Make-a-vest

How To : Make Chain Mail Armor from Start to Finish

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

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 : So, You're a Steampunk… Now What?

Let's say that you've got the look down, and you have your Steampunk props all ready to go. Congratulations! You're a Steampunk! But now what do you do with yourself? You can sit there, patting yourself on the back, but that gets lonely after awhile. Your props will look nic ...more

How To : Make a DIY long vest out of a scarf

This video shows us how to make a DIY long vest out of a scarf in no time! You will need: a wide scarf, matching thread, other colored thread, safety pins, needles, and scissors. First, measure yourself shoulder to shoulder and add 15cm to that number. Next, measure 30cm on ea ...more

How To : Put on a rented tuxedo

This video shows everything about how to put on a rented tuxedo. When you get your tux, the shoes will be hanging in a bag on the outside of the bag. Inside the bag will be the coat, shirt, vest or cummerbund, tie, pants and studs and links. Socks will be in the inside coat po ...more

How To : Make a vest out of an old men's shirt

Have you found yourself out a bad relationship with an old boyfriend? Did they leave a bunch of stuff at your place including some clothing? Well instead of throwing it in the trash, why not use it to make a cool outfit that will attract other guys to you. This tutorial shows ...more

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 : 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 simple vest out of a scarf

If you're the youngest child and have many older brothers and sisters, it's almost certain you'll be getting hand me downs. If so, this video may be waht you are looking for. Using old worn clothing and making it into something new to wear will not only save you money, but sho ...more

How To : Reconstruct your t-shirt with a fringe design

This video shows us the method to reconstruct your t-shirt with a fringe design. You will need a long fitted t-shirt, scissors and a sewing machine which is optional. Cut off both sleeves of the t-shirt. Now cut the middle of the shirt on only one side. Cut off the collar. Hem ...more

How To : Modify a Glidecam with a Steadicam arm and vest

The lady shows how to make the steadicam arm to work with glidecam stabilizer. The steadicam arm is made such as only a steadicam can be fitted on that. The video describes how to make the usable for glidecam with three simple tools ,a 10 ounce hammer ,a long nose player and a ...more

How To : Chainmail a 4 in 1 European pattern

It's as easy as 2,3,4,5,6,7...what happened to step 1? This is Chthonic chainmail at its finest. This instructional metalsmithing video will help you in making your very own chain mail vest using a four in one European chainmail pattern. After going through the basic process o ...more

How To : Attach a chain sleeve to a chainmail shirt

It can sometimes be confusing for new armorsmiths to figure out the best way to attach a sleeve to a chainmail vest. However, the technique is actually quite easy, and this tutorial demonstrates how you can add a sleeve to a four in one style chainmail shirt.

News : Surfing Monster Waves By Moonlight

Watch surfer Mark Visser take on a 30-40 foot massive wave off the famous Jaws reef break on Maui in nearly total darkness. Guided only by the LED lights built into his life vest and board, helicopters hovered overhead, filming the event. "It wasn’t until I saw the pictures I ...more

How To : Make 'Modern Boho' Work for Work

Most wouldn't think that "modern-boho" is appropriate for the office, but you can transform your gypsy garb into something professional and chic. In this video, Sydne Summer shows you how to do just that. Take cover If your maxi dress is sleeveless, cover up with a sheer long ...more

News : Mario Nerd Madness

Here ya go, a collection of the web's nerdiest Mario-mania. C'mon, who doesn't love Mario? Check it out. Everything from tattoos to cake decorating to knitting to bento to stop-motion animation. The Happy Seamstress lovingly knit her husband a Mario sweater vest: Boston Coll ...more

How To : Gear up as a US soldier in Iraq

How do soldiers get into their bulky gear? What are those pouches, and what are they attached to? Is that a bullet proof vest? The answers to these questions, and more, await you here in this eyewitness footage from the field. Straight from Iraq, US military show you how they ...more

How To : Draw Aladdin and Jasmine from the movie Aladdin

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw Aladdin and Jasmine. Start by drawing Jasmine, draw her hair on first, then start working on her face and head. Add on her earrings, eyebrows, and mouth. Make sure to pay attention to details and use a picture as a reference to what they ...more

How To : Create a reversible summer vest with Whitney Sews

A vest is an indispensible cover-up during the summer, not as thick or as stuffy as jackets because they let your arms, neck, and chest breathe, but still warm enough to keep you well covered during nippier summer nights. Learn how to make a reversible vest for summer with th ...more

How To : Sew a cutwork applique quilted vest

Watch this instructional quilting video to learn how to sew a cutwork applique vest. You may want to work with a pattern in addition to watching this tutorial. Just trace, fuse, satin stitch, and trim to complete this festive vest.

