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This craft category is a huge collection of creative DIY repurposing / upcycling / recycling / refashion ideas with clothes and fabrics! Textile recycling crafts (home decors from fabrics), denim recycling ideas (denim crafts and sewing patterns), t-shirt recycling ideas (t-shirt yarn crafts and sewing patterns), repurposing old clothes, easy recycling crafts for kids with textiles and clothes (sock puppets, towel loveys ),refashioned / redesigned clothes and everything about textile recycle / reuse!
Easy DIY planet costume for kids with hula hoops
Today Amy shares with us her kiddo’s DIY planet Halloween costumes ! Fun idea, isn't it? We love creative Halloween costumes that the kids can dress up in for the rest of the year. With this nice step by step tutorial you will be able to make this fun costume in no time! And the best: if you have hula hoops at home this easy DIY planet costume is a super quick, frugal and easy costume to make! This DIY planet costume can be great costume choice for both boys and girls. . . .
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DIY Tin man costume for kids (The wizard of Oz)
Remember the lovely tin man from The wizard of Oz? Try this creative costume idea, and make a tin man costume for your kids! This fun and creative DIY costume can be perfect for the next Halloween or dress up party because surely it will be a great (or not the greatest) hit! You’ve probably figured it out by now, but the shoulder, elbow, and knee joints are covered with dryer vent flexible tubing.  And the fabric? It’s vinyl. So it’s stiff and mimics a “metal” look, while still being really comfortable and not one bit heavy, like real pieces of metal would be. . . .
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DIY Sock dragon (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
We simply love sock softies !Here is another sock toy pattern which is a bit challenging to sew ,but oh so cute: Drake the sock dragon . If you have mastered the sock toy sewing skill from the previous sock toy patterns ,then probably you will find this not as tough as it looks. Drake the sock dragon is the evolution specie from the Japanese famous reptilian sea monster, Godzilla. Unlike it’s ancestry, Drake is a kindhearted dragon who affectionate on peace and love. . . .
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DIY Cute sock doll - sock upcycling craft
As a follow on to Tina's No sew Sock Penguin she has this cute sock doll. Adorable, sin't it? This sock doll does require some hand sewing, but it's an absolutely  easy sock craft! You can whip up an adorable sock doll with the kids in no time! You can use the finished sock dolls to decorate your home at winter or you can give them as nice Christmas gifts for your loved ones! This adorable little sock dolls is so lovely and  so fun to make. Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make this adorable sock doll in no time! . . .
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DIY Styrofoam ball sock snowman
Look at this cute snowman ! Isn't it adorable? You can whip up an adorable Styrofoam ball snowman with the kids in no time! You can use the Christmas snowman ornaments to decorate your home ( or Christmas tree ) at winter or you can give them as nice Christmas gifts for your loved ones! These adorable little Styrofoam ball snowmen are so happy that winter is here and are so fun to make. This easy to make & frugal Christmas snowman decoration is great for small spaces as well! . . .
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Primitive snowman doll - sewing tutorial
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for a super cute, unique soft toy or Christmas decor? Try this huggable snowman softie! This adorable snowman plush toy is a perfect Christmas gift or you can use him to decorate your mantel at Christmas! At Livemaster.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial of this adorable primitive snowman! You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies, or sew / crochet a few accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet smiling snowman face? . . .
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Adorable sock penguin ( no-sew fabric craft for kids )
Make your own cute no sew penguin. They make great Christmas decorations or just cute decorations in general. They also make excellent presents for all those penguin lovers out there. If you loved the no-sew sock snowmen you’re going to love her no-sew sock penguin craft too! This little sock penguin will fit nicely with it’s snow made friend so grab that odd sock we know you have and let’s get crafty! This cute little sock penguin is a perfect winter / Christmas craft for the kids because it doesn't involves sewing or other special craft skills/techniques. Just 2 odd socks and a little glue! . . .
