Creative corners: Clever storage ideas and storage basket patterns

We’re looking at ways to give our creative spaces a bit of a refresh and today it’s all about getting organised. Let’s go Kondo on our craft supplies! Now’s the ideal time to get stuck in and straighten out our creative spaces – it is January after all. Here’s a look at colourful storage solutions for… Continue reading

Creative corners: Craft room ideas to pinch

This week we’re looking at ways to give our creative spaces a bit of a refresh. Whether you have a dedicated craft room or like making in front of the telly, these girl-bosses and designers have great ideas you can pinch for adding some pizazz to your own creative corner. A few good tips for your craft… Continue reading

Creative corners: How to make a sewing machine cover

If your sewing machine is the main feature in the crafty corner of your home, then how about a bit of a refresh? Put your sewing skills to the test with this jazzy chevron patchwork sewing machine cover by Mandy Pellegrin

How to stitch a Valentine’s Day blouse

This easy doodling idea can be cutomised however you like – add loops or other simple motifs or switch up colours to your taste. A small, neat backstitch works best for a minimal look such as this. Need an embroidery refresher? Take a peek at our Library of Embroidery Stitches.

Sewing Quarter: TV channel

Introducing our new sister TV channel, Sewing Quarter: a channel dedicated entirely to sewing and quilting.

Free sewing patterns: How to make a fabric tea cosy*

Brighten up your kitchen with Ali Burdon’s easy-sew geometric tea cosy. Embroider 80s-inspired shapes onto your fabric then follow our free sewing pattern below to make a classic fabric tea cosy. There’s something so comforting about brewing a pot of tea and cracking open a packet of biscuits, especially if said treats are displayed on… Continue reading

Yoga mat bag sewing pattern

Arrive to your next class cool, calm and collected with this effortless yoga mat bag sewing pattern.

Free sewing pattern: Liberty passport cover

Planning your summer holidays? Don’t forget your passport! Stitch up a Liberty print passport cover with this simple pattern and you’ll be responsible for the airport’s prettiest check-in.

How to make a fabric bunny

Whip up Savannah Carroll’s mini bunny plush complete with tweed appliqué and cute pom pom tail

How to make the Dottie Angel frock

Coveting the Dottie Angel frock? Get the step-by-steps for the dress pattern by Simplicity and stitch up your new favourite frock this weekend! Psst, also, right now the Dottie Angel dress pattern is in the sale! Get it here.