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DIY Summer shorts (free pattern) Hello DIY’er!

DIY Summer shorts (free pattern)

I hope you are enjoying the summer and the heat… As I saw that you liked both posts with patterns included, I created a simple pattern of a summer shorts you can make with the fabric you like. It’s a basic pattern which you can you can use as you like depending on what fabric you choose and the finishing touches you prefer. Are you ready to sew DIY summer shorts from scratch? Let´s do it! Materials: Fabric with a minimum elastic of 2-3% (I chose this festive and multicolored print to cheer up my white legs :P)Interlining (if the fabric is light then white or black if it’s dark)Fabric scissors and measuring tapePins and a 22cm invisible zipperSewing machine (and serger if you have one)SUMMER SHORTS PATTERN (free download HERE) * IMPORTANT: To print this pattern you must print it on a large scale format printer (the doc. measures are 100cm x 50cm) Download the PDF document and visualize it on your screen at 100% before printing. Process: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Make DIY Bleach Shirts with Star Shapes. BRAIDED TOP DIY. Muchas veces cuando no encontramos nada que ponernos, nos vamos de tiendas, y no pensamos en darle otra vida a nuestra ropa.

BRAIDED TOP DIY

Glittery Paper Butterfly on ring. When Amy from One Artsy Mama announced the 3rd material, I know it’s going to be a fun (and messy) week!

Glittery Paper Butterfly on ring

(For new readers, I was competing in a craft contest organized by One Artsy Mama when writing this, but unfortunately I was voted out this round and had to retreat from the contest :( but you can check out the fun competition here). The chosen material is glitters! What do you guys first think of when the word glitter is thrown at you? Bling bling accessories? Tutorial: DIY bow bracelet. Hello, world!

tutorial: DIY bow bracelet

How’s your Tuesday? Macrame-Braided Slippers with Rhinestones. I recently did a tutorial for a slipper refashion over at Buzzfeed.

Macrame-Braided Slippers with Rhinestones

It's really easy, you only need... Well, you only need: Slippers - neutral color is much better, so your macrame braid will pop out. :) Embroidery thread in at least two colors Glue gun Embellishments - gems, or whatever you want/. :) 2nd Funniest Thing : DIY and unique pieces. Querido equipo: El post de hoy trata sobre un collar DIY reciclando botellas de plástico y me hace especial ilusión porque viene en forma de videotutorial!

2nd Funniest Thing : DIY and unique pieces

Que sí, que me he estrenado!! Encourage fashion: DIY: Wrap Headband. I have been loving these headbands recently and wanted to make a DIY!

encourage fashion: DIY: Wrap Headband

Here is how I turn a pair of tights into this adorable headband! What you need: 1. Unroll or flatten your tights. I like to use fresh out of the package tights because they are easy to cut, but old ones are perfect too! Tie-Dye Shorts. Last year tie-dye shorts were popular and we thought they would definitely fizzle out by this summer.

Tie-Dye Shorts

But as we all know, tie-dye shorts are back and better than ever. Last year we dip-dyed shorts, bleached shorts, and even tie-dyed our beach sheet (click each for the links). Hmmm, was there anything left? UK fashion & nail art blog: DIY jewellery: how to make easy retro rings! Making rings is so incredibly easy and quick! It's also pretty darn fun so I decided to dust off my craft box and show you a favourite DIY of mine. usually when I make rings I use old buttons or coins but I saw these novelty phone & cereal miniatures in my local craft shop I decided to give them a whirl (I love anything a bit kitsch!)

