Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - sewing http://www.instructables.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:50:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Bow Tie: Style on the Cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bow-Tie-Style-on-the-Cheap-and-Easy/
DIY Bow Tie: Style on the Cheap and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/LG6Y/HZFDZSHH/F3SLG6YHZFDZSHH.SMALL.jpg BrendanMH Howdy! In this instructable I am going to show you how you can sew your very own bow tie!These are great because you can pick out any fabric you want, and it doesn't cost much at all.The way I show you uses a sewing machine, but you'll also get by just fine with a needle, some thread, and patience. ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:49:13 PDT
DIY Photo Pocket Cushion http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photo-Pocket-Cushion/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:48:24 PDT
Pillowcase Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillowcase-Dress/
Pillowcase Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ROA1/HZ9O74X1/FG5ROA1HZ9O74X1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ROA1/HZ9O74X1/FG5ROA1HZ9O74X1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ROA1/HZ9O74X1/FG5ROA1HZ9O74X1.SMALL.jpg katvanlew I absolutely love making pretty dresses for my Granddaughter. I found a beautiful embroidered pillowcase at a local antique shop. I paid less than $5 for it. This project didn't take very long at all! It's the perfect Summer dress for a little girl. My Granddaughter is 4 years old, but you can adjus...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:36:12 PDT
Steering Wheel Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Steering-Wheel-Cover/
Steering Wheel Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/EK91/HZ6T7DCV/F0NEK91HZ6T7DCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/EK91/HZ6T7DCV/F0NEK91HZ6T7DCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0N/EK91/HZ6T7DCV/F0NEK91HZ6T7DCV.SMALL.jpg katvanlew I live in the American Southwest, and the Summers can get pretty hot here. It's important to have a steering wheel cover, not only to keep the steering wheel clean but sure helps when the temperature gets up to 110 degrees! Here is an easy way to make an inexpensive and washable steering wheel cover...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:53:59 PDT
Pillow case out of a sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillow-case-out-of-a-sweatshirt/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:46:02 PDT
Jean Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Jean-Skirt/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:24:35 PDT
hexagon piecing tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/hexagon-piecing-tutorial/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:20:59 PDT
3D Printed Cat Button http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Cat-Button/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:43:53 PDT
Graphic Animal Silhouette Pillows http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphic-Animal-Silhouette-Pillows/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:10:22 PDT
Emergency Seam Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Seam-Repair/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:44:10 PDT
Easy Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Pincushion/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:35:45 PDT
Deconstructing a Back Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Deconstructing-a-Back-Pack/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:19:21 PDT
Mini Pressing Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Pressing-Board/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:13:09 PDT
Recycled Purse from Denim Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Purse-from-Denim-Jeans/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 22:35:20 PDT
Sew a composition book cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewing-composition-book-cover/
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:09:20 PDT
Denim Rag Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Denim-Rag-Quilt/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 20:51:58 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
Upcycled Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Pincushion/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:58:23 PDT
Turn a Maxi Skirt Into a Cute Jumper http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Maxi-Skirt-Into-a-Cute-Jumper/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:24:53 PDT
Arming cap / helmet padding http://www.instructables.com/id/Arming-cap-helmet-padding/
Arming cap / helmet padding - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/J0V3/HY4KO6L1/FQ9J0V3HY4KO6L1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/J0V3/HY4KO6L1/FQ9J0V3HY4KO6L1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/J0V3/HY4KO6L1/FQ9J0V3HY4KO6L1.SMALL.jpg knutknackebröd This story will be a two ible story, the first part(this) will be about the padding of the next ible.Spoiler alert: it'll be a helm ( not telling you what kind though;) ).This part of the project doesn't take that long and only requires basic sewing skills so its an easy way to add to your armour co...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:21:46 PDT
Hamster Hacky Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hamster-Hacky-Sack/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:08:33 PDT
Renaissance Costumes - Celtic Warrior Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Renaissance-Costumes-Celtic-Warrior-Costume/
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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:21:46 PDT
Dress made out of Potting Soil Bags http://www.instructables.com/id/Dress-made-out-of-Potting-Soil-Bags/
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:05:48 PDT
Sew a Welders Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Welders-Cap/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:32:39 PDT
How To Make: EASY POMPOMS WITH A DINNER FORK http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-EASY-POMPOMS-WITH-A-DINNER-FORK/
How To Make: EASY POMPOMS WITH A DINNER FORK - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/H3H7/HXX4QX6C/FYYH3H7HXX4QX6C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/H3H7/HXX4QX6C/FYYH3H7HXX4QX6C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/H3H7/HXX4QX6C/FYYH3H7HXX4QX6C.SMALL.jpg abby5 This is a little thing I learned from my nanny and I thing it's really cute,plus heaps fun.You'll needOne short string A small ball of woolScissorsAnd of corse the dinner fork 1 First thread the short string threw the slot between the middle two fork prongs 2 Then hold the end of the wool fro...
