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Arts and Crafts

Aunt Annie's Craft Page
Variety of craft ideas with easy to follow instructions and variations.
Baskets, Etc.
A site for the exchange of tips, questions, and general knowledge about splint and reed basketmaking techniques for all skill levels
Bead Bugle - The Bead NFObase Magazine
A site dedicated to beads, including illustrated bead projects, history of different beads, bead facts, tips and tricks, and more
Candles Making Basics
A variety of candlemaking information, including how to burn any candle, history, trivia, and ideas.
Funroom.com Craft Index
Ideas and recipes for paper bag puppet, bubbles, chalk, gooey stuff, paint, paper mache', clay, and colored sand.
The Imagination Factory
Integrates art with science and social studies to teach recycling concepts in a fun and entertaining way. Visitors learn how to make art using easy to obtain solid waste as a source of free materials. Some of the activities include drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, papier-mâché, marbling and crafts.
A beautiful site that provide clear instructions and diagrams for a few origami animals.
Access over 90 illustrated diagrams for creating origami, most of which are in PDF format.
Origami Profiles
An informative page concerned with defining what is Origami, what is "pure" Origami, and explaining the different methods and styles used by artists today.
Make Recycled Paper
Describes what paper is made out of and provides step-by-step instructions on how you can recycle it to make your own.
Wonderful Stitches WWW
"A web site of resources for stitchery enthusiasts providing decorative patterns and designs for needlepoint, cross-stitch and other forms of decorative stitching."
Wool Works - the Online Knitting Compendium
Over 200 free patterns for an multitude of projects, a comprehensive list to technical resources such as making socks, double knitting, entrelac, fibers, spinning and dyeing, and finally, a broad list of links to resources, photo gallery and stores worldwide.