Instructables: exploring - craft - sewing - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:13:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Quilting http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilting/
Quilting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/L1ZR/FMEGFAAE/FO8L1ZRFMEGFAAE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/L1ZR/FMEGFAAE/FO8L1ZRFMEGFAAE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/L1ZR/FMEGFAAE/FO8L1ZRFMEGFAAE.SMALL.jpg maicoh This instructable details various quilting techniques. In order to cover different construction methods, I used photos from a couple of projects of varied styles. There are lots of ways to go about piecing together any concept and all techniques come in handy at one time or another.The creation of a...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2008 00:55:48 PDT
How I prepare pointe shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-prepare-pointe-shoes/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2011 11:18:50 PDT
Make a Muppet Puppet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Muppet-Puppet/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 16:02:15 PDT
How to make a fitted cloth diaper with snaps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fitted-cloth-diaper-with-snaps/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 01:00:34 PDT
DIY Bow Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bow-Tie/
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 20:15:01 PST
Hair Scrunchie http://www.instructables.com/id/Hair-Scrunchie/
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Wed, 8 Mar 2017 08:45:14 PST
Hidden Jacket Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Jacket-Pocket/
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 16:28:52 PDT
POCKETS A-GO-GO Purse Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/POCKETS-A-GO-GO-Purse-Organizer/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2008 08:27:06 PDT
Kutch work http://www.instructables.com/id/Kutch-work/
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Fri, 12 Oct 2012 13:38:20 PDT
$5, 5 minute fleece hat! http://www.instructables.com/id/5-5-minute-fleece-hat/
$5, 5 minute fleece hat! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XZW8/G56ZZPK0/FIEXZW8G56ZZPK0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XZW8/G56ZZPK0/FIEXZW8G56ZZPK0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XZW8/G56ZZPK0/FIEXZW8G56ZZPK0.SMALL.jpg kcls To tell you the truth, this hat can probably be made for even less, depending on where you buy your material. I got a 1 yard remnant of black fleece from Jo-anns, and that is probably enough to make 2 adult hats depending on how big your head is. This hat fit my 9 year old sister and my mom. This is...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2010 10:06:02 PST
DIY MOLLE links http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MOLLE-links/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:40:46 PDT
Add a Laced Back To A Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-Laced-Back-To-A-Dress/
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 23:58:05 PDT
Sew a Woman's Summer Visor http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Womans-Summer-Visor/
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Wed, 13 May 2009 20:40:46 PDT
Easy Drape Cardigan from Two Shirts http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Drape-Cardigan-from-Two-Shirts/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 14:33:42 PST
How to Make a Shirt Bigger by Adding Side Panels http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Shirt-Bigger-by-Adding-Side-Panels/
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 15:35:29 PDT
Yoga Mat Bag from Old Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Yoga-Mat-Bag-from-Old-Pants/
Yoga Mat Bag from Old Pants - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/RUVE/FR0ZHZKA/FR9RUVEFR0ZHZKA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/RUVE/FR0ZHZKA/FR9RUVEFR0ZHZKA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/RUVE/FR0ZHZKA/FR9RUVEFR0ZHZKA.SMALL.jpg bekathwia Here's an easy way to use an old, ripped pair of pants to make a drawstring bag for your yoga mat. Check this project out on Make: Projects! Materials: 1 pair unwanted pants thread Supplies: Sewing machine scissors several straight pins 1 safety pin Estimated time: 1 hour Assess your pants A...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:19:38 PST
Giant Stuffed Pikachu http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Stuffed-Pikachu/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 22:18:13 PST
Quilt Construction http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilt-Construction/
Quilt Construction - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/DAM9/F0X1RVCE/F70DAM9F0X1RVCE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/DAM9/F0X1RVCE/F70DAM9F0X1RVCE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F70/DAM9/F0X1RVCE/F70DAM9F0X1RVCE.SMALL.jpg mdhaworth I love to make quilts and it's much easier than most people think. This Instructable includes tons of photos and complete, clear instructions for constructing a simple doll quilt. The same process can be used to make a quilt of any size.Enjoy!MelissaFor more quilting fun, swing by the blog: http:/...
