Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Make a Card Key Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Card-Key-Case/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:25:59 PDT
My lazy way in replacing a button http://www.instructables.com/id/My-lazy-way-in-replacing-a-button/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/PHR8/HTUS03MB/FIWPHR8HTUS03MB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/PHR8/HTUS03MB/FIWPHR8HTUS03MB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/PHR8/HTUS03MB/FIWPHR8HTUS03MB.SMALL.jpg mvillalpando This is my own lazy way of replacing a button that has fallen off with a more interesting one.  Enjoy the videos. Video one (click) on YouTube Video two (click) on YouTube Thanks, and post suggestions, improvements, and or other ideas. Manny V.
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:08:14 PDT
Game of Thrones Stark House Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Stark-House-Robe/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:25:46 PDT
How to Make a Clip-on Bow Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/Clip-on-Bow-Tie/
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Mon, 30 May 2011 21:44:34 PDT
TUTORIAL: How to Make a Kid-Size 18th Century European Buckle Shoe http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-How-to-Make-a-Kid-Size-18th-Century-Europ/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 13:28:57 PDT
Game of Thrones Melisandre Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Melisandre-Robe/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:40:38 PDT
sew a laptop bag http://www.instructables.com/id/sew-a-laptop-bag/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 06:21:05 PDT
How to Make a Bankbook Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Bankbook-Case/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:23:52 PDT
how to sew a baby bib + pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-sew-a-baby-bib-pattern/
how to sew a baby bib + pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/74AP/H5IRWL2H/FMF74APH5IRWL2H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/74AP/H5IRWL2H/FMF74APH5IRWL2H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMF/74AP/H5IRWL2H/FMF74APH5IRWL2H.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink I recently got a request for a custom embroidered baby bib through etsy, so I finally learned how to sew them. :D Sewing a baby bib is a really easy project! You can even sew it by hand if you don't have a sewing machine. It's a fantastic projects for scrap fabric, too - it takes very little to sew...
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 22:45:41 PDT
How to sew an envelope pillow cover! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sew-an-envelope-pillow-cover/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2008 15:47:14 PST
How to the iPhone Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-the-iPhone-Jacket/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:11:12 PDT
Create Couch Cushions for Less Coin http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Couch-Cushion-on-a-Budget/
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 11:29:12 PST
A Springtime Novelty http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Springtime-Novelty/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:59:04 PDT
Super Mario Button Up Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Button-Up-Shirt/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:31:51 PDT
Turn a Commercial Pattern into a Permanent Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Commercial-Pattern-into-a-Permanent-Pattern/
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Mon, 30 Nov 2009 12:38:39 PST
make a spring dress! http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-spring-dress/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:51:11 PDT
How to Make Key-ring Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Key-ring-Tags/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:35:58 PST
How to make a tool roll - bring your hand tools with you anywhere! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tool-roll-bring-your-hand-tools-with/
How to make a tool roll - bring your hand tools with you anywhere! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SMALL.jpg ADintheStudio Woodworking shouldn't be limited to the wood shop! I've been working with wood for about 10 years and I wanted to be able to bring my hand tools with me anywhere - on camping trips, to outdoor gatherings, and other workshops. Tools can be both sharp and fragile, and otherwise difficult to transpo...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:20:10 PST
how to sew a seam http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-sew-a-seam/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 20:43:03 PST
Pillowcase "3D" http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillowcase-3D/
Pillowcase "3D" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs This tutorial is based on my former sewing tip Sew It Yourself - Pillowcase.I've been asked to do a new tutorial for more thick and cubical pillows and here it is!Have fun and feel free to ask me if there is anything troubling you :) Preparing You need: - some fabric - new or big enough leftov...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:27:52 PST
Hooded Baby Towel http://www.instructables.com/id/Hooded-Baby-Towel/
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Sun, 17 Feb 2008 14:52:08 PST
How to Make the Card-Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Card-Case/
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 02:27:30 PST
How to make a Weighted Companion Cube! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Weighted-Companion-Cube/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:25:21 PST
How to make a Double Pocket for a Snow Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Double-Pocket-for-a-Snow-Skirt/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:19:01 PST
DIY carbon heated blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-heated-blanket/
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 12:22:43 PST
How To Hem Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Hem-Jeans/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:28:33 PST
TUTORIAL: From Remnant to Striped Infinity Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-From-Remnant-to-Striped-Infinity-Scarf/
TUTORIAL: From Remnant to Striped Infinity Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty I love scarves! It’s the easiest fashion accessory for the person who wants to add a little color without breaking the bank. And last week, when I scored a deal on the HGTV Home Chevron fabric remnant from Jo-Ann Fabrics, I also scored this touch of lace with modern gray rayon/polyester fabric - Fas...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:52:55 PST
How to Sew a Cute Cloche Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Cute-Cloche-Hat/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:51:57 PST
Hanging Canopy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Canopy/
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:48:59 PST
Sewing Your Custom Drafted Hoop Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-Your-Custom-Drafted-Hoops/
Sewing Your Custom Drafted Hoop Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/J5IP/H2WERL2B/FGEJ5IPH2WERL2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/J5IP/H2WERL2B/FGEJ5IPH2WERL2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/J5IP/H2WERL2B/FGEJ5IPH2WERL2B.SMALL.jpg TheLacedAngel_TSMP I sewed up my custom drafted hoops at TechShop.  I showed you how to draft a custom hoop skirt pattern here.  You should have ended up with a pattern that looks something like the second image above, plus a list of hoop circumferences.  Next, you'll need to gather your supplies so you can create you...
