This week on Etsy How-Tuesday Kristen Couse aka cakehouse shows us how to make a decorative holiday trivet for the dining table. You can spice up your home decor, whether you're hosting Christmas or a potluck with friends!
Looking for an easy purse pattern to sew? Learn how to make a patchwork purse with different kinds of fabric in this free sewing video series.
Here is a unique and fun idea you can use to decorate pumpkins for the autumn holidays. You can use crazy quilt shapes and techniques to create a patchwork pumpkin. Since you have to cut into the pumpkins, this decor tip will only last a few days.
Watch this instructional quilting video to sew curves on this spooky patchwork quilt using simple estimation. See how to sew a curve for a Ghostwalk patch or a Drunkards Path patch. You will have a smooth curve and won't be pulling out your hair!
In this demonstration I show you how I have used scraps from my scrapbox and using a punch, I have turned them into a patchwork card. I used Cosmic Shimmer PVA in Vintage Pink to make the Pearl dots and all the paper was in my Anna Griffin scrapbox, I made all the flowers, again from scrap. I used a Say it Anyways stamp to make the sentiment and then finished it off with a handmade heart embellishment. Step 1: Now Watch the Tutorial
Really we don't distinguish between dolls and creepy dolls - they're all creepy to us - but if you want to go as a particularly gnarly doll this Halloween, take a look at this makeup tutorial. The only thing scarier than a doll, of course, is a doll that's been slightly ripped apart and sewn back together with stitches.
Tie loose ends together - in the literal and original sense sense of the phrase - by sewing together the ends and/or hems of your knitting projects like a pro. Whether you're fusing together two pieces of wool-knitted cloth to form the back of a beautiful winter sweater or just want to join patchwork knits into a rasta-cool beanie, knowing how to stick pieces together is integral for a tidy project.
Watch this quilting demonstration of how to sew the Ghostwalk quilt block which includes curved patches. The Ghostwalk quilt block is a spooky pattern that you can download and print out for your own reference. Once you learn how to sew this curved patterns, you can add regular curves to any patchwork quilt.
Got a friend or family member who's glued to her sewing machine? Then she'll delight over this cute as a button owl pincushion. It can be made to use as a mini stuffed animal, or it can be used to hold all your pins and needles when you're not using them.
What's Halloween without getting your fair share of frights? While the rest of the world will be dressing up as some overly pale character from "Twilight" this Halloween, stand out in the crowd - and maybe scare a passerby or two - by dressing up as a flesh-eating zombie.
When the patchwork side of a quilt is done, it's time to attach the backing. This how-to video demonstrates the process of machine-sewing the backing onto the quilt, specifically with a zipper for ease of replacement. Watch this video quilting tutorial and learn how to load and press a backing onto a quilt.
Much work needs to be done before laws and regulations no longer block driverless' rollout in the US, Rob Csongor, vice president and general manager of Nvidia's automotive division, said today during a US Senate committee hearing.
Sure, buying a quilt is fun, but making your own is much cooler! Learn how to design and sew your own quilt by watching this informative video.
Spice up your hair without dying your locks. In this tutorial, learn how to make your own colorful clip in hair extensions and go from plain to punky in just a few minutes. So, spend your evenings as a spicey Scene girl and your days as a dainty office temp with these cool extensions.
First, remember not to be afraid to experiment. A scarf is not a big investment. Once you have a scarf, you can proceed to tie it on a handbag in a knot. Next, you can get another scarf and use it in place of a belt around your waist. To do so, just run the scarf through each of your belt loops like a belt, and continue until you have reached the front belt loops. Tighten up the scarf so it is taut. Then, you run both ends of the scarf through opposite ends of one of the two front belt loops,...
This video makes suggestions in how to choose colorful flowers and shrubs in your garden. Bowle’s Mauve is a purple flowering plant that will grow and bloom until fall. It will become bushy. Another colorful choice is the Rock Rose, a pinkish flower. The Blue Salvia has blue flowers. A Bank’s Rose, only bloom for a short time. It has yellow or white flowers. Aphids tend to attack it, but it is hearty.
