Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:13:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pillowcase "3D" http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillowcase-3D/
Pillowcase "3D" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs This tutorial is based on my former sewing tip Sew It Yourself - Pillowcase.I've been asked to do a new tutorial for more thick and cubical pillows and here it is!Have fun and feel free to ask me if there is anything troubling you :) Preparing You need: - some fabric - new or big enough leftov...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:27:52 PST
TUTORIAL: From Remnant to Striped Infinity Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-From-Remnant-to-Striped-Infinity-Scarf/
TUTORIAL: From Remnant to Striped Infinity Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/SKIZ/HR170ELK/F3OSKIZHR170ELK.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty I love scarves! It’s the easiest fashion accessory for the person who wants to add a little color without breaking the bank. And last week, when I scored a deal on the HGTV Home Chevron fabric remnant from Jo-Ann Fabrics, I also scored this touch of lace with modern gray rayon/polyester fabric - Fas...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:52:55 PST
Sew It yourself - Pillowcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-It-yourself-Pillowcase/
Sew It yourself - Pillowcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RATB/HQCWGSDT/FABRATBHQCWGSDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RATB/HQCWGSDT/FABRATBHQCWGSDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/RATB/HQCWGSDT/FABRATBHQCWGSDT.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Sew yourself some pillowcases. You need: - some lovely fabric - new or big enough leftover - your sewing machine +thread - zipper Preparing I am going to make a pillowcase for a 40x40cm pillow.So I need a piece of fabric which is laid double with 40x40cm+ 1-2cm seam allowance for 3 sides. Side ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:10:08 PST
Minion Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Hat/
Minion Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/3BUC/HQCPMDT2/F3B3BUCHQCPMDT2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/3BUC/HQCPMDT2/F3B3BUCHQCPMDT2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/3BUC/HQCPMDT2/F3B3BUCHQCPMDT2.SMALL.jpg pie popper Everyone loves minions! Now you can make a cute and cozy Despicable Me hat. Materials To make a minion hat you will need: -At least 1/3 yard yellow fleece -1/3 yard blue fleece -Black fleece (only about a 1x22 inch strip) -Grey fleece (enough for the goggles) -White fleece (enough for the eyes) -...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 22:31:51 PST
Fabric Bucket Bag Organizers! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Bucket-Bag-Organizers/
Fabric Bucket Bag Organizers! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/58IN/HQ5G8IOV/FUC58INHQ5G8IOV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/58IN/HQ5G8IOV/FUC58INHQ5G8IOV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/58IN/HQ5G8IOV/FUC58INHQ5G8IOV.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft I love to organize! These upcycled ice cream bucket organizer bags are a must! You can organize your entire life with some fabric, a bucket, and some sewing skills! Anyone can make these...pick whatever fabric you want. make it pretty or industrial! The cool thing about these, is you can pack the ...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 16:55:12 PST
Gorgeous and Warm: Hooded Capes & Cloaks! http://www.instructables.com/id/Gorgeous-and-Warm-Hooded-Capes/
Gorgeous and Warm: Hooded Capes & Cloaks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/4MME/HPZLKVFG/FE04MMEHPZLKVFG.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Capes or cloaks are amazing! They can be formal and classy, they can be rugged and not much more than a poncho. They are easy to make and make a statement-- Great for costumes, fancy dresses or keeping warm! And, We've been watching 'Once Upon a Time'...any other mildly obsessed fans out there? Whe...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 13:01:24 PST
DIY Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Slippers/
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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 18:15:19 PST
DIY: Appliqué pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Appliqué-pillow/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:19:39 PST
Tutorial - How to make a pumpkin pincushion plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Tutorial-How-to-make-a-pumpkin-pincushion-plushi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/6ILN/HK6XMOFF/FPB6ILNHK6XMOFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/6ILN/HK6XMOFF/FPB6ILNHK6XMOFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPB/6ILN/HK6XMOFF/FPB6ILNHK6XMOFF.SMALL.jpg Sabsta In this video I'll show you how to make a pumpkin pin cushion plushie! It's really simple and cute :'3 Materials: x` sheet Yellow felt x1 sheet Black felt x1 sheet Green felt Scissors Green, yellow and black thread Template: http://puu.sh/3LYdj/b3906ca734.jpg Pen/pencil Stuffing (hobby fill) Take...
