Instructables: exploring - living - clothing http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:51:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Relove an Old, Ugly Dress: Before and After (w/ Bonus Infinity Scarf) http://www.instructables.com/id/Relove-an-Old-Ugly-Dress-Before-and-After-w-Bonus-/
Relove an Old, Ugly Dress: Before and After (w/ Bonus Infinity Scarf) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/GRWY/HU0GT8XW/F53GRWYHU0GT8XW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/GRWY/HU0GT8XW/F53GRWYHU0GT8XW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/GRWY/HU0GT8XW/F53GRWYHU0GT8XW.SMALL.jpg tofu911 If you like more sewing projects be on the lookout. I may be new to sewing but that just means I have a lot of projects to post. "I Smell Good" Mr. Bunny is already posted.  I'm working on a steampunk costume too. BONUS: Infinity Scarf DIY also included in this instructables (last step). I wa...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:17:09 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
Transfer Images onto a ANY Color Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Transfer-Images-onto-a-ANY-Color-Shirt/
Transfer Images onto a ANY Color Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/AHPS/HSVH0X0A/FJOAHPSHSVH0X0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/AHPS/HSVH0X0A/FJOAHPSHSVH0X0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/AHPS/HSVH0X0A/FJOAHPSHSVH0X0A.SMALL.jpg slovesu Materials: Smartphone with LED light (or other small light) Fabric Paint Shirt (any color. The flashlight allows you to trace your design on dark or light shirts) Large Saucepan Tape Paper Printer Word processing software like MS word An image that you like! ...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:10:13 PDT
Tribute T-Shirt - Infocom's Zork I, II, III & Beyond Zork http://www.instructables.com/id/Tribute-T-Shirt-Infocoms-Zork-I-II-III-Beyond-Zork/
Tribute T-Shirt - Infocom's Zork I, II, III & Beyond Zork - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/HPCC/HSVH00GR/FNRHPCCHSVH00GR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/HPCC/HSVH00GR/FNRHPCCHSVH00GR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/HPCC/HSVH00GR/FNRHPCCHSVH00GR.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse As a treat to the fans of Zork, I have designed a t-shirt. This will also be my entry in the Game.Life 4 contest (although I am entering at the last moment). I enjoy the rich sound and colorful graphics that we have available to us currently thanks to HD video, surround sound audio and GPU-base...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:35:46 PDT
Simple sleeve sewing adjustment- made at TechShop Chandler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-sleeve-sewing-adjustment-made-at-TechShop-C/
Simple sleeve sewing adjustment- made at TechShop Chandler! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SMALL.jpg jordanshelby This is a simple way to modify sleeves of t-shirts that are too long, or to add some visual interest in, without the permanence of hemming. I made this at TechShop Chandler with a few basic sewing supplies!  http://www.techshop.ws/ Sleeve at original length.  Use the top seam of the body of ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 21:38:14 PST
Quickly Remove Fabric Pills http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-Remove-Fabric-Pills/
Quickly Remove Fabric Pills - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/55T0/HSE92CYB/FCJ55T0HSE92CYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/55T0/HSE92CYB/FCJ55T0HSE92CYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/55T0/HSE92CYB/FCJ55T0HSE92CYB.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie A simple how-to for removing pills on your favorite sweater or piece of clothing with tools you already have at home. Clothes of all types, sizes, shapes, and fibers have pilled for all of time and will continue to pill into the future. While it's true that some sweaters or other woven garments tak...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 09:26:11 PST
How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Chains-from-Soda-Can-Tabs/
How to make Chains from Soda Can Tabs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/I5ZM/HS61A4BF/F38I5ZMHS61A4BF.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Turn your soda can tabs into an awesome aluminum chains!  What you do with them is completely up to you! For more project videos, check out www.thekingofrandom.com Watch the Video! WARNING: Cutting metal clips with scissors can result in cuts, scrapes or tears.  Adult assistance, and/or gl...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:25:13 PST
Homemade Dog Dress / Shirt For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Dog-Dress-Shirt-For-Beginners/
Homemade Dog Dress / Shirt For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/W4YC/HRI8U8U9/F71W4YCHRI8U8U9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/W4YC/HRI8U8U9/F71W4YCHRI8U8U9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/W4YC/HRI8U8U9/F71W4YCHRI8U8U9.SMALL.jpg mehlani Hi canine lovers!What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than by sharing it with your best friend? A gift from the heart and made by your own hands is the way to go.This Instructable will actually be my first! Not only is it my first instructable but this dog dress will also be a first for me. ...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:28:50 PST
Two Toned Button Up Shirt! http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Toned-Button-Up-Shirt/
Two Toned Button Up Shirt! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0FPA/HR9V7ZCX/FX40FPAHR9V7ZCX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0FPA/HR9V7ZCX/FX40FPAHR9V7ZCX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/0FPA/HR9V7ZCX/FX40FPAHR9V7ZCX.SMALL.jpg toy-maker Have you ever wanted to look like a hipster but you couldn't find an ironic enough shirt? Well look no more! In this instructable you will learn how to harness the power of cloth to create a one if a kind fashion masterpiece. Supplies: For this project you will need scissors, pins, a sewing machi...
