Instructables: exploring - craft - sewing - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 26 May 2017 10:50:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 Planet Earth Throw Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Planet-Earth-Throw-Pillow/
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Wed, 24 May 2017 15:21:24 PDT
Toolbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Toolbox-1/
Toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/PG3I/J30F1H3P/FVGPG3IJ30F1H3P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/PG3I/J30F1H3P/FVGPG3IJ30F1H3P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/PG3I/J30F1H3P/FVGPG3IJ30F1H3P.SMALL.jpg alyssa.lanssiers This instructable shows how to make a modular toolbox using a lasercutter and sewing machine. Supplies You will need :Toolbox-triplex plate 4mm (5times : 450mmx600mm)-28 bolts-28 wing nuts-2m elastic band-metal piece 30cm-lint 2mBackpack-1,3 m^2 thick fabric-2m strap band-big elastic 40cm (20mm w...
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Mon, 22 May 2017 16:21:00 PDT
Sew a Jersey Infinity Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Jersey-Infinity-Scarf/
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Wed, 10 May 2017 18:24:01 PDT
5 Easy Headbands http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Easy-Headbands/
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Sun, 21 May 2017 02:19:34 PDT
DIY Sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sweatshirt/
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Fri, 19 May 2017 21:46:54 PDT
How to Make an Easy Vogue Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Easy-Vogue-Dress/
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Fri, 19 May 2017 21:30:47 PDT
Sew Pajama Pants From a Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Pajama-Pants-From-a-Pattern/
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Wed, 10 May 2017 18:37:44 PDT
Upcycled Tarpaulin Pencil Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Tarpaulin-Pencil-Case/
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Thu, 18 May 2017 08:32:28 PDT
DIY Cloth Dopp Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cloth-Dopp-Kit/
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Wed, 10 May 2017 18:28:42 PDT
DIY Armored Motorcycle Pants Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Motorcycle-Pants-or-Upgrade/
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Tue, 16 May 2017 19:10:46 PDT
Universal Motorcycle/Sportbike Pizza Carrying Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-MotorcycleSportbike-Pizza-Carrying-Bag/
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Tue, 16 May 2017 14:50:06 PDT
How to Hand Sew a Gadget Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hand-Sew-a-Gadget-Case/
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Mon, 15 May 2017 12:58:28 PDT
Make a Custom Stuffed Animal http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Custom-Stuffed-Animal/
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Wed, 10 May 2017 18:02:43 PDT
How to Make a Faux Patchwork Pencil Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Faux-Patchwork-Pencil-Pouch/
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Mon, 15 May 2017 07:11:30 PDT
Otherwordly Terrific Plushies http://www.instructables.com/id/Otherwordly-Terrific-Plushies/
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Sat, 13 May 2017 17:16:08 PDT
DIY Hoodie for Men in 20min http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hoodie-for-Men-in-20min/
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Thu, 11 May 2017 07:31:04 PDT
How to Make Patriotic Bunting the Easy Way-for Memorial Day & 4th of July http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Patriotic-Bunting-the-Easy-Way-for-Mem/
How to Make Patriotic Bunting the Easy Way-for Memorial Day & 4th of July - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/33VC/J2GF75VR/FGY33VCJ2GF75VR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/33VC/J2GF75VR/FGY33VCJ2GF75VR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/33VC/J2GF75VR/FGY33VCJ2GF75VR.SMALL.jpg creativeiscool I am making more of these easy buntings for the upcoming red-white-and-blue holidays here in the US. Materials 2 Yards Navy Broadcloth (often found in the quilting section)2 Yards White Broadcloth4 Yards Red BroadclothGrommets, setting tools (optional) I got all the fabric on sale for about $2/ya...
