Thanksgiving table decorations tutorial

Make it a handmade Thanksgiving.

Along with many other things, we’re so grateful for you – our readers – and the bloggers out there that make the internet worth a browse. To say thanks we’ve put together a Thanksgiving table decorations tutorial guide.

How to make a felt flower

Felt flower by You and Mie

This felt flower tutorial is a beauty! With winter well on its way we think the best way to approach the frosty season is by covering our coats in these sweet little things. Cherie from You & Mie has a mighty fine tutorial on how to make felt flowers in five steps.

How to make Liberty fabric leaves

Libery Leaf Tutorial

If you’ve seen the latest issue of Mollie Makes, you’ll know we’re in love with leaves. Learn how to make some of the fabric variety with this free project. Jenny Dixon’s Liberty leaves are adorable. Not only are they great for using up fabric scraps, they make a great bed for the Mollie Makes hedgehog!… Continue reading

How to make a cardigan clip

Cardigan clip tutorial

Looking for a neat and stylish way to do up your cardi? Try a cardigan clip (some people call them collar clips!) to add vintage style and pretty panache. This week’s tutorial tuesday is unbelievably quick and easy. Over to Vicky from Vivid Please to show us how to make a cardigan clip.

Tutorial Tuesday: 20 minute tote bag


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

Lacy collar knit


You can’t move for collars on the high street right now. But why spend on a genero-collar when you can make your own? Our friends over at Simply Knitting have this little lovely for you to knit this month. Plus for the first time ever, the magazine comes with some amazing designer Bergere De France yarn for you to make the collar with.

The yarn comes in two colours – purple and cream (or buy two copies of the mag and have both!) – plus a set of 3mm needles. And if a collar isn’t your thing, there are four other exclusive patterns in the mag to make with the yarn. Get to it! 

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