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Lisa Canning Interiors. Learn how to make a light box for free with this DIY photography project. How to Make Your Own Light Box - Construction 1. Reinforce the flaps in the bottom of the box with tape inside and outside. 2. Turn the box so the open end faces you. 3. 4. 5. 6. The board provides a clean background for photos and the tissue paper will evenly diffuse the light. There’s your basic light box. Free Purse, Bag & Tote Patterns and Tutorials. Product Detail. Tutorial: Diaper Bag with Elastic Pocket. A few people asked for an elastic pocket tutorial when I posted my last diaper bag.

Tutorial: Diaper Bag with Elastic Pocket

I tried to explain how to do it in words but it got confusing so I decided to make another diaper bag and take pictures along the way. First off, here's where I got my material and here's what I turned it into: And here are the pieces you'll need (the 2 inside pockets are not shown). Here's the side pocket tutorial: Stitch together the outside and lining fabrics, fold them back so the right sides are facing out, then stitch in 5/8 of and inch along the edge. Lay this on top of your side panel for your bag and stitch one side to the panel. make two folds at the bottom unitl the pocket fabric is the same width as the panel.

Sew front, back, and side panels to the bottom of your bag, then stitch up the sides. Free diaper bag tutorial. Description: A hip diaper bag that your friends will envy and you will love for both its style and its practicality.

Free diaper bag tutorial.

Large enough to hold all your baby’s needs with room left over for your must-haves too! Features include being fully lined and spacious interior pockets that you can customize. Nicole Mallalieu Design - Tips and Tutorials for Making Bags and Purses. Tips & Tutorials Back to top VIDEO TUTORIAL - How to set in eyelets with a setting tool VIDEO TUTORIAL - Simple method for inserting purse feet.

Nicole Mallalieu Design - Tips and Tutorials for Making Bags and Purses

How to insert eyelets in a handbag strap. Custom Hang Tags With Satin Ribbon Set of 200 by junghwa. Contact me prior to purchase to discuss custom printing and shipping.

Custom Hang Tags With Satin Ribbon Set of 200 by junghwa

*Please allow 1-2 weeks for production. This listing is for a set of 200 handmade custom printed hang tags with satin ribbon and brass/gold safety pin. These may be purchased as a set with my custom stamped linen drawstring pouches or on their own. These are often used as wedding favors or jewelry hang tags. { s i z e }Varies depending on the message, but generally about 1/2" x 1 1/2-2". { r i b b o n . c o l o r s }Most colors are available, you may choose up to 5 with this listing. { m e s s a g e }Up to 3 lines. . { f o n t }Standard is typewriter as it adds to the vintage feel of the kraft paper, but I can do a different font. { m a t e r i a l s } High quality thick kraft paper cardstock. . { s h i p p i n g }Domestic // USPS priority mail // 2-3 business days for deliveryInternational // is available, please contact me for a quote and delivery times.

Craftaholics Anonymous™ Remember the gorgeous vintage fabric from my Grandma i posted about on thursday?

Craftaholics Anonymous™

Well, this is the exquisite necklace i created with a small piece of it! Umm, can i say, i lOvE it? Oh yeah, because i am swooning over how it turned out! I have seen these types of ruffle necklaces all over and loved them. so i thought this was a perfect way to use my grandma’s vintage threads. got to love the burnt orange! Creative business cards. Ok, heads up….i am really proud of my new business cards, i won’t lie. they’re pretty sweet. i decided that writing a craft blog meant i needed to have creative business cards.

creative business cards

{light bulb} sadly, my previous cards were atrocious. generic. boring……. and so not me!! {i’ll save you from the horror of my old business cards} so are you ready? Can you handle it? Now before you say a word, let me walk you through the coolness of this card…..don’t want ya to overlook a crucial detail or anything….. these fab little cards made their debut at the Sweet Tea Social last saturday. Graphic Design and Typography / wedding invites. DIY Wedding Challenge 2010: Fabric Flower. Do you ever find yourself coveting those lovely fabric flower hairpieces at J.

