Crafts

  • Hand Embroidery
    Hand embroidery has a rich history that is thousands of years old. Many of us think of our mothers' cross stitch patterns or our grandmothers' needlepoint canvases when we think of embroidery. My ow....
  • Sterling Silver Beads
    There are two main types of sterling silver beads. The first kind, sleek and contemporary, are manufactured. Shiny surfaces, a wide variety of shapes and uniform sizing are high points of manufactur....
  • Machine Embroidery Patterns
    Machine embroidery patterns are often much more elaborate than hand embroidery patterns. Buying an embroidery machine can be quite an investment, but once you've made it, you can create really amazin....
  • Online Scrapbooking Stores
    Online scrapbooking stores are great for so many reasons. First and foremost, you are likely to find plenty of ideas just from browsing the pages. Even if you don't purchase anything, new ideas are ....
  • Scrapbooks
    Have you ever been over to a friend's house and seen scrapbooks of his or her family? Does it ever make you wish that you had such greatly preserved memories of your family? Well, you can. Scrapboo....
  • Craft Supplies
    The heady experience of walking into a craft supplies store, filled with dazzling colors and scents, is for some people like wandering into a candy store is for others. Whether we're initially going i....
  • Bali Beads
    Bali beads may be the single most popular category among all the myriad types of beads available. These beads are crafted by artisans in Bali and other areas of Indonesia from sterling silver. (Altho....
  • Girl Scout Crafts
    The Girl Scouts (Girl Guides in Canada and the UK) are well known for helping girls aged 4 through 17 to develop their full potential. Girls are also gradually taught survival skills appropriate to th....
  • Freshwater Pearl Beads
    Six thousand years ago, in ancient Sumeria, important personages were buried with a pearl in their left hand. One of the primary reasons why Julius Caesar invaded Britain in the sixth century was to ....
  • Cross Stitch Patterns
    My grandmother's favorite cross stitch patterns were always the ones that reflected my brother's and my favorite hobbies. When we were kids, she would cross stitch pictures for us of children playing....