Saturday, November 18, 2017

Christmas Craft Tutorials, Video's, Patterns and How-To's Pinterest Board



I just love the Christmas season as there are so many different crafts you can make to give as gifts or decorate your house. I hope you enjoy some of the Christmas crafts tutorials, video's and how-to's I have found.

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Saturday, November 04, 2017

Thanksgiving Craft Tutorials, Video's, Patterns and How-To's Pinterest Board



I just love Thanksgiving as there are so many different crafts you can make to decorate your house. I hope you enjoy some of the Thanksgiving crafts tutorials, video's and how-to's I have found.


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Thursday, November 02, 2017

Let's Give Thanks For Fall, Pumpkin, Pilgrims, Silk Florals and Thanksgiving Season Decorations Free E-Books and E-Patterns by Linda Walsh of Linda Walsh Originals



Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for giving thanks, family gatherings, pumpkin pie and decorations. As a crafter I just love decorating for the Fall and Thanksgiving holiday season.

If you do, too, you'll be happy to know that we have several free e-patterns and e-books for creating adorable Fall and Thanksgiving decorations.  Just click the links below.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Free Halloween Printables From Hannah At Customlabels.net


If you're looking for some adorable Halloween labels for Halloween treat bags or decorating fun check out the free printable labels from Customlabels.net.

Here's what Hannah at Customlabels.net had to say about them:

"They come in handy when throwing a scary party, making cute and creepy treats or decorating your home. You can check them out here:"


Hope you enjoy the Halloween sticker printables.  It's almost Halloween!!!!! Get ready for a spooky time.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Igor Mousenstein Free Pattern by Lisa Bunting Thoms of Q. D. Patooties

I thought you might all like to know that Lisa Bunting Thoms of Q.D. Patooties has a wonderful mouse pattern to share.  Meet Igor Mousenstein. He's just too cute for words!


Igor Mousenstein
Copyright © 2009 - All Rights Reserved - Lisa Bunting Thoms of Q.D. Patooties


Click picture above to enlarge.

Here's the instructions and what Lisa had to say about Igor Mousenstein:  Igor Mousenstein's ancestors were once helpers in the infamous Dr. Quackenburg's laboratory (ah, you thought I was going to say Dr. Frankenstein, didn't you? tsk. tsk. shame on you for making assumptions). Coincidentally, Dr. Quackenburg also had an assistant named Igor who was not very imaginative so he ended up naming all the lab mice after him (Dr. Quackenburg was also broke -- he was so poor he couldn't afford lab rats so he had to scale it down a bit). So he could tell the lab mice apart during testing, Igor put rubberbands of different colors around their tails. Eventually, this led to their tails falling off and over time new mice were born without tails. But this mouse has a tale all his own that's for sure. Just ask him what was going on in that laboratory and he'll tell you. Make one for yourself and let him weave his own tale. You'll be glad you did!

Use the pattern shown above to make an Igor Mousenstein of your own. All you need to do is to click on the pattern. After you click, the pattern will enlarge. Then, just right click and "Save Image As" to save it to your computer. Then print it out. All of the instructions are printed directly on the pattern.

P.S. I hate even having to add this part but please remember that all patterns provided are for personal use only. Please do not reprint them to sell or make creations from them to sell unless asking my permission first. Also, if you make something from the pattern and show it off to your friends, family, and people you meet on the street, please let them know where you found this pattern and many others. A little credit would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

Please respect Lisa's TERMS OF USE:  My FREE tutorials, patterns, and how-to's are for personal use only and are not not intended for commercial use. They may not be copied, reprinted, emailed, or reproduced and distributed in any manner without my permission.

Lisa's Bio: Lisa is a professional teddy bear artist selling heirloom quality collectible bears to Adults and has been making bears professionally since November 1997. Her creations have been nominated for several Awards including the TITA, Teddy Bear Scene Reader's Choice Awards and the Ace Awards. They've also been included on a regular basis in many of the major doll and crafts magazines.

Copyright © 2007-2012 - All Rights Reserved - Lisa Bunting Thoms of Q.D. Patooties


Half Past Midnight, A Witch's Cat Free Pattern From Lisa Bunting Thoms of Q.D. Patooties

I just love adorable creatures.  If you do, too then you'll be pleased to know that Lisa Bunting Thoms of  Q.D. Patooties  has an adorable cat pattern to share.  I hope you enjoy making "Half Past Midnight, A Witches Cat".


Half Past Midnight, A Witch's Cat Pattern

Copyright © 2008-2009 - All Rights Reserved - Lisa Bunting Thoms of Q.D. Patooties


Click on picture above to enlarge.

Here's the instructions and what Lisa said about Half Past Midnight, A Witch's Cat:  All you need to do is to click on the pattern above and save it to your computer. After you click, the pattern will enlarge. Then, just right click and "Save Image As" to save it to your computer. Then follow the instructions below:

1)  Trace the pattern pieces onto felt or the fabric of your choice. I trace mine onto the felt and then sew around it before cutting it out. If you choose to cut your kitty out and then sew it, please add 1/8" seam allowance to your pattern.

2)  With all your pieces sewn, cut as close to the seam edge as possible. Felt does not fray and this will make it easier to turn. To turn your tail, push a drinking straw down inside your tail and then, using a wooden skewer, push the sewn end of the tail into the straw with the skewer. Like magic, it will start to turn! If you have trouble turning your arms and legs, use the same method to turn them.

3)  Sew on your face and star eye patch with some decorative stitching. To hold the pieces in place, I use a fabric stick glue that can be found at your local sewing store in the quilting section. It keeps everything in place while you work.

4)  Stuff your kitty starting with the arms and legs, then the body and finally fill your head as tightly as you can. Sew up your kitty using a ladder stitch, as shown below.




5)  Embroider your kitty's face, add one winking eye and one regular eye (I used a vintage 9mm shoebutton for my regular eye) and a collar with a bell (I found these cute pumpkin jingle bells in the button section of my local sewing store). Now, here's a little bit about the kitty you just made:

Meet a magical little kitty named Half Past Midnight. The witch who owns him named him that because he's not exactly black - he's navy blue. The same color blue that the sky turns when it's lit by a pale blue moon which isn't that often you know. He's also got the most peculiar marking in the shape of a star over one eye. That's the eye he winks when he he wants to do magic. He also has an extra long tail that he swishes at the same time to increase his magical powers. Mystical, yep. Cute, you betcha.

Enjoy!


Please respect Lisa's TERMS OF USE:  My FREE tutorials, patterns, and how-to's are for personal use only and are not not intended for commercial use. They may not be copied, reprinted, emailed, or reproduced and distributed in any manner without my permission.

Lisa's Bio: Lisa is a professional teddy bear artist selling heirloom quality collectible bears to Adults and has been making bears professionally since November 1997. Her creations have been nominated for several Awards including the TITA, Teddy Bear Scene Reader's Choice Awards and the Ace Awards. They've also been included on a regular basis in many of the major doll and crafts magazines.

Copyright © 2007-2012 - All Rights Reserved - Lisa Bunting Thoms of Q.D. Patooties