Instructables: exploring - photos - sewing http://www.instructables.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:48:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Medieval tunic http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-tunic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/BMAQ/HUM7ENVV/FTEBMAQHUM7ENVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/BMAQ/HUM7ENVV/FTEBMAQHUM7ENVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/BMAQ/HUM7ENVV/FTEBMAQHUM7ENVV.SMALL.jpg Eldalote Hi!  I'm going to show you, how to make an authentic early medieval tunic. These tunics were worn as bottom layer of the clothing or just as a shirt if you were a common folk. It's really easy to make one and it is comfortable and it has a simple pattern! (I made the pattern in MS paint, so I hope y...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:42:52 PDT
How To Sew a Lined Pouch with a Zip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Sew-a-Lined-Pouch-with-a-Zip/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/1I9I/HT18MWWM/FLU1I9IHT18MWWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/1I9I/HT18MWWM/FLU1I9IHT18MWWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLU/1I9I/HT18MWWM/FLU1I9IHT18MWWM.SMALL.jpg Summer Skies A quick and easy tutorial for sewing a lined pouch with a zip. I've made so many of these I can't count them. They are so useful, and make perfect gifts.
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 02:27:05 PDT
my first quilted coffee cup mat http://www.instructables.com/id/my-first-quilted-coffee-cup-mat/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/M86R/HPU6YYTI/FVZM86RHPU6YYTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/M86R/HPU6YYTI/FVZM86RHPU6YYTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/M86R/HPU6YYTI/FVZM86RHPU6YYTI.SMALL.jpg razmatazmania My first "self made" project it a little coffee cup pad. I took and cut a piece of material (an old tee shirt) 6" x 12". I found a piece of batting and cut it to about 5"x 5" and used my Singer"No sew" material glue on both sides of the batting and set in "centered" on 1/2 of the tee shirt material...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 15:52:00 PST
"A Christmas Story" Inspired Festive Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Christmas-Story-Inspired-Festive-Sweater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/GXV0/HPG4MOBD/FY2GXV0HPG4MOBD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/GXV0/HPG4MOBD/FY2GXV0HPG4MOBD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/GXV0/HPG4MOBD/FY2GXV0HPG4MOBD.SMALL.jpg scooter76 If you have not seen "A Christmas Story" then this may not make sense to you (So please watch it, one of the best Christmas films ever) This is just an old sweater with felt cut-outs sewn on. Just look at that "soft glow of electric sex"
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:40:16 PST
Skating Reindeer Christmas Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Skating-Reindeer-Christmas-Sweater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/XZPV/HPFUNNMW/FC8XZPVHPFUNNMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/XZPV/HPFUNNMW/FC8XZPVHPFUNNMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/XZPV/HPFUNNMW/FC8XZPVHPFUNNMW.SMALL.jpg kevinpaul A fantastic sweater for an ugly sweater contest, if I do say so myself.
