Instructables: exploring - craft - sewing - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:31:56 PST BLOX v1.01 Finish a Hand-Embroidered Patch Like You Mean It http://www.instructables.com/id/Finish-a-Hand-Embroidered-Patch-Like-You-Mean-It/
Finish a Hand-Embroidered Patch Like You Mean It - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/VFNP/JA36G8M6/FTTVFNPJA36G8M6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/VFNP/JA36G8M6/FTTVFNPJA36G8M6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/VFNP/JA36G8M6/FTTVFNPJA36G8M6.SMALL.jpg gtrachel I spent a short time online looking for instructions for finishing hand-embroidered patches as part of a larger project I'm working on. I found a few solutions, but none that I liked. This instructable will show you the solution that I came up with. If you've seen any of my other sewing instructable...
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Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:19:32 PST
Make a Hybrid Instrument Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hybrid-Instrument-Case/
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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:50:34 PST
T-Shirt Kimono Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Shirt-Kimono-Robe/
T-Shirt Kimono Robe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/NY7Q/J9SVXJ07/FP6NY7QJ9SVXJ07.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/NY7Q/J9SVXJ07/FP6NY7QJ9SVXJ07.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/NY7Q/J9SVXJ07/FP6NY7QJ9SVXJ07.SMALL.jpg crafty.avenger The comfy soft feel of a t-shirt is perfect for a good bathrobe. I was inspired by the simplicity of the kimono for this project. This project can be done over a weekend and is a great way to reuse t-shirts.Materials and Tools 8-12 Tshirts (See Step 1 for more information)Fabric scissorsSewing Threa...
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Sun, 12 Nov 2017 16:37:00 PST
Hidden Hanger Pockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Hanger-Pockets/
Hidden Hanger Pockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/HMCY/J9SVOPNM/FUDHMCYJ9SVOPNM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/HMCY/J9SVOPNM/FUDHMCYJ9SVOPNM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/HMCY/J9SVOPNM/FUDHMCYJ9SVOPNM.SMALL.jpg Tia2000 Thinking of a hiding places that others might not have thought of is definitely difficult.This is what I came up with. This pocket style hanger is designed to fit over a average sized coat hanger and is easily hidden underneath clothes in the wardrobe. Change of the pockets depending on what you wan...
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Thu, 9 Nov 2017 20:08:02 PST
Bean Bag Chair - With Recycled Woodchips http://www.instructables.com/id/Bean-Bag-Chair-With-Recycled-Woodchips/
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Wed, 8 Nov 2017 15:58:45 PST
Make an Oven Mitt From Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Oven-Mitt-From-Scraps/
Make an Oven Mitt From Scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/QW5I/J9JG383K/FD0QW5IJ9JG383K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/QW5I/J9JG383K/FD0QW5IJ9JG383K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/QW5I/J9JG383K/FD0QW5IJ9JG383K.SMALL.jpg Lady_Eglantine What you need for this:Ideally a material similar to sheepskin - lined on the one sideScissorsMarking penSewing machine/Needle and thread Get the fabric A year or so ago, I was given a sheepskin gilet that was too big for me. So I measured and trimmed the fabric so it would fit and quite a lot l...
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Mon, 6 Nov 2017 06:30:49 PST
Theft Proof Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Theft-Proof-Backpack/
Theft Proof Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/0MQN/J9JFYIEB/FA10MQNJ9JFYIEB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/0MQN/J9JFYIEB/FA10MQNJ9JFYIEB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/0MQN/J9JFYIEB/FA10MQNJ9JFYIEB.SMALL.jpg NScott70 I travel a lot with young teens and always worry about them losing their valuables, particularly their all important mobilephones. I developed this design after seeing a similar idea at a market in Europe. The zipper is positioned on the front of the bag rather than around the outside, and the strap...
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Sun, 5 Nov 2017 09:15:43 PST
The Easy Way to Hem a Curtain http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Easy-Way-to-Hem-a-Curtain/
The Easy Way to Hem a Curtain - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/DMQP/J9JFD2GE/FOBDMQPJ9JFD2GE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/DMQP/J9JFD2GE/FOBDMQPJ9JFD2GE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/DMQP/J9JFD2GE/FOBDMQPJ9JFD2GE.SMALL.jpg StephanieJW With winter fast approaching, a cold chill sneaks it ways into any home. One easy way I have found that keeps out the chill is to hang heavier curtains on the windows. Not only does this help keep the cold air out but also helps save money by not letting the heat escape. There are many different siz...
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Thu, 2 Nov 2017 23:56:23 PDT
Pocket Pals - Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Pals-Monsters/
Pocket Pals - Monsters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/3IK3/J9EHAD61/F463IK3J9EHAD61.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/3IK3/J9EHAD61/F463IK3J9EHAD61.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/3IK3/J9EHAD61/F463IK3J9EHAD61.SMALL.jpg NScott70 This is a project that I have used in my classrooms for a number of years. I change it every now and then to keep it interesting and to make sure that it best suits the students that I am teaching. Students could create any character that they like. Cartoon characters are popular and so are monsters...
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Thu, 2 Nov 2017 10:08:48 PDT
Hemming an Article of Clothing by Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Hemming-an-Article-of-Clothing-by-Hand/
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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 19:16:25 PDT
Reversible Striped Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Reversible-Striped-Quilt/
Reversible Striped Quilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/QFVL/J9EH0VA9/FXHQFVLJ9EH0VA9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/QFVL/J9EH0VA9/FXHQFVLJ9EH0VA9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXH/QFVL/J9EH0VA9/FXHQFVLJ9EH0VA9.SMALL.jpg mrsmerwin This is yet another attempt at using up the scraps of fabric in my basement. You would think that I would be getting close to the end but no. There is still quite a bit to use up.This one is good for using up long strips of fabric. I used regular cotton on one side and flannels on the other. It ...
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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 21:52:21 PDT
How to Sew Pajama Pants From a Pattern: the Quick and Dirty Version http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-Pajama-Pants-From-a-Pattern-the-Quick-a/
