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Piping & Stripe(ing) Shoulder Bag Tutorial. **UPDATE** If you'd like this tutorial (and any of my others) in PDF format click here.

Piping & Stripe(ing) Shoulder Bag Tutorial

Note: to view the PDF tutorial, you will need the latest Adobe Viewer program. Get the latest version of the viewer absolutely free by clicking on the button below: Trumpets sounding! Finally here at last, is the shoulder bag tutorial that was a little slow in coming took ferlipping ages! How to make a simple (reversible) tote bag. Here is a simple way to make a tote bag.

How to make a simple (reversible) tote bag

The best part it is even reversible. You might also like to make a zippered pouch to go with your new tote! You will be surprised at how easy it is to put in a zipper with this zippered pouch tutorial. You will need: Embroidered Felt Brooch Project. Melissa (from tiny happy and our board) has made some lovely embroidered brooches in past months.

Embroidered Felt Brooch Project

Today she shows you how to them too. Pin one on your jacket, give one to a friend… You’ll want to make several. Tiny happy: shoulder bag tutorial. Here's a rough pattern and guide for making a shoulder bag like one of these, as promised.

tiny happy: shoulder bag tutorial

These are really easy to make, and I always have so much fun choosing fabrics and buttons for them. I have to warn you however that i'm not very good at explaining things in words, so I hope you can understand my general meaning in these directions! Please email me if you need further instruction, and I'll be happy to help! Tiny happy: a dress for hot weather. Here are the instructions for making your very own Beach Dress, as promised yesterday.

tiny happy: a dress for hot weather

It really is a dress for hot weather- mine is made from lightweight fabric, is knee-length and ties up at the nape of the neck. But I think you could also make it from a stretch jersey cotton or a fine wool fabric and wear it over warmer layers if you like. Ironically, today is the darkest and rainiest we've had this summer- so I'm sorry that some of the photos are rather dull. Hopefully you get the picture anyway. Sewing. Tiny happy: shoulder bag tutorial. Here's a rough pattern and guide for making a shoulder bag like one of these, as promised.

tiny happy: shoulder bag tutorial

These are really easy to make, and I always have so much fun choosing fabrics and buttons for them. I have to warn you however that i'm not very good at explaining things in words, so I hope you can understand my general meaning in these directions! Please email me if you need further instruction, and I'll be happy to help! Make Alpaca Wool Sweater into Felted handmade Bag tutorial - The Inadvertent Farmer. I paid $3.00 for the sweater...

Make Alpaca Wool Sweater into Felted handmade Bag tutorial - The Inadvertent Farmer

I found two sweaters with this tag...lucky me! Start by cutting off the sleeves just inside the arm-hole seams Next cut at the neck... I lined up a straight edge across the bottom of the armpits to make sure my neck cut would be as deep as my arm cuts. Try to make the arm curves and the neck curves match...I had to fool with it a little after these pics to get them even.

Skirts

Sewed Toys. How to sew a circular skirt. My apple green bedsheet dress had a circular bottom.

how to sew a circular skirt

This is how you make one. 1. Measure your waistline, or where you want the waistline of your dress to fall. Divide by four. How to make a piano shoulder bag. The piano tote is one of my bestsellers.

how to make a piano shoulder bag

It may sound completely irrational but I’m thinking of letting this particular bag design retire. So to celebrate, I made a piano bag tutorial. Happy sewing! Tutorial: how to sew a simple maxi dress.