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Mon, 7 May 2007 01:18:58 PDT
Easy DIY Sew From Scratch | Hoodie Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Sew-From-Scratch-Hoodie-Scarf/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:09:19 PST
How to Repair your Fishnet Stockings. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Repair-your-Fishnet-Stockings./
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Mon, 3 Mar 2008 23:35:10 PST
Sew a Thimble http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Thimble/
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 12:30:59 PDT
OLD SAREE FOOT MAT http://www.instructables.com/id/OLD-SAREE-FOOT-MAT/
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 21:36:49 PST
How to Sew a Hot Water Bottle Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Hot-Water-Bottle-Cover/
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Tue, 23 Nov 2010 11:21:03 PST
How to make a simple bear stuffed animal http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-simple-bear-stuffed-animal/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2012 16:22:06 PST
How To Extend Your Pants' Pockets http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Extend-Your-Pants-Pockets/
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 07:12:27 PST
Fabric Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Wallet/
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Fri, 23 Dec 2011 11:28:48 PST
Hemming A Chiffon, Satin, Cotton or Silk Square Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Hemming-A-Chiffon-Satin-Cotton-or-Silk-Square-Scar/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 11:15:30 PDT
Make a totally unusual ROUND, circular, non-quadrangular bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-totally-unusual-ROUND-circular-non-quadra/
Make a totally unusual ROUND, circular, non-quadrangular bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/4DSY/G9NGTS5P/FJ74DSYG9NGTS5P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/4DSY/G9NGTS5P/FJ74DSYG9NGTS5P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/4DSY/G9NGTS5P/FJ74DSYG9NGTS5P.SMALL.jpg kaymcleod Round bag, 26 cm in diameter, with zipped closure and zipped pocket on the front. Adjustable strap. Note: is round! This is my latest and most frivolous sewing project. What use is a round bag, after all? Well, you can put things in it, and if necessary roll it down a hill. I had the idea for this ...
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Thu, 27 May 2010 00:47:32 PDT
How to Sew Velcro Handcuffs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-Velcro-Hand-Cuffs/
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Mon, 22 Mar 2010 17:01:50 PDT
Darn! http://www.instructables.com/id/Darn/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 23:19:03 PDT
Darn those Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Darn-those-Jeans/
Darn those Jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2C1F/H6730DIP/FOG2C1FH6730DIP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2C1F/H6730DIP/FOG2C1FH6730DIP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/2C1F/H6730DIP/FOG2C1FH6730DIP.SMALL.jpg RebekahP This is a quick easy way to bring back some life to jeans. this is especially helpful when school has a policy agains holy jeans. You will need   scissors thread small scrap of fabric slightly bigger than hole matching the jeans stitch witchery or some other iron on adhesive sewing machine iron...
By: RebekahP

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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:49:17 PDT
Making a 'Tea Cosy' http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Tea-Cosy-also-spelled-cozy/
Making a 'Tea Cosy' - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/7SX9/GYVDIOM2/FY67SX9GYVDIOM2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/7SX9/GYVDIOM2/FY67SX9GYVDIOM2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/7SX9/GYVDIOM2/FY67SX9GYVDIOM2.SMALL.jpg praise_song I love hot tea, and love to use my tea pots. Keeping it warm enough to enjoy an entire potful before it gets cold can be a challenge. So, I designed a "tea cosy". Found them to be way overpriced and not very imaginative or pretty on the 'net, so I made my own design! Step 1: Supplies you will need...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2012 13:21:46 PST
DIY Pants to Sweatpants http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pants-to-Sweatpants/
DIY Pants to Sweatpants - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/RK9T/IB8Q3STF/FJVRK9TIB8Q3STF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/RK9T/IB8Q3STF/FJVRK9TIB8Q3STF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/RK9T/IB8Q3STF/FJVRK9TIB8Q3STF.SMALL.jpg awesometatiousful [In the picture from viewer perspective: left=before, right=after]This is a DIY project that will teach you how to turn regular long pants into sweatpants. :) I really wanted a pair of grey sweats to wear around, but for some reason they were just a lot more expensive in stores than the other colour...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:17:18 PDT
Designing the dress of my dreams. http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-the-Dress-of-My-Dreams/
Designing the dress of my dreams. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/PLOQ/IYGFWO0Y/F9PPLOQIYGFWO0Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/PLOQ/IYGFWO0Y/F9PPLOQIYGFWO0Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/PLOQ/IYGFWO0Y/F9PPLOQIYGFWO0Y.SMALL.jpg Laura Mae Pictures of this vintage "Rose de France" Dior dress have been haunting my dreams for many years. I just love it! The main problem in recreating something like this is, of course, the glorious oversized silk floral fabric design. I often come across this issue . . . the fabric I have dreamed up i...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 01:03:24 PST
Human Puppet http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-Puppet/
Human Puppet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/2MNF/HFD1EIKD/FYG2MNFHFD1EIKD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/2MNF/HFD1EIKD/FYG2MNFHFD1EIKD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/2MNF/HFD1EIKD/FYG2MNFHFD1EIKD.SMALL.jpg andruppets These are quite simple, professional puppets to make. You'll have your own professional human puppet made in just a few simple steps!  Here are some materials you will need:  -A puppet head and body pattern, I used this great free pattern, http://bashfulpuppet.blogspot.com/2008/07/head-pattern.html....
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Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:51:28 PDT
Water bottle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-bottle-holder-1/
Water bottle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/RJO1/GBZYUQVA/FRVRJO1GBZYUQVA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/RJO1/GBZYUQVA/FRVRJO1GBZYUQVA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/RJO1/GBZYUQVA/FRVRJO1GBZYUQVA.SMALL.jpg sewnseattle Looking for a handy way to carry your water bottle and keep your beverage cold? Use your fabric scraps to make this water bottle holder. Measuring for pattern Measure bottle height and width with measuring tape. Add 1" to measurements. Example, if bottle measures 9' around and 8" tall, fabric is...
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Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:30:50 PDT
DIY Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Backpack-1/
DIY Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/XP3B/IX6FVLSZ/FBLXP3BIX6FVLSZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/XP3B/IX6FVLSZ/FBLXP3BIX6FVLSZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/XP3B/IX6FVLSZ/FBLXP3BIX6FVLSZ.SMALL.jpg Simrengarg I was in dire need of a compact backpack to carry my books and other necessities to college. So with some research and inspiration from the internet I decided to create one on my own.It turned out to be a cheap DIY as felt doesn't cost much and I used leather scraps I had lying around.The end produc...
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Wed, 28 Dec 2016 05:24:57 PST
Sew an easy, stress free Drunkard's path quilt block http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-an-easy-stress-free-Drunkards-path-quilt-blo/
Sew an easy, stress free Drunkard's path quilt block - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/YP14/GM9QLAAZ/F7GYP14GM9QLAAZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/YP14/GM9QLAAZ/F7GYP14GM9QLAAZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/YP14/GM9QLAAZ/F7GYP14GM9QLAAZ.SMALL.jpg cmskallen A traditional drunkard’s path block is made by sewing a concave curve to a convex curve, usually involving many pins and in my case lots of cussing. This instructable will show you how you can make a drunkard’s path block without all the stress.
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Sun, 10 Apr 2011 23:28:58 PDT
How to sew a zipper pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-a-simple-zipper-pouch-for-beginners/
How to sew a zipper pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/RI7S/HW6T8RW5/FCVRI7SHW6T8RW5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/RI7S/HW6T8RW5/FCVRI7SHW6T8RW5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/RI7S/HW6T8RW5/FCVRI7SHW6T8RW5.SMALL.jpg rlciavar In this instructable we will create a simple zipper pencil pouch. We will assume that this is your first sewing project and you know nothing about machine sewing.The skills this instructable covers extend beyond simply making a pencil pouch and will help prepare you for more complex sewing projects....
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:16:20 PDT
Easy DIY Flower Girl Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Flower-Girl-Dress/
Easy DIY Flower Girl Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/3001/IEOP5E31/F6Y3001IEOP5E31.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/3001/IEOP5E31/F6Y3001IEOP5E31.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/3001/IEOP5E31/F6Y3001IEOP5E31.SMALL.jpg Rachael K You can find a DIY wedding tutorial on almost anything at this point. And yet I've noticed that there really isn't much in the flower girl department other then tutu dresses. I wanted to contribute some of what I know to help with the lack of sewing guides out there. Not to mention, finding the righ...
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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 23:58:33 PDT
How to Make a T-shirt Pillowcase http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-T-shirt-Pillowcase/
How to Make a T-shirt Pillowcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/2IGR/FKD1M36Q/FYE2IGRFKD1M36Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/2IGR/FKD1M36Q/FYE2IGRFKD1M36Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/2IGR/FKD1M36Q/FYE2IGRFKD1M36Q.SMALL.jpg The magical duct tape kid This is an Instructable on how to Make a pillowcase out of a favorite T-shirt. Supplies Here are the materials you will be needing... 1. A cotton T-shirt (I used a old camp T-shirt that does not fit) 2. Scissors 3. A handful of sowing pins 4. Thread 5. A sowing machine 6. A Pillow in need of a...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2008 16:50:11 PDT
Puppy Love: How to Make a Bandana for Your Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Puppy-Love-How-to-Make-a-Bandana-for-Your-Dog/
Puppy Love: How to Make a Bandana for Your Dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G6KV/GXL5P30Y/F66G6KVGXL5P30Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G6KV/GXL5P30Y/F66G6KVGXL5P30Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F66/G6KV/GXL5P30Y/F66G6KVGXL5P30Y.SMALL.jpg Love to Sew Studio Love to Sew studio offers this learn to sew project your pup will adore. We'll show you how to sew a quick and easy bandana for your dog or puppy. Your dogs can now be sew stylish during their daily walks! You will learn how to make a basic bandana and a reversible one, as well as how to applique on...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2012 19:43:59 PST
Rice Bag Foot Warmer / Bed warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Rice-Bag-Foot-Warmer-Bed-warmer/
Rice Bag Foot Warmer / Bed warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/IXZH/GVZP1NFM/FSQIXZHGVZP1NFM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/IXZH/GVZP1NFM/FSQIXZHGVZP1NFM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/IXZH/GVZP1NFM/FSQIXZHGVZP1NFM.SMALL.jpg sunshiine Winter is the best time to use rice bags.  They keep you warm and have therapeutic benefits. I added lavender oil to help me relax.  It also makes the room smell nice!  Roman solders often packed  lavender with their belongings because lavender is a natural oil for healing and was used for bathing. ...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 02:23:46 PST
Rucksack/backpack Repair: Replacing a Strap Adjuster http://www.instructables.com/id/Rucksackbackpack-Repair-Replacing-a-Strap-Adjust/
Rucksack/backpack Repair: Replacing a Strap Adjuster - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/75NH/GD2JK7JX/FKF75NHGD2JK7JX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/75NH/GD2JK7JX/FKF75NHGD2JK7JX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/75NH/GD2JK7JX/FKF75NHGD2JK7JX.SMALL.jpg Fodaro When I was getting off a Eurostar in Brussels this summer on Scout camp, a strap on my heavy rucksack caught on something, and the strap adjuster snapped. Thinking only of the train leaving for Rotterdam quarter of an hour later on the other side of the station, I put the adjuster in my pocket and f...
