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Stitchopedia

Stitchopedia

“Diagrams and directions for every stitch you can think of (and some you’ve probably never heard of).” From the basics to composite stitches, this site aims to educate learners at all levels. Find stitches, design patterns, and an archive of articles.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

World Wide Quilting Page

World Wide Quilting Page

A plethora of information on quilting. Includes a How-To page, that has instructions for many common quilting techniques — such as block piecing, foundation piecing, strip piecing, rotary cutting, appliqu??, machine quilting, binding and setting, figuring yardage, drafting your own patterns and caring for quilts — and a quilt coloring book that …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting

Origami Club

Origami Club

A large collection of origami patterns, includes both diagrams and animations to show the step-by-step. Also includes printable paper templates.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts–Paper Crafts

Lost Quilt Come Home Page

Lost Quilt Come Home Page

“Dedicated to displaying lost and stolen quilts and to providing information on protecting quilts.” Maria Elkins created this page after her quilt was lost (and then happily found, 53 days later) by a shipping company. She has created a clearinghouse of information on shipping your quilts safely, as well as documenting, displaying and caring for …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting

Dulaan Project

Dulaan Project

???Dulaan is the Mongolian word for WARM.??? Use your craft to warm those who need it most, in a part of the world that is always cold. This project accepts all projects in all sizes of clothing (including hats, socks and sweaters), from newborn to adult.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Community Knitting

CraftyPod

CraftyPod

This podcast is all about making stuff! Materials vary with each episode from pasta to crochet to mosaics with something for everyone who likes to be creative.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; DIY (Do-It-Yourself)

Creative Spotlite – Art Lessons Online – Art Instruction for Beginners

Creative Spotlite – Art Lessons Online – Art Instruction for Beginners

Provides art tutorials from trained artists. Topics include drawing, painting, crafts, and mixed media. Also provides information on color theory and composition. Includes artist interviews.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts; Arts & Humanities Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Crafting Blogs

Generations Quilt Patterns

Generations Quilt Patterns

Read articles and lessons about how quilting. Includes information about how to choose, buy, and use fabrics, patterns, and sewing machines.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Frogland!

Frogland!

If you like frogs, this is the site for you. There are frog facts, pictures of frogs to color, and even jokes about frogs. There are also frog news articles, frog fables, and a frog art gallery. This site even helps you figure out everything you need to know before you get a frog!
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Reptiles & Amphibians; Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Reptiles & Amphibians; Fun Stuff–Jokes & Riddles; Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts–Coloring–Science; Math And Science–Animals–Reptiles & Amphibians; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology–Zoology (Animal Biology)

Tipnut

Tipnut

An ecletic collection of household tips, craft projects, recipes, kitchen & cooking tips brought together in one site.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden–Home Maintenance & Improvement; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Recipes & Cookbooks; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Cooking & Recipe Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Crafting Blogs–Knitting Blogs

Gathering of Quilters

Gathering of Quilters

View over 90 quilts that were shown at the Quilters Gathering Quilt Show in Benton Harbor, Michigan on March 16, 2002. Learn more about individual quilters and the inspiration behind their quilts. Links to outside sites direct visitors to more information on quilt history, patterns, and techniques.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Basketry Information

Basketry Information

A collection of basketry information – including magazines & newsletters, sources of materials, Associations & Guilds, conventions & meetings, exhibits, collections, and related web links.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Knit Spirit

Knit Spirit

A knitting blog and podcast with practical advice as well as opinions and and interviews regarding the underlying spirit to knit.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting; DIY (Do-It-Yourself)

Hello Craft

Hello Craft

“Hello Craft is dedicated to the advancement of independent crafters and the handmade movement, as well as empowering small business owners and educating the public to the benefits of buying handmade and teaching the joys of making.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; DIY (Do-It-Yourself)

T-Chisel

T-Chisel

A weekly woodworking podcast focused on furniture building. The podcast features weekend how-to projects like building a Federal table with a step by step approach using basic woodworking techniques.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Hobbies

Annie’s Quilting Stash

Annie’s Quilting Stash

Finally, the first listener-supported podcast for quilters is here! Follow Annie as she provides insight to the world of traditional, modern, and art quilting by discussing processes, news, events and products related to the field.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting; DIY (Do-It-Yourself)

