Make a Beaded Sweater (for under $5 dollars) After a couple of very warm weeks here in GA (like 70 degrees and sunny) it's finally getting chilly again, which means I can break out my favorite new DIY project : this FABULOUS beaded sweater.
I've been way more committed to hunting through the racks at thrift stores to buy clothes I'm going to get dirty with DIY projects and woodworking, so when I found this yummy cowl neck sweater for only $2 dollars I snatched it up without hesitation! In true crafter fashion I felt this sweater could benefit from a little color and texture, so I dug into my rhinestone, button and bead stash to bedazzle this thrifted find!
Why not make something fun with our great stash buster projects? The start of a new year always brings with it lots of new ideas for projects, but before you cast on, have a quick clear out of your cupboards, you might be surprised what you find! First, get everything out and see what you’ve got. Get all of your DK leftovers together, put any other yarns of the same weight in a pile – you could even group together by colour – a certain colour combination might just spark an idea. Next, grab a pair of scales and weigh those scraps. Make This Anthro-Inspired Fringe Purse Without the $228 Price Tag. It’s no secret that the ’90s have been making a huge comeback in the last couple of years, but the latest ’90s resurgence that I’ve been digging has been the holographic vibes in the beauty realm.
There’s something about an iridescent lip or holographic eyeshadow palette that really resonates with my futuristic unicorn life. I decided to translate some of these shimmery, cool trends into a home decor setting. Make This Anthro-Inspired Fringe Purse Without the $228 Price Tag. 15 Cozy Knitted Sock Patterns. There’s nothing quite as satisfying in the winter has having cozy feet.
The second our feet get cold, there’s no comforting us until we can get them all warmed up again. That’s a pretty big challenge living in a cold place, but luckily for us, we’re DIY enthusiasts and knitters, so we can make ourselves a new batch of awesomely warm woolen socks every year before the snow comes. Elisabeth Gloves · Extract from Pretty Knitted Hands by Clara Falk · How To Stitch A Knit Or Crochet Glove. This stylish and beautifully photographed book contains 27 knitted mitten patterns for women and men.
The book is split into seasons, with eight pairs for spring and summer, seven pairs for fall and twelve pairs of mittens for winter. Using lots of different styles, stitches, patterns and colors, there are lacy, fingerless types for spring, summer and fall and thicker, enclosed mittens for the winter patterns. Welcome Fall With This Easy Shift Dress. Can we take a minute to figure out where in the world summer went?!
If you live in San Francisco, you might be saying the same thing as me — what summer? (It never got above 60 this year!) For the rest of you that have battled hot temperatures and humidity, you might be a little more excited about the chiller temperatures ahead. To get ready for the fall, we created a basic jersey shift dress for those in-between days. This dress is actually a breeze to make and is made out of two rectangles! Ever After Gauntlets · How To Make Fingerless Gloves · Yarncraft on Cut Out.
Simple Maxi Skirt DIY. With the weather changing everyday here in NC, there is no time like the present to make a few of my favorite simple maxi skirt patterns to add to my closet.
This skirt allows for easy dressing no matter what mother nature sends my way. All it takes to create your own custom skirt pattern is a few simple measurements and before you know it, you’ll be stitching this skirt up in every color under the sun. It’s sure to become a basic staple in your wardrobe! This project is for all levels. How to Make a DIY Cross Body Bag for Under $10 - Paper and Stitch. Placemats!
I bought some thick, colorful placemats a while back from Anthro, on sale for $4.95 each. And until last week they sat folded up in my craft closet basically just collecting dust. No Sew DIY Slip Dress & Style Challenge: Coachella Fashion - Kier Couture. Dress: DIY (Instructions Below) Similar Maxi Skirt.
Belt: Lucky Brand, old. Boots: Vintage Capezio. Bag: Bought at the Bazaar in Tel Aviv, Israel 2006. Cell Phone Pouch: Urban Outfitters, last year. Rings: H&M. No Sew, T-Shirt Skirt: DIY. I have been asked by a few people if I could try and create a no sew skirt out of a T-shirt. I finally ended up with this design last week. Several designs came out of this one thought. Style DIY: The Kimono - Verily. Kimono-style tunic tops are a light and easy way to layer in the summer months. They can be paired with tanks, swimsuits, and dresses. You will be surprised how easy it is to make your own! All you need are a few simple materials. • 1 square yard of fabric (stretchy sheer works best!) • scissors • fabric glue or needle and thread. Toasty Turtleneck Shrug · Extract from Sweater Surgery by Stefanie Girard · How To Make A Shrug. T Shirt Shrug · A T Shirt Into A Shrug · Sewing on Cut Out + Keep · Version by puppycat1. Lillie · How To Stitch A Knit Or Crochet Sweaters · Yarncraft on Cut Out.
-Cast on 86 (90, 96,100, 106) sts. Row 1 (rs): K 8 rows of seed stitch ending with a ws row. Row 9 (Set-up Cable Row): (K1, P1) 3 times, K1, pm, P2, K4, P2, K7, P2, K4, P2, K to end of row. Row 10 (AND ALL WS ROWS (except for ws neckline decrease rows)): K the K sts and P the P sts to marker, (K1, P1) 3 times, K1. Billie Hat · Extract from Refined Knits by Jennifer Wood · How To Make A Beanie.
Crown NOTE: Change to double-pointed needles when there are too few stitches to work comfortably on circular needle. Dec rnd 1: [P1, k4, p1, k1, p1, (k1, ssk, k1, p1) 2 times, (k1, k2tog, k1, p1) 2 times, k1, p1, k4, p1, k2] 3 times—99 sts rem. Work 1 rnd even. Dec rnd 2: [P1, k4, p1, k1, p1, k2, ssk, k3, p1, k3, k2tog, k2, p1, k1, p1, k4, p1, ssk] 3 times—90 sts rem. Dec rnd 3: [P1, 2/2 LC, ssp, p1, 3/3 LC, p1, 3/3 RC, p1, p2tog, 2/2 RC, p1, k1] 3 times—84 sts rem.
Dec rnd 4: [P1, k4, p2, k2, ssk, k2, p1, k2, k2tog, k2, p2, k4, p1, k1] 3 times—78 sts rem. How to Transform a Men’s Shirt into an Off-the-Shoulder Dress. If there’s anything we’ve learned from keeping up with the latest style trends spotted at Coachella, it’s that we should keep a special spot in our closet for old clothes and accessories because they will be stylish again at some point in our lives. Maxi dresses, bell and exaggerated sleeves and off-the-shoulder tops and dresses — we’re talking about YOU. Speaking of the latter, there’s something so romantic yet sexy about showing a part of the body that’s usually covered up, like your shoulders. Make This $45 Embellished Sequin Skirt for $10. How to Make a Shawl for the Best DIY Layer Ever. DIY Rope Bag. Blanket Scarf Wrap Tutorial - Simple Simon and Company. Free Knitting Pattern! Luggage Blossoms. Polar Bear Baby Hat by Craftimism - Craftsy. Free Knitting Patterns - Blue Fuzzy Monster Who Likes Baked Goods Hat - Kimberly Chapman's Knitting.
DIY Drop Waist V-neck Jersey Dress from old T-shirts. Do it yourself! A heart in your hands ? – Felting. Brainsss Hairband · How To Make An Applique Headband · Jewelry on Cut Out.