Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:11:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Card Key Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Card-Key-Case/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:25:59 PDT
Game of Thrones Stark House Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Stark-House-Robe/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:25:46 PDT
TUTORIAL: How to Make a Kid-Size 18th Century European Buckle Shoe http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-How-to-Make-a-Kid-Size-18th-Century-Europ/
TUTORIAL: How to Make a Kid-Size 18th Century European Buckle Shoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty Last week, I shared a tutorial to make a fake lace ruffle front shirt (part 1) for Piano Man’s historical school costume. For the next piece, I wanted to make a black boot cover over his rain boots. I researched online to find a tutorial to make a quick and easy boot for a child’s costume. However, ...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 13:28:57 PDT
Totoro Pencil Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Totoro-Pencil-Case/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/K6XU/HTBY6XRU/F9OK6XUHTBY6XRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/K6XU/HTBY6XRU/F9OK6XUHTBY6XRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/K6XU/HTBY6XRU/F9OK6XUHTBY6XRU.SMALL.jpg Zabzab Hi guys, let'smake a Totoro pencil case with a zipper!!!! I will have the pattern available on my facebook page. Enjoy!!!     :D   https://www.facebook.com/craftgyver
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 10:00:20 PDT
How to Make a Bankbook Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Bankbook-Case/
How to Make a Bankbook Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Since the original vinyl case is cheaply made, I made a bankbook case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the bankbook. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leather cut...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:23:52 PDT
Game of Thrones Melisandre Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Melisandre-Robe/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:40:38 PDT
sew a laptop bag http://www.instructables.com/id/sew-a-laptop-bag/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 06:21:05 PDT
RECYCLED JEAN PLACEMATS- Roll up and you're ready for a picinc http://www.instructables.com/id/RECYCLED-JEAN-PLACEMATS-Roll-up-and-youre-ready-fo/
RECYCLED JEAN PLACEMATS- Roll up and you're ready for a picinc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/NPAT/HT8R4P6A/FS7NPATHT8R4P6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/NPAT/HT8R4P6A/FS7NPATHT8R4P6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/NPAT/HT8R4P6A/FS7NPATHT8R4P6A.SMALL.jpg Joyful Daisy These make me so happy:) Why? Well if you aren't happy just looking at these recycled jean placemats let me explain... Repurposing is becoming this happy little addiction of mine and this project uses old jeans, scraps of fabrics, and then topping it off with needle felting (which I also loooove) ...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:45:07 PDT
How to the iPhone Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-the-iPhone-Jacket/
How to the iPhone Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made the iPhone Jacket. Because it is the iPhone Jacket which is very simple made, I can easily make it!! Cut Leather along a Template I cut leather along a template. When I cut the part of the curve, I cut to turn a template. I can easily cut the one!! Prepare two Pieces of Leather I prepar...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:11:12 PDT
Quick And Easy Messenger Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-And-Easy-Messenger-Bag/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:57:55 PDT
Glasses Holder for a Glasses Hoarder http://www.instructables.com/id/Glasses-Holder-for-a-Glasses-Hoarder/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:35:36 PDT
Create Couch Cushions for Less Coin http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Couch-Cushion-on-a-Budget/
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 11:29:12 PST
A Springtime Novelty http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Springtime-Novelty/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:59:04 PDT
Look for Less: From Crate&Barrel to Coral Floral Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Look-for-Less-From-CrateBarrel-to-Coral-Floral-Pil/
Look for Less: From Crate&Barrel to Coral Floral Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YS9B/HSVT9JBZ/FRGYS9BHSVT9JBZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YS9B/HSVT9JBZ/FRGYS9BHSVT9JBZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YS9B/HSVT9JBZ/FRGYS9BHSVT9JBZ.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty Recently, I noticed a beautiful Crate&Barrel Julian Orange Pillow in the spring catalog. However, I was looking for something a little more affordable. As I strolled through Jo-Ann Fabrics, I noticed a fabric similar to the Julian Pillow. After a quick rummage through some hot pink fabric, I found o...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:43:51 PDT
Super Mario Button Up Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Button-Up-Shirt/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:31:51 PDT
Cloth Carry Bag for Folding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Cloth-Carry-Bag-for-Folding-Table/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:30:51 PDT
make a spring dress! http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-spring-dress/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:51:11 PDT
Sew Useful Fabric Covered Buttons (NO KITS)!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Useful-Fabric-Covered-Buttons-NO-KITS!!!/
Sew Useful Fabric Covered Buttons (NO KITS)!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/1G84/F40F7EEF/FQU1G84F40F7EEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/1G84/F40F7EEF/FQU1G84F40F7EEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQU/1G84/F40F7EEF/FQU1G84F40F7EEF.SMALL.jpg MagdaK ETSY LISTINGNow you can use those dull metal buttons for your sewing and craft projects. Or get some thirfted buttons for this project.All the need to have is a shank (loop on the back)and some scraps of your favorite fabric. This is an easy and fun project that anybody can do, plus you don't even h...