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:30:33 PST
Derringer Holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Derringer-Holster/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/DQWW/HPAEA6PX/FY9DQWWHPAEA6PX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/DQWW/HPAEA6PX/FY9DQWWHPAEA6PX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/DQWW/HPAEA6PX/FY9DQWWHPAEA6PX.SMALL.jpg DIY Dave This is a pocket holster I made for my .380 derringer. The holster was hand stitched using a double stitch pattern.  It was made "hair out", so the leather will grip the inside of the pocket (rather than the gun) for an easier draw. After being assembled, I soaked my holster in warm water and wet-fo...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:12:11 PST
Tribal Print Inspired Embroidered Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Tribal-Print-Inspired-Embroidered-Heart/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/U8JG/HNXRXAHF/FI7U8JGHNXRXAHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/U8JG/HNXRXAHF/FI7U8JGHNXRXAHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/U8JG/HNXRXAHF/FI7U8JGHNXRXAHF.SMALL.jpg gwenif In my fashion design class I learned how embroider, which was really fun. The stitches that I used was a back stitch, and satin stitch. (and failed French knots) Things you'll need:*Embroidery needle*Embroidery hoop*Embroidery thread of choice*Pencil*Cotton napkin (or fabric of choice)First I starte...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:42:07 PST
DIY Baby Blanket and Swaddles. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Baby-Blanket-and-Swaddles/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/FPV6/HO7XMX0K/FSFFPV6HO7XMX0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/FPV6/HO7XMX0K/FSFFPV6HO7XMX0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/FPV6/HO7XMX0K/FSFFPV6HO7XMX0K.SMALL.jpg hawkabee Good Day Everyone! When my best friend had her very first baby the first thing that came mind, baby presents and lots of them! I've never shopped for a baby before in my life but really, how hard could this  be? I was excited! My goal, to create the biggest craziest gift basket of all times! I th...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:11:18 PST
Leblanc Cosplay (League of Legends) http://www.instructables.com/id/Leblanc-Cosplay-League-of-Legends/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/BRPI/HNID3DQ2/FTCBRPIHNID3DQ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/BRPI/HNID3DQ2/FTCBRPIHNID3DQ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/BRPI/HNID3DQ2/FTCBRPIHNID3DQ2.SMALL.jpg Arual Hi!! I made a cosplay leblanc and I show a few pictures.
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 04:12:52 PST
A Better Way to Hold Sewing Pins Mid-Project (Or Whenever, Really) http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Way-to-Hold-Sewing-Pins-Mid-Project-Or-Wh/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/BATK/HM8CZYP8/F46BATKHM8CZYP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/BATK/HM8CZYP8/F46BATKHM8CZYP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F46/BATK/HM8CZYP8/F46BATKHM8CZYP8.SMALL.jpg Chimera Dragonfang I have never much cared for using pin cushions. They would always slide away from me when I tried to insert a pin when in the middle of stitching, or I'd have to do some awkward one-handed grab to get a pin while holding the pieces of my project in place with the other hand.  While sewing, I'd pile ...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:15:43 PDT
upcycling different materials into bags http://www.instructables.com/id/upcycling-different-materials-into-bags/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/4MKK/HJAI2N2G/F514MKKHJAI2N2G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/4MKK/HJAI2N2G/F514MKKHJAI2N2G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/4MKK/HJAI2N2G/F514MKKHJAI2N2G.SMALL.jpg nemalim I've learned in one of the fairs that you can sew things other than fabric. This makes the perfect green project - recycling different materials you can find at hone into something useful. I've been trying to use different materials, such as plastic bags, envelops, product packages, etc. Materials n...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 22:50:33 PDT
Pants to Overalls http://www.instructables.com/id/Pants-to-Overalls/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/L7HP/HIZDBIIJ/F8HL7HPHIZDBIIJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/L7HP/HIZDBIIJ/F8HL7HPHIZDBIIJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/L7HP/HIZDBIIJ/F8HL7HPHIZDBIIJ.SMALL.jpg piggleliggle When cleaning out my wardrobe, I found a not-so-great looking pair of pink pants that I knew I just had to remake. I was inspired by gjenkins and her 'ible, where she restyled pants into overalls. As such, I won't bother with instructions, as this project really is one where you make it up as you go...
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 22:19:29 PDT
Hair Pieces! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hair-Pieces/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/L646/HINOEAJ7/FGRL646HINOEAJ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/L646/HINOEAJ7/FGRL646HINOEAJ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/L646/HINOEAJ7/FGRL646HINOEAJ7.SMALL.jpg SailorGallus So I just took some felt, added layers of lace or chiffon or whatever. Layer it right in up! The add some other fabrics till it's as puffy as desired. Add a loose scrunched base fabric. The add your centre piece, add whatever you want. Then just attach you grip to the back with felt, sturdy stitchin...
