Instructables: exploring - living - sewing http://www.instructables.com Sun, 5 Jul 2015 02:38:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Recycled Braided Choker Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Braided-Choker-Tutorial/
Recycled Braided Choker Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/6OOV/IBM2336N/FXG6OOVIBM2336N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/6OOV/IBM2336N/FXG6OOVIBM2336N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/6OOV/IBM2336N/FXG6OOVIBM2336N.SMALL.jpg JewelryLessonVideos http://www.JewelryLessonVideos.com presents: Recycled Braided Choker Tutorial. Discover a great way to recycle an old T-shirt and turn it into a fashionable necklace! Kimra Reed the owner of Just the Pits Jewelry and Design in Columbia City, Indiana will walk you step-by-step through this one-of-a...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:09:38 PDT
Sewing washable fabric photo frames http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-washable-fabric-photo-frames/
Sewing washable fabric photo frames - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/N27W/IBM2242N/FXWN27WIBM2242N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/N27W/IBM2242N/FXWN27WIBM2242N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXW/N27W/IBM2242N/FXWN27WIBM2242N.SMALL.jpg FabricatedFrames So, you see fabric photo frames in stores, and being sold by crafters on Etsy, & Amazon, yet ...you wonder how they could be sustainable, washable even? How about having them sewn? WELL...I did it! I have invented 3 new ways to make fabric photo frames, 2 of which are WASHABLE!In this instructabl...
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 12:06:40 PDT
How To Draw A Fashion Design http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Draw-A-Fashion-Design/
How To Draw A Fashion Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/Y3AT/IBFS21UV/F40Y3ATIBFS21UV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/Y3AT/IBFS21UV/F40Y3ATIBFS21UV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/Y3AT/IBFS21UV/F40Y3ATIBFS21UV.SMALL.jpg Abigail08 I am interested in fashion design and thought I would show you guys how I draw my designs. I hope this is helpful to you. Let me know in the comments. Thanks! Onto the first step. Draw the head This is super easy. Just start by drawing a normal circle for the head and draw a line under it for the...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 14:22:00 PDT
Make A Sewing Room On A Small Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Sewing-Room-On-A-Small-Budget/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:41:19 PDT
How to make a Harvest Apron http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Harvest-Apron/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 12:36:15 PDT
Make Your Own Skirt Pattern *Easy* http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Skirt-Pattern-Easy/
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:35:58 PDT
Inspirational Fashion Design Cork Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Inspirational-Fashion-Design-Cork-Board/
Inspirational Fashion Design Cork Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/RN5T/IBDTJLKL/FZQRN5TIBDTJLKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/RN5T/IBDTJLKL/FZQRN5TIBDTJLKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/RN5T/IBDTJLKL/FZQRN5TIBDTJLKL.SMALL.jpg Abigail08 My fashion design/sewing room was looking slightly dull, and it needed some color. I had an extra cork board lying around and some fashion magazines, so I thought I would make an inspiration board. You can make one too! This project should take 15 to 20 minutes. You'll need: For this project,...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:27:59 PDT
Book Clutch With Zipper http://www.instructables.com/id/Book-Clutch-With-Zipper/
Book Clutch With Zipper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/59SO/IBC22NQ6/FXG59SOIBC22NQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/59SO/IBC22NQ6/FXG59SOIBC22NQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/59SO/IBC22NQ6/FXG59SOIBC22NQ6.SMALL.jpg jedininja89 Turn an old book into a clutch for your belongings! Materials -hardback book that is big enough to hold your belongings-zipper a little longer than the total of three sides of your book (not the spine)-1/4 yard of material or less-sewing machine and/or needle and thread-straight pins-scissors-hot...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:03:57 PDT
Felted Slipper Resuscitation http://www.instructables.com/id/Felted-Slipper-Resuscitation/
Felted Slipper Resuscitation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/USEF/IBAMYLVW/FY6USEFIBAMYLVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/USEF/IBAMYLVW/FY6USEFIBAMYLVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/USEF/IBAMYLVW/FY6USEFIBAMYLVW.SMALL.jpg licheness This Felted Slipper Resuscitation project was the result of an exchange/barter arrangement I made to acquire an old washboard (to be used for another felting project)! The techniques I use in this repair, can be applied to many other felting repair projects. Equipment list: upholstery foam (to suppo...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:20:55 PDT
