Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:26:14 PST BLOX v1.01 How to make a hammock/swing http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-hammockswing/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 07:53:23 PST
Double Stuffed IKEA Pillows http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Stuffed-IKEA-Pillows/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:02:15 PST
Roadkill Raccoon Dog Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Roadkill-Raccoon-Dog-Pillow/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:09:10 PST
Lucky Cat Heat Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Lucky-Cat-Heat-Pack-Stocking-Stuffer/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 12:05:46 PST
Hot Pocket Snood http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Pocket-Snood/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 09:02:59 PST
Chainchomp Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainchomp-Purse/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:42:08 PST
DIY Large Bow Capelet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Large-Bow-Capelet/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 05:25:55 PST
D.I.Y Phone Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Phone-Pouch/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 22:36:36 PST
Tall Guy Mods: Overall Extender http://www.instructables.com/id/Tall-Guy-Mods-Overall-Extender/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:21:40 PST
leather case for your device http://www.instructables.com/id/leather-case-for-your-device/
leather case for your device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/L7MN/I34E3VY3/F02L7MNI34E3VY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/L7MN/I34E3VY3/F02L7MNI34E3VY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/L7MN/I34E3VY3/F02L7MNI34E3VY3.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi To protect your new tablet or android phone nothing is better than a stylish leather case.You only need two leather pieces, a sewing machine, and a few spare time to dedicate to it. Sewing Before starting sewing I recommend to make a bit of practice, set up the tension of the threads, find the ri...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 12:42:24 PST
DIY Custom Holiday Stockings http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Holiday-Stockings/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 17:58:10 PST
Vegan zombie cross stitch + pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Vegan-zombie-cross-stitch-pattern/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:30:32 PST
Strapless firewood tarp http://www.instructables.com/id/Strapless-firewood-tarp/
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:55:31 PST
Easy Fur Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Fur-Scarf/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:52:26 PST
Ninja Turtle Hoody http://www.instructables.com/id/Ninja-Turtle-Hoody/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:10:51 PST
Easy to make curtains for your sliding glass window http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-curtains-for-your-sliding-glass-windo/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:09:03 PST
how to prepare leather for sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-prepare-leather-for-sewing/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:19:15 PST
how to dye leather http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-dye-leather/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:35:37 PST
sharpen your pinking shears with aluminum foil http://www.instructables.com/id/sharpen-your-pinking-shears-with-aluminum-foil/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:36:22 PST
Simple pillow cover with zipper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-pillow-cover-with-zipper/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:36:52 PST
How to Sew a Set-in Sleeve With Ease http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Set-in-Sleeve-With-Ease/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:08:09 PDT
How to Make Merit Badges http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Merit-Badges/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 11:28:25 PST
Canvas bag to Maker apron! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canvas-bag-to-Maker-apron/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:21:28 PDT
Leather Can/Bottle holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-CanBottle-holster/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:58:42 PDT
Rolltop Waterproof Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolltop-Waterproof-Backpack/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:58:26 PDT
Hand Sewn Lego Pixie Hat Or Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Sewn-Lego-Pixie-Hat-Or-Necklace/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:38:08 PDT
Zippable Klein Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Zippable-Klein-Bottle/
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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...
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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/
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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