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Reading Pillow Tutorial: Rest, Read and Relax!

Reading Pillow Tutorial: Rest, Read and Relax!

Looking for an enjoyable way to while away an empty afternoon? Encouraging our children (and ourselves!) to dive into a good bit of literature is even easier when you have a portable – and comfy – spot to read! This is why we just love […]

DIY Tablet Stand: Step-by-Step Sewing Tutorial

DIY Tablet Stand: Step-by-Step Sewing Tutorial

This year we’ve all become a whole lot more dependent on our devices – whether it’s for video calls with family and friends, working from home, educating the kids… or looking for creative ways to keep busy on the Create and Craft blog – our […]

Prep Your Mini Chef With Our DIY Kids Cooking Set!

Prep Your Mini Chef With Our DIY Kids Cooking Set!

If you’ve a budding chef at home who’s only just tall enough to reach the kitchen worktops – but won’t let that get in the way of a good bake – then we’ve the perfect project for you! Check out Becky Cole’s step-by-step sewing tutorial […]

How to Make a Peg Bag: Step-by-Step Summer Sewing

How to Make a Peg Bag: Step-by-Step Summer Sewing

This gorgeous little summer sewing project provides the perfect way to take advantage of the sunny weather! Follow Anna Jay’s step-by-step tutorial  and learn how to make a peg bag that’ll hang neatly in your bathroom or laundry area when not in use, plus make […]

Make Your Own Multi-Purpose Gardening Tool Belt!

Make Your Own Multi-Purpose Gardening Tool Belt!

Time to get the garden back up to scratch again? No problem! This handy wrap provides a great way to keep all your gardening essentials safely stored away when they’re not in use, and also doubles up as a gardening tool belt when spring rolls […]

DIY Weighted Blanket: Your Perfect Relaxation Aid

DIY Weighted Blanket: Your Perfect Relaxation Aid

Weighted blankets were created to help children and adults who suffer with anxiety and similar emotional disorders. They create a sense of safety and well being, and can have a very calming and reassuring effect. They can however, also be very expensive to buy – […]

Encourage Creativity: Our Best Kids Craft Kits

Encourage Creativity: Our Best Kids Craft Kits

Kick-start your child’s creativity this year, with a fantastic selection of kids craft kits that are bursting at the seams with colourful supplies, inspirational ideas, and oodles of opportunities to let their imaginations run wild! Whether they’re into outer-space quests, undersea worlds, woodland adventures, or […]

Benefits of Craft: Why 2020 Will Be the Year of Craftfulness

Benefits of Craft: Why 2020 Will Be the Year of Craftfulness

If you’re reading this article, you probably already agree with us that the power of crafting is something pretty special. There’s a distinct kind of joy, contentment and peace to be found in the simple pleasure of just sitting down and making something with your […]

Sew Your own Magical Unicorn Hooded Towel!

Sew Your own Magical Unicorn Hooded Towel!

If you know someone who wishes bath time was just that little bit more magical, then we’ve the perfect sewing project for you! Follow Becky Cole’s step-by-step tutorial below and learn exactly how to create this awesome unicorn hooded towel, for the little unicorn enthusiast […]

DIY Christmas Cutlery Holders – Festive Sewing for Beginners!

DIY Christmas Cutlery Holders – Festive Sewing for Beginners!

Want to add a crafty and festive finish to your dining table on Christmas Day? Becky Cole has put together a simple yet effective sewing project that’s perfect for impressing family and friends! Follow the step-by-step tutorial below, and discover exactly how to create these […]

Festive Hand Embroidery Pattern – with Free Template!

Festive Hand Embroidery Pattern – with Free Template!

Get yourself Christmas-ready with this gorgeous festive hand embroidery pattern, designed by the crafty Kelly-Anne Jordan! Whether you’ve tried your hand at embroidery hoop art before, or this is your very first project, this pretty Christmas craft is a fun one for all abilities to […]

A Christmas Table Runner Pattern for a Perfect Festive Feast!

A Christmas Table Runner Pattern for a Perfect Festive Feast!

Set a Christmas dinner table to impress this year, with this stunning festive quilted table runner, created by the talented Bernadette Wainwright! Christmas is such a wonderful time of year and, as crafters, we always try to make something special for our family and friends… […]

Christmas Crafting Made Easy: Free Christmas Decoration Templates!

Christmas Crafting Made Easy: Free Christmas Decoration Templates!

If you’ve always fancied sewing your own festive felt decorations to adorn the tree – but you don’t have a clue where to start – then you’ve come to the right place! At Create and Craft, we are firm believers in crafting your own Christmas, […]

Advent Calendar DIY Project… for Pets!

Advent Calendar DIY Project… for Pets!

Not that we need an excuse to spend the day crafting… but we think Christmas is a fantastic one! The house needs decorating, the cards need sending… and our loved ones need spoiling! And since we know so many of our crafters have a four-legged […]

Reusable Hand Warmers: How to Make Your Own!

Reusable Hand Warmers: How to Make Your Own!

Winter is well and truly on its way, and we think it’s about time to get serious about it! We’re talking woolly hats, scarves and gloves… and these gorgeous reusable hand warmers created by the lovely Becky Cole! Whether you’re walking the dog, doing the […]