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Sewing: TriFold Floral Wallet {Tutorial & Pattern}

Sewing: TriFold Floral Wallet {Tutorial & Pattern}
This is the trifold wallet I made by using the embroidery with flower applique couching on it. You can get the pattern and tutorial on the embroidery work here. Design and sew this wallet only took me a night to complete (with the embroidery face ready), but begin a novice in Illustrator, drafting and finalizing the pattern took me days. It was fun playing around with Illustrator that sometimes I discovered and tried on other tools and got distracted from drawing the pattern. By the way, you can get the free 5 pages of printable pdf pattern for this trifold floral wallet here. Tips on cutting and ironing fusible interfacing One thing I would like to point out in this tutorial and also for many other purse and handbag sewings, always cut the interfacing in right angle against the direction of the fabric. Pages: 1 2 Get all updates via email: Highlights from Our Partners

Neck tie School Bag Got lots of neck ties lying around? Use them to make this unique bag! What you need Okay, you'll need a bunch of ties. Mine are all paisleys. A lot of lining fabric - mine is black velveteen. Instructions Let’s start with the gusset/handle: you’ll need four ties: (Figure 1) Lay them out like this. Join each pair side by side with a super-wide triple zigzag stitch. (Figure 2) Just feed the ties through side by side, no “right sides together” or pinning or anything. Stitch each pair together side by side halfway up. (Figure3 ) Now you have have two pairs of ties sewn together. Just do another triple zigzag over the center of each tie following the center seam on the wrong side. (Figure 4) Now place the fat ends of the ties right sides together and stitch across with a regular straight stitch. Your gusset/strap piece is now complete! Now we are going to make the pattern for the front and back of the bag. (Figure 5) Now mark a dot at the inside points between the ties. (Figure 6) (Figure 7) (Figure 8)

Sac week end coeur Encore un sac! Oui, mais pas n'importe lequel: le sac "week end" d'Aime comme Marie, revisité par mes soins, version petit neveu, donc avec de l'amour et du peps (d'ailleurs je n'ai pas pris de photos de l'intérieur tout doublé dans le tissu rayé que l'on voit sur l'appliqué inversé et à d'autres endroits sur le sac). Toutes mes réalisations sont de l'ordre du débutant en couture, et pour commencer, franchement ce tutoriel est très bien fait, la réalisation pas compliquée et le résultat hyper satisfaisant! Je recommande le blog d'Aime comme Marie ainsi que le blog des fans d'Aime comme Marie (et oui, y en a pour qui ca marche tellement bien qu'ils ont leur propre blog, mais aussi un blog des fans de leur blog!!!...). Alors le tutoriel: Pour agrandir le tutoriel, le lien iciet là Et voici celui de mes mains: Enfin, dernier détail: pour les photos, le sac était rempli de tissu, car il n'a pas de maintien, il ne prend forme que lorsqu'il est plein.

10 Free Tote Bag Patterns and Tutorials Totes make great handmade gifts. Here is a Tuesday Ten that shows a round-up of lovely totes. If you love to sew you might also like these free sewing tutorials right here on Skip to my Lou! Every tote needs a matching pouch. Pleated Zippered Pouch Lined Zippered Pouch 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Fully lined zippered box pouch - pattern and tutorial - it's a Pretty Modern life I love the look of a zippered box pouch...so incredibly cute. I found many tutorials on the internet, but was disappointed after making pouches following these tutorials to find that they were not fully lined; looks so much nicer when you open your pouch and there are no seams. It took me a long time to figure it out and I thought and thought and thought...then I got it♥ I don't want to keep this knowledge to myself, so here it is. I'd like to thank Jane at Projects by Jane (the only other tutorial like this that I was able to find on the internet - wish I'd found it sooner). ♥♥♥Thanks so much! The finished pouch is 3 high x 4 wide x 7 long (inches) Here's what you need: 1 twelve inch zipper 2 10x7 inch panels for the lining (my lining fabric is the green one) 2 10x7 inch panels for the exterior (my exterior fabric is the brown floral one) 2 4x3 inch pieces of complementary fabric for the pulls at the end of the zipper STEP 1. STEP 2. STEP 3. STEP 4. STEP 5. STEP 6. STEP 7. STEP 8.

