Instructables: exploring - living - sewing - diy - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 22:01:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 CANDY WRAPPER Woven Purse/Bag! http://www.instructables.com/id/CANDY-WRAPPER-Woven-PurseBag/
CANDY WRAPPER Woven Purse/Bag! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/ALQF/I9WM4VC8/FM0ALQFI9WM4VC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/ALQF/I9WM4VC8/FM0ALQFI9WM4VC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/ALQF/I9WM4VC8/FM0ALQFI9WM4VC8.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft CANDY WRAPPER CRAFTS! Woven Purse/Bag!Perfect way to reuse bags of candy! Or the perfect way to justify eating more candy! (win/win)Make an adorable Upcycled Statement with this woven purse! Supplies Now, I've been hoarding candy wrapper bags for years. Seriously, some of them were labeled as f...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:41:41 PDT
DIY Sofa Slip Covers - The Complete Know How http://www.instructables.com/id/The-101-Of-Sofa-Slip-Covers/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:57:21 PDT
How to Make a Cool Leather Notebook Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cool-Leather-Notebook-Jacket/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 03:20:10 PDT
how to add a border to a quilt block http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-add-a-border-to-a-quilt-block/
how to add a border to a quilt block - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7SIG/I77WOTQI/F327SIGI77WOTQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7SIG/I77WOTQI/F327SIGI77WOTQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7SIG/I77WOTQI/F327SIGI77WOTQI.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Adding a border to a quilt block is a great way to add a little variety to your quilt tops. It's also a great way to increase the size of a quilt block to turn it into a placement, tote bag, or pillow. :DBest of all? Adding a border to a quilt block is super easy and you can make it look anyway you ...
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:59:26 PDT
Pyramid Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Pyramid-Pouch/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 12:20:10 PST
How to Make a Cool Leather Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cool-Leather-Wallet/
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Tue, 3 Mar 2015 02:20:53 PST
Shank Button Statement Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Shank-Button-Statement-Ring/
Shank Button Statement Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/E6DL/I5UXBE2M/FM5E6DLI5UXBE2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/E6DL/I5UXBE2M/FM5E6DLI5UXBE2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/E6DL/I5UXBE2M/FM5E6DLI5UXBE2M.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Turning your shank buttons into rings is an excellent way to showcase unique vintage pieces, or hang on to a tiny bit of your favorite (but way too worn out to wear) piece of clothing. Button rings can also be a means of celebrating your favorite people. The button used in this Ible, a jeweled bug,...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 17:33:32 PST
Sew a Patch on a Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Patch-on-a-Jacket/
Sew a Patch on a Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/ZQZP/I5MD5HG7/FUQZQZPI5MD5HG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/ZQZP/I5MD5HG7/FUQZQZPI5MD5HG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/ZQZP/I5MD5HG7/FUQZQZPI5MD5HG7.SMALL.jpg Carleyy When I sew a patch on a jacket I go BIG! Learn to easily sew a patch onto a jacket, pants, or any fabric. This tutorial covers both sew-on patches and iron-on patches. Materials This is a very simple project. All you need is: thick fabric (I used a denim jacket)some patches: I bought mine at The...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2015 12:57:01 PST
How to make an iPhone Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-iPhone-Jacket/
How to make an iPhone Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/1TR0/I5BS6VES/FRA1TR0I5BS6VES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/1TR0/I5BS6VES/FRA1TR0I5BS6VES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/1TR0/I5BS6VES/FRA1TR0I5BS6VES.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made an iPhone Jacket case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the iPhone. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leather cutter. Be careful not to cut your fingers!These are...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:42:17 PST
How to sew an original jean hem http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-sew-an-original-jean-hem/
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 22:25:06 PST
Galaxy Infinty Scarf! http://www.instructables.com/id/Galaxy-Infinty-Scarf/
Galaxy Infinty Scarf! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/SBCD/I4C2RAQX/FB7SBCDI4C2RAQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/SBCD/I4C2RAQX/FB7SBCDI4C2RAQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/SBCD/I4C2RAQX/FB7SBCDI4C2RAQX.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Every girl needs a scarf that proves that the universe does, in fact, revolve around them!This scarf is out of this world!This scarf is the coolest in all of time and space!And other such "space pun" fun! Supplies This project is simple...but it takes a few days of drying time. Here's what you wi...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:45:17 PST
How to Make Glasses Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Glasses-Case/
