Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - bag http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:55:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 sew a laptop bag http://www.instructables.com/id/sew-a-laptop-bag/
sew a laptop bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/D2WL/HT9B1HQ5/FYXD2WLHT9B1HQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/D2WL/HT9B1HQ5/FYXD2WLHT9B1HQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/D2WL/HT9B1HQ5/FYXD2WLHT9B1HQ5.SMALL.jpg sursula some time ago i made myself a protective laptop bag since i didn't want to spend money on something that seemed not too difficult to make. it turned out quite nice (i've included pictures at the last step), so a friend asked me if i could make her one, too. so here is how. this bag will fit perfectl...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 06:21:05 PDT
Quick And Easy Messenger Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-And-Easy-Messenger-Bag/
Quick And Easy Messenger Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/Y99T/HSRZGLB1/FUTY99THSRZGLB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/Y99T/HSRZGLB1/FUTY99THSRZGLB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/Y99T/HSRZGLB1/FUTY99THSRZGLB1.SMALL.jpg nemalim I got a bike messenger bag at some street faire, and it's so comfortable! I've decided to make one from this nice dotted canvas fabric, and I love it! It would probably work well with any heavy weight fabric, or you could use a light weight fabric, but make it double sided - possibly with a differen...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:57:55 PDT
How to Create a Fashionable Zip Clutch Bag from Innertubes and Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Fashionable-Zip-Clutch-Bag-from-In/
How to Create a Fashionable Zip Clutch Bag from Innertubes and Curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SMALL.jpg nbrochstein Old bicycle innertubes are a fun and durable material that can be used to create lots of cool items once you know how to work with this material. This is the third in a series of projects that use innertubes as the base material. If you are new to sewing you may want to start with a Koozie and in no...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 21:11:40 PST
Simple Reversible Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Reversible-Purse/
Simple Reversible Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XS5V/HRTKIU8N/FW7XS5VHRTKIU8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XS5V/HRTKIU8N/FW7XS5VHRTKIU8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XS5V/HRTKIU8N/FW7XS5VHRTKIU8N.SMALL.jpg jcparker Need a new project to use up some fabric from your stash? Give this a try. This simple, easy reversible purse is an excellent project for the beginner or experienced sewer. Make a fashion statement for yourself or create a lovely gift. This project is based on directions available on the Martha...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 08:26:30 PST
Making a Multi-purpose Drawstring Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Multi-purpose-Drawstring-Bag/
Making a Multi-purpose Drawstring Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/H5FO/HRTKHK7H/FRRH5FOHRTKHK7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/H5FO/HRTKHK7H/FRRH5FOHRTKHK7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/H5FO/HRTKHK7H/FRRH5FOHRTKHK7H.SMALL.jpg laremoreb The idea for this project was introduced by my boyfriend. He is in construction and was recently fitted for a respirator, but had no way to carry it to and from work. His profession requires the purchase of many tools and it can be expensive purchasing them with three little girls to raise, so he ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:07:37 PST
Waterproof Extra Durable Shopping Bag Made out Old Bicycle Inner Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/Waterproof-Extra-Durable-Shopping-Bag-Made-out-Old/
Waterproof Extra Durable Shopping Bag Made out Old Bicycle Inner Tubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/LQZC/HR3ENA00/FZGLQZCHR3ENA00.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/LQZC/HR3ENA00/FZGLQZCHR3ENA00.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/LQZC/HR3ENA00/FZGLQZCHR3ENA00.SMALL.jpg nbrochstein Old bicycle inner tubes are a fun and durable material that can be used to create lots of cool items once you know how to work with this material. This example shows you how to make a simple and stylish bag. For this project I used 3 inner tubes for the bag and one for the handle. Cut the Inner T...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 17:52:23 PST
Recycled Sail Canvas Gym Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Sail-Canvas-Gym-Bag/
Recycled Sail Canvas Gym Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/HTPZ/HQCWGMO0/F89HTPZHQCWGMO0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/HTPZ/HQCWGMO0/F89HTPZHQCWGMO0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/HTPZ/HQCWGMO0/F89HTPZHQCWGMO0.SMALL.jpg geo526468 The following instructable details how to build your own gym/duffel bag.  The pattern is simple, and easy to make. I chose to create my gym bag because I had an old sail that I wanted to re-use the canvas from, and I was in need of a new gym bag for school. This is my second time creating a duffel ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:23:44 PST
BEANIE BAG! The Hat that Transforms into a Bag!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-BEANIE-BAG/
