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Paperbag Ensemble Dress - Patterns Archive

Paperbag Ensemble Dress - Patterns Archive
Please consult our size comparison table, our table of body measurements and the "Patterns" section of our FAQs before you download and print a pattern. Paperbag Ensemble Dress Design by jens / Pattern by Your Style Rocks! Finally, here is the pattern for the design that jens submitted as her winning entry in our "Sunday, lovely sunday" contest - we think it turned out great! Detailed sewing instructions for this pattern are available here. Download the pattern:

Celebrate Summer - Patterns Archive Please consult our size comparison table, our table of body measurements and the "Patterns" section of our FAQs before you download and print a pattern. Celebrate Summer Design and Pattern by Your Style Rocks! Since we only just started with this website and haven't had a contest yet, we decided to design the first piece for our pattern section ourselves so you can see how we work and what we're doing. This flirty red dress is every girl's loyal companion for a day of gallivanting in the hot summer sun. Remix our dress with a shirt underneath and a pair of leggings to make it fit for fall. Download this free pattern now, start sewing and show us your work when you're done - we are looking forward to seeing how your version turns out! Detailed sewing instructions for this pattern are available here. Download the pattern:

Make Clothes and Accessories When you make your own clothing and accessories, your style is truly like no other. DIY fashion is often quite easy to accomplish, and the satisfaction of saying 'I made it!' is priceless. Start with some easy projects and advice. DIY style can happen in a matter of minutes. Shirts and Tops Create these cute tops and shirts with a little DIY know-how. Bags and Purses Carry something that makes a statement or simply holds all that stuff. Skirts Tailor your prom dress or just make a skirt shorter. Dresses You can create simple dresses or alter your dress to the perfect fit. Pants and Shorts DIY Pants. Hair Accessories From headbands to hair sticks, you can make all sorts of hair accessories at home. Belts Make your belt do more than hold up your pants. Hats Cap your lid with a toasty winter hat or a breezy sun-blocker. Gloves, Wristbands and Warmers Warm your chilly hands with these gloves, wristbands and arm warmers. Wraps and Scarves Add a wrap or a scarf, be it for warmth or style. No-Sew Clothing

Making a picnic dress Several people have asked me how to make my Picnic Dress. It’s a bit too complicated for the step by step instruction on how to draft a pattern I gave for the draped t-shirt, but I hope this will be enough detail for anyone who is familiar with how dresses are made. You will need 4 yards of 45″ fabric and an 18″ zipper. These are the pieces of the pattern. Mark out the measurements listed and the distances between them. If you’re not used to making your own sleeves, trace both the arm hole and the top of the sleeve off a pattern you’ve used before and like. To make the curve of the skirt even, use your tape measure like an enormous protractor. To gather the top, mark out a distance ¾ of the difference between bust and underbust measurement on one side. After gathering both the lining and the top layer of the bodice, sew them together along the neckline. Sew the edge of the facing to the neckline on each back piece. Sew the front and back together at the shoulders.

The 1.5 Dress 1.5 yards + 1.5 hours = One New Dress. Scarlet and I met the prudent dad for dinner shortly after the completion of this number, and he complimented my new dress! I excitedly exclaimed “Thanks! I made it!” to which he responded: “It’s cute!” So, if your goal in life is to be as sexy as possible at all times, then I guess this isn’t the dress for you. Not even a little sexy? 1. You’ll see the front neckline is lower then the back. 2. Sew in place. 3. Align the edges and pin together: Sew together and finish the edges by serging, sewing with a zig zag stitch, or cutting with pinking shears: 4. Sew in place with a straight stitch: You can leave the sleeve like this, but it will be a bit pointy as in this pic: So i made a little tweak. Fold the tip of the sleeve down about 1″: Secure it in place at both sides of the fold with a few stitches perpendicular to the sleeve: 5. 6. So you need to finish the neckline. 7. But i decided I’d like to have a little bit more fitted around the waist. Done!

Free Twinkle Sews Dress Pattern - CraftStylish Love in the Afternoon dress from Twinkle Sews Photo: Kevin O'Brien In the Spring '10 issue of SewStylish, the editors were able to catch up with Wenlan Chia of Twinkle and chat with her about her sewing and design inspirations. Chia has become well known among the sewing and knitting communities for her amazing how-to books featuring her stylish designs. Here we feature the Love in the Afternoon dress from her latest book, Twinkle Sews (Potter Craft, 2009) With its form-defining topstitching (albeit with a bright, sporty twist), cocoon shape, and origami-inspired detail, this dress can take you from a country club to a cocktail party. For more on Chia, check out SewStylish Spring '10 for our interview with this talented designer on sale now. To make the dress, download the instructions and the pattern in your size. Print out the pattern in your size on 8 1/2"x 11" paper.

