Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:07:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Hand Sewn Lego Pixie Hat Or Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Sewn-Lego-Pixie-Hat-Or-Necklace/
Hand Sewn Lego Pixie Hat Or Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/EXKR/I1KJNNMQ/FVKEXKRI1KJNNMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/EXKR/I1KJNNMQ/FVKEXKRI1KJNNMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/EXKR/I1KJNNMQ/FVKEXKRI1KJNNMQ.SMALL.jpg JM1999 How many times have you walked past the Lego aisle in thelocal shop and looked at the Lego City theme?I know I always do it. I have always dreamed of being one of the minifigures in the set and I have also dreamed of wearing the gear they wear.Tonight I decided to make my dream come true. I dec...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:36:06 PDT
Cat Sweater with Zipper-Mouth http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Sweater-with-Zipper-Mouth/
Cat Sweater with Zipper-Mouth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/7118/I1EU8ZXJ/F8K7118I1EU8ZXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/7118/I1EU8ZXJ/F8K7118I1EU8ZXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/7118/I1EU8ZXJ/F8K7118I1EU8ZXJ.SMALL.jpg hellovillain This project features a cute cat sweater which transforms into a creepy cat sweater thanks to the zipper detail! What You'll Need Sweatshirt (not too tight) Zipper (should be the length you want the mouth to be) Paper Pencil Scissors Fabric in 3 colors for the eyes, nose, and mouth (I used felt,...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:19:32 PDT
Ultimate Crimson Bolt Onsie D.I.Y. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Crimson-Bolt-Onsie-DIY/
Ultimate Crimson Bolt Onsie D.I.Y. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWM/5VA2/I1EU7OS0/FWM5VA2I1EU7OS0.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWM/5VA2/I1EU7OS0/FWM5VA2I1EU7OS0.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FWM/5VA2/I1EU7OS0/FWM5VA2I1EU7OS0.SMALL.jpg mchau2 With halloween coming, crafty people like myself must be upto no good...This time with the help of my lovely mother... We present:CRIMSON BOLT Onesie costume...For those who isn't familiar with crimson bolt...Crimson Bolt is a frictional character from the James Gunn indie movie Super (2010)... The ...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:38:08 PDT
Zippable Klein Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Zippable-Klein-Bottle/
Zippable Klein Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/3N45/I1FQ16E7/FTA3N45I1FQ16E7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/3N45/I1FQ16E7/FTA3N45I1FQ16E7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/3N45/I1FQ16E7/FTA3N45I1FQ16E7.SMALL.jpg MaeBerry Klein bottles are a realy interesting piece of geometry in topology. There are so many cool and interesting variations of Klein bottles that people have turned into crafts such as scarves, glass ware, and puzzles. This Klein bottle is based off of an idea from woollythoughts.com to make a zippable K...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:52:59 PDT
To Infinity and Beyond Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Infinity-and-Beyond-Dress/
To Infinity and Beyond Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/SXSD/I1GIK7EL/FQ4SXSDI1GIK7EL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/SXSD/I1GIK7EL/FQ4SXSDI1GIK7EL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/SXSD/I1GIK7EL/FQ4SXSDI1GIK7EL.SMALL.jpg Rainbow_Han What is an infinity Dress? An Infinity dress is simply a dress which can be worn in many different ways. Some say it can be worn in an Infinite number of styles - It’s like the swiss army knife of the wardrobe. An Infinity Dress consists of a Skirt, a boobtube/waistband and two VERY long Scarfs whi...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:44:22 PDT
Zipper pockets in a HAT? You bet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Reversable-Hat-with-Hidden-Zipper-Pockets-Great-fo/
Zipper pockets in a HAT? You bet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/9R7X/I1C45IBS/FWU9R7XI1C45IBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/9R7X/I1C45IBS/FWU9R7XI1C45IBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/9R7X/I1C45IBS/FWU9R7XI1C45IBS.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 We are continually on the go and it seems as though we have more gadgets and items that need to go with us, and never enough pockets for everything. Well, I've come up with a Reversable HAT that has two hidden, zipper pockets that will help free up your hands and stow items that you don't want anyo...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:53:41 PDT
Easy Giant Zipper Hoodie http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Giant-Zipper-Hoodie/
Easy Giant Zipper Hoodie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q5XT/I1EU1PD8/FYFQ5XTI1EU1PD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q5XT/I1EU1PD8/FYFQ5XTI1EU1PD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q5XT/I1EU1PD8/FYFQ5XTI1EU1PD8.SMALL.jpg bginoza Do you want a piece of clothing that's something different this fall and winter?You will be sure to wow anyone with this hoodie with a giant zipper. It's not so flashy that it looks like a costume.It's a peice of clothing that is just the right amount of unusual.Let's make it. Just a few things......
