Wood pallets are an unfortunate bystander of our everyday shipping needs. But luckily wood is extremely recyclable and these four pallets were able to turned into a rustic DIY dining table.
The ReadyMade contest is officially closed. Eight qualified judges will review the entries and come up with a winner. Perhaps I'm not qualified to choose my top ten favorites since I did enter one of my own designs, but I can't help but be impressed with the creativity of all you DIYers and resourceful Makers out there. We should start a club (notice how I included myself in that group). Here are my top 10 favs...
Chevron striped fabrics are no where to be found, so after finding this awning-like fabric, I cut and sewed my own. Fabric cut on the bias is a blessing and a curse. You need the stretch when sewing welt cord, but you don't need the stretch when sewing flat seams.
To sew your own modern chevron design, follow this simple tutorial:
here's what you need:
- striped fabric
- straight edge
- sewing machine
- hot iron