Before and After: Stylish Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Before-and-After-Stylish-Top/
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:46:48 PDT
DIY Pants to Sweatpants http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pants-to-Sweatpants/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:17:18 PDT
Sew a Laptop Sleeve http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Laptop-Sleeve/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:24:20 PDT
How to Make a Cloak http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cloak/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:16:37 PDT
DIY Tulle Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Tulle-Dress/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 09:16:04 PDT
DIY Circle Skirt in 20 Min http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Circle-Skirt-in-20-Min/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 13:54:59 PDT
DIY V Neck Maxi Dress with Split http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-V-Neck-Maxi-Dress-with-Split/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:41:25 PDT
DIY Peplum Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Peplum-Skirt/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 15:57:14 PDT
Piping http://www.instructables.com/id/Piping/
Piping - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/4UMM/IAWC3K5E/F7H4UMMIAWC3K5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/4UMM/IAWC3K5E/F7H4UMMIAWC3K5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/4UMM/IAWC3K5E/F7H4UMMIAWC3K5E.SMALL.jpg katvanlew Have you ever wanted to make piping for a sewing project? It's not difficult and it adds a nice interesting detail to throw pillows and other decorative items around the house. Supplies For this project you will need:100% cotton clothesline, the package I bought was 100' longSewing machine, match...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 09:08:33 PDT
How To Make a DIY Jumpsuit, Wear it 17 Ways | DIY Clothes for Travelling http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-DIY-Jumpsuit-Wear-it-17-Ways-DIY-Clo/
How To Make a DIY Jumpsuit, Wear it 17 Ways | DIY Clothes for Travelling - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/29XO/IATHE83B/FPS29XOIATHE83B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/29XO/IATHE83B/FPS29XOIATHE83B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/29XO/IATHE83B/FPS29XOIATHE83B.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak Here's how you can create a stylish jumpsuit for the Summer How to make a DIY jumpsuit and wear it 17 ways SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNELhttp://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_use...Fabric used is from http://www.siebrenmodestoffen.nl/What you'll need: - 3 yards/meter of stretch fabric (mine is...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 14:08:29 PDT
Make a Felt Heart Keychain - Reuse http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Felt-Heart-Keychain-Reuse/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 22:03:33 PDT
DIY Nautical Tote with Repurposed Leather Straps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Nautical-Tote-with-Repurposed-Leather-Straps/
DIY Nautical Tote with Repurposed Leather Straps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/BGU1/IANRUXO7/F02BGU1IANRUXO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/BGU1/IANRUXO7/F02BGU1IANRUXO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/BGU1/IANRUXO7/F02BGU1IANRUXO7.SMALL.jpg Sewloveable I am particularly excited about this post because I was able to repurpose an item to make this tote. Which cut down on the time it took to make this project. I admit it I’m an impatient sewer who loves to sew. Supplies To make this tote you will need:1/2 yd – 1 yd of outer fabric ( depends on th...
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 16:27:24 PDT
Small Dog Coat http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Dog-Coat/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 04:45:19 PDT
DIY Glasses Case with zipper http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glasses-Case-with-zipper/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 00:14:37 PDT
Embroidery Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/Embroidery-Basics/
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Tue, 2 Jun 2015 12:35:18 PDT
Sheer Panel Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheer-Panel-Skirt/
Sheer Panel Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/I6WC/IACFP7SN/FA5I6WCIACFP7SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/I6WC/IACFP7SN/FA5I6WCIACFP7SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/I6WC/IACFP7SN/FA5I6WCIACFP7SN.SMALL.jpg Sewloveable This is a quick and easy tutorial for a sheer panel skirt. Supplies Supplies:1 yard of a woven fabric 50″-60″ ( If using a 44/45″ you will need 1.5 yards.) 1/2-yard organza (that is as wide as your main fabric.) coordinating thread 1″ Wide Elastic (no-roll elastic) Step 1 This skirt will be a ...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 16:32:42 PDT
Silk Painting Sunflower Cushions http://www.instructables.com/id/Silkpainted-Sunflower-Cushions/
