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How To : Thread a Brother sewing machine

Thread cassettes on a sewing machine allow you to advance prepare desired threads. This how-to video provides a video guide for using a Brother sewing machine, how to read indicator lights, and how to set the machine up for sewing. Watch this video sewing tutorial and learn ho ...more

How To : Thread your upper lip and eyebrows for beginners

Okay, we're not going to lie: threading hurts. Like, not just an "ouch, I gave myself a papercut" hurt, but an "ouch, I just got a nipple piercing" kind of pain (okay, not really, but do get that the first few times do require you to bite down hard on a rolled up towel). Watc ...more

How To : Remove hair with thread

Need to get rid of some unwanted hair? This simple technique is anti-wrinkle and enables both women and men to remove unwanted facial hair from skin that's too sensitive for laser or waxing.

How To : Remove and change out a hose bib (threaded faucet)

If you want to replace a hose bib outside of your house make sure you take a look at this guide to learn what tools to use and how to prepare. For example, you will need to make sure you turn off the water in your home beforehand. So grab a crescent wrench and a set of pliers ...more

How To : Thread a mechanical Singer sewing machine

The machine used in this video demonstration is a 3343c, but the threading is exactly the same as on a vintage Singer and other modern models. Learn how to thread the needle on a mechanical Singer sewing machine by watching this video sewing tutorial.

How To : Braid thread or yarn

This quick video tutorial demonstrates how to braid using three strands. Braided chains make great embellishment or decoration on sewing or knitting projects. Learn how to braid thread or yarn by watching this instructional video.

How To : Cut a machine screw without damaging the threads

Every electrician knows you have to cut a screw every now and then to make it fit. But do they do it properly? Most will probably just use their linesman's or dikes, but using your wire strippers equipped with screw cutting is the proper way. Watch this video tutorial to see h ...more

How To : Make a self-moving tractor from a spool of thread

Learn how to make a ‘Spool Tractor’ using common household items, as demonstrated in this video. You would need the following items to make it: • A spool of thread • Rubber band- 1 • Paper clips- 2 • Clothes peg- 1 Begin by passing a paper clip on one side of the rubber band. ...more

How To : Thread a sewing machine

This video shows in great detail how to thread a sewing machine. If you learn to thread one sewing machine you can thread any machine. Learning to thread a machine is one of the most common problems.

How To : Thread a sewing machine and start sewing

Before you can mend or create garments with your sewing machine, you'll need to thread it. This video guide will walk you through each of the necessary steps, from winding a bobbin to threading the top of the machine itself. For more information, and to get started threading y ...more

How To : Thread your sewing machine

When it comes to sewing, threading your needle is pretty easy and straightforward (well, unless you're slowly losing your vision). But threading your sewing machine is another skill alltogether. Before you start sewing that bunting or cute hat for your niece, you'll need to se ...more

How To : Thread eyebrows with Pursebuzz

Eyebrows are very important because they frame your face and your eyes. Eyebrow threading is the best technique to groom your eyebrows. It can cost $20 a visit to thread your eyebrows, so watch this tutorial to learn how to thread your own eyebrows at home. Use the 1-2-3 techn ...more

How To : Thread your eyebrows

This helpful cosmetics video will teach you how to thread your own eyebrows. If you regularly pluck your eyebrows, this tactic is actually more efficient and the results last longer. You can get you eyebrows professionally threaded or you can shape an style your own eyebrows w ...more

How To : Fix the thread tension on your home sewing machine

Whether you use a Singer, Brother, Janome or other model of sewing machine, you'll still be able to use this tutorial. If you find that your stitches are too tight, too loose or bunching up on one side, the problem is likely with your thread tension. Here are a few ways to adj ...more

How To : Thread a Brother LX-3125 compact sewing machine

The Brother LX-3125 is a basic compact, lightweight sewing machine great for home sewing projects. If you need some help threading this basic sewing machine, then this video will show you how it's done, and it will also show you how to wind the bobbin.

How To : Use PTFE tape (Teflon tape) on threads

PTFE, which stands for polytetrafluoroethylene, is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene, most commonly known as Teflon. Teflon tape is a very thin, white tape used to wrap around the threaded ends of pipes to improve the watertightness of a joint. Though PTFE tape ...more

How To : Tap steel to create a threaded hole

In this clip, learn how to tap steel and create a threaded hole. This video from everyone's favorite Ultimate Handyman, will show you exactly how to create this hole without breaking or ruining the metal.

How To : Repair a Ford triton spark plug thread

This video illustrates how to repair a Ford F150 with a Triton V8 park plug thread. Get it into the garage and check out the engine. The Noise is all about the spark plug thread is blown out of the cylinder head. This problem is very common in the Triton V8 engines. To repair ...more

How To : Tie a knot in thread for hand sewing or quilting

This instructional sewing video shows an easy way to tie a knot in your thread for hand sewing an quilting. This is a simple sewing trick, but it's worth taking the time to learn how to tie a failsafe knot. Don't let your sewing projects fall apart at the seams.

