Internet Resources - Crafts



Databases

Recommended Websites

  • eCraft : DIY
    This is a DO-IT-YOURSELF eCraft site. It covers over 20 categories of crafts, such as photography, model building, carving, crocheting/knitting, dollhouses, furniture making, glasswork, jewelry making, child crafts, leatherwork, macrame/knots, needlework, paper crafts, pottery, quilting, scrapbooking, sewing, and woodworking.
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  • ID/Home Decor
    This is a very comprehensive site for ID (interior design) and home decoration. It covers about 20 categories, e.g., art & home accessories, candles & candle holders, decor styles, decorating colors & patterns, decorating materials and supplies, faux finishing, floors & ceilings, floral designs, holiday decorating, home decor, home planning, home design, lighting, paint & wallpaper, pillows & throws, room by room design, rugs, stamping & stenciling, vases, and treatments for windows, doors & walls.
    Browse related subjects: Crafts, Do-It-Yourself
  • Index to How to Do It Information
    Indexes numerous hobby, craft, and do-it-yourself magazines. The articles indexed go back into the 1960s. If it is not in our own collection, we can try to get a photocopy of the article from another library, or locate a nearby library that has it. The publisher, Lathrop Enterprises, has put up this web version. Central Reference also has the hardbound volumes, covering 1963-1989 and 1990-1999.
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Did You Know?

He drew a circle...

He drew a circle that shut me out--
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout.
But Love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle that took him in!

-"Outwitted" by Edwin Markham (complete poem)

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