Antiques & Arts & Crafts : Home & Garden
Nowadays almost all modern tools and equipments are computer controlled and embroidery machines won't be left behind. Generally, computerized embroidery machines have hoop or frame system, responsible for holding and moving the framed area of the fabric securely.
Patchwork quilting has been handed down to us throughout our history of America. We are richer for it as it chronicles those chapters of our fledgling country to major nation; from Colonial to Modern times. But where does patchwork quilting belong in today's society?
Once you have completed your inside design, it is time to look again at the exterior design and some ways to make it look better.The first thing that everybody looks at is the paint and the shingles.Three coats of high quality paint, recommended for dollhouses, is the minimum for dollhouse display.
Many times you hear people state "I keep meaning to take up a sideline"! Even so it could be years before they actually get around to doing it. I myself started painting after I moved to the Canary Isles.
Black allows a primal green to look bright and alert, drawing it out of its passive role and showing its true power. Green-blue beads, such as magnificent emeralds, look so majestic when combined with shiny, stunning black onyx beads.
One of the most important things that every antique owner checks first - is the VALUE! You might ask why, but the answer lies in the question. Antiques are antiques if they offer great value and contribution to owner. Most of the time antique value is determined by the market's asking price.
It’s easy to apply imitation gold leaf to a wooden surface; this instruction also shows how to create a simple antique gold finish.
There are several forms of old-fashioned stitching machines available during this modern time. These machines are especially created to help people accomplish their task with a very short span of time. Although the advancement of technology has made several changes in the manufacturing of sewing ins
To solve the Rubik's cube is a challenge that captures us all. When we have a cube in our hands for the first time, we try to solve it face by face. To solve it this way is very difficult.
If you are looking for a variety of ways or tips to create a memorable father’s day greeting card, then this article focuses on a few valuable tips and tricks of helping you in creating one for your father. There are a number of ways and techniques by which you can create exquisite and excitin
Life just comes at us, doesn't it, in a million different ways. Every waking minute of our day, it seems as if there is always something waiting for us. Some of it imminent; most of it pertinent; a little of it of no consequence.Yes, life can be so complicated. Yet, it is in the midst of our da
You do not have to be a smoker to be a collector of Zippo Lighters. This lighter is a piece of classic American workmanship that has proved itself as being an ideal object to collect, to use and to be seen with. Zippo Lighters, first manufactured in the early 1930s, represent one of the fastest grow
The growth of ceramics in Japan practically began in the Momoyama era (1568 to 1615). The tradition of Japanese ceramics for commercial purposes is relatively recent although pottery has been made there since 5000 BC with coils, ornamented by rope patterns which were hand impressed and scorched in t
The Draped Bust Silver Dollar is one the earliest coins among the official currency of the USA. These antique coins were been minted under the Coinage Act of 1792, and it would cost a fortune to own genuine pieces of these. . .