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 05:47:02 PDT
Really fast basic recycled handgun holster idea....... http://www.instructables.com/id/Really-fast-basic-recycled-handgun-holster-idea/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/LN5Y/HGZO2D57/F3BLN5YHGZO2D57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/LN5Y/HGZO2D57/F3BLN5YHGZO2D57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/LN5Y/HGZO2D57/F3BLN5YHGZO2D57.SMALL.jpg DootMadskills For every one project I start, I tend to branch off into three more. Reminder! 90% of all projects I make are free or 100% recycled materials. At most ill buy things at yard sales I find to recycle. This is fabric from a computer bag and again I say this is a rough idea and not perfect.
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Wed, 22 May 2013 06:42:33 PDT
I looked at a beer Koozie and saw an oprotunity to make a handgun koozie.........I know, I am strange . http://www.instructables.com/id/I-looked-at-a-beer-Koozie-and-saw-an-oprotunity-to/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/BY6M/HGZNX45R/FDYBY6MHGZNX45R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/BY6M/HGZNX45R/FDYBY6MHGZNX45R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/BY6M/HGZNX45R/FDYBY6MHGZNX45R.SMALL.jpg DootMadskills Ultimately when I was making my peanut butter container leg drop I saw the beer koosie sitting on the counter and was worried about scratching my cherry table up with my handgun while fitting holsters. So I was thinking of a way to pad my firearm while I was not working/shaping a holster with it. Bo...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 06:09:01 PDT
Quilt/baby blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiltbaby-blanket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/U74I/HFWSTCD6/FO0U74IHFWSTCD6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/U74I/HFWSTCD6/FO0U74IHFWSTCD6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/U74I/HFWSTCD6/FO0U74IHFWSTCD6.SMALL.jpg jodi408 I purchased some colored fabric as well as a design from my local hobby store. I brought it to tech shop and cut squares with the laser cutter in a matter of minutes. quilting is so much more fun these days!!! my quilt came out perfect! you can also stack the fabric and cut a ton at a time. sooo sim...
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:59:16 PDT
Huge Plush d20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Plush-d20/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/945D/HFSHT0VF/FZX945DHFSHT0VF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/945D/HFSHT0VF/FZX945DHFSHT0VF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/945D/HFSHT0VF/FZX945DHFSHT0VF.SMALL.jpg Exscaly Hey there! Here are some pictures of a huge plush d20 I made. It was my first ever sewing project so if I could do it, anyone can. For an indication of size, see the third picture below. This project is largely based off another project: http://www.instructables.com/id/Plush-Dice/ I did not record...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 23:08:37 PDT
Understanding a Janome Embroidery Machine: Setting Fabric in the Hoop and Attaching the Hoop to the Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Understanding-a-Janome-Embroidery-Machine-Setting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/LDO7/HF23QEUF/FAQLDO7HF23QEUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/LDO7/HF23QEUF/FAQLDO7HF23QEUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/LDO7/HF23QEUF/FAQLDO7HF23QEUF.SMALL.jpg OceanusEva Written by Eva Marie Cooper I did this at TechShop San Jose! techshop.ws The hoop size I am using is a 140mm X 200mm [5.5” X 7.8”]. This is a photo instructional on how to set fabric in the hoop of a Janome Embroidery machine and how to attach the hoop to the embroidery machine. This is a fairly ...
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Fri, 5 Apr 2013 12:04:08 PDT
Understanding a Janome Embroidery Machine: Threading the Machine and the Needle http://www.instructables.com/id/Understanding-a-Janome-Embroidery-Machine-Threadi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/VJ49/HF243ES4/F0OVJ49HF243ES4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/VJ49/HF243ES4/F0OVJ49HF243ES4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/VJ49/HF243ES4/F0OVJ49HF243ES4.SMALL.jpg OceanusEva Written by Eva Marie Cooper This is a photo instructional, please click on the photos to get a full detailed explanation on how to thread the machine and needle. I am using a Janome embroidery machine at TechShop San Jose. Please feel free to leave a message bellow with a comment or a question! If...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 22:39:02 PDT
Simple Hat Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Hat-Mod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0J10/HEXSG3P6/F430J10HEXSG3P6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0J10/HEXSG3P6/F430J10HEXSG3P6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/0J10/HEXSG3P6/F430J10HEXSG3P6.SMALL.jpg juliatheninja I made this hat for my friend to cosplay as Nepeta from Homestuck. This is a modified version of my magical hat pattern. The bottom band was modified to the pattern i made in the last photo. Then I made the horns out of model magic, painted them, and glued them to a headband. The headband is separat...
