Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - Fabric - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:51:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
Pillows with zipper (removable lining) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillows-with-zipper-removable-lining/
Pillows with zipper (removable lining) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/KBRX/I0454M97/FLLKBRXI0454M97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/KBRX/I0454M97/FLLKBRXI0454M97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/KBRX/I0454M97/FLLKBRXI0454M97.SMALL.jpg MicioGatta I do love pillows! I wanted some pillows on my bed to use when I read or watch TV, so they should have removable lining to be washed if/when dirty.Please, this 'ible will enter contests, vote for it if you like it (: Prepare the fabric Choose the fabric. I used a 100% cotton colourful fabric.Iron...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:50:07 PDT
Upcycled Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Pincushion/
Upcycled Pincushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia I found these adorable vintage chocolate molds at an estate sale and turned them into adorable handmade pincushions. They'll be great for organizing different types of pins. Materials small chocolate or jello moldsfabric scraps (stretchy is best)needleembroidery threadbuttonsstuffingpiece of pap...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:58:23 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
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
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
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
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
Sew It yourself - Pillowcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-It-yourself-Pillowcase/
Sew It yourself - Pillowcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RATB/HQCWGSDT/FABRATBHQCWGSDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RATB/HQCWGSDT/FABRATBHQCWGSDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RATB/HQCWGSDT/FABRATBHQCWGSDT.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Sew yourself some pillowcases. You need: - some lovely fabric - new or big enough leftover - your sewing machine +thread - zipper Preparing I am going to make a pillowcase for a 40x40cm pillow.So I need a piece of fabric which is laid double with 40x40cm+ 1-2cm seam allowance for 3 sides. Side ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:10:08 PST
Huge Pencil Draft Excluder http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Pencil-Draft-Excluder/
Huge Pencil Draft Excluder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1VQ8/HQ9PXAHR/F9T1VQ8HQ9PXAHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1VQ8/HQ9PXAHR/F9T1VQ8HQ9PXAHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1VQ8/HQ9PXAHR/F9T1VQ8HQ9PXAHR.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 If you don't know what a draft excluder is, let me try to explain it. A draft excluder is kind of like a long snake made with fabric and wadding or upholstery foam. It is used to keep the house warmer during cold days, laying it on the floor at the bottom of a door or a window. That way the cold air...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:51:53 PST
Learn to Sew Inseam Pockets into Scarves http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-to-Sew-Stylish-Scarves-with-Inseam-Pockets/
Learn to Sew Inseam Pockets into Scarves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/YSG9/HQ0T5815/FZCYSG9HQ0T5815.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/YSG9/HQ0T5815/FZCYSG9HQ0T5815.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/YSG9/HQ0T5815/FZCYSG9HQ0T5815.SMALL.jpg ddefilippo Inseam pockets add sophistication and comfort to any garment. They also give scarves a professional touch since they are nearly invisible when closed. Materials you'll need: Fabric Scarf: 2 pieces of 64"Lx8.5"W or 1 piece 128"L x 17"W fabric of choice Pockets: 1/2 yard of fabric in contras...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 08:06:09 PST
Paper Piecing a 3-D Looking Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Piecing-a-3-D-Looking-Pillow/
Paper Piecing a 3-D Looking Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/SWJC/HPOWCYEN/FC5SWJCHPOWCYEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/SWJC/HPOWCYEN/FC5SWJCHPOWCYEN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/SWJC/HPOWCYEN/FC5SWJCHPOWCYEN.SMALL.jpg antoniraj Paper Piecing, also known as Foundation piecing, is a method of quilting in which paper pieces cut to the required pattern are used to stabilize the fabric for stitching. These paper patterns helps in creating many quilt blocks of same size, each with precise, sharp points and perfectly matching in...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 05:44:13 PST
Make Your Own Hanging Flag Banner From Scrap Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Hanging-Flag-Banner-From-Scrap-Fabri/
Make Your Own Hanging Flag Banner From Scrap Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/MD93/HKZ9LPMA/FOOMD93HKZ9LPMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/MD93/HKZ9LPMA/FOOMD93HKZ9LPMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/MD93/HKZ9LPMA/FOOMD93HKZ9LPMA.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This tutorial will show you how to create a banner out of scrap fabric. Finally, something to make with all of those scraps! What You Need What You Need: Scrap Fabric Sewing Machine (You can also hand sew the flags) Thread Scissors Twine or some type of cord to hang the flags Paint Paint Brush (a...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 18:01:45 PDT
