Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - sewing - fashion http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 May 2016 10:28:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Refashion a Shirt with Statement Sleeves http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Add-Statement-Sleeves-to-a-Shirt/
How to Refashion a Shirt with Statement Sleeves - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/UHXS/INC0A0J2/FP6UHXSINC0A0J2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/UHXS/INC0A0J2/FP6UHXSINC0A0J2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/UHXS/INC0A0J2/FP6UHXSINC0A0J2.SMALL.jpg trevorlovesmommy This is my take of the current statement sleeve trend using a thrifted shirt and skirt. It's an easy project where you graft decorative bell sleeves to a plain shirt. This project only took me 1 hour and cost me $6. Great project for beginning sewers. Chop off Sleeves I chopped off about two-t...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:43:13 PDT
How to Bead Your Purse Handles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Bead-Your-Purse-Handles/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 09:11:43 PDT
The full rolled collar dress http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Full-Rolled-Collar-Dress/
The full rolled collar dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/X9LP/IMJEEEKF/FLTX9LPIMJEEEKF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/X9LP/IMJEEEKF/FLTX9LPIMJEEEKF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/X9LP/IMJEEEKF/FLTX9LPIMJEEEKF.SMALL.jpg inouch This dress is pretty simple to make and what i love the most is the constrating rolled collar. I hope you like the result and will try it too! I just used for the dress a basic sloper of a bodice; you can download yours at Burdastyle.comI tried my best to make a good tutorial :) Enjoy! Requirement...
By: inouch

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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 15:21:46 PDT
DIY Harem Pants in 20min http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Harem-Pants-in-20min/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:18:29 PST
Make your own backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Backpack/
Make your own backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/AHLG/IKFPXYW3/FW0AHLGIKFPXYW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/AHLG/IKFPXYW3/FW0AHLGIKFPXYW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/AHLG/IKFPXYW3/FW0AHLGIKFPXYW3.SMALL.jpg jbigsby So you wanna make your own backpack. Then this is the instructable for you! I'll take you through some easy steps to make your own bag like the one pictured above. In order to make the bag we're going to need a few things. I have an industrial sewing machine, but for home sewers I will make notes of...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 11:02:13 PST
Easy DIY Sew From Scratch | Hoodie Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Sew-From-Scratch-Hoodie-Scarf/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:09:19 PST
Lace Boot Cuffs http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Boot-Cuffs/
Lace Boot Cuffs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/1RUQ/IJIX2R68/F7E1RUQIJIX2R68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/1RUQ/IJIX2R68/F7E1RUQIJIX2R68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/1RUQ/IJIX2R68/F7E1RUQIJIX2R68.SMALL.jpg KelseyK6 Lace Boot Cuffs! The new way to bring a little sexy and sweet into your average boot look! These crazy little cuffs sit right below your knees and snuggle right into your boots! Why spend money on them when you can make them in less than an hour!? Make fit your own personal style! Measure Correc...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:37:43 PST
DIY Fashion | How to Transform Jeans Into Jogger Pants http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Fashion-How-to-Transform-Jeans-Into-Jogger-Pan/
DIY Fashion | How to Transform Jeans Into Jogger Pants - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZJ93/IIYZ2KY9/FDSZJ93IIYZ2KY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZJ93/IIYZ2KY9/FDSZJ93IIYZ2KY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/ZJ93/IIYZ2KY9/FDSZJ93IIYZ2KY9.SMALL.jpg ProperFit Clothing This is a fun way to recycle your old pants! All you need is ribbing, scissors, pants, and a sewing machine! Description This week on Do it Yourself fashion we will be showing you how to transform your old jeans or pants into jogger pants with a nice elastic ribbing. This is a great way to recycl...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 09:31:33 PST
Easy DIY! Sew From Scratch - Snap Button Scarf! http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Sew-From-Scratch-Snap-Button-Scarf/
Easy DIY! Sew From Scratch - Snap Button Scarf! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/SVV6/IIT7115L/FQISVV6IIT7115L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/SVV6/IIT7115L/FQISVV6IIT7115L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/SVV6/IIT7115L/FQISVV6IIT7115L.SMALL.jpg ProperFit Clothing Make a high fashion snap button scarf from scratch. This is very easy and a fun gift for the holidays. Description This is a great DIY (Do it yourself) project for the holidays. Keep Warm with your new high fashion snap button scarf this winter! We show you the step by step process on how to make...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 13:47:52 PST
