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Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY

Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY

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Multi Strand Finger Loop Braiding In this Instructable, I'm going to teach you how to make Finger Loop Braids. With this technique you can make braids with just your hands that have 10 or more strands each. They can be used for anything. Bracelets, chokers, belts, hat bands, as trim on clothing, or furniture... If you need a strong lacing, a finger loop braid will multiply the strength of your string/rope by 10. Finger Loop Braids were popular from the 15th to the 17th Centuries in Europe, There are still some forms of similar braids made in isolated areas of South America, Asia and the Middle East. This is the style of braiding that was done in Medieval Europe and all the patterns are translated from Medieval manuscripts by the great folks at Supplies: some kind of rope, string, yarn,...Tools: HandsTime: Depends on the length and pattern of the braid but the ones I'm making only take a few minutes to complete an entire braid. It is difficult to describe and annotate the patterns. Lets go.

Society for Technical Communication Craftynest DIY Projects, Room Designs, Home Ideas & Do It Yourself Tips for Hands-On People | Fresh Home Ideas - Removes passwords from viewable PDFs Yahoo! Messenger - Chat, Instant message, SMS, Video Call, PC Calls InWords - the open documentation company Bloomin’ Handmade Greeting Cards You Can Plant You’ve might have seen seed paper recently. It is homemade paper with flower seeds in it. When it is planted in the ground and given lots of TLC it will bloom into beautiful flowers you can enjoy. First, you need to make the paper. Use paper you have around your house. When your paper is nice and evenly blended you can add your seeds. Now it is ready to be shaped. Place a towel on the counter and if you have a piece of felt, place the felt on top of the towel. Take another towel and press it down on the paper pulp to help dry the excess water. When your paper is dry, cut it out into a flower shape. Make sure you add a message somewhere on your card to let the recipient know they can plant it! Little Birdie Secrets are regular contributors to Make and Takes and was born from the crafting obsession of three friends living in the Pacific Northwest. Tagged as: card, fun with paper Written by Little Birdie Secrets

How to Make Crepe Paper Flowers April 28th, 2010 Email 278 users recommend paper flowers from photos by Rex Barrett for the crimson poppy, (c)2010 the crimson poppy, llc paper flower - red rose - by the crimson poppy Photo: photos by Rex Barrett for the crimson poppy, (c)2010 the crimson poppy, llc You've heard it all before: crepe and tissue paper flowers are fun, easy, economical, environmentally friendly, long-lasting, more or less non-allergenic, and a dozen other fabulous features I take for granted and have failed to mention here. If you're like me, you found online tutorials that had confusing text instructions or a video you followed super-carefully when cutting and gluing and twisting and folding ... and when it was all said and done, you had a globby, lop-sided, not-so-great-looking paper flower that wasn't realistic in the least. The wonderful truth is that crepe paper flowers don't have to turn out that way. When you make paper flowers, here's what you should know:

30 Useful (and Unknown) Web Apps You Need to Bookmark At Maximum PC, computer hardware is our bread and butter. We review it, preview it, and just generally love to talk about it. Unfortunately, hardware becomes less important with each passing day, as more and more software moves onto the internet. So to help you prepare for a future in the cloud, we've put together a list of 30 of our favorite web apps and services. ScreenToaster ScreenToaster is a web app designed to make life a whole lot easier for every family’s “computer expert.” OpenTable If you like to eat out, you’ve probably heard of OpenTable. Readitlater Have you ever found yourself wanting to read an online article or blog post, but without the time to actually read it? ConvertCenter Did you know that one bushel is equal to 101.9716 hectoliters? Issuu We may be a print magazine, but we all know the future is digital. Keep reading for more great web apps!

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