Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - sewing - craft http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:26:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 'Pac Man' Felt Fortune Cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/Pac-Man-Felt-Fortune-Cookies/
'Pac Man' Felt Fortune Cookies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/Q9IX/I1NEFHD2/F44Q9IXI1NEFHD2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/Q9IX/I1NEFHD2/F44Q9IXI1NEFHD2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F44/Q9IX/I1NEFHD2/F44Q9IXI1NEFHD2.SMALL.jpg Rainbow_Han So this is an Instructable on how to make felt fortune cookies, or as I like to call them Pac Man fortune cookies…They are very easy to make and only require simple sewing! They could be really cool as wedding favours, or stocking fillers! Felt Circle Take a felt circle, between 6 and 8 cm in dia...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:40:09 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
Turn a Maxi Skirt Into a Cute Jumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Maxi-Skirt-Into-a-Cute-Jumper/
Turn a Maxi Skirt Into a Cute Jumper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/VUVN/HY7T3VFB/FU5VUVNHY7T3VFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/VUVN/HY7T3VFB/FU5VUVNHY7T3VFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/VUVN/HY7T3VFB/FU5VUVNHY7T3VFB.SMALL.jpg crazyhappypeace Maxi skirts can be great and look amazing, but sometimes they just don't quite work. Instead of getting rid of it, turn it into a cute stylish jumper! I found this vintage 60s maxi skirt with a pretty pattern. It fit, but it didn't look right on me when I got it home so I decided to turn it into som...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:24:53 PDT
Drawstring Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawstring-Bag/
Drawstring Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/JV9L/HX7P97VS/FRRJV9LHX7P97VS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/JV9L/HX7P97VS/FRRJV9LHX7P97VS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/JV9L/HX7P97VS/FRRJV9LHX7P97VS.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey momoluvers! Its momo and today I'll be showing you guys how to make a cute drawstring bag, or a string along bag! This is great for going on vacation or going to the pool! Enjoy!Picture credit: thegreenwife.com Fabric Sizes 1- 5/8 yard in one color, and 5/8 yard in a different color2- cording...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:35:24 PDT
Diy Lolipop Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Lolipop-Bag/
Diy Lolipop Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/IWLM/HX41RBS6/FNFIWLMHX41RBS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/IWLM/HX41RBS6/FNFIWLMHX41RBS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/IWLM/HX41RBS6/FNFIWLMHX41RBS6.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey momoluvers it momo. Today well be making a super cute bag you can carry as a clutch, or set it on a table and it stands up! {sorry I haven't done momo's shoutout Sunday this week, but I'll do it today} Fabric Lengths Print (main color)1- cut 1 strip 4 1/2" x 21" (outer bag)2- cut 1 strip 1 3/...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:43:20 PDT
Superhero Hooded Towel http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Hooded-Towel/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:29:15 PDT
Diy No Sew Fruit Slices! http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-No-Sew-Fruit-Slices/
Diy No Sew Fruit Slices! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/BD0R/HWQN03G6/FP8BD0RHWQN03G6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/BD0R/HWQN03G6/FP8BD0RHWQN03G6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/BD0R/HWQN03G6/FP8BD0RHWQN03G6.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey everyone it's momo and today I'll be showing y'all how to make cute slices of fruit. If you're not big on sewing, this instructable is for you! From pink lemonade to orange and lime, these felt slices are truly adorable! Have fun! Supplies 1- favourite colour of felt 2- squeezable glue3- scis...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:31:49 PDT
Custom Faux Batik Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Faux-Batik-Fabric/
Custom Faux Batik Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GIYC/HWQF1ECX/FGBGIYCHWQF1ECX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GIYC/HWQF1ECX/FGBGIYCHWQF1ECX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/GIYC/HWQF1ECX/FGBGIYCHWQF1ECX.SMALL.jpg Pinafores and Pinwheels I was debating whether or not to make this seem really hard so that I look like a crafting genius, but I couldn't lie. It's so simple it's ridiculous!!!! I was part of a sewing contest and had to make something based on a color and this is what I came up with! Prepare your fabric For this projec...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 08:11:43 PDT
How to Make a Card Key Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Card-Key-Case/
How to Make a Card Key Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Since the original vinyl case is cheaply made, I made a card key case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the card key case. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leathe...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:25:59 PDT
How to Make a Wallet.... but.... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wallet/
How to Make a Wallet.... but.... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/EDIS/HTQN6EZT/F7BEDISHTQN6EZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/EDIS/HTQN6EZT/F7BEDISHTQN6EZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/EDIS/HTQN6EZT/F7BEDISHTQN6EZT.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a Wallet case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of a card. Apply the Oil Apply the oil  to the back side of the leather. Make sure you apply a heavy coat  of oil. Needed t...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 03:18:49 PDT
