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Craft Supplies

It’s Time to Get Creative with Apps for Those Who Like Crafts

If you enjoy crafts, and maybe your kids do too, then these are the apps for you. With ideas, guides, videos, supply deals, and more, explore your creative side with these terrific apps for crafts.

For Guides and Projects

Whether you just want craft ideas or full how-to videos and classes, these apps can help. See what others are creating, check the latest news in supplies and products, and connect with craft makers like you.



Sympoz Inc.

Crafty classes

For adults who enjoy video classes for all types of crafts and projects.

Craftsy provides a nice selection of video classes for everything from cooking and sewing to woodworking and paper crafts. The app is attractive, easy-to-use, and provides recommendations for similar classes to those that interest you.

Why we love it

If you are serious about crafts and really want to learn something new, Craftsy has a class for you.

Amino for: Crafting and DIY

Amino for: Crafting and DIY

Narvii Inc.

Amino for: Crafting and DIY

For those who want a craft app with tutorials, news, and a community of crafters.

Crafty Amino brings you tutorials, patterns, and project ideas for everything from beading and sewing to scrapbooking and papercrafts. It’s not just a craft app, but also a community of people who love crafts like you do. You can connect with others, discuss craft projects, and share your own techniques. Or, just look for projects that interest you and learn exactly how to create them.

Why we love it

Crafty Amino is a terrific app for those who love to create, share, and discuss crafts of all types.

For Fun with Papercrafts

You will be amazed at what you can create with a piece of paper. These papercraft apps will show you how to fold your way to a fun new crafting skill.

Minecraft: Papercraft Studio

Minecraft: Papercraft Studio

57Digital Ltd

OFFICIAL MINECRAFT APP! Create awesome Minecraft models using just paper and glue!


• The only official Minecraft Papercraft app!
• Supports both Steve and Alex character models!
• Mobs, Blocks, Items and Characters included at no extra cost!
• Import a skin by entering a username
• Browse our collection of over 700,000+ community submitted skins
• Print 3D blocks (such as grass blocks, diamond blocks, TNT, beds, doors and more!)
• Design your own 3D model using the Skin Studio app (sold separately)
• Add a CAPE and a stand for your model!
• Print Items (such as pickaxes, swords, diamonds + more!)
• Air Print compatible, but a wireless printer is NOT required, generate a PIN code to download your Papercraft on your PC/Mac! Or e-mail a copy to yourself.

Arts and crafts has never been this much fun! What will YOU make?

Watch the trailer here!

Minecraft is a trademark of Mojang AB.

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3D Shape Creator: 3D Revolved Modelling App
3D Shape Creator: 3D Revolved Modelling App

3D Shape Creator: 3D Revolved Modelling App

Subrata Kumar Mazumder

Draw, create, print and fold beautiful 3D figures with 3D Shape Generator. You don't need drawing skills, 3D Shape Generator has tutorial of free content to create amazing, high quality figures!

"It’s one of those rare surprises that make the App Store great."

"3D Shape Generator is a brilliant idea turned into a brilliant 3D Shape”

"3D Shape Generator is fantastic, great fun for kids. An ingenious new idea, beautifully made and full of fun."

Every action you take in 3D Shape Generator is previewed in real-time 3D, without any delays or extra steps.

Fun with the app doesn't have to end on your device. Export your figure using this app or share your creative design with Facebook , twitter or send by e-mail.

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For Those Who Like to Knit

If you love to knit, then these apps are perfect for you. Create sweaters, scarves, and so much more with patterns and counters to help you along the way.

KnitsThatFit Sweaters

KnitsThatFit Sweaters

Jacqueline Raffo

KnitsThatFit Sweaters creates custom knitting patterns for Pullovers and Cardigans for any yarn, any size and any fit, and is used by both hand and machine knitters.
Patterns for a wide range of styles can be created with a choice of raglan, set-in sleeves or drop shoulder armholes, and a range of necklines and sleeve options (including sleeveless). There are also options for waist shaping with close fitting garments.
With an extensive range of standard clothing sizes for Women (International), Men, Babies and Children, all body measurements can be adjusted for a customised fit. The garment measurements such as length, neck width and depth, sleeve length are also fully adjustable. There is a selection of stitch patterns that can be chosen, but any stitch pattern can be used, and if the stitch pattern has a pattern repeat or a central panel, the app will give instructions to centre the pattern or adjust the stitch count for the pattern repeat, according to your choices.

So whether you want a knitting pattern for an ankle length oversized pullover with a roll-neck in a super chunky yarn, or a short sleeved cropped V-neck cardigan in a fancy fine yarn, or a crew neck pullover for the little ones, this app will give you a pattern for all of them!

The knitting patterns are currently produced in the form of written text, with options for knitting the garment in the round from the top down, or flat, from the bottom up. The pattern is also shown diagrammatically in the form of a schematic diagram.

Without the in-app purchase, this version of the KnitsThatFit Sweater app enables you to create a knitting pattern for a standard-fit, crew-neck sweater in a choice of 3 adult sizes. There is a choice to use DK / Light Worsted or Aran / Worsted weight yarn. A small amount of adjustment to body and sleeve length can be made. The instructions are given in the form of text, for knitting the garment flat, from the bottom up.
All of the features of the paid version of KnitsThatFit Sweaters can be unlocked with an in-app purchase.

