Hobby Farming For Dummies

Appendix A: Helpful Resources Enjoying and selling the fruits of your labor Canning & Preserving For Dummies, ... by Pam Allen (Wiley) Making Candles & Soap For Dummies, by Kelly Ewing (Wiley) Not Your Mama's Felting: The Cool and ...

Author: Theresa A. Husarik

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118052532

Category: House & Home

Page: 384

View: 970


Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you’re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to: Make from change to a farm lifestyle Get along with your neighbors Find and buy rural properties Select and maintain equipment Raise and care for animals Use and preserve food items Avoid common farming pitfalls Choose plans for your farm Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.

Not Your Mama s Felting

" Fun and funky, this guide includes: * The essentials: all about fiber, the tools of the trade, wet felting, needle felting, fulling, and dyeing * Patterns and step-by-step instructions for approximately thirty projects, including an ...

Author: Amy Swenson

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 0470095180

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 223

View: 647


The art of felting, the process of working wool fibers together to form felt, is the ultimate in craft creativity because no two items turn out exactly alike. The first book to cover knitted or crocheted felting, needle felting, and wet felting, Not Your Mama's Felting will have you creating fashions, accessories, and gifts that will have your non-felting friends asking, "How did you do that?" Fun and funky, this guide includes: * The essentials: all about fiber, the tools of the trade, wet felting, needle felting, fulling, and dyeing * Patterns and step-by-step instructions for approximately thirty projects, including an assemble-your-own wallet kit, a bad-boy hoodie, a loopy boa, a chunky bead necklace, needle vases, and more * Tips to customize each design * Basic knitting and crocheting instructions so that even non-needleworkers can make all of the projects Does the smell of wet sheep turn you on? Long to escape to your own private yurt? With Not Your Mama's Felting, you'll be a felt-loving material girl in no time.

Felting for Baby

The items in this book are made with safety in mind, but in some cases, the fabric may unravel or the surface may come off if it is not sufficiently felted. Any items that your child touches should be made carefully and for strength, ...

Author: Saori Yamazaki

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 9781590307168

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 97

View: 575


Every item is a little sweeter when it’s made with materials that are just right, and the soft, warm, and durable nature of wool felt makes it the perfect material for the little ones in your life. The twenty-five felted projects in this book—from soft play mats and warm wool vests to snuggly teddy bears and cozy baby booties—will add a touch of warm and fuzzy delight to your baby’s life. Using just two easy techniques—wet felting and needle felting—you can easily transform raw wool into innumerable objects that will please your baby’s senses and last as your child grows. Clear step-by-step instruction and detailed diagrams make felting easy for beginners, while the unique projects and beautiful color photographs will inspire all crafters. Make the projects in this book and add a touch of warmth to your nursery, crib, playroom, and beyond. Projects include: • woolen baby booties—a practical and lovely item any baby will need, • flying bluebirds mobile—a classic gift that both babies and parents will appreciate, • musical clatter balls—a safe toy that will entertain for hours, • warm bottle cover—to help insulate baby’s bottle, • mama’s bag—a capacious holder for diapers, cell phones, and lunch.

Black Arts

I felt a tingle of magics from her words, a compulsion that she was not supposed to know how to use. ... In a normal voice I said, “If EJ was about to touch a hot stove, would your mama and daddy grab him and spank his bottom to keep ...

Author: Faith Hunter

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101626832

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 877


The New York Times bestseller Jane Yellowrock is a shape-shifting skinwalker who always takes care of her own—no matter the cost.... When Evan Trueblood blows into town looking for his wife, Molly, he’s convinced that she came to see her best friend, Jane. But it seems like the witch made it to New Orleans and then disappeared without a trace. Jane is ready to do whatever it takes to find her friend. Her desperate search leads her deep into a web of black magic and betrayal and into the dark history between vampires and witches. But the closer she draws to Molly, the closer she draws to a new enemy—one who is stranger and more powerful than any she has ever faced.

Heart Felt Knits

25 Fresh and Modern Felting Projects Tamara Mello ... Using flat—seam technique (see Techniques section), up the side of your hat. ... If felting by machine, check often during the wash cycle so as not to overshrink. 1 like this hat a ...

