Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - sewing http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:48:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 MANLY, MAN sized, MAN thimbles. http://www.instructables.com/id/MANLY-MAN-sized-MAN-thimbles/
MANLY, MAN sized, MAN thimbles. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZL4T/HU488UAG/FM9ZL4THU488UAG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZL4T/HU488UAG/FM9ZL4THU488UAG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZL4T/HU488UAG/FM9ZL4THU488UAG.SMALL.jpg DrPeper Ok, here's a repeated problem that I've had over the years. I'll be sewing, stitching, or mending something *manly*. Things where the material is thick and hard to sew. Things like tents, backpacks, luggage, leather, thick denim, upholstery, or 1000+ denier nylon. You get the idea. *Manly* stuff. ...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:13:44 PDT
How to Make a Card Key Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Card-Key-Case/
How to Make a Card Key Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/IY1F/HU0GPZB9/FC6IY1FHU0GPZB9.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Since the original vinyl case is cheaply made, I made a card key case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the card key case. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leathe...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:25:59 PDT
Laser Cut Quilting Stencil http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Quilting-Stencil/
Laser Cut Quilting Stencil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/P2MF/HTS5BOJP/FPKP2MFHTS5BOJP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/P2MF/HTS5BOJP/FPKP2MFHTS5BOJP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/P2MF/HTS5BOJP/FPKP2MFHTS5BOJP.SMALL.jpg bgerens This Instructable will illustrate how I made a Quilting Stencil at the Techshop, San Jose,CA, www.techshop.ws. Quilting Stencils are used to mark a repeated pattern on a quilt as a guide for the quilter to follow as they stitch a quilt together. The stencil is placed on the quilt and the pattern i...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 09:15:13 PDT
Game of Thrones Stark House Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Stark-House-Robe/
Game of Thrones Stark House Robe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/FV6T/HTR6EJZP/F8TFV6THTR6EJZP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/FV6T/HTR6EJZP/F8TFV6THTR6EJZP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/FV6T/HTR6EJZP/F8TFV6THTR6EJZP.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name I'm a huge fan of Game of Thrones and the books that the show is based on, but my dad is the person who introduced me to it in the first place! He saw the Game of Robes I had made for myself and liked it so much that I decided to surprise him with one of his own! His favorite house is the Stark ho...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 12:25:46 PDT
How to Make a Wallet.... but.... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Wallet/
How to Make a Wallet.... but.... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/EDIS/HTQN6EZT/F7BEDISHTQN6EZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/EDIS/HTQN6EZT/F7BEDISHTQN6EZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/EDIS/HTQN6EZT/F7BEDISHTQN6EZT.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a Wallet case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of a card. Apply the Oil Apply the oil  to the back side of the leather. Make sure you apply a heavy coat  of oil. Needed t...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 03:18:49 PDT
blue sunflower dolly dress http://www.instructables.com/id/blue-sunflower-dolly-dress/
blue sunflower dolly dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/03BH/HTKXV0SE/F3003BHHTKXV0SE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/03BH/HTKXV0SE/F3003BHHTKXV0SE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/03BH/HTKXV0SE/F3003BHHTKXV0SE.SMALL.jpg melissaleon I fell in love with this sunflower fabric instantly, but the dress was way to long for me. I bought it for just below eight dollars and fixed it myself. First Step: Line the dress Second Step: Cut how short you want it Third Step: Fold the ends and pin it to make it even Forth Step: Sew the ends  Fi...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 22:11:25 PDT
How to Get Perfect Tension on Your Longarm Quilting Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Perfect-Tension-on-Your-Longarm-Quiltin/
How to Get Perfect Tension on Your Longarm Quilting Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/DOBG/HTHKFDNM/F1EDOBGHTHKFDNM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/DOBG/HTHKFDNM/F1EDOBGHTHKFDNM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/DOBG/HTHKFDNM/F1EDOBGHTHKFDNM.SMALL.jpg andreab Quilting is fun and easy! Really, it's getting your tension right that is hard.... really, really hard! I use the HandiQuilter Avante at TechShop and this is my method for getting the tension perfect for each quilt no matter what thread, fabric or batting I am using. Tension Testing Sandwich I...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:46:20 PDT
