Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - sew - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:46:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways! http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Swimsuit-Cover-FIVE-Different-Ways/
One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/I7YI/HXHR8UQH/FCNI7YIHXHR8UQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/I7YI/HXHR8UQH/FCNI7YIHXHR8UQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/I7YI/HXHR8UQH/FCNI7YIHXHR8UQH.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 Looking for a fast, easy, breezy swimsuit cover? How about five different swimsuit covers in one?This is a sew simple project that anyone with a little sewing skill can master. You can personalize it by using different fabircs, adjusting the length, adding beads etc. The best part is the cost is...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:11:42 PDT
Shirred Towel Cover-up Dress! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shirred-Towel-Cover-up-Dress/
Shirred Towel Cover-up Dress! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/0L27/HXG6QBW0/FW70L27HXG6QBW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/0L27/HXG6QBW0/FW70L27HXG6QBW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/0L27/HXG6QBW0/FW70L27HXG6QBW0.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Shirred Towel Cover-up Dress!The perfect Beachwear!Everyone likes to wrap themselves in a towel after swimming! This cover-up dress is best!With simple straps that match her swimsuit...she is ready to go from the beach or pool!Perfect for wearing to a picnic or fun place that you "might" get wet! Ju...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:33:13 PDT
Sew Mens Zip Fly http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Mens-Zip-Fly/
Sew Mens Zip Fly - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/R2Q9/HVC1LO4Y/FWVR2Q9HVC1LO4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/R2Q9/HVC1LO4Y/FWVR2Q9HVC1LO4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWV/R2Q9/HVC1LO4Y/FWVR2Q9HVC1LO4Y.SMALL.jpg busteroriginals Pin & Sew The Crotch Seam null Press Back Half Right Side Seam Allowance. null Pin & Tack Zip On Right Side. (While you're at this side, it could be a good time to prepare the zip shield & sew it all up together now rather than later) Prepare The Left Fly Facing... Zig zag the cur...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 04:20:14 PDT
Zombie Pin Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Pin-Cushion/
Zombie Pin Cushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/O5U1/HUAB3HWF/FSCO5U1HUAB3HWF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/O5U1/HUAB3HWF/FSCO5U1HUAB3HWF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/O5U1/HUAB3HWF/FSCO5U1HUAB3HWF.SMALL.jpg Temotokari Who doesn't want a cute little zombie plush to cuddle all their sewing needles and pins. C:  This is easy to make considering I am just a beginner at sewing myself and never even made a template before.  I do not have a template to give to you... but its easy to make. I will try my best to work with...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:04:15 PDT
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
Huge Pencil Draft Excluder http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Pencil-Draft-Excluder/
Huge Pencil Draft Excluder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1VQ8/HQ9PXAHR/F9T1VQ8HQ9PXAHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1VQ8/HQ9PXAHR/F9T1VQ8HQ9PXAHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1VQ8/HQ9PXAHR/F9T1VQ8HQ9PXAHR.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 If you don't know what a draft excluder is, let me try to explain it. A draft excluder is kind of like a long snake made with fabric and wadding or upholstery foam. It is used to keep the house warmer during cold days, laying it on the floor at the bottom of a door or a window. That way the cold air...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:51:53 PST
Simple Fingerless Gloves & Arm Warmers with Patterns http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Fingerless-Gloves-Arm-Warmers-with-Patter/
Simple Fingerless Gloves & Arm Warmers with Patterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/LIFI/GX8SHJSK/F1NLIFIGX8SHJSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/LIFI/GX8SHJSK/F1NLIFIGX8SHJSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/LIFI/GX8SHJSK/F1NLIFIGX8SHJSK.SMALL.jpg HollyMann This is a simple instructable for making beautiful & warm fingerless gloves or arm warmers. This should take you less than an hour to make one pair. Once you make one, you'll be able to make more faster and with ease. I've included several of my personal patterns (in PDF form) for your use. One patt...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2012 17:27:33 PST
