>

Textile and Craft Projects for Families

Spears Loom
How to weave a small tapestry on a Spears childs loom.

Felt Necklace
How to make a felted necklace.

Felted Eggs
How to make felted Easter eggs.

Cardboard Box Loom Project
You don’t need expensive equipment to weave. A flat piece of cardboard or a cardboard box can easily turn into a loom that you can weave mug rugs, placemats or intricate tapestries on.

Coiled Wool Baskets
An easy basket to make from Fantti wool yarn using a coiled basket technique.

Fairy Tales
Fairy tales often feature weavers and spinners who possess powers of wisdom and ingenuity.

felted elf

Felted Placemat
Your kids will have fun making their own felt placemat. Here’s how.

Felting
Patterns, instructions, and other ideas for making your own felt projects.

Hand Spindles
Even the younger ones can learn to spin yarn using a drop spindle.

Kool-Aid Colours
Kool-Aid dyeing is an interesting way to add colour to yarn.

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs
Have fun making dyes using foods found in your kitchen.

Papermaking
Instructions and projects for making your own handmade paper.

Paper Wall Hanging
Don’t throw out your gift wrap. Save it for weaving a wall hanging or a placemat.

Pop Goes the Weasel
What is this song about? Is it a spinning song?

Small Looms
Here is a collection of articles and places to find small looms for weaving with beads, making belts and other small items.

Trivia: Mad as a Hatter
What does “Mad as a Hatter” mean?

Weaving and Spinning Stories
Links to tales, poetry and stories about weaving and spinning.

Weaving Demonstration
I had the privilege to give a weaving demonstration to some children and let them try their hand at weaving at Mudchute Farm in central London.

Craft Books

[amazon_search design=”2″ width=”256″ market_place=”” color_theme=”Default” default_search_term=”crafts” search_index=”Books” columns=”1″ rows=”3″ outer_background_color=”#000000″ inner_background_color=”” background_color=”” border_color=”” header_text_color=”#FFFFFF” linked_text_color=”” body_text_color=”” shuffle_products=”True” show_image=”True” show_price=”True” show_rating=”True” rounded_corners=”False”/]

EBay Watch – Craft Kits

 

Ebay Finds

- Current price: $4.99 - Auction

Portable MINI AIRBRUSH AIR COMPRESSOR KIT SET Hose Makeup Cake Tattoo Nail Hobby - Current price: $33.70 - Auction

- Current price: $65.98 - Auction

New Airbrush Kit Single Cylinder Piston Air Compressor Dual-Action Hobby Set - Current price: $65.97 - Auction

Airbrush Kit with 3 Guns - Gravity Siphon Feed Air Compressor Crafts Hobby Art - Current price: $84.97 - Auction

- Current price: $10.47

Family Fun Crafts

Comments are closed.

This page last edited on July 6, 2013

by


All Fiber Arts by Paivi Suomi is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Advertisements

This website contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on the links. This helps to cover the costs of keeping this website alive. Thank you for your support.

Facebook

Interweave Videos

  • Felted Flower Wall Tiles (Coupeville, WA)
    Come celebrate spring in this short session as fiber artist Janet King shows you how to use a unique type of natural wool from the oldest, continuously run, family owned fiber mill in the USA to create...
  • Simple Folded Origami Boxes (Coupeville, WA)
    Take ordinary playing cards and turn them into something extraordinary in this “Simple Origami” class for adults. Learn the simplest of origami folds and join playing cards without glue or tape to make...
  • Origami Fabric Cranes (Coupeville, WA)
    Combine origami and basic hand sewing to make a beautiful fabric crane. Fabric Cranes are folded and sewn using a simple running stitch. When stuffed with a little dried lavender or other botanicals, they...
  • Bead Embroidery: Beyond the Basics (Prairie du Sac, WI)
    Have you had some bead embroidery experience, or taken Lisa’s Beginning Bead Embroidery class and now want to learn even more beautiful techniques? Come to this one-day workshop with a pair of sharp scissors...