Despite all the glitz and glamour of the '20s, flappers were more than anything else dressing the scandalous way they were in order to look like men. They flouted traditional notions of female beauty by binding their breasts, wearing sheaths that disguised their feminine curves, and wearing hemlines up to there.
Thanks to Stephanie Meyer, the greater part of the English-reading world thinks that vampires are gorgeous. And casting talented and beautiful actors like Robert Pattinson, Ashley Greene, and Nikki Reed probably didn't help to dispel notions of their beauty.
Cross-dressing and gender-bending are nothing new, but the realm of Steampunk seems to be especially accepting of role-reversal in dress.
Sewing is an expensive enough hobby without having to factor in repair costs, as well. You can save money (and have more cash to spend on fabric and notions!) by fixing your own machine at home. This video shows you how to clean and fix the bobbin case area, which can often get cluttered with lint and fuzz.
This is a fun project that doesn't take much in terms of time or resources. You can even make it out of your scrap fabric! Use whatever notions or embellishments you want to create a lovely, Victorian inspired pillow at home.
This dress can be wrapped, draped, or tied any way that suits you, depending on where you're going. Choose a lightweight fabric, like silk or satin, when you're sewing this dress. All you need is a few yards of fabric and your usual sewing notions.
Perfect for the holidays! Make a quick and easy red hoilday dress, with white fur trim! Dress it up with a Santa hat, and you have the perfect dress for holiday festivities! You don't need anything special, just a few notions and a sewing machine.
Don't be intimidated by this couture technique - it's actually quite easy! Sew a silk ribbon binding to your project as a way to stabilize it. All you need is the ribbon, your fabric and a few extra sewing notions.
We've always thought that supersized everyday items were cool, like a 4 ft. tall pencil or scissors so large they could cut a posterboard in half in one snip. But few of these supersized notions are practical.
These ornaments make a great embellishment to any Christmas gift or present, and are easy to make out of scrap fabric. You can also use them as a tree decoration! All you need, besides a few sewing notions, is some heavy cardstock.
A quillow is a blanket that, when folded, can serve double duty as a pillow. You will need fabric for the front and back as well as some batting and regualr sewing notions. This is a great Christmas or holiday gift even a beginner can make!
A welted pocket (also called a jetted pocket or piped pocket) is a pocket where it appears just to be a thin slit in the fabric of the garment. Ideal for when you are making something you want to have pockets, but don't want to necessarily draw much attention to them - such as tailored suit jackets or streamlined dresses. All you need to learn this technique are some basic sewing notions (scissors, pins, etc) and either bias tape or the ability to cut your own bias tape from your fashion fabric.
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This is very easy to follow project you can use to sew a cute, stylish pillbox style hat. All you need is some stiff fabric, a few sewing notions and then whatever embellishments (like ribbons, flowers or applique) you want to attach to the sides.
Crafting and sewing is lots of fun, but it calls for many accessories and notions that can clutter your craft area. This tutorial shows you how to create your own craft supply organizer out of some upcycled or recycled materials.
Upcycle your old T-shirts into a classy and fashionable corset top! All you need are some basic sewing notions, in addition to eyelets and eyelet pliers. Embellish your corset top with ribbon, appliques, rhinestones or any other accessory you fancy.
This tutorial shows you two different techniques for creating a boning channel when you're making a corset. You will need the corset boning and a pressing bar, along with some bias tape (or the ability to make your own) and a few other sewing notions.
This is a great and attractive shirt - a corset tank top. You don't need a pattern to make this, just some fabric, lining and ribbon. You'll also need some basic sewing notions and access to a sewing machine to sew this very basic item.
This is a great project to make a fun and feminine shirt. All you need is one piece of fabric cut in a circle, a few basic notions and a sewing machine. No pattern required, just make sure you have your measurements at hand!
Make your own pyjama knickers! This is a great tutorial that a beginning sewer can use to hone their skills. You don't need very much fabric - just some elastic and a few basic sewing notions as well as your sewing machine.
Love the look of vintage? You don't have continuously prowl vintage stores - make your own inspired skirt! All you need is your favorite fabric and a few sewing notions (matching thread, scissors, pins, and of course, a sewing machine).
If your jeans have worn out from wearing them all winter, don't throw them out! You can easily recycle them into a cute pair of summer sandals! All you will need, apart from the jeans, are a few basic sewing notions.
