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What is the best way to restore old French tiles?

Hi, I have a load of salvaged tiles, I would like to put down in a hallway. We have recently bought a small house in France, that is full of character and its very exciting to think about bringing it ...
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Restoration Tiles France Chateau Red Flooring Tiles Tile Restoration
What is the best way to restore old French tiles?
Asked by Seaside
164 days ago
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Is old upholstery fabric still strong? Does fabric strength deteriorate over time?

Let me start by saying I know nothing about fabric or upholstery. A friend of mine has offered me some amazing fabric that I think will be great for a project I want to make for the summer. I have an ...
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Sewing Fabric Deck Chairs Fabric Strength
Is old upholstery fabric still strong? Does fabric strength deteriorate over time?
Asked by Jane Jones
290 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

This isn’t pottery is it? I didn’t know what section to put our clay lemons into!

This isn’t pottery is it? I didn’t know what section to put our clay lemons in to. But hey, I just wanted to show off a little success me and my kids had recently. We love having fruit in bowls to...
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Pottery lemons clay lemons pottery fruit
This isn’t pottery is it? I didn’t know what section to put our clay lemons into!
Asked by Jane Jones
346 days ago
3 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What Can I Make With Some Old Operating Tables?

Ok, this is going to sound weird, but a friend of mine, who is a property developer, has offered me two old operating tables. He knows I like weird and unusual items. I already made an electric chair ...
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Upcycling Chairs Tables Upcycling Operating Tables
What Can I Make With Some Old Operating Tables?
Asked by Penny Lane
366 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Where can I buy affordable cross stitch patterns and kits?

I have recently started doing cross stitch as a hobby. I was wondering if anyone knows of some good places to get patterns and kits please? I have bought a couple of small ones from Hobbycraft, the bi...
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Sewing Sewing Cross Stitch
Where can I buy affordable cross stitch patterns and kits?
Asked by Leah Andrews
466 days ago
2 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the best wood to make a small greenhouse?

I would really love a little greenhouse for my garden as I love the idea of growing vegetables, especially in the difficult time when food prices are getting higher. I have seen this one that someone ...
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Woodwork Woodwork Garden
What is the best wood to make a small greenhouse?
Asked by Eve Northcott
482 days ago
2 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 1 follows

What is the best way to create colourful digital artwork for printing?

I have always wanted to have a go at digital artwork, working with loads of bright and fun vibrant colours. I saw something similar in style to what I would like to achieve in a local antique and vint...
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Printing Printing Prints Digital Artwork Art Digital Art Drawing Digital Drawing
What is the best way to create colourful digital artwork for printing?
Asked by Janet Fielding
507 days ago
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Is the Cricut mug press good?

I was in Hobbycraft with my wife today and I saw the Cricut mug press. I was wondering if it is good? My wife and myself would really like to make our own designs to press onto some mugs. They would b...
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Printing Printing Mug Printing
Is the Cricut mug press good?
Asked by Terry Francis
511 days ago
5 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the easiest clothing item to make?

I have just bought this vintage dress makers mannequin from a lady on Facebook Marketplace. I have been wanting to have a go at making my own clothing for a while. This popped up for the bargain of on...
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Sewing Sewing Dress Making Tailoring
What is the easiest clothing item to make?
Asked by Astrid Parker
511 days ago
3 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Where can I get my old sewing machine serviced in Northamptonshire?

I was recently given this lovely vintage Husqvarna Viking sewing machine by a family friend. Of course, I don't know how to use it at the moment as it is very different to my other old Toyota sewing m...
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Sewing Sewing Sewing Machine
Where can I get my old sewing machine serviced in Northamptonshire?
Asked by Jessy Louise
564 days ago
3 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How can I refurbish these old vintage Ercol dining chairs?

I was given these beautiful old vintage Ercol dining chairs by my Great Auntie. I have always admired them and she was kind enough to give them to me. My Great Auntie lives in a gorgeous old Grade II ...
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Furniture Furniture Upholstery
How can I refurbish these old vintage Ercol dining chairs?
Asked by Davina Thompson
565 days ago
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How can I upholster this old vintage chair to look more modern?

I was given this lovely old chair by an elderly neighbour as they were going to throw it out. It still has loads of life left in it, and it is really comfortable to sit on. I would like to modernise i...
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Upholstery Upholstery Furniture
How can I upholster this old vintage chair to look more modern?
Asked by Jane Baxter
566 days ago
3 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows