Instructables: exploring - living - fashion - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:31:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Beaded Swirly Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Beaded-Swirly-Ring/
Beaded Swirly Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZHQ8/HTNO6N41/FQDZHQ8HTNO6N41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZHQ8/HTNO6N41/FQDZHQ8HTNO6N41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/ZHQ8/HTNO6N41/FQDZHQ8HTNO6N41.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz This ible is the beaded version of my very first swirly ible! I hope I'm not annoying everyone with my swirl-addiction :p  Check these out and let me know if you like'em :) Materials Needed To make these rings you'll need: Craft wire - 18-20 gauge, Craft pliers, Mandrel, Pearl b...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 09:43:43 PDT
How to Use a Dress Form http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Dress-Form/
How to Use a Dress Form - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/6YKO/HTIWJLQ1/FZ06YKOHTIWJLQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/6YKO/HTIWJLQ1/FZ06YKOHTIWJLQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/6YKO/HTIWJLQ1/FZ06YKOHTIWJLQ1.SMALL.jpg 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
Fiber Optic Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Dress/
Fiber Optic Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/MTB1/HTIWJRFS/FL0MTB1HTIWJRFS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/MTB1/HTIWJRFS/FL0MTB1HTIWJRFS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/MTB1/HTIWJRFS/FL0MTB1HTIWJRFS.SMALL.jpg Natalina The inspiration for this dress followed the first time I saw this fiberoptic product in action. I was at a festival when I saw a bloom of fiber optic jellyfish approach, and they created such a beautiful effect that I knew I had to turn the concept into something wearable. I'd been wanting to inco...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:55:58 PDT
How to Make a Pleated Paper Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Pleated-Paper-Dress/
How to Make a Pleated Paper Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/MA02/HSYO24F2/F2QMA02HSYO24F2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/MA02/HSYO24F2/F2QMA02HSYO24F2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/MA02/HSYO24F2/F2QMA02HSYO24F2.SMALL.jpg 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
Leather Cyber Goth Shoulder Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Cyber-Goth-Shoulder-Armor/
Leather Cyber Goth Shoulder Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/G2WA/HSM56B7F/FQHG2WAHSM56B7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/G2WA/HSM56B7F/FQHG2WAHSM56B7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/G2WA/HSM56B7F/FQHG2WAHSM56B7F.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes Protect yourself from unfashionable time traveling ninja warriors with these relatively easy to make leather shoulder pieces. Mine were made with the help of a laser cutter, but they could also be cut out by hand with a lot of patience, sharp scissors and an exacto knife. Lacing under the arm ma...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:43:06 PDT
How To add Elbow Patches http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-add-Elbow-Patches/
How To add Elbow Patches - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4P6L/HSCYBG6X/F5C4P6LHSCYBG6X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4P6L/HSCYBG6X/F5C4P6LHSCYBG6X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4P6L/HSCYBG6X/F5C4P6LHSCYBG6X.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Trendy and functional- a rarity for fashion statements. Perhaps you've loved your favorite sweater a bit too much and now theres a bit of wear- or worse! a hole developing on the elbows. Of course, you wouldn't dare to throw it out, it is your favorite after all. Elbow patches to the rescue! Wheth...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 22:30:52 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
How to Uncrease Your Sneakers!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Uncrease-Your-Sneakers/
How to Uncrease Your Sneakers!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/RZ3C/HLJUZZRC/FZWRZ3CHLJUZZRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/RZ3C/HLJUZZRC/FZWRZ3CHLJUZZRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/RZ3C/HLJUZZRC/FZWRZ3CHLJUZZRC.SMALL.jpg bjagne jr. Want to get rid of those ugly crease lines in your sneakers? Follow these steps to get rid of them! This method is primarily for leather material shoes. I used an iron with a steam feature on my Jordan Retro 5's "Fire Red". Gather Your Materials ! You will need 1:Creased sneakers (leather materia...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 20:56:00 PDT
Swirly Heart-Stud Earrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Swirly-Heart-Stud-Earrings/
Swirly Heart-Stud Earrings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/81ZC/HRTKJRRL/FOR81ZCHRTKJRRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/81ZC/HRTKJRRL/FOR81ZCHRTKJRRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/81ZC/HRTKJRRL/FOR81ZCHRTKJRRL.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz I don't usually wear jewelries that much but recently I've started wearing ear studs. I'm in love with ear studs now, mainly because they're simple and cute. Anyways, this means that I need loads of and different kinds of ear studs. so I didn't wait and made a few pairs right away.  This ear stud is...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 05:57:11 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
6-Swirls Wire Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/6-Swirls-Wire-Ring/