Easy DIY Transformation: Sweater - High Fashion V-Neck http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Transformation-Sweater-High-Fashion-V-Nec/
Easy DIY Transformation: Sweater - High Fashion V-Neck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/ZGJP/IIT710H8/FYEZGJPIIT710H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/ZGJP/IIT710H8/FYEZGJPIIT710H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/ZGJP/IIT710H8/FYEZGJPIIT710H8.SMALL.jpg ProperFit Clothing Recycle your old sweater into a new fashionable V-Neck! Description This is a great DIY (Do it yourself) clothing transformation project for the holidays. Keep Warm with your new high fashion deep v- neck sweater this winter! We show you the step by step process of transforming your normal thrift...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 13:36:51 PST
Easy DIY Transformation: Sweatshirt - Cowl Neck http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Transformation-Sweatshirt-Cowl-Neck/
Easy DIY Transformation: Sweatshirt - Cowl Neck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/37P9/IIT7108T/FLG37P9IIT7108T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/37P9/IIT7108T/FLG37P9IIT7108T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/37P9/IIT7108T/FLG37P9IIT7108T.SMALL.jpg ProperFit Clothing Recycle your old sweaters into new fashionable garments! Description This is a fun and easy way to transform your old sweatshirts into fresh cowl neck shirts. Look fashionable for the winter with your fancy new cowl neck shirt. Quick and easy DIY that is great for the winter days to come. Learn t...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 13:30:56 PST
Easy DIY Transformation: Sweater - Leg Warmers http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Transformation-Sweater-Leg-Warmers/
Easy DIY Transformation: Sweater - Leg Warmers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GYGL/IIT70XBU/FSNGYGLIIT70XBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GYGL/IIT70XBU/FSNGYGLIIT70XBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/GYGL/IIT70XBU/FSNGYGLIIT70XBU.SMALL.jpg ProperFit Clothing Quick Video Guide to Recycling your old sweater! Description How to easily take all of your old sweaters and transform them into cute leg warmers. Easy DIY video providing step by step instructions on the transformation of a sweater into leg warmers. Be sure to like and subscribe for future DIY v...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:56:09 PST
Easy DIY Transformation: Sweat Shirt - Hoodie http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Transformation-Sweat-Shirt-Hoodie/
Easy DIY Transformation: Sweat Shirt - Hoodie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/OJVP/IIT70X97/F52OJVPIIT70X97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/OJVP/IIT70X97/F52OJVPIIT70X97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/OJVP/IIT70X97/F52OJVPIIT70X97.SMALL.jpg ProperFit Clothing The Video will guide you through the steps! This is a fun way to recycle your old sweaters! Description This is a fun and easy sewing DIY project transforming your old or thrifted sweat shirts into new stylish hoodies! Instructions walk you through installing a hood on a sweat shirt and putting e...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:49:19 PST
DIY Jumpsuit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jumpsuit/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:37:23 PST
DIY 3/4" Sleeve Sheath Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-34-Sleeve-Sheath-Dress/
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By: Sewloveable

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Sun, 4 Oct 2015 18:18:22 PDT
♥ UPCYCLING DIY T-Shirt to Fringe Kimono http://www.instructables.com/id/-UPCYCLING-DIY-T-Shirt-to-Fringe-Kimono/
♥ UPCYCLING DIY T-Shirt to Fringe Kimono - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/7D5U/IC8X2PND/FBF7D5UIC8X2PND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/7D5U/IC8X2PND/FBF7D5UIC8X2PND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/7D5U/IC8X2PND/FBF7D5UIC8X2PND.SMALL.jpg VibeLich In this quick and easy tutorial I show you how to upcycle a boring shirt into a trendy fringe vest, kimono style. Enjoy :)Follow my Youtube Channel for quick and easy DIY's https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5dmQNUSfkY1wLNgXkI_pbA
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 08:27:05 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
Make Your Own Skirt Pattern *Easy* http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Skirt-Pattern-Easy/
Make Your Own Skirt Pattern *Easy* - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/XT4P/IBDTO7HA/F9DXT4PIBDTO7HA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/XT4P/IBDTO7HA/F9DXT4PIBDTO7HA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9D/XT4P/IBDTO7HA/F9DXT4PIBDTO7HA.SMALL.jpg Abigail08 I wanted an easy skirt pattern that I could use over and over again. I also wanted it to be my perfect size with easy steps. I couldn't find a right one, so I made my own.Note: This is just a tutorial on a skirt pattern, not an actual skirt. You need For this project, you need....Tracing paper or...
