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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 […]

How To Use Chameleon Pens

How To Use Chameleon Pens

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 […]

Joanna Sheen’s Marjolein Bastin Card

Joanna Sheen’s Marjolein Bastin Card

Marjolein Bastin is a Dutch artist who specialises in painting the most gorgeous images of nature. She creates everything from cheeky squirrels and beautiful birds, to simply stunning flowers. I freely admit that I’m certainly a little biased, as flowers are my first love! But […]

On Your Special Day: A Card For The Occasion

On Your Special Day: A Card For The Occasion

Our lives are wonderfully punctuated by special events! Whether they are our own, or those of our friends and family, a handmade card can be a lovely way to mark those celebrations, and show how much we care. This bold and beautiful card from Carley […]

What Does Hunkydory Have in Store for 2018?

What Does Hunkydory Have in Store for 2018?

Happy New Year, everyone! What a great year we had in 2017. Hunkydory had so many wonderful new products but there is one that really sticks in my mind: the Adorable Scoreboard. This has been one of the bestselling products of 2017 and I can […]

VIDEO: “Bee Happy” Hanging Heart Home Décor

VIDEO: “Bee Happy” Hanging Heart Home Décor

Show your home a little love with this bee-autiful hanging heart decoration. Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, this stunning heart by Trimcraft‘s Kathy Hodson is the perfect project to show your home a little love in the new year. All you need is a wooden […]