Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:44:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Photo Pocket Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photo-Pocket-Cushion/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:48:24 PDT
Pillowcase Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillowcase-Dress/
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By: katvanlew

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:36:12 PDT
Steering Wheel Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Steering-Wheel-Cover/
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By: katvanlew

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:53:59 PDT
Pillow case out of a sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillow-case-out-of-a-sweatshirt/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:46:02 PDT
Jean Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Jean-Skirt/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:24:35 PDT
10 Instructables for Sewing in an Apartment http://www.instructables.com/id/Apartment-Sewing/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXP/WUB1/HZ13G6FA/FXPWUB1HZ13G6FA.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXP/WUB1/HZ13G6FA/FXPWUB1HZ13G6FA.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FXP/WUB1/HZ13G6FA/FXPWUB1HZ13G6FA.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction Sewing is space consuming. From the supplies to the laying out of the fabric. This collection will be a gathering of some of the awesome instructables to help those of us living in a space constraint to still be able to sew to our hearts content. Mini Pressing Board An ironing board that's as e...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:26:42 PDT
hexagon piecing tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/hexagon-piecing-tutorial/
hexagon piecing tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NRMH/HYZX5SWM/FHBNRMHHYZX5SWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NRMH/HYZX5SWM/FHBNRMHHYZX5SWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NRMH/HYZX5SWM/FHBNRMHHYZX5SWM.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Hexagon piecing is super easy and fun! It's a great craft to do while hanging out on the couch, and it's extremely portable, so you can craft pretty much anywhere! :DYou can use the sewn hexagons for all sorts of things: patches on clothes, as applique on other sewn goods, as a quilt top, as placema...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:20:59 PDT
Graphic Animal Silhouette Pillows http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphic-Animal-Silhouette-Pillows/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:10:22 PDT
Mini Pressing Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Pressing-Board/
Mini Pressing Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6VPV/HYJ0V9XE/FUE6VPVHYJ0V9XE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6VPV/HYJ0V9XE/FUE6VPVHYJ0V9XE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6VPV/HYJ0V9XE/FUE6VPVHYJ0V9XE.SMALL.jpg mekinch I love to have this handy tool right beside me when I am sewing and pressing small quilt pieces. Materials Needed 1. A small wooden carving board with a grooved channel. This is one item to be sure to purchase new so that it is grease free. 2. Batting. 3. Staple gun.4. Pencil and paper for templ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:13:09 PDT
Sew a composition book cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-composition-book-cover/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:09:20 PDT
Denim Rag Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Denim-Rag-Quilt/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 20:51:58 PDT
Upcycled Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Pincushion/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:58:23 PDT
Hamster Hacky Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hamster-Hacky-Sack/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:08:33 PDT
Sew a Welders Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Welders-Cap/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:32:39 PDT
Dress made out of Potting Soil Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Dress-made-out-of-Potting-Soil-Bags/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:05:48 PDT
A Simple Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Tool-Roll/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:43:03 PDT
Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-T-shirt-Sleeping-Beauty-Dress/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:55:39 PDT
Gambeson / Aketon / Under armour http://www.instructables.com/id/Gambeson-Aketon-Under-armour/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:32:13 PDT
Gift Bags for Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-Bags-for-Bottles/
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Wed, 4 Jul 2007 18:54:46 PDT
One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways! http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Swimsuit-Cover-FIVE-Different-Ways/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:11:42 PDT
Patchwork Shower Curtian http://www.instructables.com/id/Patchwork-Shower-Curtian/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:55:25 PDT
Shirred Towel Cover-up Dress! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shirred-Towel-Cover-up-Dress/
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:33:13 PDT
Mario Mushroom T-shirt Recon http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Mushroom-T-shirt-Recon/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:13:18 PDT
Seahorse Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Seahorse-Tote-Bag/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 11:01:53 PDT
Replace the Butt Pocket on Your Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-Butt-Pocket-on-Your-Jeans/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 14:56:17 PDT
Ruffled Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruffled-Tote-Bag/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:31:04 PDT
How to make a backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-backpack/
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:30:51 PDT
sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/sewing-2-3-4-5-6/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZDX4/HWVAN5IA/F37ZDX4HWVAN5IA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZDX4/HWVAN5IA/F37ZDX4HWVAN5IA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ZDX4/HWVAN5IA/F37ZDX4HWVAN5IA.SMALL.jpg rlciavar This collection is a guide to the world of sewing! It covers everything from selecting fabrics to using a mannequin and sewing a backpack. Whether you've never threaded a needle or regularly sew wedding gowns I'm sure there's something in here for you! For beginners I suggest starting with my "sewin...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:57:32 PDT
Felt cupcake delicious http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-cupcake-delicious/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 18:19:06 PDT
How to Make a Glasses Case!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Glasses-Case/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 04:23:15 PDT
Harry Potter Golden Snitch Leather Sandal http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Golden-Snitch-Leather-Sandal/
Harry Potter Golden Snitch Leather Sandal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/QAMR/HWS3MQQ1/FRMQAMRHWS3MQQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/QAMR/HWS3MQQ1/FRMQAMRHWS3MQQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/QAMR/HWS3MQQ1/FRMQAMRHWS3MQQ1.SMALL.jpg mactothefuture Seeking a new pair of shoes? I was, so I decided to make a pair of leather sandals inspired by the golden snitch from Harry Potter (One of my favorite things!)When I wear these I'm wicked fast and damn near impossible to see : ) Mocking Up The Sandal The first step was to mock up the sandal, I ha...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:57:05 PDT
Koinobori no Instructables Roboto Carp Streamer Windsock http://www.instructables.com/id/Koinobori-no-Instructables-Roboto-Carp-Streamer-Wi/
Koinobori no Instructables Roboto Carp Streamer Windsock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/BFFY/HWRZ2NOM/F8LBFFYHWRZ2NOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/BFFY/HWRZ2NOM/F8LBFFYHWRZ2NOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/BFFY/HWRZ2NOM/F8LBFFYHWRZ2NOM.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Domo arigato, Ibles Roboto. Koinobori are carp fish shaped streamers or windsocks traditionally flown in Japan. Here, to celebrate the newly proclaimed Day of Making June 18, 2014 (USA), carp fish streamers in the shape of robots will be traditionally flown in honor of all makers big and small for a...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:16:01 PDT
Superhero Hooded Towel http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Hooded-Towel/
Superhero Hooded Towel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8YUZ/HWRZ29H5/FHO8YUZHWRZ29H5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8YUZ/HWRZ29H5/FHO8YUZHWRZ29H5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/8YUZ/HWRZ29H5/FHO8YUZHWRZ29H5.SMALL.jpg Pinafores and Pinwheels I rarely sew anything for my poor neglected son, who gave me a guilt trip about it the other day...sheesh. He is obsessed with all things superhero right now, so I decided to go in that direction. He is also obsessed with his sister’s pink bear hooded towel {strange boy} so I figured I’d solve two t...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:29:15 PDT
Custom Faux Batik Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Faux-Batik-Fabric/
Custom Faux Batik Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GIYC/HWQF1ECX/FGBGIYCHWQF1ECX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GIYC/HWQF1ECX/FGBGIYCHWQF1ECX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GIYC/HWQF1ECX/FGBGIYCHWQF1ECX.SMALL.jpg Pinafores and Pinwheels I was debating whether or not to make this seem really hard so that I look like a crafting genius, but I couldn't lie. It's so simple it's ridiculous!!!! I was part of a sewing contest and had to make something based on a color and this is what I came up with! Prepare your fabric For this projec...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 08:11:43 PDT
Ribbon Zipper Bag (fully lined) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ribbon-Zipper-Bag-fully-lined/
Ribbon Zipper Bag (fully lined) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/IDU1/HWQF1ID4/FXRIDU1HWQF1ID4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/IDU1/HWQF1ID4/FXRIDU1HWQF1ID4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/IDU1/HWQF1ID4/FXRIDU1HWQF1ID4.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make fully lined ribbon zipper bags (for pencils, change or cosmetics) with this easy tutorial. Watch the video tutorial here You'll need Scissors1/4 yard lining 1/4 yard fabric 4 colors of 1" wide ribbon (about 12" of each color) Sewing machine with zigzag stitch Iron 10" zipper Contrasting ...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:41:34 PDT
A Sitting Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Sitting-Instructables-Robot/
A Sitting Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U51H/HWP86ZLI/FV9U51HHWP86ZLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U51H/HWP86ZLI/FV9U51HHWP86ZLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U51H/HWP86ZLI/FV9U51HHWP86ZLI.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I have been busy taking care of 3 little boys all winter. I would get excited about an Instructables project and I never had the time nor the energy to get the project done. I have been wanting to make this cute Instructables Robot for quite some time, and finally this weekend, I had a whole day t...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:03:33 PDT
Twisted Bandeau Bikini Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-Bandeau-Bikini-Top/
Twisted Bandeau Bikini Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/MWT4/HWNUD8WQ/FCJMWT4HWNUD8WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/MWT4/HWNUD8WQ/FCJMWT4HWNUD8WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/MWT4/HWNUD8WQ/FCJMWT4HWNUD8WQ.SMALL.jpg smori This self-lined bandeau bikini is super simple to make. It's only made of 4 rectangles and doesn't use very much fabric. I was able to make it with 1/4 meter each color. This bandeau could easily cost less than $10, or maybe even free if you have some scrap fabric laying around! Gather Your Suppli...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:00:30 PDT
Conversion: Instructables Apron to Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Conversion-Instructables-Apron-to-Pouch/
Conversion: Instructables Apron to Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/G1PI/HWQN0M2T/FJIG1PIHWQN0M2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/G1PI/HWQN0M2T/FJIG1PIHWQN0M2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/G1PI/HWQN0M2T/FJIG1PIHWQN0M2T.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy One word that aptly describes me: practical. Thus, while I was elated to receive an Instructables apron as part of a prize package, my mind flashed to the minute amount of cooking (Having been proclaimed a hazard in the kitchen from an early age, I have had restricted access to the kitchen.) that I ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:53:22 PDT
Pleather Fortune Cookie Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Pleather-Fortune-Cookie-Purse/
Pleather Fortune Cookie Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E5O1/HWE9T0X2/F2NE5O1HWE9T0X2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E5O1/HWE9T0X2/F2NE5O1HWE9T0X2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E5O1/HWE9T0X2/F2NE5O1HWE9T0X2.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Every gal and maybe guy - not that there's anything wrong with that, needs a fun purse for a night on the town. When not out crimefighting with the Batgirl Birkin Bag, this fortune cookie purse is perfect accessory for casual wear.Inspired from wearables designer Diana Eng and her fortune cookie coi...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:01:43 PDT
Fur and Leather Fanny Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Fur-and-Leather-Fanny-Pack/
Fur and Leather Fanny Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/FJMG/HWCJGO9S/FKTFJMGHWCJGO9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/FJMG/HWCJGO9S/FKTFJMGHWCJGO9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/FJMG/HWCJGO9S/FKTFJMGHWCJGO9S.SMALL.jpg velacreations I’ve been wanting to make a fanny pack for a while now, something that gives me easy access to coins and notes on market day. So, the other day I set to it and had it finished in less than a day.It has rabbit fur exterior, leather bottom and straps, and fabric interior. There’s a zippered pocket for...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:32:19 PDT
Hooded Jacket from Throw Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Hooded-Jacket-from-Throw-Blanket/
Hooded Jacket from Throw Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/DSHX/HW8T7PEH/F82DSHXHW8T7PEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/DSHX/HW8T7PEH/F82DSHXHW8T7PEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/DSHX/HW8T7PEH/F82DSHXHW8T7PEH.SMALL.jpg danibees A while back I purchased a throw blanket with the intention of using it for the fabric at a later date. Now that I am on stash restriction, the time has come to repurpose that throw. I've been looking longingly at adorable short or tunic-length lightweight jackets and figure there has got to be so...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:03:14 PDT
All-in-one Kid's Bee Jacket & Veil http://www.instructables.com/id/All-in-one-Kids-Bee-Jacket-Veil/
All-in-one Kid's Bee Jacket & Veil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/T75E/HWAAYTOH/FDVT75EHWAAYTOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/T75E/HWAAYTOH/FDVT75EHWAAYTOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/T75E/HWAAYTOH/FDVT75EHWAAYTOH.SMALL.jpg velacreations The eventual goal for our homestead is to be as close to self-sustainable as possible. We’re still a long way off, so whenever we can, we try to introduce species that perform multiple tasks or that benefit the other species involved in our Food Web. Bees are a perfect example of this permaculture p...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:26:54 PDT
Shrunken Sweater Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shrunken-Sweater-Backpack/
Shrunken Sweater Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SMALL.jpg bofthem Oh Noes! Your favorite knit sweater, shrunken by the forces of heat and water combined! Never you mind, as you can still wrap its loving arms around you with the cunning aid of RECYCLING!Ok, so this tutorial describes how to turn a regular unshrunk wool sweater into a nifty backpack with some purpos...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2008 18:06:36 PST
How to sew a zipper pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-a-simple-zipper-pouch-for-beginners/
How to sew a zipper pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/RI7S/HW6T8RW5/FCVRI7SHW6T8RW5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/RI7S/HW6T8RW5/FCVRI7SHW6T8RW5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/RI7S/HW6T8RW5/FCVRI7SHW6T8RW5.SMALL.jpg rlciavar In this instructable we will create a simple zipper pencil pouch. We will assume that this is your first sewing project and you know nothing about machine sewing.The skills this instructable covers extend beyond simply making a pencil pouch and will help prepare you for more complex sewing projects....
