Instructables: exploring - craft - sewing - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Mar 2017 23:44:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Fabric Gift Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fabric-Gift-Tags/
DIY Fabric Gift Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/0XY4/J0MOPNT1/F530XY4J0MOPNT1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/0XY4/J0MOPNT1/F530XY4J0MOPNT1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/0XY4/J0MOPNT1/F530XY4J0MOPNT1.SMALL.jpg LyndaCoker Today I want to share with you how I make my unique fabric gift tags. These have a Shabby Chic appearance, which means nothing is perfect. Don't be overly particular, just let it happen...You will need: Fabric scrapsColored ribbonThreadSheer fabric (See Through)Heavy Card Stock (White, Parchment, Cr...
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:06:24 PDT
Unfolding and Making Patterns of 3D Forms - Werkplaats IDC http://www.instructables.com/id/Unfolding-and-Making-Patterns-of-3D-Forms-Werkplaa/
Unfolding and Making Patterns of 3D Forms - Werkplaats IDC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/CW40/J0IEK89P/FINCW40J0IEK89P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/CW40/J0IEK89P/FINCW40J0IEK89P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/CW40/J0IEK89P/FINCW40J0IEK89P.SMALL.jpg lore.dedobbeleer When you make a high level prototype, you might want to cover (parts of) it with pieces of fabric. This task might get pretty hard according to the shape of your product, though. We want to show you how you can make flat patterns of three-dimensional shapes. It’s easy! What Do You Need? 3D shape...
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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:13:03 PDT
Quilted Vinyl Pencil Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilted-Vinyl-Pencil-Case/
Quilted Vinyl Pencil Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/C133/J0IEGBNU/FKCC133J0IEGBNU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/C133/J0IEGBNU/FKCC133J0IEGBNU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/C133/J0IEGBNU/FKCC133J0IEGBNU.SMALL.jpg bekathwia It all started with my new DIY motorcycle seat rebuild. I ordered some upholstery vinyl, fabric-backed foam, thick UV-resistant thread, and some bigger needles for my home sewing machine in the hopes of sewing my own seat cover. Although I have access to an industrial sewing machine, I like writing ...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:38:08 PDT
Moonkin Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Moonkin-Plushie/
Moonkin Plushie - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/G8CM/J0COWQ2C/F35G8CMJ0COWQ2C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/G8CM/J0COWQ2C/F35G8CMJ0COWQ2C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F35/G8CM/J0COWQ2C/F35G8CMJ0COWQ2C.SMALL.jpg CrystalD57 This is my pattern for an intermediate sewer Moonkin Plushie. It took 1/4 y of 3 colors of fleece fabric (tan, yellow, and brown for horde, navy, white, and periwinkle for alliance) I would recommend using a sewing machine to make the process go faster. I also used flannel for the eyes, beak and hor...
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:49:48 PDT
Hair Scrunchie http://www.instructables.com/id/Hair-Scrunchie/
Hair Scrunchie - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/K2VH/IZYGJFX2/F59K2VHIZYGJFX2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/K2VH/IZYGJFX2/F59K2VHIZYGJFX2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F59/K2VH/IZYGJFX2/F59K2VHIZYGJFX2.SMALL.jpg bekathwia Behold, the humble hair scrunchie! This fabric hair accessory has a somewhat contested reputation in fashion history, but there's no denying its practical use as a gentle hair tie and fun DIY sewing project. Whether you're planning a 90s throwback party or just want to wear something soft while slee...
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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 08:45:14 PST
Glowing Hoodie (Machine Washable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Hoodie-Machine-Washable/
Glowing Hoodie (Machine Washable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/FWTD/IZT6MMBD/F63FWTDIZT6MMBD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/FWTD/IZT6MMBD/F63FWTDIZT6MMBD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/FWTD/IZT6MMBD/F63FWTDIZT6MMBD.SMALL.jpg Silverwood project I got the idea for this project here but added a small twist to make it machine washable. Being the practical person that I am, I just couldn’t do it any other way. What You Will Need a hoodie (duh!) electroluminescent wire (also known as EL wire) with inverter and batteries. You should be able ...