How to Make a Bankbook Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Bankbook-Case/
How to Make a Bankbook Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Since the original vinyl case is cheaply made, I made a bankbook case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the bankbook. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leather cut...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:23:52 PDT
How to the iPhone Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-the-iPhone-Jacket/
How to the iPhone Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made the iPhone Jacket. Because it is the iPhone Jacket which is very simple made, I can easily make it!! Cut Leather along a Template I cut leather along a template. When I cut the part of the curve, I cut to turn a template. I can easily cut the one!! Prepare two Pieces of Leather I prepar...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:11:12 PDT
Let's make dust jacket!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-dust-jacket/
Let's make dust jacket!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/XTZ6/HSVG8YDS/FW5XTZ6HSVG8YDS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/XTZ6/HSVG8YDS/FW5XTZ6HSVG8YDS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/XTZ6/HSVG8YDS/FW5XTZ6HSVG8YDS.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made dust jacket with leather. I can easily make it, because it is simple made. Prepare a Template I make a template. This was attached to the book. Paint with Oil I paint with oil. This oil is a horse reason. I last a long time when I paint with this. Cut Leather I cut leather along a te...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 02:39:23 PDT
How to Make Key-ring Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Key-ring-Tags/
How to Make Key-ring Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a key-ring tag this time!! So as it is easy, please challenge!! Cut Leather along a Template I cut leather along a template. When I cut the part of the curve, I cut to turn a template. I can easily cut the one!! Scratch the Leather Backside I scratch the part applying adhesive. In that ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:35:58 PST
Simple Reversible Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Reversible-Purse/
Simple Reversible Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XS5V/HRTKIU8N/FW7XS5VHRTKIU8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XS5V/HRTKIU8N/FW7XS5VHRTKIU8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XS5V/HRTKIU8N/FW7XS5VHRTKIU8N.SMALL.jpg jcparker Need a new project to use up some fabric from your stash? Give this a try. This simple, easy reversible purse is an excellent project for the beginner or experienced sewer. Make a fashion statement for yourself or create a lovely gift. This project is based on directions available on the Martha...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 08:26:30 PST
How to Make the Card-Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Card-Case/
How to Make the Card-Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a card case of leather. I challenged leathercraft for the first time.I want to make it a lot in future!! Paint Leather with Oil Leather becomes strong when I paint with oil.Let's paint thoroughly! Cut Leather I cut it on the basis of a gauge. I am straight sharp when I use the ruler. ...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 02:27:30 PST
Leather Patchwork Table Runner http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Patchwork-Table-Runner/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 04:55:03 PST
Hanging Canopy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Canopy/
Hanging Canopy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SMALL.jpg fauxangel So there was a 1st birthday in November that I wanted to create something for. The little girl in question is gorgeous, loves colours and loves hiding in and under everything. So I went on a mission to make her a canopy that could be easily cleaned and updated progressively as she grows up. The next...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:48:59 PST
Once And For All Blanket/Bedspread http://www.instructables.com/id/Once-And-For-All-BlanketBedspread/
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:43:58 PST
Red Wing T-shirt Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-Wing-T-shirt-Quilt/
Red Wing T-shirt Quilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/X8U5/HPYHLMSQ/F27X8U5HPYHLMSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/X8U5/HPYHLMSQ/F27X8U5HPYHLMSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/X8U5/HPYHLMSQ/F27X8U5HPYHLMSQ.SMALL.jpg Wizbit I made it at TechShop Many have collections of T-shirts from trips, college, and experiences. Making a quilt of those shirts can be used as a way to preserve memories and recycle old shirts while making a functional and special item. I made this quilt out of Detroit Red Wing T-shirts as a Christmas...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 14:21:30 PST
Sock Dog Tutorial (Corgi) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sock-Dog-Tutorial-Corgi/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:13:56 PST
Make Your Own Hanging Flag Banner From Scrap Fabric http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Hanging-Flag-Banner-From-Scrap-Fabri/
Make Your Own Hanging Flag Banner From Scrap Fabric - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/MD93/HKZ9LPMA/FOOMD93HKZ9LPMA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/MD93/HKZ9LPMA/FOOMD93HKZ9LPMA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOO/MD93/HKZ9LPMA/FOOMD93HKZ9LPMA.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This tutorial will show you how to create a banner out of scrap fabric. Finally, something to make with all of those scraps! What You Need What You Need: Scrap Fabric Sewing Machine (You can also hand sew the flags) Thread Scissors Twine or some type of cord to hang the flags Paint Paint Brush (a...
