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HABERDASHERY BELT. Featured: Forever 21 belt from Twelve By Twelve A unique and eye-catching haberdashery “vest-style” belt to make.

HABERDASHERY BELT

You will need: ½ yd. [0.5 m] of fashion fabric, 45″ [115 cm] wide¼ yd. [0.25 m] of fusible interfacing, 45″ [115 cm] wideCovered button kit, 10 mm diameter/line 16Coordinating thread 1 square = 1 inch [2.5 cm] Note: Add seam allowance. Lengthen/shorten the waistline of the belt at CB fold. Belt – cut 2X on fold Belt Interfacing – cut 1X on fold Welt – cut 1X Welt Facing – cut 1X Iron fusible interfacing to wrong side of OUTER belt section, following manufacturer’s direction.Make 4 – 3/8″ (10 mm) covered buttons [line 16] following manufacturer’s directions.For a single welt on the belt, you will need a welt piece and a facing piece.

Fold back the belt to expose the seam allowance at the upper edge of the opening. Like this: Like Loading... Bow Belt. We're always looking for fun ways to add embellishments and touches of color to our outfits especially in the winter when we tend to get bored with everything and anything.

Bow Belt

With bows being fiercely back in style, what better way than with a bright bow belt! You can pick any color for this but we'd recommend something solid and cotton. You'll need a simple snap as well to hand stitch on. The measurements for the three pieces you'll need to make are in the directions below. Measure your waist (over a thin shirt) and add 2 inches to that length.

Making the belt: Fold in half the long way and sew along the long side. Fold over one open end and hand stitch one side of the snap into the inside. Flip right side out now. Once it's right side out, measure it around your waist. Now sew the second snap on through both pieces. Making the bow: For the bow cut a piece of fabric 6'' x 10''. Turn it inside out and move the seam to the middle. Sew the ends together as shown. DIY Tutorial: Nina Ricci Inspired Flower Sash. Here's a really quick tutorial on how to make a Nina Ricci Inspired Flower Sash!

DIY Tutorial: Nina Ricci Inspired Flower Sash

Its an easy way to make your outfit more romantic and feminine and liven up any dress or pair it with a high waisted pencil skirt and feminine blouse. Marion Cottliard in Nina Ricci Dress and Flower Sash -Vogue July Supplies Remnants of 5 different shades of fabric ranging from peach, champagne, purple, and magenta, to violet and cream.

I used silkessense.RibbonAleens Fabric GlueNeedle and ThreadRubber bandThis template from Martha Stewart: TEMPLATE (use largest flower) Elastic Brad Belt. This project uses thick elastic and the least expected item for any kind of fashion DIY - scrapbooking brads.

Elastic Brad Belt

These are usually used to accent photographs & pages, and come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and colors. I found these large circle brads in silver/gold/brass/copper, and used them to "stud" a waist belt made from sewing elastic. Supplies:- Thick sewing elastic- Scrapbooking brads of your choice- Metal belt closure (I took mine from a thrifted belt)- White gel pen- Hot glue gun 1) Measure a piece of elastic at the length desired - I decided to make mine a waist belt. Add half an inch to an inch at both ends. 2) Measure equal increments along the elastic, and mark with the gel pen. 3) Carefully insert the brads and bend the prongs to secure them (below). 4) Insert the rest of the brads along the elastic. 5) Glue the other end to the second half of the closure.

Who says scrapbooking can't be stylish? Enjoy <3 xo,kirsten. Beret and belt. The lined beret is sized in small, medium and large with an inside grosgrain ribbon band.

beret and belt

Measure your head, placing the tape measure around your forehead and skull. Choose your size by comparing your measurement to the hat measurements below. The beret in the photograph is made up in lightweight woolen fabric; I can suggest choosing a tweed, double knit, velvet, or synthetic suede fabric as well to make it up. SMALL BERET - 22" (56cm) LARGE BERET - 24" (61 cm) You will need: ½ yd. (.5 m) of fashion fabric ½ yd. (.5 m) of satin lining 7/8 yd (.8m) of 5/8″ (15 mm) grosgrain ribbon for headband Matching colour thread Pattern Pieces Key.