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|Book Review- Kumihimo Basics and Beyond|
Shala Kerrigan, BellaOnline's Beadwork Editor
A review of Rebecca Ann Combs book Kumihimo Basics and Beyond : 25 braided and beaded jewelry projects on the kumihimo disk.
|What Kind Of Collector Are You|
Gary Eggleston, BellaOnline's Coin Collecting Editor
If you are a coin collector, how do you categorize yourself?
There are various ways to collect coins as well as the specialties of collectors. Here is how to differentiate the variety of coin collectors.
|Back To School Crochet Projects|
Melissa Rodriguez, BellaOnline's Crochet Editor
Everyone wants to return to school in style. Why not hit them with some cool crochet fashions? Here are some great ideas for back to school crochet projects.
|Preserving Doll Patterns|
Helen B. Wharton, BellaOnline's Doll Making Editor
Here is an idea for making sturdier patterns that last longer and a great way to store them.
|Couching and Laid Work|
Megan McConnell, BellaOnline's Embroidery Editor
Couching, whilst also being a description of where many of us sit to embroider, is also a technique going back over a thousand years and can produce works of stunning intricacy, as well as simple bold designs.
|Prepare for a Successful Show|
Susan Mendenhall, BellaOnline's Jewelry Making Editor
These tips will help you have a more successful show. Success is all in the little details when it comes to shows. Follow these easy tips and you will find setting up and selling to be almost stress free.
|Great Gifts For Knitters|
Lisa Linnell-Olsen, BellaOnline's Knitting Editor
Looking for ideas on what to get for your favorite knitter? whether Christmas, birthday, or even a special thank you, you can get a great gift for a knitter.
|Paper Cut - Book Review|
Mia C. Goloy, BellaOnline's Paper Crafts Editor
With its stunning images and in-depth interviews, Paper Cut: An Exploration into the Contemporary World of Papercraft Art and Illustration will change the way you view papercrafts.
|How Do You Keyword Images?|
Ewa Sapinska, BellaOnline's Photography Editor
How do you keyword your images? Have you even heard of keywording? If you are a stock photographer or any other type of photographer that needs to get more people to see your images, then spending time assigning keywords to images is key to your success and getting more clicks to your site!
|A Cautionary Tale |
Judie Bellingham, BellaOnline's Quilting Editor
Here's a jovial poem about a quilt group making a quilt for a raffle prize.
|Stronghold Builder's Guidebook Review|
Leif Sutter, BellaOnline's Role Playing Games Editor
Perusing the shelves for Dungeons and Dragons Third Edition books? If you've come across the Stronghold Builder's Guidebook, I've got some advice before you buy it. Especially if your group isn't hardcore into that system.
|Photo Challenge for December|
Kathleen Rensel, BellaOnline's Scrapbooking Editor
Challenge yourself with this photo-a-day challenge in December! Then create an album with the photos and the stories.
|How to Sew Burlap|
Tamara Bostwick, BellaOnline's Sewing Editor
Burlap is a coarsely woven fabric made from jute, a vegetable fiber. Burlap is different from most other fabrics and requires some special handling. This article presents some basic information on stabilizing burlap fabric.
|A Use for Dirty Wool|
Laun Dunn, BellaOnline's Spinning Editor
Using otherwise ruined wool to line wire baskets and planters.
|Some Stamp Collecting Lingo|
Gary Eggleston, BellaOnline's Stamps Editor
Much like any other hobby, stamp collecting has its own terms and special lingo. In this article a few of these terms will be explained.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
Digitizing Made Easy
This is a great book for those embroiderers who want to learn to digitize their own designs ready for use on an embroidery machine.
Over 50 projects to embellish your home with embroidery. Templates, patters, and stitch guides. Great illustrations and fun to do!
Learn To Knit, Love to Knit
Young adults and teens will find great projects to learn to knit. This book has projects for those who have never knit or would like to try out some intermediate level techniques.