Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 May 2015 11:20:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Digitize a work of art http://www.instructables.com/id/Digitize-a-work-of-art/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:01:46 PDT
How to make Emoji Coin Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Emoji-Coin-Purse/
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By: Vikalpah

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Tue, 26 May 2015 23:11:36 PDT
Sew And Appliqué A Circle Easily! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-And-Appliqué-A-Circle-Easily/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 07:45:03 PDT
“Forget-Me-Not" Phone Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/-Forget-Me-Not-Phone-Wallet/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:20:42 PDT
How to make a fitted cloth diaper with snaps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fitted-cloth-diaper-with-snaps/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 01:00:34 PDT
DIY Muppet Puppet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Muppet-Puppet/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 12:04:38 PDT
Summer Top Knockoff http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Top-Knockoff/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:09:41 PDT
Bias Tape Tutorial - Endings http://www.instructables.com/id/Bias-Tape-Tutorial-Endings/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:17:10 PDT
No Sew Pin Sharpening Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Pin-Sharpening-Pincushion/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 09:47:34 PDT
Bias Tape Tutorial - Inner Corner http://www.instructables.com/id/Bias-Tape-Tutorial-Inner-Corner/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 19:48:31 PDT
Bias Tape Tutorial - Outer Corner http://www.instructables.com/id/Bias-Tape-Tutorial-Outer-Corners/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 22:46:24 PDT
How to Make a Simple Blanket Coat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Blanket-Coat/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 23:12:53 PDT
Weighted Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Weighted-Blanket/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 10:31:33 PDT
How to make your own patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-patterns/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 14:11:29 PDT
Create a Cuddly Memory Quilt (cat not included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Cuddly-Memory-Quilt-cat-not-included/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:34:47 PDT
Dragonfly Bunny Pyjama Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragonfly-Bunny-Pyjama-Bag/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:48:26 PDT
how to sew a zippered pillow cover http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-sew-a-zippered-pillow-cover/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:36:01 PDT
How to Make a Cool Leather Notebook Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cool-Leather-Notebook-Jacket/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 03:20:10 PDT
Fabric Diary Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Diary-Cover/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:02:31 PDT
Sewet http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewet/
Sewet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/8RKN/I6KNARFZ/F5C8RKNI6KNARFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/8RKN/I6KNARFZ/F5C8RKNI6KNARFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/8RKN/I6KNARFZ/F5C8RKNI6KNARFZ.SMALL.jpg ashley.brown.92372 Hello, today I will be entering my cozy sewing closet. I love to sew and I once had a room dedicated all to my sewing and then we had children, enough said. So since then I have had a sewing corner in the bedroom ( got in the way) and a sewing "space" at the kitchen table ( I had food stuck to my se...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:58:20 PST
how to add a border to a quilt block http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-add-a-border-to-a-quilt-block/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:59:26 PDT
Sandworm Body Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandworm-Body-Pillow/
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:25:56 PDT
Pyramid Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Pyramid-Pouch/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 12:20:10 PST
Best Bunting! http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Bunting/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 11:51:00 PST
SWEATSHIRT BAG http://www.instructables.com/id/SWEATSHIRT-BAG/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 11:24:44 PST
How to Make a Cool Leather Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cool-Leather-Wallet/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 02:20:53 PST
Pincushion Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Pincushion-Ring/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 19:18:48 PST
Pretty Poppy Pillows http://www.instructables.com/id/Pretty-Poppy-Pillows/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 05:52:25 PST
embroidery how to: french knot http://www.instructables.com/id/embroidery-how-to-french-knot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/46PA/H82UH8OP/F7U46PAH82UH8OP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/46PA/H82UH8OP/F7U46PAH82UH8OP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/46PA/H82UH8OP/F7U46PAH82UH8OP.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink These are considered to be a nightmare for most embroiders, but I love them. They're very delicate and cute and they never look the same. Their size can also vary greatly, so you can use them in a ton of ways. You can use them for the center of flowers, as eyes, for polka dots, and even as lines if...
