Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - diy http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:12:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 MANLY, MAN sized, MAN thimbles. http://www.instructables.com/id/MANLY-MAN-sized-MAN-thimbles/
MANLY, MAN sized, MAN thimbles. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZL4T/HU488UAG/FM9ZL4THU488UAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZL4T/HU488UAG/FM9ZL4THU488UAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZL4T/HU488UAG/FM9ZL4THU488UAG.SMALL.jpg DrPeper Ok, here's a repeated problem that I've had over the years. I'll be sewing, stitching, or mending something *manly*. Things where the material is thick and hard to sew. Things like tents, backpacks, luggage, leather, thick denim, upholstery, or 1000+ denier nylon. You get the idea. *Manly* stuff. ...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:13:44 PDT
How to Make a Card Key Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Card-Key-Case/
How to Make a Card Key Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Since the original vinyl case is cheaply made, I made a card key case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the card key case. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leathe...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:25:59 PDT
How to Make a Wallet.... but.... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wallet/
How to Make a Wallet.... but.... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/EDIS/HTQN6EZT/F7BEDISHTQN6EZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/EDIS/HTQN6EZT/F7BEDISHTQN6EZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/EDIS/HTQN6EZT/F7BEDISHTQN6EZT.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a Wallet case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of a card. Apply the Oil Apply the oil  to the back side of the leather. Make sure you apply a heavy coat  of oil. Needed t...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 03:18:49 PDT
How to Make a Bankbook Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Bankbook-Case/
How to Make a Bankbook Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Since the original vinyl case is cheaply made, I made a bankbook case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the bankbook. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leather cut...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:23:52 PDT
How to the iPhone Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-the-iPhone-Jacket/
How to the iPhone Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made the iPhone Jacket. Because it is the iPhone Jacket which is very simple made, I can easily make it!! Cut Leather along a Template I cut leather along a template. When I cut the part of the curve, I cut to turn a template. I can easily cut the one!! Prepare two Pieces of Leather I prepar...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:11:12 PDT
Let's make dust jacket!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-dust-jacket/
Let's make dust jacket!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/XTZ6/HSVG8YDS/FW5XTZ6HSVG8YDS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/XTZ6/HSVG8YDS/FW5XTZ6HSVG8YDS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/XTZ6/HSVG8YDS/FW5XTZ6HSVG8YDS.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made dust jacket with leather. I can easily make it, because it is simple made. Prepare a Template I make a template. This was attached to the book. Paint with Oil I paint with oil. This oil is a horse reason. I last a long time when I paint with this. Cut Leather I cut leather along a te...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 02:39:23 PDT
How to Make Key-ring Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Key-ring-Tags/
How to Make Key-ring Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a key-ring tag this time!! So as it is easy, please challenge!! Cut Leather along a Template I cut leather along a template. When I cut the part of the curve, I cut to turn a template. I can easily cut the one!! Scratch the Leather Backside I scratch the part applying adhesive. In that ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:35:58 PST
Pillowcase "3D" http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillowcase-3D/
Pillowcase "3D" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs This tutorial is based on my former sewing tip Sew It Yourself - Pillowcase.I've been asked to do a new tutorial for more thick and cubical pillows and here it is!Have fun and feel free to ask me if there is anything troubling you :) Preparing You need: - some fabric - new or big enough leftov...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:27:52 PST
How to Make the Wallet (Video Version) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Wallet-Video-Version/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/8CBQ/HS80G8LW/FTW8CBQHS80G8LW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/8CBQ/HS80G8LW/FTW8CBQHS80G8LW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/8CBQ/HS80G8LW/FTW8CBQHS80G8LW.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I received comment to want to see the inside of the wallet in instructables which I contributed last time. This wallet is simple, but is very useful!! It is not bulky in a bag , as it is small. The next time I want to challenge to make a large wallet!! Please subscribe!! http://www.youtube.com/user...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:35:43 PST
