How do you seal embroidered clothes? Place your embroidery face down on your ironing board. Center your Heat N Bond, paper side up, on the back of your…

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Curly maple figuring is similar to quilted maple, but curl is a primarily horizontal pattern perpendicular to the wood grain. Unlike quilted maple, curly maple is most pronounced…

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Knits come in the same variety of fiber contents as woven: 100% cotton, 100% polyester, cotton/polyester blends, cotton/spandex blends, wool, nylon, rayon, etc. I’m personally quite fond of…

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The best yarn for afghans is soft, inexpensive, and washes well. Acrylic yarn will do the job. Check the yardage of the acrylic yarn you’re looking to buy…

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Your beads will return to full size. If you spot them turning cloudy or detect mold, that means bacteria has begun to grow on them and immediate attention…

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Farrukhabad city is famous for embroidery which Known for its most beautiful handwork royal embroidery, this embroidery is done mostly on all type of fabric and zardozi is…

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Backing: A quilt consists of three layers. Quilt top is either pieced or a single piece of fabric. The next layer is batting. The bottom layer of a…

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What do you do if you don’t have a gift bag? No gift bags? No problem: Expert tips on novel ways to wrap presents Add pop with personal…

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Cork is eco-friendly, renewable and very trendy. It’s also a great surface to embroider on. While it acts like leather, vinyl and other non-fibrous materials in many ways…

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Can you sow in clip in hair extensions? The answer is yes, but it was always a long tedious undertaking. Sewing clips onto wefted hair extensions is not…

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