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Little Red Infinity Dress Tutorial

Little Red Infinity Dress Tutorial
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

Lace Up Your Shorts! I know it’s winter and wearing shorts is probably one of the last things on your mind. Here in Los Angeles, however, girls are still strutting their stuff in their short shorts, with degrees staying in the 60s during the day and dropping to the mid 40s at night. With lace shorts becoming the up-and-coming hot trend, I figured it’d be fun to post a few inspiration photos on what you can do with a little bit of time, some old jean shorts, and some lace. These shorts are by far my favorite. If you’re not quite as handy with the sewing machine, here is an easy way to make old shorts look a little fancy and even extend the length if they’re a little too short. The same look works with white jean shorts, too! {*style:<i>Lizzy is a Merchandise Product Development major at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising L.A. Lizzy S. has 64 post(s) on RTR On Campus </i>*}

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Pillow Mattress Tutorial Several friends have sent me some amazing project ideas - they're all in a file and at some point I'll get to them (I swear!). Two days ago, however, my friend Tatiana posted this on my Facebook wall: She found it on pinterest and thought I would like it. Welllll....she was right. If you'd like to pay $145 for it, you can get it here. First, I went to IKEA - here's my entire haul...one twin size duvet cover and five pillows. The duvet cover was $9.99 and the pillows were $0.99 each (yes, you read that correctly). Step 1: Measure. Here's how I measured: Yep..." Step 2: Cut the duvet cover to the desired width. I ended up cutting the duvet cover exactly in half. Step 3: Cut the top half of the duvet cover lengthwise so that the bottom edge sticks out a few inches further - like so: The longer edge will fold under to make a pocket (so that you can't see the pillows when they're in the cover). Step 4: Hem all raw edges. This was the longest step and it probably took 15 minutes. Step 5: Step 6: Step 7:

Fleece Dog Bed Tutorial | Erin's Blog - Dog Under My Desk - StumbleUpon Loki got a new bed today and the weather held out for photos, so you all get a new tutorial! Read below to learn how to make this cute fluffy fleece dog bed! I’ve made… four of these now? At least four. Anyway, you can make these all different heights and diameters (π is your friend). You’ll need 1 1/4 yards of fleece. I cut the 26″ square first, then folded in it fourths. (If you buy 1 1/3 yards, you can squeeze out 28″ circles, but not much more than that.) Now, sew the long pieces together on the short side, right sides together, to make once long piece. Now mark the halfway points on both circles. Now take one circle and place it right sides together with the long piece, matching the center seam to the center point. Sew in both directions starting from this center point/seam to 4″ from the other center point. This diagram will help: Sew the other circle in the same manner. Now pin the seams all the way up to the center point, then fold the excess back and pin it in place. Keep sewing…

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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! PLEASE NOTE: the instructions for making this dress are available for free but are not to be used for commercial purposes. please do not sell dresses made using these instructions, and do not make copies of the instructions without asking my permission first. thank you! but the version i liked best was the one by monif c., a plus-size designer who makes AMAZING clothes that non-plus size girls can envy. and here, without further ado, is how to make this variation, using ONE SEAM: this is the one and only seam. when the dress is done, it will look like this (that's a 60" measuring tape on the strap):

Key Fobs With Secret Pocket & Lanyard - Sew4Home For the next several Fridays, we've collected some S4H classic gift ideas for you. Each one is especially fast and fun, and can easily be made with fabric from your stash. So when you hear yourself screaming, "I gotta getta gift!!!" We're here to help. This handy little carrying case is modeled after the lanyards you often get at conferences or other events. In fact, you could certainly use it for that or to hold small travel documents and ID. If you have an embroidery machine, add a special design or a monogram on the outside. The pocket finishes at approximately 3½" wide x 5⅝" high. If you love this, we bet you'd also like our Belt Pocket, Grocery List Lanyard, Gift Card Case, and Clear-View Zippered Pouch. Sewing Machine and standard presser foot Lanyard Following manufacturer's directions, fuse the interfacing strip to the wrong side of the lanyard fabric strip, making sure all the edges are flush. NOTE: You could attach your Zipper foot to get in super close. Pocket Contributors

XL Mens Tee Sewn Into Dolman. Directions + Video Supplies: XL mens tee DIY intructions: Cut neckline scoop neckline, cut arms (as shown). Don't cut the shoulder seam, you will need the long width for the dolman shape. Gather the bottom hemline in a few inches to be snug on your waist (this is what changes the shape of the shirt). Embroidery cabochon tutorial We will learn from the example of a dichroic glass cabochon This would require this: GlueBikonusy 3 mmBeads number 11Beads number 15Delica number 11CabochonOval or teardrop-shaped beadsThreadsNeedleFelt or leather Cabochon glue the piece of felt and begin to sew in a row in a circle Next, begin to braid cabochon round way brick At the end of the braid using beads number 15 to get the screed and to cabochon not dropped out of the rim. Cut away excess skin or felt as close to the stitches of embroidery Derive a needle and thread up Glue another layer of felt or leather, the thickness of the layer of felt coincided with the diameter of beads, and cut it. Begin to embroider the side felt, to close it. Glue another layer of leather or felt, and circumcised him as close to the edges of the embroidery. Now sew the fringe. Fringe only do the bottom, the rest of the perimeter decorate bikonusami. At the top of the pendant are doing a loop for hanging. End of thread hiding, threading it through a few beads