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 13:04:51 PST
Snowball Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowball-Scarf/
Snowball Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/6X2O/HR4STQVF/F5Q6X2OHR4STQVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/6X2O/HR4STQVF/F5Q6X2OHR4STQVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/6X2O/HR4STQVF/F5Q6X2OHR4STQVF.SMALL.jpg Ponchos For Chickens This is another easy project that can be a teensy bit repetitive. BUT, you will have a fabulous snowball scarf once you're done! Things you'll need: A few balls of chunky wool (I used about five 50g balls) Some cardboard An average sized can/tin A pencil/pen Exacto knife/scalpel Strong thread Sciss...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 07:13:07 PST
Keep Your Zipper Up: It's Easy as 1, 2, 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Keep-Your-Zipper-Up-Its-Easy-as-1-2-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/CWD5/HQV6KRTJ/F2ZCWD5HQV6KRTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/CWD5/HQV6KRTJ/F2ZCWD5HQV6KRTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/CWD5/HQV6KRTJ/F2ZCWD5HQV6KRTJ.SMALL.jpg elliseanderson Step 1: Get a penny-sized key ring. The size has to be just right to cover the zipper head and the button area. It can't be too large as it will not be able to restrain the zipper from falling. Step 2: Put the ring in the zipper's head. Step 3: Hook the ring in the zipper's head to the button and ...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 00:04:32 PST
How to tie your shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-tie-your-shoes-5/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/YRHA/HQQIKC66/FQQYRHAHQQIKC66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/YRHA/HQQIKC66/FQQYRHAHQQIKC66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/YRHA/HQQIKC66/FQQYRHAHQQIKC66.SMALL.jpg charlie2006 It's important that everyone learn to tie their shoes properly before they're so old that it's embarrassing not to know. The way you learn is that you take some shoes and practicing until you get it right. Before you start tying your shoes, make sure that there are no knots in your laces. Get your ...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:11:21 PST
#Ponket http://www.instructables.com/id/Ponket/
#Ponket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HKBI/HQCC1ZUV/F3YHKBIHQCC1ZUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HKBI/HQCC1ZUV/F3YHKBIHQCC1ZUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/HKBI/HQCC1ZUV/F3YHKBIHQCC1ZUV.SMALL.jpg Ponchos For Chickens This is possibly the easiest jacket you’ll ever make.  Possibly… It does include some pattern drafting, but there’s no collar or sleeve setting (Woo hoo!). It starts life as a poncho, but mutates into a jacket along the way ;-) So here's what you’ll need to make this ‘Ponket’ (yeah - I did just mak...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 09:40:16 PST
DIY ethnic purse http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ethnic-purse/
DIY ethnic purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/4ZPV/HPYHQ47U/FTE4ZPVHPYHQ47U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/4ZPV/HPYHQ47U/FTE4ZPVHPYHQ47U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/4ZPV/HPYHQ47U/FTE4ZPVHPYHQ47U.SMALL.jpg robojune Bored of the usual strapped up purses and sling bags , try this new ethnic purse for these holidays :) Funky and super cool. Requirements 1. Silk/shimmer cloth (rectangular18"X20") 2.Cotton cloth for lining (same size) 3.Golden colored thin lace  4. Broad lace (purple color or any other) for th...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 10:02:20 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
Office chair covers (cheap, easy, and no sew) http://www.instructables.com/id/Office-chair-backrest-cover-out-of-clothing-tops/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/V40H/HQ2XSUN7/FY9V40HHQ2XSUN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/V40H/HQ2XSUN7/FY9V40HHQ2XSUN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/V40H/HQ2XSUN7/FY9V40HHQ2XSUN7.SMALL.jpg Sergeant Sarcasm Office chairs can be expensive, or they can be cheap. But unless they're upholstered in leather and/or vinyl, they'll be cloth and will easily attract stains. And regardless of material, it can wear out. When I bought a new office chair I wanted to find a way to cover it to protect it. The first lo...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 23:50:47 PST
Custom convertible mittens (AND How to make clothing templates) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Patterns-for-any-clothing/
