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Salute to Cute: Backpack - Denim scraps. Difficulty: Cost: depending on what you have in your fabric stash How cool is this backpack?! This is another Ali creation in my attempts to use up my massive stash of denim pant legs, left over from many, many pairs of shorts. Denim is a great, tough material and I thought, what better to make from lovely strong fabric, but a backpack! This bag really doesn't take as much fabric as you might expect; I was able to make it entirely from pieces out of my scrap basket. It took one pair of jeans (after you've taken away the top for a pair of shorts) worth of denim, but I used two different coloured pant legs, one slightly darker than the other.

Then I used a brown pleather fabric for the base and handle as I wanted it to be nice and strong, however more denim would work perfectly well if you can't afford pleather. You only need a tiny amount of floral contrast, so it's a perfect way to use up something from your scrap basket. Materials: 1x pair of jeans 2x zips floral fabric lining fabric Tools: Scissors. How to cut glass. I posted a picture about 1 week ago on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter of me cutting glass using just string. I got LOT’S of requests for a tutorial on how I DID THIS! So here it is. FINALLY! You will be able to learn how to cut glass.

I want to warn you. It’s best to triple your yarn because it will burn longer! Soak it GOOD! I like to tie my yarn where I want my glass to “cut” then quickly pour polish remover over the string again. Get a big bowl with ice and water ready. VERY IMPORTANT! Slowly turn your bottle. You can’t let the flame go OUT then dunk it in the ice water. YAY!!! I reallly hope you enjoyed this tutorial because I had ALOT of requests for it! © Copyright jaderbombllc, All rights Reserved. This Big Oak Tree: High-Waisted Sash Skirt {Tutorial} Ok so I'm officially on a skirt kick as this is my third one in 2 weeks.

With spring in the air I just can't help but want to live in spring things! This diy skirt is similar to the other one I did but this one has a sash and is fuller...which I think is way fun! To purchase this exact fabric go to my etsy shop! If you're not up for making it you're in luck! I now sell it on my etsy shop too! Hopefully I don't confuse you by bringing in some photos from my previous skirt tutorial but so many of the steps were the same that I figured I'd save myself some work...remember I am a mom of a 7 month old! Here we go... Here's what you'll need: 2 yards of fabric (44" stand width, you should have some leftover) Zipper approximately 6"-10" in length Ruler/yard stick Fabric marker Sewing machine Zipper foot for sewing machine Fabric scissors Pins To start cut out the following: Main body: 22"h x 33"w (x2) Belt: 6 1/2"h x 28"w (for a size 2) Sash: 6"h x 38"w (x2) Start by making the belt.

Iron the seam open. Embroidery Thread Hair Clip. A big thanks to According to Kelly for inviting me to share a craft tutorial for the Holiday Bake, Craft, & Sew Along 2011. Stop on by to see what others are sharing! I never seem to have enough hair clips, especially now that Peaches often dips hers into mud, food or other stuff. Besides, I think these clips will make for great stocking stuffers for the coming holidays. Materials: Embroidery threadHair clipHot glue and gunScissors Cut a length of embroidery thread about 3 feet long. Tie the two ends of the thread in a knot on the underside of the clip. To create the "bun" on the end just twist a bunch of embroidery thread around and hot glue in place. These hair clips make for great stocking stuffers. Go and be pretty – Sara.

How to Make a Kitchen Planter Box for Herbs. Puff stitch hat pattern | CANDYPOW. Puff stitch hat pattern Moved here ♥ at 9:30 AM Labels: crafts, diy, hat pattern, pattern, puff stitch pattern, purple hair Newer PostOlder PostHome. Do-it-yourself jewelry storage « Monaluna. Okay, yes, I’m on a storage kick these days. Have I mentioned that our house is kind of small? With very few surfaces on which to put stuff? I bought a much-needed jewelry box the other day, and when I got it home I realized there was no place to put it. Seriously. I started by measuring out the layout, considering the length of the necklaces I had, how many earring hooks I wanted, and where I wanted the mesh screen placed. Then I screwed in the hooks, staggering the earring hooks and necklace hooks so that they wouldn’t interfere. I made a little box for post earrings and rings out of the scrap molding, and glued it together with gorilla glue and clamps.

I glued the plywood backing to the frame using the gorilla glue, and then painted the whole thing white. Labels: there are no tags for this entry. Diy: Braided Bead Necklace. I couldn't have predicted so many jewelry posts. What can I say? I get on kicks. I saw a necklace like this in a store but it was shorter and the braid contained different kinds of beads. I wanted it longer with one type of bead. Tada, the braided bead necklace. An amount of beads, it's hard to say how many, I used about 4 more beads than this jar holds.

Just get more than you'll think you need, this is the best I can tell you.Chain, about 20"-22" depending on the length you want.Jump rings, 2 large and 2 small (or medium, they're easier than small, though less discrete) Clasp, 1 (see note at bottom)Bead tips, 6Scissors and pliersHeavy thread, I used grey upholstery weight thread, probably 2 yards worthCREATING THE BEAD STRANDSCut 6 pieces of thread at about 10" or so in length (much longer than you'll need, but this makes it safer - and safety first) and thread onto each string 5.5" of beads. Next, take two strands of beads and thread the two threads through one bead tip. Packing Tape Image Transfers. I love image transfers. It’s something I’m always using in my journals but there are so many other fun uses for them.

