Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - sewing http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:39:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Turn a Maxi Skirt Into a Cute Jumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Maxi-Skirt-Into-a-Cute-Jumper/
Turn a Maxi Skirt Into a Cute Jumper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/VUVN/HY7T3VFB/FU5VUVNHY7T3VFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/VUVN/HY7T3VFB/FU5VUVNHY7T3VFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/VUVN/HY7T3VFB/FU5VUVNHY7T3VFB.SMALL.jpg crazyhappypeace Maxi skirts can be great and look amazing, but sometimes they just don't quite work. Instead of getting rid of it, turn it into a cute stylish jumper! I found this vintage 60s maxi skirt with a pretty pattern. It fit, but it didn't look right on me when I got it home so I decided to turn it into som...
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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/
Dress made out of Potting Soil Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/KN57/HY0DP159/F0GKN57HY0DP159.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/KN57/HY0DP159/F0GKN57HY0DP159.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/KN57/HY0DP159/F0GKN57HY0DP159.SMALL.jpg amandaggogo So, you need a dress, one that stands out from the crowd, for maybe a themed party? You hate your bridesmaids? Prom? Halloween? Just didn't know what to do with all those leftover bags from where you laid dirt in the garden? Well, this dress is certainly not of the norm. So let's get started! Sup...
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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...
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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 satiredun 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 ...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:19:03 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
Ruffle Bandeau Bikini Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruffle-Bandeau-Bikini-Top/
Ruffle Bandeau Bikini Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/C4CC/HXHR7UA8/F2GC4CCHXHR7UA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/C4CC/HXHR7UA8/F2GC4CCHXHR7UA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/C4CC/HXHR7UA8/F2GC4CCHXHR7UA8.SMALL.jpg CraftyRex It's summer and hot and I am always wanting to wear a cute new bikini to the beach. I feel like in stores right now I have been seeing so many bandeau style bikini tops and they looked so simple to make- so I thought I would try! A little cheaper on your wallet, and you can pick out whatever color...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:52:56 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
Can I sew a bike jersey? http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-I-sew-a-bike-jersey/
Can I sew a bike jersey? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/CFC9/HXDOPO9B/FI5CFC9HXDOPO9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/CFC9/HXDOPO9B/FI5CFC9HXDOPO9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/CFC9/HXDOPO9B/FI5CFC9HXDOPO9B.SMALL.jpg tatartt Hi,This is my first project in instructables.I sew lots of things but this is very special for me.I love cycling and I think this for many monhts.Finally I decided to sew a jersey and I made it :) First, this is an old dress :)I used them in this project. I ironed it. I have a bike jerse...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 12:09:01 PDT
Swim Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Swim-Skirt/
Swim Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/PZJ8/HXDPBMEG/F5OPZJ8HXDPBMEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/PZJ8/HXDPBMEG/F5OPZJ8HXDPBMEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/PZJ8/HXDPBMEG/F5OPZJ8HXDPBMEG.SMALL.jpg RebekahP I wanted to add some personality to an otherwise basic suit. I designed this with as few seams as possible with no elastic and no hem. This flirty number has a yoga style drop waist and circle skirt. What you will need Rotary cutter and matRuler preferably grid style Swimwear fabric Quality th...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 17:38:16 PDT
Drawstring Bags for Haiti http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawstring-Bags-for-Haiti/
Drawstring Bags for Haiti - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/IMCJ/HXDOLR04/F5SIMCJHXDOLR04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/IMCJ/HXDOLR04/F5SIMCJHXDOLR04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/IMCJ/HXDOLR04/F5SIMCJHXDOLR04.SMALL.jpg Earnoursilveraward This project was done for the2014 Silver award of two Girl Scouts. It was designed to assist orphans living at the BeLikeBrit orphanage in Haiti. We hope that you enjoy this project, and please be sure to check out the BeLikeBrit website at belikebrit.org Have fun with this simple sewing project! ...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 14:15:32 PDT
