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The Little Lady Liberty Blog Hop!

By | February 23, 2015 at 4:53 pm | No comments

Alice Garrett’s upcoming book is a whirlwind of gorgeousness – with timeless Liberty prints being paired with the sweetest little girls’ projects. Hop along with us on the Little Lady Liberty Blog Hop to see more of this sweet book, through the eyes of our favourite crafty bloggers… The Little Lady Liberty Blog Hop In […]

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Scrappy Pincushion | Free Sewing Pattern

By | February 24, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments

Are you looking for a free sewing pattern for a pincushion? Got a stash of fabric scraps you want to work through but don’t know where to start? Try this pattern from new title Retro Mama Scrap Happy Sewing by Kim Kruzich. There are 18 simple stash busting projects in this book and one of our […]

What to Make with Fat Quarters | Nested Boxes Sewing Pattern

What to Make with Fat Quarters | Nested Boxes Sewing Pattern

By | March 6, 2015 at 10:44 am | No comments

Fat quarters are those gorgeous little squares of fabric you see bundled up in cute parcels at craft shows and fabric fairs. They are completely irresistible just because they look so pretty just sitting on a shelf, but what do you do make with them? This pattern for a nest of...

Posted in: Blog, Fabric Friday, Free Sewing Patterns, Sewing

How to Make Buttercream Flowers

How to Make Buttercream Flowers

By | March 5, 2015 at 2:07 pm | No comments

Have you ever wondered how to make buttercream flowers which look realistic and really have the 'wow' factor? The talented authors of 100 Buttercream Flowers, Valeri Valeriano & Christina Ong, share their incredible techniques for how to make stunningly beautiful and...

Posted in: Blog, Cake Decorating, Free Projects

Simple Sock Knitting Pattern

Simple Sock Knitting Pattern

By | March 4, 2015 at 1:00 pm | No comments

This simple sock knitting pattern is perfect for first-time sock knitters because there’s no heel to turn and no shaping until the simple decreases for the toe. The support around the heel comes from the ribbed pattern that creates elasticity, hugging the contours of your...

Posted in: Blog, Free Knitting Patterns, Knitting, Knitting for Beginners, Woolly Wednesday

Mother’s Day Gifts | Peg Bag Free Sewing Project

Mother’s Day Gifts | Peg Bag Free Sewing Project

By | March 3, 2015 at 11:18 am | No comments

Mother's Day is fast approaching and if you are looking for Mother's Day Gifts to make we've got the perfect project here. A super pretty peg bag – what mum wouldn't love it? Doing the laundry is one of those chores that a lot of people put off! We have created this cheerful...

Posted in: Blog, Mother's Day

Learn To Crochet | Beginner’s Guide to Crochet!

Learn To Crochet | Beginner’s Guide to Crochet!

By | March 2, 2015 at 5:34 pm | No comments

You want to learn to crochet - but where do you start? Sarah Shrimpton's upcoming book Beginner's Guide to Crochet is the perfect starting point as it pairs easy techniques with achievable projects. Don't take my word for it though - see below for an exclusive...

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas | What to Make

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas | What to Make

By | February 27, 2015 at 12:56 pm | No comments

Show your mum how much you love her with one of these amazing Mother's Day Gifts. Nothing says 'I love you' more than a handmade present which takes time and effort, like the delightful patchwork cushion pattern below! Read on for some wonderful Mother's Day gift...

Posted in: Blog, Cake Decorating, Fabric Friday, Free Projects, Mother's Day, Sewing

International Polar Bear Day | Knitting Pattern Download

International Polar Bear Day | Knitting Pattern Download

By | February 27, 2015 at 10:28 am | No comments

It's International Polar Bear Day today and we are paying tribute to the plight of these amazing creatures and the challenges they are facing as a result of global warming with this polar bear knitting pattern.   Patsy the Polar Bear is an adorable knitted toy...

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Isabelle Kessedjian’s My Crochet Animals | Sneak Peek!

Isabelle Kessedjian’s My Crochet Animals | Sneak Peek!

By | February 25, 2015 at 8:25 am | No comments

We're hungrily awaiting the new crochet book by Isabelle Kessedjian! My Crochet Animals will be arriving soon, but in the meantime you lucky ducks get an exclusive preview of what's inside. Take a look below to see some of Isabelle's adorable new designs... To the...

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Scrappy Pincushion | Free Sewing Pattern

Scrappy Pincushion | Free Sewing Pattern

By | February 24, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments

Are you looking for a free sewing pattern for a pincushion? Got a stash of fabric scraps you want to work through but don't know where to start? Try this pattern from new title Retro Mama Scrap Happy Sewing by Kim Kruzich. There are 18 simple stash busting projects in this...

Posted in: Blog, C4, Free Projects, Free Sewing Patterns, Sewing

The Little Lady Liberty Blog Hop!

The Little Lady Liberty Blog Hop!

By | February 23, 2015 at 4:53 pm | No comments

Alice Garrett's upcoming book is a whirlwind of gorgeousness - with timeless Liberty prints being paired with the sweetest little girls' projects. Hop along with us on the Little Lady Liberty Blog Hop to see more of this sweet book, through the eyes of our favourite crafty...

Posted in: Blog, C1, Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Trends, Useful Stuff

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