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It takes just an hour or two to make one-of-a-kind potholders from leftover fabric and batting. Potholders make great wedding shower, housewarming, or hostess gifts. Anyone who does much quilting knows how scraps of fabric, quilt blocks, batting, and binding strips tend to accumulate around the sewing room. Making quilted potholders is a quick and easy way to recycle extra...
Making beaded flowers is simple, but requires concentration. They make great accessories for the home and body, and are lots of fun to make. Beaded flowers come in all shapes and sizes. The amount of materials, the colors, and the styles will vary depending on what kind of flower you want to make, but the basic preliminary techniques remain the...
Creating Crochet Block Blanket Free Patterns involves different types of knitting and crochet techniques. Crochet is a craft which helps to create scarves, blankets, baby cloths, shawls or other household items using wool, or cotton. A special curved needle with a hook or a curve at its end is used to crochet. Knitting involves 2 different pen-shaped knitting needles...
20 DIY Terra Cotta Clay Pot Christmas Craft Ideas I love making Christmas crafts! There Something is exciting about making your own Christmas decorations. I am constantly looking for new Christmas decoration ideas. And this year, I found some very interesting projects.  Terra cotta Clay Pots! Have you ever thought of making Christmas decorations using terra cotta pots? Neither have i. But...
Natural flowers are seasonal.  Paper flowers can fade or tear, but yarn flowers will remain beautiful and lively in all seasons through the years. Crochet flowers are used to decorate around the house and at weddings as bridal bouquets. They are also a perfect way to express love and affection to people we love. Why Crochet Flowers? Unlike real flowers, crochet...
Crochet women Skirt Free Patterns There are many crochet clothing patterns for women out there. But crochet skirts are classic! They come in different sizes, lengths, and designs ideal for women of all ages and sizes. You can rock these stylish crochet skirts to any occasion of your choice. To the beach, a fun party, a family dinner, name it! Today, I...
Crochet Waffle Stitch Free Patterns Have you heard of the Waffle Stitch? It is one of the most versatile stitches out there. It creates a dense yet soft and squishy textured pattern.  Uses of the Waffle stitch You can create an endless list of crochet items using the waffle stitch. From blankets, hats, shawls sweaters, scarves, booties, skirts, name them! Do you need...
Crochet Amigurumi Garden Animal Toys Free Patterns What animals frequent your garden? The squirrels, wild rabbits, bird’s, racoons, or the snails? All this and more garden animals can be crocheted using the amigurumi stitch pattern into cute little toys for your kids or used to add a finishing touch to your indoor garden. They can also be used as interior...
DIY Wood Chicken Coop Free Plans We all love the taste of fresh eggs collected straight from our backyards. The feeling you get from collecting eggs layed by hens that you have raised in your own backyard is magical! Chicken coop plans are quite easy and cheap to make. They also come in different sizes and shapes so you can select...
Crochet Ankle High Baby Booties Free Patterns Crochet baby bootie patterns have been in trend for quite a sometime time now. In fact, i still have a nostalgic pair from my childhood that I have kept to date. Crochet baby booties are quite easy to make. They help to keep your baby’s feet warm and comfy throughout the year, particularly during...

5 Animals that keep your garden safe

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Often times when we are gardening we try our best to keep animals away from our plants. While there are definitely a number of...