Christine Wackett

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How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Woodworking

To Dye For: Inside the Vast Library That Stores the World’s Rarest Pigments

Narayan Khandekar, director of the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies<p>Narayan Khandekar, director of the Straus Center for …

Garden Lace Shawl

The Garden Lace Shawl blends five unique crochet lace patterns to create an ever-changing yet delightfully well-ordered free crochet wrap pattern on …

"Loves Me, Loves Me Not" - Pantone Challenge mini quilt

This year, the Pantone Color of the Year is Greenery. I've never been a huge fan of green, but my fabric stash says otherwise. Anyway, Pennington …

17 Chocolate Recipes You Don't Know Your Slow Cooker Can Make

"Chocolate" and "slow cooker" might not be two things you'd normally include in the same sentence, but these recipes will convince you otherwise. You'll be delighted to find out that your slow cooker can make perfectly chewy brownies, crunchy chocolate candy, and decadent hot chocolate. …

Slow Cookers

Historical Fashion Gets Turned Inside Out at Kent State University Museum - Threads

No matter how beautiful and innovative a garment’s exterior is, sometimes the interior is even more fascinating. Whenever I see an excellently …

Recreating Dior's New Look

Recreating Dior's New Look<p>I've been dreaming of a New Look style suit in red linen for my mini-break weekend (which is creeping up on me rapidly, so …

Rixty garden

Rixty is the newest tangle from Rick and Maria. It's a fun little tangle that lends itself to lots of tangleations. Since the calendar says it's …

Feathers.

Buddy by Tied in Tangles

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Fair Verona – a Free Pattern for Hand Embroidery

Today, I’m going to share a free hand embroidery pattern with you while waxing philosophical (actually, just babbling and pondering) about the names …

100 Years of South East Asian Nonya Embroidery

I haven't usually had the time to submit to magazines but last year, I was invited to do so. My thanks to Brenda from the Grand River Bead Society …

Step in to the dark

The Artist is his Studio

How to Live Like a Victorian

Historian Ruth Goodman wants us to learn about history from the men and women who lived it, not just the kings and queens we fetishize.<p>Arranging the …

Workshops Of Famous Artists Show Both Creative Chaos And Artistic Order

Unless an artist literally paints with colors of the wind, one needs a studio to work in. And here we present some workshops of famous artists. From …

Sew Collapsible Boxes

It’s the last sewing tutorial for our month of organization here on the blog! Today I’m going to show you how to sew a collapsible box. Because we …

Full and Small Bust Adjustments

If you are larger than a D cup you may want to perform the <b>Full Bust Adjustment</b>, though we have provided a good amount of ease in Hawthorn. The FBA …

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