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Seablanket. Gold dots dress (and gathered dress tutorial) I love this dots fabric.

Gold dots dress (and gathered dress tutorial)

I really do. It’s double gauze cotton in natural colour and those irregularly shaped dots are actually gold. Sadly these pictures can not capture the gold colour very well. I want to use the fabric as much as possible, so I came up with this design. The top bodice part is Indian cotton lined with the dots fabric, and the rest of the dots fabric goes to the bottom part of the dress. Making this dress was as easy as it looks, only the bodice needs some kind of pattern and the bottom parts are just a pair of rectangles. The tutorial My bodice pattern is developed from a basic pattern, but if you have a sleeveless top or pattern with the fit that you like, you can use them to make a new pattern. I’ve made some simple diagrams for developing the pattern. Disclaimer: You may use the finished products for both personal and commercial use (craft shops or markets only – no mass production). Bleach on fabric tutorial - Stencil Revolution.

Here is my Bleaching Tutorial, exclusively for Stencil Revolution members.

Bleach on fabric tutorial - Stencil Revolution

In 2002, I was hired by a small clothing company to invent a process by which we could produce images on garments that would be more “tattooed” into the fabric than screened on. I immediately thought about bleach and began two years of research and testing. I worked with chemists, fabric manufacturers, and artists. I wrecked my studio, my clothes, and my lungs. I wasn’t paid nearly enough for this. Chemically, to achieve different values, I worked with retardants to slow the process of the chemical’s effects, I watered down mixtures, I used “stop-baths”, dehydrated bleach crystals… you name it.

So, here is the big secret, just for S.R. members. Parasol Co. A cloche hat in boiled wool (with tutorial) Hi everyone!

A cloche hat in boiled wool (with tutorial)

The winter is coming fast here, so it was time to make the yearly hat I used duct tape to construct the pattern, and below you can follow the different steps. I use a old pare of nolyn stockings and taped over them. I used a string to draw the center, front to back and side to side. Here i find the angle on the brim. ...love Maegan. T-Shirt Refashion: Jersey Necklace. Five Minute Brimmed Beanie. 48 Yard Petticoat/Crinoline Tute. Tutorial: Easy Buttoned Legwarmers « Laupre. Tutorial: Easy Buttoned Legwarmers.

Tutorial: Easy Buttoned Legwarmers « Laupre

Woolfiller - Heleen Klopper. Woolfiller is een uitvinding van Heleen Klopper, product- ontwerper en sinds jaren gefascineerd door wol en vilt en hun specifieke eigen- schappen.

Woolfiller - Heleen Klopper

In oktober 2009 won zij met Woolfiller de Doen | Materiaalprijs. Volgens de jury is het product ‘briljant in zijn eenvoud. Door gebruik te maken van de bijzondere eigenschappen van wol - de weerhaakjes hechten vast - heeft Klopper een doe-het-zelfpakket ontwikkeld waarmee iedereen op eenvoudige en originele wijze de gaatjes in zijn of haar wollen kleding, tapijten, gordijnen of andere textielproducten kan repareren. The Convertible "Infinity" Dress: How it almost defeated me, and what you need to make one.

I made this thing.

The Convertible "Infinity" Dress: How it almost defeated me, and what you need to make one

It’s pretty cool. It’s a convertible dress that’s basically a circle and two straps, so it’s really easy, inexpensive, and crazy versatile. It’s been around forever and everyone seems to love it (in fact, part of the reason I’m posting this is to answer some questions for people I’ve run into), and I can hardly believe how close I came to not making it at all. I first found the instructions at a blog called rostitchery, and then I came across a second set at Cut Out + Keep. It sounded so easy. So I bought some material, spread it out in the living room, cut out my pieces, and… …stopped.

I didn’t understand the next step. Turn the skirt inside out? .MY DIY PROJECTS AND TUTORIALS. Rostitchery: convertible/infinity dress. (this post was originally published on 29 june, 2006, with the title "one seam convertible dress".) have a question?

rostitchery: convertible/infinity dress

Please visit the convertible dress FAQ's. have you made a convertible dress? Do you want to see other convertible dresses, share ideas on how to make them, and find ways to make your convertible dress even better? Then hop over to flikr and join the convertible dress group! PLEASE NOTE: the instructions for making this dress are available for free but are not to be used for commercial purposes. please do not sell dresses made using these instructions, and do not make copies of the instructions without asking my permission first. thank you! But the version i liked best was the one by monif c., a plus-size designer who makes AMAZING clothes that non-plus size girls can envy. And here, without further ado, is how to make this variation, using ONE SEAM: this is the one and only seam. when the dress is done, it will look like this (that's a 60" measuring tape on the strap):

How to Make a Super Simple 15 Minute T-Shirt Tote. Techniques. Make a Dress from a Button-Down Shirt. If you don't already have an old shirt you can recycle for this purpose, you should be able to find one easily at a thrift store.

Make a Dress from a Button-Down Shirt

Hold the collar under your arms, and make sure it's long enough that you'll be comfortable wearing it as a dress. Short sleeves are ok, but make sure they're long to reach around your chest and overlap in the back. Also, try and find a shirt that has darts in the middle of the back. If the darts are at the shoulders, it won't fit as well. It seems like women's shirts mostly have darts in the middle, and men's shirts have darts at the shoulders. Circle Skirt From An Old Sheet. Wear Palettes. Recycle Your Wardrobe.