decorated with French knot holly berries to accent your outfit or place on gifts. This is a very easy pattern so you can easily make several to use in place of gift bows. See your Holly Wreath Brooch Christmas Crochet Pattern here. Please en...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:30
133. How to Sew a Beanbag or Small Stuffed Toy
How to Sew a Beanbag or Small Stuffed Toy
Children love small toys to play with, collect or carry with them in their backpacks or pockets. You can easily create many different types; animals, people, toys in any fabric whether plain or coloured. Cut, stuff with beans or polyfil, sew and add faces and detailing with embroidery or fabric p...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:04:39
134. Bear Baby Quilt Free Pattern
Bear Baby Quilt Free Pattern
Make a quilt for baby nursery in your choice of colours featuring a baby bear wearing a sleeper. You can make the template and paint the bear blocks or make appliques from felt or other non-fray material. See your Bear Baby Quilt Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:56:00
135. Baby Booties Free Knitting Pattern
Baby Booties Free Knitting Pattern
Knit these adorable bootees for babies with an arrowhead pattern cuff. Use soft fingering yarn when knitting to keep baby's feet warm. See your Knitted Bootee with Arrowhead Cuff here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:16
136. Trendy Fashion Socks Free Knitting Pattern
Trendy Fashion Socks Free Knitting Pattern
Socks are in! Now they are called Fashion Socks. Wear them with dresses and heels or jeans and sneakers. Men, women and children have all discovered this wonderful new accessory. Choose a pattern, decide on your yarn; bright, pastels, fuzzy, and create an eyecatching accessory for your wardrobe....
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:58
137. How to Rug Hooking and Design Your Own Pattern
How to Rug Hooking and Design Your Own Pattern
Rug hooking is a relaxing craft which can easily be done while talking to other people or just listening to the TV or radio. There are a wide variety of kits available which are comprised of a coloured picture stamped onto fabric with large holes, a colour chart, rug hook and pre-cut yarn. You si...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:01:22
138. Ruffles and Roses Filet Crochet Pillow Free Pattern
Ruffles and Roses Filet Crochet Pillow Free Pattern
Brighten up an empty chair with this lovely filet crochet cushion with ruffled edging. Each corner of the pillow is decorated with a rose. Use white or coloured cotton thread on contrasting fabric. 20" square (excluding ruffle) See your Crochet Ruffles Roses Pillow Pattern here. Please enjoy thi...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:19
139. Lantern Bag purse Free Crochet Pattern
Lantern Bag purse Free Crochet Pattern
A handy tote bag to crochet for the beach or shopping, Crochet with heavy rug yarn for sturdiness in a pretty star stitch pattern. The bag closes with a drawstring cord. See your Crochet Lantern Purse Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:09
140. Beginner Belt Free Crochet Pattern
Beginner Belt Free Crochet Pattern
A very easy belt to crochet for the beginner. The belt can be made wider by adding stitches in odd numbers and the length is adjustable. Use metallic thread for a dressy look, bright colours, pastels, white or ecru to complement your wardrobe. Add a purchased belt buckle in plain or fancy design ...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:56
141. How to Sew an Easy Pet Bed for a Dog or Cat
How to Sew an Easy Pet Bed for a Dog or Cat
You can make a comfy pillow bed for your dog or cat using fabric ends and a zipper. The bed is lightweight, easy to move around, easy to wash and has a permanent cover and a removeable cover to wash. This is my dog, Scully, sleeping on her bed in the sun on my deck. Scully is very old, 13, and n...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:02:32
142. Ringing Bells Christmas Crochet Edging Free Pattern
Ringing Bells Christmas Crochet Edging Free Pattern
Crochet bells in a row to be used as edging for Christmas. Using different sizes crochet hooks gives you bells edging 1 3/4" to 2 1/2" wide. See your Ringing Bells Edging Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:59
143. Hardanger Embroidery
Hardanger Embroidery
My home growing up was with filled with Hardanger embroidery. When I was older, I realized what a treasure these linens were and I now carefully store and display them for special occasions only. My grandmother was from Norway and despite emigrating to a new country and helping run a fishing camp...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:23
144. How to Sew Baby Blocks
How to Sew Baby Blocks
You can easily sew blocks for babies or young children. Choose sturdy fabric in different colours. Keep in mind that babies put everything in their mouth so the fabric should be not be fluffy and should be prewashed and colour safe. Baby skin is very sensitive so a sturdy cotton material would wo...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:06
145. Tatted Lapel Pin or Hair Accessory Tatting Pattern
Tatted Lapel Pin or Hair Accessory Tatting Pattern
A lovely ornament of flowers and leaves to make as a brooch, hair ornament, or decoration for purses, pockets and accessories. The flowers and leaves can be arranged in different ways. See your Tatted Brooch Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:05:25
146. Kids Crafts - Petal and Leaf Pictures
Kids Crafts - Petal and Leaf Pictures
Children enjoy crafts at any time. Combine an outing with crafts and your child can make lovely pictures using leaves, petals and imagination. Suggest animals, houses, scenes or even people and your child will create a lovely picture.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:01:08
147. Poodle Slippers Free Crochet Pattern
Poodle Slippers Free Crochet Pattern
These slippers are so cute and easy to crochet with worsted yarn. Decorate with felt, sequins and beads. Size to suit your foot. Leave off the pom pom and they can be any dog you wish! See your Crochet Poodle Slippers Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:45
148. Headband Free Crochet Pattern
Headband Free Crochet Pattern
Quick and easy to crochet with worsted yarn, this headband will keep your ears warm. Tuck it in a pocket or purse in case the wind picks up. Choose your colour and make several. See your Crochet Headband Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:20
149. How to Sew a Roly Poly Baby Toy
How to Sew a Roly Poly Baby Toy
Your baby will love a colourful roly poly toy. You can sew a cover over a ball or stuff it with batting. Place jingle bells inside. Choose sturdy fabric in different colours. Keep in mind that babies put everything in their mouth so the fabric should be not be fluffy and should be prewashed and c...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:12:38
150. Handkerchief Edging Free Knitting Pattern
Handkerchief Edging Free Knitting Pattern
A fine lacey edging for a linen handkerchief to knit with some crochet. Wear with a dress or suit or give as a gift; a perfect accessory for a bride. See your Handkerchief Edging Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:11
151. Christmas Snowman - Kids Crafts
Christmas Snowman - Kids Crafts
This is a soft, adorable snowman easy to make from a tin can and bag of cotton balls. He can be large or small depending on the size of can you wish to use. He will sit on a table, floor, or under the tree. This is a project for children and a parent. The children make the snowman, the parent wil...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:56:19
152. Vest in 4 Designs Free Knitting Pattern
Vest in 4 Designs Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a pullover vest with V-neck in your choice of four patterns; Checkered Rib, Check Stripe, Moss and Cable Stripe of Vandyke Stripe. See your Vest in 4 Designs Free Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:24
153. Christmas Mice Decorations Free Crochet Pattern
Christmas Mice Decorations Free Crochet Pattern
Create three mice to use as Christmas decorations. The mice are padded with stuffing, embroidered, and trimmed with sequins or beads. Each mouse measures approx. 5 inches tall. See your Christmas Mice Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern. This pattern is in PDF format and requires...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:01:17
154. How to Make Legwarmers
How to Make Legwarmers
Leg warmers are a fashion accessory and also have a practical use. Originally, they were worn by dancers and athletes to prevent their legs from cramping after exercise. In the 1980s, the movies Fame and Flashdance introduced leg warmers as a fashion and at the same time aerobics became popular. ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:02:35
155. Apple String or Yarn Holder Free Knitting Crochet Pattern
Apple String or Yarn Holder Free Knitting Crochet Pattern
Make this cute apple shaped string holder to hang in your kitchen. Make it larger or longer and use it as a yarn holder. Simple to knit in garter stitch; make as a gift or as bazaar item. See your Apple String or Yarn Holder Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:14:16
156. Pheasant Hunt Free Embroidery Patterns
Pheasant Hunt Free Embroidery Patterns
Embroider a pheasant, pointing dog and horse for a hunter. Decorate towels, pockets, collars, tote bags or other hunting accessories. Make a picture, frame it and hang it in the hunting cabin. Choose colours of your choice. Pheasants can be brown black or white, or can be very colourful depending...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:15
157. Kids Crafts - Cotton Ball Lamb
Kids Crafts - Cotton Ball Lamb
This cute lamb is an easy craft for young children to make using white cotton balls or purchased pom poms. Make your lamb large or small as you wish; simply cut a larger or smaller cardboard shape. The child can use a variety of sizes of pom poms or cut cotton balls to size. The lamb can be white...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:06
158. Round Lacey Motif Free Crochet Pattern
Round Lacey Motif Free Crochet Pattern
This round lacey motif is made of blocks and picots. The large circular medallions are joined and a small fill-in motif inserted. These can be used to make a tablecloth, bedspread, runner, or chair set. Use smaller size thread for runners or chair sets and heavier cotton thread to make bedspreads...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:23:29
159. Liberty Tree Shell Motif Free Crochet Pattern
Liberty Tree Shell Motif Free Crochet Pattern
This is an intricate lacy motif to crochet with instructions to make a tablecloth. The same motif can be used to make placemats, table runner, coasters, or bedspreads. The beauty of wood will show through the lacey design, or lay it over a coloured cloth. See your Liberty Tree Shell Motif Crochet...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:22
160. Diamond Doily Free Crochet Pattern
