Posts Tagged ‘accessories’

Handmade Gift Ideas: Kitty Ear Headband

Everyone needs a bit of cute whimsy in their life. How about giving them some with this adorable cat ear headband? Dolly Mixx teaches you how to use wire, ribbon, and faux pearls to make this fun accessory. You can find the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=414221.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Resin Belt Buckle

Sometimes working with resin can seem intimidating, but this tutorial from kitkraft is very thorough and makes the process look easy! Use it to make awesome personalized belt buckles for all the cool dudes and dudettes in your life! Dive into your stash and find all those cool little bits and bobs and finally turn […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Earbud Carrier

Getting someone a new gadget this year? Why not give them a handmade earbud carrier so they can keep their earbuds tangle-free and easy to find? TroubleT has written a great tutorial for this gift. Pair it with knit covered earbud wires for some extra fun! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=414918.0 For […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Woven Scarf

If you’re lucky enough to have people in your circle who really appreciate handmade, why not go all out and weave a scarf?! Belladune not only teaches you how to weave, but also how to make a simple loom and shuttle. I’m confident that you could finish this amazing feat of craft by the holidays! […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Felt Flower Bobby Pins

Need one more small last minute item? Why not make these adorable hair clips? Even with some left over felt scraps and buttons you can make lovely little felt flower bobby pins to use as stocking stuffers or even to decorate another wrapped present! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=353181.0 For more great […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Faux Fur Handwarmer / Muff

Have a fashion minded friend? You can use this simple and easy to follow tutorial to make lovely faux fur handwarmer (also known as a muff)! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=280175.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts […]

Fiber Thursday: Knit Slouchy Tam with Pattern

A lot of us need a little extra warmth right about now. Why not knit up this adorable slouchy tam to help keep you cozy? How_german was kind enough to share her pattern for incredibly adorable hat. You can make your own with the full pattern here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=233059.0

Handmade Gift Ideas: Hand-painted Bangle Bracelet

This bangle bracelet is stunning! Who wouldn’t want to receive this as a gift? And it only takes about an hour to make! You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=352993.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts for Crafters Gifts […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Felted Sweater Mittens

Accidentally shrink that sweater in the wash? Don’t be sad! Make a gift! Felted sweater mittens are a great gift idea. You can see the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=4861.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts for Crafters Gifts for Men […]

As Seen on TV: Aaahh!!! Real Monsters Oblina Scarf

I’m taking it back a little bit this time with an Aaahh!!! Real Monsters craft! Oblina was my favorite monster and this crocheted Oblina scarf is fantastic! Craftster member the Trickster was right on with the eyes and the lips. Hopefully there are no arms on that scarf so she can’t tickle your brain! There […]

Wear It This Weekend: Soda Can and Playing Card Brooch

After all these years on Craftster I still see new and interesting things every day! Like cocinero‘s totally unexpected brooches. He made them from soda cans and playing cards! Throw a safety pin and a little tape into the mix and you have yourself an great little brooch! You can see the full thread (with […]

Wear It This Weekend: Rapunzel Scarf

Where I live spring seems to be peeking over the horizon! In honor of that I thought I share this incredibly simple and stashbusting scarf. You can use your leftover yarn, ribbon, and other fiber-y bits (spring cleaning!) and with no knitting or crochet required you make a lightweight, comfortable scarf for those spring days […]

Wear It This Weekend: Retro Half-Apron

Even if you don’t use it all the time, I think everyone should have an apron. I just love them! They’re a great thing to have on hand just in case you’re a messy cook or you don’t want bits of sewing string clinging to your pants. Lenalove was kind enough to share a simple […]

Wear It This Weekend: Sleep Mask

So it’s the last day of 2009! Can you even believe it! Here’s a great tutorial for a sleep mask you can make today and use during your recovery this weekend! SarahFroggy created this easy to follow tutorial that will help you sleep it off well into the daylight hours. You can see the full […]

Wear It This Weekend: Belt Pouch

Going holiday shopping but don’t want to carry a heavy purse in addition to all those shopping bags? How about putting your credit cards and cash in your belt! Stopmoshun has given us a tutorial on how to make a belt with a hidden pouch inside, perfect for just the essentials! You can see the […]