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How to tie a Turk's Head

How to tie a Turk's Head
Uses: The Turk's Head (ABOK # 1303 - 5, p 232) is widely used as a slide, or woggle, for scout's scarves. Tying it: The Turk's Head is usually tied around the hand. For the demonstration here, the braiding was performed round a piece of wood and the work was rotated as the braiding advanced. Variations: There are many variations on the simple Turk's head. Braiding a Single Rope Demonstration: The process of braiding using a single end is readily understood by practicing Braiding with a short length of rope as shown here. Turk's Head Beads Turk's Head Beads: The Turk's Head can also be used to make a string of beads - not unlike a Rosary. Finishing: Traditionally scout woggles were not secured. WARNING: Molten nylon is dangerously hot. Related:  Art and CreativityWebsites & Webpages

s Fine Craft Tutorials & Project Ideas! Everyday Wrapped Bracelet Tutorial Everyday Wrapped Bracelet This easy-to-wear bracelet is addictive to make. Finished length 7 inches Note: this bracelet is designed to fit the wrist snugly. Ingredients - 20 inches leather cord, 1.5 mm - 6 inches ball chain, #3 - 28 inches Irish waxed linen cord - 1 12mm Elaine Ray Round Bead Tools: - Scissors 1. 2. 3. Variations: Try your own color combinations or substitute 6 inches of Swarovski crystal chain for the ball chain. Click here for a printable version of this tutorial "Exploding Box" Class... Exploding Box Class - "An Exploding Year" - by Anso Please feel free to use these instructions to make your own boxes. You are free to link to this page from any forum etc if you wish. Please do NOT copy this information and/or photos to use for your own classes/forums/webpages without permission. Please also note that I'm not claiming that I have invented the exploding box, but these simple step-by-step instructions and photos are mine.Class Supply list: For the box you will need:* 3x 12x12 sheets of cardstock For the lid you will need: * 1x 12x12 sheet of cardstock (though this can be A4 also, you only need a 6 ¼”x6 ¼” piece) Tools: * trimmer * scissors * scoring tool, like a bone folder etc, or the scoring blade if you have a Zision trimmer or similar * glue (I would recommend double-sided tape PLUS a wet glue like Glossy Accents, Diamond Glaze etc) * 4 paperclips (to hold card in place while drying) – optional * corner rounder – optional * inkpad for edges of card - optional 1. 2. 3.

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"Swiper, No Swiping!": The Demonology of Dora the Explorer Having two young children, I am all too aware of the cartoon and marketing phenomenon Dora the Explorer. Dora’s smiling face is a ubiquitous presence throughout children’s culture. For those who are unfamiliar with the series, the plotline of each story, both on television and in books, follows a similar formula. Dora and her monkey friend named Boots (who incidentally wears nothing but boots) encounter some animal that needs help getting somewhere, and with aid of a talking map and backpack, they find directions, ready supplies, and begin their adventure. Along the way, they encounter numerous talking animals and trees, small animals who appear from nowhere to play a transitional-scene theme song, and other marvelous creatures on their enchanted romp through the (super)natural world. While watching an episode with my kids one day, it dawned on me: Swiper was being expelled with an incantation to ward off demons. Preschoolers are our least powerful citizens. “So, is Swiper a bad guy?”

Cord and Chain Double Wrap Bracelet The Braided Chain Bracelet tutorial that I posted back in August was so well loved, that I decided to do yet another bracelet tutorial. This one doesn't involve braiding, but it uses the same concept of incorporating some sort of thread/cord into chain. (By the way - Check out S&P's Facebook fan page for an entire album full of other talented ladies' versions of the Braided Chain Bracelet! I spotted CC Skye's Thompson Double Wrap Bracelet on about a month ago - I loved how the leather cord adds a touch of badass to the chain. CC Skye - Thompson Double Wrap Bracelet ( Thompson Double Wrap Bracelet, $264 ( Supplies:- Curb chain (I used brass) - At least 60 inches of cord (The original version used leather. 1) Measure a length of chain that will fit comfortably around your wrist. 2) Insert the cord through the topmost link in one of the strands. 4) Pull it through, and bring it back up "behind" the chain and into the next link...

Ancient Chinese geography - TEDb Ancient Chinese geography Objective Students will demonstrate their knowledge of Ancient Chinese geography by forming tableaus to represent Chinese geography passed down from the Chinese Creation Myth. Materials Needed Computers and a projector Lesson Directions Anticipatory Set/Hook Have the students clear the desks away and then with their chairs, sit in a large circle. Instruction Step 1 - When the students have the chairs cleared away, have them spread out to their own space in the room and explain that you will all begin exploring ideas and stories from Ancient China. Geography Modern China is a vast country. It has a great variety of climates and terrains. In the west of China there are the Himalayas, with some of the highest mountains in the world. Qinghai Province - north-west China The melting snows from the mountains in the west create the headwaters for two of China's most important rivers, the Yellow River and the Yangzi River. Ask the students the following questions: Assessment

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Three New Necklaces. I was Playing around Last night and I came up with these three necklaces. All three are made with leather, one with wood beads, one with green stones, one with pink stones. The only thing I bought was the leather. You can find it in the jewelry, bead section of Wal-Mart or Michaels about $3.00. I recycled a white wood bead necklace for this one. And a green stone necklace for this one. You just take a piece of leather and string beads to both ends. Then, fold it in half and wrap it around your neck, put the beads through the loop. Easy!! You can experiment and make all kinds. Happy Saturday Night.

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Margaret Thatcher and misapplied death etiquette | Glenn Greenwald News of Margaret Thatcher's death this morning instantly and predictably gave rise to righteous sermons on the evils of speaking ill of her. British Labour MP Tom Watson decreed: "I hope that people on the left of politics respect a family in grief today." Following in the footsteps of Santa Claus, Steve Hynd quickly compiled a list of all the naughty boys and girls "on the left" who dared to express criticisms of the dearly departed Prime Minister, warning that he "will continue to add to this list throughout the day". This demand for respectful silence in the wake of a public figure's death is not just misguided but dangerous. But the key point is this: those who admire the deceased public figure (and their politics) aren't silent at all. Whatever else may be true of her, Thatcher engaged in incredibly consequential acts that affected millions of people around the world. Exactly the same is true of Thatcher.