Calamity-Free Crochet: Trouble-shooting Tips and Advice for by Catherine Hirst

By Catherine Hirst

Get it correct the 1st time! Calamity-Free Crochet is a complete, quick-reference advisor for either new and complicated crocheters. It offers easy-to-follow recommendation on instruments and fabrics, troubleshooting suggestions, and step by step concepts. What do you do in the event that your stitches maintain twisting? What occurs if you've counted your stitches incorrectly? How do you replacement yarns, and what do you do in the event that your border doesn't lie flat? prepared via the phases in a undertaking, Calamity-Free Crochet offers cross-references among sections and lays out the easiest perform how to assist you via each step of the crochet process.

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Modern Classic: Choose classic china patterns from makers such as Royal Copenhagen, Lenox, or Villeroy & Boch. Get more bang for your buck by choosing the pattern for which you’re also registered. 52 Handmade Weddings • Retro Homespun FABRIC-WRAPPED FAVORS LEVEL Easy ............................... CATEGORY Favors and gifts These favors use a simple Japanese fabric-wrapping technique known as furoshiki. Use it to wrap boxes of candy, chocolate, cookies, or other small gifts. Be sure to pick the contents first, before cutting the material, as the fabric should be neither too tight nor too loose to create an attractive shape.

Spray paint the plate stands. Leave to dry for 15 to 20 minutes. 2. Print and cut out the table numbers. Customize your numbers using one of the online templates, or find a font that you like and type out your table numbers on a computer. Print onto the card stock. Or, write the numbers by hand using a Vintage-Plate Table Numbers 51 felt-tip marker or paint pen. Center your tracing paper over the desired plate. Mark the outline of the indented center area using a pencil. Lay the tracing paper over your card stock, aligning to center the number, and tape down.

Station 2: Rubber stamp the cards. • Station 3: Emboss the cards. • Station 4: Edge the envelopes. • Station 5: Affix postage to the envelopes. • Station 6: Stuff and seal the envelopes. com/ handmade-weddings) • Fonts: Serlio LTStd and Nelly Script • Inkjet printer, with extra ink cartridges • Craft knife, with extra blades • Ruler • Cutting mat • Paper cutter (optional) • Scrap paper • Two 8 1/2-×-11-inch sheets of cardboard • Pencil • Masking tape • Stapler (optional) • File folder • Heat embossing tool • Glue sticks BUDGET $250 (excluding postage) Note: If you are assembling invitations with a group, be sure to have enough craft knives, rulers, cutting mats, glue sticks, and paint pens to keep everyone busy—we recommend four of each.

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