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Gratitude: Journal Your Way to “GR8FUL” Living [Video]

Celebrate Craftober with a gratitude-inspired journal… perfect as a gift or for yourself! As we’re celebrating crafting this autumn, I thought I would look ahead to the American holiday of Thanksgiving. While it’s often associated with food, American football and Black Friday sales, it’s also […]

My Craft Studio Special: Superhero Baby Onesie & Gift Bag

The hardest part of working on this project was deciding which collection to use. The My Craft Studio 10th Anniversary CD ROM Set is PACKED with gorgeous background papers, toppers, images, gift bags, and MORE! It has every type of style from vintage, retro, whimsical, and beyond. […]

WIN a Wilton Baking Bundle Worth £50!

Because of the success of our last giveaway, we’ve decided to throw another your way. This week is National Baking Week 2017, so we’ve teamed up with Wilton to celebrate with a Create & Craft blog giveaway. If you’re the lucky winner, we’ll send you an incredible bundle of Wilton baking goodies worth £50!

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Quilting Catch Up with Jennie Rayment: September 2017

Quilting Catch Up with Jennie Rayment: September 2017

What a feast of quilts this last month has been! I have travelled seemingly most of England and then onto the US to Paducah, Kentucky. Here’s the lowdown on my quilting adventures throughout September! — Jennie Rayment

Flow Chart Fun: Which Main C&C Event Are You? [Infographic]

We love a fun flow chart here at Create and Craft! Let us know which C&C Main Event you are by dropping us a comment below, Crafties. And remember for more exclusive fun and games designed just for you follow our Facebook and Twitter!

Blog Exclusive: 30% Off Tim Holtz!

Blog Exclusive: 30% Off Tim Holtz!

We’ve heard on the grapevine that our readers absolutely love trend-setting papercrafting brand, Tim Holtz. Recently I wrote an article letting you know that we now stock products from the popular designer. The feedback we got was incredible! Because of this, we’ve decided to run an exclusive Create & Craft blog promotion for our readers. If you enter our special promotion code at checkout, you’ll receive 30% off selected Tim Holtz products!

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Embroidery for Beginners: Halloween Edition

Embroidery for Beginners: Halloween Edition

Over the past few months, we’ve covered the basics of embroidery. Firstly we looked at the split stitch and French knot in our Cactus tutorial, and then we looked at backstitch, the lazy-daisy stitch and the satin stitch in our Bloom tutorial. Because Halloween is […]

Do Halloween Like Debbie Shore: Witchy Long Legs

Do Halloween Like Debbie Shore: Witchy Long Legs

Have you ever wanted to sew something like Debbie Shore? We probably (most definitely) all have! Debbie is effortlessly brilliant at designing her own stitchcraft projects and putting the pieces together absolutely flawlessly. The good news is that it IS possible to do Halloween like […]

Devilishly Decadent: Mich Turner’s Finest Cake?

Devilishly Decadent: Mich Turner’s Finest Cake?

In honour of National Cake Decorating Day, I have created this special chocolate cake exclusively for Create & Craft. When I’m designing cakes, I like to start with an idea in my head of the size, style and shape of the cake, and then sketch this out on paper.Mich Turner MBE

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Disney’s Dumbo is Launching!

Disney’s Dumbo is Launching!

Following the highly successful launches of Disney craft collections since June 2016 including Disney Frozen, Disney Beauty and the Beast, Disney Winnie-the-Pooh and Disney Bambi, Create and Craft TV has once again teamed up with Character World. Launching 26th October 2017, this latest range of […]

Doilies 3 Ways for Christmas Gifting [Video Tutorial]

Doilies 3 Ways for Christmas Gifting [Video Tutorial]

A craft booster kit is a great way to stock up on essential items that you will be able to use for a wide range of crafty projects. Here, Kathy Hodson from Trimcraft looks at three ways to use gold metallic doilies to bling up […]

Russian Leaf Peyote Stitch Tutorial [Video]

Russian Leaf Peyote Stitch Tutorial [Video]

This is a gorgeous pattern to use in autumn. Learn how to create lovely leaf-like shapes that can be used for so many jewellery making and crafting projects. We’ll be using a diagonal peyote stitch to complete these Russian Leaves. Watch the tutorial video and bead along!

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How to Make a Floral Embroidery Hoop Keepsake [The Hobby House]

How to Make a Floral Embroidery Hoop Keepsake [The Hobby House]

You don’t always have to just make cards with your cardmaking collections. The gorgeous Camila Collection from The Hobby House is perfect for you to make something ‘off the page’ to give as a keepsake — or make for yourself as a piece of home […]

#CraftingLive Show returns to its home town of Peterborough

#CraftingLive Show returns to its home town of Peterborough

The award winning Crafting Live show, formerly Summer and Winter Crafting, is coming to Peterborough this November. Crafting Live is part of the same ‘family’ as Peterborough based craft shopping channel, Create and Craft TV; making this a particularly important event in the Crafting Live […]

How to Make ‘Spooky!’ Halloween Party Invitations

How to Make ‘Spooky!’ Halloween Party Invitations

We’re now in October so one of the nation’s favourite events, Halloween, isn’t all that far away. If you’re planning on hosting a creepy Halloween party or have a child who wants to invite their friends round for a scary night, you’ll need some invitations. Luckily, we have Sarah Hurley on hand to help. Sarah‘s ‘Spooky!’ Halloween invitations are quick, simple, and totally effective. I can already hear the cackles of witches soaring through the night’s sky…

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