Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:48:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 A Simple Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Tool-Roll/
A Simple Tool Roll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/MBM6/HXLMV2Y9/F6MMBM6HXLMV2Y9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/MBM6/HXLMV2Y9/F6MMBM6HXLMV2Y9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/MBM6/HXLMV2Y9/F6MMBM6HXLMV2Y9.SMALL.jpg nomuse If you are like me, you end up with a lot of little hand tools cluttering up the gig bag. And if you have access to a sewing machine, a few hours of work can save a remarkable amount of hassle later on. I did this thing to learn more about my new Bernina, but it has paid for itself many times over i...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:43:03 PDT
Gambeson / Aketon / Under armour http://www.instructables.com/id/Gambeson-Aketon-Under-armour/
Gambeson / Aketon / Under armour - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/YSVH/HXHRF49X/FGDYSVHHXHRF49X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/YSVH/HXHRF49X/FGDYSVHHXHRF49X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/YSVH/HXHRF49X/FGDYSVHHXHRF49X.SMALL.jpg knutknackebröd Fourth ible, yes another armour themed one, here we go!The decision to make a gambeson came as soon as my girlfriend convinced me to wear my chainmail shirt to the fantasy fair. It got really uncomfortable because all the padding I had was a t-shirt, so in need of some more comfort and more realisti...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:32:13 PDT
Simple Swim Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Swim-Vest/
Simple Swim Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/UX3O/HXII56YP/FPTUX3OHXII56YP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/UX3O/HXII56YP/FPTUX3OHXII56YP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/UX3O/HXII56YP/FPTUX3OHXII56YP.SMALL.jpg Bethanael I love swim vests. They provide great support and they look good (what more could a person want in a swim suit?). Unfortunately finding swim vests is fairly difficult and the ones I do find are usually out of my budget. Luckily with a simple vest pattern, some time, and fabric anyone can make a simp...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:27:15 PDT
Patchwork Shower Curtian http://www.instructables.com/id/Patchwork-Shower-Curtian/
Patchwork Shower Curtian - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/SMY3/HXHREUOI/FRTSMY3HXHREUOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/SMY3/HXHREUOI/FRTSMY3HXHREUOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/SMY3/HXHREUOI/FRTSMY3HXHREUOI.SMALL.jpg katvanlew Do you love Shabby Chic décor as much as I do? Whether you sew your own patchwork, or do like I did and purchase one in an antique store, you can make an adorable shower curtain. Supplies For this project, you will need a Quilt top, Sewing machine, thread, scissors, fabric for back and edges, (I...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:55:25 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
Harry Potter Golden Snitch Leather Sandal http://www.instructables.com/id/Harry-Potter-Golden-Snitch-Leather-Sandal/
Harry Potter Golden Snitch Leather Sandal - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/QAMR/HWS3MQQ1/FRMQAMRHWS3MQQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/QAMR/HWS3MQQ1/FRMQAMRHWS3MQQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/QAMR/HWS3MQQ1/FRMQAMRHWS3MQQ1.SMALL.jpg mactothefuture Seeking a new pair of shoes? I was, so I decided to make a pair of leather sandals inspired by the golden snitch from Harry Potter (One of my favorite things!)When I wear these I'm wicked fast and damn near impossible to see : ) Mocking Up The Sandal The first step was to mock up the sandal, I ha...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:57:05 PDT
Custom Faux Batik Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Faux-Batik-Fabric/
Custom Faux Batik Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GIYC/HWQF1ECX/FGBGIYCHWQF1ECX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GIYC/HWQF1ECX/FGBGIYCHWQF1ECX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GIYC/HWQF1ECX/FGBGIYCHWQF1ECX.SMALL.jpg Pinafores and Pinwheels I was debating whether or not to make this seem really hard so that I look like a crafting genius, but I couldn't lie. It's so simple it's ridiculous!!!! I was part of a sewing contest and had to make something based on a color and this is what I came up with! Prepare your fabric For this projec...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 08:11:43 PDT
Ribbon Zipper Bag (fully lined) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ribbon-Zipper-Bag-fully-lined/
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:41:34 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
Shrunken Sweater Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shrunken-Sweater-Backpack/
Shrunken Sweater Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/0OZ1/FB7FBYKH/FD50OZ1FB7FBYKH.SMALL.jpg bofthem Oh Noes! Your favorite knit sweater, shrunken by the forces of heat and water combined! Never you mind, as you can still wrap its loving arms around you with the cunning aid of RECYCLING!Ok, so this tutorial describes how to turn a regular unshrunk wool sweater into a nifty backpack with some purpos...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2008 18:06:36 PST
Shirred Summer Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Shirred-Summer-Dress/
Shirred Summer Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/C3LH/H3Z3VUMT/F87C3LHH3Z3VUMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/C3LH/H3Z3VUMT/F87C3LHH3Z3VUMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F87/C3LH/H3Z3VUMT/F87C3LHH3Z3VUMT.SMALL.jpg Etcetorize Learn how to add shirring to an easy to make summer dress to keep you looking stylish and keep you cool all summer long~ Materials Here's what you need: -Cotton fabric (the length that you want your dress + approximately 4" for hems) -scissors -regular thread, elastic thread, wooly nylon thread -...
