Connie Dawson

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How to Remove Paint From Hardware

Avoid chemical strippers with a simple hot water soak<p>Soak painted hardware in hot water to loosen many layers of paint and make cleaning much …

12 TV series to watch this fall

NEW YORK (AP) — The fall television season has been an annual rite since viewers were splitting their time between the trio of networks on their black-and-white TVs.<p>Nowadays, watching TV isn't even limited to TV screens, while dozens of channels are spewing out new series for the modern pampered …

The News, Explained: Vox Joins Flipboard

If you want to understand the news, Vox has got you covered. Since its launch in 2014, Vox has expanded into a comprehensive news source that gives the lowdown on everything from culture and politics to finance and entertainment.<p>As an explanatory journalism site, Vox specializes in providing—you …

U.S. Presidential Election

The Best Exercise For Your Age

Any kind of exercise is a step in the right direction, but some workouts can be more beneficial than others at different points in your life.

Muscle

Come Bind with me!

Welcome to my tutorial on Double Sided Binding. I love this method and I think you will too!<p>Start with choosing the fabric for the binding that you …

Exercise for Sciatica from a Herniated Disc

Leg pain or sciatica from a herniated disc is commonly caused by disc material protruding backwards and irritating or compressing a nerve root, which …

Exercise Treatments for L4 and L5 Herniated Disc

Your spine or vertebral column is comprised of four sections. The cervical vertebrae naturally curves inward and makes up the neck and upper back. …

washing, storing and caring for antique linens and caring for your vintage textiles

washing, storing and caring for antique linens<p>CARING FOR YOUR ANTIQUE LINENS<p>If you discover, inherit or buy antique linens, you will eventually need …

How to Clean Vintage Linens

Do you have some vintage linens that you think are hopeless, dirty and dull or even brown and crackly? There is hope for them! I learned an antique …

How to Bind a Quilt in 6 Easy Steps

Raise your hand if you love binding quilts! The sheer thrill of finishing a project and seeing it bound is enough to make many quilters start …

DIY binding a quilt

26 Jul<p>My mother-in-law taught me how to quilt, and thus, also taught me how to bind a quilt. I’ve since noticed that there’s more than one way to …

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Quilts are so beautiful. I’ve always admired people that can make gorgeous quilts with intricate piecing and meticulous machine-work.<p>For my handmade …

Slipcover Quick Tutorial

Chic Slipcover Makes An Old Ottoman New-And Cool-Again

Put your feet up and ponder this age-old question: what's the difference between a footstool and an ottoman? Besides the fact that an ottoman sounds …

sewing 101: pleated + lined drapes

Curtains are one of my favorite things to sew for the home. They require only the most basic sewing skills, and stitching them yourself allows you to …

sewing 101: making a duvet cover

I don’t know about you, but I never cease to be shocked at the price of bedding. And nothing sets off my “I could make that myself so much cheaper …

sewing 101: tissue box cover

[i’m thrilled to welcome brett bara back to d*s as a regular contributor! brett will be joining us every other week with one of her great sewing 101 …

Sewing 101: Roller Blinds

I love roller blinds for their functionality (privacy and light blockage are there when you want it, gone when you don’t), but they’re not always the …

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Discover Sewing Secrets with Expert Brett Bara

Join us for Ask an Expert for advice directly from our sewing expert Brett Bara, in response to popular questions asked by our community members …

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We're sorry<p>We are unable to locate information at:<p>http://www.doe.mass.edu/odl/assistive/nimas.html<p>It is possible that the page has moved or no longer …

The Padagogy Wheel … it's a Bloomin' Better Way to Teach - In Support of Excellence

When I received the invitation from the new Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, I decided to …

OpenDyslexic font gains ground with help of Instapaper

<b>A free-to-use font designed to help people with dyslexia read online content is gaining favour.</b><p>OpenDyslexic's characters have been given "heavy-weighted bottoms" to prevent them from flipping and swapping around in the minds of their readers.<p>A recent update to the popular app Instapaper has adopted …

Mobile Devices

Books for beginning readers of all ages

Welcome<p>Welcome to the Tar Heel Reader, a collection of free, easy-to-read, and accessible books on a wide range of topics. Each book can be speech …

Accessible Book Collection

Providing Digital Text to Persons with Disabilities<p><b>Attn: AT Professionals</b><p><b>Are you an assistive technology professional? See if you qualify for a free</b> …

An Accessible Online Library for people with print disabilities

Buckle Up for Summer Reading<p>Bookshare offers special summer reading lists for all ages so you can read your way across the U.S. of A.<p>Bookshare Tiene …

Massachusetts's Initiative to Maximize Assistive Technology (AT) in Consumer's Hands

What We're All About<p>MassMATCH is the Commonwealth of Massachusetts's initiative to Maximize Assistive Technology (AT) in Consumer's Hands. It is one …

Assistive Technology

source typeface

OpenDyslexic is a typeface designed against some common symptoms of dyslexia. If you like the way you are able to read this page, and others, then …