Free Valentines ideas around the web
Saturday, February 7, 2015
I hope you’ve been enjoying our Valentine’s posts! Today I thought I’d tour the web, and find even more inspiring Valentine ideas for you!
This heart-wrist-pin-cushion-pattern.html”>Heart Wrist Pin Cushion on Messyla is so lovely, isn’t it? I spy our beautiful Needlework-Threads/Filati-per-maglia/Goa.aspx”>DMC Goa Tricot Yarn in Peach in this wonderful crochet tutorial.
How handy is it to have your needles in ready reach on your wrist? Clever and sweet!
I absolutely love these Ironic Conversation Hearts on Honey Thistle – since you can stitch your own sentiment on a heart, be it silly, sarcastic, or loving!
Since all these take are bits of pastel-colored felt, you can use up your scraps, along with a few strands of floss. I’d also love to try some Pearl-Cotton.aspx? pearl cotton on these, to experiment with a chunkier line.
This valentine Key Ring Tutorial on Dream a Little Bigger makes such sweet, stylish hearts!
I’d add a sweet sentiment, or loved one’s initials for an extra bit of goodness. You could also vary this idea using pastel felt for a conversation heart, or bits of scrap fabric, for a quilted look.
Of course we were so happy to spy our lovely Dmc floss in the tutorial!
Last but not least, this sweet Free Stamp Pattern on Bored and Crafty is a great way to experiment with a simple stamp carving project – and the results are adorable, as you can see!
The mug design would look equally sweet as an embroidery design, with or without some wool felt accents!
Friday, November 21, 2014
This week, how about getting a jump on your holiday crafting? We’ve found lots of sweet ideas online to inspire you!
This Free Christmas Village Pattern on Create and Decorate is just lovely, isn’t it? Stitch all the designs together, or break up the designs and stuff each one individually to make a cute cross stitched village!
How about our Whovian stitchers? This Doctor Wholiday Cross Stitch Pattern on Phoebe’s Craft Closet is so awesome and perfect for a true fan.
The free pattern includes all the DMC floss colors you’ll need and a quick stitch tutorial if you’re new to stitching on Aida cloth!
This dainty Felt and Sequin Snowflake on Ordinary Mommy Design looks delightful – all you’ll need is a few sequins, felt, and some DMC floss.
I’d love to stitch these up in light brown felt for a gingerbread look, or with some metallic floss – they’d make perfect ornaments or embellishment for a special gift!
I’m loving this adorable Felt Christmas Mouse on Molly and Mama Makes – another great project to break out your felt, sequins, and metallic floss!
Customize the stocking with initials or the year to make this little ornament a special keepsake.
These Crocheted Hoop Earrings on Gossamer Tangles are gorgeous, and a perfect color combination for the holidays, no?
Crocheted with DMC Pearl cotton – they’d also look lovely in a snowy color scheme for the holidays!
Spooky Halloween Hatspiration
Friday, October 10, 2014
I am loving all the free tutorials out there for spooky Halloween Hats to make! Cozy little hats like these are perfect for chilly nights and they’re a low-impact costume to make and throw on.
This Crochet Baby Pumpkin Hat on Hopeful Honey is simple and perfect for Halloween!
How cozy and sweet would a baby look sporting this hat and an orange blankie or onesie? So sweet! And better yet, you can hold onto your hat all through November for a fall theme!
These sweet Anna and Elsa Inspired Crochet Hats on Rick A Bam Boo are adorable enough to keep you cozy every day.
I think they’d also look perfect with a little embroidered embellishment, maybe some Light Effects floss for a sparkly frozen effect?
This Frankie Hat Pattern on A Chick With Sticks is another sweet idea that is perfect for embroidered embellishment – using a couple of shades of DMC floss and bits of felt.
Just a bit of customization and you could make this cute idea a zombie hat, too!
Don’t miss Angel’s other free hat patterns, the Halloween Hat Pack, for more fleecy fun!
One of my personal favorites is this awesome Ewok Hat on Tiny Purrs! Adorable on a baby, a child, or even the grown-up Ewok in your life.
I love how the length in the front can keep you especially cozy – perfect if there’s a chilly Halloween in your forecast!