Glossary for the Modern Soap Maker

Glossary for the Modern Soap Maker

Cited by the US FDA’s Library of Chemical Information webpage, this is a unique collection of terms, definitions, and acronyms related to the art of modern soap making.
Subject: Reference–Dictionaries–Glossaries; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Crafts

Interweave Knits

Interweave Knits

Interweave Knits is as much about the process as the product of knitting–getting a great garment, learning a new technique AND having a good time while doing it. Interweave Knits is published four times a year, and is dedicated to the craft of knitting. Established and upcoming designers are both featured here, as are descriptions of expert techni …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Knitting Patterns

SaveKnitting

SaveKnitting

These simple flash animations demonstrate many techniques???from the simple, like casting on–to the more complicated like Short Rows with Wrap and I-cord. These compact animations download very quickly, which is perfect for slower connections.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Knitting Instruction

Vogue Knitting

Vogue Knitting

CEO tastes on a grad student???s budget? Love Vogue but find the cost of couture insane? Knit it yourself! International Designers???from Anna Sui to Calvin Klein???feature their knitting patterns in Vogue Knitting.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Knitting Patterns

The Anti-Craft

The Anti-Craft

Take a walk on the goth side of crafting with the letter from the editrices of The Anti-Craft! The projects here have a more sinister tone, like a knitted spider hat for a child or a necklace made out of skull beads.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Knitting Patterns; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Crafts–Knitting And Crocheting

The Yarndex

The Yarndex

Looking for a certain color or fiber content for your next knitting project? Turn to the Yarndex! Yarndex is the online database of yarn. Search on color, gauge, WPI (wraps per inch) or fiber source for the right yarn for your next project. Includes links to online sources.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting

WiseNeedle

WiseNeedle

Unsure about a new yarn or pattern? Do your research! WiseNeedle is a online forum for reviews of yarns and patterns. Check what others are saying about the yarn???and make sure that pattern is worth knitting!
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting

Knitter’s Review

Knitter’s Review

Knitter???s Review is a complete portal for the craft of knitting. Knitter???s review includes a free weekly email magazine, knitting related shopping, and the forums. The forums???the real meat of the site???are discussion board where knitters help other knitters with questions about techniques, patterns, shopping, and yarn.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting

Warm Up America

Warm Up America

People all over America go to bed cold. Knit a blanket???on your own or with others???and help those who need warmth and comfort. This project accepts blankets of any size in machine washable wools.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Community Knitting

The Knitting Site

The Knitting Site

Learn to knit with Penny Dablin! The Knitting Site is full of text information about knitting, and feature Penny???s simple and straightforward videos of knitting techniques narrated in her encouraging voice. In addition to demonstrating a conventional continental knitting style???where the yarn is carried in the left hand???she also demonstrates l …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Knitting Instruction

Knit for Ships

Knit for Ships

Help a soldier directly–knit for the military men and women. Read thank you testimonials???sailors themselves describe how a warm hat can make a huge difference in their daily lives. Care packages are sent from a central location; specific guidelines for knitted items are on the web page.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Community Knitting

Afghans for Afghans

Afghans for Afghans

Join this grassroots, humanitarian effort inspired by the person to person efforts of Red Cross volunteers. Simple knitted and crocheted woolen items in any size are needed to help the displaced and impoverished people of Afghanistan.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Community Knitting

KnittingHelp.com

KnittingHelp.com

Home to over 150 free knitting videos! It can be hard to learn from a book, but this site lets you watch the techniques in action.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Knitting Instruction; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Crafts–Knitting And Crocheting

Knitting Techniques

Knitting Techniques

This animated site uses Flash to show you how to do everything from knitting to purling to binding off.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting–Knitting Instruction; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Crafts–Knitting And Crocheting

ChicKnits

ChicKnits

???Modern Designs for Modern Knitters.??? Single Girl in the City with champagne tastes and a beer budget makes her own sweaters???and sells the patterns too. ChicKnits includes tutorials on the fit and sizing of your knits, so the sweater you work on for months fits you perfectly. Free patterns, pay-and-download patterns, and a huge page of links …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Crafting Blogs–Knitting Blogs; Entertainment & Leisure Blogs–Crafting Blogs–Knitting Blogs; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Crafts–Knitting And Crocheting

