DIY Handmade Halloween Crafts

DIY Handcrafted Halloween

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Halloween is just around the corner, and we’ve gathered our favorite fun and spooky links for handmade Halloween projects!


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Tiny Pocket Tissue Holders

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Once you learn how easy it is to make one of these sweet tissue holders, you’ll have just about one for each season, holiday, and outfit – because they are so quick and easy that you won’t want to stop at just making one!


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Needle & Thread Shadow Box

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I embroidered a great decorative item for my sewing room using the fabulous Etched Alphabet of the 830 Limited Edition.


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Are you SURE it’s for the Cat?

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My grandson’s first project, a bag for his cat. He was so proud! Of course my puppy had to try it out even though we told him it was for the cat.


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Halloween Treats! OESD Design Collection #12357

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Making Halloween Trick or Treat Bags can be so much fun! It’s a great way to use some of those fun designs, threads, buttons and trims that are in your stash.


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Holiday Serging & Simple Sewing — Friday, Oct.14

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The holidays are only two months away! Have you started your gift-making? Join Jo for “Holiday Serging & Simple Sewing,” a webinar on quick and easy gifts you can make on your serger, along with a few fast sewing and embroidery projects.


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Fabric Flowers From Scraps

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I love little crafts that you can make in less than an hour, don’t you? Oh, and even better if they help use up all those fabric scraps! Check out these great tutorials for using small scraps or strips of fabric to create beautiful blooms!     Learn to make bright and cheery Pop Garden Scrap Flowers from Heather Bailey at her


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Through the Needle ONLINE Issue #8

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The newest issue of Through the Needle ONLINE is out! And it’s filled with an assortment of sewing, embroidery, and quilting projects to inspire all stitches, from beginning to advanced.


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Pink Ribbon Zippered Pouch

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Use designs from the OESD “Pink Ribbon Awareness” Signature Collection #12305 to create a special gift for someone who may need encouragement. OESD, Benartex, Brewer, and BERNINA are proud supporters of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Pink Ribbon Zippered Pouch by Kevin Conley  


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BERNINA Goes to the Faire

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BERNINA joins BurdaStyle at Maker Faire, where visitors stitched up Make & Take drawstring bags.