BEANIE BAG! The Hat that Transforms into a Bag!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/SQ45/HQ9PXABV/FPUSQ45HQ9PXABV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/SQ45/HQ9PXABV/FPUSQ45HQ9PXABV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/SQ45/HQ9PXABV/FPUSQ45HQ9PXABV.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 We've all had a few times when we can't find our gloves or scarf before heading out the door. Maybe they've fallen out of our pockets or we've just misplaced them. How many times have we sent the kids to school all bundled up only to have them come home with one glove and no scarf? Well with this ...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:38:07 PST
Custom Disney World bag featuring Glow With The Show technology http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Disney-World-bag-featuring-Glow-With-The-Sh/
Custom Disney World bag featuring Glow With The Show technology - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/ZZT2/HPV0NZTF/FEMZZT2HPV0NZTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/ZZT2/HPV0NZTF/FEMZZT2HPV0NZTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/ZZT2/HPV0NZTF/FEMZZT2HPV0NZTF.SMALL.jpg davidandora Disney Parks developed a really innovative product with their Glow With The Show Mickey ears. They are their iconic Mickey ear hats but with illuminated ears. When worn during evening shows they are controlled with Infrared technology to illuminate in sync with the show's lighting and mood. They...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 08:24:31 PST
How to make a Climbing chalk bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Climbing-chalk-bag/
How to make a Climbing chalk bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/E0ZK/HPBZTVUA/FJBE0ZKHPBZTVUA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/E0ZK/HPBZTVUA/FJBE0ZKHPBZTVUA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/E0ZK/HPBZTVUA/FJBE0ZKHPBZTVUA.SMALL.jpg loranditsum Make your own bag from a design of your choosing. Making the draw The first step is a bit time consuming. but is great to do over a a cold weekend in front of the fire place. pick a image\pattern\anything, Print it and paste on a harder material, i used flexible plastic. cart-board or on old pr...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 08:30:31 PST
Denim Camera Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Denim-Camera-Case/
Denim Camera Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/HZNV/HO7XFTFX/F28HZNVHO7XFTFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/HZNV/HO7XFTFX/F28HZNVHO7XFTFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/HZNV/HO7XFTFX/F28HZNVHO7XFTFX.SMALL.jpg pipe42 I made this padded denim camera case to match a laptop sleeve I have made. Design criteria: I wanted a very simple, almost minimalist case - no extra pockets for batteries or SD cards; just a padded case with a simple closure that would be easy to open and close. This is a reasonably basic sewing ...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 15:40:13 PST
How to make a tote bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tote-bag/
How to make a tote bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SMALL.jpg macfreshy This step by step will walk you through the super easy process of making a tote bag. This particular variation is a pretty heavy duty one, so feel free to adjust a bit if you don't need one that will carry such a heavy load. You will need: - Sewing machine. The walking foot machine at any Techshop l...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:03:54 PST
Denim Laptop Sleeve http://www.instructables.com/id/Denim-Laptop-Sleeve/
Denim Laptop Sleeve - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/MRF6/HO232D39/FY1MRF6HO232D39.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/MRF6/HO232D39/FY1MRF6HO232D39.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/MRF6/HO232D39/FY1MRF6HO232D39.SMALL.jpg pipe42 I made this simple quilted laptop sleeve to cushion my laptop when it is in my backpack. Making your own sleeve is a great way to make sure it fits your device perfectly and suits your personal style. This is a reasonably basic sewing project but I am assuming you know how to work a sewing machine...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 22:48:40 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
Whale Pencil Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Whale-Pencil-Bag/
Whale Pencil Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/U1M0/HLZRAE7E/F05U1M0HLZRAE7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/U1M0/HLZRAE7E/F05U1M0HLZRAE7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/U1M0/HLZRAE7E/F05U1M0HLZRAE7E.SMALL.jpg gwenif I saw the most adorable fabric and I knew that I just had to recreate it. Plus the pencil bag I was carrying around has seen better days. So I killed two birds with one stone and make a whale pencil bag. Supplies: note cards acrylic paint in orange, green,blue,pink,and white black shar...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:20:20 PDT
Indiana Jones MKVII bag - half size! http://www.instructables.com/id/Indiana-Jones-MKVII-bag-half-size/
Indiana Jones MKVII bag - half size! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/LRPR/HLSH969F/FZKLRPRHLSH969F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/LRPR/HLSH969F/FZKLRPRHLSH969F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/LRPR/HLSH969F/FZKLRPRHLSH969F.SMALL.jpg Chrononaut I love Indiana Jones's famous bag, but the last thing I need is yet another mid-size satchel.  I've been looking unsuccessfully for another small purse to replace one that's falling apart... so I decided to combine the two! In the movies, Indy's bag is a World War II British MKVII gas mask bag with...