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:28:26 PDT
A Simple Tool Roll http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Tool-Roll/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:43:03 PDT
Backless One Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Backless-One-Piece/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:25:19 PDT
How to Attach a Cloak or Cape Clasp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Attach-a-Cloak-or-Cape-Clasp/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:40:22 PDT
Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-T-shirt-Sleeping-Beauty-Dress/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:55:39 PDT
How to take in a Carhartt jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-take-in-a-Carhartt-jacket-to-make-it-more-l/
How to take in a Carhartt jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/8Q5C/HXHRIY05/F9P8Q5CHXHRIY05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/8Q5C/HXHRIY05/F9P8Q5CHXHRIY05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9P/8Q5C/HXHRIY05/F9P8Q5CHXHRIY05.SMALL.jpg Ladycartoonist I have had this Carhartt jacket for about 8 years, and have attached all my patches to it (a giant pain in the tuchus). I love it, but it's not fitted at all for women- even though this was a 'woman's' model. Having it more fitten would encourage me to wear it more often. They've improved their cut ...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 16:19:03 PDT
Simple Swim Vest http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Swim-Vest/
Simple Swim Vest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/UX3O/HXII56YP/FPTUX3OHXII56YP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/UX3O/HXII56YP/FPTUX3OHXII56YP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/UX3O/HXII56YP/FPTUX3OHXII56YP.SMALL.jpg Bethanael I love swim vests. They provide great support and they look good (what more could a person want in a swim suit?). Unfortunately finding swim vests is fairly difficult and the ones I do find are usually out of my budget. Luckily with a simple vest pattern, some time, and fabric anyone can make a simp...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:27:15 PDT
Gambeson / Aketon / Under armour http://www.instructables.com/id/Gambeson-Aketon-Under-armour/
Gambeson / Aketon / Under armour - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/YSVH/HXHRF49X/FGDYSVHHXHRF49X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/YSVH/HXHRF49X/FGDYSVHHXHRF49X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/YSVH/HXHRF49X/FGDYSVHHXHRF49X.SMALL.jpg knutknackebröd Fourth ible, yes another armour themed one, here we go!The decision to make a gambeson came as soon as my girlfriend convinced me to wear my chainmail shirt to the fantasy fair. It got really uncomfortable because all the padding I had was a t-shirt, so in need of some more comfort and more realisti...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:32:13 PDT
Patchwork Shower Curtian http://www.instructables.com/id/Patchwork-Shower-Curtian/
Patchwork Shower Curtian - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/SMY3/HXHREUOI/FRTSMY3HXHREUOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/SMY3/HXHREUOI/FRTSMY3HXHREUOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/SMY3/HXHREUOI/FRTSMY3HXHREUOI.SMALL.jpg katvanlew Do you love Shabby Chic décor as much as I do? Whether you sew your own patchwork, or do like I did and purchase one in an antique store, you can make an adorable shower curtain. Supplies For this project, you will need a Quilt top, Sewing machine, thread, scissors, fabric for back and edges, (I...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:55:25 PDT
One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways! http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Swimsuit-Cover-FIVE-Different-Ways/
One Swimsuit Cover FIVE Different Ways! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/I7YI/HXHR8UQH/FCNI7YIHXHR8UQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/I7YI/HXHR8UQH/FCNI7YIHXHR8UQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/I7YI/HXHR8UQH/FCNI7YIHXHR8UQH.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 Looking for a fast, easy, breezy swimsuit cover? How about five different swimsuit covers in one?This is a sew simple project that anyone with a little sewing skill can master. You can personalize it by using different fabircs, adjusting the length, adding beads etc. The best part is the cost is...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:11:42 PDT
Ruffle Bandeau Bikini Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruffle-Bandeau-Bikini-Top/
Ruffle Bandeau Bikini Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/C4CC/HXHR7UA8/F2GC4CCHXHR7UA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/C4CC/HXHR7UA8/F2GC4CCHXHR7UA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/C4CC/HXHR7UA8/F2GC4CCHXHR7UA8.SMALL.jpg CraftyRex It's summer and hot and I am always wanting to wear a cute new bikini to the beach. I feel like in stores right now I have been seeing so many bandeau style bikini tops and they looked so simple to make- so I thought I would try! A little cheaper on your wallet, and you can pick out whatever color...