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Sock beaver - sock animal (free sewing pattern and tutorial)
We just can’t stop sharing CraftPassions fun sock animal sewing tutorials ! Look at these sock beavers ! Who can resist them? Meet Bob, the hoodie sock beaver who love music and has a big dream. Similar to the hoodie sock sheep and sock reindeer, this time Bob’s hoodie is detachable ,yes, now the hood can be taken down. Follow the instructions and the free sewing pattern at CraftPassion.com to sew one super cute sock beaver for your kids . They will love them! . . .
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DIY sweater snowmen - (no-sew) easy winter decor
We are being completely honest,we think these little DIY snowmen made from sweaters might even be cuter than sock snowman! You can decide for yourself by swinging by to see our other upcycling Christmas craft projects but these cheeky little snowmen are absolutely our favorites! Each one has its own personality, and they are simply charming in a trio!  Let us show you how easy it is to make them: (Bonus: no sewing is involved! ) . . .
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DIY White fabric ( felt ) winter wreath
We love this felt winter wreath not only because of its soft fluffiness, because it was really easy to make. No fancy sewing, pinning, tucking, hot gluing, chain sawing or other dangerous activities needed. We've been obsessed lately with felted wool sweater crafting, and this would be a great use for those scraps. Plus you wouldn’t have to cut half as many squares because a felted sweater is usually several times thicker than store bought felt. Of course to create a similar fluffy winter wreath you can experiment with other fabrics and even with paper as well! . . .
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DIY Scrap fabric Christmas tree - Christmas decor
We have an extra special Christmas craft project to share with you today: a scrap fabric Christmas tree! Isn’t it darling? Would you believe that this DIY Scrap fabric Christmas tree is simply made from fabric and styrofoam balls? This DIY Scrap fabric Christmas tree is a super easy fabric craft project, just a little time consuming!  Ready to see how it came together?  Click on the button below , read the tutorial and learn how to make this gorgeous DIY Scrap fabric Christmas tree from scrap fabrics (or old, unused clothes) in minutes! Lets upcycle some textile! . . .
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DIY Scandinavian nisse gnomes  - tomte (video tutorial)
This brilliant Christmas craft project has two of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills! The Christmas gnomes can be perfect decors in your skandinavian / vintage style home or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes? If you haven't got felt at hand you can upcycle sweaters,t-shirts , socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes, with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake! . . .
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DIY Sock Santa - easy Christmas craft for kids (no-sew)
If you’re looking for a fun DIY gift idea AND an idea on what to do with all your odd sock the no-sew sock Santa craft just might be for you. We love this cute little sock Santa toy and if you create you can proudly displayed him in your home during the Christmas holidays.  You can make this DIY sock Santa out of all different sizes and patterns of socks, and he will look marvelous as a neat Christmas decoration! Your kids will love them and will enjoy the making process! If you create the sock Santa in different colors than red you can create an adorable winter/ Christmas gnome with this fun no-sew sock toy making technique! . . .
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DIY Rudolph reindeer sock plush (video tutorial)
If the sock monster already ate your half pair socks it's a great craft idea for you to re purpose the other ones: the sock reindeer This super cute sock Rudolph the reindeer soft toy can stand firmly on a flat surface by itself OR you can use him as a cute Christmas tree ornament !  This cute sock reindeer is a great gift to sew, be it as softie toy, hanging ornament, or merely for display. Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make this cute sock reindeer in no time  with hand sewing! . . .
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DIY Elf on a Shelf - Christmas sock doll  (no-sew)
Oh, look how sweet is this sitting Christmas elf girl !  With this nice step-by-step sock doll making video tutorial  you can create this adorable sock Christmas elf girl easily with a little scrap yarn and a pair of socks. Make some Christmas elves today with your kids, they will enjoy the making process and also the finished sock doll! This Christmas sock doll is a no-sew one so you can make one even if you haven't got sewing machine or any skill in hand sewing. . . .
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DIY Christmas sock mouse (no-sew)
If you loved the no-sew sock snowmen craft you’re going to LOVE this  no-sew sock mouse craft too! This little sock ouse will fit nicely with it’s snow made friend so grab that odd sock we know you have and let’s get crafty! This cute little sock mouse is a perfect winter / Christmas craft for the kids because it doesn't involves sewing or other special craft skills/techniques. Just 2 odd socks and a little glue! With this nice step-by-step craft video tutorial you can learn how to make your own sock Christmas mouse. . . .
