Instructables: exploring - living - sewing http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:47:48 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Embroidery Floss Bows http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Embroidery-Floss-Bows/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:06:02 PST
Espeon Pillow That Lights Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Espeon-Pillow-That-Lights-Up/
Espeon Pillow That Lights Up - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/CGGG/I3VHHOOW/FFMCGGGI3VHHOOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/CGGG/I3VHHOOW/FFMCGGGI3VHHOOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/CGGG/I3VHHOOW/FFMCGGGI3VHHOOW.SMALL.jpg LolAshley Anybody like Pokemon? I sure do! My favourite Pokemon is Espeon, hence the main focus of this project. This is actually very easy to do. The hardest part is the wiring. Mostly becuase listening to around an hour of "Happy Birthday to You" is killer. There's more information below! =^.^=Hello my lovi...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:41:05 PST
Rugby Stocking http://www.instructables.com/id/Rugby-Stocking/
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By: Susan Cirigliano

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:23:15 PST
Necktie Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Necktie-Purse/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 06:50:36 PST
Double Stuffed IKEA Pillows http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Stuffed-IKEA-Pillows/
Double Stuffed IKEA Pillows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH7/1LUY/I3H7GROQ/FH71LUYI3H7GROQ.SMALL.jpg dlynch02132 On my most recent trip to IKEA I bought 4 Slan Pillows to use in my new bed set.They weren't very substantial but they were crazy cheap ($2) and my local IKEA was out of most of the mid-range quality pillows. So I bought four of them because I'm an idiot who thought that I wasn't picky about the siz...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:02:15 PST
Roadkill Raccoon Dog Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Roadkill-Raccoon-Dog-Pillow/
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Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:09:10 PST
T-Shirt grocery bag http://www.instructables.com/id/T-Shirt-grocery-bag/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:36:00 PST
5 Minute Fashionable Fingerless Gloves http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Minute-Fashionable-Fingerless-Gloves/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:43:14 PST
Emergency Button Repair Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Button-Repair-Kit/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:15:43 PST
Crate and Barrel-Inspired Glitter Circle Paper Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Crate-and-Barrel-Inspired-Glitter-Circle-Paper-Gar/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:14:36 PST
Mason Jar Pincushions! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Pincushions/
Mason Jar Pincushions! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/C5TD/I3H6XWP4/FZJC5TDI3H6XWP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/C5TD/I3H6XWP4/FZJC5TDI3H6XWP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/C5TD/I3H6XWP4/FZJC5TDI3H6XWP4.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Mason Jar Pincushions!Make an adorable and totally functional pincushion jar!Perfect for filling with all kinds of sewing paraphernalia! Supplies! You will need:Ball Mason Jars...1/2 pint size Elite collection...wide mouth!They are so cute because they are so squatty!Best place I found to buy the...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:50:40 PST
TUTORIAL: Advent Calendar Christmas Tree Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-Advent-Calendar-Christmas-Tree-Garland/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 05:48:12 PST
Warm Winter Vest from a Sleeping Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Warm-Winter-Vest-from-a-Sleeping-Bag/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 03:04:04 PST
Milano Cookie Zipper Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Milano-Cookie-Zipper-Bag/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 11:22:08 PST
Cupcake Pin Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cupcake-Pin-Cushion/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 18:00:27 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
Couple's Comforter http://www.instructables.com/id/Couples-Comforter/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:45:14 PST
Tall Guy Mods: Overall Extender http://www.instructables.com/id/Tall-Guy-Mods-Overall-Extender/
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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/
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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/
Hedgehog Cage Liner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/5ZDH/I1XERHDD/F2Q5ZDHI1XERHDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/5ZDH/I1XERHDD/F2Q5ZDHI1XERHDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/5ZDH/I1XERHDD/F2Q5ZDHI1XERHDD.SMALL.jpg Not_Tasha This tutorial will show you how to make a fabric cage liner for a hedgehog cage. Really, you can use it for any small animal cage but I've been working specifically on liners for my hedgehog Cas. We've tried fabric/fleece bedding before with hedgehogs and when we got Cas (about a month ago) my husba...