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Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:35:58 PDT
Sew a Laptop Sleeve http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Laptop-Sleeve/
Sew a Laptop Sleeve - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/133X/IB8I01FY/FCJ133XIB8I01FY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/133X/IB8I01FY/FCJ133XIB8I01FY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/133X/IB8I01FY/FCJ133XIB8I01FY.SMALL.jpg fashiontific Sew a slick laptop sleeve that looks however you want. Collect materials Materials:-Decorative Fabric-Thick Fabric (for protection)-Sewing Machine-Sewing Pins-Scissors-Zipper Cut fabric into rectangles. Cut each of the fabrics into 2 rectangles a bit bigger then your laptop (4 rectangles in to...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 18:24:20 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
Chainchomp Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Chainchomp-Purse/
Chainchomp Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RIT3/I395RL1T/FV1RIT3I395RL1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RIT3/I395RL1T/FV1RIT3I395RL1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/RIT3/I395RL1T/FV1RIT3I395RL1T.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction OK so I don't have to explain my love of Mario to anyone I assume. The Mario video games are fun and have awesome aesthetics, you know I feel that way if you've seen others of my instructables. If you haven't read any of my other instructables, well then are you really surprised that an individual...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:42:08 PST
Women's shorts from Men's Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Womens-shorts-from-Mens-Jeans/
Women's shorts from Men's Jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/HWTP/HYE5SKLJ/F43HWTPHYE5SKLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/HWTP/HYE5SKLJ/F43HWTPHYE5SKLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/HWTP/HYE5SKLJ/F43HWTPHYE5SKLJ.SMALL.jpg fcnails I found these Men's Jeans in my Moms garage sale. I thought I could make a pair of high waisted shorts out of them. I am a lazy seamstress, please be kind!They were way too big so this is a complete makeover. Cut off Legs First decide what length you want them. Then cut off the legs. Be SURE of ...
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 17:12:16 PDT
Mario Mushroom T-shirt Recon http://www.instructables.com/id/Mario-Mushroom-T-shirt-Recon/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 11:13:18 PDT
Victorian Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Victorian-Slippers/
Victorian Slippers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/0FXW/HQBE5PIU/F7S0FXWHQBE5PIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/0FXW/HQBE5PIU/F7S0FXWHQBE5PIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/0FXW/HQBE5PIU/F7S0FXWHQBE5PIU.SMALL.jpg LadyJulie Hey guys, I made a video tutorial on how to sew them together and such. The pattern is self explanatory.If you like it, please vote for me! :) Making the pattern Follow both pictures.The one with the drawing of a foot is the top part of the pattern, the one with a footprint is the bottom part of ...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 14:14:03 PST
Festival/Utility Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/FestivalUtility-Belt/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 18:20:44 PST
How to make a tote bag http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tote-bag/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:03:54 PST
1 MIN TUTORIAL | Create 3 Dresses Using 3 Tank Tops http://www.instructables.com/id/1-MIN-TUTORIAL-Create-3-Dresses-Using-3-Tank-Top/
1 MIN TUTORIAL | Create 3 Dresses Using 3 Tank Tops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/07SN/HGU2EXNM/F6D07SNHGU2EXNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/07SN/HGU2EXNM/F6D07SNHGU2EXNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/07SN/HGU2EXNM/F6D07SNHGU2EXNM.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak Sewing your own high low dress, skater and body con dress can be so easy if you use a basic tank top as a base. Tank tops are some of the first things I get rid off because they lose their stretch or color but if you like to refashion old clothes like I do, there's always a way. In this week's 1 MIN...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 13:01:22 PDT
Purple Slip Jammy http://www.instructables.com/id/Purple-Slip-Jammy/
Purple Slip Jammy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/JCQL/HGH71PPN/F6PJCQLHGH71PPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/JCQL/HGH71PPN/F6PJCQLHGH71PPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/JCQL/HGH71PPN/F6PJCQLHGH71PPN.SMALL.jpg ennyl265   I have been battling medical issues for a long time now. Unfortunately it comes with drawbacks. One of which is weight gain. In the past 2 yrs. I have put on 36 lbs :( , 20 of those were this past yr alone. This means that I have pretty much "outgrown" all of my old clothing. I started last summer...