Vintage Pattern Lending Library

Vintage Pattern Lending Library

The Vintage Pattern Lending Library is home to a growing collection of over 3,000 antique sewing and needlework patterns, vintage fashion publications, and other related historic print materials from the 1840s through the 1950s, from the United States and abroad. They offer high quality, user-friendly, historically accurate one-to-one digital repro …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Crafts–Sewing; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Crafts–Embroidery

Craftster.org

Craftster.org

“No tea cozies without irony! Craftster is a forum for people who love to make things but who are not inspired by scrapbooking with die-cut teddy bears, cross-stitched home sweet home plaques, wooden boxes with ducks in bonnets painted on…Check out the tutorials for information, or share your amazing work with your own post. If you’ve been know …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Crafts–Sewing; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Crafts–Knitting And Crocheting; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Arts–Crafts–Embroidery

Art Crimes

Art Crimes

The principal graffiti repository. Site provides international graffiti galleries, interview and article archive, exhibition/event calendar, and bibliography directory.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Graffiti

Institute for Graffiti Research

Institute for Graffiti Research

Tutorials and articles pertaining to the history and skill of graffiti development. The majority of the site is written in German. However, some links contain content written in English.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Graffiti

Urban Decor

Urban Decor

A wall to wall tour of New York City art, showcasing historical and influential art around the city.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Graffiti

Zephyr Graffiti

Zephyr Graffiti

An artistic icon in New York City, Zephyr has a site devoted to inform the world about the people influential in the graffiti community. Site includes historical photos, memorials, spotlight archives.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Graffiti

@149st

@149st

Site devoted to the promotion and preservation of the New York City graffiti scene. Site includes the history of NYC graffiti, showcases crews and artists, and links to other graffiti related sites.
Subject: Entertainment And Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Graffiti

Ethnic Quilting Network

Ethnic Quilting Network

This information repository provides articles and photos pertaining to the history and tradition of art, craft, and textile of all ethnic groups. Network directory and ethnic fabric websites available too.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting

The Needlework Gazette’s Wonderful Stitches WWW

The Needlework Gazette’s Wonderful Stitches WWW

Resources for “stitchery enthusiasts” including patterns for quilting, needlepoint, cross-stitching and sample stitchers. Site provides pattern charts in a series so that the stitcher can easily imitate the design.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Knitting

America’s Quilting History

America’s Quilting History

“Underground Railroad Quilts: Another View,” “The Diversity of Native American Quilts,” “A Quilted Tour through Time,” are just some of the articles in this informative website about Quilting and American History.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting

Tiles on the Web

Tiles on the Web

“Tiles On The Web provides a focus for Web resources to further appreciation of ceramic tiles as artistic media, historical artifacts, and architectural elements.
My goal is to rapidly develop the Gallery and Tile Studios sections because I believe that’s where the site can offer the most to the world of tiles. It’s very difficult for individual t …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Joseph Wu’s Origami Page

Joseph Wu’s Origami Page

In addition to a wealth of information on origami (history & instruction, finding people, organizations and supplies) there’s a guide to files & diagrams of origami on the net and a guide to origami photo galleries.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Fun Stuff–Arts & Crafts–Paper Crafts

Aunt Annie’s Craft Page

Aunt Annie’s Craft Page

“The emphasis of this page is on learning, creativity, and problem-solving while doing craft projects. Each project includes a variety of designs to choose from, patterns to print, and easy to follow instructions. Every project provides hours of enjoyment for both children and adults.” A new project is available every week.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Antiques Bulletin

Antiques Bulletin

“Weekly Antiques magazine covering all aspects of the Antiques World. Sections include: auction and fairs calendars; trade; dealers directory, editorial, sale and wanted, questions & answers forum, and links.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Tole World Magazine

Tole World Magazine

‘The nation’s leading consumer magazine for decorative artists. Each issue of Tole World includes provides projects for all skill levels, but with an emphasis on designs for intermediate painters.” Registration free, but required.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Visual Arts–Painting

Threads

Threads

“Sewing, tailoring and clothes construction magazine.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Fashion; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Studio Potter

Studio Potter

“The Studio Potter. A professional journal for ceramists, educators, historians, and collectors, Studio Potter focuses on critical issues of aesthetics, technology, history, and personal development. Richly illustrated and commercial-free; published in June and December.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Rug Hooking

