How to make an artist’s roll

Hester van Overbeek's artists's roll

Sew Hester van Overbeek’s artist’s roll to store your craft essentials.

How to make a watercolour clock

Make your own watercolour clock

Now the summer hols are over we’re back to clock watching (boo!). Give yourself something pretty to look at with this watercolour clock tutorial from Charlotte Smith.

How to make a macramé top

How to make a macrame top

Pink and ombré are two of our favourite things, and when you chuck in our current craft crush, macramé, it’s a combination we can’t resist. This top makes a fab beach cover-up and looks great teamed with cut-off denim shorts and sandals.

How to create a chunky rope necklace

How to create a chunky rope necklace

Get creative and glam up any outfit with Emily Dornbusch’s chunky rope necklace.

How to make pebble magnets

How to make pebble magnets

Hold on to sunny summer memories with Caroline South’s idea for transforming coastal keepsakes.

Upstyle story: Sewing hacks for your secondhand clothes

Mary Rockcastle

Think secondhand isn’t your style? Try these foolproof sewing hacks from blogger and maker Mary Rockcastle to make your clothes fit and flatter.

Create colourful napkins with natural dye

Create colourful napkins using natural dye

Hand dye napkins with a home-grown colour palette – Caroline South shows us how. Follow her basic guide, then experiment with different dye materials to create a set of inexpensive, eco-friendly linen.

Sewing hack: upcycle a scarf into a kimono

Lana Red's kimono tutorial

Kimonos are pretty much a wardrobe essential – whether you’re wearing them on the beach, over jeans, or with a simple tee, they liven up any outfit. And you can make them from easy-to-source scarves in mere minutes with this simple tutorial from Lana Red.  

Sewing hack: how to make an upcycled beach bag

Get ready for the holidays by transforming last year’s scarf into this year’s beach bag – Tasha Chapman shows us how.

How to make dapper printed hankies

Fan of the dapper gent look? These printed hankies will sprinkle a dash of old-school charm over dads, boyfriends and brothers. They’re so easy, you may want to keep a few for yourself, too. Let’s get stamping…