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Tue, 5 Jun 2012 23:02:57 PDT
Butterfly hair clips - origami with fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Butterfly-hair-clips-origami-with-fabric/
Butterfly hair clips - origami with fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/JE8E/HQLVMSEJ/FRZJE8EHQLVMSEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/JE8E/HQLVMSEJ/FRZJE8EHQLVMSEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/JE8E/HQLVMSEJ/FRZJE8EHQLVMSEJ.SMALL.jpg CarlotuDesign These butterfly hair clips are made out of rectangular pieces of fabric, folded into little butterflies. It's origami with fabric! This makes them quick and easy to make. I got the idea from this website, with lots of pretty pictures of the end result and just a few of the origami process. From the...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 07:38:49 PST
Making A Microwave Heat Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Microwave-Heat-Bag/
Making A Microwave Heat Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/Z416/HQDUTOF6/FP1Z416HQDUTOF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/Z416/HQDUTOF6/FP1Z416HQDUTOF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP1/Z416/HQDUTOF6/FP1Z416HQDUTOF6.SMALL.jpg lizziecharlton Perfect for aching joints or warmth on a cold day, and really easy to make! Materials You're going to need:Thread (I'm using gutermann sew all)Filling (Rice/Wheat/Feed corn/Buckwheat hulls/Barley/Oatmeal/Beans/Flax seed/Cherry pits)Two pieces of a 100% cotton material roughly 14cm wide and 50cm l...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 07:31:14 PST
Gandalf the Grey How-to http://www.instructables.com/id/Gandalf-the-Grey-How-to/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/JI1S/HQCWG1RL/FS7JI1SHQCWG1RL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/JI1S/HQCWG1RL/FS7JI1SHQCWG1RL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/JI1S/HQCWG1RL/FS7JI1SHQCWG1RL.SMALL.jpg Zabzab In this video I will show you how to make a Gandalf the Grey hat, you can use this pattern to make any witch or wizard hat. I am putting all the information about the pattern pieces and what you need here in order to keep the video at an acceptable length. Material: ( The amount of fabric need...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:21:57 PST
Minion Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Hat/
Minion Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/3BUC/HQCPMDT2/F3B3BUCHQCPMDT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/3BUC/HQCPMDT2/F3B3BUCHQCPMDT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/3BUC/HQCPMDT2/F3B3BUCHQCPMDT2.SMALL.jpg pie popper Everyone loves minions! Now you can make a cute and cozy Despicable Me hat. Materials To make a minion hat you will need: -At least 1/3 yard yellow fleece -1/3 yard blue fleece -Black fleece (only about a 1x22 inch strip) -Grey fleece (enough for the goggles) -White fleece (enough for the eyes) -...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 22:31:51 PST
Wear a Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bear-Suit/
Wear a Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/H5D3/HQCPLH0C/FLSH5D3HQCPLH0C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/H5D3/HQCPLH0C/FLSH5D3HQCPLH0C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/H5D3/HQCPLH0C/FLSH5D3HQCPLH0C.SMALL.jpg foobear Have you ever been underneath a blanket and didn't want to get up because you know it'd be too cold? Now you don't have to.  This blanket goes where you go! This project takes the 'snuggie' to the next logical level.  It's a blanket you can wear. Around my house, we call this affectionately a 'be...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 17:33:05 PST
BEANIE BAG! The Hat that Transforms into a Bag!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-BEANIE-BAG/
BEANIE BAG! The Hat that Transforms into a Bag!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/SQ45/HQ9PXABV/FPUSQ45HQ9PXABV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/SQ45/HQ9PXABV/FPUSQ45HQ9PXABV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/SQ45/HQ9PXABV/FPUSQ45HQ9PXABV.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 We've all had a few times when we can't find our gloves or scarf before heading out the door. Maybe they've fallen out of our pockets or we've just misplaced them. How many times have we sent the kids to school all bundled up only to have them come home with one glove and no scarf? Well with this ...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 12:38:07 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
DIY Personalized Hand Warmers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Personalized-Hand-Warmers/
