Tailors can be expensive, but you can be your own tailor! This tutorial shows you how to take a pair of pants that might be a bit too big around the waist and take them in using professional tailoring techniques.
Tailoring isn't just for fabric! To have the best chainmail shirt, that doesn't pull or hang too losely, you'll want to tailor it. Tailor your shirt around curves by slightly altering the pattern of your weave, and this video demonstrates how.
Some trends come and go, but true style is timeless - just look at Coco Chanel, whose menswear two piece suits and quilted bags are just as beautiful today as when she wore them in the 1920's. And a tailored jacket is one piece that every woman should have - contoured, slimming, and sleek, it's as wearable to an office meeting as to lunch with the gals.
Clothing is tailored to improve the fit and look of a garment. Tailor clothes to fit each unique body-type with tips from a fashion designer in this free video series on sewing and clothing alterations.
If you're interested in making a woman's tailored suit, chances are you will be taking some measurements beforehand.... and important ones. With the slightest centimeter or milimeter, a tailored suit can fit incredibly different than it's supposed to. In this video, learn how to properly measure a woman's hip circumference for a tailored suit.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use tailor point scissors. These scissors are short, have a broad spine on the blades and contains both a knife and bevel edge. The knife edge allows the scissors to go through the fabric and the bevel edge allows users to cut in layers without cutting what's underneath. The broad spine prevents the separation of the blade points. The short blades allow better control and easily movable. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy stitching and...
In this video, we learn how to tailor your resume for foreign countries. When you are writing the resume, you need to keep in mind the: length, content, demands, passport, and hobbies. You should make sure the content is descriptive and you focus on your accomplishments. Don't focus on the family and references, these are not required on the resume. The recruiter wants to know more about your professional life, and if you have a passport to travel. Depending on the country you are traveling t...
In this video, we learn how to tailor your resume to the job you want. Whether you love this or hate it, you need to do this correctly to help land the job you want. Don't give a general resume for a job, tailor it to the exact job you are applying for. The more you can cater to the job, the better your chances will be to get the job. Change the descriptions and information you list on your resume so you have the correct skills for that job and you will stick out in the crowd. Just by doing t...
In this tutorial, we learn how to measure for a custom tailored dress shirt. All you need is a flexible measuring tape. First, take your tape measure, and wrap it around the neck, then add 1/4". To measure the chest, wrap the tape measure under the armpit and over the blades of the shoulders. You will go across the nipple line with this measurement. When you do the waist measurement, you want to go around the widest part of the midsection. Take your tape measure and don't squeeze around the w...
This is not a tutorial on how to sew a real corset, rather, how to sew a corset style top. You will need some fashion fabric, eyelets, an eyelet attachment tool, ribbon, scissors, pins, measuring tape, tailor's chalk and of course, a sewing machine.
All you need to know how to do is trace a line in order to be able to turn a T-shirt into a cute skirt! You'll also need some tailor's chalk, a sewing machine (or needle and thread), scissors and some straight pins.
If you have a friend or loved one with bad breath, handling the situation in a sensitive way is crucial to solving the problem and saving your relationship. This video will give you good ideas for having that conversation successfully and nicely.
In this short video, learn how to measure a female's hips for a tailored suit or blouse. Aspiring tailors: With the slightest measurement off, a blouse or suit can be ruined so it is important to watch this guide closely! Good luck with your sewing project!
Sue Radd teaches the secrets to cook Greek style beans with tomato in simple steps. First cut the top and tail of your beans and clean them nicely with water. Now nicely chop a big onion and slice thinly some garlic. Now add some oil in a pressure cooker and add the onions and garlic when the oil is warm. Add some fresh black pepper, mix them well and add the green beans to it. Now mix some tomato paste with water rand add them to the beans. Add some diced tomatoes, mix everything well and co...
Betty teaches the secrets of making white chocolate dipped strawberries in simple steps. First take some fresh strawberries and a fresh canister of creamy chocolate. Now take a strawberry, dip it in the cream and whirl it nicely so that the cream fills nicely around it. Repeat the same process for all the strawberries and refrigerate them. Leave it in the refrigerator till the cream gets solid, then enjoy eating them.
Make a cozy and protective sweater for your laptop. Start with a large sweater you don't want anymore, and assemble a yarn darner, all purpose thread, tailor's marking chalk and scissors. Then follow along and turn an old grandpa sweater into a cute laptop case!
Here is how to make strips and squares using the JT ShapeCut ruler. Follow these instructions to measure and cut a precise design. With the June Tailor Shape Cut ruler, you can lay a piece of fabric on a grid and slice the fabric into geometric squares.
This video shows you how to hem pants to your desired length. First, try on pants and roll up cuff of legs to height you desire. Remove pants and use a pen to mark what will become the new cuff line. Then use tailor chalk to draw a line to be cut with scissors. Cut line with scissors. Turn pants inside out and fold in about a half inch or desired amount to make cuff edge. Turn pants right side out. Using a sewing machine, restitch the new cuff you have pinned up.
In order to get the Elegant Suit in Red Dead Redemption, you'll need about seventy dollars, which what it will cost you to get the Elegant Suit. You'll need to travel to Thieves' Landing, either by stagecoach or by foot, but the stagecoach will cost you about fourteen dollars. You'll need to find the tailor's shop, which contains the Elegant Suit, which allows you to cheat at liar's dice and poker in RDR. To see how to actually cheat, check out this video.
In this tutorial, we learn how to fold a t-shirt using cardboard. First, cut out a piece of cardboard so the it's 72 cm x 25 cm, and make sure it's completely flat. Next, place two flaps on the side of the cardboard and one underneath. Now, place your shirt inside of it and fold the top down, then the sides. After this, fold up the bottom and you will have a nicely pressed and folded shirt! This will save you time over folding the shirt by yourself and it will also come out more nicely than f...