6-Swirls Wire Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/678X/HQMN5S1T/FCH678XHQMN5S1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/678X/HQMN5S1T/FCH678XHQMN5S1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/678X/HQMN5S1T/FCH678XHQMN5S1T.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz Like I've said in my previous ible that I've made a list of 10 swirly wire jewelries, well here's the second one- 6 swirls wire ring. Making swirly patterns using wire is really easy and fun and I'm sure you'll have fun making this swirly ring :) Go make one! Materials Needed To make this ring y...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 03:24:40 PST
Satin Rose Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Satin-Rose-Ring/
Satin Rose Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/OANS/HPT94JBL/F9YOANSHPT94JBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/OANS/HPT94JBL/F9YOANSHPT94JBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/OANS/HPT94JBL/F9YOANSHPT94JBL.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz Making satin ribbon rose with the folding technique is quite popular and one of my favorite fabric flower patterns. I made some satin ribbon rose rings last week and learned a few tricks about it. This ible will show how I made the satin ribbon rose rings and some basic tips about making the rose. ...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 01:56:04 PST
Festival/Utility Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/FestivalUtility-Belt/
Festival/Utility Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/9OFJ/HPEFXDEZ/F289OFJHPEFXDEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/9OFJ/HPEFXDEZ/F289OFJHPEFXDEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/9OFJ/HPEFXDEZ/F289OFJHPEFXDEZ.SMALL.jpg danibees You've seen them at festivals, burns, faires, all kinds of events: a fabric-based utility belt with pockets and D-rings so you don't have to carry a bag, and can have everything you need in a comfortable belt around your waist. I've examined a lot of these, both made commercially and by friends, and...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 18:20:44 PST
Low Crotch Swants (Easy Swants) http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Swants/
Low Crotch Swants (Easy Swants) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/WVLM/HO2332CE/FCRWVLMHO2332CE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/WVLM/HO2332CE/FCRWVLMHO2332CE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/WVLM/HO2332CE/FCRWVLMHO2332CE.SMALL.jpg criztos This is a really simple way to make your own Swants (Sweater + pants). You can find the original swants tutorial here . I´m showing you a easy way to make your own low crotch swants.  It takes about 35 minutes to make them and you only need to cut and sew. Materials and tools: - A sweater that f...
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Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:13:32 PST
How to make a tote bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tote-bag/
How to make a tote bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SMALL.jpg macfreshy This step by step will walk you through the super easy process of making a tote bag. This particular variation is a pretty heavy duty one, so feel free to adjust a bit if you don't need one that will carry such a heavy load. You will need: - Sewing machine. The walking foot machine at any Techshop l...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:03:54 PST
Autumn Cape & Colorful Forests http://www.instructables.com/id/Autumn-Cape-Colorful-Forests/
Autumn Cape & Colorful Forests - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/GSNY/HO236SNJ/FYNGSNYHO236SNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/GSNY/HO236SNJ/FYNGSNYHO236SNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/GSNY/HO236SNJ/FYNGSNYHO236SNJ.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs It's getting colder and colder, the leaves are turning into reds, yellows, oranges and all the forests become an autumn wonderland! Why not join this event with your own colorful, warm and cozy AUTUMN CAPE?! Get Your Idea! Get Your Stuff! Starting from scratch also means to start with your imagin...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 02:21:21 PST
Fabric Transfer DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Transfer-DIY/
Fabric Transfer DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/JJ9Z/HO0Q9NW2/FM6JJ9ZHO0Q9NW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/JJ9Z/HO0Q9NW2/FM6JJ9ZHO0Q9NW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/JJ9Z/HO0Q9NW2/FM6JJ9ZHO0Q9NW2.SMALL.jpg lanaredstudio Here's a very easy step by step tutorial on how to transfer images onto fabric.  I have a lot of old photographs that my parents took years ago and I felt that this was the perfect project to keep the 'vintage' feel and upcycle one of my old denim shirts by adding a picture of my mom taken in the 7...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:23:11 PST
Fingerless crochet mittens http://www.instructables.com/id/Fingerless-crochet-mittens/
Fingerless crochet mittens - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/Q5YH/HMVJBCOO/FMMQ5YHHMVJBCOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/Q5YH/HMVJBCOO/FMMQ5YHHMVJBCOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/Q5YH/HMVJBCOO/FMMQ5YHHMVJBCOO.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I had been looking for a cute, simple, nice pattern for crochet fingerless mittens for a while, but all the nice patterns were knitting patterns. Now, I am able to knit, but I can only knit straight forward, reaaaally slowly. So, I decided to give my thoughts a go and make up my own pattern while cr...
