New Arrival: A Little Felt Turtle / Tortoise

A Little Felt Turtle / Tortoise sewing pattern & instructions is now ready for your next hand-sewing project! The finished Little Felt Turtle / Tortoise measures approximately 12 cm (4 3/4″) long and 7 cm (2 3/4″) high. It is the perfect size to fit into the palm of your hand. This downloadable item is […]

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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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New Arrival: A Little Felt Owl

A Little Felt Owl has joined the Muumade family! A Little Felt Owl is a set of patterns & instructions for a hand-sewing project to make an adorable felt owl. The finished owl is approximately 9 cm (3 1/2″) tall and 6 cm (2 3/8″) wide. This downloadable item is available from my online shop, […]

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New Arrival: A Little Felt Peacock

An elegant felt peacock has joined the Muumada clan! With its dazzling fan of feathers on display, the Little Felt Peacock is sure to impress anyone who sets their eyes on it! The Little Felt Peacock’s sewing pattern & tutorial is now available from my online shop, Muumade.etsy.com. For more information on this magnificent felt […]

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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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How to Reinforce the Bottom of a Backpack

How to reinforce the bottom of a backpack - Muumade tutorial

This tutorial describes an easy, quick, and economical way to reinforce the bottom of a backpack. We treat backpacks rather roughly, often as though they were invincible. We stuff them to their limit, sometimes with heavy objects! We carry them on one shoulder, when they are meant to be carried on both shoulders. We throw […]

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