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  • Learn to Sew Leather

    Leather is a tough, durable fabric that can lend an exotic air to your wardrobe. It is, however, very expensive to purchase. A more economical option is to buy skins...
  • How To Learn Quilting

    Quilting is a time-honored craft which was created in its modern form by women in America during the eighteenth century.  At that time, quilts were made because it...
  • Using Sewing Machines: Tips and Techniques for Learning to Sew

    Learning how to use a sewing machine may seem daunting, but the key is to break it down into small, easy steps and learn basic techniques. These instructions may vary...
  • How To Make Beeswax Candles

    Bee wax candles are easy to make and even easier to clean up after making them. After learning the basics, the sky is the limit to what else you can do with these...
  • How To Find Stock Photography

    Businesses big and small use stock photography to add color, excitement and flair to advertising campaigns. Using stock photography is appealing because of its...
  • How To Gift Wrap: Tips for Wrapping Gifts

    Before you can wrap a gift, you need to have a gift to give! Now: is there an intimidating-shaped gift sitting before you, taunting you with its irregularity? You have...
  • How To Make Beaded Jewelry

    Making beaded jewelry can be a fun and useful hobby. Beaded necklaces, bracelets, and earrings make great gifts. Once you have purchased the tools, this is also an...
  • How To Do Needlepoint

    Passed down through the generations, needlepoint is the craft of working diagonal stitches with a needle to cover a canvas, creating a pattern. This needlecraft, used...
  • How To Crochet with Wire: Crocheting for Beginners

    Wire crochet is used to make beautiful, delicate jewelry. It can be challenging to learn, so don't get frustrated too quickly. Here are a few tips to get started when...
  • How To Crochet

    Crocheting is fun, and learning to do it is easy! Once you've mastered the tips in this article I suggest you pick up a copy of Crocheting Secrets Revealed to learn...
  • How To Batik

    Batik is an art that combines dyes and hot wax to create beautiful fabrics. Steps to create this type of art are as follows...
  • How To Knit on Double Pointed Needles

    If you're just learning to knit, then I suggest you begin by checking out Knitting Essentials -- you'll learn everything you need to know to get started with this fun...
  • Making Balloon Garlands: Party Balloon Decorations

    A balloon garland is a decorative rope of tightly clustered balloons. They're easy to make and the results are very beautiful. Colors can be random, or a pattern can...
  • How To Silk Screen: Supplies and Printing Machine Equipment

    Silk screening is a printing technique popularly used to create images, logos, or phrases on T-shirts, hats, posters, and other media. It is much less involved and...
  • How To Brew Beer

    Beer is composed of malt, hops, water and yeast. It can be brewed at home using one of two methods: 1) all-grain brewing, or 2) a malt extract brewing kit. To...
  • How To Read a Cross Stitch Graph

    Cross stitch is a fun, easy craft to learn.  It enables those of us without a single artistic bone in our bodies to create beautiful, intricate designs.  There are...
  • How To Create a Wire Tree Sculpture: Wire Art

    Wire is an amazing sculpting tool. Whether it is being used for a model for a larger project or for the project itself, it has potential for being a really cool art...
  • How To Back Stitch

    You've completed your first cross-stitch project.  All of those endless rows of little X's are finished.  You may think it's ready to frame and hang on the wall. ...
  • How To Make Soap Sculptures

    If you've ever seen soap sculptures, you know that the detail that can be achieved from a simple piece of soap is amazing. Very basic soap sculptures can be made out...
  • How To Make Origami

    Origami is a sculptural art form that is achieved through paper folding. Thought to have originated with the Japanese soon after paper was invented, traditional...
  • How To Do Paper Piecing

    Paper piecing is a relatively new trend in paper crafts, mostly used by scrapbookers to create images that can't be found with stickers, stamps or diecuts. The art...
  • Cross Stitching Clothes: Cross Stitch Designs and Patterns

    Cross stitching sayings or motifs on clothing is a great way to personalize your look, or promote your message, whether you want people to know your grandkids are the...
  • Making Paper Mache Projects and Crafts: Recipe and Instructions

    Paper mache, also known as papier mache, is a crafting technique that is easy, inexpensive, versatile and perfect for all ages. You couldn't ask for a better art form!...
  • How To Make Cactus Soap

    The most common cactus used in bath and body products is prickly pear, known for its conditioning and skin-soothing properties. Prickly pear can also be used as a mild...
  • How To Blow Glass

    Glass blowing as an art form has been around for centuries. While modern conveniences have simplified the procedure somewhat, it is still done in much the same way now...
  • How To Crochet

