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Water Bottle Carrier Tutorial

Water Bottle Carrier Tutorial
This water bottle carrier was inspired when I found myself carrying everyone’s water in my backpack for the 4th of July parade. Next time, everyone carries their own! This is my first tutorial so please feel free to send me corrections or comments on how to make it better. 1. Cutting Instructions Cut one piece of fabric for the exterior and one piece for the interior each 10 3/4 wide x 8 inches tall. Cut 2 circles of your lining fabric, the circle should have a 3 3/4 inch diameter. Cut one piece of Insul-Brite 9 x 7 inches. For strap, cut one length of twill tape and one length of ribbon, both 42 inches long. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Step One: Pin WRONG sides of sides together and stitch a 1/4 inch seam. Step Two: Turn tube wrong side out. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Tips: This carrier fits a small 500 mL bottle of water. The formula for sizing the diameter of the bottom circle is: the circumference of the circle divided by 3.14 (or pi).

Victoria Wallet Instructions/Tutorial As promised here are the instruction for the wallet I posted on September 23.Victoria Wallet (4 ¼”h x 7 ¼”w, closed) (10 ¼” h x 7 ¼”w, open) Materials: ½ yard of cotton fabric ¼ yard of interfacing (I used Pellon décor Bond® 809) Snap fastener (or no sew hook and loop tape) Matching thread Evaporating pen or chalk marker (I prefer chalk markers) *** All seams are ½” unless otherwise noted Cutting: 1. Assembly: 1. 4. 5. 9. 11. 12. 18. 19. 21. 23. 27. 28. 30. Enjoy! I have received several comments anonymously. If I have not contacted you, it's because I have no way to do so. New Tutorial When I go away on holidays I like to take a small wallet and coin purse with me. This way I can carry just a bit of local currency and a card without my day to day stuff. I've just finished doing a tutorial for such a nifty small wallet and coin purse.

Easy Peasy Snap wallets - I'm so addicted! - TUTORIAL + SNAP TUTORIAL I made one of these for myself a couple years ago and it ended up being my everyday wallet that so many of my friends have asked for one justl ike it. I love them cause they are cute and don't use much fabric at all, and its something I can whip up in twenty minutes. EDIT! EDIT: I've had a ton of people asking me where I got my labels, so here ya go - go to and search for 'custom labels' The girl I got mine from is no longer doing labels but you're sure to find a great seller on there! TUTORIAL!! Here's the tutorial! Step 1: Give 3 year old daughter some crayons and paper and turn on Hannah Montana so she stays out of your way for 20 minutes =) (if you don't have kiddos in the house, you may skip this step) Now you need a pattern, I use tissue paper (and gold paper cause I'm awesome), but any paper will do. I've found that 8" x 5" is a good size for the wallet, so make it a little bigger for seam allowances. Now remember that hole we left? Now sew across that seam with the hole:

Coupon Clutch Times are tough and we are all trying to save as much as we can! I designed this tutorial to be a cute and fashionable way for you to organize your coupons. I hope you enjoy making it as much as I did! Charm Pack - I used Objects of Desire by Sandy Gervais 1/3 yd of Pellon decor bond interfacing a set of magnetic fasteners white card stock scrap of fusible web (7" x 4") Therm-O-Web or Steam a Seam PDF file of organizer tabs 1. Bricks = 2" x 3" Square = 2" x 2" 2. 3. 18 pressed little rows! 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. You may also find it helpful to place 2 or 3 pins to hold the layers together to prevent slipping as you continue to add rows. 10. 11. The lines are to be marked at 3 rows in from the right (c) 6 rows in from the right (b) 6 rows in from the left (a) Make sure you draw them on top of the seam and not where the seam allowance ends. The next few steps are to put the magnetic snap in. 12. The male snap location is ¾ inch to the left of line a also centered top to bottom. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17.