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:38:15 PDT
Cherries Jubilee http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherries-Jubilee/
Cherries Jubilee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/Q6Z6/I1FPOW2N/F7FQ6Z6I1FPOW2N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/Q6Z6/I1FPOW2N/F7FQ6Z6I1FPOW2N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/Q6Z6/I1FPOW2N/F7FQ6Z6I1FPOW2N.SMALL.jpg Laura Mae For the past few years I have had the opportunity to volunteer for the Marin Symphony Gala, which is the perfect excuse to make an over-the-top gown (not that I need much of an excuse)!Last year I spent a lot of time hand beading a suit made of a linen/silk jacquard. The year before, I made a periw...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:47:42 PDT
How to Make a Perforated Key Ring Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Perforated-Key-Ring-Tags/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:12:10 PDT
Leather MD Briefcase (Doctor's Bag) http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-MD-Briefcase-Doctors-Bag/
Leather MD Briefcase (Doctor's Bag) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/1B45/I1B64AI0/F0H1B45I1B64AI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/1B45/I1B64AI0/F0H1B45I1B64AI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/1B45/I1B64AI0/F0H1B45I1B64AI0.SMALL.jpg Phiske One of my favorite style of briefcase is the doctor's bag. Basically that refers to any bag that has an internal metal frame that is hinged to hold the mouth of the bag open. These frames can be bought but are expensive and of bad quality. So being a Maker I figured I'd make my own. Tools and...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:30:11 PDT
Leather Tree Tote http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Tree-Tote/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 15:12:15 PDT
Giant 555 Timer Chip Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-555-Timer-Chip-Backpack/
Giant 555 Timer Chip Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HFC8/I12KFP2F/FEHHFC8I12KFP2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HFC8/I12KFP2F/FEHHFC8I12KFP2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HFC8/I12KFP2F/FEHHFC8I12KFP2F.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For the aspiring engineer, make this cool integrated circuit shaped backpack to carry your assortment of little electronic goodies. This can also be used as a debug-out bag with essentials such as a multimeter, 30 watt soldering iron, solder, solder pump, third hand, pliers, tweezers, screwdriver, w...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 17:03:31 PDT
Convertible Briefcase/Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertible-BriefcaseBackpack/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:26:25 PDT
Adult Car Bib http://www.instructables.com/id/Adult-Car-Bib/
Adult Car Bib - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/GAZ0/I10JE0VL/FGFGAZ0I10JE0VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/GAZ0/I10JE0VL/FGFGAZ0I10JE0VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/GAZ0/I10JE0VL/FGFGAZ0I10JE0VL.SMALL.jpg Tcdevine Don't you hate it when you are in the car and you drop food on your shirt or in your lap. My husband was always complaining about getting food on his clothes and I tried to get him to just use a towel for a bib. He did not like driving around with a bib on in the car. So I created an Adult Bib fo...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 05:47:00 PDT
Baby Dress (12 - 18 months) http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Dress-Tutorial-12-18-months/
Baby Dress (12 - 18 months) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/UMB1/I0TVJU0K/F0QUMB1I0TVJU0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/UMB1/I0TVJU0K/F0QUMB1I0TVJU0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/UMB1/I0TVJU0K/F0QUMB1I0TVJU0K.SMALL.jpg Khaweya In this post, I shared how to stitch Baby Frock for 12 to 18 months old. Materials required Fabric: 1 yard for Main, 1 yard for lining and 1/2 yard for contrastZipper - 9"ThreadNeedleSewing stuffMachineScissorMeasuring tapeRuler Pattern Take your kids cloth ( Tee shirt works well ).For Bodi...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:51:44 PDT
Stuffed Barrel of Monkeys http://www.instructables.com/id/Stuffed-Barrel-of-Monkeys/
Stuffed Barrel of Monkeys - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/XYKM/I0TV9HX5/FDYXYKMI0TV9HX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/XYKM/I0TV9HX5/FDYXYKMI0TV9HX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/XYKM/I0TV9HX5/FDYXYKMI0TV9HX5.SMALL.jpg wackymacster Barrel of Monkeys played a small, but apparently memorable part of my childhood. I've been looking into simple interlocking forms for use in 3D modular printing, and was inspired to translate these toys into fabric. This instructable documents the first prototype for an upcoming art installation. ...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 09:50:36 PDT
On the Go Bag (never loose ur stuff ever again!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/On-the-go-bag-never-loose-ur-stuff-ever-again/