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:49:21 PDT
Turn Your Old Sunglasses Case Into a Fashion Clutch Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Old-Sunglasses-Case-Into-a-Fashion-Clutc/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/WZG1/HM8DE82S/FSKWZG1HM8DE82S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/WZG1/HM8DE82S/FSKWZG1HM8DE82S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/WZG1/HM8DE82S/FSKWZG1HM8DE82S.SMALL.jpg m4keshiftmichelle Take an old small case or sunglasses case and bling it out to make a clutch. I used an old belt for the chain! Here's the link in case you can't see the video! http://youtu.be/GRj5Jto7rBw
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Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:23:55 PDT
Glowing Gown :) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Gown-/
Glowing Gown :) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/35KV/HET13CU5/FN835KVHET13CU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/35KV/HET13CU5/FN835KVHET13CU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/35KV/HET13CU5/FN835KVHET13CU5.SMALL.jpg hannahlokos In this tutorial, I endeavor to show you how I made my glowing gown :) I've loved sewing since I was just a little girl.  Back then, my specialty was sewing mini clothes for stuffed animals and my brother's G.I. Joe toys.  Now, I sew "real people" clothes, especially sundresses and formal gowns, an...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 21:40:39 PDT
DIY: 3 Duct Tape Necklaces http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3-Duct-Tape-Necklaces/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ZPDS/HLH24XSV/FCSZPDSHLH24XSV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ZPDS/HLH24XSV/FCSZPDSHLH24XSV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/ZPDS/HLH24XSV/FCSZPDSHLH24XSV.SMALL.jpg creme de la craft Turn ordinary duct tape into stylish fashion pieces! I've always been amazed at all the creative ways duct tape is being used these days and with the growing selection of colors, I can only imagine the list will get longer. Full tutorial: http://www.cremedelacraft.com/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 00:23:40 PDT
Swirly Wire Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Swirly-Wire-Ring/
Swirly Wire Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/291W/HKPX7000/FM8291WHKPX7000.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/291W/HKPX7000/FM8291WHKPX7000.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/291W/HKPX7000/FM8291WHKPX7000.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz I've been trying to make wire rings for a while but couldn't come up with any new design. There are some awesome wire ring tutorials in instructables, you can find them here- http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wire-Rings/ I found the swirly, twisty patterns fun and easy to make. So, in this instruc...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 07:16:52 PDT
How to make a Cargo Kilt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cargo-Kilt/
How to make a Cargo Kilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/B7KC/FVW24RU8/FSYB7KCFVW24RU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/B7KC/FVW24RU8/FSYB7KCFVW24RU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/B7KC/FVW24RU8/FSYB7KCFVW24RU8.SMALL.jpg uglymike Step 1: Measurements First you will need to make a couple measurements to calculate the amount of fabric you need. Make sure you write these down as you will also need them when we start pleating the kilt. Make sure you are using a fabric tailors tape, not a metal carpenters tape.The only 2 m...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2009 01:23:09 PDT
Magnetic Interchangeable Focal Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Interchangeable-Focal-Necklace/
Magnetic Interchangeable Focal Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3K20/HJKBMZVY/FRF3K20HJKBMZVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3K20/HJKBMZVY/FRF3K20HJKBMZVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/3K20/HJKBMZVY/FRF3K20HJKBMZVY.SMALL.jpg alisha145 You don't wear the same underwear every day, why wear the same jewelry?  In this tut from KanduBeads, we'll show you how to make these neat, interchangeable focal necklaces  so you can strut your stuff, change out your focal and strut all over again whenever you please!  What We Used:  Tools: Roun...
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Thu, 8 Aug 2013 16:20:13 PDT
Knit Fashionable Headphones with Ease http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Knit-Headphones/
Knit Fashionable Headphones with Ease - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/6CXF/HJKC5M0X/FZ86CXFHJKC5M0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/6CXF/HJKC5M0X/FZ86CXFHJKC5M0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/6CXF/HJKC5M0X/FZ86CXFHJKC5M0X.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia Want to make some knit headphones but think they're too difficult? Don't know how to follow a knitting pattern? Only know a basic knit stitch? No problem! All you need to know in order to make these headphones is knit and increase/decrease stitches. If you need help with these skills, Check out Car...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 11:08:25 PDT
Stellated octahedron pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Octahedron-pendant/
Stellated octahedron pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/3PR9/HJGE1HJN/F4G3PR9HJGE1HJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/3PR9/HJGE1HJN/F4G3PR9HJGE1HJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/3PR9/HJGE1HJN/F4G3PR9HJGE1HJN.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput These pendants are created with the same pieces as the cubes in my origami bracelet. With just one extra fold, you can make a stellated octahedron, I believed it was called an octahedron, I searched images of octahedron and this showed up, but apparently a lot of people make the same mistake. But, t...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 03:31:42 PDT
Appliqué Inkodye Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Appliqu-Inkodye-Jacket/
Appliqué Inkodye Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/8VIV/HINOBCC9/F128VIVHINOBCC9.SMALL.jpg Lumi Want to be able to print any item in your closet with Inkodye? When it comes to dark fabrics or detailed designs, sometimes a little creative thinking is required. For this project, we printed custom Inkodye fabric panels and sewed them onto a jacket to create a precise, high contrast design. The f...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 11:43:59 PDT
How to Print Canvas Shoes with Inkodye http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Print-Canvas-Shoes-with-Inkodye/
How to Print Canvas Shoes with Inkodye - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/IVWS/HINOBC2O/FELIVWSHINOBC2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/IVWS/HINOBC2O/FELIVWSHINOBC2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/IVWS/HINOBC2O/FELIVWSHINOBC2O.SMALL.jpg Lumi If you’re looking to reinvent your wardrobe with Inkodye, why stop at shirts? For those sunny days ahead, a personalized pair of canvas shoes is the perfect accessory. Used in This Project: Gather For this project, you will need Inkodye, a brush, straight pins, and of course a pair of light-...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 11:17:55 PDT
Perfect Summer Bangle http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-Summer-Bangle/
Perfect Summer Bangle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/FQ0H/HINOBBVL/F4FFQ0HHINOBBVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/FQ0H/HINOBBVL/F4FFQ0HHINOBBVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/FQ0H/HINOBBVL/F4FFQ0HHINOBBVL.SMALL.jpg Lumi Here's a fun tutorial on how to make a message bangle that's one-of-a-kind, done in the sun, waterproof and weatherproof. Even after several trips to the beach, it won't fade or wash off! Essentially, it's the Perfect Summer Bangle. Used in this tutorial: Inkodye Red Prepare All you'll need f...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 11:01:27 PDT
Create a Galaxy Print with Inkodye http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Galaxy-Print-with-Inkodye/
Create a Galaxy Print with Inkodye - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/0NTM/HINOBAYL/FVG0NTMHINOBAYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/0NTM/HINOBAYL/FVG0NTMHINOBAYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/0NTM/HINOBAYL/FVG0NTMHINOBAYL.SMALL.jpg Lumi Do you only use Inkodye one color at a time? Do you apply Inkodye with just a brush? It's time to try some new techniques! This guide will show you how to combine all three Inkodye colors, water, and spray bottles to create a vibrant galaxy print. The final result is easy and striking Used in This...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 10:03:46 PDT
How to Customize a Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Customize-a-Tote-Bag/
How to Customize a Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TLT2/HI3TWNM3/F2DTLT2HI3TWNM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TLT2/HI3TWNM3/F2DTLT2HI3TWNM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2D/TLT2/HI3TWNM3/F2DTLT2HI3TWNM3.SMALL.jpg TiffanyLeu UNIQUE, AFFORDABLE AND TRENDY!  Learn how to customize your own tote bag! It's easy and fun to make. Now let's get creative!  Adapted from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSnlE1FXI4Q Supplies ESTIMATED TIME 20 minutes – 40 minutes (Depends on individual’s craftiness) SUPPLIES • Plain tote bag ...