Author: Tamara Mello

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9781452102528

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 159

View: 427


Presents twenty-five projects for knitting and wet-felting projects, including patterns for handbags, slippers, and child's toys, and provides tips on felting techniques and knitting instructions.

Mama s Poems

His soul made a promise his heart could not keep. ... Sweet kisses that felted like heaven in your arms was gone like the wind. Now the heart is in a place ... The Time Keeper %“6 Imagine loving each other for a MAMA's POEMS 1 1 Broken Vow.

Author: Serena Brown

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781477117712

Category: Poetry

Page: 61

View: 938


The London Magazine Or Gentleman s Monthly Intelligencer

... Mrs. Trenchard could make a little go as far as any one , or he was not like her mama ; and the had such a pretty ... He con- inued the fame great efteem of and affection to his wife , which he mani- felted on all occafions - he ...



ISBN: PRNC:32101064255894


Page: 766

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Nuthouse Love

Standing a full 5'5 with alligator heels shoes, a flashy red suit, sharp manicured nails, slick straightened hair and a felted feather hat looking like cross breed of a 1970's pimp and a 1960's left over hippie from Woodstock.

Author: Kenny Attaway

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781449044558

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 360

View: 168


Nuthouse Love, the one and only spin off of Kenny Attaways novel Slum Beautiful, is a critical, up front; passionate oozing documented real life experiences of Rasheeda Sade Griffin and her three best friends Mesh, Bay and Nika plight to find true and meaningful love. But in their plight of finding true love the young girls then woman engages in physical, emotional, spiritual, financial and social abuse shared by themselves, other woman and the men they become in unisome with. Unluckily throughout the sails in the winds of love self worth they discover not only the harsh reality of hurt, pain and agonies of domestic abuse, but they slip and fall in the egg yolk of their imperfections and insecurities. Regardless of the unforgettable mishaps of her close friends, others involved in her life; including supporting confidants Monica, Mrs. Cent and college friends and herself, she continues her voyage to the point of no return. Nuthouse not only details the experiences, trials and tribulations of many of the woman, but the harsh realism of the black mans fears, misguidance social and emotional troubles and enigmas as he/their boyfriends take them through at first hand experience that theyd refer to as the nuthouse and nuthouse love. The nuthouse term becomes symbolic for not only the feelings emerged from type of men the woman date and become evolved with, but a nickname for an actual place several of the characters visit in the impatient facility for abused woman Love Lockdown. Rich in detail, filled with angelic landscapes of unforgettable real life realities and mournful endings-Nuthouse Love is a must read.

In the Shadows of the with Or Without Caf

She would have preferred facing the class, standing on a stage or podium, but made do with the rest of the class getting a view of the back of her ... She had many hats, but the one she favored was mauve, of some sort of felted wool.

Author: Andrea K. Nolan

Publisher: Abbott Press

ISBN: 9781458208057

Category: Fiction

Page: 309

View: 252


When middle-aged mother of three Francie Newburg goes to visit her doctor, she tells her she must lose weight. Francie begins a daily, early-morning walking regimen that sends her walking and watching through her little town of Shady View, Ohio. One day, on her morning walk, she becomes a hero when she rescues a man trapped in an abandoned building. Now a local celebrity, Francie is soon approached by the big guns in town. The Society for the Beautification of Shady View likes to keep things tidy. They plant flowers where flowers are needed, and they keep an eye on outsiders. Francie joins the society, and it feels good to give back to her community. Even so, Francie’s observations soon lead to trouble for Lanie and Bill Blau, owners of the With or Without Café. Lanie and Bill like giving second chances. By hiring Paul Santone, a waiter with anger management issues and a criminal background, the restaurant becomes a target for the Society. When Lanie and Bill refuse to fire Paul, tension escalates, and the lives of everyone associated with the café become endangered. The Society’s efforts to beautify the town may ruin lives, and Francie’s helpful nature may prove to be the source of serious trouble—but it’s never too late for compassion.