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ReStyle a comfy sweatshirt! I am so in love with this restyled sweatshirt.

ReStyle a comfy sweatshirt!

When Amanda sent it my way I think I gasped aload! It's so beautiful, simple and cozy. Who doesn't want to look pretty in something so comfy! Here's how you can make your own... Supplies needed: sweatshirt, crochet doilies, scissors, pins, thread, bias tape, crochet or embroidery thread, sewing machine, crochet/lace trim (optional). Boutique minimalist.

Hello lovelies, how are you doing?

boutique minimalist

We are racing towards the weekend, aren’t we? Yay! I just hope for a more beautiful weekend than today, because it started well and then boom, all dark and rain! Great! But let’s move on to more beautiful things, shall we? Necklace + Bracelet Projects. A few months ago I ordered some jewelry-making supplies from a new Etsy shop, Geometric Land.

Necklace + Bracelet Projects

Jewelry making projects are some of my favorite because when I’m done I get to wear them! And while I’ve been thinking about what to do with these supplies forever, it wasn’t until today that I got to work. My original plan was to add some color using a few different colors of blue paint. First, though, I needed to choose a chain. Inspired Jewel Hair Pins.

The moment I saw Honor’s SS13 collection, I loved it.

Inspired Jewel Hair Pins

And not just the feminine clothes and great sunglasses, but also the hair: braided, with sheer faceted jewels everywhere. And of course, I knew those could and should be DIY-ed. Collar. You know these guys, right?

collar

They have been a hanging out at SeptemberHouse for a few years and I get asked about them all the time. I thought these embroidered pendants would make a good tutorial to share for the "Stitch-tember" festivities. And yes, I am opting for a birthday theme. My SeptemberHouse birthday is coming up very soon (it will be 4 years - can you believe it?) And September is a huge month for birthdays in my family so we are always knee deep in birthday cake around here. Bleach heart tee. Laptop sleeve. Yesterday at work, three things came together that instigated a perfect Friday afternoon project: Yvonne had a yard of kitschy pin-up girl fabric, she wanted to learn some new sewing techniques, and we noticed our co-worker, Nathan, needed a new laptop sleeve.

I sketched up a design, and after hunting down the perfect leather strap from someone’s unused messenger bag, we set to work. While Yvonne did all the cutting and sewing, I guided her on the construction, and together we laughed every step of the way. The sleeve fits a 13″ MacBook and has three layers of material: the print is a lightweight cotton, quilt batting provides padding, and dapper wool suiting lines the interior. The leather strap, adding a woodsy lumberjack touch, was sewn into the bottom seam and glued on lengthwise using strong contact cement. The fabric generated a buzz in the office. Patterned Heart Tights. Okay, I'll admit, I'm a little smug about this project.

Patterned Heart Tights

I love how it turned out! Plus it's inexpensive and cheap, my favorite kind of project. Read more to see how to make your own patterned tights. Supplies: tights, acrylic paint, fabric medium, sponge paintbrush, heart punch, adhesive vinyl or contact paper. Step 1: Punch out a LOT of hearts (or any other shape) from a piece of adhesive vinyl or contact paper.

Hairbands-pulseras. When I was engaged, my sister gave me the best no-snag hair ties.

hairbands-pulseras

They were awesome, but there’s only so long a married girl can rock fabric hair bands that say “I do” and “bride to be.” In search of post-nuptial hair bands, I found that they are quite expensive. Anthropologie has adorable color combinations, but they are $12 for 5 bands. Rhinestone Friendship Bracelet. DIY Crochet Bracelet. This DIY Crochet Bracelet in white and gold is a perfect complement to most any outfit.

DIY Crochet Bracelet

This simple DIY tutorial will show you how to easily make your own. Large chain1 Toggle closure3 Jump ringsEmbroidery flossFray check or another liquid fabric glue step 1 Measure your wrist and cut your chain by opening one of the links in the chain. I recommend making your chain shorter than you normally would. This bracelet looks best a little snug, you dont want it to dangle too much. Remember that your jump rings and closure will add an extra inch to your bracelet. step 2 Add your jump rings and your closure. Put one jump ring on the side with the circle closure and two jump rings on the side with the bar. step 3 Youre ready to crochet. Bead & Chain Bracelet. One can never have enough bracelets for a fun arm party.

Bead & Chain Bracelet

So, this week we are getting high on a gold chain and pearl bead bracelet DIY. You just need a few tools and supplies and you will be upgrading your wrist action in less than 30 minutes. DIY Heart Cutout Dress. I posted about how to do this heart cutout dress a while back, but I never got around to properly photographing any of the dresses that I've created heart-shaped chunks in. :) (Three so far.)

DIY Heart Cutout Dress

I need to graduate to other shapes. One reason I love the dress cutouts is because you can put different patterned shirts underneath the dress and it creates an entirely new look. Necklace. Whenever I go over to Chameleonic's I usually peak inside her closet (I'm only a peeper because she has a lot of cool stuff) and on the way out I would touch her Rachel Roy necklace. I love it so much but it's just too bad that the necklace is few seasons old so I can't buy it... So I made my own version of it! Here are the steps: 1. Bracelet. DIY Wrapped bracelets Tuesday September 4 2012 When I paid our local bead store a short visit last week, I saw some wrapped bracelets that were really easy to re-create.

What you’ll need: Bandeau Top and Collar Necklace. I've had this spring outfit in mind for awhile now! I wanted to use a sheer blouse as a way to both play up and down the saturation of a brightly printed fabric (by creating a bandeau top to wear beneath it, and a collar made from the same material to go on top). The vintage scarf below was perfect for this. I used to wear it all the time, but the past couple of years has seen it just sitting in my closet, mostly because some areas had become frayed and worn, and like everything else in my life, has way too many coffee stains. This project let me finally bring my bandeau top idea to life while using the parts of the scarf that were still in terrific shape. Peinados. DIY bracelet. Earrings. Moño de bolitas. Hey everyone! Long time no blog. Flower sunglasses! Pulsera y anillo. Braided bracelet.

Chan Luu Bracelet. Chan Luu bracelets are just so cool! What's great about them is that they use simple macrame techniques to produce different results, this time with the addition of beads! This tutorial adds on to my previous Square Knot Friendship Bracelets, but utilizes the beads in a different way; on the outside of the knots as opposed to the inside.

DIY Hex Nut Bracelet. Metal Necklace de triángulos. Try This: Leather + Cut Metal Necklace. Infinity scarf. Ihr Lieben, langsam können wir es nicht mehr leugnen...der Winter steht vor der Tür. Daher habe ich mir nun diesen einfachen Rundschal (oder auch Schlauchschal) gestrickt und möchte das simple Strickmuster mit euch teilen, damit ihr euch genauso einen süßen Schal nachstricken könnt. Wegen der Größe der Stricknadeln (seehr groß, siehe Bilder unten) ist dieses Strickprojekt auch besonders gut für Anfänger geeignet.

Also rein in den Strickladen und ran an die Nadeln ! Das braucht ihr Wolle in der Strickstärke 10 - bei 30 m Lauflänge braucht ihr 3-4 Wollknäul, meistens ist die Lauflänge jedoch höher, sodass 2-3 ausreichen sollten. Und so geht's. Animal Necklaces.