Whether you're a celebrity or someone with something to hide, Facebook allows you to keep your "friends list" private so you can protect the identities of your Facebook friends. But it only kind of protects them. There's a simple Facebook hack that lets you unravel entire net ...more
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
Ready to try and sew-in your own weave? It's a big decision. As with everything that concerns our hair, we struggle with the pros and cons and often dwell on what could go wrong. Pixie cut. Perm or not? New shade (of pink, purple, or blue). These are all major decisions becaus ...more
Open-source data scraping is an essential reconnaissance tool for government agencies and hackers alike, with big data turning our digital fingerprints into giant neon signs. The problem is no longer whether the right data exists, it's filtering it down to the exact answer you ...more
Sprint has announced that it will be the first U.S. carrier to release Jelly Bean 4.1 for the Samsung Galaxy S III. The over-the-air updates have already started, with users receiving a notification on how to update on their phone. The reason Jelly Bean has garnered so much at ...more
One of the best things about Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy is how realistic he makes the caped crusader feel. Unlike the Joel Schumacher or even the Tim Burton versions, Nolan's world seems grounded in some level of scientific fact. But just how close is science to actual ...more
It's Monday, which means once again, it's time to highlight some of the recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. I also thought that we'd try and create something known as an "Orderly Tangle" or "Polylink". This week we had a few submissions based off ...more
Watch closet and fashion guru Barbra Horowits, author of Closet Control, demonstrate how to take an oversized t-shirt and sew a fitted, hip, and sexy shirt. It's so easy, anyone can do it. You can use left over scraps to create a sexy open weave along the sides of the shirt th ...more
A sew in weave can look great and give your hair a totally new look. This tutorial video series will teach you how to make sure your sew in weave looks great. Part 1 of 5 - How to Sew in a weave. Part 2 of 5 - How to Sew in a weave. Part 3 of 5 - How to Sew in a weave. Part ...more
You're alone in the wilderness. Stranded. Hungry. Cold. What do you do? Naivety could be your downfall, but you don't need to be an Army Ranger to survive. The five most basic survival skills are fire, shelter, signaling, first aid, and food and water. Learn them. Know them. ...more
Create beautiful works of art with every cake you bake. Watch this how to video to learn how to create a basket weave decoration on any cake. Don't forget to top off your cake with a flower made out of icing.
These 2 videos demonstrates how to tie your Converse high tops in fun, stylish ways. For the first video, take a pair of shoes and take out the strings. Thread one string through first whole going INSIDE. Take the other side of the same string and do it on the other side. Ma ...more
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With all of the new features and third-party apps out there making Android better and faster every day, it's quite frustrating to me that keyboard advancements remain relatively static. As someone who sends text message every day on my Samsung Galaxy Note 2, I get overwhelmin ...more
This tutorial video will teach you to do a sew in weave. A sew in weave can help your hair look great and like it's grown in overnight. Part 1 of 2 - How to Do a full head sew-in weave. Part 2 of 2 - How to Do a full head sew-in weave.
A quick weave is a great way to make your same old hairstyle into something completely different. With an invisible part, the quick weave is taken to a whole new level. Check out this video for steps on how to do the invisible part quick weave yourself!
Waze is the go-to navigation app for millions of drivers, and it's easy to see why. Benefits such crowd-sourced traffic data, police trap locations, and road work avoidance are just the tip of the iceberg. It can almost be overwhelming, but with these simple tips, you'll maste ...more
Is your hairstyle getting you down? With a few steps, you can completely reinvent your look with an invisible part quick weave. You will understand just what goes into the invisible part weave in no time.
Scale mail is slightly superior to chain mail, since it has a greater ability to deflect blows. But it is a little trickier to make than chain mail - but not by much! This tutorial shows you how to make an excellent suit of scale mail.