Diamond Doily Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a pretty lacy 15 inch doily with a diamond pattern worked in shell stitch around mesh, using size 30 cotton thread. See your Diamond Doily Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:19
161. Ladies Head Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
Ladies Head Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a head scarf for women in lacy knot stitch. Drape over your head or shoulders to add an elegant look to your coat, jacket or sweater, or wear as a head scarf to protect your hair from windy days.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:06:21
162. Gift Card or Invitation Envelope Free Sewing Pattern
Gift Card or Invitation Envelope Free Sewing Pattern
Give a personalized envelope holding a special invitation or gift of money. Use plain or printed fabric to suit the occasion. The envelope is sewn together over a cardboard insert. If you wish, you may embroider a name on the front, write in thin marker pen or attach a small tag by thread to the ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:59
163. Placemat in Two Colors Free Knitting Pattern
Placemat in Two Colors Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a set of placemats in a pretty pattern with string weight thread in two colours or choose multi coloured yarn. Use as table linens or as bedside or TV table covers. See your Knitted Placemat Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:56
164. Kids Crafts - Have a Craft Bag
Kids Crafts - Have a Craft Bag
Children love crafts. They have wonderful imaginations. Most stores sell kits for children to assemble crafts. These, however, all have pictures of the finished product and, of course, children expect to produce a finished craft similar to what is shown on the box. This can be very frustrating as...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:13:36
165. Wrap Sweater Vest Free Knitting Pattern
Wrap Sweater Vest Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a wrap sleeveless sweater vest for men or women with 4-ply fingering yarn in stocking stitch. in two sizes to fit 36-38 (39-41) inch chest. The vest is a pull-on sweater which crosses over at the front and has a ribbed band. See your Wrap Sweater Vest Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy thi...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:14
166. Make an Easy Hair Accessory Ornament
Make an Easy Hair Accessory Ornament
Make a glitter hair ornament using ribbon and sequins. Folded pieces of ribbon are decorated with sequins and glued to the back of a hair comb. Longer ribbons could be used as hair extensions. Try braiding ribbon or using a variety of lengths.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:01:19
167. Double Irish Chain Quilt Free Pattern
Double Irish Chain Quilt Free Pattern
Make this popular Double Irish Chain Quilt by piecing appliqued shamrocks, hearts and bows to quilt squares. Colour is used for the shamrock and squares appliqued to a plain block. Bows and scallops makes a pretty border. See your Double Irish Chain Quilt Pattern here. Please enjoy this free patt...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:02:38
168. Ideas for Potholders
Ideas for Potholders
Potholders were popular in the 1940's and there are many vintage crochet books with patterns for these. They could be made with or without a thumb and were meant to protect your hand when holding a pot handle. The patterns came in many different colours and shapes and were crocheted with cotton t...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:14:24
169. Heart Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Heart Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Small delicate hearts crocheted in white thread with red outline can be used as handkerchief edging or be creative and attach to collars, lapels, pockets. Glue to the Valentine's Day cards or gifts. Vary the size by using larger thread and crochet hook. See your Heart Edging Crochet Pattern here...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:59
170. Bunny and Rooster Egg Cosies Free Crochet Pattern
Bunny and Rooster Egg Cosies Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet these cute rooster and bunny egg warmers. Use for everyday, Easter, or give as gifts. These are so cute for birthday loot bags. See your Crochet Egg Warmers Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:13
171. Baby Soaker & Detachable Bib Free Knitting Pattern
Baby Soaker & Detachable Bib Free Knitting Pattern
Knit set for an infant with soakers and detachable bib to wear as a play suit or a sun suit. Woven ribbon or other trim woven is optional. See your Baby Soaker & Detachable Bib Free Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:42
172. Flower Spray Free Embroidery Pattern
Flower Spray Free Embroidery Pattern
Embroider a delicate spray of different types of flowers on a leafy stem. Decorate handkerchiefs, tablecloths, runners, or other linens, or on pockets, collars, scarves or other items of clothing. Vary the size of the pattern when printing and trace the pattern with either a transfer pen or by ho...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:21
173. Daisy motif Luncheon Set Free Crochet Pattern
Daisy motif Luncheon Set Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet this motif which resembles a daisy to use in place mats, bedspreads, tablecloths or assemble the motifs to make a tote bag, or use single motifs to dress up pockets or as clothing edging. Make it any colour using any size thread and hook. See your Daisy Luncheon Set Crochet Pattern here....
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:24:18
174. Kids Crafts - Valentine Heart Basket
Kids Crafts - Valentine Heart Basket
Children will enjoy making decorative baskets for Valentine's Day in the shape of a heart and fill it with paper heart flowers or candies. Recycle used envelopes of any colour or plain white. Let children use their imagination to decorate.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:14:42
175. Kids Crafts - Fruit and Candy People Party Favors
Kids Crafts - Fruit and Candy People Party Favors
Children love to eat any food they have made themselves. Combine fruit and candy to create characters. All that is needed is a piece of fruit, thin craft sticks and a few candies. Have an assortment ready for a child's birthday party. This fellow is made from an apple, marshmallows, gumdrops, sma...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:02:24
176. Kids Crafts - Easy Finger Puppets
Kids Crafts - Easy Finger Puppets
Children can use their imagination to create finger puppets using a cardboard roll decorated with scrap fabric and felt. The size of the puppet can be adjusted by making a roll small enough to fit on one or two fingers, or large enough to fit on a child's hand. Make puppets to resemble animals, p...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:45
177. Kids Crafts - Bottle Top Pins or Buttons
Kids Crafts - Bottle Top Pins or Buttons
Recycle bottle caps by making pins for use as brooches or buttons. Decorate with items from a child's Craft Bag to be pretty, flashy or make a statement. Your child can draw, paint or glue on a picture of him or herself, a friend, pet, favourite sport or hobby, logo, initials, a name. Use sequins...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:01:09
178. Hanger Covers Free Crochet Pattern
Hanger Covers Free Crochet Pattern
Hanger covers are pretty and also very practical. They keep clothes from slipping off the hangers. Place spaghetti straps on your clothes between the popcorn stitches at each end of these covers to keep them in place on the hanger. See your Hanger Cover Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this fr...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:23
179. Ladies Belt Free Crochet Pattern
Ladies Belt Free Crochet Pattern
Use decorative thread or straw yarn to crochet this lovely accessory. Wear it with pants, skirts, dresses. Choose a colour to match your outfit. Make this belt wide or narrow by changing your hook or thread size. See your Crochet Belt Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:59
180. Tulips flowers Free Sewing Pattern
Tulips flowers Free Sewing Pattern
Cute small tulips to sew from cloth remnants. Each flower is made by folding a rectangle of fabric and inserting a button inside. You can place them in a pot or use them to decorate. See your Tulips Sewing Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:13:38
181. Add Edging to a Plain Camisole
Add Edging to a Plain Camisole
Camisoles can be made from different fabrics, silky or cotton for warmth. They can be worn under a V-neck top or under a lacy see-through top. If you purchase a plain camisole, or sew a simple camisole, you can add your own home made lace to create a unique expensive camisole.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:46
182. Easy to Make Spice Braid Free Craft Pattern
Easy to Make Spice Braid Free Craft Pattern
Make an attractive spice braid to hang in your kitchen for a delightful smell of home baking. Choose red, green and white for Christmas or use three colours to complement or contrast with your kitchen colours. The spice bags and cinnamon sticks are tied to the braid so they can easily be refreshe...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:14
183. Rose Motif Free Crochet Pattern
Rose Motif Free Crochet Pattern
Make this lovely rose motif to decorate handkerchiefs, pockets, purses, linens. Adjust the thread and needle size to make a large or very small motif. Choose your colours. See your Rose Motif Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:21:22
184. Lacey Placemat in 4 Colors Free Crochet Pattern
Lacey Placemat in 4 Colors Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a lacey place mat in four colours. Choose colours to suit the occasion, fall colours, pastels for spring, bright colours for summer, or holiday colours. See your Lacey Placemat Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:12:09
185. Movie Star Look Alikes in Patterns
Movie Star Look Alikes in Patterns
When I scan pictures of vintage books, very often I see models that remind me of movie stars from days gone by. Sometimes the look or pose of the model makes me think of someone immediately. Other times, I keep going back for another look as I can't quite figure out who it reminds me of.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:22:05
186. Lacey Stole Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a stole in a pretty lacey pattern to wear for day or evening. Use bright or pastel colours or basic black or white. Wear it around your shoulders back to front or front to back or drape one side over your shoulder. See your Lacey Stole Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Thu, 02 Aug 2012 14:55:43
187. Kids Crafts - Oriental Fish Kite
Children love kite flying when the wind blows. A wonderful way for children to have fun and get exercise. Kites can be purchased but it is much more satisfying for a child to fly a kite that he or she has made.