How-to make the Infinity Convertible or Wrap/Twist Dress **disclaimer: I am not a professional designer or tailor by any means. I love to sew and craft so this has become a beloved past time for me. I have adapted these instructions for my own use from the Shira.net and Rostitchery websites. This is not my design If you have any questions please private message me :) Supplies newsprintpencilcompass (or string)metre stick (yard stick)square (right angled ruler)pattern weights (or traditional pins or things like soup cans)scissorsfabricpinsthreadserger (or sewing machine)1 inch elasticbodkin (or safety pin)large open space (floor or table) Terminology: right side of fabric - right side or face of fabric...Jersey fabric may or may not have a design on it, the side with the clearer design is the right side, alternatively the shinier side will also be the right side. Step one: Roll out the newsprint on the floor or table. Using your compass draw the first 1/2 circle at the top centre of the pattern. Step Two: Step Three Now to sew the dress together.

Make It and Love It: Women's Corsage Shirt I’ve been drooling over the Jcrew line this fall. And I have seen others make this corsage tee, so I thought I’d try my hand at it. I zoomed in really close to this picture (in the lavender shown below) and you can see the shapes that they used to cut out the pieces. More on that later. I bought and used about a yard of knit fabric, which I bought for about $5 at Joann’s. Compare that to the $35 shirt at Jcrew….what a deal. And along with showing you the corsage tee, I’m also going to explain in more detail how to construct a new shirt from one of your favorite knit shirts. First, fold your favorite shirt in half and carefully trace out the front of your shirt with the scoop neck and the back of the shirt. Do the same with the sleeve…..carefully following the curve of sleeve that attaches to the shirt. Then cut out all of your pieces: a front piece, back pieve, and 2 sleeves. After opening up your pieces, they will look like this. And the sleeve. Sew carefully together. Related posts:

how to make a paper flower This is a flower that I put together for a series of projects that I've been working on for the shop. I was going to include it with the Petal Collection, but I decided that this was one worth sharing. It doesn't require any fancy equipment at all! Materials - Red card stock paper (less than a letter-sized sheet) - Brown card stock paper - Pencil - Scissors - Bone folder - Cutting mat - Glue - Clothespins (optional) Step 1 Cut out 8 petals that are similar to a heart shape but with a flat bottom. Cut the center of each petal about 1/2" (13mm) vertically, as shown by the white lines in the photo below. Score each petal vertically (following the curve of the outer edges), several times until the entire petal is marked. Slightly overlap and glue the two bottom tabs that are formed by the split petal base. Glue 3 large petals to the circle base. Step 4 Cut out 2 brown star shapes and 2 larger red star shapes. The final step is to fold the edges of the flower petals outward. Easy right?

25 Handmade Gifts Under $5 If your gift list is long and your budget is small here are some great Handmade Gifts that you can make. Keep in mind that handmade items are not just beautiful but special… I love to give them and I love to receive them. Jersey Knit Bracelet Lovely! This would make a perfect gift for any of your girlfriends. You can choose the colors and recycle t-shirts that you have around the house. Cheap and cute! tutorial Paper Clip Earrings Tutorial This is a brilliant idea… and the possibilities are endless. Love it! Printed Candles Who doesn’t love a candle? Think about how many different stamps you could use to customize this project. tutorial Hot Chocolate Art! What a great gift for neighbors and teachers… I am personally a hot chocolate lover so this would make a great gift for me tutorial Tile Coaster You can buy these plain tiles at Home Depot for under a dollar. I’ve seen them with family pictures also… Way cute! tutorial Bow Belt I was amazed how easy this tutorial was. So Pretty! tutorial Paper Plate Clock Cheap?

Zip-Itself Coin Purse | Free Pattern &Tutorial at CraftPassion.com This zip-itself coin purse is truly an amazing and creative handmade design… zip-up to a tetrahedron shaped coin purse, unzip to a long ribbon. This zip-itself coin purse is made from 2 simple materials that you can get from the shop easily – ribbon and zipper. Get the tutorial on how to sew zip-itself coin purse with lining after this jump. I accidentally saw this zip-itself coin purse when I did a search for the tetrahedron coin purse and I love the idea. I knew I am going to scratch my head and drill into the detail of the design and make it one day…. But, this day hasn’t been long before I need to pull my hairs and bite my fingers to find out the how-to from a mere internet picture. On a relax weekend in June while shopping at a flea market in Straits Quay, I walked towards the only stall that sells handmade materials and finished handmade. July 30, 2011 August 27, 2011 September 24, 2011 October 29, 2011 Time: 10 am to 10 pm Pages: 1 2 Get all updates via email:

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