Instructables: exploring - living - sewing http://www.instructables.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:22:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cowl Draped Infinity Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Cowl-Draped-Infinity-Dress/
Cowl Draped Infinity Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/137C/HUB88J7T/F90137CHUB88J7T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/137C/HUB88J7T/F90137CHUB88J7T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/137C/HUB88J7T/F90137CHUB88J7T.SMALL.jpg MikaelaHolmes In my opinion, creating an awesome outfit often revolves around finding a good balance of loose and tight, revealing and concealing. I love the draped folds of a low cowl neck, or the sexiness of an open back dress, but it’s sometimes hard to figure out how to actually wear these kind of clothes o...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:15:05 PDT
Make an Instructables Inspired Bead Loom Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Instructables-Inspired-Bead-Loom-Bracelet/
Make an Instructables Inspired Bead Loom Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/HZE5/HUA7B4UF/FVDHZE5HUA7B4UF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/HZE5/HUA7B4UF/FVDHZE5HUA7B4UF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/HZE5/HUA7B4UF/FVDHZE5HUA7B4UF.SMALL.jpg lakej This Bracelet was made on a Bead loom.  If you don't have a bead loom i'm sure you could probably make one out of a tissue box or just tie your thread to the arms of a chair.  You will need: Seed Beads (all around the same size) Yellow,black, white, red Thread Bead Loom Scissors Glue 2 Crimp Beads C...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:33:24 PDT
Zombie Pin Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Zombie-Pin-Cushion/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:04:15 PDT
Needle-Keeping Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Needle-Keeping-Ring/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:27:16 PDT
MANLY, MAN sized, MAN thimbles. (Custom, made to fit, thimbles) http://www.instructables.com/id/MANLY-MAN-sized-MAN-thimbles/
MANLY, MAN sized, MAN thimbles. (Custom, made to fit, thimbles) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZL4T/HU488UAG/FM9ZL4THU488UAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZL4T/HU488UAG/FM9ZL4THU488UAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZL4T/HU488UAG/FM9ZL4THU488UAG.SMALL.jpg DrPeper Ok, here's a repeated problem that I've had over the years. I'll be sewing, stitching, or mending something *manly*. Things where the material is thick and hard to sew. Things like tents, backpacks, luggage, leather, thick denim, upholstery, or 1000+ denier nylon. You get the idea. *Manly* stuff. ...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:13:44 PDT
Make an X-back work apron http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-X-back-work-apron/
Make an X-back work apron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/OOPT/HU1HR83J/F65OOPTHU1HR83J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/OOPT/HU1HR83J/F65OOPTHU1HR83J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F65/OOPT/HU1HR83J/F65OOPTHU1HR83J.SMALL.jpg susan_k This instructable is on how to convert and old, outdated or shapeless denim/canavs dress into a more useful and contemporary cross-back apron. Easy to put on,easy to take off, no strings, snaps or buckles to mess with.  Sourcing your material Thrift stores/charity shops are inundated with yards...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:09:12 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 tofu911 If you like more sewing projects be on the lookout. I may be new to sewing but that just means I have a lot of projects to post. "I Smell Good" Mr. Bunny is already posted.  I'm working on a steampunk costume too. BONUS: Infinity Scarf DIY also included in this instructables (last step). I wa...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:17:09 PDT
Warm & Fluffy Muff http://www.instructables.com/id/Warm-Fluffy-Muff/
Warm & Fluffy Muff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/8GBN/HTTMZTSY/FWD8GBNHTTMZTSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/8GBN/HTTMZTSY/FWD8GBNHTTMZTSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/8GBN/HTTMZTSY/FWD8GBNHTTMZTSY.SMALL.jpg Seamstressofsteam A muff is a perfect way to keep your hands cozy and warm this winter. Luckily, it is a very easy project for even a beginner in sewing. I made it at TechShop! Need more help? The Dream Consultants at TechShop are always available to help! Getting Started You will need:BattingLining fabric (I...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:09:09 PDT
Laser Cut Quilting Stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Quilting-Stencil/
Laser Cut Quilting Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/P2MF/HTS5BOJP/FPKP2MFHTS5BOJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/P2MF/HTS5BOJP/FPKP2MFHTS5BOJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/P2MF/HTS5BOJP/FPKP2MFHTS5BOJP.SMALL.jpg bgerens This Instructable will illustrate how I made a Quilting Stencil at the Techshop, San Jose,CA, www.techshop.ws. Quilting Stencils are used to mark a repeated pattern on a quilt as a guide for the quilter to follow as they stitch a quilt together. The stencil is placed on the quilt and the pattern i...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 09:15:13 PDT
Ask an Engineer Ninjabot Plushies http://www.instructables.com/id/Ask-an-Engineer-Ninjabot-Plushies/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 14:00:28 PDT
