Pattern Review: Le tote bag

April 17 , 2013 by Ryan - in Review

So I have been using a gross old cotton bag to take my lunch to work, it is actually an old navy purse I bought when I was 15 and had no sense of style, and it transitioned into a lunch bag somehow.  I sort of detest it and it was getting to the point […]

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The un-dye

April 14 , 2013 by Ryan - in DIY

What the hell is un-dye? Why it is a term I coined for this project. These jeans are just a touch too dark for me and I wanted them to be a lighter grey, and I had seen that Rit offered a lightener, so that means its time for some experimenting! Supplies needed: 1.) Rit […]

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The Easy upholster

April 07 , 2013 by Ryan - in DIY, Easy

I bought this chair for $20 at Urban Outfitters and I have had a few fabrics on it over the course of my ownership. It can be done on most any thrift store find chair, I have done it on a few and it is generally pretty easy if you have the right tools. Supplies […]

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Hand Sew: Lace embellishments

March 23 , 2013 by Ryan - in DIY

I had a ton of little lace pieces left over from my lace/ elastic thread  and each piece was so pretty I did not just want to throw them away.  I have this plain pillow and I thought it could use a small pop of color. Supplies needed: 1.) Lace 2.) Basic sewing supplies +hand […]

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Ooh la la: Making a garter

March 12 , 2013 by Ryan - in DIY

Making a garter is actually really easy, I made one for a friend’s wedding a few years ago and I wanted to try it again using elastic thread, dun dun dun. Actually using elastic thread was suuppperr easy and I just made sure to test it a lot before sewing on my final product.   […]

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Dyeing a patterned fabric

March 10 , 2013 by Ryan - in DIY, Easy

I have some sort of brain malfunction when it comes to buying patterned fabric. I buy them and then I stop liking them.  I still really liked this one, but I wanted the white to be an off white rather than a start white. So I decided to use a small amount of Rit liquid […]

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I like to make bandanas like these for this guy: They are really quick and easy, not to mention they will add a heck of a lot of flair to your dog. Or your own head, thats cool too. Supplies needed: 1.) Fabric quarter *I use fabric quarters for bandanas because they are the perfect […]

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DIY Hot and Cold Pack

March 02 , 2013 by Ryan - in DIY

DIY cold pack, not to be confused with cold pop (see ‘Sweet Brown’ on youtube for reference). Its only 42 seconds long, do it. Anyway, if you are that special kind of hipster that likes hearing grotesque stories, I’ve had my spine sliced open not once but twice (by a highly qualified surgeon, check out my […]

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Dog Leash..In 4 easy steps (sorta)

February 28 , 2013 by Ryan - in DIY

Making a dog leash is slightly more involved in that you need something you might not be able to get at the craft store. You need a clip that will clip to the dog’s collar, but you should be able to find that at a hardware store, and they are very low cost, so think […]

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Fixing Bleach Stained Pants

February 13 , 2013 by Ryan - in DIY

Let me begin by saying I am no expert on this subject, but I have a pair of brown cords that have a bleach stain from leaning against a bleached counter.  I really do not want to get rid of them. Plus I’m a cheapskate. We’ve all been there haven’t we? Bear in mind I […]

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