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No-sew techniques

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Good Thing: Bulletin Board and Laundry Bag

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No-Sew Costume: Raven Bird Costume

Steps:4
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Raven Costume

Steps:2
Our stark yet stylized bird costume is easily put together with just a few simple embellishments attached to an ordinary black hoodie. The hooked beak is made of stiff black felt, as are the mischievous eyes. Feathery fringe sewn on the arms creates tufted wings; feathers arranged around the eyes give the raven a tousled look.
Materials
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Stiff black felt
  • Yellow felt
  • White felt
  • Feathered fringe
  • Fabric glue
  • Plain black hooded sweatshirt
  • Dark pants and shoes
  • Beak Template
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No-Sew Witch Costume

Steps:9
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Coffee-Filter Fairy Godmother No-Sew Halloween Costume

Steps:6
An Elizabethan-style costume like this could get even Tinkerbell hooked on coffee.
Materials
  • 100 small coffee filters (8- to 10-cup size)
  • 50 industrial-size coffee filters
  • 50 industrial-size coffee filters
  • White shirt
  • White A-line skirt
  • 5/8-inch-wide ribbon
  • 1/4-inch dowel
  • White paint
  • White paper pastry cups
  • 1/4-inch white ribbon
  • White plastic headband
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrush
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Safety pins
  • Mayonnaise jar
  • Ironing board or dress form
  • Crinoline petticoat
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Martha Stewart Transforms a Cabinet with Fabric

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How To: No-Sew Witch Costume

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Martha Stewart's No-Sew Summer Handbag

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How to Make Cocktail Umbrella Lamps, Part 1

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Tree-Stump Trivet

As you wrap the felt strips, keep one side of the trivet flat, but don't worry if the reverse is ...
Other Ideas:
Coasters, Felt, Trivets
As you wrap the felt strips, keep one side of the trivet flat, but don't worry if the reverse is uneven (that side can face the table). These instructions can also be used to make coasters.
Source:Martha Stewart Living
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