Written Instructions with accompanying video for anyone who wants to make a basic pant exactly to your measurements! Please get your correct measurements before you begin from How to Take Your Measurements.
This article is a guide for making Chainmail Armor from start (simple wire) to finish (a finished chainmail shirt). We will be using the European 4 in 1 weave, as this is the most common weave. This is the weave that you usually see in movies. There are several sections to this guide: Materials, Making the Rings, Weaving the Rings, and Making the shirt.
You can call this bracelet a snake or a wave bracelet with beads. Good accessory for the summer season! All information is displayed in the video..
If you want to learn patterns drafting/making in different sizes (EXTRA SMALL, SMALL, MEDIUM, MEDIUM-LARGE, LARGE, EXTRA LARGE), now it becomes easy with these great videos that make patterns drafting easier and clearer.
In this how to video you will learn how to origami a vagina. What better way to honor your lady than to make her a paper replica of her vagina.
The very first banknotes were used by the Chinese in the 7th century, during the Tang Dynasty. Before it was used as a true currency, paper money was used as part of a deposit system in which merchants would leave large amounts of coins with a trusted associate and receive a paper receipt for the transaction. The reason was simple—the copper coins used as currency at the time were heavy.
Pants are here to stay. Women of all ages love wearing pants. Jeans, trousers, slacks, corduroys… whatever. Everyone wants them to look and fit great, while being comfortable.
As seen in "Avatar" (sort of), the Tree of Life represents all the connections we have to one another as life forms, past, present, and future. It's really quite a deep concept, and is one explored in a beauteous way in this wire wrapping project.
Unlock the secret to clothing design. If you can draft and sew a basic bodice you can design virtually any kind of t-shirt, blouse or other top! Attach a skirt and you now have a dress! Take your measurements by using the guide in the " How to Take Your Measurements" section and let´s get started! If you would rather just whip up an easier beginners t-shirt go to How to Design a Quick T-Shirt.
This may just be one of the coolest origami folding projects we've ever come across at Wonder How To. Yeah, it looks almost impossible to fold and super complex, but if you're an advanced origami folder then this project will be fun to attempt.
Have you ever given your friend a friendship bracelet? Well, the best kind is a homemade kind. Not everybody wants to show off their friendship to everyone, but if you do, this video tutorial will show you how to make a friendship bracelet, specifically the four basic knots involved in making a friendship bracelet. These are the four knots involved in nearly all bracelets.
This tutorial video will teach you how to make a tri-folding card that's great for birthdays, Valentine's Day, or any occasion! This card is extremely fun to make and receive.
Origami infinite flippers are super cool creations, but some methods can require up to 24 sheets of paper. This method uses only 4 sheets of paper, but does require some cutting and pasting. You'll need 4 sheets of paper, scissors and glue. Glue, snip, fold and flip!
First of all you need to have a piece of silver wire which is about three inches long and twenty-two to twenty-four gauge. Now take pliers and bend the wire into a right angle. Now take round nose pliers and wrap the wire around the tip. At the half way reposition the wire and then complete the loop. Now look at the loop which should be nicely stemmed in the middle. No insert the bead into the wire and grab the bead with thin nose pliers. Bend the wire at the right angle. Now take round nose ...
This tutorial shows you how to make a chain stitch, and how to single crochet (sc) in both the chain base and an amigurumi round.
Origami is an art form, but origami using dollar bills? It takes this art form to a whole new level! In this three-part video tutorial, learn how to fold an F-18 Hornet fighter jet plane out of a dollar bill, origami-style.
To tie the overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop and tighten by pulling both ends. To tie a double overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop twice before pulling both ends to tighten the knot. To tie a surgeon's knot, take the left string and bring it over and around the right string twice. Then take the right string over and around the left string and pull both ends to tighten, leaving a complete loop of string below the k...
Tailors can be expensive, but you can be your own tailor! This tutorial shows you how to take a pair of pants that might be a bit too big around the waist and take them in using professional tailoring techniques.
Sewing by hand can actually go quite quickly if you don't have access to your sewing machine or if it's broken. Hand sewing can also be useful if you're working with especially delicate fabrics, attaching an applique or making a small repair.
These measurments should be taken and recorded before drawing up you clothing design pattern. Wear the bra and panties you will be wearing with the final garment. Another option, especially if you are going to be selling a series of the garments, is to follow a size chart. While sizing is not very standardized in the clothing industry, I like the charts on the Burdastyle website which are in both inches and centimeters. When measuring, the tape measure should be neither too tight nor too loos...
One of the greatest things about the internet? Free papercraft downloads. Enjoy Botropolis' collection of 50 fun robots. Just download, print, and assemble. My top ten favorites below. Wall-E. Robocop. Optimus Prime. R2-D2. The Terminator. Poseable Toy Robot. Retro Bot. Godzilla. Poco Bot with 6 rotation points. Robot Owl.
