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by Dana on July 2, 2008 Click an image below for step-by-step instructions and easy sewing projects. Don’t worry…we won’t leave you hanging! We’ve got all the nitty gritty details. So click around and have fun. NOTE: If you’re looking for PATTERNS, they’re in the SHOP Leave a Comment Previous post: Advertise Next post: for ME SUBSCRIBE to MADE via EMAIL Enter your email address:Delivered by FeedBurner Purchase my new BOOKS! | Copyright © 2014 MADE * All Rights Reserved | Web Hosting By RFE Hosting WordPress Admin

Women’s Clothing Month Links on June 28 | in Sewing Inspiration | by Beth | with 22 Comments Did you know we dedicated a whole month to tips for sewing clothes before? Women’s Clothing Month from 2008 was full of useful posts you don’t want to miss… Make your own DuhBe fabric roses I made up this method for making handmade fabric roses based on what I know of rolled fabric roses, and the organza flowers from Reese Dixon. Rather than keep all my secrets to myself, I want to share this method with others. Some crafters will think I’m crazy for sharing my secrets for an item I sell in my Etsy shop, but I believe that sharing information contributes to the creativity of others and that is more important than me selling stuff. That’s just my own personal philosophy on creativity. Share it – don’t hoard it! Making roses in 5 simple steps – after the break…

Wild Ginger Wild Things! Free software to easily design and print patterns for hats, bags, footwear, and other fun stuff. Wild Things is now available on the iPad App store. FREE Wild Things Features Wild Things! is a fully functional FREE program for drafting patterns for hats, bags, wraps, footwear, and other accessories All of the patterns in Wild Things print to the dimensions you specify. How to Make Clothing Buttons from Shrink Plastic… This tutorial is an old one of mine that’s too good not to share again. Since posting the first time, I’ve had lots of questions about these buttons which will hopefully be answered in this revised post. Equipment Some handy notes: How to Print Patterns 1. Introduction It is great if you have large format printer or plotter but what to do if you have just a regular Letter or A4 size printer? You might think that printing a large pattern on a small format printer could be a challenge for you. With our website using tiling feature, that's easy.

floating world: stroller liner tutorial Stroller liners are great. They brighten up dull strollers, make it easier to clean out crumbs, and disguise smudges of banana. And around these parts every second stroller is a Maclaren the same as mine, so a colourful liner reduces the chance of me buckling Ali into the wrong one after play time at the park. My original liner went walkabout with my original stroller, so I made another one for the replacement stroller and took a few photos while I was doing it. If you want to make one too you will need: 2 pieces of cotton fabric, approx 40cm by 80cm.

Fabric Labels Tutorial Many people have asked me how I make my labels so I have decided to make this little tutorial including pictures and any little tips that I have learned along the way. You will find that making your own labels is quite simple and much cheaper than purchasing custom labels. Pour yourself a cup of tea and enjoy. Materials needed:computer, graphics program (I used photoshop) & inkjet printerregular printer paperiron-on transfer paperutility knife, cutting mat & metal rulerribbon (I used 1/2 inch natural cotton twill tape)iron & ironing boardscissors Step 1: Design your image using your program of choice working with a resolution of 300ppi for a clear image. The height of your image should be smaller than the width of your ribbon.

DIY Faux Curled Rosewood Wreath {Made From Rolled Recycled Book Pages} I have seen various versions of Faux Rosewood Wreaths in just about every store and catalog for the upcoming season; most with a price tag running upwards of $40 or more. Some are crafted of paper and other of real wood shavings. Last year I made a few rolled flower gift toppers from recycled book pages and they remind me so much of the curled wood roses I thought they would make a good substitute. {with a much lower price tag} T-Shirt Underwear I know you've got them, lurking in drawers, the back of the closet, in the "giveaway" pile: those T-shirts that are, for various reasons, both unwearable and indispensable. They are too small, too big, too short, have a stain, a hole, or some other flaw, and yet you cannot bear to part with them. I took my old t-shirts and gave them new life.

Poppy Boutonniere Tutorial and GIVEAWAY!!!! CLOSED. Well here it is, by request of you, the poppy tutorial!!!! Like I mentioned before these were inspired by the Emersonmade poppies! If you rather not take the trouble to do these buy them here. All handmade and lovely. I had wanted to complete these last week but I came down with an awful sinus infection which really took the wind out of my sails. However, my good friend Cheila of What's Goin Down Episode invited me over to her new home on Friday which gave us the perfect opportunity to spend an afternoon taking pictures and making poppies.