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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

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 […]

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 […]

Behind The Scenes at The Great British Sewing Bee LIVE!

Behind The Scenes at The Great British Sewing Bee LIVE!

Psst, Crafties! Want an exclusive sneak peek behind the scenes at The Great British Sewing Bee LIVE? Of course you do! It’s happening RIGHT NOW (tickets still available on the door) in London. Yes, as I type excited dressmakers and sewers are bustling around the […]

8 Pirate Craft Supplies That’ll Shiver Your Timbers

8 Pirate Craft Supplies That’ll Shiver Your Timbers

If it’s a pirate’s life for you, you’ll be pretty happy to hear that Tuesday 19th September is ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’. Really. There’s literally a day for everything, I’m sure of it! But, I can’t knock it until I try it. Here I […]

Sarah Payne’s Threads USB is Launching [+ Competition!]

Sarah Payne’s Threads USB is Launching [+ Competition!]

Have you been dreaming of your own, unique printed fabric? Got some quirky ideas for a quilt or two? Well the dream is now a reality with Sarah Payne and her fabulous Threads USB! AND we’ve even a special giveaway on Facebook to celebrate the […]

Stuart Hillard Project: Garden Pillow

Stuart Hillard Project: Garden Pillow

Whip up this lovely floral accent pillow in next to no time using the Accuquilt Go! Baby and dies… better cuts make better quilts! This stunning project has been designed by Stuart Hillard. Drop us a comment below with your thoughts!

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.

Top 10 Sewing Kits September 2017

Top 10 Sewing Kits September 2017

We’ve covered our top cardmaking scrapbooking kits this summer, but now it’s time to make way for the sewing kits. We have a greater variety of sewing kits than ever before, making it sew easy to take up the art of sewing. You don’t even […]

Quilting Catch Up with Jennie Rayment: August 2017

Quilting Catch Up with Jennie Rayment: August 2017

Right at the end of July, there was a new episode of Quilting Classroom. It should have been on 23rd July but it was changed to 30th. On this Quilting Classroom, I was able to demonstrate one of my favourite quilting templates: the Sew Easy Quilting […]

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 […]

Which Type of Crafter Are You? Flow Chart Fun [Infographic]

Which Type of Crafter Are You? Flow Chart Fun [Infographic]

Crafties! Ever wondered what type of crafter you are? Well take our easy flow chart to find out! Drop us a comment on the blog below and let us know which crafter you are, and if you agree! For more fun like this remember to […]

Jennie Rayment’s Quilting Adventures Summer 2017

Jennie Rayment’s Quilting Adventures Summer 2017

June 30th was the start of the Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show at the NEC and I had a stand there. It’s a three-day show and easy to do if you have help. Then, you can escape for necessary breaks and a bite to eat. Eating […]

The Great British Sewing Bee LIVE: Reasons Why You MUST Go

SAVE THE DATE! The Great British Sewing Bee LIVE is nearly upon us – September 21st-24th to be specific. So clear a space for more fabric, get ready to learn a whole range of new techniques and prepare to meet your favourite Sewing Bee stars! We’re […]