Instructables: exploring - craft - sewing - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:40:41 PST BLOX v1.01 Little Lined Drawstring Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Lined-Drawstring-Bag/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 23:52:08 PDT
how to shorten a zipper http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-shorten-a-zipper/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:25:12 PDT
sewing how to: backstitch http://www.instructables.com/id/sewing-how-to-backstitch/
sewing how to: backstitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/LRNE/H7UR7PBP/FTOLRNEH7UR7PBP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/LRNE/H7UR7PBP/FTOLRNEH7UR7PBP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/LRNE/H7UR7PBP/FTOLRNEH7UR7PBP.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Backstitch is my absolute favorite stitch. It's smaller, stronger, and easier to keep straight than a running stitch. It is the closest to machine sewing that you can get by hand - which is great for hand finishing seams that are too tiny to do on a machine! It's also a great stitch to use when embr...
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 11:23:09 PDT
Beginner Sewing - Make a summer hat pattern from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-Sewing-Make-a-summer-hat-pattern-from-s/
Beginner Sewing - Make a summer hat pattern from scratch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/5K02/GC4G8OFJ/F0W5K02GC4G8OFJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/5K02/GC4G8OFJ/F0W5K02GC4G8OFJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/5K02/GC4G8OFJ/F0W5K02GC4G8OFJ.SMALL.jpg weiblen.c A beginner can complete this project in one day. Things you will learn: How to visualize and create a simple pattern. How to pin fabric for sewing. When not to pin. Materials: About 1.5 yards of one fabric (or .75 yards of two fabrics) .5 yards of medium weight, double sided,...
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Wed, 28 Jul 2010 21:40:24 PDT
Sew Mens Shorts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Mens-Shorts/
Sew Mens Shorts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/T2E0/HUMRV8FF/FQWT2E0HUMRV8FF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/T2E0/HUMRV8FF/FQWT2E0HUMRV8FF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/T2E0/HUMRV8FF/FQWT2E0HUMRV8FF.SMALL.jpg busteroriginals This is a really rewarding project. Once you have mastered inserting a zip fly the rest is a doddle!(I don't mention it all the time, but, as a general rule: press everything as you go along!) Find A Good Pattern This one is from the Great British Sewing Bee book 'Sew Your Own Wardrobe'. I've sho...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:29:29 PDT
Really Easy Baby Booties http://www.instructables.com/id/Really-Easy-Baby-Booties/
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Fri, 3 May 2013 07:45:47 PDT
10 tips for buying a sewing machine http://www.instructables.com/id/10-tips-for-buying-a-sewing-machine/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 21:58:44 PDT
How to make a stubby holder. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-stubby-holder/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 20:20:24 PDT
Threading the ITP Singer 534 Stylist http://www.instructables.com/id/Threading-the-ITP-Singer-534-Stylist/
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Wed, 8 Feb 2006 16:25:32 PST
Gift Bags for Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Bags-for-Bottles/
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Wed, 4 Jul 2007 18:54:46 PDT
DIY Cotton Bralette http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cotton-Bralette/
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Fri, 3 Jun 2016 22:51:15 PDT
Long Sleeve Western Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Extra-Tall-Long-Sleeve-Western-Shirt/
Long Sleeve Western Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/F3X5/GY0J7UTM/FIYF3X5GY0J7UTM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/F3X5/GY0J7UTM/FIYF3X5GY0J7UTM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/F3X5/GY0J7UTM/FIYF3X5GY0J7UTM.SMALL.jpg sunshiine Tailored fit clothing can make any body type look great. This tutorial will show how to make a tailored fit retro style western shirt. This shirt is made from denim with front and back yokes, snaps, flat felled seams, and pockets with flaps from a McCall's western shirt pattern. My husband prefers s...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 20:09:34 PST
How to make a kitten sling http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-kitten-sling/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2008 05:28:37 PDT
How to Embroider Letters on an Embroidery Sewing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Embroider-Letters-on-an-Embroidery-Sewing-M/
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 16:30:38 PST
Fragrant Microwavable Heating Pads http://www.instructables.com/id/Fragrant-Microwavable-Heating-Pads/
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Sat, 6 Mar 2010 21:13:05 PST
Make your old jeans into a quilt! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-old-jeans-into-a-quilt/
Make your old jeans into a quilt! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/4NCW/G5ZJQRXD/F6D4NCWG5ZJQRXD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/4NCW/G5ZJQRXD/F6D4NCWG5ZJQRXD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/4NCW/G5ZJQRXD/F6D4NCWG5ZJQRXD.SMALL.jpg cschwick Many times your old, worn out jeans just sit around taking up space while never being used.  This is an easy way to save all of your favorite pockets, zippers, grass stains, and rips and make them into a warm and very heavy blanket.  This quilt is a fairly easy to make.   Even as a very unexperience...