Fitted summer crop-top DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Fitted-summer-crop-top-DIY/
Fitted summer crop-top DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/PM56/HG85CN32/F71PM56HG85CN32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/PM56/HG85CN32/F71PM56HG85CN32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/PM56/HG85CN32/F71PM56HG85CN32.SMALL.jpg Taliecara Hiya:)  This is a great way to make a little something to wear in the summer. It's fairly easy (though does require basic sewing skills), cheap, and quick to make! I got my fabric in the sale and overall the whole thing cost less than £3! I made mine in a floral print, but I think it would look grea...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 06:26:22 PDT
Pizza "Wings" Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizza-Wings-Costume/
Pizza "Wings" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8QPC/HFSH7GVA/F4W8QPCHFSH7GVA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8QPC/HFSH7GVA/F4W8QPCHFSH7GVA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4W/8QPC/HFSH7GVA/F4W8QPCHFSH7GVA.SMALL.jpg Erratic.Chromatic I created this pizza costume for a volunteer fundraiser for charity.  I wanted to make a costume that would open and close/ expand and contract. After lots of brainstorming and trial and error... I made this!  This instructable shows you how to make the basic wings. You don't have to turn it into a ...
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Fri, 3 May 2013 02:59:43 PDT
Easy Bow Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bow-Tutorial/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/TVMN/HFSH5116/FA2TVMNHFSH5116.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/TVMN/HFSH5116/FA2TVMNHFSH5116.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/TVMN/HFSH5116/FA2TVMNHFSH5116.SMALL.jpg iimaginexthat I made a stop motion tutorial for this quick accessory. Bows are very easy to make and can be used in a variety of ways. I hope the tutorial is enjoyable and easy to follow :)
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:33:27 PDT
Gingham and Ruffles - Summer Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingham-and-Ruffles-Summer-Tote-Bag/
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 02:32:32 PDT
Sheepy Shopping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheepy-Shopping-Bag/
Sheepy Shopping Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8OIL/HF23WJ8R/FWE8OILHF23WJ8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8OIL/HF23WJ8R/FWE8OILHF23WJ8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/8OIL/HF23WJ8R/FWE8OILHF23WJ8R.SMALL.jpg paynej1 This is how to make a fairly robust shopping bag. Firstly, you need to buy a fairly thick fabric with a nice design. Then cut out 5 pieces for the sides and the bottom.  In this instance, I cut: a 380 x 130 mm piece for the bottom 2 450 x 380 mm pieces for the front and back 2 450 x 130 mm piec...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 13:57:36 PDT
Shark Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shark-Backpack/
Shark Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/F1S7/HF23MS0N/FALF1S7HF23MS0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/F1S7/HF23MS0N/FALF1S7HF23MS0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/F1S7/HF23MS0N/FALF1S7HF23MS0N.SMALL.jpg laislabonita Hi everyone! This instructables is gonna show you step by step how to sew this "Shark Backpack" .It is gr8 for kids and adults.it is a great extra bag, to carry your water around ,if you make it smaller with no stripes it can hold color pencils ,or you may as well make it bigger and store bigger thi...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 05:35:19 PDT
Cowl-Neck Sweater from Fleece Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowl-Neck-Sweater-from-Fleece-Blanket/
Cowl-Neck Sweater from Fleece Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/YRS4/HA4MBKLO/FOWYRS4HA4MBKLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/YRS4/HA4MBKLO/FOWYRS4HA4MBKLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/YRS4/HA4MBKLO/FOWYRS4HA4MBKLO.SMALL.jpg hellovillain In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a comfy sweater with a cowl out of one of those fleece blankets I'm sure you have lying about the house. The large cowl in this sweater has a nice, draped effect, and also doubles as a hood. Fleece is a great, easy fabric to work with in the winter becau...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 09:36:36 PST
laser etching on fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/laser-etching-on-fabric/
laser etching on fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/P79D/H6738932/FUIP79DH6738932.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/P79D/H6738932/FUIP79DH6738932.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/P79D/H6738932/FUIP79DH6738932.SMALL.jpg kwolff11 I spent a quick 4 hours at the TechShop http://www.techshop.ws playing around with different materials learning about them and the settings that are preferred. I decided I wanted to see what happened with fabric. SInce the laser cutters at the TechShop are made by epilog I have been browsing the...