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DIY Snowman denim pocket Christmas decor - upcycling craft
Do you love repurposing? Are you looking for a super fun, easy and inexpensive winter / Christmas craft which can be a great addition to your (handmade) Christmas gifts? Try this adorable snowman denim pocket gift bag! Cute, isn't it? All you need is to make some is an old unusable denim and a little acyrilic paint! This upcycling craft project is super quick, easy and can be a nice creative activity at winter for the smallest kids as well! If you add a lovely ribbon to these cute denim jeans snowmen gift bags you can use them as  Christmas front door decor / winter wall art! . . .
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DIY Easy washcloth snowman Christmas tree ornament
With just a hand (mitt) washcloth and basic sewing and craft supplies, you can craft this cute snowman within an hour. It is is an easy craft project with minimal sewing that will decorate your home at Christmas! Older children who know the basic even sewing stitches and the simple basting stitch can also make these snowmen Christmas tree ornaments / winter decors with no effort. You can add more embellishments to your washcloth snowman to give him your personal touch. . . .
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Clay pot Christmas angel ornament
Terra cotta clay flower pots are a great starting place for many crafts! This step-by-step craft guide is about making clay pot angels. With a simple small clay pot and a styrofoam ball (or wooden bead) you can make this lovely angel Christmas ornament / Christmas decor in no time! Kids can create some adorable clay pot angels as well because this is a fairly simple Christmas craft project!  You can use this adorable clay pot angel as a cute Christmas decor or you can gift them to your friends/ family members as a lovely handmade Christmas gift! . . .
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DIY No-sew T-shirt tote bag
We are sharing an awesome upcycling craft with you  today: Jessi's upcycled T-shirt tote bag! Gorgeous isn't it? If you have a bunch of old t-shirts from college that you just don’t wear anymore, but they still have sentimental value turn them into tote bags! It’s so easy to turn a t-shirt into a tote bag, and the best part is, there’s no sewing required! All you need is scissors and an old t-shirt, you can make a super awesome tote bag! . . .
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DIY Sock Christmas gnomes - easy winter decor
his brilliant Christmas craft project has three of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make, 3. It's an upcycling project, the main material comes from an old sock! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills! The sweater or sock Christmas gnomes can be perfect decors in your skandinavian/vintage style home or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes? You can upcycle sweaters,t-shirts , socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes, with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake! . . .
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DIY T-Shirt decorations made with hot glue (glue gun stick)
In this video craft tutorial IdunnGoddess shows you how to decorate T-shirts and denims with pieces of hot melt glue sticks for glue gun using microwave and an iron. If you love repurposing old clothes you will love this brilliant craft idea! These hot glue gun stick bead decoration is  one of the easiest homemade t-shirt decor  we've ever seen! You can use this brilliant  hot glue gun stick bead craft to upcycle your old clothes!  Just create a few hot glue gun stick beads and put it on your t-shirt (or other clothes) and voilá it's done! . . .
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DIY Bird memory Christmas tree ornament
To us, Christmas is a time of reflecting on the past and making family traditions. This DIY Bird memory Christmas tree ornament is a fabulous way to remember a loved one and create gorgeous decorations at the same time. This Christmas,  sew one of these little fabric bird Christmas tree ornaments for everyone in your family. Of course you don't have to sew birds, you can make whatever you like ! (A heart, a cat, a car, or even just a circle.)  What a lovely way to preserve precious clothes! Isn't it? . . .
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Shoe makeover - lace heels tutorial
Have you got a worn out but very comfy heels? Fix it up with this easy but brilliant upcycling idea! Or of course you can sacrifice a par of brand new heels on the altar of crafts  to create gorgeous unique shoes to wear on you wedding day or any other special occasion! This shoe upcycling idea is very quick, easy and also budget friendly. You can use this brilliant lace-decoupage technique on other shoes as well (imagine a chic lace slip-on or a cute lace ballerina) . This lace heels will be a great hit in any party! . . .
