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Creative crafts of all kinds, basketry, jewelry, mosaics, model building, etc. Make scrapbooks, costumes, dolls or anything you imagine, out of clay, glass, metal, paper, textiles, wood, balloons and more.

  • Hints, tips, suggestions and information on a wide variety of crafts
  • Directory of arts & crafts in Australia - suppliers, galleries, markets, shows, classes and people.
  • Creativity coaching & innovation, arts & crafts, writing, kids projects
  • Craft patterns, projects, kits and books
  • Guide to arts and crafts with over 100 categories
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  •  Balloons

  • Videos demonstrating twist techniques, balloon story telling, art gallery, sculpture review
  • Over 240 unique designs and instructions for beginner and more advanced balloon twisters

  •  Basketry

  • Basketry and seat weaving supplies, patterns, books, tools, accessories and basket gallery
  • Step by step instructions for weaving baskets of many sizes, various materials and history

  •  Clay

  • Ten golden rules of ceramics for safe and successful clay sculpting
  • Instructions and tips on making pinch, coil and slab pots, artist's gallery, ceramics forum

  •  Costumes

  • Unique selection of child and adult costumes, masks, hats, wigs and accessories.
  • Fine handcrafted leather masks, helmets and sculptures including the basics of mask making
  • Gallery of tribal masks from all over the world, also for parties, drama, and protection.



  •  Jewelery

  • Video clip series of professional jewelry making secrets from an artist and metal worker
  • Make jewelry with wire, beads & gemstones easily, inexpensively and with no soldering.
  • Learn about gem-cutting, wire jewelry, beadwork, colored stone, lapidary and jewelry-making.
  • Try making your own necklaces and chokers, personalize colors, make one-of-a-kind designs



  •  Mosaics

  • Mosaic making step-by-step illustrated instructions pique assiette galleries
  • Mosaics from found objects, making birdbaths, and paving stones, from broken cups and plates
  • How to make mosaics, mix colors, cut, lay and grout tile including forum, gallery, suppliers


  •  Scrapbooks

  • Scrapbook creator, free templates, all popular page sizes, new content added regularly, etc.
  • Scrapbook community, templates, backgrounds, print and share scrapbooks, etc.
  • Scrapbooking papers and supplies, monthly kits, contests, forum, blog, gallery, newsletter
  • Page sketches, printable patterns, tool and product reviews, photography tips, glossary etc.

  •  Textiles

  • Thread twisting or twine plaiting, it's history, origins, construction and use
  • Large variety of fabric collections with downloadable free patterns, including quilt gallery
  • A simple tutorial to sew a hand bag with multiple pockets
  • Create a hoodie from two yards of fabric, five yard lining, a zipper, rib knit fabric, and one tshirt.
  • Ten step tutorial to hand-sewing felt with detailed instructions and helpful notes
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  •  Wood

  • Plans, patterns and supplies for the home, office, garden, kids, and small projects
  • Workshop essentials, hand and power tools, tutorial services, classic project plans