Long Overdue Fusing Plastic Bag Tutorial. I realized this afternoon that I basically explain this technique to an Etsy Labs visitor at least once a day, but had never put the instructions online.
So, here it is. Fusing! Plastic! Bags! Do you have one zillion plastic drugstore and grocery bags under your sink, or perhaps smushed into a drawer? What you'll needPlastic bags (thin, flimsy ones work best)Parchment paper, freezer paper or plain old copier paperIron (and your favorite ironing surface) Making it Flatten out the bag and trim the bottom seam and handles off.
Turn the bag inside-out if it has printing on it. Next, run a hot iron (we set ours to "Rayon", but you will need to experiment a little to see what works for you) and keep the iron moving constantly. Peel a corner of the paper back to see if the plastic is fused together. Peel the parchment paper away from the finished plastic sheet. Style Secret: The Only Spot Remover Youll Ever Need: Slaves to Fashion:... Friday, 10/24/2008 at 2:37PM by Tracey Lomrantz Lester Email meContributing style editor.
Bargain-hunting ninja, hot-pink enthusiast, Michelle Obama style groupie, "Class Chatterbox" of '99. About a year ago, I had a little incident involving my favorite Chloe dress, a glass of red wine, and a party guest who might have been feeling a bit too festive. I was convinced the dress was completely destroyed, until most Martha Stewart-like friend let me in on a little stain removal secret that I've sworn by ever since (Thank you, Elizabeth!). Keep reading to find out what it is... Mix one part Dawn dishwashing liquid (the plain old blue kind, in the big bottle that usually sits on your sink), with two parts hydrogen peroxide (available at any drug store), pour it directly on the stain, and watch it disappear like MAGIC. T-shirt to sexy top. Out of Order: DIY Tutorial - Full Skirt.
Stepping Thru Crazy: Mens Button-Up Refashion... into Ladies Tank! A few years ago, when the hubby and I lived in Florida (this was pre-kids, so make that 5-ish years...)
I bought him a button-up shirt for his work. The deal was that he had to wear blue or white button-ups, so I thought, "Why not both at the same time? " Judah Method - Bleaching Experemnet on the Behance Network. Free Pattern &Tutorial at CraftPassion.com. V and Co how to: jersey knit bracelet. I don't know what it is about this time of year that makes me just want to have my bare feet in the sand, be watching the sun setting into the ocean, and breathing in the warm salty air of the beach...as i get older, more and more i find myself missing that place i used to go to almost every.single.day. as a teen.
Pillow. Bags. Something Special Card + Envelope Tutorial & Sew,Mama,Sew! Blog. We hope Jennifer Casa’s Something Special Card + Envelope Tutorial inspires you to create something beautiful for someone you love.
Learn more about Jennifer in her introduction, and make a visit to JCasa*handmade part of your daily routine. After you make the basic card + envelope as a foundation piece you can then embellish, embroider, quilt, print… Do something to make it unique! Mix things up, and personalize your card to make it the perfect something for your special someone. Print Hula Hoop Rug Page. Tsumami Kanzashi Flower Hair Clip. I have recently discovered these beautiful folded flowers, and I absolutely cannot stop making them.
Tsumami Kanzashi are traditional Japanese folded flowers, made from small squares of silk, that are typically worn by women as hair ornaments in traditional hairstyles. They seem really complicated and intricate, and they can certainly be that if you really want; but it completely doesn't need to be! I love to make them out of cotton prints that are fun and bright, in addition to scraps of silk and other light fabrics. These can be used in countless applications. Make your own 6-pocket mini pocketbook and stay organized — insatiable need. I’m sure that many of you, like me, are on an eternal quest for organization.
I know I’m not alone in finding the Container Store’s promise of a perfect, organized life utterly seductive. But here’s the thing…I don’t really like purging, I love my stuff. Therefore I also love pretty things in which to stash my stuff, so I get to enjoy my fantasy of being organized and contained. This tutorial is about helping you stay organized, in a quick, easy, and super-cute way. It is a distilled version of the Holland Cox pocketbook, and is a breeze to make. The pattern …is only four rectangles. The body is 7.25″ tall.the large pocket is 5.5″ tallthe medium pocket is 4.25″ tallthe small pocket is 3″ tall materials needed I chose a vintage cotton canvas for the body in a bright retro floral, and quilting weight cotton in a matching color for the interior.
You’ll also need a button and a bit of elastic for the closure, and a bit of ribbon for the pen. Start with the pockets 1. 2. The closure 3. 4. 6. Most favorited all-time.