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 15:00:33 PDT
Knit Touchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-touchpad/
Knit Touchpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/Q605/FLKK37NH/FTWQ605FLKK37NH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/Q605/FLKK37NH/FTWQ605FLKK37NH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/Q605/FLKK37NH/FTWQ605FLKK37NH.SMALL.jpg Plusea This knit touchpad is possible due to the properties of the anti-static gloves, which are sold for handling sensitive electronic components. The glove is knit from stretchy fibers that also include resistive yarn (poorly conductive). Because of the way the fibers in knits travel from one side to the...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2008 09:28:44 PDT
Quilting Basics : Half Square Triangles (HSTs) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilting-Basics-Half-Square-Triangles-HSTs/
Quilting Basics : Half Square Triangles (HSTs) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/20Z3/GZSNYZKG/FGH20Z3GZSNYZKG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/20Z3/GZSNYZKG/FGH20Z3GZSNYZKG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/20Z3/GZSNYZKG/FGH20Z3GZSNYZKG.SMALL.jpg lizzyastro Half square triangles are another important subunit in making quilt blocks and quilts.  A half square triangle block is a square made of two different fabrics, so that each fabric forms half the square joining along the diagonal. This instructable shows how to construct a half square triangle bloc...
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 14:18:34 PDT
customise your hoodie http://www.instructables.com/id/customise-your-hoodie/
customise your hoodie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/HLO5/GXRN5F1K/F8PHLO5GXRN5F1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/HLO5/GXRN5F1K/F8PHLO5GXRN5F1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/HLO5/GXRN5F1K/F8PHLO5GXRN5F1K.SMALL.jpg rau.gabriela I have wanted for a long time to try to make myself a nice colored hoodie , so the decision to participate to the Sew Warm contest helped me to organize my time and to finally accomplish my plan. The idea of most of the things I create is to recycle, so in this case also I will use only things that ...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 12:33:40 PST
Tea Bag Travel Holder in 10 minutes for 60 cents! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Bag-Travel-Holder-in-10-minutes-for-60-cents/
Tea Bag Travel Holder in 10 minutes for 60 cents! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/I6G8/GWKKMUE6/FVNI6G8GWKKMUE6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/I6G8/GWKKMUE6/FVNI6G8GWKKMUE6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/I6G8/GWKKMUE6/FVNI6G8GWKKMUE6.SMALL.jpg TabbyDeAnne Hi y'all! In this 'ible I want to show you how I made my "Tea Bag Travel Holder" for next to nothing! This is what I made for Christmas gifts this year and something I made for myself as well. I'm trying to be healthier and figured Green Tea might be a good way to start. lol. Besides the gagging res...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 14:48:08 PST
Make Your Own Fabric Watch Band(s) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fabric-Watch-Bands/
Make Your Own Fabric Watch Band(s) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/9WSM/GWKKMR4G/FZ89WSMGWKKMR4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/9WSM/GWKKMR4G/FZ89WSMGWKKMR4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/9WSM/GWKKMR4G/FZ89WSMGWKKMR4G.SMALL.jpg Creativeman As a new sewer, I am finding things to make that are challenging and functional as well. One project I thought up was to make my own watch bands out of fabric  They are quite easy to make, and can save you a few bucks when it comes time to replace your old band. Items Needed Some fabric of your c...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 08:05:26 PST
Make Double-sided Pillow Case With Button Decoration And Envelope Closure 12 x 18 " http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Double-sided-Pillow-Case-With-Button-Decorati/