This is a creative idea for a great light effect for any video project. If you're a cinematographer and are open to knew and creative ideas (and cheap!), then this colorful, moving lighting effect is perfect for your film. You'll need three plastic cups, a 5/16-inch metal rod about 2-feet long, gaffers tape, packaging tape, drill and a light. You can get the plastic cups from the dollar store, which won't cost you more than three bucks! They need to be translucent and have the colors you want...
No, colorful electrolysis has got nothing to do with zapping the hair off of a punk rocker's head. Electrolysis of water, according to Wikipedia, is "the decomposition of water (H2O) into oxygen (O2) and hydrogen gas (H2) due to an electric current being passed through the water." In this video, you'll watch in amazement as a young scientist colorful electrolysis to transform ordinary water into a psychedelic display.
Watch this video tutorial to see how to make a colorful density bottle. To do this science lab experiment, you'll need food coloring, a plastic bottle, clear baby oil and extra things to put into the bottle, like glitter or sparkles.
This colorful makeup look can be customized to say any name. The cosmetic products used for this look are Pure Luxe Check Me Out, Spirit and Pure, Sally Girl Eyeshadows in Emerald, Taylor Made Minerals After Glow, NYX Chrome Shadow in Sunny day, Pure Luxe in Smug, Check Me Out, Spirit and Pure, Sally Girl Eyeshadow in Emerald, and Taylor Made Minerals in After Glow. Watch this video makeup application tutorial and learn how to do a colorful graffiti inspired eye makeup look.
Parakeets are small, colorful, friendly and chatty and all of these reasons make them great pets for kids. In this clip, learn how to select and care for your little feathered friends with pet expert, Marc Morrone. You will get the 411 on these colorful critters and learn how to keep them happy, healthy and singing all day long.
Ever wonder why Jupiter has those colored bands across its surface? Jupiter's enormous mass is made from an array of different liquids, and those fluids do not play well together because of their different makeup. All of the hydrogen- and helium-based fluids are thought not to be miscible, which means that they aren't homogeneous in nature, resulting in strikingly beautiful bands across the planet's surface. But what about viscosity and how that correlates to the development of planets? What ...
In this video, we learn how to make a colorful tutu. First, you will need to grab all the colors of fabric that you want to use on your tutu. Then, roll up the fabric of each color carefully, then cut it out to the length you have measured for your subject. After this, cut out one more smaller section of fabric from each piece until you have done this with all of the colors. Now, using a piece of ribbon as the waistband, tie each piece of colored fabric onto it, alternating colors each time. ...
If you're tired of the so-called "top" tweets appearing first in your Twitter timeline instead of only the latest from the people, companies, and bots you follow, there's a way to get rid of them.
Today's Top News: Congressional Republicans Push Bill to Let Silicon Valley & Detroit Lead the World in Driverless
The laws and regulations in place in the US for driverless vehicles are a mess, but Republican congressional members say they can fix it.
New to origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding? With this guide, you'll learn how to make a colorful paper bird from folded paper. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own folded-paper cranes, watch this free origami lesson.
Looking to add a rare and exotic specimen to your paper garden? Make a bright, colorful 3D paper flower using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own paper flowers from folded paper. For more information, and to get started making paper flowers yourself, take a look!
This video is a demonstration on how to make a festive and colorful birthday cake. The frosting on the cake is made of rolled fondant, which comes in bright colors already made. Roll the fondant about 1/8" thick. The cake should have a thin layer of buttercream frosting on it. Lay the fondant over the cake and mold the fondant over it with your hands, trimming the extra off the bottom. Fondant can also be used for decorations on the cake. They cut out squares of fondant to make birthday prese...