How To : Calculate the vest date for a contract in MS Excel

New to Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 269th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn how to use the EDATE functi ...more

How To : Wear wide leg pants for petite frames

Think only tall thin women can wear wide leg trousers? Think again. This how to video shows you petite women how you can pull off flared or wide legged pants. This streamlined silhouette is perfect for the office—especially when paired with sleek platform shoes, and a chic men ...more

How To : Wear a full formal kilt outfit with accessories

In this tutorial, we learn how to wear a full formal kilt outfit with accessories. You will need: socks, garters, shoes, kilt, sporran, kilt pin, jacket, vest, and knife. First, put your socks on, then wear the garter around the sock, folding the top of the sock over the top o ...more

News : Steampunk Bottle (a Red and Malevolent Glow)

Thought I would cross-post a piece I did a while ago. So here is a piece I made a while back. I found this brass and glass bottle at the thrift store. At the time of purchase it had a broken music box on the bottom. I actually was able to fix the music box and it plays "How D ...more

How To : Measure for a tuxedo vest

If you need to wear a tuxedo vest, measuring is something that does not have to be spot-on. It will be adjustable at the neck and waist area. Most vests are offered on a small, medium, large, and extra large range. The chest and overarm measurement that's taken for your jacket ...more

How To : Rig a fly line

In this tutorial we learn how to rig a fly line. Start by preparing the floating line or sinking line to accept the fly. Carefully unwind your leader, then fasten it over the perfection loop and thread it through the fly line perfection loop. This should make a nice tight knot ...more

How To : Origami a vest and a skirt Japanese style

These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a vest and a skirt Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own vest and skirt. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the ins ...more

How To : Make a vintage inspired vest with Threadbanger

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a vintage inspired vest. First, measure yourself around the bust waist and hips. After this, write down what your measurements are, then mark them on a piece of fabric you want to use as your vest. Cut out the shape and then fold in the e ...more

News : Post Apocalyptic Fantasy Garb

Yup, that's right! There is a new larp starting up near me, called Cobalt Nightmares, where the theme is Post Apocalyptic Fantasy. I have to admit, I absolutely adore the Post Apocalyptic genre (especially that awesome Fallout LARP in Poland), and I'm interested to see what h ...more

How To : Dress properly according to the invitation

Did you know there's a difference between "semiformal" and "dressy casual"? Here are the finer points of proper dress. Step 1: Put on your tails If the invitation says “white tie,” men should wear a black tailcoat with a single stripe of satin or braid; a white pique wing-col ...more

How To : Improve your bike's night visibility

In some places, it's illegal to ride your bike at night without lights or reflectors, so if you plan on going for a joyride on your street bike, then you need to be prepared to share the road with vehicles and be seen. Appropriate gear and lighting are essential for safety whe ...more

News : Apple Just Hired an AR Specialist from NASA

Apple likes to play their cards close to the vest, don't they? The iconic company doesn't usually reveal much about their projects until it's time for an official announcement. But sometimes ... They can't stop a leak of information from happening, or they just leak the news t ...more

How To : Dress your body shape

In this how-to video, you will learn how to dress for your body type. The first shape is the inverted triangle, meaning your shoulders and bust are wider than your hips. The second is a rectangle, where your shoulders and bust are the same width as your hips. Next is the trian ...more

News : The bullet proof vest

Well what u do is easy get wee man and strap him around one of u guys and start shoting at him with paint balls or anything awesome!.........!.........!.........!........!.........! Epic

News : TOON BUILDS

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News : THE FAST PITCH

one guy gets on his knees with a catchers vest on his chest and a bucket on his head, we load up the picthing machine and shoot it at the bucket on the guys head making a loud and head banging noise.

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