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How To : Create an origami suit jacket

In this video, Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates how to make an origami suit jacket. He begins by folding a right triangle and tearing off the excess to make a perfect square. He folds it on both diagonals, then folds the four corners into the center. He turns the paper over and f ...more

How To : Origami a paper Japanese tuxedo jacket

These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper tuxedo jacket. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own tux jacket. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional origa ...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 : Paint a graffiti jacket

Learn how to spraypaint an old school denim graffiti jacket. Part 1 of 2 - How to Paint a graffiti jacket. Part 2 of 2 - How to Paint a graffiti jacket.

How To : Distress and crop a jean jacket

In this video, we learn how to distress and crop a jean jacket. First, grab your jean jacket and decide where you want it to be cropped at. You can determine this by putting it on and then marking it at the spot you want to cut it. Measure it a couple of inches from where you ...more

How To : Make a reversible polar fleece dolman sleeve jacket

This jacket requires very little fitting and is easy to make, which makes it an ideal idea as a gift. This tutorial shows you how to take any pattern for a dolman sleeve jacket and turn it into a reversible jacket. Make it out of polar fleece for a lovely winter coat.

How To : Add studs to a leather jacket

Watch this video to learn how to stud your leather jacket. See the finished product in chapter two. Also, learn how to get 100 studs for free from studsandspikes.com (for a limited time)! Part 1 of 2 - How to Add studs to a leather jacket. Part 2 of 2 - How to Add studs to a ...more

How To : Properly fit a blazer or suit jacket

In this tutorial, we learn how to properly fit a blazer or suit jacket. First, try the blazer on and make sure it is not too baggy or too tight. You want the buttons to be able to close and you want the sleeves to be long enough to reach your wrists. If you need to get it alte ...more

How To : Paint leather jackets

In this video series, our expert will show you how to make an old or vintage leather jacket a unique piece of art. Learn how to paint a leather jacket with these expert design advice, and get tips on picking the best leather jacket for the type of design you want. Part 1 of 15 ...more

How To : Fold a pocket square for your suit jacket

In this video, we learn how to fold a pocket square for your suit jacket. For the two point fold, you will first take your pocket and fold it vertically. Then, fold it horizontally so it's smaller. Next, hold it on the side and then fold it down at an angle so you have two poi ...more

How To : Pick a fashionable men's leather jacket

Leather jackets are always fashionable but how do you know which one is right for you? In this how to video, host Scott Studenberg shows viewers what leather jackets are hot this season. Scott discusses and helps viewers pick the right leather jackets to wear for different tas ...more

How To : Measure your jacket length

Alazzo Clothing teaches the viewer how to measure their jacket length. You'll need a flexible measuring tape first. First, put your measuring tape at the point where the shoulder and neck seams meet. From this point, you will measure down to the length desired. Measure down th ...more

How To : Say "jacket" in Polish

This short video will teach you how to say “jacket” in the Polish language. To learn how to say the word "jacket" in the Polish language follow this short video. The word in Polish for "jacket" is "marynarka". Repeat the word slowly a number of times to help you to memorize it ...more

How To : Make a booze jacket

Never again will you have to pay $8 for a beer at a baseball game or club. This video will show you how to modify a regular jacket so you can sneak alcohol into anywhere.

How To : Do the straight jacket technique

This is the set up I use for the straight jacket submission when someone defends the gogoplata. This submission attacks the shoulders depending on how flexible you are. There are a couple of ways to set this up.

How To : Deal with yellow jackets

Nothing ruins a romantic fresh air picnic like the buzzing of angry yellow jackets—especially since, unlike the useful honey bee, they can use their stingers over and over again... Learn how to deal with bees without getting stung. This instructional video from Howcast offers ...more

How To : Select the perfect jacket for your body shape

Not all body shapes are created equal, just as not all jacket cuts are created equal. A trapeze jacket, which flares out at the bottom like a bell, can look phenomenol on your size 0, petite friend, but on your feminien curves it can just make you look pregnant. So with that ...more

How To : Iron a jacket with the Battistella ironing table

With this video demonstration, you'll learn how to iron a jacket using the Batisella universal ironing board, the technical specifications of which are as follows: board type 50x130cm with automatic steam generator [6,6kW power and 8lt boiler capacity] for 1 iron, board suctio ...more

