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Long-awaited paper bag waist skirt TUTORIAL! / Create / Enjoy. I mentioned in my twisted hem tutorial that I could put up instructions on how to make a paper bag waist skirt, if you were interested.

Long-awaited paper bag waist skirt TUTORIAL! / Create / Enjoy

There are some others out there, but many of you requested that I do another one--so here goes! I will start this by saying this will be a two-part tutorial. Today I'm sharing Part 1, with what I think of as a paper bag waist skirt, which is a little more structured and (only slightly) more complicated than what we could do as the super easy elastic waist paper bag-esque skirt. That tutorial will come tomorrow. Today, let's look at some of what I'm going for with this first paper bag skirt: a slightly more formal look than a basic gathered or elastic waist, usually involving pleats, also including a belt and belt loops.

Here are some images of the basic idea: From Urban Outfitters: By Tulle: From ModCloth: Here's a $225 cotton brocade one by Kara Janx: And there are tons of others out there, too. 1. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Black and white stripe upcycle: Shirt into skirt! / Create / Enjoy. Thank goodness, I've been able to do a little sewing recently.

Black and white stripe upcycle: Shirt into skirt! / Create / Enjoy

This summer has been so busy with the wedding and honeymoon and all that it's been awkward to find time! Plus, it's so dern HOT in the upstairs sewing room/office when I get home from work that I basically only have weekend mornings to sew. Crazy braided tee refashion / Create / Enjoy. Whoo-hoo, this one's a little crazy!

Crazy braided tee refashion / Create / Enjoy

I branched out of my usual ruffle-front routine to make this cute summery tee from a long-sleeved, ancient Gap Favorite Tee. Want the tutorial? Start with a long-sleeved tee. This one had been washed so many times it was getting short in the length and sleeves, and just looked tired. Cut off the sleeves in a raglan style. (The more you trim off on the neck, the lower your shirt will be in the front. Cut the sleeves into strips about 1.5" wide, depending on how substantial you want your braid trim to look. Domestic Bliss Squared: How to make pillowy, soft, home made gnocchi! A picture guide and recipe. Oh man, gnocchi.

Domestic Bliss Squared: How to make pillowy, soft, home made gnocchi! A picture guide and recipe

This is probably my kids favorite meal, and certainly one of the grown ups' as well. These tiny pillow like balls of of pasta are soft and chewy and perfect with any kind of sauce, or none at all. Domestic Bliss Squared: simple tunic dress sewing tutorial (or, the Cerberus Dress) I've been making a lot of my own dresses lately, if you remember in the last couple weeks I made my high low swing dress and told you how to make it, as well as my sleeveless coat.

Domestic Bliss Squared: simple tunic dress sewing tutorial (or, the Cerberus Dress)

This dress I made on a whim, because of the fabric. I was buying fabric for my Halloween costume and found this green fabric with what looks like the Cerberus symbol from Mass Effect (the video game, for those of you less nerdy then Noah and I). Which I've been watching Noah play hours and hours of recently. No really, check it out: Yup. Domestic Bliss Squared: DIY: Make your own breezy boho dress for summer! It's here you guys.

Domestic Bliss Squared: DIY: Make your own breezy boho dress for summer!

Spring, and weather warm enough to wear sundresses! Hi guys! Easy DIY Curtains - Luxury Curtains Made in a Snap. Hi I'm Frankie, and I'm a self confessed ‘bodge it' sewer, and today I'd like to share my journey to making easy DIY curtains!

Easy DIY Curtains - Luxury Curtains Made in a Snap

I love up-cycling clothes, making alterations, and sewing for the home. I like finding quick and easy projects that reward me right away, because when I'm not sewing, I'm doing yoga. With this small time frame in mind I made curtains. What!? You might be thinking, such a big project, and it sounds technical. So, you must be wondering why I decided to make curtains? Create / Enjoy. Sewing 101 with Suzannah, Choosing thread. Hi there, readers at Pickup Some Creativity!

Sewing 101 with Suzannah, Choosing thread

I'm so glad to be posting here as part of Chris's fantastic Sewing 101 series! I'm Suzannah from Adventures in Dressmaking. I share my sewing, crafty, and home decor projects on my blog pretty much daily and I love reusing old fabrics and clothes, and refashioning or recycling into something new. I have been making a lot of summer sundresses this month, and I also love doing quick home dec projects to freshen up my apartment. Repair Sewing Machine Tension Problems: Quick Fixes.

