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1. Make your first patchwork block
Make your first patchwork block
How to make a Four Patch quilt block with Jan T. Step by step, I'll take you through the easy process for making a simple patchwork block: Four Patch. This such an easy block to make, and can be used in combinations like small bocks with larger blocks, or paired with plain squares. Fun and fast...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:22:18
2. What can you do with a 'walking' foot?
What can you do with a 'walking' foot?
A 'walking' foot for your sewing machine is essential if you are a quiltmaker. It is used for several purposes: attaching bindings straight line quilting curves —yes curves! Let me (Jan T Urquhart Baillie) show you how to use your walking foot for quilting your quilts.
Arts & Design - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:43:03
3. Beginner's guide: your first crazy-patch block
Beginner's guide: your first crazy-patch block
I love all the wonderful bright fabrics, all the different shapes, and best of all the embellishment on crazy quilts. My very first attempt at patchwork was a crazy patchwork stole. I used to wear it around my hips (they were slimmer then so it fitted!) and clip it together with a large gold and ...
Arts & Design - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:34:54
4. Electric Quilt Tutorials
Electric Quilt Tutorials
She's an expert in the software Electric Quilt tutorials for you to download and enjoy. Excerpts from Jan T's Computer Quilts column in Down Under quilts — free for you. Let Jan T — the EQ guru — show you how to design quilts using Electric Quilt software. You can ask her for...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:50
5. Beginner's guide: embellishing crazy patchwork
Beginner's guide: embellishing crazy patchwork
When you make a crazy patchwork block, you start with a foundation shape and cover it either by machine or by hand with many patches of fabric until the backing is no longer showing. The fun part comes when you start adding seam emellishments Each seam is embroidered with some stitchery such as...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:31
6. What is stipple quilting?
What is stipple quilting?
Let Jan T show you her best tips for getting great results when free machine quilting. It's not hard at all. After you have done all the blocks, assembled them into a quilt topthe next stage in making a quilt is the quilting. Free machine quilting is very sculptural, and makes a quilt truly bea...
Arts & Design - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:45:02
7. Visual diary? What's that?
Visual diary? What's that?
These are all descriptions of workbooks kept by practitioners in which they record ideas, designs, thoughts, inspirations, indeed anything that will help them in their artistic pursuits They can be quite elaborate, or very basic. What matters is that artists in any medium keep track of that 'gr...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:22
8. Convert an old caravan into a studio or playroom
Convert an old caravan into a studio or playroom
Expanding hobbies or growing children seem to take up more and more living space in our homes, so why not build an outdoor studio space, or a playroom for the children in the garden? A quiltmaking studio was not possible in our country cottage at Rylstone, NSW, so I came up with an inexpensive a...
Home & Garden - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
9. From photos to quilts
From photos to quilts
Landscape photos can inspire you to design and make quilts or textile art in several forms. Literal or interpretitive: Printing the photo onto fabric and using that as part of the quilt; or making an abstract interpretation of the picture. Either way, your quilts will also inspire others to des...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
10. Electric Quilt tutorial: From photos to fabric to quilts
Electric Quilt tutorial: From photos to fabric to quilts
If you've ever wondered how quilters got photos onto the fabric in their quilts, wonder no more. Let me show you how simple it is using readily available materials, Electric Quilt and your computer. In the detail at left, I used pictures placed inside a heart shaped frame and then printed the p...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:22:25
11. Mystery quilts? What fun!
Mystery quilts? What fun!
Have you heard of mystery quilts? They are popular in Australia and online. The idea is that patchworkers get to make units for a quilt, over a period — usually at weekly intervals, not knowing what the outcome is to be. Some mystery quilt sites have actual mystery clues to search for. Cool!
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:23:22
12. Best Patchwork and Quilting Tips from Jan T
Best Patchwork and Quilting Tips from Jan T
I know lots about patchwork and quilting that I'd love to share with you. Do you want to make better quilts? Have you got some patchwork/quilting tasks that you need help with? Let me help you. I'm Jan T (Urquhart) Baillie. I've been teaching and writing about how to make quilts for over twent...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:07
13. Quilt up a Halloween storm
Quilt up a Halloween storm
In this lens I have designed a few quilts, and sourced some fabrics and books, as well as software, to give you a heads up on your new scary halloween quilts. Have fun quilting up a Halloween storm! The picture is a Jack'o'lantern block from Electric Quilt 7
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:05
14. Rosellas in my garden quilt
Rosellas in my garden quilt
Inspiration for a quilt can come from many sources. My sister gave me an old calendar some time back with prints from an artist who specialised in Australian Native birds. There was a page with a pair of Eastern Rosellas and at the time, there was a pair which visited our garden in spring. I deci...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:54
15. Beginning patchwork: perfect quarter inch seams
Beginning patchwork: perfect quarter inch seams
Because patchwork made by machine is usually based on what is known as a 'template-free' method, perfect ¼ seams are imperative for accurate piecing. It is essential to press your work as flat as possible between seams. This is a lesson on how to achieve a perfect ¼ inch seam with no fuss. In a...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:26
16. KitchenAid Stand Mixer - a must have kitchen accessory!
KitchenAid Stand Mixer - a must have kitchen accessory!
Recently we renovated our house and a new kitchen was top of the list. New tiles, new cupboards, new major appliances, and new gadgets galore. I was shopping for pots and pans in a specialty shop and behind the counter was the pefect stand mixer for my glamorous new kitchen. A KitchenAid Artisan ...