Up cycled White Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-cycled-White-Shirt/
Up cycled White Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/R2PQ/HXCAQ32L/F94R2PQHXCAQ32L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/R2PQ/HXCAQ32L/F94R2PQHXCAQ32L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/R2PQ/HXCAQ32L/F94R2PQHXCAQ32L.SMALL.jpg sewyoung I have about a billion white long sleeve shirts. So I figured, I should configure one! The white shirt I chose was too short on the torso and too tight in the sleeves. We're gonna fix that in a minute. Gather Your Supplies You're gonna need:-Sewing Machine-Pins-Measuring Tape-Ruler-Pen/Fabric Ma...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 08:52:46 PDT
Drawstring Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawstring-Bag/
Drawstring Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/JV9L/HX7P97VS/FRRJV9LHX7P97VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/JV9L/HX7P97VS/FRRJV9LHX7P97VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/JV9L/HX7P97VS/FRRJV9LHX7P97VS.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey momoluvers! Its momo and today I'll be showing you guys how to make a cute drawstring bag, or a string along bag! This is great for going on vacation or going to the pool! Enjoy!Picture credit: thegreenwife.com Fabric Sizes 1- 5/8 yard in one color, and 5/8 yard in a different color2- cording...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:35:24 PDT
Replace the Butt Pocket on Your Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-Butt-Pocket-on-Your-Jeans/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 14:56:17 PDT
Diy Lolipop Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Lolipop-Bag/
Diy Lolipop Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/IWLM/HX41RBS6/FNFIWLMHX41RBS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/IWLM/HX41RBS6/FNFIWLMHX41RBS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/IWLM/HX41RBS6/FNFIWLMHX41RBS6.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey momoluvers it momo. Today well be making a super cute bag you can carry as a clutch, or set it on a table and it stands up! {sorry I haven't done momo's shoutout Sunday this week, but I'll do it today} Fabric Lengths Print (main color)1- cut 1 strip 4 1/2" x 21" (outer bag)2- cut 1 strip 1 3/...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:43:20 PDT
How to make a backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-backpack/
How to make a backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/1YDQ/HWWNTHLH/FRW1YDQHWWNTHLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/1YDQ/HWWNTHLH/FRW1YDQHWWNTHLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/1YDQ/HWWNTHLH/FRW1YDQHWWNTHLH.SMALL.jpg rlciavar Tired of never finding the perfect backpack for you? This Instructable will show you how you can design and sew your very own custom backpack! It covers a broad range of sewing topics. Everything from drawing your design, creating a prototype and editing a pattern. To adding foam support structures ...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:30:51 PDT
Koinobori no Instructables Roboto Carp Streamer Windsock http://www.instructables.com/id/Koinobori-no-Instructables-Roboto-Carp-Streamer-Wi/
Koinobori no Instructables Roboto Carp Streamer Windsock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/BFFY/HWRZ2NOM/F8LBFFYHWRZ2NOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/BFFY/HWRZ2NOM/F8LBFFYHWRZ2NOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8L/BFFY/HWRZ2NOM/F8LBFFYHWRZ2NOM.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Domo arigato, Ibles Roboto. Koinobori are carp fish shaped streamers or windsocks traditionally flown in Japan. Here, to celebrate the newly proclaimed Day of Making June 18, 2014 (USA), carp fish streamers in the shape of robots will be traditionally flown in honor of all makers big and small for a...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:16:01 PDT
Superhero Hooded Towel http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Hooded-Towel/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:29:15 PDT
Custom Faux Batik Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Faux-Batik-Fabric/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 08:11:43 PDT
A Sitting Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Sitting-Instructables-Robot/
A Sitting Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U51H/HWP86ZLI/FV9U51HHWP86ZLI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U51H/HWP86ZLI/FV9U51HHWP86ZLI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/U51H/HWP86ZLI/FV9U51HHWP86ZLI.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I have been busy taking care of 3 little boys all winter. I would get excited about an Instructables project and I never had the time nor the energy to get the project done. I have been wanting to make this cute Instructables Robot for quite some time, and finally this weekend, I had a whole day t...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:03:33 PDT
