Crafts & Hobbies Information
Gourds pLaid an essential role in the daily life of early
cultures. Commonly used as containers and vessels, they were also
used for musical instruments.
Marking Stencils: Stencil is a cut-out form for an alphabets,
numbers, symbols and illustrations. Embossing and Marking
Stencils provide quality of work and save plenty of time.
It is unbelievable when one says, yeah, I collect comic books,
what the general public response might be? Oh no, a slightly off
the wall geek. Here is someone who has lost touch with reality.
Everybody battles with their weight from time to time. It's
either too much junk food or not enough exercise.
Making beaded jewelry is an inexpensive and fun hobby that nearly
anyone can do. The materials needed are readily accessible and
cost very little money.
Making our ideas come to life and creating them with our own
hands is a great source of satisfaction for many of us.
Handicrafts such as making hemp jewelry have been and continue to
be very popular among both hobbyists and would-be entrepreneurs
Many times at auctions, or estate sales, a box of books will turn
up a real treasure, like a scrapbook that was kept by someone in
their youth and sometimes through their adulthood. The book could
be 50 or 60 years old, and a source of great fun to look at the
pictures, news clippings, and personal mementoes.
How would you like the chance to use the skills you learnt
You know the feeling. The kids have tons of demands, vacation is
just around the corner, that big project at work is eating all of
your free time.
Cigar humidors are storage units designed to hold, preserve and
display a collection of cigars. They come in varying shapes and
sizes, and can typically be custom made to suit the tastes of the
Back then it was simple - you take the picture, you print it and
put it in your family album. But now you have a digital camera.
I just got back from the vet with my cat "Spud". He gave us quite
a scare, we went away for a couple of day's vacation and on our
return we found him very listless.
I have so many people come into my shop saying something like - I
can't even sew on a button. How sad it is that a whole generation
has lost out on learning how to do just the basic skills of
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 home.
Creating a collage journal is a unique and fun way to personalize
and enrich your journal. Making a collage journal is something
that everyone can enjoy.
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2018 Maui Fair Rural Life: Hobbies & Crafts ExhibitMaui NowThe Hobbies and Crafts Exhibit at the 96th Maui Fair is accepting entries for craft projects. Everyone is invited to participate and show their wares. Applications, rules and regulations, judging criteria and categories to enter are available online ...
Stitch and BitchMadison.comThu, Sep 20 @ 3:30 pm · Thu, Sep 27 @ 3:30 pm · Thu, Oct 4 @ 3:30 pm · Thu, Oct 11 @ 3:30 pm · Thu, Oct 18 @ 3:30 pm · Thu, Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm · Thu, Nov 1 @ 3:30 pm · Thu, Nov 8 @ 3:30 pm · Thu, Nov 15 @ 3:30 pm · Thu, Nov 22 @ 3:30 pm · Thu, Nov ...
Bubbler Artist-in-Residence Open StudioMadison.comStop into the Bubbler Room to meet the Bubbler's artist-in-residence Jacki Whisenant and learn more about Jacki and why she is wild about the wild things in this world! Draw with her or take on your own interpretation of creatures real and unreal with ...
Ancient Earthworks Society Series -- Petroforms with Diane FoxMadison.comJoin your AES colleagues and guests at 10:30 AM on Saturday, September 15 at the South Madison Library as researcher Diane Fox introduces us to petroforms (arranged and altered rocks) — an aspect of Wisconsin's ancient record that is both poorly ...
Wyld and Wooly -- Felted Soap MakingMadison.comMaster fiber-crafter and proprietor of Wyld and Wooly fiber arts, Faye Antolec leads this creative and fun craft where you'll learn the basics of wet felting, and leave the class with 3 of your own home-made felted soaps! Space is limited, call 824 ...
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Airman crafts art out of fruitDVIDS (press release)Second Lieutenant Alexandra Mangueira, satellite engineer with 4th SOPS, who has known Rosario for more than two years, said she was intrigued when she learned of his hobby, but was not surprised given his individualistic personality and work ethic.
Canvas Throw Pillow WorkshopMadison.comThrow pillows are an easy and chic way to update any chair/bed/room. Spend an evening DIY-ing something new for your apartment, house, or dorm room! Choose your desired pillow cover (we'll have multiple colors to choose from!), then embellish it using ...
