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Homemade Festive Stockings: Create Your Own Advent Bunting!

Homemade Festive Stockings: Create Your Own Advent Bunting!

  Now here’s a Christmas crafting project that’s worth its wight in gold (or certainly worth its weight in chocolate!) This gorgeous Christmas Stocking bunting will not only add a fun and festive finish to any room of the house in the run-up to Christmas, […]

Impress The Big Guy in Red: Create Your Own Santa Sack!

Impress The Big Guy in Red: Create Your Own Santa Sack!

There’s no denying that the most exciting part of Christmas Eve is preparing for the arrival of the big guy in red! If you fancy adding an extra touch of magic to the moment before bedtime, when Santa’s on his way, then have a go […]

Spread the Joy of Handmade This Christmas

Spread the Joy of Handmade This Christmas

Whilst Christmas is a time filled with excitement and joy for most, there are some who can find the festive period a tough one to get through. At Create and Craft, our mission is to ensure that no tree is left bare, no home is […]

Letter to Santa: A Crafty Christmas Project To Get You In The Spirit!

Letter to Santa: A Crafty Christmas Project To Get You In The Spirit!

Have you even thought about your Christmas wish list yet? No? Well now’s the time! At Create and Craft HQ, we believe that preparing for Christmas is one of the most exciting endeavors for crafting enthusiasts – not least because Christmas itself is so full […]

National Sewing Machine Day: Be Inspired!

National Sewing Machine Day: Be Inspired!

June 13th might not mean much to you (yet!) but here at Create and Craft we know it as National Sewing Machine Day! That’s right, there is a whole day dedicated to the invention of these ingenious machines that have been around for 228 years! […]

10 Best Sewing Machines 2018: Hand-Picked by Create and Craft!

10 Best Sewing Machines 2018: Hand-Picked by Create and Craft!

Owning a reliable sewing machine helps you to discover an exciting new hobby, unlocking your creative potential, and enabling you to achieve results you never thought you could. Sewing machines aren’t just craft items; they’re cherished companions that help you to create your own clothing, make […]

Father’s Day Craft Ideas: DIY Father’s Day Gifts That Dad Will Love

Father’s Day Craft Ideas: DIY Father’s Day Gifts That Dad Will Love

It’s that time of year again… Father’s Day is right around the corner! And we think there’s no better way to really show the very special man in your life – whether it’s your father, stepfather, father-in-law, or grandfather – how much you care, than by giving handmade. […]

Look After Yourself During Mental Health Awareness Week – and Beyond!

Look After Yourself During Mental Health Awareness Week – and Beyond!

This year, they key focus of Mental Health Awareness Week is stress. Research has shown that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and stress is a key factor in this. If left unchecked, it can have a detrimental effect on our […]

Sewing Secrets: Learn How To Make Your Own Clothes!

Sewing Secrets: Learn How To Make Your Own Clothes!

Maybe you already have a sewing machine, but it’s sat gathering dust somewhere because you’re too afraid to use it? Or perhaps you’re not afraid at all – perhaps you’d love to get sewing and start creating your own clothes and accessories… but you’re totally […]

Our Top Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Craft Room

Our Top Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Craft Room

It may feel like spring really has taken its merry time in putting in an appearance this year (not that we’re complaining about building snowmen in March!) but nonetheless, the springtime season can only mean one thing: it’s time for the annual spring clean. Some people […]

Shine Bright: More Crafty Ways To Brighten Up Your World!

Shine Bright: More Crafty Ways To Brighten Up Your World!

Our 15th birthday is all about illumination – the days are getting lighter and longer, and we want to celebrate this fantastic time of year by brightening up your crafting world! So we asked our crafty contribution team to put together an array of dazzling […]

Sew Inspirational: Our Sewing Bee Live Competition Winner Shares Her Makes

Sew Inspirational: Our Sewing Bee Live Competition Winner Shares Her Makes

Whether you’re a hobby stitchcrafter, or a professional dressmaker, you’re bound to have heard about  the Great British Sewing Bee Live event! Packed with workshops, demonstrations and fashion galleries, it’s every sewing enthusiasts dream-come-true. And as if all that wasn’t enough, last year’s event proved […]

Sew Gorgeous: Our Favourite Fabrics for Spring

Sew Gorgeous: Our Favourite Fabrics for Spring

After the winter that just wouldn’t go away, we are SO ready for spring to come out and play at Create and Craft HQ! Which is why we thought it was about time we collated our favourite fabrics for the season ahead. Think pretty pastels, […]

Embroidery Hoop Art: Fall In Love With This Gorgeous Ivy Garland! [+ Video Tutorial]

Embroidery Hoop Art: Fall In Love With This Gorgeous Ivy Garland! [+ Video Tutorial]

Looking for a fresh and exciting way to breathe life into your home decor this spring? Look no further! The fabulously talented Penelope Quinn shows you exactly how to create this stunning embroidery hoop art project using only a handful of craft supplies, and foliage […]

Best in Show: Our Pick of Canine-Themed Crafting!

Best in Show: Our Pick of Canine-Themed Crafting!

The greatest dog show on Earth is back once again for 2018, packed with the world’s favourite pooches all hoping to take home a title! What are we talking about? It’s Crufts of course! At Create and Craft, we love our pets as much as […]