One of the best tools for a smart craft DIYer is their smartphone. There are oodles of apps out there to assist in your fiber fascination.
Wunderlabelfound 12 craft apps that can make a difference in your creative day.
Saving Time with Your Stitches
Stitch Minder – Track your fabric, books, equipment, wish lists, notions and more on this lovely app that organizes your sewing stash as well. You can easily make a digital filing cabinet for your work that includes recipes, patterns, photos and inventory of your projects.
How Much Thread – Created by Superior Threads, Inc., this handy thread app can swiftly calculate how much thread you will need for any given project. It takes the guessing game out of gathering enough thread to finish your project.
Quilting Calculators – Eight calculators, designed by quilters, are combined on this app. The calculators work in both metric and U.S. measurements. They can gauge how much fabric is needed to cut a given number of squares, determine the amount of fixed-size pieces you can get from a certain size of fabric and tally the amount of fabric you’ll need to quickly bind your quilt among other helpful features.
KnitCompanion – The KnitCompanion app helps you track your rows, look up instructions and find patterns you've downloaded from various online resources with ease.
Knitting and Crochet Buddy -- This free knitting app is a lifesaver for keeping count of your rows, cables and more. It has four customization counters that can be used to track increases, decreases, pattern rows or any other pesky pattern problems that need an extra set of eyes. You can also design your own pattern on a handy chart within the app or scan charts for future use.
Makr – If you like to make your own designs for business and photo cards, invitations and more, this hardworking app helps you create custom logos and more. The app is considerably easy to maneuver and makes any project stand out with your personal touch.
Craftsy Tutorial – Do you have more than one hobby that needs to be fed regularly? Craftsy covers cake baking, sewing, knitting and crochet, paper crafts and more with its handy tutorial. You have recipes, patterns and inspiration at your fingertips when you use this extensive app.
Get Serious, Get Organized
Craft Gawker – Always on the go and getting ideas lost in the bustle of your busy day? Craft Gawker allows you to nurture your creative side wherever you go with its mobile platform where you can collect and share ideas across most programs.
Skitch – Skitch can help you track your ideas and recall what moves you with a snap. Draw on a photo, create a custom map, design a pattern on an unusual image you’ve come across in your travels with the tools in this free app. Skitch allows you to communicate visually with your friends and co-workers and share what inspires you.
Strides – Have a lot of plans but not a lot of organization? This little life organizer allows you to track all of your goals and habits in one app. From making more moves through your day to finishing that afghan for Aunt Mary, Strides helps you to make better decisions in order to meet your goals and get rid of those procrastination habits.
Continuing Your Creativity
How to Make Origami -- This hardworking app teaches you the basics of origami technique. The clear visual instructions are well informed and easy to follow without being slow and redundant.
ColorSnap by Sherwin-Williams – Put the power of color in the palm of your hand with this app that can capture inspiration wherever it may strike you. The morning commute just got more interesting as you can take that specific yellow you see every day on the way to work and turn it into a real-world paint swatch to use at home or in your crafts.
Today, start using your phone for your projects. You could also add more beautiful touches to your creation with the help of Wunderlabel. It caters to the creative audience who value quality. It assists you in creating inspired, visually exciting and customized labels effortlessly, making a significant impact in your product's initial presentation in just a few minutes but will add value to your product for years to come. Visit the website for more information.
Author Bio: I'm Annabelle Short, a seamstress who loves to make crafts with my kids. You can visit me at https://www.facebook.com/wunderlabel.co.uk/ to learn more about me and my handmade creations
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