How to make a macrame necklace with leaves.
Even if you never took home ec, you can create simple projects by learning the basics of sewing machine use.
Collect all your old and worn jeans, then cut off the hems, cuffs and seams. Sew them all together onto a piece of backing fabric, and you have your own floor mat or rag rug. A great way to recycle old clothes.
This video shows the two types of necklaces. First one is in Egyptian style and the second one is in Christmas colors :) You can use your own colors if you wish..
Perhaps you've already learned how to make the standard origami ninja throwing star, and you want to take it to the next level. You want something that really flies, and has enough heft to knock over lamps in your living room and cause other sorts of property damage. Well, the ninja star frisbee - or super shuriken - is the project for you. Made of six small throwing stars folded together into one big flying lump, the super shuriken is origami with a bad attitude. It is also potentially dange...
This thorough tutorial video series demonstrates how to make a beautiful, realistic paper M16A2 gun. This tutorial is broken up into 8 videos, so be sure to click through all of the chapters for the full tutorial. Paper guns are fun to make and can look very realistic (and perform basic operating functions, too!). Learn how to fold the M16A2 gun out of paper with this paper gun tutorial.
This simple video tutorial shows how to make a single layer stencil on Photoshop. Learn how to take any image and digitally modify it to make a stencil for silkscreening, tagging, or even craft projects.
Jennifer Fresco shows you how to make a paper spring is ridiculously easy, and you can make a cute greeting card with it!
How to make a Macrame Earrings in two colors. You can make these earrings in a set with necklace. Video: .
How to make a easy Macrame bracelet with beads. It is so easy and fun :) A Sunny bracelet for a Sunny day. This is a great bracelet for beginners and good accessory for the summer season!
Love folding origami? Then what better shape to fold for Christmas and the New Year than a star? A symbol of divinity as well as light and life during the dark days of winter, a star also makes great decor for Christmas trees and garlands.
The Dremel 300 series multi tool is basically a shrunken down version of a power drill. With a tinier drill and several different speeds, this tool can be used to create holes in even the toughest of surfaces.
This video shows the method to make a shredded paper flower. Take a butterfly paper from April bad girls kit and cut it into eight and a half by eleven. Put this paper into paper shredder and cut it into strips. Take a handful of strips and cut them into half. Repeat this until you get enough pieces to make the flower. Take the paper strips cut into half and put them together around the center. Staple them at the center so that you get a bunch of strips. Repeat this for two more bunches. Stic...
How to make a razor blade charm bracelet from household items; get expert tips and advice on making jewelry from recycled materials in this free instructional video series.
Got a friend who's got a serious passion for sailing? Then make his or her next birthday extra special by folding these easy and quick origami boats, which can stand up and float in water.
This is such an elegant, exquisite Christmas card. Even if you live in California and snow is pretty much nonexistant during the holidays, this wintry, frosty scene will transport you - and whoever you give it to - to your very own miniature White Christmas.
This video shows how to knit a stitch through the back loop. It's the way you can twist your knit and tight the fabric by stitching through the back loop.
This tutorial shows you how to crochet a circle that eventually turns into a square. Other than being visually trippy (in a good way), these double crochet stiches build a very densely packed project and create cool looking shapes.
Make a beautiful pair of earrings with help from this video from Silver Land Jewelry! Get started using Swarovski crystal in your jewelry makings to add a special and sparkly touch! Add a new pair of earrings to your jewelry collection for only the cost of materials with help from this DIY jewelry making tutorial.
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a Santa Claus bookmark. You will need a card, craft paper, a ribbon, scissors, markers of different color, a punch and glue. Paste the card on to the upper part of the paper, fold the paper and paste it by applying glue to the inner part. Punch a hole on the upper part in the center. Draw 2 eyes and a nose with a marker. Draw 2 crescent shapes for the mustache and a ‘U’ for the mouth. Next draw 2 triangles for the eye brows. Draw...
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.
This corded ridge hexagon pattern can be repeated may times to create a large scale blanket. Follow along with the step by step guide in this video to get the pattern. Watch this video crocheting tutorial and learn how to make a corded ridge hexagon blanket.
This tutorial video will demonstrate the process of how to make a wallet out of a piece of paper. This paper wallet is extremely useful because it's recyclable and easy to make if you've lost your other wallet.
Watch this video to learn how to make paper fireproof. First, wrap paper very tightly around a metal object. Make paper fireproof.
We've all attempted to fold a paper airplane before, right? One we hoped would sail majestically through the air for a good while but just ended up nose-diving into the grass. Paper planes, an invention likely as old as paper, are models of engineering; and they must account for the same dynamics as real planes, from drag force to stability to weight. So what is the perfect design?
A well designed sleeve is very important to creating a top or jacket that fits comfortably. Get your correct measurements before you begin. Please view the following step-by-step instructions and accompanying video and diagram to create the basic sleeve.
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.
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.
Macrame Owl - Decoration for keys / key ring or necklace / How to / DIY Video: .
How to Make a Cross Friendship Bracelets (Criss Cross or Diamond Pattern). Beginner DIY Tutorial. For this bracelet you need 8 strings, 2 of each color (about 39 inches - 100cm). Eight Stranded Embroidery Floss.
Learn how to make cross friendship bracelets with this wonderful and informative video. The color of the threads is chosen to understand what is going on there. The watcher gets the basic knowledge of making thread bands or thread bracelets. The Cross Friendship Bracelets looks so colorful and makes great fashion accessories for anyone. The helical structure of the bracelets mentions the crossing of two friends.
This video will teach you the three most important tips which you will need in order to throw a paper airplane far. First, you will need to use your dominant or stronger hand. Next, you will need to throw the airplane as if you were throwing a baseball, taking a slight forwards step as you throw it as well. Finally, you will need to make sure that you release the paper airplane at the proper point of your throw, at the maximum part of the arc and not when your arm starts arcing downwards. By ...
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...
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.
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.
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in this video is shown 9 samples of Diagonal Striped Bracelet and I show another way how to do it. This is the basic friendship bracelet - very quick to make. You need to know how to do Forward Knots and REMEMBER: TIE DOUBLE KNOTS! Forward knot is super easy! You can make this bracelet in your national flag colors. Good luck (:
This tutorial shows how to wrap a Stone easily (Make Cabochon using Macrame knots). With this style you can make your own amulets, pendants or necklaces, also you can wrap a coins or anything else. It's easy to make and suitable for kids and beginners. I hope you will find this helpful!
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.
Written instructions on how to draft a basic skirt pattern with accompanying video. Take your correct measurements before you begin.