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:01
17. Vintage Woodworking Tools
Vintage Woodworking Tools
My husband, Bob, collects old hand tools for working with wood. They are very attractive pieces, some with lovely shapes, and interesting uses. The handles were usually wooden,curved to fit the hand and polished or varnished to look 'nice'. I especially love these spokeshaves, with their curved ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
18. Choosing fabric for patchwork
Choosing fabric for patchwork
How do you pick from the thousands of fabrics that are out there? Isn't it scary when you first go into a patchwork shop? There's so many patterns, fabric types, colours. How do you decide? You thought you knew exactly what to buy, and now...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:26
19. Life After Your Life Partner Dies
Life After Your Life Partner Dies
Your life partner has died, and you don't know which way to walk. You put one foot in front of the other, but you can't seem to get anywhere. I was like that for a long time, then... The best advice I got was to accept help. I am a giver, not a receiver, but I had to learn to do just that: Acc...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:33
20. Using triangles in patchwork quilts
Using triangles in patchwork quilts
The importance of straight grains when cutting triangles for patchwork quilts cannot be emphasised enough. In patchwork, there are two kinds of commonly used triangles: half-square triangles and quarter-square triangles. Actually, from a maths point of view, these are both right triangles and u...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:23
21. How To: Avoid Chopping Off Patchwork Triangle Points
How To: Avoid Chopping Off Patchwork Triangle Points
Many new quilters (and some not-so-new) find that the points are chopped off their triangle patches when they sew their quilts together. Here are some simple tricks to avoid chopping off the heads of your triangles. The picture shows a sample Jacob's Ladder block made by a beginner student. Her...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:23
22. Best patchwork tools, ever!
Best patchwork tools, ever!
Let me tell you about my favourite tools for patchwork quiltmaking. Every cook has a favourite knife, every photographer a favourite camera, quilters are no exception. There are tools which you reach for whenever you are working, and these are mine.
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
23. Visual diary: tools and techniques
Visual diary: tools and techniques
Just do it! Some good advice, but what do you need to get started? Let me show you some of my supplies, tell you what I like and why, and help you to start on your own art journal. What you need to start a visual journal is something to write/draw with and something to write/scribble/sketch on...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:00
24. Teaching patchwork: product or process?
Teaching patchwork: product or process?
I teach many things to many people, but my main focus has been teaching people how to make great quilts. I have an online school and a studio where I teach students how to get the most out of their hobby. Having recently retired, I now write my thoughts about teaching as I have experienced it, ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:33
25. Purple vegetable festival
Purple vegetable festival
Their benefits are great. I have found twenty-one purple vegetables to share with you. This lens was a quest challenge lens, and I had great fun finding vegetables that were purple! Images from iStockphoto.com
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
26. Beginner's guide: Preparing to machine quilt
Beginner's guide: Preparing to machine quilt
Many people are afraid to machine quilt their quilts on their home sewing machine, because they think it's too difficult. Not so! Prepare your work space properly and the job's easy. Jan T Urquhart Baillie shares her tips for the best results.
Arts & Design - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:45:02
27. Little girls love dollies - or do they? They'd rather have Dora the Explorer gifts
Little girls love dollies - or do they? They'd rather have Dora the Explorer gifts
Dora the Explorer is Leah's favourite Leah can speak Spanish. She's only two-and-a-half! She learned it from Dora the Explorer. She just loves 'Dorwa'. She has a tent, books, felt board, eats Dorwa yoghurt, uses Dora cutlery ... That's one of my favourite photos of Leah, our little grand-daugh...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
28. Make your first patchwork quilt
Make your first patchwork quilt
Have you always wanted to make a patchwork quilt, but were worried it was too hard? Let me help you off to a great start in quiltmaking with a very easy first quilt. Guided step by step along the way, you will make a pretty lap-sized quilt and be surprised just how simple it was to do.
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:21
29. Patchwork and Quilting: A Potted History
Patchwork and Quilting: A Potted History
Quiltmaking is not new, it's been around for centuries. Born of necessity, patchwork was about being frugal, while quilting was about warmth or protection. No longer just a cottage craft, some areas of quilting have now been elevated to the realms of fine art. Such a piece is Boab, by renowned ...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
30. Companion Dogs for Older Persons
Companion Dogs for Older Persons
Companion dogs offer unconditional love, company, help for disabilities, and so much more. On top of that, there are health and well-being benefits from owning and caring for a companion dog. Their loyalty is unsurpassed, and they watch out for you each and every day. While I have had a Rottwei...
Pets & Animals - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:05
31. Top 10 ducks in my flock
Top 10 ducks in my flock
Collecting ducks was an accident, but I have great fun finding fun ducks to join my flock. They range from ¼ inch high buttons to 12 inch high garden ornaments. Of all my many ducks, I decided to show you my top ten. I hope you like them. While I'm no longer the duQ editor, I still love ducks. ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:41:08
32. Top 10 Decorating with Quilts Ideas
Top 10 Decorating with Quilts Ideas
You can put them on a bed. You can drape them over chaises, sofas, and lounges. Create quilted cushions and pillows. Use them as table coverings. Quilts hung on the wall are wonderful tactile art pieces. Even put them on the floor! You can buy some fabulous accessories to display your quilt...
Home & Garden - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
33. Skippy the bush kangaroo
Skippy the bush kangaroo
Skippy was favourite of all Aussie kids in the sixties and seventies. She was heroic, unafraid and very clever. Her human friend, Sonny, could understand her click-click signals, and went to see what she had uncovered in the Waratah National Park where they both lived. Image property of Don St...
