Arts & Crafts Stack Exchange by Kiwix

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32 How to cut a tiny circle in paper? 2016-04-26T19:59:23.937

26 What is the proper way to sharpen a pencil? 2016-05-18T10:09:17.277

22 What is the advantage of having an angled drawing desk? 2016-05-02T14:31:58.417

21 Calligraphy pens not laying ink evenly 2016-04-26T20:57:32.040

20 How can paper be glued to cardboard without creating wrinkles? 2016-04-26T20:33:28.853

20 How do I remove labels from glass jars/bottles? 2016-05-26T14:47:16.040

19 How can I avoid smudging my pencil drawings? 2016-05-07T05:58:42.980

18 What are the advantages of watercolour paper over sketch paper? 2016-04-26T19:30:14.687

18 I have a model with a latex allergy. What are my other options? 2016-04-26T19:32:04.370

16 What is the difference between cheaper oil paints and more expensive ones? 2016-04-26T22:31:34.667

15 How do you choose a stitch length when straight stitching an arbitrary fabric? 2016-04-26T19:30:40.023

15 How do I know when my sewing machine needs a service? 2016-04-27T08:30:13.847

15 How can I make a sketch under a watercolour painting and have it not be seen? 2016-10-06T13:30:29.593

14 How to prevent "tufts" in paper when cutting fine details? 2016-04-26T20:51:42.587

14 What are the little pieces of wood that come with pre-made canvas for? 2016-04-26T22:37:11.837

14 What should I use to draw under oil paint? 2016-04-26T22:39:15.690

14 How can I safely sharpen a small craft knife? 2016-04-27T16:54:36.957

13 What are good options in colored pencil blending, especially for a traveller? 2016-04-26T19:56:08.690

13 What is a good technique for drilling holes in glass bottles? 2016-04-27T13:25:13.413

13 Differences between HB pencils 2016-04-27T21:23:02.533

13 What criteria should I be considering when looking at a second hand sewing machine? 2016-05-02T20:08:26.350

13 Is there a difference in stability between prestringing and placing a bead? 2016-05-15T16:31:46.610

13 How do I get a blur effect in pencil drawings? 2016-05-22T23:40:11.500

13 How to prevent the paper from getting damaged due to a steel compass? 2016-06-09T13:21:53.803

12 What are food safe finishes for woodworking projects, ie. turned bowls 2016-04-26T19:55:23.340

12 How do I choose which adhesive or material to repair action figures? 2016-04-26T21:02:57.577

12 What's the difference between crochet, knitting, and tunisian crochet? 2016-04-27T07:00:45.400

12 How do I know I've got the right amount of moisture in the paper to wet-fold origami? 2016-04-27T19:06:19.933

12 Is there a way to determine the fiber content of a yarn if I've lost the label? 2016-04-27T23:22:09.117

12 How do I cut the bottom off a glass wine bottle? 2016-05-23T17:27:34.810

12 What material can I use to dye paper to look older? 2016-05-23T17:44:44.347

12 What are some waterproof materials that meet my criteria for folding origami stars and cranes eggs? 2016-05-24T13:51:10.147

12 How do you bond clear acrylic to wood? 2016-06-01T10:44:29.563

12 Is there a kid-safe carving material? 2016-06-10T18:13:31.283

12 Making thin brittle sand design that holds together 2016-11-17T00:41:35.163

11 When mixing paint colours, what is a good technique for ensuring consistent ratios each time a new batch needs to be created? 2016-04-26T20:41:56.003

11 Durable T-shirt design methods 2016-04-26T21:20:45.673

11 How can I prevent watercolor paper from buckling? 2016-04-27T00:00:43.600

11 What is the conversion for UK and US crochet hooks to mm? 2016-04-27T17:25:19.017

11 How can I determine a yarn's weight? 2016-05-01T19:50:17.127

11 Multi-unit pottery kiln - how hot can it go? 2016-05-11T20:44:47.483

11 What can I do to ensure I only erase the smaller details without affecting the area around it? 2016-05-14T00:58:29.060

11 How can I hand-sew an "invisible" hem? 2016-05-25T13:20:52.180

11 What do you call "negative" paint? 2016-08-01T20:56:44.753

10 Is there a way to cleanly cut styrofoam? 2016-04-26T21:05:25.667

10 Can I use an airbrush inside? 2016-04-27T05:30:52.583

10 What is the technique to get a proper consistent crochet tension without being too tight? 2016-04-27T06:49:12.957

10 How do I prepare plaster casts for casting tin figurines? 2016-04-29T09:17:41.367

10 What is this small hand held cutter? 2016-04-29T17:44:11.573

10 Gluing pasta to paper? 2016-05-19T20:25:14.487