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 Take in a Jacket
Some trends come and go, but true style is timeless - just look at Coco Chanel, whose menswear two piece suits and quilted bags are just as beautiful today as when she wore them in the 1920's. And a tailored jacket is one piece that every woman should have - contoured, slimmin ...more
Are you going INSANE cause you don't have a costume yet for Halloween? Worry no more, because this video tutorial from Thread Banger, Rob shows us a crazy tutorial on how to make your very own straitjacket. This straitjacket is good for not only Halloween, but for your lowly ...more
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
ELLE stylist Francesca Mills shows you how to stay warm while wearing a short-sleeved jacket. The right layers can help fight off the cold. Watch this video fashion tutorial and learn how to wear a short sleeved jacket in the winter.
Rick Steinau with Ask the Exterminator demonstrates how to prevent yellow jackets from nesting in your home's walls. In mid to late summer yellow jacket populations increase. Yellow jackets can find spaces in the veneer or in cracks in bricks or siding. You can hear scratching ...more
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
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
When you move into your first apartment, it's a magical and joyous experience. And then the reality hits that you're broke, have no furniture, and the shower doesn't work. We've all been there, and while we can't aid you with your shower problems, we can help with turning mism ...more
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
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
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.
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.
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
Safety on a motorcycle means more than wearing a helmet. Chopper Chick Jackie Nunes covers safety and styles of jackets on the market today.
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
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
Myntra Stylist Anubhuti works her magic to create three stunning looks with a golden jacket. Video: .
Sooner or later you're going to have to deal with a stuck zipper, whether it's on your favorite jacket, backpack, or pair of pants. Simply tugging hard on the zipper tab hardly ever works, but a few things lying around your house might do the trick. To help unstick your zippe ...more
Thrift stores! As a Steampunk, they can be your best friend, but it's easy to make a tragic mistake. This hands-on guide will help you navigate the murky waters of successful thrifting in order to find the hidden gems that will make your Steampunk outfit complete! Thrift Stor ...more
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past five months, you're more than likely acquainted with PSY and his insanely popular mega hit "Gangnam Style." Just in case you have been living under a rock, here's everything you need to know. You can also watch the music vid ...more
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to powe ...more
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
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
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
Halloween is a night to dress up as any character you'd like—but for women, that typically means wearing something skimpy or downright absurd. From "sexy" policewomen to nearly undressed fairy tale princesses, we're surrounded by costumes that leave little to the imagination. ...more
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
Learn how to recycle a frumpy winter sweater into a sporty strapless dress! The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY closet hack that's simple and cheap. All you need is one old frumpy winter sweater, pins, scissors, and a sewing machine. Cut along the pattern that Gianny L has ...more
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
The airline is not your friend. It will do anything it can to gouge your dignity, time, and most of all, money. One of the biggest scams to get a few extra bucks out of you are those dreaded baggage fees. If the lines, security, "random" screenings, and unwanted fondling aren' ...more
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
The only thing better than successfully pulling off a new experiment is doing it with household materials. You get to laugh in conceit as professional scientists everywhere spend all their grant money on the same project you just accomplished with some under-the-sink chemicals ...more
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
With film being such a vital outlet and marketing tool for fashion, movie stars are either wearing the coolest and latest threads, or retro looks that are sure to make a comeback. I regularly see a cool jacket or pair of sneakers being worn by an actor in a movie I'm watching, ...more
If I could only eat one food for the rest of my life, it would definitely be potatoes. In fact, when I recently saw The Martian, I didn't feel that badly for Matt Damon. I mean, sure... he was stranded on a hostile planet, millions of miles from home. But he got to eat potatoe ...more
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
Nearly everyone of note in the Steampunk community has tried at one time or another to define what Steampunk is, myself included. Every time someone tries, it's met simultaneously with both backlash and support for either being too open or too closed. Half of the people seem ...more
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
This is the explanation of David Copperfield's Arm Twist. Very easy to do. Recommended: using a long sleeve/jacket. Perform David Copperfield's Arm Twist Illusion. Click through to watch this video on youtube.com
The Dark Knight Rises. The Amazing Spider-Man. The Avengers. Halloween is a few weeks away and all we're going to see are these same ol' superhero costumes. It's like that every year, due to the immense popularity of comic book films by DC and Marvel. So, if you want to skip ...more
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
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
Willow Smith, AKA Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith's progeny, is a girl with lots of talent (not to mention crazy style. She wore a leather jacket and faux hawk to a recent red carpet event). In her new music video for "Whip Your Hair," she also showcases her hip hop dance m ...more
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.
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
In our media-enriched world, past and present, SCRABBLE has made a name for itself, whether deliberately, subconsciously, or influentially. You may have a read a book that had the popular word game within a chapter, watched a movie that showed your favorite characters bringing ...more
Are you a "Watchmen" fan? Especially Silk Spectre? Well, learn how to create a sexy "Watchmen" Silk Spectre costume in just a few simple steps with Gianny L. The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY closet hack that's simple and cheap. Just cut up an old jacket for your costume ...more
Have a boring, outdated blazer or jacket in your closet? This tutorial gives you some great ideas on how to turn a boring white linen blazer into something a little more stylish and trendy. You will need a sewing machine for most of these ideas.
There’s a good chance that you’ll be alone in life one day, and no... I’m not talking about a couch-bound, dateless loser with a pocket pussy and a bag of potato chips. I’m talking about alone. In the wilderness. Hungry. Cold. Lost. You can’t stay in one place too long, so it ...more
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
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
Killstreaks: Advantages and Disadvantages 3 Kills – Spy Plane: Advantages: This lets you see enemies on the radar in the upper left hand part of your screen. Though it is one of the lowest killstreaks, it is very beneficial and gives you a huge advantage. Disadvantages: It ca ...more
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