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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 Absolute Easiest Way to Layout a Sewing Pattern - A Beginner’s Sewing Guide

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. 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. With Jennifer Bosworth of Shabby Fabrics. Miss Sews-it-all: December 2012.

Talk about vintage, this apron project is old school, for real!

Miss Sews-it-all: December 2012

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. Precious Piglet Hat Tutorial. I’m a sucker for themed costumes, as you can see from last year’s costumes.

Precious Piglet Hat Tutorial

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. Baby Changing Pad. My contribution to Celebrate the BOY month is a baby changing pad.

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. 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".

Шьем игольницы - "Швейные машинки" 2. Обсуждение на LiveInternet

Каких только нет, одна другой красивее. Вот теперь уже точно сошью, обязательно! Да и шить-то их совсем несложно, понадобится ткань и наполнитель. Мастер-класс по винтажному шару / Vintage Christmas ball tutorial. Тянуть не будем, и приступим к шитью винтажных ёлочных шаров.

Мастер-класс по винтажному шару / Vintage Christmas ball tutorial

Ткани уже подобрали? 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.

Scrappy Fabric Strip Zipper Pouch - Tutorial - Sew Delicious

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. Bear: Tutorial and Pattern. Last week I showed you one of the projects I’ve being working on.

Bear: Tutorial and Pattern

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! =) Making reversible bag. 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.

Making reversible 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).

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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.

A Quick Quilt Label Method

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. I chose to center each line and to make the names larger than the other text. Sew room ideas. 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: instructables.com (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. 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. 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.