TUTORIAL: How to Make a Kid-Size 18th Century European Buckle Shoe http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-How-to-Make-a-Kid-Size-18th-Century-Europ/
TUTORIAL: How to Make a Kid-Size 18th Century European Buckle Shoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/LVW8/HTHKD4GQ/FBBLVW8HTHKD4GQ.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty Last week, I shared a tutorial to make a fake lace ruffle front shirt (part 1) for Piano Man’s historical school costume. For the next piece, I wanted to make a black boot cover over his rain boots. I researched online to find a tutorial to make a quick and easy boot for a child’s costume. However, ...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 13:28:57 PDT
French Renaissance dress http://www.instructables.com/id/French-Renaissance-dress/
French Renaissance dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/0Z7Z/HTCPY03T/F790Z7ZHTCPY03T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/0Z7Z/HTCPY03T/F790Z7ZHTCPY03T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F79/0Z7Z/HTCPY03T/F790Z7ZHTCPY03T.SMALL.jpg Sara Elizabeth Shillingford I bet you already know how to sew a miniature dress (my previous tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-witch-Dress/). But this time I made something different, moved on in history and ...Renaissance!!! Hope you enjoy this! The template Draw or print your template, then cut it! Trace...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:04:52 PDT
How to Make a Bankbook Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Bankbook-Case/
How to Make a Bankbook Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLZ/QM1A/HTC6900H/FLZQM1AHTC6900H.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu Since the original vinyl case is cheaply made, I made a bankbook case out of leather. Leather material gives it a more luxurious feel. Prepare the Template Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the bankbook. Cut out the Leather Cut out the leather with a leather cut...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:23:52 PDT
Game of Thrones Melisandre Robe http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Melisandre-Robe/
Game of Thrones Melisandre Robe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Q93V/HTBY71L7/FI9Q93VHTBY71L7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Q93V/HTBY71L7/FI9Q93VHTBY71L7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/Q93V/HTBY71L7/FI9Q93VHTBY71L7.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name There's a popular saying "The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." It's popularly (though falsely) attributed to Mark Twain, but the quote still accurately describes the climate here. Winter is coming. And so is the new season of Game of Thrones! I'm a big fan of the Game of...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:40:38 PDT
sew a laptop bag http://www.instructables.com/id/sew-a-laptop-bag/
sew a laptop bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/D2WL/HT9B1HQ5/FYXD2WLHT9B1HQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/D2WL/HT9B1HQ5/FYXD2WLHT9B1HQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/D2WL/HT9B1HQ5/FYXD2WLHT9B1HQ5.SMALL.jpg sursula some time ago i made myself a protective laptop bag since i didn't want to spend money on something that seemed not too difficult to make. it turned out quite nice (i've included pictures at the last step), so a friend asked me if i could make her one, too. so here is how. this bag will fit perfectl...
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 06:21:05 PDT
RECYCLED JEAN PLACEMATS- Roll up and you're ready for a picinc http://www.instructables.com/id/RECYCLED-JEAN-PLACEMATS-Roll-up-and-youre-ready-fo/
RECYCLED JEAN PLACEMATS- Roll up and you're ready for a picinc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/NPAT/HT8R4P6A/FS7NPATHT8R4P6A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/NPAT/HT8R4P6A/FS7NPATHT8R4P6A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/NPAT/HT8R4P6A/FS7NPATHT8R4P6A.SMALL.jpg Joyful Daisy These make me so happy:) Why? Well if you aren't happy just looking at these recycled jean placemats let me explain... Repurposing is becoming this happy little addiction of mine and this project uses old jeans, scraps of fabrics, and then topping it off with needle felting (which I also loooove) ...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:45:07 PDT
How to the iPhone Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-the-iPhone-Jacket/
How to the iPhone Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/6JS7/HT5CPBGB/FWU6JS7HT5CPBGB.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made the iPhone Jacket. Because it is the iPhone Jacket which is very simple made, I can easily make it!! Cut Leather along a Template I cut leather along a template. When I cut the part of the curve, I cut to turn a template. I can easily cut the one!! Prepare two Pieces of Leather I prepar...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 01:11:12 PDT
Felt Frame Purse with Laser Cut Detail http://www.instructables.com/id/Felt-Frame-Purse-with-Laser-Cut-Detail/
Felt Frame Purse with Laser Cut Detail - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/IT3P/HE0818KD/FQVIT3PHE0818KD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/IT3P/HE0818KD/FQVIT3PHE0818KD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/IT3P/HE0818KD/FQVIT3PHE0818KD.SMALL.jpg robopanda I probably spent 2 hours looking for a decent small-sized cross-body purse under $50 before deciding that I could have spend that time making my own. Over the years I've collected a number of purse parts including cute frames and chains, this clear bow frame I got on etsy. It's actually pretty easy ...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 15:31:45 PDT
Baby Texture Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Texture-Mat/
Baby Texture Mat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/GP1H/HT2TZDKE/FQWGP1HHT2TZDKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/GP1H/HT2TZDKE/FQWGP1HHT2TZDKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/GP1H/HT2TZDKE/FQWGP1HHT2TZDKE.SMALL.jpg Kavanagh24 I’ve seen a few toys and quilts for babies, made from different textured materials that give the baby stimulation while it’s playing. I decided to try to make one for my sister’s baby. It was much easier than I thought to make. It does take a bit of time but the result is worth it. You will ne...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 12:01:24 PDT
Mustachable! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mustachable/
Mustachable! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/S5NQ/HT2TZBBL/FUZS5NQHT2TZBBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/S5NQ/HT2TZBBL/FUZS5NQHT2TZBBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/S5NQ/HT2TZBBL/FUZS5NQHT2TZBBL.SMALL.jpg trailtrekr Hey Guys Im going to teach you how to make your very own stuffed Medium sized Mustache! This project was created because of my sudden love of Mustaches. Enough talking lets get to it! Getting Materials. The things you will need for this project is: Any color felt (Black for a realistic mustache)...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 11:19:32 PDT
Glasses Holder for a Glasses Hoarder http://www.instructables.com/id/Glasses-Holder-for-a-Glasses-Hoarder/
Glasses Holder for a Glasses Hoarder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/JNRJ/HT0UAK9W/F5EJNRJHT0UAK9W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/JNRJ/HT0UAK9W/F5EJNRJHT0UAK9W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/JNRJ/HT0UAK9W/F5EJNRJHT0UAK9W.SMALL.jpg kokoleo Don't judge me by my glasses hoard. At least they're organized! I've been mulling over this idea for a while now since I have a lot of glasses. Years ago I'd pay $300+ for a pair of glasses and wear them until they fell apart but now you can get them online for way cheaper, so I get lots. They wer...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:35:36 PDT
Super easy, quick-made, skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-easy-quick-made-skirt/
Super easy, quick-made, skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2NQ3/HSVH4A3Q/FB52NQ3HSVH4A3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2NQ3/HSVH4A3Q/FB52NQ3HSVH4A3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/2NQ3/HSVH4A3Q/FB52NQ3HSVH4A3Q.SMALL.jpg AnnaGyn First of all, sorry for not having any better photos. Oh well! This skirt is one of my favourites to make! It requires very little sewing skills, if you know the basic on how to handle a sewing machine you should be fine. It also goes really quick to make it (it takes me about an hour if the sewing...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:19:15 PDT
Look for Less: From Crate&Barrel to Coral Floral Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Look-for-Less-From-CrateBarrel-to-Coral-Floral-Pil/
Look for Less: From Crate&Barrel to Coral Floral Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YS9B/HSVT9JBZ/FRGYS9BHSVT9JBZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YS9B/HSVT9JBZ/FRGYS9BHSVT9JBZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/YS9B/HSVT9JBZ/FRGYS9BHSVT9JBZ.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty Recently, I noticed a beautiful Crate&Barrel Julian Orange Pillow in the spring catalog. However, I was looking for something a little more affordable. As I strolled through Jo-Ann Fabrics, I noticed a fabric similar to the Julian Pillow. After a quick rummage through some hot pink fabric, I found o...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 07:43:51 PDT
Super Mario Button Up Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Button-Up-Shirt/
