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40+ Fabric Wallet & Checkbook Covers: {Free Patterns} Wool & Lace: A general tutorial (for more experienced sewers), features a zipped pocket section, slots for credit cards and a snap tab closure.

40+ Fabric Wallet & Checkbook Covers: {Free Patterns}

Mini: The front is designed to hold coins, the middle area is for bills, and the back holds credit cards/drivers license. Zippered Wristlet: Quick and simple lined wristlet that gets the job done. Mini: Button & elastic closure, finished size when folded: 11×7 cm; finished size when opened: 11×14 cm; 6 card slots. Wristlet: A tiny, tidy tote that hangs from your wrist. Easy Peezy: Fold over top, cash and credit card slots. Organizer: Snap tab closure; 6 credit card slots; 2 full width inner slip slots; optional: outer zipped pocket. Easy Peasy With Snap: Foldover top flap with snap closure, cute! Apron%2B046. DIY Lunch Bag. All my closest friends know that I (Chanel) am forever on the search for the perfect, chic lunch box.

DIY Lunch Bag

And believe it or not, a lot of the prettiest and well-designed carriers out there are super expensive. So with this personal challenge in mind and with Picnic Week in the air, I was inspired to create my very own reusable lunch bag. Taking my pattern directly from the handy-dandy, classic paper lunch sacks that I predict will be around forever and ever, I put together this canvas version that’s reusable, washable and most of all, super pretty. There was a lot of hand-stitiching involved, but it wasn’t difficult at all and I’m head-over-heels in love with the final product. Keep reading for instructions, and I’d love to know how you all transport food around stylishly! Canvaslunch sackpencil or fabric chalkstitching awlwaxed thread (I got this great multicolored spool at Tandy)2 needlesscissorsmatches or a lighter 1. 6.

*photos by Camille. The Bra Dilemma Solved. You can fit and sew your own bra to get just the style, size, fabric, and features you want.

The Bra Dilemma Solved

Scott Phillips To make your own bra, you'll need some special materials and findings. Check our source listings. Bras can be custom-fitted for your build. Robert LaPointe Photo: Scott Phillips by Cynthia Elamfrom Threads #71, pp. 36-40 For some women, it's easy to find bras that fit in styles they like. Well, if any of this sounds familiar, you'll be pleased to find out that making your own custom-fitted bra can be a quick and rewarding project. For the first bra, plan to spend an evening or so. Bra-styling optionsThe four elements of a basic bra include a bra band, cups, straps, and a closure (see Anatomy of a bra). Cups can be made of one, two, or three lined or unlined sections, with two being the most common. 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5next> View all. How to Make a Recycled Dog Sweater. January 12th, 2012 Email 419 users recommend This old vest may not have been flattering on a human, but it looks adorable on Gertie!

How to Make a Recycled Dog Sweater

Cal Patch This ill-proportioned vest is about to get a second wind. Here are the pieces you'll cut to make the dog sweater. Photo: Cal Patch Refashioning old or thrifted sweaters into dog sweaters is easy and fun. 1. (A) neck circumference + 1 inch(B) chest circumference (right behind the front legs) + 1 inch(C) length from collar to tail + 1/2 inch(D) underside length from collar to (just short of) the business end + 1 inch(E) distance from collar down to front leg(F) front leg circumference x 1/2 2. View 9 member project galleries. DIY Workout Shirt. Happy Fashion Friday!

DIY Workout Shirt

I have a super fun arts and crafts project for my beautiful little bunnies to try over the holiday weekend! I love buying new clothes, but sometimes I love making them even more! I started college as a fashion design major, so I have always been a little crafty when it comes to recycling old T-shirts. This has to be my new favorite DIY reclaimed shirt. You can wear this casual racerback to your workout and then dress it up with a lacy bandeau when you meet your friends for some rabbit food afterwards. DIY Workout ShirtMakes 1 sexy little tank Ingredients: 1 old T-shirt 1 pair of scissors 20 minutes 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Throw it on with some cute yogis, grab your water, and hit the gym! If you loved this DIY, you may also like my DIY Multi Strand Scarf! 5 Maxi Skirt Tutorials. Maxi skirts, do you remember them back in the old days?