Some time, when you are making a hat and after you have done your decreases for the crown, you will get to the end of your hat pattern and it will simply say "end the hat". Here's what to do. End Your Hat You will probably have 6 to 10 stitches left on the needle. Push all ...more
This beautiful flower can be used as decoration on a hat, scarf, headband or purse. You name it. There are many uses. On the photo above, I added it to a hat. I have also used it as a decoration on a napkin ring. The flower is knit in three parts. Check out the instructions be ...more
Stay tuned for this knitting instructional video on the Kitchener Stitch. Grafting with the kitchener stitch requires a bit of concentration. You want to do this when you know you won't be interrupted. With the stitches to be grafted on two parallel, double-pointed knitting n ...more
Let's face it: Church is one of the most boring activities a kid attends during the week, so try to make the drudgery at least bearable by getting your kids to do some hands-on religious crafts. This video teaches you how to weave a palm cross out of palm leaves. You must soak ...more
In this video Ms. Lola shows you how to sew a frontal onto a full weave. A front can give your weave a more complete, realistic look. In this tutorial, Mama Lola will show you how to install it just like the professionals do. You will look like a supermodel in no time!
Learn about the basics of weaving with this stop motion weaving tutorial video. Several different weaving and knot techniques are demonstrated, even showing common mistakes in the weaving process. Watch and learn a simple technique for weaving on a cardboard loom.
This is a simple pattern, designed to produce a well-fitting mitten. Both the right and left mittens worked the same up to the shaping for the top of the mitten. A slight adjustment for making one right and one left, then they are worked the same. The gusset for the thumb cons ...more
Check out this video to see how to make a box style weave lanyard key chain from start to finish.
In this tutorial, we learn how to weave a (king) cobra stitch for paracord bracelets. First, take a 10 inch cord, fold it in half, then tie a knot at the end of it. Put this on a holder, then tie another chord on the bottom of it and hold it with your knees for tension. Next, ...more
First, you'll see how to install a netted weave cap on your hair, cut it to perfection, then start glue bonding your artificial hair extensions to the weave cap. This is the best way to go if you want to protect your natural hair, which should be cornrowed. This is a four-part ...more
You've come to the end of your work and are ready to BIND OFF, but you're on a PURL row. What to do? You've learned how to BIND OFF on a knit stitch, but this is something new. Usually you will do the BIND OFF stitch on a knit row, but now your pattern is telling you to BIND O ...more
Paracord, or parachute cord, is one of the most versatile ropes out there. Originally made for parachute suspension during WWII, it is now used for everything from tying knots during a camping trip to weaving sturdy bracelets as a fun DIY project. The tutorial featured in this ...more
In this bead-weaving video tutorial, there's a quick way to create a beaded rope with different size seed beads, and this video will show you the simple pattern needed to create this wonderful stitch. Learn how to do the spiral weave stitch for jewelry-making by watching this ...more
Get crafty with frame looms, rug patterns, and weaving. Learn about rug weaving and how to weave with a frame loom in this free video. Part 1 of 15 - How to Weave on a frame loom. Weave on a frame loom - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Weav ...more
Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a bullion or roll stitch. This is a difficult crochet stitch to accomplish. This video provides an alternative method of completing the crochet stitch using a homemade tool. Use any type of thread and crochet needle to complete ...more
No, it doesn't use actual dragonscales. This technique actually uses two different sizes of rings with the proper aspect ratio (at least three of the larger rings have to fit through the smaller ones). If you have enough rings, then just follow along to master this challenging ...more
Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet broomstick lace. This crochet method creates an intricate snowflake pattern. Use any type of yarn, a crochet needle and a size 19 knitting needle to complete this project. You can even use a knitting needle made out of a PVC pi ...more
Risa from Makeup by Risa makes an altered t-shirt for summer. She recommends starting with a t-shirt that fits, but is not too loose. Line up the seams on the bottom of the t-shirt and the sleeves so there is a line straight down the back. Cut a strip off the bottom of the t-s ...more
Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a bullion or roll stitch flower. This is a difficult crochet stitch to accomplish. You should master the bullion stitch before beginning to crochet this flower design. Use any type of thread and crochet needle to complete this ...more
This tutorial shows you how to make an elven style of chainmail. This is an intricate style of chainmail that is nevertheless very sturdy and gives good coverage. Good for anyone looking to make their own armor for Renaissance Faires, larps, the SCA or other historial costumin ...more
This jewelry-making video demonstrates step-by-step the very easy pattern that is perfect for beginners at making chain mail jewelry. Learn how to weave a box chain chain mail patter by watching this video jewelry-making tutorial.
