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No Sew, Tee Shirt- Tied Halter, DIY

No Sew, Tee Shirt- Tied Halter, DIY
Looking for a halter top for the beach or the hot summer days. Here is one you can make in minutes out of a tee-shirt, without any sewing. Tutorial Things you need. Tee-shirt ~ Mine is a medium mens~ChalkScissors Trace your lines with chalk and cut this is the back cut along the red lines Then tie the straps around your neck. The back You can modify any way you like. Tie the straps if you want a different look. Perfect for the beach, with jeans, a skirt. Have a super fantastic Sunday. Lots of <3. Anne Sailor Sam has been on Vacation the last two weeks. He will be back next Sunday to share with all of you.

How to make your own air dried porcelain with common household ingredients Anything that is quick, affordable and makes beautiful things is a craft winner for me . But…I often find myself uninspired for something new and different. I’ve found it in air dried porcelain (aka Porcelana Fria). What will someone make with 3 cups of white glue (PVA) 3 cups of cornstarch (Corn flour) one tablespoon of white vinegar one tablespoon of glycerin (health food or hobby shop), and 2 tablespoons of canola oil? The beautiful mouse and necklace pictured (compliments of Espirit ) is the answer! Amazingly simple and a GREAT school holiday project, get the kids into the kitchen to cook up some home made, air dried, porcelain. Let’s make it: In a mixing bowl (or non-stick pan) mix 3 cups of white glue and 3 cups of cornstarch. For microwave heating : Cook in a microwave-compatible recipient for 2 to 3 minutes on high (for a 800W oven; longer for a less powerful oven). Stove top : Cook in a saucepan over low heat for about 15 minutes. This one’s a big thumbs up from me.

Easy Finger Crochet Friendship Bracelets My grandmother taught me to crochet with my fingers when I was about 5 or 6 years old. I used basic twine to make bracelet after bracelet when I was at her house. This is a fun easy craft to teach younger kids and to make easy layering bracelets for yourself. I like using baker’s twine, leather lacing and colorful string: The leather or suede lacing makes great accessories: Use a thicker rope or fabric scraps for a different look: Love sailing? P.S. diy {magnets} I was cleaning out my craft space (or as my family jokingly calls it, "the factory") and I came across a few miscellaneous objects that I thought would be good to use for a project. Here are the items before: some flat glass marbles, unfinished wooden squares, and bottle caps. Now they are super cute magnets for my fridge! Glass marble magnet -Trace the marble onto the paper that you want to use. -Cut out the shape -Apply a thin layer of Mod Podge to the front of the paper and smooth it onto the glass marble. -Place a small dot of Gorilla Glue (or E6000) to the magnet and place it on the back of the marble (I placed a book on top of the magnets for some pressure while it dried.) And voila, lovely map magnets! Bottle cap magnets -Cut a circle the size of the inside of the bottle cap. - Apply a thin layer of Mod Podge to the back of the paper and place it inside the bottle cap. -Starting with the outside edges, fill the cap with dimensional craft glaze. Ta da!

Maxi Skirt Tutorial The Maxi Skirt. They’re everywhere right now. They’re long, they’re flowing, and the best part is they’re comfortable. They bring a feminine bohemian vibe that I can’t resist. Anthro sells a couple of styles that I love here and here (if only I could rock horizontal stripes like the model): But for around $100, why not make 5 of your own? Materials Needed: 1.5-2 yards 60″ wide knit fabric (hip measurements greater than 38″ will need closer to 2 yards) 2″ wide elastic (for measurement see below) Ballpoint needle Pieces to Cut: From Elastic: Pull elastic around waist how you’d like to it sit in the finished skirt, add 1/2″ to that length, and cut. From Knit Fabric (write your measurements as you follow along and you’ll have your fabric cut in no time!) For the waistband, cut a piece of knit fabric that is approximately 6″ longer than the length of your elastic and 5″ wide. Next, decide how long you want the skirt to be. Top Panel: 13″x40″ Middle Panel: 13″x50″ Bottom Panel: 14″x60″ 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Jelly Roll Floor Pillows Hi everyone! It’s Val over at PinkPlease! bringing you another double recipe. I am teaming up with the Fat Quarter Shop to help you with your Sherbet Pips collection (or any other Moda fabric) so that you can make a few pillows of your very own. One Sherbet Pips Jelly Roll by Aneela Hoey 2 1/2 yards of fabric for the pillow bottom 1/2 yard of fabric for the piping 6/32″ Cotton Piping (95″ long for the small pillow and 140″ long for the larger pillow) 2 packages of 1 ½” Cover Button Kits (You will need to make 4 fabric covered buttons) Stuffing (4 bags of 24oz. poly-fil will fill both pillows. Fishing Wire or Super Strong Beading Thread. One Extra Long Needle (I used a darning needle) ***Most seam allowances are a ¼”, unless indicated ***Read the entire recipe before starting. ***You may want to use a stronger needle (90/14) since it gets pretty crowded in the middle as you finish up the pillow top. Creating the large pillow 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Save the scrap you just cut! 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 10a. 11.

