Tutorials Some of the more recent tutorials may not yet appear here - please CLICK HERE for those. Happy DIY'ing! Tutorial: Sprocket Pillows These are my favorite new pillows. They are fast and unbelievably easy to make…and I hope you love them as much as I do. I did my best to simplify the instructions/pattern so they are beginner friendly, and super fun to make. If you’ve never worked with a template or curves, and your nervous about it…these pillows are a perfect place to start. The only problem with them is that you can’t make just one…trust me …I tried. There are pattern templates for two sizes:
How to: Braided Squaredell Bracelet – Art & Soul Learn how to make these awesome braided bracelets! Introduction I have always loved the look, and style of mixing natural with crystal. Enlaces para liberar patrones de costura japoneses The other day I spent some time poking around Japanese Sewing Books, the blog of Yifarn, a mom of two girls in Singapore. Like many of us, she adores Japanese sewing books for their distinctive aesthetic. Along with articles on how to use the books and a glossary of common terms, the website offers lots of links to free sewing patterns. Yup, they're all in Japanese, but it's possible that clever sewists might have enough to go on to make some of the projects. I'm definitely not one of those people, so I'm content just to admire the pictures. The projects above can be found here, here, here, and here.
DIY: sketchy pleat clutch Simple DIY today… Drawn with fabric markers, cut from a curved pattern, and constructed with a single pleat for a handy sized zipper clutch. Suitable for sunglasses and a few other spare parts. Finished Dimensions: 5.5 inches tall x 9 inches wide French Desk Set: Basket Liners I adore being organized. Actually ... I adore dreaming about being organized. How To: Blinging Rondell Bangle Bracelet – Art & Soul Here is an awesome bangle bracelet idea that looks great with the trendy three stone bangles. Here we will learn how to make a bangle base and add beads all with one continuous wire. Introduction Create this easy to make Bangle Bracelet to either wear or sell as part of practicing the art of jewelry making.
makelifesweet We are so excited to show you our newest fabric collection. But before we do, a little background about the collection. Remember this? As some of you know, that is Authentic. Our very first fabric collection for Moda. Honeybee Vintage: pillowcase challenge I found this cute pillowcase a while back and I even paid a whole dollar for it! I know..what a splurge:) I went back and forth about what to do with it. At first I was going to make an apron and oven mitt set for the Little Miss...but I decided I wanted to be selfish and make something for myself:) I started a new Bible study for moms at our church...so I decided my bible could use a cute cover:) This could also work for any other book you want to dress up. I so would have done this with all my textbooks in college if I knew how to sew back then! Ha!
Sailor Moon Crystal Transformation Brooch Tutorial Sailor Moon Crystal Transformation Brooch Tutorial Materials: Clay Tutorial: Scrap Buster Fall Pillow This is my favorite thing to do with my little scraps, and since its Scrap Buster month over at Sew, Mama, Sew, I made a quick tutorial so you can make your own. This pillow cover is 16" square with an envelope back & the design possibilities are endless! I added some pillows I’ve previously made with this same method at the end of this post.
Sailor V Mask Necklace - The Pink Samurai I’m sure you’re getting tired of all the shrink plastic DIYs and Sailor Moon fangirling, but I’ve got one more for you! Sailor Venus is my favorite of all the scouts and I thought it would be fun to make a necklace from her Sailor V mask. Using the template (download here!), trace the design onto your shrink plastic with a red sharpie.Color in the whole design with your sharpie and cut it out.Bake it up like the directions state on the package, or according to this post.Toss some jump rings through the glasses, add your chain and you’re good to go! Take care when you’re coloring in the template, because it’ll show some texture after it’s been baked.