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Sun, 5 Mar 2017 12:31:58 PST
Collapsible Gift Boxes for Valentines Day http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsible-Gift-Boxes-for-Valentines-Day/
Collapsible Gift Boxes for Valentines Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/AELQ/IZ6E46HI/FS4AELQIZ6E46HI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/AELQ/IZ6E46HI/FS4AELQIZ6E46HI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/AELQ/IZ6E46HI/FS4AELQIZ6E46HI.SMALL.jpg sunshiine When holidays and birthdays roll around, I am always thinking of things I can make from fabric, because I have an abundance, that family, friends, and co -workers have giving me over the years. Several weeks ago I made several round collapsible boxes and I liked them so much, I thought I would try t...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:41:45 PST
Diamond Tuck Old School http://www.instructables.com/id/Diamond-Tuck-Old-School/
Diamond Tuck Old School - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/LEN2/IZ6D5KP5/FG9LEN2IZ6D5KP5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/LEN2/IZ6D5KP5/FG9LEN2IZ6D5KP5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/LEN2/IZ6D5KP5/FG9LEN2IZ6D5KP5.SMALL.jpg YdnicR Have fun giving a project a retro look with Diamond Tuck. Mark your lines It is super easy with just 2 numbers: 7&3. You need your finish fabric, foam and a backing. It is so much easier to get the foam with the backing fabric built in. I like to draw my pattern on the bottom because I am usi...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:23:05 PST
Jewelry Travel Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Travel-Organizer/
Jewelry Travel Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/VJ6R/IZ6CYFUV/FCWVJ6RIZ6CYFUV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/VJ6R/IZ6CYFUV/FCWVJ6RIZ6CYFUV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCW/VJ6R/IZ6CYFUV/FCWVJ6RIZ6CYFUV.SMALL.jpg JudeSewsSpunk This is an easy one-hour project and/or a great project for a beginner sewist. What is better than a combo of highly practical + perfectly adorable? I made this as a Valentine's Day gift for my daughter but now I want one too. It eliminates the headache of jewelry getting all tangled up with each ot...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:49:55 PST
Weaving Without a Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Weaving-Without-a-Loom/
Weaving Without a Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/ZRVP/IZ6CXSRF/FDNZRVPIZ6CXSRF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/ZRVP/IZ6CXSRF/FDNZRVPIZ6CXSRF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/ZRVP/IZ6CXSRF/FDNZRVPIZ6CXSRF.SMALL.jpg inspecter gadget This instructable has three purposes in mind - one to aid someone who is familiar in basic knitting techniques- such as finger knitting and knot weaving. The 2nd purpose producing a useful peace of cord for a necklace, pendant, friendship band or bespoke shoelacesThe third therapy - if you are stre...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:45:59 PST
Add Hidden Pocket to a Skirt (or Anything Else) http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Hidden-Pocket-to-a-Skirt-or-Anything-Else/
Add Hidden Pocket to a Skirt (or Anything Else) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/952Q/IZ6C4596/FJ9952QIZ6C4596.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/952Q/IZ6C4596/FJ9952QIZ6C4596.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ9/952Q/IZ6C4596/FJ9952QIZ6C4596.SMALL.jpg bouncinglime I need pockets, and generally the clothes that I like at second-hand shops don't have any (or enough, or they're fake, or...). So I poked around Instructables hoping for some guidance, and didn't find much. Here's what I did, largely based on this tutorial I found.[EDIT : I later found this Instruct...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:10:07 PST
Leather Bracelet With Braided Insert http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Bracelet-With-Braided-Insert/
Leather Bracelet With Braided Insert - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/9VO9/IZ6C31YC/FBX9VO9IZ6C31YC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/9VO9/IZ6C31YC/FBX9VO9IZ6C31YC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/9VO9/IZ6C31YC/FBX9VO9IZ6C31YC.SMALL.jpg Waldemar Sha I had this idea of combining leather bracelet with so called "friendship bracelet" a few years ago, and this model is the second, updated version of this design. This instructable is not very detailed but it contans everything you need to make your own bracelet like this. I'm not going to show h...
