Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - easy - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:51:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pillow case out of a sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillow-case-out-of-a-sweatshirt/
Pillow case out of a sweatshirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/6ZZJ/HZ2IW7HD/F5Y6ZZJHZ2IW7HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/6ZZJ/HZ2IW7HD/F5Y6ZZJHZ2IW7HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/6ZZJ/HZ2IW7HD/F5Y6ZZJHZ2IW7HD.SMALL.jpg hinagiku It's a great way to reuse the clothes that you don't wear anymore :) Materials Cutting decide what size you want the pillow to be and cut the sweatshirt Sew or Glue Sew it OR YOU CAN GLUE IT if you don't have a sewing machine or you don't want to sew.Use fabric glue it works as well ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:46:02 PDT
Sew a composition book cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-composition-book-cover/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:09:20 PDT
One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways! http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Swimsuit-Cover-FIVE-Different-Ways/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:11:42 PDT
Shrunken Sweater Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shrunken-Sweater-Backpack/
Shrunken Sweater Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SMALL.jpg bofthem Oh Noes! Your favorite knit sweater, shrunken by the forces of heat and water combined! Never you mind, as you can still wrap its loving arms around you with the cunning aid of RECYCLING!Ok, so this tutorial describes how to turn a regular unshrunk wool sweater into a nifty backpack with some purpos...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2008 18:06:36 PST
Make a Quillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Quillow/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:49:57 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
How To Sew Quick and Easy Party Favor Mini Tote Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Sew-Quick-and-Easy-Party-Favor-Mini-Tote-Ba/
How To Sew Quick and Easy Party Favor Mini Tote Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/F19E/HL5FJCGM/FFYF19EHL5FJCGM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/F19E/HL5FJCGM/FFYF19EHL5FJCGM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/F19E/HL5FJCGM/FFYF19EHL5FJCGM.SMALL.jpg tidje Now that there is a little less than a month left before my son's birthday, I have started to give more thought to how his birthday party will be. I decided to choose Cars for this year's theme because I had impulsively bought some cute, inexpensive Cars watches for party favors a month or two ago, ...
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 09:43:14 PDT
Guitar Strap from Old Boots! http://www.instructables.com/id/Guitar-Strap-from-Old-Boots/
Guitar Strap from Old Boots! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/UMH6/HJKC7DHA/FH3UMH6HJKC7DHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/UMH6/HJKC7DHA/FH3UMH6HJKC7DHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/UMH6/HJKC7DHA/FH3UMH6HJKC7DHA.SMALL.jpg peardrop My boyfriend has many guitars, but until recently, no straps.  This is the prototype of making a guitar strap WITHOUT having to use fixings from a pre-bought strap (which I found common among other DIY guitar straps). I used what I could find around the house: For the Strap: Fabric  -  (I used fa...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 13:12:33 PDT
Easy Fleece Blanket with Satin Edges http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Fleece-Blanket-with-Satin-Edges/
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 09:00:46 PDT
Really Easy Baby Booties http://www.instructables.com/id/Really-Easy-Baby-Booties/
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Fri, 3 May 2013 07:45:47 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
Small, Rustic Dice Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Rustic-Dice-Bag/
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:05:06 PDT
Sheet to Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-to-Skirt/
Sheet to Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9H4T/HD7TZYLG/FYW9H4THD7TZYLG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9H4T/HD7TZYLG/FYW9H4THD7TZYLG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9H4T/HD7TZYLG/FYW9H4THD7TZYLG.SMALL.jpg pie popper I love circle skirts, they are so fun to wear and dance in. I made these from bedsheets I found in the seemingly bottomless linens closet. My answers to the Make-To-Learn contest: What did you make? I made a 1950's-style full circle skirt. I really wanted to sew something, but I didn't have any fa...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 11:42:38 PDT
Ice Cream Pint Cozy http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cream-Pint-Cozy/
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Thu, 5 Jul 2007 20:19:24 PDT
Quilts! Quilting Techniques from Beginning to Advanced http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilts-Quilting-Techniques-from-Beginning-to-Adv/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/PWTF/GHDSFFJJ/FM2PWTFGHDSFFJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/PWTF/GHDSFFJJ/FM2PWTFGHDSFFJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM2/PWTF/GHDSFFJJ/FM2PWTFGHDSFFJJ.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Quilts! gives you full step-by-step instructions for 25 amazing quilting techniques from easy to advanced. Learn how to make a crazy quilt block, an easy weekend patchwork topper, a denim frayed lap quilt, or even a portrait quilt! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by quilting ex...
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 11:57:02 PST