Super Mario Button Up Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/58FF/HSVH31HA/FYS58FFHSVH31HA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/58FF/HSVH31HA/FYS58FFHSVH31HA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYS/58FF/HSVH31HA/FYS58FFHSVH31HA.SMALL.jpg mactothefuture Sometimes stores just don't have what your looking for and you need to make them yourself, I had an idea for a button up shirt with the Super Mario World map as a print and this was my end result.  Designing the Fabric To design the print, I found an image of the map from Super Mario World online...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:31:51 PDT
A Springtime Novelty http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Springtime-Novelty/
A Springtime Novelty - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/O062/HSVH2JMO/F95O062HSVH2JMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/O062/HSVH2JMO/F95O062HSVH2JMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F95/O062/HSVH2JMO/F95O062HSVH2JMO.SMALL.jpg Laura Mae With such glorious weather, Spring seems to have come early this year – which makes it the perfect time to stitch up some warm weather frocks. Spring Cleaning For me, Spring is the perfect excuse to pull out some color.  And cotton is a perfect fabric choice.  Apples are more of a Fall crop, but ...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:59:04 PDT
DIY Magazine Paper Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magazine-Paper-Dress/
DIY Magazine Paper Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/JMB7/HSLQQYUL/FHXJMB7HSLQQYUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/JMB7/HSLQQYUL/FHXJMB7HSLQQYUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/JMB7/HSLQQYUL/FHXJMB7HSLQQYUL.SMALL.jpg mbdragon Have you ever wanted to wear a dress made mostly from recyclable materials? Well, now you can! This tutorial will teach you how to make your very own Magazine Paper Dress!!! Materials For this dress, you will need:    *Three or Four Magazines    *Three pieces of Newspaper (Preferably only pieces ...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:37:46 PDT
Let's make dust jacket!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-dust-jacket/
Let's make dust jacket!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/XTZ6/HSVG8YDS/FW5XTZ6HSVG8YDS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/XTZ6/HSVG8YDS/FW5XTZ6HSVG8YDS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/XTZ6/HSVG8YDS/FW5XTZ6HSVG8YDS.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made dust jacket with leather. I can easily make it, because it is simple made. Prepare a Template I make a template. This was attached to the book. Paint with Oil I paint with oil. This oil is a horse reason. I last a long time when I paint with this. Cut Leather I cut leather along a te...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 02:39:23 PDT
Medieval (witch) Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Medieval-witch-Dress/
Medieval (witch) Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/9KSH/HSTP1THR/FE39KSHHSTP1THR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/9KSH/HSTP1THR/FE39KSHHSTP1THR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/9KSH/HSTP1THR/FE39KSHHSTP1THR.SMALL.jpg Sara Elizabeth Shillingford So people, I made this medieval dress some days ago and thought I'd post it here. It would be a dress for a barbie or another doll but the tutorial will help you to make a life-size one... I'm sure :D :D :D  Hope you enjoy! Template Find a template or copy mine, draw it and cut it as shown... T...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 09:42:46 PDT
Quick And Easy Messenger Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-And-Easy-Messenger-Bag/
Quick And Easy Messenger Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/Y99T/HSRZGLB1/FUTY99THSRZGLB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/Y99T/HSRZGLB1/FUTY99THSRZGLB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/Y99T/HSRZGLB1/FUTY99THSRZGLB1.SMALL.jpg nemalim I got a bike messenger bag at some street faire, and it's so comfortable! I've decided to make one from this nice dotted canvas fabric, and I love it! It would probably work well with any heavy weight fabric, or you could use a light weight fabric, but make it double sided - possibly with a differen...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:57:55 PDT
How To Make A Pokeball Quilt Top http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Pokeball-Quilt-Top/
How To Make A Pokeball Quilt Top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/Z499/HSRZMD50/FQSZ499HSRZMD50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/Z499/HSRZMD50/FQSZ499HSRZMD50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/Z499/HSRZMD50/FQSZ499HSRZMD50.SMALL.jpg EmptyJar This quilt makes a great gift for your nerdy friends out there or yourself it's fun to make and is simple enough to make. It's 22 squares by 28 squares and each square is 4"x4" and a seem allowance of 1/4". This quit is made for a queen/double size bed, so if you have a king size or twin size bed th...