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:59:40 PST
Making a Hand and Rod Puppet of Frank Reynolds. http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Hand-and-Road-Puppet-of-Frank-Reynolds/
Making a Hand and Rod Puppet of Frank Reynolds. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/QEQO/IZ6CBFC4/FPFQEQOIZ6CBFC4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/QEQO/IZ6CBFC4/FPFQEQOIZ6CBFC4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPF/QEQO/IZ6CBFC4/FPFQEQOIZ6CBFC4.SMALL.jpg gearboxdesigns Building hand and rod style puppets is a very fun and fairly inexpensive hobby. In this Instructable I used supplies that I picked up from the fabric store. Professional level puppets are usually made using reticulated foam structures and nylon fleece aka Antron fleece. These materials are much toug...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:34:39 PST
Gnome doll lavender bag/ Rattle/ pin cushion/ decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Gnome-Doll-Lavender-Bag-Rattle-Pin-Cushion-Decorat/
Gnome doll lavender bag/ Rattle/ pin cushion/ decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/2MOO/IZ6CATPS/FTJ2MOOIZ6CATPS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/2MOO/IZ6CATPS/FTJ2MOOIZ6CATPS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/2MOO/IZ6CATPS/FTJ2MOOIZ6CATPS.SMALL.jpg CatherineW55 This pattern is really versatile. When my kids were small they used them as travel toys, they fit easily in pockets and turn up in unlikely places to keep little fingers busy.When we have stuffy noses we use lavender filled gnomes on pillows at night to get us breathing again. There is one cedar sme...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:13:20 PST
Turn 2 Sweaters Into a Sweater Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-2-Sweaters-Into-a-Sweater-Dress/
Turn 2 Sweaters Into a Sweater Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/O4ZA/IZ6C6P10/FFYO4ZAIZ6C6P10.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/O4ZA/IZ6C6P10/FFYO4ZAIZ6C6P10.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/O4ZA/IZ6C6P10/FFYO4ZAIZ6C6P10.SMALL.jpg trevorlovesmommy Make a warm and cozy sweater dress you'll love to wear all winter. Combine 2 thrift store sweaters into a simple dress that can be made in an afternoon.For more refashioning projects. check out my blog www.trevorlovesmommy.com Chop up the turtleneck sweater Cut out the sleeves and turtleneck of t...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 09:14:55 PST
How to make an Azuma Bukuro or Japanese market bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Azuma-Bukuro-or-Japanese-Market-Bag/
How to make an Azuma Bukuro or Japanese market bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/SO6L/IYYT0DBB/FH0SO6LIYYT0DBB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/SO6L/IYYT0DBB/FH0SO6LIYYT0DBB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/SO6L/IYYT0DBB/FH0SO6LIYYT0DBB.SMALL.jpg Agoultyinlincs This little tute is about making a great little bag from one piece of fabric. The bags featured are made from viscose (lined) , wool blend Melton, vintage Japanese kimono fabric and vintage Japanese kimono fabric (lined).Of course you could use up scraps an make a patchwork version. As long as your ...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 07:36:25 PST
Backpack! http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-2/
Backpack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/UXYP/IYYTSB6K/F6UUXYPIYYTSB6K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/UXYP/IYYTSB6K/F6UUXYPIYYTSB6K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/UXYP/IYYTSB6K/F6UUXYPIYYTSB6K.SMALL.jpg jjsaltz01 Sew a backpack!This project is cheap and pretty easy. It should only cost about $20-25 maximum (as long as you own a sewing machine). Gather Materials Materials:Sewing Machine and Thread3x2 feet of fabric (I used canvas)2x2 feet of accent color fabric8 Large Eyelets3 feet of Rope, Yarn, or Thick ...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:31:44 PST
PANTSPACK: Make a backpack out of old pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Backpack-Out-of-Old-Pants/
PANTSPACK: Make a backpack out of old pants - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/B6GE/IZ4UE5YU/FFBB6GEIZ4UE5YU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/B6GE/IZ4UE5YU/FFBB6GEIZ4UE5YU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/B6GE/IZ4UE5YU/FFBB6GEIZ4UE5YU.SMALL.jpg zwgarcia I had some old pants and wanted a new backpack so this seemed like a logical next step. Everything you see here except for the straps came from the pants themselves.Pants may vary, so unfortunately I can't give a single pattern that will work for every pair. Therefore I recommend continuing only if ...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 23:14:24 PST