Projects to Sew in an Afternoon http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-to-Sew-in-an-Afternoon/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/1PV1/GJ289TN1/FAE1PV1GJ289TN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/1PV1/GJ289TN1/FAE1PV1GJ289TN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAE/1PV1/GJ289TN1/FAE1PV1GJ289TN1.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo  Projects to Sew in an Afternoon offers 20 quick and easy projects you can sew in no time!  From simple crafts to easy gifts and nifty ways to update your wardrobe, we've got you covered.  Don't get discouraged by projects that take forever to cut, pin, and sew! All projects come from Instructables....
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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 13:33:34 PST
Learn to Sew http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-to-Sew-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/FXU1/GHDSJF5D/FI8FXU1GHDSJF5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/FXU1/GHDSJF5D/FI8FXU1GHDSJF5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/FXU1/GHDSJF5D/FI8FXU1GHDSJF5D.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Learn to Sew gives you full step-by-step instructions for 17 projects to teach you the ins and outs of sewing. Learn basic hand-sewing stitches, how to thread a machine, and the basics for making your own clothes! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by sewing experts, and contain p...
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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 14:38:33 PST
Easy Zippered Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Zippered-Bag/
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Fri, 28 Dec 2012 10:45:14 PST
Easy Pants for the Beginner http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Pants-for-the-Beginner/
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 18:26:25 PST
Cowl-Neck Sweater from Fleece Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowl-Neck-Sweater-from-Fleece-Blanket/
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 09:36:36 PST
Chunky Bow Neck Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Chunky-Bow-Neck-Warmer/
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 23:13:21 PST
Back to School: Make Old Clothes New! http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-School-Make-Old-Clothes-New/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/75TG/H6738GDO/FMC75TGH6738GDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/75TG/H6738GDO/FMC75TGH6738GDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/75TG/H6738GDO/FMC75TGH6738GDO.SMALL.jpg Little Mom on the Prairie Back to School: Make Old Clothes New! offers 20 fast and easy ways to recycle used clothes into a NEW and stylish wardrobe! Each project comes from Instructables.com, and contains pictures for each step, so you can get crafting today! Students will learn sewing basics, like how to follow a patter...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:19:17 PDT
See Inside Pencil Case http://www.instructables.com/id/See-Inside-Pencil-Case/
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Wed, 22 Aug 2012 08:53:19 PDT
Convert an apron into a tote bag in an hour! http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-an-apron-into-a-tote-bag-in-an-hour/
Convert an apron into a tote bag in an hour! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/W8AQ/GBVJ7ZJI/FZ9W8AQGBVJ7ZJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/W8AQ/GBVJ7ZJI/FZ9W8AQGBVJ7ZJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/W8AQ/GBVJ7ZJI/FZ9W8AQGBVJ7ZJI.SMALL.jpg originalandrea.com I am a consultant for a cooking product company. I was given a free apron, but I'm not really the apron type. I decided to turn my apron into a great logo tote bag for carrying extra catalogs around (logo has been blacked out). It's also a great size for an overnight bag, a reusable grocery bag, et...
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Thu, 22 Jul 2010 09:53:18 PDT
How to Make Mini Bows for Bobby Pins and Headbands http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-Bows-for-Bobby-Pins-and-Headbands/
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Sat, 7 Jul 2012 09:51:53 PDT
Summer Heart T Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Heart-T-shirt/
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Sun, 1 Jul 2012 15:49:43 PDT
Summer Stylish Dress using a t-shirt for the pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Stylish-Dress-using-a-t-shirt-for-the-patte/
Summer Stylish Dress using a t-shirt for the pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/DKVG/H3XMHHR9/FYVDKVGH3XMHHR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/DKVG/H3XMHHR9/FYVDKVGH3XMHHR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/DKVG/H3XMHHR9/FYVDKVGH3XMHHR9.SMALL.jpg sunshiine I've been blessed to have my son and daughter in law visiting me this week.  My daughter-in-law, being quite the girly girl and fashionably sensitive, was wearing a very adorable designer t-shirt she bought.  After looking at the simplicity of the design I decided to make her a dress using this sh...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 23:39:57 PDT
Thread Organizer out of a Cork Board and Toothpicks http://www.instructables.com/id/Thread-Organizer-out-of-a-Cork-Board-and-Toothpick/
Thread Organizer out of a Cork Board and Toothpicks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/4KPU/H1KH9T5W/F0O4KPUH1KH9T5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/4KPU/H1KH9T5W/F0O4KPUH1KH9T5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/4KPU/H1KH9T5W/F0O4KPUH1KH9T5W.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter I cant tell you how many times I go digging in my sewing box and find all of the spools of thread twisted together! This project is going to make your sewing days a dream cruise...well, something like that. It's cute, cheap, and keeps you organized and I love organized. What You Will Need: What Y...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 07:25:20 PDT
Super Easy Fleece Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Fleece-Hat/
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Tue, 16 Feb 2010 08:43:11 PST
Turn a Baggy Shirt into a Fashion Staple http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Baggy-Shirt-into-a-Fashion-Staple/
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By: HomemadeisBetter

