Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:46:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cat Sweater with Zipper-Mouth http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Sweater-with-Zipper-Mouth/
Cat Sweater with Zipper-Mouth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/7118/I1EU8ZXJ/F8K7118I1EU8ZXJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/7118/I1EU8ZXJ/F8K7118I1EU8ZXJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/7118/I1EU8ZXJ/F8K7118I1EU8ZXJ.SMALL.jpg hellovillain This project features a cute cat sweater which transforms into a creepy cat sweater thanks to the zipper detail! What You'll Need Sweatshirt (not too tight) Zipper (should be the length you want the mouth to be) Paper Pencil Scissors Fabric in 3 colors for the eyes, nose, and mouth (I used felt,...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:19:32 PDT
Rolltop Waterproof Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolltop-Waterproof-Backpack/
Rolltop Waterproof Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/HYFW/I1NUE9WE/FINHYFWI1NUE9WE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/HYFW/I1NUE9WE/FINHYFWI1NUE9WE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/HYFW/I1NUE9WE/FINHYFWI1NUE9WE.SMALL.jpg abigail-nicole how hard is it to make a backpack? it's just a big rectangle with some straps and some other pockets, right? But when you're looking for a backpack, it's somehow impossible to find a backpack which is fully waterproof, visible, easy to see, and just the size you want. So here is a backpack I made, ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:58:26 PDT
To Infinity and Beyond Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/To-Infinity-and-Beyond-Dress/
To Infinity and Beyond Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/SXSD/I1GIK7EL/FQ4SXSDI1GIK7EL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/SXSD/I1GIK7EL/FQ4SXSDI1GIK7EL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/SXSD/I1GIK7EL/FQ4SXSDI1GIK7EL.SMALL.jpg Rainbow_Han What is an infinity Dress? An Infinity dress is simply a dress which can be worn in many different ways. Some say it can be worn in an Infinite number of styles - It’s like the swiss army knife of the wardrobe. An Infinity Dress consists of a Skirt, a boobtube/waistband and two VERY long Scarfs whi...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:44:22 PDT
Easy Giant Zipper Hoodie http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Giant-Zipper-Hoodie/
Easy Giant Zipper Hoodie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q5XT/I1EU1PD8/FYFQ5XTI1EU1PD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q5XT/I1EU1PD8/FYFQ5XTI1EU1PD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q5XT/I1EU1PD8/FYFQ5XTI1EU1PD8.SMALL.jpg bginoza Do you want a piece of clothing that's something different this fall and winter?You will be sure to wow anyone with this hoodie with a giant zipper. It's not so flashy that it looks like a costume.It's a peice of clothing that is just the right amount of unusual.Let's make it. Just a few things......
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:38:15 PDT
Cherries Jubilee http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherries-Jubilee/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:47:42 PDT
Sew a Louise Belcher / Bob's Burgers hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Louise-Belcher-Bobs-Burgers-hat/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:04:43 PDT
Leather MD Briefcase (Doctor's Bag) http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-MD-Briefcase-Doctors-Bag/
Leather MD Briefcase (Doctor's Bag) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/1B45/I1B64AI0/F0H1B45I1B64AI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/1B45/I1B64AI0/F0H1B45I1B64AI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/1B45/I1B64AI0/F0H1B45I1B64AI0.SMALL.jpg Phiske One of my favorite style of briefcase is the doctor's bag. Basically that refers to any bag that has an internal metal frame that is hinged to hold the mouth of the bag open. These frames can be bought but are expensive and of bad quality. So being a Maker I figured I'd make my own. Tools and...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:30:11 PDT
Leather Tree Tote http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Tree-Tote/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 15:12:15 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
Convertible Briefcase/Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Convertible-BriefcaseBackpack/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:26:25 PDT
Adult Car Bib http://www.instructables.com/id/Adult-Car-Bib/
Adult Car Bib - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/GAZ0/I10JE0VL/FGFGAZ0I10JE0VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/GAZ0/I10JE0VL/FGFGAZ0I10JE0VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/GAZ0/I10JE0VL/FGFGAZ0I10JE0VL.SMALL.jpg Tcdevine Don't you hate it when you are in the car and you drop food on your shirt or in your lap. My husband was always complaining about getting food on his clothes and I tried to get him to just use a towel for a bib. He did not like driving around with a bib on in the car. So I created an Adult Bib fo...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 05:47:00 PDT
how to make folds in leather http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-folds-in-leather/
how to make folds in leather - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/2L3G/I0R13KG5/FJF2L3GI0R13KG5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/2L3G/I0R13KG5/FJF2L3GI0R13KG5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/2L3G/I0R13KG5/FJF2L3GI0R13KG5.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink When doing leatherworking, it's common to run across patterns that involve folding or flaps. In this instructable I'll show you a couple of techniques I use to get nice folds into leather!The crispness of the fold depends entirely on how thick the leather is - but you can still get a nice graceful c...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:59:21 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
