Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - kids http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:37:44 PST BLOX v1.01 Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-T-shirt-Sleeping-Beauty-Dress/
Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SMALL.jpg fivemarigolds Turn old unused shirts into a magical princess dress comfortable enough for her to wear every day!You'll need approximately 4-5 large adult t-shirts, depending on the size of dress you'll be making. Sew the Bodice To piece the sleeves and bodice, I worked with Simplicity pattern 5695 - but any pa...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:55:39 PDT
Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Costumes-1-2/
Costumes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/L5X4/HWH2IFNE/F6JL5X4HWH2IFNE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/L5X4/HWH2IFNE/F6JL5X4HWH2IFNE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/L5X4/HWH2IFNE/F6JL5X4HWH2IFNE.SMALL.jpg abugslife99 This post is to share the fun we have making costumes at home, at work and with others.Here is one costume we made for my son which we entitled the "Conan the Barbarian" outfit. His broken arm was incorporated into the design.I have included a photo of my oldest son sewing .... yes sewing is a usefu...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:52:32 PDT
Girls Easter Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Girls-Easter-Jacket/
Girls Easter Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/HFUY/HSNFWI08/FU8HFUYHSNFWI08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/HFUY/HSNFWI08/FU8HFUYHSNFWI08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/HFUY/HSNFWI08/FU8HFUYHSNFWI08.SMALL.jpg Macabeans Girls Jacket to wear with Easter dress. Materials:Less than a yard of fabricJacket pattern (size 8)A few feet of a second fabric for trim Fabric & Pattern It's so easy Pattern #36522 different kinds of fabric or you can use just one color. I bought mine off of ebay. I had a soft white fabric for...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:14:27 PDT
Making Personalized Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeing-Personalized-Gifts/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:02:21 PST
Hanging Canopy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Canopy/
Hanging Canopy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SMALL.jpg fauxangel So there was a 1st birthday in November that I wanted to create something for. The little girl in question is gorgeous, loves colours and loves hiding in and under everything. So I went on a mission to make her a canopy that could be easily cleaned and updated progressively as she grows up. The next...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:48:59 PST
Turtle Shell for Children http://www.instructables.com/id/Turtle-Shell-for-Children/
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 14:22:31 PST
Embordering A WVU Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/WVU-Headband/
Embordering A WVU Headband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/30BM/HNK9PL57/FGN30BMHNK9PL57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/30BM/HNK9PL57/FGN30BMHNK9PL57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/30BM/HNK9PL57/FGN30BMHNK9PL57.SMALL.jpg Macabeans I already had this headband and it was looking kinda sad, so I decided to emborder it with our favorite college team WVU! Set Up And Uploading Design I programed my machine with the WVU logo and set the headband in the embordering hoop with the tear away sheet. The easiest part now is pressing th...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 08:35:54 PST
Pillow Case Apron http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillow-Case-Apron/
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 19:40:58 PDT
DIY Cute Floral Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cute-Floral-Dress/
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Tue, 7 May 2013 20:23:18 PDT
Sew a frock for a 6 months old girl.... http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-frock-for-a-6-months-old-girl/
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:00:00 PDT
Kids summer Trend http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-summer-Trend/
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 12:34:51 PDT
cute kids jumper dress out of old shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/cute-kids-jumper-dress-out-of-old-shirt/
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:40:33 PDT
Monster Mittens http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Mittens/
Monster Mittens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/7NZC/HA5M6U56/FUO7NZCHA5M6U56.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/7NZC/HA5M6U56/FUO7NZCHA5M6U56.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/7NZC/HA5M6U56/FUO7NZCHA5M6U56.SMALL.jpg RebekahP These "easy on" mittens have no thumb hole to wrestle with and no left or right to confuses. Cute monsters keep kids warm and they are fun enough to keep on! The difficulty on this project is Advanced beginner but if you are just starting out polar fleece is very forgiving fabric to work with.  I ha...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:38:13 PST
Toddler fleece blanket with cars' pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Toddler-fleece-blanket-with-cars-pattern/
Toddler fleece blanket with cars' pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/FG5R/H8XM1QP1/FZEFG5RH8XM1QP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/FG5R/H8XM1QP1/FZEFG5RH8XM1QP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/FG5R/H8XM1QP1/FZEFG5RH8XM1QP1.SMALL.jpg nemalim An easy sewing project, using a few colors of fleece. I chose 2 colors for the blanket - deep red and purple. I bought about 180 x 140 cm of each color, and ended up with a blanket of 160 x 130 cm. I bought 2 more pieces of green and blue, about 40 cm wide, to make the cars.  Fleece is not expensive...
