Stuffed Toy Family Portraits

The whole family can get in on this craft at Let's Do Something Crafty - make family portrait stuffed toys from your child's own drawings! This is such an amazing keepsake and so adorable too!

Father’s Day Gift Bag Printables

For Father's Day I'm teaming up with Canon to bring you exclusive printable for gift bags. There are two tie versions with white pockets (write any message your heart desires on the pocket and fill with a pen or a treat), and I've included some fancy printables for the bow tie dad, too. SUPPLIES: plain [ ] The post Father's Day Gift Bag Printables appeared first on U Create.

Tutorial: Two-tier prairie skirt

By Hand London shares a tutorial on their blog showing how you can make a two-tier prairie skirt. It’s a cute look for summer, but it will also transition easily to fall. You can make one in any size, using their instructions for cutting based on your measurements. Click below for their tutorial: How to sew a two-tier gathered skirt, by By Hand London.

Tutorial: Zip up wallet with lots of pockets

Jess from The Sewing Rabbit shares a tutorial for making this zip up wallet. It has plenty of pockets on the inside to hold everything that needs keeping up with. Small pockets hold credit cards or ID, and a large zippered pocket holds a phone, loose change, or other small items. Click the link below for her tutorial:.

Video tutorial: Easy 2-minute receiving blanket

Becky and Kari share a video showing how you can make a simple flannel receiving blanket. This is such a quick, easy project. I This could be your go-to last minute baby shower gift. It’s part of their 2 Minute Craft video series. Click below for the video: Quick and Easy Receiving Blankets with Video Tutorial, by U Create.

Tutorial: Maple leaf mug rug for Canada Day

Ula from Lulu and Celeste shares a tutorial at Patchwork Posse showing how you can make this maple leaf mug rug for Canada Day. It’s a large maple leaf pieced with red and white stripes. You could also make it from solids in fall hues for an autumn leaf mug rug. Click below for the tutorial: [photo from Lulu and Celeste on Patchwork Posse].

Tutorial: Pieced stripe pillow cover

What do you do when you can’t find the perfect striped fabric to make a pillow. Lindsey from Fort Worth Fabric Studio shows how you can make a striped pillow cover, with the wide stripes pieced from two solids. The back has a simple envelope closure. She used a navy blue and a linen to make a pillow that looks nice for 4th of July.

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String-A-Treat Necklace

Design Improvised shares a post about putting together asummer picnic for kids that has a lot of great ideas. One of my favorites is this string-a-treat necklace that kids will love making as much as they'll love eating. Keep this in mind for car trips and party activities too.

Tutorial: Bon Voyage Travel Duffel Bag

Cheryl from Sew Can Do shows how you can make this duffel that’s perfect for packing for a weekend trip. She calls it the Bon Voyage Travel Duffel Bag. The bag has pretty details like piped seams and bag feet on the bottom. The finished bag measures 18 inch wide by 9 inches tall. Click the link below for her tutorial: Ooh La La.