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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:19:28 PDT
Making a cinch string sack from a pillowcase is a cinch. http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-cinch-string-sack-from-a-pillow-case-is-a/
Making a cinch string sack from a pillowcase is a cinch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/773Y/HLSHD9R5/FB4773YHLSHD9R5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/773Y/HLSHD9R5/FB4773YHLSHD9R5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/773Y/HLSHD9R5/FB4773YHLSHD9R5.SMALL.jpg Todd Gehris Method for converting a pillowcase into a cinch string sack. Tools and materials. - Sharp scissers - Sewing machine - Pillowcase - Small piece of scrap material - String - paperclip or safety pin - piece of tape. Find a pillowcase and determine how it is sewn together. The first step to ma...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:06:58 PDT
DIY Harry Potter Book Handbag http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Harry-Potter-Book-Handbag/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/BX6Z/HLJUXS56/FVWBX6ZHLJUXS56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/BX6Z/HLJUXS56/FVWBX6ZHLJUXS56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/BX6Z/HLJUXS56/FVWBX6ZHLJUXS56.SMALL.jpg Zabzab Don't throw away your old books, make them into something new and awesome. I will show you how to transform an Harry Potter book into a simple  handbag.                                                                                                                                                    ...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 06:01:57 PDT
Minimalist Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalist-Purse/
Minimalist Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/R6LO/HJAHNF5M/FN2R6LOHJAHNF5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/R6LO/HJAHNF5M/FN2R6LOHJAHNF5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/R6LO/HJAHNF5M/FN2R6LOHJAHNF5M.SMALL.jpg gtrachel Summer weather stirs my minimalist side. I find myself wanting what basically amounts to a roomy pocket, but I don't necessarily want to wear something with pockets, or deal with pocket-bulge. I want a purse that I can wear hands-free, and that will (securely) hold my phone, a couple of cards and s...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 19:33:13 PDT
Interchangeable Utility Belt Bags/Pouches http://www.instructables.com/id/Interchangeable-Utility-Belt-BagsPouches/
Interchangeable Utility Belt Bags/Pouches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/JIFR/HIAQ7X42/FVJJIFRHIAQ7X42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/JIFR/HIAQ7X42/FVJJIFRHIAQ7X42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/JIFR/HIAQ7X42/FVJJIFRHIAQ7X42.SMALL.jpg linrodann These removable, interchangeable bags can be worn with any belt (especially these load-bearing fabric belts: http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Belts-Stiff-Enough-to-Hang-Things-From/). I'll be showing you the general process, but of course you should make these whatever size or shape you requi...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 18:08:45 PDT
Upcycled Tshirt Market Bag (Easy and Super Low Sew!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Tshirt-Market-Bag-Easy-and-Super-Low-Sew/
Upcycled Tshirt Market Bag (Easy and Super Low Sew!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/NHIQ/HHS9T14H/F9INHIQHHS9T14H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/NHIQ/HHS9T14H/F9INHIQHHS9T14H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/NHIQ/HHS9T14H/F9INHIQHHS9T14H.SMALL.jpg purelily I have a pile of tees from various road races and have always said that I'll turn them into a tshirt quilt... but that may never happen, so I'm doing the next best thing and upcycling them into market bags to take to the farmer's market!  This is an easy project that's so low sew that you could even...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:04:24 PDT
homemade satchel http://www.instructables.com/id/homemade-satchel/
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Sun, 9 Jun 2013 11:33:55 PDT
Tiny Drawstring Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Drawstring-Bag/
Tiny Drawstring Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/PXWH/HGH72E5Z/FVCPXWHHGH72E5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/PXWH/HGH72E5Z/FVCPXWHHGH72E5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/PXWH/HGH72E5Z/FVCPXWHHGH72E5Z.SMALL.jpg egp What will you use it for? Lucky pebbles, guitar picks, tiny presents... This little bag is easy to sew and a cheerful way to use up small scraps of fabric. I made this at TechShop the other night while I was waiting for my husband to finish a bit of soldering, and so this is another in my ongoing ...
