Make a Pair of Shoes

How To : Make a gumpaste pair of baby shoes

In order to make a pair of baby shoes from gum paste, you will need the following: a pattern/template from Cake Central, gum paste, a paint brush, a knife, foam, mini flower cutter, rolling tool, a cutting tool, a quilting tool, dust brushes, snowflake luster dust, and edible ...more

How To : Dress up a boring pair of shoes with cute bows

You can use this tutorial to decorate any plain or boring pair of shoes in your closet. The easiest way is to make a pair of cute bows from ribbon matching the color of your shoes, and attach them to the toes. Part 1 of 2 - How to Dress up a boring pair of shoes with cute bows ...more

How To : Customize a pair of ballerina flat shoes

This step by step fashion design video shows how to take a basic pair of cotton ballerina flats and acrylic flats and transform them into a personalized creation. Learn how to customize a pair of plain ballerina flats into a unique pair of shoes

How To : Break in a pair of pointe shoes

Maybe not everyone's aware of this, but when bought, pointe shoes are incredibly tough and when not broken in, painful to wear. In this video, learn how to break in new pointe shoes to make them easier to dance in. They can be bent, molded, massaged and even scraped to get the ...more

How To : Draw a pair of running shoes on the computer

DrawingNow teaches you how to draw a pair of running shoes. Your start with two ovals, one larger than the other. These will act as the soles of the shoes. Next start sketching the shoe up and once you're happy with it, you can start drawing on top of it and erasing the origin ...more

How To : Paint a pair of high heel shoes

In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a pair of high heels with Anne. You will need: paints, varnishes, paintbrushes, pencils, pen, designs, scissors, sticky tape, and carbon paper. First you will need to paint both of your heels with a solid color, doing two base coats. Nex ...more

How To : Find the Percent Given Two Numbers

Whether you're shopping for deals, need help with a little math, or any number of other occasions, it's a valuable skill to know how to quickly figure out a percentage given two numbers. Let's say you're shopping and you come across a pair of shoes that are normally $45, but ...more

How To : Iron a pair of pants

Just like a well-polished pair of shoes or a crisply starched shirt, a sharp crease in a pair of pants shows you're dressed to impress.

How To : Choose a size for Latin dance shoes

Ladies, here's a tip on which shoe size to buy your dance shoes in. A snug pair of shoes is more secure, and will make Latin dancing easier. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to pick the right size of shoe for Latin dance.

How To : Embroider on leather

Fashionable and luxurious, leather embroidery will expand your project ideas to an exciting new level. This leather embroidery instructional video discusses design choice, needle choice, stabilizing, and hooping tips. Plan your next project, whether it be an embroidered leathe ...more

How To : Our 5 Favorite Olive Oil Food Hacks

Other than salt, there's no ingredient that's as big a kitchen staple as olive oil. And just like salt, there are a million little known uses for it. Don't Miss: 20 Non-Cooking Uses for Olive Oil None of these uses will quite compare with searing a delicious ribeye or constr ...more

How To : Use a bunion stretcher properly

Ouch! Bunions can be extremely uncomfortable. If you are having this unfortunate problem on your feet, you are not alone! It is very common and frankly, everyone could use a little relief. Check out this tutorial, and learn how to use a bunion stretcher. Don't sacrifice your f ...more

How To : Do advanced tap dance steps

Tap dancing is a fun and energetic dance that requires skill and a good pair of shoes. It can be an interesting dance for anybody to learn and requires much practice. So in this tutorial, if you've learned some of the basics to tap dancing, it's time to move on to the more adv ...more

How To : Pack your luggage efficiently

Rafael and Zappos How To demonstrates how to pack your luggage efficiently. First, make a packing list to determine what you will need to bring on your trip. Go through your day in your mind and add things to the list accordingly. Don't forget your toiletries. Ideally bring on ...more

How To : Make Your Shoes Smell Good

Having smelly shoes is an embarrassing situation to find yourself in. Make sure even your favorite, most worn in, pair of shoes doesn’t ruin your next get-together with shoe odor. Keep your shoes smelling fresh, or at least not stinky, by putting dyer sheets in them every nigh ...more

How To : Kickflip perfectly everytime

This video shows how to do a 'kick flip' on a skateboard. The man instructing begins by getting the things he will need, which are a skateboard and a pair of shoes. He demonstrates where to place your feet, with the left foot on the middle of the board and the right foot on th ...more

How To : Make shoes (hooves) out of paper mache

If you're looking to make some unique footwear from paper mache, this video will teach you how. The term for these shoes is hooves, and they will definitely turn heads as you wear them down the street. Like many others who make costumes/cosplay, this video creator was working ...more

How To : Make a Bigfoot costume for film or Halloween

This fun video shows you how to make an inexpensive Bigfoot costume for Halloween. You will need an old pair of shoes, an old wig, a bald cap, brown makeup, crepe hair, old newspaper, a foam head, a few spray paint lids, a bottle of spirit gum, liquid latex, and modeling clay. ...more