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Sat, 15 Mar 2014 08:44:20 PDT
Cloth Carry Bag for Folding Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Cloth-Carry-Bag-for-Folding-Table/
Cloth Carry Bag for Folding Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/5J4G/HSPP6QIR/F105J4GHSPP6QIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/5J4G/HSPP6QIR/F105J4GHSPP6QIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/5J4G/HSPP6QIR/F105J4GHSPP6QIR.SMALL.jpg Marsh If you've seen my very popular Instructable for a Folding Picnic Table for Concerts in the Park, this is the perfect compliment to it. A nice cloth carry bag. Tools Required: Scissors Sewing Machine Seam Ripper Stiff wire (a coat hangar will do) Tape Measure Straight pins ...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:30:51 PDT
Cute DIY Pillow http://www.instructables.com/id/Cute-DIY-Pillow/
Cute DIY Pillow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/PYQU/HSNFY55O/F73PYQUHSNFY55O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/PYQU/HSNFY55O/F73PYQUHSNFY55O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/PYQU/HSNFY55O/F73PYQUHSNFY55O.SMALL.jpg Sara Elizabeth Shillingford I made this pillow last year, so I don't have photos for all steps...and I really love step by step tutorials so I drew everything I did... :D Hope you like it!  Cut & Sew Cit two pieces of fabric of equal size. Place them together right side in and stitch them together by hand  or with a se...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:23:49 PDT
make a spring dress! http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-spring-dress/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:51:11 PDT
Girls Easter Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Girls-Easter-Jacket/
Girls Easter Jacket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/HFUY/HSNFWI08/FU8HFUYHSNFWI08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/HFUY/HSNFWI08/FU8HFUYHSNFWI08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/HFUY/HSNFWI08/FU8HFUYHSNFWI08.SMALL.jpg Macabeans Girls Jacket to wear with Easter dress. Materials:Less than a yard of fabricJacket pattern (size 8)A few feet of a second fabric for trim Fabric & Pattern It's so easy Pattern #36522 different kinds of fabric or you can use just one color. I bought mine off of ebay. I had a soft white fabric for...
By: Macabeans

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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:14:27 PDT
How to recover outdoor furniture cushions http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-recover-outdoor-furniture-cushions/
How to recover outdoor furniture cushions - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8MDV/HSKUYTVJ/FAT8MDVHSKUYTVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8MDV/HSKUYTVJ/FAT8MDVHSKUYTVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/8MDV/HSKUYTVJ/FAT8MDVHSKUYTVJ.SMALL.jpg pippindidit I decided to recover some old outdoor furniture for a friend... Turned out not to badly... I hope that my how to will help someone else that needs to do a similar project.     The first step is to Strip all old coverings off the cushions.. First I took all of the original covering off each cushi...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 15:54:35 PDT
Scouts Fleur de lis - Sewing Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Scouts-Fleur-de-lis-Sewing-Project/
Scouts Fleur de lis - Sewing Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/40Z7/HSHDVW0O/FH540Z7HSHDVW0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/40Z7/HSHDVW0O/FH540Z7HSHDVW0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/40Z7/HSHDVW0O/FH540Z7HSHDVW0O.SMALL.jpg the_mini_guy This Scouts Fleur de lis teaches how to use a needle and thread. Materials/Tools/Equiment You will need the following materials:     Purple Felt Fabric     White Wool     Printed Fleur de lis      Double Sided tape Equipment     30 cm crochet ring     7 cm plastic sewing needle     Cutting Board...
By: the_mini_guy

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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 03:29:21 PDT
Everyone CAN Quilt by Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Everyone-CAN-Quilt-by-Hand/
Everyone CAN Quilt by Hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/0996/HS18G30L/F3K0996HS18G30L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/0996/HS18G30L/F3K0996HS18G30L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3K/0996/HS18G30L/F3K0996HS18G30L.SMALL.jpg waggonswest You don't have to be ninety and live in a church basement to be a hand quilter. You don't have to take three years to finish hand quilting a large quilt. You don't have to have perfect stitches to hand quilt. You don't need a large or an expensive frame to hand quilt. It is all true.  The quilt ...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:12:55 PST
How to Make Key-ring Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Key-ring-Tags/
How to Make Key-ring Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIG/OK47/HSGFYON5/FIGOK47HSGFYON5.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a key-ring tag this time!! So as it is easy, please challenge!! Cut Leather along a Template I cut leather along a template. When I cut the part of the curve, I cut to turn a template. I can easily cut the one!! Scratch the Leather Backside I scratch the part applying adhesive. In that ...
