Instructables: exploring - living - craft - sewing http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:02:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheap DIY Captain Hammer Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-DIY-Captain-Hammer-Gloves/
Cheap DIY Captain Hammer Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/AF2Q/HXBG4MSI/F5MAF2QHXBG4MSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/AF2Q/HXBG4MSI/F5MAF2QHXBG4MSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/AF2Q/HXBG4MSI/F5MAF2QHXBG4MSI.SMALL.jpg CaitlynLAG Hello! I'm back again (after almost two years) with a new instructable! Basically, I am going to MetroCon next weekend, and in order to complete my genderbent Captain Hammer costume (from Doctor Horrible's Sing-Along Blog) I needed a pair of gloves. Being the broke college student that I am, I don't...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:33:05 PDT
Practically free planter pouches http://www.instructables.com/id/Practically-free-planter-pouches/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:46:56 PDT
Ribbon Cushions!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ribbon-Cushions/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 12:28:50 PDT
How to make custom buttons for clothes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-custom-buttons-for-clothes/
How to make custom buttons for clothes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/10JS/HUL5B58R/FHD10JSHUL5B58R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/10JS/HUL5B58R/FHD10JSHUL5B58R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHD/10JS/HUL5B58R/FHD10JSHUL5B58R.SMALL.jpg trev25 I've started to do some textile projects and wanted some unique buttons that I could add to my finished creations.In this Instructable, I'll show you how you can use a laser to create custom, unique buttons made out of wood. The same process could be used on acrylic if you'd like to use that as well...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 13:44:42 PDT
DIY Wedding Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wedding-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/V565/HUJSWBSE/FBHV565HUJSWBSE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/V565/HUJSWBSE/FBHV565HUJSWBSE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/V565/HUJSWBSE/FBHV565HUJSWBSE.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink It's no secret that weddings are expensive, but we want to help you cut costs! Whether you want to DIY the whole wedding or just make some decorations, we've got you covered. There are tons of clever and cost effective ways to make your wedding something to remember!Check the DIY wedding instructabl...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:57:15 PDT
Ask an Engineer Ninjabot Plushies http://www.instructables.com/id/Ask-an-Engineer-Ninjabot-Plushies/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 14:00:28 PDT
Fried Egg Pin Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Fried-Egg-Pin-Cushion/
Fried Egg Pin Cushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/PXSF/HTQN6CMU/F1BPXSFHTQN6CMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/PXSF/HTQN6CMU/F1BPXSFHTQN6CMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/PXSF/HTQN6CMU/F1BPXSFHTQN6CMU.SMALL.jpg Ponchos For Chickens This is a ‘no sew’ project for the sewing room ;-) The things you'll need are: Sculpey clay (or similar) Baking parchment Rolling pin Baking sheet White Paint Sculpey glaze Yellow felt Cardboard Pillow stuffing Glue gun/clear glue We start with a palm sized lump of sculpey clay. Manipulate the...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:26:24 PDT
Painted Teddy Bears with Cloth Patch Headbands http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Teddy-Bears-with-Cloth-Patch-Headbands/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/U4H4/HSRZM4RN/F7CU4H4HSRZM4RN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/U4H4/HSRZM4RN/F7CU4H4HSRZM4RN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/U4H4/HSRZM4RN/F7CU4H4HSRZM4RN.SMALL.jpg webcraft The teddy bears were painted with acrylic paint. The cloth patches are of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Black Mountain Tower and Benalla.
