Monday, October 29, 2007

Crochet and Craft Patterns

Crochet and Craft Patterns

  • How To Cover A Lampshade Frame

    Today’s feature is from Kirin Notebook with instructions for How to cover a lampshade frame Equipment Lampshade frame (these can be tricky to find - I buy mine from Handworks in Prahran, VIC) Fabric (anything that can hold it’s own when the light is on - you want to be able to still see the pattern!) Some sort of [...]

  • Dry & Chapped Hands Remedies

    Homemade Chapped Balm Recipe: Ingredients: 1 cup Cocoa Butter 1 cup Shea Butter 1/2 cup Jojoba Oil 1/4 cup Beeswax Directions: If you have a large enough Pyrex measuring cup, place ingredients in that or just use a deep casserole dish of some kind. Loosely cover the top with foil (for steam and moisture to escape). Heat in oven at 180°F for two [...]

  • Complete Embroidery Pattern Series - Kitten Towels Set

    I normally only post once on Saturday’s but I thought it would be nice to have one place listing the entire Kitten Towels Embroidery Set that I’ve been uploading for you these past few weeks. Handy for your bookmarks and for sharing :). Monday’s Kittens Tuesday’s Kittens Wednesday’s Kittens Thursday’s Kittens Friday’s Kittens Saturday’s Kittens Sunday’s Kittens The pattern set details and instructions [...]

  • Free Vintage Embroidery Pattern - Kitten Towels #7

    Here?s this week?s free embroidery pattern in the series started with Free Vintage Embroidery Pattern - Kitten Towels. You?ll find the details and pattern instructions on that page. Today?s Pattern is ?Sunday Kittens? and you can see them at their leisurely best on this day of rest. There is however a bird in a cage that [...]

  • Free Afghan Pattern - Crochet

    Today’s feature is from CrochetMe with an awesome free afghan pattern: The Mommy Blanket A Mommy Blanket is an afghan you create for a pregnant woman or new mom. It’s a gift for her and her alone and has nothing to do with babies. It isn’t cutesy (unless that’s her style) and it is barely practical, [...]

  • Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken

    This will make a nice chicken with a slightly crispy skin, not quite rotisserie crispy, but it’s still very good. Ingredients: Roasting Chicken Seasonings (Lemon Pepper, Lemon Herb Blend, or your favorite Chicken Spices) Lard (I use Tenderflake) Directions: Wash the chicken inside and out thoroughly. Pat dry with paper towels. Rub in a light layer of lard all over the [...]

  • Design Your Own Accordian File

    Today’s feature is from Scor-Pal with this tutorial for Mini Accordian File Folder Supplies: Scor-Pal� Three #10 Envelopes ( Business size) Decorative scrapbook paper (Cut into two sheets of 5 1/4″ x 6 1/2″) 2 Pieces chipboard cut into 4 1/4 x 5 1/2″ (may be cut from cardboard, cereal box, poster board) 2 Pieces cardstock 4 1/4″ x [...]

  • Homemade Herbal Carpet Freshener Recipe

    This makes a big batch of carpet freshener that will last quite awhile. You can cut the amounts down if you like until you find your favorite blend. To give yourself a small variety to choose from, you could split the recipe in three then add three different herbal fragrance choices to each container/mix. Ingredients: 6 cups [...]

  • How To Make Natural Dyes from Edible Items

    Today’s feature is from Lion Brand with instructions for how to make Natural Dyes from Edible Items We used only edible items purchased at our local market, boiling water and (in some cases) salt to make beautiful, all-natural dyes. After trying our dyes, you will probably want to experiment with other natural food dyes of your [...]

  • How To Make Chocolate Dipped Spoons

    Chocolate dipped spoons are easy to make and are a nice treat for your coffee, great gifts for coffee lovers! Here’s how to make them: Ingredients Milk Chocolate (use a bag of chocolate chips if you like) Dark Chocolate (2 squares or small handful of chips - used for decoration. Amount will vary depending on embellishments used.) White Chocolate [...]

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