Tutorial: Ribbon Pinecone Ornament. Ribbon Pinecone Ornament Tutorial by Jenna . Ornaments for any occasion – try fall colors for Halloween or red and green for Christmas. A no sew project suitable for most age groups (young children might need supervision with pins though). What you’ll need: * 3 yards of 7/8 inch wide ribbon (for points) (I used 1 yard each of 3 different shades of brown, 2 grosgrain ribbons and 1 sateen for variety). * 20 or so inches of ¼ inch wide ribbon (for hanger) * 3-inch foam egg * 150-200 straight pins (preferably flat-headed, sometimes called sequin pins) Instructions: * Cut your ribbon into 1¾ inch long pieces. . * Starting at narrow end of egg, pin a triangle point end down (folded side to the egg) and place one pin in each top corner. . * When you get to the top, fold the triangles a little more narrow (just overlap the corners a bit when folding them down) so that they are a bit smaller and the pins show less. About the maker: Jenna Z. lives in the Midwest with her husband, a cat and a corgi.
Tutorial & Whipperberry - StumbleUpon. "Snuggie" Character Costume. This cute costume is made of warm fleece and is great for wearing out on Halloween or just chillin' around the house.
Good luck choosing which Pokemon you want to create your costume after! I got the idea for this after my good friend Max purchased a pair of Pikachu Pajamas. With a hefty price of 74 dollars (on that site), I figured I could do one better and make my own for a fraction of the price. 40 dollars of fleece later, me and my other friend Evan set out about making our own Charmander and Meowth costume. However, I didn't document the making of those costumes. It didn't cross my mind until we wore them to our band's first performance and after the show nearly every person we talked to asked me where I got those.
That's is what this Instructable will cover. These costumes aren't supposed to be an exact "spot on" copy of the character you are choosing. Also, I encourage you read through the entire thing before you get too exited and start crafting your own. Strawberry Pillows. These pillows are easy and quick to make, a perfect end of summer project!
The best thing about them is seeing other people's reactions to them. Everyone who sees them wants to touch them, squeeze them, and carry them around. There is something about their large size (about 15-inches high) that just makes people smile! --Molly. Tricks + Treats: Lady Bird Owl Costume DIY by Chelsea. Hello all, I'm Chelsea from Seablanket.com!
DIY: T-shirt Surgery : TreeHugger - StumbleUpon. Image: flickr Do you have have tonnes of old baggy t-shirts crowding out your wardrobe and not sure what to do with them?
Chopping them up and reconstructing them into funky, sexy and hip clothing is hot right now. Often called t-shirt mashups, t-shirt surgery, or t-shirt refashioning, whatever its called we love it. Long Stemmed Fabric Flowers. So the last few weeks have been overwhelmingly filled with busyness.
And this week is no exception. Criminently this time of year always about does me in. However I thought I'd pause and blog a little tutorial. All of the fabric flowers out in blog land just kill me. They are all so fabulous. 1 dozen long stemmed fabric roses! Now my studio is wearing a smile. So here is how I made them. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Charming Window Pillows. Hi!
I’m Angela from My Three Sons and I was a mechanical engineer in my life before kids. Really an engineer to the core, I’m all about optimized processes and well-utilized materials. I tried to figure out the best way to make the elusive cathedral window block. Connor's Messenger Bag. Hi there I'm Vanessa and if you're here from Made by Rae, welcome to Punkin Patterns!
Glad you could stop by and please take a look around. While you're here take a minute to enter my fabric giveaway - In honor of Celebrate the Boy month, I'll be giving away 1 yard of Curious George Fabric. Enter here. Being a mother to both a son and a daughter, I know how easy it is to sew for girls and how it seems that boys are left behind. Pin Cushion Ring: 5-Minute Project! DIY: Wrap-turned-Scarf.
This is the most easiest DIY ever!
A very fun and simple DIY wrap-turned-scarf project that takes less than a minute to create and requires only one piece of fabric! Materials: scissors, measuring tape, and a rectangular piece of fabric (approximately 60 inches long). Step 1: Fold the fabric in half from left to right. Step 2: With the measuring tape, measure six inches down and six inches over from the folded side. Then cut an eight inch vertical slit. Step 3: Open up the fabric and there should be two openings for your arms to go through. Puking Pastilles& Blog Archive & Free Car CD Holder / Case Tu... You’ll love this little piece of sunshine in your car!
Not only is it fabulously chic, it holds all your favorite Muse music and DVD’s. And as an added bonus, you get to use up a bunch of scraps from your stash! This free sewing tutorial was a winner of the Scrap Buster Contest over at Sew, Mama Sew! Enjoy! Be sure to add your photos of your CD case to the new Puking Pastilles Flickr Pool to win awesome prizes! Materials 1/6 yd Pellon Peltex (or at least 6″ of yardage – I actually had enough leftover from other projects) I use Peltex 72 which is a double-sided fusible STIFF interfacing.