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 13:03:33 PDT
Simple sleeve sewing adjustment- made at TechShop Chandler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-sleeve-sewing-adjustment-made-at-TechShop-C/
Simple sleeve sewing adjustment- made at TechShop Chandler! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SMALL.jpg jordanshelby This is a simple way to modify sleeves of t-shirts that are too long, or to add some visual interest in, without the permanence of hemming. I made this at TechShop Chandler with a few basic sewing supplies!  http://www.techshop.ws/ Sleeve at original length.  Use the top seam of the body of ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 21:38:14 PST
Make a Mug Rug From Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mug-Rug-From-Scraps/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:19:15 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: 5 second scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-5-second-scarf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a scarf in 5 seconds with a knitted roll (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children.  If you haven't learned the basics of knitted roll projects then...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:26:12 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: 10 minute classic scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-10-minute-classic-s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a classic scarf with a knitted roll (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt t...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:20:38 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: 5 minute infinity scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-5-minute-infinity-s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make an infinity scarf with a knitted roll (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:15:51 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: cozy toes rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-cozy-toes-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HWOM/HRBE2V0O/FLSHWOMHRBE2V0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HWOM/HRBE2V0O/FLSHWOMHRBE2V0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HWOM/HRBE2V0O/FLSHWOMHRBE2V0O.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a cozy toes rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt to...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:08:26 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: flexible woven rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-flexible-woven-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/9CMI/HRBE2UTB/F8F9CMIHRBE2UTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/9CMI/HRBE2UTB/F8F9CMIHRBE2UTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/9CMI/HRBE2UTB/F8F9CMIHRBE2UTB.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a flexible woven rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blu...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:03:44 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: woven rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-woven-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a woven rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt to hur...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:55:52 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: thick and quick rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-thick-and-quick-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/P0V5/HRBE330J/FU5P0V5HRBE330J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/P0V5/HRBE330J/FU5P0V5HRBE330J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/P0V5/HRBE330J/FU5P0V5HRBE330J.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a thick and quick rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too bl...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:50:19 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: long and simple rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-long-and-simple-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/1MXD/HRBE2U2D/FEF1MXDHRBE2U2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/1MXD/HRBE2U2D/FEF1MXDHRBE2U2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/1MXD/HRBE2U2D/FEF1MXDHRBE2U2D.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a long rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt to hurt...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:39:35 PST
The basics of knitted roll crafts (a super easy craft) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-basics-of-knitted-roll-crafts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/CU71/HRBE2TV1/F5ZCU71HRBE2TV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/CU71/HRBE2TV1/F5ZCU71HRBE2TV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/CU71/HRBE2TV1/F5ZCU71HRBE2TV1.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows the basic skills necessary for doing crafts with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll).  The skills are very easy to learn and the projects can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. The projects are done with yarn and a yarn needle, which i...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:23:33 PST
How To Make A Kawaii Banana http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Kawaii-Banana/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 21:47:06 PST
Alter a shirt, beginner style http://www.instructables.com/id/Alter-a-shirt-beginner-style/
Alter a shirt, beginner style - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/MQ0T/HQYWSFWB/FSQMQ0THQYWSFWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/MQ0T/HQYWSFWB/FSQMQ0THQYWSFWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/MQ0T/HQYWSFWB/FSQMQ0THQYWSFWB.SMALL.jpg anguevuberwald It happens to us all. You find that great T-shirt in the dollar bin that doesn't quite fit. Well no big, here's a beginners solution. Use a shirt that fits you well as a pattern. You will mark on the inside out of the shirt to be taken in (I use soap scraps to mark fabric). Carefully pin the edges. ...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:34:18 PST
Mason jar pin cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-jar-pin-cushion/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 11:13:31 PST
Sewing Napkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-Napkins/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 14:06:59 PST
Make Your Own HotSock Rice Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-HotSock-Rice-Pack/
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Wed, 25 Dec 2013 17:25:50 PST
DIY gift wrap !! Cute and beautiful. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-gift-wrap-Cute-and-beautiful/
DIY gift wrap !! Cute and beautiful. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/PFJ9/HPJBIDKR/FK3PFJ9HPJBIDKR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/PFJ9/HPJBIDKR/FK3PFJ9HPJBIDKR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/PFJ9/HPJBIDKR/FK3PFJ9HPJBIDKR.SMALL.jpg sujistar Christmas time nearing , bored of the same gift wrapping techniques?? Try this DIY gift wrap, using left over clothes and make and amazing gift pouch. Celebrate Christmas beautifully and give as many gifts as possible, in this wrap. Materials Required All You need is: - a net cloth -scissors -a...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 00:10:25 PST
a little zoo for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/a-little-zoo-for-kids/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 02:14:08 PST
Working with machine quilting http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-with-machine-quilting/
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 07:04:45 PDT
How to do simple binding http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-simple-binding/
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 04:49:40 PDT
How to make an Oriental Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-Oriental-Bag/
How to make an Oriental Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1WLF/HLZRV079/F9T1WLFHLZRV079.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1WLF/HLZRV079/F9T1WLFHLZRV079.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1WLF/HLZRV079/F9T1WLFHLZRV079.SMALL.jpg MyHobbyStore A pretty and practical handbag suitable for any occasion. Designed and made by Brenda Dean Photographs by Peter Dean. Published by Popular Patchwork. Materials     60cm (5⁄8yd) background fabric     Two contrasting fat quarters for the design panel     30cm (3⁄8yd) or a fat quarter lining     9 x...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 03:44:33 PDT
Large Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Pincushion/
Large Pincushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/XDI1/HLZRTV03/FETXDI1HLZRTV03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/XDI1/HLZRTV03/FETXDI1HLZRTV03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FET/XDI1/HLZRTV03/FETXDI1HLZRTV03.SMALL.jpg bpr1215 Create a stylish, steady Pincushion large enough to fit ALL of your pins. I had way to many pins and regular cushion was way to small for all of them. What You Will Need You will need: 1. Round Plastic Container (I use container from Q-Tips) I prefer plastic because its is flexible and wont bre...
