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FinalAdult Poncho. Scrap Your Stash guest post: fabric scrap key chain tutorial. *This tutorial was originally posted over on Living with Punks!

Scrap Your Stash guest post: fabric scrap key chain tutorial

She’s doing a Scrap Your Stash series right now and there have been some awesome tutorials using scraps, with many more to come! I think I may be in love with these adorable little key chains. So much in love that I made a bunch with no plans for them. After all, I don’t need 7 key chains…but I have friends and family who do! Whether they know that or not. lol. Crayon Roll Tutorial Skip To My Lou. To welcome my new niece home from China on Sunday, I whipped up a crayon roll.

Crayon Roll Tutorial Skip To My Lou

I wasn’t able to give it to her in person but my mom said she was mesmerized by all of the crayons and how they slip in their own pocket. I see these crayon “cozies” holders everywhere and they are easy to make. Mason Jar Sewing Kit. This is a really fun way to reuse a mason jar and makes both a handy tool for your craft room or a fun gift!

Mason Jar Sewing Kit

Keep reading to find out how to make your own mason jar sewing kit Clean mason jar (I used a small one but you can use any size)Any fabricGlue GunStuffingPencilScissors Using the lid of the mason jar, draw a circle onto the fabric about 1 inch wider than the jar lid. Fluffy Fabric Flower {Hello Summer} Fluffy Fabric Flower {Hello Summer} Hi everyone!

Fluffy Fabric Flower {Hello Summer}

Would you be surprised if I said I was so excited to be posting on I Heart Nap Time today? It’s true :) I’m Steph and I blog at Crafting in the Rain where I share craft ideas, kid’s fun, DIY decor projects and other stuff we’re up to. Today I’m going to show you how to make a fluffy fabric flower that has window screen as a secret ingredient! Window screen in a hair clip? DIY infinity scarf tutorial. Today I have a cute and easy DIY infinity scarf tutorial to share with you.

DIY infinity scarf tutorial

I whipped this cute scarf up in about 20 minutes flat. I am now tempted to make about 20 more in every color! Fabric Key Ring - Pictured {TUTORIAL} Hi everyone!

Fabric Key Ring - Pictured {TUTORIAL}

I am Sachiko from Tea Rose Home. First of all I would love to say thank you to Jamielyn for having me here today! In my blog, I share my sewing/craft ideas and tutorials, some recipes and a little bit about my life. If you have created something and want to show it off, the link party that I host on every Wednesday is the perfect place to do so. Snappy Bags {Gift Idea} Welcome to the Crazy Christmas event!

Snappy Bags {Gift Idea}

If you’re new here you may want to subscribe or join us on facebook. Welcome The Crafting Chicks!! Snappy Bags are perfect for keeping little hands busy (they take a while for them to get open) or to hold the small items hanging out at the bottom of your purse. They use pieces of tape measure in the top to “snap” closed when you let go, so they automatically stay closed! Free Quilt Design Software at What is Quilt Assistant?

Free Quilt Design Software at

QuiltAssistant is free design-software that can help you to turn your photos into quilts. Rather than the traditional approach of breaking up the photo into little squares ('watercolor style') it allows you to divide the photo into pieces of arbitrary size and shape. On completing your design, you can print templates including seam allowances. A picture is worth a thousand words: But Wait, There's More! E-Textile Rudolph Christmas Decoration. Decorate your house this Christmas with everyone's favourite reindeer: the one with that famous red nose!

E-Textile Rudolph Christmas Decoration

Make his nose glow even brighter by using a PCB LED that sits under the fabric and lights up when you hold the push switch hidden in his cheek. The decoration is made out of felt fabric and is lightly stuffed to give a 3D effect. It uses embroidery stitches to decorate the surface and to join the edges. The Reindeer Decoration also comes with a small ribbon from which it can be hung. The cell holder can be easily accessed via a hole in the chin area, held closed by a small popper. Soft-circuit LED Bracelet. Recycled T-Shirt Scarf. FASTEST RECYCLED T-SHIRT TOTE BAG. Recycled T-shirt Bracelet.

T-shirt yarn. Weaving a Yarn Basket. The Tinkering Studio. We've been experimenting with sewn circuits in the Tinkering Studio, and one thing we've noticed is that it's hard to test your circuit before you invest a lot of time sewing.

