Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - sewing - fashion http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:03:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Sew a Set-in Sleeve With Ease http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-a-Set-in-Sleeve-With-Ease/
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:08:09 PDT
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/
Mario Mushroom T-shirt Recon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/SZBG/HXDE1LJD/FB8SZBGHXDE1LJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/SZBG/HXDE1LJD/FB8SZBGHXDE1LJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB8/SZBG/HXDE1LJD/FB8SZBGHXDE1LJD.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction I love t-shirt recons and I love Mario. So I decided to combine the two to make a t-shirt recon geek style. Gather Your Materials 1. Fitted white t-shirt2. X-Large Red Shirt (or any color you like)3. Scrap black t-shirt material4. Fusible Webbing5. Scissors6. Sewing Machine 7. Measuring Tape8....
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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/
Festival/Utility Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/9OFJ/HPEFXDEZ/F289OFJHPEFXDEZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/9OFJ/HPEFXDEZ/F289OFJHPEFXDEZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/9OFJ/HPEFXDEZ/F289OFJHPEFXDEZ.SMALL.jpg danibees You've seen them at festivals, burns, faires, all kinds of events: a fabric-based utility belt with pockets and D-rings so you don't have to carry a bag, and can have everything you need in a comfortable belt around your waist. I've examined a lot of these, both made commercially and by friends, and...
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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/
How to make a tote bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/N2RO/HO7XKA81/FF9N2ROHO7XKA81.SMALL.jpg macfreshy This step by step will walk you through the super easy process of making a tote bag. This particular variation is a pretty heavy duty one, so feel free to adjust a bit if you don't need one that will carry such a heavy load. You will need: - Sewing machine. The walking foot machine at any Techshop l...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:03:54 PST
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/
The Derby Hag (Hat/Bag) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/FBHL/HFSHTX11/FQFFBHLHFSHTX11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/FBHL/HFSHTX11/FQFFBHLHFSHTX11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQF/FBHL/HFSHTX11/FQFFBHLHFSHTX11.SMALL.jpg Sherrybaby81485 I dreamed up this hat for the Kentucky Derby this year. I wanted to create a hat that could be changed to match different outfits so you can wear it more often, as well as change to a bag to carry things if you need an extra hand packing all your winnings  from the big race. I had a lot of fun creat...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 10:23:46 PDT
Victorian Ball Gown http://www.instructables.com/id/Victorian-Ball-Gown/
Victorian Ball Gown - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/29UY/HG85CSI5/FHS29UYHG85CSI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/29UY/HG85CSI5/FHS29UYHG85CSI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/29UY/HG85CSI5/FHS29UYHG85CSI5.SMALL.jpg ccommissions Who wouldn't want a fabulous ball gown?   For Vintage Fashion and Sewing class, I made this JAN 1877 bodice and  1960's hoop skirt. Sewing supplies: Machine thread scissors paper 0-00 grommets 3 dz Purchased Hoop-skirt La Mode Illistree Jan 1877 with pattern page Fabric: Skirt 4- 5 yd Bodice 8 yd...
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:40:33 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
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/
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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
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/
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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 08:02:57 PDT
Side Bow Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Side-Bow-Jeans/
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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
Bike Tube Wallet - Female http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tube-Wallet-Female/
Bike Tube Wallet - Female - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif sharpie.stories This instructable shows how to make a female style wallet 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 Female Style Wallet: -Old bike tubes (26" or 29" are the widest. just ask ...
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 03:20:42 PDT
Bike Tube Wallet - Male http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Tube-Wallet-Male/
Bike Tube Wallet - Male - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif sharpie.stories This instructable shows how to make a male style wallet 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 Male Style Wallet: -Old bike tubes (26" or 29" are the widest. just ask for...
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 03:18:36 PDT
How To Sew Bike Tubes/Vinyl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Sew-Bike-TubesVinyl/
How To Sew Bike Tubes/Vinyl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/3EBQ/H2WEW4NG/FH43EBQH2WEW4NG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/3EBQ/H2WEW4NG/FH43EBQH2WEW4NG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/3EBQ/H2WEW4NG/FH43EBQH2WEW4NG.SMALL.jpg sharpie.stories This instructable shares some tips and tricks about how to sew bike tubes and vinyl together into various types of apparel.  What you'll need: -Old bike tubes (26" or 29" are the widest. just ask for these at most any bike shop). -Vinyl (I use old billboards. I called up Next Media and they gave me...