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:52:56 PDT
Shirred Towel Cover-up Dress! http://www.instructables.com/id/Shirred-Towel-Cover-up-Dress/
Shirred Towel Cover-up Dress! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/0L27/HXG6QBW0/FW70L27HXG6QBW0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/0L27/HXG6QBW0/FW70L27HXG6QBW0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/0L27/HXG6QBW0/FW70L27HXG6QBW0.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Shirred Towel Cover-up Dress!The perfect Beachwear!Everyone likes to wrap themselves in a towel after swimming! This cover-up dress is best!With simple straps that match her swimsuit...she is ready to go from the beach or pool!Perfect for wearing to a picnic or fun place that you "might" get wet! Ju...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:33:13 PDT
How to make a Pencil Pouch. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Pencil-Pouch/
How to make a Pencil Pouch. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/3BMX/HXEZ8TX8/FU43BMXHXEZ8TX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/3BMX/HXEZ8TX8/FU43BMXHXEZ8TX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/3BMX/HXEZ8TX8/FU43BMXHXEZ8TX8.SMALL.jpg Anusree I used my old torn denim to make this pouch. One can use any scrap fabric. :) Things you will need. Denim fabric.ButtonsThread and a needle.ZipperScissorA penScale Measure and cut fabric. The pencil pouch we are going to make is of rectangular shape.The measurements for the cutting required ar...
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Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:52:33 PDT
Make a Draft Excluder from Scraps and Gathered Sand http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Draft-Excluder-from-Scraps-and-Gathered-San/
Make a Draft Excluder from Scraps and Gathered Sand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/Z88N/HXG6LU0R/FREZ88NHXG6LU0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/Z88N/HXG6LU0R/FREZ88NHXG6LU0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/Z88N/HXG6LU0R/FREZ88NHXG6LU0R.SMALL.jpg Adeldor How to make a draft excluder from scraps of fabric and sand gathered in the wild. Quick to make, this is a very simple sewing project. The patchwork draft excluder (or draught excluder) is portable and very functional. For those who choose to use gathered sand for the filling, the video shows how to...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 13:41:55 PDT
Can I sew a bike jersey? http://www.instructables.com/id/Can-I-sew-a-bike-jersey/
Can I sew a bike jersey? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/CFC9/HXDOPO9B/FI5CFC9HXDOPO9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/CFC9/HXDOPO9B/FI5CFC9HXDOPO9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/CFC9/HXDOPO9B/FI5CFC9HXDOPO9B.SMALL.jpg tatartt Hi,This is my first project in instructables.I sew lots of things but this is very special for me.I love cycling and I think this for many monhts.Finally I decided to sew a jersey and I made it :) First, this is an old dress :)I used them in this project. I ironed it. I have a bike jerse...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 12:09:01 PDT
Swim Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Swim-Skirt/
Swim Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/PZJ8/HXDPBMEG/F5OPZJ8HXDPBMEG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/PZJ8/HXDPBMEG/F5OPZJ8HXDPBMEG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/PZJ8/HXDPBMEG/F5OPZJ8HXDPBMEG.SMALL.jpg RebekahP I wanted to add some personality to an otherwise basic suit. I designed this with as few seams as possible with no elastic and no hem. This flirty number has a yoga style drop waist and circle skirt. What you will need Rotary cutter and matRuler preferably grid style Swimwear fabric Quality th...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 17:38:16 PDT
Drawstring Bags for Haiti http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawstring-Bags-for-Haiti/