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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 06:30:58 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...
By: lizzyastro

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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 14:18:34 PDT
Make An Easy Weekend Patchwork Quilt Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Easy-Weekend-Patchwork-Quilt-Topper/
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By: Sew Crafty

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Thu, 28 Jan 2010 07:12:43 PST
Zippered Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Zippered-Bag/
Zippered Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/HWQ1/GXBJJ6KP/FIPHWQ1GXBJJ6KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/HWQ1/GXBJJ6KP/FIPHWQ1GXBJJ6KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/HWQ1/GXBJJ6KP/FIPHWQ1GXBJJ6KP.SMALL.jpg deChez This easy little lined, zippered pouch is suitable for the novice sewer. Make the bag with cotton for a travel or cosmetic bag; use denim or vinyl and a jeans zipper to make a more masculine version, or use velvet or lace to make a quick evening bag. Click here to view the video version of this tuto...
By: deChez

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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 19:40:15 PST
Reversible Soft Slipper Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Reversible-Soft-Slipper-Shoes/
Reversible Soft Slipper Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/RHAK/GX3LR6W5/F62RHAKGX3LR6W5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/RHAK/GX3LR6W5/F62RHAKGX3LR6W5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/RHAK/GX3LR6W5/F62RHAKGX3LR6W5.SMALL.jpg piggleliggle I have bad blood circulation. In winter, this leaves me with freezing cold hands and feet. i am told that this is extremely bad for my health. to prevent this, I whipped up these: reversible soft slipper shoes!  They're soft, warm and can be worn in bed (but only if you really want to.) BTW, becaus...
By: piggleliggle