1-Hour Dress May 31st, 2013 Email 287 users recommend This dress is so quick to sew, you’ll find yourself making more than one. Jack Deustch Inspiration by Oscar de la Renta Sloan Howard Photo: Jack Deustch What says summer more than a chic, lightweight dress? What You'll Need: French curveHand-sewing needleInterlock knit, 2 yardsMeasuring tapePattern paperRulerSewing machineThread Make the Pattern 1. 2. View 5 member project galleries Empire Sheet Dress Tutorial: Get something a lot nicer out of your extra sheets. I think this might be one of the easiest ways to make a empire waist summer dress. (DISCLAIMER, Honestly, I don't "do" strapless. I like to be more modest. However, I have no problem wearing a strapless with a cardigan. I wanted to add straps, but I haven't since I can't wear it now anyway. You will need: *A sacrificial sheet. -Side note- I used a rotary cutter and board for this. STEP ONE: The bodice Look for the narrow hem of the sheet (The part of the sheet where your feet go. It will look like this when it is finished. STEP TWO: The length Measure yourself to the length that you would like your dress to be. Once you have made up your mind- cut it! STEP THREE: Everything is better with ruffles My way of making a decent ruffle is to multiply the length of the skirt by two. I sewed the pink strip on first. Don't forget your belt. So that is it.

flax & twine: A Chunky Moebius Cowl - an easy chunky knit free pattern So excited to share this free cowl pattern with you all. Here it is on Ravelry, if you prefer. Let me tell you–it is cozy! It’s made with super-bulky wool so it knits up in a flash! The fabric is a alternate rib pattern, which, I think, provides a rich texture. I made it with three skeins of Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick on size 15 needles. I’ve been knitting this cowl at my knitting classes at Common Threads. And, if you are so inclined to return some love for all the goodies I provide you here on the blog, I’d be ever so grateful if you voted for me in the Top 25 Creative Mom Blogs over at Circle of Moms. My hubby is out of town this weekend so I’m running solo with the kids.

Gift Ideas for poor creative souls (1) Posted by: Cathy on Apr 22, 2010 Tagged in: Untagged Having just spent hours in the garden, I thought this idea was perfect for this time of year. This idea comes courtesy of Giver's Log. The intent of seed tape is to make planting easier when you have teeny tiny seeds that need to be planted just inches apart (like carrots and radishes). Here’s what you’ll need: -1/4 cup flour + enough water to make a paste -strips of paper to make the tape: black and white newspaper (no colored ink), single-ply toilet paper, and a thin paper bag all work -something for dabbing on drops of the paste, like the back of a paint brush -and seeds! You can also add a pretty flower to your boxes to pretty them up a bit. For tutorials on how to market yourself online, go here.

Ten minute no-sew recycled t-shirt bag! Tutorial time! I got a gig teaching a recycled t-shirt project at the library a few months ago, with a request for a recycled tee bag – the only bags I’d made from tees in the past had required sturdy sewing, and I didn’t want hand-sewing to be the only thing holding the bottom closed in a class version of the bags, so I started brainstorming about some kind of hand-sewing-friendly or no-sew bag idea…. and here’s what I came up with! The simplest version of these bags is great for smaller tees, or the more light-weight kind of girl-tees – just turn the bottom of the shirt into a drawstring and tie it closed! As you can see, even with a not huge tee, this will still leave a significant hole in the bottom of your bag, but for purposes like grocery shopping, this size hole shouldn’t really matter… But to make smaller holes, just make more than one of them! And now for the actual tutorial – for this one, with the step-by-step, I will be making the bottom with 3 holes. My finished Sonic bag!

How to Make Paper Pencils (tutorial) I have always wanted to make my own pencils, but the thought of shaping two pieces of wood to allow a piece of lead to sit perfectly inside made me think it wasn’t worth the effort. For some reason I was looking at some pieces of lead I have (for a drafting pencil) and “pop” there it was.. a solution to my DIY longing. Here is a tutorial to make pencils that is so ridiculously easy I’ve made 10 pencils since the idea came to me yesterday! Enjoy. Paper: I recommend using 6″ origami paper. Here’s a video I made so you can watch me make it from start to finish! I have to admit I really enjoyed doing this craft. Hope you’re just as excited about this as I am! leads {here} paper {here} mod podge {here} {If you like pencils, you may also like my toadstool pencil craft!} Share 16K+ Kimanh Hi my name's Kimanh.

Pinterest Challenge: AZ Love / Nail and String Tribute to the Grand Canyon State So I found Curiously Wrought's work through her Etsy on Pinterest the other day--how cute are these?! Click through the link below to check out my step-by-step tutorial: So although mine isn't PERFECT like hers are, I seriously love how it came out! I chose to go with an orange backdrop keeping the Grand Canyon in mind and how much I love those vibrant, orange sunsets! Which of the states would you make? And then it made it to my wall next to my desk! The finished product: