Tag: Sewing

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…

Luna Lapin at the Festival of Quilts

Luna Lapin at the Festival Quilts

  Luna Lapin is a quiet and kind rabbit with impeccable taste. Luna loves to sew, and very soon you can sew her – thanks to the imminent release of Making Luna Lapin by Sarah Peel. We’re so excited about this book that we jumped at the chance to meet up with Luna herself at…

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DIY Cross Stitch Roses Pincushion

This beautiful cross stitch roses pincushion designed by Helen Philipps is easy to make – very vintage, very pretty and very useful at the same time! Cross stitch roses are timeless and work well with so many fabrics.   You Will Need • 28-count linen in pale pink, 10cm (4in) square • DMC stranded cottons…

Winning Wednesday

Sashiko Giveaway | Winning Wednesday

Try your hand at the minimal sewing technique, Sashiko Embroidery. We offer up something new for our Winning Wednesday giveaway every week – with prizes ranging from DMC threads to stunning cross stitch kits. It’s really easy to enter – you just need to visit our Facebook page and like and comment on our Winning Wednesday competition image.…

Fall in love with Memory Lane by TIlda

Tilda has released not one, but two Autumn ranges for you to marvel at; Cabbage Rose and Memory Lane. We simply adore Memory Lane and its wondrous colour palette. Memory Lane is full of deep navy colours with accompanying mustard and light pink highlights in the floral details, these colours give it more on a vintage…

Why we have a crush on Cabbage Rose by Tilda

Once again Tone has cast her design magic and created not one but two phenomenal limited edition autumn ranges; Cabbage Rose and Memory Lane. We want to tell you all about Cabbage Rose and why we are LOVING it. Cabbage Rose is full of ginger and teal tones with raspberry highlights. The range is inspired by colourful characters from…

Summer craft

10 reasons to teach your children to stitch this summer

The 6 week summer holidays have started and for many a holiday away is just around the corner. But what can you do for the rest of the holidays? When you are trying to stop the continual watching of Netflix, crafting can be the ideal activity to kerb the boredom and create a life long…