Make Double-sided Pillow Case With Button Decoration And Envelope Closure 12 x 18 " - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/9MMG/GVZP1O5C/FY39MMGGVZP1O5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/9MMG/GVZP1O5C/FY39MMGGVZP1O5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/9MMG/GVZP1O5C/FY39MMGGVZP1O5C.SMALL.jpg Delinda Boutique This is my latest pillow design called LAYLA and I'm happy to share it with you. Although it looks complicated it is fast and unbelievably easy to make. Here are instructions on how to make your very own lumbar pillow cover 12 x 18 inch and  save the expense of buying new pillow. Before you start...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 04:33:28 PST
Halloween Robot Quilted Wall Hanging http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Robot-Quilted-Wall-Hanging/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FFMG/GUDUKET8/FENFFMGGUDUKET8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FFMG/GUDUKET8/FENFFMGGUDUKET8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEN/FFMG/GUDUKET8/FENFFMGGUDUKET8.SMALL.jpg lizzyastro I made this quilted wall hanging based on Jonnybo111's drawing. First I taped the drawing to a window and traced through on the back of the paper - this reversed all the parts. Then I traced each part onto bondaweb, a heat fusible adhesive that comes as paper-backed sheets, cut each shape out roug...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2011 09:44:03 PDT
Adventure Time: Finn's Hat + Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Time-Finns-Hat-Pattern/
Adventure Time: Finn's Hat + Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/H9JX/GU52KGRN/FZ4H9JXGU52KGRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/H9JX/GU52KGRN/FZ4H9JXGU52KGRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/H9JX/GU52KGRN/FZ4H9JXGU52KGRN.SMALL.jpg LegoBrickMaster7 The original pattern for this hat was made back when Adventure Time was a short featured on Nickelodeon, and then after it failed to do anything on that network, it made it's way to the internet. This hat is much more like the original "pilot" hat, where it's less of a tube with a face hole. This o...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:49:07 PDT
Brain Slug Plushie + Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Brain-Slug-Plushie-Pattern/
Brain Slug Plushie + Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/UY75/GU1UZCZY/FU6UY75GU1UZCZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/UY75/GU1UZCZY/FU6UY75GU1UZCZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/UY75/GU1UZCZY/FU6UY75GU1UZCZY.SMALL.jpg LegoBrickMaster7 [monotonous] "I got you an official Bender hat." The Brain Slug is one of my favorite creatures on Futurama, and quite possibly one of the easiest and most fun Halloween costumes I've done in a while. What's not fun about talking in a monotone voice, and if it falls off your head you can loudly ex...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:59:44 PDT
Trial and error Red Panda Plush http://www.instructables.com/id/Trial-and-error-Red-Panda-Plush/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/DBBZ/GU0ZLUPV/FC3DBBZGU0ZLUPV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/DBBZ/GU0ZLUPV/FC3DBBZGU0ZLUPV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC3/DBBZ/GU0ZLUPV/FC3DBBZGU0ZLUPV.SMALL.jpg fullofpith He's not perfect but he's very cute and I love him :) Made from felt, mostly sewn - facial features are glued on. Worked out pattern from analysing existing soft toys I own and a bit of guesstimation and then.. voila! I made a tube from alternating stripes of orange and light brown for the tail Th...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2011 10:06:09 PDT
Vendor Apron from Pillowcase Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Vendor-Apron-from-Pillowcase-Tutorial/
Vendor Apron from Pillowcase Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/FEER/GR392Q0K/FRRFEERGR392Q0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/FEER/GR392Q0K/FRRFEERGR392Q0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/FEER/GR392Q0K/FRRFEERGR392Q0K.SMALL.jpg jchang8 I have seen other craft vendors wearing these cute little half aprons at shows and have been wanting one. But I didn't want to pay a lot for it nor spend hours creating one. After some thrift store wanderings, I came up with this pillowcase apron. Cut The Pillowcase Start by cutting the bottom 1...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2011 13:31:03 PDT
Fabric Flowers! Easy Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Frabric-Flowers-Easy-Tutorial/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SMALL.jpg Ase0esA Here's an easy to follow step by step tutorial how to make the prettiest fabric flowers! Enjoy!
