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Cactus Pincushion DIY. In my world, cute is king.

Cactus Pincushion DIY

I am totally one of those suckers that will pay extra or spend more time making something that is a cuter version of an everyday object. Tissu Personnalisable pour Loisirs Créatifs. Cloth Decoupage Tray. Christine Chitnis. This might be my favorite craft so far, and I got the idea after seeing one too many beautifully patterned pots that were just out of my price range!

Christine Chitnis

Nothing a little Mod Podge and pretty fabric can’t fix! The total cost of this project was about $3 a pot. Materials:Terracotta potsMod PodgeBrushFabric This works better in description form, rather than step-by-step: Start by cutting a length of fabric that will wrap once around your pot. Leave extra room for folding it over on the top and bottom. I would avoid using these pots outside, because if they get wet, the glue will most likely wash off! ***I picked a new winner for the INDIA Giveaway *** The new winner is: Please email me so that I can send you your gift!! Nalle's House: DIY FABRIC DRAWER LINERS. The decorating of the pilots' shared room has officially begun.

Nalle's House: DIY FABRIC DRAWER LINERS

Can we say, "finally!!! ". I only blogged about wanting to tackle their room several months ago and have just now started (without any real plan, by the way). Back to School ~ Binder Pouch Tutorial. Fabric Storage Boxes (per your request. Okay, the fabric storage box tutorial is here.

Fabric Storage Boxes (per your request

(Sorry for the little tease last friday and no actual tutorial. We were trying to get on the road for our trip to ID…..so things got crazy last week. But we’re here. And safe. Sewing 101: fabric boxes. It seems no matter what I do, I can never get a handle on all the tiny odds and ends that accumulate around my house.

sewing 101: fabric boxes

From craft materials to hair ties, the bits and bobs are constantly trying to take over, so in the never-ending quest to corral them, these little fabric bins were born. You can make one of these soft boxes in almost no time, and in almost any size, so you can customize them to perfectly fit whatever you need to hold. Top each one off with a label holder (also customizable in any shade of the rainbow, thanks to nail polish), and you’ll have a leg up on clutter . . . for a little while, at least. — Brett Bara Read the full how-to after the jump . . . Materials. Diy sewing machine pin cushion tutorial. So i saw this sewing machine pin cushion on pinterest and it looked like a really cute, easy project and i've been meaning to start a 'printerest projects i've completed' board so i decided to make one (even though i avoid using pins at all costs...). so here's my inspiration:

diy sewing machine pin cushion tutorial

Clothes

Bags. Sewing 101. Kid's. Bobby Pin Butterflies. Around this time of the year I start to crave color like I crave chocolate, potato chips, or coffee!

Bobby Pin Butterflies

It’s supposed to be spring, but outside, it is relentlessly cold, cloudy and gray. So as an offering to the vernal gods, I created these Bobby Pin Butterflies, wearable bursts of color meant to usher in sunnier times! No creature better manifests pure beauty and color than a butterfly. In fact, a group of butterflies is called a “kaleidoscope”! Sewing 101: reverse applique place mats.

Reverse applique may sound fancy, but it’s actually a crazy-easy sewing technique that allows you to add tons of color, texture and pattern to your projects with very little effort.

sewing 101: reverse applique place mats

In this technique, two or more fabrics are layered and stitched together, then sections of the fabric are strategically cut away to reveal the color(s) beneath, essentially creating an original textile. In this post, we’re experimenting with reverse applique to make simple place mats, but once you get the hang of this technique, you’ll see that it can be used to create your own patterns on just about anything, from throw pillows to curtains and more. Baby Monsters - Amigurumi Patterns.net.

Download free amigurumi patterns. Closet Sewing Space. A couple of organization tools really helped me with this space.

Closet Sewing Space

A small desk The peg board !! (big time) Plastic see through bins Door hanging basket system. Small Desk I lucked out, saw the desk first and it fit (we'll call it a good eye, and not mention the luck to my husband).... I would recommend measuring your closet, and checking out a goodwill, or your kiddo's room. Peg board I had never put up any peg board before, so that was an adventure, but it wasn't so hard.

Peg board 1x2 wood. ( 1 x 2 actually measures about 3/4" x 1 1/2") Wood screws long enough to go through the 3/4" wood, and in to your studs behind the wall. Door Rack I got one of those "elfa" door rack systems you can get at the container store. No-Sew Book Cover for your eReader or Tablet. This is the most important and time consuming part of the project.

No-Sew Book Cover for your eReader or Tablet

Seriously. I spent 15 minutes making the cover, and two days picking out the book. Here are things to look for. 1. Right size. 2. 3. 4.