Custom convertible mittens (AND How to make clothing templates) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/XR5S/HPT69FGT/FBDXR5SHPT69FGT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/XR5S/HPT69FGT/FBDXR5SHPT69FGT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/XR5S/HPT69FGT/FBDXR5SHPT69FGT.SMALL.jpg krsprops In this instructable I will show you how to make fabric patterns for any article of clothing you can think of! (this method can also be used to make armor patterns for any cos-players out there). In the photos you will see me make templates for convertible fingerless mittens! I will add the downloa...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 05:42:47 PST
stitching on a Instructables patch. http://www.instructables.com/id/stitching-on-a-Instructables-patch/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FB6/4XBK/HPRICHFL/FB64XBKHPRICHFL.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FB6/4XBK/HPRICHFL/FB64XBKHPRICHFL.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FB6/4XBK/HPRICHFL/FB64XBKHPRICHFL.SMALL.jpg danbranxl ever won the dodgy Instructables patches and never known what to do with them?  well stitch them onto an old top, like this!
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 18:02:18 PST
DIY - Pimp up your jeans shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pimp-up-your-jeans-shirt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/K2T5/HOSLKGQ7/F7EK2T5HOSLKGQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/K2T5/HOSLKGQ7/F7EK2T5HOSLKGQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/K2T5/HOSLKGQ7/F7EK2T5HOSLKGQ7.SMALL.jpg La Kukita You want to pimp up your jeans shirt? YOU NEED: studs, perls, scissors and a yarn. STEPS: Just sew the different perls and put the studs on the sleeves of your jeans shirt. READYYYY!!! www.lakukita.wordpress.com
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 08:00:26 PST
The 'easy challenge' Chain Mail Snood http://www.instructables.com/id/The-easy-challenge-Chain-Mail-Snood/
The 'easy challenge' Chain Mail Snood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/4XHS/HOHYD5TR/FAC4XHSHOHYD5TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/4XHS/HOHYD5TR/FAC4XHSHOHYD5TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/4XHS/HOHYD5TR/FAC4XHSHOHYD5TR.SMALL.jpg Ponchos For Chickens I call this an ‘easy challenge’ because it only takes a few minutes to learn the skills to make the snood, but the project can (and will) be time consuming. Putting the 'chain' in chain mail We start by creating a long chain of stitches.  If you have never crocheted before, here’s a basic instruc...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 18:06:12 PST
1 MIN TUTORIAL | Easy DIY Leather Overall Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/1-MIN-TUTORIAL-Easy-DIY-Leather-Overall-Dress/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/F6JF/HO7XJU84/FGVF6JFHO7XJU84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/F6JF/HO7XJU84/FGVF6JFHO7XJU84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/F6JF/HO7XJU84/FGVF6JFHO7XJU84.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak For more DIY tutorials visit http://www.pinkchocolatebreak.com  I have been crushing on leather overalls and after finding the right faux leather (which was cheap) I was paired with the right material to create my DIY Leather Overall Dress. Pants are quite tricky to make if you have basic sewing kn...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 10:10:47 PST
Make Giant Negatives for Lumi-printed Tees http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Giant-Negatives-to-Photographically-Print-T-S/
Make Giant Negatives for Lumi-printed Tees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/OQZV/HMVJ1L3K/F0VOQZVHMVJ1L3K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/OQZV/HMVJ1L3K/F0VOQZVHMVJ1L3K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/OQZV/HMVJ1L3K/F0VOQZVHMVJ1L3K.SMALL.jpg Lumi Would you like to cover a t-shirt with a printed image? Do you dream of making giant art prints with Inkodye? It's easy, but you’re going to need a large format negative. This guide will walk you through the easiest way to make a giant negative- by ordering one at a silk screen shop. Silk screen pr...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 09:38:29 PDT
Simple & Effective Art Work Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Effective-Art-Work-Hanger/
Simple & Effective Art Work Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/CVC0/HLSHE3EO/FZ8CVC0HLSHE3EO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/CVC0/HLSHE3EO/FZ8CVC0HLSHE3EO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/CVC0/HLSHE3EO/FZ8CVC0HLSHE3EO.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Displaying art work is a staple for any art educator.  I've always been bothered when I hang art and I put holes in children's work whether its small holes from staples or pins.  It just makes me crazy.  Then the idea hit me to use clothing pins with thumb tacks glued to the back.  Making it movable...
