Pretty Quirky Pants https://www.prettyquirkypants.com DIY Projects Wed, 13 Jan 2021 13:33:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.6 29036395 DIY Bias Tape – from a square https://www.prettyquirkypants.com/2017/01/20/diy-bias-tape-trim-square/ Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:00:38 +0000 http://www.prettyquirkypants.com/?p=7318 New PQP Post at Pretty Quirky Pants - DIY Projects -DIY Bias Tape – from a square

I have always wanted to make my own DIY bias tape, but the last time I tried, I completely failed and have avoided it like the plague until a recent project which required trim. The only difference between now and then, is that I now have … Continue readingDIY Bias Tape – from a square

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DIY Felt Christmas Decorations https://www.prettyquirkypants.com/2016/12/08/diy-felt-christmas-decorations/ Thu, 08 Dec 2016 11:00:48 +0000 http://www.prettyquirkypants.com/?p=7302 New PQP Post at Pretty Quirky Pants - DIY Projects -DIY Felt Christmas Decorations

With Christmas creeping around the corner I figured I should try and pretty up the apartment with some lights and Christmas decorations once again. I can also never put off the opportunity to DIY something so I figured this year I would do something in … Continue readingDIY Felt Christmas Decorations

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DIY Masquerade Mask https://www.prettyquirkypants.com/2016/12/07/diy-masquerade-mask/ Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:00:17 +0000 http://www.prettyquirkypants.com/?p=7287 New PQP Post at Pretty Quirky Pants - DIY Projects -DIY Masquerade Mask

One of my pole sisters had a masquerade themed party last weekend and so I figured I would DIY the masquerade mask! (unfortunately I was silly enough to leave it behind and went maskless to the party *facepalm* – but it shouldn’t go to waste!) … Continue readingDIY Masquerade Mask

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Learn to: EMBROIDERY – stem stitch https://www.prettyquirkypants.com/2016/12/01/embroidery-stem-stitch/ Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:00:53 +0000 http://www.prettyquirkypants.com/?p=7261 New PQP Post at Pretty Quirky Pants - DIY Projects -Learn to: EMBROIDERY – stem stitch

In this post you’re going to learn how to do the stem stitch. It is similar to the back stitch but has more overlap and therefore creates a twisting effect. If you’re interested in the other more basic stitches in this series have a look … Continue readingLearn to: EMBROIDERY – stem stitch

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Learn to: EMBROIDERY – split stitch https://www.prettyquirkypants.com/2016/11/30/embroidery-split-stitch/ Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:00:32 +0000 http://www.prettyquirkypants.com/?p=7253 New PQP Post at Pretty Quirky Pants - DIY Projects -Learn to: EMBROIDERY – split stitch

The split stitch looks a lot like a chain stitch, but thinner. If you missed out on previous posts in this series, here they are: HOW TO: EMBROIDERY – 1. prepping the hoop HOW TO: EMBROIDERY – 2. running stitch HOW TO: EMBROIDERY – 3. … Continue readingLearn to: EMBROIDERY – split stitch

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Learn to: EMBROIDERY – reverse chain stitch https://www.prettyquirkypants.com/2016/11/29/embroidery-reverse-chain-stitch/ Tue, 29 Nov 2016 11:00:38 +0000 http://www.prettyquirkypants.com/?p=7238 New PQP Post at Pretty Quirky Pants - DIY Projects -Learn to: EMBROIDERY – reverse chain stitch

The reverse chain stitch in embroidery looks pretty much the same as your regular chain stitch. But I find that this is an easier stitch to use when trying to achieve a neat finish on smaller pieces of work. I have not gone through the … Continue readingLearn to: EMBROIDERY – reverse chain stitch

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Learn to: EMBROIDERY – back stitch https://www.prettyquirkypants.com/2016/11/24/embroidery-back-stitch/ Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:00:01 +0000 http://www.prettyquirkypants.com/?p=7231 New PQP Post at Pretty Quirky Pants - DIY Projects -Learn to: EMBROIDERY – back stitch

Here is the third installment of the ‘learn how to: embroidery series’ which covers the back stitch. So lets get right into it! If you missed the first and second installments of this series, you can find those posts here: HOW TO: EMBROIDERY – 1. … Continue readingLearn to: EMBROIDERY – back stitch

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Learn to: EMBROIDERY – running stitch https://www.prettyquirkypants.com/2016/11/23/embroidery-running-stitch/ Wed, 23 Nov 2016 11:00:55 +0000 http://www.prettyquirkypants.com/?p=7218 New PQP Post at Pretty Quirky Pants - DIY Projects -Learn to: EMBROIDERY – running stitch

Here I will show you in pictures, the most basic of embroidery stitches. The running stitch! If you know how to sew by hand, you should know this stitch already and this will be a piece of cake! If you’re wondering how to set up … Continue readingLearn to: EMBROIDERY – running stitch

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Learn to: EMBROIDERY – prepping the hoop https://www.prettyquirkypants.com/2016/11/22/embroidery-1-prepping-embroidery-hoop/ Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:00:18 +0000 http://www.prettyquirkypants.com/?p=7215 New PQP Post at Pretty Quirky Pants - DIY Projects -Learn to: EMBROIDERY – prepping the hoop

I have been getting into the embroidery craze recently and I must say that it’s quite therapeutic. There are just so many ways you can create a piece of art and I love how with embroidery you can choose to be free-hand and super flexible … Continue readingLearn to: EMBROIDERY – prepping the hoop

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DIY Pillow Case https://www.prettyquirkypants.com/2016/08/28/diy-pillow-case/ Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:00:58 +0000 http://www.prettyquirkypants.com/?p=7183 New PQP Post at Pretty Quirky Pants - DIY Projects -DIY Pillow Case

I found some super adorbs fabrics in Spotlight when I was back in KL on vacay. When I spotted these lovely prints, I promptly made a bee line towards them . As  I stared adoringly at the kitties and trees, I knew I had to make SOMETHING using them! … Continue readingDIY Pillow Case

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