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Crochet & Knitting. Tutorials. Gingercake — Hobo Style Lunch Sak. THe Hobo Lunch Sak is fun, stylish, and designed to make bringing your lunch to school or work extra special!

Gingercake — Hobo Style Lunch Sak

Say good bye to paper and plastic sacks and say hello to a cute and functional lunch bag. This is a PDF pattern that you will receive a direct link to download as soon as your purchase is complete. The Hobo Style Lunch Sak is a 10 page long document and is full of bright pictures and simple instructions. Printable pattern pieces are also included. Travel wallet - Project - The Spotlight Inspiration Room. Create a travel accessory that is uniquely yours and save money to boot on preparations for your next great adventure.

Travel wallet - Project - The Spotlight Inspiration Room

Final Result. Bi-fold Wallet Tutorial. I wanted a wallet that carried a lot of cards with no risk of them sliding out.

Bi-fold Wallet Tutorial

As you can see, the card slots face inward, which means your cards will stay put as long as your wallet is closed. A Purse Thingy. So, how was your weekend?

A Purse Thingy

Mine was fun, but exhausting. I decided to go and visit TheSecondChild on Saturday. Colette Sewing Handbook: Gathering Stitches. We’re going to be highlighting a few tips and tricks from the Colette Sewing Handbook this month!

Colette Sewing Handbook: Gathering Stitches

To kick it off, let’s start with gathering stitches. Take a look below to see the difference between two and three row basting. Gathering is usually done with a basting stitch sewn on your machine. It can be done by hand but will take a good deal longer to do. To begin a basting row always back stitch after the first stitch. When there are more rows, the gathers have a chance to be more even and controlled.

Two Rows of Basting Two rows of basting offers less control of the gathers. Three Rows of Basting The three rows of basting has more control and smaller gathers. Installing an Invisible Zipper. Zippers can be daunting even for experienced sewers.

Installing an Invisible Zipper

The reason? Zippers are often installed the wrong way. Lots of seam ripping and swearing ensues, especially when it’s a simple mistake. There’s no need to be scared of zippers anymore! We’re here to help. Search results for beach bag tutorial. Cosmetic Bag Tutorial. August 11, 2010 Well, there could only be one winner.

Cosmetic Bag Tutorial

But I wanted to share how I made the bag so everyone can make their own! The finished size of this cosmetic bag is 9″ long, 5″ tall and 5″ wide. You need: -Fabric. Traveling Bag. I made the cutest traveling bag today, and I was so proud of myself it was the first time that I have ever put in a zipper, usually I still just have my mom do it for me.

Traveling Bag

Now I just need to go on a trip so I can use it. You will need 4 pieces of fabric cut to 18 X12 One 18inch Zipper And a sewing Machine with a zipper foot Start with your first fabric face up then place your zipper in the middle followed by you next fabric face down. The Boxy Cosmetic Bag Tutorial. Jaime from Prudent Baby has the perfect gift for a man —the boxy man bag!

The Boxy Cosmetic Bag Tutorial

It would make a perfect dopp kit! Shhhh….but I am going to make these for my boys! There are tons more projects over at Prudent Baby, so many ideas that would make wonderful handmade gifts. Jaime writes… Pleated Zippered Pouch Tutorial. This pleated pouch tutorial shows you how to make the perfect home made gift.

Pleated Zippered Pouch Tutorial

Slip in a gift card and it would make and extra special teacher appreciation gift! Once you know how to put in a zipper think of all the things you can make! Download pattern pieces and print with no scaling selected on your printer. Cut out two of each piece from your favorite fabric. You will also need 1 – 7 inch zipper. Makeup Bag Tutorial. August 23, 2011 Thanks for entering the giveaway, everyone! Congrats to the lucky winner, I’ll be sending the makeup bag off today or tomorrow! For the rest of you, I put together a tutorial so even though you didn’t win, you can make your own! That’s almost as good, right? The finished dimensions of this bag are: 4.5″ tall, 6″ wide across the top, 4.5″ wide across the bottom, and 2.5″ deep.

Baby Blocks Tutorial. August 7, 2011 One of the things I love the most about being able to sew, is being able to make just about whatever I want. One of my favorite things to create is unique and personalized baby gifts. Tutorial: How to Sew a Cosmetic Bag - with link to another TUTE !! Here's the tutorial on the first cosmetic bag.