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Wed, 6 Jun 2012 03:15:40 PDT
From BLAH to MEOW !! How to make a sexy high waist pencil skirt without a pattern ! http://www.instructables.com/id/From-BLAH-to-MEOW-How-to-make-a-sexy-high-waist/
From BLAH to MEOW !! How to make a sexy high waist pencil skirt without a pattern ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/C3PE/H2MYM9TH/FP2C3PEH2MYM9TH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/C3PE/H2MYM9TH/FP2C3PEH2MYM9TH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/C3PE/H2MYM9TH/FP2C3PEH2MYM9TH.SMALL.jpg Pinupgrl76 Find a great fitting vintage pencil skirt at a thrift store, but it's just BLAH ?? Use it to make a sexy and stylish, new wardrobe ! This instructable will show you how to copy your favorite pencil skirt without a paper pattern, using your already owned skirt...this instructable could really be used...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 20:55:22 PDT
Spy Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-Vest/
Spy Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/CB64/H27LRGEL/F7ACB64H27LRGEL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/CB64/H27LRGEL/F7ACB64H27LRGEL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/CB64/H27LRGEL/F7ACB64H27LRGEL.SMALL.jpg libraryCat This is a vest with many pockets for travelling.  It is customizeable, made out of a vest and shirt I bought at  a thrift store. This instructable was inspired by a few different items on the market.  Basically it is just a vest with a lot of pockets in it, some of which are not immediately visable...
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Tue, 15 May 2012 20:35:07 PDT
Turn a Baggy Shirt into a Fashion Staple http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Baggy-Shirt-into-a-Fashion-Staple/
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 06:30:58 PDT
Easy Drape Cardigan from Two Shirts http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Drape-Cardigan-from-Two-Shirts/
Easy Drape Cardigan from Two Shirts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/E796/GYN8Z8DO/F71E796GYN8Z8DO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/E796/GYN8Z8DO/F71E796GYN8Z8DO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/E796/GYN8Z8DO/F71E796GYN8Z8DO.SMALL.jpg UrbanThreads It's time for that million dollar question... What are we going to make out of two boring shirts today? This question is second to none only behind "what weird thing can we hoop today" and "I wonder if you can thread this thing while it's running." The answer to the second one is no, by the way, r...
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 14:33:42 PST
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 upcycle an unwanted snood, into a cool knitted skirt with an exposed zip. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-upcycle-an-unwanted-snood-into-a-cool-knit/
How to upcycle an unwanted snood, into a cool knitted skirt with an exposed zip. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/QILY/GYJXYIRA/FGGQILYGYJXYIRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/QILY/GYJXYIRA/FGGQILYGYJXYIRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/QILY/GYJXYIRA/FGGQILYGYJXYIRA.SMALL.jpg thriftylittle This is my thrifty little instructable on how to turn a snood into a skirt. This is so easy to do! If you have basic sewing machine skills then I'd give it a difficulty rating of 1 out of 5. You will need: An unwanted snood. A nice zip that you're happy to have exposed at the back. A pair of sciss...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 06:13:10 PST
T-shirt reconstruction: DIY Ruffled one-shoulder dress http://www.instructables.com/id/T-shirt-reconstruction-DIY-Ruffled-one-shoulder-d/
T-shirt reconstruction: DIY Ruffled one-shoulder dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/R6QU/GY65QEI0/FBKR6QUGY65QEI0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/R6QU/GY65QEI0/FBKR6QUGY65QEI0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBK/R6QU/GY65QEI0/FBKR6QUGY65QEI0.SMALL.jpg Nataliescreations A step by step instructions on how to make a ruffled one-shoulder dress from an XL red T-shirt. This red dress would be perfect for Valentine's day romantic dinner. It would also be the ultimate eco-friendly Valentine's gift. If you like to see more, please visit my blog: http://nataliecreations.tum...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2012 20:34:54 PST
How to Make Faux (fake) Fur-Lined Wool Poncho http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Faux-Fur-Lined-Wool-Poncho/
How to Make Faux (fake) Fur-Lined Wool Poncho - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/G1WC/GXZXTOZV/FOEG1WCGXZXTOZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/G1WC/GXZXTOZV/FOEG1WCGXZXTOZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/G1WC/GXZXTOZV/FOEG1WCGXZXTOZV.SMALL.jpg lw119 Estimated Cost: ~$25-$30 Estimated completion time: 5-8 hours Difficulty: Easy _______________________________________________________________________ This poncho is made from cashmere wool and imitation fox fur. It is great for climates such as ours (Las Vegas), where it can be quite cool in morni...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 21:36:36 PST
Large Reversible Over the Shoulder Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Reversible-Over-the-Shoulder-Bag/
