Free Sewing Pattern, Tutorial and Video – Double zip pouch » Japanese Sewing, Pattern, Craft Books and Fabrics Along with the theme of Zakka month, I decided to tackle something that has been baffling me for a while. How to make a double zip pouch with two compartments. Well actually I wanted to make one with 3 zips but I decided to try it out with the simpler version of 2 zips first. It certainly looks like a simple pouch. Recyclebank Now you can help your little darlings drift off while you “experience production and consumption of electricity in a gentle and rewarding way” with the Murakami Chair. Rocking children to sleep must date back many centuries. Coupled with a friendly book, there is just about no other place a little one would rather be than in Mom’s arms in the rocking chair.
Tissue Flowers Tutorial, No.2 - gingerandgeorge - StumbleUpon A couple of months ago, Jenny - the very lovely editor of PaperCraft Inspirations - asked me to work up a feature on different ways to use tissue paper. You can see the results in the September issue (on sale right about now), and alongside ruffles, twists, layers, buttons and twirly skirts, there's a miniature version of an old tissue-paper favourite. I made these flowers for Halloween a couple of years ago, and although the large scale can look fantastic on card projects, it doesn't leave room for very much else. By scaling it down, you create a much more versatile embellishment and your tissue supplies will stretch a little further, too.
How-To - Dirt Cheap Wall-Sized Whiteboards - chrismetcalf.net __Update3:__ Somewhere between Wordpress, TextMate, and the Markdown plugin, my post got corrupted and ended up in mixed HTML/Markdown. It should be fixed now. Updated Update: FYI… As the weather gets hotter and more humid here in Seattle, my board has started to noticeably warp and it doesn’t lean nicely on my wall anymore. This obviously won’t be a problem if you mount the board directly to the wall, but if you want a freestanding board like me, you may want to look into using a stiffer backing board such as real plywood or OSB, or build a stiffer frame. I’m going to look at building a frame out of 1"x1" on the back of the board to stiffen it up. Update: Welcome, Makers!
How To Make A Stylish Photo Frame For Several Photos Here is a simple yet stylish photo frame that can accomodate quite many photos at once. The idea is very simple. Fasten twines on the empty frame and hang photos using clothes pins on them. You can use a frame you bought or a frame you made by yourself. Stylish Blouse - DIY There are lots of stylish blouses to buy, but have you thought to create your own shirt and be fashionable? Here is an example. It will definitely inspire you. vintage & handmade: summer countdown Summer-like weather has finally arrived, and I hope it is here to stay! It's perfect outside. Mid 70's-80's. I have been living off of iced black tea, and today I bought my first iced coffee of the season.
Make your own paper bead jewellery - Better Homes & Gardens Magazine - Yahoo!7 Lifestyle - StumbleUpon Most of us have a little stash of leftover decorative papers from projects and parties. But before you put your scraps in the recycling bin, take a look at what you can do with them. These colourful beads can be made from any paper – junk mail, magazine pages, used giftwrap or leftover stationery papers – and they’re so easy, you and the kids can whip them up by the dozen. Paper beads Gather your supplies Browse Ideas — Knight Foundation To prototype the use of new machine learning algorithms to discover patterns in documents and networks. Minezy is a tool that will allow journalists to deduce social relationships, hierarchical structures and topical importance from email archives. The goal of the prototype will be to allow journalists to quickly use the structured data contained within Microsoft Outlook archives to create a rudimentary analysis of a target subject social, political and/or business network. To prototype News On Demand, a system to provide curated news to readers based on their available time and attention.
not martha - to make: papier-mache easter eggs For Easter I made papier-mache polka dotted eggs. I created them using small water balloons and tissue paper then I filled them with candy and toys and sealed them shut. The egg can hold a surprising amount of candy and the tissue paper seems delicate making for a delightfully heavy and yet fragile object, much like real egg. needlebook tutorial by nanaCompany - nanaCompany Yay! Here's a little tutorial on how I make my needlebooks. They're super easy, fast, and fun... so let's get started.
25 HairStyle TUTORIALS & EXTRAS! Looking GOOD! With the holidays also come a bunch of parties! Some of them are just family gatherings, some other ones are work related and some are hosted by great friends. Whatever the occasion is I think we ladies deserve to look good, regardless of our age, size or taste. So I put together for today’s Sunday Best 25 tutorials of hair-styles and some few other EXTRAS for inspiration! The Messy Side Updo.
Skip To My Lou - StumbleUpon Our headband had a flower that was starting to look a little tired and worn so we made it new again! This braided ribbon could embellish many things— a hair clip would be cute too! These headbands would make great handmade gifts for little girls to make each other! Woven Ribbon Headband Knight News Challenge The Knight News Challenge accelerates media innovation by funding breakthrough ideas in news and information. Winners receive a share of $5 million in funding and support from Knight’s network of influential peers and advisors to help advance their ideas. Throughout 2012, innovators from all industries and countries are invited to participate in three challenge rounds, each with focused topics on emerging trends. Round 1 - on networks - is closed, and the winners will be announced June 18.