Basic Skirt Making

How To : Make a Basic Skirt Pattern

Written instructions on how to draft a basic skirt pattern with accompanying video. Take your correct measurements before you begin. Video: . Step 1: Measure Carefully measure your waist, hips and hip drop. Step 2: Draw a Rectangle The horizontal lines (1 to 2 and 3 to 4 in ...more

How To : Design a Basic Straight Skirt Pattern

This is a step-by-step video showing an easy way to design a unique skirt pattern. It's for a basic straight skirt pattern. After you have your pattern finished, you can create any skirt style that you can imagine. Don't waist time. Watch below to start designing your pattern ...more

How To : Sew three basic stitches while garment making

A clear complete demonstration of three basic hand Stitches used when making a garment. This video sewing tutorial demonstrates and explains the basting stitch, catch stitch, and thread tracing. Watch this instructional tutorial and learn how to sew three basic stitches for ga ...more

How To : Make a basic wire loop for jewelry making

Do you want to learn how to make the perfect loops for your wire projects? Join Lisa Niven Kelly from Beaducation, and learn the basics on making basic loops! Lisa goes over what tools to use, and how to make even consistent loops. Learn how to make basic wire loops for your j ...more

How To : Draft a Basic Bodice Pattern

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 a ...more

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

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 thi ...more

How To : Throw a Naked Sushi Party

The Japanese know how to party. Browsing the internet for my daily fix of Weird Asian News, I stumbled across this article on Cannibal Banquets. According to Steve Levenstein, Japanese Innovations Writer, "a pinata-like 'body' is carefully crafted, then stuffed with edible go ...more

How To : Make ceramic pottery start to finish

This comprehensive pottery sequence from Watchmojo.com will show you the basic steps of making pottery. You will be guided through the basic pottery making processes of wedging, prep, shaping, removing, firing, and glazing. Part 1 of 7 - How to Make ceramic pottery start to fi ...more

How To : Make post earrings out of cute vintage buttons

Make your own earrings out of buttons! Use some vintage buttons, or cover some regular buttons with pretty fabric. All you will need are the buttons, some hot glue and a few basic jewelry making supplies (earring posts and backings).

How To : Test a breadboard using a multimeter

If you want to start making a basic electronics project by placing power sources and such on a breadboard, you should make sure that the breadboard will work first. You can do this by using a multimeter to perform a continuity test on your breadboard, which this video will tea ...more

How To : Make jello

A basic guide to making one of the world's most famous and well-loved children's desserts. Serve with ice cream for that complete experience. Sample this Jelly or as the Americans call it jello recipe. Make jello. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Tattoo professionally step-by-step

For people who would like to learn how to make a professional tattoo, this is the tutorial to watch. For making a basic arm tattoo, the subject should be seated upright in a military position. You should apply some alcohol and then some antiseptic to the area to disinfect the ...more

How To : Do a Teacup Chain square dance step

Square dancing, a fun American pastime! Learn square dance steps with this instructional animation. Fun fact about square dancing: 19 U.S. States deem it their official dance. Square dance is a folk dance with roots in Europe, eventually spreading to the states & becoming more ...more

How To : Make a Rorschach from The Watchmen Lego minifigure

The Watchmen are one of the most intriguing set of characters in the history of comics. If you love both the comics and Legos, then this video is for you. It features detailed instructions for making a custom Lego minifigure of Rorschach using basic hobby tools. Make the whole ...more

How To : Make a rag doll

Rag doll making is a fun and creative project that incorporates basic sewing and other craft techniques. Learn how to create handmade rag dolls with tips from a seamstress and craft expert in this free doll making video series. Part 1 of 14 - How to Make a rag doll. Make a rag ...more

How To : Frame a shot in film making

In this installment, learn about the six basic shots that you'll see professional videographers and filmmakers using. Learning to frame a shot properly is an important aspect of good video production.