How to Sew Pajama Pants From a Pattern: the Quick and Dirty Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/ZC5D/J9EH0PLD/FV4ZC5DJ9EH0PLD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/ZC5D/J9EH0PLD/FV4ZC5DJ9EH0PLD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV4/ZC5D/J9EH0PLD/FV4ZC5DJ9EH0PLD.SMALL.jpg CBrownstone This is my first sewing project and I decided that pajama pants would be the easiest to do, especially with a store-bought pattern. The pattern provided simple instructions, however, I did not follow the instruction precisely. The difference from the pattern is that I did not add a drawstring. The w...
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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:31:44 PDT
Sewing on a Button From One Side http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-on-a-Button-From-One-Side/
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Sun, 29 Oct 2017 19:04:30 PDT
How to Make a Possessed Voodoo Doll - HALLOWEEN TUTORIAL http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Possessed-Voodoo-Doll-HALLOWEEN-TUTO/
How to Make a Possessed Voodoo Doll - HALLOWEEN TUTORIAL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NZDY/J98RFLCH/FA2NZDYJ98RFLCH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NZDY/J98RFLCH/FA2NZDYJ98RFLCH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NZDY/J98RFLCH/FA2NZDYJ98RFLCH.SMALL.jpg LFD2 In this DIY Halloween Voodoo style Tutorial I'll show you how to create with just a sack,scissors, adhesive tape, vienna straw, a piece of cardboard, filling for packaging, nails, polystyrene ball, needle and buttons + a little fancy without exact measurementsyou can create this damned VooDoo DoLL.D...
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Sat, 28 Oct 2017 14:15:40 PDT
Dog Chew Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Chew-Toy/
Dog Chew Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XRS3/J98RMVKI/FZRXRS3J98RMVKI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XRS3/J98RMVKI/FZRXRS3J98RMVKI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/XRS3/J98RMVKI/FZRXRS3J98RMVKI.SMALL.jpg katvanlew If you have a puppy, you know that they chew on everything!My dog, Murphy, is 1-1/2 years old and I have tried to be careful to put my shoes out of his reach because he loved to chew on anything he could get a hold of.Here's how you can make a fun chew toy that will last for months. If you've ever m...
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Sat, 28 Oct 2017 14:01:05 PDT
How to Make a Franken-Kitty http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Franken-Kitty/
How to Make a Franken-Kitty - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/5W7H/J98R8XLB/FKW5W7HJ98R8XLB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/5W7H/J98R8XLB/FKW5W7HJ98R8XLB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/5W7H/J98R8XLB/FKW5W7HJ98R8XLB.SMALL.jpg The Maker Of Crafts This is how to make the cutest stuffed animal ever out of a cheap stuffed cat and a sock. Let's get started! Materials... All you need is a sock, thread and needle, scissors, and a cheap stuffed cat, you can get this from a thrift shop or choose one from your own home that you don't want. I'm usi...
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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:02:09 PDT
Some Jeans Basket Deformity http://www.instructables.com/id/Some-Jeans-Basket-Deformity/
Some Jeans Basket Deformity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/HKJY/J95ZUX14/FSKHKJYJ95ZUX14.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/HKJY/J95ZUX14/FSKHKJYJ95ZUX14.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/HKJY/J95ZUX14/FSKHKJYJ95ZUX14.SMALL.jpg Waldemar Sha Well, although it failed at looking nice and all that stuff, it still prooves the concept, which is: you can make baskets out of old jeans, and, maybe, with some practice, you can even make them really pretty (not my case). I took the inspiration for this project from those pine needle baskets ...
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Wed, 25 Oct 2017 02:32:29 PDT
Pocket Hole Sealer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Hole-Sealer/
Pocket Hole Sealer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/W9E3/J8YRKUL5/FV9W9E3J8YRKUL5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/W9E3/J8YRKUL5/FV9W9E3J8YRKUL5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/W9E3/J8YRKUL5/FV9W9E3J8YRKUL5.SMALL.jpg Ashwin Suresh This project will guide you how to make a removable pocket hole sealer .You can attach it when a hole occurs and you have no time to sew . Tools Required Here is a list of the tools you will require to make the project: Sewing needle Pen or pencil Ruler Scissor Materials Required Here is a li...
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Sun, 22 Oct 2017 04:53:36 PDT
DIY Sewing Machine Table on a Budget for Weighted Blankets. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sewing-Machine-Table-on-a-Budget-for-Weighted-/
DIY Sewing Machine Table on a Budget for Weighted Blankets. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/85PG/J8YR5UQ8/F6J85PGJ8YR5UQ8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/85PG/J8YR5UQ8/F6J85PGJ8YR5UQ8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/85PG/J8YR5UQ8/F6J85PGJ8YR5UQ8.SMALL.jpg Goliath6 I was told to go buy or make a weighted blanket, as I was told i got Autism!The problem , i struggled with sewing the blanket together as it is a very heavy item to machine stitch and getting straight seams without tangling.I looked online and it was well out of my price range in finding a sewing m...
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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:39:57 PDT
Commercial Spool Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Commercial-Spool-Adapter/
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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:39:54 PDT
Make a Small Feminine Top Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Small-Feminine-Tophat/
Make a Small Feminine Top Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/727F/J8QGE125/FP1727FJ8QGE125.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/727F/J8QGE125/FP1727FJ8QGE125.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/727F/J8QGE125/FP1727FJ8QGE125.SMALL.jpg Lady_Eglantine This is a tutorial on how to make a smaller tophatI previously made a large one and this is the feminine version What you will need:CardboardFeltTape MeasureChalkDuct TapeGlue/ Glue gunScissorsNeedle and threadCompassPen/ PencilFabric and decorations of your choice Make a Band First you need to ...
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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:35:43 PDT
EASY Parasitic Alien Worm Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Parasitic-Alien-Worm-Costume/
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Sun, 8 Oct 2017 20:56:34 PDT
Travel Pillow With Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Travel-Pillow-With-Pocket/
