New Arrival: The Little Felt Rooster

The Little Felt Rooster has joined the Muumade family, to accompany his charming partner, The Little Felt Hen. As always, the rooster’s sewing pattern comes with detailed step-by-step instructions to guide you through the sewing process. The rooster is designed to be sewn entirely by hand. The Little Felt Rooster‘s sewing pattern is available for […]

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How to Make a Rainbow Pendant

This is a post about how to make a rainbow pendant from simple materials you might already have around your house. I was inspired to create this piece of rainbow jewelry by all the rainbows that people have been making around the world as symbols of thanks, hope and solidarity during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Even […]

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New Arrival: The Little Felt Hen

A new animal has joined the Muumade family! The Little Felt Hen is a sewing pattern for you to hand-sew charming chickens like the ones pictured here. The Little Felt Hen’s sewing pattern & instructions are now available for immediate download from my Etsy shop. I also prepared a blog page to share more about […]

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How to Make a DIY Face Puzzle

In this post you will learn how to make a DIY face puzzle. As in the image above, you can unleash your imagination and create realistic and/or fantastic facial features! You can color them with colored pencils or markers, paint them, or make them into collages! To help you get started, I prepared two FREE […]

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How to Make Fun Origami Toys

I have selected five origami toys that are fun to make and are also fun to play with afterward! Pictured above are: a tricky boat, a flapping bird, a modular spinner, a spinning top and a magic star. They are listed in order of their difficulty to make, starting with the easiest. But before we […]

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How to Make Your Own Decorative Phone Case

Are you looking for creative ways to decorate your phone without having to buy a case every time you want a new look? Here is how to make your own decorative phone cases easily and economically! Basically, all you need to buy is a transparent phone case. You will create the design yourself, using a […]

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Simple Sewing Projects

Here is a list of simple sewing projects that were designed for children as well as for grownups. The Monkey Finger Puppet is a free downloadable pattern and very detailed instructions for a hand-sewing project. Apart from a bit of simple sewing, you can use glue with pieces of felt and things like googly eyes […]

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Fun Indoor Activities For Kids

Here is a list of six indoor activities that you can enjoy with your kids without any hassle. Take a break from TV and video games to have some fun using your craft skills and imagination! Finding Faces in Everyday Places is a fun and easy activity that will engage your children pretty much anywhere. […]

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Free Witch Paper Chain Template

Free Witch Paper Chain Templates - Muumade.com

Here is a free template to make witch paper chains. This is a creative craft activity, especially fun in preparation for Halloween! Muumade’s Free Witch Paper Chain Template (US Letter size) Muumade’s Free Witch Paper Chain Template (A4 size) As shown in the image above, you can decorate the witches in whatever ways you fancy […]

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How to Make an Elastic 5-Strand Braided Bracelet

How to make a Five-strand braid bracelet

Here is how to make a quick and yet impressive-looking 5-strand braided bracelet. Because the bracelet is made with elastic cords, this bracelet is very easy to put on and take off. You will need: 5 thin fabric covered elastic cords, in colors of your choice, approximately 40 cm (16″) or longer* 2 straight bobby […]

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