Sewing

As stitching and sewing becomes ever more popular, there’s never been a better time to pick up a needle and thread! With an abundance of free sewing patterns and how-to techniques, sewing enthusiasts can learn and gain inspiration from a broad collection of sewing projects. With new patterns and projects being added every week, be sure to come back soon for more crafty ideas!

How to Make a Ribbon Rose

How to Make a Ribbon Rose… the Nicholas Kniel Way

For more than a decade, designer Nicholas Kniel has been making the most exquisite ribbon flowers and embellishments. His flowers have been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, and have been adored by bridal designers and milliners all over the world. In this extract from his incredible book, Creating Ribbon Flowers, he teaches us how to…

Scotty Dog Doorstop Pattern

Scotty Dog Doorstop Pattern

Fix that annoying door that is always drifting shut with this cute Scotty dog doorstop pattern. A handmade doorstop is a quick and easy thing to make and can be filled with uncooked rice, sand or dried beans. You can make it to coordinate with the fabrics in your room or use a bright funky…

Top 10 Handmade Christmas Ornaments To Make This Christmas

Tis the season to make handmade Christmas ornaments. Adorn your home with your makes and gift them for your loved ones to enjoy. When it comes to Christmas, there are so many Christmas ornaments and decorations you can make regardless of your craft of choice. Here, we have chosen a selection of our favourites. 1…

Lewis & Irene Chieveley | Fabric Crush

Lewis and Irene have a new fabric range out which is giving us all sorts of sewing inspiration. Chieveley is making us fall in love. Chieveley is inspired by the opulence of a grand country house. This sumptuous collection has metallic elements in copper and gold. Sounds quite festive doesn’t it. I love Christmas markets…

DIY Fabric Pumpkin | Free Pattern

Pumpkins aren’t just for Halloween. They are great for autumnal home decor. Playing with different fabrics in this fabric pumpkin project will create a wonderful effect for your home. These adorable little fabric pumpkins are one of the charming projects from Helen Philipps’  book, Modern Vintage Gifts. Great fun to make, they look lovely clustered together and can be made in any…

Introducing Tilda Cottage | Fabric Crush

Just when you think Tilda couldn’t possibly produce another fabric collection that could beat the last, she does. The latest collection, Cottage is stunning. Full of beautiful reds, striking blues and the big bold floral patterns. The colours and patterns are perfect for the festive period and can make a wide array for festive makes. Separately,…

How to Make a Pencil Case | Back to School

It is only a couple of week’s to go until the kids go back to school. While some of you may have been hyper organised and bought school shoes and stationary back in July, others are just starting to think about it. I am one of those people. Eek! And battling for the last pencil…