Twisted Bandeau Bikini Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Twisted-Bandeau-Bikini-Top/
Twisted Bandeau Bikini Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/MWT4/HWNUD8WQ/FCJMWT4HWNUD8WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/MWT4/HWNUD8WQ/FCJMWT4HWNUD8WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/MWT4/HWNUD8WQ/FCJMWT4HWNUD8WQ.SMALL.jpg smori This self-lined bandeau bikini is super simple to make. It's only made of 4 rectangles and doesn't use very much fabric. I was able to make it with 1/4 meter each color. This bandeau could easily cost less than $10, or maybe even free if you have some scrap fabric laying around! Gather Your Suppli...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:00:30 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
How To Make A Teddy Bear http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Teddy-Bear/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 17:58:32 PDT
Onigiri Sushi Coin Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Onigiri-Sushi-Coin-Purse/
Onigiri Sushi Coin Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/99SO/HWES2WHP/FGF99SOHWES2WHP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/99SO/HWES2WHP/FGF99SOHWES2WHP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/99SO/HWES2WHP/FGF99SOHWES2WHP.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey momoluvers it momo and today I'm going to be showing you how to make a cute sushi pouch. You can use it as an iPod case a make up pouch or a coin purse. ***keep in mind, you can also super glue this if you don't sew!*** Supplies 1- pink felt2- white felt3- tan felt4- dark green felt5- strings...
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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 11:26:36 PDT
Pleather Fortune Cookie Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Pleather-Fortune-Cookie-Purse/
Pleather Fortune Cookie Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E5O1/HWE9T0X2/F2NE5O1HWE9T0X2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E5O1/HWE9T0X2/F2NE5O1HWE9T0X2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/E5O1/HWE9T0X2/F2NE5O1HWE9T0X2.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Every gal and maybe guy - not that there's anything wrong with that, needs a fun purse for a night on the town. When not out crimefighting with the Batgirl Birkin Bag, this fortune cookie purse is perfect accessory for casual wear.Inspired from wearables designer Diana Eng and her fortune cookie coi...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:01:43 PDT
Steampunk gear buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-gear-buttons/
Steampunk gear buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/FQVI/HW8SZWLX/FFMFQVIHW8SZWLX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/FQVI/HW8SZWLX/FFMFQVIHW8SZWLX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/FQVI/HW8SZWLX/FFMFQVIHW8SZWLX.SMALL.jpg glomscient This is a fairly simple instructable: if you can thread a needle (or have the tools to assist in doing so), you are probably qualified to make these. Before I begin, a little note on safety. When preparing the gear for use as a button (and when taking apart the clock to get the gear, but that's anot...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:34:19 PDT
Sewing materials selection http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-materials-selection/
Sewing materials selection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HEH0/HW6T8PUT/FYXHEH0HW6T8PUT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HEH0/HW6T8PUT/FYXHEH0HW6T8PUT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/HEH0/HW6T8PUT/FYXHEH0HW6T8PUT.SMALL.jpg rlciavar Walking into a fabric store for the first time can be confusing and overwhelming. If you know a little bit about the world of sewing materials beforehand it can make the fabric shopping the fun and exciting experience it should be! This instructable will cover the basics of materials selection for s...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:10:25 PDT
Bibs from Towels http://www.instructables.com/id/Bibs-from-Towels/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 23:31:29 PDT
How to Make a Glasses Case!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Glasses-Case/
How to Make a Glasses Case!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/GRCK/HW37KKGU/FQ8GRCKHW37KKGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/GRCK/HW37KKGU/FQ8GRCKHW37KKGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/GRCK/HW37KKGU/FQ8GRCKHW37KKGU.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu How to Make a Glasses Case!!Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel!! Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the glasses. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leather cutter.Be careful not to cut your fingers! Needed to Complete Pro...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 04:23:15 PDT
