Archive for the 'reconstruction/modification' Category

16 bright red, XXL t-shirts = one awesome dress

29 June, 2008

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  • Post: 16 bright red, XXL t-shirts = one awesome dress
  • Main Site: craftster
  • Artist/Author: bleachrainbow
  • Registration Required?: No
  • Free?: Yes
  • Via:
  • Other: weighs ten pounds!

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      Laptop bag from a pillow case

      29 June, 2008

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    • Post: Laptop bag from a pillow case
    • Main Site: Craft Chi
    • Artist/Author: Amy
    • Registration Required?: No
    • Free?: Yes
    • Via:
    • Other: actually made from a quilted pillow sham

      • Bed Pocket

        28 June, 2008

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      • Post: DIY Project—Bed Pocket
      • Main Site: Five Whys
      • Artist/Author: Neale McDavitt-Van Fleet
      • Registration Required?: No
      • Free?: Yes
      • Via: stumbleupon
      • Other:

        • Gumboots to Pixie Puddlers

          28 June, 2008

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        • Post: Gumboots to Pixie Puddlers
        • Main Site: Homefree
        • Artist/Author: ?
        • Registration Required?: No
        • Free?: Yes
        • Via: email
        • Other:

          • How to make a sock monster

            24 June, 2008

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          • Post: how to make a sock monster
          • Main Site: monster-munch
          • Artist/Author: Nicky
          • Registration Required?: No
          • Free?: Yes
          • Via: neatorama
          • Other:

            • jane’s patchwork chair

              19 June, 2008

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            • Post: jane’s patchwork chair
            • Main Site: design*sponge
            • Artist/Author: jane schouten
            • Registration Required?: No
            • Free?: Yes
            • Via:
            • Other: other diy projects at design*sponge

              • Tailored Linen Apron (reconstructed from a dress)

                19 June, 2008

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              • Post: How to Sew a Tailored Linen Apron
              • Main Site: Pleasant View Schoolhouse
              • Artist/Author: Anna
              • Registration Required?: No
              • Free?: Yes
              • Via:
              • Other:

                • Laptop Sleeve Mega Post—updated!

                  18 June, 2008

                  click on any image below to go directly to a tutorial for the laptop sleeve/case/cozy/cover. please let me know if you are aware of a tutorial I’ve missed.

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                  Pattern for sleeve above is in MAKE: [magazine] 06: Robots, Page 27

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                  Pictorial Mega Post: Tutorials for Shoes, Slippers, Booties and Related Stuff: Part 3

                  17 June, 2008

                  click on any image below to go directly to a tutorial for the shoes, slippers, booties, etc.–please let me know if you are aware of a tutorial I’ve missed.

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                  Pictorial Mega Post: Tutorials for Shoes, Slippers, Booties and Related Stuff: Part 2

                  16 June, 2008

                  click on any image below to go directly to a tutorial for the shoes, slippers, booties, etc.–please let me know if you are aware of a tutorial I’ve missed.

                   

                  http://www.flickr.com/groups/clothshoes/pool/

                  http://www.wikihow.com/Sew-a-Scented-Shoe-Stuffer

                  http://www.marywalesloomis.com/

                  http://www.notebookmagazine.com/calendar/article/353/Warm-and-fuzzy

                   

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                  Pictorial Mega Post: Tutorials for Shoes, Slippers, Booties and Related Stuff: Part 1

                  16 June, 2008

                  click on any image below to go directly to a tutorial for the shoes, slippers, booties, etc.–please let me know if you are aware of a tutorial I’ve missed.

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                  Jiffy Beach Cover-Up Made From An Old Towel

                  15 June, 2008

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                • Post: Jiffy Beach Cover-Up Made From An Old Towel
                • Main Site: www.tissuepapers.blogspot.com
                • Artist/Author: lancmaltby
                • Registration Required?: No
                • Free?: Yes
                • Via:
                • Other:
                • How To Make a Hot Bikini out of Old T-shirts

                  8 May, 2008

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                • Post: a Hot Bikini out of Old T-shirts | Thread Heads
                • Main Site: threadbanger
                • Artist/Author: http://www.threadbanger.com/index
                • Registration Required?: No
                • Free?: Yes
                • Via:
                • Other:
                • generation-t tutorials

