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How To: Whipstitch

In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to do Whipstitching. The video demonstrates how to stitch the bottom of a cloth basket to the sides of the basket. A whipstitch is a very basic stitch. Start at one end of the basket; attach the bottom to the sides with a pin. Pass the needle from the inside so that the knot is hidden. All you have to do is taking the thread and whipping it around the edge. At the beginning, give it a bit of binding stitch before stitching the rest of th...

How To: Make indoor garden basket & container arrangements

Take a common indoor hanging basket plant and use it to make a great water plant. You take a stem of tradescantia with the roots attached. Wash off all the soil. Put the stem into a vase with rocks and water in it. Anchor the plant stem down in the rocks. Add some charcoal pebbles to inhibit bacteria growth in the vase. The tradescantia will grow roots in the water. To keep it healthy also add some hydroculture fertilizer to the plant about once a month. Also you may want to change the water ...

How To: Make an origami flower basket or pot

Need a place to store your myriad origami flowers? With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper flower basket using origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own folded-paper flower baskets, watch this free origami lesson.

How To: Make bread baskets as an appetizer

Prepare an appetizer of toasted bread baskets which can be filled with cheese spreads, smoked salmon, chili, or even peanut butter and jelly. You will need sandwich bread, olive oil, a rolling pin and a muffin tin. This instructional cooking video demonstrates how to make hors d'oeuvres for all occasions with mini bread baskets.

How To: 5 Homemade Gifts for Your Favorite Lady on Mother's Day

For 365 days of the year, our mothers show their love for us by driving us places, cooking us food, doing our laundry, and being our number-one cheerleader. But for one day of the year, we all get up early in the morning and show our love for our favorite women. Often, that means cooking breakfast or making brunch, or running to the store to grab a pre-selected bouquet of flowers.

How To: Get the perfect shooting arc in basketball

In this video, we learn how to get the perfect shooting arc in basketball. When you are shooting, the arc is how you will get the ball into the hoop. You should first know the size of the basketball and basket in relation to how far away you are from the basket. Make sure the ball is going to reach the apex on its arc so it can reach the basket easiest. You will need to pay attention to the height of the basket so you know how angled your feet need to be when you are shooting. After you have ...

How To: Make a paper cup cake/muffin basket

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper cup cake/muffin basket. First, take a piece of paper and fold it in half. After this, curl the edges up from each of the corners until you end up with a small square in the middle of the paper. Use scissors to create slits where you will make the tabs to construct the box. After all the tabs are cut, push them together so you have a small basket with a neat line. To finish this up, add a handle to the top and push into the sides. Then, draw on an...

How To: Make a balloon basket

In this video, we learn how to make a balloon basket. This will be a square anti-prism made of white balloons and pink balloons. But, you can change the color if you would like. Start out by creating large and small bubbles inside the first balloon. Then, tie this with the other balloon and connect them both together. After this, you will have the bottom of the basket. Create a bunch of bubbles connecting both of these and attach it to other bubbled balloons to create a large top above the ba...

How To: Properly aim your shot at the basket

In this video, we learn how to properly aim your shot at the basket. When playing, you need to make sure you don't hit the back rim or the ball will shoot back at you. If you don't reach the basket, it's probably not going to go in. When shooting, focus on the open space in the basket, then lay the ball into the net. This will give you a soft target with a greater margin of error. If you can put the ball anywhere in the net, it's probably going to make it all the way through!

How To: Position your feet when shooting a ball

In this video, Tom tells us how to position your feet when shooting a ball. Momentum when you are shooting has to be controlled. You will have to plan how you are going to use your feet and what your lead and stop foot will be. You want to make sure the foot that is closest to the basket is facing it and not facing another way. You also want to create stability when you are shooting baskets. Establish your stop foot with the one closest to the basket. Once you get your feet down in the right ...

How To: Make a Decorative Ribbon Bow

Looking to give your party a more decorative atmosphere? In this video, Judy of A-BnC Parties and More, Inc. shows how easy it is to make a decorative bow with ribbon, a sharp pair of scissors, some curling ribbon or a twist tie, and the knowledge held in this how-to. One can use these bows to decorate your wedding, place them on chairs, canopies, or even add them as an accent to gift baskets. Take your party decor to the next level with help from this free tutorial.

How To: Hand-dye and crinkle seam binding for vintage cards

Jenniesbarn has created a video tutorial about how to make hand-dyed crinkle seam binding. She says that crinkle seam binding is popular because it has a vintage look. To begin, she uses a mister to spray water on a ribbon strip in order to allow the strip to crinkle easily and allow color to absorb more evenly when dyed. Afterwards, spray the dye and tossle the ribbon at the same time. It is possible to blend different colors by spraying a different colored dye afterwards. Once the desired c...

How To: Make tortilla chips at home from scratch

This video shows you how to make tortilla chips at home. First, you will need to preheat your deep fryer to 375 degrees. Slice tortillas into wedges or whatever size or shape you want. You may stack them and cut several at once, if that makes it easier for you. Prepare a plate for your tortillas, by lining a plate with paper towels. This will absorb the excess oil, and it will prevent your chips from being too greasy. Place 10-15 tortilla pieces into your fryer basket. Drop the basket in the ...

How To: Make a hanging basket for your flowers

This video shows you how to make a hanging basket. The first step is choosing a basket. The maker of this video decides to go with a wire basket with a coconut liner. With the daily watering and the soil and the plant itself, the basket will weigh a lot so make sure that your hook is well established. The best recipe for choosing hanging plants is to select an upright plant, a filler plant and a trailer. When choosing plants make sure they are compatible with each other. The next step is to p...

How To: Design a fall table centerpiece with mini pumpkins

In this tutorial, we learn how to design a fall table centerpiece with mini pumpkins. First, place three mini pumpkins on the side of a basket. Then, place peppers around them and throughout the basket. Take a bare branch and stick that in the middle of the centerpiece. From here, take some fall type of flowers and place them on the other side of the basket to decorate with. Use different colors with oranges, purples, and greens to make it look more like fall. From here, add in some fall leav...

How To: Tie the Basket Weave decorative knot

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie the Basket Weave decorative knot. First, hook your string to a hook, then tie a loop that is wide. After this, bring the strings to the top and make a heart shape. Now, twist the two loops on the side and twist them around each other. Now, bring the right string through the right loop and up through the left. Do this for the left string except using the opposite loops. When you are finished, pull on this tightly and release the string from the hook. Make ...

How To: Make a cordage basket when out in the wild

Learn how to make a primitive basket for wilderness survival using natural cordage. Learn how to survive in the wild. You never know when you'll be stranded on a desert island, lost in the deep woods, or be a contender for Survival, the TV show. This series of videos, by Hedgehog Leatherworks, brings you the basics in outdoor survival. Wilderness survival skills include fire starting, deadfall traps, primitive fishing, making jerky, rope & cordage skills, and more. For the outdoor enthusiasts...

How To: Build a DIY bicycle basket

Moving cargo on bikes is not commonly done in America, but in the rest of the world people carry their whole lives on their bikes with ingenious storage methods. If your bike doesn't even have a basket, watch this video to learn how to make one yourself and make your bike much more practical.

How To: Set a gemstone in a basket setting

One important part of jewelery making involves properly setting beads and gemstones. This jewelry how-to video demonstrates the proper way to set a gemstone in a basket setting. Begin by placing your stone face up inside the casting. Next, holding on to the casting, press the prongs down over the stone. Secure the fit with the round setting pliers.