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Digitizing - What You'll Need Besides the
You've purchased an embroidery machine, practiced the
designs that were included in the package, maybe even
bought a disc of designs or downloaded a few designs off
the Internet to stitch out. Now you're thinking about
investing in digitizing software and taking your embroidery
to the next level.
With Custom Printed Lanyards
Custom printed lanyards are an extremely popular item and
are readily available for purchase through a large amount
of suppliers. Many suppliers have detailed e-commerce sites
that allow buyers to select a lanyard style and customize
it without ever having to leave their office or home.
Craft Crocheting from Your
Crocheting is not only a craft but an art. Once you master
the basic stitches you will be well on your way to creating
masterpieces you will be pride to share with your family
Kona Cotton: The
Quilters & Embroiderers Dream Fabric
What, Exactly, Is Kona Cotton? Kona(R) cotton is a premium,
100% cotton broadcloth from Robert Kaufman Fabrics in Los
Angeles. The company introduced the fabric in the 1980's in
response to the then rapidly emerging quilting industry, an
interest that continues unabated today.
The Leather Look,
Accents, and Punching for Your Scrapbook
A leather look can add elegance to your scrapbooking
page. To create a unique leather look, simply distress
Denim is a twill weave and runs diagonally and any diagonal
weave is difficult to control, whether you are attempting
construction sewing or machine embroidery. Twills are
designed to give the wearer ultimate wearing comfort by the
natural "give" it has.
for Machine Embroidering
Here are some tips to get good results with your embroidery
Choosing The Correct
Comic Book Storage Box
Most Comic Book Storage Boxes are super strong and come
with sturdy well-fitting lids and handle holes that can be
left in the closed position for storing or pushed open for
carrying. They are properly sized to hold a comic in a bag
with a backing board.
Scrapbooking Yourself as
a Girl, Youth, and Your College Days
Now that you grasp the importance of scrapbooking yourself
and see how it can add value to your life, you've decided
to go ahead and do it. The next question would be, "What's
there to scrapbook about me? I don't have a fabulous or
most interesting life like Rosanne.
How to Make Personalized
Candle Gifts From Ordinary Candles
If you are looking for a fun gift to make for any occasion,
then personalized candle making may be something you would
like to consider. There are many ways to make personalized
candles, depending on how much time and money you are
willing to spend.
Be Your Own Way, but
Still Use the Safe Tools
It is so often that people are not aware with the tools
they use when doing their home improvement. Sometimes they
use wrong tools just because they want something quick to
Many people don't know that you can actually improve the
quality of the flame you get from your candles. Some people
think that if a flame is too large or you are getting
excess soot that it is the makers fault.
From Clutter To
Treasure: Re-use and Not Reject!
Make use of clutter to decorate your home! Sounds strange?
Believe me its possible! While moving into my new house, I
had to get rid of a lot of old pots, torn clothes, cracked
dishes and chipped china. At my wit's end trying to figure
a way out of the mess, it struck me that I could actually
use a lot of these to make decorative accents for my new
Genealogy in Switzerland
- A Longenecker Family Search
I recently visited Langnau, Bern, Switzerland and spent two
days immersed in all things Langenegger. My wife and I
arrived at the Langnau rail station on June 25, 2004,
exhausted from a long flight from San Francisco.
Europe...Is It Really The Goose That Laid the Golden
Many dealers and auctioneers have been bringing container
loads of antiques from Europe for years now. The lure of
getting "fresh to the market" antique furniture and
"smalls" is something that can bring renewed excitement
back into your antique business.
For leather work, consider the basics: an awl and spare point, a
retractable X-acto knife and spare blades, a
retractable knife with a break-off blade and a rotary
punch. In addition, you'll need needles, a lump of beeswax
and some waxed linen thread.
Why Chainmaille Jewelry
Jewelry is very prevalent, but jewelry that directly
compliments your personal style or makes your statement for
you perfectly is not prevalent. Find out some ways this is
so with chainmaille jewelry.
Soap is a craft that is fun and easy to make. It's a great
project to do with your kids.
How to Make Your Own
Soap Favors for Weddings and Baby Showers
Want to make soap as a gift for your party guests? Here are
some simple tips for making soap gifts and favors:1. There
are literally hundreds of different ingredients that can be
used for soap making.
How To Make a
MATERIALS: A Large Round or Oval Balloon Newspaper, torn into
1 inch by 6-8" inch strips. White computer paper or paper
towels, torn into strips. Flour and water mixture for paper
Mache paste. Salt Vegetable oil Paint Tissue paper Crepe
paper String or yarn for hanging. INSTRUCTIONS: Prepare your work
surface with a layer of newspaper you can discard, or an old plastic
tablecloth you can wipe clean of spills which are part of this messy project! Tear
several pages of newspaper into strips, approximately 1
inch wide by 6-8 inches long. Don't try to be neat and cut
them with scissors; the torn edges will adhere more closely
and give a smoother overall surface to the finished piñata.