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Did you take part in our recent sewing competition? Stay tuned - we'll be announcing the winner on Friday 5th September. Follow our new knitting blog hop with Louise Walker, have a go at one of our fab project tutorials, find out about the new trend for sewing with leather or be inspired to try buttercream stencilling. Share your recent makes in our Project Gallery, and don't forget to download your copy of our latest digital magazine too...

Take our sewing machine quiz!

Quick 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, […]

Our latest digital magazine

Stitch Craft Create Magazine | September 2014

By | August 12, 2014 at 10:37 am | No comments

There’s a huge mix of craft projects in the September 2014 issue of our digital magazine, so you’re bound to find an idea to inspire you. Get creative with the kids, spruce up your home or make handmade gifts for all of your friends and family… We love the bold and dramatic style of oriental […]

Techniques from the experts

How To Stencil Buttercream Cakes | Masterclass with Queen Of Hearts Couture Cakes

By | August 15, 2014 at 9:52 am | No comments

Stencilling is the process of recreating a design on the surface of a cake using a ready-made stencil. It’s really easy and produces impressive effects! To find out how to stencil buttercream cakes, we turned to The Contemporary Buttercream Bible for guidance… The grandness of your cake will depend on the stencil that you use. […]

Follow our new blog hop

Faux Taxidermy Knits | Animal Knitting Blog Hop!

By | August 20, 2014 at 11:42 am | No comments

We’re so excited about Louise Walker’s fabulously quirky new book, Faux Taxidermy Knits.  To celebrate its upcoming release, join us as we take a tour around the blogosphere! Our packed schedule is full of bloggers from around the world.  These lovely creative types will be knitting their own versions of the animals, reviewing the book and running […]

Quick Quiz! | Which Sewing Machine Is Right For You?

Quick 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...

Posted in: Blog, C1, Sewing

What To Make With Up Parasol Fabrics?

What To Make With Up Parasol Fabrics?

By | September 1, 2014 at 9:29 am | No comments

We're really excited by the latest fabrics from Heather Bailey. The Up Parasol collection is vibrant and versatile, so we want to know what you'll make with these colourful designs! Heather Bailey's brand new range of cotton fabrics has a fabulous summer vibe. Combining pink,...

Posted in: Blog, Sewing

Trend Spotlight | Sewing with Leather

Trend Spotlight | Sewing with Leather

By | August 29, 2014 at 11:59 am | No comments

First it was felt - and now it's leather! Everyone is loving handmade leather jewellery and accessories at the moment, so we decided to find out more about this fun trend and pick up some tips for sewing with leather... How can I start sewing with leather? Sewing with...

Posted in: Blog, C1, Jewellery, Sewing

How To Get Your Partner To Buy You A Sewing Machine

How To Get Your Partner To Buy You A Sewing Machine

By | August 28, 2014 at 11:26 am | No comments

Have you thought about Christmas yet? We all know that what you really want is a shiny new sewing machine - and our tips will ensure that you'll find one in your stocking this year! With this guide, you'll learn 25 clever ways to get your partner to buy you a sewing...

Posted in: Blog, Sewing

Craft Blogs To Check Out This Month | August 2014

Craft Blogs To Check Out This Month | August 2014

By | August 27, 2014 at 10:48 am | No comments

There have been loads of great summer project tutorials, expert tips and new techniques to try this month! Here are my favourite crafty blog posts from August… Check out all of these craft blogs for yourself, and please do let us know if you follow any others: The...

Posted in: Blog, Jen's Picks

Getting to Know… Mariska Vos-Bolman

Getting to Know… Mariska Vos-Bolman

By | August 26, 2014 at 9:03 am | No comments

Mariska Vos-Bolman is the creator of the popular Fluffels and DIY Fluffies soft toy brands, which are sold worldwide. Her patterns are characterised by their cute and quirky style and their extremely detailed illustrated tutorials, which make them easy and fun to create. As part...

Posted in: Blog, Meet the Author, Sewing

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