Instructables: exploring - living - dress Thu, 28 Aug 2014 03:05:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pillowcase Dress
Pillowcase Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> katvanlew I absolutely love making pretty dresses for my Granddaughter. I found a beautiful embroidered pillowcase at a local antique shop. I paid less than $5 for it. This project didn't take very long at all! It's the perfect Summer dress for a little girl. My Granddaughter is 4 years old, but you can adjus...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:36:12 PDT
Refashioned Maxi Dress
Refashioned Maxi Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> fashemployed From an old tank top to a new-to-you maxi dress! Gather Your Materials Materials:Tank top in knit jersey fabric (with similar stretch to the skirt so the two fabrics work together well)1.5 yards of knit jersey fabric (2 yards if you're much taller than 5'6")Scissors or a rotary cutterThread, need...
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:56:51 PDT
DIY Maxi Dress
DIY Maxi Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zabzab Hi guys, In today's video video I ll show you how to make a maxi dress from an existing dress or tank top. You will need some jersy fabric, and you need to make sure the stretch of the fabric runs from side to side. It need to stretch around your body, not from top to bottum. Enjoy the video =D ...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 03:10:41 PDT
Dress made out of Potting Soil Bags
Dress made out of Potting Soil Bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> amandaggogo So, you need a dress, one that stands out from the crowd, for maybe a themed party? You hate your bridesmaids? Prom? Halloween? Just didn't know what to do with all those leftover bags from where you laid dirt in the garden? Well, this dress is certainly not of the norm. So let's get started! Sup...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:05:48 PDT
Maxi Skirt in 5 Easy Steps
Maxi Skirt in 5 Easy Steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> natsconfessions These maxi skirts are sooooo easy to make and in a few easy steps and an hour and a half of spare time, you can have one of your own. If you're anything like me, you'll have several of your own within a short span of time.Don't forget to stop by xx Fold fabric, pin pa...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:18:27 PDT
One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways!
One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways! - More DIY How To Projects]]> ryeomans1 Looking for a fast, easy, breezy swimsuit cover? How about five different swimsuit covers in one?This is a sew simple project that anyone with a little sewing skill can master. You can personalize it by using different fabircs, adjusting the length, adding beads etc. The best part is the cost is...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:11:42 PDT
Shirred Towel Cover-up Dress!
Shirred Towel Cover-up Dress! - More DIY How To Projects]]> doodlecraft Shirred Towel Cover-up Dress!The perfect Beachwear!Everyone likes to wrap themselves in a towel after swimming! This cover-up dress is best!With simple straps that match her swimsuit...she is ready to go from the beach or pool!Perfect for wearing to a picnic or fun place that you "might" get wet! Ju...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:33:13 PDT
Kaylee Frye Shindig Dress - Prop
Kaylee Frye Shindig Dress - Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch Who can forget Kaylee Frye's shindig dress on episode 4 of Firefly? She was so out of place but having such a good time. I am setting up a Firefly birthday and I made this dress as a prop in the Kaylee's bunk-themed room.This instructable is fairly easy to do and very cheap I might add. Cardboard...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:27:19 PDT
Dress -Convertible Wedding style- by
Dress -Convertible Wedding style- by - More DIY How To Projects]]> diyheartwedding Easy and affordable DIY Wedding dress that can convert to different styles! Lay your 3.5 meters of satin fabric (45" width) down for cutting. If you want a fuller dress, use the 60" width fabric with the same instructions.Measure from your high waist (your belly button plus 2 inches upward) to t...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:14:06 PDT
Kawaii Whale Plushie
Kawaii Whale Plushie - More DIY How To Projects]]> momoluv Hey everyone it's momo and if you are a member of the farm family, and you're a momoluver, or you might just... Stalk my page? Then you would know that I've lately been pretty obsessed with plushies after being inspired by a few of my followers actually. So let's start on this super cute whale plush...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 23:38:04 PDT
$5 Easy Infinity Shirt Tutorial
$5 Easy Infinity Shirt Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiriko Kikuchi [Photo by Ama Wertz]I came up with the idea for this shirt during the heat wave in San Francisco a few weeks ago. I had just started beauty school, with its "all black" dress code, and all of my black things were sweaters, because this is San Francisco and we only experience summer for thirty minute...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 23:55:21 PDT
Dress - fashion or bridesmaid by
Dress - fashion or bridesmaid by - More DIY How To Projects]]> diyheartwedding Fuchsia bridesmaid's dressFuchsia backless wrapped bridesmaid's dress. Absolutely easy to make and it looks amazing!Material: 1.5 meter (45 inches in width) Recommended using the well draped fabric in solid color. This design is very much like an apron dress. Measure the width of the dress's fr...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 10:54:32 PDT
Easy-made, quick tube-top dress
Easy-made, quick tube-top dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> AnnaGyn So, this instuctable is basically my take on this instructable (credit go where credits due), more exactly it's done by my leftovers from making that instructable and from making this insttuctable of mine. You should check them both out. This is a cheap and fairly easy way to make a dress and is...
