Boho Maxi Dress This dress is an incredibly easy make. By now you may have realized that I'm all about the simple projects. I'm far from being a master seamstress, I just work with what I know and try to learn as I go. I've never actually owned a maxi dress before, but now I might be hooked. Want to make one too?? Materials: 1 4/5 yd Extra Stretchy Jersey Knit (60"wide) (You want a lightweight knit. 1/3 yd Trim Fabric Dye I know that there are many of you out there who have a fear of sewing with knit. A couple of things to keep in mind when sewing with knit... Let the material go at it's own pace when feeding through the machineUse a zig zag stitch or a stretch stitch. Tutorial: Fold your panel of fabric in half along the 60" side. Because it was so huge, it was difficult to get a decent pic of this step...so I drew up this nice little chart instead. Sew everywhere you see the white dashed line. After your 3 seams, turn your fabric inside out. Cut out an 8" strip at both ends for the sleeves. Dye: You'll need:
making a french sennit tutorial Cut eight pieces of cord 12 ft long and one 6 ft long. “Middle” the 12ft length. This gives us 16 strands at 72”. The single 6 ft strand will make the 17th. strand. (You want to treat the ends of the cord to keep them from fraying out while working. If using Nylon burn the loose ends. Secure the strands to a fixed object then separate the cords with a group of ten on one side and seven on the other. Be careful to keep the seven and ten groups separated or you will have to undo several plaits to figure out where you went wrong. (If you’re in the Military, active or reserve, be sure the lanyard is large enough to put on and take off without disturbing your cover! When you get to the desired length of the neckpiece of the lanyard, bring the two ends of the plaited lanyard together. Using one of the loose strands wrap the two ends together. If you don't want to make a large Turks head with several bights, use a slightly larger cord and chase it around four of five times. NOTE!
Our Busy Little Bunch: Mini Clutch Tutorial These mini clutches were a big hit at my daughter's birthday party, and my daughters have found lots of uses for theirs. So I thought I'd do up a little tutorial in case anyone else wants to make some. First, cut out your pieces: From the outer fabric, lining, and batting - cut one main piece 8.5" x 10" From the outer fabric, lining, and batting - cut one flap piece 8" x 3.5" Prepare your flap piece: First, find something round and use it to cut the bottom edges of the flap pieces in a curve. If you'd like to use an elastic loop and button closure, center the elastic on the outer flap fabric and place between the outer fabric and lining, right sides together. Sew all three layers together with a 1/4" seam allowance. Clip curves, turn right-side out and press. Prepare your main pieces: Layer the outer fabric on a piece of batting and fold in half, with outer fabric right-sides together. Push out one of the corners and mark a 2" line across and sew on line. Attach flap to outer piece: Finish bag:
DIY: Interesting Easy Craft Ideas Hey my ladies, I’m always here to inspire you and to give you some interesting ideas. For today I have made you a wonderful collection of diy interesting and easy craft ideas. Are you excited? You don’t to spend money on accessories any more, because there are plenty of tutorials that will help you to enrich your accessory box. It is time to start improving your diy techniques and skills, don’t you think? Choose one of these craft ideas and make it at your home. If you want to strengthen the connection with your daughter, ask her to help you. Lovely little purse Lovely flower bracelet DIY leather wallet Cute blue headband Lovely and colorful necklace Easy to make bag Gorgeous bracelet Easy to make egg decor Accessories storage Lovely baby pink headpiece Lovely pink flip-flops Beautiful balls made by your old blouse Gorgeous green necklace Flowers made of papper Cute headpiece for your hair Choose your favorite color and make a lovely hairpiece Bows in every color Lovely accessory to wrap your hair
Interesting Craft Ideas With Lace Home > DIY > Interesting Craft Ideas With Lace By Fashion Diva on March 10, 2013 You can find full tutorial here You can find full tutorial here From our partners 20 Interesting DIY Fashion Ideas Hello Ladies! If you’re bored and nothing comes to your mind, browse through our DIY posts cause that’s the place where you can find many interesting crafts that will attract your attention and you will want to make them as soon as possible. They’re fun, they’re easy-to-make and will keep you busy. In this post I present you 20 interesting DIY fashion ideas. You can choose from DIY scarves, bags, T-shirts, necklaces and skirts to decorations for your lambs, mirrors, shoes storage, flower pots or wrapping decorations. And why spending money, when you can do it in your home. DIY Scarf DIY Necklace DIY Beaded Necklace DIY Purse DIY Lamb Decoration DIY Flower Pots DIY Ballerina Skirt DIY Decoration DIY T-Shirt DIY Lace Pockets DIY Bag DIY Shoes Storage DIY Bracelets DIY Mirror DIY Pencil Cases DIY Wrapping Decoration I hope that you have found these diy fashion ideas interesting.
DIY Best Of: Handmade Gifts Grace’s shopping-free gift guide really resonated with me, and I felt a surge of excitement at the prospect of actually following through on making all my gifts this year. I think handmade gifts have the potential to be loved and cherished far longer than any store-bought present. This is not to say that everyone wants a bar of homemade soap more than something they could really use or some boutique item they’ve been coveting all year. But if you’re stumped for ideas, and you’re about to reach for a blank gift card in a panic, consider setting aside a little time one weekend this month and making something instead. There are some amazingly simple projects in this roundup that would make great gifts; hopefully, something will strike your fancy. Image above: When you’ve finished all of your DIY gifts, you can add the final touches with these quick, easy and pretty DIY giftwrap ideas from Amy Merrick. Read the full post after the jump! For Serving & Entertaining Bags & Accessories Odds & Ends
Christine Chitnis: Pretty Pots This might be my favorite craft so far, and I got the idea after seeing one too many beautifully patterned pots that were just out of my price range! Nothing a little Mod Podge and pretty fabric can’t fix! The total cost of this project was about $3 a pot. Materials:Terracotta potsMod PodgeBrushFabric This works better in description form, rather than step-by-step: Start by cutting a length of fabric that will wrap once around your pot. I would avoid using these pots outside, because if they get wet, the glue will most likely wash off! ***I picked a new winner for the INDIA Giveaway *** The new winner is: Please email me so that I can send you your gift!! Like this: Like Loading...
dried flowers and herbs Although we’ve yet to exhume our sandals and tank tops from their winter resting place, we do see spring rearing its head . . . at last! After an especially long season of bare trees and cold days, we thought it might be nice to preserve some of spring’s bounty to hold us through the harsh, dark months that come around next year, so we started working on projects to dry and save flowers. We started with things in our own backyards (well, Amy’s backyard, as she’s the only one who actually has one!), so our selection was limited, but we hope that as the sun shines on, we will be able to add to our collection — nine in all, for a nice 3 x 3 wall collage. Because framing gets expensive, we wanted to work on a project that could be switched out and added to easily and inexpensively. Have a DIY project you’d like to share? CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump! Materials Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.
Miss Fancy Pants: Fancy This: Party Favors Hello! Today I'd like to share a project with you that is a fun way to share a little treat with a friend. I made little favors that you could give out at a Spring party or just give to a friend to help brighten her day. Fancy Pants supplies:It's the Little Things: Four Birds, Feathered, Hummingbird, Honeysuckle, Headed South Patterned PaperIt's the Little Things: Rub-onsIt's the Little Things: Glitter CutsIt's the Little Things: Element StickersIt's the Little Things: Design EmbellishmentsIt's the Little Things: Buttons and TrimIt's the Little Things: Chipboard Elements Other supplies: Baker's Twine Fastener Tabs Instructions:1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. -Lisa Andrews