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Wed, 15 May 2013 19:33:48 PDT
SUPER! Gym Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/SUPER-Gym-Bag/
SUPER! Gym Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/SO51/HGH70JJ2/FEHSO51HGH70JJ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/SO51/HGH70JJ2/FEHSO51HGH70JJ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/SO51/HGH70JJ2/FEHSO51HGH70JJ2.SMALL.jpg rachaelwhitaker Even superheroes need to work out! This gym bag will hold clothes and disguises alike!  outer material (cotton, nylon, canvas) For the size in the photos, I got 1 yard  material for lining (*Optional: If you are using a thinner print cotton like I did. I used one yard) bag zipper thread sewing mach...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 23:29:57 PDT
"somewhere over the rainbow" tote bag http://www.instructables.com/id/somewhere-over-the-rainbow-tote-bag/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 08:42:36 PDT
The Derby Hag (Hat/Bag) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Derby-Hag-HatBag/
The Derby Hag (Hat/Bag) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/FBHL/HFSHTX11/FQFFBHLHFSHTX11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/FBHL/HFSHTX11/FQFFBHLHFSHTX11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/FBHL/HFSHTX11/FQFFBHLHFSHTX11.SMALL.jpg Sherrybaby81485 I dreamed up this hat for the Kentucky Derby this year. I wanted to create a hat that could be changed to match different outfits so you can wear it more often, as well as change to a bag to carry things if you need an extra hand packing all your winnings  from the big race. I had a lot of fun creat...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 10:23:46 PDT
Small, Rustic Dice Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Rustic-Dice-Bag/
Small, Rustic Dice Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/VKL7/HFSHSZOQ/FSQVKL7HFSHSZOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/VKL7/HFSHSZOQ/FSQVKL7HFSHSZOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/VKL7/HFSHSZOQ/FSQVKL7HFSHSZOQ.SMALL.jpg Exscaly Hey there! If you have ever looked up how to make dicebags on the internet, I'm sure you would, like me, have only found instructions on making whopping huge bags to hold several billion dice and with 0 class. Finding myself stuck trying to find instructions on making a small, 1-set-holding dice bag...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:05:06 PDT
Gingham and Ruffles - Summer Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingham-and-Ruffles-Summer-Tote-Bag/
Gingham and Ruffles - Summer Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/FGV6/HFSHSCD3/FRGFGV6HFSHSCD3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/FGV6/HFSHSCD3/FRGFGV6HFSHSCD3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/FGV6/HFSHSCD3/FRGFGV6HFSHSCD3.SMALL.jpg WagDoll Create a pretty & hardwearing tote bag for summer. I used a couple of yards of gingham cotton from my fabric stash but any non-stretch fabric would work. The seams and raw edges are all enclosed making the bag very strong and practically reversible. Read on for a step by step tutorial. 1 - Wash ...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 02:32:32 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
Beach Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Beach-Tote-Bag/
Beach Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/JQIT/HET0YD3X/FRYJQITHET0YD3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/JQIT/HET0YD3X/FRYJQITHET0YD3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/JQIT/HET0YD3X/FRYJQITHET0YD3X.SMALL.jpg laislabonita Hi everyone this instructables is on how to make this large tote beach bag....summer is just around the corner and it could really make you look fashionable and relaxed at the same time.Let's go trough it !Enjoy Gathering supplies Supplies Sketch-put your idea on the paper,you could as well impr...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 21:22:32 PDT
Hairy monster drawstring pouch (for rpg) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hairy-monster-drawstring-pouch-for-rpg/
Hairy monster drawstring pouch (for rpg) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/QLBL/HE080KP6/F3BQLBLHE080KP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/QLBL/HE080KP6/F3BQLBLHE080KP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/QLBL/HE080KP6/F3BQLBLHE080KP6.SMALL.jpg ExquiseMarquise A sweet hairy monster to store your rpg dice or anything else! I wanted one since I saw this cool dice pouch, but there was no explanation or directions. I used this tutorial on simple drawstring bags a lot as a reference. The bag I made has a square bottom of 8.5cm square and it is 16cm high (yes...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 16:53:15 PST
Jean Purse in a Flash! http://www.instructables.com/id/Jean-Purse-in-a-Flash/
Jean Purse in a Flash! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/2XKB/HD8TX1ZF/F112XKBHD8TX1ZF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/2XKB/HD8TX1ZF/F112XKBHD8TX1ZF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/2XKB/HD8TX1ZF/F112XKBHD8TX1ZF.SMALL.jpg mom2mima Reuse/Re-purpose/Recycle ** Don't waste those old jeans!! Make something fun!! ** I found an old pair of jeans from when my son was younger; they  had too much damage to pass on (Darn boys!!)  I used fabric I had on hand and made a "NO COST" purse! Yay me!!  (Other embellishments would also be fun....
