Instructables: exploring - living - dress http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:14:38 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
One-shoulder, Mermaid Prom Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/One-shoulder-Mermaid-Prom-Dress/
One-shoulder, Mermaid Prom Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/Q2W6/HTN3K4YL/F63Q2W6HTN3K4YL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/Q2W6/HTN3K4YL/F63Q2W6HTN3K4YL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F63/Q2W6/HTN3K4YL/F63Q2W6HTN3K4YL.SMALL.jpg JisselleG_ Save hundreds of dollars my making, customizing, and personalizing your own prom dress for that special day! Select 2 Fabrics Select one fabric for the body of the dress, and another for the skirt, depending on how you want the skirt to move and look, I recommend using a tulle fabric for a more ...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 15:25:48 PDT
blue sunflower dolly dress http://www.instructables.com/id/blue-sunflower-dolly-dress/
blue sunflower dolly dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/03BH/HTKXV0SE/F3003BHHTKXV0SE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/03BH/HTKXV0SE/F3003BHHTKXV0SE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/03BH/HTKXV0SE/F3003BHHTKXV0SE.SMALL.jpg melissaleon I fell in love with this sunflower fabric instantly, but the dress was way to long for me. I bought it for just below eight dollars and fixed it myself. First Step: Line the dress Second Step: Cut how short you want it Third Step: Fold the ends and pin it to make it even Forth Step: Sew the ends  Fi...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 22:11:25 PDT
How to Use a Dress Form http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Dress-Form/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:16:55 PDT
easter eggs- wedding couple http://www.instructables.com/id/easter-eggs-wedding-couple/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 13:50:24 PDT
French Renaissance dress http://www.instructables.com/id/French-Renaissance-dress/
French Renaissance dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/0Z7Z/HTCPY03T/F790Z7ZHTCPY03T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/0Z7Z/HTCPY03T/F790Z7ZHTCPY03T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/0Z7Z/HTCPY03T/F790Z7ZHTCPY03T.SMALL.jpg Sara Elizabeth Shillingford I bet you already know how to sew a miniature dress (my previous tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-witch-Dress/). But this time I made something different, moved on in history and ...Renaissance!!! Hope you enjoy this! The template Draw or print your template, then cut it! Trace...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:04:52 PDT
How to Make a Pleated Paper Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pleated-Paper-Dress/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 17:01:15 PDT
A Springtime Novelty http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Springtime-Novelty/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:59:04 PDT
DIY Magazine Paper Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magazine-Paper-Dress/
DIY Magazine Paper Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/JMB7/HSLQQYUL/FHXJMB7HSLQQYUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/JMB7/HSLQQYUL/FHXJMB7HSLQQYUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/JMB7/HSLQQYUL/FHXJMB7HSLQQYUL.SMALL.jpg mbdragon Have you ever wanted to wear a dress made mostly from recyclable materials? Well, now you can! This tutorial will teach you how to make your very own Magazine Paper Dress!!! Materials For this dress, you will need:    *Three or Four Magazines    *Three pieces of Newspaper (Preferably only pieces ...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:37:46 PDT
Medieval (witch) Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-witch-Dress/
Medieval (witch) Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/9KSH/HSTP1THR/FE39KSHHSTP1THR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/9KSH/HSTP1THR/FE39KSHHSTP1THR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/9KSH/HSTP1THR/FE39KSHHSTP1THR.SMALL.jpg Sara Elizabeth Shillingford So people, I made this medieval dress some days ago and thought I'd post it here. It would be a dress for a barbie or another doll but the tutorial will help you to make a life-size one... I'm sure :D :D :D  Hope you enjoy! Template Find a template or copy mine, draw it and cut it as shown... T...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 09:42:46 PDT
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
Quickly Remove Fabric Pills http://www.instructables.com/id/Quickly-Remove-Fabric-Pills/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 09:26:11 PST