Firstly cut out your pattern from the main fabric, interfacing (I used heavy iron on) and lining fabric (optional). As for the pattern, the pieces are as follows: One x rectangle 25cm x 15.5cm with rounded cornersTwo x rectangles 20cm x 3.5cm (these attach to the zipper)Two x squares 7cm (side pieces)Two x 6.5cm x 4cm (tabs) 1/4 inch seam allowances are included I didn't use interfacing on the two side pieces that attach to the zipper but that is just my preference. Teach Yourself to Sew - Tutorial List. Handmade Pleated Apron Tutorial with Built in Hot Pads. One of my pet peeves while cooking is not being able to find a hot pad.

My other pet peeve is only being able to find one when I need two. So I got to thinking….what if I put hot pads on the bottom of my apron? Pleated Pouch Directions. Pleated Pouch Directions Thanks for all the interest in the little pleated pouch I made for Miya! A lot of you asked for a tutorial, but it's really constructed just like my organizer pouch with just a slight change to the outer fabric: - Instead of upholstery weight fabric for the outer pieces, I used cotton and didn't interface it or anything.- Cut the lining fabric and interfacing to 11.5"x7" still but cut the outer fabric 12"x7" (you can make the top edge wider if you want deeper pleats, but keep the bottom edge 12" - it will be a trapezoid).- Do the pockets/lining/strap same as in the original tutorial.- Before installing the zipper --> Mark your 12x7" outer piece at the center and 3" in from either side. 5 Ways to Make a Spring Dress or Skirt. Zipper Organizer.

Pleated Purse Tutorial « Deliberately Domestic. Here is what you need: 3 different fabrics (outer, coordinating fabric, and lining), iron-on interfacing, coordinating thread, magnetic snaps, cutting board, rotary blade, pins, iron, ironing board, and of course, a sewing machine. Flower Ruffle Tank - Tshirt refashion tutorial, Part I. This project resulted in what is now my favorite shirt. The best part? It cost me 2 dollars and took half an hour. AND, no hemming, because it's a cotton knit! Untitled. 25 Handmade Gifts Under $5. If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make. Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… JCrew Style Flower Tutorial! Color My Summer: Purple Potluck Bowl Covers {Tutorial} How To Make An Easy Dress (For Cheap!) Holder for Charging Cell Phone (made from lotion bottle)

My husband and I both have cell phones. And both of us have phone chargers. And that means lots of obnoxious cords. You never know when one of us may be moving phone cords around, to give our phones an extra charge while we’re chatting away……… or trying to charge our phones up before running errands or something. Tank Dress Tutorial. Gathered clutch tutorial. Box Bag Tutorial. Wristlet. Make Your Own Grocery Bags. Sincerest form of flattery guest tutorial- pottery barn inspired tote by creation corner. Bijou lovely: the market tote tutorial. Elm street life: DIY: Bow clutch sewing tutorial. Untitled. MTL: Ordinary Happy Moments Dress. MTL: Daisy Daydream Halter Dress.

Tutorial for my car trash bags. Misses' Dress. Simplesundress.pdf (application/pdf Object) Womens Dresses and Bolero Pattern 2886 SimplicityPatterns. *giveaway closed* By request (+Giveaway!) The Socialite Skirt. Ruffle pillow – tutorial « Tutorial: The Jersey Skirt. Oversized T Shirt To Comfy Yoga Pants.

MTL: Riviera Dress from Boden. Night-and-Day Dress. MendocinoSundressPattern.pdf (application/pdf Object) Sewing 101 with Jenny, Ruffles. Smocking Tutorial. Pencil skirt from men's button shirt - tutorial.pdf (application/pdf Object) The Gilded Skirt. Summer of Skirts - Men's Dress Shirt Refashion Tutorial. SHIRRED BORDER PRINT SUNDRESS. Free Day Dress. Canvas Beach Bag. A Simple Six-Pocket Bag. The Pinwheel Skirt. How to make an elastic waistband dress.pdf (application/pdf Object) Summer of Skirts - Waistband Bow Skirt tutorial. Summer of Skirts - Elastic A-Line Tutorial. Polyvore.

Craft Tutorials. Or so she says...: Fabric Flower Hair Bow Tutorial (she: Jill) Travel Trash Bag.