Crochet Inspiration

Crochet Motif Patterns | Hooked Blog Hop!

By | January 26, 2015 at 3:24 pm | No comments

Whether you’re a crochet novice or a pro, you’ll know that crochet motif patterns are essential – and addictive! To celebrate the release of Hooked! we’ve invited bloggers from all over the web to try out their favourite crochet motif patterns and blog about the results… The Crochet Motif Patterns Blog Hop! Michelle Delprat and her daughters Cécile […]

COMPETITION TIME

Craft First Time | Show us Your Makes to Win!

By | January 9, 2015 at 1:46 pm | No comments

Happy New Year everyone! To kick off 2015 we thought we’d celebrate everyone who’s brave enough to try a new craft. So try something new – with our Craft First Time competition you could win over £80 worth of amazing beginner resources. Are you… A knitter who’s trying your hand at crochet? A sewing whizz who wants to […]

Fabric Launch | Lace Mountain by Zandra Rhodes

Fabric Launch | Lace Mountain by Zandra Rhodes

By | January 30, 2015 at 1:07 pm | No comments

Iconic fashion and textile designer, Zandra Rhodes, has launched a fabric line under the Westminster Fibres brand, designed specifically with quilters in mind. Her new line, Lace Mountain, is out now and it is the perfect combination of vibrant, geometric pattern and vivid,...

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

Fair Isle Knitting Pattern | Cosy Leg warmers

Fair Isle Knitting Pattern | Cosy Leg warmers

By | January 28, 2015 at 12:57 pm | No comments

Keep warm this winter with a pair of gorgeous, cosy leg warmers. These are made with a Fair Isle knitting pattern which makes them extra special. The multi-coloured pattern makes them the perfect yarn stash buster – perfect for thrifty January! You will need: 100g double...

Posted in: Blog, Free Knitting Patterns, Knitting, Knitting Techniques, Woolly Wednesday

Crochet Motif Patterns | Hooked Blog Hop!

Crochet Motif Patterns | Hooked Blog Hop!

By | January 26, 2015 at 3:24 pm | No comments

Whether you're a crochet novice or a pro, you'll know that crochet motif patterns are essential - and addictive! To celebrate the release of Hooked! we've invited bloggers from all over the web to try out their favourite crochet motif patterns and blog about the...

Posted in: Blog, C1, Crochet

Melly & Me | New Wildflower Meadow Fabric Line

Melly & Me | New Wildflower Meadow Fabric Line

By | January 23, 2015 at 1:35 pm | No comments

Are you looking for inspiration for your next sewing project? Why not take your inspiration from the amazing new Wildflower Meadow fabric line by designer Melly & Me. Melly McNeice from design brand Melly & Me has a new line out called Wildflower Meadow which lends...

Posted in: Blog, Craft interviews, Fabric Friday, Sewing

How to Weave | Cardboard Box Loom

How to Weave | Cardboard Box Loom

By | January 22, 2015 at 4:39 pm | No comments

Weaving, and in particular, tapestry weaving, has been getting a lot of attention of late. Anyone who saw the last episode of Miranda will know that she procured a giant loom and was going to reinvent herself as a weaver! Want to learn how to weave? Read on... If you have been...

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Free Chart | Cross Stitch Strawberry Card

Free Chart | Cross Stitch Strawberry Card

By | January 21, 2015 at 2:54 pm | No comments

This cross stitch strawberry motif looks good enough to eat! It has been set within an oval aperture card to give this pretty fruit a special frame. You Will Need: White 14-count aida DMC stranded cotton (floss): Red 349, Dark Red 321, Yellow 729, Black 310, Dark...

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How to Make a Rug | Knitted Rug Pattern

How to Make a Rug | Knitted Rug Pattern

By | January 21, 2015 at 12:08 pm | No comments

This chunky rug feels wonderful under your feet and the best part is it's made from recycled sheets! It’s the perfect rug to place by your bed and step onto every morning. Once you’ve cut old sheets into a continuous strip, the knitting part is simple and it knits up fast....

Posted in: Blog, Free Knitting Patterns, Free Projects, Home Craft, Home Decor, Knitting, Knitting for Beginners, Uncategorized, Woolly Wednesday

Sell Crafts Online | Where to Base your Craft Business

Sell Crafts Online | Where to Base your Craft Business

By | January 19, 2015 at 10:06 am | No comments

How can I sell crafts online? Where should I base my business? Read on for expert advice on how to launch your online craft business and start turning a profit... If you're an avid crafter who wants to start making a profit from your handmade goodies, then finding the perfect...

Posted in: Blog, Craft Business, Craft start-up advice, Online Training, Tools and equipment, Training

Learn a New Craft | How to Quilt

Learn a New Craft | How to Quilt

By | January 16, 2015 at 12:09 pm | No comments

New year, new craft? If you'd like to learn a new craft, how about patchwork and quilting? If you love fabric and enjoy playing with pattern and colour, this could be the craft for you! Learning how to quilt isn't as difficult as it sounds – don't be put off patchwork...

Posted in: Blog, Fabric Friday, Sewing Techniques, Techniques

Cosy Crafts | Stitch Craft Create February Magazine

Cosy Crafts | Stitch Craft Create February Magazine

By | January 14, 2015 at 11:27 am | No comments

It's wooly Wednesday - and in the spirit of all things snuggly, I'm happy to announce that the new Stitch Craft Create February magazine is here! This issue is packed full of cosy crafts and Valentines ideas. Read on to find out how to get it for free...   The...

Posted in: Blog, C1, Celebrate, Sweet Valentine, Useful Stuff, Valentine's day

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