Drawstring Bags for Haiti - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/IMCJ/HXDOLR04/F5SIMCJHXDOLR04.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/IMCJ/HXDOLR04/F5SIMCJHXDOLR04.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/IMCJ/HXDOLR04/F5SIMCJHXDOLR04.SMALL.jpg Earnoursilveraward This project was done for the2014 Silver award of two Girl Scouts. It was designed to assist orphans living at the BeLikeBrit orphanage in Haiti. We hope that you enjoy this project, and please be sure to check out the BeLikeBrit website at belikebrit.org Have fun with this simple sewing project! ...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 14:15:32 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
Up cycled White Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-cycled-White-Shirt/
Up cycled White Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/R2PQ/HXCAQ32L/F94R2PQHXCAQ32L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/R2PQ/HXCAQ32L/F94R2PQHXCAQ32L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/R2PQ/HXCAQ32L/F94R2PQHXCAQ32L.SMALL.jpg sewyoung I have about a billion white long sleeve shirts. So I figured, I should configure one! The white shirt I chose was too short on the torso and too tight in the sleeves. We're gonna fix that in a minute. Gather Your Supplies You're gonna need:-Sewing Machine-Pins-Measuring Tape-Ruler-Pen/Fabric Ma...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 08:52:46 PDT
Seahorse Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Seahorse-Tote-Bag/
Seahorse Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/2QK5/HX7P3189/F6O2QK5HX7P3189.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/2QK5/HX7P3189/F6O2QK5HX7P3189.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/2QK5/HX7P3189/F6O2QK5HX7P3189.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make this seahorse tote bag with less than 1 yard of fabric and have the cutest bag on the beach or at the supermarket. Watch the video tutorial here! You'll need 3/4 yard of fabric (cotton, twill, canvas)Sewing machine Freezer paper Iron E-6000 GlueE-6000 Fray LockE-6000 Fabri-Fuse American...
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 11:01:53 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
Replace the Butt Pocket on Your Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-Butt-Pocket-on-Your-Jeans/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 14:56:17 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
Ruffled Tote Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Ruffled-Tote-Bag/
Ruffled Tote Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/SJ8R/HWXKEEYV/F40SJ8RHWXKEEYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/SJ8R/HWXKEEYV/F40SJ8RHWXKEEYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/SJ8R/HWXKEEYV/F40SJ8RHWXKEEYV.SMALL.jpg craftknowitall I saw a bag like this at a craft boutique. I loved it, but being the person that I am, I just had to make my own. So here is my version of a ruffled tote bag. Finding four different print fabrics in the same color scheme was the hardest part. So here is how I make it happen. Supplies:A tote ...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 20:31:04 PDT
How to make a backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-backpack/
How to make a backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/1YDQ/HWWNTHLH/FRW1YDQHWWNTHLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/1YDQ/HWWNTHLH/FRW1YDQHWWNTHLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/1YDQ/HWWNTHLH/FRW1YDQHWWNTHLH.SMALL.jpg rlciavar Tired of never finding the perfect backpack for you? This Instructable will show you how you can design and sew your very own custom backpack! It covers a broad range of sewing topics. Everything from drawing your design, creating a prototype and editing a pattern. To adding foam support structures ...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:30:51 PDT
Sari Scrap Kerchief http://www.instructables.com/id/Sari-Scrap-Kerchief/
Sari Scrap Kerchief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/YFZP/HWVATW9A/FQMYFZPHWVATW9A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/YFZP/HWVATW9A/FQMYFZPHWVATW9A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/YFZP/HWVATW9A/FQMYFZPHWVATW9A.SMALL.jpg danibees I'll be getting my hair braided prior to going out to Burning Man, and a friend suggested that I stock up on bandannas etc to keep my "halo" of breakage under control. Plus, you can do so much with them. I think that's a great idea, but I want to take it a step further. I love beautiful textiles, an...
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:28:10 PDT