5 macramé tips for beginners

Macramé tips for beginners — find like-minded people to share your love of macramé with

Want to get started with macramé? Isabella Strambio shares her five top tips for beginners.

5 brush lettering tips for beginners

Brush lettering tips for beginners — create drafts and play with letters using a pencil before you pick up a pen or paintbrush

Drop that tired old ballpoint pen, and give brush lettering a go instead. Not sure where to start? We’ve got five tips for beginners from the talented Becki Clark.

7 crochet tips for beginners

Beginner crochet tips from RedAgape

Beginner crocheter? We’ve got all the tips you need to become a crochet pro, courtesy of Mandy O’Sullivan from RedAgape. From choosing a comfortable hook, to going for the right weight of yarn, there’s lots you can do to make your entry into crochet easy.

5 time management tips for your creative business

Own a creative business? January is the ideal time to plan how to move it forward for the coming year.

Mollie Makes meets I Heart Threads Co

Keighly Hearty and Murphy - I Heart Threads Co

Knitwear designer Keighly Hearty tells us why we should ditch fast fashion and buy cruelty-free products.

Hashtags to stay motivated with making

Start the new year with a renewed sense of focus and inspiration to tackle those craft projects, with hashtags to give you motivation to create.

Unusual Workspaces: The Simpson Sisters’ Somerset barn

The Simpson Sisters Oak Tree Barn

Vanessa Dennett gives us a tour of her Scandi-inspired barn in rural North Somerset.

Hashtags to find handmade gifts

Shop small and independent this Christmas, with hashtags to help you find designer-makers and get in the festive spirit.

Mollie Makes meets Mel Smith Designs

Mel Smith Designs

Illustrator Mel tells us how her travels inspire her drawings, and why we should shop small this Christmas…

5 creative podcasts you need to listen to now

Blogtacular Podcast

Have a listen to podcasts from designer-makers and creatives, for inspiring stories, tips and tricks, to enjoy while you craft.