How to un-shrink a wool sweater

Written by Clare Shenton

How to un-shrink a wool sweater

Sometimes it happens to us all, in a careless moment we throw our brand new wool sweaters inrepparttar washing machine or dryer, shrinking them down about eight sizes and rendering it un-wearable to all but our children’s action man or Barbie Doll. Luckily I have a contact with some inside knowledge on this matter so I asked my Husband, Mark Shenton owner of if there was a way to un-shrink a wool sweater, he started laughing even before I could finish my question. Well people today’s your lucky day, I have usedrepparttar 139820 information this Shenton character gave me and masteredrepparttar 139821 black art of wool un-shrinking and am here to share it with you. Here we go…. When wool gets wet and warm,repparttar 139822 fibres inrepparttar 139823 wool lock themselves together and don't want to let go, resulting in shrinkage (you can get wool warm or wet, but not both), which kind of makes washing wool garments a dangerous business.

Custom Web site Design Strategies

Written by Captain Media

Web site design has certainly, inrepparttar past decade, evolved tremendously. More clients now are demanding custom design, as opposed torepparttar 139748 'cookie cutter' sites of yesteryear.

Where once there existed a limit as torepparttar 139749 types of fonts used,repparttar 139750 types of coding languages used, andrepparttar 139751 styles themselves, there is nowrepparttar 139752 possibility for more variety in Web site design than ever before. This has come about because ofrepparttar 139753 advances in technology that did not exist even a few years ago, and it has opened up many creative avenues for Web site designers inrepparttar 139754 creation of custom designs.

Web development overall, has to be more competitive, and take into considerationrepparttar 139755 needs of clients now, when literally billions of Web sites compete for attention online on a daily basis. A Web site isrepparttar 139756 first impressionrepparttar 139757 owner of an E-commerce business makes on their own potential clients, andrepparttar 139758 competition factor, has now led torepparttar 139759 burgeoning of more creative designs and implementations to deal with this competition factor.

Web development now needs to speak torepparttar 139760 needs not only ofrepparttar 139761 clients that are buildingrepparttar 139762 Web site, butrepparttar 139763 needs ofrepparttar 139764 visitors who are, overall "potential prospects' ofrepparttar 139765 Web site owners.

E-commerce needs have created some rather unique approaches to Web development, fromrepparttar 139766 most beautiful torepparttar 139767 most garish, unfortunately. In an attempt to have their own E-commerce sites 'noticed', some business owners have become too individualistic, and there does abound many sites that are not easily navigable, nor especially pleasing torepparttar 139768 eye. A Web designer needs to use good judgment when making choices about how much is 'too much' individuality.

Web site designers can avoidrepparttar 139769 pitfalls of becoming overly creative, and yet do much now to make a client's site, very appealing and eye-catching by keeping a few simple rules in mind:

A. Arerepparttar 139770 colors pleasing to most visitors, without being garish and hard to view? B. Arerepparttar 139771 fonts easily read by most visitors, which means not too large (too much scrolling), or too small, (too much squinting)? C. Isrepparttar 139772 navigation and usability ofrepparttar 139773 site what it can be? Can visitors find features easily? D. Isrepparttar 139774 site clean and uncluttered? It should never look like your grandmother's attic, where thirty years of junk abounds in every corner!

Atrepparttar 139775 same time,repparttar 139776 E-commerce functionality can be maintained with advanced creativity, as navigability and usability can be implemented flawlessly also. The new advances in technology now have led torepparttar 139777 following changes that increaserepparttar 139778 ability to improve creativity:

1. A staggering number of font sizes that can be flawlessly implemented to distinguish a site. Up until just a few years ago, Web masters were limited inrepparttar 139779 choice of fonts, and font sizes. Times New Roman and Arial wererepparttar 139780 two standard fonts used, as some browsers could not effectively display other fonts with any reliability, changing fonts that were not Times New Roman and Arial intorepparttar 139781 Sans Serif, which is not all that attractive. This was a big deterrent torepparttar 139782 creative use of fonts. With new embedding technologies, this is no longer a real problem, and many designers are now using great new fonts that make a site 'stand out' effortlessly.

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