What to Make Out of Fabric

How To : Make homemade fabric dye

This video shows you how to make fabric dye using ingredients you can find in your kitchen. Perfect for an arts and crafts project or a handmade fashion statement! Part 1 of 3 - How to Make homemade fabric dye. Part 2 of 3 - How to Make homemade fabric dye. Part 3 of 3 - How ...more

How To : Make a tote bag with recycled fabric

The helpful folks over at Threadbanger take today to teach us how to make a tote bag. And not just any tote bag, but one made from recycled material. It's stylish, environmentally conscious, and...actually that's it. Just those two things.

How To : Make your own fabric appliques or patches

Applique is fabric cut in a fun shape that is applied like a patch, directly onto the fabric. This tutorial shows you how you can use fun woven print fabrics and fusible interfacing to create your own appliques and patches for your projects.

How To : Make your own projection silk fabric screen

This is for all of you Go-Go Gadget MacGyver's out there. A step-step video example of how to build a projector screen from scratch. So, if you're tired of playing movies from your digital projector onto a bare wall, listen up, because you can make your very own DIY screen. It ...more

How To : Make styrofoam and fabric Christmas ornaments

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Styrofoam and fabric Christmas ornaments. First, shape the Styrofoam into a ball and then grab the fabric you want to place around it. Place the ball into the fabric, then tie it at the top with a ribbon and some string. After this, you w ...more

How To : Make kanzashi fabric flowers

Kanzashi are hair ornaments used in traditional Japanese hairstyles. One of the hairstyle's main features is the application of intricate little fabric flowers. With a step-by-step video tutiorial will you how to make your own cute kanzashi flowers. These can go on brooches, b ...more

How To : Make a fabric pouch or small clutch purse

In this video, learn how to make a pouch. This fabric tote is perfect for a small clutch, or carrying toiletries like makeup and accessories from place to place. Whatever you wish to use it for, there is no doubt that this purse is adorable, so check out this clip and learn to ...more

How To : Make a shirred fabric summer dress

This week a special SewingTips 101 will show you how to shirr fabric and create a cool new summer dress. You'll need fabric, thread, and elastic thread. Follow along with this video fashion design tutorial and learn how to sew a simple shirred summer dress.

How To : Make quick, no sew fabric flowers

Do you have extra scrap fabric hanging around your craft room? Why not make something fun with it instead of tossing it? In this tutorial, learn how to take that extra fabric and turn it into cute, no-sew flowers in no time! Use the flowers for appliques, hair decoration, clot ...more

How To : Make slime with glue and fabric starch

This video is pretty clear in describing how to make slime using glue, water, and fabric starch. I don't recommend children watch this because Sean Shameless (the host) adds unnecessary cursing into the instructions. The most important thing to remember in this video is that t ...more

How To : Make twisted fabric flowers

One of the easiest flowers to make are twisted fabric flowers. These flowers can be made cheaply by using scrap fabric you already have around your home, and are sure to impress anyone you give them to. The flowers can be used as accessories or decorations, or even as embellis ...more

How To : Make Danish woven fabric hearts

Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice. Danish woven hearts are part of every kid's childhood (or they should be). When weaving, your hearts ripped as you wove or ...more

How To : Make a super cute key fob/keychain out of fabric

In this clip, learn how to add a little flair to your keyring with a cute and functional key fob. This accent is super easy to make and will add a personal touch to your otherwise cold and boring keys. This fob only requires a couple of pieces and easy cheap and easy to put to ...more

How To : Make three basic fabric flowers

Real flowers are beautiful, but they don't last very long. In this tutorial, learn how to solve the problem of wilting daisies with these fabric flowers! In this video, you will see exactly how to create three different types of fabric flowers and accessorize to your heart's d ...more

How To : Make a fabric basket

Learn how to make a fabric tea basket including creating the pattern for the basket and assembling it. Part 1 of 3 - How to Make a fabric basket. Part 2 of 3 - How to Make a fabric basket. Part 3 of 3 - How to Make a fabric basket.

How To : Make pretty fabric flowers

Fabric flowers make the perfect accent to any card or project. In this video, learn how to make pretty fabric flowers for your crafts. These flowers are fast and easy to make and can be made out of scrap fabric you have hanging around the house. These flowers are an inexpensiv ...more

How To : Make covered hangers with spare fabric scraps

Covered hangers are great for your clothing. They help to maintain the shape and texture of your dresses, plus they look nice! Check out this tutorial and use old scrap fabric to cover ordinary wire hangers and make them look expensive and stylish. This is a great idea for a g ...more

How To : Make your own big hair bow with fabric & thread

In order to make a large hair bow, you will need the following: a headband, fabric, thread, scissors, thread, and a needle. This can be sewn by hand or with a sewing machine. You will be using a straight stitch for this. Cut your fabric to the size that you would like at a 1 ...more

How To : Make simple fabric flowers with Kara Janx

1. Draw a flower template on paper. 2. Cut out the template (it's like making a paper doll). 3. Lay on long the precut fabric, about 10 folds worth. 4. Accordion fold it so each fold is the same size as the template. 5. Pin the fabric and the template together all the way thro ...more

