46 spring cross stitch patterns

Hello Spring

The cold days have turned warmer and spring is nearly here, which means it’s the right time to take down all the winter decs and welcome in the new season. We’re helping you get in the mood with 46 of our fave spring cross stitch patterns like Helene Workshop‘s sign above. Find your next cross stitch chart below and bring some… Continue reading

DIY sustainable lunch bag pattern

Inspired by the sustainable lunch boxes we’ve been seeing in the supermarkets, we decided it was time to make our own! We brought in the experts, Laura and Tia from Little Button Diaries, to bring you this DIY lunch box pattern. These colourful lunch bags are made from wipe-clean vinyl and they’re hard-wearing too. Sustainability never looked so good. … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day cross stitch chart by Sally Wilson

valentine's day cross stitch

Happy Valentine’s Day makers! We’ve got a little project for you – think of it as our V-day gift from us to you. This love heart cross stitch project is by the lovely Sally Wilson of Caterpillar Cross Stitch. She won Cross Stitch Designer of the Year 2019, so we’re honoured to have her here on our blog. Print Sally’s… Continue reading

Make your own wall art with Mollie Makes

Make your own wall art - calendar

When we say ‘make your own wall art’, we basically mean use our papers, gifts and projects to decorate your walls because if you’re anything like us, you’ll enjoy experimenting and changing up your art on the regular. And that can be an expensive habit. Instead, we’re opting for swapping in different illustrations and projects that complement… Continue reading

Easter crafts: How to stitch a felt rabbit

Well, we know who’s been rummaging in the vegetable patch now! This naughty felt rabbit makes a great Easter pal for cheeky little scamps who just can’t resist raiding the kitchen – who knows what kind of mischief they’ll get up to? It’s the ultimate easy Easter craft which will have you hopping into the weekend…. Continue reading

Free sewing pattern: 20 minute tote bag tutorial

Learn how to make a quick and easy tote bag with our super-easy DIY guide. Get stuck in to your fabric stash and choose your favourite print for some brand new arm candy.  Believe it or not, this no-nonsense bag tutorial from The Purl Bee promises a brand new tote bag in under half an hour. How speedy, and not to mention brilliant, is that? Read on for how to make it…

How to make mini pom poms

 
Project alert! Learn how to make mini pom poms with the help of Vivid Please. All you need is a fork, some wool and a pair of scissors to get started

Crochet heart coasters tutorial

crochet heart coasters tutorial

These crochet heart coasters are our gift to you this Valentine’s Day. Hook them up as a mini gift for your Valentine or a friend with a little help from the humble granny square. Our good pal Mandy (@redagape on Insta) has adapted this versatile pattern to add a contrasting heart motif in the centre, finishing each coaster with… Continue reading

Easter crafts: Crochet rabbit bunting

Craft Laura Maxell’s crochet rabbit bunting for a baby’s room or Easter display…

40 crochet flowers and what to do with them

We’ve rounded up our fave free crochet patterns for flowers for your viewing (and making) pleasure.