April craft workshops and creative events

vest pants sewing workshop

Hey, it’s spring. It’s all about renewal and newness and rebirth and that. Shake off those winter cobwebs and clear out your craft cupboards – it’s time to learn a new craft. Or just refresh the skills you already have. And hey, April is famously a showery month, right? What better excuse for a craft… Continue reading

The Handmade Christmas Fair: workshops we love

DIY Christmas crackers workshop

The Handmade Fair brings with it a line-up of spectacular workshops, and this year, at what will be the first Handmade Christmas Fair, a cracking team of makers will be hosting Christmas crafts workshops covering everything from sewing to paper craft. Here’s a closer look at some of the things you can make on the… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair: On the wishlist

Handmade Awards Lineup - Wishlist - designer makers at The Handmade Fair 2015

For us, it’s the vendors (and the craft workshops) that make a craft event successful, and this September the sellers at The Handmade Fair have us adding bits to our wishlist weeks before the event, and that’s always a good sign! Here’s a look at some of the names you’ll find at the fair…

The Luxury Crochet Retreat with Frank&Olive

The Luxury Crochet Retreat

The Luxury Crochet Retreat: a weekend getaway for crafters who can enjoy some well deserved rest and relaxation whilst finally being able to get on with those unfinished knit and crochet projects.

Get craft fair freebies from Handmade Fair

Handmade Fair 2014 0439

The Handmade Fair are offering you a chance to receive a free crafty gift from one of their fantastic exhibitors at the craft fair when you purchase a Full Experience ticket! Every week there’s a range of freebies to pick from. Just click on the treat you like the best and buy your ticket through… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair: Mollie Makes Mash Ups

Mollie Makes Mash Ups Handmade Fair 2014

It’s a battle of craft at The Handmade Fair, Hampton Court from 18 – 20 September. Come and watch our creative friends in the Super Theatre, battling it out in a craft-off for your vote. Want to know who’d win in a fight between sewing and cross stitching? Join us this September and find out.

Event: London Craft Week

Emma Yeo Photo © Dovecot Studios

May is set to be an exciting month for makers as London Craft Week debuts its eagerly-awaited programme of events

BUST Summer Craftacular

Bust Craftacular London | Craft Fairs

Join us at one of London’s hip craft fairs, BUST Craftacular on Sunday, 17 May for a summertime shindig! Featuring 80 crafty vendors, DJs, DIY activities and a pop-up café

Win a spot on The Makery workshop plus the new craft book

Win sewing workshop with The Makery and Mollie Makes

Win a place on a sewing workshop with The Makery at their brand new location, John Lewis Oxford Street plus a copy of Kate’s brand new book, Makery Sewing

Event: Bath in Fashion

Bath in Fashion 2015

Here’s a crafty event to put in the diary – Bath in Fashion returns on March 21-29 with a programme bursting with creative workshops, talks and catwalks. We can’t wait!