Needlearts Video Roundup: Free as a Bird

June 23, 2011, 22:17 pm  Posted by needlearts

Our blogiversary bird month is starting to wind down, but I wanted to slip in a little roundup of some free video tutorials before the avian fun is all over. Enjoy these six birdylicious projects from across the interwebs!

Adorable Owl Pincushions from Kris & Kim on The DIY Dish

Adorable Owl Pincushions from Kris & Kim on The DIY Dish

1. How to Make an Owl Pincushion

You can have a lot of fun with your fabric choices on these darling owls! Isn’t it nice how a lot of pincushions can double as adorable plushy gifts?

Pattern on The DIY Dish

YouTube user channel: theDIYdish

Website: thediydish.com

Hand Sewn Birdie Mobile2. How to (Hand) Sew a Birdie Mobile

With no need for a sewing machine, you can work on this lovely project anywhere! You’ll want plenty of ribbon.

Template on Made by Marzipan

YouTube user channel: MadeByMarzipan

Website: madebymarzipan.com

How to Make a Crochet Peep (Amigurumi Left Hand)3. How to Make a Crochet Peep (Left Hand)

Are you a lefty? Do you crave the sugary rush of marshmallow peep goodness? This cute amigurumi project should be right up your alley.

YouTube user channel: tjw1963

Website: Crochet Geek

How to Make Felted Cat Toys4. How to Make Felted Cat Toys

I’m not sure if these are birds or chipmunks, but they have feather tails and plenty-o-catnip. Mr. Meowgi will undoubtedly be pleased.

YouTube user channel: cyberseams

Website: cyberseams.com

How to Make a Bird Mobile

5. How to Make a Bird Mobile

Gather some sticks and nesting material for this one.

Pattern on Spool

Original instructions by Laura on Spool

YouTube user channel: laceytackett

How to Crochet a Chicken or Rooster Finger Puppet6. How to Crochet a Rooster Finger Puppet

Tracey Aiena or Old MacDonald? She offers tutorials for a whole host of lovable farm animal finger puppets.

How to make the puppet base (plus a duck)

YouTube user channel: traceyishh

Website: The Jilted Ballerina


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