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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.
|Bullion Coin Buying Tips|
Gary Eggleston, BellaOnline's Coin Collecting Editor
What are bullion coins? These coins may have high values because they are not only limited; but also they may have been found in shipwrecks, or they may come from the ancient times. Bullion coins are the type of collector’s items that many people look for.
|Craft a Hiking Stick|
Launa Stout, BellaOnline's Crafts for Kids Editor
Before you get ready for your next adventure hike take the time to make a personalized walking stick for each family member. Keep these in the car and you will be ready whenever the urge to “Take a Hike!” hits…
|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.
|Knit Animal Hats Book Review|
Lisa Linnell-Olsen, BellaOnline's Knitting Editor
Gramma Nancy Nielsen's new book features 19 different knit animal hat patterns for babies and small children.
|Creative Paper Jewelry - Book Review|
Mia C. Goloy, BellaOnline's Paper Crafts Editor
This book shows you how to turn paper in its various incarnations into contemporary, one-of-a-kind jewelry.
|Taking Better Pictures With Your iPhone|
Ewa Sapinska, BellaOnline's Photography Editor
If you have an iPhone then you have a great little camera in your bag at all times. Read on to find out how to take better pictures with your iPhone.
|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.
|When Your Stamps Become Valuable|
Gary Eggleston, BellaOnline's Stamps Editor
Ever since the world began, humans were born to get busy. This is the main reason why most of the people are engaged into different activities life sports and different hobbies especially if they have nothing to do.
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!
The Knitter´s Handbook
My personal favorite reference for knitters. Uses step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations to explain many knitting techniques and skills. A good go-to for your knitting library.