How to Copy a Garment that Fits Perfectly Without Taking it Apart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Copy-a-Garment-that-Fits-Perfectly-Without-/
How to Copy a Garment that Fits Perfectly Without Taking it Apart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/11VR/HVVHEMRC/F8111VRHVVHEMRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/11VR/HVVHEMRC/F8111VRHVVHEMRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/11VR/HVVHEMRC/F8111VRHVVHEMRC.SMALL.jpg Mama Reni A friend asked me if I had tried this method to copy a garment. At first I was pretty skeptical because I have copied garments by taking them apart and by scratching off a pattern from clothing that I did not take apart. Either way there are several steps and accuracy is easier if you have the pie...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 17:39:03 PDT
Recycled Bobbin Winder http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Bobbin-Winder/
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By: LoMac

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Fri, 30 May 2014 23:59:39 PDT
Pocket Bag with Printer Friendly Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Bag-with-Printer-Friendly-Pattern/
Pocket Bag with Printer Friendly Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/F55F/HVS16R04/F0WF55FHVS16R04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/F55F/HVS16R04/F0WF55FHVS16R04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0W/F55F/HVS16R04/F0WF55FHVS16R04.SMALL.jpg leftmusing The universal mantra for when you walk out the door is "Wallet, phone, keys." The holy trinity of not screwing yourself over for the day. A friend of mine had a pocket bag that held this and only this with a two pockets. One on the back for your phone and wallet and a smaller pouch under a flap for ...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 12:50:51 PDT
Instructables Robot Patch Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Patch-Pocket/
Instructables Robot Patch Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/2RXL/HVQFD5PA/F9L2RXLHVQFD5PA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/2RXL/HVQFD5PA/F9L2RXLHVQFD5PA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/2RXL/HVQFD5PA/F9L2RXLHVQFD5PA.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 First off, I'll state the obvious. I'm terrible at sewing. This is more just an idea than a guide. I'm sure if you are actually good at sewing, this would be an easy and practical little project and shouldn't take more than a half hour at most to make.What you need:-An Instructables Robot patch-A ne...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 05:40:53 PDT
Envelope Pillowcases Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Envelope-Pillowcases-Tutorial/
Envelope Pillowcases Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/JPGC/HVQZIX9W/FUMJPGCHVQZIX9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/JPGC/HVQZIX9W/FUMJPGCHVQZIX9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/JPGC/HVQZIX9W/FUMJPGCHVQZIX9W.SMALL.jpg HOMEmade MAKEOVERS If you ever wondered how to make envelope pillowcase then this tutorial is for you. Supplies Here is what you need for this project:pillowfabric sewing machineoverlockpins, scissors, measuring tape, threads Before you start Having all the supplies ready in place you may start planning. First ...
By: HOMEmade MAKEOVERS

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Tue, 27 May 2014 01:30:02 PDT
Ironing Center for under $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironing-Center-for-under-10/
Ironing Center for under $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/S6DX/HVGXX502/FO0S6DXHVGXX502.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/S6DX/HVGXX502/FO0S6DXHVGXX502.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/S6DX/HVGXX502/FO0S6DXHVGXX502.SMALL.jpg LutheranChick This is my FIRST "Instructable" that I want to share with all my sewing and quilting enthusiast friends! I just recently got married and moved. The room I use as a sewing/quilting area is also used as a spare bedroom, so space is very limited and needs to be "neat". I was using a standard ironing...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 08:40:18 PDT
Jeans Cuff Pencil Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeans-Cuff-Pencil-Case/
Jeans Cuff Pencil Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/1V65/HVGXT6W7/FXY1V65HVGXT6W7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/1V65/HVGXT6W7/FXY1V65HVGXT6W7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXY/1V65/HVGXT6W7/FXY1V65HVGXT6W7.SMALL.jpg littleberry Some time ago I posted an instructable for making a wallet using the leftover cuffs from hemming jeans. Sadly, there's been no improvement in the height department so I'm still stuck hemming most pants purchases. I still have plenty of these hemming leftovers hanging around. For this project, I made...