Casserole Carrier http://www.instructables.com/id/Casserole-Carrier/
Casserole Carrier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HB20/HOW0I7Y1/FPJHB20HOW0I7Y1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HB20/HOW0I7Y1/FPJHB20HOW0I7Y1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/HB20/HOW0I7Y1/FPJHB20HOW0I7Y1.SMALL.jpg RebekahP This Casserole Carrier will keep your dish safe and hand heat free. Food will stay warm just a little longer with the insolation provided. This one is a gift and I'm filling it with all the fixings for my favorite hot dip. this project is based off the size of your particular casserole dish. The mea...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 19:12:40 PST
Sally Doll From The Nightmare Before Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Sally-Doll-From-The-Nightmare-Before-Christmas/
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 03:31:32 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
Leather Business Card Case w/ keyring & outside pckt http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Business-Card-Case-w-keyring-outside-pc/
Leather Business Card Case w/ keyring & outside pckt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/IN41/HHS9M2LR/FYRIN41HHS9M2LR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/IN41/HHS9M2LR/FYRIN41HHS9M2LR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/IN41/HHS9M2LR/FYRIN41HHS9M2LR.SMALL.jpg 300sqFt Three factors went into the need for this little pouch: I work in a building where most the doors require a 'pass-card' to unlock I keep my expensive headphones locked in my desk I just received my business cards & now I'll be expected to have them on hand. I wanted something that woul...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:56:45 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
The Ruffled Purse... Lynne's Version http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ruffled-Purse-Lynnes-Version/
The Ruffled Purse... Lynne's Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/67Q2/HGZOFI0X/FVN67Q2HGZOFI0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/67Q2/HGZOFI0X/FVN67Q2HGZOFI0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/67Q2/HGZOFI0X/FVN67Q2HGZOFI0X.SMALL.jpg ennyl265 This is a purse I made. I created the pattern. The finished product measures  18 1/2" W laying relaxed. The body of the bag is about 11" H but with the handles extended, it's about 24"H. The swirl design is my interpretation from a post I found  on another tutorial site. It's hard to judge how long ...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 11:05:42 PDT
Bow T-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-T-shirt/
Bow T-shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/VEJ9/HFBKESDA/FHBVEJ9HFBKESDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/VEJ9/HFBKESDA/FHBVEJ9HFBKESDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/VEJ9/HFBKESDA/FHBVEJ9HFBKESDA.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Let's say that you have just bought a wrong size t-shirt and you need a larger one. Or maybe it's one of your favorite t-shirts but you got some weight and it doesn't fit you anymore (this was my problem!).  Or (last one) you are just tired of an old t-shirt and want to give it a new look and make i...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 15:35:16 PDT
*REPURPOSED* Women's FASHION Tie - PURPLE http://www.instructables.com/id/REPURPOSED-Womens-FASHION-Tie-PURPLE/
*REPURPOSED* Women's FASHION Tie - PURPLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VW27/HF23MDWR/F38VW27HF23MDWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VW27/HF23MDWR/F38VW27HF23MDWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VW27/HF23MDWR/F38VW27HF23MDWR.SMALL.jpg Kanatka If YOU enjoy this Instructable, please VOTE for it !!  I Love sharing my Passion for Creating and hope you enjoy this project.  GREAT way to RE-USE, RE-CYCLE, RE-PURPOSE a Men's Tie !!  Men's ties come in all shades, widths but are almost always made of SILK.  If YOU have a favorite tie from the men...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 11:08:46 PDT
Felt bear http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-bear/
Felt bear - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/LCTD/HEBN05UN/FFHLCTDHEBN05UN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/LCTD/HEBN05UN/FFHLCTDHEBN05UN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/LCTD/HEBN05UN/FFHLCTDHEBN05UN.SMALL.jpg SaoriSHINYAMA There are a person good at sewing and a weak person. I thought if anyone could let a thread go through equally that I was glad, and made it with a laser cutting machine. Create the data The point of the data making... 1. When I process felt, limit width occurs around 1.5mm(In the case of fe...
