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Morning by Foley » Blog Archive » DIY – Les nouveaux pieds. Il y a quelques temps, j’ai découvert le site prettypegs, grace à un tweet de Kriss. Je tombe en amour devant le modèle « Aldor », un joli pied tout simple, bi-colore, en forme de cilindre. Il faut dire que l’idée de ce site est géniale, remplacer les pieds de meubles Ikea qui sont, pour 95% d’entre eux, très moches et finissent très mal des meubles qui ont parfois un très chouette design (ça concerne mon canapé Karlstag notamment…). Un peu à la façon de Bemz qui vous permet de remplacer les housses. Quelques clics plus loin (sur ce site particulièrement pas ergonomique il faut le dire) je me rends compte que ces jolis pieds tous simples coûtent la modique somme de 85€. QUATRE-VINGT CINQ EUROS O__O Je sais pas vous mais moi je trouve ça abominablement cher. C’est quand même trop con, l’idée est top. English translation below. L’idée me plait tellement que je décide de la décliner pour mon lit.

Quelques petits conseils maintenant si vous avez aussi envie de vous lancer : Il vous faut : Hanging succulent garden | Skinny laMinx. Another thing I got up to during my week long Making Friday was to make a hanging succulent garden in my studio. It all started with the impulse buy of a magnificent Burro’s Tail from Aspen Flowers in Loop Street, and next thing I was googling macrame tutorials on the internet. Just look at how it turned out! It all came together quite quickly, after I learned how to make a really easy macrame hanger that’s not too desperately retro. Made from black cotton rope, it’s actually quite elegant, I think. Here’s a tutorial for you to make your own hanging garden. Step1: Get a metal or wooden ring, scissors, and some cotton or nylon rope.

I used a few different ropes in both cotton and polypropylene. Step 2: Cut four equal lengths of rope. I made these ones 2 metres long, but cut them longer if you’re planning a long drop. Step 3: Thread the four pieces of rope through the ring and situate the ring in the centre. Now 8 pieces of rope are hanging down. Make a modular felt trivet. Related to yesterday's coaster project, here's a template for making a larger modular felt trivet. No sewing or gluing required. Connect as many pieces as you like to make bigger projects, too--placemats, a runner, or sew two pieces together for a pillow cover. Download the pattern here.

Then print out as many sheets as you need, pin them to a piece of felt, and use a rotary cutter or X-acto knife to cut the slits in each shape. (Press hard to make sure you cut through both the paper pattern and the felt.) Begin locking pieces together by pulling the arrow-shaped tabs through the slots from the back through to the front side.

To finish the trivet, trim off the excess felt around the edges and nip the points off the triangular tabs. Antique Pattern Library Antique Pattern Library. Conditions of Use By downloading the files, you are agreeing to the following conditions: The files are scans of books which are now in the public domain. Although the originals have no copyright, the scans are the works of the owners or scanners of the books and, as such, are copyrighted. The owners of the books give permission for you to download and use these file for educational and personal use. You are free to copy and distribute the scans, as electronic or hard copies, free of charge and to make derivative works under the following conditions: You must attribute the borrowed elements to the original title and author of the publication For any reuse or distribution, you must make clear to others the license terms of these works Any of these conditions can be waived if you get written permission from the copyright holder (the current owner of the original book) You do not have permission to sell these copies in any format.

You may give copies away, you may not sell them. Sewing pillows and some other stuff. It's been a weird week. Fast and slow at the same time. Both girls had a 24hr bug, not on the same day, luckily. Both are fine now. And then, I woke up with swollen and numb lips. They felt as if I had just been given an anesthetic - an allergic reaction to a new tooth paste I bought, it turns out. And I'm not the only one, apparently.

There was some sewing this week as well. For the pillows I followed these instructions (in Dutch, but the pictures speak for themselves). Did you actually know you can use old T-shirts or knit fabric to make piping? It's hard to tell from the pictures, but I actually chose the wrong side of the fabric to be on the good side for the piping as the aspect of that came pretty close to the weave of the fabric I was using for the pillows. I have a couple more pillows to go and maybe after that I could start on some curtains... or maybe not... Wishing you a wonderful weekend! Xo, P. Granny Stripe Blanket. All too often I hear people saying "this isn't your granny's crochet" or disparagingly calling something handmade "granny" to mean that it's unstylish, ugly or fussy.

I personally think this is unfair to our collective Grannies, women who made so many beautiful things that still inspire us today. I made this bed sized Granny Stripe blanket with the hope of showing that Granny Style can indeed be a thing of beauty. I think this blanket is both modern and elegant, especially with its playful color note which for me harkens back to the fun and funky crocheted blankets made by many of our grandmothers. The Granny Stripe is a crochet pattern that is made just like the iconic Granny Square, but instead of stitching around and around a center square, it is made by stitching back and forth in rows. The beauty of the Granny Stripe pattern is how effortlessly it lends itself to graphic elements, like bright stripes or big blocks of color. Materials Size Gauge 24 double crochets = 4 inches wide Notes. ProvenceSummerStringBag1.

ProvenceSummerStringBag2. DIY Monday! Crochet Triangle Garland. Today, I'm going to teach you how to make this ADORABLE Triangle Banner. They're super cute and are pretty much perfect anywhere in your house. *Each triangle is about 3" X 3 1/2"* -Medium (worsted) weight yarn. I'm using some cheap Red Heart Yarn. I find this type of yarn is kind of scratchy, so it's not too comfortable for blankets and scarves so for this banner project, it's perfect since no one is going to wear it. -Size H/8-5.00MM crochet hook. -Scissors. (for the triangles)ch 6, slst into first st to make a ring. Round 1- ch 3, 2 dc in center of the ring, ch 4, 3 dc in ring, ch 4, 3 dc in ring, ch 4, slst into the ch-3 in the beginning of the round.

Round 2- ch 3, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 4, 2 dc) in the ch-4 sp, ch 2, * dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, ch 2, (2 dc, ch 4, 2 dc) in next ch-4 sp, ch 2 **, repeat the directions between * and ** once, then sl st in beginning ch-3 of this round, fasten off. Hang and enjoy. :)