Tag: Intermediate

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…

How to Make Vintage Style Place Cards

These place cards or name badges designed by Jennifer Grace provide an elegant way for guests to get to know each other at any party or wedding gathering. They make great place cards for the party table. You Will Need: Patterned paper Scraps of vintage style floral fabrics White card Brown ink pad Small letter…

Celebration Bunting Sewing Pattern

Lengths of pretty floral bunting made in a soft green, turquoise and pale pink colour palette are perfect for a summer wedding or garden party. This free bunting sewing pattern by Jenny Arnott will have you whipping some up in no time.   For this free bunting sewing pattern you will need: Floral patterned fabrics…

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…

Crochet Birds are Coming | Edward’s Menagerie: Birds

Here come the crochet birds… Kerry Lord’s Edward’s Menagerie was a runaway success, and no doubt many of you have fallen in love with her crocheted creatures. Kerry is back with a new book full of cute crochet birds, and I can guarantee you’ll fall head over heels for these new designs… There are forty-one flying friends to…

How to Make | Frilly Baby Bonnet

This beautiful, vintage-inspired baby bonnet is ideal as a gift for a special occasion, such as a first birthday or a christening. You Will Need: 4mm (US size G/6) needles 1 x 100g ball of DK yarn (We suggest Patons Baby Fab DK White) Ribbon and lace (optional) Here’s how to make the frilly baby…

Fat Quarter Projects | Striped Tote Bag

Fat quarter projects don’t come cuter than this! Using three fat quarters, this super tote is so versatile it can go anywhere from the library, to school to the shops and home again. The pretty fabrics are sure to get compliments and you get to say “I made it!” You Will Need: • Fat quarter…