Travel Pillow With Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/DPX2/J8AGPYQ1/FTXDPX2J8AGPYQ1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/DPX2/J8AGPYQ1/FTXDPX2J8AGPYQ1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/DPX2/J8AGPYQ1/FTXDPX2J8AGPYQ1.SMALL.jpg NScott70 Travelling can be tiring so a comfy travel pillow is a must. Make this pillow from fleece or your favourite fabric and fill with either polyester filling or micro beads. Fill firmly for extra neck support. Tuck you phone or iPod into the pocket and use your headphones to escape from pesky plane nois...
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Wed, 4 Oct 2017 10:51:52 PDT
Pen Bandolier http://www.instructables.com/id/Pen-Bandolier/
Pen Bandolier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/GKKA/J8AGM31O/F0KGKKAJ8AGM31O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/GKKA/J8AGM31O/F0KGKKAJ8AGM31O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/GKKA/J8AGM31O/F0KGKKAJ8AGM31O.SMALL.jpg tvorivamama A mess in my handbag is a kid of diagnosis. When my children came, a handbag became a huge diaper bag where my things were mostly replaced by wipes, bottles, cookies and biting toys and most of the time I couldn’t even find a pen. I could empty the whole bag and still I wouldn’t find any. However, i...
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Tue, 3 Oct 2017 01:48:09 PDT
Original Crossbody Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Original-Crossbody-Purse/
Original Crossbody Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/J96D/J8AGNXIF/FT5J96DJ8AGNXIF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/J96D/J8AGNXIF/FT5J96DJ8AGNXIF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT5/J96D/J8AGNXIF/FT5J96DJ8AGNXIF.SMALL.jpg ka285808 In this Instructable I will show how to make a crossbody purse from an original design and pattern. This purse has an inside zipper pocket, an outside magnetic snap pocket, and an outside open side pocket. Inspiration and Materials The inspiration for my purse came from an inexpensive one my 13-...
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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 20:24:26 PDT
2 in 1 Dress Transformation http://www.instructables.com/id/2-in-1-Dress-Transformation/
2 in 1 Dress Transformation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/IJR7/J8AGNC0Y/FF8IJR7J8AGNC0Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/IJR7/J8AGNC0Y/FF8IJR7J8AGNC0Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/IJR7/J8AGNC0Y/FF8IJR7J8AGNC0Y.SMALL.jpg pelatia Its always sad when you grow out of an item of your favorite clothes, but when it happens I like to get creative and see what I can do to recycle the fabric to make something new. In this quick fix tutorial I take two dresses that are too short and transform one into a summer top, and the other into...
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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 19:06:20 PDT
Zipper Pocket Underpants With Bottom Loading Zipper http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Pocket-Underpants-With-Bottom-Loading-Zippe/
Zipper Pocket Underpants With Bottom Loading Zipper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/9K3R/J8AGLV3P/FM39K3RJ8AGLV3P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/9K3R/J8AGLV3P/FM39K3RJ8AGLV3P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/9K3R/J8AGLV3P/FM39K3RJ8AGLV3P.SMALL.jpg anner1 Back by popular demand... it's version 2.0 of Zipper Pocket Underpants! Some of you may have already made version 1.0, and if you're like me, you've been sort of wishing you'd have figured out how to make this awesome 2.0 version... with double the zippers. It really doesn't matter if you're putting...
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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 20:46:11 PDT
Laser Cut Hawaiian Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Hawaiian-Quilt/
Laser Cut Hawaiian Quilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/QZMZ/J8AGPB40/FGYQZMZJ8AGPB40.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/QZMZ/J8AGPB40/FGYQZMZJ8AGPB40.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/QZMZ/J8AGPB40/FGYQZMZJ8AGPB40.SMALL.jpg YukonJulie Hawaiian applique quilts are beautiful but very labour intensive. You start by thinking of a design, usually inspired by nature (e.g. palm trees, pineapple or breadfruit), cut out your design on a piece of paper folded into quarters, then open it up and trace the design onto fabric, and then cut it...
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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 20:15:49 PDT
Kids Superhero Barber Cape From Souvenir Capes http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Superhero-Barber-Cape-From-Souvenir-Capes/
Kids Superhero Barber Cape From Souvenir Capes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/65UK/J8AGNYKY/FLC65UKJ8AGNYKY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/65UK/J8AGNYKY/FLC65UKJ8AGNYKY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/65UK/J8AGNYKY/FLC65UKJ8AGNYKY.SMALL.jpg johms During a recent trip to a Six-Flags amusement park I kept seeing kids running around wearing this DC superhero capes. I found out that they were only $10 at the gift shop and I had a buy one get one free with my season pass. The entire day I kept thinking that it would be really cool to do somethin...
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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 20:41:12 PDT
Radha Krishna in Madhubani Art Form http://www.instructables.com/id/Radha-Krishna-in-Madhubani-Art-Form/
Radha Krishna in Madhubani Art Form - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/T70V/J8AGRU9L/FZOT70VJ8AGRU9L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/T70V/J8AGRU9L/FZOT70VJ8AGRU9L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/T70V/J8AGRU9L/FZOT70VJ8AGRU9L.SMALL.jpg MausumiM Madhubani art, a distinctive art form is famous in Mithila region of Bihar state in India. In this art form principally painting was done by the inhabitants in that region using vegetable colours with plastered rice. Madhubani painting has remained confined to a particular geographical area and the ...
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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 12:36:11 PDT
DIY Reversible Green/Red Battery Pouches http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reversible-GreenRed-Battery-Pouches/
DIY Reversible Green/Red Battery Pouches - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/E56P/J8AGM9NB/FW2E56PJ8AGM9NB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/E56P/J8AGM9NB/FW2E56PJ8AGM9NB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/E56P/J8AGM9NB/FW2E56PJ8AGM9NB.SMALL.jpg FernMakes Whenever my camera battery would run out, I'd put it in my camera bag alongside my other charged-up batteries. ...often leading to me forgetting which batteries were charged and which ones were dead.So, I ended up making little reversible pouches for my batteries to go inside; now I have green on th...
By: FernMakes