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Wed, 11 Jul 2007 17:53:17 PDT
Sewing Embellishment Technique: Furrowing http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-Embellishment-Technique-Furrowing/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 14:11:27 PST
Sew on a Button by Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-on-a-Button-by-Machine/
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 17:06:34 PDT
Everyone CAN Quilt by Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Everyone-CAN-Quilt-by-Hand/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:12:55 PST
How to Make Key-ring Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Key-ring-Tags/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:35:58 PST
How to Create a Fashionable Zip Clutch Bag from Innertubes and Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Fashionable-Zip-Clutch-Bag-from-In/
How to Create a Fashionable Zip Clutch Bag from Innertubes and Curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SMALL.jpg nbrochstein Old bicycle innertubes are a fun and durable material that can be used to create lots of cool items once you know how to work with this material. This is the third in a series of projects that use innertubes as the base material. If you are new to sewing you may want to start with a Koozie and in no...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 21:11:40 PST
How to make a tool roll - bring your hand tools with you anywhere! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tool-roll-bring-your-hand-tools-with/
How to make a tool roll - bring your hand tools with you anywhere! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SMALL.jpg ADintheStudio Woodworking shouldn't be limited to the wood shop! I've been working with wood for about 10 years and I wanted to be able to bring my hand tools with me anywhere - on camping trips, to outdoor gatherings, and other workshops. Tools can be both sharp and fragile, and otherwise difficult to transpo...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:20:10 PST
how to sew a seam http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-sew-a-seam/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 20:43:03 PST
Fringed Fleece Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Fringed-Fleece-Scarf/
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Tue, 18 Aug 2009 12:31:54 PDT
Pillowcase "3D" http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillowcase-3D/
Pillowcase "3D" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs This tutorial is based on my former sewing tip Sew It Yourself - Pillowcase.I've been asked to do a new tutorial for more thick and cubical pillows and here it is!Have fun and feel free to ask me if there is anything troubling you :) Preparing You need: - some fabric - new or big enough leftov...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:27:52 PST
Leather Patchwork Table Runner http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Patchwork-Table-Runner/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 04:55:03 PST
How to Make the Card-Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Card-Case/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 02:27:30 PST
DIY Creeper Plush http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Creeper-Plush/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/A8WO/HS5Q8Y5E/FTGA8WOHS5Q8Y5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/A8WO/HS5Q8Y5E/FTGA8WOHS5Q8Y5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/A8WO/HS5Q8Y5E/FTGA8WOHS5Q8Y5E.SMALL.jpg Zabzab HI guys, this is Bob my little creeper plush. You can learn to make him in this video.  Pattern:    HEAD:   6 squares measuring 4cm by 4cm    BODY:   2 rectangles measuring 4cm by 6cm                   2 rectangles measuring 6cm by 2cm                   2 rectangles measuring 4cm by 2cm    LEGS: ...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:30:55 PST
How to make a Weighted Companion Cube! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Weighted-Companion-Cube/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:25:21 PST
Asthma Inhaler Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Asthma-Inhaler-Case/
Asthma Inhaler Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JPLE/HRWIDXKV/F0OJPLEHRWIDXKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JPLE/HRWIDXKV/F0OJPLEHRWIDXKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JPLE/HRWIDXKV/F0OJPLEHRWIDXKV.SMALL.jpg lizziecharlton I love having pretty things made from fabric I love, and my inhaler case is no exception. I really wanted something with stiff sides to protect the inhaler as much as possible, and this case was the result of my testing. With the method outlined here, you too can make multiple inhaler pouches to...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 13:16:05 PST
How to make a Double Pocket for a Snow Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Double-Pocket-for-a-Snow-Skirt/
How to make a Double Pocket for a Snow Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/XJFZ/HRSMYOR4/F7PXJFZHRSMYOR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/XJFZ/HRSMYOR4/F7PXJFZHRSMYOR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/XJFZ/HRSMYOR4/F7PXJFZHRSMYOR4.SMALL.jpg debby57 Are you using one of the patterns from Culler Creations to make a Snow Skirt?  This tutorial will take you through the steps to create a great double pocket for your skirt.  You can add your own touch to the pocket by adding trim.  Be creative! Supplies needed: Two 9 inch square of ripstop ny...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:19:01 PST
