pattern drafting You need 1 18″ reversible nylon closed zipper2.5 yds. of shell fabric, 60″ wide1.5 yds. of liner fabric, 60″ wideCoordinating thread1 roll of kraft paper or pattern-making papper1 tracing wheel On a sheet of kraft paper, draw a straight line about 2″ from the edge along the length. In the middle of this line, mark point 1. 2 from 1 = 29″ Fabric Labels Tutorial Many people have asked me how I make my labels so I have decided to make this little tutorial including pictures and any little tips that I have learned along the way. You will find that making your own labels is quite simple and much cheaper than purchasing custom labels. Pour yourself a cup of tea and enjoy. Materials needed:computer, graphics program (I used photoshop) & inkjet printerregular printer paperiron-on transfer paperutility knife, cutting mat & metal rulerribbon (I used 1/2 inch natural cotton twill tape)iron & ironing boardscissors
Square(ish) Bottomed Hobo Lunchbag Tutorial Necessity being the mother of invention, I first made this bag because I wanted something that would have all the features of a plastic bag, except I wouldn’t want to throw it out. The features I really wanted were: ability to hold a square container in an upright position, tie-able, light, washable and squishable. Also cute. And so the Square(ish) Bottomed Hobo Lunchbag was born. Making reversible bag from top of straps to bottom of bag: 50 cm / 20 inchesheight: 28 cm / 11 incheswidth: 40 cm / 16 inches I don’t know because I used leftover fabric for my bag. You can print the pattern and place it on your fabric to make an approximation. It is only one piece of pattern. Free Front Or Back Tie Pillowcase Dress Pattern & Tutorial Hello friends! Today I have a front tie or back tie option that I am excited to add to the Fat Quarter Pillowcase Dress collection. Using a front tie is a great way to make a pillowcase dress look a little more formal, and a back tie is a great option for keeping little fingers from untying the bow.
Make Your Own Clothing Labels This is part 2 of my 3 part label tutorial for textiles like clothing and bedding. Here are the 3 chapters: part 1 – what to say (or what the FTC wants you to put on your labels) a craft blog: A Very Simple Bento Bag Tutorial : The Math Hello All ~~ I came across a very, very simple drawstring bento bag pattern; thinking it would be a delightful project to share as a tutorial. However, when the bag was complete, it seemed a bit small, barely fitting my 4.5" square bento box.
From T-shirt to scarf In the winter I always try to add a touch of color to my looks, because usually I use very dark colors. And what’s better than to put color near the face to illuminate it? Create this fringe scarf from an old T-shirt. Recycle your summer T’s and give a boho-chic look to your outfit .You just need a pair of scissors! Materials: T-shirtFabric scissors
a simple skirt With spring and summer upon us, it’s time for skirts! And making cotton skirts for girls (or yourself) is so very simple. The concept is nothing new. We’re making a simple gathered skirt, with an elastic waistband. And we have a fantastic MADE Everyday episode if you’d like to see the process in-action! Just hit the Play button below [or continue reading after the video for the standard tutorial]: