Instructables: exploring - living - laundry - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:16:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to: Bathtub laundry http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-bathtub-laundry/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2008 22:20:19 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
Laundry Detergent By Numbers http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-Detergent-By-Numbers/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:09:36 PST
Spare lid drying rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spare-lid-drying-rack/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 10:13:17 PST
Connecting a Washing Machine to a Kitchen Sink http://www.instructables.com/id/Connecting-a-Washing-Machine-to-a-Kitchen-Sink/
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Mon, 4 Sep 2006 17:36:20 PDT
Homemade Laundry Detergent http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Laundry-Detergent-1-2/
Homemade Laundry Detergent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/SAP6/HOUG0QP3/F10SAP6HOUG0QP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/SAP6/HOUG0QP3/F10SAP6HOUG0QP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/SAP6/HOUG0QP3/F10SAP6HOUG0QP3.SMALL.jpg amalkhan What's that on your shoulder? Oh no, could it be teriyaki sauce spillage from lunch? We all like our clothes looking clean and fresh, and free of eye-catching stains. Usually, our store-bought laundry detergent does a good job of keeping up appearances, but could get pricey fast. Here's a simple 5 m...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 10:51:08 PST
How to do laundry http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-laundry-like-a-boss/
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 12:30:11 PDT
Make Your Own Fabric Conditioner http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fabric-Conditioner/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NJBZ/HHS9LY11/FQ0NJBZHHS9LY11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NJBZ/HHS9LY11/FQ0NJBZHHS9LY11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/NJBZ/HHS9LY11/FQ0NJBZHHS9LY11.SMALL.jpg ChronicCrafter Once upon a time I was out of fabric conditioner and money. That's pretty much the story of my life really. Anyway, in a desperate attempt, I raided the cupboards in the hope of making my own and it ended up being one of the best conditioners I'd used. It is also incredibly easy to make! Unfortun...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 09:52:36 PDT
Make Your Own Laundry Detergent http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Laundry-Detergent/
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Fri, 7 Sep 2012 19:46:40 PDT
How to iron 7 shirts in less than 15 minutes http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-iron-7-shirts-in-less-than-15-minutes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/2K6R/GKS0RKYL/FLW2K6RGKS0RKYL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/2K6R/GKS0RKYL/FLW2K6RGKS0RKYL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/2K6R/GKS0RKYL/FLW2K6RGKS0RKYL.SMALL.jpg knife141 I hate ironing.  I find ironing very difficult, largely because ironing boards are designed not to fit anything in particular.  So, I decided to make an ironing board to fit the shirts that I wear.  I began by making a cardboard template of a man's extra-large shirt.  I tweaked this template until ...
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Wed, 2 Mar 2011 12:54:31 PST
Homemade Laundry Detergent http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Laundry-Detergent/
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Wed, 28 Feb 2007 05:49:59 PST
How to Make a Laundry Water Recycler (Gray Water System) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Laundry-Water-Recycler-Gray-Water-S/
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Mon, 7 Sep 2009 22:10:34 PDT