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By Shawn Gascoyne-Bowman

A synthesis of 2 amazing leisure pursuits — making issues and ingesting — Beer Crafts is the reply to the age-old query of what to do with these ninety nine bottles of beer at the wall.

While writer and crafter extraordinaire Shawn Bowman wish to imagine she got here up with the belief on her personal, concept rather got here from her eight-year-old daughter, who spent a summer season captivated with making jewellery out of her parents' discarded bottle caps. discovering the observe on her table, “My crafting includes you to open a beer,” the writer had what can in simple terms be referred to as an epiphany: “ALL crafting should still contain me commencing a beer.” She raised her daughter’s allowance, and set right down to scripting this booklet. yet first, she opened a beer.

Beer Crafts exhibits you ways to repurpose not only the caps but in addition labels, bottles, or even cans into valuable, hip, and quirky goods — from attention-getting (if no longer downright horny) garter belts to the vintage crochet beer can hat, to beer bottle tags, to fridge magnets, and extra. The initiatives are great enjoyable, effortless to make (even for a first-time crafter), and lots of the provides are stuff you most likely have already got available or chilling within the fridge.

Beer Crafts has jewellery and components for men and gals. From cowboy hats made of beer case bins and masculine bottle label belt buckles and wallets to flowery bottle best flip-flops and cute-as-a-button beer cap headbands, there’s a bit anything for everybody — even beer can jackets for the kin puppy! Beer bottles themselves dress up with insulating crochet cozies and fancy appeal necklaces, finishing all arguments over whose drink is whose, whilst they’re all in actual fact marked “mine”! There are even funky domestic decor initiatives, together with candle holders, patio lanterns, poultry feeders, and a memo board. And with lots of beer prices and minutiae, Beer Crafts is usually recommended bar studying when you don't craft.

Tie one on — then braid it, glue it, and beautify it — with Beer Crafts.

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Transfer mark for end of casing to hood. Cutting Directions Draw the pattern for the hood, as in step 1. 5 cm) for seam allowances. Adjust the pattern length, if necessary. Cut two pieces from the fabric, two pieces from the lining, and two pieces from the foam interlining. Cut a rectangle of fabric, 2" × 4" (5 × 10 cm), for the closure underlap. For a hood with petals, draw a pattern as on page 80, planning nine petals to fit around the hood opening, between marked dots, plus one petal that will be attached under the chin.

Edgestitch along the fold from the right side, beginning at end of one tail, continuing around neckline, and ending at end of opposite tail. 14 Finish the lower edge of gown with overlock or zigzag stitch. 5 cm) for hem; stitch. Repeat for sleeve hems, for gowns that do not have gathered sleeves. 34 Creative Costumes How to Sew a Gown with Gathered Sleeves 1 Sew the gown as on pages 31 to 34, steps 1 to 14. 3 cm) twice on lower edge of the sleeve. Stitch close to the first fold, leaving opening for inserting the elastic.

Straight edges are center back of crown. 28 to determine the radius of the inner brim. Draw a circle with this radius. Draw another circle from the same center point with a radius of 11" (28 cm). Cutting Directions Cut one crown, one brim, and one brim lining from the fabric, following the pattern as drawn on this page, in steps 1 to 3. Cut one crown and one brim from interfacing. You Will Need • 11⁄8 yd. 05 m) black fabric, at least 45" (115 cm) wide • 11⁄8 yd. 3 cm) seam allowances to all curved edges.

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