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The Stash-Busting Blog Hop!

By | March 30, 2015 at 8:15 am | 2 comments

All of us have at least a few odd bits of fabric stashed away, and the upcoming release of Retro Mama: Scrap Happy Sewing and 50 Fat Quarter Makes has inspired us to host a fabric stash-busting blog hop! Follow along for sneak peeks inside the new books, giveaways, scrap friendly projects and much more… The Stash-Busting Blog Hop I’m […]

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This Week We’re Loving … Violette by Amy Butler

By | April 13, 2015 at 9:03 am | No comments

We love Amy Butler’s fabric designs and we know you do too. We are especially in love with her newest line, Violette, a collection of smudgy florals and art deco graphics with a French vibe. Amy says the designs were influenced by her visits to farmers’ markets and “the inherent natural beauty of the French […]

Our Top 5 Amy Butler Fabric Collections

Our Top 5 Amy Butler Fabric Collections

By | April 17, 2015 at 9:31 am | No comments

Amy Butler's name is synonymous with gorgeous fabrics for sewing and quilting. She is a super talented designer with an eye for colour and pattern which never fails to appeal. We love pretty much everything she does but here we've picked out our top 5 collections for your...

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What to Make with Violette by Amy Butler

What to Make with Violette by Amy Butler

By | April 14, 2015 at 10:00 am | No comments

Have you seen Amy Butler's new fabric line, Violette? We love it and we thought we'd share some ideas with for what you can make with this stunning and versatile range. If you are wondering what to make with Violette by Amy Butler read on: the range lends itself to patchwork...

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Amy Butler Violette Limited Edition Quilt Kits

Amy Butler Violette Limited Edition Quilt Kits

By | April 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm | No comments

The new Amy Butler Violette range is so gorgeous that I'm sure you're looking for ways to bring these amazing prints into your home. Luckily, help is at hand! A cushion is all very well but what's really going to have the wow factor is a quilt – and Amy has designed not one...

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This Week We’re Loving … Violette by Amy Butler

This Week We’re Loving … Violette by Amy Butler

By | April 13, 2015 at 9:03 am | No comments

We love Amy Butler's fabric designs and we know you do too. We are especially in love with her newest line, Violette, a collection of smudgy florals and art deco graphics with a French vibe. Amy says the designs were influenced by her visits to farmers' markets and "the inherent...

Posted in: Blog, C4, Sewing

Free Crochet Infinity Scarf Pattern

Free Crochet Infinity Scarf Pattern

By | April 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm | No comments

Make your own version of the latest must-have trend – the infinity scarf – a large, closed loop of crochet that can be worn in a variety of stylish ways. Wear it loose in the summer or wrap it around twice for winter warmth. You can even pull it over your head as a hood,...

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Fast & Fun Knitting Pattern | Summer Lanterns

Fast & Fun Knitting Pattern | Summer Lanterns

By | April 7, 2015 at 11:45 am | No comments

These quirky lanterns are perfect decorations for a barbecue or outdoor party. They'd also make great accessories for a summer wedding. This knitting pattern has been taken from Fast & Fun Knits by Claire Garland, which is packed full of feel-good projects for you to...

Posted in: Blog, C2, Free Knitting Patterns, Knitting

Free Summer Knitting Patterns

Free Summer Knitting Patterns

By | April 7, 2015 at 8:20 am | No comments

The team at Rowan are clearly feeling generous as they have released some free summer knitting patterns from their archives! The patterns shown here all use one of our favourite summer yarns – Summerspun – which is a sumptuous blend of cotton and wool, perfect for...

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What to make with Summerlite 4ply

What to make with Summerlite 4ply

By | April 7, 2015 at 8:00 am | No comments

It's summer knits week and the Summerlite 4ply yarns from Rowan are getting a lot of love in the office this week. They look gorgeous. They feel gorgeous. And you can make gorgeous things with them. It's all gooooorgeous! Summerlite 4ply is made using 100% finest cotton which...

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This week we’re loving… Summer Knits

This week we’re loving… Summer Knits

By | April 6, 2015 at 8:00 am | No comments

With lighter evenings signalling that it's officially British summertime, all thoughts have turned to the promise of warmer weather here at Stitch Craft Create and our mood board for this week is sure to get you feeling the vibe too. Pastel knitwear made a big splash on the...

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Sewing Books & Fabric Giveaway | WIN the Ultimate Bundle!

Sewing Books & Fabric Giveaway | WIN the Ultimate Bundle!

By | April 5, 2015 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments

The Stash-Busting Blog Hop has just begun and we're busy providing scrap fabric sewing inspiration. But if your stash is sadly lacking, there's good news! We're giving away a treasure trove of fat quarters, as well as our two favourite sewing books. Enter the sewing books &...

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