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Bandanna Pillow

This is a fantastic craft because it does not require much. You need two bandanas, and some filling or a pillow slightly smaller than the bandanas, and some scissors. To make this craft, start by laying out the two bandanas, put them together with the darker sides facing out, so the inside is the side […]

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Bandanna Beach Bag

This is a fun craft that you can use to hold your sunglasses, reading book, and sunscreen, etc. for those lazy days of summer spent at the beach. Because bandanas come in a variety of patterns and colors you can make a beach bag to suit your personality. Here is what you’ll need: 2 bandanas […]

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Bandanna Swim Skirt

This is a fun bandana craft that requires several bandanas to make. You also need some elastic, and a sewing machine. For this craft start by cutting elastic to the size of your waist. Now, take your bandanas, maybe 5-10 total, depending on your size, and fold one corner over about 4 inches, and sew […]

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Bandanna Hair Bows

Who would have thought that you could use a bandana to make a great craft? The fact is, bandanas have tons of uses, and one of them is crafting. The following are three fun craft ideas that use bandanas. Hair bows: This is a craft where you use a bandana to make a cute hair […]

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Handmade Country Dolls

Country dolls are in many cases family heirlooms. Country dolls or dolls that were made many years ago when the country was a lot younger, have a character and a history to them that many people value highly. Some country dolls in good condition sell for a lot of money at auction. While you cannot […]

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Stitched Pictures

Many country crafts use a lot of calico in their designs. Calico is a type of material that is rough, porous and much like burlap in its look. Calico is especially popular for country stitchery crafts. When you hear the word stitchery your thoughts may go to your grandma and her many hours spend sitting […]

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Mittens

Making mittens is easier than you may think and mittens can actually be a very attractive wall or tree decoration during Christmas time. To make a simple mitten you can use an old sweater. Cut out mitten forms from the sweater and sew them together. Use a large button to embellish the mitten and there […]

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Country Puppets

When you think of the country there are a few things that come to mind. For many people, country life includes animal life. The country lifestyle is one that typically includes such things as farm animals, barns and fresh food grown from the garden. To many people these images are relaxing and designing their homes […]

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How to Make A Bean Bag

Introduction Bean bags are very popular toys and have been around for a very long time. One of the greatest things about them is that they are simple to make and can also be very durable. Bean bags can be used for many games and also make great toys just on their own. Instructions Making […]

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Pillow with a Pocket

1. fabric or old jean material, or even an old baby quilt or piece of clothes – – sweater, t-shirt, etc.2. back pocket from a pair of jeans3. fabric glue4. needle and thread or sewing machine5. stuffing, fiberfill, an/or old, torn clothes First, take the selected cloth or blanket, cut it into a square or […]

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Bean Bag Frog

Another great bean bag craft that is simple to make is a frog made out of green felt. Cut the two pieces of fabric or felt to the shape you would like in the final product and start sewing them together as with the circle shape. You will want to make sure you sew all […]

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Smiley Bean Bag

The possibilities for making bean bag crafts are virtually limitless and the idea is only limited by the materials used and the imagination. Here are some very easy bean bag craft ideas that will help you have a good time and make something fun to play with later. Some of the most basic and simple […]

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Bean Bag Dolls

Other great bean bag crafts for teens could include more complicated animal crafts or simply larger ones that require more sewing and or gluing. Felt is the best material for making these bean bags because it is semi rigid and allows for easier sewing. Some great animals to make could include dinosaurs or other animals […]

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Knitted Bean Bag

Making bean bags can be a great craft for the whole family to do at the same time. There are many different variations that can be used to make exciting and interesting designs. Teens are sometimes difficult to engage and making a bean bag craft with them can be an excellent way to teach them […]

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Basic Stitches of Plastic Canvas

Plastic canvas is a very versatile material and can be used to make many different arts and crafts projects. Knowing how to use it effectively and to use the most appropriate stitches for the job is an important part of making an attractive and durable craft from plastic canvas. If you already have some experience […]

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How to Make Plastic Canvas Crafts

Plastic canvas is a creative interpretation of needlepoint and can be used by many people of all ages. Crafts of all varieties can be made from plastic canvas and there are many different ways to get started. If you are looking for a basic guide on how to make plastic canvas crafts then you are […]

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