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Sat, 18 May 2013 10:19:34 PDT
The Derby Hag (Hat/Bag) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Derby-Hag-HatBag/
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Tue, 7 May 2013 10:23:46 PDT
Victorian Ball Gown http://www.instructables.com/id/Victorian-Ball-Gown/
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Mon, 6 May 2013 21:52:03 PDT
Fitted summer crop-top DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Fitted-summer-crop-top-DIY/
Fitted summer crop-top DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/PM56/HG85CN32/F71PM56HG85CN32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/PM56/HG85CN32/F71PM56HG85CN32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/PM56/HG85CN32/F71PM56HG85CN32.SMALL.jpg Taliecara Hiya:)  This is a great way to make a little something to wear in the summer. It's fairly easy (though does require basic sewing skills), cheap, and quick to make! I got my fabric in the sale and overall the whole thing cost less than £3! I made mine in a floral print, but I think it would look grea...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 06:26:22 PDT
Dip Dyed Ombre Rose Petal Fairy Dress! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dip-Dyed-Ombre-Rose-Petal-Fairy-Dress/
Dip Dyed Ombre Rose Petal Fairy Dress! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/LMS5/HFWSUSGQ/FG4LMS5HFWSUSGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/LMS5/HFWSUSGQ/FG4LMS5HFWSUSGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/LMS5/HFWSUSGQ/FG4LMS5HFWSUSGQ.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft This is a dress my daughter has wanted me to make for her since she was probably 4. The Flower Fairy Dress! This picture, drawn by my daughter, was the vision. Cut Petals! I was given about 10 yards of this glorious white shiny material.  Maybe some kind of satin/nylon...? Anyway, it was free an...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 14:43:00 PDT
The Ruffled Purse... Lynne's Version http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ruffled-Purse-Lynnes-Version/
The Ruffled Purse... Lynne's Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/67Q2/HGZOFI0X/FVN67Q2HGZOFI0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/67Q2/HGZOFI0X/FVN67Q2HGZOFI0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/67Q2/HGZOFI0X/FVN67Q2HGZOFI0X.SMALL.jpg ennyl265 This is a purse I made. I created the pattern. The finished product measures  18 1/2" W laying relaxed. The body of the bag is about 11" H but with the handles extended, it's about 24"H. The swirl design is my interpretation from a post I found  on another tutorial site. It's hard to judge how long ...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 11:05:42 PDT
cute kids jumper dress out of old shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/cute-kids-jumper-dress-out-of-old-shirt/
cute kids jumper dress out of old shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/R8M7/HFPTIFN0/FF3R8M7HFPTIFN0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/R8M7/HFPTIFN0/FF3R8M7HFPTIFN0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF3/R8M7/HFPTIFN0/FF3R8M7HFPTIFN0.SMALL.jpg jadekikyo In this instructible I'm going to show you how to take a shirt that most people would probably throw out because it isn't usable. I was at a thrift store and found this shirt that was not in wearable condition. The fabric itself was all intact and was very beautiful so I felt it was up to me to resc...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:40:33 PDT
Easy Bow Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Bow-Tutorial/
Easy Bow Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/TVMN/HFSH5116/FA2TVMNHFSH5116.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/TVMN/HFSH5116/FA2TVMNHFSH5116.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/TVMN/HFSH5116/FA2TVMNHFSH5116.SMALL.jpg iimaginexthat I made a stop motion tutorial for this quick accessory. Bows are very easy to make and can be used in a variety of ways. I hope the tutorial is enjoyable and easy to follow :)
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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 19:33:27 PDT
Gingham and Ruffles - Summer Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingham-and-Ruffles-Summer-Tote-Bag/
