October 10 ~ Handmade Holiday Inspiration

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Crochet Star Pattern by Molly, A Foothill Home Companion

It’s not sewing, but we like to sneak in a little crochet and knitting every once in awhile! Wouldn’t these stars look lovely on a tree or strung together as a garland? Do you have a favorite sewing tutorial that features a similar idea or look?

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50 Responses to October 10 ~ Handmade Holiday Inspiration

  1. Corsage also flowers for our event has cost me a riduculous amount.

  2. I have been trying to find someone to write a write-up similar to this. I’ve ultimately found it after searching Search engines. Cheers!

  3. Anna Dorothy says:

    yes…must make a garland..
    would be really cute in a baby’s room too! yay for being pregnant.

  4. Cameron H says:

    Adorable! One day I will learn to crochet so I can make these…

  5. datcat says:

    What gorgeous little things …. I am thinking I need to do a similar sewing thing …. little padded stars hanging from ribbon?

  6. Heidi Anderson says:

    too cute! thanks for the pattern!

  7. Sara says:

    Cool stars!!!!

  8. Ginny says:

    Cute stars — time to learn how to crochet!

  9. Richelle says:

    So cute!

  10. kelly_jeanie says:

    I love those little stars! Thank you for this pattern.

  11. kathyh says:

    these are really cute. They look quick to do.

  12. Katrina H says:

    So cute!

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  14. bess says:

    love these stars! checking out the pattern now….

  15. Katherine says:

    I love little crocheted flowers, and these are great too!

  16. Stacey says:

    I love crocheting and have been meaning to do these stars for ages, thanks for the reminder.

  17. Robin E. says:

    Oooo, I’m more of a knitter than a crocheter, but these just may have to make my to-do list.

  18. Jessica says:

    These would be great for a garland!

  19. MarciaW says:

    These are cute stars – my mother crochets so will ask her if it is something she could make.

  20. Ginger says:

    I’m not a crocheter, but my Mom is. I’m sending her a link to this post.

  21. Denise says:

    I am an advid knitter, but this just might send me to the crochet side. This stars are amazing!

  22. Cherilyn says:

    Love Christmas stars! Would be cute on gifts.

  23. Sara says:

    I am not a crocheter but these stars are super cute!

  24. VickiT says:

    Super cute. I just found a huge bunch of this crochet thread at my local Salvation Army store too. I haven’t crocheted since high school but want to see about learning again. I just bought some hooks over the weekend and yarn as well but sadly, I didn’t have enough money to buy a full set of hooks so I don’t have the tiny ones yet. And of course, the tiny one is what is needed for these adorable little stars. Off to go shopping later this week and get those and stop to see if they have more crochet thread in those bins. I honestly did not buy all of it.

  25. Shannon O. says:

    I just started knitting some Christmas ornaments this week. Now I want to crochet a bunch of these to make a garland for my tree.

  26. Jen S says:

    What a cute idea! I can see making a collection of them for hair clips, pins, and as embellishments for many other accessories.

  27. wendy says:

    Those are adorable! They’d look sweet hanging on a mantle…. off to crochet now :)

  28. Cinnamon says:

    Those are so pretty! I may need to pass this on to friends.

  29. Kristin H says:

    So cute! It might be enough motivation to get me to learn to crochet.

  30. mary says:

    love these stars!

  31. Ang says:

    Love the stars – I’m newish to crochet but these look fun!

  32. Diana says:

    Too cute! You can do so many things with these little stars!

  33. Miet says:

    Perfect! I’ve just decided to learn how to crochet, and this looks like a lovely pattern. Thanks!

  34. Kaz says:

    Oooh, thanks for the link! I was looking for a garland idea!

  35. Linda says:

    I love this tutorial. Thank you!

  36. elsa says:

    The stars are so sweet, thanks for the link!

  37. Jennyroo says:

    And wouldn’t these little stars be sweet on a garland! Hmmmmm, maybe I can add another project to the pre-Christmas list???

  38. Deanna says:

    I am making some of those stars. Don’t know what I will use them for right now and don’t really care. I will be happy just looking at them.

  39. Kati says:

    OOOh! Cute! I wonder if I can get my mom to make these for me!

  40. Andi says:

    Here is a sewing tutorial with a similar look: http://sewgerman.blogspot.com/2010/11/layered-felt-star-tutorial.html I am probably going to make a few of these this Christmas (although I will have to cut my stars the old-fashioned way!) :)

  41. Wendy D. P. says:

    These stars are adorable!

  42. So cute! I added this to my pinboard :)

  43. Jess says:

    I love the garlands where you just cut shapes out of felt and then sew them together in a line on the machine. I plan to make some for fall and winter this year!

    I have a crocheted star garland, too – it has red and green stars but I used a different pattern. I’m thinking I may add to it with felt stars this year, too, to fill it out a little. :)

  44. Those are super cute but I can almost guarantee my crochet skills are not good enough for something that small.

  45. Angel S. says:

    I can’t wait to make some of these to hang from fishing line in my big bay window! Thanks for the great ideas!

  46. kelli says:

    They are so cute!! I might have to pick up my long-lost crochet hook for these little babies.

  47. Mhairi says:

    I am going to learn how to crochet just so I can make these for my tree. Definitely better than tinsel!

  48. Loullabelle says:

    This is a great idea, I love bunting in just about any context and could so see these strung across my mantlepiece.

  49. Sarah says:

    So cute!

  50. Sarah says:

    Very cute, I imagine they’d be quick to whip up too!

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