Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - Fabric http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:39:44 PST BLOX v1.01 Easy to make curtains for your sliding glass window http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-make-curtains-for-your-sliding-glass-windo/
Easy to make curtains for your sliding glass window - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/Z25P/I2KBSA32/F5EZ25PI2KBSA32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/Z25P/I2KBSA32/F5EZ25PI2KBSA32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/Z25P/I2KBSA32/F5EZ25PI2KBSA32.SMALL.jpg jennifer.t.huls I wanted some new curtains for my sliding glass window, and after shopping around to find something stylish the cheapest I could find was going to set me back around $55. Curtains are actually one of the simplest sewing projects you can do. These curtains are easy to make and even someone who is jus...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:09:03 PST
DIY Collapsible Zipper Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Collapsible-Zipper-Box/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:07:28 PDT
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/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:58:23 PDT
Make a Draft Excluder from Scraps and Gathered Sand http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Draft-Excluder-from-Scraps-and-Gathered-San/
Make a Draft Excluder from Scraps and Gathered Sand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/Z88N/HXG6LU0R/FREZ88NHXG6LU0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/Z88N/HXG6LU0R/FREZ88NHXG6LU0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/Z88N/HXG6LU0R/FREZ88NHXG6LU0R.SMALL.jpg Adeldor How to make a draft excluder from scraps of fabric and sand gathered in the wild. Quick to make, this is a very simple sewing project. The patchwork draft excluder (or draught excluder) is portable and very functional. For those who choose to use gathered sand for the filling, the video shows how to...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 13:41:55 PDT
Up cycled White Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-cycled-White-Shirt/
Up cycled White Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/R2PQ/HXCAQ32L/F94R2PQHXCAQ32L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/R2PQ/HXCAQ32L/F94R2PQHXCAQ32L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/R2PQ/HXCAQ32L/F94R2PQHXCAQ32L.SMALL.jpg sewyoung I have about a billion white long sleeve shirts. So I figured, I should configure one! The white shirt I chose was too short on the torso and too tight in the sleeves. We're gonna fix that in a minute. Gather Your Supplies You're gonna need:-Sewing Machine-Pins-Measuring Tape-Ruler-Pen/Fabric Ma...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 08:52:46 PDT
Drawstring Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawstring-Bag/
Drawstring Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/JV9L/HX7P97VS/FRRJV9LHX7P97VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/JV9L/HX7P97VS/FRRJV9LHX7P97VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/JV9L/HX7P97VS/FRRJV9LHX7P97VS.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey momoluvers! Its momo and today I'll be showing you guys how to make a cute drawstring bag, or a string along bag! This is great for going on vacation or going to the pool! Enjoy!Picture credit: thegreenwife.com Fabric Sizes 1- 5/8 yard in one color, and 5/8 yard in a different color2- cording...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:35:24 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/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:10:25 PDT
Bibs from Used Towels http://www.instructables.com/id/Bibs-from-Towels/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 23:31:29 PDT
Sewing A Felt Chocolate Chip Cookie http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-A-Felt-Chocolate-Chip-Cookie/
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Sat, 17 May 2014 10:30:56 PDT
How to make mini wings! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-mini-wings/
How to make mini wings! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/9SBY/HUBWU7OH/FXT9SBYHUBWU7OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/9SBY/HUBWU7OH/FXT9SBYHUBWU7OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/9SBY/HUBWU7OH/FXT9SBYHUBWU7OH.SMALL.jpg Zappa The Spaniel Make these Super cute wings with scraps of old material! Cut out a template for your wings Cut out a simple paper template to the size of your choice and lay it flat on your material.cut around the template to create your first wing Layer. Repeat the last step until you have a complete set of...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:39:40 PDT
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 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
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/
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
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/
Cookie Basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/DC7P/HAOPPHP3/FYVDC7PHAOPPHP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/DC7P/HAOPPHP3/FYVDC7PHAOPPHP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/DC7P/HAOPPHP3/FYVDC7PHAOPPHP3.SMALL.jpg 786Ayesha Normal 0 21 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Here is a cute hand made  cookie basket I sewed as a gift  for my neighbour, to  serve the cookies during this festival season.With the little scrap  of fabric you have, you can sew them in to any size you want. I had a fel...
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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/
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
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/
Making a Rag Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/U3R3/GXUZ82AL/FLJU3R3GXUZ82AL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/U3R3/GXUZ82AL/FLJU3R3GXUZ82AL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/U3R3/GXUZ82AL/FLJU3R3GXUZ82AL.SMALL.jpg ehudwill This instructable is about how to make a rag doll. These rag dolls are great gifts and can be made from scraps leftover from your other projects. My wife searched through many rag doll patterns until finally making her own. This is the pattern she came up with.  Tools/Materials Materials Scraps o...
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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