I made a backpack!
I’d made one before and it’s not hard but quite tricky to figure out what order to add straps in and stuff. I have the full instructions on my blog:
Ha ha, if it holds together going to the shops Ill be happy!
Lol! Star Trek rules!
Thankyou- how nice!
Thanks- its just a duvet cover.
I copied around some existing pajama trousers to make pajama shorts.
I used a Star Trek duvet cover for the bodice and some blue camouflage fabric I got from the market for the dress skirt, and New Look pattern 6048.
I used the book Steampunk Softies to make the Minerva Dupine character. I like the book but collecting the necessary bits was difficult and costly.
More info on my blog: http://barethreads-sews…
I got some sample uniform shirts from work for free so I decided to experiment with them. I got a grey shirt and white jersey top, I cut them in two and attached the top of the grey shirt to the w…
I got some dinosaur fabric from my sister for christmas but only half a meter so I decided to make a thing to hang on my wall and put plastic bags in so I can reuse them easier.
More info on my b…
I made a christmas stocking for my boyfriend in the style of a Star Trek uniform- there are a few different types of uniform so I chose the most christmassy which was a red command one with lots of…
I bought an XL mens t-shirt and customised it. I cut off the top and replaced it with lace, then reattached the sleeves and collar.
See my blog for more info:
I bought some animal print fabric (1×1.5metres) and made a simple dress by wrapping it around my body allowing it to overlap then inserting elastic into the top. Then I made a simple shoulder stra…
I followed a tutorial on A Beautiful Mess for a braided rug, and pretty much did the same thing as them but
much less neat. http://www.abeautifulmess.com/2012/07/make-your-own-braided-rug.html
I found myself with a nice piece of denim, from somewhere, and decided I wanted some high waisted denim shorts. I copied around some existing shorts which fit but are slightly too short, and used …
I kept it all fairly simple apart from using some pretty flowery blue fabric for his overalls, as well as some weird mottled fabric from an old pillowcase that was the closest thing to Mario skin c…
I bought this top for £2 from a vintage fair, I was attracted to the sheer blue fabric with the blue and brown floral print, also the crinkly texture of the fabric. But it also had a ruffled colla…
I drew around a t-shirt by sister bought me for christmas that has a really nice fit to make my pattern. I made sure the stripes matched up and pinned it in place before pinning the pattern piece…
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