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How To: Sew curves on a patchwork quilt

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!

How To: Make a Patchwork Scraps Special Card

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

How To: Sew knitted pieces together using a whip stitch and other 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.

How To: Sew a Ghostwalk quilt block

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.

How To: Load and press a backing onto a quilt

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.

How To: Wear a scarf as a colorful accessory

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,...

How To: Choose colorful flowers & shrubs for the garden

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.

How To: Use colorful, textured plastic cups to create a cool film lighting effect

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...

How To: Do colorful electrolysis

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.

How To: Do a colorful name graffiti inspired eye makeup look

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.

How To: Properly care for a pet parakeet

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.

How To: Explore Density, Viscosity & Miscibility with a Colorful Layered Liquid Science Experiment

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 ...

How To: Make a colorful tutu

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. ...

How To: Fold an colorful origami bird

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.

How To: Fold a bright and colorful paper flower with origami

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!

How To: Make and decorate a dazzling day birthday cake

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...

How To: Create colorful fingernails for Mardi Gras

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...

How To: Create colorful leopard print nails

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 To: Make a colorful raspberry martini

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.

How To: Paint a rainbow French tip nail manicure

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.

How To: Embed lights into a colorful brooch with LilyPad

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.

How To: Mak an origami ninja star with two square papers

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.

How To: Make colorful glowing neon lines in Photoshop

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...

How To: Cook pasta with asparagus

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...

How To: Use Aqua Sand

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...

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