Fried Egg Pin Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Fried-Egg-Pin-Cushion/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:26:24 PDT
Game of Thrones Stark House Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Stark-House-Robe/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:25:46 PDT
How to Use a Dress Form http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Dress-Form/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:16:55 PDT
Game of Thrones Melisandre Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Melisandre-Robe/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:40:38 PDT
Felt Frame Purse with Laser Cut Detail http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Frame-Purse-with-Laser-Cut-Detail/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 15:31:45 PDT
Painted Teddy Bears with Cloth Patch Headbands http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Teddy-Bears-with-Cloth-Patch-Headbands/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/U4H4/HSRZM4RN/F7CU4H4HSRZM4RN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/U4H4/HSRZM4RN/F7CU4H4HSRZM4RN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/U4H4/HSRZM4RN/F7CU4H4HSRZM4RN.SMALL.jpg webcraft The teddy bears were painted with acrylic paint. The cloth patches are of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Black Mountain Tower and Benalla.
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 13:03:33 PDT
Baby Texture Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Texture-Mat/
Baby Texture Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/GP1H/HT2TZDKE/FQWGP1HHT2TZDKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/GP1H/HT2TZDKE/FQWGP1HHT2TZDKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/GP1H/HT2TZDKE/FQWGP1HHT2TZDKE.SMALL.jpg Kavanagh24 I’ve seen a few toys and quilts for babies, made from different textured materials that give the baby stimulation while it’s playing. I decided to try to make one for my sister’s baby. It was much easier than I thought to make. It does take a bit of time but the result is worth it. You will ne...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 12:01:24 PDT
Mustachable! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mustachable/
Mustachable! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/S5NQ/HT2TZBBL/FUZS5NQHT2TZBBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/S5NQ/HT2TZBBL/FUZS5NQHT2TZBBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/S5NQ/HT2TZBBL/FUZS5NQHT2TZBBL.SMALL.jpg trailtrekr Hey Guys Im going to teach you how to make your very own stuffed Medium sized Mustache! This project was created because of my sudden love of Mustaches. Enough talking lets get to it! Getting Materials. The things you will need for this project is: Any color felt (Black for a realistic mustache)...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 11:19:32 PDT
Super easy infinity scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-easy-infinite-scarf/
Super easy infinity scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/3F7X/HT1M2PNM/F133F7XHT1M2PNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/3F7X/HT1M2PNM/F133F7XHT1M2PNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/3F7X/HT1M2PNM/F133F7XHT1M2PNM.SMALL.jpg anguevuberwald My favorite thing ever happened the other day! A friend showed up with a pile of remnants for me! In the stack, were a couple of yards of this lovely tie-died lavender. I love infinity scarves, so I decided to use a bit of this fabric to make one. I used one I already had as a pattern. I started wit...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:37:07 PDT
Super easy, quick-made, skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-easy-quick-made-skirt/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:19:15 PDT
Look for Less: From Crate&Barrel to Coral Floral Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Look-for-Less-From-CrateBarrel-to-Coral-Floral-Pil/
Look for Less: From Crate&Barrel to Coral Floral Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YS9B/HSVT9JBZ/FRGYS9BHSVT9JBZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YS9B/HSVT9JBZ/FRGYS9BHSVT9JBZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YS9B/HSVT9JBZ/FRGYS9BHSVT9JBZ.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty Recently, I noticed a beautiful Crate&Barrel Julian Orange Pillow in the spring catalog. However, I was looking for something a little more affordable. As I strolled through Jo-Ann Fabrics, I noticed a fabric similar to the Julian Pillow. After a quick rummage through some hot pink fabric, I found o...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:43:51 PDT
A Springtime Novelty http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Springtime-Novelty/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:59:04 PDT
How To Make A Pokeball Quilt Top http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Pokeball-Quilt-Top/
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 08:44:20 PDT
Cloth Carry Bag for Folding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Cloth-Carry-Bag-for-Folding-Table/
Cloth Carry Bag for Folding Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/5J4G/HSPP6QIR/F105J4GHSPP6QIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/5J4G/HSPP6QIR/F105J4GHSPP6QIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/5J4G/HSPP6QIR/F105J4GHSPP6QIR.SMALL.jpg Marsh If you've seen my very popular Instructable for a Folding Picnic Table for Concerts in the Park, this is the perfect compliment to it. A nice cloth carry bag. Tools Required: Scissors Sewing Machine Seam Ripper Stiff wire (a coat hangar will do) Tape Measure Straight pins ...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:30:51 PDT