                  16 February, 2008

                   

                • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
                • Post: january 06 and february 06
                • Main Site: http://generation-t.com
                • Artist/Author:
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • via:
                • Other:
                • SuperNaturale \ Chaos T-shirt Reconstruction

                  7 February, 2008

                   

                   

                • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
                • Post: SuperNaturale \ Chaos T-shirt Reconstruction
                • Main Site: Supernaturale
                • Artist/Author: Compai
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • via:
                • Other:
                • t_shirt_surgery: pants tutorial

                  13 October, 2007

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                • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
                • Post: t_shirt_surgery: pants tutorial
                • Main Site: http://community.livejournal.com/t_shirt_surgery/
                • Artist/Author: bakedinapie
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • via: http://blog.creativekismet.com/tutorials-of-all-kinds/
                • Other:
                • t_shirt_surgery

                  13 October, 2007

                   

                • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
                • Post: t_shirt_surgery: Here’s an attempt at a tutorial for this
                • Main Site: http://community.livejournal.com/t_shirt_surgery/
                • Artist/Author: slugfever
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • via: http://blog.creativekismet.com/tutorials-of-all-kinds/
                • Other:
                • Mod a Cute Halter from a Crew Neck T Shirt

                  13 October, 2007

                   

                • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
                • Post: Mod a Cute Halter from a Crew Neck T Shirt – Instructables Cool How To & DIY [category: craft]
                • Main Site: http://www.instructables.com/home
                • Artist/Author: pointcloud
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • via: http://blog.creativekismet.com/tutorials-of-all-kinds/
                • Other:
                • Yo Yo Flip Flops

                  19 September, 2007

                   

                • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
                • Post: makingitfun: Yo Yo Flip Flops
                • Main Site: http://makingitfun.blogspot.com/
                • Artist/Author: Susan I. Jones
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • via:
                • Other: in my part of the country, autumn means weather in the 80s and 90s, so we can still wear these for a while
                • Fluffy Flowers: musette

                  8 September, 2007

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                • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
                • Post: Fluffy Flowers: musette
                • Main Site: Fluffy Flowers
                • Artist/Author: Felicia
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • via:
                • Other: A musette bag holds food and drinks and gets handed to the Tour riders in the feed zone. These fellows are pedaling on the road for hours at a time and they definitely need to eat to keep up their cycling performance.
                • Beauty’s Tattoo

                  8 September, 2007

                   

                • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
                • Post: Something new from something old!
                • Main Site: Beauty’s Tattoo
                • Artist/Author: Beauty
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • via: http://sewdivadiane.blogspot.com
                • Other: t-shirt to tube top reconstruction
                • My Byrd House: September Apron Tutorial – Jeans Apron #2

                  8 September, 2007

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                • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
                • Post: My Byrd House: September Apron Tutorial – Jeans Apron #2
                • Main Site: http://mybyrdhouse.blogspot.com/
                • Artist/Author: Lucy Byrd
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • via:
                • Other: more of Lynda’s tutorials here
                • T-Shirt Recon: Corset/Camisole

                  8 September, 2007

                   

                • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
                • Post: Tank Top/Corset
                • Main Site: http://www.lighthouseseven.com/
                • Artist/Author: ?
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • via: thanks for the link, mommy!
                • Other:
                • Full Bust Alteration

                  30 August, 2007

                   

                • Tutorial/Pattern Included?  Yes
                • Post: Full Bust Alteration
                • Main Site: http://www.timmelfabrics.com/index.htm
                • Artist/Author: n/a
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • Other: (from instructions)

                  Those of you who have a full bust (C or D cup rather than B cup) know the frustration of sewing patterns and finding the finished garment to be too large in the neck, shoulder, and armhole area. Rather than choosing the size to accommodate your full bust, this is what you should be doing to get a better fit….

                • J-Lo Ribbon Tank

                  4 July, 2007

                   

                  J-Lo Ribbon Tank

                • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
                • Post: Jennifer Lopez Ribbon Tank
                • Main Site: teengirlclothing.com
                • Artist/Author: teengirlclothing.com
                • Registration Required? No
                • Free? Yes
                • Other: So simple, so pretty