Instructables: exploring - living - sewing http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:43:07 PST BLOX v1.01 Tall Guy Mods: Overall Extender http://www.instructables.com/id/Tall-Guy-Mods-Overall-Extender/
Tall Guy Mods: Overall Extender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7HJI/I2TG2YKC/FFJ7HJII2TG2YKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7HJI/I2TG2YKC/FFJ7HJII2TG2YKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/7HJI/I2TG2YKC/FFJ7HJII2TG2YKC.SMALL.jpg earz_cd "How's the weather up there?" "Did you play basketball?" "I wish I had some of your height", "It must be nice to be that tall"...just a few of the questions and comments I get almost daily. Being tall definitely has it's perks, but it's also got it's downsides - like when you smack your head on the ...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:21:40 PST
Transform A Sweatshirt Into An Appliquéd Cardigan http://www.instructables.com/id/Transform-A-Sweatshirt-Into-An-Appliquéd-Cardigan/
Transform A Sweatshirt Into An Appliquéd Cardigan - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/8BA1/I2MXZIV6/FPP8BA1I2MXZIV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/8BA1/I2MXZIV6/FPP8BA1I2MXZIV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/8BA1/I2MXZIV6/FPP8BA1I2MXZIV6.SMALL.jpg MyHandmadeHell One of my favorite things to do is to transform outdated, badly-designed, or oversized thrift store finds into adorable, well-fitting works of Art that I can incorporate into my day-to-day wardrobe. In this Instructable, I'll show you how to turn a $3 oversized sweatshirt into a lovely, wearable, an...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:58:31 PST
Stop Losing your Keys! Inside the Pocket Key Fob Made From and Lanyard http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Losing-your-Keys-Inside-the-Pocket-Key-Fob-Ma/
Stop Losing your Keys! Inside the Pocket Key Fob Made From and Lanyard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/YQ7V/I2MXY2Y3/FAUYQ7VI2MXY2Y3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/YQ7V/I2MXY2Y3/FAUYQ7VI2MXY2Y3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAU/YQ7V/I2MXY2Y3/FAUYQ7VI2MXY2Y3.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn Problem: It's getting cold again and I walk a good bit to campus with lots of winter gear on. I'm always afraid I'm going to lose my keys because I can't quite feel them as I put them in my pocket of my coat. Also, when I pull my gloves back out of the pocket sometimes the keys want to come right...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:33:27 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
T-shirt pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-pillow/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:56:35 PST
how to prepare leather for sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-prepare-leather-for-sewing/
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:19:15 PST
Add a zipper to a knit cowl... http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-a-zipper-to-a-knit-cowl/
Add a zipper to a knit cowl... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/SOD2/I2GJ3OX6/FZUSOD2I2GJ3OX6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/SOD2/I2GJ3OX6/FZUSOD2I2GJ3OX6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZU/SOD2/I2GJ3OX6/FZUSOD2I2GJ3OX6.SMALL.jpg Stephanie Soleil ... it will give it an edge and tons of possibilities. You might even choose to use a zipper with a different color! You will need - A sewing machine (although this could be done by hand).- A zipper- A knit rectangle*, long enough to go around your neck.For mine, I used thick Alpaca yarn, and mad...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:37:57 PST
Simple pillow cover with zipper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-pillow-cover-with-zipper/
Simple pillow cover with zipper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/TAFK/I2D6N8MR/FR7TAFKI2D6N8MR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/TAFK/I2D6N8MR/FR7TAFKI2D6N8MR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/TAFK/I2D6N8MR/FR7TAFKI2D6N8MR.SMALL.jpg Stephanie Soleil I love adding splashes of color around the house and that usually means making pillow covers.This is a very simple way of making a pillow cover that would go over a new pillow insert or an old pillow you don't like anymore. The zipper makes the insert easily removable to wash the cover or simply put...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:36:52 PST
Gandalf the Grey Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Gandalf-the-Grey-Costume/
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 23:43:12 PST
Scoochmaroo Crazy Batsheet RFID Blocking Pocket Disco Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Scoochmaroo-Crazy-Batsheet-RFID-Blocking-Pocket-Di/
Scoochmaroo Crazy Batsheet RFID Blocking Pocket Disco Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/NJQA/I2AQYZHP/FODNJQAI2AQYZHP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/NJQA/I2AQYZHP/FODNJQAI2AQYZHP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/NJQA/I2AQYZHP/FODNJQAI2AQYZHP.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Seems like there are always more questions than answers. So in response to this forum topic from our illustrious ibles staff alum asking what happens to your cell phone when it is put in a pouch made from signal blocking materials, this is one design to test it out.http://www.instructables.com/commu...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 20:13:35 PST
Zipper Wristband http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Wristband/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 11:49:44 PST
Sew Yourself a Seahawk (or other logo mascot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Yourself-a-Seahawk-or-other-logo-mascot/
