Amber Clayton

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How to Paint Realistic Hands in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingWhat is your least favorite body part to paint? For me, it's probably the hands. But one thing I've learned over time is that …

Levi's New "Wedgie Fit" Jeans Promise to Give You a Bigger Butt

History of the "big-butt trend" aside, it looks like pop culture's focus on large backsides isn't going away anytime soon. But if you're desperately seeking a way to boost your derrière without, you know, exercising, Levi's is here for you. The company has released a new style of jeans called the …

Clothing

A New Site Lets You Walk the British Museum From Your Couch

The world’s oldest national public museum is now the world’s largest indoor Google Street View.<p>In 1774, the British Museum—founded just 21 years earlier as the world’s first national public museum—had a problem, according to its then-director Matthew Maty. Too many of its 10,000 annual visitors …

Scraps Of Fabric Into Tribal Necklaces

I made these necklaces out of scraps of fabric. The green one is made from vintage woven fabric, twisted into […]Read Scraps Of Fabric Into Tribal …

Bustle | Fashion A-Z | BoF Education | The Business of Fashion | #BoFEducation

Braiding<p>Braiding — the dressmaking version — is not too dissimilar to hair plait it shares a name with. It is a trim, binding or embroidery that can …

1000+ Free Vector Icons for Web, iOS and Android UI Design

Beautiful pixel perfect <b>free vector icons</b> collection features 13 different <b>vector icon sets</b> with <b>1000+ icons</b> from different categories are available in</b> …

I Tattooed My Face In Pursuit of Perfect Brows and Lips

"You're doing what?!" my best friend, who is usually very supportive of all my cosmetic endeavors, yelled into the phone. "You're going to tattoo your lips? I'm saying this out of love: I think you're really crazy."<p>Saying full lips are a beauty trend implies—falsely—that the tide will soon change …

Lips

An Introduction to Painting Realistic Hair in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingRealism is tricky, but if you can master it you'll bring your art to a whole new level.<br>In this tutorial, I'll be showing you …

Interview with Ariana Rockefeller About Fashion Design and Growing Up Rockefeller

While we don't have stylish royals like Duchess Kate and Queen Letizia to obsess over in America, we <i>do</i> have heiresses who can take on the role of sartorial beacon stateside. And one such famous American lady is now a bonafide fashion designer. World, meet Ariana Rockefeller. As the …

Tutorial: Runway-inspired skirt refashion

Geneva from A Pair and a Spare, and author of DIY Refashionista, shows runway-inspired skirt refashion. She takes a long straight skirt and cuts it …

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So, how much fun was Lingerie Week last week, eh?? It may be Monday, but I thought I’d finish with a big list of free online patterns and tutorials …

Tutorials

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Rights & Freedoms

Crafting a Corset

Download the pattern and get sewing!<p>Corset-making may seem like a job only for the professionals, but anyone who can sew a straight line on the sewing machine can do this project.<p>Corsets require more materials than the average sewing project, so I recommend getting all your shopping done in one go. …

Sewing

Grading Patterns for Plus Sizes

Wonder what it takes to make sewing patterns that hug curves and flatter figures? Learn more about grading sewing patterns for plus sizes with this helpful overview that Alyson Clair from Clair Vintage Inspired shared on The Coletterie!

Tutorial: About the roller foot, plus how to make a cinched leather bow

Jess from The Sewing Rabbit has a suggestion for your Christmas sewing wish list. A roller foot. For most machines, this is a $5-$10 foot, so it’s …

How-To: Fold-Back Dress Neckline

Add eye-catching fold-back detailing to your favorite dress pattern with this fold-back neckline tutorial from Gertie at Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to Gertie’s New Blog for Better Sewing to see the full how-to.

Sew It: DIY Lace Underwear

Lovely undergarments can cost pretty penny, so, next time you want to add a lacy little something to your lingerie drawer, why not hit your sewing room instead of a boutique? If you’ve always wanted to try making your own lace underwear, now’s your chance!<p>Thanks to the stretch in oversized elastic …

Sewing

Tutorial: Sew a bow tie from a modern print

Though a traditional accessory, a man’s bow tie needn’t only be made from a traditional fabric print. AlwaysMod (the Marimekko blog) shares a …

Riley Blake Designs

How to Create a Tasty Cupcake in Adobe Illustrator

In this Illustrator tutorial, you will learn how to create a tasty cupcake icon.<p>We will start with basic shapes and then add color, texture, and …

Graphics

Create a Zipper Pattern Brush in Adobe Illustrator

Quick Tip: How to Create a Two Color Mandala with a Pattern Brush

In this tutorial you will learn a simple technique on how to create a Mandala design. We will create a geometric Pattern Brush, which will then be …

Graphics

Tutorial: Illustrator: changing color of brushes (CC 2018 2017 2015 CS6 CS5 CS4 CS3 CS2 etc)

Quick Tip: Learn How to Create Corner Tiles for Pattern Brushes in Adobe Illustrator

Create A Brushed Metal Texture

The second texture up for <b>Vectips Texture Week</b> is brushed metal. Like the previous Water Texture Tutorial, this brushed metal technique also utilizes …

Graphics

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes, from Start to Finish

<b>Peel and chop the potatoes:</b> Lightly grease the slow cooker insert with butter or cooking spray. Peel the potatoes and chop into small pieces about 1 …

Repeat patterns in Photoshop

Illustrator Tip #24: Create a Custom Pattern Brush | - Illustrator Tutorials & Tips

Learn how to draw custom pattern brush easily in Adobe Illustrator. This tip will show you how to make pattern brushes and borders easily using the …

New Course: Master Patterns in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingPatterns are fun and full of endless possibilities, and we can see them everywhere, from cell-phone cases to textiles. In …