Pets & Animals - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
34. Baltimore style applique quilts
Baltimore style applique quilts
A fad that persisted in the 1980s in Brisbane, Australia, was making Baltimore style applique quilts At that time there were a couple of tutors who were teaching a quilt in this style to their students. Every quilt show had a couple of these, almost identical, with perhaps a slight colour variat...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
35. Beginner's Guide to Patchwork Quilting: a list of lenses
Beginner's Guide to Patchwork Quilting: a list of lenses
Start making patchwork quilts using some of my easy techniques by visiting the lenses below. I love teaching people how to quilt! Begin your first patchwork adventure by visiting some of my patchwork and quilting How-to lenses listed below. Tell your friends. Have a 'block' party!
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:01
36. Crazy Hearts: a Valentine's project
Crazy Hearts: a Valentine's project
You are crazy about something Your heart is crazy for someone... I am going to show you how to make some crazy patchwork hearts as a gift for Valentine's Day. I made a small wall hanging that will post easily to my Valentine.
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:21
37. Gifts to buy for someone who has a blue kitchen
Gifts to buy for someone who has a blue kitchen
My new kitchen has blue stone benchtops, blue ragged walls and Dulux® Warm Neutral cupboards. The perfect accessories have to be blue! I have always had blue bottles, cannisters, cutlery and pots and pans in my kitchens, even when they were 'Brunny' green! If you know a blue person, what ...
Home & Garden - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:52
38. Making on point quilts sets simple
Making on point quilts sets simple
Setting a quilt on point is not as hard as is thought. To set blocks together on point, requires several setting triangles — the triangles which are needed at the edge to get the quilt to have straight sides. The triangles along the borders in this detail are quarter square triangles. Enj...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:08
39. Jan T's Patchwork School
Jan T's Patchwork School
To enable a wider range of student skill levels to participate in quilt courses, I have changed the name of the Artful Quilt Design School to Jan T's Patchwork School. I have moved all the content from Free Lessons in Patchwork and Quilting to the school site, so all my lessons and courses are a...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:04
40. Quilt and textile art design study
Quilt and textile art design study
Welcome to the Jan T's Patchwork School lens! Here you'll be able to find information on the study of colour and design as these relate to textile/quilt art, as well as information about my new online quilt school. Some of the contents are excerpts from the courses available at Jan T's Patchwork...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
41. Beginner's guide: Basting a Patchwork Quilt
Beginner's guide: Basting a Patchwork Quilt
Good, well-made patchwork quilts have been successfully basted to make the quilting step easier. I have invented a fast-piecing system, and love 'big bits and fast', but there are some things that you MUST NOT take shortcuts with, or disaster will befall your quilt. Basting your quilt properly ...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
42. How to mind your (table) manners
How to mind your (table) manners
I think I had table manners fed to me. I still have an abhorrence for really bad table manners, but do we need to be formal in our everyday lives? My mother who would rival Hyacinth Bucket (that's boo-kay) in her efforts at keeping up appearances was a stickler for etiquette and good manners....
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:18
43. Easy Peasy Halloween Quilt
Easy Peasy Halloween Quilt
This quilt is so easy to make, and could be just as much fun without the cat applique blocks. There is a PDF pattern for the applique cat on the broomstick, instructions for putting the rows of the quilt together, and PDF of the fabric requirements for a 47 inch square halloween quilt. I know yo...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:22
44. Recipe for a quilt fabric palette
Recipe for a quilt fabric palette
Having trouble deciding what patchwork fabric to buy? Can't decide which one goes with what to make your first quilt? Let me give you some tips on how to get the palette right for your patchwork quilts.
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
45. Great Falling in love songs
Great Falling in love songs
How many songs do you know that talk about fall-ing in love? I am a singer and know so many from the mid 1900s to the present day. Some classics love songs are being re-released by modern day artists with a new sound, making the falling love song work its magic all over again. Image iStockphoto.com
Music - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:22
46. Crazy quilting: it's freedom!
Crazy quilting: it's freedom!
Crazy quilters love the freedom that doing their own thing with even the tiniest scrap of ribbon or some satin from a much-loved dress... One of my students, Margaret, is currently learning how to do crazy patchwork. She's making a quilt for a young girl with crazy patch corner blocks. (One of t...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:55
47. Eh? What did you say?
Eh? What did you say?
I suffer from hearing loss. Not mine, Bob's. It is so frustrating to have to repeat myself over and over. Does your partner yell instead of speaking? Perhaps he or she has hearing loss. Are you tired of being able to hear the television from the other end of the house? Could your husband or wife...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
48. Letterboxes and Mailboxes 4 You
Letterboxes and Mailboxes 4 You
In Australia, as you drive around in country areas, there are many fun adaptations of the traditional letterbox, especialy where there are groups of mailboxes at the junction of a country road, so the postman need only stop once. I love the inventiveness of people, and I suppose the competitivene...
Home & Garden - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:23
49. More great Electric Quilt software
More great Electric Quilt software
The Electric Quilt Company from Bowling Green, Ohio, makes many, many quilt related computer programmes, some of which are stand-alone and some of which need EQ to operate. I have been reviewing computer programmes which are of interest to quilters for almost twenty years. I write about them in ...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
50. Ulysses butterfly: Jan T's talisman
Ulysses butterfly: Jan T's talisman
For centuries, the butterfly has been the symbol for new life, and there are many things written about why this is so. The most popular seems to be the partial death of the caterpillar before it emerges totally transformed into a glorious ethereal butterfly. The Ulysses butterfly is so beautiful...
