A beautiful how-to for basic block-carving and printing, from The Sometimes Crafter
Learn basic block printing techniques. This video includes information on traditional linoleum block, Carve Block and other easy to use products for the beginner to advanced artist .
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wood carving patterns | ... Wood Carving, Carving, Basic Carving Techniques to the Wood Carving
Beautiful idea for your backyard! How to build a DIY covered patio using lattice and wood to create a little shade from the sun.
Introduction to Block Printing on Fabric. Learn how to block print on fabric using Speedball's NEW Fabric Block Printing Ink, Speedy Carve, linoleum cutters, inking plate and soft rubber brayer. This video is recommended for beginner block printers.
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Refashioned Basic T-shirt [Thank you to Mary from marysthriftychic.com for this great and simple tutorial for those of us who sometimes feel that the good old t-shirt is sitting a little tight around the tummy - it's also a good idea for a maternity top - December 2013]
How to make a living as an artist or crafter! Actionable tips, tricks and resources.
How to make...a collection of the basic medicine making guides...simple and practical instruction on how to create a variety of herbal preparations along with advice on ingredients and basic recipes. From Whispering Earth blog.
The $500 Wedding: How to have a beautiful wedding and reception for $500
How to pick the right wreath and tree size, Ideas for a beautiful gold Christmas tree,
Roller-printed dress, 1815-1818: Introduced from the 1780s, roller or cylinder printing represented a mechanised improvement on the older technique of block printing, producing the final patterned fabric far more quickly and cheaply. Block printing laboriously pressed each individual block onto the fabric, but rollers allowed the textile to be drawn through in one continuous process.
Importing a graphic from the internet and removing the white background to prepare for printing and cutting.
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How to make a living as an artist or crafter...great info on craft booths, selling online, and other general business things for creative types
Basic knowledge about your chakras and how to open them. Text from "Avatar - the last airbender"
Considerations for Carving Clay: How to Create Beautiful Carved Decoration on Your Pottery
To my Son, I sometimes wish... Poem by: Larry Howland This is lovely. Such a beautiful idea to print and frame for graduation or the wedding day. Must have a photo with mom and the boy as a baby!
how to make a nebula jar, sometimes called a Galaxy Jar, fun tutorial and great for kids calming
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adze, idea is the shape...make a branch from a single block that is sinuous and a continuous carving from the block. Measuring, prototyping, finishing and focus while working will be key!