Thursday, 23 February 2012

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Today's blog was inspired by the Robot Gift Box I featured yesterday.  It got me wondering what other goodies you could buy in PDF form to print at home, instead of waiting for the postie.  I love getting post but sometimes you don't want to wait.
Snakes and Ladders Knitting Pattern by woollythoughts
A booklet of instructions for knitting a large scale Snakes and Ladders game.

How to Sew a Medieval Book by marcadeartspress
The tutorial is based partly upon the research Swedish bookbinder Monica Langwe.  The sewing technique, construction and method of closure remain close to the original.  The book can be made up easily using modern papers and materials without going to great expense.   Also includes an old bookbinding technique showing how to make faux parchment for the cover.

Mushroom Birthday Card with Envelope by papercakemakes
A print and make birthday card featuring a cute, happy mushroom and hedgehog. It also comes with a matching print and make envelope. 

Owl Cushion Crochet Pattern by DebiBirkinDesigns
Crochet pattern for this cute owl cushion.

Creating Felt Artwork eBook by rosiepinkStudio

‘Creating Felt Artwork’ is a 60 page eBook written by  Annie & Lyn. Inside they share all of the lessons they have learnt about making felt artwork.  You can follow the project step-by-step to create the artwork shown on the cover of the book, or use the extra section included in each step to create your own design.

Black & White Pillow Style Gift Box by WelshPoppy
A very versatile, cost effective & useful PDF file containing 2 pillow style gift boxes.  Simply print, cut out, score, fold, stick and then add ribbon

Fingerless Wraparounds Knitting Pattern by FingertipsPatterns
These fingerless mittens will keep you double warm because of the extra layer! On milder days you can wear the mitts without the wraps. And there are some more options for variations: You could use 2 solid colour yarns, if you prefer. Or use the variegated for the wraps, and the solid for the mittens. And if you enjoyed the knit: knit lots more wraps and mittens, and combine them differently each day!

Owl Toy & Bag Sewing Pattern by fluffandfuzz
The sewing pattern is in pdf format, and includes 15 pages of step by step instructions, colour photographs, and materials list. The pattern pieces are to scale, so there is no need to enlarge...hit print and and you a ready to make your own owls!

Printable Rabbit Garland Kit by HelloClementine
These cute rabbit printables are fully customisable and perfect for creating garlands, as well as other handcrafted projects and gifts. Glue them individually onto cards or gift tags, add as embellishments on scrapbook layouts, use as applique and embroidery patterns, or even print onto transfer sheets, ready to iron onto an item of clothing.

Flowered Tunic Crochet Pattern by PastPerfectPatterns
This vintage US crochet pattern for a pretty tunic with a flower border has been digitally cleaned and enlarged for ease of use.  Simple but pretty tunic style shirt with dropped shoulders and button neck. Garlands of flowers are worked separately and added to the shoulders and cuffs. Great Summer blouse - perfect for holidays or as a beach cover-up.


  1. Thank you for the mention.

    This is an interesting post - 2 of the items you featured I will pass on to my friend because I know she will want to buy them. But had you not made this post, then she would have missed 2 lovely items.
    So you've done good!

  2. Great collection (and blog)! Thanks so much for including my rabbits.

  3. Thank you so much for including my owl sewing patterns in your lovely blog today!


  4. A lovely surprise to wake up to this morning! (7.30 am here)
    Thanks very much. I've got itchy fingers now. Must get making!

    Margaret :-)

  5. Thanks so much for including my mushroom card! I'm a bit in love with that owl cushion. >__<