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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 14:29:02 PDT
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
how to make a fruit bag in 2 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-fruit-bag-in-2-minutes/
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Tue, 13 Mar 2012 10:04:22 PDT
{Picture Pillows} http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Pillows/
{Picture Pillows} - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/1Y5M/GY18WBWI/F1K1Y5MGY18WBWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/1Y5M/GY18WBWI/F1K1Y5MGY18WBWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1K/1Y5M/GY18WBWI/F1K1Y5MGY18WBWI.SMALL.jpg Whimsical Whimsies Visit Whimsical Whimsies for the original tutorial and for more awesome how to's! My mother’s birthday is in a couple days.  I like for her gifts to be unique and special, for she is such a special lady.  My girls love their Nana. For this project you will need: scissors pins sewing machine thread...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 11:38:46 PST
$2.49 Stroller Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/249-Stroller-Blanket/
$2.49 Stroller Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/83EO/GY18K832/FO383EOGY18K832.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/83EO/GY18K832/FO383EOGY18K832.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/83EO/GY18K832/FO383EOGY18K832.SMALL.jpg atyk During the winter, many parents often feel limited by the cold weather and worry about taking their kids out. Sure, it's 30 degrees outside, but that doesn't mean you have to be stuck at home! And it doesn't mean you have to wrap your babies and toddlers in ten layers of clothing (okay, maybe 3 or 4...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 22:23:40 PST
Fleece Bomber Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Fleece-Bomber-Hat/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 23:49:03 PST
Pot o' Gold Rainbow Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Pot-o-Gold-Rainbow-Scarf/
Pot o' Gold Rainbow Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/5X5O/GXDWOQV4/FQF5X5OGXDWOQV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/5X5O/GXDWOQV4/FQF5X5OGXDWOQV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/5X5O/GXDWOQV4/FQF5X5OGXDWOQV4.SMALL.jpg childmade It's still really rather cold out, so I thought I'd put something together to help warm you up a bit, in more ways than one! With St. Patrick's Day coming up next month, I've had my mind in the clouds -- on rainbows, that is! I. Love. Rainbows.  So I've put together this cozy and FUN rainbow scarf!...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 22:01:14 PST
CUDDLE ME CHARACTER BLANKETS http://www.instructables.com/id/CUDDLE-ME-CHARACTER-BLANKETS/
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Tue, 27 Dec 2011 22:15:02 PST
Upcycled Canvas Grocery Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Canvas-Grocery-Bag/
Upcycled Canvas Grocery Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/0HVL/GWNUKVMG/FRA0HVLGWNUKVMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/0HVL/GWNUKVMG/FRA0HVLGWNUKVMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/0HVL/GWNUKVMG/FRA0HVLGWNUKVMG.SMALL.jpg Very Interesting Repurpose your old canvas bags into new grocery bags. Materials Canvas bag Scrap material Old t-shirts with words on them Graphics, or emblems from old clothes Fusible webbing TIP: Baby clothes have good emblems on them Bag Deconstruction Turn bag inside-out, iron, and cut off the side hem...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 22:08:05 PST
Thanksgiving Apron From Old Pants and Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Thanksgiving-Apron-From-Old-Pants-and-Scraps/
Thanksgiving Apron From Old Pants and Scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/AYM8/GV8UU8EC/FA0AYM8GV8UU8EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/AYM8/GV8UU8EC/FA0AYM8GV8UU8EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/AYM8/GV8UU8EC/FA0AYM8GV8UU8EC.SMALL.jpg Very Interesting Ok, I'm not a great cook, but with this apron, I look like one! Materials Fabric scraps - try to use fall colors with lots of pattern on them. 1 Pant leg from pants that fit you. Do not use stretch jeans. 1 men's shirt collar 1 Red fabric scrap Scissors Black buttons Needle & Thread Decorative bu...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2011 16:22:56 PST
Camo (T-shirt) Santa Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Camo-T-shirt-Santa-Hat/
