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I am going to show you one slipper. Once finished you will make the other by reversing the pattern pieces, we don't want two of the same do we? From the woolen blanket cut out one sole and one of each top piece. From the fleece cut out one sole:
Sewing a stylish shift dress is surprisingly simple with this how-to from Summer Phoenix and Ruby Canner, owners of the Some Odd Rubies vintage store. Tools and Materials Long secondhand skirt with elastic waist Ruler Disappearing fabric marker or pencil Scissors or rotary cutter Seam ripper or small, sharp scissors Sewing machine threaded with coordinating thread 3-4 yards of coordinating ribbon Safety pin DIY Shift Dress How-To 1. Cut elastic waist from skirt.
My sewing skills are pretty much limited to making my machine go forwards and backwards with a straight stitch. If you can do that (and also handle a pair of scissors), you can make this skirt. This lesson plan comes largely thanks to Susan of freshly picked , whose incredible and much more lucid elastic-waist skirt pattern you can find here . The first several steps are hers, and are much easier to understand on her blog. Thanks also to Kendi , who told me that I could add text using Picasa and contributed to any clarity this lesson plan has. P.S.
Difficulty: * Recommended fabrics: natural or combined. You will need: crepe satin; 1 zipper; 1 button. Attention! Fabric consumption varies depending on the size of garment.
If I had a nickel for every time my mom has warned “the sun is not your friend,” I could retire tomorrow. Honestly. Instead, my closet is full of sun hats, fedoras, cowboy hats, visors, and various other sun shielding apparati. While it may not suffice as an alternative to sunscreen, kudos to Lola Ehrlich for transforming a simple straw hat into a chic stitched fedora and inspiring us to add a little pizzaz to one of our many hats! Supplies List Start by cutting the ribbon or band off the hat.
This is the easiest scarf, a fast Christmas present! Tube Scarf: Lay fabric out with the stretchiness running horizontally (left to right) and fold the top down to the desired width (which is actually doubled because it is a tube!) and cut. 30" wide x 60" long
So the plan is to post a tutorial every month. And now that I’ve put that out there, I will be sure to jinx myself. Such is life. Today, we shall make this DIY reversible scalloped skirt: To make your scalloped hem skirt, you will need: Plain fabric, printed fabric, matching thread, elastic, sewing machine.
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Summer is great. And warm. And full of outdoor activities and trips to the pool and random walks around the neighborhood.