How To Add Lace To Bias Tape http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Add-Lace-To-Bias-Tape/
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:47:17 PST
Homemade Dog Dress / Shirt For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Dog-Dress-Shirt-For-Beginners/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:28:50 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
How To Make A Duct Tape Doll Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Duct-Tape-Doll-Dress/
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 11:01:11 PST
Holiday Dress For An American Girl Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Dress-For-An-American-Girl-Doll/
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:29:47 PST
Crocheted Blessing Gown http://www.instructables.com/id/Blessed/
Crocheted Blessing Gown - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/EPL4/HO2374KA/FEZEPL4HO2374KA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/EPL4/HO2374KA/FEZEPL4HO2374KA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/EPL4/HO2374KA/FEZEPL4HO2374KA.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh I made this gown for my daughter right before she was born. I knew I wanted to create her blessing dress, but imagined I would sew one for her. I had never crocheted any article of clothing like this before, but with a little ambition, patience, and handy YouTube tutorials, I found myself holding my...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:11:04 PST
Crochet Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Dress/
Crochet Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/E3JO/HNFZF0OW/FCBE3JOHNFZF0OW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/E3JO/HNFZF0OW/FCBE3JOHNFZF0OW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/E3JO/HNFZF0OW/FCBE3JOHNFZF0OW.SMALL.jpg bbosley1 This year I decided to make my prom dress. The results were amazing and I love this dress. The pattern is very simple an if you have any questions please comment :) Shopping List What you need:Crochet hook (I'm using an F)Yarn * Ribbon or Belt*optional Top For the top of the dress I used a pa...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 08:32:30 PDT
How To Tie A Tie http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tie-A-Tie-13/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/EAEG/HN6C3LT8/FKBEAEGHN6C3LT8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/EAEG/HN6C3LT8/FKBEAEGHN6C3LT8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/EAEG/HN6C3LT8/FKBEAEGHN6C3LT8.SMALL.jpg splazem How to tie a tie, with two different angles and a robot voice!  Watch in HD for optimal viewing pleasure!
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 19:45:45 PDT
Dollheart-esque Fullset Dress Outfit for Ball Jointed Doll (BJD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollheart-esque-Fullset-Dress-Outfit-for-Ball-Join/
Dollheart-esque Fullset Dress Outfit for Ball Jointed Doll (BJD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/IQ5Y/HMVJ23WM/FNGIQ5YHMVJ23WM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/IQ5Y/HMVJ23WM/FNGIQ5YHMVJ23WM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/IQ5Y/HMVJ23WM/FNGIQ5YHMVJ23WM.SMALL.jpg Glomgrey The title is weird, I know... It uses a lot of BJD-ese but I just didn't know what else to call this thing. I made this instructable for the "I could make that" contest, since I'm constantly saying that about doll outfits that I can't afford. This isn't a replica of any particular outfit, but it's s...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 16:54:56 PDT
J.Crew Bridesmaid Copycat Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/JCrew-Bridesmaid-Copycat-Dress/
J.Crew Bridesmaid Copycat Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/DOEH/HN4ZYJU2/FVODOEHHN4ZYJU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/DOEH/HN4ZYJU2/FVODOEHHN4ZYJU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/DOEH/HN4ZYJU2/FVODOEHHN4ZYJU2.SMALL.jpg lauraspiders Have you seen this dress? I love this dress. It's elegant, It's classy, It's perfect for weddings and formal events... IT'S $365!?!?!?!......what Now I don't know about you but I can't just go around dropping $300 bucks for a dress that i'll wear once a year... and probably spill wine on. So pooh...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 20:04:33 PDT
Queen Amidala Black Invasion Gown http://www.instructables.com/id/Queen-Amidala-Black-Invasion-Gown/