Large Reversible Over the Shoulder Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/LNNL/GVZOIABD/FANLNNLGVZOIABD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/LNNL/GVZOIABD/FANLNNLGVZOIABD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/LNNL/GVZOIABD/FANLNNLGVZOIABD.SMALL.jpg lpobiak Hi guys! It's that time, another instructable! This time, I decided to try out a large over the shoulder purse. It's a simple bag to make and can easily carry any and everything you need!  Let's get started! Pick Your Fabric! For the fabric, you can use anything you choose, the different types a...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2011 01:41:23 PST
Simple Pencil Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Pencil-Scratch/
Simple Pencil Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/LVO0/GOOP6F2X/FHELVO0GOOP6F2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/LVO0/GOOP6F2X/FHELVO0GOOP6F2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/LVO0/GOOP6F2X/FHELVO0GOOP6F2X.SMALL.jpg C and C This is super easy and chic! Now you can make a pencil skirt anytime you want and it will costume fit you! It is simple and can be made in any fabric you want! Love the many many outcomes.  I prefer making this from a sturdy stretchy fabric so there is no need for a zipper! But, any fabric can real...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 21:23:06 PDT
Corset for the Business Professional http://www.instructables.com/id/Corset-for-the-Business-Professional/
Corset for the Business Professional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/FQ64/GOOP69GW/FBJFQ64GOOP69GW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/FQ64/GOOP69GW/FBJFQ64GOOP69GW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/FQ64/GOOP69GW/FBJFQ64GOOP69GW.SMALL.jpg lw119 Estimated Cost: ~$30-$50 (more if you don't already own the necessary tools) Estimated completion time: 15-20 hours Difficulty: Moderate - Challenging (dependent on skill level)  _______________________________________________________________________ I designed this corset for my wife who loves wea...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 17:17:47 PDT
Runway On Fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Runway-On-Fire/
Runway On Fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/W19D/GUBPGNOI/FYRW19DGUBPGNOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/W19D/GUBPGNOI/FYRW19DGUBPGNOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/W19D/GUBPGNOI/FYRW19DGUBPGNOI.SMALL.jpg Janel Norris Please Take a second to vote for this instructable and rate it if you enjoyed it! :) I designed this dress as part of a series. I wanted this one to be a high fashion runway piece inspired by the beauty of flames. I am so pleased with how it all came together. I've made this "making of" so you can...
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Sat, 11 Jun 2011 21:07:40 PDT
Leather Butterfly Maxi Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Butterfly-Maxi-Dress/
Leather Butterfly Maxi Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/U3GR/GOQY224Z/FQMU3GRGOQY224Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/U3GR/GOQY224Z/FQMU3GRGOQY224Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/U3GR/GOQY224Z/FQMU3GRGOQY224Z.SMALL.jpg kerinlove This is a fun easy dress that can be done in a day . Leather Butterflies supply list Cuttlebug machine ,  butterfly die cut ,thin  leather scraps , acrylic paint , scissors . How to make leather butterflies Make sure the leather is thin enough to fit through the cuttlebug machine. use one pie...
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Sat, 11 Jun 2011 16:01:04 PDT
Pants Kilt - NachoMahma Kilt of Righteousness http://www.instructables.com/id/Pants-Kilt-NachoMahma-Kilt-of-Righteousness/
Pants Kilt - NachoMahma Kilt of Righteousness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/VZLK/GONGHN0Z/F2QVZLKGONGHN0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/VZLK/GONGHN0Z/F2QVZLKGONGHN0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/VZLK/GONGHN0Z/F2QVZLKGONGHN0Z.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad FREEDOM! From the Braveheart school of thought and manly man fashion, convert a pair of pants into a manly kilt. Made to show off your Instructables team color - ibles ORANGE. Take one for the team!  Wait, there's more, we'll also throw in the handy Ipad sporran. A garment inspired by Weinergate,...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2011 23:46:13 PDT
How to Make a Steampunk Corset http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Steampunk-Corset/
How to Make a Steampunk Corset - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/R324/GTUG0S60/FT3R324GTUG0S60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/R324/GTUG0S60/FT3R324GTUG0S60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/R324/GTUG0S60/FT3R324GTUG0S60.SMALL.jpg lw119 Estimated Cost: ~$30-$50 (more if you don't already own the necessary tools) Estimated completion time: 10-15 hours Difficulty: Moderate but accessible to newcomers _______________________________________________________________________ I have been making corsets for a few years now and I fr...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 17:05:04 PDT
Purse/Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/PurseShirt/
Purse/Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/TSMV/GCI8P6WO/FBJTSMVGCI8P6WO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/TSMV/GCI8P6WO/FBJTSMVGCI8P6WO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/TSMV/GCI8P6WO/FBJTSMVGCI8P6WO.SMALL.jpg Very Interesting Tired of carrying a purse during the summer? Make a purse/shirt!   Deconstruct You will need a shirt, old purse, good scissors, embroidery needle, thick thread, sewing machine, thimble, pins. Cut out the section you would like to make a face from. Make sure to cut off any foam...
