Free crochet pattern: How to make a crochet potholder

Stitch your own crochet cotton potholder to match your vintage-style kitchen décor! This unique texture is created by hooking in the back loops of your stitches only. Follow the steps below to see how it’s made…

7 sweet things to bake for Valentine’s Day (or just because)

As a crafter, you’ve probably built yourself a pretty great reputation for being an excellent gift-giver (all the high-fives to you!). So this year, let’s do something creative in the kitchen, not quite out of our comfort zone – we do love cake decorating – but just different enough to give us a creativity boost. So, are you’re planning… Continue reading

How to decorate tea towels with crochet edging*

Make household chores more enticing with Ayda Algin’s crochet tea towel trims, in association with Tick Tock Tea

Luxe metallic cake decorating

Golds, sequins and sparkles, treat your bakes to a decadent makeover…

How to make a decorative tea set*

Create collectable ceramics with Teri Muncey’s kitchenware update, in association with Tick Tock Tea

Top tip for collecting vintage: Pottery

Learn this month’s vintage collector’s top tip for gathering vintage pottery

Top tip for collecting vintage: Biscuit Tins

Learn this month’s vintage collector’s top tip for gathering a quirky array of vintage biscuit tins

How to stitch Zakka style coasters

The kettle’s working overtime this winter, so stitch up a set of Zakka-style coasters and avoid accidentally decorating tables with cup rings. A stack of 4 fabric coasters, tied with baker’s twine or ribbon, would make a sweet housewarming gift, too. Pass us a biccie…

Gingerbread biscuit recipe: Mug biscuits for makers

If, like us, you love crafting with a large mug of tea and the occasional sneaky snack then this one’s for you. It’s your turn to wow the foodies with crafty biscuits perched atop the rim of their mug. This gingerbread biscuit recipe, written by Messyla, bakes in just 18 minutes so there’s lots of… Continue reading

The Crush Catalogue: Autumn Feeling

The Crush Catalogue - Autumn Feeling

Make a cuppa, wrap up and sink down with this week’s online crush list…