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8 Easy Fake Blood Recipes
These fake blood recipes from costume expert Rain Blanken feature fake blood recipes designed to splatter, drip and gross-out.
How-To Zombie Makeup
How-To Zombie Makeup. Learn how to apply zombie makeup in this step-by-step photo tutorial. Zombie Makeup is easy with these instructions.
How to Make a Cape
Learn how to make a cape with this complete photo tutorial with detailed instructions. See finished capes from DIY readers and get expert tips on your costume.
How-To Hermione Costume
How-to Hermione Costume. Learn how to make a complete Hermione Granger costume at home. Page 4.
Zombie Costume How-To
Make a Zombie Costume. Learn how to make a truly frightening zombie costume with this quick tutorial.
How to Make a Vampire Costume
How-To Make a Vampire Costume. Learn how to make a variety of vampire costumes with this complete photo tutorial.
How-To Harry Potter Costume
How-to Harry Potter Costumes. Learn how to make all of the characters from Harry Potter. Page 2.
Little Red Riding Hood
How to Red Riding Hood. Learn how to make a Red Riding Hood costume at home. Page 4.
How to Make a Gryffindor Robe
How-To Gryffindor Robe. Learn how to make a Gryffindor robe with this complete photo tutorial.
How to Repair a Broken Zipper
How to repair a broken zipper. Fix a broken or stuck zipper with these easy instructions.
Corpse Bride Costume
How to make a Corpse Bride costume. Learn how to make a dead bride costume with this photo tutorial. Page 13.
How to Make a Poison Ivy Costume
How-to Poison Ivy Costume. Learn how to make a Poison Ivy costume with stuff you have at home. Make your own Poison Ivy Costume for close to free.
How-To Draco Malfoy Costume
How-to Draco Malfoy Costume. How-to make a Draco Malfoy costume at home. Page 5.
How-To Luna Lovegood Costume
How-to Luna Lovegood Costume. Learn how to make a Luna Lovegood costume with this complete tutorial. Page 10.
100 Costume Ideas for Women
Halloween Costume Ideas for Women. Halloween costumes for women with photos and step-by-step instructions.
70's Disco Costume
How-to Disco Costume. Learn how to make a 70's disco costume out of household items. Page 14.
How to Make a Yarn Wig
Learn how to make yarn wig with this step-by-step photo tutorial from Rain Blanken, your DIY Fashion Expert.
How-To Ron Weasley Costume
How-to Ron Weasley Costumes. Learn how to make a Ron Weasley costume at home. Page 3.
How to Make a Voldemort Costume
Learn how to make a Voldemort costume with this photo tutorial and complete instructions, including cape and makeup to match this classic Harry Potter villain. Page 8.
How-to Severus Snape Costume
How-to Snape Costume. Learn how to make a Professor Snape costume with this photo tutorial. Page 9.
Man Costume
How to Make a Man Costume. Save some money and learn how to make these hot costumes at home. Page 5.
Real and Horrifying Zombie Makeup Tricks
Create realistic gore effects with these zombie makeup tricks from makeup expert, Rain Blanken. Page 11.
Make a Gypsy Fortune Teller Costume
Make a Gypsy Fortune Teller Costume. Tell the Halloween future with this gypsy fortune telling costume, made with this easy photo tutorial.
How to Make a Catwoman Costume
Make a Catwoman Costume. Learn how to make a Catwoman costume with stuff you have at home. Make a Catwoman Costume for close to free.
How to Use Bleach to Customize Clothes
How to Bleach Clothing White. Learn how to use bleach to make colored clothing white.
How-to Lucius Malfoy Costume
How-To Lucius Malfoy Costume. Learn how to make a Lucius Malfoy costume with this photo tutorial. Page 6.
Cave Woman Costume
Cave Woman Costume Ideas. Learn how to make an adult cave woman costume out of household items. Page 25.
How-To Make Harry Potter Costumes
How-to Harry Potter Costumes. Learn how to make Harry Potter costumes. Hey, even you can make a harry potter costume.
Costumes for Redheads
Costumes for redheads. Famous redhead characters make for cool costumes. Get ideas to dress up as a redhead this year.
Masquerade Mistress
How to Masquerade Costume. Learn how to make a masquerade costume with these easy instructions. Page 24.
How to Sew Pants
How-to Pants. Make a basic pair of drawstring or elastic waist pants with this complete photo tutorial.
How-To Death Eater Costume
How-to Death Eater Costumes. Learn how to make a complete Death Eater costume at home. Page 7.