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Sun, 8 Aug 2010 22:04:39 PDT
Pretty Lace Hem http://www.instructables.com/id/Pretty-Lace-Hem/
Pretty Lace Hem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/SS35/G5KP7TSU/FUFSS35G5KP7TSU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/SS35/G5KP7TSU/FUFSS35G5KP7TSU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUF/SS35/G5KP7TSU/FUFSS35G5KP7TSU.SMALL.jpg happyseamstress  Add some vintage charm to your sewing projects with this delicate lace hem. This technique works best on lightweight fabrics, so use it for skirt and dress linings, or nightgowns and slips. Pin the Lace Pin the lace all the way around your hem. Keep in mind that the bottom edge of the lace will ...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2010 06:37:27 PST
Wrist-watch pin cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrist-watch-pin-cushion/
Wrist-watch pin cushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/VZQB/FZHLAQ8B/F2VVZQBFZHLAQ8B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/VZQB/FZHLAQ8B/F2VVZQBFZHLAQ8B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/VZQB/FZHLAQ8B/F2VVZQBFZHLAQ8B.SMALL.jpg moseph There's always time for sewing! This Instructable teaches you how to make a pin cushion that attaches to your wrist with Velcro so you can keep your pins nearby at all times. To make it even more fun, we made the pin cushion so it looks like a watch and you can decorate it anyway you want! This proj...
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Sun, 13 Sep 2009 21:50:42 PDT
Back to School Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-School-Headband/
Back to School Headband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/AI2A/FYAJBXFP/F3WAI2AFYAJBXFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/AI2A/FYAJBXFP/F3WAI2AFYAJBXFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/AI2A/FYAJBXFP/F3WAI2AFYAJBXFP.SMALL.jpg trevadea This is how to make a nice headband for back to school. I'm ten and it makes a good project Recycle old clothes 1. Cut up a pair of PJs or other old clothes: Make a pattern from a piece of cardboard 2. Cut out a piece of cardboard. Make it as long as from one of your ears to the other ---over...
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Thu, 13 Aug 2009 13:31:42 PDT
TuTu Crazy http://www.instructables.com/id/TuTu-Crazy/
TuTu Crazy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/AFZ6/FQR1WLNL/F5UAFZ6FQR1WLNL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/AFZ6/FQR1WLNL/F5UAFZ6FQR1WLNL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/AFZ6/FQR1WLNL/F5UAFZ6FQR1WLNL.SMALL.jpg Lynne Bruning a generic tulle skirt? pffftttt!Fairy wood imp frippery? NOT for YOU!oooh NO!you seek the most groovalicious of ALL tutus.One that shows the universe your ultimate love for firefighters, farm houses and pink pirates.A tutu that's all about YOU!Because what else is there, but YOU in a tutu?here's an ...
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Thu, 5 Feb 2009 09:38:55 PST
Sew Easy Fashion Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-Easy-Fashion-Backpack/
Sew Easy Fashion Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TVY4/FI9DRHM6/FKDTVY4FI9DRHM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TVY4/FI9DRHM6/FKDTVY4FI9DRHM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/TVY4/FI9DRHM6/FKDTVY4FI9DRHM6.SMALL.jpg Bitsi This one is for one of those little drawstring backpack bags that are so popular. But I've added a couple twists to bring it up a notch: 1) it's completely lined; and 2) there's a flap that you can embellish with buttons and stuff. Also, (as a personal challenge) this pattern does not require any ...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2008 10:08:32 PDT
How to Make a Jean Collar Sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Jean-Collar-Sweatshirt/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2008 09:24:30 PDT
How to do a Blind Hem Stitch on your Sewing Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-Blind-Hem-Stitch-on-your-Sewing-Machin/
How to do a Blind Hem Stitch on your Sewing Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/WGG0/FHOI1XQ3/FUZWGG0FHOI1XQ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/WGG0/FHOI1XQ3/FUZWGG0FHOI1XQ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/WGG0/FHOI1XQ3/FUZWGG0FHOI1XQ3.SMALL.jpg threadbanger This is the go-to hem for anything more formal where you don't want to be able to see a line of stitching on the bottom. It is called a blind hem for obvious reasons -- you can't see the hem! Amazing! And professional! Threadbanger visits Diana Rupp of Make Workshop to get this tutorial. Thanks Dia...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 12:09:49 PDT
How To Make a Shrug Wrap out of an Old Turtleneck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-Shrug-Wrap-out-of-an-Old-Turtleneck/
How To Make a Shrug Wrap out of an Old Turtleneck - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/THXJ/FGZ7TVDC/F5UTHXJFGZ7TVDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/THXJ/FGZ7TVDC/F5UTHXJFGZ7TVDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/THXJ/FGZ7TVDC/F5UTHXJFGZ7TVDC.SMALL.jpg threadbanger Do you have big old turtlenecks lying around that you would never wear? Well, Threadbanger can help you turn that old thing into a brand new shrug wrap! Use your cutting and serging skills to create a new/old sweater that has a sash you can wrap around your waist. For more DIY style, subscribe to...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2008 12:09:15 PDT