Gingham and Ruffles - Summer Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/FGV6/HFSHSCD3/FRGFGV6HFSHSCD3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/FGV6/HFSHSCD3/FRGFGV6HFSHSCD3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/FGV6/HFSHSCD3/FRGFGV6HFSHSCD3.SMALL.jpg WagDoll Create a pretty & hardwearing tote bag for summer. I used a couple of yards of gingham cotton from my fabric stash but any non-stretch fabric would work. The seams and raw edges are all enclosed making the bag very strong and practically reversible. Read on for a step by step tutorial. 1 - Wash ...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 02:32:32 PDT
Bow T-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-T-shirt/
Bow T-shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/VEJ9/HFBKESDA/FHBVEJ9HFBKESDA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/VEJ9/HFBKESDA/FHBVEJ9HFBKESDA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/VEJ9/HFBKESDA/FHBVEJ9HFBKESDA.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Let's say that you have just bought a wrong size t-shirt and you need a larger one. Or maybe it's one of your favorite t-shirts but you got some weight and it doesn't fit you anymore (this was my problem!).  Or (last one) you are just tired of an old t-shirt and want to give it a new look and make i...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 15:35:16 PDT
Ruffled Bow Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruffled-Bow-Belt/
Ruffled Bow Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/6QHZ/HF23RAWI/F5G6QHZHF23RAWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/6QHZ/HF23RAWI/F5G6QHZHF23RAWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/6QHZ/HF23RAWI/F5G6QHZHF23RAWI.SMALL.jpg DaysLikeThis I love this bow belt so much I made 2! Perfectly customizable, not to mention DARLING, and will look great dressed up or down! For the BELT: 1 piece of fabric that measures 9 in wide by your bra size x 1.3 ish, so my bra size is 34, and my piece of fabric was 44 in long {if you want more scrunchy/r...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 22:46:12 PDT
*REPURPOSED* Women's FASHION Tie - PURPLE http://www.instructables.com/id/REPURPOSED-Womens-FASHION-Tie-PURPLE/
*REPURPOSED* Women's FASHION Tie - PURPLE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VW27/HF23MDWR/F38VW27HF23MDWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VW27/HF23MDWR/F38VW27HF23MDWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F38/VW27/HF23MDWR/F38VW27HF23MDWR.SMALL.jpg Kanatka If YOU enjoy this Instructable, please VOTE for it !!  I Love sharing my Passion for Creating and hope you enjoy this project.  GREAT way to RE-USE, RE-CYCLE, RE-PURPOSE a Men's Tie !!  Men's ties come in all shades, widths but are almost always made of SILK.  If YOU have a favorite tie from the men...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 11:08:46 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
Sheet to Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Sheet-to-Skirt/
Sheet to Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9H4T/HD7TZYLG/FYW9H4THD7TZYLG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9H4T/HD7TZYLG/FYW9H4THD7TZYLG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/9H4T/HD7TZYLG/FYW9H4THD7TZYLG.SMALL.jpg pie popper I love circle skirts, they are so fun to wear and dance in. I made these from bedsheets I found in the seemingly bottomless linens closet. My answers to the Make-To-Learn contest: What did you make? I made a 1950's-style full circle skirt. I really wanted to sew something, but I didn't have any fa...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 11:42:38 PDT
Bacon Scarf: Step by Step http://www.instructables.com/id/Bacon-Scarf-Step-by-Step/
Bacon Scarf: Step by Step - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/RB1P/HET12XRE/F1BRB1PHET12XRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/RB1P/HET12XRE/F1BRB1PHET12XRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/RB1P/HET12XRE/F1BRB1PHET12XRE.SMALL.jpg ClockCollector Hello there! And welcome to this lovely instructable on how to make your very own bacon scarf. You may ask, "Why a bacon scarf?" My response is simply, "Why not?"  Everyone can use a little more bacon in their lives, and this kind of bacon comes without potential food-borne health risks! Isn't tha...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 19:07:47 PDT
TUTORIAL | How To Make Your Own Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-How-To-Make-Your-Own-Vest/
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Fri, 26 Oct 2012 02:56:19 PDT
TUTORIAL | How To Turn Your Tank Top Into A Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-How-To-Turn-Your-Tank-Top-Into-A-Dress/
