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How Embroidery Digitizing Works

Embroidery isn't all that hard these days, because of digitizing. It has actually become faster and easier for many of us. Embroidery digitizing is basically putting in digital data into a computer with a digital file or scanned image and then creating stitch types, directions, density settings

Interesting History Of Indian Minted Coins!

Indian coins have always played a significant role, whether in history or in the current era. The history of minted coins from gold coins to nickel coins is very long and fascinating.

Making a Pineapple Costume at Home

Halloween is around the corner and dressing up kids for this special day is the biggest challenge of the season! This includes numerous trips to the seasonal stores for buying a charming, yet expensive, dress for your little one. Why spend so much just for an evening when you can easily craft your o

Throwing a Scrapbooking Party

A scrapbooking party can be a great way to introduce guests to the art of scrapbooking or for experienced crafters to share ideas and tips. (These get-togethers are called "crops.")

Why You Want To Learn How To Walk The Cup

Upon my recent video submissions concerning the TIG welding, there have arisen some statements by some in the welding circles with both a negative and a positive response to this matter.

4 Keys to Winning Shows With Breyer Model Horse Toys

The model horse hobby takes different directions for different collectors. Some hobbyists collect all four Breyer model horse sizes, including Traditional, Classic, Paddock Pals and Stablemates, while others are loyal to a particular size classification.

Chef Tigger Cookie Jar

Disney Auctions limited edition jars are popular and they too can bring more than double the issue price for the more popular characters.Shown here are limited edition jars from Disney Auctions. Jars are typically limited to a production run of 250 or 350. Occasionally Disney will offer a prototype

Nitro Rc Cars

RC (or Remote controlled) Cars have always been among the hottest toys in any given year. This may be attributed to the fact that children (and adults for that matter) love the idea of getting to control a car on their own.

Hobby Room Chemicals - 5 Chemicals to Avoid in Your Hobby Room

It's such a treat to be able to dedicate a room in your home for your favorite hobby-pottery, stained glass, photography, oil painting, or woodworking. Unfortunately, exposure to many of the chemicals used in these hobbies can be dangerous. Make your hobby room safer by avoiding the following 5

Hanging Empty Frames For Wall Art

There is an ongoing debate about hanging empty frames on a plain wall. Some people will be saying that this isn't art and others might like something different.

Make the Right Antique Purchase

Buying an antique object may be harder than you ever anticipated. You may have to go through oceans of fakes and reproductions before you get to the genuine article. That is the reason why it is necessary to look at an item thoroughly before deciding to buy it. Antiquing is not a place for impulse b

How to Hem a Dress

This how-to article outlines the essential sewing items and methods in which to hem a dress. Matching thread color with the color of the fabric is a crucial part of hemming a dress. One helpful hint is to choose a swatch of material the color of the dress and use that as a guide when purchasing thre

The Basics of a Hobby

A hobby is a recreational method for passing time. It means that, someone has an interest in something and likes to do that in spare time for relaxation.

How to Replace Antique China

It's heartbreaking when an heirloom piece of china breaks, chips, or gets lost, but there are resources to find a replacement. Whether you need to replace a platter that your great grandma served turkey on Thanksgiving Day, or you need a bowl for an ancient china set you found at the flea market, wi

Definition of Vintage Collectible

The term vintage refers to a particular span of time. Collectibles are items deemed worthy of collecting because of their history, manufacturing process or for personal or nostalgic reasons. Vintage items that are 100 years old or less. Items older than 100 years are referred to as antiques.