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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 12:43:41 PDT
Sleeping Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleeping-Mask/
Sleeping Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/FHVN/J86HTW9Y/FZ6FHVNJ86HTW9Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/FHVN/J86HTW9Y/FZ6FHVNJ86HTW9Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/FHVN/J86HTW9Y/FZ6FHVNJ86HTW9Y.SMALL.jpg Shania S Sleep in style with these super simple sleeping masks. The base is quick and easy to make. Take a little extra time to add some decorative features and you can impress your friends with a unique design that looks like hours of complex work. Collect Materials and Equipment MATERIALS: Fabric (in ...
By: Shania S

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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 09:41:48 PDT
TARDIS Fading Light Bag - It's Bigger on the Inside... http://www.instructables.com/id/TARDIS-Fading-Light-Bag-Its-Bigger-From-the-Inside/
TARDIS Fading Light Bag - It's Bigger on the Inside... - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/YCKR/J86HTNHE/FYAYCKRJ86HTNHE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/YCKR/J86HTNHE/FYAYCKRJ86HTNHE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/YCKR/J86HTNHE/FYAYCKRJ86HTNHE.SMALL.jpg sun. It's bigger on the inside…I like bags. And since my last messenger bag I also like electronics in bags. And I never worked with microcontrollers before. And I wanted an eye-catching inconspicuous bag.Perfect combination. I want a fading TARDIS bag which is bigger on the inside - especially because g...
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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 07:33:26 PDT
Cherry Print Wiggle Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherry-Print-Wiggle-Dress/
Cherry Print Wiggle Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/AK6U/J86HRY00/FJLAK6UJ86HRY00.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/AK6U/J86HRY00/FJLAK6UJ86HRY00.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/AK6U/J86HRY00/FJLAK6UJ86HRY00.SMALL.jpg Laura Mae I have tried repeatedly to use this leftover cherry print fabric, but there is never quite enough for any pattern I pull out. I certainly do not begrudge a single inch that was used on this gown, but I sure do wish there had been more of it on the roll when I found it in the New York garment distric...
By: Laura Mae