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Sat, 30 May 2015 01:53:12 PDT
Fab Rehab http://www.instructables.com/id/Fab-Rehab/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 16:33:05 PDT
Thimble http://www.instructables.com/id/Thimble/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 14:19:29 PDT
How to make Emoji Coin Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Emoji-Coin-Purse/
How to make Emoji Coin Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/R8PI/IA5IXEHM/FGDR8PIIA5IXEHM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/R8PI/IA5IXEHM/FGDR8PIIA5IXEHM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/R8PI/IA5IXEHM/FGDR8PIIA5IXEHM.SMALL.jpg Vikalpah In this smartphone world, everyone uses emoji's in their conversation to express their mood whether it is a love Materials Required Solid yellow cotton fabric (A fat quarter is sufficient for four coin purses)Red printed cotton fabric (A fat quarter is sufficient for four coin purses)Interfacing...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 23:11:36 PDT
Sew And Appliqué A Circle Easily! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-And-Appliqué-A-Circle-Easily/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 07:45:03 PDT
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
Madewell Shirt Dress Inspired Refashion http://www.instructables.com/id/Madewell-Shirt-Dress-Inspired-Refashion/
Madewell Shirt Dress Inspired Refashion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/G0AB/I9UDZM05/F0KG0ABI9UDZM05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/G0AB/I9UDZM05/F0KG0ABI9UDZM05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/G0AB/I9UDZM05/F0KG0ABI9UDZM05.SMALL.jpg Sewloveable A week ago I saw this simple and cute shirt dress on Madewell’s website. I instantly thought of doing a DIY version of the shirt dress. My goal with this tutorial is to make it really simple so that even beginner sewers can make it. Supplies Supplies:2 button down shirt that are 1- 2 sizes large...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 20:33:46 PDT
Easy Summer Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Summer-Dress/
Easy Summer Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EH2W/I9ST4F4B/FPPEH2WI9ST4F4B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EH2W/I9ST4F4B/FPPEH2WI9ST4F4B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/EH2W/I9ST4F4B/FPPEH2WI9ST4F4B.SMALL.jpg klari999 Making your own dress is probably the most liberating feeling you can get as you get to decide on everything such as the dress pattern, to the type of fabric, the length of the skirt, the design etc, however all of this can be a little overwhelming and may seem difficult which is why I have created ...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 01:11:34 PDT
DIY Off The Shoulder Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Off-The-Shoulder-Dress/
DIY Off The Shoulder Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/6N1I/I9RLHTVU/FFW6N1II9RLHTVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/6N1I/I9RLHTVU/FFW6N1II9RLHTVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/6N1I/I9RLHTVU/FFW6N1II9RLHTVU.SMALL.jpg jaderselise Originally from These DaysLearn to make a sleeveless dress!
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Sun, 17 May 2015 15:44:58 PDT
DIY Crop Top http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Crop-Top/
DIY Crop Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KAG3/I9RLHCIQ/F15KAG3I9RLHCIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KAG3/I9RLHCIQ/F15KAG3I9RLHCIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F15/KAG3/I9RLHCIQ/F15KAG3I9RLHCIQ.SMALL.jpg jaderselise Originally from These Days:In the next slide, watch the video DIY to make a crop top!
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Sun, 17 May 2015 15:38:41 PDT
Digitize a work of art http://www.instructables.com/id/Digitize-a-work-of-art/
Digitize a work of art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/KCH1/I9SMNLOM/FCDKCH1I9SMNLOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/KCH1/I9SMNLOM/FCDKCH1I9SMNLOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/KCH1/I9SMNLOM/FCDKCH1I9SMNLOM.SMALL.jpg Tcdevine I used scanning software and software to digitize jpeg files to embroider items for my grandchild to give her parents. You can digitize most things that a child or adult can draw. Create or select a piece of your child's work You can start with most drawings or pictures you have. I had my grandd...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:01:46 PDT
Summer Top Knockoff http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Top-Knockoff/
Summer Top Knockoff - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/92RX/I9Q9HE2I/FKZ92RXI9Q9HE2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/92RX/I9Q9HE2I/FKZ92RXI9Q9HE2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/92RX/I9Q9HE2I/FKZ92RXI9Q9HE2I.SMALL.jpg The Rustic Barn Owl I received a beautiful summer tank top for my birthday. I loved it so much I decide to make my own! (The first pic is the top I received as a gift, second picture of the top Is the one I made).The orginal store brand tank cost around $38 dollars. I had a few yards of a vintage fabric, I had bought f...