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 21:58:13 PDT
DIY Vintage Boho Floral Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Vintage-Boho-Floral-Headband/
DIY Vintage Boho Floral Headband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/XALG/HFPTEP8H/FI8XALGHFPTEP8H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/XALG/HFPTEP8H/FI8XALGHFPTEP8H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/XALG/HFPTEP8H/FI8XALGHFPTEP8H.SMALL.jpg cathinthehat This is a tutorial for a floral headband using fake flowers inspired by Lana del Ray.  You can use different colors such as pinks and yellows for a more spring feel. Happy crafting! STEP ONE: Things you need -fake flowers -hot glue gun -scissors -elastic STEP TWO: (optional) Wrap the elas...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 20:58:29 PDT
Bendy Straw Statement Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Bendy-Straw-Statement-Necklace/
Bendy Straw Statement Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ID9J/HHS9EDKZ/FZQID9JHHS9EDKZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ID9J/HHS9EDKZ/FZQID9JHHS9EDKZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/ID9J/HHS9EDKZ/FZQID9JHHS9EDKZ.SMALL.jpg ofm11  I love this necklace because it's bold and trendy, yet it can be made from things around the house! Sure, you could just buy gold beads. But walking around knowing that you're secretly sporting expensive looking bendy straws is just too amusing to miss out on! Materials You're going to need abou...
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 18:37:11 PDT
Woven Newspaper Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Newspaper-Bag/
Woven Newspaper Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TO63/HHS9S8LK/FRUTO63HHS9S8LK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TO63/HHS9S8LK/FRUTO63HHS9S8LK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TO63/HHS9S8LK/FRUTO63HHS9S8LK.SMALL.jpg ofm11  This project was definitely ambitious, but I'm so glad with how it turned out in the end! Materials Newpaper Scissors Packing Tape Needle Thread Weave Weave long 1 inch strips of paper together. Your bag can be as large as you want. As long as opposite sides are equivalent, you're good to go!...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:38:34 PDT
Super Easy Embossed Pendants! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-Embossed-Pendants/
Super Easy Embossed Pendants! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/X30Z/HJUWRPN6/FV3X30ZHJUWRPN6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/X30Z/HJUWRPN6/FV3X30ZHJUWRPN6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/X30Z/HJUWRPN6/FV3X30ZHJUWRPN6.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz It feels great to wear handmade jewelries and feels greater when you make your own jewelries :) In this instructable I'll show you how to make embossed (look alike!) gold and silver pendants in 5 easy steps. I'm sure you'll have fun making these pendants. Lets start! Materials Needed To make th...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 08:16:07 PDT
Vintage inspired tie front shirt:) http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-inspired-tie-front-shirt/
Vintage inspired tie front shirt:) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/36H0/HH2VN1I6/FGK36H0HH2VN1I6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/36H0/HH2VN1I6/FGK36H0HH2VN1I6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/36H0/HH2VN1I6/FGK36H0HH2VN1I6.SMALL.jpg Taliecara Pretty much all you need is an old shirt, a pair of scissors,  cotton and a needle for this one! It's a great way to give something old a new look and is eco friendly too! :) I did my sewing by hand, but if you prefer you can use a machine. Also you can make a vintage head tie from the fabric from t...
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Sun, 26 May 2013 08:52:51 PDT
Fabric Flower Rings http://www.instructables.com/id/Pretty-Fabric-Rings/
Fabric Flower Rings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/6E1V/HH2VO0K3/FEJ6E1VHH2VO0K3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/6E1V/HH2VO0K3/FEJ6E1VHH2VO0K3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/6E1V/HH2VO0K3/FEJ6E1VHH2VO0K3.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz Handmade jewelries are fun to make, besides, you can mix and match different materials to make a unique piece of jewelry for yourself or as a gift. In this instructable I'll show you how to make different kinds of fabric flower rings. Lets start! Materials needed Materials you'll need to make th...