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Mon, 2 Jul 2012 08:39:06 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-/
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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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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/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 12:50:51 PDT
Leather iPad Air Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-iPad-Air-Case/
Leather iPad Air Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z36Z/HVMP5FHB/F9GZ36ZHVMP5FHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z36Z/HVMP5FHB/F9GZ36ZHVMP5FHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/Z36Z/HVMP5FHB/F9GZ36ZHVMP5FHB.SMALL.jpg Phiske You finally got your new iPad Air and but don't like any of the store bought cases. You know you'll end up dropping it and crack the screen. You don't want to just shove it in your backpack to get all scratched up. Sleeves are pretty lame. So what are you to do?Stop crying and make your own you ...
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Sun, 25 May 2014 16:43:23 PDT
A Simple, Unpadded Native-style baby pouch ( or sling ) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Unpadded-Native-style-baby-pouch--or-sl/
A Simple, Unpadded Native-style baby pouch ( or sling ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/OVAK/FEMHW0GO/F4COVAKFEMHW0GO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/OVAK/FEMHW0GO/F4COVAKFEMHW0GO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/OVAK/FEMHW0GO/F4COVAKFEMHW0GO.SMALL.gif Pink&BlueDesigns My thanks to Jan Andrea for the inspiration and guidance on how to make this. I had some issues following her directions, so I decided to post what I made here (with my alterations). My hopes are that my struggles won't be yours. Again: you can find the original instructions at Jan Andrea's webpage ...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2008 07:41:53 PDT
Dragon Egg Plush http://www.instructables.com/id/Dragon-Egg-Plush/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/RKJR/HUK2BFYX/FXMRKJRHUK2BFYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/RKJR/HUK2BFYX/FXMRKJRHUK2BFYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/RKJR/HUK2BFYX/FXMRKJRHUK2BFYX.SMALL.jpg Zabzab Hi guys, in today's video I will show how to make a Dragon  Egg Plush, this is not a compplicated DIY, but rather a a time consuming one!!!  For materials, I have used textured pleather and felt.  The pattern for the egg is available on my facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/craftgyver Enjo...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:06:28 PDT
How to Make a Card Key Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Card-Key-Case/
How to Make a Card Key Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Since the original vinyl case is cheaply made, I made a card key case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the card key case. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leathe...
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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/
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
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/
TUTORIAL: How to Make a Kid-Size 18th Century European Buckle Shoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty Recently, I shared a tutorial to make a fake lace ruffle front shirt (part 1) for Piano Man’s historical school costume. For the next piece, I wanted to make a black boot cover over his rain boots. I researched online to find a tutorial to make a quick and easy boot for a child’s costume. However, I...
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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/
How to Make a Bankbook Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Since the original vinyl case is cheaply made, I made a bankbook case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the bankbook. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leather cut...
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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/
How to sew an envelope pillow cover! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/6WHS/FNNKCJYQ/FM46WHSFNNKCJYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/6WHS/FNNKCJYQ/FM46WHSFNNKCJYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/6WHS/FNNKCJYQ/FM46WHSFNNKCJYQ.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Pillows need updating?Don't buy new ones! Just recover them! I'm about to start recovering an entire couch and in the process of choosing fabrics I decided my pillows needed some updating as well. This is super easy and should take about a half hour per pillow once you get into the swing of things!P...
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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/
How to the iPhone Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made the iPhone Jacket. Because it is the iPhone Jacket which is very simple made, I can easily make it!! Cut Leather along a Template I cut leather along a template. When I cut the part of the curve, I cut to turn a template. I can easily cut the one!! Prepare two Pieces of Leather I prepar...
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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/
Create Couch Cushions for Less Coin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/TCLC/HOHYE9W1/F50TCLCHOHYE9W1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/TCLC/HOHYE9W1/F50TCLCHOHYE9W1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/TCLC/HOHYE9W1/F50TCLCHOHYE9W1.SMALL.jpg mazzmn We Needed a Couch - Our hacker space, The RabbitHole, needed a couch for our creative design (ie bull) sessions. Luckily we have design tool skillz, woodworking skillz even nunchuck skillz but alas no sewing skillz...so we've had a bare naked plywood bench for quite some time, not exactly the comfy ...
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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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By: Laura Mae

