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Little Red Infinity Dress Tutorial - Sew Like My Mom

Little Red Infinity Dress Tutorial - Sew Like My Mom
February 14, 2011 I’m always searching for a beautiful, well-fitting, versatile dress, and I finally found it. In fact, I MADE it. The infinity dress has got it all! You can wear this amazing dress basically any way you feel comfortable–and it can look like a new dress each time! I made my infinity dress in about 3 hours and for under $20! I found these infinity dresses on Craftster years ago and have always loved them. First, you need to do some measuring. So, 30/6.28 = 4.7. Then I decided on length of skirt and came up with 18″. To make your straps, you need to decide how wide to make them. To determine strap length, you need to make them 1.5 times your height. So, got that? To make your pattern, get packing paper, freezer paper, or a bunch of pieces of computer paper taped together. Then I measured 18″ down from that and made another line for my skirt length. Cut out on your lines. Next, cut a waistband 10″ tall and the length of your waist you measured. Now for construction. Related

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Wrap Pants - AmtWiki Step one; Stand in the center of your wrap pants with the ties out to each side. Step two; Pull the two ties from the front of the pants behind your back and tie them together in a bow knot. Step three; Tie the leg ties on the outside of each leg, or tie the corners if you elected to use the style that did not incorporate ties. [edit] History of the wrap pant Similar styles to the wrap pants we know to day are worn in India and in some parts of tropical asia. Today the pants we know are popular with hippies and larpers. DIY: The Easiest Party Skirt To Make...Ever - Chic Steals Okay, maybe not the easiest skirt in the history of the world…but pretty darn simple nonetheless! It took me about an hour and a half to make – tops! And it’s a simple, sweet party skirt that also works great for the everyday. You Need:*1 yd. of medium to heavy-weight satin, sateen, satin peau, or taffeta*7/8″ width woven no-roll elastic (length of elastic = your waist circumference – 1″)*matching thread *scissors*pins*measuring tape*iron & ironing board*sewing machine*sewing needle for wovens*1 safety pin/bodkin*overlocker/serger (optional)

DIY Steampunk Fashion: Costume and Accessory Tutorials and Patterns Steampunk is a visual style based largely on the Victorian era. It takes a specualtive look at what might be if the past was set in the future. The term was coined in the 1980s, created to define a genre of novels and a small subculture growing around the idea. For example, one common theme in Steampunk is the development of steam (rather than electicity) as our primary form of power. My Convertible/Infinity Dress. So I decided I wanted one of these. While trying to find a retailer in Vancouver that sells convertible/infinity dresses I somehow wound up finding a tutorial for making one instead. I thought to myself, why not spend a quarter the cash but add a little effort and try making one of these babies? Best. Decision.

How to Make Your Own Sock Blockers These instructions are easy to follow and within minutes you can have your own sock blockers for the fraction of the cost of a store bought pair. This is also a great gift idea for knitters who make lots of socks - it's easy to make the a whole set with our free templates! Download our free sock blocker pattern templates right here: Making Woodland Style One-piece, Soft-sole, Center-seam Moccasins 1. Place feet (or tracings) on either side of center line of paper with 1" between heels and edge of paper. Each heel should be 1/2" away from the center line, and the balls of the feet below the big toes should be 1/4" away from the center-line of the paper. 2.

DIY: Pillowcase to Elastic-Band Skirt Makeover - Chic Steals Pillowcases come in a variety of prints that work just as well for pieces clothing. Plus, they have just enough fabric (and are roughly the same shape) as a cute little A-line mini-skirt – and can be transformed easily, with just a couple seams. (You can of course also transform them into dresses and skirts for small children.) And now there’s no need to worry when you have a lone pillowcase and can’t find its mate. Take Exhibit A, a dot-printed piece that I pulled out of my 48-lb. haul of clothing I sourced at my local Goodwill Outlet. I was drawn to it because of the fabulous print – and I could only find one of them, so I had no intention of using it as a pillowcase…thus I thought it would work great as a skirt!

Lined Paper Tee by Maybe Matilda I’m pretty dang excited to be guest posting on U Create, of all places, with an easy and fun project for you. Just in time for heading back to school, I came up with this cute top: My name is Rachel, and I blog over Maybe Matilda. rostitchery: convertible/infinity dress (this post was originally published on 29 june, 2006, with the title "one seam convertible dress".) have a question? please visit the convertible dress FAQ's. have you made a convertible dress? do you want to see other convertible dresses, share ideas on how to make them, and find ways to make your convertible dress even better? then hop over to flikr and join the convertible dress group!

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Repurposing - Simple Dress (from Men's Button-Up shirt) I just love this whole re-purposing thing. Have you seen the girl’s dresses dresses made from men’s shirts floating around the “how to’s” lately? Don’t let me catch you stealing your husband’s/brother’s/dad’s button up shirts to do this project.………….Actually, go ahead. My lips are sealed. : : Remember to click on any images to enlarge them. : : How to Recycle Fabric Scraps...into Restyled Shoes! April 10th, 2009 Email 40 users recommend S4S- Fun Stuff! Today, I feel so lucky to have some visitors-- some well known ones! Kirstin and Jordan from kojodesigns! Yay! And Kirstin just had the cutest baby girl. . . How does she do it all?

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