Free sewing pattern: 20 minute tote bag tutorial

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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

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

How to make a mini monster

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

How to make crochet placemats

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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

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

How to make tiny pom poms

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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

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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

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

How to make a feather hair braid

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Get into the festival spirit with this super-quick and easy project

How to crochet a necklace

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