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 23:57:18 PST
How to sew a simple clutch or purse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sew-a-simple-clutch-or-purse/
How to sew a simple clutch or purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/8PF8/HCJOSDC8/F408PF8HCJOSDC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/8PF8/HCJOSDC8/F408PF8HCJOSDC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/8PF8/HCJOSDC8/F408PF8HCJOSDC8.SMALL.jpg janecandy Here is a basic tutorial on how to make a simple purse, clutch or bag, with few materials and a zipper. This isn't extremely fancy, you could do this to teach young girls how to make their own purses, or zipper bags. Materials I used recycled materials from old scraps (the black sides) and an o...
By: janecandy

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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 15:29:33 PST
Quilted Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilted-Tote-Bag/
Quilted Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OXE1/HAVGK8YW/FIAOXE1HAVGK8YW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OXE1/HAVGK8YW/FIAOXE1HAVGK8YW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OXE1/HAVGK8YW/FIAOXE1HAVGK8YW.SMALL.jpg sharon0232 Are you constantly fumbling over your things?  That small purse no longer big enough? Then look no further!  Here's a cute bag that you can make in just one day. Materials You will need: 3 different fabric quarters Fabric for the lining (at least 40''x25'') Thread A sewing machine Scissors ...
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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 18:13:15 PST
Sew a Hobo-Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Hobo-Bag/
Sew a Hobo-Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/BN73/HBHGL6B8/F0FBN73HBHGL6B8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/BN73/HBHGL6B8/F0FBN73HBHGL6B8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/BN73/HBHGL6B8/F0FBN73HBHGL6B8.SMALL.jpg linrodann I needed a bag that would hold a lot of stuff and be completely hands-free to wear, so this is what I came up with.  I made the cream bag the night before a festival.  My friend wanted a variation of the bag so she and her boyfriend could carry their snake around, so I made the green bag and documen...
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 19:24:57 PST
Easy Zippered Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Zippered-Bag/
Easy Zippered Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/C9UX/HAWSI0L4/FVIC9UXHAWSI0L4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/C9UX/HAWSI0L4/FVIC9UXHAWSI0L4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/C9UX/HAWSI0L4/FVIC9UXHAWSI0L4.SMALL.jpg VanaG This is a pretty easy bag to make for a holiday gift. It only has a lot of steps because I documented each item for ease.  It goes pretty quickly. Once you make one, you will realize how easy it is.  Make a bunch..  for friends as cosmetics cases, a small catch-all for inside your purse, or make lon...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 10:45:14 PST
Make a Backpack-style Bag for your Drum (with Matching Cushion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Djembe-Backpack-Bag-and-matching-Cushion/
Make a Backpack-style Bag for your Drum (with Matching Cushion) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/Q8ED/HAQ31LVP/FY3Q8EDHAQ31LVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/Q8ED/HAQ31LVP/FY3Q8EDHAQ31LVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/Q8ED/HAQ31LVP/FY3Q8EDHAQ31LVP.SMALL.jpg Lorddrake My mom has a Djembe and she wanted a way to transport it and keep it safe.  I did some shopping around for a bag, and decided that I could make her one as nice (if not better) than what was commercially available.  It doesn't matter if you are a Busker, Troubadour, Minstrel, or just want to bang on...
By: Lorddrake

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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 21:40:59 PST
Rice filled microwave heat-up bag with liner http://www.instructables.com/id/Rice-filled-microwave-heat-up-bag-with-liner/
Rice filled microwave heat-up bag with liner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/V8I4/HA4LG1MV/FGEV8I4HA4LG1MV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/V8I4/HA4LG1MV/FGEV8I4HA4LG1MV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/V8I4/HA4LG1MV/FGEV8I4HA4LG1MV.SMALL.jpg Ashfinger So I'm going to show you how to make your very own microwaveable heat-up bad in under 10 minutes if you've got access to a sewing machine.  First of all take a cheap length of some cotton fabric and cut a rectangle out of it. Size doesn't matter, you can chose to make a big bag or small bag. S...
