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Heart Break Kids - Blog - How to make a tutu

Heart Break Kids - Blog - How to make a tutu
Today I am going to teach you how I make a tutu. Here are the supplies that you will need: 1/2" elastic (I prefer the braided elastic)6" spools of tulle (found in any craft store, sometimes in the bridal section)1 yard of double faced satin ribbon (optional)needle and threadlarge book First, get your princess's waist measurement. Set your elastic aside, and get ready to cut your tulle. Ten inches is the standard length that I use when making a tutu. I am just noticing that it is a bit hard to see the orange tulle that I am cutting in this picture. Once you are done cutting, you are ready to start tying. find the middle slide the tulle under the elastic start your slip knot pull the ends through pull the ends down (this is a loose knot) this is what the loose knots for a play tutu should look like this is a tight knot these are what your knots should look like for a fluffier tutu After you have completely covered all of elastic with tulle, give the tutu a nice stretch. Go make a tutu!

Cape de bain pour bébé - Pèle-Mel...Mon méli-mélo de couture Pour commencer, voici une petite créa toute simple : une adorable cape de bain pour bébé. Elle est très facile à réaliser, idéale pour débuter en couture. On peut adapter la couleur et la taille à l'âge et au sexe du bébé, et cela fait un cadeau de naissance très apprécié !! Merci de m'envoyer une photo si vous la réalisez !! Petite remarque : Le pas à pas est volontairement très détaillé bien qu'il s'agisse d'une créa très simple, cela est fait exprès pour aider les amies couseuses débutantes qui voudraient s'y mettre !! Voici donc le tuto et le patron, bonne réalisation ! Tuto_Cape_BEBE_page_1 Tuto_Cape_BEBE_Page_2 Tuto_Cape_BEBE_Page_3 Tuto_Cape_BEBE_Page_4

Dragon Slippers I thought I’d kick off our month of boy with a tutorial for these extracute dragon slippers. Elliot is really into monsters and dragons lately. When he asks me to tell him a story at night, the usual request is for the kind I make up about “Prince Elliot and his friend Drew the Dragon.” Nothing special, just a boy and a dragon and their silly adventures, but he loves it. The little black button eyes are key to making them look like creatures: and the little tongues are pretty hilarious. Elliot got really excited about the first green pair I made him and wore them all over the house right away. Although I designed this slipper especially for Celebrate the Boy Month, I think you’ll find that other members of your family might want a pair as well. This blog is proudly sponsored by This tutorial is the intellectual property of Rae Hoekstra. Part 1: Make your pattern pieces Step 1 (left): Trace both feet of the wearer carefully. A SEAM ALLOWANCE OF 1/4″ IS INCLUDED IN THIS PATTERN.

Japanese Packaging Templates - Best Used With Card Stock or Color Paper - StumbleUpon I’m not sure how I discovered this awesome collection of packaging templates but I’m glad I did! Some professor or student at a japanese univeresity was nice enough to share all their packaging templates with the world! These are a few of my favorites and you can see all of them on their website. Every situation is covered! P.S. stumbleupon Coupe Couture Felt Camelia tutorial and pattern Remember when I shared that I wanted to celebrate spring? Well the celebration has begun =] First I am going to share flowers made out of felt. And these particular ones are very easy! I know I am kind of biased with the color combination but all the felt flowers I will be sharing are going to end up in projects for my office so you will see those colors a lot. One of my favorite flowers are Camelias (Spanish name) and even tho just with 2 layers they don’t look much like Camelias if you use 3 or more, it will begin to resemble them =] Download the pattern (You will find 5 different sizes for you to play with! **The download on the left is a PDF format file, so you will need to have Abobe Reader installed on your PC or MAC. This is how I used the pattern. Here you can see a close up of how I sewed the back of my flowers, I left the center open because when you add a lot of layers it’s easier to put the pearl or any other embellishment in the center.

Zip-up Earbuds & LauPre - StumbleUpon I love to have my music with me everywhere I go, but I hate the tangled mess my wires become when I toss them in my bag or pocket. Last night I whipped up a fun and functional solution by adding a zipper to my earbuds. This project took me around an hour to do (perfect for catching up on some t.v. from The supplies are few; basic sewing supplies, a pair of headphones, and a nice long zipper. I happened to have this crazy purple and gold nike zipper I found thrifting a while ago, it seemed perfect for this project. The first step is to pull the earbuds apart, to separate the wires all the way down to the plug. Next, take one side of your headphones and one side of the zipper tape and start stitching the wire into the tape. It’s as easy as that! Then unzip them to the length I want and put them on so much faster than having to untangle the mess!

Pull-doudou - Des idées par milliers ! Un coton tout doux à un prix tout doux, pas possible de résister … Je l’ai acheté sans avoir d’idée de ce que j’allais en faire ! J’aurais pu le laisser à l’abandon dans un vieux carton de déménagement avec tout mes autres tissus mais j’ai finalement eu une idée de dernière minute … pour remplir mon placard ! Encore une idée tombée à pic, j’avais justement besoin d’un pull pour les fraîches matinées qui arrivent ! Encore (et toujours !) C’est bien le genre de pull qu’on pourrait décliner dans tous les coloris … aussi simple à faire qu’agréable à porter ! Mais j'entends déjà les commentaires : "Comment fait-on des manches bouffantes ?" Wallet-to-Tote On the Go ~ Tutorial Lorraine from ikat bag is a favorite around here… She has tons of fun tutorials on her blog and she’s joined us before with this wonderful Back to School Pencil Case tutorial. Today Lorraine shares a tutorial for a new summer essential, the On the Go Wallet-to-Tote! Construction includes three main parts: Assembling the Wallet, Assembling the Outer Bag and Making the Lining. The tote zips into a convenient wallet in this unique and handy design. From Lorraine: Hello, Everyone. These little bags have been around for as long as I can remember, and I thought they’d be a useful addition to the arsenal of summer gear I stash in my car and/or purse. I have three little girls, aged 3,4 and 6, and we’ve found that summer always takes us on adventures we hadn’t planned for– detours to farmer’s markets, dancing in the rain or treasure hunting en route to the park. We always appreciate an extra bag or two for our loot (and wet clothes)! Part One: Assemble the Wallet:You will need: Fold it up… Bags

The 30 Minute $6 Dress Tutorial | papernstitch Guest post by Rachael at Talk 2 the Trees. The perfect dress is hard to come by. I like my dresses to be cheap, and long enough. (I’m not a fan of super short dresses!) Here’s Your Supplies List: 1. Here’s How you Make it: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Here’s the tutorial in pictures… Believe it or not, this dress only took about 30 minutes to make. About the author.

My Weblog Perhaps she'd like a little fabric house ? Mind you, I didn't make this one for my Mother - my Mother associates 'handmade' with being too tighty arsed to buy something, and anyway she'd rather have twenty quid to go to the bingo. Template, I've written the measurements for mine, but you can enlarge if desired, particularly if you are making one as a softie as shown at the bottom of this post. Place two layers of fabric right sides together ( I used quite a stiff calico for my inner fabric), pin and stitch around the template leaving a gap for turning as shown I forgot to take a pic after I had sewn mine silly me, but after you have stitched, cut out leaving a small seam all around. Next.. Embroider any little details you wish to, Can you see my machine stitched junction lines ? I only embroidered through the top layer of fabric, so I could draw some housey details inside (at Molly's request, this house is for her) Stitch a little birdy button to the roof if you have one. he has a big heart.