Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - Fabric - popular Tue, 26 May 2015 06:58:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Velvet Cupcake Skirt
Velvet Cupcake Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to Make Awesome (and Easy!) Throw Pillows
How to Make Awesome (and Easy!) Throw Pillows - More DIY How To Projects]]> kathrynmichelle Is your sofa lacking pizazz? Is your seating area boring? Is that armchair uncomfortably bare? Then this Instructable is for you! Throw pillows are great addition to any piece of furniture. And they're so easy to make! Materials: Sewing machine Needle and thread Fabric (any size, any shape, any...
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Wed, 26 May 2010 21:42:16 PDT
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]]> 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
Make your own grocery bag
Make your own grocery bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
By: compwalla

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Thu, 11 Sep 2008 20:08:35 PDT
Easy and Stylish Fabric Pan Protectors
Easy and Stylish Fabric Pan Protectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
By: Stephanie Soleil

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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:55:23 PDT
Sewing materials selection
Sewing materials selection - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Custom Faux Batik Fabric
Custom Faux Batik Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to sew an envelope pillow cover
How to sew an envelope pillow cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink We recently got a new couch and decided to cover some pillows to make it a little more comfortable. I bought two pillow forms from IKEA and decided to make some envelope pillow covers. Envelope pillow covers are my favorite - they fit well, look great, and sew up very quickly. :DThis is super easy a...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2008 15:47:14 PST
Pillowcase "3D"
Pillowcase "3D" - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Huge Pencil Draft Excluder
Huge Pencil Draft Excluder - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Learn to Sew Inseam Pockets into Scarves - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Paper Piecing a 3-D Looking Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to sew an adjustable chef's apron
How to sew an adjustable chef's apron - More DIY How To Projects]]> compwalla This tutorial teaches you how to sew a chef's apron. As far as aprons go, it's pretty basic. What is different about it is the way the neck adjusts. Instead of strings that tie behind the neck or a neck that adjusts with a D-ring buckle, this one uses a single long tie that slides through casings...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2008 10:33:07 PDT
Fitted summer crop-top DIY
Fitted summer crop-top DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Pizza "Wings" Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Sew Useful Easy Fabric Card Holder
Sew Useful Easy Fabric Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
embroidery 101!
embroidery 101! - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink This instructable will teach you the very basics of embroidery. Learning to embroider is not as tough as you might think! Plus, embroidery is a nice relaxing thing to do after a long day. :D Below are some of my embroideries - I sell them on etsy in my shop, making jiggy. Tools or hardware, if ...
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Wed, 23 Jul 2008 14:20:45 PDT
The Elle Tie-On Slippers lancmaltby Here are a fun pair of slippers you can make. I love old movies and one of my favorite star is Doris Day in Pillow Talk. I designed these slippers with her in mind - classy yet comfortable. I could almost see Doris wearing these slippers laying about sipping iced tea talking to Rock Hudson. I have ...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2008 07:12:29 PDT
Adventure Time: Finn's Hat + Pattern
Adventure Time: Finn's Hat + Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Monster Business Card Holder
Monster Business Card Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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