By: ishiyasu

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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:35:58 PST
How to make a tool roll - bring your hand tools with you anywhere! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tool-roll-bring-your-hand-tools-with/
How to make a tool roll - bring your hand tools with you anywhere! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/L082/HSGFYO51/FYYL082HSGFYO51.SMALL.jpg ADintheStudio Woodworking shouldn't be limited to the wood shop! I've been working with wood for about 10 years and I wanted to be able to bring my hand tools with me anywhere - on camping trips, to outdoor gatherings, and other workshops. Tools can be both sharp and fragile, and otherwise difficult to transpo...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 22:20:10 PST
How to Create a Fashionable Zip Clutch Bag from Innertubes and Curtains http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Create-a-Fashionable-Zip-Clutch-Bag-from-In/
How to Create a Fashionable Zip Clutch Bag from Innertubes and Curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/ONEC/HSGFY8OH/FUOONECHSGFY8OH.SMALL.jpg nbrochstein Old bicycle innertubes are a fun and durable material that can be used to create lots of cool items once you know how to work with this material. This is the third in a series of projects that use innertubes as the base material. If you are new to sewing you may want to start with a Koozie and in no...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 21:11:40 PST
how to sew a seam http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-sew-a-seam/
how to sew a seam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/NCUD/HSE95HRF/FKMNCUDHSE95HRF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/NCUD/HSE95HRF/FKMNCUDHSE95HRF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/NCUD/HSE95HRF/FKMNCUDHSE95HRF.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Sewing a seam is the most basic of sewing skills to learn! It's super easy to do, but there are a few things that will make your sewing go nice and smooth. :) To prep yourself for sewing a seam, check out my "how to sew" instructable. What you'll need: For this project, you'll need fabric (...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 20:43:03 PST
Pillowcase "3D" http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillowcase-3D/
Pillowcase "3D" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/C22U/HSBSLXA2/FVJC22UHSBSLXA2.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs This tutorial is based on my former sewing tip Sew It Yourself - Pillowcase.I've been asked to do a new tutorial for more thick and cubical pillows and here it is!Have fun and feel free to ask me if there is anything troubling you :) Preparing You need: - some fabric - new or big enough leftov...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:27:52 PST
How to shorten pants with cuffs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-shorten-pants-with-cuffs/
How to shorten pants with cuffs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/VPXF/HSAOJQS7/FOBVPXFHSAOJQS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/VPXF/HSAOJQS7/FOBVPXFHSAOJQS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/VPXF/HSAOJQS7/FOBVPXFHSAOJQS7.SMALL.jpg Mama Reni It is not uncommon to need to hem pants shorter than they were when purchased but sometimes this alteration can be intimidating when there is a cuff, or expensive if you pay someone else to do this. Let me tell you a little secret. Raising the hem on pants with a cuff can be done on the sewing mach...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 12:25:32 PST
Simple Reversible Purse http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Reversible-Purse/
Simple Reversible Purse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XS5V/HRTKIU8N/FW7XS5VHRTKIU8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XS5V/HRTKIU8N/FW7XS5VHRTKIU8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/XS5V/HRTKIU8N/FW7XS5VHRTKIU8N.SMALL.jpg jcparker Need a new project to use up some fabric from your stash? Give this a try. This simple, easy reversible purse is an excellent project for the beginner or experienced sewer. Make a fashion statement for yourself or create a lovely gift. This project is based on directions available on the Martha...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 08:26:30 PST
How to Make the Card-Case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Card-Case/
How to Make the Card-Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/8NFQ/HS769LFX/FJG8NFQHS769LFX.SMALL.jpg ishiyasu I made a card case of leather. I challenged leathercraft for the first time.I want to make it a lot in future!! Paint Leather with Oil Leather becomes strong when I paint with oil.Let's paint thoroughly! Cut Leather I cut it on the basis of a gauge. I am straight sharp when I use the ruler. ...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 02:27:30 PST