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Sat, 10 Aug 2013 16:54:54 PDT
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
Make Your Own Hanging Flag Banner From Scrap Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Hanging-Flag-Banner-From-Scrap-Fabri/
Make Your Own Hanging Flag Banner From Scrap Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/MD93/HKZ9LPMA/FOOMD93HKZ9LPMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/MD93/HKZ9LPMA/FOOMD93HKZ9LPMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/MD93/HKZ9LPMA/FOOMD93HKZ9LPMA.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine This tutorial will show you how to create a banner out of scrap fabric. Finally, something to make with all of those scraps! What You Need What You Need: Scrap Fabric Sewing Machine (You can also hand sew the flags) Thread Scissors Twine or some type of cord to hang the flags Paint Paint Brush (a...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 18:01:45 PDT
Crochet Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Bag/
Crochet Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IT02/HJKBTJBS/FD4IT02HJKBTJBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IT02/HJKBTJBS/FD4IT02HJKBTJBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/IT02/HJKBTJBS/FD4IT02HJKBTJBS.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Since I first started to crochet again, just a few months ago, I haven't been able to really finish any of the crocheted projects that I started except little things like bracelets (see my VHS Tape Bracelet and Floral Crochet Bracelet). For this reason, I am particularly proud of this crocheted bag ...
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Fri, 9 Aug 2013 16:28:15 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 sew a french seam http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-sew-a-french-seam-1/
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 20:43:07 PDT
Ultra Easy Square Skirt! http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-Easy-Square-Skirt/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 20:54:47 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
Gingham and Ruffles - Summer Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingham-and-Ruffles-Summer-Tote-Bag/
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 02:32:32 PDT
Shark Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shark-Backpack/
Shark Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/F1S7/HF23MS0N/FALF1S7HF23MS0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/F1S7/HF23MS0N/FALF1S7HF23MS0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/F1S7/HF23MS0N/FALF1S7HF23MS0N.SMALL.jpg laislabonita Hi everyone! This instructables is gonna show you step by step how to sew this "Shark Backpack" .It is gr8 for kids and adults.it is a great extra bag, to carry your water around ,if you make it smaller with no stripes it can hold color pencils ,or you may as well make it bigger and store bigger thi...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 05:35:19 PDT
Bomb Omb Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Bomb-Omb-Plushie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/3YII/HEBNA8FZ/FZN3YIIHEBNA8FZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/3YII/HEBNA8FZ/FZN3YIIHEBNA8FZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/3YII/HEBNA8FZ/FZN3YIIHEBNA8FZ.SMALL.jpg Sabsta Original upload by That'sPS 
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 20:27:28 PDT
Brastructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/Brastructable/
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:12:42 PST
Draft Stopper for drafty doors http://www.instructables.com/id/Draft-Stopper-for-drafty-doors/
Draft Stopper for drafty doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/EI32/HAUNMDG9/F68EI32HAUNMDG9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/EI32/HAUNMDG9/F68EI32HAUNMDG9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/EI32/HAUNMDG9/F68EI32HAUNMDG9.SMALL.jpg captianoats We've got an old farmhouse, and the wooden doors are very drafty. We've seen these these draft stoppers or draft dodgers before, but the problem is that every time you open the door you have to kick it back into place. We came up with the idea of adding a flap to keep the door in place. This is a q...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 10:17:16 PST
DIY Surgical/Scrub Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SurgicalScrub-Hat/
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 21:25:43 PST
DIY Needle Threader http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Needle-Threader/
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Mon, 15 Oct 2012 09:24:59 PDT
Simple t-shirt to skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-t-shirt-to-skirt/
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 16:17:53 PDT
Back to School: Make Old Clothes New! http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-School-Make-Old-Clothes-New/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/75TG/H6738GDO/FMC75TGH6738GDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/75TG/H6738GDO/FMC75TGH6738GDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/75TG/H6738GDO/FMC75TGH6738GDO.SMALL.jpg Little Mom on the Prairie Back to School: Make Old Clothes New! offers 20 fast and easy ways to recycle used clothes into a NEW and stylish wardrobe! Each project comes from Instructables.com, and contains pictures for each step, so you can get crafting today! Students will learn sewing basics, like how to follow a patter...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:19:17 PDT
How to do a Blind Hem Stitch on your Sewing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-Blind-Hem-Stitch-on-your-Sewing-Machin/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 12:09:49 PDT
Reverse Applique http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Applique/
Reverse Applique - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/BUDP/H3QETMVK/FNQBUDPH3QETMVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/BUDP/H3QETMVK/FNQBUDPH3QETMVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/BUDP/H3QETMVK/FNQBUDPH3QETMVK.SMALL.jpg TheJuteBox Reverse applique is very easy depending upon the design you wish to use. I wanted to share with you how I take a design from the fabric I'm working with, enlarge it & create a cute accent to whatever it is I'm making. For this tutorial I'm making an A-line skirt from a thrift store sheet & adding so...
