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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.

Nightstands - from a desk! You can be jealous - my nightstands are amazing!! And I'm here with a quick tutorial for you of how to make nightstands from a desk. You see the pop of color they bring to that whole wall (um, just ignore that the pillow isn't really sewn - it's just fabric wrapped around some other pillow to help you and I visualize what the look could be if I ever get around to sewing pillows.....) 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:

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 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. Triangle Corner Trick I was piecing these blocks with triangle corners (like the corners in this block) yesterday and thought I would share a quick trick. Usually a pattern (including my own) will recommend drawing a pencil line from corner to corner on the wrong side, and sewing along the line. Like this one:

Single-Petal Method - How to Make Crepe-Paper Flowers - DIY Weddings - MarthaStewartWeddings.com Cut 18-gauge cloth-wrapped floral wire to desired length: 12 inches is a good starting length for a bouquet; 6 works well for a boutonniere. Clockwise from top left:Button: Cut 11/2-inch square of crepe paper. Place thumbnail-size wad of cotton in center; push end of wire into cotton. Wrap paper around cotton; twist ends around wire. Secure with floral tape. (Daisy) French Desk Set: Basket Liners I adore being organized. Actually ... I adore dreaming about being organized. flea market trixie: tutorial Want the weathered wood look from a new piece of wood? Here’s how you can get it. bought at the local home improvement store, 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!

Redfly Creations: Go-Everywhere Mini Messenger Bag My kiddos and I have really enjoyed biking on the trails here in our neighborhood. Sometimes we are biking for nearly an hour. During those longer rides I like to make sure I take my keys, phone, and some change with us. Not every pair of shorts or pants can accommodate all those items, so I decided I needed to make a solution. It needed to be a little bag that wouldn't get in the way and wasn't too heavy, but could still hold more than a pocket could. I came up with the idea of a mini messenger bag. Order Summary Security & Satisfaction Guaranteed Shop worry-free with industry-standard SSL encryption technologies to protect your personal information and an unconditional guarantee on every purchase. Our Guarantee We want you to be pleased with your purchase. If for any reason you're not satisfied with your product, simply return it for a prompt and courteous exchange, credit, or refund of the merchandise purchase price.

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