DIY Personalized Hand Warmers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/FJKV/HQ730HYW/FCOFJKVHQ730HYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/FJKV/HQ730HYW/FCOFJKVHQ730HYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/FJKV/HQ730HYW/FCOFJKVHQ730HYW.SMALL.jpg MyHandmadeHome We live in Toronto Canada where it gets pretty cold. Some nights we're at -40C! Brrr! We have snow pants, mitts, warm jackets, toques, scarves, and boots. However, sometimes you just need a little bit of extra warmth for your hands. We try not to let the cold keep us from going out and enjoyi...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 20:28:56 PST
Mukluks for Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Mukluks-for-Christmas/
Mukluks for Christmas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/GRAD/HQ612YNZ/FW4GRADHQ612YNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/GRAD/HQ612YNZ/FW4GRADHQ612YNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/GRAD/HQ612YNZ/FW4GRADHQ612YNZ.SMALL.jpg Mandzal My Dad used to snowshoe many miles in boarding school in Manitoba sporting mukluks and several pairs of socks. He has talked about  his experiences since we were kids and has wanted a new pair for quite some time. I started working leather last year, mainly recycling old coats or pants into hand bag...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 20:57:45 PST
Hidden Clothing Compartment, AKA fast, easy and cheap travel pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Clothing-Compartment-AKA-fast-easy-and-chea/
Hidden Clothing Compartment, AKA fast, easy and cheap travel pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/HO88/HPYHQ7AN/FQ2HO88HPYHQ7AN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/HO88/HPYHQ7AN/FQ2HO88HPYHQ7AN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/HO88/HPYHQ7AN/FQ2HO88HPYHQ7AN.SMALL.jpg SuperfluousInEverySituation This is a quick and easy how to for a hidden and strapless pouch to be worn under clothing. Comfortable, light, water resistant and ultra thin, keep essential documents, emergency credit card, and "mad money" out of sight and away from typical hiding places. Ideal for long travel when staying in H...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 09:43:49 PST
Learn to Sew Inseam Pockets into Scarves http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-to-Sew-Stylish-Scarves-with-Inseam-Pockets/
Learn to Sew Inseam Pockets into Scarves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/YSG9/HQ0T5815/FZCYSG9HQ0T5815.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/YSG9/HQ0T5815/FZCYSG9HQ0T5815.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZC/YSG9/HQ0T5815/FZCYSG9HQ0T5815.SMALL.jpg ddefilippo Inseam pockets add sophistication and comfort to any garment. They also give scarves a professional touch since they are nearly invisible when closed. Materials you'll need: Fabric Scarf: 2 pieces of 64"Lx8.5"W or 1 piece 128"L x 17"W fabric of choice Pockets: 1/2 yard of fabric in contras...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 08:06:09 PST
Furry Foot Warmer for your desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Furry-Foot-Warmer-for-your-desk/
Furry Foot Warmer for your desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/G948/HPWMME3X/FW6G948HPWMME3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/G948/HPWMME3X/FW6G948HPWMME3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/G948/HPWMME3X/FW6G948HPWMME3X.SMALL.jpg velacreations Unfortunately, most of us have to spend at least some time sitting at a desk or table. Whether we work full-time in an office, or have to catch up on odd jobs like accounts, writing, sewing, artwork, even eating. And when sedentary, our circulation tends to be less effective, which at this time of y...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 07:21:40 PST
Leg Amputee Pants Modification for Big Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Leg-Amputee-Pants-Modification-for-Big-Pocket/
Leg Amputee Pants Modification for Big Pocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/J9C8/HPXFRVE3/F3EJ9C8HPXFRVE3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/J9C8/HPXFRVE3/F3EJ9C8HPXFRVE3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/J9C8/HPXFRVE3/F3EJ9C8HPXFRVE3.SMALL.jpg lucindalee My husband is a disabled vet who's been fighting a bad leg for 40 years. Finally had to amputate at the hip in October as they found a big cancer blob in it. He won't get a prosthetic until spring, so he's in a chair, or walker, or crutches for now. This pants modification lets him carry stuff aroun...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 14:55:03 PST
Two in one: Waistcoat and Bag :) http://www.instructables.com/id/Waistcoat-cum-Bag/
Two in one: Waistcoat and Bag :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/PJH7/HPL6C2AE/FNZPJH7HPL6C2AE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/PJH7/HPL6C2AE/FNZPJH7HPL6C2AE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/PJH7/HPL6C2AE/FNZPJH7HPL6C2AE.SMALL.jpg m bedi I'm a hogger for 'multi-funtional' things. So, I created this waistcoat which can be converted into a bag ..so one can use it either ways :) I hope the instructions are clear enough and you like it! PS: Please vote for me if you like it :) :) Gather your material You will need: - Fabric (I've us...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 08:42:30 PST
