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Craft supplies, scrapbooking and sewing at discount prices

Craft supplies, scrapbooking and sewing at discount prices
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Making a kilt [From Bobbie Suttie, images copyright Jan Bruyndonckx and used with permission] A Kilt is basically a pleated, wrapped skirt. The back half of the kilt is pleated, the front half (apron) is the made of two overlapping panels. A true kilt is completely handmade. There are some small variations in my version, which I have added for ease of wear, such as adding Velcro across the front of the apron. The expression “The Whole Nine Yards” comes from the fact that a large man’s kilt is made of a nine-yard long piece of tartan material (Editor's note - this is one theory... see references below). Since high quality tartan costs $55 or more per 60-inch wide yard (yielding 2 yards of kilt material) you can see why a kilt is a lifetime investment. Think of a deck of cards, which have been fanned out.

Customer Homepage - Stampin' Up! Last week my team and I had the opportunity to go on a fun outing to Salt Lake City’s Art & Soup. Local artists and restaurants gathered to support Community Nursing Services’ (CNS’s) Charitable Care Program by donating a portion of the artwork sold. This year, the Salt Palace Convention Center’s walls were lined with booths—24 to be exact—which were issuing a variety of soup samples. Our team had fun tasting the samples. Some of our favorites included: lobster bisque, ginger spring pea soup, and squash soup with jalapeño spice. Studs And Spikes .com store | StudsandSpikes.com

Cardstock, Stickers, and More | Order Now VPLL - Home Welcome to Ornamentea.com!!! Ornamentea is your home for fine craft ingredients and inspiration. We strive to offer the most interesting 'parts' for your creations and we do it in an environment that is welcoming and encouraging. Our 'real' store is located in Raleigh, North Carolina and our virtual store is open 24 hours a day on your screen. You can visit us by sitting at our work table, joining us early on a Friday morning for Breakfast & Beads, coming to a class or by downloading one of our free jewelry making and beading tutorials any time. Ornamentea began as Bedizen Ornaments jewelry design, started by Cynthia Deis in the kitchen of a tiny pink house in Raleigh, North Carolina. The studio space was on a busy downtown street in an area that was undergoing a renaissance. Ornamentea moved to the current location in 2002. It has indeed filled up; with beads, ribbon, metals, jewelry making supplies and more. Ornamentea has a focus on local and artist-made work.

Shop Scrapbooking Supplies, Tim Holtz, Memory Box, Heidi Swapp, Sizzix, Graphic 45 Sewing Tutorial: Sew A Crinoline Crinoline or petticoat is easy to make, really!!! Well, at least it is so much more easier to make compared to the queen gown below. Crinoline when worn under a skirt, makes it look domed and inflated, especially for gown of special occasion. Crinoline mainly came in 2 types, hoop or full fabric/tulle. See, the gown is happy and smiling after being given a “lift” by the crinoline! Material you will need: (this is for little girl’s measurement, you would need more for an adult.) 1. 3 meter of tulle, I bought the stiff tulle as it expends better 2. 2 meter fabric to make into an A-shape skirt 3. Divide the tulle into 3 equally parts by it’s width. Use the biggest spacing of straight stitch, sew 2 lines 10mm below the fold side of the 3m tulle. This is an A-shape skirt with elastic waist band and the resilient plastic strip is beside it. The wrong side of the skirt showing the biased tape. Attach the tulle onto the right-side of the A-shape skirt. Get all updates via email:

Sewing Tips for Beginners & Pros With so much excitement about learning to sew, improving skills and the new Sew Crazy Monthly Challenges, I thought it would be a good time to pull together a list of all sorts of sewing tips for beginners, pros and everyone in between. Let’s face it, probably almost all of us have things to learn and things to work on in our sewing, so today I’ve got a list of 50 Sewing Tips, Tricks and Techniques to help you in your projects. Sewing Tips for Beginners and Pros: Here we go! Getting Started: Understanding Your Sewing Machine Sewing Dictionary-Sewing Terms Defined What Supplies Will I Need to Start Sewing? The Sewing Pledge Basics/Beginners: How to Sew a Straight Line The ZigZag Stitch Winding and Threading Bobbin Simple Steps to Improve Your Skills Basting 101 Technique: How to Sew Piping Turning and Top Stitching Adding Elastic in a Casing How to Sew Ruffles How to Insert a Zipper How to Sew Buttonholes How to Applique Shirring/Smocking with Elastic Thread Clipping and Notching Curves Using a Stretch Stitch