Start with an old pair of jeans and some scrap fabric. Then, using a few small sewing notions (scissors, thread and a decorative button) and the pattern given in this video, transform this old fabric into a super cute and useful lined handbag.
It's Christmas season, and that means it's time for holiday parties! This tutorial shows you how you can make a fun and festive dress for your upcoming holiday celebrations. You will need approximately two and a half yards of fabric, in addition to a sewing machine and the regular notions.
If you need a dolly for your movie masterpiece, you don't need to go with a professional dolly system. You can save that money for your expensive actors and actresses by building your own DIY camera dolly on the cheap. You'll need some nuts and bolts, PVC pipes, scrap wood, drill bits and a drill, inline wheels and a hammer. This homemade camera dolly will cost you around 65 bucks.
It's hard to argue with the notion that wine and pasta are a winning combination. I mean, millions of Italians can't be wrong.
In this tutorial, we learn how to write a literature review for thesis writers. The three elements are: discuss the most relevant theory, introduce and define key terms, and discuss recent research in the field. You will need to include the most important literature, quote directly only if you discuss at some length, and use indirect quotes as well. Focus on notions you will use in your empirical study. It should be ten pages or less and sources of all quotes must appear in your works cited p...
This video explains how to convert fractions to decimals by providing a good example. 1. To better explain the notion draw a box divided into sections to represent the 1 whole. 2. In this example the fraction used is 7/10. So, you have to color in 7 out of the 10 sections that make up the box. 3. To make the conversion to a decimal is now even simpler. Since not all the boxes are shaded the number must be less than 1, so start by writing 0. 4. The next step is to check the number of boxes you...
Celebrate the change of the season with this fall inspired eye look using Heavenly Naturals Cosmetics Fall Collection. You will need Heavenly Naturals eyeshadow in Romantic Notion and Sleeping Beauty on the lid, Heavenly Naturals eyeshadow in Furious in the crease, Heavenly Naturals Cherub as highlight, MAC Coffee Kohl liner smudged on upper lashline and in waterline, Blushin 11 on cheeks, and MAC Pro Long Wear in Brown Boss on lips. Watch this how to video and you will be able to create a fe...
Many beginning students of palmistry erroneously believe that when the hand lines meet on the palm, it indicates death for the reading. Peter John rejects this notion and explains what connected lines really mean, and how to interpret each line individually.
Oh, consider those veggies… consider young Percy! How he craves his dessert, please P.B., show him some mercy! Save the child, P.B.! Get the solution to the "Citizen Clone" puzzle in The Misadventures of PB Winterbottom.
Please permit us, dear player, to expand your dim view. See how Bakersburg suffered thanks to P.B. (and you)! Get the solution to the "Busted Cretin" puzzle in The Misadventures of PB Winterbottom.
Unlike the realm of virtual reality, augmented reality is less about losing yourself in some fantasy environment, and more about getting things done in the real world. So while we've seen some great games that capture the imagination on devices like the Magic Leap One and the HoloLens, when it comes to real-world usage, the biggest developments coming for AR apps that are the more practical ones.
Is your BFF getting married? Looks like you have a bridal shower to plan! Organize a bridal bash that people will actually want to attend using these innovative ideas.
You don't need to be an expert designer to make your own clothes, only the patience to work step by step. This video will show you how to follow a sewing pattern.
The rumors have been circulating for months, but now there's a source attached to the notion that Magic Leap is looking to sell itself off after a rough couple of years following the launch of its Magic Leap 1 augmented reality device.
While the betting lines on iPhones with depth-sensing, rear-facing cameras in 2019 have already been established, a new report adds some certainty to the notion that the iPhone will get new AR superpowers later this year.
Apple's lead marketing tool for the iPhone X, 3D Animoji that you control with your facial and head movements, are once again in the spotlight in a new commercial the company posted on its Korean YouTube account this week.
As you have no doubt observed, brothers and sisters do not mate. While they may find one another attractive, they find the notion of sex with one another repulsive. This is because a child produced by siblings has a high probability of sharing the same recessive genes, and recessive genes are often harmful unless coupled with dominant genes.
It's a notoriously preconceived notion that a man has to ask the woman out. But why can it not work both ways? It does, and it's the best way to bag the man of your dreams, especially if he's the shy type. If you're tired of waiting for your prince to appear with a Manolo Blahnik in your size, then stop waiting, and start taking control.