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Sewing Scissors: 5 Facts You NEED to Know Before Buying

  As a little girl, I remember spending whole afternoons playing inside my grandma’s room, listening to her motorized sewing machine and admiring her watermelon pin cushions.     She was always very busy with her hands, knitting, sewing and creating all sorts of drapes and pillow covers for the house. My grandma always reminded me to only look but never touch any of her stuff. I knew that the needles, pins, razors and scissors were off limits, and as colorful as they were, I did not dare to touch them as a child! My grandma had a big shiny pair of sewing scissors that was the centerpiece of her workplace. Every time she reached for them, everything else stopped and...

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Keep Your Family Busy with Arts and Crafts! - PLUS 5 Fun Projects :)

In our modern world, people have their hands glued to their smartphones and tablets, our fingertips continuously tapping away on keyboards as we try to keep ourselves busy in our spare time. Families stay together in one room on weekends, but have their conversations over messenger and viber. This is sad. Family entertainment unfortunately comes in the form of a movie night for some. Our dependence on these devices have progressed to a level that I even have trouble writing a few sentences using a pen and paper. Writing a letter meant sending an email and a notebook is a small laptop. A year ago, I was clearing out my sister’s old room in my house when I stumbled on...

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