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DIY Pin Tucked Duvet Cover

DIY Pin Tucked Duvet Cover
A New Year brings new things. For me, it was a duvet cover. I made an impulse buy of a beautiful Paisley Duvet Cover at TJ Maxx just the other day. I brought home my treasure, dropped everything and put it on my comforter. After admiring my bed for about a day, I slowly started to realize that I had purchased something that I had not budgeted for, spent too much money on($40 is a LOT of money to me), and, of all things, that I could easily make myself. So, sadly, I returned my beautiful Paisley duvet and started researching on the internet. The price for this one was way out of my budget, and this style is no longer available through Anthropologie. I also found that Target carries a line called 'Kissing Pleat" for $70-$80 and Wal-Mart's Better Homes and Gardens line has a pleated comforter in-stores, or at least the one by me, for about $60-$80. So, I went out on the town... First, I went out and bought some PLAIN flat sheets from -GASP- Wal-Mart. It should come out looking like this. Related:  sewing

Sewing: Heirloom Cut Chenille Baby Blanket I first saw a blanket like this at a baby shower for a friend's first baby boy. Our mutual friend, Joyce, gifted it and I was so amazed she had made it! I hadn't seen anything like it and thought it had such a beautiful vintage feel. As I was composing my nesting list I thought about including a cut chenille blanket like this. I chose Amy Butler's home decor fabric, August Fields, in Tangerine/Wild Poppies. The blanket is 45"x45", a generous size for using as a play mat and transitioning to a nap or lap blanket when she is older. I couldn't find a tutorial online for a blanket like this so I've created one here (click below to jump). Link to the Tutorial below by clicking on "Read More." If you make one of these cut chenille blankets I would love to see photos! To make an Heirloom Cut Chenille Baby Blanket you will need: Select three cotton flannel fabrics that coordinate with your primary print. NOTE: YOU MUST SEW AND CUT THE FLANNEL ON THE BIAS FOR IT TO FRAY PROPERLY.

Charming Window Pillows Hi! I’m Angela from My Three Sons and I was a mechanical engineer in my life before kids. Really an engineer to the core, I’m all about optimized processes and well-utilized materials. I tried to figure out the best way to make the elusive cathedral window block. So I’ll share some things I found for getting nice points and neat windows. And they are a perfect showcase for your favorite charm pack. We’re going to make two pillows here – most efficient use of materials and all. 1 Just Wing It Charm Pack 1 3/4 Yards Bella Solid Snow 4 Just Wing It Fat Quarters Washable glue stick 2 Square pillow forms – 20″x20″ 2 18-20″ zippers (optional) Pink and Blue Matching thread (optional) Step One: In which you fold fabric and steam it into submission First, from the white yardage cut 5 strips the entire width of the fabric and each 10.5″ wide. Subcut each of those 5 strips into 10.5″ squares so that you end up with a total of 20 pieces. But you do need to make a perfect 9″ square out of poster board.

39 Free Skirt Patterns Free Skirt Patterns Posted on | January 6, 2013 | 17 Comments Five years ago, it was hard to find even one free skirt pat­tern on the in­ter­net. Now­a­days, doz­ens of free skirt pat­terns abound. For beginners, try a simple elastic waistband skirt or a pillowcase skirt. Here are some free skirt patterns that I especial­ly like. Recycled Skirts A-Line Skirts Peasant Skirts Maternity Skirts Mini Skirts Quick Skirts Other Skirts Read More : Sewing or Home Category: SewingTags: Clothing , Sewing , Skirts Comments 17 Responses to “Free Skirt Patterns” Vera Woodbridge February 3rd, 2010 @ 4:21 pm I would like a pattern for a circular skirt, please Many thanks Jayla February 14th, 2010 @ 3:50 am Thank you so much for this! Leave a Reply Categories

elastique maillot de bain Elastic ' in a band ' 1. you cut a small piece fabric, which is long enough to finish piping section, and equal processing of the exposed-or rubber elastics for the swimsuit or bikini. This strip should be approximately 3 times the width of the elastic band. Swimwear elastic. Also called exposure or rubber elastic called, in different colors and widths available. Small piece fabric. 2. front view rear view 3. you put the good sides of the sliver and the unfinished portion of the swimwear on each other. You Sew this to each other with a zig-zag. 4. you expand the sliver ' about ' the rubber band back to the wrong side. 5. If you want to create a halter, you cut the additional length to, this allows you to make than in 1 act right there. front, after zig zagged Back after going through zig zagged. 6. Wrong side Ready. You can instead of the last time zig zagged also with the cover over it. You'll get 2 nice parallel stitching. But the one who has no cover, so can also neatly a bathing suit or bikini.

Developing A Simple Bra Pattern from Basic Bodice Block – Learning Sewing Using a custom fitted Basic Bodice Block constructed previously, a detailed, step-by-step explanation of how to create a bra pattern is presented. The overall idea is that if you have your own bodice block, by following these steps you will be able to construct a custom-fitted bra pattern. References : 1) Ann Hagar, Pattern Cutting for Lingerie, Beachwear and Leisurewear, 2nd ed., Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, 2004, 279 pp. 2) Winifred Aldrich, Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear, 5th ed., Blackwell Publishing: Oxford, 2008, 215 pp. N.B. NOTE : FOR A DOWNLOADABLE PDF VERSION OF THIS, SEE Technique Materials Paper, pencil, ruler, , tape, French curve (or dinner plate!)