By: The Rustic Barn Owl

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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:09:41 PDT
Bias Tape Tutorial - Endings http://www.instructables.com/id/Bias-Tape-Tutorial-Endings/
Bias Tape Tutorial - Endings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/1I53/I9OSRQSQ/F811I53I9OSRQSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/1I53/I9OSRQSQ/F811I53I9OSRQSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/1I53/I9OSRQSQ/F811I53I9OSRQSQ.SMALL.jpg seeblack You've made it to the end of your bias tape. This tutorial will show you what to do now that you're there! NO! Let's look first at what I usually see people do, which is often some variation of this. I think people get to the end, go "?????" and then try to flip it to the inside, with varying deg...
By: seeblack

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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:17:10 PDT
Easy Spaghetti Straps http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Spaghetti-Straps/
Easy Spaghetti Straps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/MSD0/I9OSLO8Z/FK9MSD0I9OSLO8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/MSD0/I9OSLO8Z/FK9MSD0I9OSLO8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/MSD0/I9OSLO8Z/FK9MSD0I9OSLO8Z.SMALL.jpg seeblack Spaghetti straps can be hard to turn inside out, especially very narrow ones like the ones on this dress from Parasite Eve. Using this simple technique will make it more painless than you ever thought possible! This is especially great if you don't have a loop turner, or if you can't find yours at 4...
By: seeblack

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Thu, 14 May 2015 15:18:15 PDT
No Sew Pin Sharpening Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Pin-Sharpening-Pincushion/
No Sew Pin Sharpening Pincushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/6BAU/I9O1FJTE/F9N6BAUI9O1FJTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/6BAU/I9O1FJTE/F9N6BAUI9O1FJTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9N/6BAU/I9O1FJTE/F9N6BAUI9O1FJTE.SMALL.jpg pizzidave I was going to title this "World's Best No Sew Pin Sharpening Pincushion!" but I felt it was too long and pompous. This is however, a very easy instructable. It will take you longer to read it than to actually do it! I was in need of a pin cushion and this was the result. Materials 1 cloth zippe...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 09:47:34 PDT
Bias Tape Tutorial - Outer Corner http://www.instructables.com/id/Bias-Tape-Tutorial-Outer-Corners/
Bias Tape Tutorial - Outer Corner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/R3B7/I9NDXXFJ/FA8R3B7I9NDXXFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/R3B7/I9NDXXFJ/FA8R3B7I9NDXXFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/R3B7/I9NDXXFJ/FA8R3B7I9NDXXFJ.SMALL.jpg seeblack Now, you may (or may not) be thinking...I'm okay with straight bias tape, but now I've come to a corner! Oh god, what do I do!?Well, do not fear, because there's an easy way to do them cleanly. This is what I usually see, and what you don't want to do. This is my first ever sewing project (Kamui...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 22:46:24 PDT
Bias Tape Tutorial - Inner Corner http://www.instructables.com/id/Bias-Tape-Tutorial-Inner-Corner/
Bias Tape Tutorial - Inner Corner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ZWX9/I9NE4TIP/F2BZWX9I9NE4TIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ZWX9/I9NE4TIP/F2BZWX9I9NE4TIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/ZWX9/I9NE4TIP/F2BZWX9I9NE4TIP.SMALL.jpg seeblack Several years ago, I made this quick tutorial to help out a long-distance friend who was making a Blazblue costume. I figured it might come in handy for others, too, so here we are. Note: It's probably best if you know how to do straight bias tape and outer corners first, since those are much easie...
