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My Zipper Tee DIY tutorial...Tshirt Recycle

My Zipper Tee DIY tutorial...Tshirt Recycle
Supplies: Zipper 22 inches or so... old tshirt or 1 yard fabric. I am all about casual style, but usually like something to separate my tee from everyone elses. This started in middle school when I took my first sewing class and from their I was refashioning the family's "giveaway pile." Here is one I designed back then that I recreated for a tutorial. For this zipper: I know they have double zippers, but they go the other way so you will have to make it like i did. You can use an old tshirt, it doesn't matter what size. If you use fabric: I used a light jersey cotton with a nice drape. If the fabric is light, I would suggest ironing interfacing to the edges so it wont wave from the zipper. Sew the side seams if you used your own fabric.

DIY Trash to Couture original DIY tutorials Click on the links below the pictures to see the page. DIY | Burgundy Cut Out Shirt Cut out shirt seen at Maison Martin Margiela amongst many other labels. Burgundy seen at Acne, also amongt many others. I just hopped on the burgundy bandwagon. Today I found a large silk mens shirt at a vintage shop and decided to cut in it a bit. Petticoat Tutorial For the last year, I have been looking for a petticoat- I know this might sound a little strange but I wanted something frilly and white to go under my skirts or even be worn as a skirt and to pair with my extensive collection of knee high boots! I had a very specific "vision" of what I wanted in my head and finally gave up my search and decided it was time to just make one for myself (like everything else-if I can't afford it or find it- I MAKE IT!). Since I didn't have a pattern, I made my own from an old skirt. While I don't wear it anymore, I loved the shape and design which was a little bit A-line- just what I wanted for my petticoat! Start by cutting up an old skirt to use as a pattern (or use a pattern!) Cut out the pattern from fabric. (I used muslin for my petticoat) Cut out lots and lots of strips of fabric for the ruffles. To create the ruffles- sew a straight stitch down the edge of the strip. Pull the top thread until you have a ruffle the more ruffles the fluffier it will be!

How-to make the Infinity Convertible or Wrap/Twist Dress **disclaimer: I am not a professional designer or tailor by any means. I love to sew and craft so this has become a beloved past time for me. I have adapted these instructions for my own use from the Shira.net and Rostitchery websites. If you have any questions please private message me :) Supplies newsprintpencilcompass (or string)metre stick (yard stick)square (right angled ruler)pattern weights (or traditional pins or things like soup cans)scissorsfabricpinsthreadserger (or sewing machine)1 inch elasticbodkin (or safety pin)large open space (floor or table) Terminology: right side of fabric - right side or face of fabric...Jersey fabric may or may not have a design on it, the side with the clearer design is the right side, alternatively the shinier side will also be the right side. Step one: Roll out the newsprint on the floor or table. Using your compass draw the first 1/2 circle at the top centre of the pattern. Now you will need two measurements for the wrap panels. Step Two: Step Three

Sew A Clean Sweep Apron! A cleaning apron? What, me? Yes, you! Forget those '50's images of housewifely frou-frou and ruffles: a cleaning apron has a place in the modern home manager's toolkit. A cleaning apron speeds cleaning chores. Spray bottles of cleaning solution hang ready for use. Stockpile a stack of cleaning cloths in one pocket, a cleaning sponge in another. The pros know! But there's a small problem. Add the cost! We've got the solution: our Clean Sweep Apron. Just for fun, we've included a decorative graphic. Yes, you'll need to sew this apron yourself, but our Clean Sweep Apron requires minimal sewing skill. You won't need a full-featured sewing room for this project; you can make the Clean Sweep Apron with nothing more than a straight-stitch sewing machine, an iron and a few pins. Ready? Materials: 1 1/2 yard cotton fabric (select medium-weight, tightly-woven, 100% cotton fabric for best washability and wear)1 1/2 yard waistband interfacing3 inches Velcro brand hook-and-loop fastenerthread Tools:

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sewing Featured: Stefano Pilati for YVES SAINT LAURENT Explore volume and proportion by challenging conventional principles of tailoring for your Autumn wardrobe. Here is a great example by Stefano Pilati for YVES SAINT LAURENT, a ‘zoot’ trouser balancing a fitted cropped top. The pattern draft is a bit more advanced for those daring to try pleated trousers yet it is an easy project to construct. You will need: Bottom-weight fashion fabric, 54” [137cm] wide **¼ yd. [0.25 m] of fusible interfacing, 45” [114cm] wide.⅓ yd. [0.30 m] of pocketing fabric, 45” [114 cm] wide1 zipper, 7” [18 cm] long.1 set of pant hook & barKraft paper ** A minimum of 3 yards of fabric is required for pleated trousers – for an average sized person. Waist – measure around narrowest part of torso just above the navel. Hip – measure around fullest part of seat, about 9” [23cm] below waistline. Body Rise – measure vertically from waistline to top of chair seat, while seated. Outseam – measure vertically from waist to heels. 1.

Little Red Infinity Dress Tutorial | Sew Like My Mom February 14, 2011 I’m always searching for a beautiful, well-fitting, versatile dress, and I finally found it. In fact, I MADE it. The infinity dress has got it all! I made my infinity dress in about 3 hours and for under $20! I found these infinity dresses on Craftster years ago and have always loved them. First, you need to do some measuring. So, 30/6.28 = 4.7. Then I decided on length of skirt and came up with 18″. To make your straps, you need to decide how wide to make them. To determine strap length, you need to make them 1.5 times your height. So, got that? To make your pattern, get packing paper, freezer paper, or a bunch of pieces of computer paper taped together. Then I measured 18″ down from that and made another line for my skirt length. Cut out on your lines. Now, keeping your fabric folded in half with selvages matched, fold the fabric in from the end so it’s doubled on itself. Next, cut a waistband 10″ tall and the length of your waist you measured. Now for construction.

THE SHRUG Saks Fifth Avenue features this season’s trendy cover up, the shrug by Vince. The shrug pattern is an ideal project with which to experiment with fashion design for several reasons — it is knitted or sewn in one piece, there is minimal finishing, it is easy to wear, and relatively quick to make. The Vince version is an angora knit but can be made up in any stretch fabric. Try mohair, stretch velvet, or double knit. Cuff-to-cuff: 45 ½ (46 ½, 47 ½)” Width at back: 16 ½ (17 ½, 18 ½)” Top-to-hem: 21 (22 ½, 24)” NOTE: The greatest stretch of the knit fabric runs around the girth of the body (usually the crosswise grain from selvedge to selvedge). Measure a rectangle 21″ by 45½” (length X width) for a size SMALL. Measure 14½” in from each short end of the rectangle and mark as A,B,C, & D according to the diagram. Measure 4½ inches down from the top & up from the bottom of each long end of the rectangle and mark as E, F, G, & H. Measure 2½ inches down from A, B & up from C, D. Like this:

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