make a spring dress! http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-spring-dress/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:51:11 PDT
Scouts Fleur de lis - Sewing Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Scouts-Fleur-de-lis-Sewing-Project/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 03:29:21 PDT
Everyone CAN Quilt by Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Everyone-CAN-Quilt-by-Hand/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:12:55 PST
How to make a tool roll - bring your hand tools with you anywhere! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tool-roll-bring-your-hand-tools-with/
How to make a tool roll - bring your hand tools with you anywhere! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SMALL.jpg ADintheStudio Woodworking shouldn't be limited to the wood shop! I've been working with wood for about 10 years and I wanted to be able to bring my hand tools with me anywhere - on camping trips, to outdoor gatherings, and other workshops. Tools can be both sharp and fragile, and otherwise difficult to transpo...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:20:10 PST
Simple sleeve sewing adjustment- made at TechShop Chandler! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-sleeve-sewing-adjustment-made-at-TechShop-C/
Simple sleeve sewing adjustment- made at TechShop Chandler! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/851Q/HSGFYH4Q/FKP851QHSGFYH4Q.SMALL.jpg jordanshelby This is a simple way to modify sleeves of t-shirts that are too long, or to add some visual interest in, without the permanence of hemming. I made this at TechShop Chandler with a few basic sewing supplies!  http://www.techshop.ws/ Sleeve at original length.  Use the top seam of the body of ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 21:38:14 PST
Changing Mat from broken umbrellas http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Mat-from-broken-umbrellas/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 22:30:09 PST
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
Felt Easter Basket for Pets! http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Easter-Basket-for-Pets/
Felt Easter Basket for Pets! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/N2FE/HRWNFDGO/F3XN2FEHRWNFDGO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/N2FE/HRWNFDGO/F3XN2FEHRWNFDGO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/N2FE/HRWNFDGO/F3XN2FEHRWNFDGO.SMALL.jpg shyanna05 I made an Easter basket for my cute little rat, Sargent Pepper, and I'm going to show you how to make one for your pet! This is good for small pets, like rats and guinea pigs, and also for bigger pets, like dogs and cats! Tools and Supplies You will need:*Felt (I used three different sheets, gre...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 11:56:19 PST
Leather Patchwork Table Runner http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Patchwork-Table-Runner/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 04:55:03 PST
Hard Slipper Soles http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Slipper-Soles/
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:50:00 PST
Make a Mug Rug From Scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Mug-Rug-From-Scraps/
Make a Mug Rug From Scraps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/5Q6Z/HRTWKEFI/FF25Q6ZHRTWKEFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/5Q6Z/HRTWKEFI/FF25Q6ZHRTWKEFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF2/5Q6Z/HRTWKEFI/FF25Q6ZHRTWKEFI.SMALL.jpg waggonswest You've finished your quilt and now you are looking at a pile of scraps.  They may seem to be too small to be useful but rather than throw them away let's make a mug rug.  It is a small quit as you go project completely made from scraps.  What You Need. You need the leftover batting and backing ...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:19:15 PST
Valentines Lap Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Lap-Quilt/
Valentines Lap Quilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/RYRN/HRTKHNDD/FCCRYRNHRTKHNDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/RYRN/HRTKHNDD/FCCRYRNHRTKHNDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/RYRN/HRTKHNDD/FCCRYRNHRTKHNDD.SMALL.jpg Rebekah22 Supplies Sewing machine Embrodiary machine Cutting board Rotary cutter Red,Pink,Red&White Heart material, Red&White Poke a Dot Material Quilt batting Pin&Needles Measuring Tape Iron & Iron Board This lap quilt was made for my nieces husbands mother, who had a heart transplant on 01-05-2014. I have ...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:10:40 PST
Organize your sewing space! http://www.instructables.com/id/Organize-your-sewing-space/
Organize your sewing space! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QK4Y/HRPBMCVN/FX8QK4YHRPBMCVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QK4Y/HRPBMCVN/FX8QK4YHRPBMCVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QK4Y/HRPBMCVN/FX8QK4YHRPBMCVN.SMALL.jpg SnazzyBot I love having all my stuff where I can find it and get to it easily. I've come up with a few tips, tricks, and hacks to make things easier. Garden hose bobbin holder I hate, hate, HATE those plastic bobbin boxes! Why? Because I always drop them or knock them off the table, and then my bobbins scu...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:52:35 PST
Spool Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Spool-Holder-3/
