Recently, I was in the market for a basic sewing machine. After some research, I found a model that has worked great for a while now. I thought I would share my experience in case you are looking as well. Plus, if you are a beginner to sewing, you can also find my essentials that everyone should own below. Want to learn to sew? Be sure to click here to see our advice on getting started and learning how to sew!
Make a cat puppet for your little one in minutes by using your Cricut machine. I have a cut file for you below that you can use to get started on these finger puppets right away. You have to love a handmade gift for the little ones! Be sure to make our llama finger puppet as well as they make a cute pair!
Is there anything better than a smiling llama? I think not! I made a llama finger puppet pattern using the Cricut. It is perfect for the little ones that love the Llama Llama series of books. Pick up your supplies and make one for your child or to give as a gift.
This is a part of Craft Lighting this week where we are sharing 15 minute felt crafts all week. If you have missed any of the fun, be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post for today’s ideas and also catch up with day 1, day 2, and day 3.
You can make a car play mat in an afternoon for your little one or any other child you need a DIY gift idea for. This portable mat is perfect for play on the go. Just pop the cars inside, fold it up, and drop it in your purse. Your little one can then play with the cars on the road anytime and anywhere! This one was originally posted over on the Darice blog where I am a paid contributor, however, I am sharing it here in case you missed it.
A Christmas flag adds some holiday cheer to the outside of your home. You can also customize with your Cricut and the file I am giving you below. Use it to make an adorable tree farm flag for your home. Plus I have a beginner’s guide to Cricut Design Space if you are new to the software along with some other great free downloads from some other bloggers below! Y’all enjoy!
You can make this cute snowman for your Christmas and winter decor in no time at all. What makes this sewing project so simple? The Cricut Maker! I am actually joining in with 50 bloggers to bring you projects today that come free when you purchase the Maker. These projects are all as simple as pulling them up in Design Space and clicking Make It. Then you just follow the instructions for a perfect project that you will be proud to display. No Maker? Well read on because you can win one below plus there is an amazing deal on HSN if you just want to pick one up.
Jen Goode with 100 Directions is back this month with an adorable DIY mason jar tea towel. Get your supplies and make one for yourself!
I love to add a little extra touch in the kitchen with fun, decorative tea towels. So I’ve created an art set you can use to create your own easy DIY mason jar tea towel. The printable set comes with 6 different colored mason jar art images along with 6 heart or star icons. Create a whole tea towel set, or just pick your favorite to add a fun, handmade kitchen accent.
You can make your own farmhouse pillow in minutes with our instructions below. Make this cow pillow for your home. You will love the results! This is another sneak peek from my front porch makeover. Y’all stay tuned to see the final reveal soon. Trust me….you don’t want to miss it!
This burlap garden flag for summer can be made in just minutes. I have been making several garden flags with this same technique over the past year or so and they are holding up beautifully! I love it when an easy project also works well! This is a part of Craft Lightning this week where we are sharing 15 minute patriotic crafts. If you have missed any of the fun, be sure to catch up with day 1, day 2, day 3, and day 4. You can also scroll to the bottom of this post to see the fun craft ideas from today. For now, we need to see how to make this burlap garden flag!
This DIY apron made from bandannas is my 15 minute patriotic craft for today. It is so simple and all it takes is two bandannas and some ribbon to make a cute apron that is perfect for cooking during your 4th of July bash. If you have missed any of the patriotic crafts from this week, be sure to catch up with day 1 and day 2. You will also want to scroll to the bottom of this post to see even more crafts from our bloggers today. First, we need to see just how to make this cute DIY apron.