Craft Room

Hi!  You're in Patsy's Craft Room.  If you're into

making scraps into crafts, rubber stamping, handmade paper making ,

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I invite you to post your own ideas on how we can reuse scraps and make them into crafts!!

Here are links to all sorts of crafts:

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Basketry and Basket patterns, more, more, more

Bead Patterns, Beading, more

Candle Making, Candle wax, History, Jenny Punkin's Candle Site, Step by Step instructions, more,more, more, more, more and one more

Christmas Crafts with Reader's Digest, with Roo, with Ben & Jerry, at Absolutely Christmas,or at Christmas Celebration

Craft for Kids

CraftPals, a directory of all sorts of craft sites

Craftweb creates an opportunity for professional craftspeople, craft organizations, and people interested in crafts to meet, share information and promote fine crafts worldwide.

Crayon etching

Crochet patterns

CrossStitch, more and one more
Crowley Painting & Decorating
Brief but useful glossary of decorative paint effects such as ragrolling and marbelling, from an Irish painting and decorating firm.
Decor Delights
Includes an  index of lessons for beginners as well as free patterns, kits to buy, tole painting chat, book and video reviews

Decoupage Tablecloth
Find out how to make your own decoupage tablecloth. All you need are parchment leaves and an old plastic backed tablecloth.
Victoria's Way, a company specializing in Victorian crafts, produces this newsletter with a decoupage project to complete.

Modern Decoupage Trays
Personalize a serving tray with your own special combination of images and colors. Complete step-by-step instructions.

Discover Decoupage, Durwin Rice Decoupage Site

Designer Stencil
Choose from a range of stencils to decorate walls and furniture. Features 18th century, kitchen and garden designs.

Dried Flowers
This is a page of a friend of mine.  It takes a while to load but has a lot of detail.

Enchanted Learning


Family Fun

Flower Arranging
Free Patterns

Two free patterns: a "good mews kitty" and "something to crow about". Includes general painting instructions for applying the patterns to slate.

Geometrics in Crafting

Gifted People

Gift Ideas

Handmade Paper Making

Holiday Crafts and Play Dough recipes, more

Just Fine Designs
Decorative painting patterns to order by phone and contact details for The Society of Decorative Painter.

Interesting Ideas

Jewelry making, techniques, more
Kathy Dyer's  "Counted Cross Stitch, Needlework, and Stitchery Page"

Kid's Crafts, more, more, more and some more

Lifetime Online
Craft chat forum. Discuss decoupage and glue guns and share your ideas with crafters from around the globe.

Microwave Dyeing

Origami,German origami, Swedish origami, Spanish origami, Italian origami, origami in Netherlands and one from Japan, Instructions for making a paper crane

Pack of Fun
Paint and Wallpaper
How to stencil wallpaper and painted surfaces. Covers paints, brushes, preparation, techniques, and sponge stenciling.

Painting projects, Tips and techniques

Paper Folding, more, more, and more

Paper Paradise

Pysanky, or how to make Ukrainian Easter Eggs, lots of intricate designs

The Professional Crafter is an informative web page featuring tips and techniques, handmade crafts, information on their crafting malls and a way to post your own ad on "The Wall".

Quilting, Quilting patterns and more

Reach for the Stars
Information on tole painting, free patterns, and links to guilds and other tole painting sites.

Recycled Crafts

Ribbon Flowers

Rubber Stamping, more, more

Rug Hooking

Scrapbooking- Crazy for Scrapping, Denise's Page, Memory Makers, Scrapbook Haven, Lifetime of Memories

Sewing Crafts

Silk Painting

Diary of a SoapMaker

Stained Glass and ArtGlass

Stencil Craft
UK supplier of stencils and accessories displays some examples has a catalog you can order by mail.

Stencilling, Tips and Techniques
Stone Bridge Collection
Canadian store specializing in tole painting supplies, available to mail order. Includes a newsletter and free offers.

Tera's Wish
A free pattern to decorate your journal cover. Includes full details of paint colors and equipment needed to complete.
Tole Net
Learn about the styles, surfaces, and techniques used in tole and decorative painting. Includes FAQs and an archive of feature articles.

Wood Crafts, Woodworking


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Thank you Lord that there are so many interesting things to do!  When we are able to make something beautiful with our own hands, we are able to experience in a little way your satisfaction when you created the earth and said,"It is good."

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