10 Clothing Fixes That Everyone Should Know
10 Clothing Fixes that Everyone Should Know. Learn how to mend and repair clothing instead of throwing damaged threads away.
Hogwarts Student Accessories
Hogwarts Student Accessories. DIY Fashion. Page 11.
How to Let Out a Dress
Let out a dress. If your dress is too small, you need to let out a dress. Easy instructions to let out a dress that fits too tight.
Indiana Jones Costume How-To
How-To Indiana Jones Costume. Make an Indiana Jones Costume with these easy instructions. An adult Indiana Jones costume is easy to make with household items.
Ballerina Costume
Ballerina Costume Ideas. DIY Fashion. Page 21.
How to Take In a Dress
How to take in a dress. Learn how to tailor a dress that is too big.
How to Make Bellbottom Pants
Learn how to make bellbottom pants with this quick tutorial. Step-by-step illustrated instructions to turn pants into bell bottoms.
How-To Pirate Costume
How to Make Costumes. Save some money and learn how to make these hot costumes at home. Page 15.
Angel Costume
Adult Angel Costume Ideas. DIY Fashion. Page 20.
Harley Quinn Costume
How to Make a Harley Quinn Costume. Learn how to make a Harley Quinn costume. Page 6.
Easy Dress Tutorials for Beginners
Sewing a dress can seem difficult, but even beginners can tackle a dress project with the right free dress pattern. Here are some easy patterns to get you started.
Jack Sparrow Costume How-To
How to make a Jack Sparrow Costume. Learn how to make a Captain Jack Sparrow costume. It's easy to make a Jack Sparrow costume out of household items.
How-To Gryffindor Scarf
How-To Gryffindor Scarf. Free pattern and instructions to crochet, knit and felt a Gryffindor house scarf.
How-to Paper Mache Mask
How-to Paper Mache Mask. Learn how to make a custom-fit paper mache mask at home.
How to Hem Pants
How to hem pants. Learn how to hem pants with these easy steps and make your pants legs shorter.
Fairy Costume
Fairy Costume Ideas. Get how-to info and costume ideas. Page 10.
Geisha Costume
How to make a geisha costume. Learn how to make a geisha costume at home. Page 19.
Ariel or Mermaid Costume
How to Mermaid Costumes. Learn how to make an Ariel Mermaid costume at home. Page 27.
DIY Fix: Zipper Comes Apart When Zipped
Does your zipper come apart when zipped? Learn how to keep your zipper from popping open with this DIY fix from Rain Blanken.
Make a Wizard Robe
Stitch a set of robes fit for a semester at Hogwarts or an appointment at the Ministry of Magic.
Peacock Costume
Peacock Costume. DIY Fashion. Page 28.
Best Ninja Costume Tutorial
How-To Ninja Costume - Make a Ninja Costume
Playboy Bunny Costume
Playboy Bunny Costume Ideas. DIY Fashion. Page 12.
How-to Spectrespecs
How-to Spectrespecs. Print and make your own spectrespecs just like Luna Lovegood. Page 2.
Poison Ivy Costume
How-to Poison Ivy Costume. Learn how to make a Poison Ivy costume with stuff you have at home. Make your own Poison Ivy Costume for close to free. Page 8.
Four Unusal Disney Princess Costume Ideas
Create a Disney Princess costume that is easy and original with these four unusual and easy Disney Princes costume tutorials.
French Maid Costume
How to French Maid Costume. Learn how to make a french maid costume with these easy instructions.
Flapper Costume
Flapper Costume Ideas. Photos and how-to information on making a flapper costume. Page 18.
What Should I Wear to a Renaissance Festival?
What to wear to a renaissance festival. Learn what to wear to a renaissance festival or faire, as well as what not to wear.
Princess or Queen
How to make a Princess Costume. Learn how to make a princess costume. Page 16.
Make a Michael Jackson Costume
Michael Jackson Costume. Honor the King of Pop this Halloween with this Michael Jackson costume how-to.
How to Dye Clothes with Coffee
How to dye clothes with coffee. Learn how to use coffee to dye clothing.
How to Customize Your T-Shirts with Spray Paint
Spray Paint a t-shirt. Easy instructions to make a t-shirt look like it was professionally screen printed.
Gypsy Fortune Teller Costume
Make a Gypsy Fortune Teller Costume. Learn how to make this classic gypsy fortune teller costume with this easy photo tutorial. Page 7.
How to Make a Catwoman Mask
Catwoman mask pattern and how-to. Get a free pattern and step-by-step photo tutorial on how to make a Catwoman mask at home.
9 Types of Sewing Stiches
Types of Sewing Stitches. Learn how to hand sew with this visual guide to basic sewing stitches.