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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/
Canvas bag to Maker apron! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/E5Q7/I1XELJG1/FGME5Q7I1XELJG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/E5Q7/I1XELJG1/FGME5Q7I1XELJG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/E5Q7/I1XELJG1/FGME5Q7I1XELJG1.SMALL.jpg sweeezn Learn how to make a MakerCon maker's apron . . . for making!If you're like me, you already have an overloaded pile of reusable bags. So when you get a free one, should you just add it to the pile? No, make an apron! Ready your weapons You will need:• reusable bag• seamripper• fabric scissors• hom...
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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 ...
By: wiscdoledino

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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/
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
Wall Sewing station http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Sewing-station/
Wall Sewing station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/V0PO/I1FQ8ZY7/F00V0POI1FQ8ZY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/V0PO/I1FQ8ZY7/F00V0POI1FQ8ZY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/V0PO/I1FQ8ZY7/F00V0POI1FQ8ZY7.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino I needed a place to store my sewing supplies close to my desk but yet out of the way. I found hanging them next to my desk works great. Basically all I used to make this was a 1/4 inch piece of wood for the back part. I had scrap wood that i cut into 1 inch strips for holding the supplies. The size...
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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/
Bigger-on-the-Inside Tardis Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/WHOD/I1ILH4O2/FD6WHODI1ILH4O2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/WHOD/I1ILH4O2/FD6WHODI1ILH4O2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/WHOD/I1ILH4O2/FD6WHODI1ILH4O2.SMALL.jpg Teisha Ooo-weee-ooooooo! One of the amazing things about the Tardis from the Doctor Who TV series is that it’s “bigger on the inside.” Of course this is impossible to do in real life, but in this Instructables project I’ve attempted to do it anyway. How? By making a small Tardis bag that’s able to open (vi...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:27:47 PDT
Zippable Klein Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Zippable-Klein-Bottle/
Zippable Klein Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/3N45/I1FQ16E7/FTA3N45I1FQ16E7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/3N45/I1FQ16E7/FTA3N45I1FQ16E7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/3N45/I1FQ16E7/FTA3N45I1FQ16E7.SMALL.jpg MaeBerry Klein bottles are a realy interesting piece of geometry in topology. There are so many cool and interesting variations of Klein bottles that people have turned into crafts such as scarves, glass ware, and puzzles. This Klein bottle is based off of an idea from woollythoughts.com to make a zippable K...
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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/
Easy DIY Graphic Tee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/PAHJ/I1C43MWU/F0EPAHJI1C43MWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/PAHJ/I1C43MWU/F0EPAHJI1C43MWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/PAHJ/I1C43MWU/F0EPAHJI1C43MWU.SMALL.jpg bginoza Is there a shirt out there that you don't want to spend the money on and you wish you could make.? Well here is a tutorial that will help you out with your graphic tee needs. :D Find and edit design I decided on a logo from the game Borderlands. If you want your design to be perfect on your shirt...
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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/
Easy Giant Zipper Hoodie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q5XT/I1EU1PD8/FYFQ5XTI1EU1PD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q5XT/I1EU1PD8/FYFQ5XTI1EU1PD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/Q5XT/I1EU1PD8/FYFQ5XTI1EU1PD8.SMALL.jpg bginoza Do you want a piece of clothing that's something different this fall and winter?You will be sure to wow anyone with this hoodie with a giant zipper. It's not so flashy that it looks like a costume.It's a peice of clothing that is just the right amount of unusual.Let's make it. Just a few things......
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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/
Zipper Seam Dress for the Ladies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/YCWQ/I1C41AF4/F9KYCWQI1C41AF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/YCWQ/I1C41AF4/F9KYCWQI1C41AF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/YCWQ/I1C41AF4/F9KYCWQI1C41AF4.SMALL.jpg XaviOrin This instructable is for a form-fitting, stretch knit dress with zippered seams! Mmmhhh... Zippers...I have seen many different styles of dresses that incorporate zippers, even dresses made completely out of zippers, (and how uncomfy that must be) so I decided I would make a dress for a friend, usin...
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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