Instructables: exploring - craft - sewing http://www.instructables.com Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:53:03 PST BLOX v1.01 Henry's Netflix Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Henrys-Netflix-Shirt/
Henry's Netflix Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/L7XL/JB6U5ZYL/F1CL7XLJB6U5ZYL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/L7XL/JB6U5ZYL/F1CL7XLJB6U5ZYL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/L7XL/JB6U5ZYL/F1CL7XLJB6U5ZYL.SMALL.jpg lawsonrenieee „My assignment was to create a shirt for a family member of mine. This shirt should include some newly learned sewing skills, like making a button hem. I found this assignment to be very challenging for me. If given more time, I would've loved to learn more about sewing and add more to my shirt. ...
By: lawsonrenieee

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:58:43 PST
Patchwork Phone Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Patchwork-Phone-Bag/
Patchwork Phone Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/ZC3R/JB3ZSL8U/FITZC3RJB3ZSL8U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/ZC3R/JB3ZSL8U/FITZC3RJB3ZSL8U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/ZC3R/JB3ZSL8U/FITZC3RJB3ZSL8U.SMALL.jpg advika.sharma Materials: many different colors of felt or fabric some way to sew easily thread needle Make/Collect Your Patches If you don't already have patches, then all you have to do is cut up your fabric or felt(whatever you are going to use) into tiny little squares. Make sure that they are at least 3 di...
By: advika.sharma

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:51:49 PST
Old Sweater - New Mittens http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Sweater-New-Mittens/
Old Sweater - New Mittens - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/5Q7K/JB3ZOU8P/FM85Q7KJB3ZOU8P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/5Q7K/JB3ZOU8P/FM85Q7KJB3ZOU8P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/5Q7K/JB3ZOU8P/FM85Q7KJB3ZOU8P.SMALL.jpg KristiTuki Watch this video or go to the next step! Old Sweater Take your old sweater.Outlining your hand with a piece of chalk.Cut out your mitten! Sewing Once the mittens have been cut out turn it inside out Pin the two sides together…Now we need hand sew them together.Do the same steps for the other ...
By: KristiTuki

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:08:00 PST
Busy Books With QR Codes http://www.instructables.com/id/Busy-Books-With-QR-Codes/
Busy Books With QR Codes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/HSJD/JAWU76ER/FOIHSJDJAWU76ER.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/HSJD/JAWU76ER/FOIHSJDJAWU76ER.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/HSJD/JAWU76ER/FOIHSJDJAWU76ER.SMALL.jpg nerdyKat With Christmas approaching, I was wondering what I could make for my little niblings (niece and nephew) and with these busy books becoming increasingly more popular I thought they might find something like this under the tree interesting. The books are not too difficult to make but are quite time co...
By: nerdyKat

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:48:09 PST
Apron From Recycled Denim Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/Apron-From-Recycled-Denim-Pants/
Apron From Recycled Denim Pants - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/TNJH/JAYJ51CK/F3ITNJHJAYJ51CK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/TNJH/JAYJ51CK/F3ITNJHJAYJ51CK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/TNJH/JAYJ51CK/F3ITNJHJAYJ51CK.SMALL.jpg Marklow Whether I am tending the animals, kneading dough for a brioche or rebuilding the carburetor on my 1937 Cadillac LaSalle I want a sturdy, substantial apron with some style to protect my clothes. So for me the 'go to' fabric is recycled denim. I like that even though it is no longer presentable as p...
By: Marklow

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 9 Dec 2017 22:11:02 PST
Iron Man Plush http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Plush/
Iron Man Plush - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/4HC1/JAWU0H64/FG14HC1JAWU0H64.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/4HC1/JAWU0H64/FG14HC1JAWU0H64.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/4HC1/JAWU0H64/FG14HC1JAWU0H64.SMALL.jpg Cherie101 For all of you Marvel lovers out there, this one is for you!Within the last year I have really gotten in to making plushes, usually animals, but Iron Man is Iron Man so I had to give him a go. There are just a few things I would change, but I think he turned out pretty well! The things I thought cou...
By: Cherie101

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 9 Dec 2017 04:46:52 PST
Portable Ironing Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Ironing-Mat/
Portable Ironing Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1CCX/JAMU6I7U/FNZ1CCXJAMU6I7U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1CCX/JAMU6I7U/FNZ1CCXJAMU6I7U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1CCX/JAMU6I7U/FNZ1CCXJAMU6I7U.SMALL.jpg Crafts with Ellen I’m working on a bigger project that will involve a lot of ironing. My ironing board simply isn’t big enough and it would be a pain to keep moving everything around. So I decided to make an ironing mat, which turns my table into a big ironing board. This will make any project that involves ironing m...
By: Crafts with Ellen