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:12:28
188. Snowball Motif Free Crochet Pattern
A versatile lacy motif reminiscent of a snowball which could be used to make a buffet set, bedspread, tablecloth, table runner, or chair set. Vary the size of the hook and thread to make larger or heavier motifs. See your Snowball Motif Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Mon, 04 Feb 2013 13:02:30
189. Large and Small Points and Picots Doily Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a large and small doily to decorate your home. The design features centre points separated by lacy design, and edged with picots. These can be used as doilies or placemat settings for your table. See your Large & Small Points & Picots Doily Crochet Pattern here.
arts-and-design - Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:51:05
190. Pouch Clutch Bag purse Free Crochet Pattern
A handy purse to crochet in ribbing with a cuff, using worsted weight yarn. Choose a colour to match your outfit or jacket, or neutral colours to go with any outfit. Use for shopping, office or in the evening as a clutch bag. Decorate with embroidery or appliques or use metallic yarn. See your P...
arts-and-design - Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:27:57
191. Karens Variety Craft Patterns Store
Welcome to KarensVariety.comEnjoy shopping and browse a large selection of patterns and pattern books, both new and vintage. Choose patterns which are mailed to you or patterns which are downloaded instantly in PDF format. The selection changes regularly so please sign up for the monthly Newslett...
arts-and-design - Tue, 24 Apr 2012 12:27:33
192. Rug, Afghan or Runner Free Knitting Pattern
This pattern will make a rug using rug yarn, or an afghan using worsted yarn. Make it all one colour or use different colours. It can be made wider or longer. The border gives a checkerboard effect. If you wish, you can make the entire article in the checkerboard pattern. Fringe may be added if y...
arts-and-design - Sun, 15 Apr 2012 21:45:22
193. Choose clothes for a Baby Layette
Choose clothes for a Baby Layette
A layette is a set of baby clothes required by a newborn baby. The layette can be a matching set, or assembled from separate baby items. Many people love the opportunity to knit or crochet a layette and certainly, new mothers love to receive them.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:13:49
194. Sizing Knitting Patterns
When choosing a knitting pattern, we tend to look first at the picture, just as we look at clothes on the rack in a store. We have a fairly good idea of what will be flattering and what we simply can not wear or do not like. Just as in a store, we can be surprised when we try on our choice and se...
arts-and-design - Sat, 14 Apr 2012 17:06:29
195. Types of Rugs to Craft
Throw or scatter rugs are lovely on floors or carpeting. They pick up the colors of your curtains or furniture and tie your room together. They save wear on tear on carpets and floors when placed on high traffic areas. Making rugs can be a fun and rewarding craft or a highly skilled art. Rug pat...
arts-and-design - Fri, 13 Apr 2012 23:34:40
196. Placemat Doily & Coaster Free Crochet Pattern
Placemat Doily & Coaster Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a delicate doily or place mat with a ring of flowers around the centre. A matching coaster doily complete this luncheon set for a table place setting. Set on your wooden table or over a contrast coloured tablecloth.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:13:19
197. Understanding Gauge or Tension in Knitting and Crochet
Knitting and crochet patterns include instructions for checking tension before proceeding. The tension will determine the final fit and look of the items you knit or crochet. If you check your tension before you begin, you can be sure that when you are finished, you will have the measurements you...
arts-and-design - Fri, 13 Apr 2012 03:24:17
198. Baby Sweater Bonnet Booties Free Knitting Pattern
Baby Sweater Bonnet Booties Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a cute set for baby with sweater jacket, bonnet and booties, in a pattern stitch. The sweater has four small pearl buttons at the yoke. The bonnet has a fold back brim and the bonnet and bootees have ribbon ties. Use different needle sizes to make this outfit for Size 6 months and 1 year.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:12
199. Garden Motif for Afghan Free Crochet Pattern
Using three colours of knitting worsted yarn; black, green and rose, or other colours you choose, you can crochet this lovely motif. Use it to make an afghan or lap rug. If you prefer, make it with cotton thread for table linens.See your Free Garden Motif Pattern here. Please enjoy this free patt...
arts-and-design - Fri, 13 Apr 2012 02:03:28
200. Easy to Knit or Crochet Headband, Wrist band, Choker Necklace or Belt Free Pattern
You can easily knit or crochet a headband, wrist band, choker necklace or belt with elastic thread and insertion patterns. There are many different edging and insertion pattern to choose from; lacy or filled-in, in many popular and easy crochet stitches.
arts-and-design - Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:05:16
201. Curtain Tiebacks - Styles
Dress up a plain curtain with tie backs. Match the curtain fabric or add an interesting contrast colour. Tiebacks are traditionally made from a wide or narrow band of fabric. To add interest, add ruffles to the tieback band, make a triangular ruffled tieback, place flowers on the band or shape a ...
arts-and-design - Mon, 09 Apr 2012 12:48:21
202. Aprons Pretty & Practical Fashion
Aprons were very fashionable in the past. Perhaps they should make a comeback. It is interesting that our modern clothing uses the layered look; kids and adults alike wear shirts over shirts. Yet, this is quite the opposite of how clothing used to be worn; women wore aprons to protect their dress...
arts-and-design - Wed, 04 Apr 2012 00:43:25
203. Afghan Types and Styles - What You Need to Know
If you are new to knitting or crochet, you might find all the talk about afghans confusing, there is a huge assortment of different kinds to choose from and yet, they are one of the first things everyone wants to make. The purpose of this article is simply to help sort out and identify the variou...
arts-and-design - Wed, 04 Apr 2012 00:39:18
204. Make Barbie Doll Clothes from Crochet Motifs
Most people who crochet have made doilies, motifs, edgings or insertions at some time. If you can make these, you can easily convert them into beautiful clothes for a Barbie doll. The wonderful thing about crochet is that you can easily change the size by using smaller thread or a smaller hook. I...
