I Love to Make Things With My Hands

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    I Learned Something That I Don't Want To Fade Away....

    What I am learning now is 'how to crochet" it is fun. Look it up online or at your library everyone. I encourage you to try it out. I am having a lot of fun with it. I ended up making belts, and headbands with it. I made some potholders also. Look up "simple crochet" to get...
    pearls37 pearls37
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2013

    No Fancy Manicure Needed

    I suppose when I am painting, that could be considered making something with my hands.  But my true passion is sculpture.  I make my sculptures and vessels out of clay.  I am strictly a hand builder,  I  never even felt the urge to use the pottery wheel...
    Lilt Lilt
    46-50
    37 Responses Oct 2, 2008

    Well, I started my very first crochet beanie

    this past weekend. I'm having so much fun and I'm happy that it's coming along very nicely. I can't wait to see the final product. :)
    PearlNana PearlNana
    31-35, F
    Jun 2, 2014

    It's Why I'm Gonna Be An Embalmer.

    I get to make people! Top that! :)
    THowell THowell
    18-21, T
    4 Responses Oct 5, 2007

    Son Of A.

    jeweler. heh. ;) but seriously its hard not to be the son of a jeweler and not be creative in some way. I'm his apprentice and have my own showcase. if anyone has any jewelry questions i could probably answer them. I love to draw, write, paint and most of all create pieces out of...
    TheSecond TheSecond
    18-21, M
    Jan 11, 2010

    I Go to Make Something Today!

    I forget how happy I get, how focused and relaxed, when I make things with my hands. Granted, there are hand-intensive things I do nearly every day like cook and play guitar that are fun but that also have some major freight tied to them: must make dinner by x o'clock, must play...
    humdinger humdinger
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2007

    It's So Satisfying!

    I've always worked with my hands, and I seem to learn so much from the process. I like the way your hands know things, too. Like once you learn to knead bread dough or throw a pot or sew a whip stitch or drive a nail, that knowledge sticks to you, it's part of you in a far deeper...
    humdinger humdinger
    46-50, F
    Sep 11, 2007
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