By: Ashfinger

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Tue, 4 Dec 2012 03:05:49 PST
Make your own see through bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-see-through-bag/
Make your own see through bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/ALP9/H6MF3GID/FMHALP9H6MF3GID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/ALP9/H6MF3GID/FMHALP9H6MF3GID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/ALP9/H6MF3GID/FMHALP9H6MF3GID.SMALL.jpg mparvizi Materials -Sewing Machine (unless your good at hand sewing) -1 yard of Clear Plastic Vinyl  -White Heavy Duty Thread - Needle to match your thread (for me I used a size 16 needle in my singer sewing machine) -Sewing Pins *Inspired by 1996 Hermes 'Security Kelly'* hundreds of dollars bag for $5 buc...
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Fri, 7 Sep 2012 23:39:45 PDT
Making a Laser Cutter Materials Travel Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Laser-Cutter-Materials-Travel-Bag/
Making a Laser Cutter Materials Travel Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/8G24/H6MF49G2/F7U8G24H6MF49G2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/8G24/H6MF49G2/F7U8G24H6MF49G2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/8G24/H6MF49G2/F7U8G24H6MF49G2.SMALL.jpg illiath This instructable shows you how to make a bag for carrying laser cutter supplies. This project is a touch more advanced than my http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-reusable-Shopping-Bag-Tote-bag/, not too much, but a little more advanced.  Primarily there are some more difficult sewing machine...
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Tue, 4 Sep 2012 22:42:17 PDT
Carrying bag made from a T-shirt, with special "flat" bottom design http://www.instructables.com/id/Carrying-bag-made-from-a-T-shirt-with-special-fl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/H2Q2/H5Y9VUPM/FQQH2Q2H5Y9VUPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/H2Q2/H5Y9VUPM/FQQH2Q2H5Y9VUPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/H2Q2/H5Y9VUPM/FQQH2Q2H5Y9VUPM.SMALL.jpg dois After I uploaded my first Instructable how to make a grocery bag from a t-shirt, I discovered a flaw in the design.  I thought sewing the corners in a diagonal seam would allow the bag to have a flat bottom, but it doesn't.  So with the help of some good friends I now present the CORRECT way to make...
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 22:30:15 PDT
RECYCLED INNER TUBE BEAUTY CASE BAG http://www.instructables.com/id/INNER-TUBE-BEAUTY-CASE-BAG/
RECYCLED INNER TUBE BEAUTY CASE BAG - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/GNA8/H5E9JUBE/FN3GNA8H5E9JUBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/GNA8/H5E9JUBE/FN3GNA8H5E9JUBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/GNA8/H5E9JUBE/FN3GNA8H5E9JUBE.SMALL.jpg marcellahella I made this with used inner tube and I folded the inside with fabric.    MATERIAL: _used inner tube;                        _fabric;                        _zipper.    TOOLS: _scissors;                  _sewing machine. SEW INNER TUBE AND CUT IT Sew inner tube together (use some oil on the upper ...
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 11:02:59 PDT
Fabric lunch bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-lunch-bag/
Fabric lunch bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/J8R8/H5F2Z02I/F2RJ8R8H5F2Z02I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/J8R8/H5F2Z02I/F2RJ8R8H5F2Z02I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/J8R8/H5F2Z02I/F2RJ8R8H5F2Z02I.SMALL.jpg Dr. P For a fun project that's really easy, try this lunch bag. Here's how it's done. Materials list 1/2 yard of sturdy fabric for the bag 1/2 yard of oilcloth (for lining) 18" of piping Velcro for closing thread, scissors, ruler, pins, sewing needle, craft glue 1 jazzy decoration (we used a black flow...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 20:03:24 PDT
decorative pocket for a canvas bag http://www.instructables.com/id/decorative-pocket-for-a-canvas-bag/
decorative pocket for a canvas bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/GZ6C/H4ZN5FG8/FKTGZ6CH4ZN5FG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/GZ6C/H4ZN5FG8/FKTGZ6CH4ZN5FG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/GZ6C/H4ZN5FG8/FKTGZ6CH4ZN5FG8.SMALL.jpg crdwolff I bought these canvas bags for so cheap it is embarrassing. And part of what drew me to them was that big white pocket on the front. I saw that it would be so simple to remove the pocket - embroider it on a machine and put it back on easily. After taking the embroidery machine class at the TechShop ...