How to Make Glasses Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/Q3GL/I3THPVHR/FVFQ3GLI3THPVHR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/Q3GL/I3THPVHR/FVFQ3GLI3THPVHR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVF/Q3GL/I3THPVHR/FVFQ3GLI3THPVHR.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made glasses case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel!Give it a try!! Cut out the leather Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of glasses case. Cut out the leather with a leather cutter.Be careful not to cut your fingers! Draw the seam line Dra...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 03:27:59 PST
Necktie Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Necktie-Purse/
Necktie Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/5WV6/I3R6XDES/FJS5WV6I3R6XDES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/5WV6/I3R6XDES/FJS5WV6I3R6XDES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/5WV6/I3R6XDES/FJS5WV6I3R6XDES.SMALL.jpg MyHandmadeHell I have a mild but growing fetish for cheap neckties purchased at my local Goodwill. For years I've been drooling over skirts, capes, and other cool little wearables made from these silky little jewels, and I finally caved and made one of my own! I present, the Necktie Purse!These make EXCELLENT last...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:50:36 PST
Crate and Barrel-Inspired Glitter Circle Paper Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Crate-and-Barrel-Inspired-Glitter-Circle-Paper-Gar/
Crate and Barrel-Inspired Glitter Circle Paper Garland - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/Y7JO/I3GXA9G3/FJDY7JOI3GXA9G3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/Y7JO/I3GXA9G3/FJDY7JOI3GXA9G3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJD/Y7JO/I3GXA9G3/FJDY7JOI3GXA9G3.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty I saw this pretty, delicate Christmas garland in the latest Crate and Barrel catalog, and I thought what a cute idea to remix their design from 2D to 3D.(Note: I checked the Crate and Barrel website, and it’s all sold out. They no longer make or sell this for the season.)If you’re looking to add a l...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:14:36 PST
leather case for your device http://www.instructables.com/id/leather-case-for-your-device/
leather case for your device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/L7MN/I34E3VY3/F02L7MNI34E3VY3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/L7MN/I34E3VY3/F02L7MNI34E3VY3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/L7MN/I34E3VY3/F02L7MNI34E3VY3.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi To protect your new tablet or android phone nothing is better than a stylish leather case.You only need two leather pieces, a sewing machine, and a few spare time to dedicate to it. Sewing Before starting sewing I recommend to make a bit of practice, set up the tension of the threads, find the ri...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 12:42:24 PST
DIY Custom Holiday Stockings http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Holiday-Stockings/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 17:58:10 PST
How to Fix a Snagged Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-Snagged-Sweater/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:00:24 PST
Hedgehog Cage Liner http://www.instructables.com/id/Hedgehog-Cage-Liner/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 17:53:18 PDT
Werewolf DIY Throw Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Werewolf-DIY-Throw-Pillow/
Werewolf DIY Throw Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/XPQX/I1OU549M/FR5XPQXI1OU549M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/XPQX/I1OU549M/FR5XPQXI1OU549M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/XPQX/I1OU549M/FR5XPQXI1OU549M.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong Keep a werewolf in your living room this Halloween without the worries of potty training and damaged furniture! If this little guy looks familiar, then you may have seen the Halloween episode of the short-lived craft competition show "Craft Wars" on TLC back in 2012. I made a version of this werewo...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:15:43 PDT
Rolltop Waterproof Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolltop-Waterproof-Backpack/
Rolltop Waterproof Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/HYFW/I1NUE9WE/FINHYFWI1NUE9WE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/HYFW/I1NUE9WE/FINHYFWI1NUE9WE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/HYFW/I1NUE9WE/FINHYFWI1NUE9WE.SMALL.jpg abigail-nicole how hard is it to make a backpack? it's just a big rectangle with some straps and some other pockets, right? But when you're looking for a backpack, it's somehow impossible to find a backpack which is fully waterproof, visible, easy to see, and just the size you want. So here is a backpack I made, ...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:58:26 PDT
How to Make a Perforated Key Ring Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Perforated-Key-Ring-Tags/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:12:10 PDT
Zipper and Felt Charms http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-and-Felt-Charms/
Zipper and Felt Charms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/AJHO/I13EBTFM/F77AJHOI13EBTFM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/AJHO/I13EBTFM/F77AJHOI13EBTFM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/AJHO/I13EBTFM/F77AJHOI13EBTFM.SMALL.jpg shazni Zippers rock you say? I totally agree! These zipper trims jazz up these lovely charms. Brooches, Pendants, earrings, whatever they are they look amazing when zippers are added :-)R-I-H-A-M does a wonderful tutorial using zippers and polymer clay. I have seen something like that done with felt and ...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:55:29 PDT
Baby Dress (12 - 18 months) http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Dress-Tutorial-12-18-months/