Culture & Society - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
51. Furoshiki: beautiful, reusable wrappings
Furoshiki: beautiful, reusable wrappings
Anything you can wrap in paper, you can wrap in cloth. Japanese traditional cloth wrappings called furoshiki, are the greenest package wrapping you can get. Reusable, beautiful, environmentally friendly wrapping for food, gifts, for anything at all. I'll show you how to make a furoshiki style t...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:23
52. High tea at Sheraton on the Park: a review
High tea at Sheraton on the Park: a review
Do you love to relax and be waited on in luxurious surroundings? Is tea served with a sense of old time elegance what you like? Afternoon tea at Sheraton on the Park in Sydney is an occasion. We recently stayed at the hotel, and enjoyed the delights of the Gallery Tea Lounge, not once but twice ...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:08
53. What Patchwork Quilters Need in a Sewing Machine
What Patchwork Quilters Need in a Sewing Machine
Going to buy a new sewing machine to make patchwork quilts? Not sure which one is best? Everyone you ask will tell you a different brand, but I am going to tell you what the essential features are that mean you can make great quilts in the easiest way possible.
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:33
54. Patchwork in Australia, then and now
Patchwork in Australia, then and now
Patchwork has been around in Australia for more than 40,000 years. Yes! 40,000. The Aboriginals made patchwork cloaks from animal skins. The first documented traditional patchwork was that made by the female convicts sent out in the transports from England in the latter part of the 1700s. Do Yo...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:23
55. Healing Hearts quilt for Paul
Healing Hearts quilt for Paul
Paul, my second husband of 34 years was killed at work in March 1999. Devastated doesn't even begin to describe the loss. My online quilt group sent me more than a hundred healing heart blocks to ease my pain. This is the story of the quilt.
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:33
56. Best Ever Kitchen Gadgets
Best Ever Kitchen Gadgets
My kids call me "the gadget queen of the west" because I love kitchen gadgets. I have a specialised tool or gadget for every job in the kitchen. It started because I have trouble doing some jobs, because I had my left index finger amputated after an accident. My first gadget was a great jar open...
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:04
57. Top ten reasons for giving thanks on Thanksgiving
Top ten reasons for giving thanks on Thanksgiving
Being thankful for the gifts we are given every day is not just for one day of the year. We don't celebrate Thanksgiving as a holiday in Australia, but we can be thankful for what we have. Let me share with you ten reasons for giving thanks which reminds us that anyone can be thankful they have...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
58. Why I love Adobe Dreamweaver
Why I love Adobe Dreamweaver
... it makes designing for my clients so simple. Because it can show me live what my designs are doing (or not doing). The dreamcatcher at left catches your dreams while you sleep and weaves them into your mind's eye. Adobe® Dreamweaver® catches your web design ideas and weaves them into your d...
Internet - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:25:11
59. My most prized possession
My most prized possession
Love tokens come in many forms: traditionally they are coins from circulation, edges filed down and smoothed, engraved by hand with loving messages. My husband Bobby's love tokens are different. He sees some small thing that he thinks I'll love and buys it. He leaves 'messages' around for me to ...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:04
60. Plan your Hunter Valley NSW Escape
Plan your Hunter Valley NSW Escape
Travel to Australia's famous wine country, the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, where there's much more than wine to delight you. Historical buildings both public and private, antique shopping, boutique shopping, festivals, top class accommodation, and so much more. See breathtaking scenery, tr...
Travel & Places - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:43:37
61. All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth...
All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth...
Are you old enough to remember that song? I just loved it when I was a kid. I still hum it when Christmas is nigh. What are your favourite Christmas songs? Songs that take you back to your childhood, when Christmas was magical. Tunes that make you burst into song... Let me tell you about my all-t...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:04
62. Joomla Tutorials: Beginning Joomla - Installation
Joomla Tutorials: Beginning Joomla - Installation
Beginning Joomla! users often get confused. Joomla! is very different from using Dreamweaver or other web design software. In order to use Joomla! on your computer, you need an Apache web server. Before you can get up and running, you need to obtain the latest stable version of the server and J...
Internet - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:04
63. Where I live: Jan T's Hunter Valley
Where I live: Jan T's Hunter Valley
at least at the moment — I am in the Lower Hunter Valley, close to Maitland, NSW. I have had more than thirty addresses as an adult. My brother-in-law said when I came back to the Hunter in 1999, that perhaps I would stay put. My sister said, "She's such a gypsy, she'll move again." My fri...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
64. Embellishing quilts: with stitchery
Embellishing quilts: with stitchery
That is often the question for many quiltmakers. I don't embellish my quilts with heavy encrustations of bead trails or buttons. I use hand or machine embroidery, some ribbons and large ribbon roses.
Arts & Design - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:42:51
65. Charity quilts: Cancer Council quilts project
Charity quilts: Cancer Council quilts project
Quilters from all walks of life are ready to help whenever the call goes out that people are in need. And the help they give? They make quilts, of course! Quilts to be raffled for fund-raising, quilts for the elderly in nursing homes, quilts for neonatal babes, quilts for bushfire or flood victi...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:08
66. Do you have collections within collections?
Do you have collections within collections?
You begin collecting every item you see for your collection of [thing]s, then you start to become more discerning. You weed out what's not good enough, you swap your extras and you look into the history of your [thing]. Refining your sets of favourite things is so enjoyable, letting you focus o...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
67. Autumn Decorating Alternatives: Bright Quilt Designs
Autumn Decorating Alternatives: Bright Quilt Designs
And if you live in a climate where the leaves don't change colour, what then? Why not decorate with autumn leaves of a different colour? Let me show you what autumn (Fall) looks like if you you use other scrumptious colours for a Fall/Autumn theme. (Or a Spring theme) The picture is a tradition...
Home & Garden - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
68. A recipe for a happier life
A recipe for a happier life
... you can make the best of what life deals you and be happier. Have a positive attitude is so easy for someone to say, but how do you do that when everything around you is so negative? What follows is a recipe for making the most of your life as it is now to gain a happier life for yourself. ...
