Jewellery

With a selection of jewellery making ideas, projects and a free how-to e-book, you can confidently make your own diy jewellery for a variety of occasions! With many styles to choose from, we have handmade earrings, bracelets, necklaces and rings that themselves range from kitsch to elegant designs… what will you make first?

Sew Christmas Pudding Earrings

Forget Christmas jumpers – Christmas earrings are where it’s at! These super cute Christmas pudding earrings are the perfect Christmas sewing project and will only take you around an hour to make once you’ve gathered all the materials. Dark brown leather, 7 x 14cm (2 3/4 x 5 1/2in) White leather, 4 x 8cm (1…

This week we’re loving… Summer Holiday Crafts!

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 kids or grandkids…

Festival Crafts | Funky Chunky Crochet Necklace Pattern

This year’s must have festival accessory is a bright coloured chunky yarn necklace. I’ve been spotting gorgeous t-shirt yarn necklaces popping up all over, and wanted to make my own crochet necklace pattern to be bang on trend this festival season…   T-shirt yarn necklace gallery Click images to go to source: t-shirt yarn necklace…

How to Make | Retro Friendship Bracelets

These retro-style string bracelets are rainbow bright – they’re the perfect accessory to wear at festivals, the beach, or anywhere else you might be this summer! Choose bright, vivid colours, add birthstone beads for a personal touch, and you have the perfect gift. You Will Need: 8mm glass faceted beads (we used Topaz) 9 shades of stranded…

Getting to Know… Zoe Larkins

Zoe Larkins began selling her handstitched leather jewellery and accessories under the label of Love From Hetty & Dave on London’s Portobello and Spitalfields markets, and soon established a cult following, with customers including celebrities such as Amy Winehouse and Deborah Meaden. We asked Zoe about her passion for working with leather and her new…

Kumihimo Patterns for Beaded Jewellery

The Japanese braiding technique, kumihimo, has become really popular as a way to make beautiful, handmade jewellery Traditionally, it was done using wooden tools called Marudai but the availability of specially designed foam boards means this technique is now accessible to everyone. The Beginner’s Guide to Kumihimo will unravel the mysteries of this technique and have…

Trend Spotlight | Crafting With Fuse Beads!

Fuse beads have long been a popular material used for creating eye-catching and stunning objects, while allowing your imagination to run wild. It’s so easy to create fun, colourful designs that, with very little equipment, can be turned into pictures, jewellery, 3D objects, gifts, home decor and much more… What are fuse beads? Fuse beads…