Rug Hooking

“Each issue of Rug Hooking contains feature articles and departments that teach a variety of lessons on dyeing, color planning, design, hooking techniques, rug hooking history, and more.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Netcrafts Online Gallery & Magazine

Netcrafts Online Gallery & Magazine

“This is your place to find handcrafted products in our gallery, 25 source directories, galleries, patterns, art and craft articles, Online Art Classes, show guides, promoters and home decorating ideas.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Lapidary Journal

Lapidary Journal

“Lapidary Journal was the first gem and jewelry-making magazine in the world, and after 50 years, it’s still the Number One print magazine dedicated to gems, jewelry arts, beads, minerals and more! Online, you’ll learn how to create radiant gemstone and bead jewelry…get advice from master artisans…search for products and supplies all over the …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Geosciences (Geology & Geophysics)

The Fun Room

The Fun Room

The Fun Room site supplies many games and craft ideas for children and families. It includes a seasonal section with suggestions for outing activies and timely craft ideas. The site indicates it will be perpetually “under construction” so that it can bring new and interesting things for kids and families to see and do.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Entertainment & Leisure–Games

Fine Woodworking

Fine Woodworking

“Whether you’re a professional cabinetmaker or just starting out, you’ll find practical information about the techniques, tools and materials that go into work of lasting value.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Creating Keepsakes

Creating Keepsakes

Creating Keepsakes is a magazine devoted to “the process of preserving photos, memories and personal treasures.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

The Crafts Report

The Crafts Report

“The Crafts Report Online is an Internet resource for craftspeople and crafts buyers offering national, up-to-date news and information on industry issues, trends, business management, craft shows, craft resources and suppliers to the craft industry.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Clay Times

Clay Times

“Clay Times is designed to inform ceramic enthusiasts at all levels of the latest developments in the clay world, while providing useful information and techniques to help our readers learn and grow in their individual pursuits in clay. Regular columns and features are devoted to topics including: Clay News & Events, Wheel Throwing and Handbuildi …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Claywork

Claywork

“Claywork is the quarterly magazine produced by North Wales Potters. It contains news, reviews, articles, details of NWP events.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Regional & Country Information–Europe–United Kingdom; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Ceramics Monthly

Ceramics Monthly

“Ceramics Monthly is an internationally distributed magazine on ceramic art and craft. Each issue includes up-to-date information on artists/ craftspeople, exhibitions, events, marketing trends and prices, processes, technical data, and equipment and supplies for the ceramics field.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Bead & Button

Bead & Button

“The magazine for people who love beads, beading, and beadmaking, Bead & Button is published every other month and includes fully-tested how-to projects, artist profiles, bead history, and much more.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts

Paper Panache

Paper Panache

A commercial site for foundation piecing patterns (also sometimes called paper piecing), this site has patterns available for purchase, as well as some free patterns, updated monthly. Beginning paper piecers should click on the Table of Contents link, then scroll down to find the How-To section. Included here are very clear directions for paper/f …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting

QuiltArt

QuiltArt

“Quiltart, the Internet’s largest mailing list for contemporary art quilters, was established in 1995 as a means for those interested in innovative, contemporary art quilting to share, learn and grow.” The site includes many rotating galleries where users can view very detailed photos of art quilts displayed at QuiltArt shows and functions, as wel …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting

Quilt University Library

Quilt University Library

The Quilt University Library includes links to computer and quilting terms glossaries, a metric conversions table and a large selection of critical book reviews.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting

Quilts and Quiltmaking in America: 1978-1996

Quilts and Quiltmaking in America: 1978-1996

“Showcases materials from two American Folklife Center collections, the Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project Collection (1978) and the “All-American Quilt Contest” sponsored by Coming Home, a division of Lands’ End, and Good Housekeeping. Together these collections provide a glimpse into America’s diverse quilting traditions. The quilt documentation …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts–Quilting; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Craft & Folk Art

Circlemakers

Circlemakers

This visually stimulating site is dedicated to the art of crop circlemaking. Crop circles, or elaborately patterned flattened areas appearing overnight in crop fields, have been found all over the world. Many explanations have been set forth to explain the phenomenon. This site belongs to a group of artists who claim circlemaking as their own noctu …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Paranormal Phenomena; Entertainment & Leisure–Arts & Crafts