I’m creating a lot of tutorials these days, for the October Creativity Challenge. So this week’s Friday Finds is all about tutorials, but not mine. These are ten really cool crafts tutorials I found on Pinterest.

Supplies needed to print on fabricPrinting on fabric

A tutorial by The Graphics Fairy on how to use an inkjet printer to print on fabric.



CA knit owlordell the Owl

This is a pattern for knitting and owl, which you can find for free on Ravelry.


A picture of a dress form in progressPapier maché dress form

This tutorial for how to make your own dress form from paper maché is found on Threads Magazine.


Finished orange peel roses

Orange roses

You can make these lovely orange peel roses using the tutorial from Goods Home Design.


A picture of a voodoo doll pincushionVoodoo doll pincushion

As a witch, I find the Voodoo doll pincushions hilarious. There are several tutorials  out here. Here’s one from Make: magazine.


The examples of the sock octopusSock Octopus

A couple of Fridays ago, I showed you the Socktopus. Well here’s how to make one. The original tutorial for this image is at The GOLD JellyBean.


Two motorcycles made from old lightersLightercycle

These lighter motorcycles are really cute. They seem a bit fiddly to make, but if you have good fingers, I bet you can do them. The tutorial for these comes from Instructables.


A snake made from single socksSock snake

This adorable sock snake gives you something to make from all the single socks. Handimania is the host of this tutorial.


A butterfly made from an old plastic bottlePlastic bottle butterflies

This tutorial from Wonderful DIY shows you how to make those empty drink bottles into beautiful butterflies.


Artwork made with hot glue stencilsHot glue stencil

Here’s a really good way to make your own stencils, if you don’t feel comfortable cutting them. This one is a video on YouTube, made by The Frugal Crafter Lindsay Weirich.


PS. If you haven’t noticed already, the sign-up page for the October Creativity Challenge is open. Sign up for a month of fun, networking, and creative exploration.


  1. Bren Lee

    Love it Linda! Your creative side is simply amazing! 🙂


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