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The Absolute Easiest Way to Layout a Sewing Pattern - A Beginner’s Sewing Guide. Accurately laying out a sewing pattern is an essential part of constructing any project. The guidesheet is like a GPS printout. It explains all the information you need to get from the start of a project to the finish. Refer to the guidesheet as you sew. It will answer any of your questions. 1.

Check the guidesheet to see which pattern pieces you need for the view you have chosen. Unfold the pattern pieces; take out those you need. 2. Press pattern pieces to remove wrinkles. For greatest accuracy, extend the pattern grainline so it’s visible the entire length of the pattern. 3. Find the view you are making.Find the fabric width.Find your size. Note from Nancy It’s easy to confuse all the different pattern layouts, so circle the correct layout for the view you have chosen. 4. Note from Nancy: Tiling is required when a digital pattern is printed on multiple pages to create one pattern piece. 5. 6. Measure the distance from the other end of the arrow to the fold or selvage. Bye for now, Easy 3D Fabric Snowflakes | with Jennifer Bosworth of Shabby Fabrics. Miss Sews-it-all: December 2012. Talk about vintage, this apron project is old school, for real! The pattern is cut from exactly one yard of fabric with hardly any waste (minus a little seam trimmings), and was often used as a first-time school sewing project during the 1950's.

Check out my post about this popular apron for some nostalgic photos of this pattern from old school books. And here it is boys and girls! The One Yard Use-it-all Apron Pattern and Tutorial Materials One yard (36") of 45" wide 100% cotton solid or print (like quilter's cotton)Trimmings (optional, like ric-rac, ribbon, or other trim)Matching threadToolsSewing machine with straight stitchFabric cutting shearsFabric marking pen or pencilPinsHand sewing needleThread snipsYardstick or other long quilter's rulerPlease note that ALL seams are 1/2". Click on any photo to see a larger view.Cut your fabric following the measurements on the cutting chart below. Step 2When finished stitching trim, hem the sides of the apron body. Step 3Finish the bottom hem.

Precious Piglet Hat Tutorial. I’m a sucker for themed costumes, as you can see from last year’s costumes. This year since I have a niece and they live only two miles away, my sister-in-law and I planned a Winnie the Pooh theme. Today I’m going to show you how I made her Piglet hat. You’ll need 1/3 yd of light pink fleece1/8 yd of dark pink fleeceOptional – interfacing for earsTiny scraps of black fleece or feltTo download the pattern, subscribe to the Melly Sews Weekly Newsletter. AFTER you sign up, you’ll get a confirmation email – and you have to confirm or my email service can’t send you the free pattern. But once you do confirm, you’ll get access to not just this but several other free patterns.

(PS – if you have trouble finding either your confirmation email or the email with the pattern link, try checking your spam, trash, junk, bulk, social and/or promotional email tabs or folders. First, print the pattern. Cut out your pieces according to the pattern. This pattern fits head size 18-20 inches using 1/2″ seams. Baby Changing Pad. My contribution to Celebrate the BOY month is a baby changing pad. Perfect for those on the go diaper changes, or handy as a portable changing station around the house, this easy-to-clean pad is as practical as it is cute. Baby Changing Pad Tutorial (for personal use only) Materials Needed: 1/2 yard cotton fabric 1 inch velcro Coordinating thread and other common sewing supplies 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Sew a test on some scrap fabric. Sew through both layers along the pin lines. 11. 12.

Open up the bias tape and line it up with the outer edge of your laminated fabric (you want to do the machine stitching through the laminate side). For a clean joint, fold over the starting end of your bias tape. Sew the bias tape to the changing pad. Now that you have finished machine sewing around the entire changing pad, wrap the rest of the bias tape around to the other side of the pad (the cotton side), as shown below. And there you have it ... a custom diaper changing pad for your little man. Шьем игольницы - "Швейные машинки" 2. Обсуждение на LiveInternet.

Воскресенье, 22 Апреля 2012 г. 08:04 + в цитатник Уже не в первый раз публикую эти прикольные игольницы "Швейные машинки". Каких только нет, одна другой красивее. Вот теперь уже точно сошью, обязательно! Да и шить-то их совсем несложно, понадобится ткань и наполнитель. Источник По материалам сайта Вдохновлялочка Марриэтты Метки: шьем сами мастер-класс игольница швейная машинка Процитировано 308 раз Понравилось: 47 пользователям Прочитало: 2 за час / 20 за неделю / 83 за месяц.

Мастер-класс по винтажному шару / Vintage Christmas ball tutorial. Тянуть не будем, и приступим к шитью винтажных ёлочных шаров. Ткани уже подобрали? Тогда за дело! My dear no Russian-speaking readers! Bellow you can find short, but I hope sufficient for understanding English version of Vintage Christmas ball tutorial. Вам понадобятся:разноцветные хлопковые ткани для внешней поверхности шарикахлопковая ткань для подкладкиобъемный клеевой флизелин Vlieseline H630наполнитель для набивкишёлковая (или любая другая на ваш вкус) лента You will need:different cotton fabrics for the topcotton fabric for the liningvolume padding Vlieseline H630fluffy fillingsilk ribbon Сразу отвечаю на возможные вопросы, чем в данном случае заменить Vlieseline H630.

