Curbly Video Podcast: How to Make Hand-Printed Fleece Scarves.

created on: 12/14/08

This easy no-sew, no-knit hand-printed scarf project makes a perfect and perfectly easy gift for everyone on your list. And since they cost under $2.00 to make, you can create one to match every coat and outfit in their closet.

Click play to watch the video, or check it out here.

Materials:

  • 1/8′ yard fleece
  • Long straight edge/yard stick
  • Rotary cutter or scissors
  • Contact paper
  • Craft knife and sharp blade
  • Pencil
  • Fabric paint
  • Stencil brush

Here’s a quick run down:

  1. Doing your best to keep everything square, cut out your scarf shape.
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How To: Whip Up a Minimalist Christmas Star

created on: 12/09/08

It could be an expensive work of art, but it’s not. Read about the origin of this star and how simply you can make your own Minimalist Christmas star at OunoDesign, the blog of two very creative designers from British Columbia.  Once you see their work, you’ll understand why they consider themselves artisans with modern sensiblity.  And just look at the modern patchwork throws they’ve made with silk scarves from the 60’s and 70’s…..

created on: 12/09/08

created on: 12/09/08

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Knot Another No-Sew Pillow Slipcover (The Package Pillow)

This no-sew pillow slipcover idea is for people who not only don’t own a needle or thread but don’t know what they are.

What You Need                                  What You Don’t Need

Ugly square pillow of your choice            Needle

Fabric: approximately twice the              Thread
    dimensions of the pillow,
    so about 40″ square fabric
    for 20″ pillow.

 

 

Nice Package

Lightweight cotton works great for this method.  Lay your fabric wrong side up on a large flat surface. The floor works exceptionally well. Continue Reading