All you need to make a transfer is a photocopy of an image or words and packing tape. You can also use printouts from a laser printer or magazine pages. Inkjets will not work because they are not heat based toner. First, take a strip of packing tape and place it over the images you want to transfer: Then use the back of your scissors or the side of your fingernail to make sure the tape is adhered firmly: Next, dip the tape and paper into a bowl of water to wet the back: Using your fingers, start to rub off the paper from the back of the tape: Like magic….your image is left behind on the tape! I like to use the transfers to wrap special letters before I mail them.

It’s like having custom tape: Another idea is to take a small canvas and use the images for artwork: I used a paint brush to add craft paint to bubble wrap to use it as a stamp: I just used my hand to press it down: Cables. 46 Ideas For DIY Jewelry You'll Actually Want To Wear. Double Wrap Bracelet. If you read here often, you know my affinity for bracelets. I have been on a bit of a jewelry-withdrawal lately, so I figured I was due for a new bracelet. ;) This is a fun one just in time to go with your holiday sparkles because it has a bit of shine.

I got most of my supplies from consumercrafts.com. (They have some amazing sales coming up this weekend - I blogged about them here!) What you will need: Hemp or Cotton twine – I used a black waxed linenBeads you love – I used not quite 2 strands of 6x8mm silver crystal rondelle beadsNeedle and threadButton for your closureScissorsOptional but helpful – clipboard to hold your bracelet while you work. Cut 48″ of cord. Double your cord. Now, secure your cord somehow. To add your first bead, begin moving to the right – go over the left strand, and thread on a bead. Now, work in the other direction, moving left. Just continue this motion. At some point (or 2 or 3 points), you will run out of thread. Continue on! Then, knot it underneath. DIY // Wire Wrapped Bow Ring — Bettina's Blog - Something handmade. DIY: How to Make a Bow Ear Cuff. The other day when I was looking around Etsy, I found this awesome ear cuff and I had to try to figure out how to make it.

While something as dainty and cute as this little cuff usually isn't quite my style, (I go for loud, colorful, and over-the-top) I thought it was too cute to pass up. :) You need: -Jewelry pliers -Wire -Wire cutters Step 1: First you need to twist two pieces of wire together so that it becomes one piece of wire. Step 2: With one end of the wire hanging out, wrap the other around the widest part of the pliers to make a loop. Step 3: Switch sides and make another loop to mirror your first loop. Step 4: Bring the longest end of the wire out about 1/2'' and loop it back towards the bow. Step 5: Repeat on the other side and wrap the wire around the middle of the bow to secure everything in place. Here are my attempts before I finally got it right. :) Top view. A pretty simple project if you have the right tools. :)

Turn Any Yard of Fabric into a Chic Beach Wrap. Now that you’ve picked out your perfect grill, it’s time to get yourself to the beach! When we saw this wrap in the latest Victoria’s Secret catalog we knew we had to make it, and we knew we could make it rock. Head to a fabric store or grab a scarf you never wear, and get ready to wrap it up. Materials: – 1 yard of fabric – lace trim, ribbon, shoelaces – sharp fabric scissors – sewing machine or needle and thread First, gather your materials!

For your fabric, we recommend lycra, spandex, sheer mesh, or anything else that doesn’t fray when you cut it, but use whatever you like! We employed two different methods for creating our beach dress. Cut a strip off one end of your fabric. Next, fold over the top two corners of your piece of fabric. Now it’s time to string the strip through! Sew the loop ends together and cut off any excess fabric. Repeat with the other side, and you’re done!

And here’s how you put it on. Cutie patootie from any angle! Measure the trim by draping it over your shoulder. How to Turn Your Handwriting Into a Font for Free. I mentioned it before, that I hate my handwriting. Hate is a strong word, I like my handwriting, but what I dislike most about it is that it is inconsistent. When I write a long paragraph it looks as though five different people wrote it. What I love about making my handwriting into font is that it makes my handwriting look better. I made a photobook for my daughter and wanted to use my handwriting as the font. After searching I found this awesome website that converts your handwriting to font for free! Who doesn't love free? And it couldn't be easier. This is the website that I used: I was not paid for this post, I just really wanted to share this cool site with my readers. The world's best sewing tutorials in no particular order.

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| Comments. Infinity Scarf Tutorial. Supplies: 1 yard cotton or jersey fabric coordinating thread sewing machine Iron out your yard of fabric folded in half (selvedge edge to selvedge edge) Following that center fold, cut your fabric in half. Fold your fabric in half lengthways, right sides together, and pin it. Starting about 3 inches in from the end stitch all along the edge leaving the last 3 inches open as well. Opening on one side Turn your scarf right side out. This is where it gets a bit tricky. Nearing the end, the scarf is really bunched and things get tight, go slow! Pull the scarf the rest of the way through and you’re left with a small opening. Slip stitch the small hole closed and add a tag if you wish! Single wrap cotton scarf multiple wrap jersey scarf Like this: Like Loading...

DIY – your name bracelet « Born in 82 – Fashion and Creativity Blog. This is the last DIY of 2012, and it’s definitely a project a bit ‘special, a little because these bracelets are very fashionable lately, a little’ because there are many words that you can write, not just your name. Right now I am wearing the word hope …. Questo è l’ultimo diy del 2012, ed è sicuramente un progetto un po’ speciale, un po perchè questi braccialetti vanno molto di moda ultimamente, un po’ perchè sono tante le parole che si possono scrivere, non solo il proprio nome. In questo momento ho indosso la parola hope…. This could not be defined exactly a tutorial, I’ll let you just what is the secret to make these bracelets, here’s what you need: pliers, a golden thread and a thin chain with lobster clasp, and especially a pen and notebook. And here it is the trick, write your name with a pen trying not to ever remove the pen from the paper and trying to never pass twice from the same point (not always possible).

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