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 18:01:45 PDT
How to Make a Rustic Table Runner http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Runner/
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 08:49:23 PDT
T-SHIRT QUILT http://www.instructables.com/id/T-SHIRT-QUILT-2/
T-SHIRT QUILT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/JEKK/HINOBQQM/FJHJEKKHINOBQQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/JEKK/HINOBQQM/FJHJEKKHINOBQQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/JEKK/HINOBQQM/FJHJEKKHINOBQQM.SMALL.jpg sewinspired Stitch a t-shirt quilt with 16 fat quarters and recycled shirts Finished size 66" X 80"         Materials List: Clean t-shirts 2 yards Fuse-A-Knit to stabilize t-shirts  16 fat quarters (18" X 22" piece of fabric), that all look friendly together  Batting twin size 5 yards back...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 14:33:57 PDT
Gingham and Ruffles - Summer Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingham-and-Ruffles-Summer-Tote-Bag/
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 02:32:32 PDT
Plush Leather Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Plush-Leather-Fish/
Plush Leather Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/6CXG/HF23QRKU/F4Q6CXGHF23QRKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/6CXG/HF23QRKU/F4Q6CXGHF23QRKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/6CXG/HF23QRKU/F4Q6CXGHF23QRKU.SMALL.jpg webcraft In this instructable we will show how to turn a leather fish wallet from Philippines into a plush leather fish. You will need:  - leather wallet,  - thick needles and thick thread,  - cotton balls  - and scissors Cut the Zipper Cut the thread to remove the zipper with scissors as shown in the...
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 00:40:44 PDT
Shark Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shark-Backpack/
Shark Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/F1S7/HF23MS0N/FALF1S7HF23MS0N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/F1S7/HF23MS0N/FALF1S7HF23MS0N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/F1S7/HF23MS0N/FALF1S7HF23MS0N.SMALL.jpg laislabonita Hi everyone! This instructables is gonna show you step by step how to sew this "Shark Backpack" .It is gr8 for kids and adults.it is a great extra bag, to carry your water around ,if you make it smaller with no stripes it can hold color pencils ,or you may as well make it bigger and store bigger thi...
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Thu, 4 Apr 2013 05:35:19 PDT
Fabric Shark Patch http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabric-Shark-Patch/
Fabric Shark Patch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/43P4/HET1AU01/F3C43P4HET1AU01.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/43P4/HET1AU01/F3C43P4HET1AU01.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/43P4/HET1AU01/F3C43P4HET1AU01.SMALL.jpg laislabonita I'm using this selfmade patch for my bags also t-shirts.You can copy exact my shark or you can craft your own one,is so much more interesting if you are making your own,or kids can help you,even inspire you,with some of their simple shapes Sketch Sketch shark body,master the sketch so you are hap...
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 07:29:15 PDT
Valentines Day Garland http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Day-Garland/
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 10:36:56 PST
Naughtylicious - Lingerie http://www.instructables.com/id/Naugntylicious-Lingerie/
Naughtylicious - Lingerie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/W9X6/HCV91QK5/F0BW9X6HCV91QK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/W9X6/HCV91QK5/F0BW9X6HCV91QK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/W9X6/HCV91QK5/F0BW9X6HCV91QK5.SMALL.jpg uziham Lingerie takes very little fabric....but costs sooo much! Why is that? Perhaps it's because we are too embarrassed to make our own? It was kind of difficult for me as...I had to go to my mom's to dig up for left over fabric, lace and her machine. I had a time answering all the questions from everyon...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 19:39:43 PST
Mini Me Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Me-Doll/
Mini Me Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/9Z83/H9K2GJJ8/FUM9Z83H9K2GJJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/9Z83/H9K2GJJ8/FUM9Z83H9K2GJJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/9Z83/H9K2GJJ8/FUM9Z83H9K2GJJ8.SMALL.jpg Susan Cirigliano Make a small version of yourself by sewing a Mini-Me Doll. It is a fun, easy,activity and something to snuggle with in the cold of winter if you happen to find yourself alone!  I use both a sewing machine and hand stitching to create this doll. supplies Fabric, 24X48 muslin (also assorted remnant...
