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How to Measure Bolt Fabric

How to Measure Bolt Fabric

Buying fabric can be somewhat overwhelming, especially for the uninitiated. Fabric stores sell fabric wrapped in something called a bolt. Bolts of fabric have a set width, but the length of the fabric you are buying will be measured in yards. Measuring for the amount of fabric that you need for a......[Read More]
How to Paint Inside Glass Bottles

How to Paint Inside Glass Bottles

Paint the insides of glass bottles to turn them into decorative centerpieces or colorful gifts. You won't be able to drink out of them, of course, but you can admire them as aesthetic objects. Though painting the inside of a bottle presents certain challenges, it can actually be easier for those who......[Read More]
Gerbing Dual Temp Controller Instructions

Gerbing Dual Temp Controller Instructions

Gerbring manufactures electrically heated clothing for motorcyclists. The company's patented Microwire system weaves Teflon-coated bundles of hundreds of stainless steel wires that thinner than a human hair into riding clothes and warms them with electricity. Voltage for the heated clothing comes f......[Read More]
It’s Christmas Time - Greet Your Loved Ones With Cards

It’s Christmas Time - Greet Your Loved Ones With Cards

A majority of people believe in greeting each other with cards on various occasions. This is because it clearly and effectively sends the message in a way that spoken words are unable to do. Earlier, ... ......[Read More]
How to Make Beaded Jewelry at Home & Get Paid

How to Make Beaded Jewelry at Home & Get Paid

Plenty of people dream of turning their jewelry-making hobby into a business. In today's economy it is a smart move to avoid commercial rental spaces and turn to alternative sources. Retail space is expensive, sometimes costing thousands of dollars each month. Alternative sources include online web ......[Read More]
How to Dye a Carpet Cheaply

How to Dye a Carpet Cheaply

Dyeing a carpet is an easy way to change the look of your room or to cover an outdated or stained carpet. Dyeing the carpet is less expensive than replacing the entire carpet and can also be cheaper than having it professionally cleaned. Do-it-yourself carpet dyes are appropriate only for wool or n......[Read More]
How to Make Cheerleading Noisemakers

How to Make Cheerleading Noisemakers

Whether you are cheering on the field or in the stands, a noisemaker is a great way to show support for your team. Purchasing a noisemaker is an option, but making one is an easy and inexpensive way to cheer your team to victory. Making noisemakers can be a fun project for an individual, cheerleadin......[Read More]
Weaving Instructions for Weed Baskets

Weaving Instructions for Weed Baskets

Baskets can be made from virtually any type of plant life, including a variety of weeds. Look for weeds with long stems and weeds that produce runners like kudzu and honeysuckle. Seaweed can also be woven into baskets. Some baskets can be made with freshly harvested weeds. However, most weeds should......[Read More]
How to Make Candy Bracelets With Licorice

How to Make Candy Bracelets With Licorice

Making jewelry is fun, but making jewelry you can eat is even better. Use strings of tasty licorice to make creative and delicious bracelets for kids. This is a perfect craft for birthday parties, church groups or family get togethers where you will have a lot of small kids that need something to do......[Read More]
How to Make Crafts With Scrap Jewelry

How to Make Crafts With Scrap Jewelry

Don't discard costume jewelry with missing stones or single earrings; use the pieces as embellishments for craft projects. Add scrap jewelry to your next mosaic or use it to cover the lid of a treasure box. Embed the jewelry in a stepping stone or glue it around a mirror frame. There are many crafty......[Read More]
DIY Crafts: Beaded Headdress Made From Mardi Gras Beads

DIY Crafts: Beaded Headdress Made From Mardi Gras Beads

Mardi Gras, French for "Fat Tuesday," is the traditional celebration held on the day (or period of several days) immediately prior to Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of the Lenten fasting season for Catholics. The name derives from the practice of eating delicious fatty foods in the day bef......[Read More]
How to Make Chalkboard Stickers

How to Make Chalkboard Stickers

If you're one of those people who frequently label household items or make to-do lists, chalkboard stickers are an economical solution for you. In less than five minutes, you can create a reusable label or writing surface that is much more convenient and attractive than your standard chalkboard. Tap......[Read More]
Beading Instructions for a Tiara

Beading Instructions for a Tiara

Create an elegant hairpiece suitable for a princess of any age. Wire and beads are all that are required to create a fashionable accessory that can be customized to any color or purpose. Ideal for a young girl's birthday party or a young woman's wedding, a simple tiara can be made quickly with almos......[Read More]
How to Make Handheld Pom-Poms

How to Make Handheld Pom-Poms

Famously used in cheerleading activities, handheld pom-poms also keep the kids entertained at playtime. Pom-poms made using recycled plastic bags make a satisfying rustling sound when they're shaken, and are ideal for kids to use as percussion instruments to shake in time to music. Use them in place......[Read More]
How to Make a Plaster Bandage Torso Casting

How to Make a Plaster Bandage Torso Casting

Torso casting is a popular craft for expectant mothers who want to capture their baby-bump in plaster. Creating a plaster bandage cast of your own torso is a craft that will require the help of a partner. The plastering process will take about 30 minutes, so make sure you don't have anywhere importa......[Read More]
How to Fold a Cushion Corner

How to Fold a Cushion Corner

Properly folded corners makes for a stunning cushion. Making homemade couch cushions or pillows, for example, requires a basic and effective squash fold on all corners. Squash folding symmetrically aligns each of the fabric corners to provide sharp and even hem lines. While the squash fold style is ......[Read More]
How to Sew for Beginners

How to Sew for Beginners

Like most creative occupations, sewing has its own vocabulary and set of skills. Basting and gathering have a different meaning when you are manipulating fabric. Learning a few new terms and skills will make following the instructions in a pattern or article much easier. A running stitch joins two p......[Read More]
How to Create a Giant Photo Card

How to Create a Giant Photo Card

Creating a giant photo card can be a creative and entertaining project for your children to work on together. However, keep it mind that this project can be pricey because you will need to get a giant enlargement of your photo for the project to work. Alternatives to this project design are to cover......[Read More]