Archive for the '* TUTORIALS' Category

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
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    Jersey Dress for Fall

    19 September, 2007

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: New Jersey Dress for Fall – *Edit* Now with Tutorial!
  • Main Site: craftster
  • Artist/Author: Alli_Lucy
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other: You can wear the bodice one of three ways – with the straps tied low to make a sweetheart neckline (shown – this can be modified by fanning out the fabric over your shoulders to make cap sleeves), with the straps tied at the top of your shoulders to make a V neckline, or with the straps untied to make short sleeves.
  • kirin notebook: How to make a reversible journal cover

    19 September, 2007

     

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: kirin notebook: How to make a reversible journal cover
  • Main Site: kirin notebook
  • Artist/Author: Lara
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via: tipnut.com
  • Other:
  • tiny happy: wrap dress pattern

    15 September, 2007

     Dresses1_3

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: tiny happy: wrap dress pattern
  • Main Site: http://tinyhappy.typepad.com/tiny_happy/
  • Artist/Author: tinyhappy
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via: craftzine
  • Other: for 2-3 year old child, approximately
  • Nini Makes: Peg bag tutorial now here

    15 September, 2007

     Pegbagsmall

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: Nini Makes: Peg bag tutorial now here
  • Main Site: Nini Makes
  • Artist/Author: Joan Gorman
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other: The bag pictured holds about 50 pegs but larger families may need more, so [Nini] made the pattern slightly longer to accommodate additional pegs.
  • Coaster tutorial « Fat Orange Cat

    15 September, 2007

     

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: Coaster tutorial « Fat Orange Cat
  • Main Site: http://fatorangecat.wordpress.com/
  • Artist/Author: Karyn
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other:
  • Acorn tutorial

    15 September, 2007

     

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: Acorn tutorial
  • Main Site: oldschoolacres.typepad.com
  • Artist/Author: Laurie
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other: Laurie’s recommendations for making this acorn:
    • Use lightweight fabrics, such as linen, cotton, etc.
    • Use heavyweight thread. I prefer to use upholstery thread for its strength when pulling and tying threads.
    • Make many.

    Hot Stuff: Patchwork Oven Mitts « Lindamade

    8 September, 2007

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  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: Hot Stuff: Patchwork Oven Mitts « Lindamade
  • Main Site: lindamade
  • Artist/Author: Linda
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other: made with vintage cocktail napkins
  • Fluffy Flowers: musette

    8 September, 2007

     Summer_525

  • 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
  • Sew, Mama, Sew! Blog » Kids’ Clothes Month Sew-Along ~ Patchwork Scarf Tutorial

    8 September, 2007

     

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: Sew, Mama, Sew! Blog » Kids’ Clothes Month Sew-Along ~ Patchwork Scarf Tutorial
  • Main Site: Sew, Mama, Sew
  • Artist/Author: First Photo: Beth, Second Photo: Kristin
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via: http://sewmamasew.com/blog2/?p=196
  • Other: Kids’ Clothes Month Flickr group
  • My Byrd House: September Apron Tutorial – Jeans Apron #2

    8 September, 2007

     SA12

  • 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
  • The Merry Church Mouse: The "Charming" Little Skirt

    8 September, 2007

     

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: The Merry Church Mouse: The "Charming" Little Skirt: A Tutorial
  • Main Site: The Merry Church Mouse
  • Artist/Author: Linda
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via: i have to say
  • Other: made from 5" fabric charms
  • Make Fabric Labels

    8 September, 2007

     

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: Make Fabric Labels
  • Main Site: http://allysonhill.typepad.com/
  • Artist/Author: allyson hill
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via: i have to say
  • Other: allyson also has a fabulous tutorial for a wipe-clean fabric coaster
  • On Pins and Needles » soft baby shoes

    8 September, 2007

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  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: On Pins and Needles » soft baby shoes
  • Main Site: On Pins and Needles
  • Artist/Author:
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via: i have to say
  • Other: also check out the lined baby sling at the same site.
  • tumbling blocks: oilcloth lunch bag

    8 September, 2007

     oilcloth lunch bag

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: tumbling blocks: oilcloth lunch bag
  • Main Site: tumbling blocks
  • Artist/Author: Dorie
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via: i have to say
  • Other:
  • One Red Robin » How to Make a Simple & Versatile Soft Doll

    8 September, 2007

     

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: How to Make a Simple & Versatile Soft Doll
  • Main Site: one red robin
  • Artist/Author: Jhoanna Monte Aranez
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via: i have to say
  • Other: Ruby Doll Flickr Group
  • 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:
  • 2paw: My Sock Tote Tutorial

    8 September, 2007

    Crop_circle_sock_tote 

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: 2paw: My Sock Tote Tutorial
  • Main Site: 2paw
  • Artist/Author: Cindy
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other: originally intended to carry a knitting project in progress.
  • Cut Out + Keep » Garden Toolbelt Roll-Up

    8 September, 2007

     Large

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: Cut Out + Keep | Project » Garden Toolbelt Roll-Up
  • Main Site: Cut Out + Keep
  • Artist/Author: ?
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other: Obviously adaptable for craft use rather than garden use.
  • Ric-Rac: Back with buckets!

    8 September, 2007

     

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: Ric-Rac: Back with buckets !
  • Main Site: Ric-Rac: Sewing Without a Safety Net
  • Artist/Author: Jodie
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other:
  • Happy Zombie » St. Joe a Go-Go

    4 September, 2007

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: Happy Zombie » St. Joe a Go-Go
  • Main Site: http://thehappyzombie.com/blog
  • Artist/Author: Monica
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other: other tutorials at her site:
  • knick knacks & ric rac » bird seed grocery bag

    3 September, 2007

     bird seed grocery bag!

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? not really a tutorial, but a great idea, and some simple sewing instructions for those with experience making bags
  • Post: knick knacks & ric rac » bird seed grocery bag
  • Main Site: http://madewithlovebyhannah.com/WordPress/
  • Artist/Author: hannah
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other: Hannah has a freaking awesome store, too: http://www.madewithlovebyhannah.com/home.html
  • Modern Pillows

    3 September, 2007

     bright colored pillows

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: Modern Pillows from the magazine Simply Perfect Sewing
  • Main Site: Better Homes and Gardens
  • Artist/Author:
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other: Create a comfortable seating area on a sofa or a chair with vibrant, modern pillow of classic geometric shapes. Tufted buttons, hand-tied closures, and bright complementary hues give the pillows individualistic flair.
  • Hyena In Petticoats: Cathedral Window Quilt Tutorial

    3 September, 2007

     cathedral window quilt

  • Tutorial/Pattern Included? Yes
  • Post: Hyena In Petticoats: Cathedral Window Quilt Tutorial
  • Main Site: http://hyena-in-petticoats.blogspot.com/ This is the blog formerly known as paper.string.cloth
  • Artist/Author: Hyena In Petticoats, Adelaide, Australia.I am a twenty-something, bad mouthed bartender from South Australia. With an Art History degree under my belt, I am out to single handedly tackle the world armed with a sewing machine. Gin and Tonic in hand, I aim to create handmade and unique items that celebrate their imperfection and ooze creative freedom. My stuffed toys are available in my Etsy shop….. I use a Nikon D40 digital SLR with the kit lens.
  • Registration Required? No
  • Free? Yes
  • via:
  • Other: I think this pattern makes such a beautiful quilt, and it makes a great take-along project when you’re on the go.