New Green Mama: Reversible Messenger Bag Tutorial Here's what you will need: Main body -2 pieces of home dec weight fabric or corduroy measuring 14" x 12" (Fabric A) Main body-2 pieces of contrasting home dec weight fabric measuring 14" x 12" (Fabric B) Flap- 1 piece of Fabric A- 12" x 11.5" Flap- 1 piece of Fabric B- 12" x 11.5" Back Pocket- 1 piece of Fabric A- 14" x 8" Back pocket- 1 piece of Fabric B- 14" x 8" Small Pocket- 1 piece of Fabric B- 7" x 12" Strap- 1 piece of Fabric A- 6" x 42" Depending on the weight of your fabric, you may want to interface it. I purchased 1 yard of each fabric and had plenty of fabric left over. Let's get started. Cut out all your pieces. Cut a 1 inch square out of the bottom corners of all 4 pieces. Interface pieces. Take your strap piece and iron each side towards the middle. Then fold in half and iron. Round the corners of the flap pieces. With right sides together sew the flap pieces together leaving the top open. Clip the curves. Turn right side out and iron. Stitch across the bottom of the pocket.

Bag Accessories married to a bmw Free Sewing Patterns: Bag Accessories 06. February 2009 · 4 comments · Categories: Sewing Back to Free Sewing Patterns Business Card Holder by married to a bmw (sewn here and here)Business Card Holder by Schlosser DesignsBusiness Card Holder by Green BeeBusiness Card Case by Jennifer Ladd HandmadeLoyalty Card Holder by A Lemon Squeezy Home for GrosgrainZipper Card Pouch by Craft PassionBusiness Card or Mini Wallet by Lily Patch Quilts for Moda Bake ShopSnappy Card Wallet by Made By MarzipanFabric Origami Business Card Holder by How About OrangeCamera Case by Pink PenguinIpod/Camera Cozy Tutorial by Lula DalhCamera Cover Tutorial by How JoyfulCamera / Cell Phone Case by a pretty cool life.Cozy Camera Case by amy a la modePurse into Padded Camera Bag by Make It and Love ItCell Phone / Gadget Case by Moda Bake ShopPhone Cozy by FairyFace DesignsiPhone/iPad Wristlet by Stop Staring and Start Sewing! Back to Free Sewing Patterns Share this: More Connect Search Categories Archives

Tutorial: Fabric Bucket/Basket | The Stitchin' Chicken It’s been a long week! I meant to post this sooner, but other things kept getting in the way. Better late than never? Anyhow, please read through the entire tutorial before you start. I will have a few tips at the end, that may help you to make decisions on the materials that you use. This bucket/basket (I will refer to it as a bucket as we go through) is approximately 8″ wide x 6″ deep x 6″tall. Materials: Approx. 1/2 yd each – fabric for outside and fabric for liner Batting – 1/2 yd in length (please see notes at the end) Matching thread for assembly (you can use a contrasting thread for final top stitching if you choose) graph paper (or your choice of material to draw a pattern out on – see notes at the end) ruler pencil pins walking foot for machine (not required, but it makes it a lot easier to sew with the batting) First I am going to show you how to draw out a pattern. Pattern Drawn Out I start out drawing out what will be the base of the bucket first. Side Ends Batting, lining & outside

Tutorial: Messenger Bag from Cargo Pants Want to make one of these? From a pair of these? Here's the tutorial! Materials: 1 pair cargo pants (from the going to Goodwill pile of course) 1/2 yard lining material bias tape (store bought or make your own) thread {1/4" seam allowances throughout} Getting started... Take your pair of cargo pants and cut the inseam of each leg of the pants up to the crotch area. Cut the bag exterior pieces: front flap (this is where the cargo pocket comes in handy - cool pockets you don't have to sew!) Cut the same size pieces from the lining material. Make the strap by placing the long pieces right sides together, sew down each side. Now make the front flap. Assembling the lining: Take gusset pieces (2 sides and a bottom) and sew the short ends together. Lay your connected gusset pieces right sides together on top of the front of the bag piece, pin, sew. Lay the back of the bag down and set the front/gusset piece on top, pin in place. Make the exterior just like you did the lining of the bag.

