Free Craft Tutorials
Vintage Mama’s Cottage and mamas*little*treasures has been creating fun and easy craft and clothing designs for many years. Many of these craft and clothing tutorials are available right here on our blog, FREE for you to use as you pursue your own love of crafting and creativity.
Be sure to contact us if you have any questions about our tutorials, and please stop back often as we will be adding new craft tutorials every month.
Create this beautiful Snowflake Wreath with plain white paper, scissors, glue, and a bit of ribbon. You can find the complete instruction in the FREE tutorial HERE.
Create this sweet wall hanging craft for a nursery, a child’s room, or any other place in your house where you would like to bring in a little sunshine on a blustery winter day. The instructions for this fun craft project are available for FREE and can be found HERE.
Just a few sheets of brown card stock and vellum paper is all it takes to create this adorable Gingerbread House Winter Village display. These little houses look so cute on a mantle or on a table to bring a touch of warmth and light to your home for the holidays, or all winter long. Complete instructions are available in this FREE tutorial HERE.
Snow Globes are super simple to make, and you can make them very inexpensively and quickly. The kids can participate in this craft, and you can make yours as extravagant and elegant as you want! Make several and line them up on the fireplace mantle or use a grouping of snow globes as a centerpiece the next time you have a special family supper. You can find the instructions for making these cute Sparkling Snow Globes with the FREE tutorial HERE.
All you need are a few scraps and snippets of fabric and trims and a little imagination to make this adorable Vintage Crazy Patch Pincushion. The perfect gift for Valentine’s Day or any day for a special friend! Complete instructions are available HERE with the FREE tutorial from Vintage Mama’s Cottage.
This Mother’s Day banner is quick, easy, inexpensive, and best of all it is creative and will express your love for Mom or Grandma. All it takes is some scrapbook paper and a box filled with left over lace, ribbons, vintage buttons, and any mismatched scrapbook ephemera still hiding in the back of your craft cupboard. The FREE tutorial with complete instructions can be found HERE.
Quick and easy, a Teacup Pincushion would make a perfect for a gift for mom or grandma, or for yourself as a special treat for all that you’ve accomplished in life. So, if you have a teacup and saucer around your house (probably not Grandma’s antique china, though!) – or if you stop by your neighborhood thrift shop or antique shop, pick up two or three sets – let’s get started on your very own Teacup Pincushion! Complete instructions are available HERE with the FREE tutorial from Vintage Mama’s Cottage.
Create this beautiful hand-embellished journal for someone special (or for yourself!) Perfect to use as a journal, diary, scrapbook, or just a notebook for jotting down thoughts and ideas! Quick, easy, and inexpensive, this notebook will surely become your favorite place to stash your creative ideas for art projects, recipes, quotes, Bible verses, addresses, and anything that inspires you throughout your day. Complete instructions are available HERE for this FREE tutorial from Vintage Mama’s Cottage.
Not only is this banner card fun to make, it is a project that you can use up bits and pieces and tiny scraps of ribbons and other fibers, as well as solo vintage buttons and any other ephemera you might have hiding out in the back of your scrap booking or craft drawer. In addition, you can send this banner card through the mail, and it can be displayed year ‘round on a mantle or shelf to remind Dad or Grandpa that they are loved and thought of often. Make your own Father’s Day Banner Card with the FREE tutorial and instructions HERE.
This would be a perfect project to do with kids, because it is so simple, inexpensive, and it’s almost impossible to make a mistake!These sweet pretty little pumpkins look adorable on the mantle, as a table top display, or even along the top of your kitchen cupboards if you have a little shelf up there for pretty stuff. Find complete instructions and this FREE tutorial HERE.
Here’s a super-simple appliqué pattern that is quick, easy, and adorable! This little owl could be made up in lots of different fabric combinations, but I thought it would be really fun for autumn through Thanksgiving if I made it all in shades of gold, brown, and orange. And it goes perfectly with the Autumn Patches jeans which you can make with the eBook patterns available in my Etsy shop, mamas*little*treasures. Complete instructions for the Golden Owl Applique are available HERE in the FREE tutorial from Vintage Mama’s Cottage.
Hand-stitched applique work is perfect for an heirloom quilt, but if you want to create a fun, quick, and easy applique design for a t-shirt or for kids’ clothing, here’s a simple technique to whip up an embellished garment quick as a wink! Create your very own Christmas Presents Applique design garment with the FREE tutorial which includes complete instructions. You can find the tutorial HERE.
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