How To : Draw a horse with Jan Brett

Celebrated and award-winning children's illustrator, Jan Brett, shows how to sketch a horse. Jan teaches how to draw a colt and the Friesian horse breed specifically. Learn how to draw a baby horse by following Jan's simple instructions that go from making easy shapes to the f ...more

How To : Make a decorative butcher block

This clip walks through the process of making an end grain cutting board (or butcher block) from maple and purple heart. This basic project is suitable for most skill levels and the techniques described in this video can be applied to any end grain assembly, whether it's a cut ...more

How To : how to make a catapult out of office supplies

Bored at work or school? In the middle of waging a cubicle war, and need to up your arsenal? Just like making catapults? This video shows you how you can make a basic catapult out of an assortment of office supplies. To make your catapult, you will need a ball point pen, a lar ...more

How To : Make a Lego minifigure of the Terminator

The Terminator is Arnold Schwarzenegger's most famous character, and arguably the most popular cinema cyborg of all time. This two-part video features detailed instructions for making your own very small terminator out of two Lego figures, one skeleton and one normal, and some ...more

How To : Use basic tools for book and paper arts

If you are new to book and paper arts, whether scrapbooking, making personalized stationary, or home-made cards, this video is for you! It is an inexpensive hobby and you only need a few tools. This video shows you a few of the necessities and how to use them!

How To : Yo yo the hugs trick

This is a tutorial for the Yoyoskills.com contest on making great yo-yo instructional videos. This tutorial teaches the the yoyo concept "hugs" as well as a basic hug. Video created by Andrew Robinson, thanks to Adam Brewster for teaching me the trick and credit to Paul Esco ...more

How To : Make a Japanese origami geisha lady for beginners

Given that geishas are known the world over for wearing elaborate silk kimono costumes, even more elaborate headpieces and hairdos, and even more elaborate face and body makeup, it may not make a whole lot of sense that making an origami version can be easy. But, in fact, whe ...more

How To : Model basic cloth using Reactor in 3D Studio MAX

Creating a good 3D model in 3D Studio MAX is hard enough. Now I've got to model clothes onto them too? Why can't all 3D game characters be naked? Once you've resolved that debate in your head, watch this video. It will show you how to use the Reactor cloth system within 3DS M ...more

How To : Use basic sculpting methods in Zbrush 3.1

Are you fed up using Zbrush? Are you just not cut out to be a 3D digital sculptor? Nah, all you need is a little practice. Check out this three-part Pixologic video tutorial on how to use the basics when sculpting a head. You'll see how to make the perfect 3D animated head, an ...more

How To : Draw a bunny rabbit with Jan Brett

Celebrated and award-winning children's illustrator, Jan Brett, shows how to sketch a bunny in this instructional video. Learn how to draw and paint a rabbit by following Jan's simple directions that go from making easy shapes to the finished product. Let kids join in the fun ...more

How To : Make a detailed nose model in 3D Studio Max

The nose is the most prominent feature of the face, and cannot be obscured by sunglasses or hats like the eyes and hair. This two-part video will show you how to add detail to the nose of a 3D model of a human head using 3D Studio Max. You have to have a face already for this ...more

How To : Make a denim skirt from jeans

Vicky Taylor from The Crafts Channel teaches us how to transform an old pair of jeans to a trendy denim mini skirt. Get a pair of denim jeans and cut the front side from the end of the zipper downwards to the crotch. Do the same at the back making sure that it is at the same l ...more

How To : Dance the Salsa hand juggle

Watch and learn the basics of a salsa dance hand juggle performed by addicted2salsa's Julie and Anthony. In salsa dancing, there is more than meets the eye. There are a lot of simple hand-tricks that help you perform a simple move, but still make it complicated to the average ...more

How To : Program a calculator with basics

If you've ever had a little trouble trying to program your calculator, you may find a little relief with this four-part video tutorial. Here, a Texas Instruments (TI-84 Plus) calculator will be used to explain the programming process. The four parts include: 1: The Basics 2: ...more

How To : Create and edit basic custom levels in StarCraft 2

Starcraft 2, like it's predecessor before it, has a very robust level editor that allows you, the DIY modder, to create nearly any scenario within the bounds of the Starcraft 2 engine that you could imagine. We have compiled videos on how to do all sorts of fun things with it, ...more

How To : Sculpt the details of a shoe in 3D using Zbrush

This video from accredited 3D art instructor Andrew Klein covers some basic techniques for using Zbrush to sculpt the details of a 3D model of a shoe. He already has a basic model of a shoe when he begins, so you should be at the level where you can sculpt that before you watc ...more