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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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By: AngryRedhead

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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/
How to Make Key-ring Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a key-ring tag this time!! So as it is easy, please challenge!! Cut Leather along a Template I cut leather along a template. When I cut the part of the curve, I cut to turn a template. I can easily cut the one!! Scratch the Leather Backside I scratch the part applying adhesive. In that ...
By: ishiyasu

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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...
By: ADintheStudio

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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/
how to sew a seam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/NCUD/HSE95HRF/FKMNCUDHSE95HRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/NCUD/HSE95HRF/FKMNCUDHSE95HRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/NCUD/HSE95HRF/FKMNCUDHSE95HRF.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Sewing a seam is the most basic of sewing skills to learn! It's super easy to do, but there are a few things that will make your sewing go nice and smooth. :) To prep yourself for sewing a seam, check out my "how to sew" instructable. What you'll need: For this project, you'll need fabric (...
By: jessyratfink

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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...
By: Kion Designs

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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:27:52 PST
Hooded Baby Towel http://www.instructables.com/id/Hooded-Baby-Towel/
Hooded Baby Towel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/YQMO/FCHYOD7J/F7BYQMOFCHYOD7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/YQMO/FCHYOD7J/F7BYQMOFCHYOD7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/YQMO/FCHYOD7J/F7BYQMOFCHYOD7J.SMALL.jpg Mickiswing I'm sharing this tutorial under one condition. If you and I are ever going to the same baby shower, I get to give them the towel! wink, wink I like these so much better than most store bought baby towels. They're cheaper to make, averaging around $10 per towel, and they're much bigger, thicker and ...
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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/
How to Make the Card-Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a card case of leather. I challenged leathercraft for the first time.I want to make it a lot in future!! Paint Leather with Oil Leather becomes strong when I paint with oil.Let's paint thoroughly! Cut Leather I cut it on the basis of a gauge. I am straight sharp when I use the ruler. ...
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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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By: Sabsta

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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/
How to make a Double Pocket for a Snow Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/XJFZ/HRSMYOR4/F7PXJFZHRSMYOR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/XJFZ/HRSMYOR4/F7PXJFZHRSMYOR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/XJFZ/HRSMYOR4/F7PXJFZHRSMYOR4.SMALL.jpg debby57 Are you using one of the patterns from Culler Creations to make a Snow Skirt?  This tutorial will take you through the steps to create a great double pocket for your skirt.  You can add your own touch to the pocket by adding trim.  Be creative! Supplies needed: Two 9 inch square of ripstop ny...
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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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By: Shenzhen

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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/
How To Hem Jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/XTZ8/HR0B3C9Y/FKWXTZ8HR0B3C9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/XTZ8/HR0B3C9Y/FKWXTZ8HR0B3C9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/XTZ8/HR0B3C9Y/FKWXTZ8HR0B3C9Y.SMALL.jpg hdmotorc I am self taught so be kind in your comments. This is how I hem jeans that are too long and still maintain that "factory hem" lookI'll be making these 34x30 from 34x32 jeans. Measuring And Pinning Fold up and measure half the amount you plan to shorten the pants. For me I'm hemming up 2" so I f...
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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/
How to Sew a Cute Cloche Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I1JZ/HQVLE7YR/F71I1JZHQVLE7YR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I1JZ/HQVLE7YR/F71I1JZHQVLE7YR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/I1JZ/HQVLE7YR/F71I1JZHQVLE7YR.SMALL.jpg HollyMann I love vintage hats - and this Instructable is inspired by the cloche hats of the 1920s! Cloches were close-fitting hats that were worn quite low - almost down to the eyebrows. They were made in a variety of styles from brimless to turned-up brims. They only cost between $1 and $5 back then! This ha...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 17:51:57 PST
Hanging Canopy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Canopy/
Hanging Canopy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SMALL.jpg fauxangel So there was a 1st birthday in November that I wanted to create something for. The little girl in question is gorgeous, loves colours and loves hiding in and under everything. So I went on a mission to make her a canopy that could be easily cleaned and updated progressively as she grows up. The next...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:48:59 PST
Sewing Your Custom Drafted Hoop Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-Your-Custom-Drafted-Hoops/
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By: TheLacedAngel_TSMP

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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...
By: Zabzab

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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:21:57 PST