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Make Your Own Marbled Scarf My mother and I used to marble paper on the weekends when I was younger. To this day, I still feel like I am a mad scientist when I marble, experimenting with new colors and testing new patterns. Even if you don’t have experience with marbling, it’s a fun project to try with friends. It requires about an hour prep time, but once you’re all set up you’ll be able to marble to your heart’s content.

sewing 101: making a duvet cover I don’t know about you, but I never cease to be shocked at the price of bedding. And nothing sets off my “I could make that myself so much cheaper and better” instincts like duvet covers. It’s just a big flat case of fabric, yet even the simplest options easily soar into the three digits—but all it takes to make your own is a bunch of fabric, a few straight seams, and a spare afternoon.

DIY Ombre Tote Bags » For the Love of... For the Love of… This tutorial was originally published in January 2012 on my old blog, Four Flights Of Fancy. All this week I will be adding my most popular DIY’s from Four Flights onto For the Love Of. I hope you like the new to this space content! Colorblock Slub T-Shirt by J.C. Rags brought to you by Gilt Short sleeve cotton u-neck colorblock slub t-shirt. Stitched collar, cuffs and hem.Front patch pocket with unfinished opening and exposed corner stitching.Graphic printed logo at chest and upper back with logo tag at hem.Model is wearing a size M. Model's measurements: Height: 6'1", Waist: 32", Shirt: 15.5, Suit: 40. Material: 100% Cotton 30 Minute D I Y: Cardigan embellishment This project from start to finish took 30 minutes! 1. Cut out one inch strips of fabric. (Smaller or larger depending on how big you want your flowers.)

Large Stripe T-Shirt by Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair brought to you by Gilt Short sleeve cotton crewneck large stripe t-shirt. Ribbed collar, cuffs and hem. Material: 100% Cotton DIY Baroque Tights Tutorial photo's me and D&G fall winter 2012/2013 As Promised! The Tutorial for the DIY Baroque Tights! Skinny Ties One of Ralph’s requests for his birthday was skinny ties. They are surprisingly hard to find — either too long or too expensive for a 13-year-old’s wardrobe. So a few weeks ago, I had an idea: I would buy some old fat ties at a thrift shop and take them to a tailor to have them altered. Lil' Mister Bow Tie Welcome MADE readers! I am excited to be partying with Rae and Dana for… What is cuter on a little boy than a bow tie? I can’t think of much. Pants Patterns It’s nearly impossible to find free sewing patterns on the ‘Net, so here are the patterns and how-to instructions for two styles of unisex casual pants I made yesterday. Now you can make your own. Thai Fisherman’s Pants These are one-size fits-all pants that wrap around and tie with a sash. DIY Ohoh Blog: DIY Bracelet I'm a little busy this week. We started to work in our bedroom, so painting is done, carpenter built the closet yesterday (youpie!)...still have to do all finishing work, cleaning and organizing!

Stitch Your Own Suspenders! Love the look of suspenders on your guy? This project is super easy and makes a great gift! Enjoy... Tips: To measure them on your mister, cut elastic into two separate strips. Have him hold them in front at his belt line where he would clip them, take the other two ends over his shoulder.