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Beginner Crochet Blog Hop | Crochet Confessions!

By | May 5, 2015 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments

The sun is shining (somewhere) and we’re excited about beginner crochet! In honour of the wonderful Sarah Shrimpton and her fabulous new book, we’re bringing you a Beginner Crochet Blog Hop – with a big difference! Read on to find out what’s in store… Beginner Crochet Blog Hop – Crochet Confessions from the Experts! If […]

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This week we’re loving… Kaffe Fassett fabrics

By | May 18, 2015 at 8:30 am | No comments

As he celebrates the 50th anniversary of his remarkable career in textiles this week, we pay homage to the iconic textile designer Kaffe Fassett. Throughout the week we’ll be sharing patterns and ideas, picking our favourite Kaffe Fassett fabrics and creating unique kits that will help bring Kaffe’s extraordinary flair for colour into your world. […]

Make a Kaffe Fassett quilt

Make a Kaffe Fassett quilt

By | May 22, 2015 at 9:00 am | No comments

Kaffe Fassett is the king of colour and his fabrics are perfect for patchwork colours. The prints and vivid colours really come alive when they are combined in a quilt or other patchwork project like this Kaffe Fassett quilt kit. This week we are celebrating all things Kaffe...

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Colourful Craft Projects | Stitch Craft Create June Magazine

Colourful Craft Projects | Stitch Craft Create June Magazine

By | May 22, 2015 at 8:45 am | No comments

Our new Stitch Craft Create June magazine is stuffed full of colourful craft projects to try, and with Kaffe Fasset's 50th anniversary in textiles being this week, there couldn't be a better time for a bit of brightness! Read on for a sneak preview and to find out how...

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What to Make with Kaffe Fassett Fabric | Our Project Picks

What to Make with Kaffe Fassett Fabric | Our Project Picks

By | May 21, 2015 at 8:25 am | No comments

You may have heard us squealing with joy this week as it's Kaffe Fassett's 50th anniversary in the textile industry. Today we're getting all inspired and showing you our favourite projects for Kaffe Fassett fabric... Kaffe Fassett prints make you think of colour, boldness...

Posted in: Blog, Free Sewing Patterns, Sewing, Useful Stuff

New Kaffe Fassett Fabric for Spring 2015

New Kaffe Fassett Fabric for Spring 2015

By | May 20, 2015 at 9:15 am | No comments

This week we are celebrating the life and work of designer Kaffe Fassett who has been influential in the craft world for the last 50 years! Today we are getting most excited about the new collection of Kaffe Fassett fabric for spring 2015 – a riot of colour and pattern. This...

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7 Reasons why Kaffe Fassett is the Don of Craft

7 Reasons why Kaffe Fassett is the Don of Craft

By | May 19, 2015 at 8:01 am | No comments

Kaffe Fassett has inspired people across the world with his colourful work in fabric, knitting, needlepoint and patchwork (not to mention painting and mosaics!) This week he's celebrating an amazing 50 years in the textiles industry with a special anniversary event. We pay our...

Posted in: Blog, Knitting, Meet the Makers, Meet the Makers, Sewing

Juggling Balls Pattern | Kaffe Fassett Fabric

Juggling Balls Pattern | Kaffe Fassett Fabric

By | May 18, 2015 at 3:25 pm | No comments

Looking for a quirky gift for a friend or family member and stuck for ideas? Look no further, whatever their age, this juggling balls pattern by Upinder Birdi will provide hours of entertainment! You Will Need: Juggling Balls Pattern Fat quarter fabric pack We used:...

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This week we’re loving… Kaffe Fassett fabrics

This week we’re loving… Kaffe Fassett fabrics

By | May 18, 2015 at 8:30 am | No comments

As he celebrates the 50th anniversary of his remarkable career in textiles this week, we pay homage to the iconic textile designer Kaffe Fassett. Throughout the week we'll be sharing patterns and ideas, picking our favourite Kaffe Fassett fabrics and creating unique kits that...

Posted in: Blog, C4, Sewing

Isabelle Kessedjian’s My Crochet Animals

Isabelle Kessedjian’s My Crochet Animals

By | May 15, 2015 at 8:25 am | No comments

We can't get enough of soft toy projects this week and some of our favourite Crafty Creatures appear in the latest book by Isabelle Kessedjian, My Crochet Animals. Crochet expert and Instagram supremo, Kessedjian, has turned her incredible crochet talent to designing animals...

Posted in: Blog, Book Previews, Crochet, Trends, Useful Stuff

Sew Cute To Cuddle | Adorable Soft Toy Sewing Patterns

Sew Cute To Cuddle | Adorable Soft Toy Sewing Patterns

By | May 14, 2015 at 10:46 am | 2 comments

We know that you love making soft toys as much as we do, so we wanted to share one of our favourite soft toy sewing books with you. Sew Cute To Cuddle is packed with twelve adorable soft toy patterns that are bursting with charm and character! The toys in this book are designed...

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Sew Crafty Creatures | Soft Toy Sewing Tutorial

Sew Crafty Creatures | Soft Toy Sewing Tutorial

By | May 13, 2015 at 11:25 am | No comments

This week we are all about stitching and sewing soft toys and today we've got a special treat: Mariska Vos Bolman, author of Sew Cute to Cuddle, shows you exactly how to make the most adorable stuffed toys in two fantastic soft toy sewing tutorial bundles and video kits. The...

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