Camo (T-shirt) Santa Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/H2MT/GV525MBD/FPVH2MTGV525MBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/H2MT/GV525MBD/FPVH2MTGV525MBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/H2MT/GV525MBD/FPVH2MTGV525MBD.SMALL.jpg Very Interesting Grab an old camo Tee, and show your support for our troops over Christmas. Materials 1 Camo T-shirt 1 Strip of fuzzy fabric 1 Jeans Pant Leg Scissors Bells Old Pillow stuffing - 1 wad Needle & Thread Cutting For the fuzz, I used a children's coat that had a fuzzy lining. After deconstructing i...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 12:58:39 PST
How to Sew a Baby Penguin. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Baby-Penguin/
How to Sew a Baby Penguin. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/2MI9/GP6NVNIJ/FWB2MI9GP6NVNIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/2MI9/GP6NVNIJ/FWB2MI9GP6NVNIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/2MI9/GP6NVNIJ/FWB2MI9GP6NVNIJ.SMALL.jpg Holloughby I saw in the news that people have discovered a new thing about penguins! When penguins huddle together for warmth they do a kind of Mexican wave to shuffle everyone around, making sure everyone has a turn in the middle!  Watch the video here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13616778 ...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2011 06:20:52 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
Fabric Cat House for Stuffed Animals http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Cat-House-for-Stuffed-Animals/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/0496/GLC27V5T/FMP0496GLC27V5T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/0496/GLC27V5T/FMP0496GLC27V5T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMP/0496/GLC27V5T/FMP0496GLC27V5T.SMALL.jpg HollyMann I created a fleece fabric stuffed animal cat home for my 6-year-old son. He loves cats and asked me to create this for him one evening. I have never made anything like this before - but love to sew and love a challenge. He encouraged me along the way - and it took me a few hours to create this. Mat...
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Wed, 16 Mar 2011 09:53:17 PDT
Handsewn Finger Puppets http://www.instructables.com/id/Handsewn-Finger-Puppets/
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Thu, 6 Jan 2011 02:25:09 PST
Festive nursery decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Festive-nursery-decoration/
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Mon, 26 Apr 2010 10:38:40 PDT
Wool Felt Sweater Slipper Sock Tutorial and Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Wool-Felt-Sweater-Slipper-Sock-Tutorial-and-Patter/
Wool Felt Sweater Slipper Sock Tutorial and Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/TDL3/G68GXP52/F2ETDL3G68GXP52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/TDL3/G68GXP52/F2ETDL3G68GXP52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2E/TDL3/G68GXP52/F2ETDL3G68GXP52.SMALL.jpg WhimWham Hi!  I am Jennifer, the author of Whim Wham Craft Blog.  I have been making wool felt slipper socks for my daughter for the last 5 years.  She and my niece love them, so I wanted to share with everyone how I make them.  (This tutorial is for personal use only.  I ask that you please do not sell an...
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Sat, 6 Mar 2010 07:15:18 PST
Eco-Friendly "paper" chains (aka world's easiest sewing project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Eco-Friendly-paper-chains-aka-worlds-easiest-s/
Eco-Friendly "paper" chains (aka world's easiest sewing project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/RHKJ/G3KYGEOX/FMJRHKJG3KYGEOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/RHKJ/G3KYGEOX/FMJRHKJG3KYGEOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/RHKJ/G3KYGEOX/FMJRHKJG3KYGEOX.SMALL.jpg opcp Do you remember making paper chains as a child to decorate for the holiday season? You got out the construction paper, the wrapping paper and you cut and stapled and glued to your little hearts content. And then after New Years down came the paper chains... and they headed straight for the trash ...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2009 11:09:01 PST
how to make a baby tag cloth http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-baby-tag-cloth/
how to make a baby tag cloth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/KJIA/G1ZGTW3J/FKJKJIAG1ZGTW3J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/KJIA/G1ZGTW3J/FKJKJIAG1ZGTW3J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/KJIA/G1ZGTW3J/FKJKJIAG1ZGTW3J.SMALL.jpg wocket I recently saw another mummy with a tag cloth for her bub to play with while traveling in the car. I loved the idea of having a bright and colourful item with different textures and scope for random attachments for Gwen to explore with hands and mouth. So I decided to make my own.I chose two very di...
