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Zip-Itself Coin Purse

Zip-Itself Coin Purse
This zip-itself coin purse is truly an amazing and creative handmade design… zip-up to a tetrahedron shaped coin purse, unzip to a long ribbon. This zip-itself coin purse is made from 2 simple materials that you can get from the shop easily – ribbon and zipper. Get the tutorial on how to sew zip-itself coin purse with lining after this jump. I accidentally saw this zip-itself coin purse when I did a search for the tetrahedron coin purse and I love the idea. I knew I am going to scratch my head and drill into the detail of the design and make it one day…. On a relax weekend in June while shopping at a flea market in Straits Quay, I walked towards the only stall that sells handmade materials and finished handmade. July 30, 2011 August 27, 2011 September 24, 2011 October 29, 2011 Time: 10 am to 10 pm If you are not able to make it to meet them personally, then visit their online shop. {CLICK HERE to get pattern & tutorial of Zip-Itself Coin Purse.} Pages: 1 2 Get all updates via email:

The Origami Lotus Bag Tutorial | Exchanging Fire My favorite project bag is this lotus-shaped drawstring bag I own. It’s square with some design features that reminds me of Japanese origami, the beautiful art of paper folding. I love the way it folds in on itself like those old fortune teller paper games we used to play in school when we were children. The design is both simple yet clever. Pulling the drawstring shuts the bag and creates handles for carrying, all without losing its basic shape. I knew this bag design would be perfect for the vintage fabric my grandmother bought while traveling in India in the ’70s, but when I looked around the Internet in an attempt to make it, I couldn’t find a pattern or tutorial for the design I liked anywhere. Origami Lotus Project Bag with yarn being knit into a shawl inside of it You’ll need two matching squares of fabric that are roughly 18 inches square and some matching ribbon. Second, iron your fabric so that it’s easier to work with. Now we’re getting to the folding. The Lotus Temple Bag

Macaron Coin Purse Just can’t help for not sewing these sweet little macaron coin purses when one of Craft Passion’s Facebook fans showed them to me. Thanks to XYZZhandmade for her inspiring handmade and some tutorial links in Japanese, this, this, this and this. No, I can’t read Japanese but I can guess from the pictures on how to sew it. Here is the English version of tutorial on how to sew this macaron coin purse where I have added more details in the sewing. The space inside the coin purse is quite limited but good enough to place some small jewelries like ear rings, rings; may be to keep some small coins, folded money; a place to keep small piece of note that wrote your shopping list and reminder etc. I have tried both nylon and metal zipper, each gave different feel and effect on the macaron coin purse.

{DIY} Wavy Friendship Bracelet See that orange and black wavy friendship bracelet down in my picture of supplies? I bought it at a festival over a year ago and have been obsessing over how to make it ever since. Thank goodness for Chinese knotting cord and my thread burner because I finally figured out how to make it. And let me tell you, it is SO EASY. You will need: 3 colors of Chinese knotting cord, about 60 inches of each colorAbout 25 inches of rattail or other round cordingA box lidA thread burner or a lighterSome scrap rattail or yard First, fold your scrap rattail and the rattail you are using in half and thread them through each other. Fold the three strands of Chinese knotting cord in half and put the loop under the rattail and pull it through. Take the first blue strand and fold it over the first strand of rattail like the number 4. Keep going with the rest of the strands, but be sure not to pull the first knot too tight because you need to leave enough slack for the loop. Like this: Like Loading...

the Katie poncho My friend Katie was over recently wearing this fab little jersey knit poncho. I complimented her on it several times, then bravely asked if if could take a closer look. She finally ended up taking it off so that I could REALLY get a good look. Of course, I’m thinking, “I could totally make this!” She looked so cute in it. All she was wearing was some khakis and a long sleeve t with this cute little poncho. One trip to Jo Ann’s to get some jersey knit fabric and less than 2 hours later, I had exactly that. You’ll need: 1 yard of knit fabric of your choice. 1. 2. 3. 4.Open garment and lie flat so the seam is pressed flat. 5.This is what it will look like. Let me know if you have any questions. Be Sociable, Share!

10 Beautiful Fabric Flower Tutorials It is spring! If the flowers are not blooming yet here is a round-up of awesome tutorials to help you make your own flowers! Here you will find 10 beautiful fabric flowers, but don’t miss these five fabric flower tutorials! 1. How to make lovely fabric flowers 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. ..And how about updating your spring wardrobe with this beautiful rolled rose bracelet. 10. Just had to add one more! 11. If you need more flowers don’t miss the round-up of crochet flower tutorials and these darling fabric flowers!

