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.

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...

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Sew Cute To Cuddle | Adorable Soft Toy Sewing Patterns

Sew Cute To Cuddle | Adorable Soft Toy Sewing Patterns

By | May 14, 2015 at 10:46 am | 2 comments

We know that you love making soft toys as much as we do, so we wanted to share one of our favourite soft toy sewing books with you. Sew Cute To Cuddle is packed with twelve adorable soft toy patterns that are bursting with charm and character! The toys in this book are designed...

Posted in: Blog, Free Projects, Meet the Makers, Sewing

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

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

Free Heart Crochet Pattern | Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Free Heart Crochet Pattern | Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

By | March 11, 2015 at 10:44 am | No comments

Mother's Day is coming and if you still haven't got a gift for your mum, how about these sweet little hearts by the designer and blogger La who blogs at messyla.typepad.com? This simple free heart crochet pattern is suitable for beginners so why not give it a try? La...

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

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...

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas | What to Make

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas | What to Make

By | February 27, 2015 at 12:56 pm | No comments

Show your mum how much you love her with one of these amazing Mother's Day Gifts. Nothing says 'I love you' more than a handmade present which takes time and effort, like the delightful patchwork cushion pattern below! Read on for some wonderful Mother's Day gift...

Posted in: Blog, Cake Decorating, Fabric Friday, Free Projects, Mother's Day, Sewing

Scrappy Pincushion | Free Sewing Pattern

Scrappy Pincushion | Free Sewing Pattern

By | February 24, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 5 comments

Are you looking for a free sewing pattern for a pincushion? Got a stash of fabric scraps you want to work through but don't know where to start? Try this pattern from new title Retro Mama Scrap Happy Sewing by Kim Kruzich. There are 18 simple stash busting projects in this...

Posted in: Blog, C4, Free Projects, Free Sewing Patterns, Sewing

What to Make with Tilda’s Apple Bloom | Free Quilt Pattern

What to Make with Tilda’s Apple Bloom | Free Quilt Pattern

By | February 20, 2015 at 12:54 pm | 9 comments

Have you seen the new fabric lines from Tilda: Apple Bloom and Spring Lake? They are the perfect way to welcome in spring and deserve a beautiful sewing project to make the most of them. Spring Lake features a range of prints in cool shades of aqua to evoke a refreshing spring...

Posted in: Blog, Fabric Friday, Free Projects, Free Sewing Patterns, Sewing, We Love Tilda

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