Category Archives: Sewing

Ice Cream Pint Koozie

By Sewing Contributor Courteney from the blog Crafting with Court.

Ice Cream Koozie

I love eating ice cream straight from the pint while I binge watch my favorite TV shows.  The problem?  My hand always gets so cold!  In the past, I’ve used a washcloth to keep my hand from touching the freezing cardboard, but it doesn’t fit very well and almost always ends up with ice cream on it.  The solution?  I made my own Ice Cream Pint Koozie.  It fits all my pints of ice cream perfectly, is colorful, and keeps my hand nice and comfortable while I’m enjoying my favorite pint!

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Pocket Placemat

By Sewing Contributor Courteney from the blog Crafting with Court.

Pocket Placemat

Labor Day is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect last chance for a summer party.  Impress all of your guests with these placemats.  The pocket is perfect for holding a napkin and cutlery, so no one is trying to balance too many things as they fill their plate full of delicious food.  Since they’re made of vinyl, just wipe clean when you’re finished.  It will be the perfect accent to your party!

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Jersey Bow Headband

By Sewing Contributor Courteney from the blog Crafting with Court.

DIY Jersey Bow Headband

During the hottest days of summer, I love using headbands to keep my hair out of my face.  The athletic headbands work best for keeping your hair away and staying put, but they look like you’re ready to go for a run.  The fashion headbands look pretty but often don’t really hold your hair back.  I wanted a cute and functional headband that would keep my hair out of my face, but that I could still wear out.  So, I took the basic premise of the athletic headbands but turned it into a bow!  It was super easy and inexpensive.  I made mine in an adult size, but you can easily make it small for any little girls in your life.

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Tassels

By Craft Trends Contributor, Lacey. Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest!

While spending too much time on Pinterest the past few weeks I have noticed one craft trend that I did not expect emerging to the foregrounds, tassels. I have become surprised with all of the possibilities for these colorful additions. Whether it’s jewelry, home decor, or sprucing up old accessories and clothing, tassels are becoming a craft trend that I can full-heartedly get on board with.

Fringed Yarn Curtain - Think Crafts

Fringed Yarn CurtainThink Crafts

This Fringed Yarn curtains uses tassels in a new and inventive way. An easy way to add color and some personality to any door way. I love the shape it creates, and that it gives the perfect excuse to buy more yarn.

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American Flag Pocket Tee

By Sewing Contributor Courteney from the blog Crafting with Court.

DIY Flag Pocket Tee

The Fourth of July is just around the corner.  I know I have celebrations to attend, and I bet you do, too.  I wanted to have a patriotic shirt that no one else would have.  I thought about the things I loved, which are pocket tees and quilting.  So, I created my own American flag pocket tee.  By following this tutorial, you can have a fun tee that shows off your love of sewing and America!

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DIY Summer Headbands

By Craft Trends Contributor, Lacey. Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest!

As summer sets in and the heat seems unrelenting, I am finding myself disregarding good hair days in an attempt to keep cooler. Long hair on a hot summer day often means a very sweaty head and rather than subject myself to the heat, my hair ends up in some sort of up-do. As someone who struggles finding the perfect balance between fashion and function I can say that DIY Summer Headbands make this a much easier task. As a current trend, DIY headbands are perfect for the summer season. Stay cute on the beach and accessorize your top-knot with these great ideas!

DIY Braided Headband - ClonesNClowns

DIY Braided HeadbandClonesNClowns

This braided headband is perfect for a simple way to add some color to your outfit. Not to mention there are so many ways to wear it!

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