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Sun, 1 Oct 2017 18:32:49 PDT
Sewing Your Own Boat Cockpit Cushions http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-Your-Own-Boat-Cockpit-Cushions/
Sewing Your Own Boat Cockpit Cushions - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/TAVI/J86HSISC/F3UTAVIJ86HSISC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/TAVI/J86HSISC/F3UTAVIJ86HSISC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/TAVI/J86HSISC/F3UTAVIJ86HSISC.SMALL.jpg Midnight-Maker When we bought our sailboat, it had yellow on white (or white on yellow, depending on how you look at it) striped cockpit cushions. While the Mrs. loved the bright colors and cheerfulness it added to the cockpit area, the guy who had to constantly clean them (me) due to the high traffic area was le...
By: Midnight-Maker

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Sun, 1 Oct 2017 20:55:25 PDT
Felt Watermelon Slice http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Watermelon-Slice/
Felt Watermelon Slice - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/GZWA/J86HQDOC/F3UGZWAJ86HQDOC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/GZWA/J86HQDOC/F3UGZWAJ86HQDOC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/GZWA/J86HQDOC/F3UGZWAJ86HQDOC.SMALL.jpg abeyers2002 My nephew loved playing with the small plastic food set at my parents' house, so when I found out that he didn't have any play food at home, his Christmas gift became obvious. But I can't simply buy play food for him. I have to do something WAY more complicated and time-consuming. I decided on a ...
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Sun, 1 Oct 2017 21:42:34 PDT
BeanBag Chair, Truncated Icosahedron (futball / Soccer Ball Pattern) http://www.instructables.com/id/BeanBag-Chair-Truncated-Icosahedron-futball-Soccer/
BeanBag Chair, Truncated Icosahedron (futball / Soccer Ball Pattern) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/49W4/J86HQQ7P/FAS49W4J86HQQ7P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/49W4/J86HQQ7P/FAS49W4J86HQQ7P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/49W4/J86HQQ7P/FAS49W4J86HQQ7P.SMALL.jpg Todd Gehris This project started as a means to recycle styrofoam. I had been saving stryofoam for months and was trying to figure out what to do with it. I decided to break it up and use it for bean bag chair stuffing. I researched bean bag chair patterns and considered different shapes to use to form the chair...
By: Todd Gehris