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Sun, 31 Mar 2013 15:38:29 PDT
Carboy Cozies http://www.instructables.com/id/Carboy-Cozies/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/W484/HET1B4H0/FE4W484HET1B4H0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/W484/HET1B4H0/FE4W484HET1B4H0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/W484/HET1B4H0/FE4W484HET1B4H0.SMALL.jpg kizz246 I live in an apartment and it can be really hard to find a dark place for my brewing. We need to use all of our space regularly so lights are coming on and off in all the rooms all the time which isn't very good for the flavour molecules in hops that will turn to a skunky flavour when exposed to lig...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 11:23:45 PDT
Instant PP plastic backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-PP-plastic-backpack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/CEDX/HEI4M022/FJKCEDXHEI4M022.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/CEDX/HEI4M022/FJKCEDXHEI4M022.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/CEDX/HEI4M022/FJKCEDXHEI4M022.SMALL.jpg vanessa.p Learn how to make a backpack out of recycled grocery bags or polypropylene plastic bags. MATERIALS NEEDED: • 2 PP bags • Needle • Thread • Scissors • Measuring tape • Nylon rope( any kind of rope) • Velcro ISTRUCTIONS: 1. Turn the PP bag inside out 2. Pocket assembly: • Cut a piece of cloth that...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 20:38:42 PDT
My vest http://www.instructables.com/id/A-BAP-vest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/TJYL/HDYZ84W6/FVETJYLHDYZ84W6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/TJYL/HDYZ84W6/FVETJYLHDYZ84W6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/TJYL/HDYZ84W6/FVETJYLHDYZ84W6.SMALL.jpg HeavenBlueRose I made a vest of their logo and putted all of the colors of the bunnies ^_^ I am so sorry you can't really seem them T^T but this is what they look like http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2012/171/0/c/b_a_p_bunnies_wallpaper_by_purplepassionfire-d546950.png   I hand sewed them and used my sewing mach...
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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 23:27:17 PDT
Army Tent Tablet Sleeve (Nexus 7) with Magnetic Clasp and Sleep Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Army-Tent-Tablet-Sleeve-Nexus-7-with-Magnetic-Cl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LQ4E/HDOW3V1H/FJWLQ4EHDOW3V1H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LQ4E/HDOW3V1H/FJWLQ4EHDOW3V1H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/LQ4E/HDOW3V1H/FJWLQ4EHDOW3V1H.SMALL.jpg matthew5384 I took an old army tent ($20 at my local army surplus store) and cut a section out of the corner.  I lined it with a Delta airlines blanket (it's really soft, kind of cleans the screen when I put the tablet in there) and I made sure to have the embroidered logo face outward when I sewed it in.   My...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 19:25:21 PST
Laptop Case from 1960s Boy Scout Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Case-from-1960s-Backpack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R5EK/HDOW3U5W/FMHR5EKHDOW3U5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R5EK/HDOW3U5W/FMHR5EKHDOW3U5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R5EK/HDOW3U5W/FMHR5EKHDOW3U5W.SMALL.jpg matthew5384 Inspired by: http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Sleeve-made-out-of-some-used-military-fabri/ I took my dad's old 1960s Boy Scout backpack, removed the pockets and frame, cut the bag apart, lined it with a soft blanket (that I took off an airline flight), and sewed it back together.  Sewing a po...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 16:30:03 PST
Plush Pillowcase Pet http://www.instructables.com/id/Plush-Pillowcase-Pet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/FN5F/HD7U11GV/FFEFN5FHD7U11GV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/FN5F/HD7U11GV/FFEFN5FHD7U11GV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/FN5F/HD7U11GV/FFEFN5FHD7U11GV.SMALL.jpg cattibalistic I made Nepeta's lusus, Pounce de Leon. If you read Homestuck and know what I'm talking about please comment! This can be modified into multiple creatures by changing the head and tail. The second picture shows an old version that used a larger pillow, had no legs and that didn't work well with the h...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 21:10:00 PST
How to make arm warmers from a sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-arm-warmers-from-a-sweater/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/EMAX/HAOPKEXW/F3VEMAXHAOPKEXW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/EMAX/HAOPKEXW/F3VEMAXHAOPKEXW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/EMAX/HAOPKEXW/F3VEMAXHAOPKEXW.SMALL.jpg Nan Eastep Arm warmers are great for regulating your body temperature while bicycling and many other activities.  They keep the wind from coming up your sleeves while cover the area under your wrists and elbows where the blood flow is close to the surface and body heat is easily lost. This instruction include...