How to Make the Card-Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Card-Case/
How to Make the Card-Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a card case of leather. I challenged leathercraft for the first time.I want to make it a lot in future!! Paint Leather with Oil Leather becomes strong when I paint with oil.Let's paint thoroughly! Cut Leather I cut it on the basis of a gauge. I am straight sharp when I use the ruler. ...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 02:27:30 PST
DIY carbon heated blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-heated-blanket/
DIY carbon heated blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R9WC/HRPSXM8L/FMHR9WCHRPSXM8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R9WC/HRPSXM8L/FMHR9WCHRPSXM8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R9WC/HRPSXM8L/FMHR9WCHRPSXM8L.SMALL.jpg Shenzhen Very expensive to warm at night the whole apartment when you sleep in a bed. Much better to save money on heating and warm a bed only. So I decided to make a heating blanket. As the heating element I used the carbon tape. It looks like a thin, soft cloth and not interfere in a bed. The carbon tape c...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 12:22:43 PST
Sweetheart Embroidery Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Sweetheart-Embroidery-Kit/
Sweetheart Embroidery Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/NS65/HRI96L36/FWMNS65HRI96L36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/NS65/HRI96L36/FWMNS65HRI96L36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/NS65/HRI96L36/FWMNS65HRI96L36.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods We wanted to create something for Valentine’s Day that you make yourself. Use our Sweetheart Embroidery Kit and tutorial to embroider your own wall hanging for your valentine. Our friend Leah Brandt, of Hero Images, demonstrates just how easy it is. What you'll need: Fairgoods Sweetheart Embroide...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 15:30:14 PST
Tattered jean secret gadget pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Tattered-jean-secret-pocket/
Tattered jean secret gadget pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/PYYO/HR3EF7A6/F6UPYYOHR3EF7A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/PYYO/HR3EF7A6/F6UPYYOHR3EF7A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6U/PYYO/HR3EF7A6/F6UPYYOHR3EF7A6.SMALL.jpg m bedi This is the easiest and the most reliable secret pocket everr!! One can make it in 10 minutes and hide any gadget or also that money you don't want to spend ;) Also good enough for keeping small valuables safe. What you need? All you need is a pair of tattered jeans, a piece of waste cloth , need...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:42:23 PST
TUTORIAL: From Remnant to Striped Infinity Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-From-Remnant-to-Striped-Infinity-Scarf/
TUTORIAL: From Remnant to Striped Infinity Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty I love scarves! It’s the easiest fashion accessory for the person who wants to add a little color without breaking the bank. And last week, when I scored a deal on the HGTV Home Chevron fabric remnant from Jo-Ann Fabrics, I also scored this touch of lace with modern gray rayon/polyester fabric - Fas...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:52:55 PST
Seattle Atlanta Skyline T Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Seattle-Atlanta-Skyline-T-Shirt/
Seattle Atlanta Skyline T Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/GQXX/HQDUQQP3/FPUGQXXHQDUQQP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/GQXX/HQDUQQP3/FPUGQXXHQDUQQP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/GQXX/HQDUQQP3/FPUGQXXHQDUQQP3.SMALL.jpg sunshiine This Seattle/Atlanta skyline t-shirt was made for my grandson who wanted a unique, light-weight winter shirt. I suggested that instead of making the entire shirt, that we simply pick up a good quality, long-sleeved t-shirt, then create a meaningful design and appliqué it to the back of the shirt. He...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:49:25 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
Gandalf the Grey How-to http://www.instructables.com/id/Gandalf-the-Grey-How-to/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/JI1S/HQCWG1RL/FS7JI1SHQCWG1RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/JI1S/HQCWG1RL/FS7JI1SHQCWG1RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/JI1S/HQCWG1RL/FS7JI1SHQCWG1RL.SMALL.jpg Zabzab In this video I will show you how to make a Gandalf the Grey hat, you can use this pattern to make any witch or wizard hat. I am putting all the information about the pattern pieces and what you need here in order to keep the video at an acceptable length. Material: ( The amount of fabric need...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:21:57 PST
Minion Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Hat/
Minion Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/3BUC/HQCPMDT2/F3B3BUCHQCPMDT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/3BUC/HQCPMDT2/F3B3BUCHQCPMDT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/3BUC/HQCPMDT2/F3B3BUCHQCPMDT2.SMALL.jpg pie popper Everyone loves minions! Now you can make a cute and cozy Despicable Me hat. Materials To make a minion hat you will need: -At least 1/3 yard yellow fleece -1/3 yard blue fleece -Black fleece (only about a 1x22 inch strip) -Grey fleece (enough for the goggles) -White fleece (enough for the eyes) -...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 22:31:51 PST
