12 DIY Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorials

Show some homemade holiday cheer this year with these 12 DIY Christmas stocking sewing tutorials! There are stockings to hang and fill, and smaller ones to decorate your home! #diystocking #stockingtutorial

One of the most beloved holiday traditions is the Christmas stocking. Kids love waking up early on December 25th to discover what is waiting inside their stocking, and adults often remember those moments, as well as their childhood stocking, fondly. Make your loved ones’ future …

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DIY Felted Wool Sweater Stocking Pattern with Embroidery

Sew this DIY felted wool sweater stocking pattern with embroidered snowflakes. These beautiful handmade stockings can be sewn by hand or machine! #diystocking #stockingpattern

Where I live in Italy, Santa doesn’t leave gifts in a stocking on Christmas Eve, but a friendly old witch does during the night before Epiphany (January 6). So I decided to create a pattern for a general winter-themed stocking, instead of a Christmas one. …

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How to Make a Vampire Cape with a Stand Up Collar

Learn how to make a vampire cape with a stand up collar! This easy cloak tutorial is made to size, so it’s perfect for any age or any size. The rigid collar with a decorative button makes it look Dracula-authentic and the circle cape swirls around for super swingy fun! A perfect DIY costume for Halloween! #diycostume #halloweencostumetutorial #halloweencostumediy

I love a good cape for Halloween. They’re so fun to swing around in and they can be used for loads of different costumes. But this year we decided to go for a Dracula look, requiring a rigid collar. So today I’m going to show …

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Easy Jack O Lantern Softie Tutorial – Great for Kids!

This easy Jack O Lantern softie tutorial is quick and easy to sew by hand, and a perfect Halloween craft project for kids who are just learning to sew! #halloweencraftforkids #halloweenkidcraft

I’m really excited to share this brand new Halloween craft for kids because this easy Jack O Lantern softie tutorial was created by a kid: my daughter, Sofia! Sofia had been sewing project after project from the Sewing School box set* (these books are AMAZING!) …

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Easy Cat Neck Pillow Pattern for Kids and Adults

Years ago I created a cat neck pillow pattern for my children, and it was a huge success. Today I’m sharing with you my updated version of the pattern and tutorial, along with a video tutorial! This cat neck pillow pattern is based on my …

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DIY Neck Pillow Template PDF Download + Tutorial

Kids love sewing and it’s easy with this neck pillow template pdf download! The free sewing pattern includes two sizes + carry strap, and is a fantastic and easy project for kids to sew by hand! Everyone loves travel neck pillows, and now you can make a customized one! #diypillows #neckpillowpattern #diyneckpillow #diytravelpillow

Guys, it’s once again Sew a Softie Month, and I’m so excited! Every year Trixi from Coloured Buttons organizes a month-long extravaganza during which sewing bloggers publish tutorials for stuffed projects that kids can sew. How amazing is that? Learning to sew teaches kids important …

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How to Hand Sew a Scrunchie for your Hair

Learn to hand sew a scrunchie to put your hair in a comfortable ponytail. All you need are basic beginner hand sewing skills to rock one of the best fashions of the 80s! #diyscrunchie #handmadescrunchie

Raise your hand if you’re an 80’s child! Or an 80’s teenager or an 80’s adult! If you were alive in the 80’s you know all about fashion staples of that decade: massively oversized T-shirts, legwarmers, pegged jeans and  puffy and wrinkly fabric covered hair …

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DIY Beaded Crochet Earrings Tutorial

Quanto sono sfiziosi questi accessori unici?! Impara come fare orecchini all'uncinetto con perline. Istruzioni semplici anche per principianti! Ottimi da regalare a tutte le amiche! #orecchinialluncinetto #orecchinifaidate

I have this thing about beads and yarn. It’s just a winning combination. You might remember years ago that I made about a gazillion beaded knit necklaces for me and pretty much every woman that I know. Which is why, when DMC contacted me to …

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Hand sewn plush heart pillow with pocket

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with love notes inside the pocket of this hand sewn plush heart pillow! The free pattern is easy enough for beginners and children to sew by hand or by sewing machine. #valentinesdaysewing #vdaysewing #kidssew

I always say that ANYONE can sew, and that goes for kids, too. This is why I love Sew a Softie, the wonderful recurring event created by Trixi from Coloured Buttons. My children and I participated in Sew a Softie last summer with a pattern and tutorial …

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How to Sew a Fabric Valentine’s Day Banner

Che bello! Come cucire un festone per San Valentino con ritagli e lo sbieco. Ottima decorazione handmade che esprime l’amore ai tuoi cari il 14 febbraio o ogni giorno! #sanvalentino #decorazionisanvalentino #sanvalentinofaidate

Yep, you might’ve noticed that I’ve been ever-so-slightly obsessed with banners these days. I just can’t help it! Ever since I created my “Celebrate! Banner” pattern last year, I’ve been making every possible type of bunting, both for me and to give to loved ones. …

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How to make a neck pillow from a sweatshirt

Sembra comodissimo! Come fare un cuscino per il collo con una felpa riciclata in soli 10 minuti! Perfetto per viaggiare comodo o rilassarsi in casa! #cuscino #riciclocreativo

It’s funny how we can get super attached to an article of clothing, isn’t it? Sometimes you know that you can’t wear it anymore, but you just can’t bear to get rid of it. This was the case with my son and his banana sweatshirt. …

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FREE Doll Mermaid Costume Sewing Pattern

Questo piacerebbe tanto a mia figlia! Se realizzi vestiti per le bambole, questo cartamodello GRATIS fa per te! Cuci una coda da sirena per bambole fai da te con un reggiseno a conchiglia! #codadasirena #bambole #bamboledistoffa #sirena

Mermaids, unicorns, rainbows… these protagonists of fun fantasy are all the rage these days, especially if they have glitter and shine! So when asked for a guest post for the website Fleece Fun, I decided to share my FREE doll mermaid costume sewing pattern that I’ve …

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DIY Christmas Tree Banner Template and Tutorial

How cute is this?! Decorate your home in handmade holiday style with this DIY Christmas tree banner FREE template and tutorial! Use fabric scraps and beads for customized festive bunting! #christmasbanner #diychristmasbanner #christmastreebanner

The other day my kids and I put up our Christmas tree. Something about it still gets me excited every year. I love looking at all our ornaments, as we remember people who gave them to us or when we made them. And a twinkling …

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Easy no sew felt snowflake ornaments from sweaters

Create the magic of snowfall inside your home, but without the cold! Make these no sew felt snowflake ornaments from a surprising repurposed material: felted wool sweaters! Hang them on the Christmas tree or string them as a garland or from the ceiling for a magical decorative effect! #diysnowflake #feltsnowflake #snowflakechristmasornament

What is it about snow that is so magical?! Is it the soft ting of cold as it hits your skin? Or the bright twinkle snowflakes make in the sun? The muted sounds right after snow has fallen? The sensation of catching frozen bits of water …

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DIY Greetings: Free Printable Holiday Cards with Cutouts

Invia cari pensieri handmade a famiglia e amici con questi biglietti di Natale fai da te da stampare GRATIS! Usa una perforatrice per un bel motivo! Un progetto semplice per tutte le abilità! #bigliettidinatale #bigliettidinatalefaidate #bigliettidiauguri

Last year I spent many agonizing months suffering through acute anxiety disorder and recurring panic attacks. It was a really, really bad time for me, and one part of my path to healing was communicating with people more and connecting with them on a deeper …

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