Fringed Sunglass Clutch

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  • 12/18/2012 @ 11:02 pm

Now that it is summer time I can’t live without my sunglasses. I tote them everywhere I go. We’ve all made our own pair of jean cutoffs, but what do you do with all the extra fabric? Waste not, want not as our grandmothers taught us. Why not turn the... Read more »

NFC-Enhanced Slip Case for Smartphones

Once you have all the materials gathered, this project should take about an hour to complete (or slightly more, depending on your sewing skills). You’ll learn how to make a slip case for any smartphone but the magic is in the ability to utilize NFC (near-field communication) stickers and near-field... Read more »

Maleficent/Dragon Costume

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  • 12/18/2012 @ 10:54 pm

You’ll make a set of wings that raise themselves and become the back of Maleficent’s cape, as well as the other parts of the costume, including bodice, skirt, and headpiece. Read more »

Playboy Bunny – Full Costume

Knowing the basics of sewing is all you need before starting this tutorial for making your own Playboy Bunny Costume. I take you through making a pattern based on your personal body measurements and explain the construction steps to make a costume just for you! Read more »

Country Gent Tweed Coat

This project is excerpted from Canine Couture by Lilly Shahravesh (St. Martin’s Griffin). My dogs love this traditional tweed coat for weekends in the country when the weather is crisp. Short-haired breeds and older dogs, in particular, benefit from an extra layer to keep them warm in winter. This coat’s... Read more »