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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 21:48:49 PST
❀PORTABLE PIN CUSHION❀ http://www.instructables.com/id/PORTABLE-PIN-CUSHION/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/1WTM/HCJOEJQZ/FUN1WTMHCJOEJQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/1WTM/HCJOEJQZ/FUN1WTMHCJOEJQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUN/1WTM/HCJOEJQZ/FUN1WTMHCJOEJQZ.SMALL.jpg marcellahella This is a fast and easy pin cushion. Is nice because is made in is own container and is 100% recycled. You just need a worn out knitted sweater and a plastic egg (better if with a flat bottom). Cut the bottom of the sweater in a long stripe, roll it and glue it to the bottom part of the egg (cut fac...
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Sat, 2 Feb 2013 16:46:28 PST
Heart Cushion 'I Love You' http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Cushion-I-Love-You/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/NEDC/HCJO4M4F/FVGNEDCHCJO4M4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/NEDC/HCJO4M4F/FVGNEDCHCJO4M4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/NEDC/HCJO4M4F/FVGNEDCHCJO4M4F.SMALL.jpg jessie933 Fist ever hand made project! :) I made this using 2 pieces of felt for either side of the cushion, a few pieces of ribbon, cotton thread and buttons for the writing, and stuffing! on the back - just sewed the date we got together, and a little ribbon underneath :) Hope you like it!
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:12:47 PST
Spool organizer: A place for every thread http://www.instructables.com/id/Spool-organizer-A-place-for-every-thread/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/179O/HCB8TPJ5/FBI179OHCB8TPJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/179O/HCB8TPJ5/FBI179OHCB8TPJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/179O/HCB8TPJ5/FBI179OHCB8TPJ5.SMALL.jpg Nozebra I sew a lot and when I am switching threads, I hate it to search for the right one for ever! So I looked for a way to organize my thread rolls. (Un)fortunately I could not find anything useful to buy, so I decided to make one on my own. It was surprisingly easy to make: You need: A wooden boar...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2013 03:05:09 PST
Sheep mood barometer for the door http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheep-mood-barometer-for-the-door/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/U186/HCB8KH70/F9AU186HCB8KH70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/U186/HCB8KH70/F9AU186HCB8KH70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/U186/HCB8KH70/F9AU186HCB8KH70.SMALL.jpg Nozebra I made this mood barometer when me and my boyfriend moved in togeher. Each sheep-head is made of cardboard which i glued to a magnet. The Sheep body has the opposite magnet at the position of the head, so he can switch the sheeps mood at any time. The moods on the sheep are in german, they include s...
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Fri, 25 Jan 2013 07:34:19 PST
Quick and Nerdy Phablet Pocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Nerdy-Phablet-Pocket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/0RGD/HAQ31GY2/FIR0RGDHAQ31GY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/0RGD/HAQ31GY2/FIR0RGDHAQ31GY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/0RGD/HAQ31GY2/FIR0RGDHAQ31GY2.SMALL.jpg cfishy I made a pocket that fits my Galaxy Note II, so I never have to worry about sitting on my phone and breaking the screen again.  Basically, use a piece of paper to measure the size, (make sure you leave room to fold the edges) and cut the fabric. Trivial sewing, but I double stitched it to make sure ...