Sew Yourself a Seahawk (or other logo mascot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4QHJ/I1YUBWZR/FWA4QHJI1YUBWZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4QHJ/I1YUBWZR/FWA4QHJI1YUBWZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4QHJ/I1YUBWZR/FWA4QHJI1YUBWZR.SMALL.jpg kokoleo The Seahawk logo is EVERYWHERE in Seattle. I really like it. As NFL logos go, I think we have one of the best. It's based on Pacific Northwest native hand-carved and painted totems and masks. I've seen lots of this native art in local museums and always pay special attention to the engineering behin...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 18:04:11 PST
Hedgehog Cage Liner http://www.instructables.com/id/Hedgehog-Cage-Liner/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 17:53:18 PDT
Canvas bag to Maker apron! http://www.instructables.com/id/Canvas-bag-to-Maker-apron/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:21:28 PDT
zipper head phones http://www.instructables.com/id/zipper-head-phones/
zipper head phones - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/362Q/I1TQQCVE/F6G362QI1TQQCVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/362Q/I1TQQCVE/F6G362QI1TQQCVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/362Q/I1TQQCVE/F6G362QI1TQQCVE.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino Zipper head phones are pretty easy to make and need little supplies. The main things is finding a zipper long enough for your liking. You can purchase at a hobby store. I got mine off a sleeping bag holder that riped and couldn't use so took the zipper off. The zipper helps the head phones not get ...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:01:19 PDT
How To Make a Latchhook Knot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Latchhook-Knot/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:46:08 PDT
Hawaii Dog http://www.instructables.com/id/Hawaii-Dog/
Hawaii Dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/T9RD/I1RHK87Y/FBFT9RDI1RHK87Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/T9RD/I1RHK87Y/FBFT9RDI1RHK87Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/T9RD/I1RHK87Y/FBFT9RDI1RHK87Y.SMALL.jpg lalelilo Hawaii Dog Halloween Costume Iron out a Bandana Use a lei and a sea turtle。 Finishing Touches Tie a knot in the bandana. Rope the sea turtle to the lei. Halloween your poodle Decorate your dog.
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:05:06 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/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:58:26 PDT
Wall Sewing station http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Sewing-station/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:47:04 PDT
Bigger-on-the-Inside Tardis Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Bigger-on-the-Inside-Tardis-Bag/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:27:47 PDT
Zippable Klein Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Zippable-Klein-Bottle/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:52:59 PDT
DIY Collapsible Zipper Box http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Collapsible-Zipper-Box/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:07:28 PDT
Cherries Jubilee http://www.instructables.com/id/Cherries-Jubilee/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:47:42 PDT
Easy DIY Graphic Tee http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Graphic-Tee/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:27:50 PDT
Easy Giant Zipper Hoodie http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Giant-Zipper-Hoodie/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:38:15 PDT
Zipper Seam Dress for the Ladies http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Seam-Dress-for-the-Ladies/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:23:37 PDT
Baby Bonnet Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Bonnet-Hat/
Baby Bonnet Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/UILO/I1C3UNNS/FFOUILOI1C3UNNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/UILO/I1C3UNNS/FFOUILOI1C3UNNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/UILO/I1C3UNNS/FFOUILOI1C3UNNS.SMALL.jpg Khaweya Baby bonnet hat made with fleece cloth and crochet pom pom decoration. Things required Fleece clothPink and white yarnScissorThread and sew machineMeasuring tapeCrochet hookFabric glueSafety pin Start stitching Measure and cut the fleece cloth 9X 7 inch. Fold the cloth to wrong side and stitch...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:23:15 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-Off Jean Jorts http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Off-Jean-Jorts/
Zipper-Off Jean Jorts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/N8WJ/I156274M/FTVN8WJI156274M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/N8WJ/I156274M/FTVN8WJI156274M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTV/N8WJ/I156274M/FTVN8WJI156274M.SMALL.jpg dlynch02132 I owe the idea for this instructable to my friend Gabe who said he'd buy zipper-off bike pants from the sports store if they made zipper-off jeans.I just learned how to sew about a month or two ago so this project is something a beginner could do in a few hours or less. It's also a great way to prac...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:02:13 PDT
3 in 1 Zipper Purse, Tool Roll, and BackPack http://www.instructables.com/id/3-in-1-Zipper-Purse-Tool-Roll-and-BackPack/