Healthy Living - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:45:04
69. Why are Scrap Quilts so popular?
Why are Scrap Quilts so popular?
Make do and mend was an adage that our forefathers (foremothers?) were fond of applying in their everyday lives. Considering that many people in the 1800s lived far from shops, and were not as affluent as many of us today, it was necessary to save and use every last scrap of fabrics leftover fro...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
70. Attracting members for a new online community
Attracting members for a new online community
Making a fan page for the newest online quilting community is not enough. Getting fans is the goal! Then from fans will come members to join the group. How to set up the page/s to attract traffic and then attract fans can be a challenge. I'd like to share with you my journey, and perhaps show ...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:22:26
71. Jan T's Quilt Gallery
Jan T's Quilt Gallery
I design all my own quilts. I make art quilts, bed quilts, wall quilts, baby quilts, miniature quilts, really big bed quilts... The picture's a detail from an elaborately appliqud basket in the centre of The Basket Quilt. Read more...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
72. How I found my Dad
How I found my Dad
When I was little I went everywhere with my Daddy. He took me with him when he went out on his bike. He left me when I was not quite three, and I looked for him for almost 54 years. I found him living in the same street where I was living at the time.
Squidoo Community - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:33:20
73. My favourite decade of the 1900s: the 1950s
My favourite decade of the 1900s: the 1950s
The 1900s were very busy years, and so much progress was made that some people are wishing things were still the way they used to be. Life is so hectic these days (in the 2000s) that we hardly take the time to stop and enjoy some of the simpler things, such as musical afternoons with the family. ...
Music - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:22:34
74. Wii Fit Plus - the best gift for Mother's Day
Wii Fit Plus - the best gift for Mother's Day
Older persons should exercise to improve their balance, fitness, and overall health. Wii Fit® and Wii Fit Plus® are both excellent fun 'tools' to help you improve and maintain your fitness levels. Nursing homes have found that even wheelchair bound seniors can exercise with the Wii Fit. Image p...
Healthy Living - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:21:34
75. Jan T's Lensography
Jan T's Lensography
All you ever wanted to know about Jan T (says who?) all about my lenses and other stuff about: what I do and who I am and what I like and what I don't like and who I love and where I live and... Reach for the Sky 1990, 3' x 4' A three sided boomerang is flung up into the sky to reach for the s...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:00
76. What is it about Jan T (Urquhart) Baillie
What is it about Jan T (Urquhart) Baillie
Many things to many people, a very complex lady with lots of joie de vivre. Funny, bright, lively, can be serious. Find out all about her here. Do you know Jan T? Do you know any of Jan T's secrets or her hidden talents? Her name keeps cropping up in quilting circles, in design circles. Let ...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:52
77. Chapter 5: Jan T's Healing
Chapter 5: Jan T's Healing
Healing comes from many sources, not least is the healing that comes from being loved again by a special man, my Bobby. He cares for me, and I for him, and between us we heal each other's hurts, and rejoice in each other's joys. The night before the wedding, after making paper ribbon roses, sett...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:52
78. Chapter 4: Jan T's Recovery
Chapter 4: Jan T's Recovery
A long road. A road that would be hard for any human to travel along. A road that i almost found too long and too hard. But with God's help and the help of my daughter, Angela, and my friends, I was able to step out of the deep trough and ... ... I'm back.
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:00
79. Chapter 3: Jan T's Despair
Chapter 3: Jan T's Despair
Deep, deep terrible sadness permeated my whole being. I didn't seem to be able to shake off the terrible sadness that overwhelmed me. I needed help, but I was unaware that I did. I kept walking, but I wasn't getting any further down the road.
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
80. Chapter 2: Jan T's Sadness
Chapter 2: Jan T's Sadness
I had a few more journeys to make yet. The road God was sending me on was going to get more difficult. Paul pictured with his beloved Harrilil (Harriet Lillian Urquhart, our grand-daughter) about two years before his death.
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
81. Quiz: Get Ready to Machine Quilt
Quiz: Get Ready to Machine Quilt
What do you know about machine quilting? Not much? Lots? Thare are some simple things you need to be aware of before you can begin. See if you're ready to start machine quilting. Take the quiz, and go to the top of the class!
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
82. Teddy's puppy love quilt
Teddy's puppy love quilt
Theodore Edward Bear came to live with me when he was six weeks old. As he grew up, I decided to make a quilt about him, using photographs of him in the back yard. Little did I know that someone would poison him and I would need the quilt as a memory. This is how I designed it.
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
83. Contents at a glance list too long?
Contents at a glance list too long?
Once you develop a content-rich Squidoo lens, you will have included many modules whch are listed in your Contents at a glance links at the top of your lens, right under the introduction. (This bit!) The list of links can be so long, it might be easier not to enable the Contents module at all. B...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:00
84. Why I love Adobe Fireworks
Why I love Adobe Fireworks
Although explosions of design creation are common. Adobe Fireworks® rocks! I used to always use Photoshop® for my web images but not any more. A few years ago I downloaded a trial version of Fireworks® and I was hooked. Image free from Big Photo dot com Disclaimer: No affiliation at all, I h...
Internet - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
85. Joomla! the best CMS
Joomla! the best CMS
CMS stands for Content Management System. Many website owners like to manage their own content these days, after they get the site designed/developed by a web designer. While there are several excellent CMS out there, both open source (free) and commercial, I like Joomla! best. Recently I port...
