Stuff to make! | How About Orange

July 19, 2007

Stuff to make!

Tutorials from around the web:

Shoulder bag with piping from U-handbag
Animal cutouts decorating idea seen at design*sponge
Reversible notebook cover from Kirin Notebook
Decoupaged wall letters from Craft Apple
Post-it origami flowers from Peace of Paper
Felt barrettes at Angry Chicken

11 comments:

Brooke said...

These are fabulous! I already bookmarked three of the links. Thanks for the great find.

platinum blonde said...

thank you for this!!! :)

Modish Moodishta said...

heyy Ms. Orange :) i discovered ur blog some days ago..love it. Your tutorials especially are so helpful :) umm i have a query though.. i dabble in crafts once a while but I really don't know even the basic of tools.. could you help me in this matter? pls...

Jess said...

Well, I think you'll need to decide what you want make first, and THEN figure out what supplies you'll need. Are you going to sew something? Cut paper? Paint something? Maybe the easiest way for you to get started is to start by following some tutorials people have posted online, or get a craft book from a bookstore or library. Then just get the materials they tell you you'll need. Once you have some supplies and have crafted a thing or two, you'll get other ideas of your own. Hope that helps....

Bunny said...

Thanks for the links. You seem to always find great things. I especially liked the Link to the post-it origami flowers. Farther down that page he had a post on the flexagon and it inspired me to make a "quilted" one from fabric. Thanks for enabling!

Modish Moodishta said...

thanks.. i guess u r right... :) can u recommend any craft books for beginners...

Jess said...

I can't think of one offhand. I'd say go to your local bookstore or library and start browsing. There are tons. Or maybe other readers have suggestions? Anybody?

Jess said...

Oh, I see you're in India. Not sure what sorts of book shops you have there, or if craft books are popular. You could also just try googling "easy craft tutorial" or "simple craft project" or something. I love google. Try Martha Stewart's site for craft ideas, too. Here

Sion said...

Thank you for these links, Jess!

People St.Clair said...

All your tutorials inspire me to make everything--even if my ability is at a beginner levels for some of the crafts. My favorite is the origami flowers but I'm going to try and master the others too!

sheila said...

I discovered your blog days ago and I'm already addicted to it!I did the pencil cup today, so simple yet fabulous.Thank you!You are a truly talented gal!

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