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DIY Jimmy Choo inspired sneaker with lace
We simply love having tons of shoes to choose from - especially when it comes to sneakersFabric shoes / sneakers are comfy and if you have the perfect ones, you can even rock them with a dress! And while we love the look of designer sneakers, we know not everyone can pay $650 for a pair.  So we hope you will enjoy this frugal take on a pair of super fine and super expensive Jimmy Choo kicks! . . .
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Women's Sunday slippers (free crochet pattern)
This free crochet slippers pattern will satisfy the modern minimalist in you while also making you feel like a gift giving hero. They make the perfect gift for teachers, new moms, a friend who is sick and anyone else you want to wrap up in a little bit of love. This free crochet slippers pattern combines just enough cool factor and genuine functionality that you can give a pair to almost anyone and know that your gift will be enjoyed. The minimalist style can be appreciated by feet young and old and the chunky yarn and leather soles make these house shoes look pretty fancy schmancy. . . .
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DIY Unique ice dyed fabric sneakers
So you might not be a tie dye swirl tee kind of a guy or gal and that’s totally cool BUT we’ve got to tell you that even if you’re not into the hippy 70’s kind of tie dye Amy has got a method that you might totally love. Ice dyeing. It’s so easy and it’s so random and that makes it so much fun to make! In fact, we can pretty much guarantee that you won’t get the same results twice with ice dyeing unless you really, really try hard to! Like all tie dye there is some patience required as you have to wait for the dye to set and take hold in your fabric but we promise the killer DIY shoes you can make are so worth it! . . .
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DIY Denim fabric baskets - creative upcycling (free sewing pattern)
Do not throw away your old jeans, you can reuse them doing these cute bags! With this super upcycling craft tutorial you can sew them easily literally in minutes!  This stylish upcycled denim basket can be a perfect low-budget home decor, or a last minute gift. This cute denim basket is also perfect for organizing, or you can cover up ugly flower pots with them! This sewing project is absolutely a great choice if you are a beginner in sewing because its so easy to make! (Even you can create some with hand sewing if you haven't got sewing machine at home.) . . .
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3 Ways to customize your summer denim shorts
Is there anything more blissful than jumping out of bed on a sunny summer morning and throwing on a perfectly worn-in pair of cut-offs? The short answer is a resounding No. Ideal in their simplicity and versatility, cut-off denim shorts can be dressed up or down, and — if you make them yourself — are easily customized to suit your personal style. Today FP is showing you three different cuts you can make to breathe new life into a tired pair of jeans, whether they’re old favorites you just can’t bear to part with or a vintage pair of dad jeans you picked up at the thrift store. . . .
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DIY Adorable no-sew fleece octopus - softie for kids
The yarn octopus has long been a classic toy to make for children, and she’s transformed it into an even easier, and perhaps more cuddly, no-sew fleece octopus! With this nice step-by-step no-sew fleece octopus tutorial you can learn how to make this super adorable octopus from fleece or t-shirt fabric!  This is the perfect craft project for recycle some old t-shirts, fleece leftovers or any non-fraying fabric pieces! If you create the no-sew octopus' head with a tennis ball instead of Styrofoam ball itt can be a great toy for your dog as well! (Just to be sure to knot the strings well and use a sturdy fabric piece) . . .
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DIY Recycled jeans e-book (or tablet) cover
If you want to make sure your e-book reader or tablet is protected this DIY recycled denim e-reader cover is a must! ( Especially if you are a professional dropper of gadgets just like us ! -haha ) What I love about this DIY e-reader cover is that it’s upcycled from old jeans, and it includes a jean pocket, on the front, to store the charger cable. The books we read are such a personal choice, and it makes sense to make an e-reader cover that matches your personality. It makes for a really individualised gift during the holiday season. . . .
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DIY Crazy cans tossing game with beanbags
The crazy cans game  is a perfect way to create a super fun party game without bank robbery.  If you are looking for a frugal, super simple but still fun party game (for both children and adults), this tin can tossing game will be your favorite! For the tin cans: simply eat the food in them (wink), clean them out and paint them pretty pastel colors. Simple as that! If you haven't got knitted Ipod nano cases you can use simple socks instead as beanbags! This way you can recycle old unused clothes and empty tin cans which is great! . . .
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