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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
234 days ago
3 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

Can you weld cast iron? How to get rid of rust?

I was recently having a clear out at the back of my little barn. And I found a really cool old tractor seat in the dirt. I never even knew it was there. Maybe I should clean up more regularly. Anyway,...
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Metalwork metal tractor seat welding rusty rust chair
Can you weld cast iron? How to get rid of rust?
Asked by John and Jane
316 days ago
3 likes | 2 comments | 1 votes | 0 follows

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
360 days ago
1 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
436 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
536 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
552 days ago
2 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 1 follows

What can I make with faux fur fabric?

I have been given a huge bag full of faux fur fabric, mostly black, white, grey and neutral colours, there are some pinks and yellows as well. I just have no idea what I am going to make with it. Does...
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Sewing Sewing Fabric Faux Fur
What can I make with faux fur fabric?
Asked by Emma West
575 days ago
3 likes | 1 comments | 1 votes | 0 follows

Where is the best place to buy blank Christmas wreaths?

I was wondering where is the best place to buy blank Christmas wreaths that I can add my own faux flowers, berries, pinecones, etc.? I would really like to make some Christmas wreaths this year for my...
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Wreath Making Wreath Wreath Making Floral Arrangement Flower Arranging
Where is the best place to buy blank Christmas wreaths?
Asked by Clara Moore
575 days ago
2 likes | 2 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What can I make with mismatched tile samples?

I have been given quite a lot of tile samples from my friend who is an interior designer. As they are samples, they are mostly mismatched tiles. I was wondering what can I make with mismatched tile sa...
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Ceramics Ceramics Tiles Patterns
What can I make with mismatched tile samples?
Asked by Denise Robbins
575 days ago
2 likes | 2 comments | 2 votes | 0 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
577 days ago
0 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

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
581 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
581 days ago
3 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows