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West Contra Costa Senior Activities
Papier maché, bridge, chess, needlecrafts, world events ... Tap dancing, hand-building ceramics, line dancing, ming tree class. Arts, crafts, painting, bingo, hearing class, computer classes, tai chi. Gentle exercise Mondays. Assisted grocery shopping ...
How to make sock-puppet dust buddies
If it can be glued on, sewed on or in any way permanently affixed, do it! Fit the sock on your child's hand so it forms a "mouth," using her thumb as the bottom jaw. Remove it, being careful not to ruin the "mold" you've made (use a pencil to make marks if ...
Leyton High street losing 'last proper community shop' (From East London and West Essex Guardian Series)
Knitting enthusiasts will lose east London’s last proper independent yarn shop when it closes in August, it is claimed. Janet Ferguson, 66, is retiring after 24 years of running Teasels yarn crafts shop ... s the popularity of needlecrafts took off ...
Reader Question: What to Do with Needlecraft Supplies
Even if you don’t do needlecrafts yourself, you can use those old supplies in other craft projects. Embroidery thread, for example, is handy in projects that call for baker’s twine (but don’t use embroidery thread in cooking, since the dyes may not ...
4 free St. Patrick’s Day knitting patterns
Do not use acrylic yarn for hot pads! It will melt ... or maybe get a few friends together to whip up a few for a children’s hospital. Lynda Altman loves needlecrafts and enjoys sharing her craft with others. You can see her work online ...
Yearn Worthy Yarn: Garthenor Organic Pure Wool (U.K.)
Just look at the sweet faces on the Bluefaced Leicesters and the Herdwicks! The other great thing about Garthenors is that all of their yarn is certified organic through the The Soil Association. They have a whole page dedicated to the ins and outs of why ...