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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    I was wondering about these dvd series. Anyone seen any of them? Are they worthwhile, particularly for true beginners like me? Thanks!
  2. Stockpiling
    In one of our grainlady threads where wheat is discussed there was mention of one sort of wheat being a bit better to use for bread making, etc. At the market yesterday there was the choice hard red & hard white. I was thinking it was the white that was recommended over the red. I sure hope so...
  3. Question and Answer
    Is it easy to learn? as i would like it to give it a go. does it take a while to get going i.e learning and remembering?
  4. Envelope system
    I was writing this elsewhere, but then I thought, they may already know this, and someone else may not, so I figured, its half written up already, I may as well make a new thread of it. SO here goes. The Envelope system, for beginners. This is how, when your money is out of control, you gain...
  5. Hobbies
    Dd just turned 10 and has an assortment of beads from various sources (including a huge stash just given to her by my sil). Up until now she has just been stringing them willy nilly and making presents of them, but she is now more interested in doing it right, and making things like earrings as...
  6. Freebies
    Must register in advance. http://www.freeskatelesson.com/
  7. Health and beauty
    I'm sure that adults could use them as well, but it's a neat site for teens who need to begin exercising. There are animated pictures along with each exercise that shows you how to do them. http://www.overweight-teen-solutions.com/exercise.html
  8. Just Tips
    What is your best advice for newbies? It seems like we get many new members in desperate financial circumstances. Many are having trouble keeping up with the bills and have no savings. What's your best advice to get them started? My tidbits are: *Keep track of ALL of your spending for a month...
  9. Needle Arts
    http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/chs-autumnAfternoonAfghan.html
  10. Home Environment
    Call it deconstructing flylady if you like, I thought it might be helpful to kind of explain her very fine approach and deal with some common misperceptions about her method. I got the idea for this when I was talking on a thread about flylady and someone mentioned that what she got out of it...
  11. Sewing
    http://www.sew-whats-new.com/sewinglessons/class1.shtml#Threading Ladies, This lady is giving free lessons online! I read through this site and she has done a fantastic job! I highly recommend it. :thumb:
  12. Quilting
    Beginners Guide to Quilting
  13. Sewing
    Please use this thread for any questions you have pertaining to sewing or to the Sewing for Beginners thread. Thanks! :) Sewing for Beginners thread: http://www.frugalvillage.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&postid=143338#post143338
  14. Sewing
    PLEASE DO NOT POST TO THIS THREAD! I will start a new thread for questions and answers pertaining to sewing. Thanks! :) Do you have a hard time understanding a pattern? I found a site that does a wonderful job in helping you understand how to read them...
  15. Sewing
    Printable Sewing Book: Sewing Lessons For Beginners http://www.craftandfabriclinks.c...wbook.html :)
  16. Sewing
    I have some mending that needs done and I don't think it will take me a long time once I understand what I should do. I looked over the mending pile finding many items are simply where a portion of the seam has come undone/apart so it just needs stitched together. Any Advice? Below are some...
  17. Sewing
    http://www.makingfriends.com/sewing.htm
  18. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    I'd like to start doing this, or at least do double batches of things so my time in the kitchen is limited. My question is this: what recipes do you recommend for a beginner without a lot of time? I don't want to do the marathon cooking sessions, but I would like to cook a couple of things at a...
  19. Sewing
    I know someone posted recently that they have a sewing machine but could use some lessons as they are a beginner. I have found the mother load on Lessons for Beginners. Don't think it has been posted before but is it has here it is again for the newbies! Free Sewing Book: Sewing Lessons For...
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