Welcome : The Mad Scrapper Monday 22nd February - Scrapaholix class featuring Paper Loft papers and Prima Marketing resist tags & tabs. Time: 7.15 - 9.30pm. Cost: £15 (includes kit and refreshments). Saturday 5th March - All day crop. Wednesday 9th March - Scrapaholix class featuring Kaisercraft True Love papers. Time: 7.15 - 9.30pm. Cost: £15 (includes kit and refreshments). Swindon Retreat - 13th - 15th May, 2016 at The Hilton Hotel Swindon Cost - Single room: £285, Twin room £215 per person Includes all meals and accomodation, room hire and free parking. 4 classes are available for those who wish to do them, and are an optional extra. Huntingdon Retreat - 30th September - 2nd October 2016 at the Holiday Inn Huntingdon. Cost - Single room: £280, Twin room £210 per person Includes all meals, accomodation and venue hire. Weekend with Finnabair - 10th & 11th September 2016 at The Novotel Edinburgh Park, Edinburgh. Cost - Day 1: £155 Black Beauty Journal cover & Frozen in Time journal pages.

Wristlet Sometimes you want to travel light – with just the essentials at hand. For this, you need: the wristlet. A tiny, tidy tote that hangs from your wrist. It's just 5" x 7", but holds all the necessities with room to spare. Zip up your spending cash, a couple o' credit cards, maybe a bit of makeup and a comb. This is a perfect project to use up bits and pieces. Fabric scraps to work with the cutting dimensions shown below½ yard medium-weight fusible interfacing¼ yard light-weight fusible interfacing7" zipper¾" D ring¾" swivel clipAll purpose threadSee-through rulerFabric pencilScissors or rotary cutter and matIron and ironing boardStraight pins Based on the diagram above, cut all the pieces listed below. For the bag: A -- strap: 14" x 3" B -- strap tab: 3" x 3" C -- top front accent square: 2½" x 2½" D -- top front rectangle: 6½" x 2½" E -- bottom front: 8" x 4" F -- back: 8" x 6" For the lining: G -- back lining: 8" x 6" H -- front top lining: 8" x 2½" I -- front bottom lining: 8" x 4: Strap and tab

101 Pretty Printables {free} These pretty printables are fabulous and free…you can’t go wrong with that! Decorate your home with quotes and flowers, throw a party that looks like a million bucks or wrap a gift with the perfect tag. Oh my gosh…you are going to love these!!! There’s a little something for everyone. I wish I could share a photo of each one, but my blog would most likely blow up…ha! Make sure your printer has color ink before you start, and feel free to share this list with all your friends…they’ll love you for it! That ought to keep you busy for awhile! Do you sew? I’d love to hear about your favorites!! ~Kim

A Cherry on Top: The Best Online Scrapbooking Supplies Shoppe Embroidery I hope you had a Happy Christmas. As previously mentioned, crafty activity has come to a temporary halt, hence no posting for me, but I have one project still up my sleeve to share. This is the last one I completed before Christmas. I will preface by saying that normally I intend to keep this blog strictly craft-related and leave out the personal stuff. First things first: It's a decorative piece for my brother-in-law, who is a ninth degree black belt in Isshinryu karate. I started with the Japanese lettering, which says, literally, "Isshinryu" and means "One Heart Method." I arranged the design in Photoshop, printed it, and transferred it onto the fabic with a light board and a water soluble pen. The satin stitching on the Japanese calligraphy took the longest, and I started with it first. Now here's the story: At the time that I was working on this piece, I was, oh, 9 months pregnant or so. So now you know why my craft life is on hold.

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