Victorian Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Victorian-Slippers/
Victorian Slippers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/0FXW/HQBE5PIU/F7S0FXWHQBE5PIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/0FXW/HQBE5PIU/F7S0FXWHQBE5PIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/0FXW/HQBE5PIU/F7S0FXWHQBE5PIU.SMALL.jpg LadyJulie Hey guys, I made a video tutorial on how to sew them together and such. The pattern is self explanatory.If you like it, please vote for me! :) Making the pattern Follow both pictures.The one with the drawing of a foot is the top part of the pattern, the one with a footprint is the bottom part of ...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 14:14:03 PST
Two in one: Waistcoat and Bag :) http://www.instructables.com/id/Waistcoat-cum-Bag/
Two in one: Waistcoat and Bag :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/PJH7/HPL6C2AE/FNZPJH7HPL6C2AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/PJH7/HPL6C2AE/FNZPJH7HPL6C2AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/PJH7/HPL6C2AE/FNZPJH7HPL6C2AE.SMALL.jpg m bedi I'm a hogger for 'multi-funtional' things. So, I created this waistcoat which can be converted into a bag ..so one can use it either ways :) I hope the instructions are clear enough and you like it! PS: Please vote for me if you like it :) :) Gather your material You will need: - Fabric (I've us...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 08:42:30 PST
3 DIY T Shirt Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/3-DIY-T-Shirt-Ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/JS5P/HOUFXNG2/FC6JS5PHOUFXNG2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/JS5P/HOUFXNG2/FC6JS5PHOUFXNG2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/JS5P/HOUFXNG2/FC6JS5PHOUFXNG2.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak For more tutorials visit www.pinkchocolatebreak.com T-shirts form the perfect base for a cool DIY project. Wether you want a different top, skirt, dress or cutout the possibilities are endless. Play with the colors, texture of the fabric and use your creativity to create some fab T-shirt Ideas. I'...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 14:18:57 PST
Easiest (And Cheapest) Bow Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Easiest-And-Cheapest-Bow-Tie/
Easiest (And Cheapest) Bow Tie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/24S9/HOSLKDH0/FHM24S9HOSLKDH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/24S9/HOSLKDH0/FHM24S9HOSLKDH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/24S9/HOSLKDH0/FHM24S9HOSLKDH0.SMALL.jpg bsweat1 I learned how to make bow ties when I figured out that they can be made cheaply with very simple materials. Here is a list of things that you will need to make your own bow ties: A piece of fabric (100% cotton is best) A Fat Quarter will be enough, 18'' by 20'' A size template for dimensions and m...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 22:34:10 PST
Easy Pumpkin Costume for Adults http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Pumpkin-Costume-for-Adults/
Easy Pumpkin Costume for Adults - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/MWZ2/HO7XFN6G/FWAMWZ2HO7XFN6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/MWZ2/HO7XFN6G/FWAMWZ2HO7XFN6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/MWZ2/HO7XFN6G/FWAMWZ2HO7XFN6G.SMALL.jpg AnnaGyn So, I wanted to be a pumpkin for Halloween for quite a while and this year, it was time! And what better way to be a pumpkin then making your own costume? So that's what I did (with a litte bit of design help). This should be fairly easy to make all that is required is some basic sewing knowledge. (...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:53:31 PST
1 MIN TUTORIAL | Easy DIY Leather Overall Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/1-MIN-TUTORIAL-Easy-DIY-Leather-Overall-Dress/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/F6JF/HO7XJU84/FGVF6JFHO7XJU84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/F6JF/HO7XJU84/FGVF6JFHO7XJU84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/F6JF/HO7XJU84/FGVF6JFHO7XJU84.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak For more DIY tutorials visit http://www.pinkchocolatebreak.com  I have been crushing on leather overalls and after finding the right faux leather (which was cheap) I was paired with the right material to create my DIY Leather Overall Dress. Pants are quite tricky to make if you have basic sewing kn...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 10:10:47 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
1 MIN TUTORIAL | DIY Tulle Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/1-MIN-TUTORIAL-DIY-Tulle-Skirt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/I1KV/HN6C6MJ8/FWKI1KVHN6C6MJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/I1KV/HN6C6MJ8/FWKI1KVHN6C6MJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/I1KV/HN6C6MJ8/FWKI1KVHN6C6MJ8.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak For more visit http://www.pinkchocolatebreak.com Creating my own tulle skirt has been on my To DIY list for months! I really wanted it to be in a soft, pastel color and lilac seemed like the perfect choice. It's feminine, cute and perfect for any season. I needed to make sure I got enough length as...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 21:54:03 PDT
