How to make an anchor purse

Bought your copy of Mollie Makes 71 in ASDA? Embroider and sew Jenny Hart’s exclusive Sublime Stitching anchor motif into a coastal-cool keepsake. Find the templates and instructions for how to make your own tattoo-inspired anchor purse below.

DIY affirmation banner*

Bring some positivity to your space with Jess Duncan’s sentiment banner, in association with Tick Tock Tea

Pom pom apron sewing pattern*

Get ready for teatime with this fun apron by The New Craft House, in association with Tick Tock Tea

How to sew a fabric wallet

Essential travel accessory for wanderers… sew up a simple fabric wallet in ten steps to store your loyalty cards, train tickets and more. The best part? You now have an excuse to use up some of your favourite fat quarters. Have fun colour matching! You will need: • Main outer fabric, 23x11cm (9⅛ x 4⅜”)… Continue reading

Valentine’s idea: How to make envelope bunting

Send the most gorgeous snail mail ever with this exclusive envelope bunting by Sammy and H from Live it. Love it. Make it.

How to make a plant pot cosy

Renters, step away from the no-nails. We have the perfect alternative to motivational posters. Treat indoor plants to cosy covers stitched with motifs and your favourite motivational quotes. Good vibes only! Here’s how to make it…

Sewing pattern: How to make fabric doorstops

It’s spring and it’s time to prop open the doors and let in the sunshine and the fresh air. The prettiest way to do this is with homemade fabric doorstops in your favourite fabrics… We’ve invited Natalie Santini of Hungry Hippie to guest blog for us today and show us how to make one…

How to make a sewing machine cover

New Year, new style for your trusted sewing machine. Not the prettiest of craft room accessories, but with a made-to-measure sewing machine cover, your old friend can be transformed from frumpy accessory to a thing of beauty you’ll want on display. And if it’s on display, you’ll use it more, which is, come to think of it, a great New Year’s Resolution… Over to Candace Todd from Sparkle Power to show you how to make this thrifty sewing machine cover…