Internet - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:23
86. Jan T patchwork author
Jan T patchwork author
Showcasing the books, articles and websites of renowned quilting writer, Jan T Urquhart Baillie, on the subject of patchwork and quilting. Jan T also writes extensively about computer quilt design software for Australia's first patchwork and quilting magazine, Down Under Quilts. That's a much y...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:21
87. Better patchwork quilt (or other crafts) photos
Better patchwork quilt (or other crafts) photos
Actually there's more to taking photographs of quilts and other craft work than you might think! As the webmaster of an Australian art quilt site, I have been sent some truly awful photos to put on the site. Crooked, cropped off at the edges, badly lit, the list goes on. Where can you get a sim...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
88. What's an image bucket?
What's an image bucket?
If you want to include images in your text modules or other lens content on Squidoo, and you'd like them to be inserted into the text, then you need some sort of storage for your images. You can store them in an 'image bucket' a lens devoted to your Squidoo images. With the exception of any ima...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
89. My Summer Session Challenge Lenses
My Summer Session Challenge Lenses
These are my six challenge lenses for the Summer Session 2011. The topics are varied, and it's not always easy to write on a topic another person sets for you. I usually write about what I know (often that's quiltmaking mdash; queen bee), so choosing a subject to fit the theme of each week's ch...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
90. how did you do that on your lens?
how did you do that on your lens?
What is css? Separating style and content is what Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is all about. You can write the content, take the pictures and then using what is called a stylesheet. You can change the look by calling up styles for paragraphs, headings, images, giving them colour, borders, floats,...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
91. Favourite Joomla! extensions
Favourite Joomla! extensions
Joomla! is a great content management system. It comes with built-in components and modules to taylopr your website to suit you. Choosing extensions from the 8445 (as at 2 October 2011) available means that Joomla! can make your website great. I'd like to share with you my 'need-to-have' extens...
Internet - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:04
92. I love web design
I love web design
I have been designing websites in Australia for more than sixteen years. My fascination with the Internet has increased as time went on. I can't get enough of new techniques, new styles. This is the first design for the first commercial quilt site in Australia. I launched the site in 1996.
Internet - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:23
93. Photos, patchwork, and scrapbooking = cute quilts
Photos, patchwork, and scrapbooking = cute quilts
Are scrapbooking and patchwork two of your hobbies? Combine the two into one, and make cute little scrapbook style quilts to keep, or to give as gifts to someone really special. Love to include them in your quilts? My late second husband took hundreds of great landscape pictures of our wonderful...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:04
94. Lucky Dog, true friend
Lucky Dog, true friend
Lucky was Bob's constant companion. He was single for a long time and the only always-there-friend was his little dog, Lucky. She waited for him in his flat until he returned from work every day. She told him if a burglar came near. When the phone rang, she barked to alert him. A faithful fr...
Pets & Animals - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
95. What are cascading style sheets (css)?
What are cascading style sheets (css)?
Cascading style sheets are special rules that web browsers understand. Known as CSS for short, these rules tell the browser how to display parts of a web page, such as the headings, the links, and the colours for the 'look' of the page. If we still wrote web pages like we did when I started, we w...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
96. I love Lynda[dot]com
I love Lynda[dot]com
Are you trying to learn how to use your latest software programme and can't figure out the finer details? Lynda.com has thousands of videos to watch and I always find something new to learn about. Lynda Weinman, co-founder of Lynda.com, wrote "Designing Web Graphics", published in 1996. This bo...
Internet - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
97. They called me Miss Mischief when I was born
They called me Miss Mischief when I was born
The kennel mistress where I was born named me Miss Mischief, but my new Mummy and Daddy called me Samantha. Mummy calls me Sammi, and I can come when she calls 'Sammi'. I'm only tiny because I am a seven week old Mini Foxie. That's a special Australian breed of little terriers. We come in black...
Pets & Animals - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
98. Embellishing quilts: with fire?
Embellishing quilts: with fire?
And I have tried almost any genre you can think of. They can be traditional, crazy patched or very out there. I like to take traditional quilt blocks and play with them to make not-so-traditional quilt designs. Sometimes it's great fun to get out there and experiment! This is the story of such ...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:35
99. More white space: more 'readable' lenses
More white space: more 'readable' lenses
Improve the readability of your web pages by altering the white space before and after lines of text, or paragraphs. Too much white space can break the continuity of your articles, too little makes them difficult to read, and so understanding is limited. Learn to use the line-height property eff...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:55:01
100. Joomla! Tutorials: Add articles
Joomla! Tutorials: Add articles
You've set up your website, and now you need stuff for people to read when they visit. Content takes many forms in Joomla!, from images, galleries, videos, and text. In this tutorial we will create several very simple articles in which we describe our four products. In each article we will plac...
Internet - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
101. Font fun for lovely lenses
Font fun for lovely lenses
The right style of typeface (font) for your Squidoo lens sets the tone for your page serious, humorous, formal, friendly. More importantly, lens visitors want user-friendly web pages. As some fonts are more readable than others are, choose your typeface for the happiest viewing experience for y...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:23
102. Learn to love Electric Quilt
Learn to love Electric Quilt
EQ — Electric Quilt — and I have been friends since 1992. It didn't take me long to fall in love with it. I'm known as the eq guru in Australia because I have been writing about the software in Down Under Quilts magazine for some years. I travel all over Oz to teach EQers more about...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:04
103. Living the Winnebago life
Living the Winnebago life
We are now living full-time in our Winnebago Eyre, a small RV or motorhome. Bought brand new in late September, we have travelled more than 5000 km around central and southern New South Wales, and we are having a ball. Here we are camped in Goulburn South Caravan Park. See the doggies' mobile h...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
104. Chapter 1: Jan T's Sorrows
Chapter 1: Jan T's Sorrows
Between 1993 and 1999, the blows kept coming. How do you deal with deep grief? Prayer is good, reading about grief is good. Having wonderful friends is the best. And then you are with you. My seven year journey from grief to recovery had many hills to climb. When Veronica died, we filled the c...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:05
105. Jan T's Utopia Zazzle Gallery Showcase
Jan T's Utopia Zazzle Gallery Showcase
Designs by Jan T featuring quilts from her collection and quilt graphics by Jan T. Designs with the wonderful photographs of Paul Urquhart, showcasing the Australian landscape. Some new designs feature pictures of my adorable mini foxies, Samantha and Daisy. I know you'll love my gift lines. ...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:54
106. Distance Education - Aussie Style
Distance Education - Aussie Style
In the 1950s (loungeroom in the era pictured), children who lived in remote areas of Austraia's outback were schooled by short-wave radio sets set up in their homes. Teaching was done by voice only. I was on the School of the Air when I visited Charleville in the early 1990s, and was impressed wi...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:23
107. Escape to the country
Escape to the country
Life in a city of any size is becoming more and more 'full-on' in New South Wales (Australia). Too much traffic, burglaries, noise, people... We are both in our mid-sixties and felt it was time to have a quiter, more relaxed lifestyle. Why not move to a quieter location, where people still say ...
