Posts Tagged ‘sewing’

Spotlight on: Bicycle Crafts

Spring is quickly approaching and marks a time when we leave our homes for fresh air and physical activity. Bike riding is always a great way to get out and see the signs of spring. So thought it would be pertinent to find out how to make our bikes look even better by pimping our […]

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

Pandora Vaughan is a UK/Canadian artist working across disciplines in architecture, landscape, drawing and sewing. Her series “All the Little Rooms of One’s Own” presents a new perspective on prisons. “The prisons began as a small experiment and became a four year state of mind. I have for a long time been interested in formal […]

Bibliocrafting: Quiet Books

Kids of all ages love books, and kids of very young ages love quiet books! They’re interactive, they’re easy for little hands to handle, and they’re fun! Here are some that have been made by Craftsters: Check out the animal-themed quiet book made by Tatterhood! V0mich01 made this fun sports / ball-themed quiet book. Ac! […]

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 […]

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos – Memorial Dressform Tattoo

Sarah.g.vollmer‘s dressform tattoo is both beautiful and meaningful. After her grandmother, who she called “the craftiest woman around”, passed and left her the entire contents of her sewing room, she decided to memorialize her and all that she meant and contributed toward her life as a crafter. Aww!! And she did so with a gorgeous […]

July 31st – Mutt’s Day!

Dogs rule and cats drool! At least on July 31st, which is Mutt’s Day. A day for those non-purebred pups to shine! So why not celebrate the quirky, the odd, the not-the-same-as-anyone-else-ness of your mutt with some great dog crafts? You could immortilaze you and you pup doing what you like best, like this embroidery […]

Craftster Crush: gotgrey

This month, our Craftster Crush is gotgrey! She’s a kind and caring swapper and stuffie maker! She makes Craftster more huggable with all her plushie pals! Here are some random crafty facts about gotgrey! She participated in more than 2 swaps a month in 2012! She’s a toy dropper for The Toy Society. She found […]

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos – dellastella’s Needle and Thread

This little needle and thread tattoo of dellastella‘s is downright adorable! It’s not that big and it’s straightforward but it’s still so pretty! Do you have a crafty tattoo? Share it here at the following link and you may be featured on the blog! http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=334366.0

As Seen On TV: My Little Pony

As a child of the 80’s I’m very partial to the original My Little Ponies. I haven’t seen MLP: Friendship is Magic yet but the more I hear about it the more I think I need to check it out! I really love that little Derpy Hooves (aww!) got her name from fans on the […]

Gamer Wednesday: Halo Quilt

If you get chilly while you game, why not make a quilt?! This Halo quilt that atmomma made for her son is wonderful. As you can see, you don’t need to use the most intricate design to make a big impact! Snuggling up with your favorite game for the win! You can see the full […]

As Seen On TV: Star Trek Dress

Want to express your love of Star Trek to the world at large? Why not take a note from graverobbergirl and make an everyday dress out of Star Trek fabric? Look gorgeous and geeky (in the best way) at the same time! You can see the full thread here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=421335.0 You can see tons more […]

CrafTATstic: Crafty Tattoos: ohsweetie’s Sewing Chest Piece

We’re reviving one of my favorite things here on the Craftster blog… our monthly showcase of awesome crafty tattoos!! Here is ohsweetie‘s homage to sewing, complete with sewing scissors, buttons, needles, and the ubiquitous tomato pincushion. It’s gorgeous! I’m particularly fond of the placement of the scissors! Do you have a crafty tattoo? Share it […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Wallet

Sometimes the people on your list simply want practicality. You can’t get much more practical than a wallet! This wonderfully thorough tutorial from tefkae will show you how to make a trifold wallet with tons of pockets for cards and zippered areas for cash. You can find the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=27332.msg231079#msg231079 For more great […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Yoga Mat Bag

Have a yogi on your list? Or maybe just someone with a resolution to be healthier in 2013? You can use mewyam‘s great tutorial for a handy mat bag to help them make getting to yoga class a cinch! You can find the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=244983.0 For more great gift ideas check out our […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Composition Book Cover

Have a writer (or an aspiring writer), constant lister, or habitual doodler on your list? Calabaza‘s tutorial for this gorgeous composition book cover will keep them writing in style. You can find the full tutorial here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=410258.0 For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas to […]