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Fabric KeyChains

Fabric KeyChains
Ever dig into the depths of your purse trying to find your car keys, while simultaneously juggling groceries and a wiggly toddler? Well I have. One too many times. Today I would love to share with you how to make these fabric keychains that can be worn around your wrist for easy access. Let’s get started. For this project you will need: 2 coordinating fabrics1 strip of fusible interfacing (I used Pellon 809 DecorBond)1 purse strap clip (I found mine at JoAnn’s Crafts)4 inches ribbon (mine was 7/8 inch width)matching thread First, cut your fabric so that you have a strip of each material that measures 2.75 (2 and 3/4) inches by 13 inches. Iron both strips of coordinating fabrics a 1/4 of an inch down both sides with the right-side of the fabric face down on your ironing board. I use a piece of card stock paper to fold the material over to give me a nice even hem line. When both fabrics have been ironed, fold the material in half length-wise and iron. Iron these together. Related:  Presenter DIY

Lined Paper Tee by Maybe Matilda I’m pretty dang excited to be guest posting on U Create, of all places, with an easy and fun project for you. Just in time for heading back to school, I came up with this cute top: My name is Rachel, and I blog over Maybe Matilda. I think this lined paper tee is such a fun way to bring out the inner student, and possibly even encourage a little bookishness in a little one (maybe that’s a stretch, but a girl can hope, right?). It’s really simple to put together, and you can easily make it in any size. Here’s what you’ll need to make this tee: a white tank, tee, or onesie masking tape foam brush blue and red acrylic paint fabric painting medium (available at craft stores–you’ll find it with the paint supplies) To start, place some cardboard between the front and back of the top so your paint doesn’t bleed through to the back of your shirt, then place your tape in straight horizontal lines across your shirt to mark the areas where you’ll paint your blue lines.

Designa din egen takeaway mugg. | Sagaform Bil/termomuggen adventure är en riktigt rolig produkt. Den är delad i två, med ett löstagbart pappersinlägg som kan bytas ut för en egen design. Så varför inte vara din egen formgivare? Med hjälp av en dator/skrivare eller penna/papper eller scrapbooking kan du lätt fixa din personliga mugg, till dig själv eller att ge bort som gåva. Gör så här; Börja med att skruva av ytterhöljett. Använder du dator/skrivare, ladda in pdf mallen först så du sedan kan skriva ut den, då med motivet från datorn. Med scrapbooking och papper/penna är det bara att använda mallen som sitter i muggen, gör ett ark i färgat papper eller färgsätt det du har. Placera din nya design på muggen, fäst med en liten tejpbit på insidan, skruva på ytterhöljet igen och du har en personlig kaffemugg som ingen annan har. Lovar du får en mugg som ingen annan har som passar lika bra i bilen, på stan och på resan.

How to Weave on a Cardboard Loom June 25th, 2008 Email 1322 users recommend Weaving like this can be the basis for so many projects: place mats, coasters, bags, hats—use your imagination. All photos by Diane Gilleland Keep your edges a little loose, and they'll stay nice and straight. An ordinary salad fork makes a great tool for keeping your weaving snug. Photo: All photos by Diane Gilleland Weaving is such a meditative, relaxing craft—and at the end of it, you have fabric! I like to re-use cardboard shipping envelopes for my simple looms. Begin by deciding how wide you want your weaving to be. Next, measure and mark every 1/4 inch along the edge of your cardboard, working between the two width marks you made in the previous step. Draw a line 1/2 inch from the edge of the cardboard. Use a pair of strong scissors to cut a series of slits in the edge of the envelope, 1/4 inch apart. Repeat these steps on the opposite edge of the cardboard. Time to string your loom! Here's a shot of the back of the loom. Ready to weave?

50 of the BEST DIY Gift Ideas Don't miss a thing! Sign up to receive The Idea Room posts in your email inbox! Subscribers will also receive special free printables once a month!... Inspiring Mothers, Women and Families Your information will *never* be shared or sold to a 3rd party. Get my posts delivered to your inbox! 20 Crafty Ways To Use Up Fabric Scraps : Posted on | November 8, 2008 | 2 Comments My grandmother always had a mountain of fabric scraps. Leftovers from sewing projects, hems cut off pants, recycled out-of-style skirts, old pillowcases; everything was added to the pile. If you have your own fabric scraps, here are 20 crafty uses for your excessive of riches. 1. Patchwork quilts were first designed to use up small, leftover pieces of fabric. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 1/2 yard of stretchy fabric can be made into a beret. 10. 11 & 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Comments

