53 free Christmas knitting patterns

We’ve brought you 51 crochet Christmas ornament patterns so thought we’d better do a version for all you knitters out there too! Here’s 53 of our fave free Christmas knitting patterns to keep you cosy. Keep scrolling to find your new festive pattern and check out our blog posts below for more Christmas inspo. How to… Continue reading

DIY food tray – upcycling wooden pallets

DIY wooden food tray

This DIY food tray by Nikkita Palmer Designs promotes a sense of hygge around the table, in front of a film or in the garden. From winter to summer, housing soups, biscuits and refreshments, you won’t believe how useful these boards are until you have one. Using simple techniques and basic tools and materials, these boards also make great Christmas… Continue reading

Felt fox DIY

Felt fox diy instructions

This sweet stitchable is the cutest project to cosy up with as the nights get cooler. Designed by Jenny Blair, this felt fox comes with a spectacular autumnal cape and is ready to roam the woodland collecting acorns and pine cones.  Once you’ve finished making your felt fox pal read our interview with Jenny here and share your… Continue reading

Top destinations for crafting your way around the world

Knitting in Iceland

We all love a craft workshop, so why not combine your next one with your wanderlust and give your crafty learning an international flavour by submersing yourself on a craft holiday. 

Screen printing at home – DIY frames

Screen printing at home embroidery hoop

Screen printing is a craft that we know and love well. We’ve seen professionals use it to beautiful effect and we think it’s time you had a go yourself! Which is why we’re presenting you with our own a mini ‘screen printing at home’ series just for you. First up in our screen printing guide is frames. If… Continue reading

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

Mollie Makes meets Clover Robin

Clover Robin's studio

Clover Robin on how her travels inspire her collage designs and why she has more adhesives than you can shake a stick at…

Maker business tips: How to work with Influencers

Influencer wearing Magical sweater by Liz Harry Design. Picture credit: Instagram @lizharrydesign

Find out how you can get your crafts to reach a bigger audience with Influencer marketing…

Rediscover your passion

Do more of what you love print

We all have creativity within, but what happens if you lose the spark that ignites it? Helen Martin treads new paths to find a solution. Our creativity alone isn’t necessarily a reliable and consistent source of fresh inspiration. In fact, even once bountiful wells can easily run dry. The thrill of picking up an ongoing… Continue reading

Crafting for Good

More than just a hobby, crafting is a way to easily use existing skills to empower ourselves and others. Lottie Storey shows us how… Using your power for good Here’s a secret you might not already know: crafters are superheroes. As well as being able to transform our tools of the trade – yarn, paper, fabric… Continue reading