How To : Dress nice and comfortable when working a DJ gig

Dressing appropriate yet comfortable as a DJ go hand in hand in this video.Although tuxedos or suits can be worn this particular DJ prefers a little more dressed down. With a dressy button down and a pair of white cotton Dockers, he explains he looks professional yet he's comf ...more

How To : Walk like a pro in high heels

In this video the girls of Sugar Walk Catwalk dot com teach us how to walk in high heels. First you need to find the right heels, and there are three points you want to look for. First the fit of the arch. Second, that the ball of your foot is secured in the bottom. And, third ...more

How To : Tie your Converse high tops in a fun way

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

How To : Pack for a cruise

Cruises are a fun and relaxing vacation but packing for one can be stressful and time consuming. Don’t waste any more time worrying over what to bring and just go through the list grabbing all the suggested items and you’ll be sure to have a great time. Step 1: Prepare a carr ...more

How To : Treat blisters

If you’re a dancer, athlete or just breaking in a new pair of shoes you know that blister can add pain and discomfort long after they’re formed. By keeping a blister sterile and away from further friction you can get your blister to heal quickly. Blisters are painful and irri ...more

How To : Prepare For And Travel Safely

Traveling. It can be anything from going to the Grocery store, to driving down the street, or flying to different places. Traveling is done by everyone, everyday. But there are some dangers to it as many people know by now. But here are some tips to help you stay on track. D ...more

How To : Properly Measure Feet for Custom-Made Shoes

Getting a professional to properly measure your feet is typically part of the bespoke footwear buying experience. If you are buying shoes or boots online, however, you will need to take accurate measurements of your own feet with the help of a friend to ensure a proper fit. H ...more

Start Your Own Sneaker Biz : Design-It-Yourself and Sell

You may have already heard of Zazzle, an online service that allows you to print on a variety of goods (tees, mugs, posters, etc.). You can design-it-yourself, or choose from Zazzle's library of available designs. Of late, Zazzle has partnered with Keds to offer something a b ...more

How To : Avoid Computer Fatigue (As Best As You Can)

I don't know what I'd do without my computer. I can't do my job without the internet. I communicate with employers, friends, and family through emails, video chat and Twitter. I schedule meetings and plan deadlines. I bank. I shop. I read the news. I play games. I watch my fav ...more

How To : Make comfortable platform shoes for Burning Man

Don't get stuck at Burning Man in uncomfortable shoes, without sacrificing style. Learn how to make a pair of fuzzy, pink platforms that aren't going to tire out feet. This video fashion design tutorial shows how to make a comfy pair of platform sneakers.

How To : Make a Werewolf costume

Don't wait for a full moon to unleash your inner beast. Get your growl on with these tips on creating the ultimate werewolf mask. You Will Need * Petroleum jelly or lotion * A wig cap * Gauze suitable for plaster work * Plaster * Hot glue * A small sheet of craft foam, cut int ...more

How To : Draw a pair of hands clasped in prayer

Not only does this tutorial show you how to draw a pair of hands clasped in prayer, it shoes you how to copy the famous Albrecht Durer drawing from the Renaissance. Reduce everything to basic shapes to make everything easier to draw. Part 1 of 2 - How to Draw a pair of hands c ...more

How To : Pull off the office bathroom prank

Make sure you use the facilities before you put this office bathroom trick into hilarious effect. You will need several pairs of shoes and slacks, as well as newspapers. Make everyone in the office think all the bathroom stalls are occupied. Check out this video practical joke ...more

How To : Sew ribbons onto ballet pointe shoes

When a girl gets her pointe shoes, it signifies a graduation - A step up in the ballet world. The only problem with picking up your first pair of pointe shoes from a store, is that they don't come with the ribbons sewn on! Learn how to sew your own ribbons on your pointe shoes ...more

How To : Build custom roller skates from old shoes

This week's CRAFT Video Podcast comes courtesy of the fine folks at Skates.com where Luanne Teoh and Richard Humphrey show us how to build a pair of roller skates as featured in our current issue of CRAFT: 07!

How To : Get Fit And Cut Fast

This won't be a fancy video or have crazy photos of before and after. I'm not insanely buff nor do I use supplements/drugs to stay fit. Just have a look at my photo and decide if that's how you want to look. As the title suggests, you don't need to use a gym, you don't need a ...more

How To : Build your own stilts

Tired of always having to ask tall folks to help you get stuff down from the top shelf? In this tutorial from Make Magazine, Kipkay teaches you how to build your own stilts. But while these stilts will make you taller, we don't suggest wearing them on the basketball court. Ma ...more

How To : Design custom shoes using Photoshop

Custom leather sneakers like Dunks and Air Force Ones are becoming popular canvases for painters lately, who transform the white slab-sides of the kicks into awesome artworks. This video will show you how to design a custom shoe in Photoshop, working out the kinks before you p ...more

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