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20 Minute Ruffle Dress This is seriously the easiest dress I have EVER made! It is right up there next to circle skirts. After seeing the re-purposed T-Shirt into Ruffly dress by Make It & Love It (which has also made it onto my never ending to-do list), she brought to my attention an amazing product I never knew existed…PRE-RUFFLED FABRIC!!! She is my new BFF 4Eva…lol. This great Ruffle Fabric shop has an amazing assortment of ruffled fabrics in all sorts of vibrant colors! And any of you who know me, know that my daughters LOVE anything girly, frilly, and fabulous!

Skirts :. #5088 Three-seam skirt Difficulty: * Recommended fabrics: wool or semi-wool, combined suit material. You will need: suit material; companion lining; fusible interfacing; 1 zipper; 1 button. Attention! Fabric consumption varies depending on the size of garment. First of all, print out paper patterns and lay them out at the width of fabric/ knit you plan to use, to see how much fabric you will need. How to customise & recycle your old t-shirts T-shirts have a lifespan, they don’t last forever, they stretch, they fade, they get stained, and sometimes the tees stay the same but the owner changes size, or just changes their taste. This got me thinking, “what do you do with a tee when you don’t want to wear it anymore? (and you don’t want to give them to charity for whatever reason)” I’ve got more than 200 t-shirts in my wardrobe (and out of it, and draped on chairs, and stacked in cupboards, and hanging on racks), and they don’t all fit me now, so I thought I’d hunt around and find out what they devil I could do with all those superflous tees. As it turns out, other people have this problem too, and there are loads of tutorials out there with interesting ideas for how to recycle your t-shirts into something ‘new’.

Sew a Ruffle Dress and Skirt By Christine Haynes This project is like learning to make a whole closet full of skirts and dresses. Follow the steps and you’ll have a simple dress or skirt that is endlessly alterable. For the dress, you can make it as a halter, with shoulder ties, with straps, or strapless. The skirt is made with a simple elastic waistband, but is brought up a notch with the addition of circular ruffles, which are incredibly easy to make in the length of your choice. Sewing Patterns Online This is a collection of patterns and links to sewing patterns for clothing for older children and adults. Some of the patterns that I link to are charity patterns, and they ask that if you use them for personal use, that you make an extra and give it to a charity. I think that's a lovely thought, and encourage everyone to do so. Return to Another Family Spot Links about Judaism for kids Credits for graphics and webrings Like the page? I love compliments!

Dresses :. #5595 Sleeveless Dress Difficulty: ** Recommended fabrics: chiffon silk, lightweight transparent fabrics. You will need: shell fabric; lining; invisible zipper. Day 21 - Fabric boxes I found a few pics of these sweet little fabric boxes in the latest issue of Cotton Time and thought I'd make one to sit on the table to hold Christmas nibbles etc.. At the moment though Bella and James are using it to hold textas and christmas cards! So easy to make - just sandwich two pieces of fabric (for the top and bottom) plus a piece of interfacing (to stiffen it a little) and some ribbon for the ties....stitch together and turn in the right way and then you have a sweet little box that can be untied and rolled up when you want to store it. Pants Patterns It’s nearly impossible to find free sewing patterns on the ‘Net, so here are the patterns and how-to instructions for two styles of unisex casual pants I made yesterday. Now you can make your own. Thai Fisherman’s Pants These are one-size fits-all pants that wrap around and tie with a sash. THE SHRUG Saks Fifth Avenue features this season’s trendy cover up, the shrug by Vince. The shrug pattern is an ideal project with which to experiment with fashion design for several reasons — it is knitted or sewn in one piece, there is minimal finishing, it is easy to wear, and relatively quick to make. The Vince version is an angora knit but can be made up in any stretch fabric. Try mohair, stretch velvet, or double knit. Plus, these shrug patterns are easy to adjust. For instance, this basic shrug pattern is relatively snug and feature elbow-length sleeves.

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