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 19:45:39 PDT
Iron on Transfers for T-Shirts, Tote Bags, and Other Fabrics http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-on-Transfers-for-T-Shirts-Tote-Bags-and-Oth/
Iron on Transfers for T-Shirts, Tote Bags, and Other Fabrics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/22IY/HJ602XYB/FWJ22IYHJ602XYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/22IY/HJ602XYB/FWJ22IYHJ602XYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/22IY/HJ602XYB/FWJ22IYHJ602XYB.SMALL.jpg vintageretroantique How to Transfer Graphics Onto T-Shirts and More Iron on transfers are great for t-shirts, and once you know how to apply your own custom images to fabric with the use of iron on transfer sheets, the possibilities are endless!  You can make custom clothing, tote bags, aprons, and much more.  Whether...
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Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:51:20 PDT
Dress Hack: Crochet Bodice http://www.instructables.com/id/Dress-Hack-Crochet-Bodice/
Dress Hack: Crochet Bodice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/0Q6R/HIXKESPZ/F1T0Q6RHIXKESPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/0Q6R/HIXKESPZ/F1T0Q6RHIXKESPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/0Q6R/HIXKESPZ/F1T0Q6RHIXKESPZ.SMALL.jpg VickieHowell The same Mesh Stitch often used to make things like market bags can also be translated into a cool (both literally and figuratively) bodice on a fabric dress. Here in the states, Target is a go-to shopping spot for stylish yet affordable wardrobe pieces. They've been pretty brilliant about staying ...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 21:03:08 PDT
How to make shorts out of a pillowcase. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-shorts-out-of-a-pillowcase/
How to make shorts out of a pillowcase. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/7L4Q/HIPIR03T/F0N7L4QHIPIR03T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/7L4Q/HIPIR03T/F0N7L4QHIPIR03T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/7L4Q/HIPIR03T/F0N7L4QHIPIR03T.SMALL.jpg fisforphantom Mis-matched pillow-cases?  Or ruined by bleach stains like mine?  Make some cool bottoms for the summer! Just FYI:  these are like lounge shorts, or something you would wear when you go to bed.  I am proud of my work but still would not be caught dead in them in public.  Still with me? Here's what ...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 23:14:58 PDT
Best method of vacuum packing blankets and clothing http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-method-of-vacuum-packing-blankets-and-clothin/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/K2V3/HI3TRM16/FKRK2V3HI3TRM16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/K2V3/HI3TRM16/FKRK2V3HI3TRM16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/K2V3/HI3TRM16/FKRK2V3HI3TRM16.SMALL.jpg Yard Sale Dale I've seen a lot of videos about vacuum packing clothing and blankets for storage or travel, using plastic bags and vacuum pumps or vacuum cleaners.  I've seen some that use funnels made of 2 liter drink bottles, with the bag top dragged through the funnel. My method uses funnels made easily from 1...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:08:56 PDT
Fringed fold-over disco bikini bottom http://www.instructables.com/id/Fringed-fold-over-disco-bikini-bottom/
Fringed fold-over disco bikini bottom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/NVFF/HGU2DNC0/FQDNVFFHGU2DNC0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/NVFF/HGU2DNC0/FQDNVFFHGU2DNC0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/NVFF/HGU2DNC0/FQDNVFFHGU2DNC0.SMALL.jpg SnazzyBot Who wouldn't love this silver metallic swimsuit bottom? It has fringe all around the bottom of the foldover waistband. I prefer foldover waistbands, since tight elastic often digs into hips and thighs and gives even the sveltest of girls a muffin-top. Eeeek! Getting started I started with the pan...