DIY Wedding Challenge 2010: Fabric Flower

Crew? Or maybe one of those beautiful ring pillows with fabric flowers on top that you see on Etsy? Make Custom Leather Handbag, how to. The first step in making a leather handbag is to find a picture of a handbag you like, or draw a picture of something you want.

Make Custom Leather Handbag, how to

You then need to decide what methods you will use in it's construction. There are different methods for constructing leather handbags the same as there are for houses. There is the log house, the A frame, the frame house. They can have different windows, foundations, dormers etc. The same is true of handbag construction. Craftaholics Anonymous™ I am so excited to give you a tour of my new Craft Room!

Craftaholics Anonymous™

We moved into a new house this summer and I claimed the extra bedroom for my craft room. At first this bedroom was the “catch all” room and complete train wreck {as you can see in this before picture.} After months of planning and many hours later, I created my dream craft room. {see my inspiration board here} VT Interiors - Library of Inspirational Images. – Get Your Creative Dose. Zippered Laptop Sleeve Tutorial. In case you missed it during the Holiday Bake, Craft, & Sew Along, here’s my tutorial for a zippered laptop sleeve.

Zippered Laptop Sleeve Tutorial

Since it’s measurement based, you could adapt it to fit an iPad or other electronic gadget, too. Supplies: Outer fabric Lining fabric Fusible fleece. The Bra Dilemma Solved. You can fit and sew your own bra to get just the style, size, fabric, and features you want. Scott Phillips To make your own bra, you'll need some special materials and findings. Check our source listings. 8 Strategies for Launching a Brand Presence on Pinterest. Charles Nicholls is an expert in ecommerce, web analytics, social media marketing and online buyer behavior.

He is also founder and chief strategy officer at shopping cart recovery company SeeWhy. You can follow Charles on Twitter @webconversion and read his blog. Many marketers have heard of Pinterest, but despite this, most brands have yet to hop on the hottest new social network. In this article, we'll look at why Pinterest is important to brands and provide seven simple steps for leveraging brand presence on Pinterest. Pinterest has quickly become one of the top five referring traffic sources for several apparel retailers. Despite the powerful numbers, most brands and merchandisers are not present on Pinterest. For those brands looking to develop a Pinterest presence, try these seven simple steps. The meaning of color when branding your fashion label « Branding Advice for the Fashion Business. October 8, 2010 by Giannina Silverman Let’s face it.

Everyone has a favorite color. But when branding your emerging fashion label, and choosing your brand’s colors, it’s not enough to simply have a personal favorite. Publicity - Retail Minded. Publicity Is Free, Right? Posted by: Retail Minded Tags: PR firms, Press kits, press release, Publicity Posted date: June 1, 2009 | 2 Comments You pay for advertising. Press is free. Zucchini Bread Recipe. Zucchini Bread: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) and place rack in center of oven. How fashion designers break into boutiques - Small Business Questions and Answers. We asked the experts and created a step-by-step guide to getting noticed on the fashion scenes.

How to Attach Leather Straps to Your Handmade Bags. How to Set a Copper Rivet. Rivets hold things together, leather and metal mostly. If you don’t make your own rivets, but feel the double cap “jiffy” rivets are too modern looking, you other option is to use solid-core copper or steel rivets. These take more muscle to use than the jiffy rivets, but the result is a much stronger bond and more authentic look. Transaction - Custom Handmade Cases for iPhone 3, cases for iPhone 4, cases for smart phones, iPhone sleeve with pocket, padded-Full flowers.

Great article: how marketing through blogs helped clothing designer thrive « Branding Advice for the Fashion Business. December 22, 2010 by Giannina Silverman. Invalid Item (No longer available) Shopping Cart. Coquette: Bags. Starting today the Coach Classics collection is exclusively available on Making Your Own Custom Twitter Page - much easier than I thought! - Discussions - Business Topics - Etsy Teams. Will social bookmarking increase my Google ranking? Most social bookmarking websites have instituted the nofollow tag on their links, offering no search value. Quick Find Seamstress Directory. Sources for Fabric and Craft Supplies in Chicago. Fabric Stores Roosevelt Road Loop Devon Avenue South Side Evanston (and points north) West Suburbs. 30 Great Places to Buy Fabric Online « The Humble Nest. Urban Nest » fabric.

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