Advice 1: How to sew a bandana

Bandana – a scarf made of a light fabric used as a headdress among bikers and rockers, and other subcultures. As a fabric for its manufacture are typically used linen, cotton, patterned or plain.
How to sew a bandana
Before sewing will determine the future size of the bandanas. For this obmerte head from the base of the skull through the line of the forehead to the starting point. Add to the result of 5-7 cm and get the side length of the bandana. Can increase the size to the required.
Consider the figure, which decorate the bandana. Better pick up the ornament or figure with few colors and details, for example, a flower with five petals and three leaves. Every detail of the figure cut out of paper and set aside.
On the plain cotton fabric draw a square with sides calculated in the previous step. Cut with a small (5 mm.) seam.
The edge of the fabric fold and handle special garter stitch. This is best done on the machine, the joints were not smooth and took a lot of effort.
Take the pieces of coloured suede and attach them to the cut part of the picture. Trace and cut out without seam.
Glue or pristrochite details suede of an application to the bandana. Be careful with the inside seams were as smooth as on the face, and the adhesive does not accumulate. When the glue is dry, bandana will be ready.

Advice 2: How to sew a bandana kerchief

Bandana is a handkerchief, which is knotted in a special way and worn on the head. Sew it with your hands very easily. When choosing fabric for a bandana you can turn it in a Gypsy shawl, and a sweet Flirty scarf.
How to sew a bandana kerchief
You will need
  • -cotton fabric
  • -2 grommets
  • -2 piece fleece
  • -leather laces
  • -beads
Cut 2 squares of size 50 by 50 cm At two opposite corners glued a piece of fleece for the strength of the fabric.
Put the squares face in. Stitch, leaving a small hole. Gut-wrenching, hole nametype, outlive. Attracive handkerchief edges. Undo delete.
Into the corners with interlining to insert the grommets. If you don't have special tools, contact the shop. The hole is threaded leather laces, decorate with beads, coins, etc.
This bandana is worn folded diagonally. Wrap around the head and knotted the drawstring.

Advice 3: How to sew children's Christmas costume for a boy

The new year is a magical holiday in which the kids are waiting for miracles. Especially wonderful this holiday make costumes that don't even have to buy. Any Christmas costume for a boy can do with his hands.
How to sew children's Christmas costume for a boy


Remember your childhood who dressed up boys when you were kids? Usually on Christmas morning the boys played the role of favorite Pets. To sew such a costume is simple.

First we need to define who will be your child Bunny, wolf, or bear. Determine the style of costume. To help you can take the magazines with children's costumes, or use the Internet. There you can find the pattern. If not, then take the child's measurements themselves or make pattern, taking advantage of his clothes.

Now you need to choose the right fabric, the right color: Bunny – white, wolf gray, bear brown. If a child will depict a different animal, the fabric is also chosen according to color. Usually in magazines is an indication of what kind of fabric you need to take for a particular suit. Most importantly – it should not be too tight that the child was not hot.

But the most important thing in children's Christmas costume is the mask. Here it, most likely, have to buy.


Snowman costume, you can not even look in magazines or on the Internet. To start, sew baby long white robe. At the bottom of the hoodie and the belt hoodie for elastics. To give volume to the bottom "ball" hem with cotton wool or synthetic padding. The baby's legs should be shod or white thick socks, or white felt boots. At the baby's head should make a brilliant hat out of cardboard and foil.

Heroes of books and movies

Costumes fairy-tale characters or cartoon characters even easier. Pirates, dwarves, elves – they all wear pants, shirts and vests, just different colors. Child sew these garments.

The pirate costume must be decorated with colorful wide sash and saber. Gnome on the vest attach the "rivets" foil, as an elf costume adorn with fringe on the bottom of trousers, waistcoat and shirt sleeves. Don't forget to add the relevant tools: dwarf axe or pickaxe, and the elf –bow and arrows.

The pirate on the head instead of a hat you can tie the bandana with skulls. Dwarf you can buy or make a beard of cotton. Only to have your dwarf looked gray and old, wool is best dyed in a brown or red color. Elf necessary or headband on your hair or a green hat.

Musketeer costume consists of breeches, shirt and a blue coat. Breeches and shirt you can find in the wardrobe of the boy, but the cloak will have to carve out of blue satin or silk. On the coat front, back and sides need to draw or sew white crosses. On the cuffs and shirt collar will have to sew the lace for the authenticity of the image. Complete costume hat with feather and sword is your baby ready to fight.

Advice 4: How to sew a pirate costume

The boys always wanted to become pirates, but after the release of the film "pirates of the Caribbean" has joined the girls. Costume pirate, sea robber simple to perform - the most important thing to show the character of your character, so that connect acting skills!
How to sew a pirate costume
You will need
  • Old pants or jeans;
  • - Blouse or vest;
  • - Velvet vest or an old dress;
  • - Cut satin sash;
  • - Decorative jewelry;
  • Bandana with skulls;
  • - Threads with the needles.
In order to be inspired to create a costume and draw a couple of ideas, review of "Pirates of the Caribbean". A pirate costume can be made of old clothes, only slightly alter it, giving the flavor of the sea tramp.
Take old and worn, or just holey jeans, cut just below the knee is possible, and even necessary, unevenly. Restrepia shotgun and additionally make a few holes, sew colorful patches (no holes, of course) coarse stitches with a thick thread of contrasting color.
Find the vest you will not be sorry to get dirty and break in several places. If no vest, then wear any old shirt and even my mother's blouse, and the more elaborate, the better!
Pitch the girdle is from a piece of bright shiny fabric, good Atlas. If you can't find a vest, then quickly stitch it from pieces of leather or other material, just trace the approximate contours of the vest for things of a suitable size. Coarse stitches sew it and decorate it with colorful patches and spots.
If you plan to sew a costume for a pirate is richer, then you will have to part with an old velvet dress, it will break and breeches, and vest of a pirate. Decorate these items with gold braid or cord and a luxurious shiny buttons. Such outfits are more suitable blouse with wide sleeves, collar, jabot and ruffles at the cuff.
Neck tie a colorful headscarf, head bandana skull. On top of the belt-sash, you can wear a chain and coins.
Wear striped or black leggings, socks or stockings. The shoes may be different from the coarse shoes to high boots. Adorn boots wide shiny buckles.
Don't forget about the characteristic details of the pirate costume - put the belt all the toy guns you can find. In a small bottle pour the tea and add a label with the words "Rum". You can attach to shoulder with a toy parrot.
In one ear and wear an earring in the shape of a ring or the same clip. Make a black eye patch. Do not be shy with the make - your pirate needs to be expressive, so draw a mustache, beard, frowning eyebrows and eyeliner! You can add and bruise for a special chic. Stick conversion a tattoo with the appropriate subject sections of the body.
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A variety of chains with coins sold as Christmas light on the Christmas tree.
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