Baby Dress (12 - 18 months) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/UMB1/I0TVJU0K/F0QUMB1I0TVJU0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/UMB1/I0TVJU0K/F0QUMB1I0TVJU0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0Q/UMB1/I0TVJU0K/F0QUMB1I0TVJU0K.SMALL.jpg Khaweya In this post, I shared how to stitch Baby Frock for 12 to 18 months old. Materials required Fabric: 1 yard for Main, 1 yard for lining and 1/2 yard for contrastZipper - 9"ThreadNeedleSewing stuffMachineScissorMeasuring tapeRuler Pattern Take your kids cloth ( Tee shirt works well ).For Bodi...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:51:44 PDT
How to Make a Key Ring Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Key-Ring-Tags/
How to Make a Key Ring Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/OSRM/I0TVIXMK/FAMOSRMI0TVIXMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/OSRM/I0TVIXMK/FAMOSRMI0TVIXMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/OSRM/I0TVIXMK/FAMOSRMI0TVIXMK.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Leather Prepare the leather. Apply the Oil Apply the oil to the surface of the leather. Make sure you apply a heavy coat of oil. Prepare the Template Prepare the template. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a le...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 03:10:53 PDT
Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Roll-Up-Glove-box-Essentials-Caddy/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:08:16 PDT
Duplicate your existing clothes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Duplicate-your-existing-clothes/
Duplicate your existing clothes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/FDHH/I0DOF2JR/FEXFDHHI0DOF2JR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/FDHH/I0DOF2JR/FEXFDHHI0DOF2JR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/FDHH/I0DOF2JR/FEXFDHHI0DOF2JR.SMALL.jpg SnazzyBot The tan coat was a ready-to-wear item that I purchased. The gray and white coat is one that I made myself. I didn't buy a sewing pattern to make the gray and white coat... I just traced the tan one!I'm sure there are many ways to trace patterns from existing items of clothing, but this is how I do i...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:04:21 PDT
DIY Heated Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Heated-Slippers/
DIY Heated Slippers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/MS6F/HZZRKIQI/FGZMS6FHZZRKIQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/MS6F/HZZRKIQI/FGZMS6FHZZRKIQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/MS6F/HZZRKIQI/FGZMS6FHZZRKIQI.SMALL.jpg LionelTheElephant Where I live it has started snowing in September so I figured I might be needing an extra bit of warmth this fall. That's why in this intructable I will show you how to remake your old slippers so that they can be microwaved for extra warmth! What you need:ThreadSewing needleSeam ripperOld slippers...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:31:00 PDT
zippered pencil case http://www.instructables.com/id/zippered-pencil-case/
zippered pencil case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This pencil case is a great beginner's sewing project! If you make this zippered pencil case you'll learn to put in an easy zipper and how to turn a normal zippered pouch a boxy one.This zippered pencil case is lined and just the perfect size to throw in a backpack or purse. :)And once you master so...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:19:22 PDT
DIY Bow Tie: Style on the Cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bow-Tie-Style-on-the-Cheap-and-Easy/
DIY Bow Tie: Style on the Cheap and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SMALL.jpg BrendanMH Howdy! In this instructable I am going to show you how you can sew your very own bow tie!These are great because you can pick out any fabric you want, and it doesn't cost much at all.The way I show you uses a sewing machine, but you'll also get by just fine with a needle, some thread, and patience. ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:49:13 PDT
DIY Bikini from scratch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bikini-from-scratch/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:19:42 PDT
Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-T-shirt-Sleeping-Beauty-Dress/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:55:39 PDT
How to Make a Glasses Case!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Glasses-Case/
How to Make a Glasses Case!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/GRCK/HW37KKGU/FQ8GRCKHW37KKGU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/GRCK/HW37KKGU/FQ8GRCKHW37KKGU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/GRCK/HW37KKGU/FQ8GRCKHW37KKGU.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu How to Make a Glasses Case!!Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel!! Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the glasses. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leather cutter.Be careful not to cut your fingers! Needed to Complete Pro...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 04:23:15 PDT
Relove an Old, Ugly Dress: Before and After (w/ Bonus Infinity Scarf) http://www.instructables.com/id/Relove-an-Old-Ugly-Dress-Before-and-After-w-Bonus-/
Relove an Old, Ugly Dress: Before and After (w/ Bonus Infinity Scarf) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/GRWY/HU0GT8XW/F53GRWYHU0GT8XW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/GRWY/HU0GT8XW/F53GRWYHU0GT8XW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/GRWY/HU0GT8XW/F53GRWYHU0GT8XW.SMALL.jpg tofugami 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
Pillowcase "3D" http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillowcase-3D/
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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 HomemadeisBetter 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
DIY 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/
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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