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Charlotte Newland

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 […]

How to Get Started in Embroidery Hoop Art #2

How to Get Started in Embroidery Hoop Art #2

This month, we’ll be learning how to sew solid lines with backstitch, embroider flowers and leaves with a simple lazy-daisy stitch, and fill in areas with the beautiful satin stitch. We will also be using the French knot from last month to add pretty details […]

This Teddy Bear Cushion is UnBEARably Cute!

This Teddy Bear Cushion is UnBEARably Cute!

National Teddy Bear Day is coming up on 9th September, and what better way to celebrate than by making this adorable teddy bear cushion for the little ones in your life? This project was created and written by our Sewing Ambassador, Charlotte Newland.

How to Get Started in Embroidery Hoop Art #1

How to Get Started in Embroidery Hoop Art #1

I’m so excited to be sharing my love of embroidery with you! Throughout this series of embroidery hoop tutorials, you’ll learn lots of different stitches by making your very own embroidered designs. For our first lesson we’re starting simple, mastering the split stitch — perfect […]

How to Keep Your Kids Entertained in the School Holidays

How to Keep Your Kids Entertained in the School Holidays

Most kids can keep themselves entertained in the school holidays, while others… seem to always be bored. They’ve tried watching TV, but there’s only so much they can watch. They’ve tried playing outside… but it rained. So what’s the best way to keep them entertained? […]

How to Make a Picnic Blanket [Charlotte Newland]

How to Make a Picnic Blanket [Charlotte Newland]

Summer is here at last and it’s time for lazy picnics in the park. This quick and easy picnic blanket is sewn up in summery ginghams and has a waterproof backing to protect you from damp grass. Using polyester fabric and thread means it is […]

How to Make a Quilted Christmas Tree Skirt

How to Make a Quilted Christmas Tree Skirt

This Quilted Christmas Tree Skirt has been imagined, designed and handcrafted by sewing expert and competition winner, Charlotte Newland. Here’s her step-by-step project!

Amazing DIY Wedding Tissue Paper Flowers

These DIY Wedding Tissue Paper Flowers have been imagined, designed and handcrafted by sewing expert and competition winner, Charlotte Newland. Here are two step-by-step projects that teach you how to create giant flowers and a fun floral centrepiece.

DIY Weddings: Something for the Groom

Due to the popularity of our ‘DIY Wedding‘ season, we thought we’d get some celebrity crafters involved in the festivities. ‘Something for the Groom’ has been imagined, designed and handcrafted by last year’s Great British Sewing Bee winner, Charlotte Newland. Here’s her step-by-step project to […]

Charlotte Newland’s Happy Birthday Bunting

“Bunting adds the perfect handmade touch to a birthday party, and with this tutorial, you can make your very own colourful bunting that will last forever!” – Charlotte Newland

Charlotte Newland’s Pompom Party for #CCBirthday

“It’s a pompom party! I love pompoms – they are so happy and festive, and make any birthday party special. Best of all, with these easy pompom makers from Clover, everyone can get involved in creating a bright and cheery party theme!” – Charlotte Newland

New Ambassador: Charlotte Newland Announced

We are incredibly excited and proud to announce another new Create and Craft Ambassador, sewing & quilting expert Charlotte Newland! Charlotte joins other crafting experts including the ‘The Crafty Beggars’ Wendy Turner-Webster and Julie Peasgood, Mich Turner MBE,  Cassie Brown, Sarah Hurley and Sarah Millsop.