Fox slippers knitting pattern

Wool Week day 6: Knit fox slippers

Slippers: not just for winter. Treat your feet to a pair of fox slippers with Louise Walker’s friendly fox slippers

Free sewing patterns: How to make a fabric tea cosy*

Brighten up your kitchen with Ali Burdon’s geometric tea cosy sewing pattern. Embroider 80s-inspired shapes onto your fabric then follow our free sewing pattern below to make a classic fabric tea cosy. There’s something so comforting about brewing a pot of tea and cracking open a packet of biscuits, especially if said treats are displayed… Continue reading

FIMO leather-effect gold leaf necklace & earrings DIY*

FIMO leather effect jewellery tutorial

*This blog post is sponsored by FIMO  Make your very own necklace and earrings set, ideal for jazzing up a plain tee or evening combo. It’s easy to make and looks fantastic, using FIMO leather-effect modelling clay for a similar look and feel to leather. This amazing new product can be used to mix colours, create textures, cut, emboss,… Continue reading

Your embroidery supply essentials

Cloud Craft embroidery essentials

This blog post is sponsored by Cloud Craft Getting started with embroidery is super easy as you don’t need very much to have a go and stitch something beautiful. The best bit is that embroidery supplies are not expensive and are usually small enough to take wherever you go (roll on the holidays!). With these essential materials… Continue reading

Wool Week day 7: Make a loom and learn to weave

Wool Week day 7: Make a loom and learn to weave

Add a riot of colour and texture to your walls this season with Holly Farrow’s weaving. Plus, make your own loom.

DIY Wimbledon strawberries

diy Wimbledon strawberries

To celebrate the start of Wimbledon AKA the season of cream, strawberries and sun, we’ve uploaded this little tutorial for felt Wimbledon strawberries. Created by avid sewist Samantha Stas, these little strawberries will make a great addition to your keys. If you make Samantha’s felt fruity treats be sure to tag us in a picture on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook…. Continue reading

How to make a rubber stamp

We love the speed and ease of stamping as much as the next crafter, but what if you want to make something totally hand-made and unique. Well, the answer is, design your own rubber stamp. Here Yi Farn of Cotton Candy shows us how to make a rubber stamp from an eraser in a step-by-step guide… 

40 crochet flower patterns and what to do with them

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

How to make an arm knitted lounger

Arm knitted lounger guide

Once you’ve read our guide to arm knitting blog post and brushed up on all your techniques, it’s time to practice your skills. Use Anne from Flax and Twine’s tutorial to create your very own arm knitted lounger for your home. Doesn’t it just look so comfy?! If you have a go at arm knitting and at… Continue reading

Free crochet pattern: chunky crochet storage tubs

We’ve got a free crochet basket pattern for you so that you can create your very own chunky storage tubs, to tidy up all those loose bits and bobs in your home. Remember, we also have more home decor DIY’s and patterns over on our Ravelry store and in our latest issue of Mollie Makes. And we… Continue reading