Craft Corner

Love arts and crafts? Whether you're a beginner or an expert, this forum is for you!
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Cement Crafts Have you noticed that the cost of pots for your Garden are up there with every thing so make your own as well as figurines. Bag of ready mix cement,spray can of ordinary cooking oil, and moulds, You're moulds can be made of thick cardboard wood, old glass ware plastic pots, or even silicone cooking moulds. Mix cement...
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Commissioned paintings for POOPS (Pets of Older Persons) Member @Oaklegs would also like to share these commissioned paintings he made for POOPS members. Aren't these beautiful? Best subject, too!
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Easy knitted or crocheting womens house slippers
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Introducing the Craft Corner! Did you notice this shiny new forum? That's right, Craft Corner is officially here! This is the place for all things hobbies and crafts. Kicking us off is the wonderful member Selyna B, who recently took on the challenge of learning to crochet in 30 days. This story is now available to all members of the SDC to...
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More projects baby craft Easy baby booties
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Baby craft An assortment of booties
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Crochet crazy I got into crochet last year and discovered c2c (corner-to-corner) blankets. I love the variety of patterns and have been doing them for friends and family.
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How to assemble pattern for pants and dress
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Short story writing by Robbin My short stories are designed to relax restless little ones and send them to dreamland. Narrated by my son Chris Miller my stories e.g. The Sleepy Puppy and Friends are available on bookclubaudio.com I also adapted a story from one written by my other son,Jonathon when he was only eight. Check out The Tap Dancing...
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Note from the Editor: This article was kindly written for the SDC by member Alan G. As we get older and settle into retirement, everybody seems to tell us we need to ‘stay active’ – physically and mentally, and they’re probably right. Apart from the usual 30-minute-a-day walk around the block, one way to keep one’s brain active (and hopefully...
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I've had a sewing machine since my kids were born. I have never been able to sew clothes on the sewing machine, only crafty things. I used to knit their jumpers and cardigans and have crocheted the odd baby blanket. Now, I just love messing around on the machine and sewing little things, like tote bags, book marks, drinks coasters, book...
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Painting I love painting and drawing , this is my grandson and granddaughter And quick sketches, at the bottom the one of the girl with the beanie is my daughter
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Craft corner I crochet toys and donate them to our local hospital shop.
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Revamp old jeans and jackets for something a teenager would love
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More patterns measurement for child and adult foot
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Your Favourite Artists And Painting Here are some of my favs. I have a love of surrealism and have a few of these prints hanging around. Literally! Hieronymus Bosch - "The Garden Of Earthly Delights" Salvador Dali - "The Face Of War" Edvard Munch - "The Scream" M.C. Escher - "Ascending And Descending" These images really mess with...
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First Hexigon Although I have been crocheting on and off for years, more so now I am retired and a little housebound at the moment I decided to challenge myself and attempt a hexigon baby blanket, so I purchased a pattern online by Meema Makes and away I went, once I had the required number of hexigons and half hexigons came the task of...
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looks good too for around house or going out for a baby Many other patterns on Pinterest
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Note from the Editor: This article has been kindly written for the SDC by member Selyna B. Dear readers, I have been given the opportunity to partake in a 30-day challenge of my choosing. There are so many ideas out there for 30-day challenges, from physical, spiritual, and mental well-being, and food; I even saw a challenge to brush your...
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Patterns Sharing patterns could be against copywrite rules. Poldine
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Astronomy Hi, would like to share my "hobby" with you. Astronomy. The night sky is full of some very amazing sights. Here are two of my three telescopes I enjoy using. This one is my 10-inch (diameter) Newtonian scope mounted on an EQ-6 R mount. This one is my 5-inch SCT scope mounted on its Alt/Az mount. This is my "workhorse". Just...
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