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How To : Sew a dress shirt collar

By using sewing pattern Simplicity 4670, the author of this tutorial video takes you through the steps needed to produce a great shirt collar. First you should attach interfacing to one piece of the shirt collar. Here you will be using fusible interfacing and taking the facing ...more

How To : Convert a collared shirt into a hot mini dress

Do you have a bunch of Oxford shirts in the the back of your closet that you never wear? Or perhaps your boyfriend has some long dress shirts he doesn't need? Either way, you've got all the materials you need to make a sexy mini dress, no sewing required! This video will show ...more

How To : Make a pencil dress

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a pencil dress with Amaka. First, take your measurements all around your body in the chest, waist, and hips. Next, take a really large shirt and measure it to your body parts. Then, trace your measurements with a piece of chalk. After thi ...more

How To : Make a hip dress or tunic

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a hip dress or tunic. First, take an oversized shirt and fold it in half. Next, you will cut the sleeves off and the collar around the neck. From here, you will take the excess pieces of fabric and use those as a guide to cutting out the ...more

How To : Make a Pilgrim costume

Whether for a boy or a girl, a Pilgrim costume is one of the easiest costumes to make. You Will Need * A basic black outfit * Black shoes * Thick white knee socks * Several yards of white fabric or felt * Scissors * Needle and thread, or a glue gun * A white half-apron * Four ...more

How To : Make a halter dress out of old t-shirts

Of two old t shirts, one is taken and marked from the collar to under the armpit on all four sides of the t shirt. The marked lines are cut along. The shirt is tried on and pinched and pinned under armpit until the right fit and marked with chalk. Both sides of the shirt is cu ...more

How To : Make an inspired Japanese kimono dress

Japanese kimonos are a beautiful and whimsical clothing full of tradition and grace but are not really appropriate to wear in everyday life. Luckily you can make a cute and hip kimono inspired dress with the help of this video that is perfect to wear out anytime. You will need ...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 : 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 : Hand sew a button on a shirt

Missing a button and in a hurry? Instead of waiting a couple days when dropping off your dress shirts at a seamstress, why not fix the problem yourself within an hour? In this video, learn how to hand sew a button on a shirt with "How To Sew with Jenny T".

How To : Make a your own poofy bubble dress

In this video we learn how to make a your own poufy bubble dress. First, grab a black stretchy shirt and cut the arms off of it. After this, take the fabric that you want to use for the skirt and lay it down, creating little peaks on the top of it. This will give you the volum ...more

How To : Make a custom dress form

Kick up your look by adding dresses you make yourself to your wardrobe. It's simple to create a patter and sew a dress that will fit your exact measurements. You'll be amazed at the differene of having a drees you made yourself makes. You can sew clothing for your specific me ...more

How To : Make a shirt out of a wool blanket

In this video, we learn how to make a shirt out of a wool blanket. This is great if you need something really warm to sleep in or wear out around. First, design the shirt so it's longer on the back than it is in the front. That way, when you sit down you will have extra wool t ...more

How To : Recycle an old t-shirt into a posh pochette

Shiho Masuda demonstrates how to make a T-shirt pochette using recycled materials in this video. You will need an old T-shirt, gardening twine (or leather strap), needle and thread, a ruler, a scissors and a pencil. First, sketch the dimension of your pochette on the T-shirt, ...more

How To : Unstick Your Stuck Lightning Cable from a USB Port

As if there weren't already enough problems with the iPhone 5, now the new Lightning USB cable is reportedly getting stuck in USB power adapters and computer ports. The newer Lightning cables have deeper divots and a slightly thinner mouth on the USB plug than the old 30-pin c ...more

How To : Reconstruct a cute t-shirt into a cute dress

No money for a new dress? No problem! If you can afford a cheap pack of Hanes tee's from your local drugstore, then you can afford this look! And if you are on an even tighter budget, you can sneak into your boyfriend or brother's bedroom and "borrow" his! Once you have your t ...more

How To : Turn a men's dress shirt into an adorable dress

What is more fun than wrecking your boyfriend's shirt and turning it into a cute dress? In this tutorial, learn how to take a super oversized men's shirt and make a totally adorable summer dress with it! You will need to know sewing basics and be sneaky enough to get a shirt o ...more

How To : Make a t-shirt dress with Threadbanger

Take a look at the first place winner's tutorial on making a dress out of old tees for the Generation-t tee recon contest! Follow along with the steps in this fashion design video and make your very own quick and easy dress. Threadbanger is one of WonderHowTo's favorite fashi ...more

How To : Upcycle old clothes into chic wine gift bags

We all have a bag of old clothes somewhere, or old clothes lying randomly around the closet. You know, the t-shirt that's too ratty or that dress you got from Ann Taylor that looked perfectly in season a few years ago but now you can't bring yourself to wear anywhere. While y ...more

How To : Make a cheap Tinkerbell costume from a T-shirt

The alluring and stylish GiannyL is the DIY fashion design guru of the web. Do-it-yourself has never been so sexy before. Her fashion design video tutorials make new outfits not only hot, but cheap and easy. And recycling and reusing old clothing is not only practical, but eco ...more

How To : Make a dress out of an old flannel & tshirt

In this video we learn how to make a dress out of an old flannel & t-shirt. First, measure your body on the bust. Then, take an old shirt and mark the measurement on there. Then, cut where you marked the shirt leaving 1/2" extra. After this, attach the top of the dress to the ...more

