Total Time: 4 hours 56 mins 30 secs
Learn how to make the projects featured in the Made with Michaels Live event!
Hand-Stitched Deer Ornament
Courtney Cerruti
Adding a new ornament to the tree every year is a wonderful Christmas tradition, and it is even better when an ornament is made by hand. Courtney Cerruti demonstrates how to create a rustic fawn ornament using felt, simple embroidery and hand stitching. You will want to make this sweet project for all of your loved ones.
Cricut Crafts: Make Stenciled Vases
Courtney Cerruti
Upcycle old vases or bottles with this fun, quick Cricut project. Courtney demonstrates how to use the Cricut Explore to create a floral stencil, and then she spray-paints the pattern onto a glass vase. Drop in a votive or add some water with your favorite fresh flowers and you will have a lovely new table decoration.
Knitted Mug Cozy
Liana Allday
Keep your mug toasty warm this winter with a sweet knitted mug cozy. Liana Allday shows you how to knit this tri-colored cozy in linen stitch. Along the way, you’ll learn how to keep track of right and wrong sides and which color you’re using, and how to create a button loop by chaining with a crochet hook. The resulting cozy makes for a great holiday gift, especially when paired with a special mug.
 
Dip-Dye Ombre Napkins
Kelly Wilkinson
Cloth napkins are the perfect size for perfecting the art of dip-dyeing. Kelly Wilkinson shows you tips and techniques to achieve an even, painterly gradation of color without splotches. After this workshop, you'll be dyeing with confidence and looking for more items to pretty up with an ombre effect. In addition to dyeing, you'll also learn how to cut simple stencils to add a pop of color and personal style at your next dinner party.
Hand Sew a Teddy Bear
Kata Golda
Alison Kaplan of Kata Golda shares her signature pattern for making a classic teddy bear. This cuddly bear is stitched up entirely by hand using wool felt and a few easy stitches. Alison shows you how to make each stitch, and gives helpful tips for freehand stitching faces and letters. Templates are provided to make a bear and a bunny, both of which are sewn exactly the same way. And don’t forget to sew up a little wardrobe for your buddy using the overalls and dress templates. 
Circular Knitting Basics: Hats in the Round
Joy Macdonell
When it comes to knitting in the round, there are lots of ways to get the job done. Joy Macdonell teaches all of the essentials, including how to work with circular needles, double-pointed needles and with the Magic Loop method (to name a few). She demonstrates all of these techniques on two different knitted hats—a slouchy beanie with I-cord accents, and a pompom hat with I-cord edging—both of which are ideal for putting all of these techniques to use.
 
Holiday Mitten Garland
Maggie Pace
Instead of a store-bought holiday garland, whip up a set of these hand-knitted mini mittens. Cute as can be, these mitts are great for learning intermediate knitting techniques, including thumb shaping, decreases, and ribbed cuffs. Make several to string together, or use single mittens instead of bows on your holiday presents. 
Leather Wrap Bracelet
Melanie Falick
A stack of these bracelets adds understated glamour to any outfit. Melanie Falick guides you through the range of supplies and how to vary the look depending on your design choices. You will learn the mechanics of stringing the bracelet, as well as how to add more thread and make the bracelet long enough to wrap around your wrist several times. 
Gold and White Paper-Punched Tree Garland
Courtney Cerruti
This fun paper garland is easy to assemble and comes together in a snap. Courtney Cerruti shows you how to punch cardstock circles and sew them together on a sewing machine to form this festive decoration. Make sewn paper garlands for the holidays or for any special occasion. They look great in windows, doorways, tabletops, and even on the Christmas Tree.
 
Make Paper Clay Christmas Ornaments
Courtney Cerruti
In this class, Courtney demonstrates how to work with paper clay to make gorgeous, personalized ornaments. Paper clay is an air-dry medium (no baking required), making this the perfect project for kids and adults alike. Once your ornaments are cut out and have dried, learn how decorate them with gold leaf, watercolor, and little messages. Hang these ornaments on the tree or tie them to gifts for an extra special handmade touch.
Image Transfers
Courtney Cerruti
Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned artist, learning how to create image transfers will introduce you to a whole new world of using creative imagery in your work. Courtney will show you the best methods for a range of techniques using inexpensive materials, including how to create transparent layers. The resulting images are beautiful for adding dimension and depth to various art projects, from paper arts and collage, to fiber arts and more.
Embroidered Photo Ornament
Rebecca Ringquist
Stitch a memento of a place that evokes special memories, such as your childhood home or a summer cabin. Rebecca Ringquist shows you how to transfer a photocopy onto fabric and stitch its likeness with love, sentimentality, and four basic embroidery stitches. Finish with a loop of ribbon and your heirloom ornament is complete.