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Sat, 14 Nov 2009 16:05:22 PST
Wrist-watch pin cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrist-watch-pin-cushion/
Wrist-watch pin cushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/VZQB/FZHLAQ8B/F2VVZQBFZHLAQ8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/VZQB/FZHLAQ8B/F2VVZQBFZHLAQ8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/VZQB/FZHLAQ8B/F2VVZQBFZHLAQ8B.SMALL.jpg moseph There's always time for sewing! This Instructable teaches you how to make a pin cushion that attaches to your wrist with Velcro so you can keep your pins nearby at all times. To make it even more fun, we made the pin cushion so it looks like a watch and you can decorate it anyway you want! This proj...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2009 21:50:42 PDT
Super Cool Chair Tent http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cool-Chair-Tent/
Super Cool Chair Tent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/NK2R/FZHLA7G0/FXYNK2RFZHLA7G0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/NK2R/FZHLA7G0/FXYNK2RFZHLA7G0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/NK2R/FZHLA7G0/FXYNK2RFZHLA7G0.SMALL.jpg hpoinsett The chair tent is the cornerstone of every child's architectural knowledge base. The old fashion version usually consisted of 4 or more chairs with 1 or more blankets tossed over the backs of the chairs. This resulted in a saggy topped tent with open spaces everywhere that collapsed the third time...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2009 12:59:31 PDT
Make a Childs Cardigan from recycled felted wool sweater! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Childs-Cardigan-from-recycled-felted-wool-s/
Make a Childs Cardigan from recycled felted wool sweater! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/S5XO/FZETBEYK/FMOS5XOFZETBEYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/S5XO/FZETBEYK/FMOS5XOFZETBEYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMO/S5XO/FZETBEYK/FMOS5XOFZETBEYK.SMALL.jpg threadbare Have you ever had a great wool sweater that you love only to one day open the dryer to find it wadded there tight and angry and about three sizes smaller then it was before. It's a tragic tale as old as time it's self. I'm sure that Cane probably felted Abel's favorite sweater and said "#28;I didn't...
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Thu, 10 Sep 2009 23:55:34 PDT
Make an I-Spy Bag for your bored kid! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-KIDS-Anti-Boredom-I-Spy-Bag/
Make an I-Spy Bag for your bored kid! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/KLH7/FZ8J4OND/FZBKLH7FZ8J4OND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/KLH7/FZ8J4OND/FZBKLH7FZ8J4OND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/KLH7/FZ8J4OND/FZBKLH7FZ8J4OND.SMALL.jpg threadbare If you have ever heard "#29;I'm bored#29;", " #28;Are we there yet?"#29;, #28;"How long is this going to take"?#29;, "#28;Elijah touched me"#29; or #28;"Can nail polish wash out of blankets?"#29; then you know that it's important to keep little hands busy and out of trouble. That's where the I-spy b...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2009 00:16:21 PDT
Aquabats Anti-Negativity Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Aquabats-Anti-Negativity-Helmet/
Aquabats Anti-Negativity Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/FQKO/FZ8J3O6H/FHKFQKOFZ8J3O6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/FQKO/FZ8J3O6H/FHKFQKOFZ8J3O6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/FQKO/FZ8J3O6H/FHKFQKOFZ8J3O6H.SMALL.jpg LegoBrickMaster7 You may have heard of THE AQUABATS! Yes? Well now its your turn to help make the world as Un-Negative as possible by making your own Anti-Negativity Helmet! The MC Bat Commander just loves it when all the kids out there create their own costumes to wear to their shows. Plus you can wear it around an...
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Sun, 6 Sep 2009 18:07:22 PDT
Personalized Super-Onesies http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Super-Onesies/
Personalized Super-Onesies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/D3P3/FZ8J39T2/FPED3P3FZ8J39T2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/D3P3/FZ8J39T2/FPED3P3FZ8J39T2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/D3P3/FZ8J39T2/FPED3P3FZ8J39T2.SMALL.jpg karenelisam I love these onesies for baby gifts, but you could use the same instructions to decorate a kids' tee, apron, book bag, etc. Be creative! Have fun!A super-fun (but more complicated) option is to design your child's initial surrounded by a shield in the shape of a Superman S. In red and yellow, of cou...
