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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
8 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
9 days ago
2 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What are the best fabric and sewing scissors?

I am in the market for some new fabric cutting and sewing scissors as mine have seen better days, they had actually seen better days 2 years ago. I need to buy new ones as I have got back into sewing ...
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Sewing Sewing
What are the best fabric and sewing scissors?
Asked by Annie Jackson
11 days ago
2 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the best paint for painting on a denim jacket?

I am going to a concert in October and I have a denim jacket that I would really like to decorate. I would like to paint onto the back of the jacket, and I am wondering what would be the best paint to...
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Painting Painting Fabric Painting
What is the best paint for painting on a denim jacket?
Asked by Emma Moore
14 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How can I restore this old vintage sewing machine?

I was recently given this beautiful vintage sewing machine by a lovely elderly lady in my area. It is really lovely and I would love to restore it and get it serviced properly before using it. I inten...
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Sewing Sewing Sewing Machine
How can I restore this old vintage sewing machine?
Asked by Nina Potter
15 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

How do you preserve pressed flowers forever?

I have just bought this beautiful flower press set and I am waiting for it to arrive. I have always wanted this vintage William Morris flower press and have been looking for a while, so when I found t...
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Flower Pressing Flower Pressing Floral Flowers
How do you preserve pressed flowers forever?
Asked by Hayley McKenzie
15 days ago
1 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 1 follows

What is the difference between FIMO professional and FIMO soft polymer clay?

I was in my local craft store today looking at the polymer clay for some jewellery making projects. I was wondering what is the difference between FIMO professional and FIMO soft polymer clay? I could...
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Jewellery Jewellery Jewellery Making Clay Polymer Clay
What is the difference between FIMO professional and FIMO soft polymer clay?
Asked by Indie Alexa
16 days ago
1 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What is the best journal brand for scrap booking?

Hello, I have recently been watching some really fab YouTube channels about scrap booking and journaling and it has got me all excited. So I did what I normally do in these situations and went slig...
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Journaling Journaling Scrap Books Papercraft Journals
What is the best journal brand for scrap booking?
Asked by Loretta Nicolson
16 days ago
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What can you make with old bottles?

Ok, first off, I'm not an alcoholic!!! It's the wife! No, really I am joking. Our friend owns a micro pub and obviously, always has loads of bottles. Currently they just throw them all away. And I ...
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Glassware Wine Bottles Booze Bottles Glass Bottles Glass Bottles
What can you make with old bottles?
Asked by Anthony Allen
36 days ago
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Is this a kiln? Any pottery experts out there?

Hi, my friend and I, have just moved into a new flat and we found this thing in our back garden. Left by a previous tenant or a previous, previous tenant, we don't know. And we really just wanted to k...
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Pottery Pottery Mystery Kiln Homemade Kiln
Is this a kiln? Any pottery experts out there?
Asked by Hanna Raine
37 days ago
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What are these huge wooden hoops used for?

Hello, can anyone tell me what these huge wooden hoops are used for? My friend went to a garage sale recently and took a photo of these huge hoops hanging up in the person's barn. She took the phot...
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Embroidery Wooden Hoops Embroidery Sewing
What are these huge wooden hoops used for?
Asked by Megan Courtney
37 days ago
1 likes | 0 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows

What can you make with pipe cleaners?

What can you make with pipe cleaners? Lol, really what on earth do you actually make with pipe cleaners? My daughter and I are always making little projects and have tried lots of different things. We...
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Crafts Pipe Cleaners Crafting Papercraft
What can you make with pipe cleaners?
Asked by Kelly Channing
39 days ago
1 likes | 1 comments | 0 votes | 0 follows