DIY carbon heated blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-heated-blanket/
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 12:22:43 PST
Sweetheart Embroidery Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweetheart-Embroidery-Kit/
Sweetheart Embroidery Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/NS65/HRI96L36/FWMNS65HRI96L36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/NS65/HRI96L36/FWMNS65HRI96L36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/NS65/HRI96L36/FWMNS65HRI96L36.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods We wanted to create something for Valentine’s Day that you make yourself. Use our Sweetheart Embroidery Kit and tutorial to embroider your own wall hanging for your valentine. Our friend Leah Brandt, of Hero Images, demonstrates just how easy it is. What you'll need: Fairgoods Sweetheart Embroide...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:30:14 PST
Button tree cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Button-tree-cushion/
Button tree cushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/MMNX/HRI97YSU/FLLMMNXHRI97YSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/MMNX/HRI97YSU/FLLMMNXHRI97YSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/MMNX/HRI97YSU/FLLMMNXHRI97YSU.SMALL.jpg Geckozilla4 A cute little button tree cushion - a lovely way to recover your old neglected cushions, simple and easy to do took me around 2 hours tops in total and most of that was sewing in the buttons.... You will need - old cushion - fabric for trunk, back panel and main cushion fabric. -BUTTONS !!!!! - bon...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:21:00 PST
Picture Tutorial: Making Ruffled Trim http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Tutorial-Making-Ruffled-Trim/
Picture Tutorial: Making Ruffled Trim - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VA3C/HRI929S4/FYSVA3CHRI929S4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VA3C/HRI929S4/FYSVA3CHRI929S4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/VA3C/HRI929S4/FYSVA3CHRI929S4.SMALL.gif Strikes My Fancy Picture Tutorial: Making Ruffled Trim For my ruffled trim, I chose to use the same fabric as I used to make my top, but you could use something contrasting if you'd like. My fabrication is a cotton/lycra jersey, but you could use a woven with this technique as well. If you choose to use a w...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:58:10 PST
Heart Pillow Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Pillow-Cover/
Heart Pillow Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PHIL/HR9V81X0/FR3PHILHR9V81X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PHIL/HR9V81X0/FR3PHILHR9V81X0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/PHIL/HR9V81X0/FR3PHILHR9V81X0.SMALL.jpg shobbs austin This is a very simple project, great for beginners. The pillow cover can be made for any size pillow, you will just have to adjust your measurements to fit. For mine, I covered a pillow that is 18 x 12 inches. Materials Pillow to be coveredHeat n BondDMC floss and needlepinstape measure 1/2 ya...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 14:21:24 PST
Magnetic Kissing Stuffed Animals http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Kissing-Stuffed-Animals/
Magnetic Kissing Stuffed Animals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/HEL8/HR8VB5P4/FJ1HEL8HR8VB5P4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/HEL8/HR8VB5P4/FJ1HEL8HR8VB5P4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/HEL8/HR8VB5P4/FJ1HEL8HR8VB5P4.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos   Stuffed animals make great Valentine's Day presents. But you can make them even better by just added a couple of magnets. If you place a small magnet inside the mouths of a pair of stuffed animals, they will pull towards each other and kiss whenever they are close to each other. This is a si...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 12:37:19 PST
Waterproof Extra Durable Shopping Bag Made out Old Bicycle Inner Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Extra-Durable-Shopping-Bag-Made-out-Old/
Waterproof Extra Durable Shopping Bag Made out Old Bicycle Inner Tubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/LQZC/HR3ENA00/FZGLQZCHR3ENA00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/LQZC/HR3ENA00/FZGLQZCHR3ENA00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/LQZC/HR3ENA00/FZGLQZCHR3ENA00.SMALL.jpg nbrochstein Old bicycle inner tubes are a fun and durable material that can be used to create lots of cool items once you know how to work with this material. This example shows you how to make a simple and stylish bag. For this project I used 3 inner tubes for the bag and one for the handle. Cut the Inner T...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 17:52:23 PST
How to sew a light-up plush Tux penguin with EL wire and LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sew-a-light-up-plush-Tux-penguin-with-EL-wi/
