Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - sewing http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:49:50 PST BLOX v1.01 Double Stuffed IKEA Pillows http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Stuffed-IKEA-Pillows/
Double Stuffed IKEA Pillows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SMALL.jpg dlynch02132 On my most recent trip to IKEA I bought 4 Slan Pillows to use in my new bed set.They weren't very substantial but they were crazy cheap ($2) and my local IKEA was out of most of the mid-range quality pillows. So I bought four of them because I'm an idiot who thought that I wasn't picky about the siz...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:02:15 PST
Roadkill Raccoon Dog Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Roadkill-Raccoon-Dog-Pillow/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:09:10 PST
Warm Winter Vest from a Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Warm-Winter-Vest-from-a-Sleeping-Bag/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 03:04:04 PST
leather case for your device http://www.instructables.com/id/leather-case-for-your-device/
leather case for your device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/L7MN/I34E3VY3/F02L7MNI34E3VY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/L7MN/I34E3VY3/F02L7MNI34E3VY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/L7MN/I34E3VY3/F02L7MNI34E3VY3.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi To protect your new tablet or android phone nothing is better than a stylish leather case.You only need two leather pieces, a sewing machine, and a few spare time to dedicate to it. Sewing Before starting sewing I recommend to make a bit of practice, set up the tension of the threads, find the ri...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 12:42:24 PST
DIY Custom Holiday Stockings http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Holiday-Stockings/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 17:58:10 PST
Tall Guy Mods: Overall Extender http://www.instructables.com/id/Tall-Guy-Mods-Overall-Extender/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:21:40 PST
how to prepare leather for sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-prepare-leather-for-sewing/
how to prepare leather for sewing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/T6YB/I2I3VK9D/FX8T6YBI2I3VK9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/T6YB/I2I3VK9D/FX8T6YBI2I3VK9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/T6YB/I2I3VK9D/FX8T6YBI2I3VK9D.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink In this instructable I'll cover the different ways you can prep your stitching line and punch holes in leather to sew it. I was completely befuddled by this process when I first starting leatherworking, but after a few months of trial and error I feel much more confident in picking and choosing whic...
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:19:15 PST
Simple pillow cover with zipper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-pillow-cover-with-zipper/
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:36:52 PST
Scoochmaroo Crazy Batsheet RFID Blocking Pocket Disco Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Scoochmaroo-Crazy-Batsheet-RFID-Blocking-Pocket-Di/
Scoochmaroo Crazy Batsheet RFID Blocking Pocket Disco Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/NJQA/I2AQYZHP/FODNJQAI2AQYZHP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/NJQA/I2AQYZHP/FODNJQAI2AQYZHP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/NJQA/I2AQYZHP/FODNJQAI2AQYZHP.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Seems like there are always more questions than answers. So in response to this forum topic from our illustrious ibles staff alum asking what happens to your cell phone when it is put in a pouch made from signal blocking materials, this is one design to test it out.http://www.instructables.com/commu...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 20:13:35 PST
Zipper Wristband http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Wristband/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 11:49:44 PST
Canvas bag to Maker apron! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canvas-bag-to-Maker-apron/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:21:28 PDT
How To Make a Latchhook Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Latchhook-Knot/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:46:08 PDT
Rolltop Waterproof Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolltop-Waterproof-Backpack/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:58:26 PDT
Zippable Klein Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Zippable-Klein-Bottle/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:52:59 PDT
DIY Collapsible Zipper Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Collapsible-Zipper-Box/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:07:28 PDT
Cherries Jubilee http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherries-Jubilee/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:47:42 PDT
Easy Giant Zipper Hoodie http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Giant-Zipper-Hoodie/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:38:15 PDT
How to Make a Perforated Key Ring Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Perforated-Key-Ring-Tags/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:12:10 PDT
Giant 555 Timer Chip Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-555-Timer-Chip-Backpack/
Giant 555 Timer Chip Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HFC8/I12KFP2F/FEHHFC8I12KFP2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HFC8/I12KFP2F/FEHHFC8I12KFP2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HFC8/I12KFP2F/FEHHFC8I12KFP2F.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For the aspiring engineer, make this cool integrated circuit shaped backpack to carry your assortment of little electronic goodies. This can also be used as a debug-out bag with essentials such as a multimeter, 30 watt soldering iron, solder, solder pump, third hand, pliers, tweezers, screwdriver, w...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 17:03:31 PDT
On the Go Bag (never loose ur stuff ever again!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/On-the-go-bag-never-loose-ur-stuff-ever-again/
On the Go Bag (never loose ur stuff ever again!!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3K1K/I0TV9UOG/FKP3K1KI0TV9UOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3K1K/I0TV9UOG/FKP3K1KI0TV9UOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3K1K/I0TV9UOG/FKP3K1KI0TV9UOG.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Its September (October)!! For College student like myself.... School commenced, and a busy semester is about to storm its way... As a physics student I am gonna show u how to build a Hadron Collider !! haha just kidding we have more pressing issues...Some university students have a “smart phone” or ...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 14:44:00 PDT
Baby Dress (12 - 18 months) http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Dress-Tutorial-12-18-months/
Baby Dress (12 - 18 months) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/UMB1/I0TVJU0K/F0QUMB1I0TVJU0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/UMB1/I0TVJU0K/F0QUMB1I0TVJU0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/UMB1/I0TVJU0K/F0QUMB1I0TVJU0K.SMALL.jpg Khaweya In this post, I shared how to stitch Baby Frock for 12 to 18 months old. Materials required Fabric: 1 yard for Main, 1 yard for lining and 1/2 yard for contrastZipper - 9"ThreadNeedleSewing stuffMachineScissorMeasuring tapeRuler Pattern Take your kids cloth ( Tee shirt works well ).For Bodi...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:51:44 PDT
How to Sew a Dart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Dart/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:04:00 PDT
Upcycle your old sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-your-old-sweatshirt/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:52:42 PDT
Basic Sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Sewing/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:51:06 PDT
Easy and Stylish Fabric Pan Protectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-Stylish-Fabric-Pan-Protectors/
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:55:23 PDT
Duplicate your existing clothes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Duplicate-your-existing-clothes/
Duplicate your existing clothes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/FDHH/I0DOF2JR/FEXFDHHI0DOF2JR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/FDHH/I0DOF2JR/FEXFDHHI0DOF2JR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/FDHH/I0DOF2JR/FEXFDHHI0DOF2JR.SMALL.jpg SnazzyBot The tan coat was a ready-to-wear item that I purchased. The gray and white coat is one that I made myself. I didn't buy a sewing pattern to make the gray and white coat... I just traced the tan one!I'm sure there are many ways to trace patterns from existing items of clothing, but this is how I do i...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:04:21 PDT
Zip-it-up pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-it-up-pouch/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:10:09 PDT
multi-zip pencil case http://www.instructables.com/id/multi-zip-pencil-case/
multi-zip pencil case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/S9XN/I05F5YY6/FW1S9XNI05F5YY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/S9XN/I05F5YY6/FW1S9XNI05F5YY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/S9XN/I05F5YY6/FW1S9XNI05F5YY6.SMALL.jpg Faitmain-Faitcoeur No, I am not mistaken in the title, this is a pencil case! No need to search for the opening, you can open it anywhere.Supplies : 9 non-separable zippers(done with18 cm long zippers but you can choose your size) Put the zippers side by side, overlapping slightly (if you look closely the edge, th...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:06:05 PDT
Jewelry Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Pouch/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:20:35 PDT
DIY Heated Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Heated-Slippers/
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By: LionelTheElephant

