Tag: How-To

Diamond Dotz SG

How to Create Beautiful Works of Art With Diamond Dotz

Diamond Dotz is the new craft that has taken the craft community by storm. Also known as 5D Diamond Painting, it uses resin facets to create beautiful works of arts that sparkle. Diamond Painting is a really simple craft to do. Here, I will talk you through what you will receive in each kit, top tips…

So Simple Pom Poms sg

So Simple Pom Poms

We have seen the technique to make a pom pom done in lots of different ways, on a fork, using cardboard or using a pom pom maker. But now, with this clever craft hack, you will be able to make six pom pom in one go using just some yarn, a pair of scissors and…

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How to make a cross stitch chart in Excel

Have you ever wanted to make your own cross stitch chart, but don’t know where to start? We are going to show you how you can start designing your own charts on Microsoft Excel! It is only natural that after a period of using pre-made cross stitch charts and kits, that you may decide you want…

What is Thread Heaven and how do you use it?

Crafts such as hand embroidery and cross stitch are passed down through generations. Often, so are the threads that are used. However, using old thread comes with some problems such as fraying and snapping. This is where Thread Heaven comes in. We all know that feeling; when you get given old, unused, threads from your…

Stitched Linen Gift Bags

Stitched Linen Gift Bags

How’s this for a great idea this Christmas? Helen Philipps shows you how to make stitched linen gift bags in such a simple way… a pretty way to create your own DIY gift wrap this Christmas. These sweet little drawstring bags would be perfect to hold precious gifts, perhaps jewellery or other sparkly trinkets. You…

Free Sewing Patterns | Tula Pink Free Fall Cushion

We love discovering free sewing patterns and these giant polka dot pillows made from Tula Pink’s oversized Free Fall fabric tick all the boxes! Perfect for any home decor projects, Free Fall is a high quality sateen in vibrant colours to brighten up any room. Mix and match your favourite colours to create your perfect combination or stitch a rainbow of multicoloured…

Craft Sanctuary

The Craft Sanctuary two-day stitching residential is back!

We’re pleased to announce that our very popular two-day stitching residential is back, so if you missed out on our first Craft Sanctuary, don’t panic! Taking place between 2nd-4th August 2016, and focusing on cross stitch and embroidery, this two day residential will consist of a selection of creative workshops in the stunning Milton House surrounded by…