How To : Make fabric dolls

You start off with a printed design on your doll. Use regular paper, but you have to print the doll in individual pieces - body, hands, legs, head. You stick those on the front of hard materials like thick card stock or some thick fabric. Now you can putt the doll together and ...more

How To : Make fabric Christmas decorations

Learn how to make fabric Christmas decorations and ornaments to decorate your Christmas tree, with expert craft tips in this free holiday video series. Part 1 of 19 - How to Make fabric Christmas decorations. Make fabric Christmas decorations - Part 2 of 19. Click through to w ...more

How To : Make an easy fabric panel quilt for Project Linus

Project Linus is an organization that provides security blankets for seriously ill or traumatized children. In this tutorial, learn how to make an easy fabric panel quilt to donate to a child in need. Project Linus is a great organization that provides warmth to every child, n ...more

How To : Make easy fabric Christmas ornaments

Check out this video to learn how to make some easy fabric ornaments for Christmas. Decorating will be a snap, not a pain, when you take advantage of the scraps you have lying around from past projects. Let your holiday spirit out! Learn how to make easy "no sew" fabric ornam ...more

How To : Make lollipop flowers out of fabric

In this video, we learn how to make lollipop flowers out of fabric. First, start out with dye that has four circles in different sizes. You will also need the Big Shot to cut out the circles and wool cut out to fit on the cutting board. Put the board through the machine and yo ...more

How To : Make fabric favor bags and decor for your wedding

Due to the downturn of the economy, many smart shoppers have turned into smart crafters instead. Whether it's making crafts for your home or for friends, crafting saves money (we're talking a $2 craft versus a $50 present for a friend's birthday present). In this tutorial, Va ...more

How To : Make a fabric yo-yo rosette adornment

This fabric "yo-yo" is really not a yo-yo at all, but rather a feminine fabric rosette that does (sort of) resemble the beloved childhood play toy. These fabric rosettes are quite lovely and would look great adorning a card or bag. Kim and Kris will show you how to make a fab ...more

How To : Make a high waisted skirt with left over scrap fabric

In this video, Elizabeth shows you how to take left over fabric from a previous project and fashion it into a cute, up to date, high waisted skirt. This process is pretty easy and completely free! You can save money and fabric and get a great new look at the same time! So fun!

How To : Make a gift box out of fabric with little sewing

This project requires very little sewing experience. If you can do a basic whip-stitch, cut fabric and use an iron, you can do this. This is a great gift idea and you can use up those old fabric scraps, trims and beads. The best thing about it, is that you can customize the bo ...more

How To : Make fabric-covered buttons

Watch this instructional sewing video to make fabric covered buttons. You will need a little kit to put the buttons together. Each kit usually comes with about five buttons. You will also need a fabric marker, some scissors and some special fabric.

How To : Make fabric backgrounds in Photoshop

Want to digitally add a fabric background to a photo after the fact? With Photoshop, it's a breeze. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from th ...more

How To : Make an easy fabric-covered hardbound journal

You share your innermost feelings with it on a daily basis. Why, then, settle for something drab, prefab and impersonal? With this handy how-to, you'll learn how make a custom fabric-covered hardbound journal. You'll need the following supplies: A craft knife A cutting mat S ...more

How To : Make a beautiful rosette using fabric paper

In order to make Fabric Paper Rosettes, you will need the following: decorative fabric paper, scissors, glue, and jewel embellishments. Cut 2 1" fabric stitch. Next, remove the fabric from its backing. Fray the edges, by removing a thread, from the edges. Cut the backing into ...more

How To : Make a fabric gift bag for any occasion

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a fabric gift bag for any occasion. First, you will need to grab any type of fabric with any design that you want the bag to be in. Next, you will fold in the edges of the fabric so it has a hemmed look, then sew them down. After you do t ...more

How To : Make eccentric fabric coasters with Whitney Sews

Still using those boring plastic coasters that you got at a sale at Ralph's? Add some personal style to the mix the next time you serve your friends some soda by making your own coasters! Check out this video to learn how to produce DIY fabric coasters. Use any fabric you thi ...more

How To : Make a chic fabric sleeve for your coffe cup

In this clip, you will get a double lesson. You will learn how to create a cute sleeve for your coffee cup out of fabric so you don't burn your hands as well as a homemade stitch marker with a fun heart design. The sleeve is not only stylish, but also saves all that cardboard ...more

How To : Make a no-sew fabric pet portrait

Lori Marie Johnson shows how to make an easy no-sew fabric portrait of your pet. Materials needed are a photo of pet, tracing paper, freezer paper, thin marker, scissors fabric (ultrasuede, calico, or other lightweight fabric), double-sided adhesive, iron, disappearing-ink mar ...more

How To : 10 Ways to Whiten Clothes Without Using Any Bleach

Whites are the hardest color to keep looking bright and new after just a few months' time. Your sweat and oils quickly become stains, and colors from other clothes will eventually bleed into the fabric, discoloring your bright whites into something merely whitish. But before y ...more

How To : Remove Wrinkles from Clothing Without Ironing

Need to remove wrinkles from your shirt but don't want to bust out the iron and ironing board (or don't even have one)? Well, with a little bit of do-it-yourself ingenuity, you can "iron out" that wrinkly top in no time. For example, if you need to hop into the shower, simply ...more

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