Bike Pannier from Scratch Using a Home Sewing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Pannier-From-Scratch-Using-a-Home-Sewing-Mach/
Bike Pannier from Scratch Using a Home Sewing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/G7Y1/IZ4UCSLJ/F1DG7Y1IZ4UCSLJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/G7Y1/IZ4UCSLJ/F1DG7Y1IZ4UCSLJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/G7Y1/IZ4UCSLJ/F1DG7Y1IZ4UCSLJ.SMALL.jpg cliveforgets I can't stand a sweaty back when I bike, which is why I switched to panniers ~10 years ago. It's also much easier on the back in my opinion. You can get by making this pannier with a waterproof/coated fabric (I'm using 500D Cordura), some easy to find hardware, and a home sewing machine. Other thing...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 21:19:38 PST
Take Along Embroidery Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Take-Along-Embroidery-Bag/
Take Along Embroidery Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/4MAV/IZ4UDTYM/FAG4MAVIZ4UDTYM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/4MAV/IZ4UDTYM/FAG4MAVIZ4UDTYM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/4MAV/IZ4UDTYM/FAG4MAVIZ4UDTYM.SMALL.jpg sunshiine This project is for all of you crafters who need more time to work on your small projects. I designed an embroidery bag several months ago for myself and loved it so much, I made some more and changed it up a bit. I have embroidered almost all my life. I have found that if I keep my small hand sewin...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:48:15 PST
Baubles & Beads http://www.instructables.com/id/Baubles-Beads/
Baubles & Beads - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/XG9J/IZ4UCBI6/FKRXG9JIZ4UCBI6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/XG9J/IZ4UCBI6/FKRXG9JIZ4UCBI6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/XG9J/IZ4UCBI6/FKRXG9JIZ4UCBI6.SMALL.jpg Laura Mae I somehow always manage to wait right until the last minute to make the accessories I need for an outfit. For this cherry print dress, I cut it close, but did manage to finish a beaded velvet bag in time for the event.The original idea I had was to make a cherry inspired purse, and although the fin...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:52:27 PST
Baseball Cap with Pussycat Ears http://www.instructables.com/id/Baseball-Cap-With-Pussycat-Ears/
Baseball Cap with Pussycat Ears - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/SZ26/IYYTXT1G/F6KSZ26IYYTXT1G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/SZ26/IYYTXT1G/F6KSZ26IYYTXT1G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/SZ26/IYYTXT1G/F6KSZ26IYYTXT1G.SMALL.jpg GeekMomProjects Want to wear a hat that blocks the sun while showing off a set of pussycat ears? Fleece and knit hats with ears are adorable, but they can get too warm on a sunny day. Here are simple instructions for adding cat ears to a baseball cap tp make a practical head covering that still makes a statement. ...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:00:39 PST
Smart phone bag - take 3! http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Phone-Bag-Take-3/
Smart phone bag - take 3! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/YS2Z/IYYTPFFF/FPUYS2ZIYYTPFFF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/YS2Z/IYYTPFFF/FPUYS2ZIYYTPFFF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/YS2Z/IYYTPFFF/FPUYS2ZIYYTPFFF.SMALL.jpg YukonJulie My husband and I finally decided to get rid of our land line, but I needed to find a way to comfortably have long phone conversations with friends on my cell phone. I bought a Bose headset, which improved the sound quality on my phone, but I wanted to find a way to easily carry the phone around the...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:17:35 PST
BYOB Upcycled Bag From a Reusable Shopping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/BYOB-Bag-From-an-Upcycled-Grocery-Shopping-Bag/
BYOB Upcycled Bag From a Reusable Shopping Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/S2FC/IZ6C3IZA/FJUS2FCIZ6C3IZA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/S2FC/IZ6C3IZA/FJUS2FCIZ6C3IZA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/S2FC/IZ6C3IZA/FJUS2FCIZ6C3IZA.SMALL.jpg Birdz of a Feather Yesterday I posted an Instructable on how to make a water bottle bag out of scraps of fabric and I mentioned that I was originally going to make it with an upcycled grocery shopping bag. Well now I'm back with another bag, and I've used the shopping bag to create it, but this time I've made a BYOB w...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:13:12 PST
Turn Trashed Scraps Into a Customized Water Bottle Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-Water-Bottle-Bag/
