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Identify Noritake china patterns by looking at the bottom to check for authenticity and researching the four-digit numbers stamped there. This china pattern is made in Japan, and many older pieces need additional researc... More »

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There are many ways to identify the period of manufacture of Wedgwood china. For the casual collector or enthusiast, the simplest means of telling when a particular piece of Wedgwood china was produced is by the configur... More »

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In order to identify antique china cabinets, you need to learn about the styles and designs from the time period you are interested in. Antique china cabinets should be at least 100 years old. More »

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Some tips for using soft-sculpture doll patterns include tracing the pattern on two layers of fabric and using a sewing machine to stitch the marked lines on the pattern. Another tip is to trim the seam allowances to 1/8... More »

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Easy crochet mitten patterns include a pattern for men's mittens on a string and a pattern for an easy cuffed mitten for women. AllFreeCrochet.com offers a "Mitts for All" set for beginners with patterns and instructions... More »

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Some free cross patterns are the Lacy Cross pattern from Petals to Picots, the Angel and Lace Heirloom cross by Wicket Stitch, and the Irish Cross from McCall's Quilting. Other patterns include the Ornate Fretwork Cross ... More »

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Some knitted Nativity stable patterns include the one in the book "Jean Greenhowe's Christmas Special" and the knitting pattern booklet "The Nativity Collection, Created by Alan Dart." As of 2015, both of these are avail... More »

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