How To : Dress for a business casual interview

In a recent poll taken by an online recruiting company revealed that 37 percent of all hiring managers do not hire someone based just on the way they dress, more than half said they'd hold it against a candidate if they hadn't worn a jacket and seventy percent said that they w ...more

How To : Create cute underwear from old t-shirts

You've probably seen old t-shirts being turned into dresses, miniskirts, and if you're a fan of Gianny L, even two-piece bikinis, but you've probably never even thought about it transforming them into underwear. It may seem a bit odd at first, but making these intimate pieces ...more

How To : Sew & make a t-shirt

The t-shirt is arguably the most basic part of modern Western fashion. Billions of people around the world wear them every day for ease and comfort. This two-part video will teach all you sewing fans out there how to sew your own t-shirts at home. You can then use these techni ...more

How To : Make a One-Shoulder Ruffle Dress with Gianny L.

You can wear the dress you've always wanted to by making it yourself at home, with nothing more than a sewing machine, a shirt, and a few yards of fabric. Follow the instructions in this video to learn how to make clothes that fit your body, and sense of style, perfectly. Vide ...more

How To : Make a DIY dress from a man's dress shirt

In this tutorial, learn how to reconstruct a men's dress shirt and make it into a cute mini dress! Recycle his old t-shirts and put them to some good use with help from these step-by-step instructions. With a little sewing knowledge and a couple hours of your time, you'll have ...more

How To : Iron a men's dress shirt

In this Beauty and Style video tutorial you will learn how to iron a men’s dress shirt. Make sure the shirt you are going to iron is a clean one. Place it on the iron board with the shoulder towards the narrow end of the board. Switch on and allow the iron to heat up. Then tak ...more

How To : Iron a white men's dress shirt

In this Beauty and Style category video tutorial you will learn how to iron a white men’s dress shirt. Place the shirt on an ironing board. Make sure the iron is warm. Then start ironing as shown in the video. Iron the edges, iron between the buttons and iron over the pocket. ...more

How To : Make your own summer dress

In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own summer dress. First, take a tank to and measure it out on your chest. Then, mark the shirt and cut it. Then, take another color tank top and cut off the opposite area that you just cut on the other tank. Take another piece of fab ...more

How To : Drape the front and back bodice on a dress

For beginners, sewing can be a confusing a difficult hobby that requires patience and the right tools. Whether you're adding a button on a shirt or creating a dress from scratch, being detailed and precise is important. In this next tutorial, you'll be finding out how to drap ...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 : Make a graphic tee babydoll

In this video, she shows you how to make a graphic tee into a baby doll dress or tee. She starts out by showing you where you need to cut the graphic tee for it to lay correctly. Then once you have that done, on to selecting a fabric for the bottom of the shirt or dress. She u ...more

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Welcome, friends! This World has been created for people of all types who have a love of costuming - and a love of sewing! I collect patterns, catalogs and fabrics of all types, eager for my next project. I've done a 1940s era suit, a 1950s cocktail dress and several costume ...more

How To : Make your own high waisted skirt

In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own high waisted skirt. First, you will need to sew the skirt on the sides. After this, you will need to cut some additional fabric that is the same color. Then, you will need to sew the waist of the skirt onto the skirt on the top. ...more

How To : Make a "Flinstones" Betty Rubble Halloween costume

Whether or not you enjoyed the "Flinstones" TV series or movies, you have to admit that Betty Rubble's blue sheath and perky blue head bow are adorable. Dress up like this prehistoric diva this Halloween by watching this tutorial by DIY maven Gianny L. Using only a robin's eg ...more

How To : Dress appropriately for a job interview

This is a humorous video with tips for young people on how to dress and act to make a good impression in a job interview. Dressing inappropriately for the interview will make the interviewer wonder what you might wear to work. Be well groomed, remove any piercings and be sure ...more

How To : Make a Michael Jackson costume

This Is It... Your next Halloween costume: The King of Pop, Michael Jackson. What you'll need: A black suit and black tie, red collared button-down shirt, and a pair of white socks and black shoes. Accessorize with a black rimmed hat, a pair of aviator sunglasses, and a dust m ...more

How To : Perfectly iron a men's dress shirt

TM Lewin shows us his technique to perfectly iron a man's shirt. You should have what he calls an ironing kit. An iron with a good steaming function, a spray bottle, and a can of starch for a more formal look, and an ironing board. To start lightly spray the shirt with the wat ...more

How To : Make a Superman costume with Gianny L

Superman is one of the greatest and most known superheroes out there. Developed by DC Comics, Superman has seen the world… as in comics, television, newspaper strips, video games, movies, radio serials, etc. See how to make a Superman costume in this video from GiannyL. This ...more

How To : Draw fashion design collars

Interested in designing clothes? Learn how to draw ascots, bow ties, scarves and other collars for dress or shirts in this free video series from a fashion design graduate student. Part 1 of 10 - How to Draw fashion design collars. Draw fashion design collars - Part 2 of 10. C ...more

How To : 10 Beautiful DIY Ways to Declutter Your Closet

Your closet is an area that holds important things such as keys, glasses, clothes and shoes. However, for some reason, it's always messy. Why is this? I know my closet is messy because I don’t have a lot of time to sit down and organize every little thing in there. I have neve ...more

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