Jumbo Clip Bookmarks Aren't these fun? These jumbo clips are a great gift for yourself, a co-worker or friend. Currently, I have Pretty In Pink, Orange You Glad It's Me, Grape Escape, Don't Be Blue and Pink In the Center - but am happy to take your custom orders for your own color combos.Measures 4" long and 1" wide without the ribbon. Details at my ETSY site. ***The ribbon should actually be on the other end of the clip. Tutorial ~ Hanging Fabric Baskets Or Pockets I know I say this every time, but I am so excited about this project! The possibilities are endless! And they are so easy – I am going to have baskets hanging all around my house in a weeks time. I am using these above my sewing desk to hold all my notions and patterns. Here is the tutorial for making larger baskets with plexiglass in the bottom for great wall storage. Supplies: Fabric – how much you need depends on how big and how many you make, we’ll go over thisHeavy weight interface lining – you want it stiff enough to hold its shapeAll your sewing stuffCurtain rod or wooden dowel with brackets to hang it on Cutting out fabric: To make one basket you need two pieces identical in size. Large pocket: 12 inches wide and 20 inches long.Smaller basket: 8 inches wide and 14 inches long, one only 12 inches long.Smallest basket: 7 inches wide and 12 inches long.Scrap pieces for the part you will use to hang them from, we’ll talk about these later Now sew the corners shut like shown.

Messenger Bag Featured: Messenger Bag by Ecolution Originally created for hard-working couriers, the classic Messenger Bag has been in circulation for several decades. Known for its long-lasting rugged durability and distinctive “envelope” styling, the classic Messenger has been adopted around the world as the everyday all-purpose carryall. Make a simplified version for yourself in hemp, similar to the featured tote from eco-friendly, Ecolution. You will need: 1 ¼ yds. [1.2 m] of hemp or organic cotton canvas, 54″ [137 cm] wide.½ yd. [0.5 m] of cotton sateen lining, 54” [137 cm] wide1 ½ yds. [1.4 m] of fusible interfacing, 45″ [114 cm] wide.1 closed zipper, 12” long *1 buckle slider, 2” inner dia. *1 belt tip hardware, 2” wide *matching cotton threadgrid paper * Match zipper to colour/metal of hardware. BAG DIMENSIONS: approximately 4″ x 11.5″ x 14″. [10 cm x 29.5 cm x 35.5 cm] Scale: 1 square = 1 inch (25mm) Add seam allowances to all pattern pieces. Bag Body – cut 1X self; cut 1X fusible 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic… This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again. Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post. Equipment Some handy notes: 1. single hole, hole punch (like this one here). 2. 3. Okay.. lets get started! Tracing tips: You can use either coloured pencils or permanent pens. Words must be writted backwards in order to be readable. Shrinking the buttons: To shrink the buttons, you can use an oven or a heat gun (the kind used for embellishing). After the buttons have twisted and twirled, and are LYING FLAT, it’s time to take them out. Note: If the skrinking is taking too long, you may need to turn your oven up. Here’s a short little stop-motion to make sure you’ve got the gist of how easy this is! Shrink Paper {here} Circle Punch {here} Hole punch {here} Pens {here} Update: I’ve made a video to show how to shrink the buttons using a craft embellishment heat gun. Kimanh Hi my name's Kimanh.

say YES! to hoboken: DIY Purple Striped Market Tote Last year I made a striped beach tote and this year I found some perfect purple striped canvas weight fabric at my local fabric outlet for only $4 a yard and knew I wanted to make another version. Would you like to learn how to make one too? Okay! 9. Add a Zipper to a Finished Tote Bag My customers are always challenging me. One recently asked if I could add a zipper to an existing Oversized Beach Tote so that she could use it as an overnight bag. So in my usual way, I researched, I thank (thunk? thought? The existing solutions on the internet require using a fabric flap. With the zipper separated, baste one side to the bag. To sew the other side of the zipper, first attach it to the sewn side. I felt that it was a successful solution to the problem presented. I also tried tucking in the ends of each side of the zipper for a cleaner look. To tuck in the "bottom" of the zipper, I had to invert the zipper before joining it. Either way, a quick, simple way to add a zipper to a purchased or finished tote!

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