Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - Fabric http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:35:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Super easy, quick-made, skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-easy-quick-made-skirt/
Super easy, quick-made, skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2NQ3/HSVH4A3Q/FB52NQ3HSVH4A3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2NQ3/HSVH4A3Q/FB52NQ3HSVH4A3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2NQ3/HSVH4A3Q/FB52NQ3HSVH4A3Q.SMALL.jpg AnnaGyn First of all, sorry for not having any better photos. Oh well! This skirt is one of my favourites to make! It requires very little sewing skills, if you know the basic on how to handle a sewing machine you should be fine. It also goes really quick to make it (it takes me about an hour if the sewing...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:19:15 PDT
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
Easy Reversible Tote http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Reversible-Tote/
Easy Reversible Tote - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7VDQ/HQ5G8I3C/FWY7VDQHQ5G8I3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7VDQ/HQ5G8I3C/FWY7VDQHQ5G8I3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/7VDQ/HQ5G8I3C/FWY7VDQHQ5G8I3C.SMALL.jpg danibees Project bag, shopping bag, what-have-you, this reversible tote is no-frills but uber versatile.  Start with the base pattern and embellish to suit your needs.  Make something unique and never lose your bag again! Be sure to choose woven (not knit) fabrics.  I recommend cotton as so many colors and ...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 13:01:29 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
DIY Baby Blanket and Swaddles. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Baby-Blanket-and-Swaddles/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/FPV6/HO7XMX0K/FSFFPV6HO7XMX0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/FPV6/HO7XMX0K/FSFFPV6HO7XMX0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/FPV6/HO7XMX0K/FSFFPV6HO7XMX0K.SMALL.jpg hawkabee Good Day Everyone! When my best friend had her very first baby the first thing that came mind, baby presents and lots of them! I've never shopped for a baby before in my life but really, how hard could this  be? I was excited! My goal, to create the biggest craziest gift basket of all times! I th...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:11:18 PST
Fold-over sandwich or snack bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Fold-over-sandwich-or-snack-bag/
Fold-over sandwich or snack bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/7I21/HNR83KIO/FTE7I21HNR83KIO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/7I21/HNR83KIO/FTE7I21HNR83KIO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/7I21/HNR83KIO/FTE7I21HNR83KIO.SMALL.jpg flowercrafter Here's a nice reusable alternative to plastic bags for your lunch. It's waterproof on the inside.  You can wipe clean or stick it in the wash.   Supplies Fabric – one decorative piece for the outside and one nylon “windbreaker” type piece Thread Sewing Machine, Scissors, ruler Cut fabric ...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 10:17:39 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 mynameiskorrine 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
Pretty hanging fabric bird http://www.instructables.com/id/Pretty-hanging-fabric-bird/
Pretty hanging fabric bird - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/I7MD/HK6XATEL/F6CI7MDHK6XATEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/I7MD/HK6XATEL/F6CI7MDHK6XATEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/I7MD/HK6XATEL/F6CI7MDHK6XATEL.SMALL.jpg winneyandrose There are lots of these about to buy and they are so easy to make. I have lots as i also sell them. They look great hanging around your home. They cost virtually nothing as you can use scraps or old textiles. 1, cut out a bird shape in paper. Lay 2 little pieces of fabric right sides in. Lay paper ...
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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 13:45:16 PDT
The Best Cap You Can't Buy http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Best-Cap-You-Cant-Buy/
The Best Cap You Can't Buy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/W0XD/HK1DFN7S/F0NW0XDHK1DFN7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/W0XD/HK1DFN7S/F0NW0XDHK1DFN7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/W0XD/HK1DFN7S/F0NW0XDHK1DFN7S.SMALL.jpg flavrt This is a fun headwear sewing project featuring a sleek aerodynamic design, a quick faux-felled seam,  and the most luxurious cuff. In the upright position you get 3 layers of ear protection. Folded down, the cuff will cover your face and neck. Goodbye premature sunrises. You will need a remnant of...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 14:58:13 PDT
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-on-a-Hot-Tin-Roof/
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/B29A/HJ1WZ5YX/FDAB29AHJ1WZ5YX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/B29A/HJ1WZ5YX/FDAB29AHJ1WZ5YX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/B29A/HJ1WZ5YX/FDAB29AHJ1WZ5YX.SMALL.jpg jelenamitic77 I hand painted this simple shirt with 3D-liners (they can be used for textile, paper, wood, glass and metal). After finishing the whole process, the shirt is ironed to fix the colors and the garment is hand washable at 40 degrees Celsius. Materials You will need: - about 1m plain fabric, 140cm wi...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 13:06:22 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
Huge Plush d20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Plush-d20/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/945D/HFSHT0VF/FZX945DHFSHT0VF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/945D/HFSHT0VF/FZX945DHFSHT0VF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/945D/HFSHT0VF/FZX945DHFSHT0VF.SMALL.jpg Exscaly Hey there! Here are some pictures of a huge plush d20 I made. It was my first ever sewing project so if I could do it, anyone can. For an indication of size, see the third picture below. This project is largely based off another project: http://www.instructables.com/id/Plush-Dice/ I did not record...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 23:08:37 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/
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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
Winners Sew warm contest http://www.instructables.com/id/Winners-Sew-warm-contest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/DFMK/HD4VJT4T/F3SDFMKHD4VJT4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/DFMK/HD4VJT4T/F3SDFMKHD4VJT4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/DFMK/HD4VJT4T/F3SDFMKHD4VJT4T.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput These are the winners of the sew warm contest. The goal was to sew the most cozy creations you can think of. null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:09:08 PST
Valentine's Day Cat Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Day-Cat-Toys/
Valentine's Day Cat Toys - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/KJLK/HCB8RCB8/FZOKJLKHCB8RCB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/KJLK/HCB8RCB8/FZOKJLKHCB8RCB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/KJLK/HCB8RCB8/FZOKJLKHCB8RCB8.SMALL.jpg rachaelwhitaker Catnip filled toys for your cats. Materials Fabric or Felt Embroidery Floss Embroidery  and Sewing Needles Polyester Filling Catnip (Put the catnip up or your cats will get in the way of your photographs!) Thread Scissors Pattern Material 1. Trace or hand draw your pattern onto card stock or th...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 23:12:37 PST
Cookie Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Cookie-Basket/
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:49:09 PST
Cowl-Neck Sweater from Fleece Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowl-Neck-Sweater-from-Fleece-Blanket/
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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
Quilting Basics : 4 Patch Block http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilting-Basics-4-Patch-Block/
Quilting Basics : 4 Patch Block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/ZQFP/H4AFSCV2/FO9ZQFPH4AFSCV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/ZQFP/H4AFSCV2/FO9ZQFPH4AFSCV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO9/ZQFP/H4AFSCV2/FO9ZQFPH4AFSCV2.SMALL.jpg lizzyastro The four patch block is one of the simplest pieced quilt blocks.  It is made by sewing 4 squares the same size together to make a larger square.  Four patch blocks can be made using 2, 3 or 4 different fabrics depending on the effect you are after. The 4 patch block is a good starting place to mak...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 11:47:14 PDT
Over-sized t-shirt to tunic with bow headband. http://www.instructables.com/id/Over-sized-t-shirt-to-tunic-with-bow-headband/
Over-sized t-shirt to tunic with bow headband. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/00KD/H401VHFI/FH900KDH401VHFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/00KD/H401VHFI/FH900KDH401VHFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/00KD/H401VHFI/FH900KDH401VHFI.SMALL.jpg theprincessgeek For those who have t-shirts that are far too big for them. Materials Needed: -An over-sized t-shirt. (Depending on your size, choose something that is at least two sizes too big. -Scissors -Straight pins -Chalk/chalk pencil -Needle and thread -Sewing machine (if you own one) -(Optional) Items to de...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 16:10:43 PDT
shabby rabbit http://www.instructables.com/id/shabby-rabbit/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/L83B/H3QFJN3F/FTXL83BH3QFJN3F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/L83B/H3QFJN3F/FTXL83BH3QFJN3F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/L83B/H3QFJN3F/FTXL83BH3QFJN3F.SMALL.jpg HarrietW you will need:                       fabric                       needle(s)                       thread                       cottonwool / stuffing / lavender                       buttons                      *optional sewing mashine * draw out a rabbit shape (like the template in the photo ) on...