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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:16:36 PST
Turn a Photo into an embroidery http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Photo-into-an-embroidery/
Turn a Photo into an embroidery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/1OMQ/H78T8U4L/F3H1OMQH78T8U4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/1OMQ/H78T8U4L/F3H1OMQH78T8U4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/1OMQ/H78T8U4L/F3H1OMQH78T8U4L.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Some friends and I did a handmade secret santa gift exchange recently,  The friend I drew from the hat has this pretty phenomenal mustache so I knew I wanted to make something to highlight that.  I decided to make an embroidered portrait of him. Take a picture and run it through some filters Have...
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Sun, 14 Oct 2012 18:35:45 PDT
How to Make Mini Bows for Bobby Pins and Headbands http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Mini-Bows-for-Bobby-Pins-and-Headbands/
How to Make Mini Bows for Bobby Pins and Headbands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/KWQ4/H4AGI308/FMWKWQ4H4AGI308.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/KWQ4/H4AGI308/FMWKWQ4H4AGI308.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/KWQ4/H4AGI308/FMWKWQ4H4AGI308.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This tutorial is an easy and fast way to learn how to make mini bows for bobby pins and headbands. I think these are so cute and look great on just about everyone! What You Will Need -Fabric, not much at all. Any style or thickness you'd like -Sewing Machine -Scissors -Measuring Tape -Iron -Bobby...
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Sat, 7 Jul 2012 09:51:53 PDT
Thread Organizer out of a Cork Board and Toothpicks http://www.instructables.com/id/Thread-Organizer-out-of-a-Cork-Board-and-Toothpick/
Thread Organizer out of a Cork Board and Toothpicks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/4KPU/H1KH9T5W/F0O4KPUH1KH9T5W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/4KPU/H1KH9T5W/F0O4KPUH1KH9T5W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/4KPU/H1KH9T5W/F0O4KPUH1KH9T5W.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter I cant tell you how many times I go digging in my sewing box and find all of the spools of thread twisted together! This project is going to make your sewing days a dream cruise...well, something like that. It's cute, cheap, and keeps you organized and I love organized. What You Will Need: What Y...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 07:25:20 PDT
Up-Cycle Shop/Gardening/Craft Apron From Bib Overalls (no sew directions at end) http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-ShopGardeningCraft-Apron-From-Bib-Overa/
Up-Cycle Shop/Gardening/Craft Apron From Bib Overalls (no sew directions at end) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/XS7X/H0FLBKWR/FWZXS7XH0FLBKWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/XS7X/H0FLBKWR/FWZXS7XH0FLBKWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/XS7X/H0FLBKWR/FWZXS7XH0FLBKWR.SMALL.jpg MaryT8M A while back BLKHAWK asked for an Instructable for a "Manly Shop Apron" on the Instructables Forums, so that got me to thinking (anyone smell smoke???) about a way to upcycle something I already had here.  My daughter left a pair of bib overalls when she moved to her own place. I wanted to figure ou...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 14:50:05 PDT
How I made my personal phonebag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-made-my-personal-phonebag/
How I made my personal phonebag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/T1J4/H0DM2OMH/FJIT1J4H0DM2OMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/T1J4/H0DM2OMH/FJIT1J4H0DM2OMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/T1J4/H0DM2OMH/FJIT1J4H0DM2OMH.SMALL.jpg javipk Hey all! This is my first instructable and it's just to show you how I made this phonebag for my new phone. It's very simple and easy but the detail I wanted for it was a window, so I can see at a glance the time and the notifications (upper bar in the screen). As this is a one-evening craft, I ju...