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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:31:00 PDT
How to make a pillow: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-pillow/
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By: SummerW

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:14:52 PDT
zippered pencil case http://www.instructables.com/id/zippered-pencil-case/
zippered pencil case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This pencil case is a great beginner's sewing project! If you make this zippered pencil case you'll learn to put in an easy zipper and how to turn a normal zippered pouch a boxy one.This zippered pencil case is lined and just the perfect size to throw in a backpack or purse. :)And once you master so...
By: jessyratfink

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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:19:22 PDT
how to shorten a zipper http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-shorten-a-zipper/
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By: jessyratfink

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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:25:12 PDT
Double-Bottomed Fabric Panniers http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Bottomed-Fabric-Panniers/
Double-Bottomed Fabric Panniers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BO0K/HZSTD51J/FGZBO0KHZSTD51J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BO0K/HZSTD51J/FGZBO0KHZSTD51J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BO0K/HZSTD51J/FGZBO0KHZSTD51J.SMALL.jpg nasamuffin It's a new semester, and I have lots of homework I should be doing, so I decided to spend the afternoon making a set of panniers for my bicycle. I wasn't thrilled with the price of panniers I saw online, so these can be made with a little sturdy fabric and some time.My bike rack has a spring-loaded...
By: nasamuffin

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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 18:15:47 PDT
How to Make a Petticoat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Petticoat/
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By: Laura Mae

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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 01:06:55 PDT
how to thread a leather needle http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-thread-a-leather-needle/
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By: jessyratfink

