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How to decorate clear Christmas ball ornaments

Decorating clear Christmas balls These clear glass Christmas balls can be found at most craft stores. After the top is removed the empty ball can be decorated in numerous ways. There are many methods that may be used to decorate these balls. You can insert garlands, flowers, ribbons and many... More

How to draw a five-point star

Need to draw a star? Follow these five simple steps. Christmas, proms, parties and a lot of other celebrations will have you seeing stars on ceilings, windows, cards and more. An easy way to draw these stars for these celebrations takes only five easy steps. Then you can color them in, cut them... More

How to hem a skirt

Often those skirts you buy from the shop are too long or too short. Learning to hem means that you can adjust the length of those garments which need to be restyled, and can also prove useful in the making of new garments. This guide is based on experience and tells the reader how to use... More

How to make a four-leaf clover charm

Instead of just wearing the color green on St. Patty's Day, why not raise your chances of being "lucky" every day by carrying or wearing a handmade four-leaf clover charm. The best thing about charms is that they are versatile. Charms can be conveniently carried with you where ever you go by... More

How to build an Ottoman for American Girl dolls

Girls love their American Girl dolls and enjoy playing with them. After the excitement of finding Molly or Julie inside a package, girls start wishing that they had things to use in their play with their doll. Things like food, clothes or furniture. Most dream their way through the American Girl... More

How to crochet a poinsettia afghan

Crochet your own poinsettia afghan A poinsettia afghan will brighten any room of your home. While it would generally be used at Christmas time, it can be used at any time of the year when you want to cuddle up under a warm blanket. As long as you know how to make the stitches needed in... More

How to choose a sewing thread

A stitch in time. The haberdashery shops are filled with all kinds of threads. How is a seamstress or hobbyist supposed to choose the right thread for the project in hand? This guide takes the reader through the different choices, and explains the difference between the various thread options, so... More

How to make a diaper tree for a baby shower

It is always good news when a decoration for a baby shower can be used as a gift as well. Depending on which part of the country you are from, this decoration may be called a diaper tree or a diaper cake. Instead of giving Mom boxes full of diapers, this decoration is made. Mom can pull it apart... More

How to make a bandana wreath decoration

It's a little bit country This is a great little craft that can be used for many occasions. Bandanas come in every possible color. The wreath can be made in school colors and used to decorate lockers. They can be made in different sizes and are appropriate for any... More

How to knit with double pointed needles

Knitting in the round with double pointed needles You have made a scarf on straight needles and now you would like to make a cap to match. It's time to try out knitting with double pointed needles. By using double pointed needles you can knit in the round and not have to make a... More