Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Tutorial - How to Make a No Sew Pouch

http://a-kaleidoscopic-dream.blogspot.com/2014/04/no-sew-pouch.html
You can use old t shirts,jeans or scrap fabric

Tutorial at A Kaleidoscopic Dream Blog

"Are you 'sew-challenged'?  Do you look at people who could sew with longing eyes and wish you could pick their talent?  Have you ever felt frustrated at having to miss a great project just because you don't know to sew ?  Welcome to the club! You are at the right place.  I really wish I could sew and even have plans of picking it up real soon.But I just cannot wait till I master it.  There is always solution to problems and there is always 'glue' for people who are 'sew challenged'  So what are you waiting for! Grab your fabric and glue.Lets get to the making of these cute pouches which can be done in less than 10 minutes excluding the time for the glue to dry".... Read more

Tutorial - How to RePurpose a Glass Cupboard Door for Picture Display

http://iamonly1woman.blogspot.com/2013/11/glass-cupboard-to-picture-display.html
Command Strips that are like Velcro work for hanging

Tutorial at I am Only 1 Woman Blog

"I love to refinish furniture and recently I redid a china Cabinet to store a little fabric in: The only problem was I had 2 doors that I no longer needed and didn't know what to do with them for sure, until I had the idea to turn them into a picture display.  So I went about painting them with my favorite paint sprayer.  I kept the original handles on the cupboards because I love the way they look, but I did spray pain them silver instead of the yucky old brass color".... Read more

Tutorial - How to Organize Buttons with Mason Jars


http://www.thecountrychiccottage.net/2014/01/organizing-buttons-with-mason-jars.html
Idea for organizing any craft supplies

Tutorial at The Country Chic Cottage Blog

"I am continuing with cleaning and organizing week today and showing y’all my way of organizing buttons with mason jars.  You could use this method to organize any small craft supplies or household items.  Grab some of the new blue Ball heritage collection jars to get started".... Read more

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Tutorial - How to Fold a Decorative Paper Napkin

http://prettyneasy.com/blogs/how-to/13080741-pretty-n-easys-napkin-folding-series
Video directions included with several different folds

Tutorial at Pretty n Easy Blog

"Take a regular napkin and open it up. Now fold it in half. Take a regular napkin and open it up. Now fold it like an accordion about an inch on both sides.Fold it all the way.  This is how it will look like once you fold the napkin all the way".... Read more

Tutorial - How to Insert a Zipper

http://vaylebyme.blogspot.com/2014/04/tutorial-zamek-w-okienku.html
Translation button available at top of post

Tutorial at Valyle By Me Blog

"Today I will show you how to do a pocket with zipper in the window ;) The mark on the left side of the fabric place where the hole pocket will be. The same dash mark on the rectangle. Attach to the left side of the fabric rectangle right side so That the marked lines overlapped. stitched".... Read more

Tutorial - How to Make a Gold Dipped Journal

http://www.woodenflamingo.com/diy-gold-dipped-journal/
You can also gold edge your pages if desired

Tutorial at Wooden Flamingo Blog

"Who wants just a plain old black sketchbook? So I have glammed it up slightly, firstly its a concertina sketchbook, so the pages are all in one section like an accordion. (I’ve linked it to Amazon if your interested in getting one). But its pretty unusual already and to edge it up a bit I figured I would add some gold. Ok so this is pretty easy and should take like 30 mins top. Here is my ‘gold dipped’ sketchbook".... Read more

Monday, April 21, 2014

Tutorial Exchange Opportunity


Craftyful.com, a craft supplies discount store is offering 10 Totally Tutorials readers a gift certificate for $30 worth of craft supplies.  
Craftyful offers beads, fabric, zippers, ribbon, charms, and buttons.  Ten Totally Tutorial readers will get FREE supplies in exchange for a tutorial using the supplies they receive. The ideal candidates will have a blog or website, and the ability to take nice photos.  Read more about how Tutorial Exchanges work on this page.

To apply for the exchange, go to the Craftyful Blog for more information on how to contact them with your crafty ideas.  The resulting tutorials will  be posted here on Totally Tutorials.  This tutorial opportunity is open worldwide.