By: littleberry

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Thu, 22 May 2014 14:15:54 PDT
Easy-made, quick tube-top dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-made-quick-tube-top-dress/
Easy-made, quick tube-top dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/W8FO/HV9FXN35/FS8W8FOHV9FXN35.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/W8FO/HV9FXN35/FS8W8FOHV9FXN35.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/W8FO/HV9FXN35/FS8W8FOHV9FXN35.SMALL.jpg AnnaGyn So, this instuctable is basically my take on this instructable (credit go where credits due), more exactly it's done by my leftovers from making that instructable and from making this insttuctable of mine. You should check them both out. This is a cheap and fairly easy way to make a dress and is...
By: AnnaGyn

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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:27:45 PDT
Sewing A Felt Chocolate Chip Cookie http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-A-Felt-Chocolate-Chip-Cookie/
Sewing A Felt Chocolate Chip Cookie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/IZ5D/HV9HQR6G/FQ4IZ5DHV9HQR6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/IZ5D/HV9HQR6G/FQ4IZ5DHV9HQR6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/IZ5D/HV9HQR6G/FQ4IZ5DHV9HQR6G.SMALL.jpg nngân I know I haven't made an instructable in awhile so I made this! This instructable should show you how to make a chocolate chip cookie sewn out of felt! Sorry if this doesn't help or if your confused.... Please give honest feedback so that I could fix any problems in the future. PLEASE LIKE AND FOLLO...
By: nngân

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Sat, 17 May 2014 10:30:56 PDT
Elastic band http://www.instructables.com/id/Elastic-band/
Elastic band - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/B92P/HUUXLLO2/F3ZB92PHUUXLLO2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/B92P/HUUXLLO2/F3ZB92PHUUXLLO2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/B92P/HUUXLLO2/F3ZB92PHUUXLLO2.SMALL.jpg eline nobels This instructable is part of a cookie machine: http://www.instructables.com/id/Cookie-Machine-for-your-dog/Between each patch there's space for one dog cookie. Because the band is elastic, the patches can be used as a shooting system. Materials Materials needed pair of scissorsneedle and thread e...
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Wed, 7 May 2014 10:54:03 PDT
Triple Pencil Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Triple-Pencil-Case/
Triple Pencil Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/U5AQ/HUU1AYIJ/FSXU5AQHUU1AYIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/U5AQ/HUU1AYIJ/FSXU5AQHUU1AYIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/U5AQ/HUU1AYIJ/FSXU5AQHUU1AYIJ.SMALL.jpg jenise2000 Try to understand my bad explaining :/ What You Need •fabrics(At least one design of denim or canvas for the outside and whatever fabric you want for the lining)•net pencil case(You can probably make this easily but i already had one)•zip•fabric pens, buttons or anything you want to decorate it (...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 12:15:26 PDT
Zip Strip! http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Strip/
Zip Strip! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ROYN/HUM3KEEE/FF5ROYNHUM3KEEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ROYN/HUM3KEEE/FF5ROYNHUM3KEEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/ROYN/HUM3KEEE/FF5ROYNHUM3KEEE.SMALL.jpg busteroriginals Cut Off More Than You Need null Make End Tapes From the end you have just cut, snip down the sides and across to remove about 1cm of the teeth. Attach The Puller Feed the teeth from one side into the puller.Zip it on just a little bit. Carefully feed in the other side of the zip. Hold on ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:55:20 PDT
Sew Mens Shorts http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Mens-Shorts/
Sew Mens Shorts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/T2E0/HUMRV8FF/FQWT2E0HUMRV8FF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/T2E0/HUMRV8FF/FQWT2E0HUMRV8FF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/T2E0/HUMRV8FF/FQWT2E0HUMRV8FF.SMALL.jpg busteroriginals This is a really rewarding project. Once you have mastered inserting a zip fly the rest is a doddle!(I don't mention it all the time, but, as a general rule: press everything as you go along!) Find A Good Pattern This one is from the Great British Sewing Bee book 'Sew Your Own Wardrobe'. I've sho...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:29:29 PDT
Sew a zipper pouch for markers http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-zipper-pouch-for-markers/