Queen Amidala Black Invasion Gown - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/3LT6/HMNNG2XV/F8X3LT6HMNNG2XV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/3LT6/HMNNG2XV/F8X3LT6HMNNG2XV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/3LT6/HMNNG2XV/F8X3LT6HMNNG2XV.SMALL.jpg DarthAmidala This amazing gown as seen the Starwars Episode 1 was quite a challenge to recreate. I originally started on the dress thinking it would be an easy task. Little did I know Id end up having to sew the dress in its entirety from scratch including the material. JACKET SPIKES If you would like to se...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 22:45:54 PDT
Dress from plastic bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Dress-from-plastic-bags/
Dress from plastic bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/R23F/HKBFBNKE/F79R23FHKBFBNKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/R23F/HKBFBNKE/F79R23FHKBFBNKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/R23F/HKBFBNKE/F79R23FHKBFBNKE.SMALL.jpg Mary mouse Well I woke up yesterday morning and decided I wanted to make a dress out off plastic bags. So I did. I finished it this morning!! I decided to write it out as an Instructable in case it works out well... If I don't make sense in the writing look what I've written on the pictures, if you still don'...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:59:49 PDT
Issa Dress from IKEA Bed Sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/Issa-Dress-from-IKEA-Bed-Sheets/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:07:29 PDT
T Shirt Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Shirt-Dress-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/YNU6/HJKBR8EI/F15YNU6HJKBR8EI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/YNU6/HJKBR8EI/F15YNU6HJKBR8EI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/YNU6/HJKBR8EI/F15YNU6HJKBR8EI.SMALL.jpg Rural African I made this little cute dress from an x large t shirt, it was my first diy and I hand sewed it because I dont have a machine yet.what you need. 1. a new or old xlarge shirt2. scissors3.thread4.lace is optional if u want to put it then you will need it...what I did is 1. I layered the shirt on a flat...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 18:18:10 PDT
Home made summer dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-summer-dress/
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 09:57:22 PDT
Easy Peasy Jersey Pencil Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Peasy-Jersey-Pencil-Dress/
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:26:20 PDT
T shirt dress to Sun dress in 10 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-dress-to-Sun-dress-in-10-minutes/
T shirt dress to Sun dress in 10 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/DB9D/HJGE276Z/F41DB9DHJGE276Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/DB9D/HJGE276Z/F41DB9DHJGE276Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F41/DB9D/HJGE276Z/F41DB9DHJGE276Z.SMALL.jpg winneyandrose Make this great little sun dress from an old t-shirt dress that you no longer like. I made it in 10 minutes one afternoon when i needed a sun dress for in the garden, I loved the dress but it was too short and I hated the neck line.  Remove sleeves Check the neck line fits just above your bust.  ...
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 01:05:57 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
Braided Collar Halter Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Braided-Collar-Halter-Top/
Braided Collar Halter Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/M8VH/HH2VNOWQ/F2RM8VHHH2VNOWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/M8VH/HH2VNOWQ/F2RM8VHHH2VNOWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/M8VH/HH2VNOWQ/F2RM8VHHH2VNOWQ.SMALL.jpg kusui Turn an old long-sleeved top into a halter top! I had an old long-sleeved dress that I didn't wear anymore because the sleeves flared out, and while they were pretty, they, well got into everything, like dips, sauces, and peoples' drinks at the dinner table, in a pot of glue at my studio desk, and i...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 19:55:20 PDT
The Vintage Jumper Dress..my take http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Vintage-Jumper-Dressmy-take/
The Vintage Jumper Dress..my take - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/N7WN/HGZNX0A3/FGYN7WNHGZNX0A3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/N7WN/HGZNX0A3/FGYN7WNHGZNX0A3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGY/N7WN/HGZNX0A3/FGYN7WNHGZNX0A3.SMALL.jpg MeenaChang I pattern drafted a jumper dress which I will try and up load later. I used brown gingham check for the top part of dress and beige fabric and for  bottom half of the skirt. The dress is lined throughout., I added a side pocket and a button at the back of the dress.
