No one in their right mind would ever volunteer to be one of the Red Shirts, the security officers from Star Trek who so often died during the crew's away missions. Well, it is a pretty easy-to-make and easy to recognize costume, so it might be a good choice for your next nerdy Halloween party or other get-together. This video wills show you how to make a Red Shirt shirt of a long-sleeve shirt and paint.
It's always a dilemma when you're organizing your closet and deciding whether you want to keep or throw out a meaningful old t-shirt that you don't wear anymore. Many of our t-shirts have been with us through thick and thin, so preserve their memory (and stop creating more waste) by reusing them.
T-shirts are fugly at their worst (think your boyfriend's XXL tent) and decent at their best (form-fitting Urban Outfitters T-shirts? Good stuff). But that means if we were to give T-shirts a report card, their grades would be around the C to F range.
Everybody has a drawer full of awkward oversized t-shirts in their bedroom, right? Turn those bulky tees into cute 80's style cut up tops! In this four part video, Kandee gets crafty and turns those tops inside out and upside down! Make halters, off the shoulder sweats and other styles along with Kandee.
This video is a demonstration of how to cut up a T-shirt, inspired by 80's rock band fashions. Use a regular white T-shirt and start by cutting a deep scoop neck out of it, starting about an inch outside the neckband. Turn the shirt over and fold it in half Snip horizontal lines down half of the shirt all the way down. Then stretch out the thin strips. Cut the other side of the shirt the same way. Cut the sleeves off completely so it's more like a tank top. Wear the shirt over another tank to...
Make custom shirts with airbrush designs! Learn how to make letters, designs, and dots on a shirt with airbrushing in this free craft video series from a professional airbrush artist.
Tie dying a spider design on a t-shirt starts by folding the t-shirt in half vertically. Between one quarter and one half of the way down the shirt grab a piece of the shirt and spin around the table to create a coil of the shirt. Tie a string around the outside of the coil to make sure it stays in a disk. Set a rack on top of some type of basin that can catch liquid to work on the dyeing. Set the t-shirt coil on the clean rack. Take dye that has already been prepared in squirt tubes or syrin...
Dress shirts are best kept on a hanger in a closet, but if you're pressed for closet space, here's the next best way to store them. You will need a dress shirt in need of folding and a clean, flat surface. Fact: In the state of Indiana, you can make up to $17,000 a year operating a shirt folding machine, a handy device patented in the U.S. in 1989.
Now this is a sick freestyle soccer move. If you've already got the basics of this awesome new sport down, this video will teach you a great advanced trick to do dubbed a t-shit trick MCNS. This trick consists of catching the ball under the front of the shirt, then rolling it around the side and out of the back of the shirt into a back stall. Legendary.
What is more fun than wrecking your boyfriend's shirt and turning it into a cute dress? In this tutorial, learn how to take a super oversized men's shirt and make a totally adorable summer dress with it! You will need to know sewing basics and be sneaky enough to get a shirt out of his closet, though! But in the end, this dress is so adorable, he probably won't even mind!
Making a Mickey Mouse tie-dye shirt is as easy as can be. First trace a Mickey mouse outline onto a plain white shirt with a pencil. Using plain dental floss and a needle, sew around the tracing you've just created. For optimal results soak the shirt in soda ash (this step is optional). On the final stitch, pull on the dental floss until Mickey's head "pops up". You will need several rubber bands for the next few steps. First tightly wrap some rubber bands around Mickey's head. Add additional...
Unique t-shirts are hard to find. So, learn how to paint your own custom t-shirt with stencils in this free craft video series from a professional tshirt designer.
Want custom t-shirt designs? Learn how to design your own t-shirt in this free video series from a professional designer.
This video fashion design tutorial by Adrianne Lee will show you how to turn a simple t-shirt into a fabulous corset tank, and scrap fabrics into quirky brooches! Very Easy! You'll need a t-shirt, scissors, measuring tape or ruler, sewing machine or needle and thread, scrap fabric, paper, trims, fabric glue and pin backings. Watch and learn how to make this fun crafting project.
Want to make our own t-shirt designs? Learn how to create stencils to make your own custom t-shirts
In this video, we learn how to reconstruct a t-shirt into an off the shoulder top. First, take a large shirt of your choice color and cut along the line on the shoulder, leaving a 1/4" seam allowance. Next, roll the hem and sew with a sewing machine. Next, cut a strap 4" wide and fold in half, then sew along the edge. After this, use a safety pin to pin one side to the shirt and then to the other side of the shirt. After these are secure, draw marks along the neck line of the shirt. Cut out t...
This Home and Garden video tutorial shows how to iron a men's button up shirt. This video will show you how to iron a cotton shirt. Switch on your iron and set it to the hottest setting or cotton setting. Place the shirt on an ironing board and start with the collar. Iron both sides of the collar. Now get on to the sleeves; first iron both sides of the calf and then the whole sleeve. Repeat the other sleeve. Then iron the front of the shirt; pull the fabric slightly to even out the creases, i...
The t-shirt is arguably the most basic part of modern Western fashion. Billions of people around the world wear them every day for ease and comfort. This two-part video will teach all you sewing fans out there how to sew your own t-shirts at home. You can then use these techniques to make other t-shirt based garments like t-shirt dresses and whatever other t-shirt-like clothing that you can imagine. The fabric is the limit!
