Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Free Crochet Delicate Doily Crochet Pattern

Delicate Dimensions Doily free crochet pattern

Time for tea, or coffee if you prefer, and time for compliments when you have this lovely Delicate Doily adding graceful beauty to the tray or table. 
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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Quick to Make St. Patrick's Day Wreath

St. Patrick's Day Wreath
This easy to make wreath can be done in about an hour.
Just use a Styrofoam wreath, some fabric, ribbon, glue and pin and you have a fun holiday wreath on your hands.  The wreath can be made using fabric or just ribbons.  The center piece can be a clover or any thing you would like to choose.  Scroll down for more free patterns...

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Free Lucky Clover Crochet Afghan Throw Pattern

Red Heart Lucky Clover ThrowThis Lucky Clover Throw Afghan brings out the Irish in all of us.
Crochet this one of a kind pattern for daily use or as a gift.  You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy this symbol of optimism and good luck! Crochet this wonderful throw to brighten someone’s day or wish them good luck.
The pattern is Easy and can be made using Red Heart Green and White Yarns.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Birdhouse Plans and Tutorials

Whether you are a beginner or experienced Wood Worker a bird house is a fun and easy project to enjoy and share with the kids.

Ware Manufacturing Finch Nest BirdhouseCompleted Build a One-Board DIY BirdhouseIf you are a beginner woodworkers or a looking for a project that’s a little more advanced and decorative, this collection of birdhouse tutorials has you covered. 

Lots of ideas in this bunch, including free plans to download and most can be made with recycled items and scraps of wood you likely already have on hand so the cost is minimal. Have fun with these projects!! 

This one can be made in about an hour and is great for attracting small birds such as chickadees, finches and bluebirds.
These are great projects for Children's Groups. They only cost about $2 to make. Using coffee cans and scrap wood this is a fun project.
Here is a birdhouse that is great to attract Bluebirds and fun for you!  Build a Nesting Box!

Great for the Beginner this project only requires one 6 foot board to make. Once you cut and pre-drill the holes it's a cinch for kids to put together and paint!

Build a Backyard Birdhouse

 Follow the step-by-step free plans in order to make one cool looking house for the birds!
More Items you may enjoy

 Pre-Assembled Birdhouses - Use these to paint and finish how you like. 
 Paint Your Own Birdhouse Kit - This inexpensive kit has everything you need to decorate your own bird house for around $10

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Vintage Crochet Clover Leaf Edging Pattern

A lovely addition to pillow slips or towel edges, this cloverleaf edging works up quite a rapidly. To make an edging approximately 2 ½ inches wide you will need a ball of number of 30 crochet cotton in the color of your choice and a number of 10 steel crochet hook.
  • Ch           (chain)
  • Dc           (double crochet)
  • Sk           (skip)
  • St            (stitch)
  • Sc            (single crochet)
  • Lp           (loop)
Row 1: Ch 16, sk 3 ch sts, dc in each of next 2 ch sts, sh 2, sk 2 sts, dc in each of next 3 sts, ch 6, sk 5 sts, dc in next st, ( ch 2, dc in same st) 3 times, ch 1, turn.
Row 2: * ( r dc, sc) in next ch lp, ( sc, 5 dc, sc) in each of next 2 ch lps, ch 6, * 2 dc in each of nect 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in top of turning ch, ch 3, turn.
Row 3: Dc in each of next 2 dc, ch 2, dc in each dc to last dc, 2 dc in last dc of group, ch 6, dc in center st if center leaf on clover leaf, ( ch 2, dc in same st ) 3 times, ch 1, turn.
Row 4: Repeat from * to * in row 2, 2 dc in first dc of dc group, dc in each remaining st in dc group, ch 2, dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in turning ch, ch 3, turn.
Tatted Flower Edging

This Dainty edging offers unlimited possibilities for combining colors. You will need one ball each of tatting cotton in the two colors used and one tatting shuttle.
  • R             ( ring)
  • Ds           (double stitch)
  • P             (picot)
  • Rw          (reverse work)
  • Ch           (chain)
  • Sep        (separated)
  • Cl r          (close ring)
Fill shuttle with the color thread to be used for flowers. Make a r of 1 ds, 9 p sep by 1 ds, 1 ds, cl r. Tie white ( or second color) ball thread to shuttle thread. Make a ch of 6 ds, 3 p sep by 6 ds, 6 ds join in 5th p of r, 6 ds, rw. * R of 1 ds, 9 p sep by 1 ds, 1 ds, cl r, rw. Ch 6 ds, join to first free p of adjacent ch, 6 ds, 2 p sep by 6 ds, 6 ds, join in 5th p of last r, 6 ds, rw. Repeat from * for length desired. Cut and tie threads.
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Friday, February 24, 2012

Joann Free Shipping Sale

Time too Stock Up on your yarn and craft supplies!  Joann is offering Free Shipping from February 23rd to Saturday February 25th. There is also a printable in-store coupon available for 20% one regular or sale priced items.
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Free Shipping at on orders of $50 or more (Code: AP975)
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Free Hop Along Bunny Knitting Pattern

A Sweet little bunny to make to hop into your child's arms! Knit this striped bunny in three bright colors and create a comforting friend that can go wherever a child goes.
The skill level is easy and is made with Red Heart bubble gum, hot pink and daffodil yarns.
The bunny measures 16" tall.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Make a Flower Pot Bird Bath

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With a little bit of paint and some glue, you can turn terra cotta flower pots into a charming bird bath for any size yard.  These one of a kind bird baths can be made using simple terra cotta flower pots that you already have or just go purchase some inexpensive ones in the size of your choice.
Since terra cotta flower pots are non-toxic it's a great option for yard decor. 
Painting the pots can be a great project for family fun.

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