With the in-app purchase, you can also create and save as many patterns as you like, and they will all be accessible from a list within the app.

Patterns can be printed (with an AirPrint compatible printer) and saved as a PDF, which can be opened in any other compatible apps on your device.

All Features:
Create unlimited custom sweater knitting patterns (pullover or cardigan) with this fantastic knitting pattern app.
The app creates knitting patterns for any sweater or cardigan, for any gauge of yarn, to standard sizes or custom measurements.
Create knitting patterns for Women, Men, Babies and Children.
Patterns are produced as both written text and as schematic diagrams.
Patterns created are saved in a pattern list.
Written instructions and schematic diagrams can be printed with AirPrint, and saved as PDF. (PDF can be opened in other applications, e.g. Documents, iBooks).
Customisable features include :
• the yarn - input the gauge (tension) for any yarn
• body measurements, e.g. chest, waist, and hip size
• garment measurements, e.g. length, sleeve length, neckline size, armhole depth, rib length, cuff length, cuff size
• pullover or cardigan (zip or button fastening)
• choose from Raglan, Set-In or Drop Shoulder Armhole/Sleeve types
• neckline dimensions and neckline style: crew neck, V-neck, roll neck, funnel neck, or flat collar
• choose from close-fitting options with waist shaping, standard or loose fits or oversized
• garment ease (customisable for any shape)
• main stitch options - stocking stitch, rib stitch, moss stitch or any other stitch pattern with the option to centralise repeat patterns and central patterns, or to adjust stitch count for pattern repeats.
• rib options
• work in cm or inches
• use metric, US or old UK knitting needles

Knitting Calculator

Knitting Calculator

Tone Aurora

The knitting calculator computes how to increase and decrease stitches evenly. The app is responsive, simple and intuitive, and also contains a list of abbreviations and a counter.

Tip # 1:
Use the app to figure out where to make buttonholes by entering the number of stitches and the number of buttonholes to the decrease module of the calculator. Create the buttonhole when asked to "k2tog".

Tip # 2:
Use the app to figure out how to pick up stitches to make the placket even by counting the number of stitches per inch, subtract the number of stitches the pattern says it should be every inch, using the decrease module of the calculator to find where to skip a stitch when stitches are picked up "k2tog".

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What There's Time For LLC

Maybe you're the kind of knitter that always has things in order. You'd love nothing better than to set up each row of a pattern before you even cast on. Or maybe you're the type that dives in with abandon... but would love a lifeline to easily get started again, no matter how long that shawl or hat or intricate baby sweater has been lost in the bottom of your bag.

Either way or somewhere in between, Knitamus is designed for you.

Each Knitamus project can have as many pieces as you need (for sleeves, front, and back, for instance). And each piece has a single counter so you always know which row you're on. Easily display as many PDF pages or chart photos as you need in the special chart window with an adjustable highlight bar that remembers each row. You can quickly page through to set the highlight for every row before you even start, including repeating highlights, or you can just get started and each row will be remembered as you go in case you knit it again. Easily add notes, repeating or not, to any row at any time.

iCloud sync allows you to work on your iPhone when you're out and about, or enjoy the larger space of your iPad when it's available.

The Ravelry connection keeps your photos and project status up-to-date automatically.

The Apple Watch app will display notes and repeat information for current projects found in your iCloud account, or you can use it as a simple counter without iCloud.

I hope you enjoy Knitamus! Please share the love by leaving a review on the App Store and contact me by email with any questions or concerns.

Happy knitting!

Knitamus is designed and built by an avid knitter, with gratitude for ideas and support from wonderful knitting friends.

Projects that appear in the screenshots were knit from or inspired by the following published patterns:
Forest Owl by Natalia Moreva of Kulabra Design
O.W.L. Mittens by Celeste Young
Tomten Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmermann
Ribbon Drop Scarf by Wendy Ellis
The Almost Lost Washcloth by Julie Tarsha
Tiny Trees Baby Vest by Kylie Bates

For Deals on Crafting Supplies

You don’t have to spend a fortune on craft supplies. These apps give you the deals and coupons for your local stores that you need to stay within your budget while enjoying your craft.

Michaels Stores

Michaels Stores

Michaels Stores, Inc.

For those who shop at Michaels and want an app with deals on craft and hobby supplies.

With the Michaels Stores app, you can check out weekly ads for deals and coupons at your local store. Browse ideas for crafts and hobbies, see events coming your way, and save your favorite ideas and products. You can also sign up for Michaels Rewards to receive exclusive offers and early sales alerts.

Why we love it

If you enjoy shopping at Michaels, then this app is a must-have. You will never miss a sale, deal, or event at your local store. You can even sign up for the Michaels Rewards program and receive free perks.

Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

Hobby Lobby

For those who shop at Hobby Lobby and want coupons for craft supplies and home décor.

Find a store, clip the weekly coupon, and check out money-saving ads with the Hobby Lobby app. You can use coupons you find either in-store or online, making shopping even more convenient. And, if you have a gift card, you can quickly check your balance.

Why we love it

The Hobby Lobby app is ideal for those who visit the store regularly. Get deals and coupons right to your device and then head to your local store or shop online.

For Cool Craft Magazines

Flip through a digital magazine for ideas, inspiration, tips, and techniques. If you enjoy all types of crafts, then these magazine apps are ideal.