how to burnish leather edges http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-burnish-leather-edges/
how to burnish leather edges - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/J217/I0TV6CU4/FGPJ217I0TV6CU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/J217/I0TV6CU4/FGPJ217I0TV6CU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/J217/I0TV6CU4/FGPJ217I0TV6CU4.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Burnishing leather edges is a great way to make a leather project look AMAZING. If you're unfamiliar with the term, burnishing is basically polishing the rough edges of the leather. Burnishing can be a pretty time consuming technique, but the way it finishes a project is well worth it. In this instr...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 18:14:15 PDT
the one seam wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/the-one-seam-wallet/
the one seam wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/PKZC/I0R0YI23/FS9PKZCI0R0YI23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/PKZC/I0R0YI23/FS9PKZCI0R0YI23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/PKZC/I0R0YI23/FS9PKZCI0R0YI23.SMALL.jpg kyle brinkerhoff the one seam wallet is a attractive option for those who hate their pockets cluttered by the everyday requisite collection cards and cash. Choosing your leather for this to come out the best, you will need to choose a relatively thin piece of leather, it also needs to be something you really lik...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 22:11:51 PDT
How to Sew a Dart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Dart/
How to Sew a Dart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EQQV/I0R12I7K/FSWEQQVI0R12I7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EQQV/I0R12I7K/FSWEQQVI0R12I7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EQQV/I0R12I7K/FSWEQQVI0R12I7K.SMALL.jpg push_reset What is a Dart? Darts are one of the most basic structural elements in dressmaking and garment construction. They are used to build, into a flat piece of fabric, a definite shape that will allow the fabric to conform to a particular body contour or curve. For the female form, darts occur most often ...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:04:00 PDT
Make your own grocery bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-grocery-bag/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2008 20:08:35 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
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
Frayed Denim Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Frayed-Denim-Quilt/
Frayed Denim Quilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/FGBL/G68GXPUY/FMUFGBLG68GXPUY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/FGBL/G68GXPUY/FMUFGBLG68GXPUY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/FGBL/G68GXPUY/FMUFGBLG68GXPUY.SMALL.jpg Qlibrarian I love to make quilts, especially ones that don't require batting, hand sewing and finished edges. This instructable will show you how to make an easy frayed denim quilt that you can size to fit whatever bed, couch, wall, etc. that you can imagine.  It does take some sewing abilities but can be com...
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Sat, 6 Mar 2010 10:34:39 PST
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
Adventure Time Keyrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Time-Keyrings/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:36:01 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
DIY Heated Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Heated-Slippers/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:31:00 PDT
Brain Slug! Sew with pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Brain-Slug-Sew-with-pattern/
Brain Slug! Sew with pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/E69X/HZV3QVJ3/F0HE69XHZV3QVJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/E69X/HZV3QVJ3/F0HE69XHZV3QVJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/E69X/HZV3QVJ3/F0HE69XHZV3QVJ3.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian You will never be alone again with your own Brain Slug!If you like this one, check out my other fun wearable!I would love to see your completed hats. I am offering to give 3 month pro memberships to the first 3 who post pictures in the comments section! Brain Slug Party... Join Now! Tools includ...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:01:00 PDT
how to cut leather http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-cut-leather/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:37:44 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...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:19:22 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...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:51:09 PDT
How to Make a Petticoat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Petticoat/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 01:06:55 PDT
Watermelon Slice Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Watermelon-Slice-Bag/
Watermelon Slice Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RRPU/HZPDXIP5/FY5RRPUHZPDXIP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RRPU/HZPDXIP5/FY5RRPUHZPDXIP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY5/RRPU/HZPDXIP5/FY5RRPUHZPDXIP5.SMALL.jpg Zabzab Hi guys, in today s video I will show you how to make this cute watermelon slice bag. You can also use it as a clutch or even a pencil case =DEnjoy!!!! Watermelon Slice Bag Pattern You will need:Lining: 2body pieces in the color of your choice 1 yoke piece in the same colourOuter laye...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 12:19:20 PDT
how to thread a leather needle http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-thread-a-leather-needle/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:26:54 PDT
how to glue leather for sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-glue-leather-for-sewing/
