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The Little Lady Liberty Blog Hop!

By | February 23, 2015 at 4:53 pm | No comments

Alice Garrett’s upcoming book is a whirlwind of gorgeousness – with timeless Liberty prints being paired with the sweetest little girls’ projects. Hop along with us on the Little Lady Liberty Blog Hop to see more of this sweet book, through the eyes of our favourite crafty bloggers… The Little Lady Liberty Blog Hop In […]

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This week we’re loving… Stash Busting

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

This week we’re head over heels with using up fabrics and making gorgeous things from the smallest of scraps. All week we’ll be sharing ideas for stash busting your leftover fabrics. There are so many pretty things to inspire you, and this week’s moodboard has some sneaky peeks at what’s coming up… Clockwise from bottom […]

Scrap-busting | How to make fabric bowls

Scrap-busting | How to make fabric bowls

By | March 31, 2015 at 10:48 am | No comments

Looking for a fast and fun way to use up scrap fabrics? These colourful fabric bowls might be just the thing! Fabric bowls can be surprisingly useful when put in the right place. A thoughtfully positioned bowl in the hallway or on the kitchen counter is the perfect solution for...

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Retro Mama: Scrap Happy Sewing | What to Make with Scrap Fabric

Retro Mama: Scrap Happy Sewing | What to Make with Scrap Fabric

By | March 31, 2015 at 10:47 am | No comments

You don't know what to make with scrap fabric, and yet you have a whole heap of lovely off-cuts. Fear not - Retro Mama can help! Read on for a sneaky preview of Kim Kruzich's upcoming book Retro Mama: Scrap Happy Sewing, which contains tons of scrap-friendly...

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The Stash-Busting Blog Hop!

The Stash-Busting Blog Hop!

By | March 30, 2015 at 8:15 am | No 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...

Posted in: Blog, Free Sewing Patterns, Meet the Makers, Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Trends, Useful Stuff

This week we’re loving…  Stash Busting

This week we’re loving… Stash Busting

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

This week we’re head over heels with using up fabrics and making gorgeous things from the smallest of scraps. All week we'll be sharing ideas for stash busting your leftover fabrics. There are so many pretty things to inspire you, and this week's moodboard has some sneaky...

Posted in: Blog, C4, Sewing

Paper Crafting Giveaway | Win a Bundle of Goodies!

Paper Crafting Giveaway | Win a Bundle of Goodies!

By | March 28, 2015 at 12:26 pm | No comments

It's time for a big, beautiful paper crafting giveaway! This bundle of colourful goodies will keep you entertained for quite a while, and it's so easy to enter. Just fill in the entry form below... The clocks have gone forward and the days are getting lighter, which (if...

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How to Make a Yarny Basket

How to Make a Yarny Basket

By | March 27, 2015 at 1:16 pm | No comments

Ooh, we love crochet and we love t shirt yarn and we have the perfect project which combines both: our Yarny Basket! This is one of the many irresistible projects in brand new book Beginner's Guide to Crochet by author and crochet expert Sarah Shrimpton aka Annaboos House....

Posted in: Blog, Crochet, Home Decor

Crochet Stitches for Beginners

Crochet Stitches for Beginners

By | March 26, 2015 at 9:48 am | No comments

By now you have probably realised that this week at Stitch Craft Create we are mostly doing beginner crochet! We love crochet because once you've mastered the basics you can make all manner of projects quickly and simply including toys, hats, scarves and blankets. Crochet is...

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What to Make with T Shirt Yarn

What to Make with T Shirt Yarn

By | March 25, 2015 at 12:00 pm | No comments

If you are new to crochet it might be worth experimenting with t shirt yarn. It is chunky and, therefore, works up very quickly  - giving you great results fast. T shirt yarn is particularly good if you are a novice crocheter because you can very clearly see your stitches in...

Posted in: Blog, Crochet, Free Crochet Patterns, Free Projects, Woolly Wednesday

Learn To Crochet | Beginner’s Guide to Crochet!

Learn To Crochet | Beginner’s Guide to Crochet!

By | March 24, 2015 at 8:34 am | No comments

You want to learn to crochet - but where do you start? Sarah Shrimpton's upcoming book Beginner's Guide to Crochet is the perfect starting point as it pairs easy techniques with achievable projects. Don't take my word for it though - see below for an exclusive...

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Five Free Crochet Bag Patterns for Beginners

Five Free Crochet Bag Patterns for Beginners

By | March 23, 2015 at 9:00 am | No comments

Bags are ideal beginner crochet projects because they are small yet satisfying and quick to work up. And with the current interest in t-shirt yarn on the rise, these crochet bags made in Hoooked Zpagetti t-shirt yarn are bang on trend. Be inspired and then download one of our...

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