Spool Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/CPNC/HRPSXU18/FIBCPNCHRPSXU18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/CPNC/HRPSXU18/FIBCPNCHRPSXU18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/CPNC/HRPSXU18/FIBCPNCHRPSXU18.SMALL.jpg Abyssion37 I thought it would be a nice idea to make a spool holder for my wife. She likes to sew and the spool holders in stores are expensive and hold very few spools. For only a couple dollars, you can build one of these for yourself or someone else who enjoys sewing. Let's start by gathering materials... ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 15:04:38 PST
Homemade Dog Dress / Shirt For Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Dog-Dress-Shirt-For-Beginners/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:28:50 PST
DIY $1.50 Curtains No Sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-150-Curtains-No-Sewing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/RVN8/HRKQX7JN/F8ORVN8HRKQX7JN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/RVN8/HRKQX7JN/F8ORVN8HRKQX7JN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/RVN8/HRKQX7JN/F8ORVN8HRKQX7JN.SMALL.jpg winfall1234 You can make great curtains without the need in sewing. Things you will need are; safety pins, and fabric.
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:29:07 PST
Picture Tutorial: Making Ruffled Trim http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-Tutorial-Making-Ruffled-Trim/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:58:10 PST
How to Turn Tights into Stockings http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-Tights-into-Stockings/
How to Turn Tights into Stockings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/3LTE/HREI6PC4/F953LTEHREI6PC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/3LTE/HREI6PC4/F953LTEHREI6PC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/3LTE/HREI6PC4/F953LTEHREI6PC4.SMALL.jpg colouredhairfreak This is just a simple tutorial on how to turn tights, which are frustrating and fall down, into thigh high stockings Materials and Tools You will need:1. A pair of tights2. A pair of scissors3. A sewing machine (I highly advise not doing this by hand) Preparation Cut the top of the tights off...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 10:26:53 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: 5 second scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-5-second-scarf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a scarf in 5 seconds with a knitted roll (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children.  If you haven't learned the basics of knitted roll projects then...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:26:12 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: 10 minute classic scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-10-minute-classic-s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a classic scarf with a knitted roll (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt t...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:20:38 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: 5 minute infinity scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-5-minute-infinity-s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make an infinity scarf with a knitted roll (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:15:51 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: cozy toes rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-cozy-toes-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HWOM/HRBE2V0O/FLSHWOMHRBE2V0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HWOM/HRBE2V0O/FLSHWOMHRBE2V0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HWOM/HRBE2V0O/FLSHWOMHRBE2V0O.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a cozy toes rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt to...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:08:26 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: flexible woven rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-flexible-woven-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/9CMI/HRBE2UTB/F8F9CMIHRBE2UTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/9CMI/HRBE2UTB/F8F9CMIHRBE2UTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/9CMI/HRBE2UTB/F8F9CMIHRBE2UTB.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a flexible woven rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blu...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:03:44 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: woven rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-woven-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a woven rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt to hur...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:55:52 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: thick and quick rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-thick-and-quick-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/P0V5/HRBE330J/FU5P0V5HRBE330J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/P0V5/HRBE330J/FU5P0V5HRBE330J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/P0V5/HRBE330J/FU5P0V5HRBE330J.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a thick and quick rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too bl...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:50:19 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: long and simple rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-long-and-simple-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/1MXD/HRBE2U2D/FEF1MXDHRBE2U2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/1MXD/HRBE2U2D/FEF1MXDHRBE2U2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/1MXD/HRBE2U2D/FEF1MXDHRBE2U2D.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a long rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt to hurt...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:39:35 PST