On the Go Bag (never loose ur stuff ever again!!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3K1K/I0TV9UOG/FKP3K1KI0TV9UOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3K1K/I0TV9UOG/FKP3K1KI0TV9UOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3K1K/I0TV9UOG/FKP3K1KI0TV9UOG.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Its September (October)!! For College student like myself.... School commenced, and a busy semester is about to storm its way... As a physics student I am gonna show u how to build a Hadron Collider !! haha just kidding we have more pressing issues...Some university students have a “smart phone” or ...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 14:44:00 PDT
how to burnish leather edges http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-burnish-leather-edges/
how to burnish leather edges - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/J217/I0TV6CU4/FGPJ217I0TV6CU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/J217/I0TV6CU4/FGPJ217I0TV6CU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/J217/I0TV6CU4/FGPJ217I0TV6CU4.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Burnishing leather edges is a great way to make a leather project look AMAZING. If you're unfamiliar with the term, burnishing is basically polishing the rough edges of the leather. Burnishing can be a pretty time consuming technique, but the way it finishes a project is well worth it. In this instr...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 18:14:15 PDT
the one seam wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/the-one-seam-wallet/
the one seam wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/PKZC/I0R0YI23/FS9PKZCI0R0YI23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/PKZC/I0R0YI23/FS9PKZCI0R0YI23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/PKZC/I0R0YI23/FS9PKZCI0R0YI23.SMALL.jpg kyle brinkerhoff the one seam wallet is a attractive option for those who hate their pockets cluttered by the everyday requisite collection cards and cash. Choosing your leather for this to come out the best, you will need to choose a relatively thin piece of leather, it also needs to be something you really lik...
By: kyle brinkerhoff

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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 22:11:51 PDT
Make Your Very Own Plush Kinect! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-You-Very-Own-Plush-Kinect/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 20:06:54 PST
how to make folds in leather http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-folds-in-leather/
how to make folds in leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/2L3G/I0R13KG5/FJF2L3GI0R13KG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/2L3G/I0R13KG5/FJF2L3GI0R13KG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/2L3G/I0R13KG5/FJF2L3GI0R13KG5.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink When doing leatherworking, it's common to run across patterns that involve folding or flaps. In this instructable I'll show you a couple of techniques I use to get nice folds into leather!The crispness of the fold depends entirely on how thick the leather is - but you can still get a nice graceful c...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:59:21 PDT
How to Sew a Dart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Dart/
How to Sew a Dart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EQQV/I0R12I7K/FSWEQQVI0R12I7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EQQV/I0R12I7K/FSWEQQVI0R12I7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EQQV/I0R12I7K/FSWEQQVI0R12I7K.SMALL.jpg push_reset What is a Dart? Darts are one of the most basic structural elements in dressmaking and garment construction. They are used to build, into a flat piece of fabric, a definite shape that will allow the fabric to conform to a particular body contour or curve. For the female form, darts occur most often ...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:04:00 PDT
Small Zippered Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Zippered-Box/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:35:39 PDT
Upcycle your old sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-your-old-sweatshirt/
Upcycle your old sweatshirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/HRSR/I0IK92N0/FI9HRSRI0IK92N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/HRSR/I0IK92N0/FI9HRSRI0IK92N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/HRSR/I0IK92N0/FI9HRSRI0IK92N0.SMALL.jpg hinagiku So here is how you are going to upcycle your old sweatshirt:) MATERIALS A sweatshirta tshirt(that you don't wear anymore)scissorspaperpen sewing machine(you can sew with your hands too)chalk (or something to mark the fabric) Measurements of the pockets measure the pocket and create the pocket...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:52:42 PDT
High Waisted Gray Box Pleated Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Waisted-Gray-Box-Pleated-Skirt/
High Waisted Gray Box Pleated Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/LUDD/I0HYQL6X/F37LUDDI0HYQL6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/LUDD/I0HYQL6X/F37LUDDI0HYQL6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/LUDD/I0HYQL6X/F37LUDDI0HYQL6X.SMALL.jpg gwenif Let me just say that this took forever!!! A lot of ironing and "math" I finally finished my skirt. Math is in quotations because even though I used it I still messed up. I don't think it likes me. Anyway it has a waist band with zipper, so I will show you how I did that.Supplies:* 1 1/2 yards of med...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:24:49 PDT
Easy and Stylish Fabric Pan Protectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-Stylish-Fabric-Pan-Protectors/