By: seeblack

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Wed, 13 May 2015 19:48:31 PDT
♥ DIY Fabric Belt | quick & easy | how to | tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/-DIY-Fabric-Belt-quick-easy-how-to-tutorial/
♥ DIY Fabric Belt | quick & easy | how to | tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/C6JT/I9JRE8B6/F20C6JTI9JRE8B6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/C6JT/I9JRE8B6/F20C6JTI9JRE8B6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/C6JT/I9JRE8B6/F20C6JTI9JRE8B6.SMALL.jpg VibeLich In this quick and easy tutorial I show you how to make a solid fabric belt... Enjoy :)Subscribe to my channel for more DIY instructions: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5dm...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 11:34:07 PDT
ADORABLE Jellyfish Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/ADORABLE-Jellyfish-Plushie/
ADORABLE Jellyfish Plushie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/TB4Z/I9CLVAA4/FOBTB4ZI9CLVAA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/TB4Z/I9CLVAA4/FOBTB4ZI9CLVAA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/TB4Z/I9CLVAA4/FOBTB4ZI9CLVAA4.SMALL.jpg Artemis Z I've been working on perfecting this plushie for a while. I've made two slightly less adorable ones before this and almost gave up; but when this jellyfish was finished, I had to make an Instructable for it.So let's get started!Note: The instructions in this instructable are for those who already kn...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 08:31:04 PDT
Make a Muppet Puppet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Muppet-Puppet/
Make a Muppet Puppet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/KXKL/I9ABB0CW/FGGKXKLI9ABB0CW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/KXKL/I9ABB0CW/FGGKXKLI9ABB0CW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/KXKL/I9ABB0CW/FGGKXKLI9ABB0CW.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Oh yay! Get ready to up the glee factor for errrrbody around you. Problem at School? Apply Puppets. Hard day at the Office? Puppets. Tired? Puppets. Sad? Puppets. Angry? Double Puppets. Happy? Probably because of Puppets. This starting Muppet puppet project is a great introduction to sewing and craf...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

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Mon, 4 May 2015 16:02:15 PDT
DIY Sofa Slip Covers - The Complete Know How http://www.instructables.com/id/The-101-Of-Sofa-Slip-Covers/
DIY Sofa Slip Covers - The Complete Know How - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/1GNW/I99R0QVC/FW01GNWI99R0QVC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/1GNW/I99R0QVC/FW01GNWI99R0QVC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/1GNW/I99R0QVC/FW01GNWI99R0QVC.SMALL.jpg shazni When I moved house I didn't have any furniture. So my mom gave me some sofa with the condition that I need to get slip covers for it as the fabric was ruined. I checked around for people to sew slip covers. The prices were absurd! Some quoted so much that it would be better to buy another sofa! Oka...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 10:57:21 PDT
DIY Marbled Bralette http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Marbled-Bralette/
DIY Marbled Bralette - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/K5FK/I941DGY7/F43K5FKI941DGY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/K5FK/I941DGY7/F43K5FKI941DGY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/K5FK/I941DGY7/F43K5FKI941DGY7.SMALL.jpg jaderselise Originally on my blog These Days!When I read Honestly WTF's latest paper DIY, I truly thought WTF. Can this technique be applied to clothing?? So I set out on my latest DIY and thought it would be perfect for a bralette! The shaving cream marbling method has been around for awhile, and it also appea...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:25:17 PDT
DIY Mermaid Sequin Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mermaid-Sequin-Skirt/
DIY Mermaid Sequin Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/712G/I941DETD/FK3712GI941DETD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/712G/I941DETD/FK3712GI941DETD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/712G/I941DETD/FK3712GI941DETD.SMALL.jpg jaderselise Originally seen on my blog These Days!This latest sewing adventure of mine is in my top 3 of favorite DIY projects I have done. It's an easy sewing project and based on the fabric that you select, you can have a really beautiful skirt for a faction of the price that you would spend in store. There i...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 17:36:30 PDT
Oversized Foldover Faux Fur Clutch Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Oversized-Foldover-Faux-Fur-Clutch-Purse/
Oversized Foldover Faux Fur Clutch Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/HDCY/I8SLSNH3/F6DHDCYI8SLSNH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/HDCY/I8SLSNH3/F6DHDCYI8SLSNH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/HDCY/I8SLSNH3/F6DHDCYI8SLSNH3.SMALL.jpg ErynS This DIY clutch purse is super easy ,stylish, and inexpensive. You can whip this bag up in the blink of an eye!For more pictures and how I styled this bag visit my blog: http://www.stylesewme.com/faux-fur-foldover-clutc...Supplies: 2 - 15" x 18" faux fur 2 - 15" x 18" lining fabric 2 - 12" x 15" he...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:15:54 PDT
sewing Machine Thread holder http://www.instructables.com/id/sewing-Machine-Thread-holder/
sewing Machine Thread holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/CKC7/I8LGQ08C/FJJCKC7I8LGQ08C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/CKC7/I8LGQ08C/FJJCKC7I8LGQ08C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/CKC7/I8LGQ08C/FJJCKC7I8LGQ08C.SMALL.jpg macstructable Some sewing machines come with a thread holder built into the top surface just behind and to the left of the needle plate. Most low cost machines don't have this feature. With just a button, drill and sheet metal screw, one can make one's sewing a delight, especially while doing delicate work. Simpl...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:25:00 PDT