How to sew a light-up plush Tux penguin with EL wire and LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/7ASP/HQQLKI8I/FLS7ASPHQQLKI8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/7ASP/HQQLKI8I/FLS7ASPHQQLKI8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/7ASP/HQQLKI8I/FLS7ASPHQQLKI8I.SMALL.jpg abatula Need a way to one-up your co-worker's awesome Tux desk pal? Or need a sledding buddy who won't get lost in the snow at night? This tutorial will show you how to sew a light-up Tux penguin (or any penguin, really). The example was made for a Gentoo Linux fan, but can be modified for your favorite d...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 11:55:39 PST
How To Hem Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Hem-Jeans/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:28:33 PST
Blind tasting bottle bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Blind-tasting-bottle-bags/
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 05:28:38 PST
TUTORIAL: From Remnant to Striped Infinity Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-From-Remnant-to-Striped-Infinity-Scarf/
TUTORIAL: From Remnant to Striped Infinity Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty I love scarves! It’s the easiest fashion accessory for the person who wants to add a little color without breaking the bank. And last week, when I scored a deal on the HGTV Home Chevron fabric remnant from Jo-Ann Fabrics, I also scored this touch of lace with modern gray rayon/polyester fabric - Fas...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:52:55 PST
How to Sew a Cute Cloche Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Cute-Cloche-Hat/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:51:57 PST
Hanging Canopy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Canopy/
Hanging Canopy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SMALL.jpg fauxangel So there was a 1st birthday in November that I wanted to create something for. The little girl in question is gorgeous, loves colours and loves hiding in and under everything. So I went on a mission to make her a canopy that could be easily cleaned and updated progressively as she grows up. The next...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:48:59 PST
Butterfly hair clips - origami with fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Butterfly-hair-clips-origami-with-fabric/
Butterfly hair clips - origami with fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/JE8E/HQLVMSEJ/FRZJE8EHQLVMSEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/JE8E/HQLVMSEJ/FRZJE8EHQLVMSEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/JE8E/HQLVMSEJ/FRZJE8EHQLVMSEJ.SMALL.jpg CarlotuDesign These butterfly hair clips are made out of rectangular pieces of fabric, folded into little butterflies. It's origami with fabric! This makes them quick and easy to make. I got the idea from this website, with lots of pretty pictures of the end result and just a few of the origami process. From the...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 07:38:49 PST
Hot cat neckpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-cat-neckpad/
Hot cat neckpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/AS2G/HPV0NMRB/FOBAS2GHPV0NMRB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/AS2G/HPV0NMRB/FOBAS2GHPV0NMRB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/AS2G/HPV0NMRB/FOBAS2GHPV0NMRB.SMALL.jpg madame_soleil Here is a nice tutorial to make a hot cat neckpad. Heat this cat in your microwave for 3 minutes and enjoy! Materials Big paper for patternSewing machineHeat resistent fabric (cotton)ScissorsRice or cherry pitsFunnelCalliperChalkMeterPins The Pattern Draw on a paper 2 circles in each other wit...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 07:59:58 PST
Making A Microwave Heat Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Microwave-Heat-Bag/
Making A Microwave Heat Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/Z416/HQDUTOF6/FP1Z416HQDUTOF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/Z416/HQDUTOF6/FP1Z416HQDUTOF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/Z416/HQDUTOF6/FP1Z416HQDUTOF6.SMALL.jpg lizziecharlton Perfect for aching joints or warmth on a cold day, and really easy to make! Materials You're going to need:Thread (I'm using gutermann sew all)Filling (Rice/Wheat/Feed corn/Buckwheat hulls/Barley/Oatmeal/Beans/Flax seed/Cherry pits)Two pieces of a 100% cotton material roughly 14cm wide and 50cm l...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 07:31:14 PST
Lined Vest From Old Clothing http://www.instructables.com/id/Lined-Vest-From-Old-Clothing/
Lined Vest From Old Clothing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/2M6L/HQDURW2H/F9M2M6LHQDURW2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/2M6L/HQDURW2H/F9M2M6LHQDURW2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/2M6L/HQDURW2H/F9M2M6LHQDURW2H.SMALL.jpg sunshiine This year I wanted to buy my husband some flannel shirts and vests because, as you can see from these pictures, his are getting thin and worn. He is a very tall, thin man and it is difficult to find clothing in his size. For several weeks I searched both locally and online but could not find anythi...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:28:24 PST