Easy and Stylish Fabric Pan Protectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZOO1/I0HYQGQD/FFTZOO1I0HYQGQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZOO1/I0HYQGQD/FFTZOO1I0HYQGQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZOO1/I0HYQGQD/FFTZOO1I0HYQGQD.SMALL.jpg Stephanie Soleil I used to use paper towels in between my pans to avoid them from getting scratched when stacked. Super ghetto! So I decided to make these extremely easy pan protectors which are incredibly fashionable in my pan drawer, especially when you find eggs & bacon fabric!These protectors are square. I found...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:55:23 PDT
Double Sided Infinity Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Sided-Infinity-Scarf/
Double Sided Infinity Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/29CT/I0G96SJH/F9I29CTI0G96SJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/29CT/I0G96SJH/F9I29CTI0G96SJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/29CT/I0G96SJH/F9I29CTI0G96SJH.SMALL.jpg laece We will be making a double sided infinity scarf! The materials you'll gather will be enough for two scarves or one with enough fabric left to create another scarf down the road.Materials needed:2 yards each of two different fabrics. I chose to use soft flannel prints that were on sale at Jo-Anns for...
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:58:01 PDT
Duplicate your existing clothes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Duplicate-your-existing-clothes/
Duplicate your existing clothes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/FDHH/I0DOF2JR/FEXFDHHI0DOF2JR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/FDHH/I0DOF2JR/FEXFDHHI0DOF2JR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/FDHH/I0DOF2JR/FEXFDHHI0DOF2JR.SMALL.jpg SnazzyBot The tan coat was a ready-to-wear item that I purchased. The gray and white coat is one that I made myself. I didn't buy a sewing pattern to make the gray and white coat... I just traced the tan one!I'm sure there are many ways to trace patterns from existing items of clothing, but this is how I do i...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:04:21 PDT
Adventure Time Keyrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Time-Keyrings/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:36:01 PDT
Cord Work Ebroidery Made Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Cord-Work-Ebroidery-Made-Easy/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:10:15 PDT
multi-zip pencil case http://www.instructables.com/id/multi-zip-pencil-case/
multi-zip pencil case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/S9XN/I05F5YY6/FW1S9XNI05F5YY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/S9XN/I05F5YY6/FW1S9XNI05F5YY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/S9XN/I05F5YY6/FW1S9XNI05F5YY6.SMALL.jpg Faitmain-Faitcoeur No, I am not mistaken in the title, this is a pencil case! No need to search for the opening, you can open it anywhere.Supplies : 9 non-separable zippers(done with18 cm long zippers but you can choose your size) Put the zippers side by side, overlapping slightly (if you look closely the edge, th...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:06:05 PDT
Zip-it-up pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-it-up-pouch/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:10:09 PDT
Leather tablet case http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-tablet-case/
Leather tablet case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/WN74/I05EUFG3/FDOWN74I05EUFG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/WN74/I05EUFG3/FDOWN74I05EUFG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/WN74/I05EUFG3/FDOWN74I05EUFG3.SMALL.jpg Nadja Steinmann A unike case for tablets or e-readers with a touch of steampunk.Things you'll need:-Tablet or e-reader to put into it and for the meassurements-piece of soft leather (the piece I have is normally used for furniture, one side is grain the other is sued)-good sewing machine-button-some gear wheels or ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:55:04 PDT
Jewelry Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Pouch/
Jewelry Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/B1N9/I04657X9/F2LB1N9I04657X9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/B1N9/I04657X9/F2LB1N9I04657X9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/B1N9/I04657X9/F2LB1N9I04657X9.SMALL.jpg katvanlew This jewelry pouch is very easy to make and would be wonderful for Holiday gifts. Cut out 4 circles, make a drawstring pouch. supplies fabric scraps, small piece of cardboard, scissors, thread, measuring tape. 2 yards of Ribbon. Sewing machine. Cut fabric circles Cut 2 circles 14" and 2 circle...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:20:35 PDT
Pillows with zipper (removable lining) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillows-with-zipper-removable-lining/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:50:07 PDT
Another way to shorten a zipper (Jessyratfink's remix) http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-way-to-shorten-a-zipper-Jessyratfinks-remi/