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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 22:58:17 PST
Easy Zip Pocket Fleece Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Zip-Pocket-Fleece-Scarf/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 18:37:32 PST
Convertible Geometric Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertible-Geometric-Blanket/
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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 11:34:34 PST
Easy to Sew Fleece Hood http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Sew-Fleece-Hood/
Easy to Sew Fleece Hood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/NP4O/GWF60L2R/F5LNP4OGWF60L2R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/NP4O/GWF60L2R/F5LNP4OGWF60L2R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/NP4O/GWF60L2R/F5LNP4OGWF60L2R.SMALL.jpg Sporkette My brother likes to ski, and he told me that they aren't supposed to wear scarves while skiing, because you don't want to wear anything that might catch on a tree. We had a hood like this at the time, but it was light blue and covered in penguins, and my then 15 year old brother wanted nothing to do...
By: Sporkette

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Tue, 20 Dec 2011 16:35:56 PST
Arm Warmers: T-shirt Upcycle http://www.instructables.com/id/Arm-Warmers-T-shirt-Upcycle/
Arm Warmers: T-shirt Upcycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/7IYM/GVVPCZYR/FSL7IYMGVVPCZYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/7IYM/GVVPCZYR/FSL7IYMGVVPCZYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/7IYM/GVVPCZYR/FSL7IYMGVVPCZYR.SMALL.jpg TristaGee So my coat for this winter, although beautiful, does not have sleeves. Which makes for some really unhappy arms in snowy weather. It's also a pain to have to wear long-sleeve shirts all the time just to cater to my coat, SO to remedy this, I made my own pair of arm warmers out of an old long-sleeve ...
By: TristaGee

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Wed, 7 Dec 2011 15:01:36 PST
Make Double-sided Pillow Case With Button Decoration And Envelope Closure 12 x 18 " http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Double-sided-Pillow-Case-With-Button-Decorati/
Make Double-sided Pillow Case With Button Decoration And Envelope Closure 12 x 18 " - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/9MMG/GVZP1O5C/FY39MMGGVZP1O5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/9MMG/GVZP1O5C/FY39MMGGVZP1O5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/9MMG/GVZP1O5C/FY39MMGGVZP1O5C.SMALL.jpg Delinda Boutique This is my latest pillow design called LAYLA and I'm happy to share it with you. Although it looks complicated it is fast and unbelievably easy to make. Here are instructions on how to make your very own lumbar pillow cover 12 x 18 inch and  save the expense of buying new pillow. Before you start...
By: Delinda Boutique

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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 04:33:28 PST
The Raven T-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Raven-T-shirt/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 23:53:18 PST
Easy Bow-tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bow-tie/
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Fri, 28 Oct 2011 10:25:43 PDT
How to Cut & Sew Faux Fur http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Cut-Sew-Faux-Fur/
How to Cut & Sew Faux Fur - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/D96W/GU84TXCT/F8OD96WGU84TXCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/D96W/GU84TXCT/F8OD96WGU84TXCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/D96W/GU84TXCT/F8OD96WGU84TXCT.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Love to use faux fur, but hate the mess? Maybe you've tried sewing with it in the past and had your heart broken by wobbly seams. Well, it's all really quite simple to manage when you know how to wrangle it. Here are a few key tips you need to know about how to cut and sew fake fur for any project, ...
By: scoochmaroo

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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 17:56:28 PDT
Adventure Time: Finn's Hat + Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Time-Finns-Hat-Pattern/
Adventure Time: Finn's Hat + Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/H9JX/GU52KGRN/FZ4H9JXGU52KGRN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/H9JX/GU52KGRN/FZ4H9JXGU52KGRN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/H9JX/GU52KGRN/FZ4H9JXGU52KGRN.SMALL.jpg LegoBrickMaster7 The original pattern for this hat was made back when Adventure Time was a short featured on Nickelodeon, and then after it failed to do anything on that network, it made it's way to the internet. This hat is much more like the original "pilot" hat, where it's less of a tube with a face hole. This o...
By: LegoBrickMaster7