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Wed, 9 Jan 2013 18:51:56 PST
Handmade Dinosaur Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Dinosaur-Toys/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BDTN/HAQ39Z2E/FGZBDTNHAQ39Z2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BDTN/HAQ39Z2E/FGZBDTNHAQ39Z2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/BDTN/HAQ39Z2E/FGZBDTNHAQ39Z2E.SMALL.jpg nbeck2 These little dinos were made out of cotton print fabric, following the pattern designed by SweetBriar.   Their website has other pattern ideas here: http://sweetbriarsisters.com They have movable limbs, which I learned is actually quite simple to do. As long as your needle is long enough.  I sewed t...
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 10:05:34 PST
Ruffled gingham skirt (blue) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruffled-gingham-skirt-blue/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/S26J/HAQ39BO5/FPSS26JHAQ39BO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/S26J/HAQ39BO5/FPSS26JHAQ39BO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPS/S26J/HAQ39BO5/FPSS26JHAQ39BO5.SMALL.jpg sammyrav I made this blue version of the red ruffled gingham skirt (http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruffled-gingham-skirt-red/) for my girlfriend's other daughter who is 7. She is also into twirly skirts but is much taller so her skirt is a lot bigger than her sister's. Her flower embellishment is different ...
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Mon, 24 Dec 2012 07:08:43 PST
Ruffled gingham skirt (red) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruffled-gingham-skirt-red/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/WI7A/HAQ39BGK/F06WI7AHAQ39BGK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/WI7A/HAQ39BGK/F06WI7AHAQ39BGK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F06/WI7A/HAQ39BGK/F06WI7AHAQ39BGK.SMALL.jpg sammyrav This is a skirt I made for my girlfriend's 5 year old daughter. She's such a sweet little girl and loves a twirly skirt. The fabric is quite light and floaty and there is enough of a gather to make it nice and swirly. The ruffle adds a cute element and I've added a sweet little flower embellishment ...
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Mon, 24 Dec 2012 07:01:52 PST
Medieval Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-Dress-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/BUQO/HAQ30DE9/F6HBUQOHAQ30DE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/BUQO/HAQ30DE9/F6HBUQOHAQ30DE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/BUQO/HAQ30DE9/F6HBUQOHAQ30DE9.SMALL.jpg Moon Surfer This is a medieval style dress that I made for my 7th grade history class. I started with a halloween dress pattern and modified to fit what I wanted. I used a sewing to make this. On the back I had to create a corset because there were no zippers in the medieval times and it needed to look as real ...
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Fri, 14 Dec 2012 21:43:29 PST
Toasty TARDIS blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/Toasty-TARDIS-blanket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/JABJ/HABC7YI6/F76JABJHABC7YI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/JABJ/HABC7YI6/F76JABJHABC7YI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/JABJ/HABC7YI6/F76JABJHABC7YI6.SMALL.jpg SLCVeganista Hide from Weeping Angels. Avoid Deletion by Cybermen and Extermination by Daleks.  Travel through Space & Time in your very own TARDIS!  OK maybe not really, but you can stay warm watching The Doctor and his companions do these things, from your very own sofa at home (or maybe on the go). In true g...
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 22:30:18 PST
Chic Cheetah Full Length Coat With Hat For Miniture Dogs http://www.instructables.com/id/Chic-Cheetah-Full-Length-Coat-With-Hat-For-Minitur/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/WA63/HA4MNEF1/F5IWA63HA4MNEF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/WA63/HA4MNEF1/F5IWA63HA4MNEF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/WA63/HA4MNEF1/F5IWA63HA4MNEF1.SMALL.jpg jellybeanpup THIS FULL LENGTH COAT IS MADE OUT OF FAUX FUR WITH FLEECE LINING. WITH TWO WIDE ELASTIC BANDS COVERED IN FLEECE THAT OPENLY COVERS THE BELLY AREA GIVING LOTS OF ROOM UNDERNEATH FOR LEG MOVEMENT, THE COAT  GENTLY DRAPES OVER HER BACK END AND SADDLES THE REST OF HER BODY. THE COLLAR AREA CLOSES WITH A...
