Everything I've ever wanted to do.
DIY Easy Shirred Scarf Tutorial from This Blog Is Not For You here. Beyond easy tutorial for lightweight summer scarves or material.
truebluemeandyou: DIY Plush Hobbes. Just saw an Etsy $65 crochet version on the Tumblr featured CRAFTS tag and actually like this one better.
DIY Hobbes from the Calvin and Hobbes Comic Strip. The creator of Calvin and Hobbes, Bill Watterson, never licensed any of his characters for anything - so there are no mugs, no stuffed characters etc… This tutorial from Instructables here makes it really clear that there is lots of hand stitching, but Hobbes is made out of easy and inexpensive fleece.
DIY Everything in a Jar Lists and Printables from The Gunny Sack here. You can also download blank labels so you can make your own unique gift jar.
The Gunny Sack also has additional suggestions for gift jars:
- Energy in a Jar
- Refreshment in a Jar Tide Me Over Jar
- First Aid Jar
- S’Mores in a Jar
- Relaxation Jar
- Sewing in a Jar
- Spa in a Jar (look for link at the bottom)
DIY Magnetic Paper Clip or Pin Plate Tutorial from The Mother Huddle here. Beyond easy DIY and you can personalize this by the dish you pick out and there are so many of these at thrift stores. These magnets are so cheap at Michaels and sold in big groups.
DIY Mending Holes in Jeans from Adventures in Dressmaking here. She also links a tutorial for mending holes in other places in jeans/pants. I get more questions about mending and patches on this blog than almost anything else and for more tutorials go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/patches