Cake Decorating

Wow your friends with cake decorating that will knock their socks off! For cakes, cookies and cupcakes so beautifully decorated it’s almost a crime to eat them, check out our craft ideas. Featuring mouth watering recipes and decorating that ranges from child friendly to advanced, it’s easy to learn the art of cake decoration. Not only that but our cake projects and ideas come with themes that are perfect for holidays and special occasions.

This week we’re loving… Summer Holiday Crafts!

This week we’re loving… Summer Holiday Crafts!

By | July 13, 2015 at 8:00 am | No comments

School's almost out for summer and that holiday feeling is sweeping the nation, as we slap on the sun cream and head off for the sunshine at home or abroad. To inspire you in your travels, this week we've got a suitcase full of summer holiday crafts, whether it's time with the...

Posted in: Blog, C4, Cake Decorating, Crochet, Jewellery, Knitting, Sewing

7 Things You Should Know About Jo Colwill

7 Things You Should Know About Jo Colwill

By | July 9, 2015 at 2:24 pm | No comments

Jo Colwill has run Cowslip Workshops in Cornwall for the last 25 years. She is an expert in patchwork and quilting and loves to share her skills with others. Jo has a new book coming out soon, Patchwork Quilts & Gifts, and we thought we find out a bit more about the...

Posted in: Blog, Meet the Makers

Top Ten DIY Wedding Books

Top Ten DIY Wedding Books

By | July 1, 2015 at 11:21 am | No comments

The DIY wedding has never been more popular. More and more people are realising that organising a wedding can be a really creative, fun process so rather than just getting their chequebooks out and buying a 'package', they're rolling up their sleeves and getting stuck in to...

Posted in: Blog, Cake Decorating, Celebrate, Wedding

Lacy Heart Wedding Cupcakes

Lacy Heart Wedding Cupcakes

By | June 29, 2015 at 2:20 pm | No comments

Individually made wedding cupcakes make a great alternative to a formal wedding cake. These pretty wedding cupcakes by Fiona Pearce have a lovely stitched pattern and are decorated with blossoms formed into a heart.   To make these wedding cupcakes you will...

Posted in: Blog, Cake Decorating, Valentine's day, Wedding

Colourful Craft Projects | Stitch Craft Create June Magazine

Colourful Craft Projects | Stitch Craft Create June Magazine

By | May 22, 2015 at 8:45 am | No comments

Our new Stitch Craft Create June magazine is stuffed full of colourful craft projects to try, and with Kaffe Fasset's 50th anniversary in textiles being this week, there couldn't be a better time for a bit of brightness! Read on for a sneak preview and to find out how...

Posted in: Blog, Book Previews, Cake Decorating, Crochet, Season, Sewing, Trends, Useful Stuff

Sweet Craft | The April Magazine

Sweet Craft | The April Magazine

By | March 16, 2015 at 4:33 pm | One comment

Sweet craft projects, edible masterpieces and glorious colour - you'll find all this and more in the new Stitch Craft Create April magazine. Read on to find out how you can claim your FREE copy... The April magazine is a wonderful mix of bright and beautiful craft projects...

Posted in: Blog, Cake Decorating, Celebrate, Easter, Home Craft, Home Decor, Kitchen, Papercrafts, Season, Sewing, Trends, Useful Stuff, Vintage

Women We Love | Craft Business Icons

Women We Love | Craft Business Icons

By | March 8, 2015 at 8:05 am | One comment

It's International Women's Day today, which is as good an excuse as any to celebrate some of the crafty women we love! Read on to learn more about just a few of the incredibly inspirational women within the craft industry...   Tone Finnanger Tone Finnanger is the...

Posted in: Blog, Cake Decorating, Celebrate, Craft Business, Crochet, Just for fun, Meet the Author, Trends, Useful Stuff

How to Make Buttercream Flowers

How to Make Buttercream Flowers

By | March 5, 2015 at 2:07 pm | No comments

Have you ever wondered how to make buttercream flowers which look realistic and really have the 'wow' factor? The talented authors of 100 Buttercream Flowers, Valeri Valeriano & Christina Ong, share their incredible techniques for how to make stunningly beautiful and...

Posted in: Blog, Cake Decorating, Free Projects

Inspired By Nature | Stitch Craft Create March Magazine

Inspired By Nature | Stitch Craft Create March Magazine

By | February 19, 2015 at 2:44 pm | No comments

Spring is almost here, and we have good news - the March magazine has arrived! This issue features projects inspired by nature, Easter bakes, Mother's Day inspiration and much more. Keep reading to find out how to get it for free.. In our search for the perfect...

Posted in: Blog, Cake Decorating, Celebrate, Easter, Home Craft, Mother's Day, Season, Sewing, Useful Stuff

Simple Pancake Recipe Collection | Pancake Day

Simple Pancake Recipe Collection | Pancake Day

By | February 16, 2015 at 1:56 pm | No comments

I have no qualms about admitting that Shrove Tuesday is one of my favourite holidays. This year I've been searching for a simple pancake recipe that won't make me feel too guilty afterwards! Take a look below for my favourite recipes... This year, Pancake Day arrives on...

Posted in: Blog, Celebrate, Free Recipes, Healthy Baking Recipes, Kitchen, Season, Useful Stuff

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