In this issue we present you with a real cool coat that will keep you really warm this year! Another great project is the gnome hat on the cover, which will make many children and adults happy and warm this Fall (and Winter). We are pleasantly surprised to know that they are very popular with teens … You’ll learn how to dye your own wool yarn with children, and making paper mache puppets with them. In addition, you’ll learn the simple and easy techniques to sew your own weekend bag. As always, there are many exciting projects to look forward to.
Learn how to felt your own one-piece no-sew coat with a technique that is unheard to many! This lightweight but very warm coat designed by Thomas Horst promises to be a Living Crafts classic
Sew this easy-to-make and well-designed classic bag from old jeans and scrap fabric. The finish on the handles, as well as other details make this bag (from The Perfect Handbag) a favorite for all seasons.
"Gnomes in the Autumn"
Stitch up this adorable scene for your child’s room for a seasonal touch. It is made of wool felt sewn onto burlap and will bring much joy to everyone in the family.
"Painting Wool with Children"
Dye your own wool yarn with children, with easy to follow instructions and safe dyes. This project is truly magical and comes with instructions on how to make rubber boots socks from your own hand-painted yarn.