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 00:14:19 PDT
No Sew Splash-proof Tunic (Long Or Short) http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Splash-proof-Tunic-Long-Or-Short/
No Sew Splash-proof Tunic (Long Or Short) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1T6M/HLJUGQ47/FXQ1T6MHLJUGQ47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1T6M/HLJUGQ47/FXQ1T6MHLJUGQ47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1T6M/HLJUGQ47/FXQ1T6MHLJUGQ47.SMALL.jpg Will_Tingle Multi-purpose plastic tunic, ideal for art, or fancy dress. I made this in 2 hours, including working out why to do, taking photos and typing this instrucatable as I went; without having to do those things, I'd be surprised if you couldn't knock this out in less than an hour. I needed a tunic styl...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:37:15 PDT
Make a stylish shoulder bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Stylish-Shoulder-Bag/
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 03:49:40 PDT
Ask an Engineer Despicable Me Minions Style Puppets http://www.instructables.com/id/Ask-an-Engineer-Despicable-Me-Minions-Style-Puppet/
Ask an Engineer Despicable Me Minions Style Puppets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/1FBK/HJ49ZRWW/FOB1FBKHJ49ZRWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/1FBK/HJ49ZRWW/FOB1FBKHJ49ZRWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/1FBK/HJ49ZRWW/FOB1FBKHJ49ZRWW.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Want more Powerpuff Engineers? How about Ask an Engineer Despicable Me Minions puppets?  A favorite webshow is Adafruit's Ask an Engineer hosted by Limor "Ladyada" Fried and Phil Torrone. And working behind the scenes is Johngineer. So why not do a mashup of Despicable Me minions and the awesome g...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:19:17 PDT
Bag Organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Bag-Organizer/
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 12:00:15 PDT
Bookpiglet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookpiglet/
Bookpiglet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/SDJD/HIUDNOO5/FE3SDJDHIUDNOO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/SDJD/HIUDNOO5/FE3SDJDHIUDNOO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/SDJD/HIUDNOO5/FE3SDJDHIUDNOO5.SMALL.jpg SanneLaurenssen Bookpiglets guard your books and the page you're reading whilst being adorably pink. The bookpiglet is an adaption from the bookmonsters instructable I made earlier. This project is sewed by hand and really isn't hard to make! Have fun! Cut out the shapes What you will need Felt and th...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 15:20:49 PDT
DIY - Boy Scout Neckerchief (Bandage Size) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Boy-Scouts-of-America-Camp-Neckerchief-Full/
DIY - Boy Scout Neckerchief (Bandage Size) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/HJSI/HIPIXT56/F8ZHJSIHIPIXT56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/HJSI/HIPIXT56/F8ZHJSIHIPIXT56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/HJSI/HIPIXT56/F8ZHJSIHIPIXT56.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse This article will focus on some neckerchiefs that I designed and made for the local Boy Scout troop.  They were designed to be bandage neckerchiefs to aid in the practice of first-aid emergency treatments.  In total 24 neckerchiefs were made. As it turned out, these were nicer, stronger and slightly...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 12:56:53 PDT
Yo-Yo Mama Mania http://www.instructables.com/id/Yo-Yo-Mama-Mania/
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 12:30:14 PDT
Bookmonsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookmonsters/
Bookmonsters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/T4FK/HIPISMCG/FS7T4FKHIPISMCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/T4FK/HIPISMCG/FS7T4FKHIPISMCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/T4FK/HIPISMCG/FS7T4FKHIPISMCG.SMALL.jpg SanneLaurenssen Bookmonsters guard your books and the page you're reading whilst being terrifyingly cute. These bookmonsters are sewed by hand and really aren't hard to make! Usually these monsters are made from scrapbook paper but they are much more durable when made from fabric. I believe this is the original...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 05:45:41 PDT
How To Make A Pin Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Pin-Cushion/
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 12:07:21 PDT
Custom Bias Tape Without Special Tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Bias-Tape-Without-Special-Tools/
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 08:22:52 PDT
Father's Day Fabric Fortune Cookie http://www.instructables.com/id/Fathers-Day-Fabric-Fortune-Cookie/
