What Can I make?
OK, so I know we all go through phases of having lots of craft supplies, but no inspiration as to what to make with them. At least I do. Why don't we each list supplies and such that we have, and let the next person or persons list some ideas for inspiration? Others' can see totally different possibilities that you may never have thought of!
This is a great way to be 'green', and use what you've got, instead of going to the store, and neglecting your poor lonely bits and pieces at home, sadly waiting to be made into something fabulous!!
Here's my list:
Felt in white, black, an abundance of green and red, tan...I think that's all
A TON of seed beads and various chunkier glass beads, some stone chip beads, crimp beads, tiny jump rings
an overabundance of scrap denim(almost whole pairs of jeans, chunks of jeans...)
satiny lavender, and satiny baby blue fabrics
a huge rectangle of white fabric with hearts and Scottie dogs all over it(we call it Toto fabric-I'm hoping to do a Wizard of Oz themed project with it)
a large piece of baby pink jersey knit fabric
a bunch of yarns I'm completely bored with...a couple shades of green, a mottled orange with flecks of shiny colors, I don't know, a bunch of different ones.
an empty Zhena's Gypsy Tea tin
a bunch of my daughter's clothes that have gotten too small(I don't really have a way to give them away/sell them right now, and they are taking up space in our tiny bedroom)
That's all I can think of right now...
little monsters out of the felt make the yarn hair and us the old clothes 2 make clothes for the monsters and arm or leg warmers any help
not sure how old your daughter is so this may be irrelevant but you could make doll clothes from her old clothes. especially if she has an american girl doll cuz those clothes are way overpriced.
decorate the tin with the seed beads, brush the tin with glue and roll/dip the tin in them to crust it in them like sprinkles. or even make a little jewelry box out of it by lining it with felt and decorating the outside
I have a pattern somewhere (not sure where) for a denim patchwork. It does look lovely. Also have one for a floor bean bag, using denim and heavy cotton panels. If either of these interest you, I'll dig them out.
Beads. Make little charms for handbags and mobile phones for your friends.
You could make pompoms with the wool, join them together to make a scarf?
with the flet you can make friends they are little soft toy made from felt your daughter. if you need ideas have a look at my freaky felt friends
I totally will, Gloom Cookie! Those are all great ideas, and I'll think them over! I should have mentioned, I don't have a sewing machine, but I can hand sew smaller items. I love the idea of making doll clothes out of Sofi's old clothes. She's about to turn 3, and the only things I have left that she's outgrown are 24months and 2T. BTW, I've been making a bunch of felt food for her. Maybe I'll take the old clothes and recon them to make clothes that fit, now. Like old t-shirts put together to make dresses, that kind of thing. I think I'll look at some of the tshirt recon ideas meant for adults, but of course, adjust them to fit a little one.
Does anyone else have a collection of excess craft supplies to list? I'd love to give some ideas, too!
felt +old hoodie = monster hoodie my kids love theirs
OMG, that's awesome!
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