Applications will be accepted through Friday, May 2, 2014.  
~ Happy Crafting

Tutorial - How to Make a Digital Pie in Photoshop

http://www.stunningmesh.com/2014/03/delicious-pie-design-photoshop/
Tutorials uses basic tools and commands

Tutorial at Stunningmesh Blog

"Today we are going to work on Delicious Pie Design in Photoshop, in this Photoshop Tutorial we are going to use some of the basic tools and commands. We will be covering Pen tool, Ellipse Tool, Rectangular Marquee Tool, Bucket Tool etc. We will also be studying the use of Inner Glow, Outer Glow, Pattern Overlay etc. So lets start working over Simple but important Photoshop Tutorial".... Read more

Tutorial - How to Make a Phone Caddy with a Recycled Box

http://www.mydiycorner.in/upcycled-phone-stand/
Eco- friendly multipurpose stand

Tutorial at My DIY Corner Blog

"This is a multipurpose upcycled DIY craft project. A very cheap and an Eco- friendly way to make stuff for the home and your office space. If you have a lot of junk stuff lying around, this would be a best way to get rid of it! On the backside of this mobile phone stand I make another holder, it can be used as a pen, pencil, marker holder".... Read more

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Tutorial - How to Make an Easter Egg Wreath

http://iamonly1woman.blogspot.com/2011/03/easter-egg-wreath-tutorial.html
This wreath used two 42 egg packages

Tutorial at I am Only 1 Woman Blog

"This fun Easter Egg wreath was so much fun to make with my daughter.  She LOVED hot gluing all the eggs.   I even let go of my OCDness for a minute and didn't care so much where each egg went.  I have had all of the supplies for this wreath for a couple of weeks but finally had time to sit down and help my daughter make it".... Read more

Tutorial - How to Make a Flared Skirt

http://www.thechillydog.com/2014/04/sewing-tutorial-custom-flared-skirt.html
Custom size a fun flared skirt

Tutorial at The Chilly Dog Blog

"I am always excited when somebody requests a custom project. It makes me extra happy when it's my own child. Her request, a superhero skirt with her favorite Marvel characters. Apparently she had seen the fabric on one of our recent trips to Jo-Ann.  The skirt hangs 17 1/2 inches from the waist and the pattern can be modified to fit just about anyone. I used 100% cotton quilting fabric. There are so many color and pattern choices available, you are sure to find the perfect print whether it's princesses, ponies or superheros".... Read more

Tutorial - How to Put an Easter Message in an Egg

http://www.one-o.it/diy-easter-message-in-an-egg/#.U057VVfLI3A
Gift the decorated egg in a pretty box

Tutorial at One O Blog

"First thing we’ll need to do is empty the eggshell and put the message inside it. To clean it make two holes at the ends of the egg: one should be bigger, one very small. Making the holes isn’t so easy, I had to try several times as the pin kept going in different directions (you know, the egg is rounded!)  You might want to help yourself with blutac to keep the pin in place".... Read more

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Tutorial - How to Make a Soft Book Easter Basket

http://joysjotsshots.blogspot.com/2014/04/quiet-book-page-easter-basket-page.html
Handmade book for interactive play

Tutorial at Joy's Jots and Whatnots Blog

"I used scrap pieces of fabric with a layer of dense, thin batting in between layers.  Just happened to have the brown loose weave fabric for the basket. Perfect.  The rick rack is a very old package from my Momma's stash. You can tell how old it is by the price".... Read more

Tutorial - How to Make Play Dough

http://sisterswhat.blogspot.com/2014/04/our-favorite-play-dough-recipe.html
Recipe makes long lasting and soft dough

Tutorial at Sisters What Blog

"Do you have a love/hate relationship with play dough? do you love that your kids love it but hate that it is so messy? Well this play dough recipe is for you.  After multiple of attempts of making homemade play dough, I have finally found a favorite recipe. The usual standard homemade recipe was fine, but this current one is great".... Read more

Tutorial - How to Make Decorate Candies with Bunny Faces

http://happierthanapiginmud.blogspot.com/2014/04/ferrero-rocher-easter-bunnies.html
Too cute and whip up in no time

Tutorial at Happier than a Pig in Mud Blog

"These little Ferrero Rocher Easter Bunnies are popping their heads up out of their holes just in time for Easter! They make cute place settings, are nice little party favors and would even be fun glued onto napkin rings. I also love that this is a candy adults enjoy as well as kids. They're super simple so why not make like bunnies and whip up a bunch of these to share with everyone".... Read more