The Bespoke Center shows how to measure the right sleeve for a custom made men's suit. The Center recommends using a tape measure of course to do your measuring. These recommendations are easy and work well for custom made DIY projects. For this project the man will need to wear a shirt. Measure from where the seam on the shoulder meets and to the base of your thumb located at the wrist joint. The tailor also recommends that you do this so that you can decide where you want the sleeve to end....
Are you looking a man to get a suit tailored, but don't know what size you are? You probably want to go to your local tailor with at least an idea of what you're talking about. Learn how to measure your own waist circumference in just a few easy steps. First you must acquire a bendable tape measure, which can be found in almost any convenience store. Wrap the tape measure around the fullest part of your body, which is usually somewhere around your belly button. When taking the measurement, be...
The flat felled seam is a versatile seam, especially good for making a reversible shirt. This tutorial shows you two separate techniques - the first is one commonly used by home sewers, and the second is the one used by professional tailors.
Wear a tutu? We know what you're thinking: You're not five anymore. But we're not so much talking about prancing around in toe shoes and a frilly pink dress as we are dressing down the uber feminine frock with something more tailored and even boyish.
This video will show you how to unlock the secret arcade game in Call of Duty: Black Ops called Dead Ops Arcade. This secret game mode lets you kill zombies in the old arcade-style action. Plus, unlocking and playing Dead Ops Arcade will earn you 2 achievements:
Have a formal event on the horizon? Want to put your best fashion foot forward? Looking your best at a prom, wedding or black tie event means wearing a properly tailored tuxedo. Take the proper measurements to ensure perfectly fitted menswear.
When your kids start discovering technology, it can be a fantastic learning experience. Check out this tutorial, hosted by a third grader, to help your kiddies get used to handling a digital camera. This video is filled with a ton of tips and lots of advice, tailored just for children.
Dressing for the workplace doesn't have to be frumpy and dull. Turn up the sexiness (but not so high that, you know, you get yourself into messy sexual harassment lawsuits) by watching this video by Gianny L.
Kids would usually rather play than do their homework, but follow these parenting tips to make studying fun for them. Determine your child's learning style, and tailor homework time specially for them. Remove distractions from the environment so kids can focus on their education and passing the next test.
Need to replace a button on a shirt? How about sewing something new with buttons? Learning to sew is a great way to get creative and to customize clothes you love by either tailoring them to fit your body better or embellishing designs by adding extra buttons or fabric. In this tutorial, learn how to hand sew a button onto a garment.
Having a cocktail party anytime soon? It's important to know the basics. In this video from Epicurious, mixologist Eben Freeman of Tailor restaurant in New York City, demonstrates how to prepare a classic Ramos Gin Fizz cocktail sure to blow away your guests.
The art of floral arrangement is a fun and valuable skill. Dana Plazyk lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements.
Choose the right Camembert cheese, cut it up nicely, and store the leftovers properly: important tips to keep you in good cheese humor. In this how to video learn how to pick a Camembert cheese that is perfectly ripe. Learn what it should smell like, what it should feel like from this CHOW contributor.
Mixologist Eben Freeman, of Tailor restaurant in New York City, demonstrates how to prepare a variation on the classic Brazilian cocktail, the Caipirinha--substituting kumquats for limes. While the ingredients might be a little unusual, the Caipirinha is easy to make and highly enjoyable. You will need Turbinado sugar crystals, lemon juice, kumquats, and cachaca Brazilian rum-like liqueur. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a Brazilian Caipirinha cocktail.
Mixologist Eben Freeman, of Tailor restaurant in New York City, demonstrates how to prepare a variation on the classic Cuban cocktail, the mojito. There is a little technique to the mojito, in preventing the carbonation from being lost or the taste of the mint becoming bitter from over-muddling. You will need lime juice, sugar, mint, soda water and white rum. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a classic Cuban mojito cocktail.
Mixologist Eben Freeman, of Tailor restaurant in New York City, demonstrates how to prepare a variation on the classic margarita cocktail. The margarita has become one of the most ordered drinks in the world, and fortunately it's easy to make. You will need repesado tequila, Cointreau orange liqueur, lime juice, sugar, and salt for the rim. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a quality Mexican margarita cocktail.
Mixologist Eben Freeman, of Tailor restaurant in New York City, demonstrates how to prepare a variation on the classic Mint Julep cocktail. This Southern whiskey drink conjures up lazy afternoons on the porch or a day at the Kentucky Derby, so it's more of a sipping and enjoying cocktail. You will need sugar, soda water, mint leaves, crushed ice, and whiskey. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a mint julep cocktail.
Mixologist Eben Freeman, of Tailor Restaurant in New York City, demonstrates how to prepare a variation on the classic Daiquiri cocktail. While the Daiquiri has gone through many permutations and transformations over time, this video demonstrates the classic Cuban version. You will need white rum, lime juice, and sugar. Watch this video mixology tutorial and learn how to make a classic Daiquiri cocktail.
Mixologist Eben Freeman, of Tailor restaurant in New York City, identifies the bottles every bar must stock: vodka, gin, tequila, rum, bourbon, and more. The first rule is that you only need the bottles of alcohol to mix the drinks you like to make. This video guide also suggests picking key alcohols to make a wide variety basic drinks. Watch this video bartending tutorial and learn how to choose alcohol for maximum drink mixing in a home bar.
In this how to video Chef Paul shows how to make a really delicious beef roast. Start by sauteing onion, celery, bell pepper and garlic. Once they are nicely caramelized cut some slits in the roast and stuff it with the mixture. Enjoy.