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Fri, 30 Mar 2012 01:40:55 PDT
Turn a Baggy Shirt into a Fashion Staple http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Baggy-Shirt-into-a-Fashion-Staple/
Turn a Baggy Shirt into a Fashion Staple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/23X9/GZUASOVM/FBL23X9GZUASOVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/23X9/GZUASOVM/FBL23X9GZUASOVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/23X9/GZUASOVM/FBL23X9GZUASOVM.SMALL.jpg HomemadeisBetter This project is perfect for the thrift store lovers out there. How many times have you found an awesome shirt that was too big? This DIY Project will show you how to turn a baggy shirt into an everyday fashion staple. What You Will Need: -A Baggy shirt (XL is perfect). If you can find a long XL sh...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 06:30:58 PDT
How to make a matching bra set from an old bra. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-matching-bra-set-from-an-old-bra/
How to make a matching bra set from an old bra. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/0UYG/GYGGN78L/FZK0UYGGYGGN78L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/0UYG/GYGGN78L/FZK0UYGGYGGN78L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZK/0UYG/GYGGN78L/FZK0UYGGYGGN78L.SMALL.jpg thriftylittle How can matching underwear be so expensive, and then why is most of it so hideously unflattering anyway? I bought a white bra years ago that fit perfectly...before long it was a grey bra that fit perfectly, and besides I never had a matching set for it. Here is the finished product and the tutorial ...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 14:51:16 PST
How To Make A Baseball Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Baseball-Pincushion/
How To Make A Baseball Pincushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/51O5/GXX2XHLV/FGQ51O5GXX2XHLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/51O5/GXX2XHLV/FGQ51O5GXX2XHLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/51O5/GXX2XHLV/FGQ51O5GXX2XHLV.SMALL.jpg Creativeman I  was facinated by the cross stitching on a regulation baseball and wanted to duplicate it as a decorative stitch. After making several practice items, shown later, I decided how better to show the baseball or cross stitch than to make a baseball?  Duh! It can be used as a pin cushion, of course, b...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 08:18:37 PST
Making a Rag Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Rag-Doll/
Making a Rag Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/U3R3/GXUZ82AL/FLJU3R3GXUZ82AL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/U3R3/GXUZ82AL/FLJU3R3GXUZ82AL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/U3R3/GXUZ82AL/FLJU3R3GXUZ82AL.SMALL.jpg ehudwill This instructable is about how to make a rag doll. These rag dolls are great gifts and can be made from scraps leftover from your other projects. My wife searched through many rag doll patterns until finally making her own. This is the pattern she came up with.  Tools/Materials Materials Scraps o...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 13:16:12 PST
Towel Turnip Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Towel-Turnip-Bag/
Towel Turnip Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/MJH7/GXL5P1JE/FG1MJH7GXL5P1JE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/MJH7/GXL5P1JE/FG1MJH7GXL5P1JE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/MJH7/GXL5P1JE/FG1MJH7GXL5P1JE.SMALL.jpg TheSaltyPilgrim So here's the story. I was going to winter camp this last weekend and was filling my duffel with the various clothing items that one takes to winter camp (for those of you outside of the US, most Americans know what I'm talking about) and then I came across a fan towel that you spin at foot ball gam...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2012 22:40:06 PST
Boys Bleach Tie Tee w/ Faux Collar http://www.instructables.com/id/Boys-Bleach-Tie-Tee-w-Faux-Collar/
Boys Bleach Tie Tee w/ Faux Collar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/MREX/GX7D2RWU/FRRMREXGX7D2RWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/MREX/GX7D2RWU/FRRMREXGX7D2RWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/MREX/GX7D2RWU/FRRMREXGX7D2RWU.SMALL.jpg DesignedByDawnNicole Bleach tees are super fun to make and the possibilities are endless.  I made this one by using a tie freezer paper stencil and adding a faux-collar (from one of my old button-down shirts from back in my working days).  After the pic, I'll get into the tute for how to make your own for your little ma...
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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 18:29:21 PST
Make Your Own Fabric Watch Band(s) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fabric-Watch-Bands/
Make Your Own Fabric Watch Band(s) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/9WSM/GWKKMR4G/FZ89WSMGWKKMR4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/9WSM/GWKKMR4G/FZ89WSMGWKKMR4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/9WSM/GWKKMR4G/FZ89WSMGWKKMR4G.SMALL.jpg Creativeman As a new sewer, I am finding things to make that are challenging and functional as well. One project I thought up was to make my own watch bands out of fabric  They are quite easy to make, and can save you a few bucks when it comes time to replace your old band. Items Needed Some fabric of your c...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 08:05:26 PST
Upcycled Canvas Grocery Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Canvas-Grocery-Bag/
Upcycled Canvas Grocery Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/0HVL/GWNUKVMG/FRA0HVLGWNUKVMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/0HVL/GWNUKVMG/FRA0HVLGWNUKVMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/0HVL/GWNUKVMG/FRA0HVLGWNUKVMG.SMALL.jpg Very Interesting Repurpose your old canvas bags into new grocery bags. Materials Canvas bag Scrap material Old t-shirts with words on them Graphics, or emblems from old clothes Fusible webbing TIP: Baby clothes have good emblems on them Bag Deconstruction Turn bag inside-out, iron, and cut off the side hem...
