Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - sewing http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:03:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cinch Sack with optional Solar Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Cinch-Sack-with-optional-Solar-Panel/
Cinch Sack with optional Solar Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/LNBA/I0945GRC/FNOLNBAI0945GRC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/LNBA/I0945GRC/FNOLNBAI0945GRC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/LNBA/I0945GRC/FNOLNBAI0945GRC.SMALL.jpg abemckay Making a drawstring backpack is a cinch. I happened to also have a portable solar panel, so I added that on too. At the time of creation, there were already some cool instructables of similar drawstring backpacks. Check out a few backpacks here: lined w/ pocket, out of a shirt, out of duct tape, rev...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:37:30 PDT
Zonster http://www.instructables.com/id/Zonster/
Zonster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/9OSS/I08OUE4V/F3X9OSSI08OUE4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/9OSS/I08OUE4V/F3X9OSSI08OUE4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/9OSS/I08OUE4V/F3X9OSSI08OUE4V.SMALL.jpg indywave What is a Zonster? A Zonster is a toy bag and a doll Gather Supplies ZipperFabricNotebookSomething to write withScissors Sewing machine (or needle)Thread Starting A Zonster First design your Zonster then cut you fabric to look like your design. Sewing Sew the body (my body for my Zonster...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:03:42 PDT
Adventure Time Keyrings http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-Time-Keyrings/
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:36:01 PDT
Sewn Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewn-Pouch/
Sewn Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/E9HZ/I06JBF5A/FZ0E9HZI06JBF5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/E9HZ/I06JBF5A/FZ0E9HZI06JBF5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/E9HZ/I06JBF5A/FZ0E9HZI06JBF5A.SMALL.jpg indywave This pouch is good for almost everything. You can easily customize this pouch by measuring with an different object. So hope you can enjoy this instruckable. Firsts Things First Your supplies:SciccorsFabricClear vinylZipper Sewing machine (or needle)Thread And a thing you want to measure for you...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:28:52 PDT
Zip-it-up pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-it-up-pouch/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:10:09 PDT
Leather tablet case http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-tablet-case/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:55:04 PDT
multi-zip pencil case http://www.instructables.com/id/multi-zip-pencil-case/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:06:05 PDT
Cord Work Ebroidery Made Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Cord-Work-Ebroidery-Made-Easy/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:10:15 PDT
Pint Size Ice Cream Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Pint-Size-Ice-Cream-Case/
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Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:03:35 PDT
Jewelry Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Pouch/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:20:35 PDT
Continues Zipper Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Continues-Zipper-Bag/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:35:19 PDT
Another way to shorten a zipper (Jessyratfink's remix) http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-way-to-shorten-a-zipper-Jessyratfinks-remi/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:19:21 PDT
Pillows with zipper (removable lining) http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillows-with-zipper-removable-lining/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:50:07 PDT
DIY Heated Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Heated-Slippers/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:31:00 PDT
How to make a pillow: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-pillow/
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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:14:52 PDT
Open a sweatshirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-a-sweatshirt/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:28:42 PDT
how to cut leather http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-cut-leather/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:37:44 PDT
Brain Slug! Sew with pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Brain-Slug-Sew-with-pattern/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 13:01:00 PDT
zippered pencil case http://www.instructables.com/id/zippered-pencil-case/
zippered pencil case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/7J6E/HZU0L0QI/FHO7J6EHZU0L0QI.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink This pencil case is a great beginner's sewing project! If you make this zippered pencil case you'll learn to put in an easy zipper and how to turn a normal zippered pouch a boxy one.This zippered pencil case is lined and just the perfect size to throw in a backpack or purse. :)And once you master so...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:19:22 PDT
how to shorten a zipper http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-shorten-a-zipper/
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 08:25:12 PDT
Double-Bottomed Fabric Panniers http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Bottomed-Fabric-Panniers/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 18:15:47 PDT
Watermelon Slice Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Watermelon-Slice-Bag/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 12:19:20 PDT
How to Make a Petticoat http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Petticoat/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 01:06:55 PDT
how to glue leather for sewing http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-glue-leather-for-sewing/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:06:54 PDT
how to thread a leather needle http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-thread-a-leather-needle/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:26:54 PDT
Sew a Louise Belcher / Bob's Burgers hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Sew-a-Louise-Belcher-Bobs-Burgers-hat/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:04:43 PDT
The Hammock Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Hammock-Chair/
