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How Is Grosgrain Ribbon Manufactured?

Grosgrain is a stiff, heavy ribbon made from cotton, polyester, blends of the two, and even silk. In manufacturer's speak, grosgrain uses a taffeta weave and heavy weft to make a distinct matte finish. This ...
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Three Clever Easter Crafts For The Whole Family!

The Easter long weekend can be a fun, relaxing holiday for the whole family, no matter how you celebrate. Before preparing your large dinners - or digging into a basket full of chocolate - why ...

Clever Tips For Organizing Your Home Craft Supplies Collection

If you’re a DIY crafter, you know that you can never have too many supplies! But how do you organize your collection of ribbon, paper, vinyl, adhesives, and decorations? If you’re stuck with them strewn ...
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Crafting Supply Trends To Watch Out For In 2020

Whether you're a dyed-in-the-wool DIYer or new to the crafting world, you know that craft projects are great because of their variety. There's always something new to try! This year is no exception, but 2020 ...
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History Of Orafol – What’s Next?

Many crafters are making use of self-adhesive vinyl, both for business and personal decorations. One perennial favorite is the Oracal line made by a German company called Orafol. While they are now one of the ...

Is Oracal 651 Permanent Vinyl?

One major difference between the various types of Oracal vinyl is the adhesive strength. It determines what type - 631, 651, 751, and 951 - you should use for your crafting project. Oracal 651 has ...
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What Is The Difference Between Sublimation And Screen Printing?

Custom apparel orders are a great way of getting your unique design or brand onto a garment or accessory. When it comes to making them, you have two main choices: sublimation and screen printing. Both ...

What Is The Difference Between 631 And 651 Vinyl?

Self-adhesive vinyl is a flexible and versatile material often used to make signs, logos, and graphics for businesses or personal use. It is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, but some self-adhesive vinyl is ...
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How Can You Tell Leather From Faux Leather?

Leather is a luxurious material to use for crafting. When making leather apparel or accessories at home, you'll want to make sure that you're using real leather. Genuine leather comes from animal hides, usually from ...

Five Ideas For DIY Christmas Decor

The Christmas season can be a fun and festive time of year, but if we lose sight of what matters, it can quickly become overtaken by the consumer side of things. One way to bring ...

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