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Easter Tree Decorations: Fabulous Felt Eggs by Debbie Shore!

Easter Tree Decorations: Fabulous Felt Eggs by Debbie Shore!

If you’re ready to start crafting for Easter and need some inspiration – look no further! Debbie Shore is here with a gorgeous Easter project for you to get creative with. Learn how to sew pretty felt Easter eggs you can use to add colour […]

Debbie Shore’s Easter Bunny Bag Sewing Project [+Free Templates!]

Debbie Shore’s Easter Bunny Bag Sewing Project [+Free Templates!]

Prepare for this year’s Easter egg hunt in crafty style, with this gorgeous Easter bunny bag sewing project from Debbie Shore! Once complete, it’s ideal for your little ones to fill with chocolate eggs as they search for them on Easter Sunday, or it could […]

Debbie Shore’s Personalised Cushion Project: Create a Family Keepsake!

Debbie Shore’s Personalised Cushion Project: Create a Family Keepsake!

Debbie Shore’s latest sewing project provides you with the perfect way to create a personalised gift for someone special… or simply add bespoke charm to your own front room! This pretty personalised cushion design features the whole family’s handprints…. including the dog! You could even […]

Dawn Bibby Talks All Things Craft!

Dawn Bibby Talks All Things Craft!

We caught up with Dawn Bibby to talk all things craft! Find out exactly where she gets her crafty inspiration from, how she turned her creative passion into a successful career in craft, and what’s in store for the year ahead, and beyond!

Kelly Creates: Meet Kelly Klapstein!

Kelly Creates: Meet Kelly Klapstein!

Meet the face behind Kelly Creates: the fabulously creative Kelly Klapstein! We caught up with Kelly to discover exactly what goes on behind the scenes of her successful business, to find out her top tips for brush lettering newbies, and to learn where she gets […]

Left-Handed Calligraphy: Brush Lettering For Lefties

Left-Handed Calligraphy: Brush Lettering For Lefties

If you’ve been cooing over all the gorgeous brush lettering projects all over social media this year, then you certainly weren’t the only one! Calligraphy is super trendy in the crafting world right now – but believe it or not there’s approximately 11% of the […]

Debbie Shore’s Personalised Letter Cushion Tutorial

Debbie Shore’s Personalised Letter Cushion Tutorial

We just love this sewing project from Debbie Shore – this gorgeous letter cushion is not only a fabulous way to add decor to bedrooms and nurseries, but it would also make a fantastic bespoke gift for so many occasions too! The letter ‘M’ makes […]

Debbie Shore’s Beautiful Heart Bunting Tutorial

Debbie Shore’s Beautiful Heart Bunting Tutorial

Looking for a quick and easy sewing project that will add instant charm to any room of the home? This timeless heart bunting provides the perfect way to add gorgeous rustic home decor to bedrooms, kitchen dressers, garden parties and more. Whilst the pretty heart […]

Debbie Shore’s DIY Heart Wreath Tutorial

Debbie Shore’s DIY Heart Wreath Tutorial

Looking to create some gorgeous home decor for Valentine’s Day? Or perhaps you’re looking for something cute and quirky to add to your bedroom, conservatory or summer house? This beautiful DIY heart wreath is the perfect project for sewing enthusiasts to get stuck into! Not […]

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 […]

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 […]