arts-and-design - Wed, 18 Apr 2012 22:05:16
205. Make a Christmas Tree Decoration
Instead of a wreath on your door at Christmas, make a small Christmas tree to hang. This decoration will add a unique look to your home; you may decorate to match the colour of your home exterior, and string small lights if you wish.
arts-and-design - Sat, 03 Nov 2012 14:52:16
206. How to Make Knit or Crochet Boots
The newest fashion trend in footwear is knit or crochet boots. Given the diversity of yarns, textures and styles available, these boots are stylish and comfortable. These boots are knit or crocheted uppers attached to moccasin or sturdier soles. Some are in leg warmer style set on heels or regul...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:33:41
207. How to Make Easy Small Stepping Stones for Garden Edging
I am an avid gardener and needed some inexpensive garden edging that was flat so the lawnmower could easily drive over it and therefore not require a lot of weed whacking. This is the method I now use. It is relatively inexpensive, durable, can be made quickly, and can be made in batches as you r...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:30:00
208. How to Sew on Appliques
How to Sew on Appliques
Appliques are a fun and sometimes necessary way to decorate clothing. Team logos or names are added to sports clothing, pictures are created by piecing together pieces of fabric, or geometric designs are placed on plain clothes to create a unique look.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:02:36
209. How to Make Earrings from Buttons
I was recently given a "bucket of buttons" which had been saved over the years. There was a large selection of large and small buttons with holes and shanks, ornate and plain, metal and plastic. I decided to make earrings from some of the prettiest buttons. I have shown a few of the earrings in t...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:29:18
210. How to Knit Invisible Stitches - Grafting
Have you ever worn a sweater or worse yet, a pair of socks with a seam that rubs and irritates. By a simple knitting method called grafting, you can avoid this and have seams that are invisible and comfortable. Simply put, by using a blunt tapestry needle and matching yarn, you can make stitches ...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:02:02
211. How to Crochet Covered Buttons
Beautiful buttons can turn an ordinary garment into a unique fashion item. Often, when you purchase a blouse, the buttons are quite ordinary. You can remove the buttons and cover them with crochet thread to match or complement the colour, and reattach them.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 19:55:31
212. Shell Stitch Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
Shell Stitch Scarf Free Crochet Pattern
An easy to crochet scarf for men or women in a shell stitch pattern with fringe, using 4-ply worsted weight yarn. The scarf measures 11" wide x 14" long. See your Shell Stitch Scarf Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:04:48
213. Ideas for Recycling Jeans Pockets
When pants or jeans are worn out, remove the pockets with a stitch ripper and recycle them in a number of imaginative ways. Use large pockets from adult clothes and smaller pockets from children's clothes.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 18:47:41
214. Hand Knit and Crochet Purses
It is possible to be your own designer and create a purse that is a compliment to your style and colours. By making your own purse, you don't have to settle for a colour or design that is not quite what you want but close enough.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 13:08:02
215. Girls Pullover Top Knitting Pattern Sz 2
Knit a light pullover sweater top for a girl with double stripe pattern on the front and back, and ribbed hem. The round neck and short sleeves are finished with a crocheted picot edging. There are four small buttons on each shoulder.
arts-and-design - Wed, 14 May 2014 16:15:11
216. Herringbone Lace Stole Free Knitting Pattern
A very easy to knit stole in a pretty lacey herringbone pattern. Attach fringe or if you prefer, add a knit or crocheted edging. For a special effect, add beads or sequins. Molana yarn is a mohair/wool blend so it will provide warmth and looks beautiful for evening wear.
arts-and-design - Wed, 14 May 2014 14:36:10
217. Flower Charts Filet Crochet Cross Stitch Embroidery Free Patterns
A rose, a five-petal flower and tulips to filet crochet, cross stitch or embroider. Use them to decorate linens such as towels, curtains, sheets and pillow cases, or embellish your clothing with edging, on pockets, aprons or dresses.
arts-and-design - Thu, 04 Apr 2013 12:21:05
218. Daisy Slides Trim Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet daisy flowers and thread ribbon through the centre. Use them to decorate clothing, belts, hair bands, hems or on linens. If you wrap a package, add a special touch with a crocheted daisy on the package ribbon. See your Daisy Slides pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:15:20
219. Bunny Hot Plate Mat Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet this cute pot holder or hot plate mat decorated with bunnies for Easter or to decorate your kitchen in a country theme. Vary the size of crochet thread to make the potholder or mat larger or smaller. See your Bunny Hot Plate Mat Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 14:30:23
220. Placemat with Flowers Free Crochet Pattern
This is a pretty placemat crocheted with cotton thread and decorated with flowers and leaves crocheted with embroidery floss. Use the flower and leaf pattern to decorate other linens; pillow cases, tablecloths, runners and towels, or decorate clothing hems, lapels, pants legs. Decorate accessorie...
arts-and-design - Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:47:30
221. Christmas Decorations Free Craft Patterns
These easy to make small decorations can be used in many imaginative ways. Rather than adding bows to gifts, add small decorations. Add a piece of thread and hang from the tree, cabinet knobs or shade pulls. Pin to a lapel or pocket.See your Christmas Decorations Pattern here. Please enjoy this f...
arts-and-design - Sat, 03 Nov 2012 14:45:13
222. Sparkling Angel Foil Doll Christmas Craft Pattern
This lovely angel is made from foil, cardboard roll, pipe cleaner and different items for the head. The body is assembled and the dress, sleeves, halo and wings are made from tin foil. The doll can be made large or small depending on the height of the tube used (paper towel tube for large doll, t...
arts-and-design - Sat, 03 Nov 2012 14:42:26
223. Christmas Tree Table Runner Filet Crochet Free Pattern
Crochet a table runner, tablecloth insertion or chair back featuring Christmas trees. Make it a solid colour or use white crochet thread with green trees and edging.See your Christmas Tree Runner Filet Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Sat, 03 Nov 2012 14:35:12
224. Angora Slippers Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a pair of slip-on slippers in soft angora yarn. An elastic strap around the heel will keep them from slipping off when you walk. Knit in two colours of pastel yarn to match any outfit. Easily adjust the length to fit a pair of purchased slipper soles.See your Angora Slippers Free Knitting Pa...
arts-and-design - Thu, 02 Aug 2012 14:22:02
225. Design a Crochet Motif
You can design your own motif by following a few basic rules. There are so many wonderful crochet stitches which used to create a unique motif; picots, scallops, clusters, popcorn stitches and many more. You will need to practice and experiment but the final motif will be your creation. Decide h...
arts-and-design - Tue, 10 Apr 2012 11:04:40
226. How to Make a Topsy-Turvy Doll
Topsy-Turvy dolls have two faces so there are two different dolls in one. They are actually made of the top half of two dolls joined together at the waist. Each dolls wears a long dress so that when the head of one doll is showing, the other half is covered by a long skirt. To play with the secon...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:19:05
227. How to Make a Dream Catcher
Dream catchers were used by Native American Indians to catch bad dreams sent by spirits. They are to be hung in a bedroom above the window or door. Their design is basic; knots tied around the centre of a ring to create a spider web effect. Decorations are added to create the look the designer wi...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:16:55
228. Child's Helmet Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a warm helmet for a young boy or girl, with a cable stitch around the hat brim. The style covers the forehead, ears and back of the neck for cold days. The buttoned chin strap helps to keep the neck warm and the hat from sliding off. Add a pom pon if you wish.
arts-and-design - Wed, 14 May 2014 16:20:25
229. Bluebell Flower Sachet Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a dainty sachet resembling a bluebell flower using a small amount of crochet thread and narrow satin ribbon. Vary the size by using larger or smaller thread and hook size. Use white for the centre and blue ribbon or use all blue or variegated blue colours. Make several in different colour...
arts-and-design - Wed, 14 May 2014 15:53:59
230. Ladies Patterned Blouse Free Knitting Pattern 32-36
A pretty pullover top with short sleeves to knit for women in a pattern stitch with ribbing at waist and sleeve edges. Fingering yarn is available in many colours and textures. This top can easily be made for evening wear or casual wear over jeans or office wear under a suit jacket.