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Fri, 22 Jun 2012 11:38:42 PDT
Ruffle necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruffle-necklace/
Ruffle necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/PGK7/H3NLC0NC/FQJPGK7H3NLC0NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/PGK7/H3NLC0NC/FQJPGK7H3NLC0NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/PGK7/H3NLC0NC/FQJPGK7H3NLC0NC.SMALL.jpg pinkzinnia Do you want fashionable, designer accessories on the cheap? This ruffle necklace looks luxe but is made for a few dollars. Inspiration Here is a pic of my inspiration for the necklace. Fold and pin ribbon Choose a ribbon to be the base of the necklace. I chose a wider ribbon for underneath the...
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Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:16:27 PDT
Make This Adorable Felt Butterfly Pillow Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-This-Adorable-Felt-Butterfly-Pillow-Cover/
Make This Adorable Felt Butterfly Pillow Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/Z4IY/H337KWY7/FGBZ4IYH337KWY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/Z4IY/H337KWY7/FGBZ4IYH337KWY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/Z4IY/H337KWY7/FGBZ4IYH337KWY7.SMALL.jpg Fab You Bliss A couple of weeks ago I posted a fun tutorial on “How to make a felt sunflower pillow”. And never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that post would have as huge of a response as it has. Yet, I’m very happy for it…to say the least!!! So…since it was such a hit, I decided to make another felt pillow...
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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:29:31 PDT
Quick and Easy Lace Peek-a-Boot Socks http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Lace-Peek-a-Boot-Socks/
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Tue, 12 Jun 2012 05:48:30 PDT
Make a Pin Cushion out of a Vintage Jewelry Box or Coffee Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pin-Cushion-out-of-a-Vintage-Jewelry-Box-or/
Make a Pin Cushion out of a Vintage Jewelry Box or Coffee Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PRCX/H2MYJVFQ/FF8PRCXH2MYJVFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PRCX/H2MYJVFQ/FF8PRCXH2MYJVFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/PRCX/H2MYJVFQ/FF8PRCXH2MYJVFQ.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine This is a fast and easy way to make a pin cushion. This would make a great gift for any sewing lover. It takes only 10 minutes and looks cute as a button when you're finished! What You Will Need What You Will Need: -Vintage Jewelry Box, Coffee Cup, or anything that is round and has some depth to ...
