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Quilt Instructions - Label and Name Your Quilt

Quilt Instructions – Label and Name Your Quilt

Naming your quilt before or after your quilting project is important as the name of your quilt will most likely remain forever. There are quilt instructions for preparing a label, but no instructions on...
The Legend of Bouncing Betty - Soapwort

The Legend of Bouncing Betty – Soapwort

Bouncing Betty Gallops On In our country's early formative years the West was being claimed by the "Easterners" and the trail from East to West Coast could take many a month and sometimes years to...
Braided Rugs: Passing Warmth from Soul to Sole

Braided Rugs: Passing Warmth from Soul to Sole

Often fashioned, literally, from the clothes off the backs of the families who used them, quilts and braided rugs were some of the most personal of heirlooms and, if wear and tear allowed, were handed down through the years.
Sewing Threads

All About Sewing Threads

Sewing threads hold everything together when you are sewing either by hand or machine. When buying the threads, one of the most important factors that you should consider is the quality of the thread....

Starting a Home Craft Business

How can one forget the craft classes at school? You must have enjoyed putting together colorful pieces of paper and varied craft stuffs to give form to dolls, teddy bears, boats, aero planes, flowers...

What is Wool?

If I were to ask you what is wool, and where does it come from would, you be able to answer me? After reading this you should have a better idea.

Recycled Craft Projects

Making crafts is an enjoyable hobby, easily adapted to every family member, but it can get expensive. As crafting continues to reemerge in a big way, crafters are looking for ways to enjoy their...

The History and Application of Merino Wool

  Merino wool is not a commonly known wool that is used to produce a high quality piece of clothing. But what is merino wool and how is it sourced, and how is it different...
Candle Making

How Selling Candles from Home Can Make You $2000 a Month

Behind every successful business is a creative mind. This is basically the mantra if you want to earn not just a bit but huge amounts of cash. As of the present, selling candles from...
Soy Candle Making - Six Essential Fragrances That Sell

Soy Candle Making – Six Essential Fragrances That Sell

When making your own candles, there are so many fragrances to choose from. Here are six fragrances that are sure to please a wide range of people.

Top 7 Benefits of Joining a Craft Group

We've been experiencing a craft renaissance in recent years. More than ever, crafters are pursuing a wide variety of crafts, have easy access to high quality materials, and realize the benefits of making crafts...

Organize Your Craft Supplies by Personality Type

Do you keep current craft projects and needed supplies out where you can see them? Or do you put away your projects and craft supplies after every crafting session, even if your craft project...

What is Beeswax

The Fascinating Role of the Honey Bee and How it Creates Honey and Beeswax Honey is the luscious sweet and gooey syrup that is produced by the honey bee. The range of honey that exists...

Dating Old Photographs with Fashion

Accurately dating an old family photograph can be a difficult task. But with a little knowledge about what people wore throughout history, dating your photograph can become much easier. Clothing is a very good...
Knitting is The New Yoga

Knitting is The New Yoga

Good Effects of Knitting for Your Body Most expectant moms would want to create memorable pieces for our lil' ones. That is why we invest most of our time in learning new crafts such as...