Hobbies and Crafts

Cheryl Ellex

In applique, fabric pieces are folded and tucked at the edges to create desired shapes, traditionally hand stitched onto a base fabric, today often machine stitched in place. Applique has many uses, to strengthen worn clothing, patch obvious holes and tears or simply beautiful ornamentation.

Gary Eggleston

Many consider stamp collecting as a fun activity not only for older people but also for kids. It provides a person the pleasure of collecting different types of stamps that he may find in ordinary binders or through his received mail. Some people consider it an exciting hobby. For a beginner, he may

Launa Stout

An alphabet party is the perfect activity to celebrate the school year. Or perhaps you are looking for a fun activity to do with your children during the summer to make sure they haven’t forgotten the alphabet.

Brandi Ford

Have you wondered what is costuming? Costuming is all around us. It's in your face all day long from the things we watch on TV to the holidays we celebrate. Read more to see what it is and how you can do it.

Susan Mendenhall

There are several ways to keep your brain strong by learning new things. Jewelry making will keep you active and can provide life long learning. Being self taught, taking workshops and classes all help your brain to grow. Learn how you can get on board using jewelry making to keep your brain active

Mia C. Goloy

Here's how to make faux enameled embellishments using debossed silver cardstock, permanent markers, and a glossy finish like Mod Podge, Diamond Glaze, or clear embossing powder.

Leif Sutter

Perusing the shelves for Dungeons and Dragons Third Edition books? If you've come across the Stronghold Builder's Guidebook, I've got some advice before you buy it. Especially if your group isn't hardcore into that system.