I’m back with another roundup! This time, I’m sharing my 6 favorite DIY crafts projects! For those who have been following me for a while, some of these may look familiar. However, if you’re new to my blog, this is a perfect introduction to my crafting videos.
1. DIY Plush Toy
First up is a plush toy. This is a great early practice project for those who are new to sewing! With a few materials, you can make your own little friend. All you need is some fabric, stuffing, scissors, a needle, and thread.
Watch the video or check out my blog post on How To Sew a Plush Toy for an easy step-by-step guide.
2. Leather Wallet
This project also requires only basic sewing – this time with leather! You don’t have to be an expert leathersmith to make a beautiful wallet. Just grab some basic tools and follow the instructions in this video for a professional-looking finished product that makes an excellent gift.
Check out the full Leather Wallet blog post.
3. Portrait Embroidery
Now for another gift-worthy project: Portrait embroidery. Commemorate a special event by translating a photo into a pattern and with just a few simple stitches, you can create a beautiful piece of art that will last forever using fabric, colorful floss, and an embroidery hoop.
Check out my video and full tutorial in my blog post on the Embroidered Portrait – Randy & Jen.
4. Beaded Wrap Bracelet
Let’s move on to accessories with this beaded wrap bracelet. All it takes is some leather cord, string, beads, and a specialty beading needle and you can make your own in no time! This is seriously one of my most popular YouTube videos of all time. Watch the video for all the details and start making your own.
You can also check out the Beaded Wrap Bracelet blog post.
5. Hair Scrunchie
Next up, scrunchies, which are handy for putting your hair up without damaging it. With colorful fabrics, elastic, and a few basic sewing techniques, you can make your own unique hair accessories.
Learn more about the DIY Hair Scrunchie project.
6. Waxed Canvas Tool Roll
Finally, let’s complete our DIY collection with the Waxed Canvas Tool Roll. This one is perfect for keeping all your tools organized and protected. Gather up some cotton canvas, sewing supplies, and wax, and follow the instructions in my video to put it all together.
So there you have it: 6 easy DIY craft projects you can make this weekend! Well, maybe not all six of them in one weekend. Thanks so much for watching and happy crafting!