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Best Embroidery Threads

The 6 Best Embroidery Thread Brands of 2021

Choosing the right thread for your next embroidery project can be a challenge. There are many types of threads and embroidery floss available on Amazon, Walmart, and other online retailers. Figuring out which one is best for you can be difficult; that’s why we created this list of the 6 best embroidery thread brands in

Best Acrylic Brushes

5 Best Acrylic Paint Brushes Brands and Sets of 2021

If you are wondering what the best acrylic paint brushes are, look no further. It’s important to have the right brushes for your medium of choice. There’s plenty of options for the best brushes for acrylic paint specifically, and we’ve got the top options laid out for you.  Top Picks Here’s the rankings and what

Best Die Cut Machines

7 Best Die Cutting Machines of 2021

Digital die cutting has become a popular method among scrapbookers, paper crafters, card makers, and the general DIY community. They add plenty of versatility to the creative process and open up a whole new realm of possibilities. Die cut machines, also known as paper cutter machines and craft cutting machines, help users cut out immaculate

The Best 3D Printers

Best 3D Printers in 2021

3D printing has been increasing in popularity over the last few years. With the upswing in availability comes more options, brands, and more challenging buying decisions. We’ve taken a look at the saturated market to find the best 3D printers for all budgets. Our overall favorite on the list is the QIDI Technology X-Pro 3D Printer.

Best Heat Press Machines

10 Best Heat Press Machines in 2021

While modern technology is advancing fast, the method of applying print to shirts remains unchanged for the most part. Many people still use heat pressing and screen printing to transfer ink. However, we can’t deny that the best heat press machines are becoming more sophisticated and accessible for home users. However, with that abundance of

best portable sewing machines

7 Best Portable Sewing Machines of 2021

Owning a portable sewing machine gives you the freedom to sew from anywhere. Sew from the comfort of your couch, in a café, or even in an airport. These compact yet strong sewing machines are the perfect accessory for those interested in sewing on the go. Their small size is great for travel and for

Pros and Cons of Dip Nails

The Pros and Cons of Dip Nails

With the ever-increasing list of skills we needed to teach ourselves in 2021, one of the major ones was becoming our own nail techs. Many people turned to the internet to provide them a simple and easy alternative from getting our standard full set done at the nail salon. Turns out it was easier than

Paintbrushes in Jar

How to Clean Acrylic Paint Brushes

Every artist has materials they love to use and those that aren’t their favorites. Acrylic paint has gotten the bad rap of being only for amateurs, beginners, or crafters because it’s troublesome to work within elevated art situations. A big reason why is because acrylic paint dries super-fast. Why is that an issue? It’s nearly

Best Cricut Machine for Beginners

Best Cricut Machine for Beginners in 2021

Crafting has exploded in the last few years. Everyone is creating and selling their products through tons of different platforms. The most popular crafting machine out there is the Cricut. But, if you’re just starting out, which model should you choose? Do you need the latest and greatest, or will a used one work? What

Best Sewing Machine for Leather

Best Sewing Machine for Leather 2021

So, leather. We love it- almost as much as we hate working with it. There’s no denying that the result is well worth it but crafting a sheet of leather into a functional and beautiful project is a bear. To have the best results possible, you need equipment up to the challenge. Here we will

Best Gifts for Artists

The 8 Best Gifts for Artists in 2021

Looking for the best gifts for artists? You’re not alone. 2021 has been quite the year. Not only due to the obvious, but it has also been a renaissance of creativity. People found talents they never knew they had, new passions they had never tried before, new parts of themselves that were ready to be free and

Best Sewing Machine for Kids

Best Sewing Machine for Kids: 7 Options for Learning the Craft

Sewing is one of those basic life skills that a lot of us didn’t realize we needed until we first moved out of our parents’ house and ripped a hole through our favorite sweater. If you’re hoping to do better by the next generation and teach your kids to sew early, then you’re going to