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Mon, 26 Dec 2011 22:08:05 PST
Make Double-sided Pillow Case With Button Decoration And Envelope Closure 12 x 18 " http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Double-sided-Pillow-Case-With-Button-Decorati/
Make Double-sided Pillow Case With Button Decoration And Envelope Closure 12 x 18 " - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/9MMG/GVZP1O5C/FY39MMGGVZP1O5C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/9MMG/GVZP1O5C/FY39MMGGVZP1O5C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/9MMG/GVZP1O5C/FY39MMGGVZP1O5C.SMALL.jpg Delinda Boutique This is my latest pillow design called LAYLA and I'm happy to share it with you. Although it looks complicated it is fast and unbelievably easy to make. Here are instructions on how to make your very own lumbar pillow cover 12 x 18 inch and  save the expense of buying new pillow. Before you start...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 04:33:28 PST
Make Your Own Needle Threader http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Needle-Threader/
Make Your Own Needle Threader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/LPK6/GVRX4JVN/FSFLPK6GVRX4JVN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/LPK6/GVRX4JVN/FSFLPK6GVRX4JVN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/LPK6/GVRX4JVN/FSFLPK6GVRX4JVN.SMALL.jpg Creativeman A small but significant problem had while sewing is threading the needle.  Especially as you get up in years, and the eyes are not what they "should" be, when you are tired late at night but have a project that absolutely has to get done, it just gets hard to thread the needle. Here is a simple solu...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 15:51:07 PST
Waldorf Lyra Pencil Holder Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Waldorf-Lyra-Pencil-Holder-Wrap/
Waldorf Lyra Pencil Holder Wrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/YO2L/GVQHPY55/F0OYO2LGVQHPY55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/YO2L/GVQHPY55/F0OYO2LGVQHPY55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/YO2L/GVQHPY55/F0OYO2LGVQHPY55.SMALL.jpg mARThagill This pencil holder is based on lyra sized pencils (much fatter than regular sized colour pencils). However you could easily adjust the size and use the same technique for regular pencils or even other stationary like pens, textas, paintbrushes ect. The colours I used are specifically matching the wa...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2011 02:57:02 PST
Make Your Very Own Plush Kinect! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-You-Very-Own-Plush-Kinect/
Make Your Very Own Plush Kinect! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/PBG1/GUMFTVRW/F2KPBG1GUMFTVRW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/PBG1/GUMFTVRW/F2KPBG1GUMFTVRW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2K/PBG1/GUMFTVRW/F2KPBG1GUMFTVRW.SMALL.jpg valhead Make a cuddly version of your kinect with fleece and googly eyes! He won't be any help with your depth sensing projects or games, but he's really cute and won't refuse a hug. Materials needed: 1/4 yard of black polar fleece polyfill for stuffing (one small bag should be more than enough) black thre...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 20:06:54 PST
Mr. and Mrs. Cloud Pillows http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-and-Mrs-Cloud-Pillows/
Mr. and Mrs. Cloud Pillows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/RZ5K/GQPNUOSS/FRFRZ5KGQPNUOSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/RZ5K/GQPNUOSS/FRFRZ5KGQPNUOSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/RZ5K/GQPNUOSS/FRFRZ5KGQPNUOSS.SMALL.jpg Carleyy I saw these pillows at the Renegade Craft Fair and thought they were so cute!  They are made by Good Bye Blue Monday.  I actually only saw the girl pillows and decided to make a boy version of the pillows as well.  Then I check the site yesterday and saw they had made a boy version with a mustache a...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2011 17:05:39 PDT
Small Bicycle Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Bicycle-Bag/
Small Bicycle Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EZXJ/GPVENO82/FSCEZXJGPVENO82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EZXJ/GPVENO82/FSCEZXJGPVENO82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSC/EZXJ/GPVENO82/FSCEZXJGPVENO82.SMALL.jpg mandalina Practical and fun! You just need to have a basic knowledge of sewing and that's it! (note: I made the bicycle embroidery on my Singer Futura Embroidery Machine.I can custom make you if you want one =) ) THINGS YOU NEED: 1/2 yard fabric 2 pieces of velcro And basic sewing supplies If you're too la...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 10:59:08 PDT