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Panty Tutorial: How to make your own drawers

Panty Tutorial: How to make your own drawers
Well folks I think I have been talkin' about this tutorial for about a year, so I finally pulled it out. There are millions( ok maybe not millions, but a whole heck of a lot) of variations and add ons but I was trying to do the simplest one first. Materialsthreadsewing machine1 yd stretch elastic or fold over elasticpaper for pattern(paper bag or newspaper)scissorsold t shirt or any knit materialpair of underwear to cut and make pattern from Make your knickers !! 1. Cut or fold your undies so you can make your pattern. 2. Lie the pieces as flat and symmetrical as possible on your pattern paper(I Try to use the manufactured straight edge of my paper as the center fold line, This way I know that line is straight) Trace around your fabric piece leaving about 1/8-1/4 " edge. This pattern may take a bit of tweaking to get the way you like so use up and the oldest ugliest t-shirts on your first pair then you can make adjustments to your pattern from there 3. 4. 5. 6. 8. 9. 13. 14. 15. 16.

How to Make a Smocked Tube Top Jersey knit tube top smocked at the bust with multiple rows of elastic thread. The circumference of the top (unshirred) is 8-9" (20-23 cm) larger than the bust measurement. The finished top is 21" (53 cm) long, including 4.5" (11 cm) of smocking at the bust, and hits below the hip. Jersey knit or lightweight woven fabric Elastic sewing thread Cut 2 rectangles from your fabric as shown in Diagram 1. For the length, measure from above your bust down to your desired hemline, and add 1.5" (38 mm) for seam allowances.

Seven Essential Sewing Skills Tasia from Sewaholic and Sewaholic Patterns wows us with her incredible style and sewing skills. Her blog is one of our favorite daily reads! Have you seen all of the gorgeous versions of her Lonsdale Dress out there on Flickr, Pinterest and your favorite blogs, all sewn up this past summer? Tasia inspires, and teaches along the way too; she is a fabulous resource for sewing techniques and more on her blog. We asked for some of her favorite tips for essential sewing skills and she shares them here today. Enjoy!

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. How to make a jumper pouffe MaterialsA very large jumper, with a front body area at least 56cm x 74cm and an arm 42cm around. If you can't find one this big, buy two. Make the pattern pieces (steps 1-7) before you go jumper hunting 120cm x 120cm of cotton fabric for lining; an old bed sheet would be idealSewing threadLots of stuffing such old pillows, towels, clothes, bedding etc, or you can buy foam pieces or polyester fibre fillTwo A2-size pieces of thin paper, such as newsprint Tools50cm piece of string RulerTape measureSewing machine Scissors Dressmakers' pins Final size 60cm x 26cm

Let's do a Ruffle Tote . After a week, it is only today that I have been able to raise this second part of the tutorial. Prepare the post it takes time, especially when it's a tutorial. Maybe you're not going to believe me, but every time I write a post, the first thing I'll do is write all my text in Spanish and then, translate it into English. In my previous post that you'll find it here, we finished the exterior of the tote and the handles. Also in another previous post, I showed how I made the fabric flowers, the link is here.

The Designer Pad - A Private Suite On Wheels Talk about bringing camping into the 21st century. This luxurious take on the camper gives you the freedom to go, or stay, wherever you wish, while enjoying the outdoors in style. The Opera is a mobile holiday package combining tent accommodation, optimum travelling pleasure, convenience and comfort, and of course a modern look. This spectacular travel companion will open a world in which you can enjoy the luxuries of a comfortable boutique hotel against the backdrop of your favorite natural settings. The camper comes equipped with a kitchen, bathroom, two beds, a deck and plenty of storage to bring all that you need to have a memorable date with nature.

Girl's Gone Child: Gone Style: Fable's Homemade Dresses *updated with winner, below* Several months ago, my mom happened upon a local fabric store she hadn't any idea existed a few mere miles from her house. "Bec! Glass Beach – The Dump You’ll Want to Visit Before you say anything about the content of this article, I hate people who litter. I’ll judge you if I think you’re too lazy to recycle. I hate pollution and the death of our fragile ecosystems and all the rest. Summer Dress Made this little dress yesterday for my five-year-old, just in time for the first day of summer. I based the design on a Liberty of London for Target dress that we bought in the spring — a very simple pattern with elastic at the top and simple straps (without elastic). I used just a 1/2 yard of fabric so added the gingham bit at the bottom for length.

Obscure Sci-Fi movies worth watching that you may never have heard of! Many of these you may never have heard of, some are just outright cheese, but all are worth knowing about. You will likely want to see some of them. Enjoy. Timecrimes Equilibrium (2002) Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009) Ivy Designs Dress Pattern Guest Giveaway Do you have little girls in your life? Don't you just love little girl dress patterns? Yes.

As far as job search goes, I recently came across The Ultimate Job Search Guide. I thought it was good because the author talks about how to raise your resume response, reach the real decision maker, and break into the hidden job market. It's a good thing to check out for yourself. by dandonnas100 Jan 9