A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 310,015
Currently Running With Scissors:
364 Guests and 7 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop
  Show Topics
Pages: [1]
1  SEWING IN GENERAL / Machine Embroidery: Discussion and Questions / The "Which Embroidery Machine Should I Buy?" Thread on: December 20, 2004 09:39:37 PM
I need input from you smart crafsters. I'm interested in a home embroidery machine which can interface with the PC to embroider images and photos. I saw a Singer embroidery machine with optional "auto punch software". I'm not clear if that will do a good job with photos. I'm hoping to find this for less than $800. I've been comparing prices online, but I really don't understand the terminology. Any advice? Thanks.
2  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Misc. Gift Idea Brain Blockage / wedding gift?? on: December 18, 2004 10:36:51 PM
Okay, I searched the wedding section and it was oriented toward having a wedding. I perused the site and didn't quite find what I needed. I'm looking for a very cheap wedding gift idea for a suddenly very religious couple. (One of whom I've never met and the other has a grown a foreign persona.) They have their housewares and basically everything else they could need/want.

I wanted to make a plate with their invite on it, but I couldn't find single clear glass plates yet and I'm not sure about the glue for doing so. I'm sure just about anything I make for my budget of around $10 will go over better than the store bought crap I could buy that they prolly don't need or want anyway. Can you tell I'm excited? LOL (I'm not happy that I'm obligated to go)Thanks for any ideas.
3  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Trashy Desk on: July 28, 2004 05:06:12 PM
Hopefully, I'm posting in the right place. I found a desk and it's in questionable shape. It's structurally sound and cute, but it was left outside for a long time. Some of the paint is chipping off and it seems to have been painted several times before. It looks kind of feminine like a vanity, but it's tall like desk and it has desk size drawers. So here's my prob, it has a thin plastic like layer over the top of the desk surface. This is peeling off from being wet.

Clearly, I can sand and repaint it, but what do I do with that plasticish layer? Other than sheer force, is there a reccomended way to remove it? Is there a similar substance I can replace it with? I was possibly thinking of covering something with a character print contact paper and using wood glue to make a new desktop surface. What would be the best type of paint/ application method to use?

I know of a little girl who really wants a desk, but her family can't afford one. I'd love to fix this up for her. I have limited access to tools and money, but this can be a long term project. Thanks for any detailed info you have!
Pages: [1]

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Mini Cork Board
Triptychs: Art in Three Pieces
Meatless Monday: Italian Stew

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.