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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:49:07 PDT
Brain Slug Plushie + Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Brain-Slug-Plushie-Pattern/
Brain Slug Plushie + Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/UY75/GU1UZCZY/FU6UY75GU1UZCZY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/UY75/GU1UZCZY/FU6UY75GU1UZCZY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/UY75/GU1UZCZY/FU6UY75GU1UZCZY.SMALL.jpg LegoBrickMaster7 [monotonous] "I got you an official Bender hat." The Brain Slug is one of my favorite creatures on Futurama, and quite possibly one of the easiest and most fun Halloween costumes I've done in a while. What's not fun about talking in a monotone voice, and if it falls off your head you can loudly ex...
By: LegoBrickMaster7

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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 12:59:44 PDT
Fabric Flowers! Easy Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Frabric-Flowers-Easy-Tutorial/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SMALL.jpg Ase0esA Here's an easy to follow step by step tutorial how to make the prettiest fabric flowers! Enjoy!
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 01:52:53 PDT
Sewing Basics for Kids. http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-basics-for-kids/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2011 10:21:50 PDT
Schnibble Quilt - quick, easy & two-sided http://www.instructables.com/id/Schnibble-Quilt-quick-easy-two-sided/
Schnibble Quilt - quick, easy & two-sided - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/0J3R/GM9QL2WB/FAP0J3RGM9QL2WB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/0J3R/GM9QL2WB/FAP0J3RGM9QL2WB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/0J3R/GM9QL2WB/FAP0J3RGM9QL2WB.SMALL.jpg casburkhart I grew up in Pennsylvania Dutch country. My mom spoke "Dutch" to her brothers and sisters and lots of Dutch words and phases were used when they spoke English to us kids. ( In case you don't know about Pennsylvania Dutch - it is really a German dialect and not Dutch at all!) Schnibble (pronounced ...
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Fri, 8 Apr 2011 21:19:12 PDT
One Hour Yoga Bag! http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Hour-Yoga-Bag/
One Hour Yoga Bag! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/OG1H/GLQCLDLO/FDAOG1HGLQCLDLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/OG1H/GLQCLDLO/FDAOG1HGLQCLDLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/OG1H/GLQCLDLO/FDAOG1HGLQCLDLO.SMALL.jpg Teiki_Tora Easy one hour yoga bag. I came up with this on my own hopefully you find it easy. (This will be easy if you have some prior sewing knowledge) Enjoy! PS- This is my first legit instructable so I hope you all like it. Materials You will need: -A canvas like fabric -A matching solid fabric -Pip...
By: Teiki_Tora

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Sun, 27 Mar 2011 19:29:21 PDT
Felt case for dingoo digital a320 http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-case-for-dingoo-digital-a320/
Felt case for dingoo digital a320 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/9ZBH/FZHLAR98/FPW9ZBHFZHLAR98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/9ZBH/FZHLAR98/FPW9ZBHFZHLAR98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/9ZBH/FZHLAR98/FPW9ZBHFZHLAR98.SMALL.jpg AlvinMaker Don't be too harsh because this is my very first Instructable. I wanted a simple & cool looking case for a Dingoo Digital A320 that I'm going to get next month for my birthday. It's a super cool little game thingy, so I wanted to have a game theme. Since i don't have it yet I needed a form that was ...
By: AlvinMaker

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Sun, 13 Sep 2009 23:01:27 PDT
Sew Easy Fashion Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Easy-Fashion-Backpack/
Sew Easy Fashion Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TVY4/FI9DRHM6/FKDTVY4FI9DRHM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TVY4/FI9DRHM6/FKDTVY4FI9DRHM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TVY4/FI9DRHM6/FKDTVY4FI9DRHM6.SMALL.jpg Bitsi This one is for one of those little drawstring backpack bags that are so popular. But I've added a couple twists to bring it up a notch: 1) it's completely lined; and 2) there's a flap that you can embellish with buttons and stuff. Also, (as a personal challenge) this pattern does not require any ...
By: Bitsi

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Tue, 8 Jul 2008 10:08:32 PDT