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Sat, 1 Jun 2013 01:34:38 PDT
Wrapped bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrapped-bracelet/
Wrapped bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/CKPF/HGU2DQB0/FKVCKPFHGU2DQB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/CKPF/HGU2DQB0/FKVCKPFHGU2DQB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/CKPF/HGU2DQB0/FKVCKPFHGU2DQB0.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput In this instructable I'll show you how to make these wrapped bracelet. I hope you like it! Materials To make these bracelets, you will need the following: - suede lace (not  sure about how to translate it) - flat-nose plier - scissors - beads - lace clip The right size The size of the bracel...
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Sat, 18 May 2013 03:57:06 PDT
Simple Sleeping Shorts http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Sleeping-Shorts/
Simple Sleeping Shorts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/IL96/HFSHUQ6R/FPCIL96HFSHUQ6R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/IL96/HFSHUQ6R/FPCIL96HFSHUQ6R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/IL96/HFSHUQ6R/FPCIL96HFSHUQ6R.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick These simple shorts are just made out of two rectangles of fabric.  I set out to make shorts that are very basic to make and comfy.  Supplies Supplies: Fabric of Choice Sewing Machine or needle and thread (I have this Brother Machine) Measuring Tape Sewing Pins Fabric Chalk ...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 12:08:00 PDT
How to make a corset (quick + easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-corsage-quick-easy/
How to make a corset (quick + easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/4AB3/HFPTIQ45/F9K4AB3HFPTIQ45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/4AB3/HFPTIQ45/F9K4AB3HFPTIQ45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/4AB3/HFPTIQ45/F9K4AB3HFPTIQ45.SMALL.jpg corsetry Materials List - dress form - satin tape, 3 mm - scissors - pins - pattern film + pen - cardboard - tailor's chalk / dressmaking pencil - shell fabric (medium weight) - lining (heavyweight canvas) - sewing machine - yarn (polyester) - plastic bones, 5 mm - eyelets - eyelet setting tool - ribbon...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 15:42:21 PDT
Fitted summer crop-top DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Fitted-summer-crop-top-DIY/
Fitted summer crop-top DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/PM56/HG85CN32/F71PM56HG85CN32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/PM56/HG85CN32/F71PM56HG85CN32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/PM56/HG85CN32/F71PM56HG85CN32.SMALL.jpg Taliecara Hiya:)  This is a great way to make a little something to wear in the summer. It's fairly easy (though does require basic sewing skills), cheap, and quick to make! I got my fabric in the sale and overall the whole thing cost less than £3! I made mine in a floral print, but I think it would look grea...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 06:26:22 PDT
DIY Gold, Silver & Copper Pendants! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gold-Silver-Copper-Pendants/
DIY Gold, Silver & Copper Pendants! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/Z3G5/HFPTI6X0/FW5Z3G5HFPTI6X0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/Z3G5/HFPTI6X0/FW5Z3G5HFPTI6X0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/Z3G5/HFPTI6X0/FW5Z3G5HFPTI6X0.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz You can make gold, silver and copper pendants easily by yourself, if you follow this ible. The only difference is that these pendants are way lighter than the real ones! you can fold and shape them with your hands! This ible will show you how to make stylish origami leaf pendant in few easy steps. Y...
