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Debbie Shore’s Vintage Apron Pattern

Debbie Shore’s Vintage Apron Pattern

Create your own beautiful vintage apron using this fantastic step-by-step sewing tutorial from Debbie Shore! Not only would this classic apron design brighten up every moment you spent in your own kitchen – but it would make a fantastic personalised gift for the baking fanatic […]

What Learning To Quilt Could Offer You!

What Learning To Quilt Could Offer You!

Perhaps you’re already a sewing enthusiast, but you’ve never turned your needle from fashion projects to something new… or perhaps you’ve never picked up a needle and thread – yet learning to quilt is very much on your crafty  ‘To Do’ list this year! Whatever […]

ScanNCut SDX1200 – Ultimate Review

ScanNCut SDX1200 – Ultimate Review

The review you’ve all been waiting for is finally here! We asked the wonderful Mel Heaton to put the ScannCut SDX1200 through its paces, and share her thoughts on this incredible new die cutting machine. New to the world of die cutting? Check out our […]

8 Beautiful Quilt Pattern Ideas For You To Try This Winter

8 Beautiful Quilt Pattern Ideas For You To Try This Winter

If you’re fairly new to quilting but desperate to sink your teeth (and your sewing needles!) into this exciting new hobby, then we’ve the perfect place for you to begin.  The Calico Queen, and star of the Quilting Classroom, Jennie Rayment herself, is here to […]

Jennie Rayment’s 5 Quilting Essentials for Beginners

Jennie Rayment’s 5 Quilting Essentials for Beginners

In the thick of winter, we often find ourselves looking for crafty and creative ways to lift our spirits and distract our minds from the long, dark evenings and the bleak and blustery British weather. Why not try your hand at patchwork and quilting? Discover […]

Debbie Shore’s DIY Felt Snowman Christmas Decoration

Debbie Shore’s DIY Felt Snowman Christmas Decoration

Learn how to make the most adorable felt snowman Christmas decoration, with our resident sewing expert, Debbie Shore! In this easy-to-follow video  tutorial, Debbie takes you step-by step through the project, enabling you to create your own DIY felt snowman. Popping out of a cute […]

Debbie Shore’s Christmas Heirloom

Debbie Shore’s Christmas Heirloom

Want to create something with longevity, that’s so gorgeous it will be cherished for years to come? This cute little character will put smiles on the faces of your loved ones Christmas after Christmas! You can create him using a sewing machine, or he can easily […]

How To Create Your First Planner: 5 Pro Tips from Elizabeth Crafts!

How To Create Your First Planner: 5 Pro Tips from Elizabeth Crafts!

Like many others in the crafting community, we have been *not-so-secretly* obsessed with all of the perfect planners, and beautiful  bullet-journaling imagery that’s all over social media right now. Each one is like a piece of art, reflecting its artist’s own style and needs, and […]

Debbie Shore’s Fabric Christmas Tree

Debbie Shore’s Fabric Christmas Tree

Christmas is right around the corner now, and Christmas tree decorations are on everyone’s crafty minds… but what about the rest of your home? Once the tree itself is covered in baubles and sparkle, how do you plan on adding festive touches to your tables, […]

Raid Your Recycling: How To Reuse Plastic Bottles In Your Crafting

Raid Your Recycling: How To Reuse Plastic Bottles In Your Crafting

We all know we should do more to reuse and recycle. Luckily, as crafters, we are often presented with ample opportunities to do our bit for the planet by turning the old and unwanted into the beautiful once again! At Create and Craft, we just […]

Jennifer McGuire Shares Her Top Tips For Achieving Incredible Results With Your Memory Box Layering Dies

Jennifer McGuire Shares Her Top Tips For Achieving Incredible Results With Your Memory Box Layering Dies

Brand new from Memory Box comes an incredible collection of layering dies! This exciting new concept allows you to layer up the dies to create stunning patterns and intricate designs with ease – and the very talented Jennifer McGuire has been sharing exactly how she […]

A Creative New Storage Solution from Stamps Away!

A Creative New Storage Solution from Stamps Away!

Apparently, a messy desk is a sign of genius! So if you’re a bit of a genius at work when it comes to crafting, this fantastic little kit from Stamps Away might be just the thing you’re after to restore a little order to your […]

Look Who’s Back: Chameleon Pens at Create and Craft! [Top Tips & Video Tutorials]

Look Who’s Back: Chameleon Pens at Create and Craft! [Top Tips & Video Tutorials]

Far more than ‘just another marker pen’, Chameleon Pens offer an innovative way for colour enthusiasts to breathe life into their artistic endeavors – be it stamped designs on card fronts, illustrations in scrapbooks, adult colouring designs, fine art creations and everything else in between! […]

Bee Happy: A Gorgeous Make To Brighten Up Your Day! [Video Tutorial]

Bee Happy: A Gorgeous Make To Brighten Up Your Day! [Video Tutorial]

Brighten up someone’s day with this bee-autiful bumble-bee themed card! Trimcraft‘s Kathy Hodson takes you step-by-step through how to make this gorgeous papercraft project in a video tutorial, making this the perfect make for beginners and experienced papercrafters alike.

Chick Out This Crafty Kids Easter Project [+ Downloadable Template]

Chick Out This Crafty Kids Easter Project [+ Downloadable Template]

Looking for fun and easy ways to keep the kids entertained this Easter? This fantastic Easter papercraft project is a great one for the children to get stuck into! Allow them to choose their own colourful papers to create this adorable Easter chick who will […]