30th Annual Fulton Model Car and Truck contest

30th Annual Fulton Model Car and Truck contest

Beginner’s Guide To Applique Designs

Appliqueing, applying fabric on top of fabric, has been around since clothes ripped and needed fixing. In the sewing world, appliques are consider a needlework technique where pieces of fabric, embroidery, or other material are sewn on top of other piece of fabric to create a new design or pictures.

Needle Felting Miniature Animals

Have you ever wanted to create a companion for one of your dolls, but struggled to find the right size dog or cat? I’m going to show you how to create a dog to scale, with good proportions.

How Can I Achieve a Balanced and Harmonious Look When Home Sewing Garments?

The joy of home sewing stems from the creative ability to make the right clothes for your body – those that enhance your positive features while camouflaging your figure flaws. The most flattering clothes balance fabric motif, texture, weight, and color, as well as pattern design and details, with your own coloring, body size, and shape.

FAA UAV and RC Aircraft Rule Changes

For five years now I have worked full-time in the UAV and model airplane industries. Let me explain what is going on and why.

The Brother CS6000i Computerized Sewing Machine – A Great Way To Begin Sewing

Why would you buy a sewing machine in this day and age of consumerism? Clothing is so cheap that you’d pay more for the material and a pattern than you would for a purchased garment already made for you and ready to try on. No risk of making a complete design mistake. Although the art of dressmaking is not as popular as it was 40 years ago, a whole range of other creative pursuits using a sewing machine have emerged to take its place.

Product Review: Tactic AnyLink System

With great fanfare, Hobbico (parent of Futaba) has just released the AnyLink system. Does it live up to the hype?

Learning Model Airplane Design From the Birds

Let’s take measurements of birds and use that to guide the design of our model airplanes. Would our model airplanes end up looking any different than they do now?

The Various Types Of RC Planes

RC planes have become incredibly popular among enthusiasts of all ages. These gadgets come in different price tags, sizes, models as well as functions. The price of any remote control plane largely depends on the brand, size and features. If you are thinking of taking to a new hobby that you can enjoy with your friends and family, then consider investing in these gadgets. They are incredibly fun to fly around and can offer the much needed relief after a busy work day, or even occupy you and your kids the entire afternoon.

How To Stretch A Painting On Canvas Using Picture Framers Stretcher Bars

How to Stretch an oil painting or acrylic on canvas using picture framer’s stretcher bars. Why you should use the correct stretcher bar for your picture and how to decide which stretcher bar to use.

When Home Crocheting, How Can I Join New Yarn?

It continues to amaze me at how many home crocheters ask this question. For some unexplainable reason, most home crocheters are under the impression that they must knot their yarns together in order to join a new yarn. With this method, you have a knot that may or may not show in your work. However, there are better ways to join new yarns. Let’s face it, we all have to join yarn at some time or another whether we want to or not!