Paper Piecing a 3-D Looking Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Piecing-a-3-D-Looking-Pillow/
Paper Piecing a 3-D Looking Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/SWJC/HPOWCYEN/FC5SWJCHPOWCYEN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/SWJC/HPOWCYEN/FC5SWJCHPOWCYEN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC5/SWJC/HPOWCYEN/FC5SWJCHPOWCYEN.SMALL.jpg antoniraj Paper Piecing, also known as Foundation piecing, is a method of quilting in which paper pieces cut to the required pattern are used to stabilize the fabric for stitching. These paper patterns helps in creating many quilt blocks of same size, each with precise, sharp points and perfectly matching in...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 05:44:13 PST
Custom Disney World bag featuring Glow With The Show technology http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Disney-World-bag-featuring-Glow-With-The-Sh/
Custom Disney World bag featuring Glow With The Show technology - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/ZZT2/HPV0NZTF/FEMZZT2HPV0NZTF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/ZZT2/HPV0NZTF/FEMZZT2HPV0NZTF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/ZZT2/HPV0NZTF/FEMZZT2HPV0NZTF.SMALL.jpg davidandora Disney Parks developed a really innovative product with their Glow With The Show Mickey ears. They are their iconic Mickey ear hats but with illuminated ears. When worn during evening shows they are controlled with Infrared technology to illuminate in sync with the show's lighting and mood. They...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 08:24:31 PST
Instructables Robot Hockey Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Instructables-Robot-Hockey-Shirt/
Instructables Robot Hockey Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/9MPS/HPQOB4HN/FSK9MPSHPQOB4HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/9MPS/HPQOB4HN/FSK9MPSHPQOB4HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/9MPS/HPQOB4HN/FSK9MPSHPQOB4HN.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Team Ibles. Now get the puck outta here. What is more Fn manlier than getting geared up for a game of hockey...or not? There are no couch potato makers. Well, you need an authentic team jersey to give you that aggressive and imposing look when you go up against the other team. Missing a few teeth h...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 22:25:48 PST
Rolled travel toiletry http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolled-travel-toiletry/
Rolled travel toiletry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/0QB0/HPQOADTO/FH80QB0HPQOADTO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/0QB0/HPQOADTO/FH80QB0HPQOADTO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/0QB0/HPQOADTO/FH80QB0HPQOADTO.SMALL.jpg sylfaen Here is the present I made for someone who travels a lot. It' quick and easy to sew, and take very few place in a suitcase. I hope you'll like it. what you need you will need : - one piece of outer nice fabric. Prefer a quite thick fabric, like furnishing ones. Mine is about 20'x10'. - two pieces...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 08:56:59 PST
Hooded Character Blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Hooded-Character-Blanket/
Hooded Character Blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/DOP1/HPO2G3N0/FDZDOP1HPO2G3N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/DOP1/HPO2G3N0/FDZDOP1HPO2G3N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/DOP1/HPO2G3N0/FDZDOP1HPO2G3N0.SMALL.jpg smori This easy-to-make cozy blanket has a built-in hood and can be made into any character you'd like! Pick a character and gather materials For this project, Dratini, I choose you! (But you can choose any Pokémon or other character you'd like.) What you'll need: - a fleece blanket or any large piece...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 20:42:17 PST
DIY fabric box - quick and easy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-fabric-box-quick-and-easy/
DIY fabric box - quick and easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/MR0T/HPOWCWK5/FGGMR0THPOWCWK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/MR0T/HPOWCWK5/FGGMR0THPOWCWK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/MR0T/HPOWCWK5/FGGMR0THPOWCWK5.SMALL.jpg CarlotuDesign Rather than using the standard store-bought baskets or fabric boxes to keep my stuff in, I wanted to make some myself with my own fabrics. After some attempts that required turning the whole thing inside out including cardboard (quite impossible) and seams showing on the inside of the box, I came up...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 06:28:13 PST