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:16:20 PDT
Sewing materials selection http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-materials-selection/
Sewing materials selection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HEH0/HW6T8PUT/FYXHEH0HW6T8PUT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HEH0/HW6T8PUT/FYXHEH0HW6T8PUT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HEH0/HW6T8PUT/FYXHEH0HW6T8PUT.SMALL.jpg rlciavar Walking into a fabric store for the first time can be confusing and overwhelming. If you know a little bit about the world of sewing materials beforehand it can make the fabric shopping the fun and exciting experience it should be! This instructable will cover the basics of materials selection for s...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:10:25 PDT
Instructables Site Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-site-Robot/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 13:25:37 PDT
How to Copy a Garment that Fits Perfectly Without Taking it Apart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Copy-a-Garment-that-Fits-Perfectly-Without-/
How to Copy a Garment that Fits Perfectly Without Taking it Apart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/11VR/HVVHEMRC/F8111VRHVVHEMRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/11VR/HVVHEMRC/F8111VRHVVHEMRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/11VR/HVVHEMRC/F8111VRHVVHEMRC.SMALL.jpg Mama Reni A friend asked me if I had tried this method to copy a garment. At first I was pretty skeptical because I have copied garments by taking them apart and by scratching off a pattern from clothing that I did not take apart. Either way there are several steps and accuracy is easier if you have the pie...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 17:39:03 PDT
Recycled Bobbin Winder http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Bobbin-Winder/
Recycled Bobbin Winder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/MLE4/HVTWFMNH/FI6MLE4HVTWFMNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/MLE4/HVTWFMNH/FI6MLE4HVTWFMNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/MLE4/HVTWFMNH/FI6MLE4HVTWFMNH.SMALL.jpg LoMac My Grandma wanted a dedicated bobbin winder. She liked the way one of her sewing machines wound them so I copied the setup it had. I made it with scraps I had lying around. Works pretty good. Materials little DC motorDowel that fits the bobbinWoodEpoxyWashers NutsBoltBasic tools Find a motor ...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 23:59:39 PDT
Pocket Bag with Printer Friendly Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Bag-with-Printer-Friendly-Pattern/
Pocket Bag with Printer Friendly Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/F55F/HVS16R04/F0WF55FHVS16R04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/F55F/HVS16R04/F0WF55FHVS16R04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/F55F/HVS16R04/F0WF55FHVS16R04.SMALL.jpg leftmusing The universal mantra for when you walk out the door is "Wallet, phone, keys." The holy trinity of not screwing yourself over for the day. A friend of mine had a pocket bag that held this and only this with a two pockets. One on the back for your phone and wallet and a smaller pouch under a flap for ...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 12:50:51 PDT
Leather iPad Air Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-iPad-Air-Case/
Leather iPad Air Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z36Z/HVMP5FHB/F9GZ36ZHVMP5FHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z36Z/HVMP5FHB/F9GZ36ZHVMP5FHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z36Z/HVMP5FHB/F9GZ36ZHVMP5FHB.SMALL.jpg Phiske You finally got your new iPad Air and but don't like any of the store bought cases. You know you'll end up dropping it and crack the screen. You don't want to just shove it in your backpack to get all scratched up. Sleeves are pretty lame. So what are you to do?Stop crying and make your own you ...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 16:43:23 PDT