Slow crafts to teach you patience

When the pace and stresses of life get too much there’s nothing like taking some time out to make to clear your head and refocus your energy. The slow craft movement celebrates projects from sewing to woodwork. Traditional techniques you can get lost in for hours. We’ve rounded up five ‘slow crafts’ that will teach you… Continue reading

18 hashtags for craft bloggers

Want to get that tutorial seen by crafters looking for inspiration? Want to grow your blog following or simply want to connect with other bloggers and find new collaborations? Then the right hashtag is vital to get your wise words and makes seen. We’ve rounded up the best and most fun hashtags to bloggers to… Continue reading

26 hashtags to follow if you love to crochet

From the humble granny square to kawaii amigurumi, crochet comes in many forms. The best way to find the type that’s right for you, or to connect with likeminded makers, is with these popular hashtags for crafters who crochet. Fire up your imagination and get hooked on these popular hashtags…

22 hashtags for quilters with a growing fabric stash

Quilts aren’t just a craft, they’re an art form. While most quilters can still be found in America, the growing army of paper-piecers and dedicated sewists brilliantly binding their own quilts is growing fast in the UK too. We’ve listed the best hashtags for novice and expert quilters alike to get inspired and join in… Continue reading

15 hashtags for knitters on Instagram

From finding the perfect wool, to the pattern of your dreams (or even just the inspiration needed to finish off those socks you started months ago), hashtags are a great way to connect with the knitting community from the comfort of your sofa. We’ve rounded up the best places to share your knits, commiserate over your… Continue reading

9 hashtags for creative stitchers and sewists

Embroiderers, cross stitchers, dressmakers and sewers of the web, unite! From getting handy tips to inspiration for new projects, there’s a whole host of hashtags which will help you connect and create with other stitchers online…

Hashtag roundup: Making for others

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It always feels better to give than receive, so why not use your crafting skills for good and help others with your makes. Here’s a look at six hashtags keeping us inspired to make for others 

Hashtags to help you make a sale

Standing out from the crowd and getting noticed by potential customers can be tricky. However, by using focused hashtags everyone from crafters to small shop owners can increase their online presence leading to those all-important sales. We’ve rounded up the top ten hashtags to get the pennies rolling in… “Hashtags help Etsy sellers to connect to… Continue reading

Hashtags to help you make connections

Collaborate, make sales, build your blog audience or just make new like-minded friends – using the right hashtags can help you achieve more online. See our top hashtags for bloggers, sellers and makers to help you grow your online community in 2016… @lottsandlots for #CreateMakeShare Hashtags for bloggers #createmakeshare A collaborative project between bloggers ZingZingTree, Kids Craft Room and Growing Spaces,… Continue reading

Hashtags round up: Photo challenges

If you want to inject some positivity into your life or fire up your imagination, photo-a-day hashtags are a great way to get involved and inspired.