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Sat, 5 Sep 2009 15:39:52 PDT
Old Sewing Machines are Hidden Treasures! http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Sewing-Machines-are-Hidden-Treasures/
Old Sewing Machines are Hidden Treasures! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/PUZE/FYTD4FEF/FUBPUZEFYTD4FEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/PUZE/FYTD4FEF/FUBPUZEFYTD4FEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUB/PUZE/FYTD4FEF/FUBPUZEFYTD4FEF.SMALL.jpg MargueritaM Old sewing machines are an undiscovered TREASURE! They are very easy to learn on, hard to break, easy to maintain and can be purchased cheaply or are sometimes even FREE!Old sewing machines are great to learn on for people from 12 years old and up (and younger if supervised carefully!)Using one of ...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2009 19:04:09 PDT
How to make a 'Fab Bag' http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Fab-Bag/
How to make a 'Fab Bag' - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZSNM/FYAJK9A0/FG7ZSNMFYAJK9A0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZSNM/FYAJK9A0/FG7ZSNMFYAJK9A0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZSNM/FYAJK9A0/FG7ZSNMFYAJK9A0.SMALL.jpg waspkid This is how to make a fabric lined bag 'Fab Bag' that can be used as a desk tidy for pens, pencils etc. or as a multi purpose bag. The bags can be made in any size, any fabric or can be knitted. They are fab as gifts. Materials and tools The materials and tools you will need are:Fabric for the ba...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2009 08:18:05 PDT
Lettered Beanbags http://www.instructables.com/id/Lettered-Beanbags/
Lettered Beanbags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/T9DP/FY3KNRPU/FJ2T9DPFY3KNRPU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/T9DP/FY3KNRPU/FJ2T9DPFY3KNRPU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/T9DP/FY3KNRPU/FJ2T9DPFY3KNRPU.SMALL.jpg lilblueboo These lettered beanbags are so easy to make. You can make enough beanbags for the entire alphabet or just specific words or names. This would make a great gift for a baby shower or child's birthday! It can also be used for nursery or home decor if you set them on a shelf or table! My daughter and I ...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2009 00:11:28 PDT
The Sock-ta-pus! (**With Updates!**) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sock-ta-pus/
The Sock-ta-pus! (**With Updates!**) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/CWCA/FY3KH843/F80CWCAFY3KH843.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/CWCA/FY3KH843/F80CWCAFY3KH843.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/CWCA/FY3KH843/F80CWCAFY3KH843.SMALL.jpg shesparticular I'm a big fan of octopi, squid, and other tentacled creatures, and I don't know how anyone wouldn't be. Using a pair of socks, some stuffing, and a needle and thread, you can create this nifty stuffed version that's perfect for kids or any other cephalopod-loving folk. You'll Need. . . - a pa...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2009 06:47:05 PDT
Soft doodles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-doodles/
Soft doodles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J7TC/FY3KSN1A/FU0J7TCFY3KSN1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J7TC/FY3KSN1A/FU0J7TCFY3KSN1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/J7TC/FY3KSN1A/FU0J7TCFY3KSN1A.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Turn a drawing into a quick sewing project for children! You'll need... some scrap fabric, preferably a light coloran embroidery hoopa water soluble marking penembroidery floss in bright colorsand large embroidery needlesan ironIf you're not familiar with embroidery, or you have older children th...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2009 12:50:57 PDT
Kid Craft - Make a Spa/Sleep Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-Craft-Make-a-SpaSleep-Mask/
Kid Craft - Make a Spa/Sleep Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/72G5/FY3KS70T/FI572G5FY3KS70T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/72G5/FY3KS70T/FI572G5FY3KS70T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/72G5/FY3KS70T/FI572G5FY3KS70T.SMALL.jpg DebH57 We did this craft in about two hours with girls ages 10 - 12. While it proved a little difficult for the 10 year olds getting around the curves, the 11 and 12 year old girls got through it fairly easily only needing a little help with the straps. This project teaches the basic skills of straight ...
