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How to Make Your Own Clothes

How to Make Your Own Clothes
Learning how to make your own clothes is a pastime that will not only save you some money, it is skill that can evolve into a hobby that you love. With some practice, patience, and some sewing know-how, you’ll be on your way to making your own clothing before you know it. Here are some helpful tips to get you going. Getting Started If you have never attempted to make your own clothes before, or if you have little or no sewing skills, finding some good reference materials is a great place to start. Before you purchase any other materials besides a few reference books or patterns, you may want to start thinking about what kind of clothes you would like to make. Gather Notions, Materials, and Equipment Before you begin to learn how to sew, you’ll need to accumulate a few sewing necessities. Learn How to Sew If you already have some basic sewing skills or if you’re already a master seamstress, you can skip this part and move on. Choose a Project Use Recycled Fabrics Be Creative

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. 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. Shoes, Sandals, Heels Alter Your Clothes to Fit No-Sew Clothing

une chemise, un ensemble 06 août 2014 une chemise, un ensemble Et voilà, déjà 1 an que le petit prince de Gaïa (ma petite soeur) est né!! çà passe tellement vite!! J'adore son coté petit clown! Séléné Commentaires Poster un commentaire Pattern Making Courses Online - Design your own clothes - eTelestia Preservation Guide: How to Freeze Herbs Cut Off Long Stems The little stems between the leaves are fine to chop up. Chop With A Mezzaluna If you have one of these handy chopping devices, chopping fresh herbs is all that much easier, but a regular chopping knife will work just as well. Spoon Into An Ice Cube Tray Once everything is chopped up, spoon the herbs into an ice cube tray, making sure to distribute evenly. Pack them in pretty tightly. Top Off The Tray With Water Pour the water in slowly. Too much water pressure has the tendency to send your chopped herbs all over the place. Put The Cubes In A Freezer Bag After the cubes are frozen, pop them out of the tray and stash them in a freezer bag to keep them tasting their freshest.

récup' tee-shirt acte 2 - Saturdaymaille fever Bon retour et bon courage aux juilletistes et bonnes vacances au aoûtiennes !!! Moi je suis toujours en vacances, puisque j'habite en Vendée, a moi les balades sur le bord de l'océan et sur le bords des lacs toute l'année !!! Comme je vous l'ai dit la semaine passée, il me restait un tee-shirt taille L en "souffrance" ............ me suis accupée de son cas Le voici a l'origine, vous voyez bien grace a mon double "Oscar", qu'il est bien trop grand pour moi . Pour un faire un gilet ou cardigan, j'ai commencé par lui découdre proprement le col. Puis il a fallut que je tente de l'adapter a ma silhouette .... c'était pas gagné, car je vous rappelle que la couture et moi ... ça fait 2. Au départ j'ai opté pour un pli creux au dos Bof bof .... puis j'ai fini par faire un pli plat .... hummm ??? Pour cacher les coutures (pas très jolies) du rentré de col et des devants, j'ai crocheté un galon au crochet .... reste plus qu'a trouver des boutons .... j'en ai des tonnes, mais pas les bons ...

Make your own lace undies - tutorial and free pattern So Sew Easy If you have already visited my previous posts then you are all ready and set to start sewing you own underwear. Not got the free panties pattern yet? Download the pattern from this post – Free Multi-size pattern to make your own undies And take a look here for how to put your pattern together (important) – Making up the pattern Download your free undies pattern UPDATE - Oct 2014. Once you are all set, you will need the following materials: Stretch lace with a finished edge on both sides – recommended 4 to 6.5 inches wide with a good amount of stretch (recommended suppliers Deb’s Lace and Trims and Sew Sassy)Matching regular threadPiece of cotton jersey – new or recycledSewing machineRecommended – Overcasting foot An overcasting foot is recommended for sewing with stretch lace to get a really nice narrow finished seam and edge inside. Let’s get started… 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. I got all over excited and made several pairs. Enjoyed this tutorial and found it useful ?