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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:26:54 PDT
The Hammock Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hammock-Chair/
The Hammock Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/EB6I/HZNYGVE7/FQNEB6IHZNYGVE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/EB6I/HZNYGVE7/FQNEB6IHZNYGVE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/EB6I/HZNYGVE7/FQNEB6IHZNYGVE7.SMALL.jpg alisonamador WHAT DO YOU NEED? 2 yds. of resistant fabricA resistant stick/branch/tube, we recommend to use one with length of 35 inches or longerSpring snap or a quick link40 yds. of rope ''The Main Fabric'' Cut a section of fabric of 45 inches of length and 50 inches of width.Sew a hem on the 4 sides of the...
By: alisonamador

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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:51:09 PDT
Making a "Mountain Man" Fur Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Mountain-Man-Fur-Hat/
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By: TrapperEllie

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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:32:14 PDT
DIY Bow Tie: Style on the Cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bow-Tie-Style-on-the-Cheap-and-Easy/
DIY Bow Tie: Style on the Cheap and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SMALL.jpg BrendanMH Howdy! In this instructable I am going to show you how you can sew your very own bow tie!These are great because you can pick out any fabric you want, and it doesn't cost much at all.The way I show you uses a sewing machine, but you'll also get by just fine with a needle, some thread, and patience. ...
By: BrendanMH

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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:49:13 PDT
Pillowcase Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillowcase-Dress/
Pillowcase Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ROA1/HZ9O74X1/FG5ROA1HZ9O74X1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ROA1/HZ9O74X1/FG5ROA1HZ9O74X1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ROA1/HZ9O74X1/FG5ROA1HZ9O74X1.SMALL.jpg katvanlew I absolutely love making pretty dresses for my Granddaughter. I found a beautiful embroidered pillowcase at a local antique shop. I paid less than $5 for it. This project didn't take very long at all! It's the perfect Summer dress for a little girl. My Granddaughter is 4 years old, but you can adjus...
By: katvanlew

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:36:12 PDT
Steering Wheel Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Steering-Wheel-Cover/
Steering Wheel Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/EK91/HZ6T7DCV/F0NEK91HZ6T7DCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/EK91/HZ6T7DCV/F0NEK91HZ6T7DCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/EK91/HZ6T7DCV/F0NEK91HZ6T7DCV.SMALL.jpg katvanlew I live in the American Southwest, and the Summers can get pretty hot here. It's important to have a steering wheel cover, not only to keep the steering wheel clean but sure helps when the temperature gets up to 110 degrees! Here is an easy way to make an inexpensive and washable steering wheel cover...
By: katvanlew

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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:53:59 PDT
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 ...
By: hinagiku

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:46:02 PDT
Easy Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Pincushion/
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By: olaw101

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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:35:45 PDT
Recycled Purse from Denim Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Purse-from-Denim-Jeans/
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By: sjolley2

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 22:35:20 PDT
Sew a composition book cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-composition-book-cover/
Sew a composition book cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F2G2/HYNYNXN2/F0GF2G2HYNYNXN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F2G2/HYNYNXN2/F0GF2G2HYNYNXN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F2G2/HYNYNXN2/F0GF2G2HYNYNXN2.SMALL.jpg Wreqage Composition books are a staple in back to school supplies, but disguise them in pretty fabric and they can infiltrate other areas in your life and serve a purpose at the same time.Although I do appreciate them and their black and white marble existence, I do not think they fit my sense of style and ...
By: Wreqage

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:09:20 PDT
Upcycled Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Pincushion/
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By: Brooklyntonia

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:58:23 PDT
Turn a Maxi Skirt Into a Cute Jumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Maxi-Skirt-Into-a-Cute-Jumper/
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By: crazyhappypeace

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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:24:53 PDT
Dress made out of Potting Soil Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Dress-made-out-of-Potting-Soil-Bags/
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By: amandaggogo

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:05:48 PDT
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...
By: fivemarigolds

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:55:39 PDT
How to take in a Carhartt jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-in-a-Carhartt-jacket-to-make-it-more-l/
How to take in a Carhartt jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/8Q5C/HXHRIY05/F9P8Q5CHXHRIY05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/8Q5C/HXHRIY05/F9P8Q5CHXHRIY05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/8Q5C/HXHRIY05/F9P8Q5CHXHRIY05.SMALL.jpg Ladycartoonist I have had this Carhartt jacket for about 8 years, and have attached all my patches to it (a giant pain in the tuchus). I love it, but it's not fitted at all for women- even though this was a 'woman's' model. Having it more fitten would encourage me to wear it more often. They've improved their cut ...
By: Ladycartoonist

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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:19:03 PDT