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Wed, 10 May 2017 21:57:24 PDT
Recycled Sandbag From Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Sandbag-From-Jeans/
Recycled Sandbag From Jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/SIFL/J2GF4THF/FE9SIFLJ2GF4THF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/SIFL/J2GF4THF/FE9SIFLJ2GF4THF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/SIFL/J2GF4THF/FE9SIFLJ2GF4THF.SMALL.jpg Moose_Pardy Do you have any old jeans kicking around the bottom of your closet? Instead of throwing them out, try making a sandbag with them. These sandbags can be used as a gun rest for shooting, an exercise bag, and much more. Read on for a list of materials and tools you need... Tools and Materials For th...
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Thu, 11 May 2017 04:24:19 PDT
Easy Cloth Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cloth-Tote-Bag/
Easy Cloth Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/BSY4/J2GF76O1/FVCBSY4J2GF76O1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/BSY4/J2GF76O1/FVCBSY4J2GF76O1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/BSY4/J2GF76O1/FVCBSY4J2GF76O1.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes No matter what your level of sewing expertise, this useful bag is a great project. It's simple enough for beginning sewers, but universally practical enough to be worthwhile for just about anyone. The construction is so simple that there is no pattern required and it can easily be customized by jus...
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Wed, 10 May 2017 17:50:09 PDT
How to Make a Weighted Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Weighted-Blanket/
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Mon, 8 May 2017 22:04:18 PDT
Camera Bag With Genuine Leather Strap http://www.instructables.com/id/Camera-Bag-With-Genuine-Leather-Strap/
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Mon, 8 May 2017 18:24:57 PDT
How to Make a Donut Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Donut-Pillow/
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Thu, 4 May 2017 22:04:02 PDT
Turmeric Dyed Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Turmeric-Dyed-Pants/
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Thu, 4 May 2017 23:23:23 PDT
DIY Baseball Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Baseball-Cap/
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Thu, 4 May 2017 06:12:00 PDT
World's Easiest Beginner Quilt (Brick Wall Quilt) http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Easiest-Beginner-Quilt-Brick-Wall-Quilt/
World's Easiest Beginner Quilt (Brick Wall Quilt) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/IZV5/J28312KG/FGPIZV5J28312KG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/IZV5/J28312KG/FGPIZV5J28312KG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/IZV5/J28312KG/FGPIZV5J28312KG.SMALL.jpg mrsmerwin The hardest thing for beginner quilters to get right is matching up the corners of each piece. This quilt looks great and has no corners to be matched. The drawing shows what unmatched corners look like. This is very noticeable in the finished quilt--and the first thing that some quilters notice ...
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Wed, 3 May 2017 09:14:53 PDT
Cushion cover from a T-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Cushion-Cover-From-a-T-shirt/
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Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:14:55 PDT
Bibs for Babies http://www.instructables.com/id/Bibs-for-Babys/
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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:37:42 PDT
The Ultimate Camera Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ultimate-Camera-Bag/
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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:57:21 PDT
Reversible Drape Tshirt With French Seams and Binding http://www.instructables.com/id/Reversible-Drape-Tshirt-With-French-Seams-and-Bind/
Reversible Drape Tshirt With French Seams and Binding - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/KC12/J1MEOBSR/F3YKC12J1MEOBSR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/KC12/J1MEOBSR/F3YKC12J1MEOBSR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/KC12/J1MEOBSR/F3YKC12J1MEOBSR.SMALL.jpg rachelfreire In this instructable I'll show you how to make a loose fitting sleeveless tshirt with french seams and bound edgesThe shirt has a wide boat neck and is asymmetrical with raw edges at the hem. The way the pattern is cut creates a nice drape and I've tried to keep it as simple as possible. I really li...
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Mon, 17 Apr 2017 10:46:26 PDT
Make a Dog Bandana Collar Slide http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Dog-Bandana-Collar-Slide/
Make a Dog Bandana Collar Slide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/L54J/J1GOVL1T/FZKL54JJ1GOVL1T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/L54J/J1GOVL1T/FZKL54JJ1GOVL1T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/L54J/J1GOVL1T/FZKL54JJ1GOVL1T.SMALL.jpg colleenjordan It's a scientifically proven fact that dogs are 75% cuter when they are wearing a bandana. Well, not really, but if you scroll through any of the dog hashtags on Instagram, you'll see that the dogs with the most likes are probably wearing an accessory of some sort. This instructable will show you ho...