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 01:52:53 PDT
Easy Virtual Quilt Design- see your finished quilt before you start sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/Virtual-Quilt-Design/
Easy Virtual Quilt Design- see your finished quilt before you start sewing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/MYZC/GLK0TK42/FZ1MYZCGLK0TK42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/MYZC/GLK0TK42/FZ1MYZCGLK0TK42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/MYZC/GLK0TK42/FZ1MYZCGLK0TK42.SMALL.jpg bgartman How to use your Scanner and Photoshop 6.0 to create a preview your quilt design with your own fabric colors and prints: This tutuorial will show you how to preview the actual fabrics you would like to use in your quilt using your scanner and Photoshop 6.0 Elements on your computer. You can make...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2011 07:33:23 PDT
Bright Windows Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Windows-Quilt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/8G7T/GKS0T0N6/FFP8G7TGKS0T0N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/8G7T/GKS0T0N6/FFP8G7TGKS0T0N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/8G7T/GKS0T0N6/FFP8G7TGKS0T0N6.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam This is the first real quilt I've ever made- at college on my little sewing machine, all cut out with scissors! I'm really proud of the fabric selection; the patterns were selected to be nature-oriented- and specifically non-floral, as the recipient was a boy. Yellow against blues and greens is one...
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Thu, 10 Mar 2011 11:30:51 PST
Tsumami Kanzashi Flower Hair Clip http://www.instructables.com/id/Tsumami-Kanzashi-Flower-Hair-Clip/
Tsumami Kanzashi Flower Hair Clip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4TBL/GEI98PUV/F4T4TBLGEI98PUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4TBL/GEI98PUV/F4T4TBLGEI98PUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/4TBL/GEI98PUV/F4T4TBLGEI98PUV.SMALL.jpg abbyholverson I have recently discovered these beautiful folded flowers, and I absolutely cannot stop making them. Tsumami Kanzashi are traditional Japanese folded flowers, made from small squares of silk, that are typically worn by women as hair ornaments in traditional hairstyles. They seem really complicated...
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Sun, 26 Sep 2010 21:02:11 PDT
Make your own grocery bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-grocery-bag/
Make your own grocery bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/F8YF/FKX1AIMP/FQKF8YFFKX1AIMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/F8YF/FKX1AIMP/FQKF8YFFKX1AIMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/F8YF/FKX1AIMP/FQKF8YFFKX1AIMP.SMALL.jpg compwalla I've seen a lot of tutorials for grocery totes and bags and the like but I never found one that I thought was easy enough for someone like me to follow. There is an excellent one on Craftster that makes a t-shirt bag almost exactly like this one but it uses a very different technique for constructin...
