Free desktop wallpaper: Pancake Day

It’s nearly Pancake Day! Download our free desktop wallpaper, plus a simple pancake recipe to celebrate…

Felt patisserie: Custard slice pattern Mollie Makes 76

Save yourself a trip to the local patisserie and whip up a batch of these decorative bakes instead.

Creative corners: How to make a sewing machine cover

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

How to stitch a Valentine’s Day blouse

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.

Sewing Quarter: TV channel

Introducing our new sister TV channel, Sewing Quarter: a channel dedicated entirely to sewing and quilting.

Regional showcase: South West creatives*

Meet six creative designers and makers in the South West of England…

Fabric giveaway! Win 3 x 1m fabrics from Prinfab*

Win three lengths of 1m fabric with bespoke fabric printing service, Prinfab®

Christmas sprouts gift ideas*

Love them or hate them, Christmas without Brussels sprouts wouldn’t be Christmas at all! We’ve rustled up a helping of sprout-related gift ideas for lovers and haters alike. Take a look…

Enter the Sass & Belle £200 vouchers giveaway!*

We’ve teamed up with Sass & Belle to give three lucky entrants a chance to win Sass & Belle vouchers – just in time for Christmas. First prize is a £100 voucher and two runners up will each receive a £50 voucher. To enter, simply fill in the form below, good luck!

Kitsch Christmas decorations*

Eek! It’s the first of December and officially OK to play cheesy Christmas songs and decorate the tree in vintage decorations. So, in celebration of all things kitsch this Christmas we’re featuring five shops who do kitschy things for Christmas. Find the quirkiest Christmas decorations and more in these stores… Liv & Dom Liv & Dom… Continue reading