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How to Make a Straw Cowboy Hat

How to Make a Straw Cowboy Hat

A straw cowboy hat can give a person a rustic, charming appearance. There was a time when straw hats were handmade, giving each hat a unique look. Needless to say, those times are long gone. Just about all straw cowboy hats today are mass-produced to look just like the hat made before and after. But......[Read More]
Caribbean Crafts for Children

Caribbean Crafts for Children

Create crafts inspired by the colors and wildlife of the tropics.parrot image by Mariusz Blach from Fotolia.comTeach kids about the Caribbean, a region that encompasses the Caribbean sea and its chains of islands, by making colorful, whimsical crafts. Caribbean crafts also make ideal.........[Read More]
How to Make Rubber Stamped Tissue Wrapping Paper

How to Make Rubber Stamped Tissue Wrapping Paper

Add a little personalized character to plain tissue paper by rubber stamping it. You can add whatever theme or design you want on the tissue paper to give it a special touch. This is an easy project for kids or adults to make. Rubber stamped tissue paper is also a quick project with only a small amo......[Read More]
How to Make a Ballet Tutu for a Party

How to Make a Ballet Tutu for a Party

Instead of purchasing a ballet tutu for a party, consider creating one yourself from tulle. Most ballet tutus are pieces of tulle wrapped around a ribbon or elastic waistband. Tulle is an inexpensive fabric that does not fray and comes in a variety of different colors. Additionally, it is lightweigh......[Read More]
Craft Shows in Greentree, Pennsylvania

Craft Shows in Greentree, Pennsylvania

In almost any city, a number of crafters and artists strut their creations at different craft shows. And in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, it is no different. Green Tree, a small suburb northwest of Pittsburgh, has a handful of craft shows throughout the year, some right in Green Tree and some in surrou......[Read More]
How to Make a Baby Certificate

How to Make a Baby Certificate

Novelty birth certificates can enhance any baby book and allow you or your child to look back at his or her birth. Homemade commemorative birth certificates are also great gifts for the proud parent of a new baby. They are easy and inexpensive to make and look great in a frame or scrapbook. Use thes......[Read More]
How to Make Acrylic Fruits

How to Make Acrylic Fruits

Making acrylic fruit is a clever way to decorate your kitchen with food-like items. Create your own acrylic fruit with friends and family, in lieu of spending hard-earned cash buying plastic fruit from a craft store. Position the fruit in hanging baskets, floor baskets or ceramic bowls atop tables, ......[Read More]
How to Adjust the Tension on a Singer Curvy Sewing Machine

How to Adjust the Tension on a Singer Curvy Sewing Machine

Singer, the company that patented the lockstitch sewing machine in 1851, made sewing history again in 2008 by releasing the computerized Singer Curvy with its one-touch needle threader. The Curvy also features a drop and sew bobbin system. Despite these threading advances there will still be times......[Read More]
How to Make a Bead Loom Pattern

How to Make a Bead Loom Pattern

Using a bead loom is a fun way to pass the time and make lovely jewelry. The patterns provided in books and instructions can get boring after a while, so the next step in creating bead loom objects is to create your own patterns. These patterns can be as simple or complex as your abilities and loom ......[Read More]
Silk Screening Information

Silk Screening Information

Silk screening, also known as screen printing, is a popular hobby. Though it involves the use of some specialized materials, it is a fairly simple process that can be used to produce a wide variety of crafts.......[Read More]
How to Make a Twisted Paper Palm Tree

How to Make a Twisted Paper Palm Tree

Homeschooled children may be interested in some of the same crafts that other children will make in school. One of those crafts is the newspaper palm tree. It costs nothing to make because you only need two pieces of newspaper. The tree can be made in minutes. It is perfect to make when studying tro......[Read More]
Quick Halloween Crafts for Kids

Quick Halloween Crafts for Kids

Celebrating Halloween is fun for all ages.halloween image by Freddy Smeets from Fotolia.comHalloween is a fall holiday that is celebrated in a variety of ways. More than 93 percent of children in the U.S. go trick-or-treating each year.Families, schools and businesses decorate indoors.........[Read More]
Instructions for the Emanjay Bonnet

Instructions for the Emanjay Bonnet

Emanjay bonnets are replicas of Victorian hats from the late 1840s through the 1860s. Today, these bonnets are created to outfit period dolls or for vintage costumes. The bonnets were designed to hide much of the wearer's face from the side. They were known for their extravagance and generally featu......[Read More]
How to Carve Plaster of Paris & Perlite

How to Carve Plaster of Paris & Perlite

Plaster of paris and perlite are two items used regularly in upper elementary to senior high school in the art classroom. Students learn the principals and techniques used in sculpting inanimate objects. Both plaster of paris and perlite require that plans be initially drawn based on what the sculpt......[Read More]
Craft Ideas With Ribbon

Craft Ideas With Ribbon

Make colorful crafts with assorted ribbons.ribbon rolls image by TekinT from Fotolia.comMost craft stores carry a wide variety of ribbons in an assortment of sizes and colors made of silk, grosgrain, organza, satin and other materials. While you probably already know that ribbons can be.........[Read More]
How to Make Paper Beads Finished with Resin

How to Make Paper Beads Finished with Resin

Making paper beads is an economical and creative way to turn paper into jewelry. The beads can be made by creative types of all ages and is a fun craft project at a birthday party. The bead making utilizes recycled wrapping paper for an eco-friendly activity that will result in some glamorous neckla......[Read More]
How to Make Box Pleated Drapes

How to Make Box Pleated Drapes

Box pleated drapes are formal, elegant window treatments. Traditional box pleats have to be designed, measured and folded accurately, but widely available pleating tape makes the process much quicker and easier. Purchase pleating tape specific for box pleats and the appropriate matching curtain hook......[Read More]
How to Make House Games for Free

How to Make House Games for Free

House games can be created with very little, if any, out-of-pocket expenses. Various types of games can be developed with your creativity and imagination. Whether you are entertaining a group of friends on a Friday night or the children attending your son or daughter’s birthday bash, you can......[Read More]
How to Make Your Own Lawn Darts

How to Make Your Own Lawn Darts

Lawn darts, as their name implies, are large darts that are used for target games on a lawn. You can make your own lawn dart from a few tools and household supplies that will not be as dangerous as commercially made models because no steel or metal will be used. The lawn dart still will have a sharp......[Read More]
Want To Learn Special Effect To Deliver Unique Knowledge

Want To Learn Special Effect To Deliver Unique Knowledge

A special effect course may boost up your animation career opportunities with a strong platform to merge your thoughts and technology systematically but effectively.......[Read More]