How To : Play "Sweater Song" by Weezer on electric guitar

Marty Schwartz leads you through the basic chords for Weezer's Sweater Song. If you are looking to learn how to play the electric guitar, he gives a simple, easy, effective lesson that anyone can follow. The tips are shown visually, making the lesson easy to comprehend. He goe ...more

How To : Split ice blocks for carving with a chainsaw

A short demonstration of using an electric chainsaw to split a large block of ice used for ice carving. This is a basic technique in ice carving. Boston-style ice tongs are also used. Demo by Dawson List IceCarvingSecrets.com He gives you the steps to making a block of ice the ...more

How To : Use notes and tones in FL Studio

One of the most basic starting points of music and music theory is the individual note or tone. In this tutorial you will learn some of the basics of working with notes or tones when making beats in FL Studio.

How To : Craft a vintage/Steampunk rose brooch

When you think of flower brooches, you probably imagine those dusty, ancient things your grandmother used to wear on her wool cardigan. But brooches can be uber cool - and even street chic - when done in a vintage/Steampunk style. Check out this video to learn how to craft a ...more

How To : Make parmesan cream crackers with Mark Bittman

This recipe by chef Mark Bittman is an all-around crowd pleaser: it's easy to make, rich tasting, and can be made in abundance just in case a gaggle of friends comes over unexpectedly and you have to entertain. Bittman uses really basic ingredients: flour, salt, water, and bu ...more

How To : Master 3D modeling in Maya by modeling a chair

Maya is the most powerful 3D modeling tool that most people are likely to have access to. This video will teach you some basic techniques for creating 3D models in the program by teaching you how to make a chair from scratch. It's not a very exciting chair, sure, but you have ...more

How To : Sew a perfect jet pocket on a jacket or dress

A welted pocket (also called a jetted pocket or piped pocket) is a pocket where it appears just to be a thin slit in the fabric of the garment. Ideal for when you are making something you want to have pockets, but don't want to necessarily draw much attention to them - such as ...more

How To : Make an adorable no-sew tutu with your kids

Tutus are a fun part of childhood for many little girls, and in this tutorial, you will learn how to make a no-sew tutu with your kids. This skirt is super easy to make and your daughter will enjoy doing it. Kids have so much more fun wearing something that they had a hand in ...more

How To : Make a laundry detergent lamp

A nifty step-by-step guide to making your very own laundry detergent lamp. Upcycle that recyclable detergent bottle and gain a swell lighting fixture for your home! This involves some basic circuitry and wiring of a cheap lamp fixture. You use the laundry detergent bottle as t ...more

How To : Pick a basic door lock using a bobby pin

The locks in most houses are fairly basic, making this lock picking technique fairly easy. If your door lock has a hole in it, and functions similarly to the one in this video, check this video out! All you need is a bobby pin.

How To : Model a robot in 3ds Max

Building a robot in real life is not an easy task, and not usually accomplishable unless you have a degree in electrical engineering. But building one virtually on your computer is something almost anyone can do, if you know what program to use. This Autodesk 3ds Max tutorial ...more

How To : Make a good basic Youtube video

Rick teaches the secrets of making a good basic YouTube video in easy steps. Some tips are given below. When creating a YouTube video first assume that your audience has a 10 second attention time. If your introduction takes more than 10 second cut out the part while editing, ...more

How To : Make a GIF animation on Photoshop CS3

Adobe Photoshop has several cool features you probably did not know about. One such feature is that Photoshop allows you to animate a picture. Watch as this video walks you through the easy steps of making a basic GIF animation in Adobe Photoshop version CS3 in a matter of min ...more

How To : Make scalloped borders on paper by using punches

Learn how to add extra flair to paper edges with paper punches. This video tutorial shows different tools that will change the borders of paper and how to use those tools. Paper punches change the border of papers and expands the options of basic card making.

How To : Program switches in the Lego Mindstorms NXT system

To get some great functionality out of your Lego Mindstorms NXT robot it is important that you know to how program basic decision-making tasks. Learn how to program switches in the Lego Mindstorms NXT programming environment. Program switches in the Lego Mindstorms NXT system. ...more

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