Turn Trashed Scraps Into a Customized Water Bottle Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/DT9I/IZ6C7XTS/FFRDT9IIZ6C7XTS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/DT9I/IZ6C7XTS/FFRDT9IIZ6C7XTS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/DT9I/IZ6C7XTS/FFRDT9IIZ6C7XTS.SMALL.jpg Birdz of a Feather My husband is always telling me that I don't drink enough water and he's right so I decided to do something about it!I was going to make this project using the fabric from one of those free shopping bags, but when my husband was going to throw away a bag of scrap material left over from his kite fly...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:35:46 PST
Small Bags From Used Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Bags-From-Used-Jeans/
Small Bags From Used Jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/YJ0M/IYYTL6VI/FY2YJ0MIYYTL6VI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/YJ0M/IYYTL6VI/FY2YJ0MIYYTL6VI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/YJ0M/IYYTL6VI/FY2YJ0MIYYTL6VI.SMALL.jpg Marklow I make many things from used clothing. This is a small bag I made from discarded denim jeans. To begin Used jeans yield lots of basic items to make new things. Take the jeans completely apart. Don't just cut usable fabric, all parts are needed. Choosing the shape and fabric Size matters onl...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:21:18 PST
Modern Clutch from Burlap Coffee Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Clutch-From-Burlap-Coffee-Sack/
Modern Clutch from Burlap Coffee Sack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/RF6X/IYYTEFN7/F9BRF6XIYYTEFN7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/RF6X/IYYTEFN7/F9BRF6XIYYTEFN7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/RF6X/IYYTEFN7/F9BRF6XIYYTEFN7.SMALL.jpg Sic_Girl I love finding new ways to up-cycle burlap coffee sacks. A local coffee company gave me a ton of these a while back, and I still have plenty left to use up. For this project I used the Modern Clutch pattern from Upstyle. I made a few changes to accommodate to use of burlap as the main bag fabric. A...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 14:25:22 PST
lovely li'l heart bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Lovely-Lil-Heart-Bag/
lovely li'l heart bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/FHNF/IYYTCU4Y/F2NFHNFIYYTCU4Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/FHNF/IYYTCU4Y/F2NFHNFIYYTCU4Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/FHNF/IYYTCU4Y/F2NFHNFIYYTCU4Y.SMALL.jpg knopfling I wanted to create something really nice for the bag contest, but I didn't have any good ideas. Then I mixed valentine's day into it and this little bag is the result. This is what you need: - a piece of vegan leather (mine was about 12x17 inch) - 2 strips of vegan leather 2 inches wide 20 inches...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 11:37:05 PST
Lunch Bag with Zip Down Placemat http://www.instructables.com/id/Lunch-Bag-With-Zip-Down-Placemat/
Lunch Bag with Zip Down Placemat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/5MN1/IYYT7LM5/FNF5MN1IYYT7LM5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/5MN1/IYYT7LM5/FNF5MN1IYYT7LM5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/5MN1/IYYT7LM5/FNF5MN1IYYT7LM5.SMALL.jpg sewmanyprims I was really excited to design and sew this lunch bag for my husband to solve some of the issues he was having with his old bag. He always takes his lunch with him not only to work but when he's out and about tending to his beehives across our community. The first issue that needed solving was that...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 19:57:08 PST
Bags from used jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Bags-From-Used-Jeans/
Bags from used jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/W5XT/IYYT31AM/FGLW5XTIYYT31AM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/W5XT/IYYT31AM/FGLW5XTIYYT31AM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/W5XT/IYYT31AM/FGLW5XTIYYT31AM.SMALL.jpg Marklow I use fabric from discarded jeans to make messenger bags. I take them completely apart and use all the fabric. Bags made from used jeans I wanted to make a messenger bag like my favorite one that has worn out but I wanted to add a different closure, more pockets and a lining. I chose to deconst...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:43:00 PST
Upcycled Fanny Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Fanny-Pack/
Upcycled Fanny Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/92HF/IYYSZCI8/FTA92HFIYYSZCI8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/92HF/IYYSZCI8/FTA92HFIYYSZCI8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/92HF/IYYSZCI8/FTA92HFIYYSZCI8.SMALL.jpg BrainTwitch Everyone has that one t-shirt, right? The one that's mostly holes but you just can't throw it away because your aunt lovingly tie-dyed it for you over a decade ago. With hearts. She tie-dyed hearts. How is that even possible? I don't know what kind of textile voodoo she was harnessing but as far as ...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 22:43:50 PST
