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DIY Braided Bead Bracelet. It’s been awhile since our last bracelet DIY.

DIY Braided Bead Bracelet

I don’t know about you, but our wrists have been begging for another colorful addition for months now. So after playing with some materials that were already on hand, we’ve created a tutorial for a braided bead bracelet, which is a not so distant cousin of the hex nut and wrap bracelet. Because honestly, you can never have too many . . . You’ll need: Cut the waxed linen cord into a 26″ and 19″ piece. Tie a knot about half an inch down from the loops. Stuffed animal. Tutorial: Everyday 3 Way Accessory. Hi there!

Tutorial: Everyday 3 Way Accessory

Here is the tutorial for the Everyday 3 Way Accessory featured on So You Think You’re Crafty: Fabric Requirements: 1 yd jersey knit fabric (chocolate)1 yd jersey knit fabric (mustard) * Note: you will have extra fabric leftover * How To: Cut a bunch of 2.5″ x width of fabric strips. Serge or stitch each necklace (NOT tie) strip right sides together along the length. Turn strips right side out. Serge or stitch each strip together at the ends to create a loop. Layer your loops, alternating colors until you are are pleased with how it looks. Now take the 6 strips you cut for the tie. After you have your strips knotted, wrap the strand around the seams. Hand stitch the knotted strand to the underside of the loops. That’s it! If you make one, please at it to our flickr group so others can get inspired! Headband Refashion.

Our headband had a flower that was starting to look a little tired and worn so we made it new again!

Headband Refashion

This braided ribbon could embellish many things— a hair clip would be cute too! These headbands would make great handmade gifts for little girls to make each other! Woven Ribbon Headband Gather a headband and about 4 1/2 yards of ribbon. You can use any with — I chose 1/4 inch. Begin by finding the middle of the ribbon. Now bring the bottom ribbon up and make a loop and send it through the beginning loop that you just made by crossing the ribbon. Pull the right side snug. Now repeat for the other side, picking up the right side, making a loop and sending it up through the loop just made on the other side. Pull the left side snug. Pull right side snug. Continue braiding until you have a piece long enough to cover the headband. Bring the other side over and then trim. Hot glue ribbon to headband. Finished! McLaughlin Designs · DIY: Double Strand Lace Headband. Maegan: Ethnic Sash Cinch Belt DIY Fashion+Home+Lifestyle Blog.

Yet another DIY from the New York Design Shop’sCreate Couture DIY Blogger Challenge …who sent me & 9 other DIYers a box of goodies to get creative with and this is another one of mine. * 3″ wide ribbon or fabric {I used the Ethnic stripe sash in white/brown/gold} – would also work well with stretch material or wide elastic* fashion buckle cinch nickel* needle & thread * Measure waist & cut sash/ribbon accordingly, leaving about an inch & a half extra on each side * Depending on what part of the design you want to be visible, fold in/under & stitch in place * Pull through the metal cincher clasp, fold over & stitch down, carefully hiding the stitches within * After completing one side, try it on around your waist & readjust if necessary, adding the opposing cincher clasp to the opposite side, repeating steps above. Maegan: Ethnic Sash Cinch Belt DIY Fashion+Home+Lifestyle Blog

This is a really simple DIY however, you can make it more intricate depending on the fabric you choose and/or if you decide to line it and hide all your stitching. Have fun! Vintage + modern design for kids and the home. Eri posted a DIY tuto­r­ial for this amaz­ing bird wings cos­tume on her blog, Llevo el Invierno.

vintage + modern design for kids and the home

She pro­vides a free pat­tern that you can down­load as well, sized for chil­dren ages 18 to 36 months. Using the tem­plate she pro­vides, you can assem­ble the wings by either glu­ing or sewing the fabric. Accord­ing to Eri, the project isn’t all that dif­fi­cult. It just takes some time and patience to cut and paste/sew all the pieces of fabric. Isn’t her daugh­ter Emma absolutely adorable? Thanks, Eri! Related. Flower Applique Headband. Ooh… wouldn’t this be great for a wedding accessory?

Flower Applique Headband

This shade of white is perfect for winter! Start with an appliqué that you like and apply it to any color material (I used plain ‘ol cotton) as per the instructions on its package. It requires an iron and a damp cloth. No biggie. Using scissors, trim the excess material along the appliqué border. And that’s it! The Real Deal: It cost me $5 to make this. Go and be pretty,