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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 08:08:54 PDT
http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Summer-Hat/
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Mon, 28 May 2012 01:03:47 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
{Picture Pillows} http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Pillows/
{Picture Pillows} - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/1Y5M/GY18WBWI/F1K1Y5MGY18WBWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/1Y5M/GY18WBWI/F1K1Y5MGY18WBWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/1Y5M/GY18WBWI/F1K1Y5MGY18WBWI.SMALL.jpg Whimsical Whimsies Visit Whimsical Whimsies for the original tutorial and for more awesome how to's! My mother’s birthday is in a couple days.  I like for her gifts to be unique and special, for she is such a special lady.  My girls love their Nana. For this project you will need: scissors pins sewing machine thread...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 11:38:46 PST
Making a Rag Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Rag-Doll/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 13:16:12 PST
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
How to make a drawstring fabric bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-drawstring-fabric-bag/
How to make a drawstring fabric bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/RQ6K/GWF6ELFD/F1BRQ6KGWF6ELFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/RQ6K/GWF6ELFD/F1BRQ6KGWF6ELFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/RQ6K/GWF6ELFD/F1BRQ6KGWF6ELFD.SMALL.jpg chutchinson2 For the last couple of years, I've made fabric bags to wrap all our presents in. Usually, it was just a flat bag with a drawstring casing at the top. But I wasn't really happy with them. I like the ones with a ruffle above above the drawstring, but the instructions felt too involved.  While making o...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 19:48:04 PST
Fabric Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Wallet/
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Fri, 23 Dec 2011 11:28:48 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/
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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/
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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
Urban Plushie Factory #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Urban-Plushie-Factory-1/
Urban Plushie Factory #1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/771M/GPBDHZXC/FX1771MGPBDHZXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/771M/GPBDHZXC/FX1771MGPBDHZXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/771M/GPBDHZXC/FX1771MGPBDHZXC.SMALL.jpg Thursday I have several urban vinyl figures, and I enjoy browsing in designer toy shops. I'm always slightly disappointed, however, by designer plush toys. While popular lines like Ugly Dolls are cute, it always seems to me that they don't take full advantage of the medium of fabric. Most of the designer toy...
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Tue, 5 Jul 2011 00:00:06 PDT
Crochet and Fabric Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-and-Fabric-Dress/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/SX6Y/GOOP69UE/FQSSX6YGOOP69UE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/SX6Y/GOOP69UE/FQSSX6YGOOP69UE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/SX6Y/GOOP69UE/FQSSX6YGOOP69UE.SMALL.jpg love4pds This would fit in red or green I guess? scrap acrylic yarn. 1 1/2 yds of any fabric invisible plastic snap scissors sewing machine yard stick iron size H needle may go smaller next time though The top was crocheted without a pattern, I just eyed what I was doing and trying it on a lot, using a do...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 19:54:01 PDT
How to sew a cute oven mitt/glove - Easy! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sew-a-cute-oven-mittglove-Easy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/PIWI/GMX1RPQB/F8GPIWIGMX1RPQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/PIWI/GMX1RPQB/F8GPIWIGMX1RPQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/PIWI/GMX1RPQB/F8GPIWIGMX1RPQB.SMALL.jpg Ase0esA .
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Sun, 1 May 2011 10:07:14 PDT
Mini Shoulder Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Shoulder-Bags/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/53TF/GMVSC5FH/F2K53TFGMVSC5FH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/53TF/GMVSC5FH/F2K53TFGMVSC5FH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/53TF/GMVSC5FH/F2K53TFGMVSC5FH.SMALL.jpg Teensy Doodles I sewed these two mini shoulder bags for two people.  The first one is for my friend, to hold her bible in church.  It is reversible, with a dark gray denim-like material on one side and a light blue-checkered cotton.  It features a closure with a piece of elastic looped over a button. The second...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2011 19:44:11 PDT
Easter sewing projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-sewing-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6R0J/GM8MM6A4/FN86R0JGM8MM6A4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6R0J/GM8MM6A4/FN86R0JGM8MM6A4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6R0J/GM8MM6A4/FN86R0JGM8MM6A4.SMALL.jpg Ase0esA Hey guys! Watch my video for two fun and easy easter projects! Hope you like it!!! xoxox
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 09:35:28 PDT