Sri Lanka Railways Steam Locomotive Class B2B 213 in Action!

Sri Lanka Railways Steam Locomotive Class B2B 213 in Action!

Leisure Time Hobbies for Women

As many women get to the age where they are opting to become stay at home mom, or their children are growing to an age in which they do not need the regular supervision that was once required, women are being faced with an almost extravagant amount of free time and no real understanding of how this time could and should be spent. While it is true that you can opt to clean the house on a regular basis, not only is this task going to become boring and methodical, but it is not going to help you grow and build on your capabilities as a woman and a human being.

The History of Fabric for Quilting

You probably remember the last time you bought fabric for a quilt. If you’re like me, it wasn’t that long ago. Think about your experience.

The History of the Sewing Needle

The invention of the wheel seems to be the eternal benchmark for determining when mankind left the ranks of humanoid and became true homo sapiens. But had it not been for the needle, there might not have been anyone around to invent the wheel.

My Favorite Method for Applique

Applique is the technique of sewing pieces of fabric to create patterns, designs, and more. It is used on quilts, clothing, pillowcases, and pretty much anything that can be sewn. Here are the steps to my favorite method for this technique.

Crafts for Children – Perfectly Safe and Fun!

You enjoy your crafts, so why not get your children involved too. They may be too young to do knitting and crocheting but there are many things they can do that can bring out the creative talent they may have. Participating in a craft brings out their imagination and they can portray that in many ways. It helps stimulate their brain.

Major Facts About RC Helicopters

RC Helicopters, also known as radio-controlled helicopters, have a unique type of design that sets them apart from other kinds of air-crafts that people fly. For instance, these helicopters have great aerodynamics, especially when they are being flown or when a person is trying out different flying mechanisms. However, all this information is not easily accessible to those who want to join the RC Helicopter hobby.

Brother SE400 Sewing Machine – Sewing Projects Are Easier Than Ever

Are you looking for the Brother SE400? Is so, you would probably like to find the best deal on it. This Brother sewing machine is like having three machines in one, sewing, quilting and embroidery. You have access to the quick start guide and tutorials with the back-lit LCD touch screen, as well as computer connectivity to keep your machine up to date. It also comes with a user manual and 25-year limited warranty.

Making the Most of Print Fabrics Using See-Through Templates

In these times of speedy sewing techniques and quilts made in a day, it is inspiring to see some quilt makers choose their fabric carefully with an eye toward making the most of beautiful prints. The process is not fast (each patch must be marked and cut individually), but the result is a quilt rich with elegance and splendid in detail. Happily, quilt makers usually live long enough to see the results of their efforts.

What Are Seed Beads And What Are They Used For?

Seed beads are little tiny beads that are measured in “aughts”. An aught was the term that was used to measure how many of these kinds of beads that could fit in a given space on the loom.

The Magic of Serger Stitches: The Chain Stitch

The chain stitch is on many 5 thread overlockers or sergers, and some 2 thread overlockers specialize in chain and coverstitches. Chain stitches have many uses, both functional and decorative. In this article I suggest several of these uses that are great for everyday sewing tasks.