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…

Lessons to apply to your photography today

Want to improve your photography but don’t know where to start? Even the best shots can be tweaked by applying some simple photographic secrets. Here are seven tips that are guaranteed to get your snaps up to scratch. 1. Pair big and small blooms together When it comes to flowers we’re spoilt for choice. In… 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

How to organise an Instameet

There’s no better way to get new ideas and inspiration flowing than by attending a creative event – or organising one yourself. Getting out of your comfort zone and around a bunch of new people can work wonders when you’re stuck in a rut. Jess (aka @PorthJess) organises Bristol’s Instameets, which have gained a reputation… Continue reading

Stylists’ secrets: Photography tips for styling the seasons

Get the scoop on simple styling from pro photographers/stylists, Caroline South, Candy Pop and Rachael Smith, and find new ways to keep your photography fresh and relevant. See you on the prop hunt! Photo © Caroline South Caroline South is the master of styling minimal, striking flatlays using bits and bobs picked up on the… 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.

Crowdfund your craft business

Finding the extra cash to grow your craft business can be tricky if you don’t want to go begging to your bank manager. Whether it’s money to help create a new product or build the workspace of your dreams, crowdfunding is an alternative way to get your fans and fellow crafters to give your business the… Continue reading