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:34
108. I love Electric Quilt software
I love Electric Quilt software
The Electric Quilt Company from Bowling Green, Ohio, makes many, many quilt related computer programmes, some of which are stand-alone and some of which need EQ to operate. I have been reviewing computer programmes which are of interest to quilters for almost twenty years. I write about them in ...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:05
109. Have a dream holiday on Fraser Island, Australia
Have a dream holiday on Fraser Island, Australia
My very first trip to Fraser Island was in the summer of 1980. It was a fairly wild place then and a real adventure, just to get there. We had to travel for two days to Inskip Point on the mainland, then drive onto a big orange barge, and then drive up the beach at low tide. We camped by a sma...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:26
110. Warning! Warning! There are no images here!
Warning! Warning! There are no images here!
Why not? Images make the page pretty. Do you need pretty? It depends on the topic. Images are to illustrate content, not for pretty pages. If a visitor to your page is vision impaired, they can't see the images, so can the text stand alone?
Squidoo Community - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:51:53
111. Design inspiration from a photo
See how Jan T used some of her late husband's photos to get the creative juices flowing. Isn't Captain Billy's Landing on Cape York a wonderful wild spot? Accessible only by 4WD, it's beauty is evident. I made a quilt about this too.
arts-and-design - Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:18:07
112. Plexography of all Jan T's lenses
All the lenses I've made and published to date are listed here. Lenses about: Me My family My passions: web design, quilting Squidoo tips Collecting things Sorrow, despair and recovery My online patchwork quilt school A long list and still growing! In Joyful Strains a quilt featuring the brig...
squidoo-community - Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:15:15
113. Top 10 books for adventurous patchwork quilters
After a couple of years learning my craft and using traditional methods of designing, I decided to get a bit adventurous. In the early 1990s I began designing my own quilt blocks such as my Troop Carrier in my life story quilt. I was hungry for information, but there was little of the adventurou...
arts-and-design - Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:10:10
114. Seasonal Affective Disorder: It's S.A.D.
Every year around mid September or early October, I get really depressed and very grouchy. My late husband Paul used to call it my annual nervous breakdown. Once I even went to the library to see if atmospheric pressure had any effect on one's well-being. Like the Mistral in France. Apparently...
healthy-living - Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:48:28
115. I still have my favourite childhood toy
I still have my favourite childhood toy
We were very poor when I was little, and lived for a time in an orphanage. My mother would save and save for Santa's gifts, so imagine my surprise when he brought me a sewing machine! As you can see it is still so treasured, even though a bit battered!
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:52:36
116. How to attack panic attacks
Do you awake from a deep sleep terrified for your life and have to run? Are you having trouble going out of the house / into a lift / onto an escalator? There are ways to manage your panic without drugs. Images purchased from iStockphoto.com
healthy-living - Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:43:34
117. Birdwatching holidays in Rylstone NSW
Birdwatching is a wonderful hobby. You get to visit some very interesting areas of your country and other countries around the world. In Australia, we have some of the most colourful birds seen anywhere in the world. The birds around Rylstone are no exception. My garden has had visits from yel...
travel-and-places - Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:25:27
118. A journey from sadness to recovery
One of my daughters had a massive brain stem aneurysm in 1994, was in a coma for five months and died five months later. That was a terrible thing to endure, but it was just the beginning. Seven years of sadness and sorrow followed. Years of having to deal with cancer in the family, deaths of f...
squidoo-community - Wed, 15 Aug 2012 23:04:47
119. 25 things about Jan T
Only 25 things! Let's see... There's... and then there's... oh yes... then... there's... There's my age, my family, my interests, my house, my car ... Just too many to pick from! Bob and Jan T on their wedding day
squidoo-community - Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:58:30
120. A beginner's guide to Squidoo lens modules
The full list of Squidoo lens modules is too big to include in this lens, but I can show you the ones I consistently use. It took me some time fiddling with different ones, but I came up with my best ever list for you. After you peruse the lens, tell the rest of us what your favourite module is...
squidoo-community - Wed, 15 Aug 2012 22:52:50
121. Helping others: passing kindness on
Even those who can't help you in return? Have you been helped when you were really in need? I'm sure most of us have been there at some time. Did the person who helped you expect anything in return for their kindness? What if you were never able to return that person's goodness to you? Let m...
relationships-and-family - Mon, 06 Aug 2012 03:14:56
122. My Squidoo How-To lenses
When I started to Squidoo, I was already quite experienced at web design, but I didn't know anything about how Squidoo worked. I learned lots from other lensmasters, and realised that I could use my skills to help other Squidoo-ers who were new to this style of 'web design'. One of my main skil...
squidoo-community - Thu, 16 Aug 2012 22:22:58
123. Bobby's Girl: A Bride At Last!
I always wanted to be a beautiful bride, but... I have had five (yes, five) wedding ceremonies, but only three husbands. In the first four weddings, I wore street clothes, albeit nice ones, for several different reasons. When I married Bobby, he insisted that I 'go the whole hog', because this ...
weddings - Mon, 06 Aug 2012 03:03:48
124. Joomla! Tutorials: Add submenu items to menu
Joomla! Tutorials: Add submenu items to menu
In order for Joomla! to display content, you need to write articles, and then link to these articles in the menu. You can make category lists, or link to a single article. There are other ways to add menu items, but I will walk you through these two methods in this tutorial.
