I Love Making Things With My Hands

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    Making Things

    Hello I'm new in town. Ever since I was young I have always like building things. I like the Jack of all Trades but master of none. I have made alot of things but never enough To say I'm any good at it. It has always been a money issue. I find something I like doing then I have...
    Subatia Subatia
    5 Responses Feb 4, 2009

    Create Stuff

    For me it's very relaxing and sometimes can be like meditating when I'm "making things with my hands". That can be sewing, making soaps, clay or fimo stuff, stamps, stencil art, masks, but also gardening. I suck at drawing though, I really hate my drawing style - that's really...
    NekoGummy NekoGummy
    36-40, F
    Aug 19, 2013

    Just did my first fall festival of the year,

    and after a bit of rain and some things to push through, the rest of the weekend was absolutely beautiful. I made some pumpkin pie scented soaps (with actual pumpkin in the soap) and people really loved them. :)  I can't wait to get to the next festival in a few weeks. ...
    owlsong owlsong
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2015

    Crafting Nut!!!!!

    I am a self taught artist who has done just about everything under the sun, such as photography, pottery, hand-building, scrap-booking, sculpting, collage, mixed fibers, paper making, sewing, painting-all paint mediums, wire art, computer graphics etc. I absolutely live to create...
    craftingnut91 craftingnut91
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 19, 2009

    Last Minute's Insight!!

    I have just realised that I love using my hands to create anything!!! From cooking, writing, photography, ceramics, sewing,gardening, filming, percussing,calligraphy, bodywork and healing!!! My God how will I combine all these??? I am so grateful for realizing this!!!!!!! :)
    marlytr marlytr
    22-25, F
    Nov 20, 2012

    About Anything

    My Father is great at everything, growing up I would help him. He had a work shop all necessary carpentry tools. We made planters out of redwood,and furniture. I really like the smell of fresh cut wood, the wood chips used to take and ball it up in my hands..Take them...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    Oh,I Do

    Especially when it's over a man's...oops,never mind. This group is supposed to be about crafting.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses May 19, 2009

    So Many Things!

    I like woodcraft, Tinkering, assembling, carving, sculpting, cooking, and playing several different instruments :)
    MirrorsTruth MirrorsTruth
    26-30, M
    Mar 5, 2013
    novembermoon novembermoon
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 20, 2015

    Doors, tables, home repair

    and renovation. They all seem to make me feel happier. I think creating stuff that is useful is not only great for obvious reasons, it is also a way of 'keeping busy', a therapeutic process.
    deleted deleted
    Apr 3, 2014

    Creative Play

    I love to create, build, form, play using my hands. I am a craft freak and invent all kinds of things for friends. It's just fun! I used to take over all the props projects for the dance studio... be it Vegas style feather head dresses or trays with Green Eggs and Ham and even...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Oct 27, 2007

    Better Than Making Things With My Feet. Just Kidding.

    I am a very artsy craftsy person.  I knit my scarves, paint my boxes, sew my quilts, throw my bowls, make soap and tissue paper flowers and little felt mice and bead jewelry... you name it.
    EPGrace EPGrace
    18-21, F
    Jun 11, 2008
    WildWolfGirl WildWolfGirl
    16-17, F
    1 Response Oct 29, 2014


    The one thing I really enjoy doing is learning how to make things!! I see something & I have to learn how to do it! at the present time I know how to sew, crochet, glass etching, chainmaile(this is fun), wood working, shoot can't remember at the moment, but will update when I...
    fairydust252 fairydust252
    36-40, F
    5 Responses May 19, 2009
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