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 4 Dec 2017 07:20:59 PST
Easy Pixel Quilt Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Pixel-Quilt-Top/
Easy Pixel Quilt Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/02OU/JAMTSZK8/FI502OUJAMTSZK8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/02OU/JAMTSZK8/FI502OUJAMTSZK8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/02OU/JAMTSZK8/FI502OUJAMTSZK8.SMALL.jpg Crafts with Ellen I heard of an easy way to make a pixel quilt top and I've always wanted to try it ever since. As you can see, I finally did and it worked great! So let me show you how to do it.The traditional way would be to cut the individual squares and sew those into rows. You then sew the rows together to make ...
By: Crafts with Ellen

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 2 Dec 2017 10:38:10 PST
Bunny Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunny-Backpack/
Bunny Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/HWSG/JAIJI9VU/FPZHWSGJAIJI9VU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/HWSG/JAIJI9VU/FPZHWSGJAIJI9VU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPZ/HWSG/JAIJI9VU/FPZHWSGJAIJI9VU.SMALL.jpg tvorivamama Being a little sister has its challenges, I see that now. Ameli constantly looks up to her sister, imitates her and wants to do the same things. Most of them she can do but there's one she can't - go to preschool. Although she'll start soon, this September wasn't easy for her. Lily went back to scho...
By: tvorivamama

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 01:31:22 PST
Wearable Carafe http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Carafe/
Wearable Carafe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/IVJ8/JACU3TYP/FJOIVJ8JACU3TYP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/IVJ8/JACU3TYP/FJOIVJ8JACU3TYP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/IVJ8/JACU3TYP/FJOIVJ8JACU3TYP.SMALL.jpg MKelly97 This project allows one to become a one-man coffee stop and can be used to act as a promotion for an event, a way to hand out samples, or simply to run around and brighten some people's day. Things You Will Need a rolling backpack with a sturdy basesmall, insulated carafeneedle and thread sewing...
By: MKelly97

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 26 Nov 2017 22:57:33 PST
Gravity Chair Redux http://www.instructables.com/id/Gravity-Chair-Redux/
Gravity Chair Redux - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/94CB/JACU2ZS8/F9X94CBJACU2ZS8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/94CB/JACU2ZS8/F9X94CBJACU2ZS8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/94CB/JACU2ZS8/F9X94CBJACU2ZS8.SMALL.jpg veryrealperson This is an instructable on how to reupholster a chair. I found this beat up gravity chair on its way to a landfill and decided to give it a total makeover. This will cover the basic upholstery process. Upholstery is much more complicated and nuanced than I ever expected. Tools The basic tools :...
By: veryrealperson

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 26 Nov 2017 21:22:59 PST
10+ DIY Christmas Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/10-DIY-Christmas-Decorations/
10+ DIY Christmas Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/ODO9/JACTU1Q8/F6OODO9JACTU1Q8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/ODO9/JACTU1Q8/F6OODO9JACTU1Q8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/ODO9/JACTU1Q8/F6OODO9JACTU1Q8.SMALL.jpg theartfulbirder Materials and Required Items: Sewing material, sewing machine, thread, sewing needle, scissors, quilt batting/thicker material for inside some of the projects, stuffing, ribbon, googly eyes x2, Velcro.1. Big tree skirt2. Small tree skirt 3. Trivet cover4. Pillow cover5. Table runner6. Towel holders7...
By: theartfulbirder

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 22:59:18 PST
Rag Quilting for the Beginner http://www.instructables.com/id/Rag-Quilting-for-the-Beginner/
Rag Quilting for the Beginner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/KCNR/JACTU2VN/F6CKCNRJACTU2VN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/KCNR/JACTU2VN/F6CKCNRJACTU2VN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/KCNR/JACTU2VN/F6CKCNRJACTU2VN.SMALL.jpg sylvia s For the Beginner. This is for the Beginner who wants to learn how to make Rag Quilts. Making a Rag Quilt This is the Basics on how to start a Rag Quilt for a Beginner, once you start working on a quilt, it will be easier and faster working on them. I am making a Mini Nine Patch. I have basically ...
By: sylvia s

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 10:23:30 PST
Kids Safety Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Safety-Bag/
Kids Safety Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/W6LI/JACTQEPW/FE2W6LIJACTQEPW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/W6LI/JACTQEPW/FE2W6LIJACTQEPW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/W6LI/JACTQEPW/FE2W6LIJACTQEPW.SMALL.jpg NScott70 Here's my attempt at including LED lights in a kid's drawstring bag. It could be just for fun - Kid's love stuff that lights up Or useful for drawing attention to young pedestrians or cyclists. Materials:0.5m plaid fabric0.5m calico fabric3m cord2 large buttonsThread1 solar LED kit with solar p...
By: NScott70