Internet - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:54:23
125. Joomla! Tutorials: Using Custom HTML Modules
You can use these modules to add content from an external web page, to display special content in any module position, and choose which pages they show on. Most content in Joomla! is in article form, but specialised content can be displayed via a custom module. These custom HTML modules can con...
internet - Wed, 13 Jun 2012 06:45:09
126. Jan T's web design lensography
Creativity explodes out of me, I just need to be creating something. In order to do that I need to be up with what's the current thinking in web design. This lensography will direct you to my lenses which look at my favourite parts of designing for the Internet. from static site to Joomla site...
internet - Tue, 12 Jun 2012 00:28:56
127. JomSocial for Joomla!
Joomla! is a great content management system, and this component makes it even better. Online communities of like minded people are enjoying the benefits of JomSocial for Joomla!. I have used the component for my online quilting community at Jan T's Utopia, and found it to be excellent. Featur...
internet - Tue, 12 Jun 2012 00:01:19
128. His treasures, add mine: full house!
And your collections can take over your house if you are not careful. Add to this, two collectors getting married and marrying their collections. This quilt is part of my exhibition, entitled Collections, held in Perth, West Australia. There are photos of some of my tins collection down one side.
hobbies-games-toys - Mon, 11 Jun 2012 23:56:50
129. Beginner's Guide: Bind your quilt
You have made a quilt, layered it, basted it, quilted it and now you need to bind the edges to finish the quit. There are many ways to make a binding, but I will show you how to do straight cut, double binding with butt joined corners. I have tried all sorts of binding, including bias cut, mitr...
arts-and-design - Mon, 11 Jun 2012 23:37:36
130. You don't need to wash your fabrics before you make a quilt!
You don't need to wash your fabrics before you make a quilt!
You don't need to wash your fabrics before you make a quilt! There's two schools of thought on this curly topic Fabrics have sizing which protects them while they are handled, and if you wash that away before you use the fabric, you may have unexpected results. I never wash my patchwork quiltin...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:53:05
131. Rocketmoms Fall session 2011 lensography by Jan T
Bonnie challenges us to make great lenses with the topic chosen by her so we are really challenged to move outside our comfort zone, and write on topics that we may not always think to write about. As always, I have enjoyed getting the most from this session.
squidoo-community - Wed, 09 Nov 2011 23:32:31
132. Collecting things
I searched for the term 'collecting things' and that was how many pages were found. If I widened my search to 'collecting', the result was 68 million. 'Collectibles' gave a staggering 126 million pages! So collecting things is a very popular hobby for many of us.
hobbies-games-toys - Sat, 30 Jul 2011 02:24:24
133. How do you cope with an ADHD partner?
And how! But... ...recently at a trade show I met up with someone who asked how was married life going. I replied that it was great, but that Bob drove me insane sometimes as he is ADHD. She said, "Two of you!"
relationships-and-family - Thu, 28 Jul 2011 14:10:17
134. Best images to use for the web
But not if they take a-a-a-a-ages to load! How can you make sure that they will be fast loading? What makes a good web page image? What's the right format to save them as? There are many books and courses on this topic available, but here are some simple tips for you to make your Squidoo pages ...
squidoo-community - Mon, 25 Jul 2011 00:30:26
135. Rocket Moms Quilting Bee
Show and Tell is an integral part of patchwork and quilting. The favourite part of any quilt gathering is when others show their latest blocks, or quilts to the meeting. The oohs and aahs are only part of the joy. Most of it comes from sharing you the quilter. Rocket Moms who quilt will show y...
arts-and-design - Sat, 09 Oct 2010 13:41:52
136. When the dog bites, when the bee stings...
What are your favourite things? Do you have a special dress, a special song, favourite place to visit, favourite recipe? I think about my favourite things in this great country of ours, Australia, whenever I need to distract my self from everyday life. Lens title contains some of the words from ...
squidoo-community - Mon, 15 Jun 2009 10:31:51
137. Joomla! tutorials: Adding content
Write what you want to say and publish it. Well, not quite. First you need to organise your content into categories. If you are still using Joomla! 1.5, then Sections first, then categories as sub-sections. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to set up Categories, ready to contain your great J...
internet - Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:48:34
138. How To: Organising Quilt and Craft Photos
Want to know how to organize them better so you can find them easily? As you can imagine, my (several) hard drives are crammed with pictures. Often its so hard to find a certain picture, that I give up looking. Readers of my Computer Quilts column in Down Under Quilts magazine have asked me to ...
arts-and-design - Sun, 18 Aug 2013 21:43:18
139. How to paper your walls for free (almost)
Renovating on a tight budget? We have just added two rooms to our cabin, and the cost was more than we expected. To decorate the walls in the living room, I used an age old technique called collage. I have been saving pictures from magazines for art journalling and had a small storage box full o...
home-and-garden - Sun, 18 Aug 2013 21:37:58

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