Posts Tagged ‘Hot supply tips’

Craftster Loves Kitschy Digitals – Digital Scrapbooking and More

Visit the Kitschy Digitals Shop at twopeasinabucket.com! From time to time we will introduce you to other sites, companies, and people that we really love. Today we’d like to welcome you to the adorable world of Kitschy Digitals by Danielle Thompson!Kitschy Digitals is an awesome line of digital scrapbooking elements, but the designs can be [...]

New eco-friendly yarns from Coats and Clark.

Craftster is all about promoting environmentally friendly crafts. We Craftsters will take anything apart to reuse it. We save every little thing just waiting for that perfect craft opportunity. It’s a labor of love that we all appreciate. Every once in a while, though, it’s really nice to have some ready made craft supplies that [...]

Free Vintage Embroidery Patterns & Designs Galore

I was just looking at the recent projects on the Craftster Forum and was reminded of this website called needlecrafter.com which has high-res PDF versions of tons of old embroidery patterns. When you go to the site, click on Library and then Designs. Then you can print the design, trace it onto fabric with an [...]

For the Crafty and Computer Savvy

If you are a both a computer geek and a craft junkie like me you might want to know about some of these companies that have found ways of combining the two… The Vintage Workshop http://thevintageworkshop.com/ sells CDs with vintage imagery on them that you can print onto special inkjet fabric (!) and then sew [...]

Font-tastic

My favorite place to find free fonts is dafont.com. I think it’s technically a French site so if you get there and it’s in French, you can click the English link at the top to see it in English. They have over 4,000 free fonts. And they do a great job of categorizing them as [...]

Easy Way To Find Huge Fabric Selection

I’m a fabric-a-holic. I buy more than I’ll every get to use. And eQuilter.com is not helping my addiction. They have so many great cotton prints. And they do a great job of categorizing the prints so you can skip over the Unicorns and Teddy Bears and go right to categories like: Thirties, Vintage & [...]

Cross-Stitch and Election Woes

I’m sure there are dozens of cross-stitch software programs out there but I just did a quick search for one that runs on Mac OSX and I found this company called Ursa Software who makes three different programs: X-Stitch Studio, Mac Stitch, and Stitch Simplicity. So amazing! You can use whatever fonts you have on [...]

Candy Store for the Crafty

Hooray for surplus! By surplus I mean that some manufacturing company has way too much of something and needs to offload it. Perhaps they just manufactured too much or they made a truckload of things that all turned out to be slightly defective or something turns out to be very unpopular with the public… This [...]

Blank-ity Blanks

Here are some places where you can buy blank items to decorate to your crafty heart’s content. The great thing about these places are that the items are inexpensive and you can buy as few as you need. Oriental Trading has a gazillion neat blank things to work with like placemats, tote bags, picture frames, [...]

No Sweat

I heard about a really great company called No Sweat Apparel on the radio today. Here’s their mission: Sick of supporting sweat shops every time you buy clothes? Now you can fight back with every thread you buy. No Sweat Apparel has created the first casual clothing brand that actually fights sweatshops – by creating [...]

Cheap, Eco-Friendly Source for Fabric

I have a this little problem where I can’t seem to go a week without cruising through my local thrift stores. There are tons of them in the Boston area. One of the things I like to buy are old sheets and pillowcases because it is a cheap source of fabric and you can often [...]

Sequins, Sequins, Sequins and Buttons

Let’s face it — sometimes the selection of sequins at your local craft or sewing store just doesn’t cut it. A recent post on the Craftster Forum mentioned a website called Cartwright’s Sequins & Vintage Buttons where they have a huge selection of beautiful and unique sequins. And they also have gorgeous vintage buttons! Breaking [...]