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1  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Discussion and Questions / Placemats on: July 25, 2006 05:32:43 PM
I am thinking about making placemats for my mother.  We a ton of fabric placemats, but I doubt we have a perfect matching set.  When she has company over,  a third of them get old duck placemats, a third get pink stripes, and the last third get funky summer stripes.  It's a bit embarrassing.

What fabrics make good placemats?  I would like something sturdy. Cotton?  Upholstery fabric?  I don't know where to start.

Do you have any good design patterns or suggestions?
2  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Re: Quilled Dragonfly Card on: June 26, 2006 09:55:10 AM
http://www.handcraftersvillage.com/quilling.htm

Quilling is the art of rolling paper into different shapes and placing those shapes into a meaningful design.  Most craft stores sell the strips of paper and the slotted tool or a thin needle.


http://www.quilledcreations.com/QuillingBasics-SlottedTool.asp

As for a tutorial, you don't even need the slotted tool.  Just pinch 1/8in pieces of paper together until you have made the wings (make four). Glue the pinched part together.  Wrap another 1/8in piece of paper around a needle or toothpick to make the spiral.  Glue the wings and the body onto a piece of paper, at some tiny antenna.  Done.
3  PAPER CRAFTS, SCRAPBOOKING & ATCs (ARTIST TRADING CARDS) / Paper Crafts: Completed Projects: General / Quilled Dragonfly Card on: June 25, 2006 04:16:24 PM
Quilling is becoming my favorite hobby.





4  New York / New York: West / Re: Western NY, B-lo connection on: February 24, 2005 03:10:18 PM
A friend of mine went into "Fabric Warehouse" on Transit Road and it was more upholstery and interior design fabrics.  While the prices were reasonable for that, she said wasn't really a lot in the terms of fabric for clothing and the like.
5  New York / New York: West / Re: Western NY, B-lo connection on: February 05, 2005 03:15:43 PM
Where exactly is Ravenlore Yarn in Tonawanda?  I've never heard of it.

There's another yarn shop called Yarn It All on Campbell Blvd in Pendleton (near Lockport). They have a lot of specials going on each day and workshops/classes on certain days of the month too.
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