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Two pocket, ultra slim fabric card case — insatiable need

Two pocket, ultra slim fabric card case — insatiable need
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!

Dragon dress: Garden Part 3 PLUS TUTE! Finally. My Dragon dress!!!! I can't say how much I love this dress. I saw the fabric at the fabric store and knew I had to make a dress. I love the shape of the skirt I wore it to a friends memorial because it reminded me of him and it was a huge hit. It's one of those thing you have in your closet that just makes you feel good when you wear it.<3Edit: Anyone interested the fabric is "Shibuki Dragon" The Alexander Henry Fabrics Collection 2007This rocks! Tute:Fabric: I used three yards and had some left over...I'm 6'0 so most people will need a bit less.Zipper: Whatever length you feel comfortable with. *To start measure from your waist (bellybutton or smallest part of your torso) to about how long you want the skirt of your dress to be and add an inch. Fold in half and snip the parts that are a little uneven so you have a nice looking slope. This is the basic shape you want to cut out for the dress top. Measure the widest part of your bust and cut your piece that long. Close up. Sew across.

Sew a simple backpack Click here for a larger photo of the finished backpack. Cut pieces of cotton fabric as per diagram, below. Measurements are in cm, 1cm seam allowances included. Pin and stitch flaps together, curving stitching at lower edge, and trim. Press down 1cm on to wrong side on long edges of loop and straps. Pin and stitch bag at side edges, leaving a 3cm gap in stitching 5cm below top edge. Stitch base to bottom of bag, trimming ends of base into curves to fit bag. Cotton fabric from Cath Kidston (0845 026 2440). You might also like... Find more bags to sew for every occasion - from shopping to nights out Find all of our fabulous fashion makes here See all of our free sewing projects here make your own 6-pocket mini pocketbook and stay organized — insatiable need I’m sure that many of you, like me, are on an eternal quest for organization. I know I’m not alone in finding the Container Store’s promise of a perfect, organized life utterly seductive. But here’s the thing…I don’t really like purging, I love my stuff. Therefore I also love pretty things in which to stash my stuff, so I get to enjoy my fantasy of being organized and contained. This tutorial is about helping you stay organized, in a quick, easy, and super-cute way. It is a distilled version of the Holland Cox pocketbook, and is a breeze to make. the pattern …is only four rectangles. the body is 7.25″ tall.the large pocket is 5.5″ tallthe medium pocket is 4.25″ tallthe small pocket is 3″ tall materials needed I chose a vintage cotton canvas for the body in a bright retro floral, and quilting weight cotton in a matching color for the interior. You’ll also need a button and a bit of elastic for the closure, and a bit of ribbon for the pen. start with the pockets 1. 2. the closure 3. 4. 6.

Quick fix grocery bag We had grapes this weekend. So? They were really good. I found a shirt - an old favorite but hopelessly stained one (bleach* near the bottom hem). In case you want to give this super fast and easy grocery bag a try as well, keep on reading as I wrote down some instructions for you. What you need: - an old T-shirt- scissors- matching thread- a button- a piece of ribbon- sewing machine Instructions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Take one sleeve and cut to size, such that the folded bag fits inside the sleeve (make sure to add seam allowance). As with all of my tutorials, please note, this tutorial is intended for personal use only. * the bleach stains ended up the in hem and one of the boxed corners!!

Teepees for secrets and dreams Sometimes I wish I had a place to hide and dream and let my imagination run wild - a place like a teepee! Should I buy one...? 1. Indoor Play teeepee here - $215 2. 3. 4. Plain indoor play teepee here - $175 ...Or make one? {Free PDF teepee pattern here} Little teepee tutorial here And last but not least, cats can have fun, too! T-Shirt Hand Warmers London is cold this time of year, which means my kids are too. So when it takes me fifteen minutes to prep them for playing outside, I want them to play longer than I spent preparing them for the cold. Most often their gloves fall off or get wet, sending their freezing hands inside within five minutes of stepping out. A handful of hand warmers seem to hold the kids over for a while longer, and are inexpensive and easy to make when using items on hand. Scrap t-shirt material Needle and thread Rice or beans Cut scrap t-shirts into any shape. Heat the warmers in the microwave.

T-shirt headband (2) I should just rename my blog “Things Kitty Can do with a Tshirt” Anyway, I was walking through target the other day (wanting to buy every single dress I saw!) and glimpsed this headband. Ready for a great no-sew tutorial….AND my very first Vlog? A big tshirt is best (one without any seams on the sides of the tshirt) Cut 6 strips (by cutting the bottm hem off the shirt, and cutting strips off the shirt working form the bottom), Cut them about an inch wide, and stretch them all the way out. Loosely knot the 6 together, leaving about 3 inches extra at the top. Spread out your strands, and get ready to watch my first Vlog! A few things I've learned from this video 1. 2. Anyway, so you've gotten that woven. You've got a woven rope right? All I did next, is cut a piece of tshirt about 3 inches wide, and as long as you need it to finsh off your headband so it fits around your head. You know it starts to "roll" when you stretch out your shirt??

Tutorial-Credit Card Holder I just finished a giveaway at Tatertots & Jello & Jen was kind enough to let me guest post on her super blog! Now I can very proudly add one of those buttons that goes......I was featured on;) Well here is how to make Mini Lauren.............a trifolf credit card holder with a trigger clip:) 4.5"(12cm) wide x 3.5"(9.5cm) high when closed 9"(23.5cm) long when fully open including the flap. · One exterior panel 5”(12.7 cm) x 7.5”(19 cm) · One circle with a diameter of 5”(12.8 cm).Use a compass like shown in the pic & draw on a paper & use it as pattern or draw directly on to the fabric & cut. From your lining fabric cut · One lining panel 5”(12.7 cm) x 7.5”(19 cm) · Two pocket panels 5”(12.7 cm) x 6.5”(16.5cm) From the fusible interfacing cut · One exterior panel 4”(10.2 cm) x 6.5”(16.5 cm) · One lining panel 4”(10.2 cm) x 6.5”(16.5 cm) · Two pocket panels 4”(10.2 cm) x 5.5”(14cm) · One flap circle Let’s start Applying fusible interfacing 1. Adding the pockets 2. 3. Making the flap Attaching the flap

15 Fabulous DIY Purses for Fall Fall is creeping up. What better way to celebrate a seasonal change than to craft a new seasonal accessory? Here are a few of my favorite DIY projects for making purses and pouches that are perfect for autumn or any season you happen to be falling for. Craft a cute coin purse from your fabric fall fabric! This DIY Reversible Purse from Martha Stewart will fit any season! I love this ruffled purse for fall from The Boy Trifecta. These Art Supply Pouches from Whip Up make going back to school more stylish than ever. The perfect tote for fall with plenty of pockets, this Plenty of Pockets Tote from Sew4Home makes keeping up with your devices and reading material a snap! And a few other diy purse craft projects I’ve fallen in love with: For more great diy fashion accessory and clothing ideas you can make to wear or compliment your wardrobe, be sure to follow my Fashion Forward DIY Board on Pinterest!