5 Maxi Skirt Tutorials

Well I do because they were my favorite fashion item to wear in my teens i was obsessed with them, i had them in all colour ranges some were plain other were printed (told you obsessed) I wish that i had kept them because…. like with most fashion items they always tend to make a come back and they are now everywhere Want to know what i did last night….well i didnt get to sleep until 3am this morning because i was searching for tutorials on how you can make your own {I know, i know…you can thank me later} hee hee Lets get started then shall we?

I feel in love with this skirt tutorial from {Lorenna Buck} and cant wait to make one or two! Click HERE for PDF Pattern Can you imagine making a skirt in an hour? Another skirt i loved is this jersey skirt by {Megan Nielsen} Couldnt resist not sharing sharing this tiered maxi skirt tutorial by {Sew Much Ado} And that sums it up my lovelies my five favorite skirts that i would LOVE to sew.. comments. DIY braided back shirt. Old Polo Shirt Into a Stylish New Bag. Madeleine Mini Bloomers Sewing Pattern! Do you have a couple of yards of a pretty fabric in your stash?

Madeleine Mini Bloomers Sewing Pattern!

Download the FREE Madeleine Mini Bloomers sewing pattern at Colette Patterns and with a little ribbon, some elastic and elbow grease, you will have yourself some fancy new knickers. So cute! The possibilities are endless and this is a great use of the fabric that you adore and have been wondering what do with. If you hoard scraps and notions - put them to good use within a couple of hours. The multi-size pattern fits 0 to 18 (XS-XL), just like the entire line of Colette Patterns. If you need to pick up fabric and would like to see more Colette Patterns in person, stop by Bolt Fabric Boutique on Alberta! Make sure to email Colette Patterns a photos of your creations when you are done - it's so fun to see everyone's unique interpretation of this sweet design. Here are a few darling examples: Zig Zag Tribal Print Mini Skirt. ...and we’ll give you a gift!

Zig Zag Tribal Print Mini Skirt

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make your own 6-pocket mini pocketbook

I know I’m not alone in finding the Container Store’s promise of a perfect, organized life utterly seductive. But here’s the thing…I don’t really like purging, I love my stuff. Therefore I also love pretty things in which to stash my stuff, so I get to enjoy my fantasy of being organized and contained. This tutorial is about helping you stay organized, in a quick, easy, and super-cute way.

It is a distilled version of the Holland Cox pocketbook, and is a breeze to make. The pattern …is only four rectangles. The body is 7.25″ tall.the large pocket is 5.5″ tallthe medium pocket is 4.25″ tallthe small pocket is 3″ tall materials needed I chose a vintage cotton canvas for the body in a bright retro floral, and quilting weight cotton in a matching color for the interior.

You’ll also need a button and a bit of elastic for the closure, and a bit of ribbon for the pen. Start with the pockets 1. 2. The closure 3. 4. 6. Seven Essential Sewing Skills. Tasia from Sewaholic and Sewaholic Patterns wows us with her incredible style and sewing skills.

Seven Essential Sewing Skills

Her blog is one of our favorite daily reads! Have you seen all of the gorgeous versions of her Lonsdale Dress out there on Flickr, Pinterest and your favorite blogs, all sewn up this past summer? Tasia inspires, and teaches along the way too; she is a fabulous resource for sewing techniques and more on her blog. We asked for some of her favorite tips for essential sewing skills and she shares them here today.

Enjoy! Hello, everyone! 1. Helpful Links: 2. 3. Some great posts on pressing: 4. Here’s a great list of seam finishes to get you started! 5. There are plenty of zipper tutorials out there, but here are some great ones: 6. 7. . « Hooded Tunic Tutorial Announcing: October Holiday Sew-Alongs + Giveaways »