Можно попробовать взять синтепон и приклеить его на ткань с помощью паутинки. Шьём: Из клеевого флизелина вырезаем кружок. Tutorial: Cut round detail from Vlieseline H630 and iron it to the wrong side of fabric for the top. Put the above detail and fabric for the lining right sides together. Press the detail. Scrappy Fabric Strip Zipper Pouch - Tutorial - Sew Delicious. Spring is here in Melbourne and to celebrate I like to go through and give things a good clean out and declutter.

The stash is not immune from this – it’s a fabric jungle in there. First thing to tackle: the scrap bin. Does yours overflow like mine? Excellent – let’s make a bunch of these and have them up our sleeves for teacher gifts and those odd times you need a quick present and you don’t have time to make one! This spring project is part of the Spring Has Sprung blog tour hosted by Jane from Lil Pip Designs and Cass from Cass Can Sew.

This zip pouch is made with scraps sewn together to form panels, then some quilting lines are added to create a nice sturdy pouch. It’s very quick and easy – here’s how you do it. Materials: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 11. 12. 13. 15. Fold corners to form a triangle so that seams are aligned down the centre of the triangle. 16. 17. That’s it – you are finished! Bear: Tutorial and Pattern. Last week I showed you one of the projects I’ve being working on. I wanted to make something really special for our wedding photographers, so as a Thank you present I made 2 little bears for their son and daughter. Now that I actually finished and shipped the teddy bears, I didn’t want to just show you how it turned out, I also I wanted to share the pattern and some basic instructions on how to assemble.

So gather your materials! And get ready to make your very own teddy bear! =) IMPORTANT: This project is not for beginners, and if you have never made stuffed animals and are not familiar with patterns, I would recommend you to start with a more simple project and attempt this teddy bear once you have the skills and patience to put together pattern pieces and are familiar with your sewing machine (if you are not fully hand-stitching it). First you need to download the pattern (I printed my pattern on cardboard so that way the process of tracing to the fabric will be easier.) Making reversible bag | verypurpleperson. From top of straps to bottom of bag: 50 cm / 20 inchesheight: 28 cm / 11 incheswidth: 40 cm / 16 inches I don’t know because I used leftover fabric for my bag.

You can print the pattern and place it on your fabric to make an approximation. It is only one piece of pattern. Fort similar bag, you can check Charlie bag by Burdastyle ($1.99). It is a bit bigger and has squared bottom. Please go to the bottom of this post to download the PDF pattern and tutorial. Disclaimer: You may use the finished products for both personal and commercial use (craft shops or markets only – no mass production). 1. 2.

If you use my pattern, sew the darts before sewing the bottom and sides of bag. 3. 4. 5. Pull out each of the remaining straps. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. A reversible bag! Thank you for reading and I hope this post is useful for you! Click to download:

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A Quick Quilt Label Method. A non-quilter here at work recently asked me about making quilt labels, and I showed her the basics. She was so excited about the simplicity of it all, and I realized that QM readers might appreciate these easy techniques. So here you go: A Quick Quilt Label Method, aka how to make a quilt label. First, create the label in Word. Find a font you like and enter the text, line by line. Print a sample onto paper and make adjustments as needed. Here’s one I printed on paper, but I decided I didn’t like the ragged edges of this font. Sometimes making the text bold is helpful but it depends on the font. When you are satisfied with it, print it onto paper-backed pre-treated fabric. Cut the quilt label you’ll be using away from the other labels.

Center the text and cut the label to the desired size. Cut some strips 1 1/2″ wide from coordinating or matching fabric. Sew the strips around the label like a little border. Layer the label with a piece of lining fabric, right sides together. Easy peasy!

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Untitled. We all have that one sweater at home which is too plain to wear in public but too comfy to throw out. Instructables user Hellovillain has come up with an awesome idea for how to turn that old sweater into something wearable and cool. In her Instructable, Hellovillain provides us with several different ideas for eyes, so anyone willing to try this project will have several cool ideas to choose from. More info: (h/t: ilikecatsbutcatsdontlikeme) How to Make One: You’ll need a zipper, scissors, some fabric in 3 colors, matching thread, pins, needle and either a sewing machine or your hands Draw the eyes on a sheet of paper Cut them out and arrange the eyes and nose on your sweater Cut the eyes out of fabric Don’t forget the pupils!

Sew everything together Pin and sew the eyes onto your sweater Cut out the mouth and sew the teeth on Sew the zipper onto the mouth When closed it should look like a pencil case Cut out the mouth on the sweater Pin and sew the zipper-mouth onto your sweater. DIY Cookie Monster Fur Rug With Cookie Pillows. Michael Warren, a talented DIY project-maker (whose diy glow-in-the-dark table and baby flask we’ve shared with you) has created a set of instruction for a fun and cute DIY cookie monster fur rug complete with cookie pillows.

The rug can be a fun piece of decor for both babies and adults who fondly miss their childhood. Warren, who is also a designer at Instructables, created the rug with fake fur (which can be found at most textile stores) and a few other materials that you can find in his complete instructions on Instructables. Take a look! More info: | Instructables (h/t: laughingsquid) Tissu de patchwork Parker Knoll fauteuil par JustinaDesign. Shirt That Grandpa Used To Wear Becomes Pillow To Remind Family Of Him Whenever They Hold It.