Archive for the ‘Tute Tuesday’ Category

Tute Tuesday: Button Shirt to Toddler Dress

We all have old shirts laying around the house. For some reason they haven’t quite made it to the donation pile. Instead of donating the shirt, why not make it into a cute dress for your little one? This adorable dress and tutorial by Cheytown is a great way to save your favorite Hawaiian shirt. […]

Tute Tuesday: Candy, Anyone?

Love is in the air! It is that time of year to shower the one you admire with smooches and gifts. There is no need to go out and spend a fortune on a box of candy that will be gone in a matter of minutes, Jenxx has created an easy tutorial for Conversation Heart […]

Tute Tuesday: Needle Minder

If you do any kind of needlework than you know how hard it is to keep track of your needles. If you are like me, they are pinned to your clothing, the couch, but never in the fabric you are working with. AugustBell has solved our lost needle problems by creating a tutorial for these […]

Tute Tuesday: Fabric Origami Cicada

Love them or hate them, cicadas are interesting little critters with a very distinct sound. While I am never one to squash a species, I am glad that Artsycandice created a tutorial for Fabric Orgiami Cicadas instead of having to deal with the real bug. These origami cicadas are much more colorful and fun to […]

Tute Tuesday: Cloche Hat

I love going back and checking out projects from years past. I am amazed how I have evolved in my crafting and sometimes wonder what was I thinking when I made that. I also love going back and finding tutorials that I missed. Alvan’s Cloche Hat is a perfect example of that. This hat is […]

Tute Tuesday: Mandrake Ornament

Attention all Harry Potter fans! Looking for someone to keep you company at work or school? Why not make your own Mandrake! Sure, he’s a little grumpy, but he’s a great conversationalist. Pottermouth once again wows us with her tutorial for making your very own Mandrake ornament. This tutorial is so in depth, I think […]

Tute Tuesday: Honkin’ Big Beach Ball Snowman

There are some tutorials that come along and the only thing you can think is “brilliant!” This little gem by Beeker is one such tutorial. Using beach balls, she created this adorable Honkin’ Big Beach Ball Snowman. The use of beach balls and papier mache is so clever. I also love how they don’t weigh […]

Tute Tuesday: Cross Stitched Sewing Box

I love Danish Christmas cookies. Every year I have my fill of them and then I’m left with a half a dozen tins that just sit in my pantry. This year, with the help of a power drill, I decided to create a Cross Stitched Sewing Box. It was so easy to make and I […]

Tute Tuesday: 3-D Beaded Ornament

Tis the season to grab your friends and have a crafting party. Serve some beverages, a little nosh and have everyone make their very own 3-D Beaded Ornament. This tutorial shared by Ceralea offers detailed pictures and easy step-by-step directions. By the end of the party, you and your party goers will be bead masters. […]

Tute Tuesday: Advent Calendar

One of the best things about Craftster is that even from the very beginning of the site our members have been sharing awesome tutorials. I love that I can look at a post from 2006 and still be able to make the project and more than likely the member is still around to answer any […]

Tute Tuesday: Dark Chocolate Bacon Pecan Pie

Thanksgiving is just a few days away and it your job to make dessert for dinner. What are you going to do? You can’t pass off a store bought pie for homemade. You tried that last year. Don’t fret! Najaorama has you covered with her out of this world Dark Chocolate Bacon Pecan Pie. Stop […]

Tute Tuesday: Paper Lantern/Ball Ornament

I will admit that I am 100% into the holiday season. I have been listening to Christmas music, watching sappy Christmas movies and I can not wait to decorate my tree. Last year I started a new tradition with my two besties. I get three tree ornaments that are the same with just slight differences. […]

Tute Tuesday: Giant Sweatshirt to Adorable Cardigan

Nothing ties an outfit together better than a cute cardigan. You can change a boring dress into a cute retro look or a polished professional ensemble with this cute little sweater. VintageGeek shows us how to take a very unflattering oversized sweatershirt and turn it into an adorable cardigan with just a few steps. I […]

Tute Tuesday: Crochet Fedora

Being a crafty person, I know that I need to get a jump start on holiday presents. I have a long list of people to craft for so the sooner I get to crafting, the better. The one problem that I run into is what to make for everyone. I also like to have a […]

Tute Tuesday: Upcycled Car Trash Bag with Liner

Are you like me? Your car is an absolute mess? There are bags everywhere, maybe an empty cup or two rolling around the floor…for years my husband swore that I had a small family of opossums living in my car. I reminded him that they counted as passengers and I could drive in the carpool […]