Itty Bitty Poochie Bag Trick-or-Treat, smell my sheets (sheets of Moda Layer cakes!). Itty bitty little versions of my Poochie Bag pattern. Fast and fun little bags to hold Halloween treats, sweets and goodies. Using fabric ribbon for the handles, these little puppies sew up speedy fast. - 3) Layer Cake slices (10" x 10") - Happy Campers by American Jane featured. - Assorted ⅜" wide fabric ribbon CUTTING: 1. ASSEMBLY: 4. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Three sheets of a layer cake yield two Itty Bitty Poochie Bags. Happy H'ween! Gym Dandy Bag Thanks for checking out my project. This is my fourth Bake Shop post and I couldn't be more excited. What an honor to be part of this talented group of designers. In addition to designing patterns for bags, quilts, runners, and wool felt projects, I also own Prairie Point Junction quilt shop in Cozad, Nebraska. Be sure to stop by and visit us if you happen to be traveling across Nebraska. This handy little bag is perfect for transporting clothes to and from the gym - or especially for kids to take gym clothes back and forth between home and school. I've tried to make the tutorial pretty detailed so that even a novice sewer can accomplish this project with great success. Happy sewing, Julie 1 Fandango Charm Pack (will need at least 21 charms)1/2 yard Fandango (27050-11) for bag top and handles1/2 yard PUL - water resistant fabric14" zipper505 Temporary Basting Spraythread to match fabric for bag top and handles Choose 21 charm squares for patchwork. Cut each into two 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" pieces.

The Greatest Bag Tutorial EVER? Alrighty, I'm gonna try this. I apoligize if this screws any other fellow newbie bag seamstresses up more than they already were. I don't think I should be telling anyone how to make a bag, but you asked for it, so here goes. Photo 1:(the left one, blogger moved them weirdly) I cut my material. I based the size on my ugly corduroy bag seen in a previous post. Then I cut two pieces of material for the straps. Photo 2: I went ahead and made my straps after cutting up all the pieces. O.k you have two beautiful straps. <---photo 3 Now here I will attempt to explain the whole boxing out the bottom garbage. er with your fingers. Now you are looking at the bag from the side.You want to fold up the pointy corner at the bottom. If that picture doesn't make sense- try this one: Lay your bag flat. Now. After all four corners are pinned , your bag should look like this; I think this is the photo I needed to see when I was trying to figure this out. Get it? Now, you need to sew those corner seams.

Free Patterns-StudioKat Designs As a way of introducing you to our pattern line, we are pleased to offer you a new line of free designs. Feel free to download any or all of these patterns and use them as many times as you like. I think you’ll find they make nice little gifts for friends, teachers, and family. I hope you’ll like them enough to tell your friends, or better yet, try one of my purse patterns. But— please don’t ask me if you can sell items that you make from my free designs. ***If you have problems downloading these files*** Just send your pattern request, and $5.00 per free pattern, (to cover my printing & mailing & handling costs), to the address below, and I’ll mail you a copy! StudioKat Designs 137 S.

Crochet Clutch I've always wanted to learn how to crochet but never had anyone to show me the finer details of crocheting. I've made an effort from time to time. I could even do a simple stitch around a baby blanket but I could never quite figure out the crochet language in pattern books. Over the years I moved on to other things but kept wanting to come back to crocheting. I recently found that all I needed was someone to show me the way (thanks to my NZ Auntie). Like many of you, I'm a visual learner. So, now that I'm really into crocheting I find that I keep losing my crochet hooks and that I really didn't have a good place to keep them. This Moda Bake Shop project is dedicated to all of you quilter's and crafter's who love to crochet. 4 Fat Quarters of your choice. ( I used Moda's "Make Life" by Sweetwater)7" Zipper to match your fabric choice1/2" Magnetic Snap by DritzHeavy Clear Plastic (I bought mine in the fabric section at Walmart)1 1/4" D-Ring by Dritz for purse handle (optional) 1. 1. 3. 4.

Sew an Everyday Style Pocketbook This pocketbook should easily hold every thing you use on a day to day basis but it's not so large that you'll over pack it and wish it had wheels. Make it in various fabrics to have a handbag for everyday that will go with every outfit you own! Materials: Fabric - 1/2 yard of 45" or 60" wide Lining - 1/2 yard of 45" or 60" wide 1 1/4 yards of piping Thread Bottom Pattern Piece PDF FormatFor the elastic topped purse - 20" of 1/2" elastic and 1 1/2" of 3/4" wide hook and loop tape Optional:Decorative drawstring -- 1 1/4 yard of decorative cording (approximately 1/2" diameter} Optional: Interfacing - depends upon your fabric choice. Most fabric will require 2 layers of fusible craft weight interfacing. Note: The drawstring version can be combined with the elastic version,to maintain a secure close and using the drawstring for decorative purposes.

