Is there anything nicer than beautifully wrapped gifts? Forget finding the end of the sticky tape or co-ordinating your ribbon with your bow – this furoshiki inspired wrap uses only a single piece of cloth with simple folds and ties. And the best bit? Mum can use the fabric again! This is such a simple,… Continue reading →
Dip it, dye it and decoupage it! Join the Museum of London for a day of crafts on Saturday 25 March 2017. Sign up to hands-on workshops to make a dip-dyed lampshade and pretty decoupage tea light holders. It’s a great opportunity to try a new craft, plus you’ll have an amazing finished make to take home… Continue reading →
As featured in Makes for Mindfulness, a bonus project book inside issue 77, this stop-and-take-it-all-in photograph got all the heart eyes from the team. So much so, we asked Mollie‘s deputy art editor for her tips on flat lay photography. Read on for Becki Clark‘s advice on buying props, analysing your most-loved photos and where to find the best backgrounds for your flat lays.
If your sewing machine is the main feature in the crafty corner of your home, then how about a bit of a refresh? Put your sewing skills to the test with this jazzy chevron patchwork sewing machine cover by Mandy Pellegrin
This easy doodling idea can be cutomised however you like – add loops or other simple motifs or switch up colours to your taste. A small, neat backstitch works best for a minimal look such as this. Need an embroidery refresher? Take a peek at our Library of Embroidery Stitches.