How to Make a Winter Village Candle Holder – Polymer Clay Menorah Tutorial

Happy Hanukkah! I searched high and low for a cool menorah last year, but most menorahs are either very traditional *cough*BORING*cough or exPONsive.

So I decided to make my own from polymer clay!

I’ve nicknamed this the “shtetl menorah” because “shtetl” is the Yiddish word for a small village or town.

This project can be easily modified for different candle sizes or styles — it doesn’t have to be used as a menorah.

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How to Make a Throw Pillow – A Great Project for Beginners!

Why does a pillow make a good sewing project for beginners, you might ask? 1. It’s all straight stitching, with a few corners so you can practice pivoting. 2. There’s just a small amount of hand sewing on the pillow itself, which might sound daunting to a newbie, but hand sewing is a practical skill every seamstress should have. 3. Unlike clothing, you don’t have to worry too much about “fit” with a pillow. 4. Who doesn’t need a cool throw pillow or two? Functional projects are always a win for me.

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How to Make a Batty Gathered Tulle Circle Skirt – Halloween Sewing Tutorial

Velcome, my crafty friends, to another WhatTheCraft BOOtorial!

Today’s project is this bewitching bat skirt. I love how the layers of tulle give the impression of the bats fluttering in midair.

And this skirt style can go way beyond Halloween! You could do a red skirt with little hearts all over it. Or a white skirt with snowflakes. Flowers. Smiley faces. You know what I always say. Get wacky!

But that’s enough chitchat. Let’s get it on!

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How to Stencil a Bleached Ribcage Shirt – DiY Halloween Tutorial

Greetings, ghosts and ghouls! Today’s project is this spooktacular bleached ribcage shirt which is perfect for the Halloween season… but also for everyday wear.

(In my humble opinion, one can never have too many articles of skeleton-inspired clothing in their wardrobe.)

This creepy skeleton shirt was a staple item in my shop for years, and now it’s your turn to make one of your own.

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