Tag: Family

These creative art and craft ideas are accessible for children and adults alike. Working together to create handmade crafts and food, this is also a wonderful way to encourage your children to create and customise their own projects. Whether it’s following a recipe in the kitchen or making cards and accessories, we’ve got a selection of craft projects that are most definitely family friendly.

How to Make a Frozen No Sew Fleece Blanket

Snuggling up for movie time with the kids just got better with this amazing Frozen no sew fleece blanket featuring favourite characters Anna, Elsa and Olaf! With no sewing required at all, this is a great project for beginners and the result will be adored by any little person who loves a bit of Disney.…

How To Print Fabric | Sneak Peek!

We are very excited to be able to show you a sneaky peek of Zeena Shah’s incredible new book, How To Print Fabric. Brimming with brilliant ideas, this incredible book will enable you with the skills needed to create your very own beautiful printed fabric using all sorts of tools; from matchsticks and pencil ends to rubber…

Christmas Crafts with Felt

Felt is quite simply a fantastic textile for crafting! Easy to work with, this glorious fabric will not unravel or fray like most and is perfect for all sorts of Christmas Crafts, including wreaths and decorations, gift tags, stockings and advent calendars. Whatever your sewing ability, Christmas Crafts with Felt couldn’t be easier, just pick a project…

Modern Vintage Gifts | Sneak Peek!

Modern Vintage Gifts is the fabulous new book by Helen Philipps, which brings traditional patchwork and sewing crafts bang up to date with beautiful fabrics and innovative ideas. Showcasing an irresistible collection of modern vintage gifts to sew and give, you won’t be able to resist crafting these goodies for every special occasion… Whether you are looking to create…

A New Dress for Dolly | 50 Fat Quarter Makes Blog Hop

As the editor of the new book 50 Fat Quarter Makes, I was delighted when the authors asked me to join in with the blog hop they have organised to promote the book. As it’s handmade dolls week here at SewandSo, I’ve put the two things together to blog this cute dolly dress that I…

Cute Pocket Doll | Free Knitting Pattern for Babies

This sweet doll designed by Claire Garland is the perfect free knitting pattern for babies and will make a sweet little hand-me-down for generations to come. With no buttons or other items unsuitable for wee-uns, it will make a perfect gift for any new addition. You Will Need: Four 3.75mm (US size 5) double-pointed needles…

Meet the Maker | Little Lady Liberty Author Alice Caroline

We caught up with Alice Caroline, the talented author of exciting new sewing book, Little Lady Liberty (the US edition is called Sew Pretty for Little Girls). We talk fabric, sewing and what makes Liberty fabrics so special… SSC: What sparked your interest in fabric and sewing? AC: I did a bit of sewing as…