The Tinkering Studio

Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers. Owl Obsession by Marken - Craftsy. Pattern Description: Sweet and silly owls make a lovely blanket for a special someone. Blanket pictured is baby-sized, but you can make it any size you like! Finished blanket measures 32" X 32" NOTE on YARN: A self-striping yarn, Knit Picks Chroma Worsted, was used for the blankets shown. Two balls of "Lollipop" were used for the colorful bits and four balls of "Natural" were used for the white parts. Leah buechley - do it yourself - make your own wearable LED display. Most photos published courtesy of CRAFT magazine. jump to a section: supplies about LED arrays design construction customizing/programming washing and wearing troubleshooting and FAQ supplies supplies.

**NOTE** As of Fall 2007, skip the ugly microcontroller programming (don't buy the STK500 or the AVR chip)... Get a LilyPad Arduino instead. Oakland Discovery Center: Fusing Plastic Bags. Fusing plastics bags is a really easy and great way to make use of all those extra plastic grocery store bags lying around. All you need is some parchment paper, a few plastic bags, scissors, a towel, and and iron. The resulting product has a vinyl-like feel and is perfect for making wallets and even tote bags. The first step is to flatten out the plastic bag and cut off the bottom and the top handles. Start Clapping–it’s the Neon Frenzy Dress #WearableWednesday. July 29, 2015 AT 3:00 am You might think this dress is from Project Runway, but actually it was developed by a group of inspired teachers at Constructing Modern Knowledge Institute–an unusual conference for educators. Teachers become makers and work in teams to create projects that will help teach the next generation, all in cozy New Hampshire.

This year’s trip even included a visit to MIT’s Media Lab, but let’s get back to the awesome dress! The project nicknamed Neon Frenzy is an applause sensing dress. The teachers started their work with an Adafruit FLORA and added some NeoPixel strips and a microphone. Because the strips of NeoPixel LEDs drew so much power (there were 204 lights altogether), the thread just couldn’t handle the current and the strips were “going to red.”

DIY Fabric Phone Charging Station. Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers. Make a family-friendly DIY play tent that’s fit for a prince or princess with this cool hula hoop tent project! Give your little ones the gift of bright smiles and hours of playtime fun with this sweet hula hoop tent tutorial that Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest shared on A Beautiful Mess. Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers. PDF Pattern: Coffee cup cozy. Here are a few miscellaneous things I've made in the last few months and weeks. These are oven mitts. Pockets full of clutches - Noodlehead. Here’s my little story, I hope you find it worth while.

Fabric Mill: Toy Bag & Play Mat Tutorial. Fabric Gift Tags. Easy Reusable Felt Gift Bags #MichaelsMakers. Drawstring Fabric Gift Bag Tutorial. Jewelry Pouch. You searched for weaving. MAKESHOP on Instagram: “Sewing machine guts! #sewingmachine #whatsinside #makeshoppgh” MAKESHOP on Instagram: “Our rope coil #baskets are off to a #colorful start! We'll be #weaving and #wrapping through tomorrow. #ropecoil” Learn.adafruit. How to Make a Simple Macrame' Bracelet (or necklace) Full color LED cyber suit! (additional instructables for NES Powerglove control, Live Audio EQ,etc.. to follow!) ** Credit to LVL1 Hackerspace for starting me down the path of LED obsession and providing connections to some people who have been amazing resources over the years **

Striped Lace Baby Blanket - Free Crochet Pattern. Card Wallets PDF Sewing Pattern. Hipster Purse Set - Embroidery Garden In the Hoop Machine Embroidery Designs. Color Mixing LED Bracelet. Soft Circuits. DIY-Bow-Tie-Style-on-the-Cheap-and-Easy. DIY Bow Tie: Style on the Cheap and Easy. Needle Felted Coin Cell Battery Pack. Easy Pencil Craft Idea for Back-to-School. Want to dress up your outfit with a matching clutch. Such an easy project!! These would be cute for the activity days girls..or even for young womens. Finished bandanna bag.....easy for kids to do and with all the choices of bandanas out there, these would make cute overnight totes for teens too!!! Make a bow tie from an old necktie {great teen boy gift!}

Skateboard sling tutorial. 10 Minute DIY Infinity Scarf Tutorial. DIY Cord Keeper From Fabric Scraps. Bow Ties & Video.