Katydid and Kid: Happy Easter Wishing you the joys of renewal and gifts of new life. I hope you enjoy this Easter day relaxing with family and friends. As well as some creepy... ...and not-so-creepy bunnies. Sock bunnies sewed by mama, based on directions from this talented lady. Fun with Foam Printing - Easy Tutorial I loved this idea because not only can you recycle these horrid polystyrene containers, but the process is really simple. You could even use tracing paper and trace your design so you don't even need to be able to draw. You could make a whole series of cards like this or just a colorful print to hang on your wall and cheer up the place. Materials needed: Foam or polystyrene container pencil paint or ink small roller 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Happy printing! Original image courtesy of themetapicture

DIY Printed Scarf | Scarves Like the other gals of Scarves.net, I am obsessed with Pinterest! I can’t tell you how many recipes I’ve whipped up, crafts I’ve made, and pictures of cats I’ve pinned. So when I saw this DIY scarf tutorial, I knew I had to do it! Gather your supplies: light-colored scarf — this one would work well.fabric markercardboard to place the scarf on. I got a list of my favorite Andy Warhol quotes and began. The scarf I used was on the crinkly side, which made it a little harder to write on, but not impossible. A few hours later (it took a little longer than I expected, I blame the crinkles.) I even took it out and about on the town: I’m so happy with how it turned out! Loving this DIY Printed Scarf?

32 Of The Best Organizing Tips An easy organizing system can be the difference between a messy house and a clean home. I wouldn't be able to survive with out my favorite organizing tips. So here are 32 of the best organizing tips here on Tip Junkie. Organizing Tips 1. 2011 Calendar: Free Printable Calendar from Tip Junkie - , I have a gorgeous free Printable Calendar made just for you Tip Junkie style! For the Home 9. For Kids 18. Cleaning Tips 22. 12 Spring Cleaning Organization Tips 23. Creating Memories that Endure, Laurie I'm Linking to these Fabulous Women:Skip To My LouTatertots and Jello Blue Cricket DesignTip Junkie

An afternoon of modulor origami « paperama – Blog on paper, patterns and bookbinding 1. Aug 2010 Today I was very honored to be invited by Hans-Werner Guth to join him and some more origami enthusiasts from around Cologne to spend an afternoon in the sun, folding modular origami and eating yummie cake. I have never really done origami before and – as always – I picked one of the most difficult models to start with – the one you see on top. The folding of the parts was actually pretty easy, but the assembling is really quiet tricky. How to Turn a T-Shirt Into a Dress This T-shirt dress was inspired by all those lovely jersey knit, color-blocked dresses from the ’60s, primarily designed by Rudi Gernreich and Mary Quant. While it’s unlikely that we’ll ever get our hands on an original, there’s no reason why we can’t make our own! The silhouettes of this era are typically pretty forgiving and way easy to replicate. My take on this look requires just a few T-shirts and a couple of straight seams—no fancy sewing or garment-fitting skills required! If you can sew a straight line, then you can definitely make this dress. You’ll need: Four T-shirts—two of each color. Making the top of the dress 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. We’ll only need one half of each T-shirt to make the top. Making the bottom of the dress To make the bottom half of the dress, we’ll basically repeat the same procedure, except this time, there’ll be fewer things to cut. 1. 2. Putting it all together 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Ta-da!

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