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Fri, 27 Aug 2010 06:09:56 PDT
Easy Spaghetti Straps http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Spaghetti-Straps/
Easy Spaghetti Straps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/MSD0/I9OSLO8Z/FK9MSD0I9OSLO8Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/MSD0/I9OSLO8Z/FK9MSD0I9OSLO8Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/MSD0/I9OSLO8Z/FK9MSD0I9OSLO8Z.SMALL.jpg seeblack Spaghetti straps can be hard to turn inside out, especially very narrow ones like the ones on this dress from Parasite Eve. Using this simple technique will make it more painless than you ever thought possible! This is especially great if you don't have a loop turner, or if you can't find yours at 4...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 15:18:15 PDT
Halter bra http://www.instructables.com/id/Halter-bra/
Halter bra - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A72P/F37OW72E/FEGA72PF37OW72E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A72P/F37OW72E/FEGA72PF37OW72E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/A72P/F37OW72E/FEGA72PF37OW72E.SMALL.jpg chuCraft Turn a so-so bra into a great halter bra! It's far more comfortable than using a convertible bra, too. This works best with a triangle bra (shown below) or a demi bra. Gather materials You will need: - a bra you don't particularly like as it is - scissors - sewing needle - thread The bra you...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2007 13:04:04 PDT
Wallet Sewing Pattern and Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Wallet-Sewing-Pattern-and-Tutorial/
Wallet Sewing Pattern and Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/LPXV/IH3R38LO/FD0LPXVIH3R38LO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/LPXV/IH3R38LO/FD0LPXVIH3R38LO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/LPXV/IH3R38LO/FD0LPXVIH3R38LO.SMALL.jpg RebekahP This tutorial is featured on my site supersimplesewing.com I love giving this wallet as a gift for someone paired with their favorite gift card. I can always find a scrap big enough to make another one. It is appropriate for quilting fabric, fat quarters, light weight home dec fabrics as well at m...
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Tue, 17 Nov 2015 12:18:45 PST
How to Get Perfect Tension on Your Longarm Quilting Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Perfect-Tension-on-Your-Longarm-Quiltin/
How to Get Perfect Tension on Your Longarm Quilting Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/DOBG/HTHKFDNM/F1EDOBGHTHKFDNM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/DOBG/HTHKFDNM/F1EDOBGHTHKFDNM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/DOBG/HTHKFDNM/F1EDOBGHTHKFDNM.SMALL.jpg andreab Quilting is fun and easy! Really, it's getting your tension right that is hard.... really, really hard! I use the HandiQuilter Avante at TechShop and this is my method for getting the tension perfect for each quilt no matter what thread, fabric or batting I am using. Tension Testing Sandwich I...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:46:20 PDT
Minimalist Changing Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Changing-Pad/
Minimalist Changing Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/NO7D/FMMCYJB6/F5ONO7DFMMCYJB6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/NO7D/FMMCYJB6/F5ONO7DFMMCYJB6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/NO7D/FMMCYJB6/F5ONO7DFMMCYJB6.SMALL.jpg GeekLady I wanted a small changing pad that could hold a couple of diapers and a travel packet of wipes to keep in my purse. But every product was too big, they're designed for strollers, not purses. So I decided to make one myself. And it worked out so well that I made a few more to document the experien...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2008 13:34:46 PDT
Emery Pincushion - Keeps pins and needles sharp - Sew Useful Entry http://www.instructables.com/id/Emery-Pincushion---Keeps-pins-and-needles-sharp---/
Emery Pincushion - Keeps pins and needles sharp - Sew Useful Entry - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/5XF2/F1U8ZZ5X/F375XF2F1U8ZZ5X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/5XF2/F1U8ZZ5X/F375XF2F1U8ZZ5X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/5XF2/F1U8ZZ5X/F375XF2F1U8ZZ5X.SMALL.jpg dottyral Are you familiar with the little strawberry that comes along with the famous tomato pincushion? Do you know the purpose of that strawberry? It's an emery pincushion. Its purpose is to sharpen your pins and needles. It is filled with a mineral called "emery". Emery resembles fine metal shavings. It i...
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Fri, 18 May 2007 14:08:16 PDT