How to make warm boots for little cold feet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Warm-Boots-for-Little-Cold-Feet/
How to make warm boots for little cold feet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/3EJ7/IYAMXGJE/FDR3EJ7IYAMXGJE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/3EJ7/IYAMXGJE/FDR3EJ7IYAMXGJE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/3EJ7/IYAMXGJE/FDR3EJ7IYAMXGJE.SMALL.jpg simpleshoemaking These directions and patterns will show you how to make warm boots for little cold feet from all reused materials. If you purchase an old wool coat at a thrift shop (think of how many pairs of boots you can make from one coat), along with an XX-large polar-fleece pullover to use for lining - then us...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:58:02 PST
How To Put A Pocket In Your Pajama Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Put-a-Pocket-in-Your-Pajama-Pants/
How To Put A Pocket In Your Pajama Pants - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ZIYS/IYV9Q7BN/FADZIYSIYV9Q7BN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ZIYS/IYV9Q7BN/FADZIYSIYV9Q7BN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAD/ZIYS/IYV9Q7BN/FADZIYSIYV9Q7BN.SMALL.jpg emilyboda This is a story of two pairs of pajama pants. One would get worn all the time and I had to force myself to wear the other pair when the first pair was in the laundry. After many weeks, I put it together: the neglected pair had no pockets! This is something we can fix! Prepare yourself Something a...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2017 03:19:47 PST
Turn Any Purse into a Camera Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Any-Purse-Into-a-Camera-Bag/
Turn Any Purse into a Camera Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/B8KR/IYV9Q4JH/FUHB8KRIYV9Q4JH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/B8KR/IYV9Q4JH/FUHB8KRIYV9Q4JH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUH/B8KR/IYV9Q4JH/FUHB8KRIYV9Q4JH.SMALL.jpg MaryH66 I recently purchased my first DSLR camera. And I have to say, I absolutely love it! So of course I want to take it on a trip to Paris coming up. But then I was faced with a problem... how can I carry it around? I didn't want to bring the big clunky bag that it came with (not only was the bag clunky,...
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Wed, 8 Feb 2017 19:44:17 PST
How to Make Zipper Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Zipper-Bag/
How to Make Zipper Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/XPYN/IYV9BQYB/F3HXPYNIYV9BQYB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/XPYN/IYV9BQYB/F3HXPYNIYV9BQYB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/XPYN/IYV9BQYB/F3HXPYNIYV9BQYB.SMALL.jpg KarenK116 Create this cute little bag using only zippers. Stuff it with fun things like candy, pencils, money or makeup. All of the zippers actually work, and you can open it from the top, bottom, middle, front or back. Gather Supplies The list is short . . . . 1) 14 9-Inch Metal Zippers (use other zipper...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 05:59:31 PST
Conversation Heart Plush/Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Conversation-Heart-PlushPillow/
Conversation Heart Plush/Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/NNKW/IYUG1PNW/FYFNNKWIYUG1PNW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/NNKW/IYUG1PNW/FYFNNKWIYUG1PNW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/NNKW/IYUG1PNW/FYFNNKWIYUG1PNW.SMALL.jpg CwatherineC Here is a tutorial on how I made a Conversation Heart plush! I have also provided FREE templates. There is a video at the end! Hope you enjoy :) Gather materials Materials needed: - Conversation Heart template (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B409YHt16eOKUlNMckhMVFM1b3M/view)- Felt: light pink, ...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 21:44:42 PST
What Is the Pillow-Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/What-Is-the-Pillow-Pack/
What Is the Pillow-Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/N9JT/IYOQEJHT/F5PN9JTIYOQEJHT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/N9JT/IYOQEJHT/F5PN9JTIYOQEJHT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/N9JT/IYOQEJHT/F5PN9JTIYOQEJHT.SMALL.jpg awjohnson01 Are you ever going somewhere where you want/need a pillow, like a friends house or traveling? Are you also annoyed of carrying bags of clothes or supplies? Well now you can make something to fix those problems, I introduce to you the Pillow-Pack, the Pillow that works as a comfortable pillow and a b...