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 22:17:44 PDT
Daddy Circle Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Daddy-Circle-Dress/
Daddy Circle Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/UKUL/HDOW6XAC/FSQUKULHDOW6XAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/UKUL/HDOW6XAC/FSQUKULHDOW6XAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/UKUL/HDOW6XAC/FSQUKULHDOW6XAC.SMALL.jpg donedirtcheap Pretty girls should have pretty things.  Or, in the case of my beautiful girls, pretty things-that-I-cobble-together-with-no-clear-idea-of-what-I'm-doing. But this fabric was a buck a yard so here goes nothing. Isn't she beautiful? Ack, my heart! Snippy snippy Cut these pieces. Sleeves, back, fr...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 09:55:11 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
Brastructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/Brastructable/
Brastructable. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FM5D/HAQ32GM5/FL7FM5DHAQ32GM5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FM5D/HAQ32GM5/FL7FM5DHAQ32GM5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/FM5D/HAQ32GM5/FL7FM5DHAQ32GM5.SMALL.jpg phenomdesigns Let's make a bra! I love making my own lingerie, and this is a fun and semi-supportive bra that is super customizable. I made mine out of stretch lace and t-shirt scraps, but you can make it out of anything stretchy that you want! Whatchu Need You, Bra Creator, need these things: A sewing machine...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:12:42 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...
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 21:40:59 PST
Cowl-Neck Sweater from Fleece Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowl-Neck-Sweater-from-Fleece-Blanket/
Cowl-Neck Sweater from Fleece Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/YRS4/HA4MBKLO/FOWYRS4HA4MBKLO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/YRS4/HA4MBKLO/FOWYRS4HA4MBKLO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/YRS4/HA4MBKLO/FOWYRS4HA4MBKLO.SMALL.jpg hellovillain In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a comfy sweater with a cowl out of one of those fleece blankets I'm sure you have lying about the house. The large cowl in this sweater has a nice, draped effect, and also doubles as a hood. Fleece is a great, easy fabric to work with in the winter becau...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 09:36:36 PST
Backpack + Hoodie = Brilliant! http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpack-Hoodie-Brilliant/
Backpack + Hoodie = Brilliant! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/932X/HA5M79Y1/FTA932XHA5M79Y1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/932X/HA5M79Y1/FTA932XHA5M79Y1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/932X/HA5M79Y1/FTA932XHA5M79Y1.SMALL.jpg kcli QUESTION:  What do you get when you blend a Backpack with a Hoodie? ANSWER:  Function with Fashion! While it's easy for the weather to change, it's not so easy to remember to stuff a hat into your backpack.  By adding a hoodie directly to your backpack, you willl always have something to keep your...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 14:33:03 PST
Classy Neck Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Elegant-flower-warmer/
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:00:00 PST
Dog Bed with Removable Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Bed-with-Removable-Blanket/
Dog Bed with Removable Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/ZPWD/H9G19NC5/FVGZPWDH9G19NC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/ZPWD/H9G19NC5/FVGZPWDH9G19NC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/ZPWD/H9G19NC5/FVGZPWDH9G19NC5.SMALL.jpg danlynne07 I just learned how to sew last month, solely because I wanted to make the craft fair table cover by jessyratfink and how to make "green" swifter duster covers by craftknowitall.Thank you jesyratfink and craftknowitall, this is my 3rd little project and my first sewing instructable. I have been havin...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:34:55 PST
Embroidered Pillowcases http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidered-Pillowcases/
Embroidered Pillowcases - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/8Y0W/H8SVC7BT/FW98Y0WH8SVC7BT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/8Y0W/H8SVC7BT/FW98Y0WH8SVC7BT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW9/8Y0W/H8SVC7BT/FW98Y0WH8SVC7BT.SMALL.jpg sunshiine This tutorial was inspired by the needle and thread challenge. Embroidery is my favorite hand sewing technique. I like to keep a small project with everything I need ( in a tote so I can work on it when I am waiting in the car, doctor's office, or anywhere I have a long wait).  I finish more project...
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Sun, 28 Oct 2012 20:40:51 PDT
Make a Circular tote with zipper and lining http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Circular-tote-with-zipper-and-lining/
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Tue, 9 Oct 2012 11:00:35 PDT
How to do a Blind Hem Stitch on your Sewing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-Blind-Hem-Stitch-on-your-Sewing-Machin/
How to do a Blind Hem Stitch on your Sewing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/WGG0/FHOI1XQ3/FUZWGG0FHOI1XQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/WGG0/FHOI1XQ3/FUZWGG0FHOI1XQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/WGG0/FHOI1XQ3/FUZWGG0FHOI1XQ3.SMALL.jpg threadbanger This is the go-to hem for anything more formal where you don't want to be able to see a line of stitching on the bottom. It is called a blind hem for obvious reasons -- you can't see the hem! Amazing! And professional! Threadbanger visits Diana Rupp of Make Workshop to get this tutorial. Thanks Dia...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 12:09:49 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
Make a Self-tie Bow-tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Self-tie-Bow-tie/
Make a Self-tie Bow-tie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/VMZK/H337JZRZ/FNLVMZKH337JZRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/VMZK/H337JZRZ/FNLVMZKH337JZRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNL/VMZK/H337JZRZ/FNLVMZKH337JZRZ.SMALL.jpg piggleliggle I'm a kind of traditional person who firmly believes in tying your bow ties. I tried making my first bow tie ever, and I'm proud to say that it turned out all right :) Bow ties aren't hard to make at all, although sewing them by hand can take a while o.O But imagine the awe of your peers when they r...
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 00:20:40 PDT
4 Square Top Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Square-Top-Tutorial/
4 Square Top Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/TFQM/H347FL1K/F8TTFQMH347FL1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/TFQM/H347FL1K/F8TTFQMH347FL1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/TFQM/H347FL1K/F8TTFQMH347FL1K.SMALL.jpg jamiechristina The 4 Square Top tutorial includes instructions to make a top out of 4 squares of fabric. ~ Use 1/4” seam allowance for knit fabrics.  If using a woven, add an additional 1/4” to the seam allowance. ~ Red stitching in illustration represents the instructed stitching for that particular instruction....
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Fri, 8 Jun 2012 13:22:19 PDT
CNC Embroidery: QR Code http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Embroidery-QR-Code/
CNC Embroidery: QR Code - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/FBFD/H2WESGOR/FSTFBFDH2WESGOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/FBFD/H2WESGOR/FSTFBFDH2WESGOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/FBFD/H2WESGOR/FSTFBFDH2WESGOR.SMALL.jpg SelkeyMoonbeam You can use a QR code to open a link using a smartphone. Why not direct people to a link with an embroidered QR code? You can wear it, put it on a bag or purse, hang it up in an embroidery hoop... The possibilities are endless. And it's really easy on a CNC sewing machine. This tutorial is for the ...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 18:12:30 PDT
Make a T-Shirt or T-Shirt Dress out of a Bed Sheet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-T-Shirt-out-of-a-Bed-Sheet/
Make a T-Shirt or T-Shirt Dress out of a Bed Sheet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/63ME/H2MYJXSZ/FA563MEH2MYJXSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/63ME/H2MYJXSZ/FA563MEH2MYJXSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/63ME/H2MYJXSZ/FA563MEH2MYJXSZ.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This tutorial will show you how to make your own T-Shirt or T-Shirt Dress I was SO happy when I made my first shirt! I mean really, what is better than making your own clothes. I dont know what is. The best thing about this project is that you don't have to hem anything! Stretchable fabrics take th...
By: HomemadeisBetter

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Sat, 26 May 2012 07:48:47 PDT
Cupcake Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cupcake-Hat/
Cupcake Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/2ENM/H2WEJEBW/FOJ2ENMH2WEJEBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/2ENM/H2WEJEBW/FOJ2ENMH2WEJEBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/2ENM/H2WEJEBW/FOJ2ENMH2WEJEBW.SMALL.jpg pie popper Everyone loves cupcakes. The only problem with them is that they never last very long. Except for cupcake hats! This easy fleece hat is lined and cute as a button! Materials To make a Cupcake hat you will need: ½ Yd. Pink Fleece ½ Yd. Brown Fleece ½ Yd. Knit Lining Cherry for the Top - Optional....