The Hammock Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/EB6I/HZNYGVE7/FQNEB6IHZNYGVE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/EB6I/HZNYGVE7/FQNEB6IHZNYGVE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQN/EB6I/HZNYGVE7/FQNEB6IHZNYGVE7.SMALL.jpg alisonamador WHAT DO YOU NEED? 2 yds. of resistant fabricA resistant stick/branch/tube, we recommend to use one with length of 35 inches or longerSpring snap or a quick link40 yds. of rope ''The Main Fabric'' Cut a section of fabric of 45 inches of length and 50 inches of width.Sew a hem on the 4 sides of the...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:51:09 PDT
Making a "Mountain Man" Fur Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Mountain-Man-Fur-Hat/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:32:14 PDT
Tea Cup Zipper Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Cup-Zipper-Pouch/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:02:19 PDT
Air Bag and Seat Belt Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Bag-and-Seat-Belt-Backpack/
Air Bag and Seat Belt Backpack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LREG/HZL3O1SK/FRGLREGHZL3O1SK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LREG/HZL3O1SK/FRGLREGHZL3O1SK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/LREG/HZL3O1SK/FRGLREGHZL3O1SK.SMALL.jpg CobyUnger About four years ago, I got in a pretty gnarly car accident (everyone was fine don't worry). When I went to the junk yard to pick up my belongings from the car I noticed the amazingly strong nylon material the airbags were made out of. Fortunately, I had never come in contact with the material befor...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:42:39 PDT
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/
DIY Photo Pocket Cushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/4JM3/HZB3I0Z2/FF54JM3HZB3I0Z2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/4JM3/HZB3I0Z2/FF54JM3HZB3I0Z2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/4JM3/HZB3I0Z2/FF54JM3HZB3I0Z2.SMALL.jpg LD_P A beautiful and functional way to display photos in a room This project is a beautiful way to personalise room decor, and also can be customised, and changed frequently. This makes it a great addition to any room. It is also a fun way to display Instagram photos, which are the perfect shape for thes...
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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/
Pillow case out of a sweatshirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/6ZZJ/HZ2IW7HD/F5Y6ZZJHZ2IW7HD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/6ZZJ/HZ2IW7HD/F5Y6ZZJHZ2IW7HD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/6ZZJ/HZ2IW7HD/F5Y6ZZJHZ2IW7HD.SMALL.jpg hinagiku It's a great way to reuse the clothes that you don't wear anymore :) Materials Cutting decide what size you want the pillow to be and cut the sweatshirt Sew or Glue Sew it OR YOU CAN GLUE IT if you don't have a sewing machine or you don't want to sew.Use fabric glue it works as well ...
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:46:02 PDT
Jean Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Jean-Skirt/
Jean Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/W64K/HZ13JNWU/F0XW64KHZ13JNWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/W64K/HZ13JNWU/F0XW64KHZ13JNWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/W64K/HZ13JNWU/F0XW64KHZ13JNWU.SMALL.jpg katvanlew Here's how to make a pretty skirt out of an old pair of jeans. These skirts were quite popular in the 1970's and as they say, "Everything old is new again". You can make one in an hour or 2. Supplies You will need an old pair of jeans and either some fabric, about 1-1/2 yards, or an old skirt fr...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:24:35 PDT
hexagon piecing tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/hexagon-piecing-tutorial/
hexagon piecing tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NRMH/HYZX5SWM/FHBNRMHHYZX5SWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NRMH/HYZX5SWM/FHBNRMHHYZX5SWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/NRMH/HYZX5SWM/FHBNRMHHYZX5SWM.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Hexagon piecing is super easy and fun! It's a great craft to do while hanging out on the couch, and it's extremely portable, so you can craft pretty much anywhere! :DYou can use the sewn hexagons for all sorts of things: patches on clothes, as applique on other sewn goods, as a quilt top, as placema...
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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/
Graphic Animal Silhouette Pillows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/DQAC/HYVDNE66/F89DQACHYVDNE66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/DQAC/HYVDNE66/F89DQACHYVDNE66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F89/DQAC/HYVDNE66/F89DQACHYVDNE66.SMALL.jpg Mark Montano Make fun, graphic animal silhouette pillows with bright fabric and iron on glue. Watch the video tutorial here! You'll need Silhouette of animal you likeE-6000 StitchLess Iron On glue Paintbrush Graphic fabrics in black and white Cotton fabrics in bright colors Sewing Machine Pillow stuffing ...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:10:22 PDT
Emergency Seam Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Seam-Repair/
Emergency Seam Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/82OX/HYPO3RV5/F4582OXHYPO3RV5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/82OX/HYPO3RV5/F4582OXHYPO3RV5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F45/82OX/HYPO3RV5/F4582OXHYPO3RV5.SMALL.jpg grooverjamesr Emergency Seam RepairEveryone has had one of those moments where, you are doing some work, unsuspectingly you bend over and..........Then This Happens!!!No worries, You are in luck, you can make a few repairs and it costs little time and money and it is super strong, even in the seams of the seat of...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:44:10 PDT
Easy Pincushion http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Pincushion/
Easy Pincushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/9BM2/HYPNXT1Q/FOY9BM2HYPNXT1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/9BM2/HYPNXT1Q/FOY9BM2HYPNXT1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/9BM2/HYPNXT1Q/FOY9BM2HYPNXT1Q.SMALL.jpg olaw101 This is my first one!! I'm so happy to share this with y'all. It's a SUPER EASY pincushion and u can make it with everyday stuff! Let's get started. :)WHAT U WILL NEED:1 yogurt container cleaned and dried1 pair of good scissors1 piece of cute fabric(it has to be hardy)1 rubber band A ton of stuff li...
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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/
Deconstructing a Back Pack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MQ14/HYPNXKXN/FV3MQ14HYPNXKXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MQ14/HYPNXKXN/FV3MQ14HYPNXKXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/MQ14/HYPNXKXN/FV3MQ14HYPNXKXN.SMALL.jpg shambuda2000 On the sad occasion that you have a backpack that has reached the end of it's service life, you generally have three options.1. Try to repair it, again.2. Throw it in a closet and forget about it.3. Throw it in the garbage.However, I am here to offer a fourth option. Deconstruct it!That's right. We ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:19:21 PDT
Mini Pressing Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Pressing-Board/
Mini Pressing Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6VPV/HYJ0V9XE/FUE6VPVHYJ0V9XE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6VPV/HYJ0V9XE/FUE6VPVHYJ0V9XE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/6VPV/HYJ0V9XE/FUE6VPVHYJ0V9XE.SMALL.jpg mekinch I love to have this handy tool right beside me when I am sewing and pressing small quilt pieces. Materials Needed 1. A small wooden carving board with a grooved channel. This is one item to be sure to purchase new so that it is grease free. 2. Batting. 3. Staple gun.4. Pencil and paper for templ...
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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/
Recycled Purse from Denim Jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/0Q1S/HYO8LLYB/FZ50Q1SHYO8LLYB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/0Q1S/HYO8LLYB/FZ50Q1SHYO8LLYB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/0Q1S/HYO8LLYB/FZ50Q1SHYO8LLYB.SMALL.jpg sjolley2 Here is the Instructable I promised while I was making my Denim Rag Quilt. It is made out of a single pair of jeans and can be completed in less than an hour. First you need to gather your materials. You will need:- pair of jeans (not too small or too big)- matching thread- sewing machine- s...
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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/
Sew a composition book cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F2G2/HYNYNXN2/F0GF2G2HYNYNXN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F2G2/HYNYNXN2/F0GF2G2HYNYNXN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/F2G2/HYNYNXN2/F0GF2G2HYNYNXN2.SMALL.jpg Wreqage Composition books are a staple in back to school supplies, but disguise them in pretty fabric and they can infiltrate other areas in your life and serve a purpose at the same time.Although I do appreciate them and their black and white marble existence, I do not think they fit my sense of style and ...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 14:09:20 PDT
Denim Rag Quilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Denim-Rag-Quilt/
Denim Rag Quilt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/S7TB/HYC6GNWF/F70S7TBHYC6GNWF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/S7TB/HYC6GNWF/F70S7TBHYC6GNWF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F70/S7TB/HYC6GNWF/F70S7TBHYC6GNWF.SMALL.jpg sjolley2 Common Quilt / Comforter DimensionsStandard Crib 32 x 50 “ 5” squares needed: 70Twin 68 x 89” 5” squares needed: 238Twin XL 68 x 94” 5” squares needed: 252Full/Double ...
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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/
Upcycled Pincushion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/XMCM/HY7T8GUV/FJ0XMCMHY7T8GUV.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia I found these adorable vintage chocolate molds at an estate sale and turned them into adorable handmade pincushions. They'll be great for organizing different types of pins. Materials small chocolate or jello moldsfabric scraps (stretchy is best)needleembroidery threadbuttonsstuffingpiece of pap...
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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/
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
Hamster Hacky Sack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hamster-Hacky-Sack/
Hamster Hacky Sack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/FY70/HY21Y768/FLQFY70HY21Y768.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/FY70/HY21Y768/FLQFY70HY21Y768.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/FY70/HY21Y768/FLQFY70HY21Y768.SMALL.jpg miss_who In this 'ible, I'll show you how to recycle old, outgrown socks into adorable hamster bean bags! These hamsters require no food or water, are highly portable, and can be thrown around and played with for hours. (Mine currently reside on my desk.) Plus, it's a perfect hand sewing project for beginni...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:08:33 PDT