Tutorial: Skin Brightening Kiwi Mask Some white stuff is falling today. It’s not a blizzard but its enough to make the snow plow guys to come through my streets several times throughout the day. I think they were bored this winter and were probably more excited about the snow than my daughter! But truth be told – We NEED snow in the winter to nourish the earth. Warm winters are never good for the planet or our immune system ( ) so as inconvenient as cold brutal winter weather might seem to our lives, we do need cold winters and the snow. Having said though, cold weather also means dry dull skin. And among many skin moisturizing mask recipes, like my Moisturizing Avocado Face Mask , for some reason, kiwi sounds like it’s just what we need in the winter too – maybe because cold winters remind us how much we crave hot tropical weathers where kiwi fruits come from? I know kiwi is not exactly in season or local but sometimes I crave potent Vitamin C. *The knife looks grimly big in this picture. Sking Brightening Kiwi Mask

Pop-Open Little Purse! Today, I have a very cute little low sew project to show off! A friend of mine showed this to me and now I'm totally mad about it! It's so fun, cheap and easy to do and the result is cute and useful !!! Loooooooooooove it! Jojo had been complaining about her coin purse is spoilt and asking for a new one..and this "Pop" purse just came in handy! Now, let's get started :- Get a stiff cardboard (I recycled an old mushroom packing box) and cut a shape like the picture ... or you can be creative about the shape after this tutorial... The cardboard has to be stiff and flexible enough for a nice curve bend when you pressed it this way and still be able to return to the straight flat position when released. You need to cut 3 pieces of the cardboard - exactly the same shape and size. Wrap a piece of rag / clothes... (felt would be a good choice but I don't have any and it's very expensive here..) You may secure the edge with double side tape, glue gun, anything that you consider friendly enough to handle. now

Disney Princess Inspired Ribbon Sculpture Patterns! Powered By Blogger Widgets | Customized By: Blogging Tips close 17,754 readers RSS feed | E-mail Search This Blog Grosgrain Archives This Blog Linked From Here The Web Disney Princess Inspired Ribbon Sculpture Patterns! July 26, 2012 Click on day pics to be taken to full tutorial. I have something I've been working on for some time. 28 {comments}: Rie said... Wauw!!! July 26, 2012 at 3:34 PM mamagwenm said... Wow, that's awesome! July 26, 2012 at 3:59 PM Eric and Carrie said... Adorable! July 26, 2012 at 5:58 PM Welcome to Penguin Says Hi! These are AWESOME!! July 26, 2012 at 9:52 PM Erin said... OMG so cute! July 27, 2012 at 1:35 AM Leah said... So cute and perfect for our trip to Disney later this year. July 27, 2012 at 10:25 AM Amy Friend said... Those are so clever and they are recognizable as well! July 29, 2012 at 3:03 PM Suzanne said... These are so creative!! July 30, 2012 at 11:41 AM my noodle caboodle said... WOW!! July 30, 2012 at 12:59 PM Kyrstin said... July 30, 2012 at 2:27 PM Elise said... Ashley said...

making chapstick | When the weather gets cooler my mind turns not only to knitting but also to making body products. I made chapstick already last year, but wasn’t overly happy with the recipe, so I tried a different one this year. I used: 20% beeswax 25% coconut oil 15% cocoa butter 40% olive oil No coloring, no scent, no smell. I actually like the faint smell of beeswax :) I was aiming for three or four tubes worth of chapstick and eyeballed the quantity. Now I’m not that good with numbers, so eyeballing was probably not the best idea in the first place. The process is very simple: 1. 2. 3. Done! Like this: Like Loading... HUNGRYHIPPIE: Sewing Clothing: Top in Ten Tutorial I'm lovin' this top. I'm gonna make about five more tops TONITE! No kidding around- from sketch to sewing, this took me about 10 minutes. (maybe because I'm not too picky or perfection-isty?) You can do it too-go for it! tutorial below Yeah-I'm hiding my pooch with those stars! The Tute: Choose a soft drapey jersey knit fabric. Fold it right sides together and lay it on the table to sketch and cut. Now sketch the top like so: Small neck circle, 2 box rectangle sleeves, and 2 sides. Don't overthink this. If you are unsure as to size, go wider than you think. Cut it out. Even it up. (If you're sloppy like I am---just fold in half lengthwise and trim up the sleeves to match.) You only sew this portion (on both sides-yes, all the way down to the bottom). You're done! (I hemmed my neckline with a zigzag stitch just cuz.... Flip it right side out, trim threads, and put it on girl! Some big jewels really make it sing! I'm ordering more jersey N O W. Hope you like it :o) peace out