Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - Fabric - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:50:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sewing materials selection http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-materials-selection/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:10:25 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
How to sew an envelope pillow cover! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sew-an-envelope-pillow-cover/
How to sew an envelope pillow cover! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/6WHS/FNNKCJYQ/FM46WHSFNNKCJYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/6WHS/FNNKCJYQ/FM46WHSFNNKCJYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/6WHS/FNNKCJYQ/FM46WHSFNNKCJYQ.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Pillows need updating?Don't buy new ones! Just recover them! I'm about to start recovering an entire couch and in the process of choosing fabrics I decided my pillows needed some updating as well. This is super easy and should take about a half hour per pillow once you get into the swing of things!P...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2008 15:47:14 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
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
How to sew an adjustable chef's apron http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sew-an-adjustable-chefs-apron/
How to sew an adjustable chef's apron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/KFFG/FL1FQWVW/FHZKFFGFL1FQWVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/KFFG/FL1FQWVW/FHZKFFGFL1FQWVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/KFFG/FL1FQWVW/FHZKFFGFL1FQWVW.SMALL.jpg 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 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
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
embroidery 101! http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidery-101/
embroidery 101! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/7G71/GQWF8XJZ/FQQ7G71GQWF8XJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/7G71/GQWF8XJZ/FQQ7G71GQWF8XJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/7G71/GQWF8XJZ/FQQ7G71GQWF8XJZ.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Elle-Tie-On-Slippers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/AYGS/FHFQ4IYS/FB2AYGSFHFQ4IYS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/AYGS/FHFQ4IYS/FB2AYGSFHFQ4IYS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/AYGS/FHFQ4IYS/FB2AYGSFHFQ4IYS.SMALL.jpg 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 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
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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