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Fri, 25 May 2012 23:13:36 PDT
Thread Organizer out of a Cork Board and Toothpicks http://www.instructables.com/id/Thread-Organizer-out-of-a-Cork-Board-and-Toothpick/
Thread Organizer out of a Cork Board and Toothpicks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/4KPU/H1KH9T5W/F0O4KPUH1KH9T5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/4KPU/H1KH9T5W/F0O4KPUH1KH9T5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/4KPU/H1KH9T5W/F0O4KPUH1KH9T5W.SMALL.jpg mynameiskorrine I cant tell you how many times I go digging in my sewing box and find all of the spools of thread twisted together! This project is going to make your sewing days a dream cruise...well, something like that. It's cute, cheap, and keeps you organized and I love organized. What You Will Need: What Y...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 07:25:20 PDT
DIY Lingerie http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lingerie-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/8TWX/GKGL8EFG/FUX8TWXGKGL8EFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/8TWX/GKGL8EFG/FUX8TWXGKGL8EFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/8TWX/GKGL8EFG/FUX8TWXGKGL8EFG.SMALL.jpg Carleyy "DIY Lingerie" is a collection of the sexiest how-to-lingerie projects. Save money by making custom lingerie for yourself or your sweetheart. We have patterns and tips for making your own lace underwear, bras, and even edible undergarments! All projects come from Instructables.com, are written by ra...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 10:59:13 PST
Scrappy Love Pillow Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrappy-Love-Pillow-Tutorial/
Scrappy Love Pillow Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/0V2Q/GYE876F2/FDI0V2QGYE876F2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/0V2Q/GYE876F2/FDI0V2QGYE876F2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/0V2Q/GYE876F2/FDI0V2QGYE876F2.SMALL.jpg raegunwear Today I want to share how to make this fun Love pillow case. I based it off of trusty 10 minute pillow case tutorial and the extra details only takes maybe 5-10 minutes still a pretty quick and cheap project. Fun right? Oh and if you like, you can see my Big Bow Pillow Case tutorial here.   What You...
By: raegunwear

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Wed, 8 Feb 2012 22:20:07 PST
DIY big red heart sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-big-red-heart-sweater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/FIV9/GY4RTZ51/FXAFIV9GY4RTZ51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/FIV9/GY4RTZ51/FXAFIV9GY4RTZ51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/FIV9/GY4RTZ51/FXAFIV9GY4RTZ51.SMALL.jpg Nataliescreations An easy DIY project that yield a beautiful, fashion forward gift for your special someone on Valentine's day! If you like to see more, please visit my blog: http://nataliecreations.tumblr.com/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2012 15:59:53 PST
T-shirt reconstruction: DIY Ruffled one-shoulder dress http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-reconstruction-DIY-Ruffled-one-shoulder-d/
T-shirt reconstruction: DIY Ruffled one-shoulder dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/R6QU/GY65QEI0/FBKR6QUGY65QEI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/R6QU/GY65QEI0/FBKR6QUGY65QEI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/R6QU/GY65QEI0/FBKR6QUGY65QEI0.SMALL.jpg Nataliescreations A step by step instructions on how to make a ruffled one-shoulder dress from an XL red T-shirt. This red dress would be perfect for Valentine's day romantic dinner. It would also be the ultimate eco-friendly Valentine's gift. If you like to see more, please visit my blog: http://nataliecreations.tum...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2012 20:34:54 PST
Easy Faux Placket--The fun of buttons without the headache of buttonholes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Faux-Placket-The-fun-of-buttons-without-the-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/KPNM/GXUZN0M4/F8EKPNMGXUZN0M4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/KPNM/GXUZN0M4/F8EKPNMGXUZN0M4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/KPNM/GXUZN0M4/F8EKPNMGXUZN0M4.SMALL.jpg nobigdill This is a tutorial that can be applied to a dress--front or back--I added it to a winter dress that zips in the back but uses a whole lot of fun different buttons in the front, but without any buttonholes!   1) Using an existing pattern piece, add twice the amount of width that you want your placke...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 13:24:40 PST
Transforms socks into warmers http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforms-socks-into-warmers/
Transforms socks into warmers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/L9MJ/GXUZENVT/F28L9MJGXUZENVT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/L9MJ/GXUZENVT/F28L9MJGXUZENVT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/L9MJ/GXUZENVT/F28L9MJGXUZENVT.SMALL.jpg Little Treasures When I saw these beige - gray speckled socks I knew I had to have them. They are kids' size but that was exactly what I needed for this project. This is a simple tutorial how to transform socks into wrist-warmers. You need a pair of socks. Cut toes' part Cut off the toes part. Work on sock T...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 07:08:56 PST
