Silk Knot

How To : Stitch the soft knot for silk ribbon embroidery

This tutorial video will show how to do the typical soft knot used in silk ribbon embroidery, or the preferred method of the quilter's knot. Most ribbon embroiderers do not use a knot and just pierce tails or come back with another needle and thread and secure the tails that way.

How To : Tie a tie the 'Oriental' knot

The "Oriental" knot uses the least amount of moves possible. It's the simplest knot there is. The knot is very popular among Chinese youths, hence it's name. The tie, which is placed inverted around the neck, is suitable with wool, and thick silk ties. The "Oriental" knot is ...more

How To : Easily straighten your hair

Learn how to straighten your hair easily. First, wash and towel dry your hair. Next you will add a small amount of Chi silk infusion to your hair. Part your hair where you would like it parted and blow it dry. Now you need to brush out any knots in your hair and spray it well ...more

How To : Spin wool using the worsted-style short draw

This drafting technique has many names: worsted drafting, short-draw, and inchworm. It's simple and straightforward, as this video demonstrates. With high-quality combed wool, spinning wool this way makes a smooth, dense yarn. This technique is great for other combed fibres, ...more

How To : Tie Hair Tinsel

Hair Tinsel Is Taking the Fashion World by Storm! The glittery strands are showing up everywhere from the red carpets of Hollywood to the runways of New York. The thin colorful strands (also called hair shimmers or hair bling) are made from silk and are applied by tying them ...more

How To : Attach a clam shell end tip

Clam Shell end tips, or knot covers, are normally used when you are stringing pearls or other beads on silk or nylon thread. They cover the knots on the ends of the thread so they can't be seen. First take your string and tie a double overhand knot on one end leaving a half o ...more

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