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Wed, 16 May 2012 18:52:15 PDT
Knit Touchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Knit-touchpad/
Knit Touchpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/Q605/FLKK37NH/FTWQ605FLKK37NH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/Q605/FLKK37NH/FTWQ605FLKK37NH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/Q605/FLKK37NH/FTWQ605FLKK37NH.SMALL.jpg Plusea This knit touchpad is possible due to the properties of the anti-static gloves, which are sold for handling sensitive electronic components. The glove is knit from stretchy fibers that also include resistive yarn (poorly conductive). Because of the way the fibers in knits travel from one side to the...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2008 09:28:44 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...
By: HomemadeisBetter

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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 07:25:20 PDT
Leather Wrist Splint/Brace http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Wrist-SplintBrace/
Leather Wrist Splint/Brace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/BKX8/H0TBYAIT/FRCBKX8H0TBYAIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/BKX8/H0TBYAIT/FRCBKX8H0TBYAIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/BKX8/H0TBYAIT/FRCBKX8H0TBYAIT.SMALL.jpg gnatquill I have recently been forced to address my wrist pain and been diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, this in itself isn't that serious but  I have to wear a brace most of the time. However, the brace I have been given is fugly and boring so I decided to make a better one.  I have a nurse friend and ...
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Mon, 9 Apr 2012 05:35:05 PDT
Turn a Baggy Shirt into a Fashion Staple http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Baggy-Shirt-into-a-Fashion-Staple/
Turn a Baggy Shirt into a Fashion Staple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/23X9/GZUASOVM/FBL23X9GZUASOVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/23X9/GZUASOVM/FBL23X9GZUASOVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/23X9/GZUASOVM/FBL23X9GZUASOVM.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This project is perfect for the thrift store lovers out there. How many times have you found an awesome shirt that was too big? This DIY Project will show you how to turn a baggy shirt into an everyday fashion staple. What You Will Need: -A Baggy shirt (XL is perfect). If you can find a long XL sh...
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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...
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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 14:18:34 PDT
Functional Mini Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Purse/
Functional Mini Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/WGN4/GZACIVQB/F3UWGN4GZACIVQB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/WGN4/GZACIVQB/F3UWGN4GZACIVQB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/WGN4/GZACIVQB/F3UWGN4GZACIVQB.SMALL.jpg sunshiine There are times I don't need or want to carry a large purse with me when I go out.  I have designed this adorable purse so I can grab my wallet, keys, and other small items that I may need for my trip.  The strap can be worn over the shoulder or tied in a knot for hand carrying.  It can easily be co...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 21:24:52 PST
Mobile Phone Hoodie and Texting Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Phone-Hoodie-and-Texting-Gloves/
Mobile Phone Hoodie and Texting Gloves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/ER5B/GY2SOD84/FCHER5BGY2SOD84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/ER5B/GY2SOD84/FCHER5BGY2SOD84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/ER5B/GY2SOD84/FCHER5BGY2SOD84.SMALL.jpg canucksgirl This mobile phone/MP3 player hoodie and texting gloves are easy to make and customizable to your hands and electronic devices. There is no pattern. Just easy to follow directions so you can make this yourself. For this project, I up-cycled a pair of shorts, but you could use a thicker t-shirt mater...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 09:10:50 PST
Submarine Style Door Wind-cheater, http://www.instructables.com/id/Submarine-Style-Door-Wind-cheater/
Submarine Style Door Wind-cheater, - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/66NA/GXUZEZA9/FJH66NAGXUZEZA9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/66NA/GXUZEZA9/FJH66NAGXUZEZA9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/66NA/GXUZEZA9/FJH66NAGXUZEZA9.SMALL.jpg alisonb Hi, This is my first instructable, so hope I am able to make myself clear :)  We live in an old house that takes a bit of heating. We do have central heating but it doesn't seem to get the house warm enough. So we use a Rayburn woodburner in the kitchen and a small handmade woodburner in our living...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 08:52:52 PST
Sew an educational preschooler book http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-an-educational-preschooler-book/
Sew an educational preschooler book - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2UKK/GXUZETX3/F682UKKGXUZETX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2UKK/GXUZETX3/F682UKKGXUZETX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/2UKK/GXUZETX3/F682UKKGXUZETX3.SMALL.jpg VACH. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 ...