Big Bow Pillow Case Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Bow-Pillow-Case-Tutorial/
Big Bow Pillow Case Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/2FYL/GXUZMRDW/FKO2FYLGXUZMRDW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/2FYL/GXUZMRDW/FKO2FYLGXUZMRDW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/2FYL/GXUZMRDW/FKO2FYLGXUZMRDW.SMALL.jpg raegunwear I finally got around to making some more pillowcases. Just in time for Valentine's Day I made a bunch of festive pillow cases using and tweaking my trusty 10 minute pillow case tutorial. This is a tutorial for the Big Bow Pillow case. I used 17" square pillow cases so my measurements are based o...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2012 18:19:20 PST
No knit Ruffly Scarf Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/No-knit-Ruffly-Scarf-Tutorial/
No knit Ruffly Scarf Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/X5CY/GXUZMT4U/F7WX5CYGXUZMT4U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/X5CY/GXUZMT4U/F7WX5CYGXUZMT4U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/X5CY/GXUZMT4U/F7WX5CYGXUZMT4U.SMALL.jpg Little Treasures This is a super easy project for which you do not need any knitting / crochetting skills. All you need to know is how to use a sewing machine, because you will be sewing this cutie. For the scarf shown in the photo I used 100 gr. of chunky yarn skein, and the yarn does need to be chunky so that the...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 04:29:54 PST
Leather Gloves with a Touch of Fur http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Gloves-with-a-Touch-of-Fur/
Leather Gloves with a Touch of Fur - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/R0W7/GX5XKMOP/FQNR0W7GX5XKMOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/R0W7/GX5XKMOP/FQNR0W7GX5XKMOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/R0W7/GX5XKMOP/FQNR0W7GX5XKMOP.SMALL.jpg freshlygiven Gloves will never go out of style, and the right pair will add a bit of oomph to your cold weather ensemble. I purchased this pair at a local thrift for $1.50. With a few fur pieces I found at my grandmother’s, and a pair of scissors, I whipped these bad boys up and loved the results. I sure hope y...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 20:50:32 PST
Make Your Own Fabric Watch Band(s) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fabric-Watch-Bands/
Make Your Own Fabric Watch Band(s) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/9WSM/GWKKMR4G/FZ89WSMGWKKMR4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/9WSM/GWKKMR4G/FZ89WSMGWKKMR4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/9WSM/GWKKMR4G/FZ89WSMGWKKMR4G.SMALL.jpg Creativeman As a new sewer, I am finding things to make that are challenging and functional as well. One project I thought up was to make my own watch bands out of fabric  They are quite easy to make, and can save you a few bucks when it comes time to replace your old band. Items Needed Some fabric of your c...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 08:05:26 PST
Upcycle a Wool Sweater Into a Hooded Circle Scarf and Leg Warmers http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-a-Wool-Sweater-Into-a-Hooded-Circle-Scarf-/
Upcycle a Wool Sweater Into a Hooded Circle Scarf and Leg Warmers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/LGFI/GWF5TUZ2/FXQLGFIGWF5TUZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/LGFI/GWF5TUZ2/FXQLGFIGWF5TUZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/LGFI/GWF5TUZ2/FXQLGFIGWF5TUZ2.SMALL.jpg rchandsa The cool thing about wool is that when you put it though the dryer it felts it so that you can cut the sweater without finishing the edges.    I decided to take advantage of this felted sweater and make hooded infinity scarf and leg warmers with this sweater.  I was lucky that this was a cowl neck s...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 14:50:27 PST
Make Your Own Needle Threader http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Needle-Threader/
Make Your Own Needle Threader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/LPK6/GVRX4JVN/FSFLPK6GVRX4JVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/LPK6/GVRX4JVN/FSFLPK6GVRX4JVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/LPK6/GVRX4JVN/FSFLPK6GVRX4JVN.SMALL.jpg Creativeman A small but significant problem had while sewing is threading the needle.  Especially as you get up in years, and the eyes are not what they "should" be, when you are tired late at night but have a project that absolutely has to get done, it just gets hard to thread the needle. Here is a simple solu...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 15:51:07 PST
DIY No-Sew Cardigan http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-No-Sew-Cardigan/
DIY No-Sew Cardigan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/LX1L/GUQ4JX05/F5XLX1LGUQ4JX05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/LX1L/GUQ4JX05/F5XLX1LGUQ4JX05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5X/LX1L/GUQ4JX05/F5XLX1LGUQ4JX05.SMALL.jpg EasilyDunn So I got this shirt roughly 10 years ago. And I keep on keeping it because I like the stripes or something…and maybe the colors. But I can’t wear it because a) it’s too short and b) it’s too thick to layer with anything. And in the middle of last week’s closet-purging, in a blinding stroke of genius...
