DIY summer

Coordinate Your Bridal Party With Sasha Duerr’s DIY Natural-Dye Recipe

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is wonderful plant to use in dyeing. A perennial that grows wild in many parts of the world, fennel is used as both an herb and a dye plant. Fennel can be…

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Recycle an Old T-Shirt Into John Patrick Organic's DIY Skirt

MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES An old T-shirt Measuring tape Ruler Disappearing-ink pen A pair of scissors Sewing machine or needle and thread STEP ONE Place your T-shirt on a flat surface.…

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Make a DIY Feathered Headdress by Eliza Starbuck of Bright Young Things

MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES 5-8 54-inch long laces (faux suede, repurposed leather, or woven) Large feathers (faux, vintage, or found) Clear nylon thread Large beads Needle that can go…

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Refresh Your Wardrobe With Alabama Chanin's DIY Circle-Spiral Appliqué

When Natalie Chanin first started crafting as a girl in the late 1960s, she used fusible adhesive to create all manner of iron-on appliqués. “I vividly recall cutting out apple,…

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Make Popomomo's Braided Headband Using Recycled T-Shirts (DIY Tutorial)

MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES Two old T-shirts (you really just need one, fabric-wise, but aesthetically, I like the contrast) Scissors Beads (optional) STEP ONE Cut the shirt fronts off, then…

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Make Designer Tara St. James' Recycled Zipper Bracelet (DIY Tutorial)

MATERIALS AND SUPPLIES A discarded or broken zipper, at least 15 inches long (the longer the zipper, the wider the cuff) Thread to match A long-ish needle Measuring tape Scissors Pin…

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