Give the welcoming door wreath, that traditional festive decoration, a bright, modern look. The ruffles are easily made from folded circles of felt pinned in place on a polystyrene base, and then decorated with a machine-stitched mistletoe embellishment. Easy to make ribbon bows add a luxurious touch.
Make a trio of mini needle-felted Christmas trees by Gretel Parker, complete with teeny baubles and tiny tinsel, as this year’s festive table centrepiece…
The family has gathered, the presents have been opened and the turkey is perfect… it’s time to relax. Enjoy all your hard work with a Christmas dinner to remember – set out on a vintage-style table of course.
Turn fabric scraps into Christmas decorations with a Japanese twist. This version of the woody fruit takes a little while longer to make than the free pine cones Christmas decorations kit in Mollie Makes 60, but they’re well worth the make. Craft the origami pine cone beauties using silk organza or raid your stash to find other festive fabrics. For pine… Continue reading
We all know the house isn’t properly prepped for Christmas until you’ve hung a gorgeously festive wreath on the door to welcome guests, or to catch the eye of passers-by. So grab your ribbon, yarn and things that sparkle and spend a few cosy evenings putting together this kitsch Christmas wreath. Santa’s got nothing on… Continue reading
Finding the perfect Christmas gift for the vintage lover can be tricky – even if you know their favourite style and era, there’s no guarantee even the best vintage store will have exactly what you’re after. Check out our no-fail vintage-inspired gifts below – and our favourite DIY retro wrapping ideas…
Vintage and Christmas go together like sleigh bells and snow. There’s something special about digging out the boxes of old decorations for the tree or crafting something pretty for the festive season. And at this time of year, the sparklier the better…
Paint, découpage and decorate wooden shapes as gift tags, Christmas tree decorations, wedding favours and other craft stuff with Artcuts.
It’s time. If you pick up issue 60 on the on-sale day (12 November), you’ll have 42 days left before Santa catches up with you. Don’t fret – that’s a good few weeks to craft the quick, easy ideas we’ve brought together in this issue for your nearest and dearest. We’ve even got your gift… Continue reading
Take tea with Ilaria of Airali Handmade and find out how she dreams up amigurumi personalities and her best tip for newbie crocheters