Check out this tutorial for ideas on how you can use your left over scrap fabric. In this video, not only will you learn how to use a loom, you will build your own! This tutorial from Elizabeth Gleeson will walk you through the process of building a mini-loom and using it to w ...more
This is the demo of preparing switchback pattern hemp bracelet. Its not a long process. In fact, it takes only 10 minutes to complete. The hardest thing is probably to make sure that each part of it is exactly the same size. Get a long piece of string and fold it into half. Gr ...more
Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a galaxy stitch. This crochet method creates an intricate snowflake pattern. Use any type of thread and crochet needle to complete this project. This galaxy or snowflake pattern creates a complex crochet weave for warm yet brea ...more
This how-to video tutorial demonstrates how to weave paper strips together to create a braid like shape. Learn how to fold a paper braid for craft, paper, and even scrapbooking projects.
Crochet a new pattern for all of your crochet projects! Learn how to crochet a basket weave pattern in this free crocheting lesson from an experienced crochet artist. Part 1 of 15 - How to Crochet a basket weave pattern. Crochet a basket weave pattern - Part 2 of 15. Click thr ...more
Now that you have learned how to knit ribbing, you will have to know how to bind off ribbing. If you have knitted something that needs to have a stretch to it, such as socks or a neck, this is a very important technique to know. Here are the instructions for binding off ribbi ...more
In this bead weaving video tutorial learn step-by-step how to make the very versatile Right Angle Weave for bracelets, necklaces and earrings. The right angle weave creates row upon row of beads, up to any thickness or length desired. Learn how to stitch the right angle bead w ...more
Learn how to ride a motorcycle by performing the off-set cone weave. The off-set cone weave is one of the skills you will need to perform on a bike to pass the Alternate M.O.S.T. test. The tutorial shows you the layout for the off-set cone weave test and how to perform it on a ...more
By Maria Stuart Being natural most black women who chose not to permanently alter their hair with chemicals. Natural hair refers to texture not color. While dyes change the natural color, they do not affect the texture significantly. As Head Naturalista in Charge at my univer ...more
Learn how to weave a Greek paper ball. The holes look like the pentagons on a football.
We've always loved a good summertime hot dog, placed lovingly in a soft simple bun with ample ketchup and mustard. But after eating hot dogs this way and this way alone for the majority of our lives, we grew tired of the same old thing. Enter: The search for the 10 best hot d ...more
In this how to video series, learn how to string Christmas lights on a Christmas tree from expert Matt Cail. Matt will show you how to test Christmas tree lights, how close to an outlet to put a Christmas tree, how to untangle Christmas tree lights, where to start stringing Ch ...more
This square dance video teaches the following square dance calls on the mainstream list: Allemande Left, Right Hand Turn (Turn Thru), Right & Left Grand, Weave the Ring, Star Left/Right
A fun type of bracelet is the paracord. It is a heavy duty, unique accessory that is relatively easy to make. In this tutorial, learn how to use the cobra style weave to make a funky looking piece of jewelry. This makes a great addition to your personal style or a wonderful gi ...more
Sometimes you need a basket for carrying things. I get it. It's important. What if you don't have a basket and you're in a bind?! The solution is simple! Make one out of paper of course. Check out this tutorial that shows you how to make one out of newspaper. Easy-Weave Newspr ...more
To start a kinky or Senegalese twist, create a one inch square section of hair and split it into two pieces. Drape a piece of weave over the strands. Twist the right piece of weave over the right strand with a clockwise motion. Twist the left piece of weave over the left stran ...more
Want to learn how to give yourself the sexy, elegant S wave you see so many movie stars with these days? It's not as complicated as it looks - all you need is a basic twin barrel curling iron. The double barrel setup lets you weave your hair back and forth to create sexy S wav ...more
Learn how to make a four inch square with a Wonder Weave Loom. This is a specific small vintage loom. However, the warp winding and weaving techniques demonstrated can lend themselves to larger scale looms. Hopefully this weaving tutorial is helpful for beginning weavers looki ...more
Herringbone is a real easy beading stitch that gives a slinky, flexible finish for the final jewelry projects. The herringbone stitch is easy to build beads onto, so the project can be any size desired. Watch this video beaded jewelry tutorial and learn how to do the flat herr ...more
Watch this instructional video to form the structure of a mini parachute using a loop of string. Pay close attention to the hand motions, and weave the string into a knot. Do no be shocked when this string formation looks very similar to a mini parachute. You can then attach a ...more
Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a star stitch hat or winter cap. This crochet method creates an intricate rotating pattern. Use any type of thread and crochet needle to complete this project. This star stitch pattern creates a complex crochet weave for warm y ...more