Alicia Ashman Darn Yarn GroupMadison.comAlicia Ashman Library hosts this club for crocheters, knitters, and other fiber-crafters. This group meets twice a month, on first and third Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the library. It's a great place to meet with other crafters, learn about ...
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Finding Gear for Teens to Try Out HobbiesNew York Times... testing beginner-friendly equipment and supplies for pursuing hobbies. There's a whole world of hobbies, and here we've focused on entry-level and budget-friendly gear for some popular categories: learning to play a musical instrument, arts and ...
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Sell Your Services to Colleges
Colleges, schools, university and the like are one way you
can make money from airbrushing. Why they are a good market
is that there are plenty of students to begin with.
Family Album In The
Back then it was simple - you take the picture, you print
it and put it in your family album. But now you have a
You will find scrapbook supplies for photos and pictures in
a craft store or online. Scrapbooks are used to combine
photos and pictures to make a picture story album.
How to Make a Childs
Handprint on a Ceramic Tile
This is a fun craft to do with a group of moms and their
kids, one child per adult works the best. Each mom will
need:---One soft brush, any size but 1/2" works the
best---One jar of "One-Stroke Ceramic underglaze", either
Duncan E-Z Stroke or Gare One-Stroke.
A Brief History of
For centuries man's progress has been lighted by candles.
However, people know only very few things about the origin
Treasure Hunting - Part
Treasure hunting begins at home. People regularly find
famous old books and valuable antiques in their attics, so
get up there and look.
I Didnt Know These Are
Slowly Destroying My Scrapbooks!
Once you spend your precious time and energy creating a
scrapbook, make sure it lasts! There are a few simple
things you can easily do to ensure that your scrapbooks
look just as good as the day you finished them, for years
to come.The first thing to avoid is paper that is not
Jewelry Insurance -
Hints and Tips So You Don't Get Ripped Off
As crime and drug use increases, the risks involved in
having Antique and Estate Jewelry just lying around your
home seem to treble. It becomes a nightmare and you find
you are just not sure what to do.
Baby Boomers Need
Creative Practical Hobbies
"Well how are you really enjoying your retirement?" I asked
out of interest, "it was great to start with" he said, but
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Gift Baskets - Create
Simple Easy Gifts For the Person Who Has
Have you ever thought about giving a personalized Gift
Basket?Is it just me or do you also get excited when you
give a gift to your friends and family and you know they
love it!The downside you give a gift and you just know they
hate it! Unfortunately you can't always get it right
because what seems right and the appropriate gift for you
isn't always right and appropriate for the person you are
buying for.Take my mother for instance, if you don't buy
her a gift say for Mothers Day you will be in the bad books
Mini Rc Cars
Did your heart ever palpitate for fast driving? Did you
ever imagine your hands controlling an extremely speedy
car? I f so, then you should definitely experience the
gravity and true charm of mini RC cars.Mini RC cars have
climbed up to the top position in the chartbusters of
favorite pastimes or hobbies.
A Playtime Project: The
A friend recently suggested a use for my daughter's first
wardrobe, which I've dutifully saved in the back of the
closet, and lugged on two long distance relocations. Turns
out she's done the same thing with her daughter's first
clothes, and we've decided to make memory quilts.
How to Make Quilted
After making the leaf bead, I was impressed with the detail
made possible by the metal clay. Therefore, I decided to
use the same technique but create a different look.
Floral Arranging as a
Flower arranging has become increasingly popular as a
hobby, for people of all ages and backgrounds. Have you ever
put flowers in a vase and they just don't sit right? By
learning a few basic principles you will be able to create
attractive floral designs for your own home.
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
Tech-Savvy Crafters Can
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pastoral. It's easy to imagine a potter spinning his wheel
in his barn-turned-studio and then selling his wares at the
little farmer's market down the road.
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Do you find it intimidating when you come to journal your
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it hard to get started when it comes to adding journaling
to their scrapbooking layouts.If you are one of those
people who go blank at the thought of having to journal,
Many people don't know that you can actually improve the
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think that if a flame is too large or you are getting
excess soot that it is the makers fault.
Production and Pricing
of Craft Show Items
This is where you can really make or break your craft show
career. Being able to produce quality crafts as efficiently
and affordably as possible is the key to making a tidy
profit from craft shows.