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Thu, 11 Sep 2008 20:08:35 PDT
Sew Useful Easy Fabric Card Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Useful-Easy-Fabric-Card-Holder/
Sew Useful Easy Fabric Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/EDZX/F3YWV6HU/FM0EDZXF3YWV6HU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/EDZX/F3YWV6HU/FM0EDZXF3YWV6HU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/EDZX/F3YWV6HU/FM0EDZXF3YWV6HU.SMALL.jpg MagdaK Etsy ListingMake this nice and practical card holder in not time!This card holder is made out of fabric and it's purpose is to hold your credit card, library card, driver's licence or even your business cards. I love giving it as a little present with a gift card inside. Gift cards are very popular ...
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Wed, 11 Jul 2007 17:10:41 PDT
Sewing for Beginners - Lined, Zippered Change Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-for-Beginners-Lined-Zippered-Change-Purs/
Sewing for Beginners - Lined, Zippered Change Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/A1FI/G8XPMHIS/FA4A1FIG8XPMHIS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/A1FI/G8XPMHIS/FA4A1FIG8XPMHIS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/A1FI/G8XPMHIS/FA4A1FIG8XPMHIS.SMALL.jpg Veska  There is no hand sewing in this project!  My hand sewing skills are...limited...so I tend to avoid doing it as much as possible.   This pattern makes a change purse that's 4" x 3 1/4" (10 x 8 cm).  By increasing the size of the fabric pieces and the zipper, you could easily make pencil cases, make...
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Wed, 12 May 2010 06:10:39 PDT
Crazy hat with earflaps! With glow in the dark highlights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-hat-with-earflaps-With-glow-in-the-dark-hig/
Crazy hat with earflaps! With glow in the dark highlights! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/PQXX/G68GY5NE/FRAPQXXG68GY5NE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/PQXX/G68GY5NE/FRAPQXXG68GY5NE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/PQXX/G68GY5NE/FRAPQXXG68GY5NE.SMALL.jpg mailespeetjens This hat is inspired by my desire to have a hat that is both practical and fun! It is fur lined, and has pockets at the ears to keep money, lip balm, even those little hand warmer things for REALLY cold days! As an added bonus, it glows in the dark. Let me repeat that. IT GLOWS IN THE DARK :) Supp...
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Sun, 7 Mar 2010 23:41:02 PST
Valentine's Day Fabric Postcard http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Day-Fabric-Postcard/
Valentine's Day Fabric Postcard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/AMRE/G5KP853U/FLKAMREG5KP853U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/AMRE/G5KP853U/FLKAMREG5KP853U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/AMRE/G5KP853U/FLKAMREG5KP853U.SMALL.jpg lizzyastro How to make a fabric postcard for Valentine's Day that can actually go through the post/mail Materials and tools Materials to make one card one piece of  6" x 4" of thick, stiff interfacing  ( I use Timtex™ or fast2fuse® ) two 6" x 4" pieces of fusible web such as Bondaweb or  Steam-a -seam (no...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2010 09:44:42 PST
How to Hand Embroider a Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hand-Embroider-a-Rose/
How to Hand Embroider a Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/YTUP/G57005P7/FXPYTUPG57005P7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/YTUP/G57005P7/FXPYTUPG57005P7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/YTUP/G57005P7/FXPYTUPG57005P7.SMALL.jpg treesneedtobehugged Do you hate it when you just give out stuffed animals and boxes of chocolates on Valentine's Day? Are you afraid these gifts will make you look bad? Do you want something that will wow He/She? The solution to all these problems is to make a hand embroidered rose. This rose may also give the extra ch...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2010 18:48:29 PST
Super Special Baby Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Special-Baby-Quilt/
Super Special Baby Quilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/7EGV/G56ZZIFY/FNO7EGVG56ZZIFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/7EGV/G56ZZIFY/FNO7EGVG56ZZIFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/7EGV/G56ZZIFY/FNO7EGVG56ZZIFY.SMALL.jpg shesparticular Sometimes really great people have babies. When they do, you can give them store-bought gifts, or make something really special just for their little bundle of cute. You'll Need. . . 36"x45" piece of muslin or linen (or whatever fabric you'd like to use) 36"x45" quilt batting (basically ...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2010 18:32:49 PST
