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BEADWORK


Bead Supplies & Free Tutorials Beads, charms and beading supplies, free tutorials, inspirational projects and beading tips. Fast, friendly service.
beadmecca.com  

Beading instructions  Plus many free patterns.
beadiefriends.com

FREE Bead Project Instructions
Featuring Free Bead projects and Arts and Craft Project here, including free beaded patterns, instructions, projects for Adults, Teens, Kids and the whole family.
beadjewelrymaking.com


chandelier earring From CraftAndFabricLinks! Our own Earring instructions. Holiday earrings, star studs, elegant chandeliers and beads. Free instructional video.
Jewelry Instructions

FREE PATTERNS: PAINTING / STAMPING / CARDS & PAPER CRAFTS

FREE Card Making Instructions & Projects Our own free lessons: using our own free text messages, photos, graphics etc. Learn to make beautiful watercolor and stenciled cards as well.
craftandfabriclinks.com

hobbylobby.com   Home Decorating projects; floral arrangements; adult, teen and child projects; fabric and glass painting; stencils; cardmaking & more.

plaidonline.com   Glass and plastic painting, holiday crafts, children's crafts stamping and embossing, card making, plaster crafts and mosaics, fabric painting and stenciling plus more. A wealth of ideas and free projects.

triciagabbitas.blogspot.com   Over 1,000 free verses for all occasions, from Anniversary to Valentine's Day. Free verses for cards and other projects.

wendyvosters.com   Free recipes, quilts, free patterns, embroidery, free cardmaking patterns, etc.

CERAMICS / MOSAIC / TILES

free mosaic project From CraftAndFabricLinks!
FREE Instructions
Grape Mosaic Mirror


Bead Mosaic Free mosaic instruction: bead mosaic.
beadiefriends.com

Free Mosaic Instructions Learn about proper base, glues, tiles etc.
mosaicartsupply.com

Free Mosaic Instructions & Patterns Learn two methods of creating mosaics. Free patterns.
alpineglass.com

CROCHET & KNIT

Free Crochet Lessons   Lessons on basic crochet.
antiquecrochetpatterns.com

Right and Left Hand Crochet Lessons   Free lessons from The Crochet Guild of America.
crochet.org

Free animated lessons   Bead crochet.
beadcrochet.com

EMBROIDERY / CROSS STITCHING

free embroidery glossary

FREE Embroidery Glossary
From CraftAndFabricLinks! Our own fully Illustrated glossary of embroidery stitches.


huck weaving Learn Huck Weaving
From CraftAndFabricLinks! Use our free pattern and instructions to create beautiful embroidery. Quick and easy!



Turn A Photo Into A Counted Cross Stitch   Cross-stitchers: Learn how to convert your photos into cross-stitch designs for free using image editing and cross stitch software programs. There is nothing for sale here, just tips, resources, tools, guides, and a few free patters.
laydenwithstitches.4t.comn  

FABULOUS DIRECTORY: Cross Stitch / Embroidery Tutorial Sites  Basic step by step instructions to help the beginner learn how to quilt as well as crochet, cross stitch, sewing, knitting, and embroidery. There are free pattern links and quick & easy patterns
teresagen.www6.50megs.com

Using Fresh Flowers With Embroidery  This is a "must see" web site. The free projects are beautiful and inspirational. This page gives illustrated instructions on making many different projects out of fresh flowers and embroidery.
embroiderersguild.org

Embroidery Stitches  Stitch glossary, beautiful samples of embroidery, plus free projects and more.
embroiderersguild.org.uk

FREE Hand Sewing Lessons  illustrated hand sewing stitches; whip stitch, backstitch, slip stitch and more. Stitches used basic sewing and special projects.
sofasandsectionals.com

Sharon B's Stitches For Embroidery & Needlework  FREE illustrated embroidery stitches; alphabetized listing of stitches.
inaminuteago.com

FABRIC PAINTING & FABRIC TRANSFERS

Sun Painting   Learn how to use the sun and transparent dyes to create beautiful
fabrics.
dharmatrading.com

Learn how to print to fabric   Free tote bag pattern and printing instructions.
craftandfabriclinks.com

FLORAL ARRANGING

FREE ONLINE GUIDE: Floral Arranging    FREE how-to articles, shopping tips, floral arrangement techniques and instructions! Whether you want to make your own or just shop smart, learn about flower arrangement styles, bridal bouquet styles, silk wedding flower ideas, EASY 5 step centerpiece, floral design basics, buying silk flowers wholesale, more. Come see!
silk-flower-smart.com

Tips and tricks   On flower arranging.
perfectentertaining.com

GLASS, STAINED GLASS and PLASTIC CRAFTS

downeaststainedglass.com Free Stained Glass Patterns On The Web. A stained glass pattern resource online since 1997.

free-stainedglass.com    Free stained glass patterns for everyone to download. Free Professional stained glass, - Free patterns and more

glassetchingsecrets.com    Free tutorials on creating etched glass and stencils, sandblasting glass, cream etching, acid etching and glass engraving.

freepatternsforstainedglass.com    You will find over 115 links to free stained glass patterns, as well as stained glass tutorials

panedexpressions.com    Free monthly pattern, download and print full-size, and 30+ prior months' patterns. Use for mosaics, stained glass, fusing, quilting, applique, glass painting, card art.

stainedglass.on.ca A large selection of beautiful free and retail stained glass patterns. A new free pattern is added each month. Very nice holiday patterns. Retail patterns are available on CD, and include thumbnail index, full sized patterns and instructions.

chantalstainedglass.50megs.com A fabulous collection of beautiful free and retail stained glass patterns. These patterns are made for stained glass, but could also be used for applique. Patterns include birds, candy, flowers mushrooms and more. This site should inspire you!

Free instruction and video clips   Through video and photographs, free instruction is given on creating stained glass projects.
web-o-rama.net/stainedglass/

Free instruction and project ideas   Plus glass and plastic painting supplies. A fabulous site.
plaidonline.com

Etching   Instructions & tips, free projects & glass etching supplies.
etchall.com

free glass painting instruction From CraftAndFabricLinks! Our own free instrutions. Use stencils, drawings, glass paint and glass paint markers to dress up your glassware. Make a candy jar to hold chocolate covered nuts - we included our easy recipe!
Painted Glass Jar with Candy Recipe

KNITTING: see Crochet & Knit above


MACRAME

elainecraft.com   Macrame instructions.

ORIGAMI

JOOST LANGEVELD ORIGAMI   Free, colorful papers to print, free tutorials including video, and tutorials on clothes and napkin folding. Beautiful photos of completed origami to inspire you.
joostlangeveldorigami.nl/home.html

opane.com   Origami instructions.

PHOTOGRAPHY

cambridgeincolour.com   Night and low-light photography of Cambridge University in England. Digital camera tutorials, techniques, and examples also available.

sphoto.com   Tech tips, tutorials, equipment reviews & photo gallery.

photographytips.com   Learn photography tips and techniques.

PLASTER CRAFTS / POLYMER CLAY

beadyeyedbrat.com   FAQ's, projects and easy to understand tutorials on use of polymer clay.

craftstew.com   Directory of 150 polymer clay jewelry projects.

plaidonline.com   Free projects and instructions on plaster crafts and mosaics.

FREE WOODWORKING PATTERNS

freeintarsiapatterns.com Free intarsia woodworking patterns for you to download and build today. This is not the usual style of intarsia, but a more decorative way of designing.