Beading

Attaching Clasps to Beaded Jewelry
Bead Board - makes beading easy!
Beading tips
Beading F.A.Q.
Knotting with Tweezers
Stringing Cords
Stringing Wire
Birthstones
Crimping & Crimp Cover Instructions
Easy Ear Wire
Knowing Your Beads



Crafts

Bow Making
Candle Burning
Decoupage with Mod Podge
Folding the American Flag
Floral Tablescaping
General Tips
Melted Crayon Art
Photo Booth with Props - How to set up
Sculpey
Styrofoam
Tillandsia Care (Air Plant)
Vinyl Lettering



Framing

Conservation Framing
How to Hang and Care for your Pictures



Needle Arts

Knit with Milly Video: Blocking
Knit with Milly Video: Cast On
Knit with Milly Video: Cast Off
Knit with Milly Video: Knit Stitch
Knit with Milly Video: Purl Stitch
Knit with Milly Video: Knit a Starbella Scarf
Knifty Knitter Looms
Knitting & Crochet Abbreviations
Knitting Instructions
Yarn Weight System



Painting

Acrylic Paints: which one to use?
Basics of Brushes
Clay Pot Preparation
Coloring Items Using Alcohol Ink
Crackling
Glitter, Sparkle, Shimmer & Shine
Painting Mediums / Products Information
Painting Surfaces
Painting Tips
Sealers
Tin Preparation
Wood Preparation



Paper Crafts

Accu-Cut Die-Cut Machines
Creative Card Making
Distress Inks with Tim Holtz
Getting Started on a Scrapbook
Glossary of Stamp Terms & Techniques
Inking 101
Marbled Look Created with Alcohol Ink
Masking Techniques - Rubber Stamping
Scrapbooking on the Wall - Canvas Art
Taking Gift Tag Art One Step Further
Tear Paper, HOW TO
Twinkling H20's



Sewing

Blanket Stitching
Choosing the right THREAD
Fabric Conversions
Fabric and Sewing Project Tips
Glossary of Sewing / Quilting Terms
How to Wash your Fabric and Quilts
Stuffing (Fiberfill)

Tin PreparationTin Preparation

Information courtesy of Jeson Enterprises

Basic Supplies
Vinegar
Sandpaper
Dish Soap
Metal Primer (or flat enamel spray paint)
Wire Scrub Brush
Steel Wool
Rust Remover
Paint Thinner

Basic Instructions
Old Tin
1. Remove all old paint from the tin with paint thinner and steel wool or a wire brush.
2. Use rust remover and a wire brush to remove any rust.
3. Clean tin with a strong dish soap and water.
4. Rinse with equal parts vinegar and water. Dry the tin with a soft lint-free cloth.
5. Apply a coat of metal primer. This will inhibit rust development and make your acrylic paints bond.
6. Paint as desired.

New Tin
1. Remove the oily film you will find on most new tinware by washing it with a strong dish soap.
2. Rinse with equal parts vinegar and water. Dry the tin with a soft lint-free cloth.
3. Apply a coat of metal primer. This will inhibit rust development and make your acrylic paints bond.
4. Paint as desired.

Painting Tips
- Avoid brush lines by patting your base color on with a sponge brush.
- Always finish your painted tin project with sealer to avoid scratches.