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Sat, 8 Aug 2009 07:23:24 PDT
Kid Craft - Baby Doll Quilt and Pillow Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-Craft-Baby-Doll-Quilt-and-Pillow-Set/
Kid Craft - Baby Doll Quilt and Pillow Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/ELPY/FXV3A41K/FRZELPYFXV3A41K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/ELPY/FXV3A41K/FRZELPYFXV3A41K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/ELPY/FXV3A41K/FRZELPYFXV3A41K.SMALL.jpg DebH57 This is a very simple and easy to do craft for all ages that will delight any little girl. For an added surprise you can make an additional reversable matching quilt for the child as well. Gather Your Materials You will need:Two Coordinating pieces of fabric cut 18 x 23 inches 1 piece of quilt ...
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Wed, 5 Aug 2009 02:14:20 PDT
Keith-Ki-Domo-kun, Instructables' Keith-Kid Domo-kun http://www.instructables.com/id/Keith-Ki-Domo-kun-Instructables-Keith-Kid-Domo-k/
Keith-Ki-Domo-kun, Instructables' Keith-Kid Domo-kun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CDZE/FUPUPMFZ/FIDCDZEFUPUPMFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CDZE/FUPUPMFZ/FIDCDZEFUPUPMFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FID/CDZE/FUPUPMFZ/FIDCDZEFUPUPMFZ.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Got a little monster that won't quit whining? Make them a plush Keith-Ki-Domo-kun with flashing LED eyes and big mouth. Based on the Instructables' avatar of Keith-Kid, this Domo is also starting to discover the world out there. It is sometimes scary and tough, the world that is, but a pat on the ...
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Mon, 18 May 2009 18:52:58 PDT
Instructables' Lithium Rain Somebody Needs a Hug Robo-heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Lithium-Rain-Somebody-Needs-a-Hug-R/
Instructables' Lithium Rain Somebody Needs a Hug Robo-heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/4P9W/FU6LRFNP/FMK4P9WFU6LRFNP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/4P9W/FU6LRFNP/FMK4P9WFU6LRFNP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/4P9W/FU6LRFNP/FMK4P9WFU6LRFNP.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad A perfect accompaniment to dealing with snide or snarky comments all day. Other than having aloe lotion to soothe the BURN, this adorable Instructables' Lithium Rain Robo-heart can help you bring out that pent-up emotion just simmering inside.But wait, this makes a perfect gift for Mother's Day or ...
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Tue, 5 May 2009 21:02:06 PDT
Custom Plush Easy Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Plush-Easy-Button/
Custom Plush Easy Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/EC7K/FU6LRAY8/FRGEC7KFU6LRAY8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/EC7K/FU6LRAY8/FRGEC7KFU6LRAY8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/EC7K/FU6LRAY8/FRGEC7KFU6LRAY8.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad with personalized Mother's Day message or any message. Do you have the voice of somebody that only a mother can love and needs to be heard over and over again? This is the perfect gift for giving to someone who would appreciate a personalized message from their dear offspring or you just want to h...
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Mon, 4 May 2009 22:42:24 PDT
Ro-Domo-kun Instructables Robot Domo-kun http://www.instructables.com/id/Ro-Domo-Kun-Instructables-Robot-Domo-Kun/
Ro-Domo-kun Instructables Robot Domo-kun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HIBN/FTO54K02/FPJHIBNFTO54K02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HIBN/FTO54K02/FPJHIBNFTO54K02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HIBN/FTO54K02/FPJHIBNFTO54K02.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Introducing Ro-Domo-kun, the latest addition to this unexplainable phenomenon of all things Domo.This Ro-Domo-kun was created to carry on the long lost craft of the Domo kingdom whereas the last Great Giant Domo-kun was trapped and turned into a backpack for humanoid use as a cruel twist of fate by ...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2009 21:24:41 PDT
Christmas Mini-Stocking http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Mini-Stocking/
Christmas Mini-Stocking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/R5R6/FOVWM72E/FZLR5R6FOVWM72E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/R5R6/FOVWM72E/FZLR5R6FOVWM72E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/R5R6/FOVWM72E/FZLR5R6FOVWM72E.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad So make these Christmas mini-stockings to hang by the virtual fireplace on your computer monitor or anywhere else that would look cute. Yeah, I would have made the giant sized or normal ones but this time shrinkage is okay. Fill with treats and attach anonymously to computer monitors at the office f...
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