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Wed, 22 May 2013 10:55:19 PDT
Corset Dress / Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Corset-Dress-Top-1/
Corset Dress / Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/V603/HGU2834G/FRZV603HGU2834G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/V603/HGU2834G/FRZV603HGU2834G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/V603/HGU2834G/FRZV603HGU2834G.SMALL.jpg corsetry How to make a corset dress / top As I am not an English native speaker, I will try to to my best to explain how  I have made this  little dress/top. :) Materials List Materials list (pattern): - dress form - needle pins - measurement tape - cardboard - plastic tracing sheet with pen - satin tap...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 12:49:29 PDT
SCALLOP KNIT DRESS http://www.instructables.com/id/SCALLOP-KNIT-DRESS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/LUW9/HGU2DBFM/FXSLUW9HGU2DBFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/LUW9/HGU2DBFM/FXSLUW9HGU2DBFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/LUW9/HGU2DBFM/FXSLUW9HGU2DBFM.SMALL.jpg N1K1_1NC. The concept of this drawing was to create a dress using the Betabrand's pants and hoodie template. For this particular design I used a photoshop software and Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 6 (trial). Lots of layers and lots of cropping but if you understand the basics of using a photoshop software to mak...
By: N1K1_1NC.

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Fri, 17 May 2013 19:40:28 PDT
PENCIL DRESS : GEO COLOR BLOCKING DRESS http://www.instructables.com/id/PENCIL-DRESS-GEO-COLOR-BLOCKING-DRESS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/76DJ/HGIEWD5Q/FXL76DJHGIEWD5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/76DJ/HGIEWD5Q/FXL76DJHGIEWD5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/76DJ/HGIEWD5Q/FXL76DJHGIEWD5Q.SMALL.jpg N1K1_1NC. The concept of this drawing was to create a dress using the Betabrand's pants and hoodie template. For this particular design I used a photoshop software. Since there aren't too many layers for this design recreating it should be simple. 1.Take the Betabrand pants template and duplicate it twice. A...
By: N1K1_1NC.

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Thu, 16 May 2013 19:03:25 PDT
PENCIL DRESS: GEO POP ART SWEATER DRESS...sleeveless :) http://www.instructables.com/id/PENCIL-DRESS-GEO-POP-ART-SWEATER-DRESSsleevles/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/J0TP/HGIEWBI9/F80J0TPHGIEWBI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/J0TP/HGIEWBI9/F80J0TPHGIEWBI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/J0TP/HGIEWBI9/F80J0TPHGIEWBI9.SMALL.jpg N1K1_1NC. The concept of this drawing was to create a dress using the Betabrand's pants and hoodie template. For this particular design I used a photoshop software. Since there aren't too many layers for this design recreating it should be simple. 1.Take the Betabrand pants template and duplicate it twice...
By: N1K1_1NC.

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Thu, 16 May 2013 18:20:45 PDT
HUNGRY FOR FASHION: SUSHI DRESS http://www.instructables.com/id/HUNGRY-FOR-FASHION-SUSHI-DRESS/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/PI8A/HGIEWAO4/FY1PI8AHGIEWAO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/PI8A/HGIEWAO4/FY1PI8AHGIEWAO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/PI8A/HGIEWAO4/FY1PI8AHGIEWAO4.SMALL.jpg N1K1_1NC.    The concept of this drawing was to create a dress resembling sushi but to make it fashionable to wear. Using the Betabrand's  pants and hoodie template along with Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 6 (trial) I was able to create this look. Since there are so many layers to creating some of my designs/ideas ...
By: N1K1_1NC.

