Free sewing pattern: Make a summer kimono

Lana Red's kimono tutorial

Kimonos are pretty much a summer 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.

Finding creativity in anarchy with Emily Millichip

Fashion maverick Emily Millichip has carved her own unique path into the industry. We’ve been crushing on her bold, colour-drenched, 50s-inspired world ever since first discovering her on social media. A homage to the tropics, punk and B-movie bad girls, she creates clothes for fashion rebels and anyone wanting something unique in their wardrobes.

CLOSED | Win a quirky summer look with Miss Patina

Enter our Miss Patina summer outfit competition for a chance to win yourself a vintage-style tea dress (or two). Find out more about the Miss Patina brand and how to enter…

Gudrun Sjödén: Four Decades of Colour & Design*

You’re invited on a journey into the distinctly colourful world of Swedish fashion designer Gudrun Sjödén. Head to the London Fashion Museum on 25 April to see the ‘Gudrun Sjödén: Four Decades of Colour & Design’ exhibition and learn about her style and design processes.

Gudrun Sjödén offers an alternative Swedish homestyle*

From quirky knee-high socks (we clocked these beauties, straight away!) and eco-cotton dresses, to floral embroidered cushions and coloured glassware, Gudrun Sjödén is a creative’s guide to living life on the colour wheel. 

The Crush Catalogue: Swans

They can break your arm (or so the rumour goes) and these birds enjoy royal protection, dontcha know? No surprise – there’s just something so elegant and regal about swans. Get in a flap over our pick of scarves and other wardrobe essentials, plus a couple of pretty, whimsical interior touches fit for a Queen. 

Mollie Makes 71

The nights are drawing in, there’s the hint of a chill in the air and we’re staring to think about (whisper it) Christmas. Get into the festive spirit with a festive woodland papercut, try appliqué with our bright Christmas present sacks or make a thoughtful gift with a Nordic-inspired quilt. Plus, find everything you need to make a… Continue reading

Mollie Makes 70

Stitch up a bit of woodland magic this month with the latest issue of Mollie Makes. Make a foxy friend in time for autumn, reinvent your summer beach finds, hook a geometric design wall hanging, sew a kitsch-cool unicorn backpack and more. Plus, find everything you need to make a garland of crochet flowers inside every issue! Get your mitts… Continue reading

Event: Bath in Fashion 2016

Bath in Fashion returns on April 18–24 to celebrate the best of British fashion. Take a look inside the programme packed with creative workshops, talks and catwalks. Can’t wait, see you there!

How to make an embellished lace collar necklace

Jazz up a plain t-shirt or dress with this gorgeous embellished collar by Charlotte Smith of Lotts and Lots. It’ll work really well with anything high-necked, and the neon beads contrast nicely with the delicate lace. We sourced the collar from eBay, and you could also try hunting for a vintage one on Etsy or… Continue reading