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Quiz! | Which Sewing Machine Is Right For You?

By | September 2, 2014 at 10:53 am | No comments

Struggling to decide which sewing machine you want? If choosing between the models is proving to be a chore, take our fun quiz to find out which sewing machine is right for you… Simply choose the statement that most suits you in response to each of the questions below and add up how many As, Bs, […]

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This week we’re loving … Christmas in July!

By | July 27, 2015 at 8:00 am | No comments

We know it’s a bit odd but you’ll thank us for it later, I promise! Christmas in July is all about getting organised for the festive season which, as you all know, is a busy time for crafters. We thought we’d give you a head start on Christmas crafting with some Christmas sewing patterns, fabric,  books […]

Christmas Advent Calendar Project

Christmas Advent Calendar Project

By | July 30, 2015 at 8:00 am | No comments

Advent calendars are the perfect way to get excited about Christmas and a stitched advent calendar is the ideal gift to give to friends and family at Christmas. There are lots to choose from and we've selected some of our favourites below. If you start planning your handmade...

Posted in: Blog, Christmas, Sewing

How to Make an Angel for Christmas

How to Make an Angel for Christmas

By | July 29, 2015 at 8:00 am | No comments

You can keep your stars, a Christmas tree isn't the same without an angel on the top. As crafters we know that nothing beats a handmade angel so maybe it's time you started planning your tree top beauty? If you want to know how to make an angel for Christmas, read on ... Angels...

Posted in: Blog, Christmas, Free Knitting Patterns, Knitting, Sewing, We Love Tilda

Gift Tag Ideas | Stitched Christmas

Gift Tag Ideas | Stitched Christmas

By | July 28, 2015 at 8:00 am | No comments

from Stitch With Love by Mandy Shaw Looking for great Christmas gift tag ideas? These beautiful Christmas tags by Mandy Shaw are sure to be a gift in themselves. There are four designs featuring a hanging stocking, a Christmas robin, a Christmas Tree branch and festive holly...

Posted in: Christmas, Sewing

This week we’re loving … Christmas in July!

This week we’re loving … Christmas in July!

By | July 27, 2015 at 8:00 am | No comments

We know it's a bit odd but you'll thank us for it later, I promise! Christmas in July is all about getting organised for the festive season which, as you all know, is a busy time for crafters. We thought we'd give you a head start on Christmas crafting with some Christmas...

Posted in: Blog, C4, Celebrate, Christmas, Sewing

Meet the Designer Behind the Melly & Me Design Brand

Meet the Designer Behind the Melly & Me Design Brand

By | July 23, 2015 at 4:04 pm | No comments

This week we are celebrating everything Melly & Me related including the brand new book – Sew Fantasy Toys. We wanted to find out more about the designer behind the Melly & Me design brand and books such as Sewn Toy Tales, Sew Cute to Carry and Fun of the Fair, so...

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Sew Cute To Carry | Stylish Handmade Bag Patterns

Sew Cute To Carry | Stylish Handmade Bag Patterns

By | July 23, 2015 at 11:15 am | No comments

Learn how to sew twelve beautiful bags with this fun collection of bag patterns from designer Melanie McNeice of Melly & Me! If you're new to sewing and have always wanted to make your own handbag, or have made them before and are just looking for inspiration for your next...

Posted in: Blog, Sewing

Sew Fantasy Toys | Sneak Peek!

Sew Fantasy Toys | Sneak Peek!

By | July 22, 2015 at 12:58 pm | No comments

Melly McNeice, the talented designer behind the Melly & Me brand, has a new soft toy sewing book out, Sew Fantasy Toys, and we are very excited to be able to show you a sneak peek. The book has 10 soft toy patterns for mystical creatures from mermaids to dragons, which will...

Posted in: Blog, Sewing, Sewing Techniques

This week we’re loving … Melly & Me

This week we’re loving … Melly & Me

By | July 20, 2015 at 7:00 am | No comments

Melly McNeice is the designer behind the well known brand Melly & Me. We are huge Melly fans and always get excited when she's got a new fabric line (she's a fabric designer for Riley Blake), new patterns or a new book. We thought we'd celebrate all things Melly related on...

Posted in: Blog, C4, Meet the Makers, Sewing

7 Top Summer Reads for Crafters

7 Top Summer Reads for Crafters

By | July 17, 2015 at 10:45 am | No comments

"Summer time and the living is easy..." Yay, the summer hols are nearly here and we want to tell you about a few of our favourite 7 top summer reads for crafters to see you through the long lazy days - hopefully, you'll get at least a couple of those! You might not be able to...

Posted in: Blog, Crochet, Family, Season, Sewing

Summer Paper Chain

Summer Paper Chain

By | July 16, 2015 at 2:30 pm | No comments

This super simple paper chain  is the perfect summer craft project to do with children. They will love joining up the paper strips and before you know it you'll have metres of gorgeous paper chains – who says we have to wait until Christmas! We love Tilda, and are always...

Posted in: Baby, Birthday Party, Papercrafts, Party

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