People who love books want the world to know about it. What better way to tell them than to – literally – wear your books on your sleeve… or other pieces of clothing? Witwitherwilt is a writer who wanted to do something extra-special to a book festival to promote her own book. So she made [...]
Posts Tagged ‘scarf’
If you’ve got a slew of old tee shirts that you no longer wear, but just can’t stand to throw them out, this blog’s for you. Here’s what some creative Craftsters have done with their old shirts. You’ll probably need to stock up on a several more shirts if you want to complete this first [...]
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! [...]
Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger MareMare… This adorable scarf by CherryLips is a great take on those paper link chains we all probably made in grade school. With different colors and stitches this could be created in a multitude of ways. I imagine that knit or sewn versions would be equally cute! I think [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The weekend is approaching quickly and it is time to whip up something new to wear! Miss American Pie posted this tutorial to make a quick little scarf for your weekend wardrobe. Grab an old t-shirt, a pair of scissors and you’re well on your way to creating a new accessory! To see this project [...]
This Fiber Thursday we have a beautifully woven log cabin scarf from Francorios. It’s a perfect project to brighten up your cold weather wardrobe. To see the post click here. Thanks for sharing Francorios!
Happy December! The holiday season is upon us, and no matter which holiday you celebrate, you are bound to be in need of a few quick gift ideas that will delight your friends and family. Each day through this month, the Craftster blog will be spotlighting a different crafty gift that you can make. We’ve [...]
How adorable is this scarf? I am in love! Don’t you want one? Lucky you, randomheartsx provided the free pattern, so you can crochet one for yourself (and one for me – pretty please?). Click here for the pattern. This adorable weiner puppy will keep your neck warm and give you (and everyone who sees [...]
Make a lovely halter dress with common thrift store items: a zippered skirt and a vintage scarf. Thrift stores are full of beautiful vintage scarves in a wide variety of colors and patterns. Combine one with a well-fitted skirt and you have a sweet halter dress for pocket change! Kaleidoscope_eyes shows you how with her [...]
Think you need to know how to knit or crochet to make a fantastic winter scarf? We beg to differ! There are many techniques including sewn and non-sewn methods for making gorgeous, classic or quirky scarves for yourself or for holiday gifts. To learn more about non-knitted scarf ideas, click here for items with the [...]
Welcome to the first edition of Craftster Classics! Craftster’s number one mission is inspiration. We provide a community in which crafters all over the world share their ideas, questions, and finished projects and inspire each other to create, create, create. Sometimes a project strikes a chord with so many people that it takes on a [...]
Every Dr. Who fan needs a looooonnnng scarf like the one Tom Baker wore in the classic 80′s Dr. Who. Allyinthevalley learned to knit just so she could make one, and what great job! The Doctor would be proud of this mile-long project! Awesome scarf, Allyinthevalley! Thanks for sharing!
I loved the necklace / scarf that Figit posted! Luckily, she linked back to the original thread where she got the idea and luckily skaborsk was nice enough to write a tutorial. I actually made one of these for myself in about 20 minutes and I see more in my future! You can see the [...]