Monogrammed Soap--Teacher Gift Today I would like to share with you a fun, easy and inexpensive gift that is a great teacher gift, or for neighbors, new moms and friends…Monogrammed Hand Soap and/or Sanitizers. Materials needed: A bottle of hand soap or hand sanitizerA sheet of overhead transparencyGoo Gone (to remove labels) I usually buy my bottles of soap and hand sanitizer from the Dollar Store. If you would like to download a copy of these printables, simply click on the link(s) below: Monogram Bottle Label Hand in Hand Label *If you are not a fan of The Idea Room on Facebook, you will need to click like first and become a fan. Instructions: 1. 2. 3. **You can always forgo the above step and just cut out some vinyl in the monogram and place it on the front of your bottle too. 4. 5. 6. The best part of these is that they are so afforable and practical. If you are new here, you might want to check out some of the other Hand Sanitizer Bottles I have shared: Hand in Hand Sanitizer Bottle Monogrammed Hand Sanitizer

Tutorial Tuesday: Owl Army from Moonstitches OMG, this is the cutest Tutorial Tuesday ever…or should I call it ? Whatever we call it, I’m sure you’ll agree that this owl tutorial from MOONSTITCHES is just so adorable and that you’ll want to snap it up and hug it and squeeze it and make a million of little owls. I know I do….I want to make my own adorable stuffed owl army! Alex from MOONSTICHES put together this really well done tutorial, which was inspired from a pattern she found in a book (info on the front page of the tutorial). Since Alex does not share the pattern from the book, you can buy the book (although it’s in Japanese) or come up with your own pattern and use Alex’s tutorial as an inspiration for your own owl. For more inspiration, visit the Owly Love Flickr Pool . Also, be sure to join the Tutorial Tuesday flickr group and share your owls or any pics from your completed Tutorial Tuesday projects.

23 Hairstyle Hacks for the Lazy Girl In You Style Women NEXT PAGE 23 Hairstyle Hacks for the Lazy Girl In You by momog30 from OMG Facts!!! Page 1 of 8 We all have those days where hair is the absolutely last thing on our minds and we have zero motivation to put any kind of effort in how our hair looks...that, or we just had no time to wash it! 1. You simply split your hair into two, tie, twist and pin! via Love This Pic 2. tutorial via Floridian Weddings 3. It works better and will suck up all the excess oil leaving your hair extra voluminous! photo source via Wikihowtutorial via The Daily Muse Blog 4. via Wikihow via Wikihow Related Product Jilbere Hot Air Brush Did you remember to share this with your friends? Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Trending on the Web Report Post Never miss a post! See More by momog30 I'm a 20 something foodie, writer, baker, animal lover, world traveler, gamer, and avid reader. 11 DIY T-Shirt Hacks You Need to Try Now Recommended Posts 13 Must-Have Holiday Heels Two Guys Walked Up To This Woman And Made Her Cry.

sewing tutorial | KIDS | crafts | handmade gifts | bread bags | fort kits | diy hang tags | saltwater-kids Boys, boys, boys. The silly things they say and do keep me laughing all the time. In fact, as I was working on this post my three year-old came blasting by, one arm outstretched, clutching his toothbrush, shouting (in a deep manly voice) "Oh, Mr. My favorite part of making this tutorial, by far, was the photo shoot. I am so excited to share this project with you because it is as fun as my two silly boys. The design of the RETRO DUFFEL is based on the original Duffel Bag - the manliest of all the bags in the luggage family. This is a miniature version of the typical duffel bag, perfect for an overnight stay at Grandma's, hauling gear to the big game, or for storing my all-time favorite gift - the FORT KIT! OK, lets get started! Materials: 1/2 yard Fashion Denim (or similar fabric) 16” SEPARATING zipper* (the key to this project is the separating zipper)Jean/denim sewing machine needle 76” of 1½” wide webbing OR make your own (77” X 6” white fashion denim, or similar fabric) Cut: Pin and sew.

5-Minute Hairstyles and Tips to Live by for the Busy Mom As a mother of two, I get totally get it — who has the time to spend an hour getting ready? Heck, I can’t even pee by myself anymore, let alone primp for an hour in front of the mirror. Over the last four years I’ve learned some tricks to speed up my routine — survival mode-style. Here are some tips to start with before you get started with these styles: Shower at night. Those are just some quick tips I’ve found to be super helpful — the other ways to save time come along with the styles. The Ultimate Hairstyle Handbook 17 of 17 5 minute Hairstyles and tips to live by for the Busy Mom 1 of 17 Fancy Half-Up 2 of 17 This style is held together by just two bobby pins. If you were inspired by any of these styles make sure to follow me on instagram @twistmepretty and I’d love for you to mention me in your selfie!

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