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Whether is creating stunning centrepieces for your dream wedding, making that special item for Valentine’s day or Mother’s day or creating spooky decorations for Haloween, SewandSo has some great inspiration, project and patterns from top designs, to make sure your special occasion has that handmade touch.

Freebie Friday

St Andrews Day cross stitch chart |Freebie Friday

Wednesday 30th November is St Andrews day. A day when the Scottish celebrate with a week of celebrations, concentrating on musical entertainment and traditional ceilidh dancing. To help our Scottish friends celebrate this day we are dedicating our Freebie Friday to giving you all a free cross stitch chart. What could be more apt, than a…

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Top 10 Stocking fillers for crafters

It is often the case that stocking fillers get filled with items then don’t get used passed dinner time on Christmas day. So, we have our top 10 stocking fillers that crafters will love, and use for their crafting endeavours throughout the following year.  Thread! Every cross stitcher needs thread. DMC have released a Christmas…

6 Gifts to make for children this Christmas

At Christmas, children are given toys quite literally by the stocking load, but it is the handmade, keepsake gifts they will cherish for years. This Christmas, make them something they will keep hold of for years to come with some of these loveable kits. 1. Melissa sewing kit from My Rag Doll Looking for a…

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7 Magical Snow Scenes to Stitch This Winter

Nothing is cosier than stitching a snowy scene while you’re snuggled up in front of the fire. We’ve chosen our favourite cross stitch snow scenes to inspire you to get stitching as the temperature drops. From fairy-tale characters, to stunning landscapes, there are cross stitch snow scenes here for every taste. 1. Winter’s Hush It’s…

Five Christmas Themes to Inspire Your Festive Decor

Some people like to bring out the same Christmas decorations year after year. I say BORING! Apart from a few favourite items, I find it much more fun to choose new Christmas themes each year – whether that’s a colour scheme or a subject to work with. In the past I’ve had Christmas themes such…

Valentine Crafts | How to Make a Heart Cushion

We love nothing more than to express our love with handmade Valentine crafts and this pretty patchwork cushion provides the perfect keepsake. Guaranteed to make your loved one feel even more special, this cushion will bring happy memories for years to come… You Will Need: Tilda Fabrics used for cushion front: Christmas House Big Spot Red, Flower Ornament…

10 of the Best | DIY Christmas Gifts

Whether you’ve left your Christmas present shopping until the last minute or you’re looking for budget friendly alternatives, we have scoured the web in search of 10 DIY Christmas Gifts to craft this year. With exactly a week to go, there’s plenty of time to get stuck into a crafty DIY project and the gift…