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Laptop Sleeve made out of some used military fabrics

Laptop Sleeve made out of some used military fabrics

Father's Day Crafts Countdown: Comic Wallet Because you still have time to knock out a few Father's Day crafts before Sunday... Levi Brown, ReadyMade Every father has a secret place in his heart for Wonder Woman. But, you're not limited to the awesome heroine if you decide to undertake this easy idea for making a wallet from a comic book. The following tutorial calls for just folding, but you can reinforce the stress points (at the short ends of the wallet) with a line of stitching. Check out the adorably illustrated tutorial at Keri Smith. Can't get enough Father's Day crafts? And for a more advanced Father's Day craft, watch this....

Tutorial: Messenger Bag from Cargo Pants Want to make one of these? From a pair of these? Here's the tutorial! Materials: 1 pair cargo pants (from the going to Goodwill pile of course) 1/2 yard lining material bias tape (store bought or make your own) thread {1/4" seam allowances throughout} Getting started... Take your pair of cargo pants and cut the inseam of each leg of the pants up to the crotch area. Cut the bag exterior pieces: front flap (this is where the cargo pocket comes in handy - cool pockets you don't have to sew!) Cut the same size pieces from the lining material. Make the strap by placing the long pieces right sides together, sew down each side. Now make the front flap. Assembling the lining: Take gusset pieces (2 sides and a bottom) and sew the short ends together. Lay your connected gusset pieces right sides together on top of the front of the bag piece, pin, sew. Lay the back of the bag down and set the front/gusset piece on top, pin in place. Make the exterior just like you did the lining of the bag.

Creative and Unusual Beverage Coasters Collection of creative and unusual coasters from around the world. Super Mario Bros. 3 Coasters Coasters based on characters from Super Mario Bros. 3. Sponge Coasters Sponge Coasters protect the surface the drink is on, while also being near to hand to quickly deal with any spilt liquids. Soft Sector Coasters If you still remember paper sticky tabs for write protecting your favorite VGA game then this colorful nostalgic set is for your desk. Coaster Puzzles Available in a variety of designs, these unique coaster puzzles separate to become four handy coasters. Pixel Drink Coasters Each coaster is made up of 110 individual 1cm square “pixels” which are perfed in a way that lets you selectively remove blocks from each square. Vintage Record Coasters Give your drinks a spin with these cool assorted coasters handmade from real vinyl records. CoasterGlow Coaster A coaster that will light up only when there is something sitting on top of it. PlaceMaths Coasters Practice your maths at the table!

Placemat Hack: Flaptop Laptop Cover Finally a use for colorful, rectangular placements available at World Market! Here's a tutorial you can follow to make some jazzy padded laptop covers for yourself or for gifts. You'll need a little more than basic sewing skills to do this, but it's worth the time and it's very customize-able. what you need: sewing machine thread, scissors, seam ripper three placemats, padding for interior or quilted lining fabric lining fabric fabric for boxing and pockets (I used leather from a vintage coat) fusible webbing magnetic closure or velcro decorative button template of laptop size and pocket size needed (battery, power cord) iron The above picture doesn't show the old coat used for the boxing and pocket and the fusible webbing or iron what you do: 1. 2. Cut out pocket (I used the pocket that was the inside chest pocket) 3. 4. Now the front and back have extra padding, add more if you'd like 5. 6. Bend the sides outwards to secure in place. 7. 8. 9. 10. Turn laptop top cover right side out 12. 13.

No Slip Bookmark Tutorial I have so many books requested at the library right now! I love books they may be my favorite thing, but bookmarks I have an issue with. I've always been a dog ear person (you know, folding down the top corner of the page to mark my spot). Bookmarks always fall out then I have no clue where I was. But I don't like to dog ear books that don't belong to me (or even some that do). I love it because it fits all different size books. Sew a length of ribbon around a hair tie, attach a button on the other end (I gathered the ribbon under the button for interest) and your set! By using our thomas sabo chains and dental insurance facility, you can carry your anne klein watches anywhere along with you.

You Have Just Been Poisoned Step #1: Clean bottom of glass PrevNext Moisten a paper towel with rubbing alcohol and wipe the bottom of the glass squeaky clean. Step #7: Verify that the etch is complete When the glass is completely dry, hold it up to the light and inspect the etch closely to verify that you haven't missed any spots.If there are flaws in the etching, simply reapply etching cream and rinse as in steps 5 and 6.Repeat until the etch is complete to your satisfaction. Sac week end coeur Encore un sac! Oui, mais pas n'importe lequel: le sac "week end" d'Aime comme Marie, revisité par mes soins, version petit neveu, donc avec de l'amour et du peps (d'ailleurs je n'ai pas pris de photos de l'intérieur tout doublé dans le tissu rayé que l'on voit sur l'appliqué inversé et à d'autres endroits sur le sac). Toutes mes réalisations sont de l'ordre du débutant en couture, et pour commencer, franchement ce tutoriel est très bien fait, la réalisation pas compliquée et le résultat hyper satisfaisant! Je recommande le blog d'Aime comme Marie ainsi que le blog des fans d'Aime comme Marie (et oui, y en a pour qui ca marche tellement bien qu'ils ont leur propre blog, mais aussi un blog des fans de leur blog!!!...). Alors le tutoriel: Pour agrandir le tutoriel, le lien iciet là Et voici celui de mes mains: Enfin, dernier détail: pour les photos, le sac était rempli de tissu, car il n'a pas de maintien, il ne prend forme que lorsqu'il est plein.

New Ring Designs November 24th, 2010 A while ago I bought lots of antique silver spoon sets when we visited Colin’s sister Morag and her family over the summer as they live near Spoon Central – a little village called Horncastle that is full to the brim with small antique shops. As I’ve been without my camera for what seems like months, I’ve not been able to photograph any of my ‘work in progress’ for a while. I have been busy, just not really been able to blog about it. Well my camera arrived back from the lab all shiny and new the other day and so today I spent some time taking images of the new rings I’ve made from the spoons I bought over the summer. So here are a few shots of my new rings – in spoon format and then transformed into things of beauty for someone special… This is a shot of all the spoons prior to sanding, filing and polishing. Before and after shots of set 1 This set of spoons has a lovely pattern on the upper side and on the under side so I made two different rings. What do you think?