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Sat, 17 May 2014 13:27:45 PDT
Recycled Dress
Recycled Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> dviscosi1 100% recycled cocktail dress anyone can make Intro Welcome to an instructable for a super simple recycled dress anyone can make! This lightweight dress requires minimal materials and no skill. Just some time and out of the box thinking! Materials Tape measureNote cardsGlueStringTapeGarbage b...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 15:56:55 PDT
origami dress card
origami dress card - More DIY How To Projects]]> prachilele while net surfing i found this beautiful origami dress.. i first learned it and now sharing it with you take 2 square papersmake preiliminary base from 1 papernow follow as per photos use photos as guidelines and follow simple folding stepshere we are done with top partmake use of glue where...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 06:39:05 PDT
makeover dress with free-minded stitches
makeover dress with free-minded stitches - More DIY How To Projects]]> necocoa === Materials & Tools ===- dress (or any clothes, fabric bags etc.) that you'd like to makeover - colorful threads - needles - scissors=========I got a long-sleeved denim-look-alike relaxing jersey dress on clearance sale. Early summer will come to Tokyo very soon, I'd like to cut-off the sleeves an...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 03:17:10 PDT
Country Girl Costume
Country Girl Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joshblake I needed to make some country/western dresses for a show that we are making. I thought I'd show the step by step process in how I created them. Cutting out pattern I had found these materials about 4 years ago and they were on sale, so i bought about 10 yards of each color, but wasn't sure what I...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:03:24 PDT
How to Install Boning in a Bodice
How to Install Boning in a Bodice - More DIY How To Projects]]> lauraspiders Boning. It's a great thing. Hopefully, because you're here you wont end up like me at prom, with the top of your dress around the bottom of your rib cage on the dance floor! Let me help you keep you undergarments under you clothes by following this quick and easy Instructable! This is inte...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:06:43 PDT
Cowl Draped Infinity Dress
Cowl Draped Infinity Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> MikaelaHolmes In my opinion, creating an awesome outfit often revolves around finding a good balance of loose and tight, revealing and concealing. I love the draped folds of a low cowl neck, or the sexiness of an open back dress, but it’s sometimes hard to figure out how to actually wear these kind of clothes o...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:15:05 PDT
Relove an Old, Ugly Dress: Before and After (w/ Bonus Infinity Scarf)
Relove an Old, Ugly Dress: Before and After (w/ Bonus Infinity Scarf) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
One-shoulder, Mermaid Prom Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
blue sunflower dolly dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to Use a Dress Form - More DIY How To Projects]]> Natalina This is a beginner's guide to using a dress form. Why use one, and how? I've found that those new to sewing often view dress forms as something that only professional seamstresses use, however using one is quite easy and intuitive. While mastery of pattern making is an art that comes with years of...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:16:55 PDT
easter eggs- wedding couple
easter eggs- wedding couple - More DIY How To Projects]]> shankybatra easter eggs- wedding can easily make them with some paper, glue and colorshere is how to make them. dress for bride 1. draw a sketch of top for the dress.2. cut it out.3. cut two frills as shown in picture four.4. glue the top and the frill onto the egg.5. cut some paper in shape of fl...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 13:50:24 PDT
French Renaissance dress
French Renaissance dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sara Elizabeth Shillingford I bet you already know how to sew a miniature dress (my previous tutorial 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
How to Make a Pleated Paper Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> sternsam000 Hello! I made these dresses for my AP 3D Art concentration and I love them because they give you so much freedom to explore without the difficulties of fabric.  They also require minimal supplies.  When I made these, I had absolutely no idea what I was doing, but it is fairly simple to create these ...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 17:01:15 PDT
A Springtime Novelty
A Springtime Novelty - More DIY How To Projects]]> Laura Mae With such glorious weather, Spring seems to have come early this year – which makes it the perfect time to stitch up some warm weather frocks. Spring Cleaning For me, Spring is the perfect excuse to pull out some color.  And cotton is a perfect fabric choice.  Apples are more of a Fall crop, but ...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:59:04 PDT
DIY Magazine Paper Dress
DIY Magazine Paper Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Medieval (witch) Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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!