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Thu, 16 May 2013 14:24:06 PDT
D.I.Y. Cute Floral Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cute-Floral-Dress/
D.I.Y. Cute Floral Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3WW5/HJAHZVCQ/F2Y3WW5HJAHZVCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3WW5/HJAHZVCQ/F2Y3WW5HJAHZVCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3WW5/HJAHZVCQ/F2Y3WW5HJAHZVCQ.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz I wasn't planning on participating in the dream it, draw it, wear it contest, I'm not good in sewing or designing! But, last week I went shopping with my little sister and saw this cute floral fabric and couldn't help myself from buying it. My sister requested me to make her a dress with this fabric...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 20:23:18 PDT
Toile de Jouy: Upholstery Fabric and Quilting Cotton Re-Imagined http://www.instructables.com/id/Toile-de-Jouy-Upholstery-Fabric-and-Quilting-Cot/
Toile de Jouy: Upholstery Fabric and Quilting Cotton Re-Imagined - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D6QS/HG85CJNY/F0ND6QSHG85CJNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D6QS/HG85CJNY/F0ND6QSHG85CJNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/D6QS/HG85CJNY/F0ND6QSHG85CJNY.SMALL.jpg Laura Mae Most successful sewing projects depend on choosing a suitable fabric.  A clingy bias skirt pattern, for instance, will look completely different in a quilting cotton than it will in a silk charmeuse.  Many people avoid using quilting cottons and upholstery fabric for apparel because they are suppos...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 20:30:07 PDT
Perfect Teaching Attire http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Teaching-Attire/
Perfect Teaching Attire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/SP7G/HFSHUO6F/FHMSP7GHFSHUO6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/SP7G/HFSHUO6F/FHMSP7GHFSHUO6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/SP7G/HFSHUO6F/FHMSP7GHFSHUO6F.SMALL.jpg CitizenScientist Teaching is hard on clothes, and attire that is professional yet durable and flexible would be a wonderful thing to have! It could start with something as simple as a basic dress... the dress should be half way down the calf with darts to make it more flattering for all figures. The sleeves would ...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 17:43:14 PDT
Shoddy upcycle! Mens dress shirt into Dress! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoddy-upcycle-Mens-dress-shirt-into-Dress/
Shoddy upcycle! Mens dress shirt into Dress! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/VBF7/HFPTK1EF/FPSVBF7HFPTK1EF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/VBF7/HFPTK1EF/FPSVBF7HFPTK1EF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/VBF7/HFPTK1EF/FPSVBF7HFPTK1EF.SMALL.jpg iluvtyedye84 Warning! Warning! Warning! I am by no means a great sewer let alone a good one! I like to upcycle clothing into quilts and re fashion some old sweatshirts into newer nicer looking ones. In this project I tried to sew my friend a dress out of old mens shirts based solely on her measurements and with...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 10:08:45 PDT
Sew a frock for a 6 months old girl.... http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-frock-for-a-6-months-old-girl/
Sew a frock for a 6 months old girl.... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0GTG/HFWSU2P8/FR00GTGHFWSU2P8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0GTG/HFWSU2P8/FR00GTGHFWSU2P8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0GTG/HFWSU2P8/FR00GTGHFWSU2P8.SMALL.jpg zeyanimisbah This is a very easy tutorial, but difficult to explain, I am doing my best to teach you how to sew this, if there are any questions please inbox me or mention in the comments below. I am not a professional; I am just a beginner to sewing. Ideas and suggestions appreciated :) Let’s get started Begi...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:00:00 PDT
Sexy and Cute Top From old T-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Sexy-and-Cute-Top-From-old-T-shirt/
Sexy and Cute Top From old T-shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/U2KU/HFSHFN9G/FBCU2KUHFSHFN9G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/U2KU/HFSHFN9G/FBCU2KUHFSHFN9G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/U2KU/HFSHFN9G/FBCU2KUHFSHFN9G.SMALL.jpg shizy25 Have an old or over sized T shirt? Well....what are you waiting for...go convert it to this sexy...and cute top! what makes it cute?? well I think the ric rac rose is sooo cute and that gives an added  cute touch :-D Materials sewing machine over sized t shirt ric rack ribbon scissor needle and g...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 23:22:37 PDT
Purple Flowered Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Purple-Flowered-Dress/
