Archive for September, 2008
Making throw pillow at home is easy. The materials you need to make throw pillows are scissor, fabric needle, thread, sewing machine, polyester filling, glitter, glue, paint, heat and bond tape, hot iron, and lace. The fabric that you choose should be heavy. You can easily find such fabric in the fabric stores. Buy a lightweight fabric so that you can cut the designs from it and attach it to the heavy fabric to make it beautiful. The lace that you buy for the pillow should be also matching the color of the heavy and the lightweight fabric. You could use a transfer paper and hot iron to the lightweight fabric so that you can cut out the designs. Buy all the materials needed.
Cut heavy fabric into two pieces. You can cut any shape you want according to your taste. Place one piece with front side down and the wrong side up. Using the sewing machine sew the edges of the fabric neatly. Trim the edges if needed. You can also use a heat bonding tape to attach the two pieces of the heavy fabric if you are not using a sewing machine. Once this part is over, you can arrange the designs over the fabric and hot iron it until it adheres to the fabric. You have peel off the transfer paper and then place the designs so that they adhere to the fabric.
Tinctures are more effective than the dried herbs that are used for treatment. If you make tincture at home you can even make a quart at the price of an ounce that you buy in the stores. Moreover you can make your own formulas for the tincture that can be more effective. The ingredients needed to make your own tincture are fresh herbs or dried herbs, Vodka or Rum (80-100 proof), glass jars and cheesecloth that are unbleached. Cut the herbs finely or powder them if they are dried. Put them in the glass jar and pour alcohol over it until they are submerged. Now seal the jar tightly and place the jar in a dark room. Make sure that you shake the jar daily. When you are ready to bottle it, filter it using the cheesecloth and pour it into a dark colored jar. Squeeze the herbs to extract the tincture. Label the glass and use it.
Even though you have played billiards, most of the people might not know the dimensions of the table. It is 12 x 6 feet. The sides of the board are covered with rubber edges. The number of pockets in the board is 6. One on each side of the long side of the table and one in each of the corners of the table. A small net is available at the bottom of the pockets to collect the balls that are pocketed. Usually singles games are played and rarely a doubles game is played. To start with the players play their cue ball from the D. With this the ball bounces back and rests in the baulk. The nearness of the ball to the baulk decides which player is to go first or second. There are many websites that give you the details on the different types of games available in billiards. You can choose one according to your tastes.
Before you remove the wallpaper in your room you have to protect the items by covering them with some cloths. You can even cover the carpet with a cloth. Move the furniture in your room out of the room. This would help you to easily remove the wall paper. Use a halogen work lamp to work in your room and switch off all the circuit breakers so that the power supply to the room is cut off. A bucket of hot water is required.
The water can be so hot that you can bear it. Now mix the stripping solution to the hot water. Read the instructions that came along with the stripping solution before you mix that with the hot water. A cheaper and non-toxic 20% vinegar solution can also be used. Sometimes the wall paper you are working with will have a coating that will not absorb water. In such cases you have to buy Paper Tiger to make the solution absorb by the wall paper. Now use the paint roller and dip it in the hot water and the solution mix and use it while your remove the wall paper.
The equipments needed to play table tennis are a tennis table, ping pong paddles, and a ball. If you want to be a good table tennis player, you have to master the basics first. The basic strokes in table tennis are the first you should learn. Without such a strong foundation it is hard for you to play with the experts. In the earlier days there were games with 5 serves each and to 21 points. Now-a-days it is 2 serves each and 11 points. You have to follow the modern way of scoring before you compete with others. Know the basics thoroughly and know how to score. Put the basics of ping pong along with the importance of spin to play a good table tennis. You have to go for proper professional training if you are serious about playing ping pong. After you training you could try the competitions to test your skills and to show off your skills.