    Crochet is the craft of making fabric or lace using a crochet hook and yarn or thread.  It is not at all hard to learn.  To start out, you should get 4-ply yarn and...
  • How To Do Paper Quilling

    Paper quilling (also called filigree) is a craft that involves rolling thin strips of paper into decorative shapes, then arranging them on paper or card stock to...
  • How To Make Soap

    Many people operate under the assumption that lye soap is exceedingly harsh, and that it doesn't compare in quality to soap that you can purchase from a store.  The...
  • How To Cross Stitch

    Cross stitch is a type of embroidery that employs usually only one stitch, the cross stitch, an 'X' stitched across the threads of the underlying fabric. It can be...
  • Making Mexican Piñatas: Tips for Creating Party Piñatas

    Mexican pinatas have become very popular at birthday parties and Mexican-themed celebrations such as Cinco de Mayo. Traditionally they were made in the shape of a...
  • How To Make Soy Wax Candles

    There are many advantages to using soy wax in candle making. It is often less expensive than paraffin wax, and requires a lower melting temperature. The candles burn...
  • How To Make a Balloon Arch - Materials and Assembly

    Balloon arches are a beautiful addition to any party decor. You can use one as a wedding arch, for bridal showers, or any other type of celebration. They're fairly...
  • How To Tie Dye

    Tie dyeing has been around for many years, and became very popular in the sixties with the hippie movement. Tie dyed articles feature swirls and lines of beautiful...
  • How To Decoupage

    Decoupage is a fancy word that simply refers to the art of cutting and pasting paper cutouts onto a surface, giving the image of intricate painting or inlay work. You...
  • How To Learn Candle Making

    While many people are content to make candles and leave it at that, you can always take this exciting hobby to new levels - online art classes, for example, can teach...
  • How To Make Lotion Soap

    When you make melt and pour soap, you can add all kinds of skin loving, moisturizing ingredients to give your bars additional benefits. One of the things you can add...
  • How To Make Glycerin Soap: Melt and Pour Method

    Glycerin soap is easy and fun to make with the melt and pour method. With melt and pour soap making, you're basically taking a chunk of unscented, colorless soap and...
  • How To Make Candles

    Candles come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and there are as many techniques for making them as there are colors and scents to choose from. Making a simple wax...
  • How To Make Gel Candles

    Gel candles are wildly popular, and with good reason! Their warm glow and unique look are unmatched by any type of candle made from regular wax. The gel used to make...
  • How To Dry Flowers

    Drying flowers is a favorite pastime of many gardeners. It is one way to enjoy the fruits of your labor all year long. There are three popular flower drying methods....
  • How To Find Scrapbooking Ideas

    Flip through magazines. Some magazines offer more ideas on crafts than others. Real Simple, and Martha Stewart Living (although not specifically about scrapbooking)...
  • How To Start Scrapbooking

    Start with an idea. Decide what you want your scrapbook to be about. You can begin by answering the following questions: Who is the scrapbook for? Is it going to be a...
  • How To Find and Buy Quality Scrapbooking Products

    Scrapbooking is a fun way to save memories. The best thing is that there's an endless list of scrapbooking materials, so you'll never run out of ideas. Below are some...
  • How To Make Your Own Personalized Hair Pins

    You will need: Hair pinsThreadNeedleSuperglue Gel Decorative motives (such as): Clay miniaturesPom pomsMini silk flowersTiny ribbonsColorful ButtonsUsing a needle...
  • How To Make Your Own Personalized Clock

    You will need: 1 round tin lid (deep and big enough to hide the clock movement) Permanent marker Awl (or a handheld drill) Dial template 12 hour markers of your choice...
  • How To Buy Fimo Clay

    FIMO clay is basically polymer clay. It's pliable, so you can form shapes with it however you like. There are different kinds of FIMO clay, and some are stiffer than...
  • Homemade Gifts: Make a Personalized T-Shirt Design

    Homemade gifts are personal and unique. They can also be good for your bank account. Make them when you're broke, or when you just want to expand your creativity. Any...
  • How To Make Homemade Gifts: Cuppa

    Homemade gifts are personal and unique. They can also be good for your bank account. Make them when you're broke, or when you just want to expand your creativity....
  • How To Make Homemade Gifts: Scrapbook

    Homemade gifts are personal and unique. They can also be good for your bank account. Make them when you're broke, or when you just want to expand your creativity. Any...
  • How To Make Homemade Gifts: Magnet Pouches

    Homemade gifts are personal and unique. They can also be good for your bank account. Make them when you're broke, or when you just want to expand your creativity....