TUTORIAL | How To Turn Your Tank Top Into A Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/YS4H/H7UR7XAJ/FTJYS4HH7UR7XAJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/YS4H/H7UR7XAJ/FTJYS4HH7UR7XAJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/YS4H/H7UR7XAJ/FTJYS4HH7UR7XAJ.SMALL.jpg pinkchocolatebreak If you have an old tank top hanging in your closet, don't throw it away! Instead turn it into a cute little dress. This is how   For more also check out http://www.pinkchocolatebreak.com/2012/09/tutorial-how-to-turn-your-tank-top-into.html
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Fri, 5 Oct 2012 16:41:54 PDT
Little Black Dress Refashion http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Black-Dress-Refashion/
Little Black Dress Refashion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9YNA/H742SVP6/FS79YNAH742SVP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9YNA/H742SVP6/FS79YNAH742SVP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/9YNA/H742SVP6/FS79YNAH742SVP6.SMALL.jpg alexmp I needed a dress for my parents 50th wedding anniversary dinner. I've been trying not to buy new clothing. Instead I've challenged myself to use only thrift store or refashions from my own closet. Well this is what I cam up with! Tell me what you think.  The only new item I added was a black scarf I...
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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 09:36:58 PDT
Original Design from Goodwill Clothing http://www.instructables.com/id/Original-Design-from-Goodwill-Clothing/
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 19:21:38 PDT
Create a T-shirt dress in less than an hour! http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-T-shirt-dress-in-less-than-an-hour/
Create a T-shirt dress in less than an hour! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/U8KF/H3W4J7EC/FB5U8KFH3W4J7EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/U8KF/H3W4J7EC/FB5U8KFH3W4J7EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/U8KF/H3W4J7EC/FB5U8KFH3W4J7EC.SMALL.jpg kcli My yellow t-shirt was boring but after repurposing a 100% cotton t-shirt and t-shirt sheet, I was able to convert it to a cool & comfty maxi length dress. Materials required 100% cotton t-shirt (for bodice top) 100% t-shirt sheet (for skirt bottom) - either flat or fitted of any size Sewing ma...
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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 20:58:58 PDT
Sexy Cut out dress tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Sexy-Cut-out-dress-tutorial/
Sexy Cut out dress tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/2CU3/H3QFJN0V/FFN2CU3H3QFJN0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/2CU3/H3QFJN0V/FFN2CU3H3QFJN0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/2CU3/H3QFJN0V/FFN2CU3H3QFJN0V.SMALL.jpg IHeartJennysArt I’m in love with the spring cut out trend. However, I don’t exactly have the required body type. So I made a dress with “curvy girl friendly” cut outs. Love! You’ll need a T-shirt and enough fabric to wrap around you once. I made this dress for a grand total of $7! hooray discount fabrics! 1. Prep...
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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 08:02:57 PDT
Side Bow Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Bow-Jeans/
Side Bow Jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/QJC3/H3QEXHM7/FWDQJC3H3QEXHM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/QJC3/H3QEXHM7/FWDQJC3H3QEXHM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/QJC3/H3QEXHM7/FWDQJC3H3QEXHM7.SMALL.jpg julialam I had two pairs of jeans that I didn't need. One pair had a rip in the butt-area, and even if I fixed that, it would look awkward. My other pair was a bit baggy because they were hand-me-downs. So I made the best of it and combined them, and this is what turned out. :D Throughout the project, SAVE ...
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 09:41:33 PDT
Bike Tube Side Bag/Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tube-Side-BagPurse/
Bike Tube Side Bag/Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/Y2H6/H337JHCW/FJHY2H6H337JHCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/Y2H6/H337JHCW/FJHY2H6H337JHCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJH/Y2H6/H337JHCW/FJHY2H6H337JHCW.SMALL.jpg sharpie.stories This instructable shows how to make a side bag/purse out of old bike tubes and billboards/vinyl. *I very much suggest to read my how to sew bike tubes/vinyl instructable before you make this! What you'll need to make a Side Bag/Purse: -Old bike tubes (26" or 29" are the widest. just ask for these...
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 03:22:39 PDT