Tutorial - How to make a minion plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-How-to-make-a-minion-plushie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/1F7V/HM8CW40J/FLX1F7VHM8CW40J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/1F7V/HM8CW40J/FLX1F7VHM8CW40J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/1F7V/HM8CW40J/FLX1F7VHM8CW40J.SMALL.jpg Sabsta Take a look at the tutorial video to see how you can make a minion plushie! Super easy and simple to make. What you will need: Pins Hot glue gun + Glue 3 pieces of yellow felt 1 piece of black felt 1 piece of blue felt 1 piece of white felt 1 piece of grey felt Sewing machine Yellow, white, black, ...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 00:16:41 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
How-to Mend Your Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Mend-Your-Jeans/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6AY4/HL94CURG/FV56AY4HL94CURG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6AY4/HL94CURG/FV56AY4HL94CURG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/6AY4/HL94CURG/FV56AY4HL94CURG.SMALL.jpg Zabzab This is a quick and simple DIY showing how to mend tears in your favourite pair of jeans. No need to throw away your pants or pay someone to fix them. Hope you enjoy ^_^
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 14:15:18 PDT
SEW THE LOOK | Taren Guy Inspired Top http://www.instructables.com/id/SEW-THE-LOOK-Taren-Guy-Inspired-Top/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/XWLJ/HL5FMZJE/FHVXWLJHL5FMZJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/XWLJ/HL5FMZJE/FHVXWLJHL5FMZJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/XWLJ/HL5FMZJE/FHVXWLJHL5FMZJE.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak Visit my blog http://www.pinkchocolatebreak.com Taren Guy is one of my favorite hair and inspirational blogger. She's fun, bubbly and has tons of charisma. She also has a jazzy fashion style which I hope she will put more on the forefront because it's as colorful as her personality. Recently she w...
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 15:24:13 PDT
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
Tutorial - How to make a pumpkin pincushion plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-How-to-make-a-pumpkin-pincushion-plushi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/6ILN/HK6XMOFF/FPB6ILNHK6XMOFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/6ILN/HK6XMOFF/FPB6ILNHK6XMOFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/6ILN/HK6XMOFF/FPB6ILNHK6XMOFF.SMALL.jpg Sabsta In this video I'll show you how to make a pumpkin pin cushion plushie! It's really simple and cute :'3 Materials: x` sheet Yellow felt x1 sheet Black felt x1 sheet Green felt Scissors Green, yellow and black thread Template: http://puu.sh/3LYdj/b3906ca734.jpg Pen/pencil Stuffing (hobby fill) Take...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 16:54:54 PDT
T-SHIRT QUILT http://www.instructables.com/id/T-SHIRT-QUILT-2/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:33:57 PDT
SEW THE LOOK | 'Amor a Vida' Paloma Khoury's Lace Top http://www.instructables.com/id/SEW-THE-LOOK-Amor-a-Vida-Paloma-Khourys-Lace-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/QUBI/HI3TYPQ2/FBNQUBIHI3TYPQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/QUBI/HI3TYPQ2/FBNQUBIHI3TYPQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/QUBI/HI3TYPQ2/FBNQUBIHI3TYPQ2.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak I'm a huge fan of Brazilian novelas and in the latest 'Amor a Vida' Paloma Khoury, the main character, wears some chic outfits. Her lace top stood out and looking at it I realized it's not hard to copy! Use a basic, long sleeve white top to sew this look! What you'll need: - White long sleeve top -...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:41:29 PDT
1 MIN TUTORIAL | Easy DIY Beach Cover Up Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/1-MIN-TUTORIAL-Easy-DIY-Beach-Cover-Up-Dress/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/DN8P/HHS9ULVV/FZLDN8PHHS9ULVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/DN8P/HHS9ULVV/FZLDN8PHHS9ULVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/DN8P/HHS9ULVV/FZLDN8PHHS9ULVV.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak If you're going to the beach this Summer make sure you cover up in style. No need to look like a frumpy old lady when you can create your own stylish DIY Beach Cover Up Dress. I used a lacy flowy, stretchy fabric which helps you cool off on those hot days. Creating this dress only takes you 2 min to...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 11:34:24 PDT
how to sew a french seam http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-sew-a-french-seam-1/
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 20:43:07 PDT
How To Re-Upholster a Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Re-Upholster-a-Chair/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/FR0K/HH2VJNV8/FKHFR0KHH2VJNV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/FR0K/HH2VJNV8/FKHFR0KHH2VJNV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/FR0K/HH2VJNV8/FKHFR0KHH2VJNV8.SMALL.jpg HowToLou Don't throw away that worn, stained, or dated chair.  You can easily re-upholster it yourself.
