4K UHD – Maradana Railway Station in Sri Lanka

4K UHD - Maradana Railway Station in Sri Lanka

Top Craft Fair Tips and Tricks

Vendoring a craft fair? Not sure what a successful display should include? This article will help you set up a craft show table, have good exposure, and interact with customers.

Tips for Buying Karaoke Machines

Planning to buy a new karaoke machine for home? These tips will help you buy a system that won’t break the bank but offer the features you’ll use the most.

Knitting, Crocheting, Both Equally Entertaining

As a little girl I remember seeing my mom with knitting needles or a crochet hook in her hand. She made the most beautiful sweaters, afghans and things for the home. I learned how to make some things as well.

Having Fun With Crochet

Having fun with crochet can actually help to save you money. There are many fun ways to decorate the home, fun costumes and activities that will not only save money, but keep you entertained for hours.

How to Make the Puff Stitch

To make the puff stitch, simply yarn over and insert the hook into the designated chain, stitch, space or loop. Yarn over once again and pull it through. At this point you should have three loops on the hook. The loops remain on the hook while you repeat the above steps. With each repeat you gain an extra two loops on the hook, and you can do as many or as few repeats as you like. The more repeats you do, the bigger and puffier the stitch becomes.

Rare American Coins and the Silver Dollar Since 1840

The Liberty Seated silver dollar was adapted from Christian Gobrecht’s design for a silver coin with very limited mintage between 1836 and 1839. This coin met the new lighter weight, smaller size specifications for American silver dollars.

Rare American Coins Minted As Territorial Issues

At one time, from 1847 until 1936, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Philippines were all territories of the US. As American territories, the US mint struck their coins for a short time.

Lining a Crocheted Tote

The first thing to when when lining a crocheted tote is to take measurements of the finished tote. Add your seam allowance to the fabric and you’re ready for cutting your material. If you have a sewing machine it will not only help to save you time, but it will also help to give you a more professional look. However, you can sew the lining by hand as well.

Rare American Coins and Their Various Branch Mints

American coins were minted in a total of 8 mints throughout their history. Mintmarks first started to appear in 1835, when branch mints were being established. Their mintmarks can be confusing unless you understand what you’re looking at.

Reasons to Crochet For Children

Crocheting for children is not only a great way to save money, but it is also a fun way to dress them up in unique clothes and accessories. For boys it might not be so much fun as you are pretty much limited to hats, scarves, sweaters and socks. But for girls you can crochet up pretty dresses and all types of fancy tops, bags and purses, belts and other fun accessories.