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Wed, 25 Jul 2012 20:38:47 PDT
Easy Summertime Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Summertime-Bag/
Easy Summertime Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/GDVK/H461OYEZ/FOSGDVKH461OYEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/GDVK/H461OYEZ/FOSGDVKH461OYEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/GDVK/H461OYEZ/FOSGDVKH461OYEZ.SMALL.jpg Etcetorize Recycle embroidery hoops and an old scarf to make a new and stylish bag for the summer! Materials Here's what you need: -Scarf -Embroidery Hoop -Hemp twine -Glue gun and Hot glue sticks -Thread, tape measure, sewing machine, pins, scissors Making your Bag Handles Separate your hoops so that y...
By: Etcetorize

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Wed, 4 Jul 2012 19:04:09 PDT
Bike Bag DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Bag-DIY/
Bike Bag DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/SQ9S/H3Z3VU24/FYLSQ9SH3Z3VU24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/SQ9S/H3Z3VU24/FYLSQ9SH3Z3VU24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/SQ9S/H3Z3VU24/FYLSQ9SH3Z3VU24.SMALL.jpg Etcetorize Never worry again about where to put your keys, phone, or money when you're out enjoying a bike ride.  Make this cute and easy bike bag to take care of all of your things.  You can find this and more fun DIY sewing projects at http://etcetorize.blogspot.com. Materials Here's what you need: -fabri...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 08:15:36 PDT
Function-Reversible Drawstring Backpack/Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Function-Reversible-Drawstring-BackpackPouch/
Function-Reversible Drawstring Backpack/Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VQQ6/H3Z38HP6/F6LVQQ6H3Z38HP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VQQ6/H3Z38HP6/F6LVQQ6H3Z38HP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/VQQ6/H3Z38HP6/F6LVQQ6H3Z38HP6.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam Here's a way to turn your t-shirts into a cute two-tone drawstring backpack- or, since it's function-reversible, a drawstring pouch! All you need is two t-shirts (and cutting/sewing supplies). Cut out rectangles Cut rectangles out of your two shirts- two identical rectangles per shirt. The dime...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 18:41:35 PDT
Simple Denim Hand/Shoulder Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-denim-handshoulder-bag/
Simple Denim Hand/Shoulder Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/78VN/H2WEX7MJ/FHR78VNH2WEX7MJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/78VN/H2WEX7MJ/FHR78VNH2WEX7MJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/78VN/H2WEX7MJ/FHR78VNH2WEX7MJ.SMALL.jpg HMice Hey there. Uh..basically I up-cycled an old pair of jeans in to a simple hand/shoulder bag (if you want a shoulder bag, make the pocket larger and the strap longer). I know what you might be thinking, and no I did not make it for myself (I'm a boy) it's for my cousin. However, if you are planning on...
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 19:17:40 PDT
How to make a bag from a t-shirt in 10 minutes! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-bag-from-a-t-shirt-in-10-minutes/
How to make a bag from a t-shirt in 10 minutes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/ZFLO/H2WEX6E5/FREZFLOH2WEX6E5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/ZFLO/H2WEX6E5/FREZFLOH2WEX6E5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/ZFLO/H2WEX6E5/FREZFLOH2WEX6E5.SMALL.jpg ruth_lucas This is a simple step by step guide on how to create a cool multiple use bag from your old t-shirt in approximately 10 minutes.  It is based on the idea found here: http://www.instructables.com/id/FASTEST-RECYCLED-T-SHIRT-TOTE-BAG/#step, with a few little improvements of my own - which just means t...
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 14:06:09 PDT
Bike Tube Side Bag/Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tube-Side-BagPurse/
Bike Tube Side Bag/Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/Y2H6/H337JHCW/FJHY2H6H337JHCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/Y2H6/H337JHCW/FJHY2H6H337JHCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/Y2H6/H337JHCW/FJHY2H6H337JHCW.SMALL.jpg sharpie.stories This instructable shows how to make a side bag/purse out of old bike tubes and billboards/vinyl. *I very much suggest to read my how to sew bike tubes/vinyl instructable before you make this! What you'll need to make a Side Bag/Purse: -Old bike tubes (26" or 29" are the widest. just ask for these...
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 03:22:39 PDT