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Sun, 1 Oct 2017 15:36:45 PDT
Bat on a Stick Puppet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bat-on-a-Stick-Puppet/
Bat on a Stick Puppet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/7ZWY/J86HOS0J/F5Y7ZWYJ86HOS0J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/7ZWY/J86HOS0J/F5Y7ZWYJ86HOS0J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/7ZWY/J86HOS0J/F5Y7ZWYJ86HOS0J.SMALL.jpg tody Halloween is approaching fast and I wanted to make something that could be used as a prop and also bee cool enough to play with.This cute creature of the night is the result of that.It is fairly simple to build ,provided you are a somehow crafty person.Personally I think it is a nice weekend project...
By: tody

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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 11:35:53 PDT
Luxe Luggage Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Luxe-Luggage-Tag/
Luxe Luggage Tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/FFRJ/J86HLYSU/F9JFFRJJ86HLYSU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/FFRJ/J86HLYSU/F9JFFRJJ86HLYSU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9J/FFRJ/J86HLYSU/F9JFFRJJ86HLYSU.SMALL.jpg JudeSewsSpunk This is a project I've been wanting to sew for a while but my daughter is the one who moved me to action as she wanted me to help her make one for her dad's birthday. (He LOVED it.)So I looked at several luggage tag tutorials and it was like Goldilocks and the 3 Bears - I could not find one that was...
By: JudeSewsSpunk