Another way to shorten a zipper (Jessyratfink's remix) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/IE53/I0454TSJ/FCZIE53I0454TSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/IE53/I0454TSJ/FCZIE53I0454TSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCZ/IE53/I0454TSJ/FCZIE53I0454TSJ.SMALL.jpg MicioGatta When I saw Jessyratfink 'ible on how to shorten a zipper, I thought that was one of the 2 ways my mom used to do it. The other one is used when the zipper is "openable". Measure Maesure the zipper and cut it. For this 'ible I do it for a cardigan. To avoid the zipper to undo, use a lighter to...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:19:21 PDT
Continues Zipper Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Continues-Zipper-Bag/
Continues Zipper Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/66DB/I08LJSJ5/FIL66DBI08LJSJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/66DB/I08LJSJ5/FIL66DBI08LJSJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/66DB/I08LJSJ5/FIL66DBI08LJSJ5.SMALL.jpg shazni This Zip UP Bag is super easy to make and very cheap too. It's easy to pack away and assembling is as easy as pulling up a zip! You don't believe me?? Read on oh you who are want to make ;-) Materials Continues Zipper in 2 colors would look better. ( Try craft stores, upholstery raw material sho...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:35:19 PDT
DIY Heated Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Heated-Slippers/
DIY Heated Slippers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/MS6F/HZZRKIQI/FGZMS6FHZZRKIQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/MS6F/HZZRKIQI/FGZMS6FHZZRKIQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/MS6F/HZZRKIQI/FGZMS6FHZZRKIQI.SMALL.jpg LionelTheElephant Where I live it has started snowing in September so I figured I might be needing an extra bit of warmth this fall. That's why in this intructable I will show you how to remake your old slippers so that they can be microwaved for extra warmth! What you need:ThreadSewing needleSeam ripperOld slippers...
By: LionelTheElephant

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:31:00 PDT
how to cut leather http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-cut-leather/
how to cut leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/8CFI/HZWJ5CX1/FV68CFIHZWJ5CX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/8CFI/HZWJ5CX1/FV68CFIHZWJ5CX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/8CFI/HZWJ5CX1/FV68CFIHZWJ5CX1.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Cutting leather is super easy with the right tools. It can seem pretty daunting if you're trying to go at it with a pair of scissors, though.In this instructable I'll show you how to cut both thick and thin leathers, and give some tips on how to get the best cut. :) What you'll need self healing ...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:37:44 PDT
Brain Slug! Sew with pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Brain-Slug-Sew-with-pattern/
Brain Slug! Sew with pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/E69X/HZV3QVJ3/F0HE69XHZV3QVJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/E69X/HZV3QVJ3/F0HE69XHZV3QVJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/E69X/HZV3QVJ3/F0HE69XHZV3QVJ3.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian You will never be alone again with your own Brain Slug!If you like this one, check out my other fun wearable!I would love to see your completed hats. I am offering to give 3 month pro memberships to the first 3 who post pictures in the comments section! Brain Slug Party... Join Now! Tools includ...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:01:00 PDT
zippered pencil case http://www.instructables.com/id/zippered-pencil-case/
zippered pencil case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This pencil case is a great beginner's sewing project! If you make this zippered pencil case you'll learn to put in an easy zipper and how to turn a normal zippered pouch a boxy one.This zippered pencil case is lined and just the perfect size to throw in a backpack or purse. :)And once you master so...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:19:22 PDT
how to shorten a zipper http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-shorten-a-zipper/
how to shorten a zipper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/0QQ9/HZNYJC3J/FOW0QQ9HZNYJC3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/0QQ9/HZNYJC3J/FOW0QQ9HZNYJC3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/0QQ9/HZNYJC3J/FOW0QQ9HZNYJC3J.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I don't know about you guys, but it seems that every time I need to put a zipper into something I end up needing a different size than I have. Thankfully, most zippers are super easy to shorten!Sometimes it's even more cost effective to buy long zippers in bulk and then shorten them yourself. This t...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:25:12 PDT
Watermelon Slice Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Watermelon-Slice-Bag/
Watermelon Slice Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RRPU/HZPDXIP5/FY5RRPUHZPDXIP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RRPU/HZPDXIP5/FY5RRPUHZPDXIP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RRPU/HZPDXIP5/FY5RRPUHZPDXIP5.SMALL.jpg Zabzab Hi guys, in today s video I will show you how to make this cute watermelon slice bag. You can also use it as a clutch or even a pencil case =DEnjoy!!!! Watermelon Slice Bag Pattern You will need:Lining: 2body pieces in the color of your choice 1 yoke piece in the same colourOuter laye...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 12:19:20 PDT