arts-and-design - Wed, 14 May 2014 15:48:10
231. Cap with Popcorn Edge Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet this cap for casual wear, or an evening out or for a wedding. Use plain coloured yarn, or metallic or frosted yarn for a dressy look. The size is adjustable and the cap ties in back so can be worn tightly tied or loose.
arts-and-design - Wed, 14 May 2014 15:31:47
232. Carnation Flower Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a lovely carnation flower to wear as a lapel pin, or as a decoration for gifts, purses or clothing accessories. You can vary the size by using larger size thread and crochet hook. Make these flowers using cotton crochet thread or a softer thread; choose bright or pastel colours or variega...
arts-and-design - Wed, 14 May 2014 15:18:39
233. Girl's Bonnet Hat Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a lovely bonnet with a brim for a toddler girl to wear on special occasions or everyday. Use bright colours, pastels or variegated yarn to march her coat or sweater. The bonnet is knit using worsted weight yarn in pattern and stocking stitch with stocking stitch brim and ribbed band.
arts-and-design - Wed, 14 May 2014 14:40:58
234. Tatted Motif and Crochet Edging Free Pattern
Medallions made with tatting shuttle can be used separately or finished with chains of crochet and joined to create edging. The size is easily adjustable by changing the thread size. Various colour combinations are possible; white, ecru or variegated thread an be used, or alternate the motif colo...
arts-and-design - Wed, 14 May 2014 14:37:13
235. Girl's Bonnet Hat Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a bonnet style hat for girls in sizes 4 and 6. The hat has a turnback with pattern knit in and a buttoned chin strap. Knit the hat in three pieces, back, side piece and turn back. See your Girl's Hat Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:45:17
236. Reversible Baby Blanket Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a baby blanket in that is lightweight and warm, in a solid pattern stitch with edge. The blanket is knit in two different coloured sections and sewn together so that it is reversible. Repeat the pattern to make the blanket larger if you wish and use as car blanket or afghan. See your Revers...
arts-and-design - Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:17:29
237. Baby Sweater Jacket Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a sweater jacket for baby with stocking stitch yoke and lacy hem and sleeves. Weave ribbon through beading at the neck and waist. See your Free Knit Baby Sweater Jacket Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:16:13
238. Rose Cushion Free Embroidery Pattern
Embroider a pretty rose in shades of red, pink or yellow to decorate a cushion in your home. Make your roses as large or as small as you wish to decorate any size pillow. Use these roses to decorate linens, clothing or accessories. Embroider a single rose on a napkin corner, or a row of roses on ...
arts-and-design - Wed, 03 Apr 2013 12:30:01
239. Parrot to Embroider or Paint Free Pattern
Create a colourful parrot to decorate clothing, towels, handkerchiefs or other linens. Enlarge or reduce the pattern to any size you wish to use. The parrot may be embroidered, appliqued, stenciled or painted. Choose the colours suggested or colour the parrot in colours you choose. Enlarge or re...
arts-and-design - Wed, 03 Apr 2013 12:15:44
240. Kids Crafts using Nuts
A fun and imaginative craft for children. Provide nuts and empty nut shells and other assorted craft accessories. Give them an idea or two and let their imaginations do the rest. You can make suggestions to get them started but children are very creative and will make many original crafts.
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:13:18
241. Ribbon Laced Edging Free Crochet Pattern
An easy to crochet edging designed to lace a ribbon through. Attach to linens or clothing hems for a pretty and delicate effect. See your Ribbon Laced Edging Crochet Pattern here. This pattern was taken from Quick Tricks book containing this and many more patterns.
arts-and-design - Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:54:41
242. Lacy Leaf Doily Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a lovely doily featuring leaves for any season by varying your colour. White for winter, lime green for spring, darker green for summer or fall colours for autumn. See your Lacy Leaf Doily Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:50:33
243. Shell Stitch Afghan Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet an afghan in one piece with shell stitch using worsted weight yarn, in a main colour with three complementary colours. The afghan measures 51" x 70" without fringe. See your Shell Stitch Afghan Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Sun, 03 Feb 2013 22:30:18
244. Ladies Hat Free Knitting Crochet Pattern
Combine knitting and crochet for a warm ladies hat made with double knitting yarn in alternating striped with brim. The body of the hat is knit and the top and brim are crocheted. See your Free Ladies Hat Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:22:23
245. Girls Lapel Pin brooch Free Felt Craft Sewing Pattern
Make cute novelty pins to use as party favours, bazaar items, or just to delight someone. Make the pins out of felt and sew a small safety pin at the back to fasten. Be creative and try different petals and colours. See your Felt Lapel Pin Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:17:33
246. Santa Claus Doll Free Sewing Craft Pattern
This Santa doll may be sewn from fabric or cut out from felt or cardboard. The pieces may be sewn together or glued together. Use him as a child's toy or to decorate Christmas gift packages. Add bells or sequins to decorate his fur.
arts-and-design - Sat, 03 Nov 2012 14:59:18
247. Handbag Purse Free Knitting Pattern
A tote bag with stripes at top and bottom with side pocket. The opposite side of the bag can be the same or knit in the patterned stripes. See your Handbag Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Thu, 02 Aug 2012 14:49:07
248. How to Knit Duplicate Stitch
Whether you knit a sweater, socks, handbag, toy or any other item, you can personalize it or decorate it with duplicate stitch. You don't have to be an experienced knitter to accomplish this. Duplicate Stitch simply means covering existing stitches with a different coloured yarn to create a pict...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:00:08
249. Heart Motif Free Tatting Pattern
A ring of hearts form an open circle in the centre of each motif. These delicate tatted motifs can be used to make a tablecloth, runner, doily or placemats. Lay over pink or red tablecloth or set on cloth to make a stuffed pincushion, or join several for a cushion cover. See your Heart Motif Tat...
arts-and-design - Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:11:01
250. Tatted Hair Barrette Free Tatting Pattern
Cover a piece of leather with lacy tatting to create a pretty barrette for your hair. Use different colours for leather and thread to create different looks. Give as gifts or make a variety for bazaars or craft fairs. See your Hair Barrette Tatting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:08:54
251. Lace & Crochet Edging Free Pattern
Create a different look with edging. Insert purchased lace between rows of crocheting; use one colour thread or variegated thread. Lovely for handkerchiefs, napkins or other linens with a hemstitched edge.See your Lace & Crochet Edging Pattern here.Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 23:17:30
252. Rick Rack Braid Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Make your own rick-rack braid to use as an edging on clothes and linens; use one colour thread, variegated thread, or two different colours. Add a picot edge for sewing if you wish.See your Rick Rack Braid Crochet Pattern here.Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 23:03:13
253. Medallion Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet delicate edging joining round motifs with clusters and picots. Vary the size of the thread to make the medallions larger if you wish. See your Medallion Edging Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 18:18:17
254. Kids Crafts - Wishing Well Planter
Make a planter using a coffee can decorated with bark, string, stones, pieces of tile, or other items. The planter can be transformed into a wishing well planter by adding dowels and pieces of plywood. Wash and dry a large or small coffee can. Cover the can with plaster or paris or glue dependin...
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:16:33
255. Kids Crafts - Silhouette Portraits, Shadow Plays
Before cameras, people immortalized themselves with silhouette portraits. They are easy to do and quite fascinating for children. Children love to dress up and play pretend. Even older children love to put on skits. Children can put on a very realistic skit by using shadows.
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:15:37
256. Kids Crafts - Shadow Boxes
Children can display their treasures or collections in shadow boxes made from household items. Shadow boxes are frames with wide sides so they can contain three dimensional items rather than pictures.
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:15:01
257. Kids Crafts - Party Favor Baking Cup Dolls
These cute dolls can be used as party favours or an activity to pass a rainy day. They are made from coloured baking cups, pipe cleaners, and small ice cream wooden spoons or flat suckers. This is an easy craft for girls to make. Let the birthday girl make the party favours or have each girl make...
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:13:56
258. Kids Crafts - Leaf and Flower Headband
Girls love to make pretty things to wear. This headband is a wonderful craft which will give your child some time outdoors and allow her to make a pretty headband to wear. Collect leaves from trees with their stems. Choose long rectangular shaped leaves which are fresh as you do not want them to ...