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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 12:23:34 PDT
How to Sew a High Waist Shorts and How to Make a Pattern for Them ? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-High-Waist-Shorts-and-How-to-Make-a-P/
How to Sew a High Waist Shorts and How to Make a Pattern for Them ? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/6P4V/J86HOY35/FIV6P4VJ86HOY35.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/6P4V/J86HOY35/FIV6P4VJ86HOY35.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIV/6P4V/J86HOY35/FIV6P4VJ86HOY35.SMALL.jpg Anielskaanieladiy Summer unfortunately is behind us , but we can still count on quite a few warm days, although not so warm to jump into shorts without tights and full boots but who said that shorts look bad in combination with boots and long sweater ?.
By: Anielskaanieladiy

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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 13:26:01 PDT
Pocket Pals - Emoji http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Pals-Emoji/
Pocket Pals - Emoji - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ZL6M/J86HK12X/F4ZZL6MJ86HK12X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ZL6M/J86HK12X/F4ZZL6MJ86HK12X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Z/ZL6M/J86HK12X/F4ZZL6MJ86HK12X.SMALL.jpg NScott70 Emojis are great fun and this pocket pal project is an interesting way to introduce younger kids to the art of hand stitching. Using running stitch, whip stitch and blanket stitch kids can create pocket size toys with a touch of their own creative flair.This is a project to have fun with. Material...
By: NScott70

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Sat, 30 Sep 2017 05:24:06 PDT
Iridescent Mermaid Tail Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Iridescent-Mermaid-Tail-Purse/
Iridescent Mermaid Tail Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/K63O/J8656D8D/FW4K63OJ8656D8D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/K63O/J8656D8D/FW4K63OJ8656D8D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/K63O/J8656D8D/FW4K63OJ8656D8D.SMALL.jpg The Juliart Look at this stuff isn’t neat; wouldn’t you think my collections complete?Wouldn’t you think I’m a girl, who has everything?Well now you can create this Fin Fabulous Fashion Accessory just like me. Mermaids have always been mysterious and beautiful and when I laid my eyes on this Iridescent Chameleo...
By: The Juliart

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:38:39 PDT
How to Make a Best Pregnancy Pillow Just for You http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Best-Pregnancy-Pillow-Just-for-You/
How to Make a Best Pregnancy Pillow Just for You - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/2M2V/J84QW1XT/FSO2M2VJ84QW1XT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/2M2V/J84QW1XT/FSO2M2VJ84QW1XT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/2M2V/J84QW1XT/FSO2M2VJ84QW1XT.SMALL.jpg briannasew Due to several hormonal changes during pregnancy, most expectant mothers find it hard to sleep in one position. Gynecologists normally advise the use of a pregnancy pillow for a comfortable sleep. However, the pregnancy pillows on the market are somehow expensive and may not meet all your requiremen...
By: briannasew

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 04:03:16 PDT
Bed Pockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Pockets/
Bed Pockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/EF0A/J84QVB1V/F7AEF0AJ84QVB1V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/EF0A/J84QVB1V/F7AEF0AJ84QVB1V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/EF0A/J84QVB1V/F7AEF0AJ84QVB1V.SMALL.jpg Tia2000 If you are like me, in that once you get into bed you don't want to get out again, particularly on those cold mornings then this could be the perfect solution. These bed pockets provide easily accessible storage for books, mobile phones, iPads and glasses. A useful addition to any bedroom! Or it can...
By: Tia2000

