All posts by JBrooks

Cute Knitted Letters! The Knit the Alphabet Blog Hop

Get your knitting needles ready and join us on the Knit the Alphabet blog hop! We’ll be talking to author Claire Garland about her cute and versatile knitted letters, plus there’ll be reviews from top knitting bloggers and giveaways where you can win a copy of the book!   The Knit the Alphabet Blog Hop!…

Liz Betts talks to SewMamaSew about Quilting on a Budget

Elizabeth Betts, author of Beginner’s Guide to Quilting, has done a wonderful feature about quilting on a budget with the lovely team over at Sew Mama Sew – have you read it yet? These thrifty quilting tips are great for budding quilters and sewists alike! 12 Tips for Quilting on a Budget It’s Quilting Month…

Improv Quilts | Blog Hop with Lucie Summers!

Take a step into the world of improv quilts with Moda fabric designer Lucie Summers, on the Quilt Improv blog hop! Join us at some of our favourite modern quilting blogs for sew-alongs, interviews and other exciting features, plus loads of chances to win your own copy of Quilt Improv.   December: Mon 16th – Summersville Wed…

5 FREE epubs for your Amazon Kindle

Do you read ebooks on your Amazon Kindle? We’ve put 5 free epubs up in the Kindle store, on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk, that you can download to get free projects from our latest quilting, cake decorating and craft books!   Download these free epubs from Stitch Craft Create books Quilting Techniques for Beginners This fantastic…

Mary Berry and Lindy Smith at Cake International

We love this photo from the Daily Mail of baking legend Mary Berry posing with Mich Turner at the Cake International show, especially as it includes the stunning teapot and birdhouse cakes from Lindy Smith’s new book Creative Colour for Cake Decorating! These colourful cakes are accompanied by 8 more creative cake designs, plus ideas…

Stitch Craft Create’s Top 25 US Quilt Blogs

Keeping up to date with a few favourite quilt blogs is a great way to become part of the global quilting and sewing community. We’ve picked out 25 inspirational quilt blogs from American designers and crafters that you might love — pop over to some of them and say ‘hi’!   25 Of Our Favourite American…

Vintage Cookie Favours for Weddings

These cute heart-shaped cookies would make wonderful wedding favours or Valentine’s Day gifts. The larger flower from the main cake design is used, with its pretty teardrop details and intricately piped petals and leaves giving a truly romantic feel. This project is excerpted from Chic & Unique Vintage Cakes, by wedding cake-designer Zoe Clark.   Favours for Weddings |…