You really only need three things to make these; rings blanks, glue and a centerpiece! To start with I removed the string cord from the phone and glued the receiver to the body (I used my glue gun but you can use craft glue like E6000 which is perfect for this project) simply dab glue on the flat ring blank disc and hold the phone into place until secure! I used the same process for the cereal boxes.. voila my rice crispie accessories are good to go! With lovely,with lovely, Remember Shrinky Dinks ?

with lovely,with lovely,

I recently rediscovered them, and it turns out they’re just as amazing now as they were when I was five. I love how versatile this magical material is. It starts out thin and semi-transparent, so you can draw your own creation or easily trace an existing image to make an impressive-looking replica. I used the tracing method to create customized dog necklaces and they turned out super cute! Upcycled Tights Necklace. I own a lot of tights as you may already know from my Tidy Tights post :) It's because I almost always wear skirts or dresses. This means that I am constantly looking for new ones because they tend to rip pretty fast, as tights often do:) It just felt so wasteful to throw the ripped ones out, so I decided to turn them into a necklace! Messy Side-Spiked Headband. I'm too obsessed with hair accessories right now - this tutorial is another proof of it.

I realized I haven't posted any jewelry DIY in a while.. but don't worry, I'm planning the next one to be an easy-ish necklace DIY (saw inspiration online, can't wait to make it!) But for now, I shall share this tutorial with you guys to tide yourselves over until then. Read on to see how I made this, and maybe it'll be easy enough for you guys to have the drive to make your own. :) What do you need - really basic and cheap materials for this one: Plain plastic headband. Blouse Refashion – Bias Binding Armholes. You can refashion a frumpy, long sleeve blouse into a cute fitted top in only a few steps. Just cut off the sleeves, take in the sides, and finish the armholes with a ‘french’ bias binding. It took my look from ‘suicidal accountant’ to ‘sassy librarian’ in a flash!

Hemp Jewelry: Beaded Summer Ankle Bracelet. Rocker Dresss - McCall's Pattern 6754 - ProfessorPincushion. Many times I come across beginner sewers who believe that it’ll take some time before they’ll be able to tackle a project that’s cool, fun, and something they’ll actually want to wear.

Rocker Dresss - McCall's Pattern 6754 - ProfessorPincushion

Not to knock pajama bottoms and tote bags, but it’s understandable if a lot of sewers have bigger and better visions on what they want to accomplish with their new sewing skills. To those people, let me introduce you to McCall’s 6754. This dress rocks (hence the name) and it’s an easy dress that can be completed by a beginner. Yes, you can do this! And if you’re still unsure, don’t worry, we have a full length tutorial here to show you exactly how it’s done. The dress is simple but still has a lovely style. Easy DIY Knotted Cord Bracelet. While in the States for my conference, I squeezed in a (too short) visit with the lovely Erica, from Wicked Bride.

I got to see her gorgeous home in person, meet Ella (plus her kitties and Hubby), and we got a little crafty. We whipped up some super cute, and super simple, knotted cord bracelets. I had pinned a lot of knotted bracelets to my "DIY to try" board, but Hubby joined in to help us try out a few different knots before finding an awesome one that lies flat, works perfectly and looks so sweet.

Supplies: Cord (two strands approximately 22" long each)Two 1" gold ribbon crimp ends (they also come in silver)Lobster clasp with tag connector and two jump rings Needle nose pliersGel Epoxy (E-6000 glue works too)Toothpick & scrap cardboard (to mix the epoxy)ScissorsTape Before you get started, open up the crimp ends a little, using pliers. Take one length of cord, fold it in half. Sneak your second length of cord (also folded in half), under the loop.

P.S. Crop top DIY. ¿Tienes unos cuantos retales y te gustaría hacer tu propio crop top? Pues sigue estos pasos para conseguir la réplica del modelo de Balmain clonado por Zara! Farm Fresh Therapy. Please enable JavaScript to view the <a href=" powered by Disqus. Puzzle Piece Necklace. These super adorable puzzle piece necklaces are a perfect gift for that special person (or persons) in your life.

They are light weight and simple to make and can be customized easily! These would make excellent end of the year gifts between friends at school. I’d love to show you how easy they are to whip up!! Ampersands and amperSAM FELD. My junior year of college is officially over and in about an hour, I'll make my way over to the airport so I can see my sister graduate. Time goes by pretty fast. There's lots to be learned from this sister of mine.

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