Father's Day Fabric Fortune Cookie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CKR8/HHS9H1P6/FFICKR8HHS9H1P6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CKR8/HHS9H1P6/FFICKR8HHS9H1P6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/CKR8/HHS9H1P6/FFICKR8HHS9H1P6.SMALL.jpg emily ann Here's a cute fabric fortune cookie that would be a perfect, straight-from-the-heart gift for Dad on Father's Day. It's really easy to make, and you can add your own personalized fortune! Gather Your Materials What you'll need for this project: -Some sort of thick fabric (felt is ideal, but I us...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:41:48 PDT
Felt Hair Piece(or necklace). http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Hair-Pieceor-necklace/
Felt Hair Piece(or necklace). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/6L0F/HGH714X8/FXP6L0FHGH714X8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/6L0F/HGH714X8/FXP6L0FHGH714X8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/6L0F/HGH714X8/FXP6L0FHGH714X8.SMALL.jpg JosiePosie76 I have 5 favorite things.... 1.  Felt(I love the feel and the variety of colors) 2.  Beads(Seriously...need I say more??) 3.  Sewing thread(SOOOO many colors and textures...  I personally have over 100 colors) 4.  Flowers 5.  Hair stuff!!!! SO I am making a HUGE hair piece today. It can also be made...
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Fri, 10 May 2013 09:42:14 PDT
Bacon Scarf: Step by Step http://www.instructables.com/id/Bacon-Scarf-Step-by-Step/
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 19:07:47 PDT
Embroidered Portrait #3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidered-Portrait-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/82FP/HD4VNJTQ/F0Z82FPHD4VNJTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/82FP/HD4VNJTQ/F0Z82FPHD4VNJTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Z/82FP/HD4VNJTQ/F0Z82FPHD4VNJTQ.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name We had another secret santa gift exchange so I stuck with the embroidered portrait using the same technique that I used for this guide.  I made some changes to the original photo while making the pattern to make it easier to embroider, mostly just taking his hand out.
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 13:08:52 PST
Valentine Heart Hair Clips http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentine-Heart-Hair-Clips/
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 13:56:09 PST
Draft Stopper for drafty doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Draft-Stopper-for-drafty-doors/
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 10:17:16 PST
Embroidered portrait #2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidered-portrait-2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/SBDS/HA4MBMC7/FFTSBDSHA4MBMC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/SBDS/HA4MBMC7/FFTSBDSHA4MBMC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/SBDS/HA4MBMC7/FFTSBDSHA4MBMC7.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name My friends and I decided to do another handmade secret santa gift exchange.  My friend love this one so much I decided to make one for her!
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 02:24:04 PST
Dealing With Raw Edges of Burlap Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Dealing-With-Raw-Edges-of-Burlap-Fabric/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/YTJP/H9T4QV8R/F1BYTJPH9T4QV8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/YTJP/H9T4QV8R/F1BYTJPH9T4QV8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/YTJP/H9T4QV8R/F1BYTJPH9T4QV8R.SMALL.jpg burlaplover If you have ever worked with burlap, you will notice that sometimes simply cutting out the shape of your table runner or place mat or small rug does not always do the trick. Because the edges are not sewn, they will be frayed and not necessarily have a finished, pretty look that you are going for. ...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 09:02:53 PST
Card And Gift All In One http://www.instructables.com/id/Card-And-Gift-All-In-One/
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 16:37:01 PST
Scoochmaroo Challenge: Needle and Thread http://www.instructables.com/id/Scoochmaroo-Challenge-Needle-and-Thread/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/TK90/H7KZ20M0/FOJTK90H7KZ20M0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/TK90/H7KZ20M0/FOJTK90H7KZ20M0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/TK90/H7KZ20M0/FOJTK90H7KZ20M0.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo   Follow Me to hear about all of the Scoochmaroo Challenges. This Week's Challenge:  Needle & Thread This challenge comes to us from supersoftdrink, who suggested the theme and is supplying custom hand-made project kits to all of the winners.  Check out the sweet swag below. Share you...
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Fri, 28 Sep 2012 13:52:01 PDT