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Fri, 17 May 2013 18:02:12 PDT
Bow & Ruffles Swimsuit designed in sketchbook using pictures of my fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-Ruffles-Swimsuit-designed-in-sketchbook-usin/
Bow & Ruffles Swimsuit designed in sketchbook using pictures of my fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/EL1H/HGH6S6PX/FDCEL1HHGH6S6PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/EL1H/HGH6S6PX/FDCEL1HHGH6S6PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/EL1H/HGH6S6PX/FDCEL1HHGH6S6PX.SMALL.jpg SnazzyBot I started designing this project using paint, because I didn't think I had time to learn how to use new design software. There was sewing to be done, after all! But when someone walked by and asked "Why aren't you using Sketchbook?", I figured I'd give it a chance.  It was surprisingly easy to lear...
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Fri, 17 May 2013 13:07:45 PDT
1 MIN TUTORIAL | Peplum Skirt with Leather Detail http://www.instructables.com/id/1-MIN-TUTORIAL-Peplum-Skirt-with-Leather-Detail/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/48I5/HFSHV3G7/FB048I5HFSHV3G7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/48I5/HFSHV3G7/FB048I5HFSHV3G7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/48I5/HFSHV3G7/FB048I5HFSHV3G7.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak Give a twist to the popular peplum trend by mixing in some leather with this DIY Fashion tutorial. After I spotted Brazilian TV Host Anna Hickman with a similar peplum skirt I had to recreate it and voila! Using a burgundy shade I sewed my own peplum skirt with leather detail. It's as easy as it loo...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 17:18:01 PDT
The Perfect Gardening Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Perfect-Gardening-Pants/
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Sun, 5 May 2013 18:23:46 PDT
Really Easy Baby Booties http://www.instructables.com/id/Really-Easy-Baby-Booties/
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Fri, 3 May 2013 07:45:47 PDT
Alien-Head Hoodie http://www.instructables.com/id/Alien-Head-Hoodie/
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 03:48:46 PDT
Pulley-controlled clothes drying rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Pulley-controlled-clothes-drying-rack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/7OJS/HFSH50T4/F727OJSHFSH50T4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/7OJS/HFSH50T4/F727OJSHFSH50T4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/7OJS/HFSH50T4/F727OJSHFSH50T4.SMALL.jpg tcone I recently returned from a 3 month trip to New Zealand, during which I did a few weeks of wwoofing.  The folks at the first farm on which I worked, called Earthstead, had this super cool clothes drying system in/above their living room and I had to share it! The hooks on the wall allow you to secur...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 16:26:03 PDT
Hello Spring! Goodbye Winter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Spring-Goodbye-Winter/
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 18:47:08 PDT
Convert Footsie Pajamas to Non-Footsie http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Footsie-Pajamas-to-Non-Footsie/
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 06:35:14 PDT
Tailored T-Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Tailored-T-Shirt/
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:30:07 PDT
My vest http://www.instructables.com/id/A-BAP-vest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/TJYL/HDYZ84W6/FVETJYLHDYZ84W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/TJYL/HDYZ84W6/FVETJYLHDYZ84W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/TJYL/HDYZ84W6/FVETJYLHDYZ84W6.SMALL.jpg HeavenBlueRose I made a vest of their logo and putted all of the colors of the bunnies ^_^ I am so sorry you can't really seem them T^T but this is what they look like http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2012/171/0/c/b_a_p_bunnies_wallpaper_by_purplepassionfire-d546950.png   I hand sewed them and used my sewing mach...
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 23:27:17 PDT
Fancy Pants Clothespins http://www.instructables.com/id/Fancy-Pants-Clothespins/
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 18:34:18 PST
Silk screen right at home! http://www.instructables.com/id/Silk-screen-right-at-home/
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 09:36:33 PST
Sparkly Desert Boots (Chukka) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkly-Desert-Boots-Chukka/
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Mon, 21 Jan 2013 14:11:10 PST
mdf Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/mdf-Hanger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/P91C/HAQ3B60I/FDVP91CHAQ3B60I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/P91C/HAQ3B60I/FDVP91CHAQ3B60I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/P91C/HAQ3B60I/FDVP91CHAQ3B60I.SMALL.jpg YAMASHIATKEN This hanger is made by using a Laser Cutter at f.Labo in japan. Supplies MDF t=2.5mm (400mm×300mm) : 1 Screw (M4×15mm) : 1 Circular washer : 2 Ball head lock nut (M4) : 1 Tools Laser Cutter Vector Drawing Program (Illustrator, Corel Draw, CAD, etc) Glue How to make 1. Cut (Red line is cutting) 2....