The young lady in this video describes to the viewers how to make "Puffed Sleeves". You can use shirts, jackets, men's' shirts, ladies shirts, just about any shirt to make these on! She starts out with 2 ladies shirts, one oversized and one fitted. She also gathers scissors, thread, straight pins, a marking pencil, paper to trace the pattern on and paste. She then demonstrates how to cut the pattern by tracing the outline of the sleeve onto the paper, how to pin the shirts using the straight ...
In this Beauty and Style video tutorial you will learn how to iron a men’s dress shirt. Make sure the shirt you are going to iron is a clean one. Place it on the iron board with the shoulder towards the narrow end of the board. Switch on and allow the iron to heat up. Then take a spray bottle and spray some water on that part of the shirt which is on the iron board. Now you take the iron and apply it over the shirt while holding the shirt with your other hand to keep it in place. For the part...
Are you tired of wrinkled clothes? Have you ever had to iron one of your shirts more than once? Get tips and advice on how to fold your various items from ShaNay Norvell in this free clothing care video series.
Looking for a unique t-shirt? Well, make one yourself! Learn how to sew patches, paint, and design a custom t-shirt in this free video series.
Save your favorite T-shirt by making a pattern; learn how to make a pattern from your favorite t-shirt in this free video on fashion design and sewing.
Got a few old t-shirts lying around your closet? Unclutter your space while reusing and reducing waste by watching this tutorial, where you'll find out how to breathe new life into an old t-shirt by transforming it into a mini messenger bag.
Of two old t shirts, one is taken and marked from the collar to under the armpit on all four sides of the t shirt. The marked lines are cut along. The shirt is tried on and pinched and pinned under armpit until the right fit and marked with chalk. Both sides of the shirt is cut off and along the chalk line is pinned. A straight edge and chalk is used to make a line from the pin to the bottom edge of the shirt on both sides.Both side of chalk lines are pinned down. The bottom is made even with...
Ever wonder how screen printed t-shirts are made professionally? This awesome tutorial takes you through the process, starting with the design on the transparency screen, to printing, to the press bed, then to dry. Make sure to listen for advice on how to keep your ink on your t-shirt by heat setting the t-shirt after you're done screen printing.
The T-shirt may be the king of casual wear, but take care of it like your finest dress shirt and you'll be able to stay casual a good long time.
This week, the thread heads show us how to turn an old Jimi Hendrix t-shirt into an even cooler button-down shirt. Sweetness!
In this video, we learn how to make a ninja mask out of a t-shirt. First, grab your t-shirt and then roll it up until you get to the head opening. Now, stick your head through the hole and take your sleeves out. Now, take the back of the shirt and roll it over the top of the head and bring the top of the shirt up to the top of your nose. Now, tie the sleeves behind your head and tuck the rest of the shirt underneath the top of the shirt you're wearing. When you are done, you will have a ninja...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a t-shirt. First, measure around your waist and your bust, as well as around the hips. Now, take your old boxy t-shirt and flip it inside out. Now, place your measuring tape on the shirt and pin it where your measurements are. Draw out your measurements so you know where to cut. Once you have the new shirt drawn out, Cut out an inch out of the lines and toss the rest of the cloth in the trash. After this, sew the shirt on all the open sides. To finish, t...
Got a bag of old t-shirts that have been with you too long that you don't want to throw them away, but are piling up too fast that you're tempted to toss them on the counter at the Salvation Army? Keep your old t-shirts by your side without compromising storage space by making tarn.
Here is a quick and easy way to fold a T-shirt in less than 5 seconds, all in one quick motion. Laying your shirt down on a table or flat surface, simply pinch your shirt with your left hand about halfway down the line of one of your sleeves. Crossing over with your other hand, grab the shirt by the collar and pick up the shirt. After laying down the shirt, you should have a perfectly folded shirt in one quick motion. This technique should be very useful if you ever want to fold your laundry ...
Whether you work at a clothing store or simply want to get your mom off your back, fold those tees in a flash.
Watch closet and fashion guru Barbra Horowits, author of Closet Control, demonstrate how to take an oversized t-shirt and sew a fitted, hip, and sexy shirt. It's so easy, anyone can do it. You can use left over scraps to create a sexy open weave along the sides of the shirt that also holds it together. No needle and thread necessary!
Feed the fashion designer in you and learn how to screen print your own t-shirts at home with these free fashion design videos.
Want to design your own custom t-shirt? Get tips for sewing and applying designs to your T-shirts in this free video clip from a professional fashion designer.
Remember The Simpsons episode where Maude Flanders died? Do you remember how she died? Well, here's a hint… it has to do with this Kipkay tutorial.
These adorable cards are perfect for gifting your daddy-o on Father's Day, but you should by no means limit yourself to just that one holiday. These collared shirt and tie cards are also suitable for your dad's birthday, or even for your boyfriend on his birthday.
This instructional video shows how to print your own t-shirt. The guys at Makezine.com & Etsy.com show you how to screen print on a t shirt. This is also called silk screening. This is another great weekend project by Make Magazine. Use any drawing you like, and make as many copies as you want (until the screen breaks that is). Watch this video tutorial and learn how to screen print your own t-shirts.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make an off the shoulder t-shirt dress. You will need: t-shirt, scissors, pins, and needle/thread. First, cut a wide scoop and cut off the bottom hem. Next, cut the sides and turn it inside out. After this, measure your bust, waist, and hips and then mark them on the shirt. Now, trim away the excess fabric according to your markings, then stitch up the sides. Once finished, cut off the sleeves making sure the angles follow the arm holes. Now, stitch those hol...