How To : Grow Plants With Compact Fluorescent Lights

I like to grow vegetables all year round, and I couldn't afford the big gas bulbs, or the power to run them. The big gas bulbs: can explode can burn you and your plants cost upwards of $50 a month to operate raise the temperature in your home, causing the air conditioning to ...more

How To : Draft a Sleeve Pattern

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. Video: . Step 1: Measu ...more

How To : Style a White Button-Down Shirt 8 Different Ways

The white, button-down shirt is a classic. Here we show you 8 different ways to style one for your own unique look. The bow tie Button all the way up and wear a statement necklace. Layer jewelry Add long chains and necklaces under the collar. Flower Add a flower pin for a ...more

How To : Fix a stuck zipper

Is your zipper stuck on your favorite sweatshirt or jacket? It's not a lost cause! Fix a stuck zipper with just a few household items. You Will Need: • Tweezers • A pencil • Bar soap • Lip balm • Petroleum jelly • Olive oil • A cotton swab Step 1: Start tugging Gently ...more

How To : Wear the women'ss Navy service uniform

A TFU was set up to review Navy service uniforms. This uniform is approved for E6 and below. It will replace the summer white and winter blue uniforms. This is how the female uniform should be worn. - The uniform consists of a khaki over blouse, black slacks, and optional blac ...more

How To : Make a ghillie suit full off jute twine

Check out this video for a tutorial on how to make a durable long lasting ghillie suit. A ghillie suit, or yowie suit, is a type of camouflage clothing designed to resemble heavy foliage. Grab some old volleyball nets, a couple boxes of floss, a camouflaged jacket and pants, ...more

How To : Change Color of Clothing in Photoshop

Video: . Looking to become a Photoshop expert? Take a look at our first photoshop tutorial which teaches users and students how to change the color of a jacket in just two minutes. Apply this new photoshop tool to all your photo edits to turn dull colors into fresh, bright one ...more

How To : Repair a broken zipper slide

DOn't you hate it when your zipper breaks? A broken zipper can really ruin your favorite jacket, skirt, top or pair of trousers. If you are having this problem, check out this straight forward tutorial. In it, you will learn how to replace your zipper and the zipper slide to s ...more

How To : Wear leggings

We've seen leggings look great and we've seen leggings look absolutely terrible (girls, wearing leggings with a short vintage t-shirt is NOT hipster cool. Just way too much exposure from the back, especially if you don't have a model's body). So prevent yourself from becoming ...more

How To : Fix a fabric or leather tear with Tear Mender

YouTube's hardwarehelper teaches you how to fix a fabric tear with Tear Mender. He demonstrates Tear Mender on both a couch and a leather jacket. The couch turned out pretty good, but the leather jacket looks like it will need some more work. See for yourself and see how to ap ...more

How To : Make a Frankenstein costume

If you are looking for a great Halloween costume idea, why not try dressing up as Frankenstein's Monster? This video series will help you put together a costume that would make Boris Karloff proud! Matt Cail shows you how to make a great yet inexpensive costume from items you ...more

How To : Fold a tuxedo handkerchief

If you're familiar with Mad Men, then you've seen how much a hadnkerchief or pocket square can do to add dimensions to your suit jacket. With this video, learn how to fold a handkerchief for the pocket of your tuxedo jacket.

How To : Style business casual outfits for winter

Just because you need to assemble an outfit for work doesn't mean it has to look all boring and aging. As long as you stay mostly covered up and don't pull out your neon-colored cheetah print stockings, you'll do just fine accessorizing and dressing fashionably. Check out thi ...more

How To : Tie a dress scarf

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie a dress scarf. You can use this in a number of ways to add some fun to your outfit. Start off with a black turtleneck and grab a long and skinny scarf. Find the middle of the scarf, wrap it around the back of the neck and then twist it. Fr ...more

How To : Wear a square scarf

Cate Adair shows us ways to wear a square scarf in this tutorial. The first way to wear this is the classic, which you will wrap the scarf around your hair and wear sunglasses. The next way to wear it is to fold it around your neck, with a jacket over it, to keep you warm duri ...more

How To : Key a green screen using After Effects

Green screens are clever devices that have saved movie studios millions of dollars in production fees because of their ability to let you tack on any background you desire digitally. Replicate the high-quality green screen keying used in many movies by watching this tutorial ...more

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