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 22:34:03 PST
HOW TO MAKE A BACK TO SCHOOL HIGH LOW TOP http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-MAKE-A-BACK-TO-SCHOOL-HIGH-LOW-TOP/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/RO8O/HAQ32LZ7/FW6RO8OHAQ32LZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/RO8O/HAQ32LZ7/FW6RO8OHAQ32LZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/RO8O/HAQ32LZ7/FW6RO8OHAQ32LZ7.SMALL.jpg HOWTOSEWEASY http://www.meshalo.com/ http://www.etsy.com/shop/meshalo http://www.meshalo.blogspot.com/ https://twitter.com/#!/meshalo1 youtube Tglashen youtube MeshalofashionTV youtube Meshalostyletv youtube Saveyonfoods youtube The30minworkout facebook Meshalo Glashen
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 10:00:46 PST
DIY: HOW TO MAKE A WEDDING DRESS IN 30MIN EASY http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HOW-TO-MAKE-A-WEDDING-DRESS-IN-30MIN-EASY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/LG84/HAQ32M0M/FUWLG84HAQ32M0M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/LG84/HAQ32M0M/FUWLG84HAQ32M0M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/LG84/HAQ32M0M/FUWLG84HAQ32M0M.SMALL.jpg HOWTOSEWEASY BE SURE TO SUBCRIBE TO ALL 5 OF OUR YOUTUBE CHANNELS http://www.meshalo.com/ http://www.etsy.com/shop/meshalo http://www.meshalo.blogspot.com/ https://twitter.com/#!/meshalo1 youtube Tglashen youtube MeshalofashionTV youtube Meshalostyletv youtube Saveyonfoods youtube The30minworkout fa...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 11:06:10 PST
DIY FOR FALL STUDDED COLLAR SHIRT RECONSTRUCTED http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-FOR-FALL-STUDDED-COLLAR-SHIRT-RECONSTRUCTED/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/7TCZ/HAQ32M1O/FIP7TCZHAQ32M1O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/7TCZ/HAQ32M1O/FIP7TCZHAQ32M1O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/7TCZ/HAQ32M1O/FIP7TCZHAQ32M1O.SMALL.jpg HOWTOSEWEASY BESURE TO SUBCRIBE TO ALL 5 OF OUR CHANNELS FOR GIVEAWAYS OF FABRIC youtube Tglashen youtube MeshalofashionTV youtube Meshalostyletv youtube Saveyonfoods youtube The30minworkout http://www.meshalo.com/ http://www.etsy.com/shop/meshalo http://www.meshalo.blogspot.com/ https://twitter.com/...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 11:06:09 PST
How to make a Baby Skirt out of pants easy DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Baby-Skirt-out-of-pants-easy-DIY/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/GD3Z/HAQ32M2K/FKRGD3ZHAQ32M2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/GD3Z/HAQ32M2K/FKRGD3ZHAQ32M2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKR/GD3Z/HAQ32M2K/FKRGD3ZHAQ32M2K.SMALL.jpg HOWTOSEWEASY BESURE TO SUBCRIBE TO ALL 5 OF OUR CHANNELS FOR GIVEAWAYS OF FABRIC & MORE youtube Tglashen youtube MeshalofashionTV youtube Meshalostyletv youtube Saveyonfoods youtube The30minworkout http://www.meshalo.com/ http://www.etsy.com/shop/meshalo http://www.meshalo.blogspot.com/ https://twitter.com/#!/me...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 11:06:09 PST
69 Cent T Shirt Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/69-Cent-T-Shirt-Prints/
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 19:46:08 PST
Super Simple Cotton Infinity Scarf from a T-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Cotton-Infinity-Scarf-from-a-T-shirt/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2012 19:05:06 PST
The 4Hour Pullover http://www.instructables.com/id/The-4Hour-Pullover/
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 01:39:10 PST
Buttons! http://www.instructables.com/id/Buttons/
Buttons! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/35AU/H994W57E/F2O35AUH994W57E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/35AU/H994W57E/F2O35AUH994W57E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/35AU/H994W57E/F2O35AUH994W57E.SMALL.jpg Tigermouse Ask yourself: "Can I drill two holes in it?" If the answer is "yes" then you can make a button out of it! D. I. Y. (Drill it yourself) Buying buttons in a store can be very expensive, especially when you need a lot. Here's a very easy way to make buttons from found materials. Take something f...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 10:06:00 PST