General Crafts


General Crafts Logo This department offers useful information for a wide variety of crafting projects that don’t fall under one of our other categories. So, if you’re interested in crafts such as candlemaking, basketry, weaving, latch hook rugs, bead crafts, macramé, clay crafts, paper crafts, glass crafts, and flower crafts this is the place for you! We offer project ideas, in addition to tips and hints, for different crafts on a weekly basis. In addition, you can buy supplies for your projects through our online shopping store.

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  • The Edible Garden

    The Edible Garden

    Sunset BooksA complete guide to growing food covers everything from fruits and vegetables to edible flowers and includes practical advice applicable to both large and small gardens, with more than three hundred photographs.

  • Decorating Digest: Craft & Home Projects (Magazine)

    Decorating Digest: Craft & Home Projects (Magazine)

    This magazine offers room design and home furnishing ideas and easy-to-make craft projects to assist the reader in decorating and beautifying the home.

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  • Patriotic  Door Wreath

    Patriotic Door Wreath

    This tutorial will show how to make a Patriotic wreath decoration for your home. This video shows step-by-step instructions for making a red, white and blue wreath to honor Memorial Day or Fourth of July.  From  By Staff

New Stuff

  • 10 Original Gardening Pots For A Creative Potted Garden

    If you would simply fancy the idea of growing your tomatoes or potatoes in unconventional containers or think that your space is to small for growing herbs or vegetables, here are 10 original gardening pots for a creative potted garden.  From  Loyal Gardener

  • Columbia Basin Basketry Guild

    The Columbia Basin Gasketry Guild meet the third Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Highway, Portland, OR. For more information about CBBG and other events, click the above link.

  • Finishing Technique - Ladder Hemstitch

    This edging is ideal for table runners, towels and throws.  From  All Fiber Arts

  • Flowers - Paper Rosettes

    These paper rosettes are so easy to make and work wonderfully as party decorations, scrapbook pages and cards.  From  Paper Source

  • Fruit Trees, Bushes and Plants for a Small Yard

    Fruit Trees, Bushes and Plants for a Small Yard

    Tour of fruit-bearing trees, shrubs and plants grown in Annette's yard.
    Learn how to get the most our of the small yard by planting food-producing items. Even with a yard less then a quarter acres, you can grow a variety of garden to table fresh, sun-ripened fruit.  From  By

  • Garden Tour and Composting

    Garden Tour and Composting

    A spring tour of Chris' garden and learn her method of composting along with what to compost and what not to compost. Chris grows vegetables and fruits in her garden.

  • Knot Guide App

    Knot Guide App

    #1 Knot App on iTunes!!! Now with 103 knots and continuous new additions! Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch  From  iTune

  • Paracord Step-by-Step

    Paracord Step-by-Step

    Step-by-Step paracord instructions with real HD pictures. Everything you need to make the best paracord projects from survival bracelets to keychains! Features: -Real HD paracord instructions -Learn at your own pace -Simple easy to understand text -Optimized for iPhone, iPhone 5s, and iPod Touch...  From  iTunes

  • Scoubi - How to Make Woven Crafts!

    Scoubi - How to Make Woven Crafts!

    Learn to create the most incredible woven pieces of art in the world! Scoubi can be constructed into various shapes, forms, and sizes. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.  From  iTunes

  • The Real thing with the Coake Family

    A blog by KC who shares her crafts, diy, recipes and organizing tips among other things that are helpful to busy creative women, like herself. Everything she does is centered around making the home warm and inviting as well as creating special times that the whole family will enjoy.
    Learn more about her world!  From  The Real thing with the Coake Family

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