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Free Home & Hobby Freeware downloads and reviews from SnapFiles. Tutorial : DIY Nautical Headband. How to make a Nautical HeadbandMaterials:-4 yds of rope or ribbon cut into 4 equal strands-1/2 yd 1 inch twill-hair band-sewing needle-thread The following pictures show you step by step how to make the sailor's knot with your first two strands of rope.

Tutorial : DIY Nautical Headband

Pay careful attention to which strand is on top or under the other. For more help click here. Now take your third and fourth strands of rope and snake them side by side into the knot by the first two strands. Slowly pull the knot tighter, keeping it even and the knot flat. Kate’s notebook lunchbag. Oh i love this time of year. this month’s theme is definitely going to be back to school, because who can help but be at least a little excited about the start of fall and a new year for students everywhere. send your favorite student to school (or work) with this notebook lunchbag!

kate’s notebook lunchbag

This is completed in a jiffy and is very inexpensive. much like that pristine first page of a new notebook, the hardest part is deciding what to write on it. have fun! -kate CLICK HERE for the full project after the jump! Materials: 1. striped canvas fabric (1 yard) 2. sewing machine 3. red and cream thread 4. black fabric marker 5. ruler 6. scissors instructions: 1. take your fabric and lay it on a flat surface. measure and cut out a large rectangle that is 34.5 x 33 (the 34.5 should be cut parallel to/along with the stripes, and the 33 should be cut perpendicular/through the stripes). this will be for a bag that is 8.5″ x 11″ (of course!)

6. you now have your bag complete!! Hideous! Dreadful! Stinky!: Zipper Strap Lunch Sack Tutorial. The lunch sack tutorial is finally complete!

Hideous! Dreadful! Stinky!: Zipper Strap Lunch Sack Tutorial

This is a little different from the original Snack Sack that I made for Huck. After some use, I discovered several problems with the original bag and I had to do some experimentation to come up with the solutions. First of all, you’ll notice that this is a bigger/taller lunch sack. I wanted something more diverse, so this one has the option of being a full sized lunch bag, or folding it down to make a smaller snack sack. Next, I changed the strap. I hope you enjoy, and, as always, if you make one for yorself, please post it to my Flickr group! The Fine Print: Please remember that all tutorials, patterns and projects on Hideous! Cut Out + Keep · Make and share step-by-step craft tutorials.

Table organizer. I used: A frame, that i bought at the thrift store for 1 dollar.

Table organizer

Fabric, that i had lying around (which frays insanely). Glue. My faithful all around glue. Reverse Stencil Dresser. August 18, 2011.

Reverse Stencil Dresser

Make the most of your drawers. When we built our home twelve years ago, wood tiered drawer dividers weren’t exactly in the budget.

Make the most of your drawers

But one day while strolling around big blue, I happened to come across these: What could be better than that…except for maybe custom wood tiered drawer dividers! The more I studied them, the more I realized I could make some myself, and probably for a lot less. It’s basically just a second drawer living inside the first, with its own set of drawer slides. So I bought lots of wood and two sets of heavy duty side-mount full extension drawer slides. I started by removing the drawer from the cabinet and cutting off the top half only of the back side.

Next, I mounted one set of the new slides along the inside top edge of both sides of the bottom drawer, as in the picture above. Canvas Beach Bag. I don't know about you guys, but the end of summer is a little nostalgic for me.

Canvas Beach Bag

It is nice to be able to turn off the ac, open the windows, and enjoy some cooler fresh air, but the fact that fall is around the corner means that snow is not too far away. That makes me want to barf. Beach-Towel Bag. Large Patchwork Bag. Download this Project.

Large Patchwork Bag

DIY Braided T-Shirt Bracelets. THE WEEKENDER. Featured: Lex Trip Bag So this weekend will have you jetting off to the coast for sun & surf?


For a weekend excursion you need a quick trip bag. Forget the luggage (too bulky); you need a versatile tote made specifically to carry all your belongings from wallet to swimtrunks for a quick weekend getaway. Here is a fun choice in a cotton waxcloth outer with leatherette base and trim, perfect for the do-it-yourselfer, similar to the Lex Trip Bag from PROPERTY OF. Dimensions: approximately 18″ x 8 x 17″ [45cm x 20.5cm x 43cm]. Big Weekend Bag Tutorial - Melody Miller - Ruby Star Shining Fabric. I believe every girl needs lots of bags, of different sizes, different styles and for different uses!

Big Weekend Bag Tutorial - Melody Miller - Ruby Star Shining Fabric

And an oversized weekend bag is just one of those bags. When you are away from home for a couple of nights and a large hand bag just won't do but you don't really want to do the whole 'pull you suitcase on wheels' thing. Read on and I'll show you how you can easily make one for yourself. It isn't even that tricky, as long as you can sew in a (reasonably) straight line and take your time and looking at the pictures, you'll do just fine! The grand scale of the gorgeous Ruby Star Shining fabric, designed by the very talented Melody Miller for Kokka Fabric Japan, really lends itself to larger sewing projects.