With the cool breezes and early evenings of autumn beginning to make an appearance as the summer months slowly draw to a close, we can’t stop thinking about how we can spend more time cuddled up indoors under our favourite autumn quilts! There’s no better way […]
Author: Create & Craft
If you’ve been tempted to try your hand at hand embroidery before, but never really known what you’d need, or where to get started, then you’re in the right place! Embroidery extraordinaire, Charlotte Newland, is here to share her love of embroidery, inspire you with […]
Originally used by the Chinese around 2000 years ago, screen printing has become popular among artists, crafters and business owners the world over, as a fun way to create beautiful printed designs – and a super simple way to mass-produce them! Presenter and Creative Director Stephanie Weightman has worked tirelessly on an exciting new screen printing kit to bring what used to be a big and messy craft to the kitchen table of any and every crafter who’d like to give screen printing a go at home!
Sewing and Butterick pattern enthusiasts are in for a treat: the Signature EB6100 Butterick Sewing Machine was launched exclusively by Create and Craft in 2017, and since then, its reviews have been phenomenal!
Using iconic Liberty prints, House of Alistair produce gorgeous items that you can use in all your crafty creations. From creating stunning summery dresses, to adoring your card makes with fabric buttons, there’s something for everyone. Renovate your home and bring the sunshine indoors with beautiful […]
This fantastic friendship bracelet project was created by our Jewellery Ambassador, Sarah Millsop, and we thought it was the perfect way to International Friendship Day! What better way to cement a fabulous friendship, than by creating something handmade and beautiful for your bestie?
Make your Christmas tree extra special this year with this handmade Santa Claus pom-pom decoration! Easy to craft and fun to do, this festive make is the perfect way to get youngsters involved in your seasonal crafting!
Now here’s a Christmas crafting project that’s worth its wight in gold (or certainly worth its weight in chocolate!) This gorgeous Christmas Stocking bunting will not only add a fun and festive finish to any room of the house in the run-up to Christmas, […]
It’s that time of year again… Father’s Day is right around the corner! And we think there’s no better way to really show the very special man in your life – whether it’s your father, stepfather, father-in-law, or grandfather – how much you care, than by giving handmade. Why craft for Father’s Day? There are so many benefits to giving him a handmade gift this Father’s Day, you’d be mad not to!
For starters, men can be incredibly tricky to shop for! You could spend hours traipsing the shops and still come home with something you’re not sure whether he’ll love or loath.
Second – crafting is fun! So why not enjoy getting your Father’s Day gift ready as much as he’ll enjoy opening it?
Third – you can make it personal. Personalised gifts are so much better than something that sits on a shop shelf amidst tens of identical copies. It also shows you’ve really put the effort into making Father’s Day special.
And lastly – you KNOW your Father’s Day gift will be truly one-of-a-kind! If you made it yourself, there’s no chance your big sister went and picked up exactly the same thing in the shops yesterday.
So without further ado, let’s dive into all the fantastic crafting essentials you might need to make this Father’s Day magical!
Are you all set for this weekend’s big event? The royal wedding of Prince Harry to his fiance Meghan Markle is an exciting event and provides the perfect opportunity for a right-royal get-together! Not only that, it’s also a gentle reminder that wedding season is […]
This year, they key focus of Mental Health Awareness Week is stress. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this. If left unchecked, it can have a detrimental effect on our […]
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 […]
Whether you create scrapbook pages to fit into big family albums, smaller gift books based on a theme, or single pages to frame, there are a few handy design tips that can help create a more polished layout. (Yes, these same design tips work for cardmaking, too!) Let’s take a look!
This article was written by scrapbooking extraordinaire, Sara Naumann.