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 20:53:38 PDT
Get Twiggy Eyes: A Makeup How-To http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Twiggy-Eyes-A-Makeup-How-To/
Get Twiggy Eyes: A Makeup How-To - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/F99L/FT3KAD8F/FYKF99LFT3KAD8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/F99L/FT3KAD8F/FYKF99LFT3KAD8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/F99L/FT3KAD8F/FYKF99LFT3KAD8F.SMALL.jpg gnossos VIEW FULL ARTICLE http://gn0ssos.wordpress.com/2009/04/06/ode-to-twiggy-a-makeup-how-to/ (more about Twiggy's chic retro style)As an ode to the infamous mod eyes of 60's supermodel Twiggy Lawson, I've put together a how-to on how to create the striking look. This eye makeup is great if you want to s...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2009 14:39:21 PDT
Indigo Dyeing: Shibori http://www.instructables.com/id/Indigo-Dyeing-Shibori/
Indigo Dyeing: Shibori - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/CK80/HFD189U6/F96CK80HFD189U6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/CK80/HFD189U6/F96CK80HFD189U6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/CK80/HFD189U6/F96CK80HFD189U6.SMALL.jpg Lumo the Maker In this instructable we will cover three different types of Shibori; binding, block and the relief patterning wrapping a skane wrap will give. Shibori is the japanese art of covering a section of cloth to resist absorbing dye or oxidation and therefore will leave the relief the color of the fabric,...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 11:32:51 PDT
DIY: Felt Rose Ring { Tutorial } http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Felt-Rose-Ring-Tutorial-/
DIY: Felt Rose Ring { Tutorial } - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/C2V6/HFSH6WV0/FWSC2V6HFSH6WV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/C2V6/HFSH6WV0/FWSC2V6HFSH6WV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/C2V6/HFSH6WV0/FWSC2V6HFSH6WV0.SMALL.jpg angelichigo This felt rose ring was a project that I did few years back and was my first time doing a ring using felt. It was originally based on a ring that a friend purchased elsewhere and I thought I could pay for less and make my own. So I experimented it myself at home. I am happy the way it turned out, qu...
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 19:45:09 PDT
Newspaper Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Newspaper-Shoes/
Newspaper Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/RR8W/HFD1K0SF/FJ1RR8WHFD1K0SF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/RR8W/HFD1K0SF/FJ1RR8WHFD1K0SF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/RR8W/HFD1K0SF/FJ1RR8WHFD1K0SF.SMALL.jpg ofm11 Here's a fun way to revamp a plain pair of old shoes! Materials You will need: -A pair of shoes that you're willing to cover (I used a pair that I found at a garage sale) -newpapers (or magazines) -hot glue gun -ModPodge (optional) -scissors Create the Folds Cut out a chunk of newpaper. The s...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:17:43 PDT
Two Color Ombre Shorts http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Color-Ombre-Shorts/
Two Color Ombre Shorts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/T37A/H4AGISZB/FV8T37AH4AGISZB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/T37A/H4AGISZB/FV8T37AH4AGISZB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/T37A/H4AGISZB/FV8T37AH4AGISZB.SMALL.jpg jenellsrevenge Learn how to make your very own pair of two color ombre shorts! Materials: Shorts (or shirt, or pants, or pants, or skirt, or whatever else you want to dye) Dye (I used this, but any type of dye suitable for tie dying will work just fine. You can generally find the Tulip kits and individual dy...
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Tue, 10 Jul 2012 12:38:03 PDT
Bow T-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-T-shirt/
Bow T-shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/VEJ9/HFBKESDA/FHBVEJ9HFBKESDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/VEJ9/HFBKESDA/FHBVEJ9HFBKESDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/VEJ9/HFBKESDA/FHBVEJ9HFBKESDA.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Let's say that you have just bought a wrong size t-shirt and you need a larger one. Or maybe it's one of your favorite t-shirts but you got some weight and it doesn't fit you anymore (this was my problem!).  Or (last one) you are just tired of an old t-shirt and want to give it a new look and make i...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 15:35:16 PDT
Sheet to Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-to-Skirt/
Sheet to Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9H4T/HD7TZYLG/FYW9H4THD7TZYLG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9H4T/HD7TZYLG/FYW9H4THD7TZYLG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9H4T/HD7TZYLG/FYW9H4THD7TZYLG.SMALL.jpg pie popper I love circle skirts, they are so fun to wear and dance in. I made these from bedsheets I found in the seemingly bottomless linens closet. My answers to the Make-To-Learn contest: What did you make? I made a 1950's-style full circle skirt. I really wanted to sew something, but I didn't have any fa...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 11:42:38 PDT
10 Easy DIY Wire Pendants http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Easy-DIY-Wire-Pendants/
10 Easy DIY Wire Pendants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XUS9/HEXSS31M/FCIXUS9HEXSS31M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XUS9/HEXSS31M/FCIXUS9HEXSS31M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/XUS9/HEXSS31M/FCIXUS9HEXSS31M.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz Wire jewelries are fun to make! Even few months back I didn't think of making jewelries by myself, but now I've become a mad wire jewelry crafter! I was searching online for wire jewelry tutorials and found out so many. The funny thing is, once you start making them you'll come up with tons of ideas...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 07:23:47 PDT