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Tote Craft - Making a Purse. Merrick's Art // Style + Sewing for the Everyday Girl: DIY LEOPARD FOLD OVER CLUTCH (TUTORIAL) An oversized fold over clutch has been on my sewing to-do list for ages.

Merrick's Art // Style + Sewing for the Everyday Girl: DIY LEOPARD FOLD OVER CLUTCH (TUTORIAL)

They're such gorgeous statement bags, and perfect for date night and fancier events. The problem was that I didn't have a good fabric to use. I was always on the lookout, but could never find anything that I really loved. Then last month, in a stroke of good fabric buying luck, I found myself with three fabrics that I realized would all make amazing oversized clutches. The only problem was that with three choices, I was having an impossible time deciding which one to use for the clutch! So I pulled out my new Sprout by HP and used their drawing program to draw out a pretty little fashion illustration. Based off of my drawing, which one would you have picked? Of course I went with Leopard. Hand-me-down martin + osa leather jacket (similar splurge, similar save here and here) clutch, made by me (similar here and here) baublebar earrings, similar here Click through to see the tutorial!

19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life. You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot.

19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey baked goods and thick Greek yogurt. Yep, it's a pretty magical, multi-talented appliance that deserves a permanent spot in every kitchen -- especially come winter, when nothing pleases a belly more than a warm, simmering something that sticks to the bones. Virtually any Crock Pot recipe will fill your heart and stomach with happiness, but these 19 recipes will give you peace of mind, too.

DIY Leather Bucket Bag ⎪ Elle Frost. You’d be surprised how easy this DIY leather bucket bag actually is to make, plus it doesn’t take too long!

DIY Leather Bucket Bag ⎪ Elle Frost

The benefits of leather! A little pointer for machine sewing leather; always use a leather needle in your sewing machine, and if the motor is having problems, you can always go old school and turn the machine your hand! Scroll down for the video… DIY Monogrammed Hoodie. We Southern girls love a monogram even more than we love our biscuits and gravy.

DIY Monogrammed Hoodie

We proudly display our initials on everything from baby bags to silver trays and that's just a start. I think every Southern town has at least one good embroidery shop, and I've given my fair share of business to ours, but I recently decided to DIY my own monogram on a little hoodie and it was as easy as pie. I don't care what level of crafty you are, you can definitely do this! Start with a hoodie you like. I found this cobalt blue one at Old Navy, but I also found these available on Amazon in a great selection of colors for great prices, too! Then you'll need iron-on letters: one large for the last name initial, and 2 small for the first and middle. Then, just line up your letters in a monogram pattern, slightly touching, but not overlapping. Following the instructions on the package, just iron them on your hoodie!

Merrick's Art // Style + Sewing for the Everyday Girl: HANDMADE HOLIDAYS: DIY SPARKLE PUMPS. The holidays are right around the corner, so it's time to start working on those holiday lists!

Merrick's Art // Style + Sewing for the Everyday Girl: HANDMADE HOLIDAYS: DIY SPARKLE PUMPS

Are you ready to start shopping and projecting? Today I'm super excited to share this fun project I did with Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts that is a perfect gift for your best friend, your sister, your mom, or even your stylish grandma! It's a quick and easy project that requires no skill and comes together super fast, but turns out so glamorous and unique. You must make a pair! Click through to see the full instructions! Make It Yours ... by Deby Coles.

Category: Sewing Type: Accessory.

Make It Yours ... by Deby Coles

Glue Gun Cabochons. Do you have any of these little silicon molds that you use with resin and clay? The one below is one of my favorites…. (Check out the cute bows, or stars, or letters!) DIY cord, tubes and pearls bracelet pt.2. This is the simplified version of the previously made tubes and pearls bracelet Well, this is a gold tone version of it, but with an easier way to string it, and only one knot on one side, so it's less bulky.

DIY cord, tubes and pearls bracelet pt.2

This time around, I also used shorter tube beads which look much better around the wrist. Supplies: * 10 yards - Waxed Cotton Cord 1.5mm * 1 - Gold Plated Lobster Clasps 23mm * 3 - 12mm Open Jump Rings * 3 - Gold Plated Curved Noodle Tube Beads 5mm x 30mm. Inspiration and realisation: DIY fashion blog. This is the simplified version of the previously made tubes and pearls bracelet Well, this is a gold tone version of it, but with an easier way to string it, and only one knot on one side, so it's less bulky.

inspiration and realisation: DIY fashion blog

This time around, I also used shorter tube beads which look much better around the wrist. DIY Chan Luu inspired tube bracelets. I can assure you that you'll make plenty, in just about any color to match your outfits!

DIY Chan Luu inspired tube bracelets

Clearly inspired by the Chan Luu bracelets, although I decided to make the closure of my version a little different. The original Chan Luu bracelets are adjustable (by using a square knot in the back), although I know my wrist size isn't going to change any time soon, and made mine with a pretty mother of pearl button and less stringing hanging in the back. DIY leather illusion knot cuff. The minute I saw the Hermès leather belt on an editorial on Fashion Gone Rogue I knew exactly what to do: I sat and start drawing on paper, cutting and trying until I found the right proportions to get the same shape around my wrist.