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Quick Tips: How to Cut Fabric Perfectly. There are currently no images from other crafters. close Terms & Conditions You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service").

Quick Tips: How to Cut Fabric Perfectly

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Good tension produces a smooth stitch without puckers. If the top and bottom threads break in exactly the same location, your tension is perfect. The threads may break in more than one place, but the top and bottom threads will both break at that location. Perfect tension causes both threads to break at exactly the same location If only one of the threads breaks, often in more than one location, that thread is too tight. Either slightly loosen that thread, or slightly tighen the other thread. Incorrect tension causes only one thread to break, usually in more than one location. Good sewing machine tension produces smooth, even seams rather than puckered seams, but sometimes it’s hard to determine the adjustments necessary to produce perfect tension.

If your tension isn’t right, first make sure that you’ve been timely with the home maintenance your machine requires. If your tension is still off despite a new needle and appropriate thread, try this. Bachelorette party, asymmetrical ruffle dress tutorial! Oooh! / Create / Enjoy. I'm really happy to have Ruffle Fabric as a sponsor here on the blog, and I'm so excited to get to share a tutorial with some of their lovely stuff! You'll remember I also made a super cute little ruffle-skirt dress for my niece who was in our wedding.

The already-ruffled skirt made it so quick and easy, and cute! I also wanted something fabulous to wear to my bachelorette night. When I saw some of the lovely colors the ruffled goodies come in, I was reminded of these dresses... ModCloth... How fabulous, right?!?! Pinwheel DIY Shorts Pattern. By: Kathleen Frances from grosgrainfabulous.blogspot.com You're not ready for summer yet until you've made this Pinwheel DIY Shorts Pattern. In the season of tank tops and walking barefoot, you'll want to be comfortable in your skin and these DIY shorts are just the wardrobe addition you need. You want your shorts to be loose but not look like a slob, which is where this shorts pattern comes in. You can wear them to the grocery store, hiking, or even to a casual summer party if you want to do so. Another perk of these adorable shorts is that you'll use less than a yard of fabric.

Project TypeMake a Project Time to CompleteUnder an hour Enter your email address and click GO! Upcycled Bandana Gaucho Pants. [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy RightsRevised and posted as of October 28, 2016 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically. In order to track any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will include a historical reference at the top of this document. Cheap Bubble Skirt Pattern. There are currently no images from other crafters. close Terms & Conditions You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service"). As used in this Agreement, "we" or "Prime Publishing" means Prime Publishing, LLC. and "you" means the individual or entity submitting materials to Prime Publishing.

Any individual or entity that wants to use the Service must accept the terms of this Agreement without change. 6 Step Skirt. [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy RightsRevised and posted as of October 28, 2016 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically. The Jersey Skirt. Draped Skirt. [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy RightsRevised and posted as of October 28, 2016. Free Ladybug Tote Bag Pattern. Hey Everyone! Here is another creation drafted in a boring working meeting.

Free Bag Patterns- Oval Messenger Bag. Hi Guys! Real life has been really hectic recently so my sewing hobby took a back seat for a few weeks. A Simple Envelope Enclosure Tutorial - Hey, Let's Make Stuff. Design Fixation: Faith's Fifteen Minute Dress. I know you've all been waiting with bated breath for the unveiling of my new video... well, the wait is over. How to Sew a Circle Skirt in 30 Mins. First, you will need the waist measurement for the person you'll be making the skirt for. Design Fixation: Faith's Fifteen Minute Dress. How To Refashion a Dress to a Skirt — Jupe du Jour. Bright Floral Evening Gown Tutorial - Riva la Diva. Easy DIY Sweatshirt to Bubble Skirt Refashion Tutorial by CoaR. Sewing Tutorial : how to make a Kimono Top. Japanese knot bag Sewing Tutorial. Re-released! » Craft Leftovers.

I’m going to be riding my bike all over kingdom come in the purest of spring delights. The breeze will be in my hair as I enjoy the excuse of grocery shopping to take a bike ride after class and/or work. Which brings me to the point of today’s (this evening’s/morning’s) pattern. I have a basket on my bike, which can be taken off, but with a lot of pain and suffering on the part of all parties involved, so how to know when the right amount is to ride back with, without pain and suffering.

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