Making a Multi-purpose Drawstring Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Multi-purpose-Drawstring-Bag/
Making a Multi-purpose Drawstring Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/H5FO/HRTKHK7H/FRRH5FOHRTKHK7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/H5FO/HRTKHK7H/FRRH5FOHRTKHK7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/H5FO/HRTKHK7H/FRRH5FOHRTKHK7H.SMALL.jpg laremoreb The idea for this project was introduced by my boyfriend. He is in construction and was recently fitted for a respirator, but had no way to carry it to and from work. His profession requires the purchase of many tools and it can be expensive purchasing them with three little girls to raise, so he ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:07:37 PST
Leather Patchwork Table Runner http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Patchwork-Table-Runner/
Leather Patchwork Table Runner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/J0TK/HRWNEDT3/FTKJ0TKHRWNEDT3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/J0TK/HRWNEDT3/FTKJ0TKHRWNEDT3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/J0TK/HRWNEDT3/FTKJ0TKHRWNEDT3.SMALL.jpg pipe42 This leather table runner is made by using contact adhesive to stick pieces of leather onto denim backing from a pair of old jeans before stitching the pieces down. This is a reasonably basic sewing project but I am assuming you know how to work a sewing machine - zig-zag stitch, back-tacking at...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 04:55:03 PST
How to make a Weighted Companion Cube! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Weighted-Companion-Cube/
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 23:25:21 PST
Asthma Inhaler Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Asthma-Inhaler-Case/
Asthma Inhaler Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JPLE/HRWIDXKV/F0OJPLEHRWIDXKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JPLE/HRWIDXKV/F0OJPLEHRWIDXKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JPLE/HRWIDXKV/F0OJPLEHRWIDXKV.SMALL.jpg lizziecharlton I love having pretty things made from fabric I love, and my inhaler case is no exception. I really wanted something with stiff sides to protect the inhaler as much as possible, and this case was the result of my testing. With the method outlined here, you too can make multiple inhaler pouches to...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 13:16:05 PST
Making Personalized Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeing-Personalized-Gifts/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:02:21 PST
How to make a Double Pocket for a Snow Skirt http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Double-Pocket-for-a-Snow-Skirt/
How to make a Double Pocket for a Snow Skirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/XJFZ/HRSMYOR4/F7PXJFZHRSMYOR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/XJFZ/HRSMYOR4/F7PXJFZHRSMYOR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/XJFZ/HRSMYOR4/F7PXJFZHRSMYOR4.SMALL.jpg debby57 Are you using one of the patterns from Culler Creations to make a Snow Skirt?  This tutorial will take you through the steps to create a great double pocket for your skirt.  You can add your own touch to the pocket by adding trim.  Be creative! Supplies needed: Two 9 inch square of ripstop ny...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:19:01 PST
Spool Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Spool-Holder-3/
Spool Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/CPNC/HRPSXU18/FIBCPNCHRPSXU18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/CPNC/HRPSXU18/FIBCPNCHRPSXU18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/CPNC/HRPSXU18/FIBCPNCHRPSXU18.SMALL.jpg Abyssion37 I thought it would be a nice idea to make a spool holder for my wife. She likes to sew and the spool holders in stores are expensive and hold very few spools. For only a couple dollars, you can build one of these for yourself or someone else who enjoys sewing. Let's start by gathering materials... ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 15:04:38 PST
DIY carbon heated blanket http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-carbon-heated-blanket/
DIY carbon heated blanket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R9WC/HRPSXM8L/FMHR9WCHRPSXM8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R9WC/HRPSXM8L/FMHR9WCHRPSXM8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/R9WC/HRPSXM8L/FMHR9WCHRPSXM8L.SMALL.jpg Shenzhen Very expensive to warm at night the whole apartment when you sleep in a bed. Much better to save money on heating and warm a bed only. So I decided to make a heating blanket. As the heating element I used the carbon tape. It looks like a thin, soft cloth and not interfere in a bed. The carbon tape c...
By: Shenzhen

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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 12:22:43 PST