how to glue leather for sewing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/YJH9/HZOL0JIE/FF9YJH9HZOL0JIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/YJH9/HZOL0JIE/FF9YJH9HZOL0JIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/YJH9/HZOL0JIE/FF9YJH9HZOL0JIE.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink One of the first things I discovered when I started leatherworking is that trying to sew leather together is TOUGH. However, there is hope! Gluing your projects together before you punch holes or sew makes the process much more simple.Gluing leather also comes with its own set of problems, but they'...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:06:54 PDT
Making a "Mountain Man" Fur Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Mountain-Man-Fur-Hat/
Making a "Mountain Man" Fur Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/UDQG/HZN0U3SN/F09UDQGHZN0U3SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/UDQG/HZN0U3SN/F09UDQGHZN0U3SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/UDQG/HZN0U3SN/F09UDQGHZN0U3SN.SMALL.jpg TrapperEllie There are many traditional styles of fur hats that can be easily made by hand, one of the most unique being the "mountain man" style which includes the animal's hindquarters and tail draping across the wearer's shoulders. The exact origin of this style is not well known, although some say that the l...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:32:14 PDT
Air Bag and Seat Belt Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Bag-and-Seat-Belt-Backpack/
Air Bag and Seat Belt Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LREG/HZL3O1SK/FRGLREGHZL3O1SK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LREG/HZL3O1SK/FRGLREGHZL3O1SK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LREG/HZL3O1SK/FRGLREGHZL3O1SK.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger About four years ago, I got in a pretty gnarly car accident (everyone was fine don't worry). When I went to the junk yard to pick up my belongings from the car I noticed the amazingly strong nylon material the airbags were made out of. Fortunately, I had never come in contact with the material befor...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:42:39 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. ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:49:13 PDT
hexagon piecing tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/hexagon-piecing-tutorial/
hexagon piecing tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NRMH/HYZX5SWM/FHBNRMHHYZX5SWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NRMH/HYZX5SWM/FHBNRMHHYZX5SWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NRMH/HYZX5SWM/FHBNRMHHYZX5SWM.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Hexagon piecing is super easy and fun! It's a great craft to do while hanging out on the couch, and it's extremely portable, so you can craft pretty much anywhere! :DYou can use the sewn hexagons for all sorts of things: patches on clothes, as applique on other sewn goods, as a quilt top, as placema...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:20:59 PDT
Mini Pressing Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Pressing-Board/
Mini Pressing Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6VPV/HYJ0V9XE/FUE6VPVHYJ0V9XE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6VPV/HYJ0V9XE/FUE6VPVHYJ0V9XE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6VPV/HYJ0V9XE/FUE6VPVHYJ0V9XE.SMALL.jpg mekinch I love to have this handy tool right beside me when I am sewing and pressing small quilt pieces. Materials Needed 1. A small wooden carving board with a grooved channel. This is one item to be sure to purchase new so that it is grease free. 2. Batting. 3. Staple gun.4. Pencil and paper for templ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:13:09 PDT
Sew a composition book cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-composition-book-cover/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:09:20 PDT
How to make a mono-kini http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mono-kini/
How to make a mono-kini - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/6062/GZUAGF1A/FIU6062GZUAGF1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/6062/GZUAGF1A/FIU6062GZUAGF1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/6062/GZUAGF1A/FIU6062GZUAGF1A.SMALL.jpg MissEmmaKate Learn how to easily create your own beach style! This is a tutorial for a monokini but it can easily be adapted for swimsuits and bikinis. Its all in the technique and luckily you have come to the right place to find out how to do it! This swimsuit is reversible too, all the seams are concealed with...
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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:43:25 PDT
Denim Rag Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Denim-Rag-Quilt/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 20:51:58 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
Sew a Welders Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Welders-Cap/
Sew a Welders Cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/GAHE/HXXYHPKJ/F1UGAHEHXXYHPKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/GAHE/HXXYHPKJ/F1UGAHEHXXYHPKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/GAHE/HXXYHPKJ/F1UGAHEHXXYHPKJ.SMALL.jpg ckeeling This instructable is to make a “Welders Cap”. This is a dual purpose hat. You can wear it bill front as a cap or you turn it around and let the bill protect your neck from flying sparks while welding. What you will need: Outer Cloth - about ¼ yardLining Cloth - about ¼ yard Batting - Scrap (or...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:32:39 PDT
Dress made out of Potting Soil Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Dress-made-out-of-Potting-Soil-Bags/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:05:48 PDT
A Simple Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Tool-Roll/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:43:03 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/
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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