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Sat, 28 Jan 2012 10:34:35 PST
Lovers' Mitten with Reusable Pocket Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Lovers-Mitten-with-Reusable-Pocket-Warmer/
Lovers' Mitten with Reusable Pocket Warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/0MBA/GXL5UCTX/FNV0MBAGXL5UCTX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/0MBA/GXL5UCTX/FNV0MBAGXL5UCTX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/0MBA/GXL5UCTX/FNV0MBAGXL5UCTX.SMALL.jpg purelily Woohoo, this is my first instructable! I've learned so much from this site, that I felt it was time for me to give back to the community. Please let me know if there's anything that needs clarification. Thanks! Anywho, you might be looking at this and wondering what in the world it is! I now live i...
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Thu, 19 Jan 2012 15:04:04 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...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 22:58:17 PST
CUDDLE ME CHARACTER BLANKETS http://www.instructables.com/id/CUDDLE-ME-CHARACTER-BLANKETS/
CUDDLE ME CHARACTER BLANKETS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/3EPK/GWF5U149/F5B3EPKGWF5U149.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/3EPK/GWF5U149/F5B3EPKGWF5U149.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5B/3EPK/GWF5U149/F5B3EPKGWF5U149.SMALL.jpg mygibzone If your a kid at heart, or a grandma who wishes she could cuddle with her grand kids all winter long, this is a perfect project. These blankets are fun and simple and can be adapted to virtually any character you wish. I did garfield and granny just to show a few examples. The silly faces make them ...
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Tue, 27 Dec 2011 22:15:02 PST
Convertible Geometric Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertible-Geometric-Blanket/
Convertible Geometric Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/YG0Y/GWF6EW3A/F4IYG0YGWF6EW3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/YG0Y/GWF6EW3A/F4IYG0YGWF6EW3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/YG0Y/GWF6EW3A/F4IYG0YGWF6EW3A.SMALL.jpg shesparticular Almost every kid I've ever known as gotten more excited about the box a gift came in than the gift inside, but this blanket is sure to be an exception. Composed of foam and felt, this blanket's grid of triangles not only offers a way to learn about geometry, but also to let your imagination run wild...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 11:34:34 PST
Giant Monster Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Monster-Pillow/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/M4R3/GW88L88Z/FI6M4R3GW88L88Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/M4R3/GW88L88Z/FI6M4R3GW88L88Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/M4R3/GW88L88Z/FI6M4R3GW88L88Z.SMALL.jpg pie popper A huge monster for your room, as easy to make as it is to love! To make it, you will need about a yard of fleece, a sheet of beige felt, and a couple bags of stuffing. You will also need a printer, unless you have some serious drawing upscale skills. First, draw your design small, or find one on t...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 12:38:56 PST
Sewn Love Note http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewn-Love-Note/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/UJT3/GWDYFWSU/F86UJT3GWDYFWSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/UJT3/GWDYFWSU/F86UJT3GWDYFWSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/UJT3/GWDYFWSU/F86UJT3GWDYFWSU.SMALL.jpg eplunkett My husband and I have gotten to that point in our lives where we buy everything we want.  This makes gift giving nearly impossible.  This year, I sewed him a love note. Start with a piece of whitish fabric slightly more than 2 sheets of notebook paper (allowing for the seams).  I found mine in the ...
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Sun, 18 Dec 2011 20:04:23 PST