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How to make a felt ladybug brooch - mypoppet.com.au

Stitch a Cute Ladybug Brooch

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You’ll never feel alone wearing this cute little felt ladybug brooch on your lapel – it’s quite the conversation starter! Make one, or a whole ‘loveliness of ladybugs’ – that’s the collective term apparently! Either way they are sure to cheer up someone’s day. A ladybug brooch would make a great gift for a child and look sweet attached to…

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Sailor Moon Tuxedo Mask Finger Puppet

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With school holidays coming up, this hand stitched Sailor Moon Tuxedo Mask finger puppet may be a fun project for anime loving tweens and teens to make. It’s a great way to practice some sewing skills too. Designed by regular contributor Melissa, who is a huge anime and manga fan. It was the mid 90’s, I was at a different…

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easy Carmen Miranda costume Halloween

4 Easy Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

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Looking for some quick and easy Halloween costume ideas that won’t break the budget? I’m here to save the day! Putting together fun costumes for fancy dress parties, dress-ups, imaginative play and Halloween events doesn’t have to be expensive, or even involve any DIY, you probably have lots of useful stuff at home already. With Halloween coming up I thought…

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folding paper dollhouse

Papercraft: Folding Paper Dollhouse

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There is a marvellous world of dollhouses out there. Some are elaborate with many fine details, right down to the plumbing and electric lighting. Some are factory plastic production runs. Others are homemade and easily put together with nothing more than a couple of tissue boxes or even Lego. All dollhouses are beautiful in their own right. The beauty lies…

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