3 in 1 Zipper Purse, Tool Roll, and BackPack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WT0S/I15L4SMQ/FVWWT0SI15L4SMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WT0S/I15L4SMQ/FVWWT0SI15L4SMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/WT0S/I15L4SMQ/FVWWT0SI15L4SMQ.SMALL.jpg veryrealperson This project will show you how to make a multi pocket purse with button top clasps that can convert to either a tool roll or a backpack. This project is fun and simple way to make a multipurpose bag with just some basic sewing and quite a few zippers. This project is a variation on http://www.instru...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:31:40 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
Giant 555 Timer Chip Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-555-Timer-Chip-Backpack/
Giant 555 Timer Chip Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HFC8/I12KFP2F/FEHHFC8I12KFP2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HFC8/I12KFP2F/FEHHFC8I12KFP2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/HFC8/I12KFP2F/FEHHFC8I12KFP2F.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad For the aspiring engineer, make this cool integrated circuit shaped backpack to carry your assortment of little electronic goodies. This can also be used as a debug-out bag with essentials such as a multimeter, 30 watt soldering iron, solder, solder pump, third hand, pliers, tweezers, screwdriver, w...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 17:03:31 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
On the Go Bag (never loose ur stuff ever again!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/On-the-go-bag-never-loose-ur-stuff-ever-again/
On the Go Bag (never loose ur stuff ever again!!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3K1K/I0TV9UOG/FKP3K1KI0TV9UOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3K1K/I0TV9UOG/FKP3K1KI0TV9UOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/3K1K/I0TV9UOG/FKP3K1KI0TV9UOG.SMALL.jpg mchau2 Its September (October)!! For College student like myself.... School commenced, and a busy semester is about to storm its way... As a physics student I am gonna show u how to build a Hadron Collider !! haha just kidding we have more pressing issues...Some university students have a “smart phone” or ...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 14:44:00 PDT
Beexwax can be cleaned in the waterbath in a crockpot. This technique will prevent boiling, and spilling wax on the stove. http://www.instructables.com/id/Crockpot-Beeswax-rendering-for-a-beginner/
Beexwax can be cleaned in the waterbath in a crockpot. This technique will prevent boiling, and spilling wax on the stove. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/QP05/I0UTNXF5/F62QP05I0UTNXF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/QP05/I0UTNXF5/F62QP05I0UTNXF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F62/QP05/I0UTNXF5/F62QP05I0UTNXF5.SMALL.jpg SparkySolar You will need the following items.-1 slab of beeswax (you can get that from a local Bee Keeper.)-1 Crook Pot filled with hot water. ( 2/3 of the crock pot is the most you should probably fill it)The Crock Pot, which allows foods to be cooked slowly over 8 hours , or quicker over 4 hours. ( The croc...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 13:02:47 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 Sew a Dart http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Dart/
How to Sew a Dart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EQQV/I0R12I7K/FSWEQQVI0R12I7K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EQQV/I0R12I7K/FSWEQQVI0R12I7K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/EQQV/I0R12I7K/FSWEQQVI0R12I7K.SMALL.jpg push_reset What is a Dart? Darts are one of the most basic structural elements in dressmaking and garment construction. They are used to build, into a flat piece of fabric, a definite shape that will allow the fabric to conform to a particular body contour or curve. For the female form, darts occur most often ...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:04:00 PDT
Zipper Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Bag/
Zipper Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/W93O/I0LCQMFZ/F7CW93OI0LCQMFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/W93O/I0LCQMFZ/F7CW93OI0LCQMFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/W93O/I0LCQMFZ/F7CW93OI0LCQMFZ.SMALL.jpg Stephanie Soleil The favorite bag I've owned was a zipper messenger bag made by Zip It. I've had it for many many years and it's finally starting to get a little tired, so I thought why not make one myself?This design is definitely inspired by the Zip It look, but is not made to unravel in a continuous way... aside ...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:10:16 PDT
Super Mario Hat Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Hat-Tutorial/
Super Mario Hat Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/Q8NF/I0NOHWMG/F0TQ8NFI0NOHWMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/Q8NF/I0NOHWMG/F0TQ8NFI0NOHWMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/Q8NF/I0NOHWMG/F0TQ8NFI0NOHWMG.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My youngest son is going to be Super Mario from the Nintendo DS/Wii Games for Halloween this year.Most of the time I am perfectly fine with purchasing costumes, as I am a full time working mommy with way to many commitments.However, I am also trying to be reasonable that with three children, purcha...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:29:33 PDT
DIY Robe Coat - With Pattern! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Robe-Coat-With-Pattern/
DIY Robe Coat - With Pattern! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FUKL/I0LCNDR1/FT0FUKLI0LCNDR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FUKL/I0LCNDR1/FT0FUKLI0LCNDR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/FUKL/I0LCNDR1/FT0FUKLI0LCNDR1.SMALL.jpg push_reset This is a coat that is super comfortable, easy to wear and easy(ish) to make. It's pattern is modeled after a robe, it includes a shawl collar, patch pockets, it doesn't have any closures and instead has a belt that you loosely tie around the waist. Robe coats are all over the Fall runway and a real...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:04:26 PDT