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 06:18:18 PST
Braid Edge Fleece Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Braid-Edge-Fleece-Blanket/
Braid Edge Fleece Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/AFRY/JA8JJE0G/FELAFRYJA8JJE0G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/AFRY/JA8JJE0G/FELAFRYJA8JJE0G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/AFRY/JA8JJE0G/FELAFRYJA8JJE0G.SMALL.jpg OneBrownMom This easy braid edge fleece blanket is cuddly and soft without the hard knots of no sew fleece blankets. This project is ideal for beginning sewers. Measure and cut a 3" x 3" square of fabric from each corner For this project you will need: 2-3 yards of fleeceRulerScissorsSewing Machine - with z...
By: OneBrownMom

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:20:15 PST
Flamenco Shoes Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Flamenco-Shoes-Bag/
Flamenco Shoes Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/FJ60/JA8JBF0N/FPTFJ60JA8JBF0N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/FJ60/JA8JBF0N/FPTFJ60JA8JBF0N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/FJ60/JA8JBF0N/FPTFJ60JA8JBF0N.SMALL.jpg Ivan Beldiagin This is a really simple bag for shoes. Like a box, just made of leather.) Materials and Tools You need the following materials: A piece of good leather Zipper Cloth for lining Zipper end ThreadsThe list of tools isn't big too: A really sharp knife Ruler and pencil Sewing machine (I'm using...
By: Ivan Beldiagin

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:24:14 PST
Light Up Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Blanket/
Light Up Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/WTU7/JA7HWYIE/FPJWTU7JA7HWYIE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/WTU7/JA7HWYIE/FPJWTU7JA7HWYIE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/WTU7/JA7HWYIE/FPJWTU7JA7HWYIE.SMALL.jpg bwilliams97 Hello! As we are entering winter and fall the weather is going to start getting colder so of course, we are going to be using blankets. I love cool and different types of blankets, regular blankets are boring so I thought making a blanket that lights up would be really cool. So I decided I could sha...
By: bwilliams97

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 07:48:50 PST
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...
By: gtrachel

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:19:32 PST
Make a Hybrid Instrument Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hybrid-Instrument-Case/
Make a Hybrid Instrument Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/HXB4/JA1TVUZO/FCUHXB4JA1TVUZO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/HXB4/JA1TVUZO/FCUHXB4JA1TVUZO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/HXB4/JA1TVUZO/FCUHXB4JA1TVUZO.SMALL.jpg nomuse There are hard-shell instrument cases. And there are instrument bags. Lately, though, a lot of manufacturers have been putting their musical instruments (and other gear) into padded cloth-sided cases that have some internal structure and rigidity. They achieve this through formed plastic and expandi...
By: nomuse

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: crafty.avenger

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Tia2000

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Bean Bag Chair - With Recycled Woodchips - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/WVSF/J9OWCV0V/FBPWVSFJ9OWCV0V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/WVSF/J9OWCV0V/FBPWVSFJ9OWCV0V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/WVSF/J9OWCV0V/FBPWVSFJ9OWCV0V.SMALL.jpg MakerLabs-Vancouver Make your very own Bean Bag Chair or what we like to call a Wood Chip Bag Chair! Bags and bags of sawdust are produced by woodshops that usually just get composted/recycled/or even thrown out. Take that sawdust and transform it into something new. Come on by to MakerLabs and we've got some sawdust f...
By: MakerLabs-Vancouver

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Lady_Eglantine

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: NScott70

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: StephanieJW

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: NScott70

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 2 Nov 2017 10:08:48 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 ...
By: mrsmerwin

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 21:52:21 PDT
Hemming an Article of Clothing by Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Hemming-an-Article-of-Clothing-by-Hand/
Hemming an Article of Clothing by Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/EMZT/J9EH2U3P/F8BEMZTJ9EH2U3P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/EMZT/J9EH2U3P/F8BEMZTJ9EH2U3P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8B/EMZT/J9EH2U3P/F8BEMZTJ9EH2U3P.SMALL.jpg reagsflem Sewing machines can be expensive and are not easily transportable. When you want a shirt or pair of pants shortened but do not have access to a sewing machine, you can easily hem the article of clothing by hand. All you need are these tools:Tools Piece of clothing you want hemmedThreaded needleSciss...
By: reagsflem

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 19:16:25 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...
By: CBrownstone

Continue Reading »]]>
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/
Sewing on a Button From One Side - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/IDGH/J98RO4SM/FM8IDGHJ98RO4SM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/IDGH/J98RO4SM/FM8IDGHJ98RO4SM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/IDGH/J98RO4SM/FM8IDGHJ98RO4SM.SMALL.jpg vanzandtj I lost a button on the inside of the waistband of a pair of pants. I couldn't use the normal method of sewing on a replacement, because I didn't want anything showing on the other side. Here's what I used. Besides the usual needle, thread, and scissors, I needed a long-nose pair of locking pl...
By: vanzandtj