Strippy Charm Pouch Hi! My name is Kim and I blog over at Kim Sherrod Studio. I am so excited to share with you my first post here on the Moda Bake Shop. Lately I love to create projects that are small and very quick to pull together. This little pouch is a snap to put together and makes a perfect gift. Collections For a Cause - Faith Charm Pack 2 Coordinating Fat Quarters 2 - 7" x 91/4" fusible fleece 2 - 7" x 9 1/4" interfacing 1 - 9" zipper 1/4" wide organdy or silk ribbon Cutting Instructions 14 - 1 3/4" x 5" strips from Charm pack 2 - 2 1/2" x 9 1/4" rectangles from one fat quarter 1, bottom of pouch 1 - 2" x 12 1/2" rectangle from fat quarter 1, strap 2 - 7" x 9 1/4" lining pieces from fat quarter 2 Choose 7 charm squares. Stack and cut at 1 3/4". Layout your strips in 2 rows, 7 strips per row. Sew your strips together. Press the seams open. Take the 2 1/2" x 9 1/4" rectangle pieces and sew onto the bottom of each outer piece. Press seam toward bottom rectangle strip. Fold in half again and press. Kim Sherrod

Doggie Do Bag 1 honey bun of Charlevoix 2 fat quarters zipper fusible fleeceDeco Bond black thread Mini ricrac Black scrap of felt From the fat quarter, cut two 7.5" x 8" pieces for the lining. Cut 2 pieces of fusible fleece 7.5" x 8". Fuse the fleece to the lining pieces. Select 9-10 fabric strips from your honey bun. Press open. Continue adding pieces until the whole piece is covered. Do this for both pieces. Trim both pieces to 6.5" x 7.5". For the front pocket, take the other fat quarter and cut a 7.5" x 8.5" piece. Position a piece of mini ricrac 1/2" from the fold. Using the dog pattern included in the Printer Friendly Version, cut a dog from the scrap of black felt. Sew in place using black thread. Cut 4- 1.5" x 2" pieces of fabric from one of the fat quarters. Cut the zipper so it is 7.5" long including the fabric piece. the opposite end of the zipper in the middle of two of the pieces. Trim to 3/4". Trim the sides so they are the same width as the zipper. Press. Open the zipper 3/4 of the way.

Boutique Shopper Hi! I'm so glad that I can finally post this tutorial! As you can see, from the above picture, that this bag was made during the sunny summertime. Have fun making this bag. Hope you like it! Layer Cake, 1 and 3/4 yards Moda Muslin 2 yards Large Cording, 16 Extra Large Eyelets / Grommets 1/3 yd Peltex 71 for bag bottom Step 1- Choose 6 Layer Cake squares for the front of your bag, and 6 for the back of your bag. Step 2- Sew your front pieces together, and your back pieces together using a 1/4" seam allowance. Step 3- Cut a 4 & 1/4" square out of the bottom corners of the front and back pieces. Step 4- Using your front piece as a pattern, cut 4 pieces of muslin. 2 will be a flat lining for the outside of the bag, and 2 will become the bag lining. Step 5- Flat line the outer bag pieces by laying one bag piece (right side up) onto one of your muslin pieces. Step 6- Preparation for outside and inside pockets. B- Mark a line down the center of the square, and sew 1/4" on each side of the line.

Free Chevron Wristlet Pattern! I’ll admit it, I’m a sucker for the chevron trend. So I’m over on Grosgrain today for free pattern month with a tutorial for a little wristlet that can provide you with your Chevron-fix on a daily basis. Since I like to carry different bags on different days, this wristlet functions as my “wallet,” I just throw it in whatever bag or purse I happen to be carrying that day. It’s plenty big enough to hold all of the essentials: credit cards, cash, cell phone, pen and checkbook, chapstick, whatever. All you need is a few basic supplies… And your pattern…. right click on file once it opens to save/print {this pattern is provided to you for FREE with the intention that it be used for personal use. And the instructions (CLICK OVER TO GROSGRAIN FOR THE FULL TUTORIAL) and you’re good to go! Thanks for a great month of free patterns, Kathleen! Need more Chevron?