Scrap Fabric Collage Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Scrap-Fabric-Collage-Bracelet/
Scrap Fabric Collage Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/9HDV/I0HZ3AN3/FLI9HDVI0HZ3AN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/9HDV/I0HZ3AN3/FLI9HDVI0HZ3AN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/9HDV/I0HZ3AN3/FLI9HDVI0HZ3AN3.SMALL.jpg jolenew85 There are no scraps too small if you have the patience and interest. I have a bag full of scraps I've been saving up for years and I've made some awesome items with them. I've made most of my Sampler Quilt with them, scarves, and a TARDIS wall quilt and now these bracelets. Gather Materials • Sc...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:56:16 PDT
Upcycle your old sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-your-old-sweatshirt/
Upcycle your old sweatshirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/HRSR/I0IK92N0/FI9HRSRI0IK92N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/HRSR/I0IK92N0/FI9HRSRI0IK92N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/HRSR/I0IK92N0/FI9HRSRI0IK92N0.SMALL.jpg hinagiku So here is how you are going to upcycle your old sweatshirt:) MATERIALS A sweatshirta tshirt(that you don't wear anymore)scissorspaperpen sewing machine(you can sew with your hands too)chalk (or something to mark the fabric) Measurements of the pockets measure the pocket and create the pocket...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:52:42 PDT
Basic Sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Sewing/
Basic Sewing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/R280/I0HYTX1N/F53R280I0HYTX1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/R280/I0HYTX1N/F53R280I0HYTX1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/R280/I0HYTX1N/F53R280I0HYTX1N.SMALL.jpg SLOMakerSpace Sewing can be a little intimidating to get started, but once you know the basics of setting up your machine, it's super-easy to start sewing things together!Most sewing machines are pretty similar as diagramed on our Janome 11706. This machine is super-simple, durable, and inexpensive and was recom...
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:51:06 PDT
Frayed Hem Top DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Frayed-Hem-Top-DIY/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:29:58 PDT
Easy and Stylish Fabric Pan Protectors http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-and-Stylish-Fabric-Pan-Protectors/
Easy and Stylish Fabric Pan Protectors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZOO1/I0HYQGQD/FFTZOO1I0HYQGQD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZOO1/I0HYQGQD/FFTZOO1I0HYQGQD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFT/ZOO1/I0HYQGQD/FFTZOO1I0HYQGQD.SMALL.jpg Stephanie Soleil I used to use paper towels in between my pans to avoid them from getting scratched when stacked. Super ghetto! So I decided to make these extremely easy pan protectors which are incredibly fashionable in my pan drawer, especially when you find eggs & bacon fabric!These protectors are square. I found...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:55:23 PDT
Make Baby Hat from old Tank Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Baby-Hat-from-old-Tank-Top/
Make Baby Hat from old Tank Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/S1YE/I0HYOO8O/FFQS1YEI0HYOO8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/S1YE/I0HYOO8O/FFQS1YEI0HYOO8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/S1YE/I0HYOO8O/FFQS1YEI0HYOO8O.SMALL.jpg Bhawya I made this hat with in an hour. It is so simple. Make some cute Baby Hats for your babies from their old Tank tops, T shirts or Sweaters. They will feel warm and more comfortable during this winter.Have a Good day. Thanks for Visiting :) Materials 1 Toddler/Baby Tank top ( you can also use old ...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:54:42 PDT
Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Roll-Up-Glove-box-Essentials-Caddy/
Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/9EXM/I0ENMGDS/FGX9EXMI0ENMGDS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/9EXM/I0ENMGDS/FGX9EXMI0ENMGDS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/9EXM/I0ENMGDS/FGX9EXMI0ENMGDS.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Roll Up Glove-box Essentials Caddy! With rows of pockets for the perfect in car storage system!The backside has a large zipper pocket, Perfect for important papers, notes, or maps!(does anyone use maps these days?)Rolls up and ties! Perfect storage and organization for important glove-box items!What...
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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
American Girl Doll Kilt http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Girl-Doll-Kilt/
American Girl Doll Kilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FJQA/I0DOH79M/FCRFJQAI0DOH79M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FJQA/I0DOH79M/FCRFJQAI0DOH79M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/FJQA/I0DOH79M/FCRFJQAI0DOH79M.SMALL.jpg jolenew85 Go to https://phoenixfabricart.wordpress.com/ for more sewing tutorials or for instructions on how to make a kilt with an elastic waistband. Gather Materials •4.5"x 32" fabric•2 pieces of Velcro 2" long or a little shorter•4"x 14.5" fabric for yoke/waistband• Sewing machine, and basic sewing too...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:08:51 PDT