How to Make a Petticoat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Petticoat/
How to Make a Petticoat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/DSCS/HZNYKLWC/F3QDSCSHZNYKLWC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/DSCS/HZNYKLWC/F3QDSCSHZNYKLWC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/DSCS/HZNYKLWC/F3QDSCSHZNYKLWC.SMALL.jpg Laura Mae There are many, many different silhouette options for a petticoat; this is just one which happens to be very suitable for a 1960s bell shaped silhouette.Generally, I prefer more of an a-line silhouette in a petticoat with the poof starting at mid-hip (I find it more flattering), but I wanted to try ...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 01:06:55 PDT
how to glue leather for sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-glue-leather-for-sewing/
how to glue leather for sewing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/YJH9/HZOL0JIE/FF9YJH9HZOL0JIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/YJH9/HZOL0JIE/FF9YJH9HZOL0JIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/YJH9/HZOL0JIE/FF9YJH9HZOL0JIE.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink One of the first things I discovered when I started leatherworking is that trying to sew leather together is TOUGH. However, there is hope! Gluing your projects together before you punch holes or sew makes the process much more simple.Gluing leather also comes with its own set of problems, but they'...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:06:54 PDT
how to thread a leather needle http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-thread-a-leather-needle/
how to thread a leather needle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/TJ0Z/HZOKZXKD/FCLTJ0ZHZOKZXKD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/TJ0Z/HZOKZXKD/FCLTJ0ZHZOKZXKD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/TJ0Z/HZOKZXKD/FCLTJ0ZHZOKZXKD.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Threading a leather needle can be a little tricky when you do it the first couple times, but it gets easier every time. This was one of the most confusing things for me when I started working with leather - I'd never threaded a needle this way for any of my other sewing! Because there are no knots a...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:26:54 PDT
Sew a Louise Belcher / Bob's Burgers hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Louise-Belcher-Bobs-Burgers-hat/
Sew a Louise Belcher / Bob's Burgers hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/KTQP/HZNYJ561/FVOKTQPHZNYJ561.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/KTQP/HZNYJ561/FVOKTQPHZNYJ561.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/KTQP/HZNYJ561/FVOKTQPHZNYJ561.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian Louise Belcher!!!I took a lot of formatting cues and the pattern design idea from...Sew a Where the Wild Things Are hat + pattern! by jessyratfinkThis hat isn't for me but I will freely admit that I have been wearing this for a couple of hours now and I am starting to feel uncomfortable without it! ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:04:43 PDT
The Hammock Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hammock-Chair/
The Hammock Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/EB6I/HZNYGVE7/FQNEB6IHZNYGVE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/EB6I/HZNYGVE7/FQNEB6IHZNYGVE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/EB6I/HZNYGVE7/FQNEB6IHZNYGVE7.SMALL.jpg alisonamador WHAT DO YOU NEED? 2 yds. of resistant fabricA resistant stick/branch/tube, we recommend to use one with length of 35 inches or longerSpring snap or a quick link40 yds. of rope ''The Main Fabric'' Cut a section of fabric of 45 inches of length and 50 inches of width.Sew a hem on the 4 sides of the...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:51:09 PDT
Making a "Mountain Man" Fur Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Mountain-Man-Fur-Hat/
Making a "Mountain Man" Fur Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/UDQG/HZN0U3SN/F09UDQGHZN0U3SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/UDQG/HZN0U3SN/F09UDQGHZN0U3SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/UDQG/HZN0U3SN/F09UDQGHZN0U3SN.SMALL.jpg TrapperEllie There are many traditional styles of fur hats that can be easily made by hand, one of the most unique being the "mountain man" style which includes the animal's hindquarters and tail draping across the wearer's shoulders. The exact origin of this style is not well known, although some say that the l...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:32:14 PDT
Air Bag and Seat Belt Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Bag-and-Seat-Belt-Backpack/
Air Bag and Seat Belt Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LREG/HZL3O1SK/FRGLREGHZL3O1SK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LREG/HZL3O1SK/FRGLREGHZL3O1SK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LREG/HZL3O1SK/FRGLREGHZL3O1SK.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger About four years ago, I got in a pretty gnarly car accident (everyone was fine don't worry). When I went to the junk yard to pick up my belongings from the car I noticed the amazingly strong nylon material the airbags were made out of. Fortunately, I had never come in contact with the material befor...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:42:39 PDT