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crochet circle flowers

Crochet: How to Weave In Ends As You Go

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I love seeing photos on Instagram of crafty projects in progress, it’s an amazing platform to gather inspiration and even learn new techniques. I often like to ask crafters how they did something in particular if it’s not obvious to me, and because the IG community is so generous, you often get a reply straight away. I’ve been particularly inspired…

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needle felted pear

How To: Needle Felted Fruit – Pear

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The last in the series of Needle Felted Fruit for pretend play. I’ve shown you how to make a Needle Felted Kiwi Fruit where you also learned how to blend fibers with a carding brush, and a Needle Felted Strawberry. Today we will use a slightly different method and materials to create this pear and save on wool roving. Curious?

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How To: Needle Felted Fruit – Kiwi

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Emma loves playing with pretend food, so I thought I would add some felted fruit to her collection. She loved when I surprise her with little gifts, what kids doesn’t? Although I’m sure she’d prefer a My Little Pony if she knew they existed. Today I’ll show you how I made this kiwi fruit, and also how to use carding…

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Make a Needle Felted Rattle Ball Toy

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It’s been a while since I posted a needle felting project, so I thought I would treat you to something a little bit special. I really love the idea of children playing with toys made from natural materials like wool, it’s really important developmentally to give them a rich sensory experience that plastic toys just don’t offer. This needle felted…

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crochet blythe beret

How to: Crochet Blythe Beret

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If you’ve been following me on Instagram I’m sure you’ve noticed I’ve gone a little loopy for making Blythe doll clothes. Had so many failed attempted early on that I lost my Blythe sewing mojo until it was rekindled by an impromptu swap organized via twitter. Anyhoo! I crocheted Perty this beautiful raspberry beret and thought you may like the…

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