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Tue, 28 May 2013 05:48:06 PDT
1 MIN TUTORIAL | Create 3 Dresses Using 3 Tank Tops http://www.instructables.com/id/1-MIN-TUTORIAL-Create-3-Dresses-Using-3-Tank-Top/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/07SN/HGU2EXNM/F6D07SNHGU2EXNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/07SN/HGU2EXNM/F6D07SNHGU2EXNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/07SN/HGU2EXNM/F6D07SNHGU2EXNM.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak Sewing your own high low dress, skater and body con dress can be so easy if you use a basic tank top as a base. Tank tops are some of the first things I get rid off because they lose their stretch or color but if you like to refashion old clothes like I do, there's always a way. In this week's 1 MIN...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 13:01:22 PDT
1 MIN TUTORIAL | DIY Cute Lace Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/1-MIN-TUTORIAL-DIY-Cute-Lace-Skirt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/OUDW/HGH71GMN/F2NOUDWHGH71GMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/OUDW/HGH71GMN/F2NOUDWHGH71GMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/OUDW/HGH71GMN/F2NOUDWHGH71GMN.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak Creating your own lace skirt is easy and cheap. Using a stretch fabric and beautiful lace you can create a unique skirt which is chic and suitable for many occasions. Play it up with a trendy top and boyfriend blazer or wear it sporty with a comfy sweater and converse shoes.   For more DIY Fashion t...
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Sat, 11 May 2013 04:01:15 PDT
1 MIN TUTORIAL | Peplum Skirt with Leather Detail http://www.instructables.com/id/1-MIN-TUTORIAL-Peplum-Skirt-with-Leather-Detail/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/48I5/HFSHV3G7/FB048I5HFSHV3G7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/48I5/HFSHV3G7/FB048I5HFSHV3G7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/48I5/HFSHV3G7/FB048I5HFSHV3G7.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak Give a twist to the popular peplum trend by mixing in some leather with this DIY Fashion tutorial. After I spotted Brazilian TV Host Anna Hickman with a similar peplum skirt I had to recreate it and voila! Using a burgundy shade I sewed my own peplum skirt with leather detail. It's as easy as it loo...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 17:18:01 PDT
Fitted summer crop-top DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Fitted-summer-crop-top-DIY/
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Mon, 6 May 2013 06:26:22 PDT
Pleated T With Pretty Purple Tulip Trim http://www.instructables.com/id/Tulip-Ribbon-Trim-and-Pleated-T-Shirt/
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 14:07:12 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
DIY Panda Sleeper Boots with Plush http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Panda-Sleeper-Boots-with-Plush/
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Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:11:12 PDT
Pillowcase PJs: Upcycled Night Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillowcase-PJs-Upcycled-Night-Dress/
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 19:09:02 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
Sheet to Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-to-Skirt/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 11:42:38 PDT
Fabric Shark Patch http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Shark-Patch/
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 07:29:15 PDT
Invisible zipper how-to http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-zipper-how-to/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/JTHP/HERLT7KA/F5YJTHPHERLT7KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/JTHP/HERLT7KA/F5YJTHPHERLT7KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/JTHP/HERLT7KA/F5YJTHPHERLT7KA.SMALL.jpg Zabzab This tutorial will show you how to insert an invisible zipper. Enjoy ^_^
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 11:07:56 PDT
Patching Denim http://www.instructables.com/id/Patching-Denim/
Patching Denim - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/KJ8E/HEQ3572Z/FOGKJ8EHEQ3572Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/KJ8E/HEQ3572Z/FOGKJ8EHEQ3572Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/KJ8E/HEQ3572Z/FOGKJ8EHEQ3572Z.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura I very rarely buy new clothes, and instead recycle and repurpose my clothes until they are unwearable.  The most common repair I have to do, is fixing the crotch/inner thigh of my pants. I have performed this operation on dozens of pants, and it is very easily fixed, if you have a little bit of pat...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 22:51:08 PDT