Purple Flowered Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/TLHA/HFPTELKL/FRQTLHAHFPTELKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/TLHA/HFPTELKL/FRQTLHAHFPTELKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/TLHA/HFPTELKL/FRQTLHAHFPTELKL.SMALL.jpg supersoftdrink I really wanted to call this "dollar store couture," but after reading a bit about what couture really is, I realized this dress probably wouldn't qualify.  The flowers aren't handmade, the organza isn't silk, and the seams... make it clear that I don't have the attention span to measure, pin, or se...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 20:45:56 PDT
cute kids jumper dress out of old shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/cute-kids-jumper-dress-out-of-old-shirt/
cute kids jumper dress out of old shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/R8M7/HFPTIFN0/FF3R8M7HFPTIFN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/R8M7/HFPTIFN0/FF3R8M7HFPTIFN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/R8M7/HFPTIFN0/FF3R8M7HFPTIFN0.SMALL.jpg jadekikyo In this instructible I'm going to show you how to take a shirt that most people would probably throw out because it isn't usable. I was at a thrift store and found this shirt that was not in wearable condition. The fabric itself was all intact and was very beautiful so I felt it was up to me to resc...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:40:33 PDT
How to make a dress- EASY!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-dress-EASY/
How to make a dress- EASY!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/K49P/HFSHTXWG/FFKK49PHFSHTXWG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/K49P/HFSHTXWG/FFKK49PHFSHTXWG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/K49P/HFSHTXWG/FFKK49PHFSHTXWG.SMALL.jpg sara8907 I'm a college student who has been involved with crafts like painting and making things with different materials since I was little. I have recently opened new doors to design! I love seeing the new opportunities with old clothes or designing my own. I'm going to share with you how I made a summer d...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 08:52:13 PDT
Shutter-Pleat Shift Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Flirty-Shutter-PleatRuffle-Purple-Shift/
Shutter-Pleat Shift Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/94RH/HFSHUNJN/FA294RHHFSHUNJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/94RH/HFSHUNJN/FA294RHHFSHUNJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/94RH/HFSHUNJN/FA294RHHFSHUNJN.SMALL.jpg Sam.anne.tha For awhile I've been eyeing the French Connection Penny's Party Dress series (see second picture), but even secondhand it is way out of my budget. Using some discount purple cotton fabric and my limited sewing intuition, I figured now was as good a time as any to challenge my garment contruction ski...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 23:06:06 PDT
Thrift shop dress makeover http://www.instructables.com/id/Thrift-shop-dress-makeover/
Thrift shop dress makeover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/ZKEW/HHS9ISRG/F8IZKEWHHS9ISRG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/ZKEW/HHS9ISRG/F8IZKEWHHS9ISRG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8I/ZKEW/HHS9ISRG/F8IZKEWHHS9ISRG.SMALL.jpg katvanlew This is a great project for a beginner seamstress. Most thrift shops have several old prom dresses to choose from. There are few things more frustrating than spending $40 on fabric and a pattern and then realizing you cut it out wrong. Sometimes I get an idea for an article of clothing but don't wan...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 19:16:08 PDT
Pillow Case from a T-Shirt with screen print border http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillow-Case-from-a-T-Shirt-with-screen-print-borde/
Pillow Case from a T-Shirt with screen print border - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/NZO3/HFSH53XL/FRRNZO3HFSH53XL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/NZO3/HFSH53XL/FRRNZO3HFSH53XL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/NZO3/HFSH53XL/FRRNZO3HFSH53XL.SMALL.jpg Carol at Natures Sol I had seen instructions on how to turn a t-shirt into a "pillow case" style jumper. However, the illustrator/graphic artist in me wanted to do some screen printing too. What's better than a wonderful floral border? Materials needed You really do not need much else other than the t-shirt (usually ...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 11:53:01 PDT
Corset Dress Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Corset-Dress-Design/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/HS6O/HFPTPRWQ/FFTHS6OHFPTPRWQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/HS6O/HFPTPRWQ/FFTHS6OHFPTPRWQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/HS6O/HFPTPRWQ/FFTHS6OHFPTPRWQ.SMALL.jpg piggleliggle You know that one thing that always comes back in your doodles on those scrap bits of paper during boring classes, lectures or meetings? For me, it's this one dress. When I saw the Dream It, Draw It, Wear It contest, I thought that it would be a good time to get a  virtual doodle of this dress down ...
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Sat, 20 Apr 2013 06:21:44 PDT