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Sewing Bee: Behind The Seams | Episode 4

Sewing Bee: Behind The Seams | Episode 4

Another week, another fabulous hour in the sewing room with all our favourite sewists… and quite the jaw-dropper of a crafty necklace from Esme! This week was International Week, and we were treated to a tour of the world from the comfort of our own […]

Punch Needle Tutorial: A Great Beginner’s Project!

Punch Needle Tutorial: A Great Beginner’s Project!

Punch needle embroidery is the new needle art trend that’s taken the crafting world by storm, this past year. It’s a fantastic way to indulge your creativity and craft something beautiful for your home – and it’s accessible to crafters of all abilities. The design […]

Sewing Bee: Behind The Seams | Episode 3

Sewing Bee: Behind The Seams | Episode 3

Another week, another fabulous hour in the sewing room with all our favourite sewists! This week was ‘Gent’s Classics’ week, and we were treated to an evening in with Joe Lycet’s ‘Monacle Winksy’, as well as a selection of stunning men’s accessories and garments that […]

Sewing Bee: Behind The Seams | Episode 2

Sewing Bee: Behind The Seams | Episode 2

Two weeks into Sewing Bee 2021, and we’re enjoying even more handmade outfits, frantic sewing sessions and, of course, Joe Lycett’s fabulous comedic interludes. Not only is the opportunity to immerse ourselves in everything sewing for a whole hour every week proving a total delight, […]

Spring Splendour: Embroidery on Tulle Tutorial

Spring Splendour: Embroidery on Tulle Tutorial

Spring is in the air, and we’re all SO looking forward to shaking off the darkness of winter, and brightening up our homes and our lives once more. And what better way to celebrate, than with a light and bright spring embroidery project from the […]

Line Art Embroidery From The Heart

Line Art Embroidery From The Heart

Fancy taking the traditional craft of embroidery, and giving it a contemporary twist? That’s exactly what Kelly Anne Jordan has done in her latest tutorial, with this beautiful line art embroidery piece. Check out Kelly’s project below, and discover how easy it is to create […]

How to Craft Cute Tokens of Love this Valentine’s Day

How to Craft Cute Tokens of Love this Valentine’s Day

We love the awesome power a handcrafted gift has to make someone feel special – which is why we’ve fallen head over heels for these adorable little hand sewn tokens of love by the fabulous Kelly Anne Jordan. Pop one into your partner’s pocket, slip […]

Sew Your Own Craft Organizer

Sew Your Own Craft Organizer

Whether you plan on embracing a new craft hobby this year, or keeping yourself busy with your favourite creative pastimes, this craft organizer is a must-make for keeping all your project supplies neat and tidy – and easy to get to work with at a […]

Create Your Own Handy Face Mask Holder

Create Your Own Handy Face Mask Holder

This handy little face mask holder is the perfect way to ensure you always have a mask to hand, when popping out to the shops, or anywhere else where it’s required, without it getting crumpled up in the bottom of your handbag. Simply clip it […]

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 […]