make a spring dress! - More DIY How To Projects]]> sursula now that spring is coming, why not make yourself a new pretty dress to celbrate the return of sunshine! and if you choose a flowery fabric like me add to the starting blooming all around. sadly, although the weather is already quite nice (and almost warm enough to walk around in a short sleeved dres...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:51:11 PDT
Quickly Remove Fabric Pills
Quickly Remove Fabric Pills - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 Add Lace To Bias Tape
How To Add Lace To Bias Tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mitsuki999-chan Pin Bias Tape To Garment I'm making this tutorial assuming that you already know how to attach bias tape, but if you don't, it's really easy, and there are tons of tutorials for it.The first step for this is to pin on your tape as you would on any other occasion. Sew It To The Garment null ...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:47:17 PST
Homemade Dog Dress / Shirt For Beginners
Homemade Dog Dress / Shirt For Beginners - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
DIY ethnic purse
DIY ethnic purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How To Make A Duct Tape Doll Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> CraftyCassie101 This is an amazing cute do it yourself project !! Enjoy!! You Will Need Old doll 2 rolls of duck tape Scissors Any other accessories to put on the dress Making The Top Of The Dress Take a long piece of duct tape and fold it but make sure it is still a little bit sticky at the top . Then wr...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 11:01:11 PST
Holiday Dress For An American Girl Doll
Holiday Dress For An American Girl Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> Macabeans see & sew pattern # b5414 I made dress A at the top of pattern. used left over holiday fabric to make 2 of these adorable dresses. Layout Pattern Lay out PatternPin to fabric.Cut out fabric pattern. Pinning Next, I pin together the fabric pieces to form the sleeves and the top. I also added a...
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:29:47 PST
Crocheted Blessing Gown
Crocheted Blessing Gown - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Crochet Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 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)
Dollheart-esque Fullset Dress Outfit for Ball Jointed Doll (BJD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
J.Crew Bridesmaid Copycat Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Queen Amidala Black Invasion Gown - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Dress from plastic bags - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Issa Dress from IKEA Bed Sheets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sam.anne.tha I am way too frugal to buy designer clothes. Issa makes some beautiful dresses, but even at 70% off, I still can't bring myself to fork over the money. (The dress in the second picture was originally $782 and was on sale for $234.) So once again, I thought I'd test my sewing and construction skills ...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:07:29 PDT
T Shirt Dress 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
Home made summer dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> mosD I've been thinking  "could you actually sew a dress?" So I made this!! Needed: -  at normal body shape and about 170 cm body size you need 180cmx150cm fabric. - stretch-band - sewing machine and utensils - bar of soap - measuring tape Measure First need to determine the dimensions of the body, y...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 09:57:22 PDT
Easy Peasy Jersey Pencil Dress
Easy Peasy Jersey Pencil Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> winneyandrose Here Is how to make a very easy on trend pencil dress.  You will need to buy enough fabric to reach from your shoulder to just below your knee. Cut the Pattern using a dress or long vest top that fits well, lay it on a large piece of paper and draw all the way round. add 1cm for seams.  Cut out p...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:26:20 PDT
T shirt dress to Sun dress in 10 minutes
T shirt dress to Sun dress in 10 minutes - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Dress Hack: Crochet Bodice - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Braided Collar Halter Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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