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How To Make Your Own Reusable Straw Case

How To Make Your Own Reusable Straw Case

Metal straws are not only eco-friendly and a fantastic way to help eradicate our dependence on single-use plastics, but they are also more versatile – they can be used with both cold and hot beverages, they’re weightier than plastic (which is handy when it comes […]

DIY Embroidery Quote for Autumn [Free Templates & Stitch Guide!]

DIY Embroidery Quote for Autumn [Free Templates & Stitch Guide!]

The colour palette that comes with autumn is one of our favourites, full of warm hues and gorgeous golden shades that always make us feel super cosy at Create and Craft HQ – which is why this latest embroidery project from Kelly Anne Jordan is […]

DIY Dog Leash: Use Up Your Sewing Scraps!

DIY Dog Leash: Use Up Your Sewing Scraps!

We just love this fantastic little sewing project from Anna Jay – it’s the perfect way to put all those mismatched fabric scraps to good use! This DIY dog leash can be created with a handful of multi-coloured scraps, to make a fun and colourful […]

Easy Hand Embroidery for Autumn

Easy Hand Embroidery for Autumn

This adorable embroidery pattern created  by the talented Kelly Anne Jordan is the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of autumn! With a free PDF pattern, including stitch guidance, that you can download and use as you sew, this gorgeous hand embroidery project is an […]

Doll Carrier Pattern: The Perfect Spot for Tiny Pals!

Doll Carrier Pattern: The Perfect Spot for Tiny Pals!

Creating cute doll or toy accessories can be a great way to use your creativity! A small toy bag that holds its shape could be a lovely gift, or even a nice way to keep your own old friend. In order to make it you […]

Indoor Camping: Creative Play with our Felt Campfire

Indoor Camping: Creative Play with our Felt Campfire

If you don’t plan to travel this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a little bit of holiday magic at home with the little ones – we’ve got some awesome indoor camping ideas that will help you bring the excitement of the campsite to […]

Floral Felt Wall Hanging [+Free Templates!]

Floral Felt Wall Hanging [+Free Templates!]

It’s no surprise that felt has made a big comeback in the crafting world of late – this material is so easy to work with, particularly when it comes to creating floral home decor projects… which is why we just love this new tutorial from […]

How to Embroider onto Clothes [+FREE TEMPLATE!]

How to Embroider onto Clothes [+FREE TEMPLATE!]

Learn how to embroider onto clothes with this fun tutorial from Kelly Ann Jordan. This fantastic embroidery project provides a great way to breathe new life into old garments. Get creative and wear your own unique style, or upcycle old clothing into awesome home decor […]

Cactus Pincushion: Free Printable Templates

Cactus Pincushion: Free Printable Templates

Here’s a prickly project to get stuck into (or at least stick a few pins into..!) if you’re looking for a cute way to dress up your craft table! This trendy cactus pincushion provides the perfect combination of stylish desktop decor and craft room functionality. […]

DIY Handlebar Bag: For Hassle-Free Bike Rides!

DIY Handlebar Bag: For Hassle-Free Bike Rides!

Heading out on your bike is a fantastic way to enjoy a sunny day – but it can be tricky finding an easy way to carry all your essentials along with you, if your bike has no storage… but not anymore! Forget awkward rucksacks or […]

Craft in Comfort with Our DIY Armchair Organiser!

Craft in Comfort with Our DIY Armchair Organiser!

It’s certainly true that getting creative in a craft room surrounded by all your favourite supplies is every crafter’s dream… but what about those afternoons you just want to curl up in your favourite armchair and carry on with a project? Well, we’ve got you […]

How to Embroider Leaves for Beginners

How to Embroider Leaves for Beginners

Hand embroidery is becoming increasingly popular, and it’s not hard to see why – the beautiful works of art that can be created with a needle and thread can be found all over Pinterest, and they’re truly stunning! But for those of us who are […]

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 […]