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Fri, 11 Nov 2011 06:29:03 PST
DIY Victoria's Secret Ruched Hiphugger Panties http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ruched-Hiphugger-Panties/
DIY Victoria's Secret Ruched Hiphugger Panties - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/SRKB/GUKAXHLC/F0HSRKBGUKAXHLC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/SRKB/GUKAXHLC/F0HSRKBGUKAXHLC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/SRKB/GUKAXHLC/F0HSRKBGUKAXHLC.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Victoria's Secret Ruched Hiphugger Panties are one of my favorite underwear styles. They give a simple hip-hugger or boy-short pattern a cute twist. I will teach you an easy way to make your own ruched panties. The pair I made for this tutorial is for ruched-front hip-hugger panties, but this also w...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 16:36:22 PDT
Drop Cloth Pillowcase Knockoff http://www.instructables.com/id/Drop-Cloth-Pillowcase-Knockoff/
Drop Cloth Pillowcase Knockoff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/1OER/GRFMW1SN/FD31OERGRFMW1SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/1OER/GRFMW1SN/FD31OERGRFMW1SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD3/1OER/GRFMW1SN/FD31OERGRFMW1SN.SMALL.jpg ShabbyBeachNest I'm completely OCD about the beautiful grain sack pillows I’ve been seeing splashed all over the blogoshpere.  The warmth and texture they add to a room is absolutely delightful. Another bonus (at least in my circus-like household) is that the material used is sturdy enough to hold up to a three-yea...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 11:04:33 PDT
Fabric Flowers! Easy Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Frabric-Flowers-Easy-Tutorial/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/ZQNS/GQ5QC8QK/F5JZQNSGQ5QC8QK.SMALL.jpg Ase0esA Here's an easy to follow step by step tutorial how to make the prettiest fabric flowers! Enjoy!
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Thu, 21 Jul 2011 01:52:53 PDT
Retro Reconstructed Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Reconstructed-Dress/
Retro Reconstructed Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/JA6U/GOTSZDQC/FUTJA6UGOTSZDQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/JA6U/GOTSZDQC/FUTJA6UGOTSZDQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/JA6U/GOTSZDQC/FUTJA6UGOTSZDQC.SMALL.jpg Strawberry Mia I found a big skirt at a vintage shop that was made of a beautiful fabric, so I bought it with the intention of making a 1940’s style inspired dress. This is the process of the reconstruction. Making the Pattern For the bodice, I drafted my own pattern roughly based on a couple of different patte...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 23:45:51 PDT
Bra to Bustier Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Bra-to-Bustier-Top/
Bra to Bustier Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/3430/GOOP5O8U/FF53430GOOP5O8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/3430/GOOP5O8U/FF53430GOOP5O8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/3430/GOOP5O8U/FF53430GOOP5O8U.SMALL.jpg kirsten_studsandpearls I've spotted bralets and bustiers - cropped and otherwise - all over Topshop, Urban Outfitters, etc. I never could find one that 1) fit me well and 2) was in a print I liked. So I set out to make my own, using a strapless bra. I almost want to call this a "faux" bustier because it's so easy - it's r...
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Fri, 10 Jun 2011 13:48:35 PDT