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 19:37:57 PST
Cross body bag with Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Body-Bag-With-Organizer/
Cross body bag with Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/B3NH/IYOQDWPN/FMDB3NHIYOQDWPN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/B3NH/IYOQDWPN/FMDB3NHIYOQDWPN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/B3NH/IYOQDWPN/FMDB3NHIYOQDWPN.SMALL.jpg katvanlew The cross body bag has gotten more popular recently because it frees up your hands while you carry it.This bag has lots of room and the removable organizer has several pockets for all of your items.You can make it in a variety of colors and fabrics.This is a great bag to carry when you are traveling...
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 14:32:16 PST
Baby Bib out of a T-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Bib-Out-of-a-T-shirt/
Baby Bib out of a T-shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/5VYV/IYOQP2TS/FHK5VYVIYOQP2TS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/5VYV/IYOQP2TS/FHK5VYVIYOQP2TS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/5VYV/IYOQP2TS/FHK5VYVIYOQP2TS.SMALL.jpg Tcdevine If you have been around any infants lately you know how many bibs they use a day. My granddaughter goes through 10 a day. So I decided I would make her a few. When I started looking for material I had at home I found a box of T-shirts that were her mothers. They are nice and soft so they will ma...
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 18:46:11 PST
Convertible Strap Waxed Canvas Backpack Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertible-Strap-Waxed-Canvas-Backpack-Purse/
Convertible Strap Waxed Canvas Backpack Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/LSDE/IYOQBTDO/FZDLSDEIYOQBTDO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/LSDE/IYOQBTDO/FZDLSDEIYOQBTDO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/LSDE/IYOQBTDO/FZDLSDEIYOQBTDO.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia I saw some beautiful bags made by a local artist that were way out of my price range. I realized that the reason I liked those bags was because they were waxed. For whatever reason, the waxed canvas just made them seem cooler and higher quality. So, I decided to make my own. I like wearing a small b...
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 07:14:14 PST
The CROWN Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/The-CROWN-Bag/
The CROWN Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/O1LL/IYOQHF06/FOVO1LLIYOQHF06.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/O1LL/IYOQHF06/FOVO1LLIYOQHF06.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/O1LL/IYOQHF06/FOVO1LLIYOQHF06.SMALL.jpg Megssie Be you Queen B, Queen WannaBe, or Elizabeth II, the best way to channel your inner Mighty Monarch is to fashion a crown of your very own. Though your royal self will, of course, outshine all the peasants, you can ensure your bag does as well by adding some fun little lights. The matierals to make th...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 21:47:06 PST
Jake the Dog plush (FREE Template) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jake-the-Dog-Plush-FREE-Template/
Jake the Dog plush (FREE Template) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8A7X/IYOQ7NIJ/FC68A7XIYOQ7NIJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8A7X/IYOQ7NIJ/FC68A7XIYOQ7NIJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/8A7X/IYOQ7NIJ/FC68A7XIYOQ7NIJ.SMALL.jpg CwatherineC Here is a tutorial on how I made Jake the Dog plush from Adventure Time. I have also provided FREE templates down below. There is a video at the end!Hope you enjoy :) Gather materials Materials required:- Jake the Dog template (https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4o9YHt16eOKc0l5STdwaDBxdk0/view)-...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 14:14:20 PST
Amazing reversible quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Amazing-Reversible-Quilt/
Amazing reversible quilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/SO8F/IYOQGYIV/FKYSO8FIYOQGYIV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/SO8F/IYOQGYIV/FKYSO8FIYOQGYIV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/SO8F/IYOQGYIV/FKYSO8FIYOQGYIV.SMALL.jpg mrsmerwin I saw an incredible reversible quilt on pinterest. There were no directions given so that just fueled my desire to make one. It took a few tries to work the kinks out but this technique is not all that difficult to do. With that said, maybe not easy enough for a first project.If you want to see t...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 19:31:15 PST
Zipped Shoulder Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipped-Shoulder-Bag/
Zipped Shoulder Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/G2ZA/IYOQ6EXO/FT7G2ZAIYOQ6EXO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/G2ZA/IYOQ6EXO/FT7G2ZAIYOQ6EXO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/G2ZA/IYOQ6EXO/FT7G2ZAIYOQ6EXO.SMALL.jpg Tia2000 Here are my instructions for an easy to make zippered shoulder bag. If you are like me and need a bag that is big enough to carry your phone, iPad and purse, but small and light enough to carry around all day, this could be the perfect option. You can easily change the colours of the fabric and numb...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 00:21:43 PST