Sew a zipper pouch for markers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ITDF/HUL5ACSO/FHQITDFHUL5ACSO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ITDF/HUL5ACSO/FHQITDFHUL5ACSO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/ITDF/HUL5ACSO/FHQITDFHUL5ACSO.SMALL.jpg trev25 I use a lot of Sharpies and I got tired of having them loose in my backpack. They would always to the bottom and I could never find the color that I needed. So I decided to organize them with a simple zipper pouch.In this Instructable, I'll show you how I made it for only a couple of dollars.I made ...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:51:08 PDT
Easy fleece blanket with a serger http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-fleece-blanket-with-a-serger/
Easy fleece blanket with a serger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/IXXY/HUJSX4S2/FOCIXXYHUJSX4S2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/IXXY/HUJSX4S2/FOCIXXYHUJSX4S2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/IXXY/HUJSX4S2/FOCIXXYHUJSX4S2.SMALL.jpg trev25 In this Instructable, I'm going to show you a very easy way to make a professional looking blanket out of just a couple of yards of material. This only took me about 15 minutes to complete but yielded a very high quality blanket.It's a great way to make a simple gift for anyone in your life. I've ev...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:41:38 PDT
How to Install Boning in a Bodice http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Boning-in-a-Bodice/
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:06:43 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
Cheap, Custom, made to fit, thimbles. (or MANLY, MAN sized, MAN thimbles) http://www.instructables.com/id/MANLY-MAN-sized-MAN-thimbles/
Cheap, Custom, made to fit, thimbles. (or MANLY, MAN sized, MAN thimbles) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/MVGU/HUYBC05J/F9CMVGUHUYBC05J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/MVGU/HUYBC05J/F9CMVGUHUYBC05J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/MVGU/HUYBC05J/F9CMVGUHUYBC05J.SMALL.jpg DrPeper Make custom made to fit thimbles, out of Epoxy Putty or Polymer Clay (for sewing) cheap, quick, and easy!Here's a repeated problem that I've had over the years. I'll be sewing, stitching, or mending something *manly*. Things where the material is thick and hard to sew. Things like tents, backpacks, ...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:13:44 PDT
Laser Cut Quilting Stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Quilting-Stencil/
Laser Cut Quilting Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/P2MF/HTS5BOJP/FPKP2MFHTS5BOJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/P2MF/HTS5BOJP/FPKP2MFHTS5BOJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/P2MF/HTS5BOJP/FPKP2MFHTS5BOJP.SMALL.jpg bgerens This Instructable will illustrate how I made a Quilting Stencil at the Techshop, San Jose,CA, www.techshop.ws. Quilting Stencils are used to mark a repeated pattern on a quilt as a guide for the quilter to follow as they stitch a quilt together. The stencil is placed on the quilt and the pattern i...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 09:15:13 PDT
Game of Thrones Stark House Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Stark-House-Robe/
Game of Thrones Stark House Robe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/FV6T/HTR6EJZP/F8TFV6THTR6EJZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/FV6T/HTR6EJZP/F8TFV6THTR6EJZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/FV6T/HTR6EJZP/F8TFV6THTR6EJZP.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I'm a huge fan of Game of Thrones and the books that the show is based on, but my dad is the person who introduced me to it in the first place! He saw the Game of Robes I had made for myself and liked it so much that I decided to surprise him with one of his own! His favorite house is the Stark ho...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:25:46 PDT
Game of Thrones Melisandre Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Melisandre-Robe/
Game of Thrones Melisandre Robe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Q93V/HTBY71L7/FI9Q93VHTBY71L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Q93V/HTBY71L7/FI9Q93VHTBY71L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Q93V/HTBY71L7/FI9Q93VHTBY71L7.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name There's a popular saying "The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." It's popularly (though falsely) attributed to Mark Twain, but the quote still accurately describes the climate here. Winter is coming. And so is the new season of Game of Thrones! I'm a big fan of the Game of...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:40:38 PDT
Felt Frame Purse with Laser Cut Detail http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Frame-Purse-with-Laser-Cut-Detail/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 15:31:45 PDT