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How To : Make basic shapes with needle felt

This how-to video shows the steps for folding, rolling and needling a torso shape for a soft sculpted figure. While the finished felted product looks professional, the process is much easier than you would think. You will need some wool and a needle. Watch this video crafting ...more

How To : Craft adorably chubby bird shaped felted cat toys

It's not easy being a cat. After all, sleeping twelve hours a day really takes its toll on your body after a while. Give your cat a break from her difficult day shift by crafting one of these adorable felted cat chew toys. Felting is a process that requires patience (as well ...more

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

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 2

I assume at this point you have already completed your control panel using Part 1 of this How To guide. Now, if you are anything like me, you couldn't fight the urge to play, and you have your panel sitting on saw horses in the living room. Depending on your situation, your s ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Master SCRABBLE & Win Every Game

SCRABBLE. To some it's just a game, but to me it's life or death. Well, not really, but it feels that way anyway. On a normal weekend, a game becomes much like Jon Thomas' "friendly game of death Scrabble." Video: . When I'm playing a game of SCRABBLE, my friends are not frien ...more

How To : Insert a heel when knitting a sock

Stay tuned for this knitting instructional video on inserting a heel for a knitted sock. This is a very large scale knitted sock. It's going to be a felted Christmas stocking. The knitting is finished except for inserting the heel. The knitting technique demonstrated is exactl ...more

How To : Make needle-felted flowers

Fans of felting will love these funky accessories, needle-felted flowers, made out of vibrant shades of pure wool. Corinne Bradd shows how to use cookie-cutters for modern shapes, ideal for stitching on a handbag or fastening to the front of a special greeting. You can spice u ...more

How To : Make a Tyler Oakly inspired rag doll

In this video, we learn how to make a Tyler Oakley inspired rag doll. You will need: an old t-shirt, a needle, felt, googly eyes, pen/pencil, paper, yarn, thread, and scissors. Start out by drawing the body of the doll out on the piece of paper, then cut it out. Now, trace the ...more

How To : Paint within a shape in Photoshop CS2

In this Photoshop CS2 video tutorial you will learn to paint custom shapes. Learn to use the brushes, Color Picker, and layer style. This example uses a flower shape downloaded from ActionFx.com, but feel free to experiment with other shapes too! Paint within a shape in Photos ...more

How To : Make an Android doll at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an Android doll at home. First, print out the Android logo from the internet, making it large enough to make a doll. Now, cut out the print out with scissors cutting out the different sections individually. Next, place the cut outs onto a ...more

How To : Mod your XBox 360 case

The XBox 360 is expensive and powerful. Does yours not do enough for you, or do you just want to give it a cool new look? Mod it! This three-part video will teach you how to do a pretty intense case mod on an XBox 360 step-by-step, the end result of which is an X-shaped plexig ...more

How To : Properly break in a baseball glove

This video gives you four steps on how to properly break into a baseball glove. If a glove isn’t correctly broken into, it may affect a player’s performance. The first step is to condition the leather, softening it by adding either glove oil or cream. Remove any excess oil ...more

How To : Tone your body and have glowing skin for a wedding

Whether it's your friend's wedding or your own, it's so important to look drop dead gorgeous on the wedding day. If you're a bride or bridesmaid who's looking to firm up and look like a ravishing, glowing princess, then check out this video for great tips on how to work out wi ...more

How To : Dye your hair and touch up your roots at home

Getting your hair done and dyed at the salon feels luxurious and is as much a rejuvenating, spa-like experience as it is a practical coloring session. But with the economy as it is and hair color appointments costing upwards of $100 average, it's quite a costly expense. You c ...more

How To : Give Yourself a Manicure

Manicures are beautiful and can add class and style to any person. Here are some step-by-step instructions for giving yourself a DIY manicure. Gather Materials bowl soapy water olive oil cuticle pusher nail clippers nail file with pointed end nail buffer (or nail file) cotto ...more

How To : Bake French bread

In this tutorial, we learn how to bake French bread. First, you will need to take 1 tbsp water and mix it with warm water then set aside. After this, measure out 4 c flour along with 1 tbsp table salt. Mix the dry ingredients together with a wooden spoon, then add the yeast mi ...more

How To : Dive into new features of Photoshop CS4

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Build a 3D rocket in Photoshop and Illustrator

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more

How To : Fit a bra properly with this bra fitting guide

If you're not sure whether you're wearing the right bra size, watch this bra fitting how to video. Learn how a bra should look when it fits well. A new bra should feel firm and snug when fastened on the loosest hook; most of the support comes from the band of the bra, so you m ...more

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 : Pose people for photos with Erin Manning

When it comes to working with people, the photographer can face quite a challenge. Everyone has a mind of their own, and with these few tips you will know how to advise your subject so they look fantastic in a picture. Join Erin Manning, professional photographer, as she shows ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

Change a Roadside Flat Tire : The Definitive Guide

Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more

How To : Choose & Buy a Guitar

Choose and buy a Guitar - A beginners guide to the Guitar. The guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments there is, appealing to both the young and the not so young and spanning different musical genre's such as blues, pop, rock, classical and many more. So, Im gu ...more

How To : Program in Context Free

In my free time, I like to program in an image programming language called Context Free. You can download it at www.contextfreeart.org for free. The first thing to know about Context Free is that there are three basic shapes to which the program will understand and respond. T ...more

How To : Make a nuno felt purse

This video illustrates the method to Make a nuno felt purse. You need colored paper, a piece of cloth and a pair of scissors to make it. This process is comprised of the following steps -Step 1Cut a oval shaped figure from the sheet of colored paper. Make a crease in the middl ...more

News : Best Place to Work Is Outside.