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Tue, 9 Oct 2012 11:07:49 PDT
Sew a Patch on a Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Patch-on-a-Jacket/
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 12:57:01 PST
Velvet Cupcake Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Velvet-Cupcake-Skirt/
Velvet Cupcake Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/JFHH/I55MUNMO/FPIJFHHI55MUNMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/JFHH/I55MUNMO/FPIJFHHI55MUNMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/JFHH/I55MUNMO/FPIJFHHI55MUNMO.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction Sometimes you need a skirt that has a sense of drama. In my opinion a dramatic looks is achieved with a skirt that has a lot of volume. This skirts has volume in abundance, it's super ruffly and is a full circle skirt. Lastly because it's made out of crushed velvet the ruffles really stand out an...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:29:53 PST
Baby Banana Booties! http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Banana-Booties/
Baby Banana Booties! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/SIRV/I50CS5S8/FRZSIRVI50CS5S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/SIRV/I50CS5S8/FRZSIRVI50CS5S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/SIRV/I50CS5S8/FRZSIRVI50CS5S8.SMALL.jpg CrazyClever This is one of those ideas that just pops into your head and you know you can't continue to live in a world where it doesn't exsist. I have a 8 month old niece who I decided would be the perfect reciever of my newest creation. I present to you: Baby Banana Booties! Little socks to adorn on your litt...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 15:37:49 PST
Drawstring Pouch From T-Shirt Sleeve http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawstring-Pouch-From-T-Shirt-Sleeve/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:30:38 PST
Custom Homemade Hoodie Robe ~ Gift for Daughter http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Homemade-Hoodie-Robe-Gift-for-Daughter/
Custom Homemade Hoodie Robe ~ Gift for Daughter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/3V24/I4CN29TQ/FPH3V24I4CN29TQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/3V24/I4CN29TQ/FPH3V24I4CN29TQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/3V24/I4CN29TQ/FPH3V24I4CN29TQ.SMALL.jpg cdstudioNH I always make my daughter her Birthday and Christmas gifts. It's usually an involved project, so she just gets one. This year I have decided to make her a super-warm robe. We live in the Northeast where it's pretty cold for several months, so she'll get lots of use out of it.In deciding how to desig...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 20:40:55 PST
Winter Survival Hooded Blanket with many functions http://www.instructables.com/id/Winter-Survival-Hooded-Blanket-with-many-functions/
Winter Survival Hooded Blanket with many functions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/R50R/I4IXAELV/FAUR50RI4IXAELV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/R50R/I4IXAELV/FAUR50RI4IXAELV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/R50R/I4IXAELV/FAUR50RI4IXAELV.SMALL.jpg sunshiine Many states are getting hit hard with extreme weather lately. Homeless shelters are full and many homeless are without shelter or warm clothing. My husband has chronic anemia and has been asking me to make him poncho to stay warm. While we were designing this hooded blanket we were thinking of way...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 09:08:10 PST
Fuzzy Footies out of Old Blankets! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fuzzy-Footies-out-of-Old-Blankets/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 14:23:37 PST
Otter will crush your soul cross stitch +pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Otter-will-crush-your-soul-cross-stitch-pattern/
Otter will crush your soul cross stitch +pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/FQN4/I48C7Q62/FL0FQN4I48C7Q62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/FQN4/I48C7Q62/FL0FQN4I48C7Q62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/FQN4/I48C7Q62/FL0FQN4I48C7Q62.SMALL.jpg ExquiseMarquise I came across this picture while browsing the internet and liked the sentence. Nevertheless I wanted to make a full otter and I wanted the threat to be less about physical violence and more about moral violence, because otters are so cute and creepy (yes they are). Looking for otter patterns I didn'...
By: ExquiseMarquise

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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:36:31 PST
Embroidered "Rest" Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidered-Rest-Pillow/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 14:36:12 PST
Harry Potter Ravenclaw Robe Hoodie http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Ravenclaw-Robe-Hoodie/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 08:24:17 PST
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/
Roadkill Raccoon Dog Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/JJO0/I3KBTLJX/FI9JJO0I3KBTLJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/JJO0/I3KBTLJX/FI9JJO0I3KBTLJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/JJO0/I3KBTLJX/FI9JJO0I3KBTLJX.SMALL.jpg Beaconsfield A very odd discussion about what various pets like to sit on eventually led to the creation of this: the roadkill dog pillow. Because what puppy doesn't like playing with dead animals? This raccoon is made with fleece so it's super soft and perfect for your dog or just your favorite chair. Materials...
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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/
Hot Pocket Snood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/WGLU/I3BH5PBJ/FGAWGLUI3BH5PBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/WGLU/I3BH5PBJ/FGAWGLUI3BH5PBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/WGLU/I3BH5PBJ/FGAWGLUI3BH5PBJ.SMALL.jpg Ponchos For Chickens Well, this was an experiment…I was looking for a feasible way of keeping the neck and chin areas warm without having to resort to looking like The Winter Soldier. “So,” I thought, “what about a snood filled with heat packs?” And that’s what I did…What I used:Scrap overcoat fabricMedium weight fleece...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 09:02:59 PST
Chainchomp Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainchomp-Purse/
Chainchomp Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RIT3/I395RL1T/FV1RIT3I395RL1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RIT3/I395RL1T/FV1RIT3I395RL1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RIT3/I395RL1T/FV1RIT3I395RL1T.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction OK so I don't have to explain my love of Mario to anyone I assume. The Mario video games are fun and have awesome aesthetics, you know I feel that way if you've seen others of my instructables. If you haven't read any of my other instructables, well then are you really surprised that an individual...
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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
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/
Vegan zombie cross stitch + pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/W4GB/I2XTPFBD/F7BW4GBI2XTPFBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/W4GB/I2XTPFBD/F7BW4GBI2XTPFBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/W4GB/I2XTPFBD/F7BW4GBI2XTPFBD.SMALL.jpg ExquiseMarquise I have already done a cross stitch tutorial in the past so I'm just going to repeat what I said about cross stitching.Those of you who are familiar with cross stitching can go directly to step 3. Tools and materials You will need : - Embroidery floss (dark green, light green, bright red, light r...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:30:32 PST