How To : Remove a threaded stud from a threaded hole

Ultimate Handyman demonstrates how to remove a threaded stud from a threaded hole. You will often find threaded studs when you are doing car repair. First, remove the nut from the stud. Then, spray it with lubricant. Next, screw the nut back on the stud. Screw another nut on t ...more

How To : Crochet using two threads as one

Using two threads at the same time doubles the density, weight, and adds really cool randomized colors for a sharp looking blanket. This instructional crochet video allows you to use two threads as one to make a more random looking pattern within the larger design of the blanket.

How To : Repair a spark plug thread in a Ford F150

The video begins with a guy saying that his Ford F-150 is making a weird sound. He turns the truck on and lets us hear the sound. The truck is then taken into a workshop and we find out that the engine has blown the spark plug. He says to get a cylinder head repair kit and so ...more

How To : Thread a vintage Kenmore sewing machine

Using a sewing machine entails knowing how to thread it properly. This sewing how-to video demonstrates how to insert thread on a vintage Kenmore sewing machine. Follow the user's instruction below to properly thread your sewing machine. 1. Run thread through the first hook. ...more

How To : Thread an industrial sewing machine

This quick tutorial video will show you how to thread an industrial sewing machine. Follow these quick steps to thread an industrial sewing machine: Wind the bobbin thread and pace the bobbin in the bobbin case. Pull out 4" of thread and place the bobbin case in the hook. Now ...more

How To : Thread a bobbin on a side threading sewing machine

This video shows how to thread your bobbin on a side threading sewing machine. We start off by making sure that the needle is in the most upright position. The upper thread guide when moved to the most top of its travel, the needle is in the most upright position.Then you take ...more

How To : Thread paint with embroidery

This bright little project mixes the techniques of thread painting with a scrappy piecing technique. Use Terry's digitized embroidery design of the bug if you don't want to thread paint. This bag makes a great gift for the gardener in your life. Part 1 of 2 - How to Thread pai ...more

How To : Wrap embroidery thread around a bobbin

In this how-to video, you will learn how to wrap embroidery thread around a bobbin. In this example, the embroidery thread is both purple and light purple, but you can choose whatever you want. First, take the end of the embroidery thread and place it through one of the slots. ...more

How To : Crochet a thread butterfly variation

Watch this instructional crochet video to crochet a variation of a classic thread butterfly. Use any type of thread and a small crochet needle to complete this project. The small stitch creates a complex crochet weave for hyper-designed crochet projects such as this butterfly. ...more

How To : Thread a sewing machine step by step

This video shows us how to thread a sewing machine step by step. To thread a sewing machine: Place the presser foot in the upward position. Place a spool of thread on the spool holder. Traveling from the spool holder, across the top of the machine, look for a minimum of one th ...more

How To : Make a lace lampshade with Thread Banger

Here at the nesting labs, we take on all kinds of esthetic experiments. This week we morph a old lamp into a brand new lace lamp shade. Using vintage and recycled materials we create a lovely, new accessory for the home. Then we take a trip on over to the New York nest of the ...more

How To : Thread your eyebrows

Here is one method for threading eyebrows. You can mask off your eyebrows that you don't want taken away with scotch tape. Then you don't have to worry about taking out any hairs that you want to stay. Threading your eyebrows removes your hair at the follicle, for a longer las ...more

How To : Thread a sewing machine

Crafts are easily completed once you learn how to quickly thread a sewing machine. You Will Need * A sewing machine * Thread * A needle * A bobbin Step 1 Put the presser foot into the upward position and place a spool of thread into the spool holder. Step 2 Insert the thread ...more

How To : Make your own big hair bow with fabric & thread

In order to make a large hair bow, you will need the following: a headband, fabric, thread, scissors, thread, and a needle. This can be sewn by hand or with a sewing machine. You will be using a straight stitch for this. Cut your fabric to the size that you would like at a 1 ...more

How To : Create a threading instrument to remove hair

Originating from the middle east and India, threading is the ancient art of hair removal. With only some cotton thread, this video will show you how to create your own threading instrument. Create a threading instrument to remove hair. Click through to watch this video on vide ...more

How To : Do eyebrow threading properly

Eyebrow threading is an ancient practice of eyebrow cleanup that'll open up your eyes and leave you looking refreshed. It's not as messy as waxing, and not as tedious as plucking. Watch this video to learn how to thread your eyebrows properly.

How To : Thread a cord lock

In this tutorial, we learn how to thread a cord lock. First, tilt the cord lock up and find the two different wheels on the inside of it. Now, push your lift cord up through the two wheels that are on the inside of the lock. After this, pull the thread up through the top and t ...more

How To : Embroider with thick thread

Thick, wool, 12 weight embroidery thread makes any embroidery project soft and lush. The results are similar to centuries-old hand crewel embroidery. This instructional embroider video will provide some handy tips for this technique.

How To : Tie a knot in your thread for hand sewing

See how to tie a knot in your thread for hand sewing. This knot can easily be hidden inside a quilt. This is a simple quilting lesson, but worth taking the time to learn properly. You don't want your quilt falling apart at the seams.

How To : Do eyebrow threading

Interested in the ancient Persian art of eyebrow threading? Watch this woman--she's like a surgeon. Enjoy the incredible craftwork.

How To : Thread leg hair

Originating from the middle east and India, threading is the ancient art of hair removal. With only some cotton thread, This video will show you how to remove leg hair by threading.. Thread leg hair. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

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