Scrapbook Photographs -- How A Picture Can Be Worth A Thousand Words

Written by Nigel Patterson

For many people, photos are atrepparttar heart of their scrapbooks -- and for a very good reason. We all treasure photgraphs of friends and loved ones, and many of us carry some with us wherever we go in a wallet or locket or keep photos on our desk at work. And if disaster were to strike and you had to evacuate your house, many people say they would save their photo albums before any other possessions!

So most scrapbooks will contain photographs. Evenrepparttar 140926 most disinterested reader of your scrapbook will look at them. A picture really is worth a thousand words. Therefore, it is important to choose photographs that are of good quality and clearly illustrate your scrapbook theme.

Any photograph can be used in a scrapbook. Even instant photographs can be used in scrapbooking. Just be careful thatrepparttar 140927 chemicals withinrepparttar 140928 photograph do not spill out onrepparttar 140929 rest of your scrapbook. Digital pictures can easily be printed right onto lignin-free and acid -free paper.

How to run a quilters row by row or a round robin

Written by Michelle Steel

How to Organise a Row by Row or a round robin. Firstly, what are Row x Rows and Round Robins? They are quilts, which have more than one person working on them, by design. Usually a group of friends will get together, and decide onrepparttar rules. What usually happens is thatrepparttar 140888 ‘owner’ ofrepparttar 140889 quilt, orrepparttar 140890 person who starts it, begins with a block and a colour scheme. This is then handed ontorepparttar 140891 next person inrepparttar 140892 group who adds to this block. A Round Robin means thatrepparttar 140893 quilter adds a border torepparttar 140894 quilt as it is passed around. A Row x Row has a row added asrepparttar 140895 quilt is passed around. The number of participants depends on how bigrepparttar 140896 quilt gets. Rules to consider. Time frame. Each person needs time to work onrepparttar 140897 quilt top. Usually a month is good for any one’s calendar. Considerrepparttar 140898 length of time it will take forrepparttar 140899 quilt top to move around a circle of 8 friends, moving once per month. You may want to limitrepparttar 140900 number of participants per quilt, limitrepparttar 140901 amount of time orrepparttar 140902 size ofrepparttar 140903 quilt. If there are 8 quilts moving around this circle of friends, thenrepparttar 140904 time limit may need to be strictly enforced. Include things such as good quality, pre-washed fabrics only inrepparttar 140905 guidelines. Colour schemes. Individuals will always prefer different colour schemes so these need to be set out plainly for all to take note off. Often it’s a good idea to include a note withrepparttar 140906 quilt top as it travels aroundrepparttar 140907 circle. Set out onrepparttar 140908 note, colours that are preferred, colours that are abhorred, designs, which will or will not suitrepparttar 140909 owner. These are all things that should be nutted out before you start.

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