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How To Make A Dress Without Sewing

How To Make A Dress Without Sewing

Now, you may know how to tie a sarong for a day at the beach, and you might even be a rockin’ seamstress capable of sewing impressive vintage frocks; Still, the Great Drapo can make a dress faster than anyone… without a sewing machine!

Making a Cheery Fireglow Lamp

Making a Cheery Fireglow Lamp

The essential “makings” of a fire-glow lamp are a strip of lampshade parchment and rings, sheets of red and yellow cellophane, architect’s linen, milliner’s glue, a creamy tinted, semi-transparent glass lamp base, and a double fixture which provides a light in the bowl as well as on top…

The Edge of Love and Other Stories

The Edge of Love and Other Stories

As soon as I saw the stills from the 2008 WWII era movie The Edge of Love starring Sienna Miller and Keira Knightley, I recognized this cardigan! It seems to be an almost identical match; This movie has been all over the fashion pages in many magazines for its amazing period styling…

The Learn How Series: Introduction

The Learn How Series: Introduction

You, too, can learn to enjoy the arts of crochet, knitting, tatting, embroidery and hairpin lace! Each Step in this series is clearly illustrated by photographs and sketches, so that with the instructions a beginner will have no difficulty…