*[lingerie] Culotte patron + tuto Tuto Culotte je viens d'en faire 8 en deux jours, alors je vous propose mes idées^^ Pour cette forme. Temps total : 30min à 1heure max. Seule difficulté, les tissus extensibles qu'il ne faut pas "tirer" en cousant au risque de se retrouver avec des formes bizarres^^ Matèriel : * env 30cm de tissu extensible (minimum 110 de large) jersey, dentelle extensible, satin extensible... * env 2m de bordure elastique elastique souple (5mm),elastique avec bordure (5/8 mm de large env) , Dentelle extensible et douce ( de 1 à 3 cm env) Patron:Ce patron est prévu pour une taille 38/40 soit un M A part au niveau de l'entrejambe, il ne faut pas rajouter de supplément de couture. Devant : couper 1x dans le tissu Tracer tout selon les mesures et servez-vous de ce repere: pour tracer une jolie courbe. Dos: couper 1x dans le tissu.Patron assez simple c'est que des lignes droites. Bordure elastique : -couper deux morceaux de 53cm env pour les cotés. Décos bordure:Quelques exemples de bordures sympas.

Free Pattern: Rosy Ladyshorts | Cloth Habit description Frou-frou meets everyday in these easy-to-make lace boyshorts that sit at the hips. The legs and waist are finished with elastic lace trim for softness. Designed for a lightweight 4-way stretch lace with 60-70% stretch. You can also try stretch mesh or your favorite jersey. (Some tips on stretch fabrics are included!) download the pdf printing I’ve included both instructions and pattern in the same pdf, which will print on both U.S. tutorials and more info: Introduction to LadyshortsFabric and Material SuggestionsLadyshorts Construction Tutorial Downloading troubles?

DIY Trash to Couture original DIY tutorials Click on the links below the pictures to see the page. Reversible, Lined, Color-blocked TOTE I’ve got a new summer bag that I totally love. It’s nice and heavy-weight, the perfect size for all my stuff, annnnd…… It’s reversible! Yay! It’s good to have options. Here are the TOTE bag versions we’ve tried so far…. This time around we’ll make it: • reversible (similar to having a lining) • color-blocked on the outside with heavy Duck Cloth (read more about duck cloth and other fabrics in my book) • DIY handles Summer, Summer, Summer time. Let’s get started. Start by cutting all your bag pieces. The reversible bag is basically two separate bags, sewn together at the top. Decide what size you’d like for your bag. Start by sewing the handles. If you’re using lightweight fabrics, place right sides of the fabric together and sew down each side. However, with heavy duck cloth it’s very difficult to pull the fabric right-side out. Now piece together the bag fronts and backs…. Now your bag pieces are ready to assemble. Then Box out the bottom of each bag, about 2 1/2 inches on each side.

Sewing with Knits...It CAN Be Fun! January 6th, 2009 Email 3 users recommend Use a fusible knit interfacing on the wrong side of your knits before sewing buttonholes. Shannon Dennis Use ballpoint or stretch needles when sewing knits to avoid skipped stitches and crooked-looking seams. Using twin stretch needles to topstitch not only secures your stitch but also reduces the bulk of heavy knits and gives a professional-looking finish! Photo: Shannon Dennis Knits encompass everything from Polarfleece to T-shirts and from "slinky" to sweater fabric. First, use the correct needle. For seams, I have found that what works best is creating the seam with the appropriate seam allowance then topstitching or edgestitching. Stitch length is an important component as well. Sewing buttonholes on knit requires one simple step. The perks of sewing with knits are, to me, endless.

Learn How To Sew A Rolled Hem A rolled hem is a very small hem made up of two folds. It can be really tricky to sew since each fold is teeny tiny. Many sewing machines have a rolled hem foot that curves and folds the fabric as you sew, but I find that way of sewing it to be very fussy and difficult to control. This is my personal preferred method for a rolled hem and I find it works perfectly every time. Step 1: On the hem of your garment, stitch a straight line 1/4″ smaller from the desired hem allowance. Step 2: Fold the stitch line to the wrong side of the fabric and press with an iron. Step 3: Return to your sewing machine and stitch directly on top of the first stitch line. Step 4: After stitching, press the entire hem with the iron again. Step 5: Trim off the extra fabric from the hem, cutting right up to the stitch line. Step 6: Fold the hem again, rolling the stitching from step 5 to the wrong side and leaving a clean unstitched seam on the right side of the fabric.

Lots Of Best Sewing Tutorials Alina's Adventures sew everything A P indicates a printable tutorial or pdf pattern. An F indicates a personal favorite. PET CARECatnip fish toy (Martha Stewart)Clothespin apron (Pick Up Some Creativity)Cool and cozy pet bed (Sew4Home)Country gent dog coat with pattern (Craftzine)Collapsible travel dish (Craft Stylish)Color spectrum pet bed (Design Sponge)Custom-fit doggy coat (Pretty Little Things)Dog leash (The Purl Bee)Embellished doggy sweater (Miss Lovie)Fabric dog coat pattern (Cut Out & Keep) PFabric pet bed (Inspiration & Realization)Fabric pup tent (CasaSugar)Family connection writing center (Craftzine)Fleece dog bed (Dog Under My Bed)Pet pouches (The B Line)Sweater dog toys (Craft Stylish)Squeaky doggie bone (Laura Griffin)Water resistant doggy coats (Martha Stewart) FOR THINGS WITH TWO WHEELSBicycle bucket (Noodlehead)Bicycle frame lunch bag (Evil Mad Scientist)Bike seat cover (thimble)Good old bike seat cover (Pickles) Key wristlet (Chickpea Sewing Studio) Tweet This! Comments

Котики -сувениры - просмотр работы. Клуб мастеров и мастериц. Таких прелестных котиков, похожих на снегирей, я нашла по ссылке вверху.Можно сшить из любых тканей. Самый приятный на ощупь клетчатый из вискозной ткани и розовый из трикотажа, бежевый из бязи жестковат и шить его было не комфортно, а вот белый-атласный просто прелесть! Можно сшить все швы "на руках".

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