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:11:13
259. Kids Crafts - Easter Baskets
Children can easily make their own Easter baskets and decorate them using crafts and their imagination. Empty household containers can be transformed into pretty baskets using children's crayons and pants, and odds and ends of fabric, lace, etc.
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:08:12
260. Kids Crafts - Clown Toy Holder Pattern
This cute clown can be made as large or as small as you wish. It is easy to make from felt and can be used to hold small toys or other treasures. It can hang on a door handle or coat hook. The face can be as shown or your child can be creative and make a face that pleases him or her.
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:06:51
261. Kids Crafts - Circle Flowers Pattern
Children can create a garden of different coloured flowers using construction paper, felt or fabric remnants or plain paper which they decorate with crayons, felt pens, glitter or sequins. Glue the flowers to a sheet of paper for a picture, use wire stems and stand the flowers in sand for a 3-D e...
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:06:15
262. Kids Crafts - A Child's Special Book
An easy and fun way to let your child discover and think about what he or she likes and dreams about in life is to have your child make a book. This can be an art project that will be fun, creative and give your child something to show others and be proud at having achieved.
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:04:41
263. Window Shade Pull Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a lacy motif around a bone ring to create a pretty pull cord for window shade or blinds. Easy to make using crochet thread. Match the colour to your shades or use variegated or contrast colour. See your Window Shade Pull Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Sun, 03 Feb 2013 22:30:41
264. Loop Stitch Rug Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a loop stitch rug edged with half circles and tufts, and small flowers with small pon pom centres. Make in three colours or use one colour to match your decor. A lovely rug to decorate a bedroom, kitchen or bathroom. See your Loop Stitch Rug Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free p...
arts-and-design - Sun, 03 Feb 2013 22:19:16
265. Roses Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Roses Edging Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet roses in a scalloped edge to decorate your pillow cases or towels in your favourite colour; red, pink yellow or salmon, with green leaves, using No. 30 crochet cotton. See your Roses Edging Crochet Pattern here.
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:11:19
266. Shell Stitch Stole Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a stole in a pretty lacey shell stitch pattern to wear for day or evening. Use bright or pastel colours or basic black or white. Wear it around your shoulders back to front or front to back or drape one side over your shoulder. See your Shell Stitch Stole Crochet Pattern here. Please enj...
arts-and-design - Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:29:22
267. Ladies Vest Free Crochet Pattern Sz M
Crochet this sleeveless waist length vest for women using lace weight yarn, with scoop neck and front buttons, in a pretty pattern. See your Ladies Vest Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Sat, 02 Feb 2013 15:25:11
268. Men's Vest 37-44 Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a pullover V-neck vest for men in a striped pattern stitch with ribbed hem, neck and armhole edges. Wear under a suit jacket or over a shirt for casual wear. To fit 37-38/39-40/41-42/43-44 inch chest See your Men's Vest Free Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:33:32
269. Ruffled Doily Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a delicate doily with wide ruffles in a mesh design to displace an arrangement of flowers or decoration. Place on your dining room table as a centrepiece or on an end table to display a lamp. See your Ruffled Doily Crochet Pattern here.
arts-and-design - Thu, 03 Jan 2013 10:26:14
270. Tea Cozy Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a tea cozy for your kitchen or give as a gift. The cosy is knit in stripes of two colours with frill top. Choose dark and light neutral colours or choose colours to complement your kitchen decor or tea set. See your Tea Cozy Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Sun, 02 Dec 2012 12:11:00
271. Create with Knit Patchwork Motifs Free Knitting Pattern
Knit motifs and assemble to create a rug or tree skirt, ladies top or skirt. Assemble the motifs into hexagons of one colour or different colours to make the rug or tree skirt. Use one colour or many colours to make a skirt with zig zag pattern and hem. An easy pullover top with ties at the neck...
arts-and-design - Sun, 02 Dec 2012 12:09:16
272. Hanger Covers Free Knitting Pattern
Hanger covers are pretty and also very practical. They keep clothes from slipping off the hangers. Knit covers for wooden or padded hangers or lay a layer of batting on the finished cover before wrapping around a wire hanger. See your Free Hanger Cover Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this fr...
arts-and-design - Sun, 02 Dec 2012 12:06:59
273. Decorative Cushion pillow Free Knitting Pattern
A very easy cushion to knit in two coloured squares. Trim with cord sewn to seam. Sew on small coloured pom pons and embroider stems or sew small lengths of yarn. Choose colours you wish; autumn colours as shown, pastels for a girl's room, bright colours or a youngster. See your Decorative Cushi...
arts-and-design - Sun, 02 Dec 2012 12:04:59
274. Christmas Stocking Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a stocking to hang at Christmas. Choose colours you wish. Decorate with appliques or embroidery. Use glitter glue to write names or embroider. You can make the stocking as long as you wish to hold many presents.See your Christmas Stocking Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Sat, 03 Nov 2012 14:55:12
275. Christmas Tree Ornaments Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet an angel, pineapple, bird and butterfly to hang on the tree or use to decorate. I make these with silver thread and use as coasters. Try different colours or sparkle thread.See your Christmas Trims Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Sat, 03 Nov 2012 14:36:14
276. Ladies V-Neck Vest Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a hip length vest for women with deep V-neck and five button closure. The vest is knit in stocking stitch with ribbed edging. See your V-Neck Vest Free Knitting Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Fri, 02 Nov 2012 18:16:57
277. Puppy Dog Purse, Pillow or Pajama Bag Craft Pattern
Use this pattern to make a puppy dog large or small purse, pillow or pajama bag for a child. Print the pattern large or small to make the size you wish. Use felt or fabric, glue or sew together. Decorate with beads and sequins or felt eyes. An easy project for children without sewing or for an ad...
arts-and-design - Thu, 04 Oct 2012 15:00:17
278. Sleeveless Print Blouse Free Knitting Pattern
A pretty sleeveless blouse in three sizes, with a small repeated geometric pattern knit from a chart. The blouse is fitted at the waist and has a collar, front buttons and hook and eye at the neck. The blouse is edged in single crochet and has a ribbon facing. Sizes 12, 14, 16 See your Free Blo...
arts-and-design - Thu, 02 Aug 2012 15:04:04
279. Lace Yoke Sleeveless Top Free Knitting Pattern 33-37
Knit a sleeveless top with cap sleeves and a lacy yoke in 3-ply fingering yarn, for summer or to wear under a suit. The body of the top is knit in stocking stitch and the yoke is a lacy pattern. Knit in contrasting colours or all in one colour. To fit 33-34 (36-37) inch bust. Length from top of ...
arts-and-design - Thu, 02 Aug 2012 15:03:02
280. Ladies Sweater Top Free Knitting Pattern 33-38
Knit a short sleeve sweater top with cable down the front extending from ribbed V-neck, with waist and arm bands in ribbing. Wear alone as a top over a skirt or pants, or under a jacket. To fit 33-34 (35-36) (37-38) inch bust Length from top of shoulders 20 (21) (21) inches Sleeve seam 3 1/2 inc...
arts-and-design - Thu, 02 Aug 2012 15:01:28
281. Cap Sleeve Blouse with Collar Free Knitting Pattern 33-38
A pullover top with cap sleeves and collar to knit for women in three sizes, in stocking stitch with twisted ribbing at waist and moss stitch collar. The blouse is knit with 3-ply fingering yarn and is suitable to wear with a skirt, jeans or a suit. Choose a plain or variegated yarn in bright or...
arts-and-design - Thu, 02 Aug 2012 14:30:36
282. Crochet Patchwork Squares Free Pattern
Crochet squares made of two triangles in two different colours. Use a set of squares each with two colours or several squares of two different colours. Arrange the completed squares to form a patchwork design. Use the designs below or create your own design. Use the squares and half squares to m...
