Posts Tagged ‘felt’

Fun with Felt

I have recently embarked on a love affair with felt. It’s so much fun to craft with; it doesn’t fray, and it comes in so many wonderful colors. It’s the perfect fabric to make fun things for both kids and adults. There’s no end to the possibilities when making felt finger puppets: animals, people, aliens, […]

Tute Tuesday: Needle Felted Rug

I love switching up the furniture and knick knacks in my office. I get bored so easily that every few months, I am overcome with the urge to move things, take some stuff out, leave others and basically give my house a make over. While I love doing this, it can become very expensive. I […]

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 […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – FeltMistress

  Felt Mistress AKA Louise Evans is a UK based stitcher and prolific tea drinker who creates a range of one-off bespoke creatures with her partner, illustrator Jonathan Edwards. “Originally trained in fashion design and millinery, Louise has brought many of the skills learnt through years of work as a couture dress maker to the […]

August 15, 2013 Featured Projects

Every two weeks we pick our favorite 15 projects that Craftster readers have voted for with the “This Rocks!” button. Here are our latest picks which were lovingly and painstakingly chosen (so many amazing projects to choose from!), this time by rackycoo. We hope you enjoy them! Watch Work Birds by thisbirdsabsurd Sideshow Spectacular Book […]

Gamer Wednesday: Yellow Pikmin (with pattern!)

I’m telling you, if you ever find yourself in need of retrieving ship parts, there are no cuter helpers than the Pikmin here. AniMei needed a little help, so she made herself this little yellow Pikmin. You can even make your own since she was kind enough to share a pattern! You can see the […]

Craftster Crush: jillybeans

This month, our Craftster Crush is jillybeans! She’s a former Master Craftster, a Tutorial Contributor and an all around fantastic crafter! Her crafts run the gamut from ATCs to stencils to quilts to ceramics, but they all have one thing in common. They’re great! Here are some random crafty facts about jillybeans! Her current craft […]

Mr X Stitch Presents: Beefranck’s Emporium – New Plush from Kittyzilla!

Hi everybody! We love Kittyzilla here at Mr X Stitch, so when I saw that she’s created some new plush recently I wanted to share them with you. Here’s V.I.N.C.E.N.T. from The Black Hole. Jake the Dog and Finn the Human from Adventure Time Supervillain/anti-hero Taskmaster Notorious badass Boba Fett And one of my favorite […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Felt Flower Keychain

Need just a little extra thing to add to a gift? Why not try these cute felt flower keychains? BeaG gives a rundown of how to make these adorable handsewn items. You can find the full tutorial here: For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of […]

Craftster Crush: microjivvy

This month, our Craftster Crush is microjivvy! Microjivvy is the queen of tiny things, frequently making projects at 1:144 scale! Her jaw dropping creations and general awesomeness make her easy to crush on! Here are some random crafty facts about microjivvy! I’ve heard a rumor that she is actually a teeny tiny person with teeny […]

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: For more great […]

Gamer Wednesday: Pokemon DS Case

Who wouldn’t want a Nintendo DS case to match their favorite game! Animeariesgirl made her very own Pokedex to store her DS and Pokemon games. Something all good Pokemon trainers need! You can see the full thread here: You can see more great crafts by viewing the DS Case tag.

Gamer Wednesday: Cooking Mama Apron

It’s almost time to post your crafts in Craft Challenge 55! In honor of our amazing prize package from the makers of Cooking Mama it’s a Cooking Mama apron! Crafterbation made some awesome and complex appliques to show Mama when she’s… “less than happy”! You can see the full thread here: You can see […]

Crafty Music Video: They Might Be Giants – Why is the Sun Shining?

I dare you to not get this song stuck in your head! It’s sooo catchy and cute AND scientific! Pretty much perfect in my opinion. It’s actually a cover of a song from the 1960’s done by They Might Be Giants, who’ve recently started releasing albums specifically marketed toward kids, though apparently they’ve been singing […]

Fuzzy Felted Cupcakes – Step by Step Tutorial

These fuzzy little cupcakes are happy candy for the eyes! The tutorial will teach you how to make a charming cupcake centerpiece from wool roving and supplies you probably already have in your craft stash. The finished project is a fun conversation piece for your coffee table, a party, or a thoughtful housewarming gift for […]