No more uneven designs

Gridded Transfer Tape making wonky vinyl a thing of the past.  Are you fed up with never getting your wording on straight, messing up and having to start all over again?  Well our Gridded Tape is your angel in disguise. The tape has a printed grid pattern on it, which makes getting things on straight [...]

No more uneven designs 2018-02-18T12:11:06+00:00

How to make a cake topper

Creating Glitter Card Cake Toppers   Firstly design your cake topper. The wording needs to be joined together by ungrouping and welding your text, so that it cuts as one design. Cut one piece of your design as you see it the right way of reading it and cut the same piece but mirrored so [...]

How to make a cake topper 2018-02-18T09:28:56+00:00

Stencilling with Paint Masking Vinyl

Using GM Crafts Self Adhesive Paint Masking / Stencil If you have been using normal self adhesive vinyl for your stencils, you may have found the etching cream or paint has seeped under the outlines. This is because that type of vinyl needs 24 hours to fully cure to prevent this happening, but the effect [...]

Stencilling with Paint Masking Vinyl 2018-01-19T12:18:13+00:00

Iron on HTV (Heat transfer vinyl)

Iron on HTV (Heat Transfer Vinyl) Successfully. All of our HTV (Heat Transfer Vinyl) ranges are iron on friendly.   Click here for our iron on Heat Transfer Vinyl.   The most common questions we come across is what is the best method for hassle free adhesion.   We’ve compiled the steps below to help [...]

Iron on HTV (Heat transfer vinyl) 2018-01-18T09:39:47+00:00

Meet the Design Team

Meet The Design Team We thought it would be nice for the first blog of 2018 for you to meet our talented Design Team for 2018. Tina Fallon - Team Leader Hi, I am a craftaholic who has been in the craft industry for more years than I care to remember lol. From humble beginnings [...]

Meet the Design Team 2018-01-04T14:52:02+00:00

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Everyone Christmas is just about upon us, November came and went far too quickly for many of us. Work's dinners are probably finished with for this year, and we hope you survived them without too many side effects. We will have a post over the Christmas period on our Facebook page, so you [...]

Merry Christmas 2017-12-21T16:25:53+00:00

How to crop glitter for layered effect

Cropping Glitter Prevent overlap ridges and ideal for Glitter 'layering effect' To prevent ridges appearing on vinyls where they overlap, it is best to try and crop your designs using your machines design software, to remove the piece that is going underneath the above layer. It is not possible to layer Glitter vinyl onto Glitter [...]

How to crop glitter for layered effect 2017-12-21T16:07:58+00:00

How to Layer HTV

Layering HTV We often see people commenting on our Facebook page about being uncertain in trying to layer Heat Transfer Vinyl, so thought this blog post would be the perfect opportunity to offer some hints and tips and show you just how easy it is to achieve. First design, cut and weed all the pieces [...]

How to Layer HTV 2017-12-07T11:54:50+00:00

Black Friday Success

Black Friday Success Black Friday was a rip-roaring success this year with hundreds of new customers taking advantage of the awesome discounts. Christmas is now fast approaching and we are loving the Christmas Designs that you all send in. New patterned vinyls will be arriving at the end of this week!

Black Friday Success 2017-11-29T17:03:19+00:00

Patterned Vinyl Arrives In Time For Christmas

Patterned Vinyl arrives in time for Christmas You've been asking for patterned vinyl for quite awhile, and we've been doing our best to design, test and manufacture the latest designs here in the UK just like they do in the USA. We will be adding to our designs regularly and our next new graphics will [...]

Patterned Vinyl Arrives In Time For Christmas 2017-11-10T18:31:46+00:00

Silhouette Portrait 2 Is Finally Here

Silhouette Portrait 2 Is Here After a much anticipated wait the sequel to the ever popular Silhouette Portrait has arrived. The machine boasts all new features like bluetooth connectivity, Autoblade compatibility and extra cutting depth. Bluetooth Connectivity The addition of bluetooth allows users to design using a mobile phone, tablet device or PC equipped with [...]

Silhouette Portrait 2 Is Finally Here 2017-11-10T18:16:31+00:00

ICHF Stitching Sewing & Hobbycraft Show!

Come along and see us at Stand G41, Stitching, Sewing and Hobbycraft Show, Event City, Manchester. We have many new products on offer and have live Cameo 3 and HTV demonstrations given by crafting veteran and brand ambassador Tina Fallon. Throughout Thursday, Friday and Saturday, you can visit a vast range of exhibitors stocking stamps, [...]

ICHF Stitching Sewing & Hobbycraft Show! 2017-09-07T09:40:59+00:00