Carpentry Fun Time: Sanding Games for Children
Children love doing things with their hands, probably because hands are new to them! Here are three activities for children involving sandpaper.Whip Up a Treasure or Two Out of Leather
People have been working with leather for so long that there are no historical records of the beginnings of leather craft. Until recent historical times most households would have a few basic leather tools such as punches, awls, and various leather working needles, even if no one in the household pursued any type of leather working as a hobby.The Five Simple Steps to Gold Leafing
Gold leafing or gilding, is a form of art that reaches back into history for hundreds of years. Historically, the process of gold leafing did not involve the use of liquid gold paints. Artists throughout history used gold sheet that was made from 23 or 24 carat gold. In today’s world of gold leafing, the cost of real gold would make the hobby entirely too expensive. So we use a cheaper process that creates a perfect simulation of the antique art of gold leafing.Easter Bonnets and The Egg Head Superheroes!
We have been thinking about Easter for a while and somehow our thoughts always seem to come back to chocolate! We are considering writing about egg blowing or making Easter bonnets that looked like fried eggs but in the end we decided to mix one of our favourite crafts, ‘The Tube Superheroes’ with the seasonal chocolate egg treat and we came up with…Tips to Find the Best Sewing Machine For Beginners
Learning how to sew can be difficult, especially if you choose the wrong machine. Before choosing a sewing machine, you should identify which areas you want to focus on the most, and that will help you determine how to choose the best sewing machine for beginners.