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Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:30:01 PDT
No Knit 4th Doctor Look-alike Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Knit-4th-Doctor-Look-alike-Scarf/
No Knit 4th Doctor Look-alike Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/DSBK/J1CEORO2/FI2DSBKJ1CEORO2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/DSBK/J1CEORO2/FI2DSBKJ1CEORO2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/DSBK/J1CEORO2/FI2DSBKJ1CEORO2.SMALL.jpg LizSmith55 This is a “look-alike” scarf for my fem 4th Doctor cosplay and I have made a few alterations to make it look more in character. Additionally, this is a no crochet, no knitting method so it does not have the large woven scarf look of the iconic classic Who character. However! :) It is not as heavy an...
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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 07:53:25 PDT
Baby Nascar Tutu http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Nascar-Tutu/
Baby Nascar Tutu - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/NR25/J1CEOX3R/FP2NR25J1CEOX3R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/NR25/J1CEOX3R/FP2NR25J1CEOX3R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/NR25/J1CEOX3R/FP2NR25J1CEOX3R.SMALL.jpg kwalters5r I found a picture of a tutu with this color combination and I loved it. So I decided to try my hand at making one for my friend's new baby. The final size of my tutu was 7.5 inches wide across the waist, and 6 inches in length from the belt to the end of the flaps.This would probably work well for...
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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:08:33 PDT
Nintendo Switch Dock Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Nintendo-Switch-Dock-Cover/
Nintendo Switch Dock Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/FQKK/J0X56JJX/FP2FQKKJ0X56JJX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/FQKK/J0X56JJX/FP2FQKKJ0X56JJX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/FQKK/J0X56JJX/FP2FQKKJ0X56JJX.SMALL.jpg CreateGeek Keep your brand new Nintendo Switch console scratch free when docking by creating a dock sock with the help of your favorite Nintendo characters! Get your hands on some cool illustrated fabrics! You can order these Nintendo themed fabric patterns online by the yard on Amazon or eBay. Just search ...
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Sat, 1 Apr 2017 22:17:29 PDT
15 min DIY Top with Balloon Sleeves http://www.instructables.com/id/15-Min-DIY-Top-With-Balloon-Sleeves/
15 min DIY Top with Balloon Sleeves - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/YXPY/J0SEOJCA/FI8YXPYJ0SEOJCA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/YXPY/J0SEOJCA/FI8YXPYJ0SEOJCA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/YXPY/J0SEOJCA/FI8YXPYJ0SEOJCA.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak Dress like a #BOSS: DIY Balloon Sleeve Top in 15min - See the tutorial hereSHOP Fabrics by the yard online http://bit.ly/2nDas3tSee how to style this DIY Dress in this Business Capsule Collection Lookbook video Cut the Top For this tutorial you’ll need 1 yard or meter of stretch fabricsfold it d...
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 06:42:02 PDT
how to make a shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Shirt/
how to make a shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/B669/J0MOWUYH/FUIB669J0MOWUYH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/B669/J0MOWUYH/FUIB669J0MOWUYH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/B669/J0MOWUYH/FUIB669J0MOWUYH.SMALL.jpg anouk1810 do you want to make you own shirt? Then keep reading! What do you need? - sewing machine- scissors- palmer- big piece of craft paper- material for the shirt- shirt you own and fits you well The biginning Start with folding the piece of paper in half. Lay the shirt in the middle and make sure...
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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:02:17 PDT
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 Putting It Together Finish the Back
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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/F3C/5BDB/J12QY4TG/F3C5BDBJ12QY4TG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/5BDB/J12QY4TG/F3C5BDBJ12QY4TG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/5BDB/J12QY4TG/F3C5BDBJ12QY4TG.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