Archive for the 'Crafts-Supplies' Category

Canvas Rolls Being Practical With Style

By Troy Truman If you’re an artist or even just an aspiring artist, you will want your work to look professional. To get a professional look for your art you will want to make sure that you show off your skills, but you will also want to make sure that you have a great presentation […]

Smitten With a Cricut Cartridge

By Sergio Sage Imagine you are watching an old movie on television. This movie is in black and white, starring a glamour kitty as the female lead. She comes complete with lots of lipstick, wearing a dress, and she is in the kitchen as expected. We find her happily making dinner, or perhaps mixing just […]

What You Need For Making Beaded Jewelry

By Gary A Capps Stringing beads is one of those easy pleasures in life that virtually anyone can enjoy. It does not require plenty of ability to begin, but when it comes to making beaded jewelry, it actually cannot hurt to have some experience under your belt! Start with simple patterns like, how to make […]

Knit and Crochet Summer Yarn Choices

By Evelyn Mayfield During these hazy, hot, and humid days of summer, there is one type of yarn that is perfect for the sticky weather. This is cotton worsted. You will see brands like Peaches & Creme, Lily’s Sugar’n Cream, and others, in your crafts supplies stores or online. Both Peaches & Cream and Lily […]

Where to Find Quilting Material

By Maybelle Maddison Whenever we are starting a new project or new hobby, just about anything can cause us to stop. For new quilters and sometimes for folks who have been quilting for a while, we can become obsessed about having the right quilting material. The good news, however, is that there is no “right” […]

Knitting Machine

By Peter Gitundu A Knitting Machine will include; knitting frame, hand knitting machine and knitting loom. Their use is simply knitting fabrics. They are either manual meaning operated by hand or motor. To select the pattern stitches mechanical punch cards, push buttons and computers are used. History has it that Lee invented the first knitting […]

Knitting Loom

By Peter Gitundu In the past knitting was done only with the help of needles. Today advancements on this craft and technology in general has made knitting possible with knitting looms. This looms are basically machines used for weaving treads or yarn to make textiles. They are either automatic or handy frames and are in […]

Jewelry Making DIY Basics What is a Spring Ring?

By Paul Brandon New jewelry designers will accelerate their progress by learning the terminology of different jewelry-making components.  Whether shopping for jewelry closures with a jewelry findings vendor or reviewing jewelry design options with a potential customer, knowing the names of jewelry components will enhance your credibility in the jewelry marketplace. What is a spring […]

Luxurious Homemade Soaps Simply Natural is the Only Way to Go

By Debra Tollefson It is amazing that luxurious homemade soaps and spa products are still popular today even though they were created by ancient civilizations throughout the world. The first natural soaps were made with animal fat and other oils and herbs while transparent soaps were believed to begin somewhere in the late 1700s when […]

Wicker Baskets Still a Family Favorite

By Theodor Cartman Hand woven wicker baskets have rapidly gained popularity over the years. These baskets are woven from grass, wicker, wheat, bamboo and even twigs and osiers. Wicker baskets arose from the regions of Africa and the Middle East. People used them for carrying goods, food and even babies. The legendary scriptural story of […]