Just because the weather is gloomy outside and Frosty has taken his place outside on your front lawn for a few weeks doesn't mean you can get a taste of the tropics. In fact, citrus fruits come into season during the winter months.
Want to dress up as Queen Cleopatra but don't want to look exactly like every other Queen Cleopatra this Halloween? Then take a walk on the colorful side by applying this super bright and highly geometric makeup look.
In this tutorial, we learn how to create colorful fingernails for Mardi Gras. First, paint your nails purple and let them dry. After this, apply a dark green polish over half of the purple and let it dry. On your ring finger, paint it a pearl white and let it dry. Then, grab a glitter gold color and apply a line in between the green and purple on the other nails. Now, draw a mask on the white nail with a black nail polish. Color the mask in with the purple and green, then add glitter to it. W...
This video is about how to create colorful leopard print nails. So the first thing that you will have to do is to choose any colors of the nail polish that you want. After deciding for the first color of the nail polish, apply it to your nails and let it dry. The next step is to get a plastic plate and place a bit of a small amount of the second color that you chose. With the use of the nail art brush, carefully start forming small random spots on the nail. Apply these to the rest of your nai...
How do you make a colorful raspberry martini? First we need a cocktail glass filled with ice and some water to make it cold. Take a new glass filled with ice and add raspberry vodka about ounce and a half. Then add some Shamburg 3 quarts of an ounce in another glass and mix it to the previous glass. Add some lemon juice and cranberry juice to the glass. Shake it up well, pour the martini in the cocktail glass and garnish it with a lemon. This will add a variety to your list of cocktails.
Colorful fingers really look amazing and nothing stays colorful like rainbow tipped finger nails. Going to the nail salon can get expensive and at times can be unneeded, as they aren't always perfect. I will show you how you can make your own rainbow tipped finger nails from the comfort of your own home. Whether you are a perfectionist about your nails or if you are fine with a little unevenness about your finger polish, follow this video and you will have amazing rainbow tip finger nails.
Get started with the LilyPad Arduino! It's a sewable microcontroller that lets you embed lights, sounds, sensors, and much more into your wearables, perfect for clothing and accessories. In this Make Magazine intermediate, soft circuit, video tutorial, you'll see how to sew up this little colorful brooch using a LilyPad tri-color LED and three small potentiometers for a customizable color wardrobe embellishment. Get the details.
Here's another fun recycled craft for you and your kids! Turn an empty egg carton into a colorful caterpillar. You'll need the carton as well as colored paint, a paint brush, googly eyes, pipe cleaners, glue and scissors. Then just follow the instructions to make your own very hungry caterpillar!
With this guide, you'll learn how to fold a colorful ninja star from two sheets of paper using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own colorful shuriken, watch this free origami lesson.
In this video the instructor demonstrates how to make colorful glowing neon lines in Photoshop. To do this, open a new canvas in Photoshop of 1280 X 720 pixels. First make the background black. Add a new layer to it. On the new layer, using the pencil in the path mode, make a shape of a neon light, which is basically a curved line as shown in the video. Now go to the brush tool and set the hardness to 100. Now go back to the canvas, use the pencil, right click on the curve and select the stro...
A very entertaining video about a colorful pasta recipe. The English host describes making a sauce consisting of fresh vegetables: asparagus, chilies, garlic, chozhette, and lemon zest. Chop all of the ingredients, while the angel hair pasta cooks. Cook vegetables and season with salt, pepper, olive oil and butter. When pasta is cooked, leave a little water after straining, add vegetable/spice mixture. Combine together and add a generous amount of chopped fresh French Basil. The end result is...
This video explains how to set up an Aqua Sand gift box. The first step is to place the mold into the tank, and then fill with water. With a half-full bottle of Aqua Sand, by placing the nozzle face-down to the bottom of the tank and lifting upwards, you are able to create colorful towers. You can create multi-colored towers by starting with a wide base, then changing colors as many times as you wish while you move upwards. Users can also fill the mold with various colors of Aqua Sand, add de...