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Jun 2012 12:23:09
283. Knitted Insertion Free Knitting Pattern
Knit a delicate insertion with eyelets in the centre forming a flower shape. The insertion can be made with cotton thread or yarn. Vary the size by using different size yarn and needles. Choose a colour to contrast or complement your decor. Like edgings, insertions can be used in many different w...
arts-and-design - Fri, 04 May 2012 13:05:03
284. Knit or Crochet a Curtain Using Insertion Patterns
Create a unique look for your home by knitting or crocheting window curtains. You can easily choose from a large variety of patterns by joining insertions. Choose a very lacy look with straight or picot edges or a more filled-in look. Insertion patterns are available in knitting and crochet patte...
arts-and-design - Tue, 24 Apr 2012 12:04:57
285. Lace Knitting Stitches
Lacy stitches to use in any of your knitting patterns. Choose a lacey pattern to knit afghans, pillows, purses and other accessories. Line with a contrast fabric for a beautiful effect. Each instruction sets out the number of stitches to create the pattern so you can determine how many stitches i...
arts-and-design - Thu, 19 Apr 2012 17:36:13
286. Lacy Net Weaving - Flexible Plastic Canvas
Lacy Net Weaving is similar to plastic canvas but netting is flexible so it can be used to make clothing and accessories. This is a wonderful beginner craft for adults and children alike. Use a needle and yarn or thread to weave on mesh net material. Weave a zig zag, plaid or other pattern or us...
arts-and-design - Thu, 19 Apr 2012 16:51:32
287. Learn How to Knit Reference Guide
The best way to learn to knit is to have someone sitting with you to demonstrate as you learn. However, in reality you have to practice until your knitting becomes automatic and your stitches are even. This is when a reference guide can be most helpful; one with illustrations and written instruct...
arts-and-design - Thu, 19 Apr 2012 16:42:19
288. Macrame Basics
Macrame was very popular in the 1960s and 1970s and has now become popular again. It is often described as Decorative Knotting. Different items are made using a variety of knots made from lengths of cord which can be made of jute, hemp, cotton, leather or synthetic blends.
arts-and-design - Wed, 18 Apr 2012 22:09:57
289. Make Your Own Appliques
You can decorate plain clothing using appliques you make yourself. Clothing with logos or appliques usually cost more. If you purchase plain clothing and decorate yourself with appliques, you not only save money but you can personalize the article of clothing by choosing pictures, fabric and colo...
arts-and-design - Wed, 18 Apr 2012 22:02:39
290. Make Your Own Fashion Hats
Hats have become fashionable once again. A hat is a wonderful accessory for any outfit which can be worn with casual jeans or a dressy suit. The styles vary from wraps to berets to large sun hats, some are classic and some are bizarre. Whichever style you prefer, hats have long been unappreciated...
arts-and-design - Wed, 18 Apr 2012 22:00:44
291. Personal Measurement Chart
When choosing a pattern, whether it is for sewing, knitting or crochet, it is always necessary to know your measurements so that you choose the correct size. One of the best ways of doing this is to have a chart of your personal measurements with you so that you can compare your measurements with...
arts-and-design - Mon, 16 Apr 2012 23:14:38
292. Sew a Gift or Shopping Tote Bag Free Pattern
Gift bags are an easy way to wrap a present and they can be recycled. It can be difficult to find the right size and design for the occasion and they can be expensive. You can easily sew your own shopping or gift bag.
arts-and-design - Sat, 14 Apr 2012 17:11:36
293. Starburst Christmas Decoration Kids Paper Crafts
This is a variation on making origami paper snowflakes. Using any coloured wrapping paper, adults or children can make a Christmas decoration in a starburst shape. By making cuts in the paper folds, you can make a very intricate, unique pattern in each. Vary the size to make ornaments by halving ...
arts-and-design - Sat, 14 Apr 2012 16:56:32
294. The Value of Clotheslines
People are realizing that clotheslines are necessary due to rising energy costs and our attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Dryers are the largest energy consuming appliance after your fridge and stove. Subdivisions are being pressured to change their rules to allow people to use clothe...
arts-and-design - Fri, 13 Apr 2012 23:39:53
295. Tiny Woven Bells Free Craft Pattern
Weave small bells and use them to trim baby clothes, gift packages, or accessories. Accent mittens, hats and lapels. Use to decorate Christmas gifts and ornaments. The bells are made by weaving yarn over and under using your finger tip as a a guide for the shape.
arts-and-design - Fri, 13 Apr 2012 23:38:57
296. Fancy Ribbing Knitting Stitches
Illustrations and directions to show you how to knit fancy ribbing stitches to use in any of your knitting patterns. These can be made using any size yarn; make a swatch and proceed. Combine stitches or make an item using one stitch. Crochet blankets, pockets, even fashions.
arts-and-design - Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:49:09
297. Fabric Grain in Sewing
When you sew a new garment, you must prepare the fabric before you lay out and cut the pattern pieces. If you do not take the little extra bit of time to do this, you may find that your finished garment does not hang properly. It may ride up, pull and twist when you wear it. You can iron it, tug ...
arts-and-design - Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:41:12
298. Environmentally Friendly Gift Wrapping
We have all hear the expression "save a tree". Tons of trees are cut each year to produce wrapping paper which is used for such a brief time and then sent to the landfill. How easy it is to save those trees with a little imagination and creativity.
arts-and-design - Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:11:31
299. Embroidered Monograms
Monograms can be used to personalize accessories, linens and clothing. Add monograms to a collar, lapel or pocket. Add to towels and pillow case edges. They have a practical use to identify your belongings but also add a sophisticated look. This is a short diagram showing you how it can be easy. ...
arts-and-design - Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:10:40
300. Ebooks, Epatterns, Explained
If you are not familiar with Ebooks and Epatterns, this article will explain the basics to you, what they are and how they work. Ebooks and Epatterns are the same books and patterns that you can buy printed on paper and have mailed to you but they are sent to you over the internet.
arts-and-design - Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:08:36
301. Easy Faux Smocking on Ribbing
Smocking may be worked on any garment with a ribbed background by pulling together the knit ribs on the right side. Use matching or contrasting colour yarn; try a different texture yarn or metallic. Use smocking on baby outfits, ribbed sweaters or skirt waists for women and girls.
arts-and-design - Thu, 12 Apr 2012 00:02:31
302. Doll Brooch Pin for a Girl Free Crochet Pattern
Crochet a cute brooch or lapel pin for a girl using a small party favor type doll wearing a crocheted dress, panties and bonnet. See your Doll Brooch Crochet Pattern here. Please enjoy this free pattern.
arts-and-design - Tue, 10 Apr 2012 11:08:22
303. Cute Bug Brooch or Decoration Free Craft Pattern
Make a brooch or decoration for a child resembling a cute bug with wings. Print the pattern large or small to make the size you wish. Use pipe cleaners for the body, bead for the head, and felt or stiff, non-fraying fabric for wings. Decorate with sequins or glitter. An easy project for kids craf...
arts-and-design - Mon, 09 Apr 2012 12:50:48
304. Crochet Decorator Fabric for Home Decor
You can crochet decorator fabric in textures, styles and colours you choose to decorate your home. Recover your favourite ottoman, make chair pads, lampshades, cushion covers, place mats, bath mats, or a cover for your daybed.
arts-and-design - Mon, 09 Apr 2012 12:45:29
305. Craft Patterns Newsletter
KarensVariety.com Newsletter is published monthly with Free Patterns and Articles. Receive weekly letter with the newest listings. Enter the monthly Contest. If you love all types of crafts; knitting, crochet, sewing, needlework, or something different and interesting, you will find pattern and p...
arts-and-design - Mon, 09 Apr 2012 12:44:05
306. Craft Patterns Contest
FREE PATTERN REPRODUCTIONS Every Month, we are giving away a gift certificate worth $50.00 U.S. which you can redeem for PDF reproductions of antique and vintage patterns and pattern books. There is a large selection to choose from; whether you enjoy knitting, crocheting, tatting, or sewing, you...
arts-and-design - Mon, 09 Apr 2012 12:43:28
307. Chair Sets Practical and Decorative
Chair sets are eye catching. When you enter a room, you notice furniture and pictures immediately; what strikes you as unique about a room when you enter are the decorative items you do not expect to see. People browse with their eyes taking in unusual lamps, pictures or decorative objects.