Valentine's Day is a day for love, but it also just happens to be the time when every flower shop in town hikes up their prices. Chocolates are still relatively cheap, but I never understood why you have to give the gift of bigger love handles when something more creative gets the job done at a much cheaper price.
You've finished your very first crochet project! Congratulations! But now how do you tie off the yarn in such a way as to keep the whole thing from unraveling? This video demonstrates a simple and easy technique to finish your project and keep it together.
Knitted balls can be used for all sorts of projects. The obvious is a Christmas ornament, but knitted balls can also be the basis for knitting toys or snowmen. And of course, they can be used simply as balls which make a lovely gift for a baby. They can be all one color, striped or patterned. To get started, follow the directions below for a one-color knitted ball. You will need to know how to knit on double-pointed needles, so if you need help with that, check out my other article.
To play off Gertrude Stein's famous quote, a rose is a rose is a magic paper cube. And with this paper folder's guide, you'll learn how to make your very own magic rose cube from paper using the Japanese art of origami. This design by Valerie Vann, and folded by YouTuber German Fernandez, is great for Valentine's Day or any other day where a paper puzzle rose is needed. Just be prepared... it's a not just a puzzle origami rose, it's a puzzle folding it.
For the craftsters & LED lovers, great idea by Johanna Hyrkas. The LED carpet-light: a simple, yet novel DIY project. A single strand of LEDs is encased in a knit tube; the knit tube is wound together to form a carpet. Brush up on your knitting skills, and get creative.
You don't have to spend a lot of money on jewelry, crystals and pendants. In this video from Tap Plastics, you'll learn how to use their brands of Platinum Silicone and Clear Lite Casting Resin to create artificial jewelry. It won't fool the pros on a close examination, but it can still be impressive-looking stuff at a fraction of the cost of real jewelry.
The problem with stretchy fabrics is that stretching it out in am embroidery hoop will distort the look of the finished project. This tip shows you how to prepare your fabric by using a non stretchy stabilizer, which you can buy at any fabric store.
This video sewing tutorial series shows how to make a flapper style dress in under an hour, from start to finish. Learn the basic steps to stitch together this simple and beautiful dress. Watch and follow along to make your own today!
Do you and your friends live and die by Club Penguin? Profess your love and show it off to the world by crafting penguin patterned friendship bracelets.
Circle skirts are easy, and look good on nearly any figure. You can sew your own without needing a pattern at all - just pick your under fabric and over fabric, then follow along with this tutorial for a retro chic addition to your wardrobe.
In this video series, our expert will demonstrate how to make a decoupage piggy bank. With step-by-step instructions, our expert will show you how to cut the paper for your decoupage project, how to glue the paper to your object and how to smooth and cut the edges for a beautiful finish to your craft project.
Strings of DNA aren't the only things that contain helixes. With a bit of skill and practice, you can make your own rope helix for fun or bondage and bdsm play by watching this video by Two Knotty Boys.
Producing a friendship bracelet is made easier in this step by step video. After picking your colors and cutting the thread, you can follow this video exactly for the perfect bracelet. If you already know the basics of the forward and backward knots, you will have no trouble repeating the steps of the crisscross design in this special friendship bracelet. All you need to do now is pick your colors and your on your way to creating the perfect gift of friendship.
This crocheting tutorial demonstrates how to do a chainless single crochet foundation. Foundation stitches replace the traditional foundation chain as well as the first row of stitches. It comes in handy when you don't know how many stitches you need to "cast on" for your project. The traditional method creates a tighter row. This method creates a stretchier row that will more closely match the rest of your rows. Watch this crochet how-to video to learn more about chainless crocheting.
First of all you need to work around the stitch that you have made in the previous row. To make this front post double crochet you have to first loop over the yarn on the hook. Now pass this into the first stitch of the previous row at the bottom. Go around the stitch to the back and from there you have to come back again to the front. Now yarn over and pull it through the loop. Again yarn over and pull it through the two loops as shown. Again yarn over and pull it through the last two loops ...
Fold an origami monkey face. Origami Club in English is a free origami information site, with origami animations and origami diagrams.
While embossing machines are marketed to be used brand specifically, all those Nestability dies and embossing folders are completely compatible with a Cuttlebug embossing machine. Make the most of your stamping materials without having to purchase to much of everything. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to use Nestability dies and embossing folders to make die cuts with a Cuttlebug embossing and die-cutting machine.
YouTube contributor, Sommerwetter, demonstrates how to make a paper lantern (also known as a luminaria or farolito) using only scissors, a glue stick and a standard sheet of paper (and a candle or the recommended tea light, of course.) Multiple symmetrical folds in origami-like construction and some well-placed slices in the paper create decorative cube or accordion style lantern. She notes that the process is very easy but you must follow it exactly. The author notes that the last several se...
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a dog box. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper dog's box. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional origami video if it is going too slow. Very cool Japanese origami how-to video! Origami a Japanese dog's box.