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How To: Tenderize skirt steak

This video demonstrates how to tenderize the skirt steak. For this, the first thing to do is to place the skirt steak on the cutting board. Now with the help of the point side of the meat mallet, start hitting the steak to tenderize it. Once you have thoroughly hit the meat with the mallet for a few minutes, you can stop. What happens here is when you hit the meat with the meat mallet it causes the meat fibers to break up and this makes it more tender. This is the simple process involved in t...

How To: Make a mini skirt from old jeans and a maxi skirt

Celebrity stylist Hannah Sandling shows us how to make a miniskirt from old jeans and a maxiskirt, courtesy of Tampax Tampons. This is a confidence building mini skirt creation for women. Watch all four parts of this fashion design video tutorial, and see how to convert an old pair of jeans into a miniskirt, convert a maxi skirt to a mini skirt, and then see how to customize them.

How To: Sew a Victorian skirt

This video demonstrates how to sew a Victorian skirt. First take a cotton cloth and cut a rectangle piece twice the size of your waist. The length would be depending on your choice of height you require. Hem the top and the bottom of the cloth. Then use elastic thread to create 12 rows of shirring. Each row can be 1/4th inch apart. This is for sure a tedious task but it will look beautiful. Then take a chiffon cloth and cut the same size as your skirt. Hem one side of it and on the other side...

How To: Sew a simple flouncy high-waisted skirt

High waisted skirts may seem rather unflattering - after all, the last high-waisted trend we've heard about was high-waisted pants, and after Jessica Simpson's mom jeans controversy that trend has swiftly burned out and died. But because high-waisted skirts fall at your waist, they help create an hourglass silhouette that's flattering on everyone.

How To: Make your own high waisted skirt

In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own high waisted skirt. First, you will need to sew the skirt on the sides. After this, you will need to cut some additional fabric that is the same color. Then, you will need to sew the waist of the skirt onto the skirt on the top. Once you have sewed this so there are no frays on the side or on the top, you can wear it! Make sure the fabric is all the same size all the way around. When finished, enjoy wearing this with a simple tank top or dress s...

How To: Sew a two-tier waist-high skirt

In this video, we learn how to sew a two-tier waist-high skirt. First, fold the fabric in half, then fold the right sides together and draw a half circle. Next, anchor your chalk with a spool of thread and swing around the half circle to create another. Now, cut out the circle with scissors. Then, draw a smaller circle using the same method at the bottom and snip it away. This will be the first layer of your skirt. Repeat these steps with another type of fabric for the other layer of your ski...

How To: Make the bed

Having a hard time making your bed? This video shows you how to properly make your bed. Kids, use this great tactic to impress your parents next time they ask you to make your bed!

How To: Create a flattering A-line bubble skirt

Don't worry, while this episode of "Whitney Sews" does indeed teach you how to create a bubble skirt, we're not talking about the haute couture kinds featured on Alexander McQueen's last runway show (God rest his soul) and on other catwalks, ballooned out like a pure sphere and making even the skinniest size 00 models look like they're packing some in the back.

How To: Make a Christmas tree skirt

Looking to make this Christmas a DIY Christmas? Why not make your own Christmas tree skirt, customized to fit your personality and home decor! Nothing says it’s Christmas like a beautiful Christmas tree. Now you can decorate the area below with a handmade Christmas tree skirt that you can be proud of.

How To: Make a denim skirt from jeans

Vicky Taylor from The Crafts Channel teaches us how to transform an old pair of jeans to a trendy denim mini skirt. Get a pair of denim jeans and cut the front side from the end of the zipper downwards to the crotch. Do the same at the back making sure that it is at the same length on the front. Measure the length of the skirt you wanted. Cut it off and make sure they are the same length. Overlap the flaps created at the front and stitch them together. There will be a triangular open part at ...

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