Marilyn Monroe Costume
How-To Marilyn Monroe Costume. Learn how to make a Marilyn Monroe costume with this photo tutorial. Page 11.
6 Easy Steps to Tie-Dying, Well...Anything
Tie dye is one of the easiest ways to add a pop of color to your summer wardrobe. Learn how to tie dye with this photo tutorial and tie dye instructions.
Getting the Right Fit: How to Alter a Dress
How to Alter a Dress. Learn how to resize or fix your dress with these free how-to instructions.
A More Fashionable Fido: How to Make Dog...
Save money on hot poochie style as you learn how to make dog clothes at home. Our easy patterns and tutorials will show you how.
How to Make a Corset Top
Learn how to make a corset top with these step-by-step instructions to create a dramatic look in just a couple hours.
Old MacDonald and Animals Group Costume
Create this Old MacDonald and Animals group costume, with costume tips from Expert, Rain Blanken. Page 29.
Make a Rapunzel Costume
Make a Rapunzel costume for Halloween. I'll show you how to be this princess from head to toe (and all the hair in between) with this complete photo tutorial.
Poison Ivy Makeup
This Poison Ivy Makeup photo tutorial will show you how to get the Poison Ivy makeup look in just a few easy steps.
How to Screen Print T-Shirts at Home
In this photo tutorial, you'll learn how to screen print t-shirts at home using a tested blocking method that uses embroidery hoops or frames.
Halloween Makeup Tips and Tricks
Learn ways to make fake skin pieces with these photo step-by-step tutorials, and learn where to find quality pre-made pieces. Page 5.
DIY Costumes: Become a Princess, Pirate, Wench,...
Make a Princess or Wench Costume. Learn to make a renaissance costume with this easy tutorial.
Make an Edward Cullen Costume
Make an Edward Cullen Costume. DIY Fashion.
How-to Rainbow Brite Costume
Rainbow Brite Costume. How-to Rainbow Brite costume with easy instructions. This photo tutorial will teach you how to put together the perfect Rainbow Brite costume.
Dress like Joan from Mad Men
A head-to-toe guide on how to dress like Joan Holloway on Mad Men. Use this step-by-step tutorial to help you with a Joan costume, or just to add some sexy curves to your everyday wardrobe.
DIY Miley Cyrus VMA Costume Tutorial
Create your own Miley Cyrus VMA cosutme with Rain's Easy Tutorial.
Make a Star Trek Uniform
Make a Star Trek Uniform. Learn how to make a Star Trek Starfleet uniform with this easy tutorial.
Make a Devil Costume
Make a Devil Costume. DIY Fashion. Page 6.
Make a Fake Beard
Make a Fake Beard. This step-by-step photo tutorial will show you how to make a beard with a Barbie doll.
The Best Resources for Vintage Dress Patterns
Find the best 50's dress patterns to make your own vintage dresses, along with some easy dress tutorials to teach you the basics.
Make a Jersey Shore Costume
Make a Jersey Shore Costume. Learn how to create costumes to portray the cast of Jersey Shore with these quick tips and instructions.
Make a Fake Mustache
Make a Fake Mustache. This step-by-step photo tutorial will show you how to make a mustache with a Barbie doll.
5 Ways to Make Gloves - Free Patterns and...
Even you can make a pair of gloves with a few simple materials and some elbow grease. Make the perfect glove with these instructions and patterns.
How to Make a Mini Top Hat
How to Make a Mini Top Hat. Learn how to make a small mad hatter style hat with this step-by-step photo tutorial.
How-To Ravenclaw Robe - Hogwarts Robe Tutorial
How-To Ravenclaw Robe. Learn how to make a Ravenclaw robe from Hogwarts with this complete photo tutorial.
How-To Slytherin Robe - Hogwarts Robe Tutorial
How-To Slytherin Robe. Learn how to make a Slytherin robe from Hogwarts with this complete photo tutorial.
Make an Amy Winehouse Costume
Put together a tribute to this fallen artist with a DIY costume that shows Amy at her most glamorous...high hair, big belts and all.
Strawberry Shortcake Costume How-To
How to an Adult Strawberry Shortcake Costume. Learn how to make a Strawberry Shortcake costume for women at home. It's easy to make a Strawberry Shortcake costume with household items.
Catwoman Costumes
Catwoman Costumes. Photo gallery of Catwoman costumes you can look at to get inspiration for making your own Catwoman costume.
Ten Lady Gaga Costumes to Make
Ten Lady Gaga Costumes to Make. Learn how to make Lady Gaga costumes, from the hair bow to the bubble dress.