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: LFD2

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: katvanlew

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: The Maker Of Crafts

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: Waldemar Sha

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: Ashwin Suresh

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 04:53:36 PDT
Sewing Basics: Choosing a Sewing Machine to Make Baby Blankets and Quilts http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Sewing-by-Chap/
Sewing Basics: Choosing a Sewing Machine to Make Baby Blankets and Quilts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/LXJK/J98RCY8V/FQ5LXJKJ98RCY8V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/LXJK/J98RCY8V/FQ5LXJKJ98RCY8V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ5/LXJK/J98RCY8V/FQ5LXJKJ98RCY8V.SMALL.jpg beckychapman3 Sewing machines have come a long way, baby! The Singer machine on the left is one that my Grandmother, Mama Tobey, used from the 1920s until the 1980s. The one on the right is the 2017 Brother CSi6000 computerized sewing machine that I just bought for this project. Mama Tobey taught all four of he...
By: beckychapman3

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:45:21 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...
By: Goliath6

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:39:57 PDT
Commercial Spool Adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Commercial-Spool-Adapter/
Commercial Spool Adapter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6C1L/J8UGVF4X/FXW6C1LJ8UGVF4X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6C1L/J8UGVF4X/FXW6C1LJ8UGVF4X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/6C1L/J8UGVF4X/FXW6C1LJ8UGVF4X.SMALL.jpg Stan1y This maybe well know in sewing circles, but having found it in my grandmothers sewing machine I thought it was too good an idea not to document and pass on in case it isn't What Is It? My grandmother was the village seamstress and clearly used a lot of thread we found several commercial sized co...
By: Stan1y

Continue Reading »]]>
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 ...
By: Lady_Eglantine

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:35:43 PDT
Upcycle Tutorials http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-Tutorials/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/KGFL/J8KGX508/FS9KGFLJ8KGX508.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/KGFL/J8KGX508/FS9KGFLJ8KGX508.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/KGFL/J8KGX508/FS9KGFLJ8KGX508.SMALL.jpg MrWatkinson some projects for upcycling Upcycle Produce Bag Make a Purse From an Old Pair of Jeans From Jeans You Wear to a Denim Bag You Carry Small Bags From Used Jeans How to Sew a Gold Tote Bag From Old Jeans Tshirt-bag-tshirt or the Emergency Eco Friendly Bag Turn Old Jeans Into...
By: MrWatkinson

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:06:17 PDT
EASY Parasitic Alien Worm Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-Parasitic-Alien-Worm-Costume/
EASY Parasitic Alien Worm Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Q61P/J8F5XKMC/FR7Q61PJ8F5XKMC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Q61P/J8F5XKMC/FR7Q61PJ8F5XKMC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/Q61P/J8F5XKMC/FR7Q61PJ8F5XKMC.SMALL.jpg JudeSewsSpunk My son saw a Mark Rober video about a costume that was an alien worm bursting out of his chest and he thought it was the best costume ever. He wanted me to make him one for that Halloween so we looked and looked for this video on Mark Rober's channel but could not find it for him to show me... we fo...
By: JudeSewsSpunk

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 8 Oct 2017 20:56:34 PDT
DIY PALAZZO PANTS - SEWING for Beginners TUTORIAL http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PALAZZO-PANTS-SEWING-for-Beginners-TUTORIAL/
DIY PALAZZO PANTS - SEWING for Beginners TUTORIAL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QF03/J8F5PLBL/FFZQF03J8F5PLBL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QF03/J8F5PLBL/FFZQF03J8F5PLBL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFZ/QF03/J8F5PLBL/FFZQF03J8F5PLBL.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak €4.99 DIY PINK PALAZZO PANTS IN 20MIN | DIY CLOTHES - NO SEWING PATTERN? Subscribe, Like & Share ? SHOP Lipstick Sewing Pin HolderClothes, Fabrics & Accessories FABRIC Pink Ponte Roma Fabric - $7.99 Black Ponte Roma Fabric - US$7.99 Punta di Roma Fabric - 4.99 EURFOLLOW www.instagram.com/pinkchoc...
By: pinkchocolatebreak

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 6 Oct 2017 05:59:43 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...
By: NScott70

Continue Reading »]]>
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...
By: tvorivamama

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 3 Oct 2017 01:48:09 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...
By: anner1

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 2 Oct 2017 20:46:11 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...
By: johms

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 2 Oct 2017 20:41:12 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-...
By: ka285808

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 2 Oct 2017 20:24:26 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...
By: YukonJulie

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 2 Oct 2017 20:15:49 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...
By: pelatia

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 2 Oct 2017 19:06:20 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

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 2 Oct 2017 12:43:41 PDT