arts-and-design - Mon, 09 Apr 2012 12:21:39
308. Baby Girl's Valentine Apron Free Crochet Pattern
A little girl will look very cute wearing a dressy heart apron, a perfect accessory for her Valentine's Day wardrobe. Wear it over a dress or pants. This cute apron has a skirt with heart bib, shoulder straps and belt. It is crocheted with lacey knot stitch.Size 1 year (waist 19 1/2 inches)See yo...
arts-and-design - Sat, 07 Apr 2012 00:23:31
309. 3 Dimensional Star Origami Pattern
Make origami stars to decorate at Christmas or to use as decorations for parties or table settings. The stars can be cut to lay flat or made to have a three-dimensional effect. Choose any type of paper or cardboard that can be folded and cut. The size of the star can be large or small as you wish.
arts-and-design - Wed, 04 Apr 2012 00:33:32
310. Baby Sweater & Bonnet Free Crochet Pattern Sz 1 & 2
Crochet a baby sweater in pattern stitch with border in a complementary pattern. The sweater buttons up the side and high around the neck and has a matching bonnet. The sweater is crocheted and the borders are made in afghan stitch. Size 1 and 2 See your Baby Outfit Pattern here. Please enjoy th...
arts-and-design - Thu, 26 Jan 2012 17:16:49
311. How to Tie a Tailored Bow
Make a gift special by adding a hand made bow. The bow you create can reflect the gift or the person receiving the gift. A tailored or layered bow will suit an office gift or a special man; butterfly bow is perfect for the gardener or a person who loves the outdoors; pom pom or puffy bow for larg...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:53:08
312. How to Tie a Puffy Bow
Make a gift special by adding a hand made bow. The bow you create can reflect the gift or the person receiving the gift. A tailored or layered bow will suit an office gift or a special man; butterfly bow is perfect for the gardener or a person who loves the outdoors; pom pom or puffy bow for larg...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:52:28
313. How to Tie a Pom Pom Bow
Make a gift special by adding a hand made bow. The bow you create can reflect the gift or the person receiving the gift. A tailored or layered bow will suit an office gift or a special man; butterfly bow is perfect for the gardener or a person who loves the outdoors; pom pom or puffy bow for larg...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:51:41
314. How to Tie a Poinsettia Bow
Make a gift special by adding a hand made bow. The bow you create can reflect the gift or the person receiving the gift. A tailored or layered bow will suit an office gift or a special man; butterfly bow is perfect for the gardener or a person who loves the outdoors; pom pom or puffy bow for larg...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:50:58
315. How to Tie a Layered Bow
Make a gift special by adding a hand made bow. The bow you create can reflect the gift or the person receiving the gift. A tailored or layered bow will suit an office gift or a special man; butterfly bow is perfect for the gardener or a person who loves the outdoors; pom pom or puffy bow for larg...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:50:06
316. How to Tie a Figure Eight Bow
Make a gift special by adding a hand made bow. The bow you create can reflect the gift or the person receiving the gift. A tailored or layered bow will suit an office gift or a special man; butterfly bow is perfect for the gardener or a person who loves the outdoors; pom pom or puffy bow for larg...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:49:20
317. How to Tie a Butterfly Bow
Make a gift special by adding a hand made bow. The bow you create can reflect the gift or the person receiving the gift. A tailored or layered bow will suit an office gift or a special man; butterfly bow is perfect for the gardener or a person who loves the outdoors; pom pom or puffy bow for larg...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:48:35
318. How to Sew Lace
Add lace to linens, clothes and accessories for a delicate and elegant look. Lace can be raised and gathered or lay flat. Use lace as an edging, add as an insertion, or lay over fabric. Choose colours that match your fabric or a contrast colour. Look closely at the design on the lace as it can b...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:45:34
319. How to Sell at Bazaars, Markets, Garage Sales
This is the season for bazaars, markets, and garage sales. You can sell your handmade items at any of these events. Some are held outside and some are held inside. Some allow you to sell your items without a charge and some require you to rent a space. Watch the newspaper for upcoming events and...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:39:22
320. How to Make Outdoor Tin Can Lights
This is a wonderful recycling idea which can create beautiful lighting in your garden, deck or on your table by using tin cans. Make one or several to sit on a table, hang on your deck, or line a path.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:36:02
321. How to Make Flower Petals an Easy Way
You can easily make petals from fabric remnants without sewing each individual petal. By folding fabric remnants and using a basting thread, you can assemble petals of different sizes to make a number of items; purse, cushion cover, and more.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:30:47
322. How to Make a Ribbon Rose
Make a flower doll to use as table settings for special occasions, hostess gift, Mother's Day gift, or any time you wish to please someone special. The dolls are easy to make using fresh or silk flowers. Different flower types and colour combinations will make unique dolls. Ribbon roses are quit...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:18:19
323. How to Make a Flower Doll
Make a flower doll to use as table settings for special occasions, hostess gift, Mother's Day gift, or any time you wish to please someone special. The dolls are easy to make using fresh or silk flowers. Different flower types and colour combinations will make unique dolls.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:17:39
324. How to Line Knitted or Crocheted Garments
Adding a lining to a knit or crocheted garment will help it keep its shape, add warmth, and prolong the life of the garment. This is especially true of heavy garments or yarn that is stretchy. Most knitting and crochet patterns do not give instructions for making a lining. You can cut, sew and at...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:02:53
325. How to Finish Knitted Garments
When you knit clothing, you make sections and then must be assemble or make up the finished article from the knit pieces. This involves blocking, sewing the sections together and adding facings or zippers. It is important to assemble the knit pieces properly. Without adding finishing touches, you...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 19:58:38
326. How to do Swedish Weaving Huck Embroidery
Huck Weaving or Huck Embroidery or Huck Darning is also known as Swedish Weaving. The thread is woven under the top threads (called Floats) of the material and does not go through to the other side of the material.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 19:57:45
327. How to Crochet Granny Square motifs
Granny squares are simple to crochet and can be made using different sizes of yarn or cotton thread. Use a single colour, variegated yarn or many different colours. See a pattern to crochet Granny Squares motif here.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 19:56:16
328. How to Crochet
Crochet is easy to learn with practice. All crochet designs are variations of a few basic crochet stitches. Once you learn the basic stitches, you can begin making doilies, bedspread, tablecloths, clothing accessories and much more. The word "crochet" is a French word meaning "hook". All that is...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 19:54:39
329. How to Afghan Stitch
Afghan stitch, also known as Tunisian crochet, creates a grid-like pattern which makes it ideal for cross stitch embroidery. It resembles knitting but is actually made of crochet stitches. You can create beautiful pictures or designs on your completed article by embroidering a charted design.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 19:49:20
330. How to Block Knitting or Crochet Items
When you knit, crochet or even sew an article of clothing, blocking is the final touch. If you have ever completed an item and thought that it didn't look quite as good as you thought it should, it probably needs shaping to give it that professional look. As you make your item, it will stretch an...
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 19:48:46
331. Marshmallow Bunny Craft Pattern
Delight a child with cute marshmallow bunnies as a treat or add to a cup of hot chocolate and watch him melt. Use white or coloured marshmallows.
arts-and-design - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 23:12:01
332. How to Make Cords Fringe Pompons Tassels
The finishing touch to many clothes or accessories often include twisted cords, fringe, pom poms or tassels. These are easy to make and can be in a similar or contrasting colour. The size and fullness of each depends on the type of yarn used.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:21:16
333. How to Make a Bookcase Dollhouse
You can turn a bookcase into a lovely dollhouse for Barbie or other smaller dolls. Making furniture for the doll house can be fun and easy if you think recycling. Search through drawers and think twice before throwing out any containers or other material.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 20:16:12
334. How to Crochet Slinky Coils for Accessories or Dolls
Coils are easy to crochet and can be used to make many different accessories and toys. Remember those cute toy dolls with arms and legs like springs.
arts-and-design - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 19:57:02

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