Free sewing pattern: 20 minute tote bag tutorial


Learn how to make a quick and easy tote bag with our super-easy DIY guide. Get stuck in to your fabric stash and choose your favourite print for some brand new arm candy.  Believe it or not, this no-nonsense bag tutorial from The Purl Bee promises a brand new tote bag in under half an hour. How speedy, and not to mention brilliant, is that? Read on for how to make it…

Free Cath Kidston tutorial: How to customise a jumper


Transform an old jumper using scrap fabric and felt, with this free tutorial from The Telegraph

How to make a mini monster


Cross-stitch a mini monster with this free chart, courtesy of The Making Spot

How to make crochet placemats


Looking for a quick and easy project? Crochet a set of placemats with this free tutorial from dutch crafter Jorine Tieleman

How to make tin can lanterns


The Oxfam Fashion team explains how to transform tin cans into beautiful mini lanterns

How to make tiny pom poms


Project alert! Learn how to make mini pom poms with the help of Vivid Please. All you need is a fork, some wool and a pair of scissors to get started

How to make a bow tie


A bow tie is a really versatile and super-cute accessory for both guys and gals. What’s more, it’s really quick and easy to make. Donna from Spinsters’ Emporium reveals how to whip one up in a flash

Free cross-stitch chart: a super-cute fox


Cross stitch your own woodland critter with this free chart and tutorial

How to crochet a necklace


Learn how to make a yarn necklace with this free crochet pattern designed by Carol Meldrum

Make a fabric-covered necklace


Brighten up your beads with a little fabric and thread. MyCakies’ Rubyellen Bratcher shows us how to do it