Trains on the NEC at New Brunswick on a weekend

Trains on the NEC at New Brunswick on a weekend

Vintage and Antique Quilts

Vintage and antique quilts are not only precious to a collector but to the family member who owns them and keeps each quilt close to their heart. My Grandmother taught me to quilt when I was a young girl.

How To Make Your Own Stickers

If you enjoy arts and crafts, chances are you collect supplies that fit your needs. However, there has probably come a time when you wished that you could have something that was a bit more personalized. Fortunately, it is very easy and fun to make…

Types of Picture Frame Spacers and How to Space Framed Pictures

Spacing artworks and photographs from the glass can be achieved by either using mat boards or spacers. This article explains the use of spacers and how to frame a picture so it is protected by preventing it from touching the glazing material.

All Things Rubber Stamps

Whether you’re new to the world of rubber stamps or you’re just looking for a bit more information on the topic, the following article provides some helpful tidbits on all things rubber stamps. Seemingly Endless Designs Are Available Online…

A Short History of Cross Stitch

This article presents a short history of the art of cross stitch including how it is believe to have arrived in Britain and how it evolved into its current form as a popular needlecraft hobby. A brief summary of the evolution of cross stitch is included. Modern cross stitch is also discussed.

Great Sewing Tips

Want to learn some great tips for sewing? As a beginner sewer you look for great tips and tools that will help you on your learning journey to become a successful sewer. Read to find the greatest and latest tips for sewing!

Kid Friendly Halloween Crafts

Making homemade Halloween crafts is one of the best ways to celebrate the holiday with your kids. For some of us, it is our favourite time of the year. We can dress up, decorate, make yummy treats, and act like a kid again. These are some fun and easy ways to have Halloween fun with your kids.

An Art Project Using Pennies

If you have a surplus of copper pennies and nothing to do with them, this project is for you. This inexpensive art project requires a few supplies and some creative thinking. The end result is an embellished photo frame.

Enamel Badges – Enamelling Is One of Our World’s History’s Oldest Art Forms

Look through your jewellery box or that old shoebox you have containing sentimental belongings and there is a pretty good chance you’ll find a necklace, ring or a badge adorned with enamel. Enamelling is one of our world’s history’s oldest art forms used as far back as Ancient Egypt. The Byzantines, known for their iconic religious artwork, used enamelling in place of precious stone and you will also find enamel on many of the magnificent Ming Dynasty pieces.

9 Sewing Terms and Techniques Every Newbie Should Know

Are you new to sewing? If you are, then you’re probably feeling a little overwhelmed right about now. There are just so many new things to learn and know.