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 23:37:07 PDT
DIY Cheap Custom Sofa Slipcover http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Custom-Sofa-Slipcover/
DIY Cheap Custom Sofa Slipcover - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/YFZD/J836DTH0/F8XYFZDJ836DTH0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/YFZD/J836DTH0/F8XYFZDJ836DTH0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/YFZD/J836DTH0/F8XYFZDJ836DTH0.SMALL.jpg sandilya.anisetty I wanted to change the sofa color because it is damaged at some places, but it costs more. Then I thought to make a slip cover with cheap fabric and it should be easy to remove and wash. We can select the desired color combination of the fabric and stitch easily at low cost. Watch my next steps how ...
By: sandilya.anisetty

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 06:34:36 PDT
Mixer Grinder Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Mixer-Grinder-Cover/
Mixer Grinder Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/MBC8/J836DIST/FYTMBC8J836DIST.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/MBC8/J836DIST/FYTMBC8J836DIST.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/MBC8/J836DIST/FYTMBC8J836DIST.SMALL.jpg Anjani krishna Today I am going to sew a cover for my mixer grinder Before You Start These are sides my mixer grinder. Measurements I measured all sides and curves of my mixer grinder. I am going to to make it in four parts, back side one part , sides 2 parts and upper circle one part. Height came as 10 inc...
By: Anjani krishna

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 01:40:44 PDT
Boro Inspired Neck Warmer From Old T-Shirts http://www.instructables.com/id/Boro-Inspired-Neck-Warmer-From-Old-T-Shirts/
Boro Inspired Neck Warmer From Old T-Shirts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/5BM6/J839QRZ4/FOK5BM6J839QRZ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/5BM6/J839QRZ4/FOK5BM6J839QRZ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOK/5BM6/J839QRZ4/FOK5BM6J839QRZ4.SMALL.jpg Waldemar Sha This instructable is a sequel to the "Boro Inspired Vest From Old T-Shirts" so I recommend to go and check it up first. But even if you won't, you'll not loose anything very important for this project. And like with some sequels I'll copypaste some "flashbacks" of important things because I'm too la...
By: Waldemar Sha

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 15:45:50 PDT
Tank Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Tank-Slippers/
Tank Slippers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/6Y50/J836HY7G/FB36Y50J836HY7G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/6Y50/J836HY7G/FB36Y50J836HY7G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB3/6Y50/J836HY7G/FB36Y50J836HY7G.SMALL.jpg dragonator In this Instructable I will be sewing a pair of Tank Slippers. These are warm slippers in the shape of a tank. The original concept has been done a lot for crochet (google it), but I have no intention of learning crochet and I do want to have a pair. Now I have a little experience with sewing, but t...
By: dragonator

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:20:17 PDT
Skirt Hack: Reverse a Skirt Slit (EASY SEW) http://www.instructables.com/id/Skirt-Hack-Reverse-a-Skirt-Slit-EASY-SEW/
Skirt Hack: Reverse a Skirt Slit (EASY SEW) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/UDKE/J822Y0QJ/FIMUDKEJ822Y0QJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/UDKE/J822Y0QJ/FIMUDKEJ822Y0QJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIM/UDKE/J822Y0QJ/FIMUDKEJ822Y0QJ.SMALL.jpg JudeSewsSpunk I had a maxi dress that I really liked but the slit was too high for my comfort zone. It was fine if I wanted to wear it to the pool but I wanted more use out of it than that. I figured there had to be others out there like me with a skirt or dress hanging in your closet that you'd like to convert f...
By: JudeSewsSpunk

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 06:30:09 PDT
Rainbow Candy Makeup Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Candy-Makeup-Bags/
Rainbow Candy Makeup Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/S8KM/J822X3PA/FYWS8KMJ822X3PA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/S8KM/J822X3PA/FYWS8KMJ822X3PA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/S8KM/J822X3PA/FYWS8KMJ822X3PA.SMALL.jpg ArianaSLabus What's your favorite kind of rainbow candy? Show it off in style with this fun and colorful makeup bag! Whether it's gummy worms, gummy bears, M&M's, or Skittles, you'll learn all the colors of the rainbow with this unique sewing project!Note: This project also works great for kids who are just star...
By: ArianaSLabus

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 04:53:24 PDT