Tag Archives: made by hand

Health benefits of knitting and crocheting

We received an article in a mail out from our local hospital, Weatherford Regional Medical Center, that caught my attention. Even though it was short, it got me to thinking. It talked about a survey that showed knitting could have health benefits. Since we all seem to worry more about our health as we mature, […]

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Do heirs consider handmade items to be heirlooms?

Heirlooms, what are they? Has the definition been changed by the younger generations? What happens to those things that are no longer considered heirlooms? In this article, I will try to help you understand these questions.     A Definition Of Heirlooms, Old And New How old must something be to be considered an heirloom? […]

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Do you quilt by hand or machine

OK. You have your quilt pieced, which style of quilting to choose? Do you know how to machine quilt or are you a hand quilter? Does it really make a difference?   The Old Standby, Hand Quilting Nancy is the one that uses this method. After you have pinned your quilt sandwich, you have three […]

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Handmade vs Store bought

Is there any real difference between made by hand and mass-produced items? Are items made by hand worth the difference in cost? Don’t they function the same?   Difference Between Handmade and Store Items   I would hope that we could all tell the difference by just looking. But sometimes that isn’t easy. Some makers of handmade […]

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