Make Skirt Pattern

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 an easy women's skirt with a pattern

Get a basic skirt pattern like the one in the video, choose a fabric you like, and then follow along with this tutorial to sew your own easy and quick women's skirt. This tutorial demonstrates several techniques like seams, darts and hems.

How To : Create a floral $2 reversible wrap skirt

Making your own dress saves you enough money as it is, and you'll be double the frugalista if you make that dress reversible. Though creating a two-sided reversible dress sounds hard to do, by adding a few tie straps it's about as easy as sewing an apron. Watch this episode o ...more

How To : Create a chic tatter skirt from fabric scraps

Just because your skirt is in tatters doesn't mean you look like a homeless hobo. In fact, when the tatters that comprise your skirt come from old but beautiful fabrics (instead of, well, just old and overused fabrics), you'll look both chic and money smart. Dig through your ...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 : Do the Four Ladies Chain Across 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 : Do the Chain Down the Line 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 : 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 : Do the Head Ladies Chain Across 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 : Style funky, chunky hair

Funky is for the free spirited, passionate and confident person. Looking funky is not something that just anyone can pull off. Learn to express yourself through your grooming and clothing choices by pairing the unexpected with bold and colorful. Exude confidence as you master ...more

How To : Change your look from day to evening in 5 minutes

No need to run home from work to change for an evening on the town. With some simple switches, you can be on your way. Follow this Howcast guide to learn how to change your look from day to evening in just five minutes. You Will Need * A sparkly or jewel-tone sleeveless top, ...more

How To : Crochet an applique flower using the Paton pattern

This is a free pattern showing you how to crochet beautiful Paton flowers for use as an applique. Add to skirts, coats, shoes or anything else that needs a little extra floral decoration. You're shown how to create both large and small flowers.

How To : Make a ruffled and gathered Lolita skirt

Lolita, hime or Little Bo Beep - this skirt will serve all those costume functions! Sew an easy ruffled skirt and then use elastic to gather the waistband and create the outer ruffle. You don't need a pattern, just your measurements and a sewing machine!

How To : Sew a dirndl style Austrian or German skirt

The dirndl skirt is cut straight and gathered at the waist, and is a traditional style of German or Austrian skirts. Due to the cut and the flare, it's an ideal skirt for Lolita style costumes, and this tutorail shows you how to sew a dirndl without a pattern. If you liked th ...more

How To : Sew your own retro chic circle skirt

Circle skirts are easy, and look good on nearly any figure. You can sew your own without needing a pattern at all - just pick your under fabric and over fabric, then follow along with this tutorial for a retro chic addition to your wardrobe.

News : Laura Ashley 1950s style dress

I made this dress to attend a wedding, using a Laura Ashley pattern that is sadly now out of print (M5232, View C, http://mccallpattern.mccall.com/m5232-products-4726.php?page_id=522). It's supposed to be a modern style, but I used a stiff brocade as my fashion fabric. When I ...more

How To : Dress if you have a pear-shaped body

If the circumference of your hips is 10 or more inches greater than the circumference of your waist, you're a classic pear shape. Transform it into an hourglass with these clothing tricks. You Will Need * Dark pants and skirts * Visually interesting tops * Empire waists * Thre ...more

How To : Dress to flatter a rectangular body shape

In this how-to video, you will learn how to dress for a rectangular body shape. This means straight up and down without much of a waist. This means you should emphasize your waist at all times. Try a checked top, as the horizontal pattern will give the illusion of curves while ...more

How To : Make the bed

Having a hard time making your bed? This video shows you how to properly make your bed. Kids, use this great tactic to impress your parents next time they ask you to make your bed! A bed can be more than a place to pile clothes and electronic devices – here's how to make a be ...more

How To : Dress if you're apple-shaped

Here's the good news about being a bit thick around the middle: It's easy to disguise. You Will Need * Clothes that elongate your figure * One-piece swimsuits Step 1 Visually distract from the roundness of your torso with deep V-neck tunics, blouses with asymmetrical bottoms, ...more

How To : Dress if you're a short woman

Get a leg up on the competition with these wardrobe tips. You Will Need * Petite and vintage clothes * Visually interesting tops * Small prints * Wide-leg pants * Empire or V-neck wrap dresses * Backless shoes and high heels Step 1: Head to the petite department Head to the p ...more

How To : Take Your Measurements

These measurments should be taken and recorded before drawing up you clothing design pattern. Wear the bra and panties you will be wearing with the final garment. Another option, especially if you are going to be selling a series of the garments, is to follow a size chart. Whi ...more

How To : Scrape Target Email Addresses with TheHarvester

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

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