How to Dye Synthetic Fibers?
How to Dye Synthetic Fibers. Learn how to dye synthetic fibers with these instructions.
How to Crochet an Animal Hat
Knit or Crochet a cute animal ear hat with these inexpensive patterns from handmade crafters.
How-To Ravenclaw Scarf
How-To Ravenclaw Scarf. Free pattern and instructions to crochet, knit or felt a Ravenclaw house scarf.
What is a Straight Stitch?
Photo instructions for a Straight stitch. Learn to sew a Straight stitch by hand.
How to Darn a Sock
Learn how to darn a sock using the old darning technique to repair holes. Here is the step-by-step sock darning tutorial from Rain Blanken.
What Is a Overcast Stitch? - Photo Instructions
Photo instructions for a Overcast stitch. Learn to sew a Overcast stitch by hand.
How-To Duct Tape Dress: Create a Duct Tape Prom...
Create a pattern for a duct tape prom dress using this how-to duct tape dress tutorial, complete with photos and detailed instructions.
Costume Ideas and How-To's
Costume ideas and how-to tips to help you out along the way. Get ideas for your Hallowen costume and learn how to make them on a budget.
How to Replace a Zipper Pull
Make a Keychain Zipper Pull. Replace your missing zipper pull or just make a cool new one out of your favorite key chain.
5 Ways to Turn Jeans into a Skirt
Turn Jeans into a Skirt. Learn how to turn an old pair of jeans into a skirt with these step-by-step instructions. There are lots of methods to turn jeans into a skirt.
How-to Mend a Ripped Seam
How to mend a seam. Fix a torn seam with these easy step-by-step instructions.
How-To Latex Wound Makeup
Learn how to make a realistic latex wound that looks really gross. Use a store-bought prosthetic and these gross makeup tricks to make something truly scary. This step-by-step photo tutorial will show you how.
Skull Makeup: Face Painting Tutorial
Learn how to do creepy skull makeup with this skull face painting tutorial from Rain Blanken, your DIY Fashion Expert.
How to Make a Death Eater Mask
Learn how to make a death eater mask with this easy tutorial form costume and DIY Fashion Expert, Rain Blanken.
How-To Pirate Costume for Women
Women's Pirate Costume. Learn to make a renaissance costume with this easy tutorial.
How to Put Side Slits in a Skirt
Spice up a drab wardrobe when you learn how to put side slits in a skirt with this beginner's tutorial from DIY Fashion Expert, Rain Blanken.
How to Make Dragon Wings
How to Make Dragon Wings. Learn how to make dragon wings with this photo tutorial.
How to Dye Nylon
How to Dye Nylon. Learn how to dye nylon with these instructions.
Make a Ninja Mask Out of a T-Shirt
Make a Ninja Mask out of a T-Shirt. Learn how to make a ninja mask using only a t-shirt.
Make a Simple Drawstring Skirt
How to make a skirt. Learn how to make a drawstring skirt.
Dye Clothing
Dye Clothing. Learn how to dye clothing with these various methods and instructions. Yes, even you can dye clothing with these how-to's on tie-dye, batik, fabric painting and more.
How to Make Your Jeans Look Worn
How to make jeans look worn. Cheat time and make your jeans look fashionably distressed.
Easy DIY Project: How to Make a T-Shirt into a...
Use these easy instructions to learn how to make a t-shirt into a tank top. This no-sew tutorial has complete photo instructions.
How Do I Make an A-Line Skirt?
How to make an A-line skirt. Learn how to make an a-line skirt with these easy instructions.
How to Make Fairy Wings
How to Make Fairy Wings. Learn how to make fairy wings with this photo tutorial.
How to Cold Water Dye Clothes
How to dye clothing. Learn how to cold water dye clothing.
How-to Mardi Gras Costume
Learn how to make a fabulous mardi gras costume with these costume ideas and some mask making magic.
Fix a Stuck Zipper
Learn how to fix a stuck zipper in a jiffy with this quick pencil trick from Rain Blanken, DIY Fashion expert.
Free Patterns for Sewing Pants
Free Pants Patterns, How-to Pants. Learn how to give your pants new style with these complete photo instructions.
How-to Harry Potter Costumes
How-to Harry Potter Costumes. Learn how to make Harry Potter costumes for free at home.
How-To Slytherin Scarf
How-To Slytherin Scarf. Free pattern and instructions to crochet, knit or felt a Slytherin house scarf.
Can I Dye Clothes With Food Coloring?
A reader asks whether or not clothing can be dyed with food coloring. Describes what type of dyes and fibers work together.
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