10 Easy Ways To Preserve Herbs Enjoying a big bounty of herbs from the garden this year? Fresh is best when it comes to cooking with them, but here are ten easy ways you can preserve them for year-round use (along with a nifty tip at the bottom of the page for crushing them fast). Air/Hang Dry Method: If you have the space and the time, you can tie small bunches together (about 4 or 5 cleaned stems) and hang them upside down in a dark, warm, well ventilated area. *First published December 19, 2006 Here’s a quick method to try if you need them fast…but watch to make sure they don’t smoke or start on fire. Wash them well, pat dry and lay aside for an hour. Important: If you notice any moisture in the airtight containers or sealed plastic bags after storing the dried herbs–this is a sign that moisture was still present when packed. One teaspoon of dried herbs is equivalent to 1 tablespoon of fresh.If you prefer fresh over the long winter months, consider growing them indoors. Thanks for sharing Josee!

Blog couture pour apprendre à faire ses patrons et télécharger des patrons gratuits Free Multi-size pattern to make your own undies So Sew Easy Undies, underwear, unmentionables, pants, panties, knickers, bloomers, drawers, briefs, etc. Whatever you call them, we all need them and wear them – but not many of us have ever tried to sew our own – until NOW ! And I’ve made a free pattern so you can all make your own to show off. Spurred on by my success with the Sewing with Knits course, I’ve been itching to try some new stretch fabrics. You know me, always trying to run before I can walk. It took a while to get it right, but I’ve made a pattern which you can use too – and it’s in size extra small through to large. Download your free undies pattern UPDATE - Oct 2014. All of the sizes are on the same pattern. Extra small – hips 32-34Small – 35-37Medium – 38-40Large – 41-43 Sizing will also depend on the amount of stretch in your lace, and whether you tend to prefer a looser or snugger fit. Full tutorial coming soon. Update – Part 2 - making up your pattern Part 3 - making your undies

Top 10 Essential DIY Skills That Aren't as Hard as You Think I think it depends on your definition of "maintenance." I wouldn't hesitate to change my own oil or something like that but I wouldn't dream of replacing a radiator myself. That isn't my idea of "maintenance." That's fixing something. Sorry you are afraid of doing that stuff, but even a complete engine rebuild is easy to do, and no you don't need "special tools" unless you call things beyond a hammer and screwdriver "special" I can do a front end alignment on a car in my driveway with a tape measure and a couple of carpenters squares along with the wrenches most people would have. Also if you do buy the cheap but special tools you can replace your own tires and balance them better than the "laser computerized" balance machine at the tire place. In fact the only expensive special tools I need are a Crane and engine run stand. Danger? This is why I don't take my cars to the dealer for any routine maintenance. Aside from that, dealers are inconvenient.

Tous les patrons et tutos:sarouels,thaï, jupe,bijo - Combinaison de… - Lacroix ..sans la… - Photo mystère:fin… - Des patrons et… - Yukata Kimonos… - L'attache cheveux… - Tutorial :Le sac de… - Le patron du… - Le tutorial du… - Les patrons et… Mercredi 27 juin 2007 3 27 /06 /Juin /2007 19:09 (Pour celles et ceux qui ont cru reconnaitre des "plages" sur la video de l'article:"Sous les pavés... la plage "La video et les photos ont étés prises sur la plage de Carnon -34- Méditerranée France ...c'est le sud où il fait chaud ,beau ,il ne pleut jamais, le gazon est tout cramé mais au moins on ne se fatigue pas à le tondre comme dans le nord-est par exemple ! ) Et en avant pour un tuto ! Fournitures :Un bout de tissu africain de Sierra Leone aux couleurs grecques(ben si,mais c'est pas le moment d'y aller avec 50°degrés à l'ombre ,pas bon pour les ventricules ça !) Pour le tuto ,croyez pas que je vais vous faire un dessin ! Comment faire un sac "de plage" mais qui pourrait très bien aussi sortir en ville ,au festival de Danse de Montpellier par exemple qui a lieu en ce moment ? Le plus "pratique" :il peut servir de coussin ou d'oreiller (sieste quand il fait chaud!!! Et sur la plage on trouve aussi ça Bon anniversaire aux cancers !

Style Scrapbook: DIY: PROENZA SCHOULER BRACELET April 5, 2011 in Uncategorized by Andy This might be a bit of an odd accessory, but ever since I saw this Proenza Schouler bracelets, I though; Hey, cool! I want one! … You can certainly get the originals if you are willing to pay over 150 dollars OR you can make it yourself with my tutorial, which is actually pretty easy and you get to choose the colors you want, so hows that for improvisation?P.S- Have you seen Betty sporting StyleScrapbook for Kipling camera bag on her latest post? Andy