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Tue, 4 Dec 2012 20:56:34 PST
How to make a patchwork style ruffled one-size pocket diaper from quilting scraps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-patchwork-style-ruffled-one-size-poc/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/ODI2/HA4MGR52/FFWODI2HA4MGR52.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/ODI2/HA4MGR52/FFWODI2HA4MGR52.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/ODI2/HA4MGR52/FFWODI2HA4MGR52.SMALL.jpg pretty_peachy1 What you will need: diaper pattern in the size you want to make, pictured is my own design for a one-size diaper 1 diaper cut of PUL diaper cut of suedecloth, or other diaper lining fabric such as microfleece, flannel, bamboo velour scraps of coordinating cotton prints, enough to make one full diape...
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Tue, 4 Dec 2012 07:53:12 PST
fabulously upcycled felt mouse slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/fabulously-upcycled-felt-mouse-slippers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/OYIP/H9T4QH78/FZIOYIPH9T4QH78.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/OYIP/H9T4QH78/FZIOYIPH9T4QH78.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/OYIP/H9T4QH78/FZIOYIPH9T4QH78.SMALL.jpg petina you will need shrunken wool clothing cotton print fabric for the lining (could be favourite old dress or shirt) iron on interfacing (30cm should be enough for small slippers) large wooden buttons 4 black buttons for eyes pink embroidery thread silver embroidery thread for whiskers 2 pieces of elasti...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 03:35:30 PST
Hooded Cape -Steampunk-Victorian-Gothic http://www.instructables.com/id/Hooded-Cape-Steampunk-Victorian-Gothic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/13H6/HA1ELXEY/FB613H6HA1ELXEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/13H6/HA1ELXEY/FB613H6HA1ELXEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/13H6/HA1ELXEY/FB613H6HA1ELXEY.SMALL.jpg darcy3529 This is a versatile cape that works for many styles.The materials that could be used and the color variations are endless.It is not a difficult cape to make , but requires a lot of fabric.       This project took about 15 yards of fabric. You will need about 8 yards for the outside and 7 for the lin...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 20:04:43 PST
Duster Beebop Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Duster-Beebop-Jacket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/G8J9/H9T4COR6/FF5G8J9H9T4COR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/G8J9/H9T4COR6/FF5G8J9H9T4COR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/G8J9/H9T4COR6/FF5G8J9H9T4COR6.SMALL.jpg darcy3529 This jacket is made from brown sued fabric. I used about 10 yards of fabric.      This is a project for a person with prior sewing experience.      To begin ,finish all 4 of the pocket edges with a narrow hem and sew the pocket to the front of the jacket about 2/5 way down from the top. Finish the p...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 19:34:10 PST
Flannel Nightgowns http://www.instructables.com/id/Flannel-Nightgowns/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/9TZD/H9T4LLQC/F1V9TZDH9T4LLQC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/9TZD/H9T4LLQC/F1V9TZDH9T4LLQC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/9TZD/H9T4LLQC/F1V9TZDH9T4LLQC.SMALL.jpg moominhopper My mother-in-law gave me some of her flannel sheets that she didn't need anymore (she had moved from Virginia to Florida). Not needing them myself, I decided to use them to make nightgowns as a surprise for my three daughters. They thought the gowns were pretty special since they were made from some...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012 18:48:15 PST
Simple Ultra Suede Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Ultra-Suede-Jacket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/MH8T/H9T4LFOJ/FUXMH8TH9T4LFOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/MH8T/H9T4LFOJ/FUXMH8TH9T4LFOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/MH8T/H9T4LFOJ/FUXMH8TH9T4LFOJ.SMALL.jpg bonnalea This is a McCall's pattern 9576. It can be made as a reversible jacket. The outside is ultra suede and the lining is a very soft curly fabric. Fabric is your choice. This is a great pattern to experiment with because it is simple. Five pattern pieces.
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 17:21:41 PST
Fleece and ultrasuede vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Fleece-and-ultrasuede-vest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/2MEP/H9T4FAE8/F0A2MEPH9T4FAE8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/2MEP/H9T4FAE8/F0A2MEPH9T4FAE8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/2MEP/H9T4FAE8/F0A2MEPH9T4FAE8.SMALL.jpg bonnalea This is a simple pattern. Cut 2 front pieces, 1 back piece on fold, 1 stand-up collar, 4 pockets pieces. Front trim is optional. Buttons, snaps or velcro is your choice for closure. This is the perfect choice for our South Florida winters. Chilly in the morning and warm to hot in the afternoons. I u...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 13:16:08 PST
Jake the Scarf (also, the dog) http://www.instructables.com/id/Jake-the-Scarf-also-the-dog/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/EM2I/H9T44OS7/FOAEM2IH9T44OS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/EM2I/H9T44OS7/FOAEM2IH9T44OS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/EM2I/H9T44OS7/FOAEM2IH9T44OS7.SMALL.jpg leggs2002 My oldest son was telling me how the other kids were saying "scarves are only for girls".  Well, seeing as my boy tends to get sick at the drop of a hat, i set out to find a less "girlie" scarf.  finding no scarves that didn't have fringe, or tassles, or other frilly embellishments, I decided to mak...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 23:16:40 PST
HatScarf! http://www.instructables.com/id/HatScarf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/20OA/H9T4PTO5/FO820OAH9T4PTO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/20OA/H9T4PTO5/FO820OAH9T4PTO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/20OA/H9T4PTO5/FO820OAH9T4PTO5.SMALL.jpg lucylollipop As a good scout, I know it's important to keep my head warm when out in the cold. Problem is, I hate the little gap that always appears between my hat and my scarf, it lets the rain in... The HatScarf fixes that! It may feel a little silly, but it's definitely warm! 1. Cut a rectangle of fleece tha...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 14:09:05 PST
cotton vest http://www.instructables.com/id/cotton-vest/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/2W93/H9G12R4E/F052W93H9G12R4E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/2W93/H9G12R4E/F052W93H9G12R4E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/2W93/H9G12R4E/F052W93H9G12R4E.SMALL.jpg noa.p.kaplan This is a hand-sewn cotton vest structured like magnified cotton fibers: 80 microns: 1 inch The wrapping process for this piece is dependent on concentric curved folding. These folds follow the spiraling outline of the whole and contort the planar disc of the cut fabric into a dimensional helix. Wh...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:54:43 PST
wool jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/wool-jacket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/MEZ2/H9G12R2L/FGVMEZ2H9G12R2L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/MEZ2/H9G12R2L/FGVMEZ2H9G12R2L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGV/MEZ2/H9G12R2L/FGVMEZ2H9G12R2L.SMALL.jpg noa.p.kaplan This is a hand-sewn wool jacket structured to resemble magnified wool fibers: 100 microns: 1 inch.  Wool creates a complex network of interlocking scaly fibers. At a macroscopic scale, these intricate systems of filaments manifest as flexible, durable surfaces, which provide insulation and circulat...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 15:47:40 PST
Nyan Cat Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Nyan-Cat-Plushie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/NX4L/H9G0SSMV/FIENX4LH9G0SSMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/NX4L/H9G0SSMV/FIENX4LH9G0SSMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/NX4L/H9G0SSMV/FIENX4LH9G0SSMV.SMALL.jpg annbanana Nyan Cat Plushie You will need: -2 squares of light brown felt (for the pop-tart body) -1 square of light pink felt (for the frosting, cheeks, and nose) -2 sqaures of light gray felt (for the head and legs) -1 square of black felt (for the eyes) -1 square of white felt (for the pupil) -1 square of...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 18:19:55 PST