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Wrap it Up! an iPad Envelope Tutorial. If you can imagine sewing a napkin and decorating it with stickers you can create this simple envelope wrap for your dearest iPad.

Wrap it Up! an iPad Envelope Tutorial

Or perhaps your Valentine’s iPad? Difficulty: Beginner All rights reserved, this free tutorial is for personal use only. Gather Materials: 2- fat quarters prints for the inside and outside (we used Yuwa prints found in our shop)1- 17.5 x 17.5 inch piece of batting or flannel (pre-washed if that’s your thing)Velcro (I used a self-adhesive kind)the usual sewing et ceteras: pins, sewing machine, thread, water soluble marker, scissors, cutting board, and a poke-y tool Instructions: Place your fabric down on a cutting surface in the following order: outer fabric print side up, inner fabric print side down, and batting layer on top.

Make It: sketchy pleat clutch. Simple DIY today… Drawn with fabric markers, cut from a curved pattern, and constructed with a single pleat for a handy sized zipper clutch.

Make It: sketchy pleat clutch

Suitable for sunglasses and a few other spare parts. Finished Dimensions: 5.5 inches tall x 9 inches wide Materials: Crayola Fabric Markers from the May Whimseybox7″ zipperplain fabric measuring 15 x 12 for exterior (cut to 7.5″ x 12″ wide)lining fabric measuring 15 x 12 (cut to 7.5″ x 12″ wide)optional: 24″ bias corded trim/pipingusual suspects: pins, thread, needle, water soluble penThis Complimentary Pattern. Make a modular felt trivet. Related to yesterday's coaster project, here's a template for making a larger modular felt trivet.

Make a modular felt trivet

No sewing or gluing required. Connect as many pieces as you like to make bigger projects, too--placemats, a runner, or sew two pieces together for a pillow cover. Download the pattern here. Then print out as many sheets as you need, pin them to a piece of felt, and use a rotary cutter or X-acto knife to cut the slits in each shape. (Press hard to make sure you cut through both the paper pattern and the felt.) Begin locking pieces together by pulling the arrow-shaped tabs through the slots from the back through to the front side. Make a Pretty Pouf Ottoman. Sew This Hot Accent Today Skim any home design magazine these days and you'll see that interior designers find poufs irresistible for their adaptability and usefulness.

Make a Pretty Pouf Ottoman

Get in on this hot trend without breaking your budget with our easy-to-follow instructions for making one of these stylish seats for well under $50. To keep our project affordable, we used a $7-per-yard linen burlap, a 54-inch decorator fabric that is durable and easy to work with. If you prefer another look, select a fabric that fits the same criteria. Download the step-by-step instructions and the patterns Gather your Tools Your first step is to gather your materials and tools for the project. Free Japanese Sewing Patterns Links » Japanese Sewing, Pattern, Craft Books and Fabrics. Pattern review: Bucket Bag. My mom, known to you guys as frequent commenter Grandma G, just finished sewing up a Bucket Bag from Keyka Lou's PDF pattern.

Pattern review: Bucket Bag

A Simple Kindle Fire Slip Case: kindle sewing tutorial series. I received a Kindle Fire for Christmas, it was the perfect present for me, both unexpected and practical.

A Simple Kindle Fire Slip Case: kindle sewing tutorial series

I read that Amazon sold at least 4 million of these for the holidays – so there’s a good chance you got one, too. Besides reading books and magazines on the go, Kindles can play on the Internet. If you’re in the middle of a great book and find yourself with time to kill during your busy day you’ll want to take it with you. And if it’s leaving the house, you probably should put it in a pretty carrying case. Pattern review: Two Zip Hipster bag.

My mum just tried out Erin Erickson's Two Zip Hipster sewing pattern and sent over the result.

Pattern review: Two Zip Hipster bag

Abernathy Crafts: Gift card holder tutorial. Satchel sewing pattern review. My mom, known to you guys as Grandma G, has made another bag!

Satchel sewing pattern review

This is the "Too Cool for School Satchel" pattern from the book A Bag for All Reasons by Lisa Lam. The fabric is my Skiff print in Dawn. DIY zippered pouch with gusset. Those who like to sew small, cute things (as opposed to large, ugly things?)

DIY zippered pouch with gusset

Might enjoy the zipper card pouch tutorial from Joanne at Craft Passion. Ravelry - a knit and crochet community. How to sew 9 different bags and purses. Thanks to the ever-generous citizens of the internet, we can learn to sew a whole crop of totes, pouches, and bags.

How to sew 9 different bags and purses

1st Quarter Inventory and New Product. Yesterday, Emily and I spent most the afternoon trying to figure out my 1st quarter inventory....AHHHHHHHH. It was horrific! I hate this side of the business. I just like to create stuff. Some New Inventory. So, I know, I know...we haven't had the best of starts for 2011 with our blog, but with good reasons/excuses. Sickness, tiredness, coldness, winter in general! I am soooo ready for Spring. Fashion, Sewing Patterns, Inspiration, Community, and Learning.

EL BAÚL DE LAS COSTURERAS. How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic… This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again. Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post. Equipment Some handy notes: 1. The buttons. Single hole, hole punch (like this one here). 2. 3. Okay.. lets get started! The Roxycraft Amigurumi Pattern Shop. Tutorial: slouchy hobo bag (the tinafish way) many of you have asked for a tutorial for this purse and i FINALLY have one!! Let me warn you though, this is my first full fledged tutorial with instructions and all. i did the best i could, but it's a very detailed bag. i took as many pictures as possible so hopefully that will help. here's the link to the other hobo slouchy purses i made.. anyway on with the show.... you will cut 2 of these for the interior and 2 for the exterior here are all the pieces. the ones on the far left are key...they will be attached to the zipper and you will start with then have the body of the purse (interior and exterior) and then you have 2 pieces (at the bottom of the photo) to create the strap for your shoulder. this is what it will look like once you finish both sides and both interior and exterior. this picture shows only the interior side. do this to both interior body sides. now you want to put the good sides of the interior body pieces together and sew so.