Neoprene LED Light Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Neoprene-LED-Light-Pouch/
Neoprene LED Light Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/CQS0/G43EG4NX/F5NCQS0G43EG4NX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/CQS0/G43EG4NX/F5NCQS0G43EG4NX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/CQS0/G43EG4NX/F5NCQS0G43EG4NX.SMALL.jpg Plusea This soft LED light pouch is easy to make and runs with two AAA batteries. The design is super simple and fits really well with the LilyPad components. Though you can also modify a regular LED and slide switch to be sewable by soldering little loops on the end of their leads. The light is cute and s...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2010 14:42:08 PST
Monster Business Card Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Business-Card-Holder/
Monster Business Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/ICHM/G29ZF8Q1/F45ICHMG29ZF8Q1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/ICHM/G29ZF8Q1/F45ICHMG29ZF8Q1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/ICHM/G29ZF8Q1/F45ICHMG29ZF8Q1.SMALL.jpg alittlestranger Follow the steps to make this neat monster business card holder!! You will need a basic understanding of sewing. You don't need a sewing machine but it will make it a lot quicker and neater. Have a read through all the steps before you begin so you know what to expect next. A new Instructable every ...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2009 08:22:47 PST
Bench Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Bench-Cushion/
Bench Cushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/CA01/G1KD3EGR/FQMCA01G1KD3EGR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/CA01/G1KD3EGR/FQMCA01G1KD3EGR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/CA01/G1KD3EGR/FQMCA01G1KD3EGR.SMALL.jpg randofo A bench without a cushion is like a bench without a cushion; uncomfortable. That is why it is so important to make bench cushions. Benches need to be comfortable and a cushion is a shortcut to comfort. You will be amazed how much more comfortable your bench will be with this cushion sitting on top o...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2009 09:40:50 PST
How to make a 'Fab Bag' http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Fab-Bag/
How to make a 'Fab Bag' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZSNM/FYAJK9A0/FG7ZSNMFYAJK9A0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZSNM/FYAJK9A0/FG7ZSNMFYAJK9A0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZSNM/FYAJK9A0/FG7ZSNMFYAJK9A0.SMALL.jpg waspkid This is how to make a fabric lined bag 'Fab Bag' that can be used as a desk tidy for pens, pencils etc. or as a multi purpose bag. The bags can be made in any size, any fabric or can be knitted. They are fab as gifts. Materials and tools The materials and tools you will need are:Fabric for the ba...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2009 08:18:05 PDT
The Sock-ta-pus! (**With Updates!**) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sock-ta-pus/
The Sock-ta-pus! (**With Updates!**) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/CWCA/FY3KH843/F80CWCAFY3KH843.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/CWCA/FY3KH843/F80CWCAFY3KH843.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/CWCA/FY3KH843/F80CWCAFY3KH843.SMALL.jpg shesparticular I'm a big fan of octopi, squid, and other tentacled creatures, and I don't know how anyone wouldn't be. Using a pair of socks, some stuffing, and a needle and thread, you can create this nifty stuffed version that's perfect for kids or any other cephalopod-loving folk. You'll Need. . . - a pa...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2009 06:47:05 PDT
Make a Fashion Doll "Dressy" Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Fashion-Doll-quotDressyquot-Dress/
Make a Fashion Doll "Dressy" Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/HAID/FY1Z9S38/FT6HAIDFY1Z9S38.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/HAID/FY1Z9S38/FT6HAIDFY1Z9S38.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/HAID/FY1Z9S38/FT6HAIDFY1Z9S38.SMALL.jpg kylara70 Does your fashion doll have somewhere special to go but nothing dressy to wear? Well, we have the solution to her problem. This dress is so easy to make a child can do it, but it is dressy enough to wear to a movie premier or the ballet. What you will need This dress is a sheath with a cap...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2009 16:50:21 PDT