Easy Drawstring Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Drawstring-Bag/
Easy Drawstring Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/Y42V/IYNLK0BS/FAZY42VIYNLK0BS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/Y42V/IYNLK0BS/FAZY42VIYNLK0BS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/Y42V/IYNLK0BS/FAZY42VIYNLK0BS.SMALL.jpg QarlieRae Hello! I'm going to show you how to make an Easy Drawstring Bag. These bags are really easy to make and are perfect for a beginner's project. They are really sturdy and last a long time. They also can be used for just about anything. I use mine for carrying my dance stuff. They are completely custom...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 16:28:16 PST
Malachite Bucket Bag w/ Upcycled Leather & Suede http://www.instructables.com/id/Malachite-Bucket-Bag-W-Upcycled-Leather-Suede/
Malachite Bucket Bag w/ Upcycled Leather & Suede - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/R793/IYNLPDDU/FXBR793IYNLPDDU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/R793/IYNLPDDU/FXBR793IYNLPDDU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/R793/IYNLPDDU/FXBR793IYNLPDDU.SMALL.jpg JudeSewsSpunk Bucket bags are the hottest handbags right now and they are not only gorgeous but utilitarian. Why not DIY your own designer bucket bag without the designer price tag?Another great thing about the shape of the bucket bag I chose is that there are two ways to style it - sides out (flared) or folded &...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 05:58:48 PST
Sew a Shoulder Bag and Four Accessory Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Three-Pocket-Purse-and-Four-Accessory-Bags/
Sew a Shoulder Bag and Four Accessory Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YM3U/IYNLLTF5/F7YYM3UIYNLLTF5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YM3U/IYNLLTF5/F7YYM3UIYNLLTF5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/YM3U/IYNLLTF5/F7YYM3UIYNLLTF5.SMALL.jpg BunnieBard I don't know about you, but when I get a purse I keep it for years. I keep them until they are literally falling apart at the seams because I HATE shopping for a new one-- you want something fun and different looking, but at the same time you've gotten so used to the purse that you used to have that...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 20:14:57 PST
A Bracelets from Old Leather Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Bracelets-From-Old-Leather-Jacket/
A Bracelets from Old Leather Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/SJ38/IYLZTVB0/FOSSJ38IYLZTVB0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/SJ38/IYLZTVB0/FOSSJ38IYLZTVB0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/SJ38/IYLZTVB0/FOSSJ38IYLZTVB0.SMALL.jpg Waldemar Sha It's a quick little project. A couple of bracelets made from parts of old faux leather jacket donated me by a friend. It's quiet posible that you may have similar parts or an old belt that you can turn into a bracelet like this. So I'll show you how I did this. You may be familiar with this jack...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 10:01:18 PST
Dog Walking Cross Body Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Walking-Cross-Body-Tote-Bag/
Dog Walking Cross Body Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/RH1J/IYKFTVXY/FU4RH1JIYKFTVXY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/RH1J/IYKFTVXY/FU4RH1JIYKFTVXY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/RH1J/IYKFTVXY/FU4RH1JIYKFTVXY.SMALL.jpg sgnewland During the warmer months I take my dog on a daily walk. I wanted a bag that conveniently held all that I need for the walks...plastic bags, water bottle, dog bowl, cell phone, driver's license, debit card or cash, etc. The bag is also big enough to carry dog treats or even food if you are going on ...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:22:12 PST
A Flask From an Old (Faux) Leather Jacket and a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Flask-From-an-Old-Faux-Leather-Jacket-and-a-Bott/
A Flask From an Old (Faux) Leather Jacket and a Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/V023/IYKFYGMY/FR6V023IYKFYGMY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/V023/IYKFYGMY/FR6V023IYKFYGMY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/V023/IYKFYGMY/FR6V023IYKFYGMY.SMALL.jpg Waldemar Sha Recently I posted an instructable on how to make a flask using old jeans. Here I want to present a little bit different design and different initial material. And because I don't want to repeat myself I'll pay more attention into what I'm doing differently here rather then repeating myself, because,...
By: Waldemar Sha

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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:14:34 PST