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Mon, 1 Mar 2010 12:44:08 PST
DIY Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Backpack/
DIY Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/RADA/I2P3TFYV/FJLRADAI2P3TFYV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/RADA/I2P3TFYV/FJLRADAI2P3TFYV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/RADA/I2P3TFYV/FJLRADAI2P3TFYV.SMALL.jpg TheDiyFan Hey Peoples! I hope you like this. Please vote, and feel free to leave comments if you don't understand something. Materials You will need: Main Fabric. About a yard. I used a .750 remnant. (you probably want a thicker fabric, I used printed denim)Lining Fabric, optional. On my second back pack, ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:07:53 PST
How to Sew a Fish Cat House http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Fish-Cat-House/
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:46:29 PDT
How to construct a slash pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-construct-a-slash-pocket/
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Fri, 24 Aug 2007 16:53:02 PDT
How To Make a Flask From Old Jeans and a Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Flask-From-Old-Jeans-and-a-Bottle/
How To Make a Flask From Old Jeans and a Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SOKA/IY4Q9TWF/F1ISOKAIY4Q9TWF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SOKA/IY4Q9TWF/F1ISOKAIY4Q9TWF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SOKA/IY4Q9TWF/F1ISOKAIY4Q9TWF.SMALL.jpg Waldemar Sha So if you're an alcoholic, like me, you must be a pretty crafty one. But also you'll need a flask. A handcrafted flask made from a bottle and old jeans. Bacause you really love those jeans. First of all grab the materials. Here I'm using a glass bottle from a... juice... a wheat juice... ferment...
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:26:46 PST
Easy T-Shirt Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-T-Shirt-Blanket/
Easy T-Shirt Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/C4Q4/IEGXQSY4/F5UC4Q4IEGXQSY4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/C4Q4/IEGXQSY4/F5UC4Q4IEGXQSY4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/C4Q4/IEGXQSY4/F5UC4Q4IEGXQSY4.SMALL.jpg gamerboymedia Got a pile of T-shirts you don't wear, but can't bring yourself to toss em? I know that feel. Moving out of my parents house left me with a pile of shirts from my 22 years of being in the nest. And when they're too small or ragged but too sentimental, you get creative! After maybe 8 hours of work, I...
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Sat, 12 Sep 2015 15:16:35 PDT
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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By: Bitsi

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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/
How to Make a Shirt Bigger by Adding Side Panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/DDX8/IQCBHFJQ/FWTDDX8IQCBHFJQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/DDX8/IQCBHFJQ/FWTDDX8IQCBHFJQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/DDX8/IQCBHFJQ/FWTDDX8IQCBHFJQ.SMALL.jpg cfremming Whether you've outgrown a shirt, ordered the wrong size, or find a shirt you love but it doesn't quite fit, here's an easy way to make a shirt bigger by adding coordinating side panels.So Women's clothing is tricky! Sizing at one store is different than at another store, and different depending on t...
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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/
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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/
Hemming A Chiffon, Satin, Cotton or Silk Square Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/NZQ6/IBGCD74Q/FD6NZQ6IBGCD74Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/NZQ6/IBGCD74Q/FD6NZQ6IBGCD74Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/NZQ6/IBGCD74Q/FD6NZQ6IBGCD74Q.SMALL.jpg Sewing Louise MacAdam This hem is fairly easy to do with a little practice. It is workable method to achieve a rolled hem on a chiffon, satin, cotton or silk square or other light to medium weight fabric. It uses the same method as I show in the video Hemming Chiffon On A Wedding Dress, but with special attention as to h...
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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
Darn! http://www.instructables.com/id/Darn/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 23:19:03 PDT