little video on the softness and how easy balsawood sands down. If you have a place to setup a outside shaping area during the good weather, or even construct a roof covering your area makes for far less clean up inside. I like to work on all of my surfboards outside at some ...more

Child of Eden : First Impressions

A woman from space that who has been dead hundreds of years has been resurrected on the internet and you're the IT assigned to fight the viruses attacking her. Child of Eden is a mesmerizing musical game, with fluid animations, great game play, and lots of replay ability. Pla ...more

How To : Make felted flowers

This video is basically about how to make felted flowers with Craftside. For making felted flower things we will need are assorted felt, assorted rhinestones (any size), embroidery floss (any color), a needle, some tacky glue and a pair of scissors. First of all cut out the sh ...more

How To : Sew a spiral shaped hair scrunchie

The hair scrunchie in this how-to video is so easy to make, even a cat can do it. You will need a felt fabric square of 20 by 20 cm, an elastic string of 30cm, a cutting punch, a hammer, marking pins, scissors, two big beads, and a cutting mat. Watch this video sewing tutorial ...more

How To : Make needle felt feet

This how-to video series shows a simple technique for needle felting foot shapes and toes for a soft sculpted character. While the finished felted product looks professional, the process is much easier than you would think. You will need some wool and a needle. Watch this vide ...more

How To : Make needle felt hands

This how-to video series shows a simple technique for needle felting hand shapes and fingers for a soft sculpted character. While the finished felted product looks professional, the process is much easier than you would think. You will need some wool and a needle. Watch this v ...more

How To : Make needle felt animals

In this video Corinne Bradd shows Kristy Clark the technique of felting, by matting together the fibres of unspun of wool with a barbed needle to create a dense form that can be shaped.

How To : Make a hat out of felt

This video tutorial is in the Fine Art category where you will learn how to make a hat out of felt. You will need glue, silver wrap, a plastic bowl, pins, felt and a mold of the head. Take a red felt and cut out a big square piece, a small triangular piece and four curved shap ...more

How To : Make a felt flower accessory

This is a demonstration of making a felt flower accessory for your head bands, waist band and even for your clothes. You will require wool fibers, bubble wrap, felt sponge rolling pin, washing bags and a container of hot water and a spray for soap water. First loose fibers are ...more

How To : Quit drinking

Thinking it's time to give up the juice? If your need to drink has become a problem, quit. This lifestyle change requires planning and ferocious self-discipline, but everyone has it in them. You Will Need: • Determination • A journal • Healthy diet • Exercise • Leisure t ...more

How To : Make cards with needle-felted motifs

Learn how to transform your greetings with funky needle-felted motifs. Corinne Bradd shows Kristy Clark how to put a contemporary spin on this traditional craft, with charming shapes and clever techniques.

How To : Draw the figure of the female form

A female body is the most beautiful body in the world. Let's try to draw a female figure. First draw the basic shapes of the female posture. A good body is generally in 'S' shape. The curves have to be drawn properly like the legs, breast, stomach and then the face. When one f ...more

News : Balloon Twisting Hints and Tips

Here are just a few little random tips that may help you while making balloon animals for fun and profit. This list is only a collection of random balloon tips and tricks that I've come up with on the fly tonight. If you have any other suggestions or questions, please feel fre ...more

How To : Select a winter coat that fits your body type

During the dead of winter when it's 20 degrees below freezing and you can barely feel your own eyes you really don't care that much about the style and fit of your coat. You just want something warm, thick, and cuddly and you want it FAST. But if you want to stay fashionable ...more

How To : Shape your butt with super easy exercises

Do you have a flat butt or a butt that is too plump? If you have troubles with your backside, check out this tutorial. In this clip, learn how to firm your bum and shape it so that you feel healthy and confident. This video will show you some very simple exercises that you can ...more

How To : Make a hat using wool or alpaca fibers

Alpacas don't need all that body hair. Why not put it to some use and create a hat with the water felting method. You can even use a regular ball to help shape the hat. Just follow this instructional video and you'll be sporting your own hat in no time.

How To : Decorate ceramic pots

Raku pottery artist Simon Leach feels that while most people who work with ceramics are taught how to make them, very few are taught how to decorate them. Simon will show you how to draw inspiration from your ceramic pots that will lead you to the perfect decorations. He shows ...more

How To : Fill shapes with any image in Apple Keynote

With Keynote in Mac OS X, you can fill a shape with any picture from your iPhoto library. You can even add animation, or styles, to that shape and feel free to swap out the picture at any time. In this video Keynote tutorial, you'll learn how.

How To : Improve your mood with yoga

Learn how to shift your mood, and feel happy again with this yoga tutorial. Yoga is a great way to relax and get in shape. These poses are designed to increase strength and improve your mood. Watch this how to video and you'll be relaxing with yoga in no time.

How To : Do yoga for abdominal and core strength

Learn how to tone your six pack and feel stronger in yourself with this yoga tutorial. Yoga is a great way to relax and get in shape. These poses increase core and abdominal strength. Watch this how to video and you'll be gaining strength with yoga in no time.

How To : Relieve foot discomfort with foot exercises

Feel beautiful from the inside out with targeted exercises, like these exercises for your feet. This how-to video has a few simple exercises that will strengthen your toes and relieve some foot discomfort. Keep your feet in good shape so you can wear those high heeled shoes al ...more

How To : Origami a dollar bill into a heart

You probably owe someone a dollar, and show them some extra thanks by giving back folded up into a heart. Learn how to use the traditional Japanese art of origami to fold up a dollar bill into the shape of a heart. Any denomination works if you're feeling extra generous.

How To : Do a kick spin in pole dancing

Pole dancing is the latest workout craze. It makes you feel sexy and get in shape at the same time. In this how to video you will learn how to perform a kick spin when pole dancing.

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