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40+ Fabric Wallet & Checkbook Covers: {Free Patterns

40+ Fabric Wallet & Checkbook Covers: {Free Patterns
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2 Pocket, Ultra Slim Fabric Card Case A few weeks ago, I went to Dallas for the wedding of a friend of mine from college, and unsurprisingly, the reception ended up doubling as a mini college reunion. Some of those people I literally hadn’t seen since graduation day. Naturally, the experience got me thinking about the thing I am always thinking about: sewing. (really). I already make a cute little single pocket card case/wallet thing that people love to impulse-buy at craft shows, but occasionally I get asked about one with two pockets, that would fold in half. why 19th street? Remembering our 19th street adventures made me think of that critical accessory (nobody carried purses when we went out), and how a handmade version would be pretty cute, and super useful. I also used lightweight fusible interfacing, but that’s also optional, especially if you use something a bit heavier for the outside. the pattern…is really just two rectangles. time to start sewing! 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. And viola!

How to Knit the Floating Snake Pattern Stitch NewStitchaDay This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the floating snake pattern stitch. This stitch creates a delicate zig zag cable pattern. The floating snake pattern stitch would be great for coffee cozies, scarves, and fingerless gloves! Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. Knit Stitch – KPurl-P Knit 1 Through back of Loop (k1 tbl)- 3 Stitch Right Cross (3-st RC)- sl 2 sts onto cable needle and hold to back, k1, k2 from cable needle. 3 Stitch Left Cross (3-st LC)- sl 1 st onto cable needle and hold to front, k2, k1 from cable needle. Skill: IntermediateCast On:Multiple of 10 sts + 5. Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length. Example of the Floating Snake Pattern Stitch. Example of the Floating Snake Pattern Stitch. Join over 24,000 New Stitch VIPs and Receive: Simply click the button below to become a FREE VIP member today!

Crafty Bag Of Tricks: {40+ Tips & Techniques Ready to pick up a new technique or two for your crafty bag of tricks? Here’s a bunch of tips and tutorials for various crafts and creative endeavors like knitting, sewing, crochet and lots more. There’s a little bit of everything here so there should be something fun and interesting for everyone. With So Many Crafty Things To Make & Do...We're Always Ready To Learn Something New Several of these have been featured previously on Tipnut but there’s plenty of new stuff too, enjoy! How To Make T-Shirt Yarn: Save old t-shirts that still have life left in them and they can be made into yarn for crafty projects.

List - Lolita Clothing - ThreadBanger Forums OK so as some of you know I am really into this fashion, but not having much money, I've opted to make myself an entire Loli wardrobe rather than buying ridiculously overpriced $300 brand dresses or $50 brand knock-offs. I have only made one skirt so far, but I've spent several months combing the web for the best tutorials and I am about to embark on a petticoat, another skirt, and a dress (and I have the materials already!). I've seen a lot of people responding with enthusiasm to people posting tutorials for lolita, and also asking where to find things. So I thought I'd let everyone in on the fruits of my labors: A master tutorial list of Lolita clothing! Please add any links you find that I don't have in the comments below, and I will update this post with them! BEFORE YOU BEGIN! Here's the Lolita Handbook's guide to sewing Lolita clothes , with how-to's on pintucking and ruffling, making bibs, etc. and a guide to choosing fabrics, trims, and more. Terms you may not know Blouses/Cutsews

DIY Lunch Bag All my closest friends know that I (Chanel) am forever on the search for the perfect, chic lunch box. And believe it or not, a lot of the prettiest and well-designed carriers out there are super expensive. So with this personal challenge in mind and with Picnic Week in the air, I was inspired to create my very own reusable lunch bag. Taking my pattern directly from the handy-dandy, classic paper lunch sacks that I predict will be around forever and ever, I put together this canvas version that’s reusable, washable and most of all, super pretty. There was a lot of hand-stitiching involved, but it wasn’t difficult at all and I’m head-over-heels in love with the final product. canvaslunch sackpencil or fabric chalkstitching awlwaxed thread (I got this great multicolored spool at Tandy)2 needlesscissorsmatches or a lighter 1. 6. *tip: for a video demonstration on how to hand stitch like this, refer to this tutorial. *photos by Camille

Bra Purse This bra purse is made with a lightweight Lycra bra. A padded bra would provide you with more stability. Obviously the bigger the bra cup the bigger the purse. What you need Old bra Ribbons fringing Hot glue or craft glue Scissors Instructions These bags have been made famous by their use to promote awareness of Breast Cancer. Start by removing the straps from the cups. You can keep the cups together with most bras, but it will depend on the bra you are using. Glue the cups together to form the pouch part of the purse. Glue the straps back on to form the handles, these can be short or long depending on your bag style. If you are using a strapless bra then just glue the handles into the inside edge of the cup. Embellish the handbag by gluing on trims, ribbons and sequins to your desired style. And remember Breast Cancer is important so check each lump and each bump no matter how old or young you are and get a mammogram regularly. Early detection is the key to survival.

How to Knit the I-Cord Bind Off - NewStitchaDay This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the Eyelet I-cord bind off. This technique was suggested by Sarah Wilson, The Sexy Knitter. The Eyelet I-cord bind off is a way of creating a nice clean edge with a little lacy detail. It creates a tube like the I-cord, and makes a great finished piece. This unbelievably soft wool is made from shrink treated Merino Lambs Wool. Skill: Intermediate Step 1Cast on two additional stitchesStep 2Knit first two stitchesStep 3K2togStep 4Slip the stitches back to main needle Repeat steps 2 – 4 until last 3 stitches Finishing: K2tog, k1, and slip the two remaining stitches back onto main needle then k2tog Example of the Eyelet I-Cord Bind Off Join over 24,000 New Stitch VIPs and Receive: Daily or Weekly email updates of all our FREE tutorialsGiveaways and contests just for members Free LIVE online workshopsSpecial discounts on classes, ebooks, and patterns Simply click the button below to become a FREE VIP member today!

Tablecloth Projects To Sew: {Free Tutorials & Tips I find shopping for table linens a frustrating venture (either the fabric is poor quality, the dimensions or shape is off or the colors just aren’t right). Easy solution? Make your own! Here are several different tutorials featuring a variety of styles you can make using assorted fabrics and trims. Some are holiday themed but keep in mind you can use the same techniques and ideas to make a covering suitable for year-round use (just change the fabric, trims or decorative embellishments). countryliving.com Striped Project: A natural colored canvas drop cloth is decorated with stripes of red fabric paint (make straight lines using grout tape). Retro Reversible: Made with assorted fabric prints, free pattern download available for the flounce pieces (pdf). sew4home.com craftynest.com Fabric & Pom Pom Trim: Simply hem a piece of fabric large enough to cover the table then sew pom pom trim along all edges. Bandanna: An easy to make, casual-style tablecloth suitable for outdoor entertaining.

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