DIY leather illusion knot cuff

Supplies: NOTE: If you're going to use thick leather of cuir, you won't need two layers. In this case, I'm using scraps of leather that are pretty soft, and because this cuff needs some structure to stay in place, I'll use two layers glued together. DIY leather bow cuff bracelet. DIY cord, tubes and pearls bracelet. Here it is: the perfect summer bracelet.

Totally inspired by a designer's one who asked to not be mentioned. This is what I used: * 5 tubes (I bought mine several time ago at www.firemountaingems.com, although the size of the tubes is a bit too long, and a 3.5 cm length would be the best pick) * 21 soldered closed jump rings diam. 7 mm. DIY Anthropologie dip dyed knot necklace. Dip + dyed + knot ... three magic words in my DIY dictionary! This is what I made for E's birthday... some weeks ago. I saw the Anthropologie dip dyed necklace and I knew few facts: - she loves anything Anthro; - her favorite color is still purple, - a girl can never have enough accessories. DIY dip dyed knot necklace supplies: * Waxed Cotton Cord 2mm White (about 3 yards) * 2- Leather Cord Ends. Pencil Refashion and Embellishing. It is time for some refashioning! I bought this skirt at DI for $4. My dress form was drowning in thick navy blue fabric. But you’ve got to LOVE the buttons and the lace up back.

It is also vintage ralph lauren (well, maybe it was from the 90′s, I have no idea, it is just in need of a makeover). So, I decided to make this a pencil skirt tutorial, which will also double as a pencil skirt embellishment tutorial. First, put the skirt on inside out and pin it tight from the waist to the end of your rump and from there pin more out to make a pencil shape.. Cut the hem length and the excess fabric after it has been taken in. Tincloth. DIY Lined graphic tee. I’ve been obsessed with graphic tees, naturally, especially Marc Jacob’s vertical striped one and Jcrew’s horizontal striped tee. And this top may be one of the easiest and affordable graphic tees you can make. Just a few pieces of tape and fabric paint and done!

Top: thrifted/refashioned (tutorial below) pants+hat: h&m shoes: forever 21 Supplies: tee shirt fabric paint sponge brush painter’s tape or freezer paper optional (if sewing tee smaller): sewing machine, thread, needle, pins, scissors. Sisters Share It All: One Hour Challenge. HANDMADE HOLIDAYS: DIY MARBLED ORNAMENTS (& A GIVEAWAY!) [CLOSED] A few months ago I got called to work with the 12-18 year old girls in my church.

The other leaders and I wanted to give them a little Christmas gift from all of us, but since there are quite a few of them, we wanted to keep the gifts simple and inexpensive. We decided on these beautiful handmade marbled ornaments. HANDMADE HOLIDAYS: PAINTED MUGS (& A GIVEAWAY! - CLOSED) When it's cold outside, there's nothing much better than a cup of hot cocoa by the fire. Right? DIY J.Crew Inspired Glitter Pumps. By Merrick White | Molly Hanna DIY. J.Crew lace stripe tissue tee. To read my 3 reasons to start sewing, read here. i'm a part the knock-off series over at kojodesigns for this tutorial for today. Anthropologie fancified boatneck DIY. 8 second skirt with a bow DIY.

Would you like to know how you can make a skirt in 8 seconds? DIY: perfect mint color jeans. Molly Hanna DIY. Anthro DIY Marjorelle Necklace. Goodwill Outlet Store Locations. Looking for a bargain and willing to dig? Then, try a Goodwill Outlet Store. They generally offer merchandise at 75% off of the original Goodwill retail price, and often sell clothes and linens by the pound! Free Animal Knitting Pattern Link Directory. Craftside. DIY: How to use a Knitting Loom to make an Infinity Scarf. DIY: Nerdy Chic Book Clutch. Calling it Home: Paint a Rug Party....the Finale.

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Chemo head coverings. Sewing supplies, quilting supplies, embroidery designs. Five Days... 5 Ways: Embellished headband tutorial + Giveaway! Emersonmade Starched Flower Clone. Ruffle Skirt out of old t shirts! Kids' Ruffled T-Shirts {Tutorial} Five Days... 5 Ways: Move-it Monday: The Skirt Challenge {#1}—Braided Bow Headband. Five Days... 5 Ways: Try-it Tuesday: The Skirt Challenge {#2}—Leather Flower Belt. Five Days... 5 Ways: Wardrobe Wednesday: The Skirt Challenge {#3}—The Ruffled Scarf. Five Days... 5 Ways: 3 Things Thursday: The Skirt Challenge {#4}—Fabric Flowers. No-Sew Fabric Flower Belts. Beaded Ribbon Necklace Techniques. How To: Rolled Fabric Flowers. Rolled Fabric Flower Belts. Silhouette Jewelry How-to...(Mom, You're Not Allowed to Read This) Fabric Flower #3 -"Burnt Flowers"

Flower Headband Tutorial.