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Trend Spotlight | Crochet Infinity Scarves

By | July 23, 2014 at 2:55 pm | No comments

It may be summer, but infinity scarves are a hot crochet trend right now. If you love crochet, they are most definitely the thing to be making, and this handy guide will tell you everything that you need to know to get started… What are infinity scarves? An infinity scarf is a large, closed loop […]

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Stitch Craft Create Magazine | August 2014

By | July 16, 2014 at 12:29 pm | No comments

We always aim to bring you something new and unique, and this month is no exception! There’s a great selection of 18 brilliant summer craft projects in the August 2014 issue of the Stitch Craft Create magazine that we hope will tempt you to be creative… Summer is the time for treats, and this month’s […]

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Sew Cute to Cuddle | Toy Sewing Blog Hop!

By | July 24, 2014 at 1:44 pm | No comments

Mariska Vos-Bolman’s adorable new book Sew Cute to Cuddle is coming out soon.  Join us on our blog hop adventure - bloggers from around the world will be making the toys, reviewing the patterns and running giveaway competitions! Whether you’re a beginner or a total sewing pro, this blog hop is the perfect chance for you to learn more […]

Get to grips with soap making

Handmade Soap | Make Your Own At Home

By | July 22, 2014 at 12:53 pm | No comments

Handmade soap seems to have become as exclusive and desirable as luxury candles and designer perfume. With more and more natural handmade soaps becoming available, I set myself the challenge of finding out how difficult it would be to make my own… I made my own soap using a kit a few years ago and, […]

What To Make With Pretty Potent Fabrics?

What To Make With Pretty Potent Fabrics?

By | July 25, 2014 at 11:00 am | One comment

I absolutely love the dramatic style of the large florals and bold, colourful patterns in the Pretty Potent fabrics designed by Anna Maria Horner. As always with a new fabric range, being inspired to make something is easy - but the question is what to make first? I've been...

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Sew Cute to Cuddle | Toy Sewing Blog Hop!

Sew Cute to Cuddle | Toy Sewing Blog Hop!

By | July 24, 2014 at 1:44 pm | No comments

Mariska Vos-Bolman's adorable new book Sew Cute to Cuddle is coming out soon.  Join us on our blog hop adventure - bloggers from around the world will be making the toys, reviewing the patterns and running giveaway competitions! Whether you're a beginner or a total sewing...

Posted in: Blog, C3

Trend Spotlight | Crochet Infinity Scarves

Trend Spotlight | Crochet Infinity Scarves

By | July 23, 2014 at 2:55 pm | No comments

It may be summer, but infinity scarves are a hot crochet trend right now. If you love crochet, they are most definitely the thing to be making, and this handy guide will tell you everything that you need to know to get started... What are infinity scarves? An infinity scarf is...

Posted in: Blog, C1, Trends

Handmade Soap | Make Your Own At Home

Handmade Soap | Make Your Own At Home

By | July 22, 2014 at 12:53 pm | No comments

Handmade soap seems to have become as exclusive and desirable as luxury candles and designer perfume. With more and more natural handmade soaps becoming available, I set myself the challenge of finding out how difficult it would be to make my own... I made my own soap using a...

Posted in: Blog, C4, Home Craft

The 1718 Coverlet | News From The Quilters’ Guild

The 1718 Coverlet | News From The Quilters’ Guild

By | July 21, 2014 at 12:15 pm | No comments

There are some really exciting new quilting books out at the moment, and we're particularly enthralled by a title produced in association with The Quilters' Guild. New book, The 1718 Coverlet, is not only jam-packed with unique quilt block designs to make, it also offers a...

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The Dressmaking Technique Bible | NEW Edition

The Dressmaking Technique Bible | NEW Edition

By | July 18, 2014 at 2:24 pm | No comments

The Great British Sewing Bee has a lot to answer for! We've all been inspired and are now proudly sporting our (perhaps less-than-perfect) handmade garments - but if you'd like to take your dressmaking to the next level, you're going to need some help... This fully revised and...

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